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£44 Million Staked on US 2016 Election at Betfair

US Election second biggest political market at Betfair Exchange

- September 27, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The US 2016 Presidential Election is attracting a great deal of attention in all four corners of the globe and it would appear that not even gamblers can resist getting in on the action. Said event is slowly becoming one of Betfair’s biggest ever political markets and the famous sport betting operator has now revealed […] Continue Reading

Senator Cotton with an Attempt to Ban Online Gambling

Cotton is pro-war and anti-gambling Republican Senator.

- September 26, 2016 By Oliver Young -

While all eyes in the US are turned towards the Presidential Election that is scheduled for November, one senator is making an attempt to ban online gambling in the country. Namely, Senator Tom Cotton, who is one of the signees of Sheldon Adelson’s initiative to restore the Wire Act, has submitted a new bill S.3376 […] Continue Reading

German Casino Goers Prefer Roulette to Slot Games

Roulette, Slots most popular among German gamblers

- September 22, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The residents of Germany appear to be enjoying an occasional visit to one of numerous casino establishments spread across the country, a new survey has showed. German casino association Deutscher Spielbankenverband (DSbV) has tasked YouGov with conducing a survey to access the trends in the local casino industry and the report has revealed some interesting […] Continue Reading

Another Great Year for bet365

bet365 is still as successful as ever.

- September 21, 2016 By Oliver Young -

It has been predicted and published on multiple occasions that Brexit will have a negative effect on UK gambling operators. 2015 and 2016 have been quite difficult for many companies. However, that is certainly not the case with bet365 as the previous months have been nothing but successful for the Stoke-on-Trent based company. All financial […] Continue Reading

Andalusia to Legalise Sports Betting in Land-based Venues

Andalusia to allow sports betting

- September 20, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The Regional Government of Andalusia has finally decided to allow sports betting in brick and mortar gambling venues, becoming the last of 17 autonomous communities in Spain to do so. Local authorities made the announcement at the fifth annual Andalusia Gaming Conference, held at the Palacio de Congresos y Exposiciones de la Costa del Sol. […] Continue Reading

Greece to Introduce a New Casino Licencing Scheme

The Gaming Commission blacklisting casino websites in an attempt to stop unlicensed operators

- September 19, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Greece has been struggling to find additional income sources that will fill the country’s empty budget and help it recover from the terrible government-debt crisis which started in 2009. A budget gap is best filled by additional tax incomes and numerous taxes have been raised or introduced in the country in the past several years. […] Continue Reading

Person Falls to Their Death at the Fox Tower Garage

- September 19, 2016 By Samantha A. -

A person that had a remaining arrest warrant is now dead following an incident that involved an officer shooting located at the Foxwoods Casino on Tuesday, stated Kelly Grant a State Police Officer. The assailant in question was one of the many patrons of the Foxwoods casino, but he held an arrest warrant that was […] Continue Reading

Singapore Residents Could Soon be Placing Online Bets

- September 15, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Singapore residents may finally be allowed to place their bets via online channels as two operators have applied to be exempt from the Remote Gambling Act. Singapore Pools were hoping to launch their online website ahead of the Euro 2016 finals, but they eventually failed to meet the deadline. Nevertheless, the state-owned lottery operator hope […] Continue Reading

New Attempt to Legalise Gambling in Japan

Will the Prime Minister's support be sufficient?

- September 14, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Japan is one of the very few countries in the developed world where gambling is completely illegal. There have been several attempts to legalise casinos in this Pacific Island nation, but all of them have been unsuccessful. In the past few years alone there have been several attempts and the proposal is backed by Prime […] Continue Reading

Iowa Legislators to Vote on New Fantasy Sports Bill

Iowa Senator readying new DFS betting bill

- September 13, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Iowa legislators could soon be voting on the new fantasy sports betting bill as Senator Jeff Danielson has made it clear he will not give up on his attempts to legalise DFS gambling in the state. The Senator’s first such bill was not passed in the previous legislative season, but rather than being downhearted by […] Continue Reading

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