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UK Gambling Operators Slammed for ‘Appealing to Children’

Could Little Red Riding Hood and the Big Bad Wolf entice children into a life marred by gambling addiction? That seems to be the conclusion drawn by the UK Advertising Standards Authority in a recent case involving online slots developed and promoted by ProgressPlay Ltd. According to a complaint lodged …

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Operators Fret After UK Regulators Approve FOBT Stake Limit

Fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) have long been the source of controversy in the UK and, late last week, UK gaming regulators made the decision to move the maximum stake at FOBTs from £100 to a mere £2. To say that this decision will have a major impact on the …

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UK Gambling Commission Warns Operators About Fantasy Sports

The UK Gambling Commission has a word of warning for fantasy football operators: don’t do anything that even resembles traditional sports betting if you want to keep your license. It’s a warning that illustrates the challenges fantasy sports and daily fantasy sports operators face as they market a product that, …

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Slovakian Government Blacklists 10 Gambling Operators

Slovakian government officials have published a blacklist containing the names of ten gambling operators whose sites they are ready to block from the country’s punters. It’s the most recent move in an effort by the government to crack down on unlicensed foreign operators serving local online gamblers. The names on …

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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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Philippine Gaming Regulators Whistle Different Tune for Foreign Operators

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) is opening its doors to foreign operators. This stunning move comes just weeks after PAGCOR, acting at the behest of Philippines President Rorigo Duterte, is actively working to shut down their domestic-facing gaming industry. According to a report from Reuters, PAGCOR is now …

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Is This Missouri Daily Fantasy Sports Bill a Gift to Big Operators?

Missouri lawmakers recently passed a measure that both legalizes and regulates daily fantasy sports sites in the Midwest state, but not everyone is happy about the new law. A group of smaller daily fantasy sports operators are saying that H1941 is tailor made for DraftKings and FanDuel and will drive …

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CG Technology Suing Daily Fantasy Sports Operators in Patent Case

The bad news just keeps rolling in for beleaguered daily fantasy sports operators, DraftKings and FanDuel. Earlier this week, CG Technology filed patent infringement lawsuits against the two companies in a Nevada courtroom. CG Technology (which used to operate under the name Cantor Gaming) is a longtime provider of sports …

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