Underdog Hit with Fine Exceeding $390,000 for Offering Prop-Style DFS Events in Maine

In a statement to the Legal Sports Report (LSR), Milton Champion, Executive Director of the Maine Gambling Control Unit, announced that Underdog Fantasy has been fined with $391,850 for giving its Maine-based users the opportunity to partake in pick ‘em-style Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) events. The company was ordered to stop offering such contests until […]

Coljuegos to Become the New Regulatory Body in Charge of Colombia’s Gambling Advertising

Coljuegos, Colombia’s regulator of land-based and online gambling, has released the most recent resolution depicting its approach to newly proposed gambling advertising regulations. If approved by Congress, they would enter into force as of January 1, next year, establishing Coljuegos as the country’s central gambling advertising authority. All advertising, marketing, and sponsorship campaigns of licensed […]

DGGI Directed to Not Issue Final Order of Delta Corp Limited’s GST Case

September saw casino operator Delta Corp Limited receiving several Goods and Services Tax (GST) shortfall notices, with the company and its affected subsidiaries later filing writ petitions that challenged the said notices. During a hearing this Monday, the Bombay High Court made the decision to instruct the Directorate General of GST Intelligence (DGGI) to not […]

Governor DeSantis Seeks Extension to File Response to the West Flagler Petition

Governor DeSantis currently has until November 1 to respond to the petition filed by West Flagler Associates, which seeks to review the potential reinstatement of Florida’s 2021 sports betting compact. However, a request was made for the deadline to be extended to December 1, which would give DeSantis an additional 30 days to file his […]

Spielerhilfe Censures Austrian Lotteries Over Age Verification Breaches

Austrian Lotteries (Österreichische Lotterien) has recently faced censure for failure to abide by the Salzburg Youth Act by Spielerhilfe, an independently owned player protection association in Austria. The latter laid the blame on Lotterien for exposing underage players to purchasing instant win gambling products. Founded in 2019, Spielerhilfe seeks to promote player protection, advice, and […]

Peru Sanctions Legislation Paving the Way for Regulated Gambling Industry

The Ministry of Foreign Trade and Tourism of Peru (Mincetur) has sanctioned a series of online gaming and betting pieces of legislation aiming to regulate the gambling industry in the country. The Peruvian government has recently published Supreme Decree No. 005-2023-Mincetur, which endorses the Regulation of Law No. 31557 modified by Law No. 31806, controlling […]

LSLGA Faces Backlash for Blacklisting Gambling Operators

In early October, the Lagos State Lotteries and Gaming Authority (LSLGA) made a public statement, condemning 43 unlicensed gaming companies for operating within the Lagos state illegitimately and urging Lagos-based gamblers to not place bets at the online operators in question. The entity now faces criticism from industry players. Lanre Gbajabiamila, Director General of Nigeria’s […]