Articles by: Robert Johnson

Taxation Turns Into Biggest Obstacle to Pennsylvania’s Online Gambling Legalization Effort

Taxation Turns Into Biggest Obstacle to Pennsylvania’s Online Gambling Legalization Effort

To many Pennsylvania has never been closer to legalizing online gambling. In fact, the state has been working on opening its market for Internet gaming options for some time now. However, obstacles of different nature have been obstructing legislators from taking the final step of signing any of the multiple […]

by · March 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Philippines’ Cebu Island to Host $500-Million Casino Resort

Philippines’ Cebu Island to Host $500-Million Casino Resort

The Philippines’ casino resort development activity is set to leave Manila’s borders, PAGCOR Chairwoman Andrea Domingo revealed on Tuesday. The country’s gambling regulator has given the nod to the construction of a $500-million integrated resort on the Cebu island and a $300-million one on the Mandaue island. The two projects […]

by · March 21, 2017 · News
Evolution Gaming Live Casino Games Go Live in Mexico with Codere

Evolution Gaming Live Casino Games Go Live in Mexico with Codere

Live Casino provider Evolution Gaming has become another major industry player to have entered the Mexican online gambling market. The company facilitated its entrance into the country with a Live Casino distribution agreement with Spanish gambling operator Codere. Codere has recently launched a .mx gambling website and will now be […]

by · March 21, 2017 · News
eSports Betting Poised to Become Billion-Dollar Industry by 2020

eSports Betting Poised to Become Billion-Dollar Industry by 2020

The global gambling industry has come to a point of its development when it needs to make itself appealing to a new type of customers – a more demanding, inquisitive, and digitally savvy type of customers. Millennials, just as any other gambling group, are not that hard to please as […]

by · March 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
James Packer Cashes in A$500 Million after Latest Melco Crown Shares Selldown

James Packer Cashes in A$500 Million after Latest Melco Crown Shares Selldown

Australian businessman James Packer collected almost A$600 million last week after selling subordinated notes to local casino operator Crown Resorts and receiving dividend and special payment from the company’s selldown of its international business. Mr. Packer is a Director at the developer and operator of casino resorts and its largest […]

by · March 19, 2017 · News
Online Gambling Legalization Progress in the US

Online Gambling Legalization Progress in the US

The legalization of online gambling at a federal level in the US is close to impossible at this point. However, a number of states have been pushing for changes in the way this type of offering is treated within their borders for years now. The past two and a half […]

by · March 18, 2017 · Events & Reports
Why UK TV Gambling Ad Ban May Not Hit Operators That Severely

Why UK TV Gambling Ad Ban May Not Hit Operators That Severely

Data by the UK Gambling Commission shows that the country’s gambling industry has increased more than 61.7% from 2009 when a total of £8.4 billion was generated in gross gambling yield to 2016 when the amount of £13.6 billion was reported. Answering the question what has encouraged such a massive […]

by · March 17, 2017 · Events & Reports
Bookmakers Unleash Wave of Trump Impeachment Odds

Bookmakers Unleash Wave of Trump Impeachment Odds

The 45th US President Donald Trump has proved to be a man of rare talent and admirable consistency. Indeed, the fact that somehow all (or almost all) of his decisions and actions usually turn out to be ones vocally opposed by the majorities should be seen as a rare talent. […]

by · March 16, 2017 · Events & Reports
Club World Group Owners War Throws Casino Operations in Chaos

Club World Group Owners War Throws Casino Operations in Chaos

The past several months have presented iGaming affiliates with quite unpleasant surprises; and the latest such surprise involved a renowned and respected affiliate program and its casino brands being linked to a rogue iGaming group. Founded in 2004, Club World Group has always been among the most widely trusted online […]

by · March 15, 2017 · News
Americans to Place $10.1 Billion in Illegal March Madness Bets

Americans to Place $10.1 Billion in Illegal March Madness Bets

Americans will place around $10.4 billion in bets on this year’s March Madness, an infographic presented by the American Gaming Association shows. The figure represents a 13% rise from last year, when the amount of $9.2 billion was estimated to have been wagered. According to the AGA, 97% of all […]

by · March 14, 2017 · Events & Reports
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