Gambling Commission

Gambling Commission Joins Forces with other Regulators to Investigate Video Game Gambling

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The UK Gambling Commission is set to investigate the “blurred line” between video games and gambling with regulators around the world. There are growing concerns about children’s exposure to gambling through third-party websites and in-game “loot boxes”, containers in games carrying virtual mystery items, also known as “skins”. These items include weapons or currency, which can be purchased with real …

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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 …

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Limit-Setting in Casino

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For some, the casino experience is so exciting and tempting that they get involved in it so deeply to the point of losing control over their purse. Both class of players, “deep-pocketed big-ticket players” and “shallow-pocketed small-scale players” are equally affected by this excitement, habitually crossing their affordable budget limits. This happens mainly because players are often unaware of the …

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UKRAINIAN GAMING SUMMIT 2017

UKRAINIAN GAMING SUMMIT 2017 Post Event Report

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Ukrainian Gaming Summit 2017 was focused on the creation of a new regulatory framework. The event took place on December 8, 2017 in Hyatt Regency Kyiv. Key topics of the Summit included: Panel discussion – Responsible legalization of the gaming industry – International obligations of Ukraine – Unification of the legislation with the EU – Legalization of the gaming industry: a critical …

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Gaming – Insights and changes in the market

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Current developments in iGaming and gaming are leading to a number of changes in the online gambling sector. Online casinos are only one part of this, as are classic sports betting and lotteries. The changes being developed are being driven by the continuing increase in mobile use and the necessary adaptation of existing and new software. Added to this are new technologies, …

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latvia

Gambling license in Latvia: stages and peculiarities

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Latvia is among the countries with favorable environment for gambling business due to advantageous tax system. In order to start gambling business in Latvia a state license is required. In 2017 the country accounts for 6 land-based casinos, 320 slot halls, 57 totes and 7 licensed online casinos. Most of the facilities are located in Riga. In the last few …

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Cryptocurrency in gambling business – advantages and disadvantages

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Advantages and features of cryptocurrency in gambling. Success of cryptocurrency couldn’t slip under the radar of gambling. Its appearance in the gambling business coincided with the growing application of online wallets. Digital currencies have allowed to create a new niche for the online gambling industry, and in some online casinos they are already superseding the fiat ones. It happens because …

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Russian Gaming Week: open lectures are looking for speakers!

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On June 7-8, Sokolniki ECC will host the most significant event in the gambling industry: Russian Gaming Week. In 2017, together with the conference involving international speakers and the largest industry exhibition in the CIS, the organizers have announced a new section: open lectures for visitors! Lecture hall is a platform that includes educational lectures and workshops and gives all …