The Danish Gambling Authority has launched its version 2 of its MitSpil app which aims to collect player data to stop problem gambling in its tracks.
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Over half a billion in bets for Nevada in September offers tantalising taste of what could follow if PASPA overturned
Sportsbooks in Nevada achieved a new milestone, with the Nevada Gaming Control Board showing that that they took in $558 million in bets, in September
Macau bullish on its prospect for growth in 2018 as 2017 revenue figures showing double digit boost
The rapid growth in Macau’s casino gaming revenue is set to continue in 2018, according to the Macau government, with 2017 set for double digit growth.
Have you ever seen anything like this? Man’s bizarre lottery strategy nets him $400,000 payout
A man from White Rock has earned a $400,000 payout in a Washington State lottery game after adopting an unusual strategy involving multiple tickets
New York casino revenue investigation begins
Assemblyman Gary Pretlow has asked the New York Comptroller to investigate the reasons land-based casinos are failings to meet their target revenues.
Gala Interactive handed £2.3 million penalty package for letting problem gamblers wager away £1.3 million in stolen money
Gala Interactive has been handed a multimillion pound penalty by the UK Gambling Commission after letting two high rolling players gamble away stolen money.
Chris ‘Jesus’ Ferguson all Set to Claim WSOP Player of the Year Title
Chris Ferguson has continued his successful WSOP run this year, winning his sixth career bracelet during WSOPE in Rozvadov.
WARNING: The new lottery scam which sees criminals pretending to be operator employees
A new scam affecting US lottery players of Mega Millions and Powerball sees criminals posing as lottery employees to get players to hand over money.
Reels? Who needs them? With Finn and the Swirly Spin it’s all about the revolution
The Finn and the Swirly Spin slot by NetEnt is an innovative slot game with a range of bonus features, and rotating symbols based on an Irish theme.
InterCasino players in Denmark set to have access to Yggdrasil Gaming slots
A fresh batch of exciting slot games will be available to Danish online casino players via InterCasino and Vera & John after a deal with Yggdrasil Gaming.
Pennsylvania nets $1 million in first few days of new gambling law
Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board has reported that Valley Forge Casino Resort paid $1 million to allow gambling by customers not using other facilities.
Sheriff Joe Lombardo says Vegas shooter Paddock was ‘narcissist’ who had bouts of depression
Sheriff Joe Lombardo of Las Vegas police has revealed that Vegas shooter Stephen Paddock had lost significant money gambling since 2015.
Man arrested and charged with 1989 bookmaker Charles Skarratt murder is son of anti-gambling campaigner
A man who charged the murder of Sydney bookmaker Charles Skarratt has been identified by Australian media as the son of a former anti-gambling activist.
Further details come to light on new Vietnam casino resort project
The casino is reportedly set to include numerous slot machines, table games and more It is expected to begin gaming operations in mid-2019 In September, it was reported that Suncity Group – a prominent junket operator in Macau, China – was seeking to expand its land-based casino foothold. More recently, one of the group’s affiliates […]
Industry representative says gambling in New Zealand is in check, despite professor’s claims
The New Zealand gambling industry has hit back at suggestions that gambling is becoming too pervasive, saying the stats compare well to other nations.
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group considering Las Vegas expansion
Richard Branson’s Virgin Group is considering a Vegas expansion with Sin City now a major destination for Virgin Atlantic and Virgin Holidays customers.
Microgaming previews its swashbuckling new Highlander slot
Microgaming has released a new promo video of its hotly anticipated new Highlander online slot, based on the classic 1980s movie of the same name.
LeoVegas acquires Royal Panda in $139 million buy-out deal
The parent company of LeoVegas Casino have acquired Royal Panda in a $139 million buy-out deal, boosting Royal Panda Casino players.
Sega Sammy approval could bring Japanese favorite pachinko to Las Vegas casinos
The popular Japanese arcade slot pachinko could be coming to casino floors in Las Vegas, after Sega Sammy’s games were approved by the Gaming Control Board.
UK Government’s gaming industry review turns spotlight on gambling advertising
The recent Government report into the UK gaming industry has revealed concerns among regulators and lawmakers over gambling advertising.
GVC Holdings offloads Turkish interests, sparking rumors of UK bookmaker takeover bid
GVC has confirmed the sale of its Turkish gambling interests, which has boosted speculation of possible merger talks with Ladbrokes Coral or William Hill.
Who is ‘Mr. Let it Ride’, the big-time gambler who allegedly scooped $14 million in World Series bets?
The Let it Ride gambler who has allegedly made $14 million in World Series bets remains a mystery – and does he even exist?
Paddy Power chief hits out at government for lack of clarity over FOBTs future
Paddy Power Betfair chief Breon Corcoran has bemoaned the lack of clarity on fixed odds betting terminals, but hopes for concrete detail in the future.
Philippines casinos show impressive growth with significant rise in income
A PAGCOR report has shown that casino income from its 13 casino locations and many satellite facilities is up 36 percent through September.
Armed security WERE on 32nd floor of Mandalay Bay while shots were being fired, statement claims
It is claimed at least four armed security personnel were on the 32nd floor of the Mandalay Bay Hotel, Las Vegas, during the mass shooting
Steve Wynn goes all anthropological as he describes Boston Harbor casino inspiration
Casino developer Steve Wynn has drawn on his English literature and anthropology background in describing his latest Boston Harbor project.
Spain reports rise in sports betting and slots revenue for Q3
Figures from Spanish gaming regulator Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ) highlight revenue growth of more than a third in Q3 this year.
Online casino games developer to incorporate responsible gambling software
Developer, Playtech has acquired a business that develops responsible gambling software in a move that is likely to improve players’ online experiences.
Did the gamble pay off? Aussie singer Vance Joy reveals moment he invited Taylor Swift to the casino
Australian performer Vance Joy, says that Taylor Swift is one of his biggest supporters and has revealed that he wanted to invite her to a Melbourne casino.
Macau casino revenue soars to three-year high as performance continues to impress
Gambling revenue in the Chinese casino haven of Macau rose by 22 percent during the month of October, exceeding expectations to record a three-year high.
More than just FOBTs: UK government review fires strong responsible gambling message to online operators
It was more than just about fixed odds betting terminals – the UK government gambling review also put responsible gambling at the heart of its online focus.
Pennsylvania Governor authorizes major gambling expansion in state
Pennsylvania’s Governor Tom Wolf has approved legislation to expand gambling within the state, including the legalization of online betting.
Key takeaways after government review commits to reduction of stake sizes on fixed odds betting terminals
Some key talking points from the government’s review on the UK gambling industry, focusing on the details behind possible FOBT stake reductions.
Prepare to be entranced by Microgaming’s epic new The Phantom of the Opera slot
Microgaming’s brand new The Phantom of the Opera slot launches at online casinos today, and it looks set to be a real stunner of a game.
Genesis Gaming goes full-on Candy Crush with latest release Mysterious Gems
Mysterious Gems by Genesis Gaming features a 6×6 grid, colorful gems, and gameplay reminiscent of hugely popular Facebook Saga games.
Greece set to vote on online gambling legislation
It is reported that Greece is to vote on draft legislation that, if successful could see the legalization of certain online gambling activities.
Dark Hearts online casino slot conjures images of The Twilight Saga, but will it send shivers?
Dark Hearts online casino slot features 243 pay ways and a familiar gothic theme and atmosphere with special bonus features for all the characters.
What does the average Macau casino player tell us about the future growth prospects of the region?
A Wall Street brokerage firm has revealed what it believes to be the average Macau casino visitor as it seeks to understand the potential of the market.
Merkur’s Tesoro Del Amazonas online casino slot intrigues with its bonus feature but can it rival Gonzo’s Quest?
Merkur Gaming’s Tesoro Del Amazonas takes players on a New World-style adventure in a slot game offering fairly standard gameplay but interesting bonuses.
A month on from Vegas shooting and we still have no clue as to why Stephen Paddock murdered 58
A month after the worst mass shooting in modern American history, investigators appear to be no closer to establishing a motive for the massacre.
‘Prohibition doesn’t work, so legalize and regulate like UK’, says former Liverpool FC chief ahead of sports betting summit
A former CEO of Liverpool Football Club says that prohibition does not work and that sports betting in the US should be legalized and regulated.
A £2 reduction on fixed odds betting terminal stake sizes in on the table after UK government review
The UK government has announced that the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) will be cut after the publication of a long-awaited review.
Ohio launches credit card payments for lottery tickets – but is it a good thing?
Players of the lottery in Ohio have found a new payment option lately. Credit cards are now available to use for payment, with a $100 debt limit.
Stan James found to be in breach of problem gambling guidelines
Stan James will pay a penalty and take measures to improve its anti-money laundering and social responsibility policies following an investigation.
Take a trip to the Orient with Play’n GO’s new Asian-themed Big Win Cat
Developer, Play’n GO continues its recent run of slot launches with Asian-themed Big Win Cat which features stylised symbols and simple but fun gameplay.
Poker celebrity Victoria Coren Mitchell calls Phil Ivey the Roger Federer of the game
Top UK poker player, celebrity, writer and TV presenter Victoria Coren Mitchell has described Phil Ivey as the Roger Federer of the game.
MLS Commissioner Don Garber: ‘We can lead the charge on sports betting’
The Commissioner of MLS, Don Garber, has broken ranks with the other major US sports organizations and has come out in favor of legalizing sports betting.
Decision day approaches for possible stake cuts on fixed odds betting terminals for UK bookmakers
UK bookmakers are anticipating a cut in the max stake for fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) and a number of other measures ahead of Tuesday’s review.
Minister agrees to meet Trinidad and Tobago’s casino operators amid 100% casino tax row
The Finance Minister for Trinidad & Tobago, Colm Imbert, has agreed to a public meeting with the stakeholders and owners of the nation’s casino businesses.
Bwin Casino to get Russia launch next month as RUS-TELETOT enters market
Online Casino Bwin has confirmed its intention to start a sports betting business in Russia next month, the first Western brand to join Russia’s market.
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