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Tag: Gambling legislation

Online Gaming Regulation in Brazil May Take "Many Years"

Regulated online and live gaming in Brazil may take years due to the country's extensive bureaucratic process.

Singapore Government Seeks to Prohibit Online Gambling

Singapore's Ministry of Home Affairs presented its first reading of a bill that could result in a complete prohibition of any real-money online gambling.

CJEU Ruling in Denmark Could Cause Changes in European Gaming Laws

The Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) plans to issue a ruling on Sept. 26 on a Danish case that could have ripple effects throughout Europe.

Korea Shuts Down All Facebook Games In Attempt To Regulate Social Gambling

No more Facebook games for citizens of South Korea, as the country has blocked all social casino games as well as titles like Candy Crush and Farmville.

Myanmar Plans Gambling Reform to Join Asia's Multi-Billion Dollar Gambling Market

Myanmar hopes to attract foreign investments and help the tourism industry by introducing gambling reform to join Asia's massive market.

Latvia's Gambling Regulator Accuses Lobbies to Have Slowed Down The Gambling Reform

Latvia's online gaming regulator speaks about the Internet blacklist and unveils plans for a possible reform in October.

Angel Guillen Discusses Poker in Mexico as Gambling Reform Details Emerge

While Mexico plans to raise the minimum age to enter casinos to 21 years old, Mexican poker pro Angel Guillen shows optimism and explains why Mexico could be the new Brazil.

Five Thoughts: The Newsweek Article, Seiver Discusses ONE DROP Bluff, and More

Five Thoughts examines the reaction to the Newsweek article on online gaming, Scott Seiver's big bluff in the ONE DROP, and more.

An Open Letter To Newsweek: There Are Questions To Be Answered

PokerNews issues an open letter to author Leah McGrath Goodman and Newsweek: there are questions to be answered.

Unibet CEO Criticizes Svenska Spel's Casino Plans

Unibet CEO criticizes Svenska Spel's casino plans.

Five Thoughts: California Bills Die, The Poker Hall of Fame, WPT and GPI, and More

Five Thoughts examines the two bills that fell short in California, the Poker Hall of Fame nomination process, and more.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Kansas to Maryland

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Gaming Lawyer Says Holland's Online Regulation "Will Be a Huge Disappointment"

According to the gaming attorney from Gaming Legal, the bill that the Dutch government wants to approve to regulate online gambling is costly, discriminatory and built over a hidden compromise between the legislator and a lobby of international...

PokerStars, Full Tilt and 888Poker Blacklisted in Latvia

Latvia announced the launch of its first-ever online gambling blacklist, naming PokerStars, Full Tilt Poker and 888poker.

Two California Online Poker Bills Shelved for 2014; New Bill to be Introduced in December

Two online poker bills in California have been shelved for 2014, but a new bill is set to be introduced first thing next session in December.

Cyprus To Grant Its First Casino License By 2015

"This will be one of the most important infrastructure projects in Cyprus in coming years," said government spokesperson Nicos Christodoulides.

Portugal To Launch Regulated Gambling Market By the End of 2014

Portugal's upcoming regulated gambling market is set to become operative by the end of 2014, as the Portuguese national parliament gave the green light.

Could Disallowing Participation of Horse Racing Tracks Stop California Online Poker?

Whether or not to allow horse racing tracks to participate in online poker may prevent legislation from passing in California this year.

Svenska Spel Applies For Online Casino License in Sweden

Should she Swedish government accept the request, Svenska Spel would become the only licensed casino operator in the Scandinavian country.

European Commission Has Issued a Recommendation On Gambling

Member States should consider to act and eventually modify their national legislation in order to "protect minors from gambling, provide for more coherent commercial practices and improve awareness in order to mitigate to the extent possible the...

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