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EGBA reacts to new Irish gambling bill

EGBA reacts to new Irish gambling bill

21 March 2019

On 20 March the Irish Cabinet approved the Gaming and Lotteries (Amendment) Bill 2019, which is part of a legislative package to regulate gambling activity in Ireland, including for the...

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EGBA calls for online gambling licensing system, end of monopoly in Finland

EGBA calls for online gambling licensing system, end of monopoly in Finland

20 March 2019

Finland is one of only three EU member states which currently does not have, or is not on the path towards, a licensing system for online gambling. The other two...

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Lack of EU betting rules is gambling with online players’ safety

Lack of EU betting rules is gambling with online players’ safety

14 March 2019

With more than 20 percent of EU gambling now taking place online, regulations must catch up to avoid failing the millions of EU citizens who bet online.   Whether it’s...

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EGBA reacts to Norway's new payment blockings

EGBA reacts to Norway's new payment blockings

19 February 2019

The Norwegian Gaming Authority has banned payment transactions with six gambling companies, which it says are operating “illegally” within its territory, the Times of Malta reports. The regulator has ordered...

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EGBA joins European AI Alliance

EGBA joins European AI Alliance

13 February 2019

On 8 February the EGBA joined the European AI alliance, a new stakeholder forum which has been established by the European Commission to engage in a broad and open discussion...

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EU policy rules shouldn’t gamble with protecting players online

EU policy rules shouldn’t gamble with protecting players online

12 February 2019

Digitalisation is changing how consumers use products — and gambling is no different. With the increased accessibility of online gambling comes a greater responsibility to protect our players and ensure...

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