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Casumo Offered Free Spins to Players Googling Ways to Block Themselves from Gambling

Problem gamblers trying to find ways to ban themselves from gambling on were targeted by Casumo and were being offered free spins instead.

- October 14, 2019 By Oliver Young -

An ad was banned since it targeted problem gamblers to continue playing by offering free spins. The ad was paid by Casumo, an online casino operator against which players have made complaints just a few months ago. Casumo targeted players who were Googling and trying to find ways to block themselves from gambling. Instead, these […] Continue Reading

UK Watchdog Reminds Licensees Leaving the Market of Important Expectations

- October 9, 2019 By Oliver Young -

The UK Gambling Commission continues with its reminders. This time, it has dedicated a full article to those licensees that opt to leave the UK gambling market for whatever reason. The watchdog explained to those who leave the market that there were some expectations they need to meet. And it made sure that these expectations […] Continue Reading

Google and Apple Discover Hundreds of Disguised Gambling Apps and Purge Them

- September 30, 2019 By Oliver Young -

The researching company Trend Micro announced that they have discovered hundreds of “chameleon” apps on Google Play and iOS App Store, which were consequently purged by the giants. These apps were posing as non-gambling apps at first, and when customers downloaded them, they revealed their real faces. Google and Apple Get Rid of Hundreds of […] Continue Reading

Pennsylvania Gambling’s Revenue Continues Increasing Even Though There’s a DOJ Threat on the Horizon

Whilst Pennsylvania gambling’s revenue is on the rise, the DOJ appeals the New Hampshire federal judge’s ruling on the Wire Act.

- August 19, 2019 By Oliver Young -

Around the same time last year, it was reported that three casinos were approved for gambling operations in the state of Pennsylvania, by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board. And in comparison with the figures from last year, there was a 1.1% growth. But amidst this good news, some really bad ones came by the DOJ. […] Continue Reading

Labour Deputy Leader Tom Watson to Introduce a New Gambling Ombudsman to Protect UK Citizens

Tom Watson proposes the establishment of a new gambling ombudsman to assist the UKGC and NHS.

- June 19, 2019 By Oliver Young -

Being one of the anti-gambling leaders, Labour Deputy Tom Watson has been trying to establish boundaries in the gambling industry for years, but operators don’t seem to listen. As a consequence, a new gambling ombudsman is about to be established in the UK as requested by the Labour party’s Deputy. He first mentioned the mandatory […] Continue Reading

The Netherlands Won’t Launch Its Online Gambling Market Until January 1st, 2021

The target date of the online gambling market launch in the Netherlands is January 1st, 2021.

- June 10, 2019 By Oliver Young -

The Netherlands has been considering launching an online gambling market for some years now. In fact, it was in 2014 that the country’s gambling legislation was approved. Then together with Belgium, they started fighting unlicensed operators that were offering online gambling services to their citizens. With hopes that they could handle the situation and prepare […] Continue Reading

Latvia to Introduce New Measures Against Unauthorized Gambling Sites

- April 18, 2019 By Riley Wilson -

Earlier this month, Latvian parliament amended the current gaming laws in this Baltic country, with changes aimed at limiting Latvians from accessing unauthorized online gaming operators offering their services to local customers. Under the provisions of these amendments, banks are prohibited from processing transactions between Latvians and websites operating without a proper license. More Pressure […] Continue Reading

Ontario to Open Its Market to Competition

- April 16, 2019 By Riley Wilson -

According to the latest news, the Canadian largest province plans to put an end to its online gambling monopoly. Last week, Ontario’s new government made a promise to end the monopoly and open up the market with nearly 15 million residents. Ending the Monopoly At this moment, there’s only one option available for online gambling […] Continue Reading

Argentinian Province of Buenos Aires Regulates Online Gambling

Buenos Aries becomes the first Argentinian province to legalize and regulate online gambling.

- April 3, 2019 By Oliver Young -

Argentina has been considering regulating online gambling for years. Last December, after a long debate over the language used in the bill, the Argentinian province of Buenos Aires approved Decree 181 of the Budget Law. There were still things that needed to be done so that online gambling could make its way into Buenos Aires. […] Continue Reading

Portugal Is Considering a Change in Its Gambling Tax Policy

- March 21, 2019 By Riley Wilson -

The current gambling tax regime in Portugal will finally be reviewed after the government formed a working group to analyze the country’s online gambling industry. Portugal’s existing gambling law went into effect in 2015, but it took more than a year before the reorganization of the market actually started. Finding the Best Solution The first […] Continue Reading

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