Group calls on City Council to ban casinos in Rochester

A group funded by gambling interests in the Finger Lakes region, demands the city officials to ban casinos in Rochester.

Chancellor denies blocking fixed-odds betting terminals’ review

George Osborne had to deny blocking a review into “crack cocaine” betting machines because of the tax revenue they generate.

BetConstruct licensed in the UK

BetConstruct announced it has been granted a Combined Remote Operating License by the UK Gambling Commission.

Canada will offer gaming training

The Canadian Gaming Association is a not-for-profit organization that was created with the fundamental goal of creating balance in the public dialogue about gaming in Canada.

Casino licensing in Cyprus

The government granted a three-month extension to bids following a request from two of the three companies that made it to the second round.

Macau tightens up regulations again

Macau is going through a major decline in its casino incomes for the second consecutive year.

Lottoland licensed in Ireland

Ireland’s National Excise License Office granted Lottoland with a license to operate in the European country.

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Australia wants a stricter Bitcoin regulation

According to Australia’s Financial Intelligence Agency, digital currencies such as Bitcoin are attractive for terrorism financing.

Upcoming assessment on the Philippines and Bangladesh

The Financial Action Task Force has its eyes fixed on the Philippines after the Bangladeshi stolen funds probe revealed US$ 81 million found its way to the Asian’s country banking system.

NetEnt was granted with two gaming licenses in Romania

Net Entertainment, the Swedish gambling software provider, announced it secured two gaming licenses in the European country.

PAGCOR won’t renew PhilWeb’s license

PAGCOR announced it won’t renew its intellectual property license agreement (IPLA) with the listed gaming technology provider.

Betclic re-enters Belgium

Betclic Everest Group was awarded a B+ license which allows it to return to the Belgian gambling market.