Author: Juan Zapata

Intralot Signs with New Mexico Lottery for Sports Betting

Intralot's booth at an expo.

The industry continues to develop with operators venturing into new segments. Just recently, Intralot, a company specializing in lottery and gaming solutions, announced that it will be bringing sports betting solutions to New Mexico. Intralot Signs Up with New Mexico Lottery for Sports Provider of gaming solutions Intralot has decided to expand its reach by […]

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Ladbrokes Investigated over Canceled Bets

One of Ladbrokes' betting shopes.

The Independent Betting Arbitration Service (IBAS) has taken an aim at Ladbrokes over “canceled bets”. This has been a divisive issue in the betting and gambling community, and a regulator is now stepping in to come up with an objective ruling. Ladbrokes and Cancelled Bets Ladbrokes is part of a new investigation launched by the […]

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SJSM to Enter the Philippines with Ambitious Casino Project

Cagayn Special zone in the Philippines.

The Philippines President Rodrigo Roa Duterte has long been known as a hardliner on gambling in the country. A recently-passed spate of laws has now targeted more businesses related to the industry. However, a Chinese casino may now want to open a property in the country. Chinese Operators and Duterte’s Casino Embargo On Monday, November […]

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ACMA Continues to Hunt Down Illegal Operators

The Australian regulator ACMA.

Illegal online iGaming companies in Australia have met their maker. The country’s telecom watchdog has been hot on the trail of wrongdoers for a while now, and ACMA finally seems to be winning. ACMA Pulls the Trigger on Online Gambling Sites Australia has a history with trying to uproot illegal online gambling companies, in an […]

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Gambling Business in the UK Faces Tax Increase

Fixed-odds betting terminals in the United Kingdom.

UK gambling tax will go up to 21%, posing new difficulties for the industry in the country. The measures are coming into effect in October, 2019 New Tax Challenges for the UK Gambling Industry On Monday,October 29, the UK Treasury convened to decide on a number of issues regarding the future budget. Chancellor Phillip Hammond […]

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Unikrn Obtains Isle of Man Esports Betting License

Unikrn's official logo and motto.

Advertised as an esports betting platform, Unikrn has become the latest operator to start from the fringes and dive right into the mainstream. The company obtained a gambling license earlier this week. Unikrn Obtains Licensing from Isle of Man Esports betting company Unikrn has made another decisive step towards the legalization of wagering on the […]

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Gambling Tax in the UK to Go Up by 10%

Remote Gambling Association

A new Budget meeting on October 29 may see British Chancellor of the Exchequer Phillip Hammond plug the fiscal hole open by the UK government’s decision to reduce the maximum bets of the Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs) to $2. By levying more tax from overseas bookmakers, the government is hoping to keep the level of […]

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Regulator in Russia to Cut Off Unlicensed Gambling Sites

Russian watchdog logo, Roskomnadzor

Things in Russia are getting a bit more regulated. According to local news outlets, the Russia’s telecoms regulator will come up with a new set of measures that will bar citizens from accessing banned online content, much of which will include foreign gambling websites that have not acquired a proper license. Russia Says No to […]

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Paddy Power Betfair Slapped with Fine by UKGB

Paddypower truck honking.

Paddy Power Betfair’s troubles just continue to pile on. The operator has been leading a tentative expansion in the United States, but business in Europe has been moribund. And now, the agency faces a new penalty worth £2.2 million. Will Paddy Power Betfair’s woes ever come to an end? UKGC Strikes Paddy Power Betfair with […]

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Japan’s Gamblers Avoid to Pay Taxes

A game of roulette at a Japanese casino.

Gambling taxation has been a pesky issue, not only because regulation is still quite contentious and getting to actually play somewhere is quite the challenge. Au contraire, it has to do with gamers’ unwillingness to pay tax on what they have earned. Looking at Japan’s Gambling Taxation Skivers A recent survey conducted by Japan’s Board […]

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