Articles by: Anthony Huber

DCMS Unveils Second Round of Horserace Betting Levy Reform’s Consultation

DCMS Unveils Second Round of Horserace Betting Levy Reform’s Consultation

The Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has unveiled a second round of proposals related to the Horserace Betting Levy reform. However, the measures proposed by the DCMS which also include the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) closure, may face political opposition. The Department saw the first stage […]

by · December 22, 2017 · News
Colombian Gambling Regulator Coljuegos Issues Sixth Online Gambling Operating License

Colombian Gambling Regulator Coljuegos Issues Sixth Online Gambling Operating License

The gambling regulatory body of Colombia, Coljuegos, has granted its sixth online sports betting license. The president of Coljuegos, Juan B. Pérez Hidalgo, revealed that the sixth iGaming operating license was awarded to Grupo Empresarial Geonline SAS, which operates the online gambling website mijugada.co. For the time being, six websites […]

by · December 22, 2017 · News
Victoria Racing Industry Officials Share Concerns of New Point-of-Consumption Tax

Victoria Racing Industry Officials Share Concerns of New Point-of-Consumption Tax

Officials from the Victorian horse racing industry have raised a red flag that new online betting taxes could have negative influence on the operators’ performance in the market, which on the other hand could cost millions of dollars that the local racing industry was supposed to get as funding. As […]

by · December 21, 2017 · News
Macau Government Honours Lawrence Ho for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism Sector

Macau Government Honours Lawrence Ho for Outstanding Contribution to Tourism Sector

The Government of Macau has honoured the Hong Kong businessman Lawrence Ho, who is also the chief executive officer and chairman of Melco International and Melco Crown Entertainment, for his massive contribution to the tourism sector of the autonomous region. Mr. Ho was awarded with the “Medal of Merit – […]

by · December 20, 2017 · Lifestyle
Ex NSW Minister Fails to Release Crucial Report about Gambling-Related Harm

Ex NSW Minister Fails to Release Crucial Report about Gambling-Related Harm

Troy Grant, a former New South Wales (NSW) deputy minister failed to release gambling harm report regardless of the fact that he was advised in May 2016 to issue it as soon as possible. The gambling harm report is very important for the local gambling industry as it recommends a […]

by · December 20, 2017 · News
Danny Tang Takes Down the 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller

Danny Tang Takes Down the 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller

Watching the Final Day of the 2017 PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller was like experiencing a deja vu. This time a year ago, Will Kassouf won the last-ever EPT High Roller event, taking home the trophy, but the lion’s share of the prize pool was grabbed by Patrick Serda […]

by · December 19, 2017 · Lifestyle
Sergio Aido Proceeds as Chip Leader to PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller Final Day

Sergio Aido Proceeds as Chip Leader to PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller Final Day

The PokerStars Championship Prague €10,300 High Roller event saw the number of competitors that are to return for the tournament’s Final Day reduced to 16. For the time being, it is Sergio Aido, a Spanish super high roller, who is at the chip leader’s position with 2,147,000 in chips, which […]

by · December 18, 2017 · Lifestyle
US Sports Betting Landscape May Change in 2018

US Sports Betting Landscape May Change in 2018

Sports betting landscape may change soon, with more US states turning their eyes towards sports betting legalization. Apart from the long-term efforts of New Jersey to see sports betting become legal, other states have also been considering possible expansion in terms of sports betting. The beginning of the month saw […]

by · December 18, 2017 · News
State of Victoria’s Parliament Passes Poker Machine Extension Bill

State of Victoria’s Parliament Passes Poker Machine Extension Bill

The state of Victoria saw a bill extending local poker machine licences extended until 2042. The piece of legislation has already passed the state parliament, despite the fact that some local politicians had made some efforts to prevent such a law from being passed, or at least, delay it. The […]

by · December 1, 2017 · News
partypoker Announces 2017 Eurasian Poker Tour Prague Schedule

partypoker Announces 2017 Eurasian Poker Tour Prague Schedule

This December is going to bring a myriad of new poker emotions and good memories for players from around the globe, as partypoker LIVE and King’s Casino recently announced that December 8 will see the start of the Eurasian Poker Tour Prague and the much-anticipated poker festival is going to […]

by · November 30, 2017 · Lifestyle
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