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Romania Releases Remote Gambling Blacklist

- July 6, 2015 By Oliver Young -

Romania’s gambling regulator National Office for Gaming (ONJN) has released the country’s first remote gambling blacklist that includes almost fifty websites that offer online gambling services to players from Romania. The country’s National Office for Gaming has blacklisted 48 domains in total that have been awarded a 90-day period to pay taxes of 20% on […] Continue Reading

Betfred Posts Almost £2b in Online Betting Revenue Over 18-Month Period

BetFred announce £1.9b revenue for 18-month period

- July 2, 2015 By Nemanja L. -

United Kingdom gaming company Betfred have announced a staggering revenue of £1.9 billion during the period of 18 months that ended on 28th September 2014. Since its last public announcement of figures, the UK operator went on to change the date of its fiscal year, meaning the 18-month period has been compared to the previous […] Continue Reading

Bitcoin Gambling Site Loses $1 Million After Scammer Takes Advantage of Software Flaw

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- July 1, 2015 By Oliver Young -

The popular Bitcoin gambling site Primedice published a statement revealing that the site has lost $1 million in Bitcoins during the last year after a user exploited software flaw. The confession from the site was published online and it includes the whole story of how the house didn’t win the battle against their user named […] Continue Reading

Golfer Phil Mickelson Linked to Illegal Gambling Operation

Phil Mickelson's cash part of money laundering operation

- June 30, 2015 By Nemanja L. -

ESPN has learned that world-famous golfer Phil Mickelson has been involved in an illicit gambling operation performed by one Gregory Silveira, who admitted to laundering almost $3 million. The PGA Tour star will be facing no charges for his involvement in the money laundering scheme, although this is yet another matter that could put a […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Releases Latest Gambling Industry Statistics

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- June 29, 2015 By Oliver Young -

On 25th of June the UK Gambling Commission has published the latest gambling industry statistics for the period starting from 1st of April, 2010 to 30th of September, 2014. This is a historical snapshot of UK online gambling and shows how the numbers change during the years as well as provides insight how online gambling […] Continue Reading

William Hill Pulls Out of Portugal, Estonia

WillHill leaves Portugal and Estonia markets

- June 26, 2015 By Nemanja L. -

William Hill, one of world’s longest-running sports betting operators has informed their customers that they will no longer be accepting players from Portugal and Estonia due to recent regulatory changes. The operator’s affiliate partners as well as their customers have been notified via email on Wednesday that the company would no longer accept players from […] Continue Reading

Connecticut Governor Malloy Signs Casino Bill

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- June 24, 2015 By Oliver Young -

Daniel P. Malloy, the Governor of Connecticut, on Monday signed a bill that will allow construction and opening of new tribal casino within the state’s borders. However, if there is a new gambling resort, it will be the first one located on non-tribal land. As the bill demands, towns will have to come to an […] Continue Reading

Mackinaw Casino is Being Revived

- June 24, 2015 By Samantha A. -

Plans to have a new Machinaw casino go up are underway for the tribes that are involved. This is a big project that will go underway in the coming months, and one that many people are talking about. It is definitely one that we did not see coming, since they were pretty much shut down […] Continue Reading

Filipinos Find an Unconventional Venue for Placing Wagers

Funerals become new gambling venues

- June 23, 2015 By Nemanja L. -

The vast majority of people in Asia has at least once been involved in the act of gambling, but this betting craze has taken an unexpected form in the Philippines. Filipinos not only bet on poker, card games or bingo, but also place wagers while mourning for their loved ones at funerals. The game of […] Continue Reading

Macau Gambling Industry Revenue Still Falling

- June 22, 2015 By Oliver Young -

The casino gaming revenue in Macau is constantly falling and in June, 2015, it has reached its lowest level since 2010. This information was revealed by top officials from the government who highlighted the steep fall of the casino gaming industry on Macau’s territory. Lionel Leong Vai-tac, Macau’s Secretary for Economy and Finance, made a […] Continue Reading

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