Jul 22, 2021
EGBA Voices Support for EC’s New AML & CFT Proposals
The European Commission has called for an overhaul of AML and CFT regulations via a tighter, unified system with sealed loopholes and a new oversight body. EGBA has lauded the new plan and has pledged cooperation with EU watchdogs in the new initiative.Jul 21, 2021
Pros and Cons of Spain’s Gambling Regulation Review
As part of staying up to date with industry progression Spain has announced a review of its gambling legislation. In addition to useful safer gambling amendments, there are also troubling player tracking and control measures that merit discussion.Jul 21, 2021
President Bolsonaro Ratifies Brazil’s Amended Sports Betting Tax Law
Brazilian head of state, Jair Bolsonaro, signed an amended sports betting taxation bill into law to change how the activity would be taxed in the country. Instead of having sports betting turnover tax, Brazil will now follow Europe’s GGR taxation model.
Jul 20, 2021
Are Licensed Online Casinos Important To Swedish Gamblers?
A recent survey by the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate into why local gamblers are frequenting unlicensed online casinos and betting sites could hold the key to the market finally achieving a 90% channelisation rate.Jul 20, 2021
Some Sin City Casinos Reintroduce Mask Wearing Requirements
The Silver State is faced with another wave of rising Coronavirus infection rates as it tries to catapult itself from last year’s pandemic chaos. Some Las Vegas casinos have gone back to reinstating mask-waring policies for both employees and visitors.Jul 19, 2021
Snapchat UK Adds Opt-Out Feature for Gambling Ads
The UK Betting and Gaming Council praised the new advertising control measures implemented by Snapchat to allows Britons to decide if they want casino and betting ads or not. We discuss how this came about, why it matters and what tools were added.
Jul 19, 2021
New Jersey's iGaming Wins Over $100m 4 Months in A Row
The Garden State is on a roll. iGaming has seen nine-figure revenues for the fourth straight month as sports betting action continues to lead nationally. Overall, June is NJ’s best month in history for casino gaming and sports betting combined.Jul 18, 2021
Playtech and Kindbridge Research US Gambling Telehealth Program
Gambling provider Playtech and US-based gambling research company Kindbridge are leading the investigation into, and the development of, an airtight online mental health support program to provide essential support to at-risk gamblers.Jul 18, 2021
Maryland Regulator Okays Draft Sports Betting Rules for Public Review
The Old Line State’s gaming commission has published the draft regulations set to govern the soon-to-be-launched legal sports betting market. A 30-day public comment period to follow before final rules are established.