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The Italian betting exchange regulations have been just published on the Official Gazette and will soon come into force. But the question is what will be the effect of betting exchange games in the Italian market?Betting exchange regulations provide a platform certification and approval process along the lines of what already prescribed for casino and card games. Also, the maximum winning will be € 10,000 and operators will be able to offer both events and types of odds included in...

The Italian Advertising Self-Regulatory Court deemed the TV ad of a major remote gaming licensed casino operator in breach of the recently introduced provisions of the Advertising Self-Regulatory Code on gambling advertising.The TV ad concerned the recently launched online slots showing a player gambling during the night with his PC and all of sudden gaining a major winning followed by a rain of golden coins.  The Monitoring Committee first and the Court of the Institute of Advertising Self-Regulation then held that the...

AAMS has published the new protocol of communication that will regulate the offering of bingo games under the new regulations which will shortly come into force, but more interestingly AAMS published some FAQs on the future of Italian bingo regulations. As expected, the general impression is that AAMS is still willing to keep bingo as a very soft game and indeed, apparently it will not be possible for offer pre-seeded jackpots. Also, still to be decided is whether it will be...

AAMS has just published the draft version of the new protocol of communication PSQF introducing the possibility to offer sportsbetting markets not included in the AAMS' official schedule, the so called palinsesto.We previously reported that the draft decree allowing operators to offer in addition to the type of bets and events included in the AAMS' official schedule their own customised sportsbetting bets had been submitted to the European Commission. The draft decree has been approved by the European Commission and...