Articles by: Susan Sutton

Ukraine’s Illegal Gambling Market Thrives as Government Fails to Set Regulations

Ukraine’s Illegal Gambling Market Thrives as Government Fails to Set Regulations

The lack of solid regulation in the Ukrainian gambling and betting industry has resulted in a booming underground gambling business while millions of dollars are going down the drain. According to local media reports, hundreds of gambling facilities disguised as lottery offices, are freely operating across the country. Officially, almost […]

by · October 26, 2018 · Events & Reports
Thai Police Gambling Raid Flops, Elderly Man in Custody

Thai Police Gambling Raid Flops, Elderly Man in Custody

A massive joint operation of the police in Phuket and the Royal Thai Army has failed spectacularly as officers were conducting a raid on an illegal gambling den. On Thursday evening, local law enforcement raided the underground facility but the only person arrested was an elderly man, who simply could […]

by · October 26, 2018 · News
“No Casino” Policy for Boracay Needs Executive Order, Department of Justice

“No Casino” Policy for Boracay Needs Executive Order, Department of Justice

The Philippines’ Department of Justice has said that in order to enforce his “no casino” policy on Boracay Island, president Rodrigo Duterte should issue an executive order. Such an act will be the fastest and most efficient method for halting the casino operations on the island, which reopens for foreign […]

by · October 25, 2018 · News
Battle of Malta Returns with €1 Million GTD Main Event, New Venue

Battle of Malta Returns with €1 Million GTD Main Event, New Venue

One of Europe’s most exciting poker festivals, Battle of Malta, is returning for its seventh season, promising poker players a €1,000,000 guarantee for its Main Event. This year, the festival takes place at Casino Malta, while 888poker was chosen as one of its major sponsors. Following a change of ownership, […]

by · October 25, 2018 · Lifestyle
Indian Police Arrests 500 Offenders for Gambling on Occasion of Hindu Festival

Indian Police Arrests 500 Offenders for Gambling on Occasion of Hindu Festival

Police in the Indian state of Odisha has arrested more than 500 individuals for illegal gambling in the Ganjam and Jajpur districts. The arrests were a result of police raids in gambling dens organized on occasion of a popular Hindu festival, the Kumar Purnima. Authorities have raided several underground gambling […]

by · October 25, 2018 · News
WPT and partypoker LIVE Extend Partnership in 2019, Reveal Schedule

WPT and partypoker LIVE Extend Partnership in 2019, Reveal Schedule

The World Poker Tour and partypoker Live will be co-hosting five poker events next year, including the popular WPT Barcelona and the first ever WPT festival in Russia. The two brands announced they are extending their partnership in 2019, offering players in Canada and Europe various live poker formats at […]

by · October 24, 2018 · Lifestyle
Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Signs NFL Deal

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore Signs NFL Deal

Horseshoe Casino Baltimore has entered an official partnership with the Baltimore Ravens in the second deal of this kind since September when the National Football League (NFL) allowed its teams to accept advertising from casinos. The move follows the historic partnership announced between the Dallas Cowboys and WinStar World Casino […]

by · October 23, 2018 · News
Zachery Schneider Secures WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event Win and Second Ring

Zachery Schneider Secures WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond Main Event Win and Second Ring

US’ poker pro Zachery Schneider came out victorious Monday night at the $1,700 Main Event during the 2018/2019 WSOP Circuit Horseshoe Hammond. After three days of grinding poker play, he managed to survive the strong 1,094 entry field and take the title, securing the second WSOP ring in his career. […]

by · October 23, 2018 · Lifestyle
PAGCOR Honors Task Force Request to Suspend All Gaming Licenses on Boracay

PAGCOR Honors Task Force Request to Suspend All Gaming Licenses on Boracay

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) has honored a request made earlier by the Boracay Inter-Agency Task Force to shut down all gambling operations and cancel current gaming licenses on the island. The move of the gambling regulator is in line with President Duterte’s strong opposition to casinos and […]

by · October 23, 2018 · News
FanDuel Back-Pedals, Agrees to Pay Bettor $82K

FanDuel Back-Pedals, Agrees to Pay Bettor $82K

After creating controversy with its decision not to honor a fan’s bet after a glitch in the live odds-making system, FanDuel back-pedaled to avoid the negative publicity. The Newark resident will now receive $82,610 in winnings that should have been paid out according to the 750-1 odds displayed on his […]

by · September 21, 2018 · News
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