Gambling news

UK Gambling commission fines online operator £1.6m
Gambling news 30-03-2019

UK: Gambling Commission issues warning before FOBT changes come into force

THE United Kingdom Gambling Commission has issued a stern warning to bookmakers, ahead of the introduction of the £2 stake limit on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals, due to come into force on April 1. The Gambling Commission told its licensees the obligation was on them to protect consumers, with the new framework dropping the maximum […]

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Leo Vegas has won two major awards in London at the ICE conference
canada 10-02-2019

LeoVegas wins two major awards in London as ICE in full swing

LEO Vegas Casino has solidified itself as one of the premier online operators in the world, winning two major awards in London. The popular website was crowned Online Casino of the Year and Mobile Operator of the Year at the Global Gaming Awards and the International Gaming Awards, which were presented at the beginning of […]

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Raj Grewal gambling
canada 02-12-2018

Grewal backflips on decision to quit MP post… for now

CANADIAN Liberal politician Raj Grewal has backflipped on his decision to resign from Parliament because of a gambling problem. The East Brampton representative described his November 22 Facebook post when he said he was standing down as an “ill-advised and irrational statement” when he was still coming to grips with his public outing. Disappointed constituents […]

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Raj Grewal quits politics with gambling pronblem
canada 30-11-2018

Canadian MP quits, seeks treatment for problem gambling

A PROMINENT politician in Canada has resigned following revelations he had a gambling problem and had potentially violated anti-money laundering laws. Liberal MP Raj Grewal resigned from the House of Commons on November 22, just days after he was nominated to run for a second term in his seat of Brampton East. The Royal Canadian […]

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British Columbia tips portal launched after German report
canada 25-11-2018

BCLC launches anti-money laundering tips portal

THE British Columbia government has launched an online portal aimed at cracking down on money laundering and cleaning up the gambling industry. Unlike at other regulatory bodies in the gambling industry, the digital reporting form will only be online until January 31, a seemingly short period to tackle such a big matter. Titled The Money […]

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Sports betting in Canada
canada 18-11-2018

Could successful US sports betting lead to Canada following suit?

CANADA is one of the largest countries in the world still without a properly regulated sports betting market. But as the financial results keep pouring in from US states such as New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware it is becoming increasingly obvious Canada must follow suit and properly regulate the sports betting industry and update laws […]

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