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Czech Republic edges closer to new gambling legislation

May 31, 2016 8:04 AM

Source: IGaming

The Czech Republic has taken a step closer to introducing new legislation that will create a licensed online gaming framework, after the proposed law was approved by the national senate. Last week,...

Massachusetts casino testing new approach to preventing gambling addiction

May 31, 2016 2:18 AM

Source: CTV News

BOSTON -- Massachusetts is set to launch this week a first-in-the-nation system allowing slot players to limit their bets, following months of planning and some pushback from the gambling industry. ...

B.C. government admits to “administrative error” over gambling stats

May 30, 2016 9:00 PM

Source: Business in Vancouver

Wisanu Boonrawd/Shutterstock The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch now admits it made an “administrative error” after it published a report that showed Gaming Control Act violations...

Agreement ends 5-month lockout at Rideau Carleton Raceway

May 30, 2016 7:48 AM
By: cbc news

Source: CBC

More than 120 locked out employees will return to work Thursday, union says After a lockout that has lasted more than five months, a group of workers at the Rideau Carleton Raceway Slots and their...

'I hated myself': Australian teens losing thousands Counter Strike gambling

May 30, 2016 3:19 AM
By: mark doman and norman hermant

Source: ABC Online

Gambling using one of the world's most popular video games is getting out of control and nothing is being done in Australia to protect young people from it, experts have told the ABC. Key points:...

Gambling Boys Promo

May 29, 2016 9:32 PM

Source: CBC

William Hill Goes Live on Betfect Social Betting Platform

May 27, 2016 9:16 AM
By: robert johnson

Source: Casino News Daily

Sports betting-oriented startup social network Betfect announced today that major gambling operator William Hill has been signed up as the second such company to be launching its product offering on...

New three-year strategy to address gambling harm

May 26, 2016 10:09 PM
By: beehive.govt.nz

Source: Beehive.govt.nz

Associate Health Minister Peter Dunne has released an updated three-year strategy to prevent and minimise the harm that can result from gambling. "The latest plan aims to build on the work done in...

DA bid to regulate Internet gambling fails

May 26, 2016 4:00 PM

Source: TechCentral.co.za

A bid by the Democratic Alliance to introduce legislation to regulate online gambling was rejected in the national assembly on Thursday. A bid by the Democratic Alliance to introduce legislation to...