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MP Wilkie Likes FOBT Stake Limits for Aussie Gamblers

When UK lawmakers made good on their promises to regulate the maximum wager on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) last week, they set forth a precedent that Australian MP Andrew Wilkie would like to follow. Earlier this week, the anti-gambling MP advocated the institution of severe stake limits on Aussie …

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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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Casinos Working on Turning e-Sports Players into Regular Gamblers

Land-based casinos are dealing with a challenge that casino affiliates are all too familiar with, converting players. Only in this case, the casinos are struggling with the challenge of converting e-sports players into traditional gamblers; the kind who sit at the tables and lose big bucks over extended periods. It’s …

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UK Operators Launch Self-Exclusion Plan for Online Gamblers

The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) is launching a new self-exclusion scheme for problem gamblers called GAMSTOP. Under the new plan, problem gamblers would be able to voluntarily self-exclude themselves from a range of RGA-affiliated sites with a single, online registration. As it stands today, the plan only covers sites that …

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