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Italy – EGBA questions whether Italy’s move to reduce online licences contravenes EU law

The European Gaming and Betting Association believes that the Italian authorities should notify the European Commission about a new draft law proposing a reduction in the number of online gambling licensees in the country by two thirds. Notification enables the Commission to scrutinise and determine whether proposed national laws are in full ...

US – Get Gaming Right Ohio opposes Senate Bill 176

An association called Get Gaming Right Ohio has said it opposes the passage of Senate Bill 176, which would lead to a massive increase in casino-style gambling machines across Ohio. The bill also authorizes up to 10 underregulated slot ...

Sweden – Swedish government looks to apply same advertising restrictions as alcohol to gambling

The Swedish Ministry of Finance has proposed that gambling marketing should no longer be characterised by 'moderation' but 'special moderation' with amendments to advertising laws due to take effect on July 1 2022. The amendments will class ...

US – Illinois governor signs legislation expanding casino workers’ rights protections

Building on efforts to expand worker's rights protections and economic opportunity for communities across Illinois, ...

UK – Gambling Commission increases license fees for gambling operators

The UK Government has published its response to a consultation on proposals to increase the fees payable by ...

Germany – Law approved to tax online gambling evenly

Online gambling is now being taxed uniformly across Germany following the passing by the Finance Committee of the ...

US – Bally’s applauds Rhode Island for passing The Marc A. Crisafulli Economic Development Act

Bally's Corporation has welcomed the State of Rhode Island's passage of 2021-H 5223A and 2021-S 0040A, which aims ...

UK – Gambling Commission appoints Andrew Rhodes as Interim Chief Executive

The Gambling Commission has announced the appointment of Andrew Rhodes as its new Interim Chief Executive, ...

US – New Hampshire becomes latest state to allow historical horse racing

New Hampshire Governor Chris Sununu has signed House Bill 626 into law, authorising pari-mutuel wagering on ...