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Operation Chokepoint Halted by Trump’s Administration

Chokepoint prevented banks from working with certain types of entities, including online gambling companies.

- August 21, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The debate regarding the attitude of the Trump administration towards online gambling and gambling in general has been ongoing ever since the current President was elected and especially since he stepped in office. Trump’s win on the other hand caused a huge stir in the online betting industry, as his win against the odds, caused […] Continue Reading

Illinois Could Become 4th US State to Legalize Online Gambling

- August 17, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

Although it seemed Pennsylvania would be the next US state to legalize online gambling – the fourth overall – another scenario is likely to happen. Since Pennsylvania legislature made no concrete action regarding this issue on its latest session, the next candidate to go through with the legalization of iGaming is the Prairie State, Illinois. […] Continue Reading

VGT Legalisation an Obstacle for Pennsylvanian Lawmakers

Senator McIlhinney spoke against VGT legalisation.

- August 16, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Proponents of online gambling legalisation in Pennsylvania have been very active in the past years. They have been trying to legalise online casinos in the state, for many years now. There have been several attempts, but most of them very unsuccessful. Earlier this year, a bill that contained provisions on, among other things, online gambling, […] Continue Reading

Crown Resorts’ Employees Released from Chinese Jail

Jason O'Connor is among the last employees to be released.

- August 14, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The Crown Resorts affair seriously shook the Chinese and the Asian gambling market. In the autumn of 2106 the Chinese authorities arrested 18 people, on the grounds that they organised an illegal gambling chain. The arrestees were accused that they lured in Chinese players to Crown Resorts in Macau. Ten more people were arrested in […] Continue Reading

Australian Senate Passes Restrictive Online Gambling Bill

Certain major operators might leave the Australian market in the upcoming days.

- August 9, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Australia is the country with highest number of slot machines per capita and a many Australians enjoy playing slot games, or pokies as they call them. However, the country’s attitude towards online gambling is a bit more restrictive. In the past few years Australian lawmakers have passed several bills and amendments that restrict the citizens’ […] Continue Reading

Latin America – Lots of Potential, Problems With Legislation

- August 9, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

When it comes to the digital gaming industry, Latin America has a lot of potential, while the biggest market opportunities can be found on mobile. Mobile technology is present in a wide variety of gambling services, from casino and sport betting to online lotteries. The only obstacle in the further development of Latin American market […] Continue Reading

Trump’s Trademarks Approved in Macau

Other Trump's trademarks have already been licenced in Macau.

- August 7, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Current US President Donald Trump has been in the spotlight of gambling news on more than one occasion in the past few years. Although, to be fair, sometimes has name was mentioned even though the situation had nothing to do with Trump himself. The saga with the casino that was previously owned by him finally […] Continue Reading

Malta Gaming Authority to Officially Adopt Bitcoin in Online Casinos

- July 31, 2017 By Oliver Young -

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) is moving closer towards adopting Bitcoin and other digital currencies in the online gambling sector. The information was revealed in a new White Paper the MGA published, which contained proposals for significant reforms to the legal framework for online and land-based gambling in the country. According to the information, the […] Continue Reading

Man Refused $5 Million Jackpot, Sues California Lottery

A $5 million jackpot disputed by California Lottery

- July 27, 2017 By Riley Wilson -

They say you should never let a boy do a man’s job. Ward Thomas learned this the hard way, but most importantly, the lesson could end up costing him $5 million! At first, it seemed the story would have a happy ending, but it soon turned into a drama, and by the looks of it, […] Continue Reading

Massachusetts’ Special Commission Issues Online Gambling Report

The state is likely to legalise DFS next year.

- July 26, 2017 By Oliver Young -

Massachusetts is one of the states where the debate on online gambling legalisation has been ongoing and very fierce, especially in the last few years. There are many people who feel very strongly, either in favour of legalisation or against it and they have been arguing for and against, both in the media as well […] Continue Reading

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