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UK Gambling Commission Names New Chair as it Faces Tough Questions on Former CEO

UK Gambling Commission Names New Chair as it Faces Tough Questions on Former CEO

After months of speculation, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has revealed that Marcus Boyle has been named the new chair of the commission. This brings to an end a period of upheaval in the commission following the departure of chief executive Neil McArthur is March of 2021.

Australian Communications and Media Authority Blocks Another 5 Gambling Websites

Australian Communications and Media Authority Blocks Another 5 Gambling Websites

The Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA) continues its efforts to clamp down on illegal international gambling websites with a request that internet service providers block five domains in Australia.

UK Gambling Machine Operators Set for Major Tax Refund as HMRC Rejects Opportunity to Appeal VAT Case

UK Gambling Machine Operators Set for Major Tax Refund as HMRC Rejects Opportunity to Appeal VAT Case

The UK's gambling machine owners and operators could be set for a significant tax refund following a decision by HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) to forgo an appeal relating to a court case the tax authority lost earlier in June.

Mr Green Fined SEK31.5 Million by Swedish Gambling Regulator for Failure to Protect Customers

Mr Green Fined SEK31.5 Million by Swedish Gambling Regulator for Failure to Protect Customers

Online gambling operator Mr Green has been fined SEK31.5 million by the Swedish Gaming Inspectorate (Spelinspektionen) for failing to implement sufficient anti-money laundering and problem gambling precautions.

Supreme Court Upholds Video Kings Guilty Verdict Relating to Theft of Planet Bingo Software

Supreme Court Upholds Video Kings Guilty Verdict Relating to Theft of Planet Bingo Software

The Supreme Court of Nebraska has confirmed that Video Kings (VKGS LLC) must pay Planet Bingo a settlement of $2.99 million for breaches of contracts and a software licensing agreement following an earlier District Court ruling. 

Lithuanian iGaming Market Enjoys Stellar Growth During First 6 Months of 2021

Lithuanian iGaming Market Enjoys Stellar Growth During First 6 Months of 2021

The Lithuanian Gaming Board has released its latest gambling revenue report revealing that the country's licensed gambling operators reported gross gaming revenue (GGR) of over €52 million for the first six months of 2021. 

GambleAware To Invest £4 Million into UK's First Gambling Harm Academic Research Hub

GambleAware To Invest £4 Million into UK's First Gambling Harm Academic Research Hub

GambleAware has announced that it will award £4 million to a UK-based academic institution with a view to establishing the country's first academic research hub that will specialize in the study of gambling harms.

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