Russia's Federal Tax Service adds 16 names to online gambling payment processing blacklist, while considering new punishments for Google and VPN providers.
Russia's telecom watchdog has given nine virtual private network operators 30 days in which to block access to forbidden sites or face the consequences.
The Russian-licensed Bwin.ru online betting joint venture is reportedly discussing a possible tie-up with fellow Russian online bookmaker Parimatch.
Switzerland's lottery and betting turnover suffered declines in 2017, while the use of virtual private networks has surged since online referendum.
Russia's new law restricting the use of virtual private networks (VPN) takes effect on November 1 in latest clampdown on accessing forbidden sites.
A Chinese man has become the first to be convicted under the country's new crackdown on virtual private networks used to evade the 'great firewall.'
Beijing adds more digital bricks to China's 'great firewall' as state-run telecoms are ordered to block virtual private network access by February 1, 2018.
Russia temporarily blocks access to Google.ru domain due to one of the search engine's pages redirecting to a banned online gambling domain.
Russia's telecom watchdog puts pressure on virtual private network services to block access to blacklisted domains, including thousands of gambling sites.
China launches new 14-month campaign to "clean up" the internet, including requiring virtual private network services to register with the government.