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University of Bristol Research Recommends eSports Gambling Ad Ban

Research from the University of Bristol has argued that gambling operators should be banned from advertising in eSports.  The findings found that ads of this kind are more appealing to youngsters than they are to older audiences by a considerable distance.  What Did the Research Reveal?  To complete the research, 210 children between 11 and …

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Vivaro Wins Sweden Licensing Case

BetConstruct-owned sportsbook and online casino Vivaro has won its appeal against its revoked Swedish gaming licence.  The country’s gambling regulator Spelinspektionen had chosen to remove the operator’s permit, but the decision was reversed in court.  Why was Vivaro’s licence suspended?  In June 2020, Vivaro received permits to offer sports betting and casino services in Scandinavia’s …

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New Data Reveals that Complaints to UK Operators Dropped in 2020

Data published by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) revealed that consumer complaints to gambling operators dropped by 14.4% in 2020. The year was marked primarily by the difficulties surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic, which saw concerns about protecting users online as the country repeatedly went into lockdown. How many complaints did operators receive in 2020?  Over …

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