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Australian Lottery Retailers Condemn Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Practices

Australian Lottery Retailers Condemn Lottoland’s Lottery Betting Practices

Three Australian states may soon ban the operations of Gibraltar-based lottery betting company Lottoland, Victorian news outlet Herald Sun has reported. The reports emerged after the Australian Lottery and Newsagents Association voiced concerns that Lottoland’s services harm the well-being of more than 4,000 locally owned lottery businesses. The Association has […]

by · September 11, 2017 · Events & Reports
More Casino Operators Fleeing and New Betting Taxes Mark Latest Changes in Australia’s Online Gambling Landscape

More Casino Operators Fleeing and New Betting Taxes Mark Latest Changes in Australia’s Online Gambling Landscape

Codeta has become yet another online gambling brand to join the mass departure of international iGaming operators from the Australian market. Online gambling affiliates promoting the casino have been informed that Codeta will shut its doors for Australian players from September 15. No new registrations will be accepted from the […]

by · September 9, 2017 · Events & Reports
WPT Borgata Poker Open Tournaments Offer $7 Million in Guaranteed Prizes

WPT Borgata Poker Open Tournaments Offer $7 Million in Guaranteed Prizes

The WPT Borgata Poker Open Championship, held at the Borgata Hotel, Spa and Casino in Atlantic City, provides players will multiple opportunities to hit it big, with $7 million in guaranteed cash prizes. The tournament series will run between September 5 and September 22, 2017 and will involve a broad […]

by · September 8, 2017 · Events & Reports
Universal Championship of Poker to Run September 10 to September 24

Universal Championship of Poker to Run September 10 to September 24

The Microgaming Poker Network (MPN) announced the third annual Universal Championship of Poker (UCOP III) is to kick off September 10, 2017, with an impressive number of 59 events scheduled for the month. Participants in the annual poker festival will have the opportunity to win a share of the massive […]

by · September 7, 2017 · Events & Reports
Brazil’s Gambling Legalization Effort Gains More Public and Political Support

Brazil’s Gambling Legalization Effort Gains More Public and Political Support

A very slight majority of Brazil’s population supports the legalization of brick-and-mortar casinos and bingo halls in the country, a recent report compiled by local research firm Paraná Pesquisas and published by news outlet JD1 Notícias showed. About 45.7% of all surveyed Brazilian nationals said they wanted casinos and about […]

by · September 6, 2017 · Events & Reports
Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Host WSOP Circuit from September 21

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino to Host WSOP Circuit from September 21

The World Series of Poker Circuit announced it has partnered with the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino, which is to become its host for one of the Circuit’s Florida stops. This is a first-time partnership between the WSOP Circuit and the major casino and resort chain. The tournament action […]

by · September 4, 2017 · Events & Reports
Should Gambling Operators Repeatedly Violating Rules and Principles Be Allowed the Privilege of Holding UKGC Licenses?

Should Gambling Operators Repeatedly Violating Rules and Principles Be Allowed the Privilege of Holding UKGC Licenses?

Last year was a pivotal one for the UK gambling market for a myriad of reasons, with one of those reasons being the fact that online gambling became the largest sector of the local betting and gaming industry. Licensed UK-facing operators generated gross gambling yield of £4.461 billion from October […]

by · September 3, 2017 · Events & Reports
Ladbrokes Coral Revealed as Major UK MPs Donor ahead of Parliament’s Gambling Industry Review

Ladbrokes Coral Revealed as Major UK MPs Donor ahead of Parliament’s Gambling Industry Review

UK gambling operator Ladbrokes Coral has made 15 donations to British MPs, the BBC reported citing information from the UK Parliament’s official website. The major company has thus been placed as the most frequent donor, although it has not been the one to made the largest donations. UK MPs are […]

by · September 2, 2017 · Events & Reports
Five Instances of Gambling Ruining People’s Lives

Five Instances of Gambling Ruining People’s Lives

Gambling is a favorite pastime of millions of people from different nationalities and this industry shows no sign of slowing down – gambling venues in Las Vegas alone reportedly generated $25.2 billion revenue for the fiscal 2016. Some gamble for entertainment or as a means to pass the time, while […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Events & Reports
Increased Interest in Online Betting Saves Ladbrokes Coral from Revenue Decline

Increased Interest in Online Betting Saves Ladbrokes Coral from Revenue Decline

Major UK sports betting and casino operator Ladbrokes Coral reported encouraging financial results for the start of the year in spite of the slump in business it experienced across its high-street betting shops. This boost in revenue is to be attributed to the substantial increase in interest towards its web-based […]

by · September 1, 2017 · Events & Reports
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