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YouTube Stars Called Out for Promoting Mystery Box Gambling

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Two famous and massively-followed YouTube stars, Jake Paul and RiceGum who have 17.6 million and 10.8 million subscribers respectively, have recently come under fire from the public for promoting MysteryBrands.com, a site that offers services that resemble gambling, to their young followers. MysteryBrands.com is inspired by the popular YouTube ‘mystery box’ trend where the stars […]

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Gambling Ban Planned for Albania in 2019

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Gambling in Albania, one of the poorest countries in Europe, has been cited as one of the key factors encouraging domestic violence and fueling poverty while lining the pockets of petty and corporate criminals in the country. The situation has gotten so bad that the country is now considering some rather extensive measures which include […]

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DOJ Reportedly Preparing to Revise Opinion on The Wire Act

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The United States’ Department of Justice is reportedly preparing an opinion that is likely to reverse the opinion that the Wire Act applies to only sports betting and instead have all forms of online gambling included. This apparent reversal of the 2011 Office of Legal Counsel opinion could come down this week but its content […]

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Japan’s Gamblers Avoid to Pay Taxes

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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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