Deirdre Hargey, Northern Ireland's Minister for Communities, has presented the Betting, Gaming, Lotteries and Amusements (Amendment) Bill to the Northern Ireland Assembly. This marks the first of a seven-step process that must be completed before the amendment expires in 2022.
Gambling Operator Stocks Plummet as Macau Announces 45-day Consultation Period Ahead of Industry Overhaul
Wednesday saw Macau casino operator stocks fall by as much as a third, losing approximately $14 billion in value, as the government began a regulatory revamp that may see its officials ramp up industry oversight in the world's largest gambling market.
An Australian Senate committee has come under pressure to push through a ban on the use of credit cards for online gambling as it prepares its recommendations for a proposed Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill.
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.
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
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.
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.