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A Swedish commission set up in 2015 to look into the state of online gambling licensing in the country delivered a monstrous 1300-page report late last week.
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The latest regulatory news from Australia, Sweden, Poland, Colombia and more.


888 says it has exited Australia, but players report they still have access. The Czech Republic still hasn't issued any licenses, and it is not enforcing its new laws.
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Confusion in Australia and the Czech Republic, full year figures from the US and Italy, and the latest on European shared liquidity.


After some sixteen months out of the market, PokerStars received a license to operate online poker and casino games in Portugal.
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Portugal, France, Sweden, the UK, the US and more.


Talking cross-border liquidity is fashionable among European regulators again, with a flurry of positive words over the last week.
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Shared liquidity, online gaming in the courts, recommendations for proposed legislation and more.


The final official step to make cross-border shared cash game liquidity possible in France has been taken.
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France, Holland, Portugal, Italy, Singapore, UK and more.


The first challenge of Quebec's rather audacious and likely unconstitutional Bill 74, which forces ISPs to block access to unlicensed online gambling providers, has surfaced.
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Canada, Netherlands, New Jersey, Russia and more.


Reports released this week show the online gaming market in Italy grew 13% in 2015. A bill amendment was presented in the French Senate that would introduce an ombudsman to mediate disputes between online gambling operators and their players.
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Italy, France, Belgium, Germany, Greece, Russia, the UK and more.


Local media in Poland has been speculating what might be included in upcoming Polish gambling laws. Further details have emerged in the ongoing saga of Portugal trying to regulate online gaming.
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Poland, Portugal, Sweden, Czech Republic, Canada, New Zealand, the UK and more in this week’s wrap-up of igaming regulatory news.


The Belgian government has confirmed that it will try to introduce a new tax on gambling in the next budget.
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Belgium, Italy, Poland, India and more.


Hess proposals rejected in Germany. A second Indian state passes online gaming regulation.
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UK, Germany, India, Belgium, Spain, Portugal and more.


Italian tax revenues from gaming amounted to €12.2 billion according to the government’s report on tax collection in 2015.
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Russia, Belgium, Lithuania, Poland, Italy and more.


Colombia consults on online gambling regulation. Lithuanian regulator will use new powers to clamp down on unlicensed remote gambling.
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Colombia, Lithuania, Italy, the Netherlands, Israel and more in this week’s wrap-up of igaming regulation.


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