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Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes

Gambling Commission Recommends Multi-Level FOBT Stakes Cut, Other Industry Changes Go back to Blog The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) today announced a recommended slashing in the maximum stakes allowed to be wagered on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) found in…

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CMA Issues “Do’s and Don’ts” for Online Gambling Consumers and Operators

CMA Issues “Do’s and Don’ts” for Online Gambling Consumers and Operators Go back to Blog As a follow-up to Thursday’s public scolding of major UK-facing online gambling operators William Hill, Ladbrokes, and TitanBet parent PT Entertainment, the United Kingdom’s Competition…

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European Commission Pulls Plug on Online Gambling Infringement Cases

European Commission Pulls Plug on Online Gambling Infringement Cases Go back to Blog In what is expected to be a significant blow to many dozens of Europe-based online gambling operators and books, the European Commission announced on Thursday that it…

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Belgian Trade Association BAGO Pushes Back Against Proposed Ad Clampdown

Belgian Trade Association BAGO Pushes Back Against Proposed Ad Clampdown Go back to Blog In response to news last week that Belgium’s Minister of Justice, Koen Geens, had proposed a crackdown on gambling advertising in Belgium, the six-member Belgian Association…

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RGA Chides Portugal Over Market-Killing Licensing Regime, Tax Rates

RGA Chides Portugal Over Market-Killing Licensing Regime, Tax Rates Go back to Blog The Remote Gambling Association (RGA), which represents 30 prominent international online gambling firms, has issued a call for Portugal to review its taxation and licensing regime for…

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DDoS Attack Staggers William Hill Online Services

DDoS Attack Staggers William Hill Online Services Go back to Blog Leading European bookmaker William Hill has acknowledged that extended downtime for its online service portals is the direct result of a sustained DDoS (Distributed Denial of Service) attack.  The…

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UK Gambling Commission, CMA to Launch Large-Scale Bonus Offer Investigation

UK Gambling Commission, CMA to Launch Large-Scale Bonus Offer Investigation Go back to Blog Concerned that bonus offers and related promotions have become too complex and misleading for everyday, online punters, the United Kingdom Gambling Commission and Competition and Markets Authority…

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William Hill Remains Cool to 888 Holdings / Rank Takeover Attempt

William Hill Remains Cool to 888 Holdings / Rank Takeover Attempt Go back to Blog The United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, continues to keep its official distance from a joint offer for the UK betting giant that was promised…

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Netherlands Prepares to Firewall Online Gambling Market

Netherlands Prepares to Firewall Online Gambling Market Go back to Blog The Netherlands appears poised to join the growing ranks of Western European countries who are fire-walling the online-gambling services available to their citizens, after the lower house of the…

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Gibraltar Weighs Partial Split from Post-Brexit UK, Online Gambling Industry Watches

Gibraltar Weighs Partial Split from Post-Brexit UK, Online Gambling Industry Watches Go back to Blog The tiny British protectorate of Gibraltar, the famed “Rock” attached to Spain at western end of the Mediterranean Sea, is actively weighing its political options…

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