KSA Probes Affiliates over Targeting Vulnerable People

Kansspelautoriteit (KSA), the gambling regulator in the Netherlands, announced a new probe into affiliate websites it believes targeted problem gamblers. Affiliates Face Investigation by the KSA On Thursday, the regulator revealed that it launched a new investigation into websites that promoted illegal gambling. Upon searching for illegal gambling offers, theContinue Reading

GamCare and YGAM’s Education Program Expected to Reach 2M Young People

Educational programs offered by the independent charity that supports people affected by gambling harm, GamCare, together with YGAM, the Young Gamers and Gamblers Education Trust, are already showing positive changes, a new report reveals. YGAM and GamCare Train 24,000 Professionals GamCare joined forces with YGAM to provide invaluable training forContinue Reading

45K People Sign Petition Against Gaming Ads in Soccer

More than 45,000 soccer fans have expressed their discontent regarding gambling ads being shown during soccer competitions by signing a series of petitions initiated by Football Supporters Against Gambling Ads. The group reunites soccer fans that were either directly or indirectly harmed by gambling, including families who have lost theirContinue Reading

Hard Rock Ottawa fined 4K for allegedly advertising to self-excluded people, AML policies failures

Ontario’s regulator has served Hard Rock Casino Ottawa a CAD 227,250 ($174,337) fine. The penalty follows an audit by the Registrar of the Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario (AGCO), which uncovered that the Rideau Carleton Casino has allegedly committed 36 violations of the Canadian province’s gaming standards.  Hard Rock CasinoContinue Reading