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Tag: Gambling legislation

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...

Brazil Discusses Gambling Regulation: "A Prohibitionist Approach Does Not Work"

If approved, a new gambling law in Brazil would guarantee tax revenues of more than 8 billion dollars every year.

Malta Discusses Social Gambling Regulation

The Mediterranean island of Malta could soon become the first country in the world to regulate social casino games.

European Commission to Issue Recommendation on Gambling Advertising

The European Commission may soon issue a recommendation for all 28 European Union Member States to add warning messages to gambling advertisements.

Report: 43% of Spain's Online Poker Players Still Play on Non-Regulated Websites

According to research conducted in Spain, 43% of the country's online poker players play on illegal websites.

Philippe Ktorza On the Decline of France's Poker Industry: "We Shouldn't Rely On Politicians"

According to the French poker pro, the market needs a new regulation and also some significant changes from the operators' side.

Portugal to Fight Compulsive Gambling with Online Players Blacklist

Portugal is cracking down on Internet gambling operators to ensure that strict measures against compulsive gambling are being met.

Merging of Italian and Spanish Poker Markets is France's Best Solution

French poker pro Julien Ferey believes that merging the Italian, French and Spanish online poker markets could be the best solution for France.

Singaporean Officials Visit Paris to Study France's Gambling Legislation

An official delegation from Singapore met with ARJEL President Charles Coppolani to analyze France's online gambling legislation.

PokerStars Receives Licenses to Offer Online Casino in Spain

PokerStars has secured two licenses to offer blackjack and roulette games in the Spanish market.

Melco Crown Entertainment to Build Massive Casino Complex at Barcelona World

Melco Crown and Hard Rock are among the companies investing is what is going to be Europe's biggest leisure and entertainment center.

Inside Gaming: U.S. Gaming Revenue Up, MGM Sitting Tight, and John Daly’s Degeneracy

This edition of Inside Gaming covers U.S. gaming revenue growth in 2013, MGM Resorts steering clear of online gambling for now, and John Daly's degeneracy.

Inside Gaming: Smoking to be Banned in Macau, Two Withdraw from New York, and More

Inside Gaming examines Macau's pending smoking ban, two $1 million refunds in New York, and more.

Norwegian Study On Problem Gambling Shows Poker One of the Safest Games

While Norway keeps working towards the introduction of a new gambling law, a report from the University of Bergen provided authorities with interesting data about poker and problem gambling.

Inside Gaming: Japan's Olympic Window Closing; New York Sets the Price for Casinos

Inside Gaming: Japan's window for casino development prior to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is closing, and more.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Hawaii to Iowa

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.

Five Thoughts: 10 More Confirmed for Pro-Heavy ONE DROP; Rounders Inspiration Dies

Five Thoughts examines the increasingly pro-heavy lineup for the $1 Million BIG ONE for ONE DROP, and more.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Restructures $23 Billion Debt; Casino Debates in Boston Heat Up

Inside Gaming: Caesars restructures $23 billion in debt, debates in Boston continue to flare up, and more.

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