Multi Jurisdictional Meeting Held In London

2018-04-21
Austria, UK, Spain, France and Portugal present Multiple jurisdictions were represented at a regulator meeting held in Birmingham last week. Topics under discussion included individual national markets, problem gambling detection, standardisation of regulatory frameworks, sports integrity, loot boxes, gambling advertising...

Slots in the News — Weekly Round-up for April 21, 2018

2018-04-21
Slotland Goes Medieval With New Castle Siege Slot Plenty of action in multi-featured game Online casino operator Slotland will launch its next in-house developed slot early next week, introducing the multi-featured, 5 reel 30 pay-line Castle Siege online slot. The...

Malta in the News — Weekly Round-up for April 21, 2018

2018-04-21
Online Gambling Companies Exit Malta Following MGA Investigation Five companies depart following regulator probe into organised crime links The Malta Gaming Authority was in the news again this week following a report in the newspaper Malta Today that five more...

Additional Verification Procedures For Spanish Operators

2018-04-21
Resolution expected to to come into force January 2, 2019 Spanish regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) published a draft resolution Monday strengthening identity verification, data reporting and responsible gambling measures. The draft proposal requires additional controls and...

China Starts Clamping Down On Selected Live Streaming

2018-04-21
Gambling among the genres targeted China's Ministry of Culture and Tourism has tightened its crackdown on illegal online games, live-streaming apps and websites hosting illegal performances, it announced Tuesday. According to the Xinhua news agency, the ministry has ordered app...

Piegate In The News Again

2018-04-21
SunBets fined GBP 84,000 by UK Gambling Commission Piegate - the novelty betting issue around former Sutton reserve goalkeeper Wayne Shaw, caught on camera eating a pie during an FA Cup match (see previous InfoPowa reports) surfaced again this week...

Russian Online Gambling Crackdown Peaks

2018-04-21
Telecomms regulator Roskomnadzor blacklists 1,882 gambling domains...in a week! The publication Betting Business Russia reports that Russian telecomms regulator Roskomnadzor reached new heights in its continuing campaign against online gambling domains this month, blaclklisting 1,882 gambling domains as unauthorised and...