Posts From: September 2022

Kindred Group appeals Norwegian fine

Kindred group will appeal the Norwegian Lottery Authority’s fine decision and continue to try to achieve success in the legal system, says Kindred’s CEO Henrik Tjärnström. However, until the process...

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Lindar Media advert for MrQ banned by ASA 

A paid-for Reddit ad for gaming website MrQ.com which has been described as “irresponsible” has been banned by the ASA (Advertising Standards Authority). The ad featured an image showing three cartoons...

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ACMA moves to more illegal offshore gambling websites 

The ACMA has requested that Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block more illegal offshore gambling websites. The sites include: ,Spin Oasis, Fab Spins, RB Carnival, The GoGo Room, Velvet Spin,...

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Betway fined £400,000 for marketing to minors on West Ham United webpages

Online gambling business Betway Limited will pay a £408,915 penalty for marketing on the children’s pages of West Ham United Football Club’s website. Commission enquiries revealed that between 14 April...

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Twitch to prohibit unlicensed gambling content

Twitch has announced a significant change to its policy amidst rising concerns about the presence of gambling streams on the platform. On Twitter, Twitch said it will prohibit the streaming of gambling websites...

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Austrac launches investigation into gambling giant Entain

AUSTRAC has commenced an enforcement investigation into Entain Group Pty Ltd. This follows an extensive supervisory campaign that assessed entities within the corporate bookmakers sector.  The investigation will focus on whether...

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Ukraine gambling regulator revokes 1xBet operating licence due to Russian links

The Gambling and Lotteries Regulatory Commission canceled the licenses of the “TBK” company for bookmaking activities and online casinos. In Ukraine, this company uses the brand of the Russian bookmaker...

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ATG hit with SEK2m fine for Swedish self-exclusion failings

During the period 13-28 January 2022, ATG’s self-exclusion function was not accessible to users who logged in with a mobile bank ID when using ATG’s platforms. It was due to...

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IGT and DoubleDown Interactive agree $415m settlement

International Game Technology and DoubleDown Interactive today announced an agreement in principle to settle the Benson v. DoubleDown Interactive LLC, et. al. lawsuit and associated proceedings. IGT completed the sale of DoubleDown...

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Unibet handed $48,000 fine over Ontario ad ban breach

In order to protect the public interest and ensure Ontario’s internet gaming (igaming) market operates responsibly and with integrity, the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO),...

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