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The government in Japan released a preliminary outline of regulations for the country’s upcoming integrated casino resorts (IR) on Monday. The outline was seen as a draft overview in...

Puerto Rico slot operators criticize proposed license fee increase

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New legislation could hurt OPAP video lottery terminal plans

In Greece, the Finance Ministry has reportedly tabled legislation that would reduce the number of video lottery terminals giant operator OPAP is to be permitted to run in the...

Georgia GOP passes resolution against casinos, DFS and horse racing

The struggle to legalize gambling in the state of Georgia continues as lawmakers are still having trouble coming to some form of compromise as to what gaming options should...

NIGA clarifies sportsbetting position after joining advocacy group

After last week announcing that it had become a member of the American Sports Betting Coalition, the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) has now released a statement designed to...

Poker, online casinos officially banned in Australia

Online poker players in Australia saw their hopes for a fully legal game dashed yesterday. The Senate passed a modified version of the Internet Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 on...

Last ditch effort by county to stop Mechoopda Tribe proposed casino near Chico

Arguments will be heard next month by a federal appeals court in a 15-year legal battle that has prevented the Mechoopda Tribe from opening a casino on ancestral territory...

Japan Gvt to lower age of adulthood to 18; gambling age will remain 20

Japan’s Civil Code is in the process of being revised to lower the age of adulthood on the island nation from 20 years of age to 18. However, according...

Comanche Nation sues fed gvt over new Chickasaw casino near Texas border

In Oklahoma, the federal government is being sued by the Comanche Nation over a rival casino currently being built in the small town of Terral in Jefferson County on...

Russia hoping to speed up development of Primorsky Krai casino zone

In Russia, the government has reportedly reacted to criticism over the lack of investment in the Primorsky Krai gambling zone by announcing that it intends to pass federal legislation...

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