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UK Labour Party Says No More Gambling Jersey Sponsorships

The UK Labour Party has pledged to put an end football jersey sponsorship by gambling operators. It’s a move that party leaders say will help combat both problem and underage gambling. Word of Labour’s proposed war on gambling logos was outlined in a statement from the party’s deputy leader, Tom …

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Sky Betting & Gaming Set to Shut Down Casino Affiliate Marketing Program

Sky Betting & Gaming (SB&G) is shutting down its casino affiliate marketing program in the wake of some scathing media coverage and a rapidly changing regulatory environment. It’s a significant move that could signal seismic shifts in the casino affiliate marketing business. SB&G informed its affiliate partners of its decision …

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Ladbrokes Coral Volunteers for Extra Greyhound Tax

UK-based operator Ladbrokes-Coral is bucking the long-held traditions of capitalism and has voluntarily agreed to pay taxes on revenue it collects from offshore greyhound racing wagers. It’s a move that sounds fairly altruistic on its face but, when all is said and done, winds up serving the company’s needs. Earlier …

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888 Hit with $10 Million Fine for Failing to Protect Problem Gamblers

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) hit 888 Holdings, Inc. with a whopping $ 10 million fine for failing to adequately protect problem gamblers against their own, self-destructive behavior. The fine comes after months of investigation and could have resulted in the ultimate penalty; a suspension of the company’s UK gambling …

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