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ARJEL Confirms June Deadline for First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement

ARJEL Confirms June Deadline for First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreement

Although there were no shared liquidity updates from the recent meeting between European gambling regulators in Lisbon, Portugal, ARJEL, France’s iGaming watchdog confirmed in its recent financial report that the first online poker agreement will be signed in June. As the gambling regulator pointed out, the agreement will allow France, […]

by · May 26, 2017 · Events & Reports
Online Betting and Gaming Dominate UK’s Gambling Industry

Online Betting and Gaming Dominate UK’s Gambling Industry

The UK gambling industry generated record gross gambling yield of £13.8 billion in the period between October 2015-September 2016, the latest figures posted by the UK Gambling Commission show. The amount of £13.4 billion was generated during the previous (April 2015-March 2016) reporting period. Online gambling was the largest sector […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Survives Historic Senate Vote, Needs House Approval

Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Survives Historic Senate Vote, Needs House Approval

Long-awaited action on the legalization of online gambling in Pennsylvania was finally taken by state lawmakers. The Senate passed on Wednesday H 271 by a considerable margin. The legislative piece will now be considered in the House of Representatives. The legislation calls for a sweeping reform of Pennsylvania’s gambling industry, […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Lisbon Meeting between EU Gambling Regulators Ends with No Updates on Shared Online Poker Liquidity

Lisbon Meeting between EU Gambling Regulators Ends with No Updates on Shared Online Poker Liquidity

Shared online poker liquidity emerged as a topic to be followed closely last summer when France amended its gambling laws in a manner that created favorable conditions for the establishment of an online poker network between several regulated European markets. Almost a year later, many believe the creation of such […]

by · May 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
European Commission Approves Czech Republic Draft Decree on Gambling Technical Standards

European Commission Approves Czech Republic Draft Decree on Gambling Technical Standards

The European Commission has approved a Draft Decree prepared and presented by the Czech Ministry of Finance in relation to the technical standards for the provision of gambling services in a safe and socially responsible environment. According to media reports, the technical standards framework contained information about the requirements one […]

by · May 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
Casino 36 to Swing Doors Open in England’s West Midlands in 2018

Casino 36 to Swing Doors Open in England’s West Midlands in 2018

A £12-million casino and bingo hall is set to be built and launched in England’s Black Country area next year. The venue will be branded Casino 36 and is expected to create over 70 full-time jobs for residents of the host town of Dudley and the region. The move comes […]

by · May 23, 2017 · Events & Reports
Former MGA Employee Criticizes Regulator for Poor Online Gambling Monitoring Policies

Former MGA Employee Criticizes Regulator for Poor Online Gambling Monitoring Policies

The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has failed to follow its own principles in monitoring computer servers on which gambling websites reside, a former employee of the regulator told Reuters. Valery Atanasov, a Bulgarian national, was dismissed from his role at the gambling authority in February 2015. While working at the […]

by · May 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Online Gambling Has Little Chance in Massachusetts Legislature This Year

Online Gambling Has Little Chance in Massachusetts Legislature This Year

Unlike its neighbor New York, which has progressed significantly on the legalization of online poker and many believe a bill on the matter will be signed into law this year, Massachusetts may leave online gambling and lottery for next year’s legislative session. Senate President Stan Rosenberg said in a recent […]

by · May 21, 2017 · Events & Reports
Connecticut Governor to Only Support Casino Expansion that Respects Existing Tribal Agreements

Connecticut Governor to Only Support Casino Expansion that Respects Existing Tribal Agreements

Connecticut Gov. Dannel Malloy said on Friday in an interview for local media that he would only sign a casino expansion proposal that would not harm the existing revenue sharing agreement between the state and its two federally recognized tribes. The Connecticut Legislature has a little more than two weeks […]

by · May 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
G2E Asia Discusses Social Gaming as a Tool for Drawing Millennials at Casinos

G2E Asia Discusses Social Gaming as a Tool for Drawing Millennials at Casinos

Social gaming was among the topics broadly discussed during this year’s edition of the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), held between May 16-18 at The Venetian Macao. At the Social Gaming: Adding Value to Customer Life Cycle and Loyalty session, PlayStudios Asia Head of Rewards Christy Fung talked about […]

by · May 19, 2017 · Events & Reports
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