Gambling News 07th May, 2016

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RUSSIA TO TIGHTEN ANTI-ONLINE GAMBLING MEASURES

07th May, 2016 at 09:23:25
Consultative phase starts on new blocking initiative.

Whilst the Russian government is reportedly taking a softer line on sports betting, it apparently remains strongly opposed to online casino activity, this week adding a slew of top European internet gambling industry names to its growing blacklist of banned and blocked sites.

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DRACONIAN PUNITIVE MEASURES THREATENED BY MALAYSIAN POLICE

07th May, 2016 at 09:23:25
Spokesman says detention without trial of up to two years is possible under the law.

The Malaysian police non-stop initiative to eradicate illegal online gambling across the nation took a rather alarming turn this week when a police spokesman told a local newspaper that the police may deploy provisions of the Prevention of Crime Act that allow the authorities to detain suspects with previous criminal records for up to 2 years without trial.

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ONLINE CASINO FREE SPINS OFFERS UNDER THREAT IN THE U.K?

07th May, 2016 at 09:23:25
British Chancellor's speech is causing a rethink on incentives and rewards.

The British government's intention to tighten tax laws calculated on free plays is reportedly giving online gambling operators already feeling the pain of the p.o.c. tax food for thought on the ubiquitous use of the Free Spin as a marketing, incentive and loyalty tool.

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