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Sports Betting One Step Closer To Legalization In Montana

Added on March 21, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Land-based, web-based and mobile sports wagering stand good chances of being legalized in another US state, as lawmakers in Montana are considering a new bill to regulate it. Montana Sports Betting Act, also known as SB330, should be soon placed before… … the Senate’s Business, Labour and Economic Affairs Committee. This definitely seems to be ... Read more

By Aleksandra Zolotic

Pennsylvania Reveals February Sports Betting Revenue

Added on March 21, 2019 in News

Although the number of casino sportsbooks increased in Pennsylvania during the month of February, it looks like the handle and revenue numbers haven’t increased in the past month at all. On Monday, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) revealed the results from the six licensed sportsbooks in the state… …and they most definitely showed a ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Denmark Issues a New Code of Conduct For Operators, Sets Out to Protect Consumers

Added on March 21, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Danish iGaming operator and other relevant governmental authorities have devised a brand new “code of conduct” that operators and licensees in this country will need to adhere to. The one key aim of this new set of ground rules is to ensure better consumer protection and further lessen the risks that problem gambling poses. Despite ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

UK Gambling Regulator Announces Stricter ID Checks

Added on March 21, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Gambling Commission that is in charge of all gambling operations in the UK officially announced that all iGaming operators licensed in England, Scotland and Wales will have to introduce stricter ID checks. Officially, from May 7 of this year, all operators will have to verify a customer’s name, address, and date of birth… …before ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

MGM China Holdings Ltd to Gain Financial and Investment Benefits From Macau Contract Extension

Added on March 20, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

The Macau government’s decision to renew and extend the casino license for MGM China Holdings for another two years, until June 2022, could bring numerous benefits for the gargantuan operator. The Hong King-listed company’s CEO, Grant Bowie, reckons that this extension will help the operator “improve business financing and prepare for capital investments.” The announcement ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Schleswig-Holstein Pushes Towards Online Gambling Extension Legislation

Added on March 20, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

The province of Germany with the strongest internationally recognized gambling jurisdiction, Schleswig-Holstein, has been under a lot of pressure lately with their online casino licenses expiring at large recently. The tate’s lawmakers and gambling authorities are now working on a piece of legislation that should effectively extend these licenses until at least 2021. It would ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Golden Entertainment Revenue Rises, Portfolio Expansion Underway

Added on March 20, 2019 in General Gambling News

Operator Golden Entertainment has posted income figures for last year’s final quarter as well as overall favorable revenue outcome for the whole of 2018… …that prompted the company to set sights on facility expansion in 2019, with six new taverns to be opened throughout the year! Also: The official statement regarding the current development of ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Helio Gaming Sets Sights On Asian Expansion To Gain More Popularity Across The Region

Added on March 20, 2019 in General Gambling News

No matter how big it gets, Asia still has plenty of room for various expansions, particularly regarding the online gambling universe. The entire continent seems like a “great opportunity” that anyone can have benefits from, and Helio Gaming seems serious about taking advantage of it. This lottery gaming supplier puts a special emphasis on the ... Read more

By Aleksandra Zolotic

Leo Vegas Reveals New Multi-Brand Platform

Added on March 19, 2019 in General Gambling News

Leo Vegas AB, a Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of online casino and sports betting services, officially presented their new multi-brand platform. This multi-brand platform will be launched under the name ‘Brands of Leo’… …while the operator announced that they want to develop the platform and expand it with more brands. Representatives from Leo ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Ohio Introduces New Sports Betting Bill

Added on March 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Ohio state lawmakers have finally joined other US states that have already started the process of legalizing sports betting… …as they have officially introduced their very own sports betting bill. The state Senate introduced a bill named Bill (SB) 111, with aim to legalize sports gambling in casinos, racinos as well as in other state ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

European Gambling And Betting Association Forces EU To Introduce Common iGaming Rulebook

Added on March 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Having in mind that online gambling accounts for 21% of all gambling activity in Europe, the European Gambling And Betting Association (EGBA) points out the utmost importance of establishing a rulebook. This document should feature as many iGaming regulations as possible with the aim to… …protect consumers all over the continent. The major issue here ... Read more

By Aleksandra Zolotic

Maryland Won’t See Sports Betting This Year

Added on March 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Although the officials from Maryland wanted to speed up the process of legalizing sports betting, it looks like there is no chance of introducing sports wagering any time soon. The lawmakers introduced a bill named, House Bill 1132, back in February, but unfortunately, it was announced last week that this bill won’t be considered before ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Connecticut Committee Opposes Sports Gambling Bill

Added on March 18, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Just a few days ago, lawmakers from the US state of Connecticut introduced a new sports betting bill, and it was expected that it would be easily accepted by the committee. But, the bill was brought, on March 13, in front of the Committee of Public Safety and Security, which met to discuss it… …and ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

NetEnt Obtains Pennsylvania's Interactive Gaming Manufacturer Conditional License

Added on March 18, 2019 in General Gambling News

NetEnt Americas LLC, subsidiary of online gaming content specialist, NetEnt, has brought about a successful closure of yet another licensing negotiation on the North American continent. The brand was granted an Interactive Gaming Manufacturer Conditional License by Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), meaning that… …the company finally capitalizes on the state’s legislature from October 2017 ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Blueprint Expands Offering To Scandinavian Market Via Svenska Spel

Added on March 18, 2019 in General Gambling News

Blueprint Gaming, one of the most noteworthy studios in the iGaming industry, has entered a new market. Their ever-growing portfolio will now be available in Scandinavia via Svenska Spel Sport and Casino. The operator will introduce their selection of games to Swedish consumers for the first time. The officials from Blueprint are content with their ... Read more

By Aleksandra Zolotic

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