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DFS Companies, Leagues To Skip Congressional Hearing

After an eight month wait, a House subcommittee will finally hold a hearing Wednesday on daily fantasy sports, and the witness list may be more …

U.S. Congress

European Online Casino Size Underestimated, Report Says

The size of the casino segment of Europe’s €14.3bn online gambling market is underestimated due to the presence of smaller, lower-profile casino …

Betting

Online Drags Down William Hill Revenue

William Hill said net revenue so far this year is down 3 percent, with declines led by poor sports results and the ongoing fallout from online …

European Football

Horserace Monopoly Resists Mandatory AML Registration

Swedish racing monopoly ATG has said that registering all customers to combat anti-money laundering would be “burdensome and complicated” as …

European Union

Social Gaming Industry Counsels Caution As Massachusetts Mulls Regulation

Social gaming industry advocates urged Massachusetts gambling regulators Tuesday to approach the potential regulation of popular social casino games …

Social Gaming

Ireland’s Radical Card Fee Cap Is Working, Say Experts

<b>The Irish government’s controversial decision to set interchange fee caps well below the EU rate is already boosting innovation and pushing consumers</b> …

Ireland

Australian Credit Card Lending Faces Shake-Up

<b>Australia’s government is planning to shackle the credit card industry with tighter controls on borrowing and lending, following a Senate inquiry</b> …

Credit Cards

Protect Financial Infrastructure From Hackers, Industry Told

<b>Cyber-attackers are increasingly targeting core financial systems and payment data, experts have said, with fintech businesses warned that</b> …

Cybersecurity

Secondary Lotteries On European Regulators’ Radars

Operators of secondary lotteries are increasingly coming under scrutiny from European gambling regulators, with several firms recently being added to …

Estonia

French Poker Shows Signs Of Life

French operators grew poker revenue for the first time in more than four years in the first quarter, as they were also cheered by lawmakers laying …

Online Poker

Cuba May Be More Alluring Than Georgia For Casinos

As attractive as Georgia is to the major casino companies in the United States, a return to the former gambling bonanza of Cuba may be even more …

Cuba

New Jersey, Nevada Diverge On ‘Adaptive’ Slots Games

As gaming regulators contemplate a new paradigm for slot machines, New Jersey appears to be taking a step beyond Nevada’s groundbreaking rules by …

New Jersey

Italian Police Quiz 107 Linked To ‘Illegal Betting Network’

Detectives are quizzing more than 100 suspects after raiding an online betting network which they allege made more than €10m a month illegally.<p>Police …

Betting

India Plans To Shift Digital Fraud Liability To Banks

<b>Lawmakers in India could radically reduce consumer fraud liability on electronic payments as part of an ongoing push to encourage consumers to reduce</b> …

Central Banks

Trump’s Money Transfer Ban On Mexico A Mistake, Say Experts

<b>U.S. Presidential candidate Donald Trump’s threat to ban remittances to Mexico would be costly, ineffective and would drive more money into illegal</b> …

Donald Trump

Paytech Focus: MoneyGram Plots Path From Legacy Remitter To Digital King

<b>Brushing aside comparisons to Blockbuster, doomed relic of the video era, MoneyGram is using record profits to ride a digital wave of transformation</b> …

Business Development

Macau Hangs Up On Phone Bets

With an AML review looming later this year, Macau’s gambling watchdogs have moved to crack down on the controversial practice of phone betting.<p>On …

Macau

Gibraltar’s Brexit Fears Not Economic But ‘Existential’

Gibraltar officials are reasonably confident they could absorb an economic shock from Britain leaving the EU by diversifying its economic base beyond …

European Union

Copyright Ad Crackdown Pledged By UK Regulator

Adverts on websites that breach copyright laws will be prohibited by the Gambling Commission amid pressure from the Premier League to tackle the …

English Premier League

Puerto Rico VLTs On Hold

Puerto Rico will not move forward with its rollout of video lottery terminals (VLTs) until a pair of legal challenges to the plans is resolved, a …

Puerto Rico

Legalized Gambling In D.C. Is Still A Long Shot

The effort by an anonymous group that supports legalized gambling in the District of Columbia suffered a possible setback after the D.C. attorney …

Cannabis

Owners Post ‘For Sale’ Sign On Rockingham Park

After years of unsuccessful efforts to bring a casino to Rockingham Park, the racetrack has been put up for sale, a move that could be the end of …

New England

Payment Data Use Catches Eye Of Bank Regulator

<b>Europe’s banking watchdog is to consult the sector on “innovative” uses of payment data, which may lead to future regulation of gathering and storage</b> …

Card Schemes Braced For Huge Interchange Settlement Costs

<b>Visa and MasterCard have warned investors they could face substantial costs from long-running legal battles over interchange fee arrangements, with</b> …

Microsoft, Google Challenged On Web Payments Standards

<b>Efforts by a standards body to improve web payments architecture have been overshadowed by concerns that technology companies have had undue</b> …

World Wide Web

Romanian MPs Push For Marketing Blackout

Lawmakers in Romania’s main opposition party have put forward plans to ban gambling adverts on television and websites in a move backed by two major …

Romania

Sportech Shares Rise On VAT Repayment Victory

Sportech shares rose 19 percent after the company said it won a value-added tax (VAT) appeal with UK tax collectors over a £97m repayment …

Value Added Tax

Gambling Happiness Is Real But Fragile, Study Says

Most gamblers are happier than people who do not gamble, but problem gamblers are as unhappy as cancer patients, according to a new academic …

Happiness

Michigan Regulators Ready To Tackle Internet Gambling

Michigan gaming regulators said Wednesday that they would be ready to regulate Internet gambling if the activity is legalized under a Senate bill …

Online Life

More Gaming Cities Could End Up Like Atlantic City

More gambling markets will face economic struggles similar to Atlantic City unless casinos become more aggressive in developing new options, such as …

New Jersey