Online gambling regulation

Casino operator attempting to scupper Florida online sportsbetting agreement

The firm behind one of the largest commercial casinos in Florida has reportedly filed a federal lawsuit in an attempt to invalidate a recent deal that is destined to bring legalized online sportsbetting to the ...

Betting and Gaming Council calls for the creation of a gambling ombudsman

In the United Kingdom and the influential Betting and Gaming Council lobby group has called on the government to establish a gambling ombudsman so as to make it easier for land-based and online players to raise...

New State Treaty on Gambling comes into force in Germany

In Germany and the New State Treaty on Gambling (GluNeuRStV) reportedly came into force yesterday so as to revolutionize the local iGaming market by allowing licensed operators to legally offer a range of onlin...

Biden Administration staying quiet on interstate online poker decision

Interstate online poker could reportedly soon be rolled out across the United States after the administration of President Joseph Biden yesterday declined to appeal a January ruling that had affirmed the curren...

Online sportsbetting pair backing Florida referendum campaign

DraftKings Incorporated and FanDuel Group have reportedly thrown their substantial financial weight behind an effort that is attempting to bring legalized online sportsbetting to the southern American state of ...

Anti-money laundering watchdog adds the Philippines to its ‘grey list’

The international body that examines and grades countries’ efforts at helping to prevent money laundering has reportedly placed the Philippines on its ‘grey list’ and recommended that the jurisdiction up its ef...

German legislators approve new 5.3% iGaming turnover tax

In Germany and federal legislators have reportedly overwhelmingly approved the controversial iGaming tax rates contained within the country’s recently-ratified New State Treaty on Gambling. According to a re...

New range of daily and monthly loss limits for Veikkaus Oy players

In Finland and the government has reportedly issued a decree that will oblige land-based and online gaming operator Veikkaus Oy to institute a permanent selection of monthly and daily loss limits on its range o...

Malta facing Macolin Convention ratification pressure

The government of Malta may reportedly soon give in to external pressure and ratify the Council of Europe’s anti-match-fixing Macolin Convention initiative despite a long-standing disagreement regarding what sh...

Philippines innovator launching a pair of sportsbetting domains

In the Philippines and local sportsbetting firm Jade Entertainment and Gaming Technologies Incorporated has reportedly announced the impending launch of a pair of new websites to target sports wagering aficiona...

BetMGM inks Professional Fighters League alliance

In the United States and the BetMGM retail and online sportsbetting brand has announced the signing of a deal that is to see it serve as an authorized gaming operator for the Professional Fighters League mixed ...

DSWV files complaint against Germany’s coming iGaming tax rate

In Germany and the Deutscher Sportwettenverband (DSWV) industry representative has reportedly filed an official complaint concerning the iGaming tax rates contained within the country’s recently-ratified New St...