Gambling Laws Archive

According to case documents filed in the Clark County District Court on Monday, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas is suing Evander Kane for $500,000. The Vegas casino alleges that, in mid April 2019, the professional hockey player applied for and was granted eight cash credits. The amounts varied, ranging in value from $20,000 to...
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation has recently released its annual revenue report for the fiscal year ending March 31, 2019. Within that verbose document of numerical wonders lies the tale of a blossoming gambling industry. All facets of gaming saw an increase in overall revenue, but none so impressive as a digital market...
Who better to explicate the situation than Paul Burns, President and CEO of the Canadian Gaming Association (CGA)? He and his organization have been there all along, supporting legislative expansion, lobbying parliament, and contributing documented evidence that legalization is far more beneficial to society as a whole than prohibition has been, especially since the...
The UKGC had some good news to report in its latest research study. It turns out that minors aren't gambling as much in 2019 as they were in years past. The reduction in numbers wasn't as admirable as regulators would have liked, but it is at least a good sign that their efforts are...
By all means, we are among the most liberal online gambling nations in on the planet! However, our government has been 'waiting and watching' for an awfully long time. Our provinces are doing their best to capitalize on the opportunities provided, launching ring-fenced iGaming operations within most provinces, but they are tired of...
Petfre was found accountable for one of the most common infractions in the business – failure to enforce proper anti-money laundering procedures. The UKGC's investigation dates back to an incident that occurred nearly two years ago. And while Betfred was deemed guilty of the offense, the penalty was a lenient one, thanks largely...
Normally, when two candidates debate an issue, they hop on opposing sides of the argument. That's not the case with Pupatello and Masse, who are both supporting the legalization of single-event betting. Their controvert revolves around who supported it first, and who will work the hardest to get the law passed....
Apple & Google are cracking down on real-money mobile gambling chameleon apps found in their respective app stores. Over the last many years, gambling regulation has taken shape from all sides of the industrious spectrum. Government’s are cracking down on their own authoritative bodies for turning a blind eye to money laundering. Player protections...
On Monday, the Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), gaming regulator for the Netherlands, published a document revealing the action taken against Canada-based TSG earlier this month on September 3, 2019. That document revealed that KSA had launched an investigation into the internet poker operator in July of 2018. What it found was that Pokerstars.eu had intentionally and...
The three areas we've seen benefit the most in recent years are regulation, technology and revenue. More jurisdictions are taking the inevitable presence of iGaming seriously. Software companies are making enormous strides in technology. As a result, games developers, operators and players are all seeing greater profits....