UK banks’ gambling spending block gains support

The initiative from a number of banks in the UK has received support from the Money Advice Trust.

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Northern Ireland targets FOBTs’ betting cap

Belfast councillor John Kyle urged betting companies to voluntarily reduce the stakes on FOBTs in the country.

Online betting sites keep operating in Albania

The sites are still up and running despite a recent regulation that prohibits companies from operating in the country.

Curaçao’s regulator to oversee online gaming

The regulatory body in charge of land-based casinos will now oversee online gaming as well.

Casino Cosmopol appeals sanction in Sweden

The Svenska Spel subsidiary has issued an appeal against a fine imposed by the local regulator.

TV gambling ads ban to start in the UK in 2019

The IGRG has confirmed that a ban on tv gambling advertising will come into force in 2019.

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Bernstein assesses taxation in Macau

The brokerage warned about a potential tax increase for casino operators in Macau after concessions get renewed but said it is “unlikely”.

UKGC discusses new national strategy

The gambling commission reported that it is developing a new national strategy to reduce gambling harms.

Russian watchdog fines Google

The gambling regulator from Russia has fined the search engine company for not removing illegal websites.

UK govt signs anti match-fixing convention

The government signed the Macolin Convention, designed to strengthen its commitment to tackle match-fixing in sport.

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UK to look into video games’ links with gambling

Members of the UK Parliament will investigate the potential links between playing video games and turning to gambling.

Sky CEO criticises possible gambling ad ban

The executive says that a ban on gambling advertising during sporting events is not ideal.