Europe

Advertising Limits for Online Casinos
Betting 08-07-2020

Germany Sets Advertising Limits for Online Casinos

The new regulation was confirmed by the state’s Ministry of the Interior. The confirmation further states that the German Association for Telecommunications and Media (DVTM) as well as the Central Association of the German Advertising Industry (ZAW) have both agreed on these new terms. The new regulation will largely affect how casino operators present their […]

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Ukraine Considers Legalizing Gambling
Betting 07-07-2020

Ukraine Considers Legalizing Gambling In Bid To Reform Economy

Gambling has been prohibited in Ukraine following a fire incident that burned down a gaming hall in 2009. Since then, all forms of gambling has been illegal in Ukraine with the exception of lottery. Despite this, local lottery operators are still required to follow strict regulations for them to be able to operate their business. […]

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norway gambling laws
Compliance 03-07-2020

Norwegian Ministry of Culture Urges To Unify All Forms Of Gambling Laws Under Single Legislation

Recently three distinct laws in the country look after the different aspects of the industry. The new unified law would bring the current Lottery Act as well as the Totalisator Act under a group of legal gambling rules. The concise form of the bill could be followed across the entire Norwegian market. The consultation will […]

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English Football League
Betting 03-07-2020

English Football League Pleads Government To Ditch Gambling Sponsorship Ban

Without these sponsorships, the EFL thinks that most of its smaller club members will be forced into administration due to lack of revenue. The government is planning to ban all gambling related elements on sports team kits. The ban also covers ads on football stadiums. Tough stance on gambling Recently, the House of Lords Gambling […]

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loot boxes
Betting 02-07-2020

UK Lords Classify Loot Boxes as Gambling

The House of Lords argue that video game loot boxes should be classified as a “game of chance.” In turn, these loot boxes should be regulated under the country’s Gambling Act of 2005. The report from the House claims that: “If a product looks like gambling and feels like gambling, it should be regulated as […]

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