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Neccton's Mentor Launches with Die-Spielbank

The German entity is a newly-fledged online operator that launched the Die-Speilbank.de brand, as a licensed operator in the country. Speilbank.de wanted to ensure that consumers are sufficiently protected, and therefore has sought out the service of Neccton, a proven compliance expert. Neccton is uniquely equipped to provide its…
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2 Minnesota Brothers Investigated in TikTok Gambling Scheme

MINNEAPOLIS - Investigators in Minnesota are looking into allegations two men have been running a TikTok gambling scheme in the state's casinos. Court filings this week indicate the state Alcohol and Gambling Enforcement Division is investigating allegations that an Edina man and his younger brother have been collecting fees for playing slots on…
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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated. Elys Game Technology Corp announced that the company's wholly owned subsidiary Elys Gameboard Technologies LLC received…
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Everi to help British Columbia Lottery tackle money laundering

Everi Holdings has been awarded a contract to provide its advanced Compliance Anti-Money Laundering software and technology to assist the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) in providing the safest and most fulfilling form of entertainment to its patrons. The new contract was revealed in a recent press release and demonstrates Everi's…
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Curacao Setting Up the New Schedule for Its Gambling Overhaul

The island then accepted the support of the Dutch government in an attempt to withstand the effects of the Covid-19 pandemic. In return, the Netherlands asked for updates regarding specific reforms in Curacao. The upgraded schedule was supposed to be completed by January 1, 2023. The progress of the upgraded gaming bill will be the topic of…
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Your Daily Asia Gaming eBrief: Thailand to debate casino feasibility today

Good morning. Finally a fresh contender in the market, Thailand is making its moves to push ahead casino legislation to advance not only bricks and mortar but also online gaming moves in the territory. Meanwhile, the Philippines has been given an extension on its non-compliance with the international anti-money laundering watchdog as it aims to get…
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Everi wins bid to provide British Columbia Lottery with anti-money laundering technology

Called Everi Compliance, the technology will be used to support the British Columbia Lottery's gaming and online operations, which includes its lottery, casino, bingo and online gaming verticals. Everi Compliance is currently deployed at over 600 gaming properties. EVP and FinTech Business for Everi, Darren Simmons, said: "Everi is committed to…
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Everi Holdings to Provide Its AML Solution to the BCLC

Provider of casino gaming products and player loyalty solutions Everi Holdings announced it has signed a new agreement with the British Columbia Lottery Corporation (BCLC) to extend their partnership into anti-money laundering (AML). Under the new arrangement, Everi Holdings will provide the BCLC with its Everi Compliance AML solution to support…
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Cambodia changes tax rules for commercial gambling businesses

Cambodia has changed tax regulations for commercial gambling businesses, moving towards a self-declaration regime. It has thus changed the lump sum-based system that had been in place since the 1990s. The new rules, the government says, also help implement anti-money laundering and anti-corruption rules, and combat tax evasion. The changes were…
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Online Gambling by Young People Quadruples in Ireland

The number of young people gambling online has quadrupled in just three years, according to the Economic and Social Research Institute research. Young men who play team sports are the group most likely to bet online and are three times to gamble than those that don't play sports. According to research conducted by the Economic and Social Research…
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What does compliance in the gambling sector look like?

The online world has brought with it unthinkable potential and opportunities, but it has also resulted in increased risks. In the gambling sector, these include financial crime, underage gambling, addiction, and dishonest advertising tactics. As a result, governments and the authorities have responded by laying down many rules that govern various…
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The online gambling sector has become very profitable, especially in the last decade. The iGaming industry has surpassed any boundaries and brought high-quality casino games to both mobile and desktop devices of users worldwide. This is a major factor that promoted the rise of online casino sites that are innumerable nowadays, and you really can…
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Gambling giant that owns Ladbrokes, Coral and Foxy Bingo hit with huge £17million fine

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Ontarian Unable to Cash Out Jackpot Due to Lack of Photo ID

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Ways in Which Blockchain technology Influences Online Casinos

The casino sector remains one of the industries with the fiercest rivalries between businesses in the space. If you're an entrepreneur in the casino world, you'll have to remain ahead of the curve to get new gamers and keep them coming to your website. One of the trends that are taking over the casino space is blockchain tech. The blockchain is a…
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Blake banned himself from gaming venues, but he lost another $300,000 through online casinos

Blake Barnard had already banned himself from pubs, clubs and casinos when he lost another $300000 on the pokies. In Australia, it's against the law to provide gambling services without an Australian licence Many sites obtain their licences offshore, with a growing number offering crypto deposits The Australian Communications and Media Authority…
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New South Wales to increase casino tax rates

The New South Wales Government has announced the reformation of casino tax arrangements to help fund vital state services. The Government has proposed increased tax rates on casino earnings from gaming tables and poker machines. The increased rates are anticipated to become effective as of 1 July 2023 to generate an additional $364 million in tax…
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An online gambling license is a permit issued by a jurisdiction that gives the holding entity the right to operate an online gambling site, including slots, casinos, betting, live dealer, lotto, and more, in a legal manner. It is issued for a specific period, against a cost, and following the completion of an application and evaluation process. If…
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A Guide to the Australian Gambling Games Industry

Due to the rapid advancement of technology in recent years, the online gaming and gambling sector has seen enormous expansion. The quick transition to online platforms following the pandemic is also seen as a significant factor in the rise in the popularity of digital gaming. People may now easily access online betting games and tables. It is…
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Australia targets SkyCity casino for money laundering amid gambling crackdown

Dec 7 (Reuters) - Australia's financial crime regulator started civil proceedings against SkyCity Entertainment Group's (SKC.NZ) Adelaide casino on Wednesday, the latest in a series of actions by the government against the country's gambling industry. SkyCity, which is listed on the New Zealand bourse, was accused by the regulator, Australian…
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Auditor General Criticizes OLG’s Choice for Niagara Casinos Operator

Last week, Ontario Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk issued her annual report, which managed to stir the pot in the province's gambling industry. Her report alleges that in 2019 the Ontario Lottery & Gaming Corporation awarded the keys to Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort and Casino Niagara to their current Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, despite better…
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ON Auditor General Tests Casinos With Mystery Shoppers

Ontario's Auditor General used mystery shoppers to test the money laundering systems at Ontario casinos. [Image: Shutterstock.com] Auditor General of Ontario Bonnie Lysyk hired independent mystery shoppers to test out the anti-money laundering (AML) systems of casinos in Ontario. In a report published on Wednesday, Lysyk said that the mystery…
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Ontario Auditor General Criticizes OLG Over Financial and Responsible Gambling Issues

Bonnie Lysyk, Auditor General of Ontario, has criticized the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation in her 2022 Annual Report. Audit found that casinos are also failing to verify source of funds for large transactions In the report released to the public yesterday, Lysyk highlighted several key issues that the Auditor's Office discovered in the…
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Auditor General Probes Casino Anti-Money Laundering Protocols

This week, Ontario's Auditor General Bonnie Lysyk published her annual report to the legislature. In it, she gives recommendations to the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation on doubling down efforts to tackle money laundering attempts at the province's casinos. She reports that the number of suspicious transactions is relatively low but it…
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UK Gambling Operator Aspire Global Fined Over AML Failings

By Joel Poultney (December 1, 2022, 1:07 PM GMT) -- The Gambling Commission has fined online casino and bingo operator AG Communications Ltd. £237600 ($290000) for anti-money laundering breaches after it said that the company failed to show that it had conducted sufficient checks on business partners....
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As Online Gambling Grows, So Does the Financial Crime Risk

Online gambling is booming across the U.S. and compliance experts caution that it creates opportunities for criminals to launder money or take part in other financial crimes. The U.S. has seen states pile into legal online gambling with fervor, eager for potential tax revenue. Since 2018, when the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a ban on sports…
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Crypto casinos: How bitcoin opened up a new online gambling world

Online casino gambling in the U.S. is illegal in all but six states, kept in check by strict rules that make it hard for users to move money in and out of regulated internet casinos. But those rules don't hold up so well when it comes to bitcoin. Internet casinos that offer users a way to gamble using cryptocurrencies are booming, sidestepping…
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Ontario casinos need more money laundering safeguards: auditor

Ontario's gambling agency needs to double down on efforts to curb money laundering, says the auditor general. In her annual report to the legislature Wednesday, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk said "reporting of suspicious transactions is low and varies among casinos" overseen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG). As first revealed by…
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Mystery shoppers in Ontario casinos made $35K despite no winnings

Mystery shoppers sent to four Ontario casinos to assess money-laundering practices were able to make away with a number of cheques totalling over $35000 despite limited play and no proof of winnings, Wednesday's auditor general report finds. The mystery shoppers were independently hired by auditor general Bonnie Lysyk as part of an audit of…
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Study: Indiana well-positioned to legalize iGaming

Should Indiana legalize internet casino gaming, better known as iGaming, its introduction would be a "relatively smooth process," bringing hundreds of millions in tax revenue, according to 103-page Indiana Gaming Commission report released Tuesday. That's because Indiana already broke the digital gaming barrier three years ago, when it introduced…
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Mystery shoppers made $35K in Ontario casinos despite no winnings

Mystery shoppers sent to four Ontario casinos to assess money-laundering practices were able to make away with a number of cheques totalling over $35000 despite limited play and no proof of winnings, Wednesday's auditor general report finds. The mystery shoppers were independently hired by auditor general Bonnie Lysyk as part of an audit of…
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AG 2022: Undercover agents 'effectively confirm' casino money laundering still works

Undercover "mystery shoppers" hired by Ontario's auditor general were able to launder money through casinos on multiple occasions. The agents tested four casinos. At two, they were able to get clean casino cheques for between $4900 and $10750 "on multiple occasions, with limited play and no proof of casino winnings, effectively confirming that they…
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Ontario casinos need to improve their anti-money laundering enforcement: auditor general

Ontario's gambling agency needs to double down on efforts to curb money laundering, says the auditor general. In her annual report to the legislature Wednesday, auditor general Bonnie Lysyk said "reporting of suspicious transactions is low and varies among casinos" overseen by the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation. As first revealed by the…
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Sweden’s Newest Gambling Law Refines Existing Regulations

Despite the ongoing political instability in the country, the Swedish parliament is preparing to implement a new set of gambling reforms. The new rules are more of an update to the current system rather than a complete overhaul and introduce new B2B supplier licenses and additional measures against unlicensed operators. Regulations regarding…
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Kindred Group Gets $1m Swedish Gambling Regulator Fine

Kindred Group has been hit with an SEK10.9m ($1m) fine and an official warning by the Swedish Gambling Authority (SGA). The regulator discovered shortcomings in Kindred's Spooniker subsidiary when it came to safeguards against terrorist financing and anti-money laundering systems. failed to meet its enhanced due diligence requirements In a…
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Philippine congress mulls US$244mln online bet STRs in 7yrs

The Philippine anti-money laundering watchdog says it notes recent interest by local lawmakers regarding a 2020 risk-assessment report it compiled on the country's "Internet-based casino sector". The report had mentioned 1031 suspicious transaction reports (STRs) - between 2013 and 2019 - totalling a transaction value estimated at PHP14.01 billion…
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Gambling industry avoids Bitcoin firestorm

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Gibtelecom: cloud gaming and security in the gambling industry

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Star Entertainment Star gambles on after Sydney casino licence suspended, $100m fine

The record penalty, the maximum under new NSW laws passed in August, and suspension of Star's Sydney licence by NSW Independent Casino Commission chairman Phillip Crawford on Monday come after Star was found unfit to run the Sydney casino after a humiliating four-month inquiry led by Adam Bell, SC. The outcome echoes the Victorian government's…
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UKGC Suspends Online Gambling Operator’s Licence for Failing to Participate in GAMSTOP

The UK Gambling Commission revealed that it has suspended an online gambling company from transacting with British customers after the operator failed to participate in GAMSTOP, the country's safer gambling self-exclusion scheme. As of November 3rd, 2022, LEBOM Limited, which trades from the lebom.app platform, has been suspended from operating…
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BCLC Launches its PlayNow.com in Saskatchewan

Today, BCLC launched its PlayNow.com to a third province in Canada, with its industry-leading online gambling platform now available to players in Saskatchewan. As part of a partnership with the Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) and SaskGaming, Saskatchewan players can now enjoy more than 400 entertaining casino and sports-betting…
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Money laundering: EU ups online gambling risk to highest level

The European Commission carries out periodic supra-national risk assessments, determining the risk of money laundering and terrorist financing across the European Union in various sectors. The 2022 edition is the third such risk assessment, after previous versions in 2017 and 2019. "As with the previous reports, this third edition analyses the…
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Konami debuts new systems technology and casino games at G2E Las Vegas

Konami Gaming reflected Tuesday on its recent participation at the Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas, which took place October 11-132022. At the major gambling industry event, the company debuted a mix of casino games and systems technology. Gaming professionals and executives representing regulated markets across 100+ countries were among the first…
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Probe tips cashless fix for ‘billions’ washed in slots

An 86-page report looking at allegations of money laundering via electronic gaming machines (EGMs) in the Australian state of New South Wales says "billions" of Australian dollars may be involved, and recommends that the government there should mandate cashless play as a way to curb it. The New South Wales Crime Commission said in a press release…
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Online Casino NSUS Fined For AML, Responsibility Failures

By Joel Poultney (October 12, 2022, 4:24 PM BST) -- The gambling regulator said on Wednesday that it has fined online casino operator NSUS Ltd. £672000 ($742000) for anti-money laundering and social responsibility failures....
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Indy Gaming: Expanded multi-state online gaming may not benefit Nevada

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LeoVegas partners with Karolinska Institutet to prevent problem gambling

Swedish gametech company LeoVegas said it has partnered with the Karolinska Institutet's Department of Clinical Neuroscience, one of the world's leading medical universities, to research problem gambling. According to the official announcement, a four-year research project will focus on raising awareness for gambling problems and improving methods…
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UK Gambling Commission Fines GGPoker for Marketing to Self-Excluding Gamblers

The UK Gambling Commission has announced that it has fined online gambling operator NSUS Limited £672829 (€765383) for social responsibility and anti-money laundering (AML) failures. NSUS, which operates within the UK as GGPoker under the ggpoker.co.uk domain, has also received an official warning for the breaches of its licensing…
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Neccton’s mentor solution cements market leader position in Germany

Jokerstar, a recently licensed German online slots operator, signs up for industry-leading responsible gambling solution Jokerstar, a fast-growing player in Germany's burgeoning regulated iGaming market, has joined the ranks of leading gambling brands around the globe by adopting Neccton's mentor software to fulfil both its Responsible Gambling,…
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Inside NAGS, the NSW gambling lobby’s favourite organisation

A gambling research forum that influences the policy agenda in NSW is dominated by gambling industry figures and its annual conference is sponsored by gambling organisations. The National Association of Gambling Studies (NAGS) has adopted a position of studied neutrality, declaring on its website that it has "no opinions or biases in the gambling…
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Indiana well-positioned to legalize iGaming, state study says

Should Indiana legalize internet casino gambling, better known as iGaming, its introduction would be a "relatively smooth process," bringing hundreds of millions in tax revenue, according to 103-page Indiana Gaming Commission report released Tuesday. That's because Indiana already broke the digital gambling barrier three years ago, when it…
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How UK gambling safeguards fail to defend online punters

When Everton FC's players ran out to face bitter Merseyside rivals Liverpool last month, their shirts were emblazoned, courtesy of a £10m-a-year sponsorship deal, with the name Stake.com. Until recently an obscure online betting firm, Stake.com, which specialises in controversial cryptocurrency gambling, has followed traditional bookmakers in…
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Gambling Commission penalty for Petfre (Gibraltar) Limited

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that it has hit the operator behind the Betfred.com and OddsKing.com iGaming domains with a fine of £2.87 million ($3.12 million). The watchdog used a Wednesday press release to detail that the penalty against Petfre (Gibraltar) Limited was imposed after an official…
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Thai police seize large assets and cash from online gambling network

The Crime Suppression Division (CSD) has seized more than 460 million baht in assets and cash during coordinated raids on 52 locations in 10 provinces believed to be connected to a major online gambling network headquartered in Khon Kaen province. The CSD said the raids led to the arrest of more than forty individuals.CSD's 3rd subdivision…
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BGaming creates exclusive slots and games for Winz.io crypto casino

Traditional online casinos continue to refuse to accept cryptocurrency assets as payment options for their accounts, claiming that they are inherently unstable. There is some truth to these words because we can see for ourselves how the overall market is falling as a result of the Terra ecosystem hacks. But you have to give cryptocurrencies credit…
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Ontario online gambling sector reaps whopping $124M revenue in Q1

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July was the biggest month ever for US gambling

Commercial gaming in the USA broke the $5 billion threshold again in July, according to the latest numbers available from the American Gaming Association's (AGA) Commercial Gaming Revenue Tracker. As the world health crisis gets smaller and smaller in the rear-view mirror, there are still lingering effects on the numbers year-on-year and when…
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Casinomeister Forum Poll Puts under Question Efficiency of UK Online Gambling Operators’ SOW Checks

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Georgia's Ministry of Finance meets with gambling industry representatives to discuss sector requirements for EU bid

According to an announcement from the Ministry of Finance of Georgia, Deputy Ministry of Finance Mikheil Dundua on Monday met with representatives of the country's gambling business to discuss the sections related to the industry in the European Union's 12-point conditions for granting the nation the membership candidate status. The discussion…
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Online gambling is under investigation in Australia

The House of Representatives Standing Committee on Social Policy and Legal Affairs in Australia is investigating the online gambling industry. The goal of the inquiry is to discover the impact of the industry on people who have a gambling problem. Seeking Submissions Currently, the committee is asking for submissions in writing from organizations…
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Deputy finance minister, gambling industry representatives discuss business-related conditions for Georgia’s EU candidacy

Georgian deputy finance minister Mikheil Dundua on Monday met with representatives of the country's gambling business to discuss the sections related to the industry in the European Union's 12-point conditions for granting the country the membership candidate status, the ministry of finance said. The discussion involved a review of articles in the…
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Neccton’s mentor solution increases market leader position in Germany

Tipwin, a recently licensed German online slots operator, signs up for industry-leading responsible gambling solution Tipwin, one of the emerging players in Germany's rapidly-growing regulated iGaming scene, has adopted Neccton's mentor software to fulfil both its Responsible Gambling, and Anti-Money Laundering requirements. The online brand…
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Casino within a casino: Star’s extraordinary breaches

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AGA Releases “Stop Illegal Gambling” Toolkit to Tackle Offshore Gambling

The American Gaming Association has not hidden its ambitions for cracking down on illegal and offshore gambling industries in the United States and beyond. Now, the trade body is launching a dedicated " Stop Illegal Gambling " set of tools that seeks to empower ordinary bettors and operators and help them tell the difference between licensed and…
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The Jerusalem Post

How To Play Online Casinos From Israel

Due to improving internet infrastructure and an upsurge in smartphone adoption, online gambling has become a booming sector. According to a Global Market Insight study, this market will likely exceed a valuation of $160 billion by 2026. The study says that the easy accessibility of gaming platforms and their incorporation of mobile-friendly…
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The Jerusalem Post

Online gambling growth sees increase in financial crime risk

Authorities in the US and across the world have always spoken of the risk of money laundering that comes with gambling. The reasons are not hard to identify - gambling involves cash and is a good way for criminal elements to whitewash illegal earnings. The boom that online gambling is experiencing in the US currently raises concerns that it could…
Industry
Online gambling growth sees increase in financial crime risk
The Sydney Morning Herald

Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) roundly rebuked as casino future remains under cloud

Star Entertainment Group has been roundly rebuked by politicians, legal experts and analysts after a NSW inquiry found the casino giant unfit to hold a licence for its flagship casino in Sydney but came short of imposing penalties. The NSW Independent Casino Commission (NICC) published Adam Bell SC's report on Tuesday which found The Star…
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Star Entertainment (ASX: SGR) roundly rebuked as casino future remains under cloud
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Reuters

'Frankly shocking': Inquiry says Star unfit to hold Sydney casino licence

SYDNEY, Sept 13 (Reuters) - Star Entertainment Group (SGR.AX), Australia's second biggest casino operator, has been found unfit to hold a casino licence in Sydney after an inquiry into alleged breaches of anti-money laundering laws and criminal infiltration released its report. Australia's New South Wales (NSW) state gambling regulator on Tuesday…
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'Frankly shocking': Inquiry says Star unfit to hold Sydney casino licence
iGaming Business

Portugal opens bidding for two land-based casino licences

The current licences are set to expire on 31 December 2022, following previous licensing extensions which were the result of the general Covid-19-associated decline in the land-based gaming trade. The public tenders will be open for 30 days and will grant the winner the exclusive rights to offer games of chance in the regions, with the process open…
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Gambling Commission

Online gambling business Spreadex Limited to pay £1.36 million

Gambling business Spreadex Limited is to pay £1.36 million after a Gambling Commission investigation revealed social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. The operator - which runs spreadex.com - will pay the money to socially responsible causes as part of a settlement with the Commission. Leanne Oxley, Gambling Commission Director of…
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The Record

Did the OLG break its promise not to allow slot machines in bingo halls? Wong-Tam demands answers from province to find out

New Democrat MPP Kristyn Wong-Tam is calling on the provincial government to provide answers and transparency about an OLG program that quietly transformed dozens of bingo halls into de facto mini-casinos, with "Vegas-style" gambling machines that are strikingly similar to slot machines. The former Toronto city councillor, who voted almost a decade…
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Did the OLG break its promise not to allow slot machines in bingo halls? Wong-Tam demands answers from province to find out
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iGaming Ontario’s First Report on Market Performance (Q1)

TORONTO, Aug. 30, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - iGaming Ontario (iGO) is pleased to release its first public report of market performance since the Ontario igaming market launched on April 4, 2022. This report covers the first full quarter of market operations, ending on June 30, 2022. Whether measured by revenue performance or by the number of active…
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iGaming Ontario’s First Report on Market Performance (Q1)
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Explosion of Online Gambling Strains Financial Crime Regulators

In the first half of the year, U.S. online sports bookmakers created an estimated $2.8 billion in revenue, containing roughly $42.5 billion in bets, according to the American Gaming Association (AGA), a trade group. However, crimes like money laundering threaten the industry. As online gambling became more regulated, it dominated the United States;…
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Explosion of Online Gambling Strains Financial Crime Regulators
World Casino News

SpreadEx Limited falls foul of the Gambling Commission

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that iGaming operator SpreadEx Limited is to pay a fine of £1.36 million ($1.61 million) for numerous social responsibility and anti-money laundering failures. The watchdog used an official press release to detail that its investigations determined that the firm behind the…
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SpreadEx Limited falls foul of the Gambling Commission
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Double casino tender launch in Portugal

In Portugal and the Servicos de Regulacao e Inspecao de Jogos (SRIJ) gaming regulator has reportedly announced the official launch of an international tendering process for the licenses to operate two of the country's most prominent casinos. According to a Tuesday report from a source, the move comes as the current licenses for the venues situated…
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Double casino tender launch in Portugal
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Probe into Star Entertainment Group casinos begins

The long-anticipated probe into Star Entertainment Group in Queensland got underway on Tuesday morning this week, with the first day of hearing establishing that the company's Queensland properties may have been encouraging high-risk gamblers to visit and play at the property, local media ABC reported. The investigation, which is currently presided…
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Probe into Star Entertainment Group casinos begins
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Konami Gaming, Inc. announced an expansive list of gaming entertainment and systems technology planned for the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas on October 11 - 13, 2022. From highly-anticipated new game releases to award-winning SYNKROS® casino systems advancements, Konami's G2E 2022 lineup is rooted in the winning experience-emphasizing…
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