Norway’s regulator orders blocks on payments to online gambling operators

Norway’s Gaming Authority, the Lotteri-og Stiftelsestilsynet, has issued orders to local banks in the country to stop transactions between Norwegian gamblers and online casino operators that haven’t...

U.S. regulators might block the merger of FanDuel and DraftKings

The fate of two of the largest daily fantasy sports sites lies in limbo as the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) decides if a merger will create an unfair...

BGO Casino becomes first operator to be fined for “misleading advertising” by Gambling Commission

UK online gambling operator BGO Entertainment is the first operator to receive a fine and sanctions from the Gambling Commission (UKGC or UK Gambling Commission) for repeatedly...

Australian government unified on problem gambling measures

An agreement has been reached among federal, state, and territory ministers in Australia in a continued effort to crack down on problem online gambling. Among the items under...

Legislation that would end sports betting ban introduced by Congressional Committee

In Congress on Thursday, a draft of comprehensive legislation that would allow states to legalize online gambling was unveiled by the House Energy and Commerce Committee. ESPN reports...

National Indian Gaming Commission investigating PokerTribe.com developer

In Oklahoma, efforts by the federally-recognized Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma to launch an international online gaming website could be in jeopardy after the National Indian Gaming Commission...

Macau records 14th straight rise in monthly gross gaming revenues

Despite still recovering from the impact of the previous month’s Typhoon Hato and the comparably weaker tropical storm Pakhar, the over 30 casinos in Macau reportedly saw...

Sheldon Adelson proposes $8 billion casino idea to Rio Mayor

Casino mogul and Forbes’ 2017 world’s richest gambling billionaire, Sheldon Adelson, has reportedly met with Rio De Janeiro Mayor Marcelo Crivella and President Michel Temer to pitch...

Telangana government bans online rummy

Despite wanting to invest in the gaming industry, the government of Telangana in southern India has decided to ban online rummy within the state. Any individual found to have...

Online gambling blacklist for Poland grows larger as blockage deadline looms

Since late December, Poland has been moving forward with changes to the Gambling Act, amendments that would see new changes take place within the online and land-based...

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