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US – Iowa Governor signs on the dotted line for sports betting

The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission will oversee the state’s new betting industry after Governor Kim Reynolds signed in legislation for online and land-based sports books. The legislation will allow Iowans to bet on sporting events at any of Iowa's 19 casinos and online although they will have to attend a casino in person to sign up. ...

UK – Gambling Commission action results in further £4.5m in penalties

Four gambling businesses are to pay a total of £4.5m in penalty packages as part of the Gambling Commission’s ongoing investigation into the online casino sector. InTouch Games Limited will pay £2.2m, Betit Operations Limited will pay £1.4m, ...

US – AGA launches Responsible Code for sports betting

The American Gaming Association has released the industry’s first-ever Responsible Code for Sports Wagering Advertising and Marketing, coinciding with the one-year anniversary of the Supreme Court striking down the Professional and Amateur ...

US – Indiana Governor signs in new laws for sports betting

Indiana Governor Eric Holcomb has signed a bill allowing sports betting, which has already been approved by the ...

US – New Jersey files lawsuit against DoJ for silence on Adelson link

New Jersey Attorney General Gurbir Grewal has filed a lawsuit against the US Department of Justice (DOJ), alleging ...

Brazil – Brazil’s Deputy defends gambling legalisation

Federal deputy Paulo Azi has defended the legalisation of gambling in Brazil. In an interview with Bahia News, the ...

US – Montana signs in one operator sports betting bill

The Governor of Montana Steve Bullock has signed in a bill, H725, allowing sports betting in the state, making it ...

Australia – PlayUp fined for offering illegal inducements in New South Wales

Betting operator PlayUp Interactive has been convicted and fined $7,500 after being found guilty of communicating ...

US – Tennessee to pass sports betting bill without Governor’s signature

Despite having a governor firmly against the idea of sports betting, Tennessee looks set to approve online betting ...