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The News Stories that Gripped the Gambling Universe in 2018 (Part 2)

The News Stories that Gripped the Gambling Universe in 2018 (Part 2)

We are days away from bidding farewell to a transformative year for the gambling industry. The Steve Wynn sexual harassment scandal shook Las Vegas and the global casino scene in a way few other events have done that. A federal ban on sports gambling in the United States was finally […]

by · December 27, 2018 · Events & Reports
Albania’s New Ban on Gambling Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2019

Albania’s New Ban on Gambling Takes Effect Jan. 1, 2019

While Sweden is gearing up for the upcoming re-organization of its gambling market on January 1, 2019, Albania, a tiny country in the south-east, will enforce a nearly full ban on the provision of gambling After years of attempts to curb the proliferation of gambling in one of Europe’s poorest […]

by · December 27, 2018 · Events & Reports
Virginia Looks to Keep Gambling Revenue with Three Sports Betting Bills

Virginia Looks to Keep Gambling Revenue with Three Sports Betting Bills

Three Virginia lawmakers to introduce sports betting bills early into the upcoming 45-day legislative session The mid-May strikedown of the long-standing federal ban on sports betting brought the practice to seven states. It now seems that more states and jurisdictions are ready to embrace the revenue potential the activity has […]

by · December 27, 2018 · Events & Reports
The News Stories that Gripped the Gambling Universe in 2018 (Part 1)

The News Stories that Gripped the Gambling Universe in 2018 (Part 1)

We are days away from closing out one of global gambling’s most eventful years. Join the Casino News Daily team as we look back at the action in the gambling world in 2018 in this two-part series. A sexual harassment scandal involving a top casino executive broke out early into […]

by · December 26, 2018 · Events & Reports
Swedish Gambling Authority Issues 26 Licenses in Pre-Christmas Week

Swedish Gambling Authority Issues 26 Licenses in Pre-Christmas Week

Sweden is gearing up preparations for the reorganization of its gambling markets; 57 licenses issued so far by the local regulator The Swedish Gambling Authority generously opened its bag of licenses last week to award the latest bundle of permits to gambling companies interested to operate in Sweden’s regulated market […]

by · December 25, 2018 · Events & Reports
This Week’s Major Poker Events: Holiday Edition

This Week’s Major Poker Events: Holiday Edition

Christmas has arrived before we all knew, bringing the smell of ginger cookies, funny but incredibly snugly sweaters, and tons of excitement in our homes. This holiday season, Christmas will also bring a plethora of opportunities for avid poker players to challenge their skills and win a share of exciting […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Events & Reports
Aurora Gamblealis Potential in Sweden

Aurora Gamblealis Potential in Sweden

The gambling market in Sweden transformed into regulated competitive place ever since the Swedish Parliament enacted the new Gambling Act on June 7, 2018. The new law, effective from Jan 1, 2019, provides the legal framework for all games based on luck, be it land-based or online. This new gambling jurisdiction, […]

by · December 24, 2018 · Events & Reports
MGM Springfield Casino Resort Draws 1 Million Visitors in First 40 Days

MGM Springfield Casino Resort Draws 1 Million Visitors in First 40 Days

MGM Springfield welcomes 1 million visitors in first weeks, state gaming regulator praises the resort’s effort to prevent minors from entering the casino floor MGM Springfield welcomed 1 million visitors during its first forty days of operation, property officials told the Massachusetts Gaming Commission during a Thursday meeting. The hotel […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Events & Reports
Curaçao Government Strengthens Oversight of Online Gambling Industry

Curaçao Government Strengthens Oversight of Online Gambling Industry

Recent hefty fines on Curaçao-licensed online casinos trigger tougher oversight of the local gambling industry The Curaçao government revealed plans to tighten its grip on the provision of online gambling services from the territory of the Dutch Caribbean island, local news outlet the Curaçao Chronicle reports. Aside from its beaches […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Events & Reports
Italy’s Betting, Casino Sectors Voice “Utmost Concern” about Newly Proposed Gambling Tax Hike

Italy’s Betting, Casino Sectors Voice “Utmost Concern” about Newly Proposed Gambling Tax Hike

Proposed new gambling tax rates aggravate Italian casino, betting sectors’ malaise from upcoming implementation of blanket ban on gambling ads Italy’s government has stricken the nation’s gambling industry once again with a newly emerged proposal for an increase in the gambling taxes collected from both the land-based and online sectors, […]

by · December 21, 2018 · Events & Reports
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