Gambling News

Premier League Bet Volume Increases on Opening Weekend

Volume of Premier League bets increases on Matchday 1

- August 23, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The opening weekend of the 2016/2017 Premier League campaign has attracted a great deal of attention among both the regular football fans and sports bettors, with the latter jumping at the opportunity to bet on Premiership matches after a three-month break. Payment processing company Worldpay has revealed that there was a 20 percent increase in […] Continue Reading

Tony Fung Drops $8 Billion Plan to Build a Casino Resort in Cairns

Aquis Casino Resort Cairns

- August 22, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Hong Kong Billionaire Tony Fung has abandoned his six-year plan of building the Aquis casino resort in the vicinity of Cairns, a famous holiday destination located in Australia’s Great Barrier Reef. The resort was to include a casino, eight hotels, and its own dedicated island, with a final price-tag of $8.15 billion. Fung’s Australian company, Aquis […] Continue Reading

Victoria Gate Casino to Open in Leeds City Centre

Leeds set to welcome Victoria Gate Casino

- August 18, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The first super casino to open in the north of England will be called Victoria Gate Casino and it will be located in the downtown of Leeds, West Yorkshire, it has been revealed. Said casino will be the third largest in the United Kingdom and it is expected to create over 200 full-time jobs, some […] Continue Reading

Wynn Macau Resort due to Open

The exclusive opening comes after almost two years of decline of the casino industry.

- August 17, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Macau is the leading casino destination in Asia, and according to many the largest one in the world. This former Portuguese colony generates casino revenues five times higher than those of Las Vegas. However, things have been pretty grim for the Macau casino industry lately. Earlier this year, we reported that casino revenues have been […] Continue Reading

Russia Changes Stance on Bitcoin Use

- August 16, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Russian authorities haven’t exactly given the gaming operators and casino gamers in the country a lot to cheer about in recent years, with their plan to ban Bitcoin payments for its residents not going down well with the public. However, it appears that the Ministry of Finance is no longer keen on punishing anyone who […] Continue Reading

The Last Tower from the Famed Vegas Casino and Hotel was Imploded

- August 15, 2016 By Samantha A. -

The very last tower that was part of the Riviera Casino and Hotel was ultimately reduced to a pile of rubble during the overnight implosion that took place on the Las Vegas Strip. This implosion that took down the tower of Monte Carlo brought the end to the first high rise on the strip as […] Continue Reading

Trump Taj Mahal Closing; The State Is Rescuing Atlantic City with a Loan

Other casinos in AC received higher revenues.

- August 15, 2016 By Oliver Young -

The Trump Taj Mahal has been in the news quite a few times in the past few years. The casino which had kept the name of the current Republican Presidential candidate Trump on its façade, finally closed. The closure of Trump Taj Mahal, wasn’t a big surprise as the employees went on strike on multiple […] Continue Reading

Euro 2016 Star Accepts Betting Charge

Northern Ireland striker Kyle Lafferty accepts betting charge

- August 11, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Norwich City striker Kyle Lafferty has been handed a £23,000 fine by the English Football Association having accepted a betting charge. The highly rated footballer was found guilty of breaching FA rule E8 as he placed a bet on a football match taking place on 20 February 2016. Lafferty did not wager on a football […] Continue Reading

William Hill’s Board of Directors Reject Takeover Proposal

William Hill's profits for the first half decreased.

- August 10, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Last month we reported that Rank Group and 888 Holdings were planning a joint bid for William Hill. We also stated that William Hill are probably not going to accept the bid, if there is was. Now, it has been announced that there was a submission of a formal bid, and as it was suspected, […] Continue Reading

Ritz Club, Golden Nugget to Launch Live Casinos

Ritz Club and Golden Nugget to offer online live casinos

- August 9, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

The Ritz Club in London and Golden Nugget Casino in New Jersey have announced their plans to expand their offering to feature live dealer tables in their respective online casinos. Evolution Gaming, one of the leading providers of live dealer games for the online casino industry, have penned a deal with the prestigious Ritz Club […] Continue Reading

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