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Betfred expands to the USA

Pferderennen mit drei Pferden – zwei hiervon liefern sich ein knappes Rennen um die Spitze.

The in UK-based bookmaker Betfred is looking to expand its US presence. The company already has a number of locations in this country. However, Betfred thinks it's worth opening even more branches. In addition, the bookmaker is always up to date - after all, he uses the latest laws... (read more)

Ireland: Gambling Act has been newly regulated

Zwei Pferde mit Jockeys in einem Pferderennen.

Since December 1st, Ireland has a new gambling law. However, the previous law has not been completely revised, only a few important paragraphs have been added or changed. All of this was done to increase consumer protection. Given that the current gambling law dates back to 1956, it was a necessary matter. Ireland has the existing… (read more)

Great Britain: Casinos are about to reopen


The end of the corona was announced in Great Britain -Pandemic set for early December. Many companies, including casinos, are happy about this end. A large part of the local arcades, casinos and betting shops have had to remain closed in recent weeks. Now they hope to finally be able to earn money again. After a month-long lockdown, the casinos are allowed to… (read more)

Casinos in Kenya affected by the lockdown extension

Rouletterad mit Kugel auf 0.

The casinos and arcades in Kenya have been open for four months and now had to close again in November. The reason is the so-called breakwater lockdown, which should reduce the second corona wave. Originally it was only supposed to run until the end of November, but it has now been extended. The extension of the lockdown leads to massive losses in casino sales. Experts… (read more)

IBIA changes data protection for sports betting

Volles Fußballstadion bei laufendem Spiel.

Many countries and gambling regulators have introduced new ones some time ago Rules and policies for sports betting established. The reason is primarily that cases of corruption and manipulation have increased in recent years. To counteract this, the IBIA has now issued new rules on data protection. In order to prevent corruption and manipulation in sports betting,… (read more)

Italy: Google has to pay a fine of 100,000 euros

Figuren, die auf dem Vatikan von Rom stehen.

Something like this seems to be unique to this day: Google has to pay a fine of 100,000 euros. This was set by the Italian supervisory authority for communications. The reason: Google has apparently not adhered to the strict advertising ban in Italy. This advertising ban applies exclusively to all gambling providers that are not state-owned. The Italian supervisory authority for communications… (read more)

Lower turnover in Canadian casinos

Pokerkarten, Würfel und Chips auf einem Spieltisch.

Since the lockdown in March 2020, substantial streams have been pouring in fewer visitors to Canadian casinos. After a brief ray of hope, casinos, arcades and betting shops will once again have to reckon with a drop in sales. The reason: a wave rider lockdown that will hopefully only last four weeks. Casinos in Kenya may have suffered a 40 percent drop in revenue in 2020. Now comes… (read more)

Great Britain: Some casinos have to close again

Das Londoner Parlament von außen.

Similar to Kenya, there are also in Great Britain a traffic light system. This system is used to differentiate between the regions in terms of their number of infections with the corona virus. The level defined here decides whether the casinos in an area have to close or stay open. In Great Britain, all venues, casinos and betting shops in some regions have to be closed due to the high… (read more)

European betting shops are fighting with tough measures

Beliebte Spielautomaten stehen in Casinos und Wettbüros.

Unfortunately, the corona pandemic still has us firmly in its grip. This is now also felt by betting shops in Scotland. For these betting shops, further measures were taken that should actually be relaxed. Another country in Europe also has to deal with harsh measures: Spain is issuing advertising restrictions. According to the British gambling association Betting and Gaming Council… (read more)

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