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Germany – Baden-Württemberg makes rulings in German arcade case

The Administrative Court of Baden-Württemberg has made an 'incontestable decision' on the location on gambling halls in the state and also the licences they are required to have. With the entry into force of the Baden-Württemberg State Gaming Act (LGlüG) in 2012, gambling halls require a further license under the LGlüG in addition to their ...

UK – UK Gambling Commission honoured in new regulator awards

Great Britain's Gambling Commission and New South Wales’s Office of Responsible Gambling (Australia) are the winners in IAGR's inaugural awards program, the International Regulatory Awards. The award winners were announced last night at a ...

The Netherlands – Online Gambling Association calls for greater advertising control in The Netherlands

The Netherlands Online Gambling Association (NOGA) has criticised several aspects of the country’s advertising code for gambling, saying it fails to address a balance between online and offline advertising and that it 'doesn't go far enough' in ...

Canada – The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario releases final sport and event betting standards for igaming

The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario has released the final regulatory standards for internet gaming-based ...

Sweden – BOS requests that temporary gambling restrictions be lifted

The Swedish Trade Association for Online Gambling (BOS) has requested in a letter to the government that the ...

Japan – Former government official sentenced to four years in 500.com bribery case

The Tokyo District Court has handed out a four year prison sentence to Tsukasa Akimoto a former vice-minister in ...

Brazil – Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies to hold hearing on Gambling Bill on September 15

A public hearing on gambling in the Chamber of Deputies has been scheduled for September 15. Convened by Deputy ...

Australia – NSW Government appoints Gillian Eldershaw to ILGA Board

The NSW Government has appointed a new member to the Independent Liquor & Gaming Authority (ILGA) Board, which ...

UK – New Chair of Gambling Commission appointed

Marcus Boyle has been appointed as the new Chair of the Gambling Commission by Secretary of State for Digital, ...