Paul Newson Appointed the New President of International Association of Gaming Regulators

Paul Newson Appointed the New President of International Association of Gaming Regulators

During the annual meeting of the International Association of Gaming Regulators (IAGR) held in Jamaica, the members chose Paul Newson as their new president. He will now replace outgoing president Trude Felde, the senior advisor of the Norwegian Gaming Authority. Newson is the New South Wales (NSW) Responsible Gaming Fund trustee in Australia. IAGR gets … Read morePaul Newson Appointed the New President of International Association of Gaming Regulators

Legal Gambling Could Be Introduced in Ukraine via New Bill

Legal Gambling Could Be Introduced in Ukraine via New Bill

The Ukrainian parliament may soon start discussing a new bill that could reintroduce legalized gambling in Ukraine. If the bill is passed by the parliament, the country’s three, four- and five-star hotels will be allowed to introduce slot machines in their premises. New bill could curb gambling The Ukrainian government suggests that the introduction of … Read moreLegal Gambling Could Be Introduced in Ukraine via New Bill

English Children Commissioner Seeks Regulation for Loot Boxes

English Children Commissioner Seeks Regulation for Loot Boxes

The British gaming industry is seeking higher profits which have driven them to use loot boxes. However, in an effort to rake in the maximum revenue, the gaming industry has gotten closer to gambling than ever. Though loot boxes are not technically recognized as a form of gambling, the children’s commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, … Read moreEnglish Children Commissioner Seeks Regulation for Loot Boxes

Germany Set to Revise Its State Treaty for Gambling, Industry Creates Regulatory Wishlist

Deutsche Automatenwirtschaft (DAW), an organization representing gaming machine associations of Germany creates a new wish list for the German State Treaty for Gambling. The market is eyeing re-regulation and lawmakers are prepping to discuss the new rules of the policy. Note that the controversial gambling regulation will be rehashed on a European level, which may … Read moreGermany Set to Revise Its State Treaty for Gambling, Industry Creates Regulatory Wishlist