30 August 2023 GPWA Times Newsletter

The Proliferation of Crypto Payments
With some one billion people using cryptocurrency around the world, Fast Offshore's Ron Mendelson breaks down both the positives and the negatives for utilizing it in the iGaming space in the latest edition of the GPWA Times Magazine.

Industry News
APCW Perspectives: Regulatory hypocrisy unmasked
J. Todd has some more well-deserved criticism of Andrew Rhodes, the U.K. Gambling Commission's Interim Chief Executive. But it's not just the UKGC acting like hypocrites, as we discuss more actions (or in-actions) from the U.K.'s Advertising Standards Authority.

1xBet nominated in six categories of EGR Operator Awards 2023
The brand reached the international EGR Operator Awards final and will compete in six categories: sports betting operator, affiliate program, crypto operator, esports operator, football betting operator, and mobile sports product.

bet365 announces launch in Kentucky
Kentucky becomes the sixth state of bet365's expansion in the U.S., which already includes Virginia, Ohio, New Jersey, Iowa and Colorado.

bet365 awarded license in Arizona
The Arizona Department of Gaming announced yesterday that it has allocated an event wagering operator license to bet365 as the designee for the Ak-Chin Indian Community.

Everygame giving bonus spins on Samba Jackpots
Until 30 September, players can claim an up to $5,000 introductory deposit bonus that includes 50 spins on this new Mardis Gras-themed game.

Danish Gambling Authority blocks 49 illegal sites
A total of 276 unauthorized platforms have now been successfully blocked over the past decade, reflecting the authority's commitment to upholding Danish gambling laws.

Gambling market in the UK to grow by $2.83 billion
According to the latest report on the gambling market in U.K., there will be a growth of $2.83 billion between 2021-2026 at a compound annual growth rate of 5.25% during the forecast period.

Ontario bans use of celebrities in online gambling ads
The Alcohol and Gaming Commission of Ontario announces changes in order to protect minors from being influenced by the "athletes and celebrities they look up to."

Esports same-game parlays are ready for takeoff
Sports betting and media company Rivalry will feature "Same Game Combos" for top League of Legends, Counter-Strike, and Dota 2 matches.

ACMA blocks additional illegal offshore gambling websites
The Australian Communications and Media Authority requested internet service providers to block access to more illegal offshore sites including Crown Pokies and Play AUD.

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Ukraine has reinstated an 18 percent tax rate applied to the gross gaming revenue of online casinos, which had previously been abolished due to martial law.

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