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The Netherlands – Dutch Ministry of Justice confirms delay to Remote Gaming Act

The Netherlands' launch of online gaming will be delayed again with the Remote Gambling Act (Koa) pushed back by another month due to the need for its 'careful implementation.' The Dutch Ministry of Justice and Security confirmed that the country's Remote Gaming Act will enter into force on April 1, 2021, one month later than initially ...

UK – Gambling Business Group CEO fears proposed affordability checks will undo safer gambling work

Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the cross-sector Gambling Business Group, has warned that the introduction of affordability checks proposed by the UK Gambling Commission will jeopardise the current low incidence of problem gambling and in the ...

US – New Mexico’s five racetracks could get casino go-ahead

New Mexico’s five racetracks will be able to transform themselves into full-service casinos, with live poker, blackjack, craps and a sportsbook if legislation is approved. Under the proposal, the new casinos would be managed and operated by ...

Thailand – Thai Prime Minister wants to discuss legalising casinos in Thailand

The Bangkok Post has reported that Prime Minister Prayut Chan-o-cha wants to debate legalising casinos in ...

UK – UKGC Chief Executive accuses report of exaggerating black market scale

In a letter to a cross-party group of MPs examining gambling-related harm, UKGC chief executive Neil McArthur has ...

US – Michigan’s online sports betting could be bigger than New Jersey

Michigan ‘s online sportsbetting sector will launch imminently with sportsbetting operators believing it could be a ...

Bolivia – Bolivian Gaming Authority revokes licence of future Santa Cruz casino

The Bolivian Gaming Authority has revoked the operating licence of a casino set to open in the city of Santa ...

US – Maverick lends support to Washington sports betting bill

Maverick Gaming has given its support to a proposal that would create a state-level 10 per cent tax on all gross ...

US – Cripple Creek casinos to get new games and betting limits

Casinos in Cripple Creek in Colorado will be allowed to offer new games and unlimited betting limits after a new ...