Friday, February 23, 2024

Tag: Law

Cambodia’s new gaming law potentially ‘transformational’

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Government representatives suggest that Cambodia’s new gaming legislation could be passed by 2019. Industry stakeholders have welcomed Cambodia’s draft gambling bill, suggesting the new legislation will lay the groundwork for the further development of the country’s gaming industry. While the Law on the Management of Integrated Resorts and Commercial Gambling (LMCG) still has a way to go before its passed, the...

Tentative progress made towards casino legalisation in Virginia

The first tentative steps have been taken towards the legalisation of casino gaming in Virginia, but there is still a great deal of work to be done to win over a state house that has long voiced vociferous opposition to the practice. State legislature and large swathes of the public have long been staunchly opposed to the legalisation of gaming...

EGT Interactive announces special participation at CEEGC

EGT Interactive has announced that on the upcoming Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference and Awards (CEEGC), the firm will have a special participation. Georgi Dimitrov, legal counsellor for the company will be one of the speakers of a panel discussion about the state and the novelties in Eastern European regulations related to the iGaming industry. Focused on Bulgaria, Romania...

East African law firm predicts key growth for African countries ready to invest in gaming

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Talking ahead of the inaugural ICE Africa which is set to provide regulators and operators with an ideal platform to discuss the growing market, Amne Suedi, Principal at Shikana Law Group, a law firm operating within East Africa and based in Kenya and Tanzania, explores the where, how and who of investing in the diverse gaming industry across Africa...

The legal divide: Do esports demand a new set of rules?

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In at least three key areas - skin betting, challenger betting and its inherent appeal to minors - esports presents a different set of challenges for regulators. But does it require a different set of rules? As the industry waits impatiently for clarity, legal experts and regulators remain divided on this all important crux. When Quirino Mancini, an Italian gaming...

Olympic files actions against Riga premises closures

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  Olympic Entertainment Group has announced the official filing of a court action regarding decisions to cancel gaming permits across seven of its premises in Riga.   The Eastern European gambling operator, Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) has stepped its fight to preserve seven gaming halls in the Latvian capital of Riga which are currently operated by its national subsidiary, Olympic Casino Latvia...

Novomatic’s claim against EGT dismissed by Berlin court

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A claim by Novomatic against Euro Games Technology, initiated in October 2016, has been dismissed at the District Court of Berlin following a hearing.   Novomatic AG commenced court proceedings against Euro Games Technology Ltd. based in Sofia and its German sales partner D-Systems GmbH at the District Court of Berlin last year. Novomatic took the view that some games of Euro Games Technology...