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Sweden – UKGC signs cooperation agreement with Swedish gambling regulator

The UKGC and Spelinspektionen have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to help build cooperation between the regulatory bodies. The MoU supports closer communication through the sharing of best practice on areas including regulatory policies and procedures. The agreement came into force on November 11th. Camilla Rosenberg, director general of Spelinspektionen, commented: “This is an…

Ukraine – Ukraine about to welcome back casinos and betting

Ukraine has published a bill to legalise gambling in the country with draft legislation to regulate casinos, sports-betting and online gaming, being posted on the website of the Ministry of Finance. Gambling in Ukraine has been banned since July 25, 2009. Yulia Tymoshenko, the Prime Minister of Ukraine at that time decided to ban casino…

Italy – GLI draws attendees from 18 countries to Roundtable

Regulators, suppliers and operators from 18 countries gathered together in Rome late last month for Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI) 10th European Regulators Roundtable. Attendees were challenged to strategically face change over the course of the two-day conference, where the global gaming industry’s top thought-leaders presented a broad range of topics critical to success in the…

UK – British FOBT sector braced for further restrictions

The British FOBT sector is facing further controls with media rumours that the prime minister has personally instructed civil servants and the gambling regulator to make its industry code of conduct more restrictive. Reports have stated that a letter from David Cameron described the Licensed Betting Offices’ recently introduced code of conduct for their 33,000 FOBTs as…