Conselheiros da cidade de Belfast pedem ação sobre o jogo problemático

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09/01/2019
  • Spain’s state-run lottery under fire after teen claims €200k prize

    Spain’s state-owned lottery is under fire after a 15-year-old was revealed as the winner of a €200k jackpot. This weekend, Spanish media revealed that Cosmin Rotariu, a 15-year-old Barcelona student, held a winning €200k ticket in the latest El Niño lottery draw. The lucky kid helpfully informed reporters that he purchased the...
  • Theresa May reveals plans to open gambling addiction clinics in NHS shake-up

    EXCLUSIVE: As part of £20.5bn ‘health boost’, problem gamblers will gain access to more mental health support Prime Minister Theresa May will target gambling addicts as part of her £20.5billion NHS shake-up. They will be among the extra 380,000 adults and 350,000 young people given access to mental health...
  • Ladbrokes wooed problem gambler – then paid victims £1m

    One of Britain’s biggest bookmakers agreed to pay £1m to the victims of a problem gambler who had stolen the money he was using to bet, in return for a pledge not to inform the industry regulator. Ladbrokes showered the gambling addict with thousands of pounds-worth of gifts over two...
  • Taxa obrigatória para os operadores de jogo do Reino Unido ainda é possível

    A Ministra do Desporto do Reino Unido disse que uma taxa obrigatória para financiar serviços de jogo problemático ainda não foi descartada se o sistema de doações voluntárias falhar. O imposto obrigatório para os operadores de jogo do Reino Unido ainda é uma possibilidade, disse recentemente a nova Ministra...
  • Medidas de responsabilidade social na União Europeia – Autoexclusão

    Na União Europeia, 23 jurisdições obrigam os operadores a oferecer serviços de autoexclusão para jogadores online. Em 5 jurisdições, isto não é uma exigência legal (Bulgária, Irlanda, Luxemburgo, Holanda, Eslovénia). Destas 5 jurisdições, o jogo online continua proibido na Holanda. No Luxemburgo, os jogadores precisam de solicitar o encerramento...
  • Continuam as investigações e penalizações contra empresas operadoras de jogo e apostas online.

    Mais 3 operadoras de jogo online que foram obrigadas a pagar 14 milhões de libras em multas pela Comissão de Jogos do Reino Unido. O Regulador do Reino Unido multou mais três empresas de apostas online de renome, em 14 milhões de libras, depois de descobrir, numa investigação, que...
  • NBA faz parceria para distribuir informações de apostas

    A NBA tornou-se na primeira liga desportiva Americana a assinar um contrato para distribuir informação relativa a apostas. Para tal, fez parcerias com a Genius Sports e a Sportradar. Esta iniciativa permitirá que as duas fornecedoras de informação ajam como intermediárias. Ou seja, vão usar a informação oficial da...
  • BETFAIR AUSTRALIA MISSES PROBLEM GAMBLING RED FLAGS & MUST REFUND $150,000

    Northern Territory Racing Commission orders Betfair Australia ordered to refund A$150,000 to problem gambler. Betfair Australia (owned by Crown Resorts), has been ordered to refund A$150,000 and pay a fine of A$13,000 for allowing a problem gambler to reverse a withdrawal request. An investigation by the Northern Territory Racing Commission...
  • UK sports minister resigns in protest at gambling reform ‘delay’

    LONDON (Reuters) – British sports minister Tracey Crouch resigned from government on Thursday, accusing it of delaying a proposed reform of gambling regulations. The government is to cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) from 100 pounds ($130) to just two pounds, but announced this week the...
  • UK government announces plan to increase taxes

    UK.- The UK gambling industry has been waiting for new regulations for quite some time, especially for fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs). Chancellor Philip Hammond was pressured for months to announce a decision on when the reduction would take place, and he has now revealed that besides pushing the...
  • Gibraltar pushes to stop operators’ exodus

    Gibraltar.- The British population voted in favour of Brexit and triggered a massive exodus of iGaming companies from Gibraltar to Malta. However, the local government has decided to take action and is trying to assure companies they can operate just like they did until now, as the UK has...
  • How States Are Spending Their Sports Betting Tax Revenue

    As states across the country are discussing legal sports betting, there has been much ado about sportsbooks operating on thin margins, which is news to a lot of lawmakers. By most accounts, a sportsbook earns between $1-$2 in net revenue from every $100 bet after all the money is divvied...
  • Record numbers of gambling addicts were hospitalised last year, new NHS figures reveal

    Record numbers of  gambling addicts were hospitalised in the NHS last year, figures reveal, amid calls for the £2 cap on stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals to be brought forward. Data released for the first time reveals more than 100 people were admitted because their “pathological” gambling  addiction was so severe they...
  • Gambling adverts are ‘out of control’ and should be banned before the 9pm watershed, says Ladbrokes boss

    Kenny Alexander, chief executive GVC Holdings – the owners of Ladbrokes Coral – is set to call for a ban on gambling adverts before the 9pm watershed at a parliamentary launch this week. Ladbrokes boss calls for gambling advertisement ban before 9pm watershed Kenny Alexander said amount of ads...
  • Rank Group fined £0.5m for failing to stop gambling addict

    Online gambling operator Rank Group has been slapped with a £0.5m fine for failing to follow Gambling Commission rules on dealing with problem gamblers. An investigation by the commission found that the London-listed outfit had failed to interact with a gambler who was displaying problematic behaviour, contacted him during a self-exclusion...
  • NFLPA has issue with not being involved with gambling framework

    The NFL’s logic is fairly simple — even if it’s incorrect. The NFL doesn’t want players involved with anything that even has a whiff of gambling. After all, if players were involved with gambling it could affect the integrity of the game. Well, the NFLPA has heard the NFL’s...
  • Report: Ireland to double gambling tax to 2% of turnover

    The Republic of Ireland is reportedly making good on its threats to double gambling taxes as the government attempts to balance its financial books. On Tuesday, the Irish Examiner reported that Ireland’s government would hike gambling taxes from their current rate of 1% of betting turnover to 2% when Finance Minister Paschal...
  • Spurs’ new online betting partner allows gamblers to bet on illegal cock fights

    Gamblers were able to bet on the cruel sport while watching a live stream from the Philippines by Russia based company 1XBet  — the company also allows betting on children’s football SPURS’ new online gambling partner is being probed over claims it illegally allowed UK punters to bet on...
  • Action Plan 2018-2020 sees Spain reclassify gambling-harm as a drug addiction

    Seeking to revamp Spain’s support structures for tackling addiction, Spain’s ‘Drug Support Council’ will introduce gambling harm to its upcoming ‘Action Plan on Addictions 2018-2020’ mandate. The Action Plan incorporates the recommendations of a number of Spanish national health stakeholders, regulatory policy advisors and industry standards associations. Amongst the stakeholders taking part...
  • Sands employees get advanced problem gambling training

    Nearly 100 Sands China team members attended the company’s annual advanced responsible gaming training programme, which is the only one in Macau offered in coordination with the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. It is the sixth consecutive year that Sands China Ltd. has offered the advanced training, which supplements...
  • Malaysian police arrests over 22,000 person for illegal gambling

    Malaysian police has arrested more than 22,000 in nationwide raids in connection with illegal gambling activities nationwide during 2018 so far. Inspector General of Police Tan Sri Mohamad Fuzi Harun said the police had conducted 12,449 raids on illegal gambling rings and unlicensed lottery joints. “Malaysia, “Though those numbers...
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