The gambling regulator pointed out that loot boxes incorporate elements of games of chance into games that are generally based on skill, which makes their nature highly controversial.The gambling regulator called on providers of video games with loot boxes to make sure that their offering complies with Dutch regulations.

The Driving Arkansas Forward group filed a petition earlier this week asking the Supreme Court to intervene after having the ballot information for the casino constitutional amendment rejected for the fourth time by the AG.The Arkansas Casino Gaming and Highway Funding Amendment of 2018, the casino legalization effort promoted by the group, would allow for the addition of casino gaming at the existing Southland Park Gaming and Racing in West Memphis and Oaklawn Park in Hot Springs and the construction of two new casinos in Pope and Jefferson Counties.

It was a first-ever WSOP Circuit cash and a first WSOP Circuit title for recreational player Jeremiah Pierce from High Point, North Carolina last night at Harrah’s Cherokee.And by winning the Monster Stack, Pierce collected his largest ever live cash.

Under it, all gambling services, including sports betting, casino gaming, and raffles, are taxed at a flat rate of 35%.In addition to that tax, licensed gambling operators are also required to pay a 30% corporate tax and to contribute 25% of all sales proceeds to good causes.

As Casino News Daily reported, the casino owner was given until May 14th to submit a final proposal for the redevelopment of Canberra Casino.Then, in 2017 an agreement was reached between the Australian Greens and the Labor Party, under which legislation could allow up to 200 pokies in the redeveloped Canberra Casino.

Opponents of the planned closure of the Philippine island of Boracay staged a vehicle caravan on Thursday to protest the move, local news outlet Inquirer reports.Here it is important to note that Barangay Caticlan is the jump off point to the island of Boracay.

The two gaming firms obtained in March a provisional license from the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation, PAGCOR, to operate casino gaming as part of the multi-million complex.In a statement from earlier today, the gaming company stressed that they have not abandoned their plan, contrary to claims.

The 2017/2018 season of the popular World Series of Poker (WSOP) Circuit continues with a stop at Harrah’s Cherokee Hotel and Casino in Cherokee, North Carolina.This is the third time in the 2017/2018 season Cherokee hosts events from WSOP Circuit and a total of 12 official WSOP Circuit Event rings will be rewarded until April 23.

Gaming and hospitality company Hard Rock International will today seek site approval for its $500-plus-million casino resort on the Atlantic City Boardwalk from the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority.The state agency is set to hold a public meeting later today and the Hard Rock project is on its agenda.

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group has scrapped plans to build a $500-million gaming resort on Boracay and will seek an alternative site for a project of similar scale, an official from the Philippine Department of Tourism told media today.It became known earlier this year that Galaxy has partnered Philippine gaming group Leisure and Resorts World Corporation to seek approval for an integrated resort with a casino floor in the popular tourism destination.

There is still no agreement or recommendations for a special legislative session in Florida, incoming Senate President Bill Galvano told local media on Friday.A special session could be the Florida Legislature’s last chance to introduce changes to gambling laws without having to ask residents for their opinion on the matter.

The Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government has provided the Canberra Casino with a month to respond to its proposal to add more poker machines to its offering.The owner of Aquis Entertainment Group – the Hong Kong businessman Tony Fung – has until May 14th 2018 to submit a final proposal for a Canberra Casino redevelopment, which has been estimated to approximately A$330 million.

Nevada-based gaming company Eldorado Resorts announced today a duo of acquisition deals that would expand its footprint across several new markets and would enlarge its portfolio of hotel and casino properties.In a separate press release, the Reno, Nevada-based gaming and hospitality company announced that it would buy Tropicana Entertainment Inc.

The two resorts will not feature casinos as gambling is banned across the United Arab Emirates.As mentioned above, Caesars Palace Bluewaters Dubai and Caesars Bluewaters Dubai are expected to launch later this year.

The planned expansion will include the development of horse racing and of an instant and sports lottery.According to experts, the move could eventually lead to China opening the door to casino-style gambling in the island.

Operators that provide false information in their application for a casino license in Japan will face fines of up to JPY500 million (approximately $4.Sources said Friday that any fraudulent means used by casino operators to obtain a license would be penalized with heavy fines and prison time under the latest set of regulations discussed by the Japanese government.

Today, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) revealed that it is to review the UK operating license of the Australian gaming, wagering and Keno operator Tabcorp Holdings.The UK Gambling Commission imposed a penalty package on Tabcorp UK including a monetary fine amounting to more than £84,000.

The legal action follows a US Court of Appeals March ruling that found that the casino games offered by Big Fish Games have violated the Washington state’s online gambling legislation.The operators have been alleged in using virtual chips to provide their customers with access to their “free-to-play” casino games.

Reportedly, underaged players have managed to enter gambling premises in Oviedo, including five bars offering slot machines, by using fake ID cards.Currently, under the existing gambling legislation in the country, Spanish casino venues, betting outlets and bingo halls are required to check the national identity documents of players who want to gamble.

It took a while before Dutch lawmakers crafted a gambling legislation that contained online gambling legalization provisions.However, it seems that there was little progress during the first quarter of the year toward the eventual legalization of online gambling in the country.