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Partypoker has ceased all real money online gambling operations in some certain markets, effective immediately.
“Legalization Changes” Prompt Partypoker to Withdraw From Multiple Gray Markets

Indonesia, Japan, Malaysia, Serbia, South Korea and Vietnam are among countries now barred at partypoker.


Talking cross-border liquidity is fashionable among European regulators again, with a flurry of positive words over the last week.
Regulation Insight

Shared liquidity, online gaming in the courts, recommendations for proposed legislation and more.


The French Digital Bill debate will now include an amendment to regulate esports independently from gambling after an online petition gathered over 4,000 signatures.
Regulation Insight

France, Malta, Argentina, Japan and more.


Hess proposals rejected in Germany. A second Indian state passes online gaming regulation.
Regulation Insight

UK, Germany, India, Belgium, Spain, Portugal and more.


19 members states in the EEA sign igaming cooperation agreement. The UKGC releases the first market figures following the introduction of the POC taxation system.
Regulation Insight

Big news from the UK, Portugal, the Netherlands and more in this week’s summary of regulatory updates in the online gaming industry.


An anti-money laundering raid by the Italian Guardia di Finanza has led to the closure of several poker rooms on the People’s Network.
Regulation Insight

Russian regulated online poker becomes more attractive as state tax revenues suffer from international sanctions.


The impact of new gambling laws, whether recently implemented or proposed is the main theme of this week’s regulatory news.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

New gambling laws or even proposed laws are causing headaches for operators this week, although in the Himalayas, a first remote gaming license has been issued after a seven year wait.


A 17% fall in the price of shares in Playtech has prompted the company to make a regulatory news statement explaining that the prospects for new laws in Malaysia will not have a significant impact.
Investors Fear Malaysia Impact on Playtech

Shares slump 17% despite less than 5% of revenues coming from the Asian country.


Gambling laws and their regulation remain under test this week, with the collapse of EuroPoker in France causing concern over the regulators capacity to protect player funds.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation outside the US. This week: the UK, Italy, Netherlands, Sweden and France.


The Malaysian Attorney General has given a speech in which he announced that his department would be submitting proposals to introduce laws governing internet gambling.
Malaysia Plans New Laws for Internet Gambling

While they may not be as harsh as the new law in Singapore, liberalization cannot be expected.


French politicians reject shared liquidity and Svensk Spel's chief tells  the newspaper industry that the party is over for gray market operator advertising revenues.
Regulation in Review: Europe and Beyond

A weekly review of the latest developments in gaming regulation. This week: Sweden, Spain, the Netherlands, France, Australia, Malaysia and Mexico.


A Malaysian police chief has carried out hundreds of raids to try to stamp out internet gambling. His first targets are cyber cafes used as gambling dens. When he has that under control he will tackle other forms of internet gambling.
Sibu Police Chief Plans to End Online Gambling

In the Sibu District of Malaysia, the chief of police is carrying out hundreds of raids to stop internet gambling.


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