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Trump – Adelson Alliance in Tatters, Casino Mogul Disappointed

Adelson has been perceived as the link between Trump and Netanyahu.

- April 26, 2017 By Oliver Young -

It is no secret that Sheldon Adelson is one of the most prominent opponents of online gambling legalisation in the US. In fact, he has, on several occasions requested a federal online ban, even though most experts agree that such a ban would violate the constitution. Adelson has listed few different reasons as his main […] Continue Reading

UKGC Has a Clear Position on Regulation of eSports

- April 25, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has released a 17-page report on esports, focused on the existing regulations in this area, and discussing its impact on the British market and the risks it could bring. The so called ‘position paper’ is quite clear when it comes to regulating esports, saying the same legal framework can […] Continue Reading

Florida Supreme Court Approves Constitutional Amendment Regarding Gambling

The Seminole Tribe opposes both the House and the Senate bill.

- April 24, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Earlier this year the Florida House passed a new gambling bill. However, that wasn’t the end of it, as the problems started when the bill was supposed to be introduced in the State Senate. The Senators weren’t as keen as the House Representatives, so it seemed that the bill was blocked. Gambling proponents tried to […] Continue Reading

New Hampshire Senator Places Another Casino Bill on the Table

- April 17, 2017 By Samantha A. -

The sale of a prime location for constructing a casino, Rockingham Park this past year has not prevented lawmakers’ in their attempts to expand upon gambling within New Hampshire. Senator Lou D’Allesandro is the man behind a bill this current year which would allow two casinos to be constructed within the state.  Although, the Senator […] Continue Reading

PhilWeb’s 2016 Income Falls Dramatically

The controversial President Duterte is strongly anti-gambling.

- April 17, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The Philippines have been one of the top gambling destinations on the Far East for quite a while. Many online gambling licences were issued by the country’s licencing authorities and many operators had their branches and offices in the country. Casino gaming developers and technology providers were also established. Things were going pretty well for […] Continue Reading

Massachusetts Tribe Gets Court Approval for Casino

The Federal Court decision will make it easier for Massachusetts tribes to establish casinos.

- April 12, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Massachusetts is a state where gambling and gambling related topics often find their way in the news. Even though voters rejected the idea of opening a second slot parlour in the state on a referendum held on the same date with the 2016 Presidential Election, the gambling industry in this state has a lot to […] Continue Reading

Kenya’s New Gambling Tax Threatens the Entire Industry

Kenyan operators could be subject to 70% tax

- April 6, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Gambling industry in Kenya is in shambles, after the latest announcement from the government regarding the tax rates. The current fiscal budget will include a new 50% tax, which came as a serious blow to the country’s gambling operators. An Unfair Increase Up until now, they were paying a 7,5% tax on their gambling revenue. […] Continue Reading

Japanese Government Starts Work on Second Gambling Law

Japan will be serious competition for neighbouring nations with strong gambling industries.

- April 5, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Japan was probably the last nation in the developed world to legalise casinos and gambling. Casino legalisation proponents in this country have come a long way, as recently the country’s lawmakers finally passed a law that legalised the establishment of online casinos. Over the years, there were several unsuccessful attempts at casino legalisation. Even though […] Continue Reading

Sweden is Set to Finally Regulate its Online Gambling Market

- April 4, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

A year and a half ago, the Swedish government commissioned a thorough analysis of the local gambling market. Led by Lotteriinspektionen Director General, Håkan Hallstedt, the review has finally been completed and its results could bring radical changes to the local market. Ending the State Monopoly First of all, the results suggest the implementation of […] Continue Reading

Bicycle Casino and Hotel Raided by Federal Authorities

- April 3, 2017 By Samantha A. -

The Bicycle Casino and Hotel was raided by many federal agents in Bell Gardens on this past Tuesday, paralyzing many bets at one of California’s Southern largest gaming rooms as agents seized multiple financial records and launched an investigation on money laundering. The investigation began when federal agents arrived on the casino’s floor around 7:00 […] Continue Reading

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