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INTERPOL-Led Operation Busts Thousands of Illegal World Cup Gambling Dens across Asia

INTERPOL-Led Operation Busts Thousands of Illegal World Cup Gambling Dens across Asia

An INTERPOL-led operation during the 2018 World Cup invovled thousands of raids being carried out across the Asia-Pacific region and suspects being arrested on illegal gambling charges, the organization said in a Friday press release. The seventh installment of operation SOGA (short for soccer gambling) was conducted in the period […]

by · August 18, 2018 · Events & Reports
Football Association of Ireland to Hold “Fair Debate” on Gambling Sponsorship

Football Association of Ireland to Hold “Fair Debate” on Gambling Sponsorship

The Football Association of Ireland is ready to have a “fair debate” on whether it should continue partnering gambling companies, but its Chief Executive, John Delaney, has refused to confirm recent reports that the body was planning to cut ties with such companies. The FAI’s sponsorship deal with British bookmaker […]

by · August 17, 2018 · Events & Reports
Jeju Shinhwa World Casino Thrives Despite Chinese Boycott

Jeju Shinhwa World Casino Thrives Despite Chinese Boycott

The Jeju Shinhwa World integrated resort located on South Korea’s Jeju Island has raked in KRW369.4 billion (approximately $327.7 million) in revenue since its grand opening in February, local news outlets report. The property features one of the island’s nine casinos as well as a number of non-gambling options. The […]

by · August 16, 2018 · Events & Reports
Hong Kong Police Nab 22 Individuals on Gambling Charges

Hong Kong Police Nab 22 Individuals on Gambling Charges

Hong Kong police arrested a total of 48 people for providing and participating in illegal gambling services, suspected ties with triads and organized crime, and conducting other illegal activities on the territory of the city in the last round of raids as part of a larger crackdown. Local news outlets […]

by · August 15, 2018 · Events & Reports
Resorts Set to Open Physical Sports Book on August 15

Resorts Set to Open Physical Sports Book on August 15

Resorts will become Atlantic City’s fifth casino to be operating a physical sports book, the property itself has confirmed in a press release. Its betting facility is slated to open doors on Wednesday at 11 am, pending approval from New Jersey gambling regulators. Earlier this month, Resorts became New Jersey’s […]

by · August 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
Why Has Sweden’s Gambling Market Re-Regulation Created Such a Big Buzz?

Why Has Sweden’s Gambling Market Re-Regulation Created Such a Big Buzz?

The recent participation of Casino News Daily team members in several iGaming conferences has, among other things, confirmed what we all expected – Sweden and the re-regulation of its gambling market has indeed created quite some buzz in the field. Lotteriinspektionen, the Swedish Gambling Authority, launched the application process for […]

by · August 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Gambling Advertising Ban Published in Italy’s Official Gazette

Gambling Advertising Ban Published in Italy’s Official Gazette

Italy’s highly controversial Dignity Decree, which among other things contains provisions for a blanket ban on all forms of gambling advertising, was published on Saturday in the country’s Official Gazette after its successful passage in the government. First mention of the potential implementation of a gambling advertising ban emerged this […]

by · August 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Poker Tournaments Starting August 13-19

Poker Tournaments Starting August 13-19

For many, summer is all about fun in the sun. But an avid poker player would always be looking for a nice spot to play their favorite game. Here are some of the places where there will be some exciting poker tournaments over the next week or so. They are […]

by · August 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
Greece Launches International Tender for €8 Billion Casino Project after Sept. 10

Greece Launches International Tender for €8 Billion Casino Project after Sept. 10

After a huge delay on the ambitious €8 billion Hellinikon casino project, Greece will finally launch the international tender for a license this fall. The Hellenic Gaming Commission has now invited all interested parties to submit proposals regarding the plans for Europe’s first integrated casino resort. Back in February, the […]

by · August 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
Belarus Legalizes Online Casinos with Presidential Decree

Belarus Legalizes Online Casinos with Presidential Decree

Belarus President Alexander Lukashenko signed a decree under which online gambling is now legal in the country, Belarusian state-run media outlet BelTA reported on Wednesday. Citing Lukashenko’s press service, the website says that the document is part of a new legislation aiming at improving the regulation of the gambling industry […]

by · August 9, 2018 · Events & Reports
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