Posts From: February 2021

ACMA to block 18 illegal gambling websites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is set to request Australian internet service providers (ISPs) block more illegal offshore gambling websites. Following numerous complaints about these services, the ACMA...

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ComeOn hit with record SEK175m fine

The Swedish Gambling Authority (Spelinspektionen) has fined ComeOn a record SEK175m (£15.1m) for “serious” violations of the rules on bonuses. The fine came about after a review of ComeOn Group’s operations in Sweden. The...

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Monzo calls on government for mandatory gambling blocks

Monzo has called on the UK Government to mandate the use of gambling access blocks on all UK bank accounts. According to research by the University of Bristol, 50% of people...

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BGC welcomes upcoming changes to slot regulation

Responding to the UK Gambling Commission’s announcement on games design. Michael Dugher, Chief Executive of the Betting and Gaming Council, said: “As the standards body representing the regulated industry, the...

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UKGC introduces new regulations for operators

The UK Gambling Commission has announced a package of strict measures which will strengthen the protections and controls for those who gamble through online slots games – including the introduction...

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White Hat Gaming to pay UKGC £1.3m settlement over AML failings

The UK Gambling Commission assessment of an online gambling business has led to the operator overhauling its approach to social responsibility and the prevention of money laundering. The assessment –...

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Spelinspektionen warns Videoslots over deposit limit violation

The Swedish Gaming regulator Spelinspektionen has found that players at operator Videoslots have been able to deposit more than the maximum permitted amount of SEK 5,000 per week for games...

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Kieran Trippier betting ban: WhatsApp messages led to FA ban

Atletico Madrid defender Kieran Trippier was handed a 10-week ban by the England Football Association (FA) after being proven guilty of having breached betting rules. The breach was reported when the...

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BGC calls for crackdown on black market sites

Standards body the Betting and Gaming Council has warned about the danger posed by the illegal, online black market as it emerged British punters visited the unregulated sites 27 million...

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ACMA moves to block more illegal gambling websites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) is set to request Australian internet service providers (ISPs) to block more illegal offshore gambling websites. We urge Australian users of these sites...

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