Gambling Laws Archive

New season of English football betting incites Bet Regret ads in UK. The English Premier League is back! I know, I know – it was hardly even gone. Following an unavoidable delay in the 2019/20 schedule, the previous season just wrapped up seven weeks ago. Congratulations go to Liverpool for taking home their first...
CGA Confident Single-Event Sports Law will Pass – CGA President Paul Burns says Canada single bet sports Law is a matter of “when, not if”....
Who is Nora and how does she impact online casino security in Canada? Since the dawn of iGaming, the safety and security of players, their identities, and their financial accounts, has always been of utmost concern. I can only imagine how many players steered clear of the online casino market in the last two...
Industry First: A virtual conference will be held to discuss the future of gambling post-coronavirus outbreak. Every year, a number of conventions and conferences are held in various part of the world to discuss the present and future state of the gambling industry. They talk about all forms of land-based gambling, online gambling, AR...
Will snide remarks against regulators ensure Stakers Sportsbook never returns to the UK market? When a subjacent is chastised by its superior, the typical response is one of capitulation and acquiescence. An admonished child hangs its head apologetically. An employee ensures the boss that their work will improve. But sometimes – on rare head-turning,...
Nova Scotia proposes legislation to avoid the possibility of a future VLT class action law suit in the province. When a pattern of negative situations presents itself, you take steps to avoid similar repercussions. If people keep getting sick at the same restaurant, you avoid that restaurant. If the weather always turns rotten on...
UK’s Mr. Green Casino loses jackpot, fined £3 million by the Gambling Commission for “systematic failings”. When we talk about major online gambling sites making big multi-million-dollar payments, we usually think of big slot machine jackpots awarding progressive prizes. That was not the case in the UK this week. Media headlines lit up with...
Thailand bans toy-bearing crane machines as illegal gambling games. All over the planet, children (and even some adults) delight in the chance to win a cheap but lovable toy from a claw machine. You’ll find these crane-based, prize-bearing encasements in arcades, malls and department stores worldwide. Or at least, you once did. Don’t expect...
Another class action lawsuit is aimed at Canada’s VLT slot machines. Corina Riesebos of Kelowna, BC has filed class action against the British Columbia Lottery Corp (BCLC). The lawsuit targets “video lottery terminals” and “electronic gambling devices”; the most common type of gambling game found in slots parlors and community gaming facilities throughout the...
PokerStars founder voluntarily faces 9-year-old money laundering and illegal online gambling charges in US. It seems so long ago now – the day forever embossed into the hearts of the online poker community as ‘Black Friday’. April 15, 2011. That was the day the US government cracked down on the world’s largest internet gambling...