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UK – GambleAware makes case for mandatory funding

BeGambleAware, administered and funded by an independent charity GambleAware, whose mission is to keep people safe from gambling harms, has put forward its case for its voluntary funding by gambling companies to be made mandatory. Providing evidence for the Review of the Gambling Act 2005, it has also questioned 'whether the Gambling ...

Germany – DAW board spokesman pushes for qualitative regulation of commercial slots

Saarland wants to ratify the State Treaty on Gambling in 2021. The state parliament had already adopted the draft law in February in the first reading and referred it to the Committee on Home Affairs and Sport for further discussion. The ...

US – Congressional Gaming Caucus presents bid to axe handle tax

Chairs of the bipartisan Congressional Gaming Caucus have filed a bill aiming to abolish the 0.25 per cent handle tax on sports betting, claiming it is no longer needed, and that with illegal bookies and offshore sportsbooks not paying, it is ...

Japan – Nine table games to be allowed in Japan’s future casino market

Japan will allow nine casino games to be offered in its future casinos with the Casino Regulatory Commission ...

US – California card room fined a record $5.3m penalty

The California Department of Justice (DOJ) has announced a settlement in which Artichoke Joe's Casino in San Bruno ...

US – New York State Senate approves problem gambling bill

The New York State Senate has approved legislation that will see the creation of a problem gambling education ...

Canada – TheScore CEO addresses Canada’s House of Commons Committee regarding single event sports betting

Score Media and Gaming Chairman and CEO John Levy has appeared before the House of Commons’ Standing Committee on ...

UK – Casumo fined £6m for social responsibility and AML failures

Casumo, which runs casumo.com, will have to pay a £6m fine and undergo extensive auditing after a Gambling ...

UK – Gambling Commission explains reasons for not suspending BetIndex licence earlier

Due to the number of consumers interested in its investigation into BetIndex, the British Gambling Commission has ...