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Swedish online casinos hit with marketing injunctions

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The Swedish consumer protection agency has reportedly issued injunctions against a pair of online casinos after determining that they had violated the nation’s gaming regulations by marketing their services to self-excluded players. According to a Wednesday report from iGamingBusiness.com, the move from the Konsumentverket ombudsman against KarlCasino.com and MrGreen.com came after the duo were ...

Betfred.com operator hit with Gambling Commission fine

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The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has ordered the operator behind the online casino and sportsbetting domain at Betfred.com to pay a fine of just over £337,000 ($417634) for failing to carry out adequate anti-money laundering checks. The British regulator used an official press release to detail that it began an investigation into Petfre ...

Wynn Resorts Limited hit with sexual harassment class-action lawsuit

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American casino operator, Wynn Resorts Limited, has reportedly been hit with a class-action lawsuit alleging that a hostile work environment still persists for women who had accused its former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Wynn (pictured), of sexual harassment. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the action was ...

District of Columbia’s mobile sportsbetting plans hit by temporary injunction

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The government for the District of Columbia (DC) has reportedly been issued with a temporary injunction that prevents it from implementing a contract that was due to see prominent gaming solutions innovator, Intralot SA, assist in the running of its coming mobile sportsbetting service. According to a Thursday report from The Washington Post newspaper, ...

Global Gaming Q2 revenue hit hard following recent loss of Swedish licence

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Following the June revocation of its subsidiary’s operating license, Global Gaming 555 (GLOBAL:FN Stockholm), has reported that its Q2 revenue plummeted 42 percent year-on-year to SEK 132.2m ($13.8m), during what was described by chief executive Tobias Fagerlund as “the most turbulent and difficult” period in the Malmö-headquartered operator’s history. The Scandinavian nation’s gambling regulator ...