Belarus

Belarus to legalise online gambling?

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According to several reports, Belarus is preparing to allow online gambling. According to BelTA, a Belarusian media outlet, the country’s president, Alexander Lukashenko, signed a document on Tuesday which defines the gambling business. The legislation allows a better understanding of the definition to the industry which includes organization and administration of activities through an online casino. Belarus established procedures covering …

Norway

Offshore operators increase spend in Norway

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The Norwegian Gaming Authority has announced its termination of supporting new regulations to limit the impact of unregulated gambling after an increase in advertising from offshore operators. International operators spend about €91m on TV ads in the country last year as a way of getting around the Norwegian gambling monopoly. The Norwegian Gaming Authority said the total represents an increase …

Nobody Harmed

William Hill launches the Nobody Harmed problem gambling campaign

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William Hill announced the launch of a new responsible gambling initiative after admitting to “falling below” the standards expected by the UK Gambling Commission, parliament and the general public. The Nobody Harmed initiative tackles the issues related to problem gambling and offers help to those who experience this harm. William Hill confirmed that the campaign will be implemented across both …

New Jersey approval

Gaming Innovation Group gets New Jersey approval

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GiG – Gaming Innovation Group gets New Jersey approval and is pleased to announce that it has been authorised by The State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) to provide a real-money online casino platform solution to operators in the state. GiG has, as part of the standard licence application process by the DGE, received what is called …

Source: GiG
BlockChain Innovations Corp

BlockChain Innovations Corp. Announces its Letter of Intent to Go Public

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BlockChain Innovations Corp. (“BCI” or the “Company”), an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with Capricorn Business Acquisition Inc. (NEX Board CAK.H), for its qualifying transaction to go-public in the Third Quarter of 2018. With the 6-3 United States Supreme Court decision two-weeks ago striking …

Lightning Box gets Portugal

Lightning Box gets Portugal approval

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The specialist slots developer, Lightning Box gets Portugal approval to launch its games in the country on the SG Digital platform. Lightning Box gets Portugal approval after the Portuguese gaming regulator, Serviço de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SIRJ), has given Lightning Box the right to release nine games from its offering. These include Silver Lion, Stellar Jackpots-Chilli Gold x2, …

US sports betting

GiG embraces the repeal of the US sports betting ban

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For the past 26 years the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) has widely prohibited sports betting in the US. In repealing PASPA, (announced yesterday) the US Supreme Court has opened up a vast business opportunity for US sports betting companies focused on growing in regulated markets. GiG embraces the repeal of the federal US sports betting ban. The …

Source: GIG
Wazdan deals with Videoslots

Wazdan gets UK licence and reveals magic ‘Volatility Level’ at ICE

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The major casino games producer with products covering slots, table games and video poker, Malta-based Wazdan gets UK licence. The company has attracted a steady stream of visitors to their stand at ICE Totally Gaming 2018 thanks in no small part to the announcement on the cusp of ICE that the company has been awarded a UK license and with …

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