Gambling News

Leading UK Casino Operators Want Changes to the Gambling Act

- May 25, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Well known UK based casino operators seemed to be unified at the Future of Casinos conference in Westminster and called for amendments to the Gambling Act in the state on gaming machines. It was the third seminar in the series hosted by the Parliamentary All Party Betting & Gaming Group. The event saw four big […] Continue Reading

Sweden’s Licensed Operators Post Profits for Q1 2016

Sweden's licensed operators see positive numbers

- May 24, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Sweden’s gambling market has started to show signs of recovery as most gaming companies posted their first profits after several very difficult years. Despite being given an unfair advantage due to the country still blocking international gaming operators, domestic companies have struggled to break even in recent years, which clearly suggests they lack the know-how […] Continue Reading

Tough Luck for Older Americans: Seniors in Casinos

- May 24, 2016 By Samantha A. -

Ever imagine that health care could lead you to a casino.  Have you ever heard of the term “Casinos are a daycare for the elderly?”  Two years ago a research project was started that researched casinos and the older American as a public health issue. Here is a very brief recap of what that research […] Continue Reading

New Casino Jurisdiction Established in the Philippines

Seal of Casiguran

- May 23, 2016 By Oliver Young -

2014 was a very significant year for the gambling industry in the Philippines. First, a new remote gambling law was proposed and passed towards the end of the year and then in 2015, it was reported that casino revenues and profits rose significantly compared to 2013. Bearing all that in mind, it is not surprising […] Continue Reading

UK Bookies Dreading England Success at Euro 2016

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- May 19, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

While the nation will certainly be rooting for Roy Hodgson’s men at the European Championship finals, UK bookmakers have no choice but to hope that England enjoys another disappointing tournament or else they will be in all sorts of problems. After seeing punters smile all the way to the bank as most favourites at the […] Continue Reading

Online Gambling Bill in Pennsylvania Might Get Airtime Next Month

- May 18, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Lawmakers in the US state of Pennsylvania are considering licensing online gambling according to the newspaper the Reading Eagle. The news website announced that the bill to license and regulate online gambling in the state will be a subject of discussion in June 2016 at the meeting of the Full House of Representatives. The bill […] Continue Reading

FanDuel’s Long Term Future in Doubt

- May 17, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

FanDuel, one of the world’s leading daily fantasy sports operators, appears to be going through a very rough patch as a number of US states have found the website to offer illegal gambling. Together with rivals DraftKings, the DFS operator had been on a major uptrend over the last few years and they posted record […] Continue Reading

Eight Passengers Killed in a Casino Coach that Crashed near Laredo, Texas

- May 16, 2016 By Samantha A. -

A total of eight people were killed as well as 44 other people injured when a coach that was carrying many passengers to a Casino crashed in the United States state of Texas. The police that were at the scene state that the driver of the coach lost control of the vehicle and the bus […] Continue Reading

Caesars Gets $4 Billion Bids from Interested Parties for Interactive Entertainment

- May 16, 2016 By Oliver Young -

Well known casino operator Caesars Entertainment, which has been struggling with debts, is considering to sale its interactive unit which is one of the departments of the Caesars group that makes a lot of money. According to reports, Caesars Acquisition Co. has received many unsolicited bids with a value of up to $4 billion from […] Continue Reading

Dutch Gaming Authority to Combat Gambling Apps

- May 12, 2016 By Nemanja L. -

Netherlands have continued their efforts to prevent unlicensed gambling operators from offering their services to the country’s residents, and after targeting online gaming websites, they are not turning their attention towards gambling applications. Kansspelautoriteit (KSI) released a statement on their official website, announcing their plans to post a public list of mobile applications they believe […] Continue Reading

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