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Netherlands Gambling Authority issues €350,000 fine to GVC’s bwin

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ElectraWorks Limited, the company that runs the operational activities on bwin.com, has been fined €350,000 ($391,532) by the Dutch regulator, Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), for offering sports betting and online casino games via the website of the GVC Holdings PLC (LSE: GVC) sports betting brand. The regulator found that the Gibraltar-based firm had been offering sports ...

Gambling Commission bemoans lack of authority to police video games

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A pair of officials from the UK Gambling Commission have reportedly told legislators that their body currently has little authority to police the purchase by video gamers of extra in-game content and so-called ‘loot boxes.’ Extra attractions: According to a Monday report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the player packs offered by the ...