New Push on Kentucky Sports Betting

Another attempt to introduce sports betting to the US state of Kentucky is underway, but it faces significant hurdles before becoming law. Kentucky Republican Representative Adam Koenig has once again filed legislation to legalise online sports betting in the state, with House Bill 241. The new bill is similar to House Bill 137, which was filed […]

Crackdown on Gambling Advertising in Norway

The Norwegian gambling sector is set to face a significant crackdown in the New Year due to new guidelines that will severely restrict the sector’s ability to advertise. From January 1, the Norwegian Media Authority will be able to stop TV advertising from overseas gambling companies, and from the same date, the Norwegian Ministry of […]

Leading Conservative Calls for UKGC Scrapping

The UK gambling regulator, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has come under fire this week from a senior politician as the UK government gets its long awaited review of the 2005 Gambling Act underway. Leading Conservative MP Iain Duncan Smith has repeated his call for the government to scrap the UKGC altogether as part of a major shakeup […]

Gambling Firms Warned in Sweden

Gambling operators in Sweden’s regulated market have been warned about their responsibilities to provide fair conditions for their customers. The Swedish consumer affairs regulator, Konsumentverket, has put out a public warning to all licensed online gambling operators after a recent review. The agency claimed that it had found what it described as ‘numerous shortcomings’ having […]

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 […]