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Dutch Regulator Flexes Muscles

Another gambling firm falls foul of Dutch regulators Yet another online gambling firm has had its wrists slapped by Kansspelautoriteit, the official body that is in charge of keeping tabs on companies that are part of – or taking advantage of – the Netherlands’ gambling market. CyberRock And HoneyDew Fined In a statement that was […]

Play Bonus Rounds in Blitz Mode

The popular Blitz feature, which allows for ultra-fast slots play, has been given an upgrade at Casino Heroes, Speedy Casino and other Hero Gaming Brands. When players reach a bonus or jackpot round in Blitz mode, they are now given the option via pop-up to switch to classic mode so they can play the bonus […]

UK Government Increases Online Casino Tax

UK-based online casino operators will pay more tax as of October 2019 – although the increase wasn’t as fierce as some operators had predicted. In his recent budget statement, the UK Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond presented a preview of his Autumn 2018 Budget in the House of Commons. This included some online gambling […]

Albania In Large-scale Gambling Crackdown

In a follow-up to gambling bans in major cities, the Albanian parliament has passed legislation to ban sports betting and online gambling. It will take effect on 1 January 2019, and was passed by a unanimous vote from the 75 members of the governing socialist party. The new laws will ban the operation of all […]

Gambling Operators In Pennsylvania

For years, USA has been restrictive to online gambling, however, going by the widespread embrace across the world some states have warmed up to online casinos. Pennsylvania for instance, through the Pennsylvania Gaming Control board, is overseeing a process which will lay down the framework for gambling operators in Pennsylvania. Online Gambling in Pennsylvania Following […]

First Responsible Gambling Week – A Success?

As we reflect on the very first Responsible Gambling Week 2018, which ran from November 1st – 7th, we thought it would be a good time to consider what the gambling industry has done to promote responsible gambling behaviours in light of this occasion. IGRG Initiative This was the first ever Responsible Gambling week, which […]

Psychology Of Online Casino Boom

What is the psychology behind the online casino boom? Few industries in the entertainment niche have seen as much recent growth as online casinos. The rate of adoption has been remarkable, and many parts of the world now see it as the standard way to have fun gambling. This is great news for operators and […]

Swedish Gambling Market Continues Growth

Swedish gambling market experiences unprecedented growth Regulation Does Not Halt Growth Regulatory processes for Sweden’s online gaming businesses are underway, as government officials seek to regulate the country’s gambling industry. Online casinos have operated without regulation for the past 15 years, but despite the move to create legislation governing such companies, the Swedish Gambling Authority […]

Philippines Target Illegal Online Gambling

President of Philippines targets rogue operators in bid to bolster the country’s economy. Illegal Online Gambling A visibly agitated President Rodrigo Duterte, the controversial and hot-blooded leader of the Philippines, recently issued a strongly worded speech focused on suppressing illegal online gambling. It is thought that the President has noted the country’s desire for gambling, […]

NY Jets Partner With Online Gambling Firm

The New York Jets franchise, which has often been at the fore when it comes to adopting new technologies and approaches, has become the first NFL side to sign a sponsorship deal with an online gambling firm. 888 Holdings The deal between the Jets and 888 Holdings – which already has sponsorship deals with numerous […]

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