Law and Regulations

Which payment provider will try to fill Skrill and Neteller for Norwegian gamblers

Norway’s iGaming market is open for new payment companies, since ePayment giants Skrill and Neteller are no longer available in the Skandinavian gambling industry. Their decision was announced in December to Norwegian online casinos and players had a couple of weeks to settle their accounts.  From the 21st of December …

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Dutch regulator KSA partners Facebook to tackle illegal lotteries

Netherlands regulator Kansspelautoriteit (KSA) announced a strategic partnership deal with Facebook social media platform in order to tackle more effective illegal lotteries. For some time now, the Ksa has been receiving reports about illegal online lotteries, which are mainly organized via Facebook. These are known as ‘dipping’. KSA started thirteen …

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UKGC fines BoyleSports £2.8 million for Anti-money laundering failures

The British gambling regulator UKGC has set a fine of £2.8 million for BoyleSports over money laundering failures. During an investigation by the regulator, Boylesports Enterprise was found to have breached Commission rules aimed at preventing money laundering on its Boylesports.com and Boylecasino.com websites. According to the statement UKGC released …

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New and stricter KYC guidelines for Lithuanian-licensed operators

After accusations that the iGaming sector is an easy target for money laundering, Lithuania’s authorities published new and stricter Know-Your-Customer (KYC) guidelines for gaming operators.  Lithuania’s Ministry of Finance and its Gambling Supervision Service said the new guidelines outline factors that gambling and lottery companies should seriously consider when assessing …

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UK Gambling Commission joins forces with Facebook to tackle gambling ads

The British Gambling Commission (UKGC) joined forces with leading social media platform Facebook to create guidance aimed at limiting the number of gambling-related adverts users see when visiting their social media account. According to UKGC’s announcement the guidance explains the different ways in which Facebook’s safety tools and settings can …

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