Increase in Gambling-Related Crime in Macau Mirrors Industry Rebound

Macau’s gambling industry experienced a remarkable increase in gross gaming revenue in November, signaling a positive turn in the region’s economic recovery. Despite the setbacks caused by the COVID-19 pandemic, the industry has shown resilience and growth in recent months. The local gambling operators reported a gross gaming revenue of nearly $2 billion in November,…

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New Danish Gambling Website Provides Information for Players

Denmark’s gambling regulator, Spillemyndigheden, has unveiled a new website aimed at providing local consumers with information about gambling and gambling harm. The site, called StyrPåSpillet.dk, serves as Denmark’s official public informational portal for all things related to the gambling industry within the country. The goal of the website is to educate local players about the…

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New Study by ANJ Exposes Extent of Illegal Online Gambling in France

France’s gambling regulator, the Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ), is cracking down on illegal gambling operators in the country. Despite there being around 20 licensed operators, many illegal gambling options are still accessible to French customers. To tackle this issue, the ANJ commissioned a study by PwC to investigate the scale of illegal gambling in…

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New Headline: Study Shows Problem Gambling Treatment Benefits 90% of Participants, says GambleAware

GambleAware: National Gambling Treatment Service Highly Effective In a recent report, British gambling harm charity GambleAware has revealed that the National Gambling Treatment Service is proving to be highly effective in helping patients. The services offered by the National Gambling Support Network (NGSN) have shown to aid at least 9 in 10 patients (88%), ranging…

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130 Arrested as Police Shut Down Illegal Gambling Dens in Hong Kong

Illegal gambling and money laundering operations in China have continued to plague law enforcement despite their crackdown efforts. Last month, Hong Kong authorities made multiple busts involving brothels and gambling dens, resulting in the arrest of over 300 individuals. Triad operations were the target of a concerted effort by more than 2,000 officers. Continuing their…

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Investigation Launched by KSA into Slot Machine Arcades

The Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the gambling regulator in the Netherlands, has announced that it will be conducting inspections of slot machine arcades in the country starting in mid-December. The purpose of these inspections is to ensure that operators are in compliance with local regulations, particularly those related to social responsibility measures and the prevention of gambling…

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NSW Regulator Cracks Down on Illegal Gambling Signage Display with Zero Tolerance Policy

The Liquor & Gaming New South Wales (L&GNSW), the regulatory body responsible for overseeing the liquor, gaming, wagering, casino, and registered clubs sectors in NSW, has launched the third and final phase of a compliance program targeting the illegal display of gaming signage in the state. This initiative comes as part of the organization’s efforts…

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UK Gambling Commission Launches Anonymous Reporting Service for Players

The UK’s Gambling Commission has introduced a new service that allows individuals to report criminal and suspicious activities related to gambling online. The one-stop service, called “Tell us something in confidence,” was announced on Monday and enables users to submit anonymous reports focusing primarily on suspicious gambling activities online. The Commission clarified that the new…

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