Following a consultation earlier this year, the UK Gambling Commission has implemented new measures aimed at enhancing consumer protection in the online gaming sector.
Gambling Commission CEO Sarah Harrison has warned the gambling industry that it cannot hide behind Anti-Money Laundering rules to delay paying out to its customers.
As operators eagerly await the signing of the Netherlands’ Remote Gaming Bill, policymakers have underlined the restrictions that will be imposed on the online sports betting sector.
The Dutch Remote Gaming Bill is unlikely to be signed into law within the next 12 months, according to the head of the country’s gambling modernisation team.
The major high-street bookmakers are facing up to the challenge of how to re-invent retail betting in the face of increasing channel shift and the potential fall of machine revenues
Jason Frost has been appointed as president of the European Gaming and Amusement Federation (Euromat), taking over from Eduardo Antoja.
Following the signing of a new bill to amend the Czech Republic’s gambling legislation, NMi has been accredited to test and certify online and land-based gaming machines destined for the market.
Licensing expert David Clifton believes that the gambling industry has put its plans to deal with new data regulations “on the back-burner” despite the need to be fully prepared for its implementation next year.
Playtech CPO Francesco Rodano cited Snaitech as a great example of reacting positively to “blurred boundaries between retail and online” in the Italian gambling market.