International concern over blurred lines between gambling and gaming

Fifteen gambling regulators from across Europe, as well as Washington State Gambling Commission, have signed an agreement to work together to address the risks created by the blurring of lines between gaming and gambling. Regulators identify in some emerging gaming products and services similar characteristics that led to…
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Lyoness must stop illegal pyramid activity in Norway

On 31 May 2018, the Norwegian Gaming Authority made the decision in which Lyoness was notified that it must immediately cease all operations of, participation in and extent of its activity in Norway, as it is in violation of Section 16 second paragraph, cf. first paragraph, of the Lottery Act.
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Hearing – changes to the Rules on Payment Blocking for Gambling

Proposals for changes to the regulations on Payment Blocking for Gambling without Norwegian permission were released April 20, 2018. Proposal The main suggestions for changes are: Make it clear that this is a general prohibition, and that companies providing payment services in Norway should discontinue all payment transactions linked to…
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