GamCare Announces New Problem Gambling Research

UK based gambling charity GamCare has announced a major new initiative to dig deeper into the issue of problem gambling among UK gamblers. The charity is set to look into potential indicators of vulnerability in an attempt to provide more insight into the issue. GamCare will be working with City University and business consultants Ignition […]

Huge Interest in Virginia Sports Betting Licences

Sports betting continues to expand in the United States and the latest news from the state of Virginia underlines how competitive the growing market has become. According to local news reports, the Virginia Lottery Board has revealed that it has received 25 applications for new mobile betting licences in the state. The Lottery Board has […]

Boylesports Hit with Tough Conditions

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has continued its recent campaign of enforcement actions by imposing tough conditions on a well-known licensee. Bookmaker Boylesports will face a series of new conditions as part of its operating licence following the conclusion of a UKGC investigation. The investigation uncovered a number of failures relating to money laundering at […]

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 […]