Online gambling legalization bill drafted in Peru

Conventionally, the gambling industry can be correlated with the continents, the main difference of which is the ethnic group, legislation, and culture as a whole. As for Latin America, Peru is today the foremost jurisdiction for online gambling there. Here, online gambling is fully regulated at the federal level.  Recently Peruvian Ministry of Foreign Trade […]

Gambling advertising

The trend in the development of the gambling industry over the past few years has been the tightening of the rules for advertising products and services related to gambling. This is especially true for European markets. Attitudes towards advertising and the industry as a whole are fueled by fears of the spread of gambling problem […]

Gambling Therapy: system operation overview

Protecting users and countering a gambling problem are important aspects of the work of not only gambling regulators but also operators in regulated markets. Due to technological progress, new tools are created annually to minimize the risks associated with gambling risks. In order to negate the likelihood of addiction, it is customary to introduce comprehensive […]

Application of tax on winnings in online casino in different countries

As a rule, when it comes to taxation of the gaming industry, this refers to the obligations of operators. However, there is an exception – a tax on winnings. Everyone has probably heard about the fabulous taxes on winnings in the American lottery. A similar picture is observed with the “tribute” to the state when […]

Portuguese online gambling market records record revenue

According to the Portuguese gambling regulator, the online gambling business segment reported revenue growth for the seventh consecutive quarter. High financial results were achieved due to the growth of online casino indicators and online betting operations. In the third quarter of 2019, Portugal’s income from online gambling amounted to 54.1 million euros. This follows from […]

Gambling operators in Latvia earned 225.1 million euros for the nine months of 2019

The gambling industry of the Baltic state includes not only the availability of land-based gambling establishments but also the online segment. There are also betting and lottery business operators in the state. In total, 60 land gambling facilities are located on the territory of the country, 10 poker rooms operate there. Most of the casinos […]

France plans to change gambling tax calculation

In France, it’s planned to change the tax calculation for gambling operators. According to IGaming Business, this follows from the contents of the bill on the budget for 2020, adopted recently by the French Senate. According to the content of the document, tax calculation will be based on gross gambling revenue (GGR), and not on […]

The popularity of gambling in the Estonian market has fallen

If we compare Tallinn with other European capitals, it looks very modest – its population is only 426 thousand people. However, the city has about 40 casinos. It should be noted that in Estonia there is no clear distinction between casinos and gambling halls; therefore, any room where people can enjoy excitement is called a […]

Spelinspektionen will take measures to combat unauthorized gambling sites

The Swedish gambling regulator is stepping up the fight against online operators who are internationally licensed and continue to serve local players. Recently, Spelinspektionen announced the launch of a nationwide campaign to inform the local population about what gambling sites with regulatory approval operate in the country. The main objective is after the launch of […]

Latvian gambling companies will receive assistance from IAUI next year

The Latvian online gambling market, regulated by law, is showing positive development results, while the government, meanwhile, plans to start blocking payments in the unauthorized online gambling competition sector in 2020. According to data recently published by the Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection (IAUI), it became known that for the nine months ended September 30, […]

Yggdrasil in Finland through a partnership with Veikkaus

Veikkaus, the Finnish gambling monopoly, has teamed up with the creator and content provider for the online gambling industry Yggdrasil. After successfully integrating its Veikkaus offerings, Yggdrasil now has access to Finland’s regulated Finnish gaming space. In October 2018, Veikkaus announced that it had signed content supply agreements for online casinos with some of the […]

Voting on the bill on gambling in Ukraine

The legalization of gambling is almost the main topic in Ukraine today. The intensity the leading managers of the country promote it with gives the impression of an early resolution of the issue. Nevertheless, despite all the hype surrounding the sore topic, there is still no result. There are many opinions on how to properly […]

Australia discusses the possibility of limiting gambling spending of users

The Australian Banking Association has initiated a discussion on the possibility of limiting gambling spending when using credit cards. Stakeholders are involved in the dialogue. The organization’s goal is to protect the rights of users’ online gambling. The association notes that members of the organization have recently been concerned about the aggravation of the situation […]

Gaming and gambling addiction: scientists dispelled the myth

Ludomania, or gambling addiction, belongs to the class of non-chemical addictions. It’s usually equated with the dependence on purchases or food. Gambling involves certain risks, and the most dangerous of them in many countries is considered to be gambling addiction. Major operators, gambling regulators, and governments in many countries are considering ways to minimize this […]

Denmark has introduced deposit limits for online players since 2020

Starting in 2020, in Denmark, customers of legal online gambling operators will be required to set deposit limits for themselves for periods of one day, week and month. Such an order was issued on the eve of the Danish gambling regulator Spillemyndigheden. This proposal, aimed at combating the gambling problem, was published by the regulator […]