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1xBet suspends UK operations following investigation

Online gambling operator 1xBet has suspended its operations on the territory of the UK after an investigation held by ‘the Sunday Times’ into improper conduct. ‘The Times’ reported last week, that the major gambling regulatory body in the country, UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) had launched a probe into the activities of 1xBet, which had operated in the UK …

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Global Gaming loses again in Swedish court

Global Gaming has failed in its latest attempt to overturn a mid-June decision to strip its SafeEnt subsidiary of its Swedish licence, with its plea for injunctive relief rejected by the country’s Supreme Administrative Court. The update sees Global Gaming governance overruled for the third time by Swedish administrative courts after SafeEnt, which operates …

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Irish government considers tax break for bookies

The government of Ireland is studying the possibility of allowing bookies a tax-free turnover of €2.5 million a year. This move would help smaller, independent operators, which are struggling after the betting tax doubled earlier this year. The ‘Irish Times’ reported that Finance’s Minister Paschal Donohue is prepared to listen …

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