Turnover slumps at Swedish casinos following regulation changes

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sweden flag and casino icons Sweden’s once buoyant online gambling market has been hit my new regulation

A review of turnover at Sweden’s online casino market has revealed a major downturn in fortunes for licensed operators. In particular, new restrictions around deposit limits imposed by the government in July, are hitting gambling firms the hardest. Swedish law makers introduced a new maximum deposit limit of SEK5,000 (equivalent to $554, €470 or £427)… Read more »

Children need protection from free-to-play online casino games warns Commissioner

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The Children’s Commissioner in the UK has told the UK Gambling Commission that there is a need for tough new regulations to make it harder from children free-to-play online casino games. Anne Longfield, Children’s Commissioner for England made the comments during a recent meeting with UK Gambling Commission’s outgoing CEO Sarah Harrison and the Commission’s… Read more »

ASA fines Broadway Gaming 100,000 GBP for ‘misleading’ ads

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The gambling group, Broadway Gaming, has received a hefty £100,000 (€112,578 or $133,787) fine for placing ‘misleading advertisements’ on five of its websites that take customer bets. The UK-based Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) upheld a complaint made about an advert that appeared on the companies Butlers Bingo website. In the advert the company had a… Read more »