Currently, the regulation is enforced according to the Gambling Act of 2005, passed by the Prime Minister at the time, Tony Blair. The laws currently in place are “unfit for the digital age” - Watson claims, with the desire to put a limit on the amount and frequency of maximum bets, specifically with the intent to bring online limits closer to the caps currently on physical fixed odds betting machines.
Recently, we have seen a proposal from the Conservative government – to put a ban on gambling with
RGA said: “The online environment has the huge advantage of providing a complete overview of player spending patterns and behaviours, using this information can prove to be a more effective and more sophisticated way to tackle problem gambling and thereby avoid arbitrary limits that risk driving customers to the unregulated and illegal gambling market.”
The UK is walking on thin ice with the increasingly stricter regulations, players want to be able to bet and with more and more regulation being introduced – they will be encouraged to look elsewhere to gamble.
The NGCB has apparently only received four requests to process bets on eSports events since 2017. Morgan said that skill-based gaming companies have yet to gain momentum as only three companies have received licences in Nevada, with the 4th awaiting approval.
Sandra Morgan said - “Skill-based slot machines have
The Beta version was released on the 21st of February, with a primary feature introducing a restriction to the lifespan of first-party cookies. These cookies will now be restricted to a 7 day expiry period, with the intent to help with user privacy, security and to improve performance. The new iteration of the Apple Safari browser is designed to help manage site cookies to ensure websites are not using cross-site tracking and third-party cookies to track users across the web.
The upcoming changes to both Firefox and Safari, who have recently introduced ITP’s, have raised concerns within the affiliate industry
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) who represent online betting operators and the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) are set to merge, with the intention to have a stronger voice for the opposition of new regulation impacting the industry
The job, as advertised is under the name of "NEWCO", which comes with the following description - “the working title for a new industry body representing the gambling sector, replacing the Remote Gambling Association (RGA) and the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB).”
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