Industry News of the Day for December 19, 2018

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  •, 12.18.18 – Skubick: Lame duck lawmakers race to the finish line
    • Lawmakers are also debating a major expansion of gambling, including fantasy sports betting and horse racing wagering on your phone and for a new race track at the old site in Schwartz Creek next spring.

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  • Newswire Today, 12.18.18 – Paysafe Extends its Collaboration with Google in Five New Countries
    • Google has added paysafecard, a leading prepaid solution and part of the Paysafe Group (Paysafe), as a new payment method in the Google Play Store in five additional European countries: Germany, the UK, France, Spain and Greece. The expansion of the Google/paysafecard partnership follows the successful launch of paysafecard as a Google Play Store payment method in Poland, Czech Republic, Slovakia, Slovenia and Cyprus since June, meaning it is now available in 10 European countries.

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  • MBN, 12.18.18 – How the Internet changes the gambling sector and our betting habits
    • Online gambling, i.e., gambling on the Internet, has changed how most people bet. The Internet has also transformed the gambling sector dramatically. Online gambling includes sports betting, lotteries, casinos, poker rooms, and dozens of other games of chance.
  • iGaming Business, 12.19.18 – Ease of access key for effective RG tools, GambleAware says
    • Online gaming customers are more likely to make use of responsible gambling tools if such measures are easy to access, rather than if they are told that their behaviour is a relative cause for concern, a new study has suggested.