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 […]

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 […]

Online Gambling Thriving in Portugal

The online Portuguese gambling sector appears to be thriving, despite the coronavirus pandemic, according to figures released this week. Gaming revenue for the first half of 2020 is up 44.2% year-on-year according to figures released by Servico de Regulacao e Inspecao de Jogos (SRIJ), the Portuguese regulator. Online gambling brought in record of €138.9 million […]