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By Royal Decree: Stakelogic Live arrives at Versailles Casino

In-demand live casino content provider adds another big-name brand to its growing network of operator partners in Belgium Stakelogic Live, the go-to provider of premium live dealer content, has taken the throne at the Versailles Casino, strengthening its rule over the Belgian market after signing an integration deal with the operator. The agreement…
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Will Belgium become one of the most regulated gaming markets?

Belgium was one of the first countries in the EU to regulate online gaming. In 2009 the gambling law was modified in order to accommodate and regulate online casinos and caused nine operators to bring their operations to the world wide web. In Belgium online licences are linked with land-based casinos, of which there are 10 in Belgium. Besides the…
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#InTheSpotlightFGN - Spanish GGR up almost a third in Q3 The Spanish regulator has reported gross gaming revenue of €240.83m for the quarter.

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The Spanish regulator has reported gross gaming revenue of €240.83m for the quarter.
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Belgian Online Gambling Deposit Limits Drop to €200 per Week

The Belgian Gambling Commission, Kansspelcommissie - Commission des jeux de hasard (CJH), has announced that a Royal Decree on player spending limits for online gambling will come into effect as of October 20th, 2022. The Royal Decree was first announced in July and will see players at online gambling websites limited to maximum deposits of €200…
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Belgian Online Gambling Deposit Limits Drop to €200 per Week
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Taking the casino punt

Bitter contention over legalising casinos in the kingdom may be closer to a resolution than many people think with the release of a report citing overwhelming public support for the idea. Essential legal groundwork for casinos could be laid before parliament finishes its term early next year. The report, prepared by a committee formed on the order…
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Jdigital urges rethink over Spanish gambling advertising restrictions

Spain's Royal Decree on the Commercial Communications of Gambling Activities entered into force in November 2020, banning sponsorship deals with operators, with the aim of reducing minors' exposure to gambling ads. Advertising on TV and radio is also now restricted to the hours of 1am to 5am, a measure that extends to videos on YouTube, while…
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Jdigital urges rethink over Spanish gambling advertising restrictions
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Thailand legislative panel seeks to legalize all forms of gambling with 5 new casinos

A committee of the Thai National Assembly that is analyzing the possibility of legalizing gambling is proposing the establishment of five casinos, with revenues taxed at 30% , as it believes that it would help reduce problems with the increasing number of illegal gambling dens in the country. Pichet Chuamuangphan, the second vice-chairman of the…
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Thailand legislative panel seeks to legalize all forms of gambling with 5 new casinos
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Belgian National Lottery hits back at allegations it paid for ad ban

The lottery also published in full a letter it originally sent to the Belgian government in October 2021 calling for tighter restrictions on marketing for non-lottery operators. The government announced a gambling advertising ban on 10 May, and it is set to go into effect towards the end of the year. Under these rules, all gambling advertising…
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Belgian National Lottery hits back at allegations it paid for ad ban
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Belgium aims to completely ban gambling advertising by late 2022

Belgium is seeking to ban gambling advertising, with a target deadline for the resolution to become a reality aimed in late 2022. This new project intends to prohibit companies and platforms to advertise on television, radio, social media, posters on the street, in newspapers or via personalized email, mail and/or text messages. By the end of the…
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Belgium aims to completely ban gambling advertising by late 2022
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In review: licensing and taxation of gambling activities in Belgium

i Legislation and jurisprudence The legal and regulatory framework is essentially built around the two pillars of the gambling policy: one set of rules applies to lotteries and another to games of chance (in the strict sense of the word). Games of chance are regulated by the Act, which is further implemented by a number of Royal Decrees. The…
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In review: licensing and taxation of gambling activities in Belgium
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Belgium Ministers Back Bill to Ban Gambling Ads by 2023

Belgium has announced plans to ban nearly all gambling advertising by the end of 2022 and all betting firm-linked sports sponsorships by 2025. introduced the proposal in a draft royal decree The country's Federal Justice Minister Vincent Van Quickenborne introduced the proposal in a draft royal decree this weekend. Belgium's Deputy Prime Minister…
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Belgium to Ban Nearly All Forms of Gambling Advertisement

Belgium has taken drastic measures in its fight against gambling harm. The country began a process that will see gambling ads banned from billboards and all forms of media. The bill to end gambling advertising was introduced this weekend in a draft Royal Decree. The new rules will likely come into power by the end of the year. They will bar…
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Navigating Gambling Regulations in 2022

As a prequel to the annual ICE conference taking place in London this week, DLA Piper's London office played host to DLA Piper professionals and clients from across the gambling industry to discuss the latest regulatory developments in the sector. The Spanish Royal Decree on Commercial Communications - Mikel Arana (Spanish Gambling Regulator) The…
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Belgium's Regulator Blacklisted 30 New Gaming Domains

A total of 30 new domains were added to the Belgian Gaming Commission's (BGC) blacklist latest update last week, among which a brand operated by the licensed in Malta Winzon Group. The BGC targeted casinodep.com, an online casino gaming website operated by Malta-licensed Winzon Group, as well as a whole host of Curaçao-licensed operators among…
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Belgium's Regulator Blacklisted 30 New Gaming Domains
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How far can £10 get you when playing Fabulous Bingo’s royal slots?

BY royal decree, you are invited to keep up with Katrina and see how far £10 got me this week as I played Fabulous Bingo's royalty-themed slots and slingos. Last week, I was in the purple bingo rooms of Sun Bingo, so this week I hopped across to our sister site, Fabulous Bingo, to see how far my budget would get me on their slots. As it's the…
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Spain's CNMC Backed PRD Provisions for Gambling Restrictions

Spain's national competition authority, Comision Nacional de los Mercados y la Competencia (CNMC), expressed its support for the draft legislation for tighter online gambling regulation. The CNMC, Spain's authority that ensures markets from all sectors adhere to consumer and company standards, released a report related to the draft Royal Decree…
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Spain's CNMC Backed PRD Provisions for Gambling Restrictions
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Implementing laws is the answer to gambling

The issue of gambling keeps coming to the Parliament. Since the last discussion, a lot has changed- at least in the forms of gambling. We are not talking about the high stake dice and card games, but both online and offline gambling where stakes are even higher and risk too. Gambling is increasing in the country. It has been a social menace…
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Spain banishes private gambling advertising from all media

or the Spanish Government, this measure makes it possible to end gaming advertising at times or media that can easily reach Spanish teenagers. But the truth is that no Spaniard will have access to gambling advertisements operated by private companies, regardless of the age of the person sitting in front of a screen, but state lottery and gambling…
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Garzon warns of tougher Spanish gambling reforms

Alberto Garzon, Spain's Minister of Consumer Affairs, has warned licensed gambling incumbents to prepare for further drastic changes to the country's gambling laws, which will focus on raising all-around consumer protections and operator conduct. Appointed last year by Spain's coalition government to overhaul a fragmented gambling regime, Garzon…
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Garzon warns of tougher Spanish gambling reforms
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Belgium Will Likely Decrease Weekly Online Gambling Deposit Limit Per Site to €200

Because of the ease and speed of deposits, some jurisdictions place legal limits on how much one can deposit on an online gambling site in a day, week, or month. Belgium is one such place, which currently has a €500 weekly cap on igaming deposits per person. It looks like that may soon change, however, as Belgium's Council of Ministers has approved…
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Belgium Approves Royal Decree for Gambling Player Protection

Last Friday, Belgium's Council of Ministers approved amendments to the'Royal Decree on Games of Chance and the Protection of Players' (1999). Belgium's Minister of Justice and Deputy Prime Minister, Vincent Van Quickenborne, proposed new draft amendments to Belgium's'Royal Decree on Games of Chance and the Protection of Players' (1999), and the…
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Belgium Approves Royal Decree for Gambling Player Protection
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Belgium to Cut Weekly Gambling Deposit Limits By 60%

Should a draft Royal Decree become law - and it is expected to do so - online gamblers in Belgium would only be able to deposit €200 per week per website. [Image: Shutterstock.com] If online gamblers in Belgium want to play for high stakes, they had better already have money in their accounts or enjoy some winning sessions, as their ability to…
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Belgium to Cut Weekly Gambling Deposit Limits By 60%
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Belgium steps up consumer protection with online casino spending limit

Belgium's Council of Ministers has approved a draft royal decree to lower the monthly spending limit for online casino games. The draft proposal by Minister of Justice Vincent Van Quickenborne secured Council approval Friday and will now be submitted to the Data Protection Authority for consideration before being presented to the Council of State…
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Belgium steps up consumer protection with online casino spending limit
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Overview of online gambling activity during Q1 2021

The Spanish General Directorate of Gambling Affairs (" DGOJ ") has recently published the overview of online gambling activities in Spain during Q12021 which shows a significant growth with respect to the same quarter of 2020. In particular, the figures published by the DGOJ show that the Gross Gaming Revenue (" GGR ") for the first quarter of 2021…
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Overview of online gambling activity during Q1 2021
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10 European Countries Where You Can Play Online Casino Games

The rules governing online casino gaming are not the same around the world. While some countries are fairly lenient when it comes to casino gaming rules, others can be pretty strict, and it's entirely possible that some countries may disallow casino gaming entirely. Others still won't allow businesses to operate casinos within their borders, but…
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In review: licensing and taxation of gambling activities in Spain

i Legislation and jurisprudence The main laws and regulation of gambling matters on a national level are as follows. General regulationsGeneral regulations are: Gambling Act No. 13/2011, dated May 26; Royal Decree No. 1613/2011 of 14 November, establishing technical requirements for gaming activities; Royal Decree No. 1614/2011, of 14 November,…
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In review: licensing and taxation of gambling activities in Spain
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A general introduction to gambling law in Spain

According to the Spanish Act No. 13/2011, dated May 26, 2011 on gaming activities (the Gambling Act) a'gambling activity', which consequently is subject to the provisions and requirements set forth in the Gambling Act, is understood to mean any activity that involves risking sums of money or economically assessable objects on future and uncertain…
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A general introduction to gambling law in Spain
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Wanted Chinese Kingpin Owns Casino With Cambodian Senator's Son-in-Law

Political connections in Cambodia have allowed a major Chinese fugitive to elude jail while building a business empire, an investigation by RFA has found. Xu Aimin was sentenced to 10 years in a Chinese prison in 2013 for masterminding an illicit international gambling ring with an estimated turnover of $1.75 billion. Rather than do the time for…
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Valencia’s High Court Revokes Ban on Slot Machines in Bars

The Regional Ministry of Health prohibited games of chance in bars and restaurants, but later added slot machines to the list, which provoked a furious reaction by the industry. On December 22, the High Court of Justice of the Community of Valencia (TSJCV) issued a resolution suspending the ban on slot machines in bars and restaurants, which was…
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Valencia’s High Court Revokes Ban on Slot Machines in Bars