US sports betting

Illinois gambling expansion could be delayed

According to the Illinois Casino Gaming Association president Tom Swoik, state’s gambling expansion could be delayed until next year.

UK Commission gaming

UK Commissioner demands further regulation

The Children’s Commission has demanded further regulation to control iGaming offerings.

Japan casino legislation

Japan launches anti-gambling addiction center

The government of Kobe in Japan has installed an anti-gambling addiction center.

Ireland gambling

Ireland could see creation of new regulatory body

The Irish gambling industry could undergo a major change as it could be overseen by an independent regulatory body in the future.

swiss igaming

Switzerland to decide on international operators

The Swiss government is set to organise a referendum to decide on online gambling operators with international licenses.

british horseracing authority chairman appointment

British Horseracing Authority names chairman

The BHA has appointed former UK government minister Sir Hugh Robertson as independent chair of the new Racing Authority.

UK government gambling

UK government appointment could have positive impact on gambling

UK Prime Minister Theresa May has named Matt Hancock as Culture Secretary in a move that is expected to benefit the British gambling sector.

us sports betting

More US states to join sports betting push in 2018

At least 18 states are expected to introduced bills on sports betting and 11 are most likely to finally passing legislation.

tasmania casino

Australian Liberal Party defends pokies

The Australia Liberal Party has supported the operations of poker machines in Tasmania.

Pennsylvania gambling

Pennsylvania sued over gambling expansion regulation

Pennsylvania has seen three different lawsuits, led by Sands, filed against it over the recently approved gambling expansion.

New York Sports Betting

New York joins debate on sports betting

New York legislators will also debate a pontential sports betting market based on US Supreme Court’s resolution.

Japan IR

Yokohama awaits national IR policy

The potential bidding for an IR at Yokohama is still on hold as the city Mayor Fumiko Hayashi is waiting for “fully aparent” national policy to decide.