Events & Reports

Children’s Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games

Children’s Commissioner Demands Crackdown on Free-to-Play Online Casino Games

The Children’s Commissioner for England, Anne Longfield, has demanded the introduction of regulations that would make it harder for children to access free-to-play online casino games, the Sunday Times reports. During a recent meeting with UK Gambling Commission’s outgoing CEO Sarah Harrison and the Commission’s Executive Director, Tim Miller, Ms. […]

by · January 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
Lawmakers Plead With Department of Justice to Keep Online Gambling Legal

Lawmakers Plead With Department of Justice to Keep Online Gambling Legal

Congressmen from the state of New Jersey have sent a letter to the US Department of Justice, asking that the current legal status of online gambling in the nation is kept. Under a 2011 memo issued by the Justice Department, Internet gaming is not prohibited at a federal level and […]

by · January 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
NETELLER and Skrill Block Gambling-Related Payments in Brazil

NETELLER and Skrill Block Gambling-Related Payments in Brazil

Online gambling customers from Brazil were informed earlier this week that online payment service provider NETELLER would no longer process deposits to online gambling operators. Players will be able to withdraw their funds from these operators via NETELLER until February 28, 2018. It later on became known that Skrill will […]

by · January 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Fewer Gambling Venues Operate in Bratislava Due to 2017 Ban

Fewer Gambling Venues Operate in Bratislava Due to 2017 Ban

The number of gambling venues has dropped in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, since the beginning of 2018, local news outlet The Slovak Spectator reported. The decrease was due to a gambling ban introduced by city councilors last spring. City officials approved a ban on the provision of gambling services […]

by · January 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Dutch and UK Gambling Officials Discuss State of Gambling in Their Countries

Dutch and UK Gambling Officials Discuss State of Gambling in Their Countries

In a recent conversation between the outgoing CEO of the UK Gambling Commission, Sarah Harrison, and the Director of the Dutch Gaming Authority, Marja Appelman (pictured left), the two gambling officials exchanged important insights into the gambling industries of their countries and reiterated their commitment to future cooperation. Kansspelautoriteit revealed […]

by · January 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
Exclusive Interview with Spain’s Gambling Regulator ahead of Shared Online Poker Liquidity Project’s Launch

Exclusive Interview with Spain’s Gambling Regulator ahead of Shared Online Poker Liquidity Project’s Launch

The online poker sector in Europe’s segregated markets is on the threshold of a new era, as first shared online poker tables are slated to go live within the next few weeks. It was last July when the online gambling regulators of France, Spain, Italy, and Portugal signed the agreement […]

by · January 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
Swiss Youth Parties Collect Signatures to Overturn New Internet Gambling Law

Swiss Youth Parties Collect Signatures to Overturn New Internet Gambling Law

The youth organizations of four Swiss parties have a little over a week to collect over 50,000 valid signatures and thus initiate a referendum against several provisions of the country’s recently approved Money Gaming Act (Geldspielgesetz). The initiative is supported by the youth organizations of the Free Democratic Party, the […]

by · January 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
Italy Could Launch Online Gambling Licensing Process This Week

Italy Could Launch Online Gambling Licensing Process This Week

Italy is expected to launch the call for bids from online gambling operators by the end of this week, Italian gambling news outlet AgiproNews reported on Monday. The call will be published in the Official Journal of the European Union. According to unnamed sources, this may happen on Wednesday, or […]

by · January 9, 2018 · Events & Reports
Poker Festivals Starting in the Week between January 8-14

Poker Festivals Starting in the Week between January 8-14

With the PokerStars Caribbean Adventure currently taking place, poker eyes are mostly set to the Bahamas and the ongoing poker festivities there. However, the new week is set to bring a new batch of poker excitement as several major poker festivals are slated to kick off within the next few […]

by · January 8, 2018 · Events & Reports
ilani Casino Resort to Unveil Event Center in April

ilani Casino Resort to Unveil Event Center in April

A convention and entertainment center will open doors at ilani Casino Resort in the heart of Southwest Washington in April, Kara Fox LaRose, President and General Manager of the resort, has told The Business Journals. The complex will have its ribbon cut precisely a year after the official opening of […]

by · January 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
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