Cherry CEO Anders Holmgren discusses the future state of the regulated Swedish online market.

Moreover, the demise of Sweden as a largely unregulated “grey market” could leave the industry with few alternatives in Europe for grey market activity:

With Eastern Europe rapidly descending into tightly regulated local markets and the Netherlands moving towards regulation, those markets that remain look increasingly hostile to the industry.

And from 2020, what is really left of the “dot.com” market? In many ways it’s a bun fight over Germany and a lot of legal contortions to remain active in most of the other territories. In some ways the death of the Swedish unregulated market can be seen as proxy for the death of Europe’s grey markets generally. And it’s not clear yet if this is a good thing or not.

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UK Gambling Commission CEO Sarah Harrison summarizes (video) her views on the state of gambling in the UK. The full text of Harrison’s speech at the World Regulatory Briefing and International Casino Conference on “the good, the bad, and the ugly” of UK gambling is available here.

UK operator Betway will bring its affiliate program in-house to ensure compliance.

Malta’s Financial Intelligence Analysis Unit and the Malta Gaming Authority have issued a second revised Consultation Document on the application of anti-money laundering and combatting the funding of terrorism (“AML/CFT”) requirements to remote operators.

Hard Rock International has entered into a strategic partnership with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) to build a new online casino.

The unexpected win of the Philadelphia Eagles over the New England Patriots in Super Bowl 52 is likely to leave Las Vegas bookies in the red.

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