Legality Archive

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”....
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...
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...
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 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...
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...