Spain Classify Gambling Addiction as a Mental Health Issue

The Spanish betting regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) has issued a new update for its Responsible Gaming Program. And according to their findings problem gambling will now be considered to be a mental disorder. The change was approved by the Responsible Gaming Advisory Council (CAJR), and the associated measures are set to […]

Legal Success for Videoslots

Online gaming firm Videoslots has secured a notable legal success in Sweden, becoming the latest company to successfully fight for a full-period licence to operate in the Swedish market. Videoslots applied for a full five-year licence. But the Swedish regulator Spelinspektionen initially granted them only a two year licence. That decision, which has now been overturned […]

New Firms Join Swiss Igaming Market

The Switzerland online gaming market continues to expand and this week, two new operators were given permission to join the sector. Switzerland’s gambling authority the Eidgenössische Spielbankenkommission (ESBK) has awarded internet gambling licences to a pair of casinos based in Bern and Interloken. Casino Interloken and the Grand Casino Kursaal Bern have been given permission […]