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NetEnt has applied for Pennsylvania gaming license

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NetEnt targets the US market after the company has applied for a license with The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) to supply local operators with its world-leading online casino games. Back in October 2017, the Pennsylvania state legislature approved a bill that allows online casino gambling. Right now NetEnt has filed the application to The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) …

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Lotteriinspektionen victorious after court upheld offshore promotion ban

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Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish gambling regulator, has claimed victory after Aftonbladet and Expressen, the two country’s leading newspapers, were told they cannot provide links to unregulated offshore companies. Both newspapers appealed an injunction imposed by Lotteriinspektionen in 2013 demanding they cease promoting links to foreign online gaming sites. The Chamber of Commerce civil court found that providing links to offshore gaming …

Roskomnadzor improves its gambling blacklist tools

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Roskomnadzor, the country’s telecom agency, aims to improve its efforts to keep international online gambling sites from reaching Russian customers. The agency recently alerted Russian internet service providers regarding its plans to improve the agency’s ineffective domain-blocking mechanism. According to the new plan which will launch on October 1, Roskomnadzor will be able to enter domains into the forbidden registry …


Belarusian online gambling launch date confirmed

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The Belarusian tax ministry has confirmed the country will regulate online gambling from the start of April 2019. Vladimir Mukvich, the Deputy Tax and Duties Minister, informs that there would be a transitional period lasting for two years, through the 1st of April 2019, when online operators would be able to apply for an online gaming licence. Mukvich added that …

EGBA urges Norwegian authorities to rethink regulations

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The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has suggested the Norwegian government to introduce new regulations to enable foreign gaming companies to operate in the country, arguing that the current system is “not sustainable”. According to current regulations, Norwegian punters can legally gamble with either Norsk Tipping or Norsk Rikstoto, however, some choose to place bets with international companies that …

Romanian Gambling Industry update with Cosmina Simion (NNDKP) at CEEGC Budapest 2018

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Since the regulation of the Romanian gambling industry, most of the large brands have obtained licenses to offer their services on the territory of the country. There is no doubt that the industry in the region is booming when it comes to licensing, but what makes the Romanian markets so popular among regulated gambling markets in this part of Europe. …


Montenegro in the focus at the inaugural European Gaming Congress (EGC) with Tatjana Scepanovic (Montenegro Bet)

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Montenegro features several amazing casinos. Best ones are on the Montenegrin Coast. When it comes to online gambling, well it’s a different animal. Online gaming has been legal in Montenegro since October, 2011, and the Games of Chance Administration, the main gaming authority, started issuing online gaming licences in January, 2012. To attract more investors, the Government of Montenegro made …

Kindred applies for Swedish licence

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Kindred Group has announced the company has formally applied for a licence to start operating betting and online gambling services in Sweden. After receiving the licence Kindred will have the opportunity to compete on equal terms in Sweden, strengthening the company’s commitment to Swedish customers. Since the company establishment 20 years ago, Kindred Group has has fought for a gambling …