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UK Government to soon release White Paper on gambling reforms

The UK government has said it will publish a White Paper on gambling reform in the coming weeks, reported The Morning Star. The government...

ED attaches properties worth INR 173 crores belonging to Lottery King Martin

Enforcement Directorate (ED) in a press release dated 2 July said it provisionally attached movable and immovable properties worth INR 173.48 Crores under provisions...

Reasons for offshore gambling websites choosing Malta for a gaming licence

Malta is the most sought after nation for online gambling operators. Online casinos, bookmakers and poker rooms targeting Indian users often choose Malta to...

USA: 28 Congress members write to DOJ to initiate action against illegal offshore gambling websites

American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Bill Miller issued a statement applauding the Congressional letter to the Department of Justice calling for an...

Delta shares slide amid uncertainty on GST valuation

Delta Corp, the only listed leading hospitality and casino company in India, shares faced a slump of 9 per cent to INR 165.15 on...

AIGF, FIFS, EGF raise concerns over higher GST on skill games

Raising the goods and services tax (GST) on online skill games from the existing 18% to 28% could cause the ‘demise’ of the industry...

Goa asks Delta to obtain environmental impact assessment for Pernim project

Delta Corp has sent in an application to The Goa State Environment Impact Assessment Authority (Goa-SEIAA)for environment clearance for the Deltin Town project in...

Kenya gaming: Tax on face value led to lower revenue, increased black market share

The Kenyan government in 2019 introduced a controversial 20% blanket tax on betting and the gaming sector, described as a market killer by the...

Crypto and online gaming emerge as the top violators for standard advertisement guidelines

With the steady increase of new sectors in the digital economy, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting has also tightened the screws and focused...

UK Gambling Commission to change its working

The UK Gambling Commission has announced plans to introduce a new licensing operation system. Under the current system, the commission gives each gambling operator...

Be vocal about your problems: Dream11 Harsh tells startups, shares stage with Telangana CM KCR

Startups should be more vocal about their problems with the board and should avoid hiding issues with investors, said Harsh Jain, co-founder and chief...

Philippine casino industry could benefit from Macau crackdown but ML concerns remain

Macau, ever since the addition of new casinos in the early 2000s has been recognised as the undisputed leader of the casino industry, not...

ASCI screens more online gaming ads, finds maximum violations on digital

Online real-money gaming brands have come under the scrutiny of the Advertising Standards Council of India (ASCI) due to their advertisements potentially violating some...

The ‘Diamond Edition’ of the gaming festival comes to an end at Deltin Royale

Delta Corp Ltd. India's leading casino and hospitality company has concluded the ‘Diamond Edition’ of the gaming festival at Deltin Royale, Goa. The event...

Meta, others form Metaverse Standards Forum, without Apple

As more tech companies venture into virtual and augmented reality consumer products, the tech industry has batted for a need to have uniformity across...

AIGF urges Rajasthan to bring skill-based virtual games under draft online gaming bill

Self-regulatory online skill gaming body All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) has urged the Rajasthan government to widen the scope of its draft law for...

Macau approves amendments to gaming law, license time period down from 20 to 10 years

Macau’s new gaming law bill has been approved by the city’s legislature, rejigging casino operations in the world's leading gambling destination. The move will...

Majestic Pride Casino cancels Vijayawada event after police permission refusal

This year, the Sankranti celebrations at the K Convention Centre in Gudivada in the Krishna district created a political storm for operating a casino...

WinZO acquires Upskillz Games for undisclosed valuation in all cash deal

Online social gaming platform WinZO has acquired a majority stake in Gurugram-based startup Upskillz Games in an all-cash deal, reported Inc42. With this acquisition,...

MPL tweaks pay structure after layoffs: Report

Unicorn gaming and esports startup MPL introduced a new system aimed at rewarding team performance over individual achievements, and changed its Esop (employee stock...