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Regulator in Russia to Cut Off Unlicensed Gambling Sites

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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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Irish Govt. Backs Down from Labelling Loot Boxes as Gambling

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Ever since last year’s Star Wars: Battlefront II loot box fiasco, a number of governments have been looking into regulatory and legislative measures that would classify video game loot boxes as a form of gambling. One country that was seemingly headed to that direction was Ireland – it joined 15 other countries in signing a […]

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Macau’s Visitors Continue to Grow

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Amid fears that geopolitical tensions between the United States and China may have an adverse effect on the local casino industry, Macau is continuing according to plan. Set to outpace Qatar as the richest destination by 2022, this region defies all negative forecasts and beats on as the world’s gambling Mecca. Macau’s Excellent Results August […]

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Video Games Loot Boxes Linked to Gambling Addiction

A loot box from a popular video game.

Gaming has been quite fun. On top of playing some of the top-notch games out there, developers have offered players to truly stand out from the crowd. Buy skins, get loot boxes and re-design your avatars so that you leave your own unique footprint on this exciting new world. But have loot boxes become just […]

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UK’s Problem Gambler Numbers Remain Unchanged

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Problem gambling has been the bane of the industry. Or in the very least, it’s been its less glamorous side, come what may. One particular bastion of gaming has been the United Kingdom. Not quite randomly, the UK has also been a place where the issue of problem gambling has been taken the most seriously. […]

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Illinois May Look at Massive Gambling Legalization

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The State of Illinois has been mulling massive changes to its laws that would see a number of gambling-related activities see the light of day. Online poker is one of the main items on the agendas of the upcoming discussions these weeks. A Wind of Change According to State Rep. Bob Rita, lawmakers are now […]

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Japan’s Gambling Bill to Be Debated in Upper House

Japan has long been debating whether it should give a green light to gambling in all its forms. A recently proposed project featuring a number of casino resorts has been at the heart of the latest polemic within the government. However, despite grassroots opposition, Japan seems set to pursue a course towards regulation and adoption […]

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Louisiana Pushes for Strong Overhaul of Gambling Laws

The host of changes coming to the US sports betting climate are quite notable and rather difficult to avoid. Speaking the truth, it’s hard to keep track of all important changes across the states, but the Louisiana’s planned overhaul of its gambling rules practically looms. Louisiana has been pretty active with local lawmakers and Governor […]

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Connecticut After PASPA – iGaming a Possibility

The United States is a perforated region when it comes to the legal status of all things gambling. You may opt for your regulated casinos in Nevada, New Jersey, and Delaware, with a few outliers here and there, or plunge in sports betting action in a few fringe areas. However, even with the recent repeal […]

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Japan Voted on Anti-Gambling Bill Over the Weekend

Dealing with its own gambling dilemma, Japan may now be pushing stronger to introduce laws that will see casinos open doors on its territory. However, legislators remain aware that the adopting of recreational gaming may also have its pitfalls that need to be addressed in the bud. Such is the case with the anti-gambling addiction […]

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