App store Google Play will allow real-money gambling apps. Requests for gambling application sales on the Google Play store will be accepted as of August 2017:

To obtain a permission, developers should provide application documents, including licenses for operations in regions where they want to promote their own products.

Spain is expected to open a third licensing window in Q4 2017, which could be the country’s “last licensing window – at least for a very long time,” with unlimited general and single-vertical licenses available. At present, operators looking to enter the market must do so through the formation of joint-ventures or via mergers and acquisition.

Malta-licensed operator Interwetten has announced plans to launch in Sweden in September.

PokerStars Casino, an Amaya Inc. brand, has become the market leader among online casinos in Italy after just two years in the market.

The second edition of the Gambling Law Review was just published.

Unibet has partnered with the Counter-Strike: Global Offensive’s PGL Major Krakow to live stream over 80 hours of footage and offer betting markets for the event.

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer, which runs four casinos in Monaco, including the iconic Casino de Monte-Carlo, will join the European Casino Association (ECA).

Former online gambling billionaire Calvin Ayre pleaded guilty on Friday to a misdemeanor charge, resolving a five-year criminal case in which US federal prosecutors pursued felony charges against Ayre and the company he founded, Bodog Entertainment Group.

France-based online gambling group Winamax has announced the signing of a two-year betting and sponsorship partnership with Ligue 1 football team Angers Sporting Club de l’Ouest (Angers SCO).

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