Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Releases New Guidelines Related to Brexit

Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) Releases New Guidelines Related to Brexit

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) recently released new guidelines for operators related to the UK’s exit from the EU. The regulator defined how regulators based in and out of Malta, with or without a license from the MGA, will operate. The effects of Brexit Though Brexit’s deadline is frequently pushed, the MGA can no longer … Read moreMalta Gaming Authority (MGA) Releases New Guidelines Related to Brexit

Two Casino Operators in Pennsylvania Fined by PA Gaming Regulation

Two Casino Operators in Pennsylvania Fined by PA Gaming Regulation

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PCGB) fined Downs Racing and Washington Trotting Association for regulatory violations. They approved the penalties during a recent meeting of the board. Why did the casinos receive fines? Downs Racing will now pay $110,000 for violating rules related to underage gambling. The regulator cited four incidents of people under 21 … Read moreTwo Casino Operators in Pennsylvania Fined by PA Gaming Regulation

Chinese Government Warns People of Fake Livestream Ads before Singles Day

Chinese Government Warns People of Fake Livestream Ads before Singles Day

As one of the biggest shopping festivals in the country called Singles Day is approaching, Beijing is warning people to beware of fake Livestream ads. The government is vigilant after a mishap on a Taobao seller’s Livestream. Broadcast watchdog issues warning On November 1, the Chinese broadcasting watchdog issued a notice to e-commerce platforms to … Read moreChinese Government Warns People of Fake Livestream Ads before Singles Day

British MPs Talk about Reigning Online Gambling Market

British MPs Talk about Reigning Online Gambling Market

Members of the British Parliament are ready to reign in the online gambling market of the country by imposing a £2 bet ceiling. The government imposed a similar bet ceiling on fixed-odd betting terminals (FOBTs) earlier this year. Online gambling industry reshape A recent report by a cross-party group on gambling-related harm voices support for … Read moreBritish MPs Talk about Reigning Online Gambling Market

Iowa Finally Gets Its Ticket to Fantasy Sports

Iowa Finally Gets Its Ticket to Fantasy Sports

After years of brainstorming and complex negotiations, the state of Iowa issues its first fantasy sports license to industry giant DraftKings. The company quickly started operations in the state and its first online Iowa fantasy sports service is now up and running. What does the change entail? Iowa is one of the few states that … Read moreIowa Finally Gets Its Ticket to Fantasy Sports

PAC connected to House Speaker Madigan Lands in Trouble

PAC connected to House Speaker Madigan Lands in Trouble

A campaign to push for legalizing sweepstakes machines in Illinois is connected with House Speaker Michael J. Madigan. A criminal case brought against Rep. Luis Arroyo revealed that a businessman, James T. Weiss, running a political action committee has unusually close connections with Madigan. What’s the case? Weiss runs the Alliance of Illinois Taxpayers, which raises several … Read morePAC connected to House Speaker Madigan Lands in Trouble

New South Wales’ Gambling Appetite Is Decreasing

New South Wales’ Gambling Appetite Is Decreasing

The New South Wales Gambling Survey 2019 revealed that the number of adults who are actively gambling in the region has slumped by 12% in the last eight years. However, more than half of adult residents still like to gamble. What does the survey suggest? The Responsible Gambling Fund commissioned a survey of 10,000 people … Read moreNew South Wales’ Gambling Appetite Is Decreasing

New License Changes for Player Protection Implemented By GC

New License Changes for Player Protection Implemented By GC

A new set of changes to the License Conditions and Codes of Practice (LCCP) of the GB Gambling Commission came into effect on October 31. The new rules will raise consumer interaction standards and set benchmarks for alternative dispute resolution (ADR). Changes applicable to all gambling operators Changes to the LCCP were announced earlier this year, … Read moreNew License Changes for Player Protection Implemented By GC

Voters in Colorado to Decide the Fate of Sports Betting

Voters in Colorado to Decide the Fate of Sports Betting

Voters in the state of Colorado have a tough decision to make. They have to decide whether they should allow sports betting in the state via licensed casinos or let go of the ideas altogether. What is at stake? The ballot on which voters will decide the fate of sports betting reads this- “Shall state … Read moreVoters in Colorado to Decide the Fate of Sports Betting

Michigan’s Online Gambling Bill Successfully Passes a House Committee

Michigan’s Online Gambling Bill Successfully Passes a House Committee

The state of Michigan is inching closer to a brand-new set of regulations for the online gambling industry. A new bill by Brandt Iden geared towards legalizing the industry has passed a committee at the House of Representatives. Passing the first hurdle Recently, the Ways and Means Committee of the Michigan House of Representatives approved … Read moreMichigan’s Online Gambling Bill Successfully Passes a House Committee