Gambling Laws Archive

Tory is asking the “anti-fun police” to stand down and let Toronto seniors have their fun. They're not out spending their pensions on slot machines. They're getting out of their homes, away from their televisions, and into a social setting where a small amount of change buys a perfectly innocent evening of entertainment...
The government is not commenting on the new Macau gambling laws, and the documentation is being kept confidential. According to Bloomberg's Jinshan Hong, inside sources who've seen the document say the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau now requires all digital surveillance and facial recognition equipment to be tested and approved before use. The...
On the morning of August 5, 2019, JPG Group issued a mass email to all UK-based customers and affiliates of its flagship online casino operations, Vera&John and InterCasino, advising them to initiate a withdrawal request of any remaining balance in their accounts. They were given four weeks, until September 3, to complete the...
Set to launch later this year in the US and next year in Canada, Apple Card is poised to become the 'next big thing' in this area. Adopters of the new system will be able to utilize Apple Card payments for just about any service or merchandise imaginable. However, one business the company...
The UK Gambling Commission has struck one of its largest and most successful licensees, the Ladbrokes Coral Group, with a massive fine of £5.9 million. Over the last two years, the size of the UKGC's fines has grown exponentially – partly because the government said the severity of punishments will increase to dissuade...
What no one (accept its creators) realized upon release of the update was that, depending on where a player lives, their experience within the new GTA Online casino might be different than someone elses. Specifically, some players will be able to partake in the casino games, and some players will not. Which experience...
The industry's oldest and most respected iGaming software testing lab is now offering a new certification seal known as ISO/IEC 27001. It is an information security management standard that's already gained international recognition for meeting the strict guidelines of the International Organisation for Standardisation (ISO) and International Electrotechnical Commission (IEC)....
Online Casino Software Firms to the Rescue Fortunately for online casinos, they may not have to deal with this issue any longer. At least, not until the UKGC amends its regulations to prevent iGaming software firms from delving deeper into their latest trend of built-in RTP interference....
The easiest way to tell you're playing a Class II pull-tab game is to look on the borders of the screen. The casino cannot completely hide the fact that it's really an electronic bingo game. Therefore, they must display the bingo card you're really playing each time you press play. Top or bottom,...
The latest revenue reports are telling a much different story than previously expected. Not only are the gambling-related tax coffers still generating an influx of money, the lottery and gaming regulator is seeing record breaking revenue in the 2018-19 fiscal year, and they've got a host of new online casino games and budget-minded...