Australian Gambling Sector Criticises Report

Australian gambling sector body Responsible Wagering Australia (RWA) has publicly criticised new research produced by the government-funded Australian Gambling Research Centre (AGRC). Earlier this autumn, the AGRC released a study on gambling in the country during the coronavirus pandemic. The study was based on a survey of 2,019 gamblers and it concluded that almost one […]

Norwegian Gambling Sector Hits Out at New Rules

Norsk Bransjeforening for Onlinespill (NBO), which represents Norway’s online gambling firms, has called for the government to rethink proposed rules for the country’s gambling sector. The NBO have issued their official response to the proposals for the unification of the existing Lottery Act, Gambling Act and Totalisator Act, which would also maintain Norsk Tipping and […]

New VIP Rules for UK Gambling Operators

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is continuing to push for new standards in the UK regulated gambling sector, and its latest move sees the Commission focusing on VIP policies. The rules will require licensees to carry out enhanced affordability and responsible gambling checks, with the warning that the use of loyalty schemes may be banned […]

Downing Street to Take Lead on Gambling Reform

Reports in the UK media suggest that the Prime Minister Boris Johnson and his close advisors will take the lead on the upcoming review into the gambling industry. The news is apparently in response to a growing mood for reform of the gambling sector among the upper echelons of the government. The Department of Digital, […]

Google Hit by Italian Gambling Probe

Internet giant Google is set to come under investigation from the Italian Federal Communications and Advertising Authority (AGCOM) according to reports from Italy this week. The investigation will seek to determine whether Google has been in breach of the country’s online gambling ad ban. The company’s subsidiary operators Google Ireland Limited, Google Inc and Google Italy are all set to come […]