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Switzerland Approves Online Gambling

- June 16, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

Switzerland’s new Gambling Act will allow online casinos, but will most probably block any foreign gambling operators. According to a BBC report, 72.9% of Swiss voters supported the Act, which was well above the expected results. Despite the fact the new Act intends to keep the foreign operators away, the process of legalizing certified Swiss […] Continue Reading

New Jersey’s Legislature Gives Green Light for Sports Betting

- June 11, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Last week was an extremely important one for the US gambling and betting industry. Namely, after the Supreme Court made a ruling that overturned a federal law and opened the gates for sports betting in the country, Delaware became the first US state to offer this service to consumers. Nonetheless, it was expected for other […] Continue Reading

Delaware Becomes First US State to Offer Sports Betting

- June 6, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Delaware has ensured its place in the history of gambling in the US as the first state to offer legal sports betting. The dramatic moment was celebrated by Governor John Carney as he placed the first legal sports wager of $10 at the Dover Downs sportsbook. Carney, however, didn’t forget to mention that gloating in […] Continue Reading

UK Government Publishes Review of Gaming Machines and Social Responsibility Measures

- May 28, 2018 By Oliver Young -

The UK Government has published its review of gaming machines and social responsibility measures. This move comes two months after the UK Gambling Commission released its formal advice on the measures for gaming machines and social responsibility. Namely, at the time, the Commission highlighted the need of Governmental actions when it comes to ensuring a […] Continue Reading

Las Vegas Casino Workers Vote for Strike

Las Vegas strike could hit the city hard

- May 23, 2018 By Oliver Young -

A business catastrophe is looming over the world’s most popular gambling city as thousands of employees are threatening to walk away from their jobs during any time in June. The authorization of a city-wide strike came last night after two sessions of voting by nearly 25,000 members of the Culinary Union in Vegas.  If the […] Continue Reading

Greek Budget Boosted by Legalization of Gambling

- May 22, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

In order to generate more money for the state coffers, the Greek government decided to legalize land-based gambling operations. Even though the legalization process was a bit slow, the results show the legalization did help to earn the much needed cash, especially through video lottery terminals. According to media reports, one of the biggest names […] Continue Reading

Nevada Casino Caught Referring Players to Illegal Curacao Sites

Reno Casino caught offering illegal online casino games

- May 21, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Online gambling in one of the world’s biggest gambling states, Nevada, is a strictly regulated sector where there’s no room for offshore operators who aren’t licensed with the local regulatory body. But one locally-licensed land-based casino operator was found in breach of the state’s gaming regulations by not running an unlicensed online business itself but […] Continue Reading

Unlicensed Gaming Dominates the Swedish Market

- May 10, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

The Swedish gambling watchdog, Lotteriinspektionen, has revealed the numbers for 2017, which clearly show that foreign unlicensed operators had a far more successful year than the domestic ones. According to available data, the domestic regulated market generated a revenue of $2 billion, which was roughly the same as in 2016. On the other hand, internationally […] Continue Reading

Italian Online Gambling Market Has a Bright Future

- May 3, 2018 By Riley Wilson -

It looks like the Italian online gambling market is becoming more and more popular with foreign-based operators. According to the country’s gambling watchdog, the Agenzia delle Dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM), their number has gone up recently. Popularity Increasing ADM has announced that more than 80 gambling companies based outside of Italy have applied for […] Continue Reading

UK Gambling Commission Issues Penalty to LeoVegas for Marketing and Advertising Failings

- May 2, 2018 By Oliver Young -

Still strongly dedicated to creating a safer and fairer online gambling environment for UK consumers, the UK Gambling Commission has now issued a penalty to LeoVegas for marketing and advertising failings. Misleading advertising as well as bad handling of users after the expiration of their self-exclusion period are provided as reasons for the fine. On […] Continue Reading

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