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UK Gambling Operators to Fund Problem Gambling Treatment

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In order to fund problem gambling treatment, the biggest gambling businesses in the United Kingdom have recently pledged that they will increase their contribution to the state’s government. This is to help fight the high problem gambling rates. The owners of bet365, William Hill, VC Holdings’ Ladbroke Coral, SkyBet and Flutter Entertainment’s Paddy Power Betfair […]

Warning Slogans in Gambling Adverts Fail to Increase Responsible Gambling Says New Study

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A new study performed by addiction researchers at the University of Warwick in the United Kingdom has found that including warning slogans in gambling adverts does not affect how much punters decide to bet or how frequently they choose to do so. The study analysed the effects of the British responsible gambling sector “When the […]

NZ Internal Affairs Launches Public Consultation on Online Gambling

NZ Internal Affairs Launches Online Gambling Public Consultation

Just recently, the Department of Internal Affairs in New Zealand launched a public consultation on online gambling. The DIA wants to know whether or not to expand the online gaming market. The department is considering opening doors for more online gambling operators and also update the country’s laws on gambling which date back to 2003. […]

Internet Gambling with Credit Cards Could Get Banned in NZ

New Zealand’s government agency is on a mission to ban internet gambling with credit cards. The New Zealand Department of Internal Affairs is responsible for creating and regulating the gambling industry.  One of the many reasons behind the department considering the ban of credit card internet gambling is the launch of SKYCITY Entertainment Group’s internet […]

Pragmatic Play Gets Recognized by Malta Gaming Authority

Pragmatic Play announced that it has obtained its Recognition Notice from the Malta Gaming Authority. This was in addition to its license by the watchdog.  The Malta-based designer and supplier of internet casino content presently hold a Serious Supply License by the Malta Gaming Authority. This enables it to offer its products to nearby licensed […]

Crown Casino to be investigated for Corruption Allegations

Crown Casino

Allegations of corruption at Crown Casino will be investigated by Australia’s anti-corruption organization. This follows an instruction to do so by the Australian government. The investigation is in response to allegations that some of the country’s officials fast-tracked visa applications for Chinese high-rollers. Allegedly so they could enjoy Crown Casino games.  Amidst the rumours of […]

English Soccer Players Star in Sportsbook Ads

English Soccer Players Star in Sportsbook Ads

There’s been a lot of concern by gambling stakeholders surrounding sportsbook ads featuring soccer players from arguably the most popular league in the world. The latest team in the spotlight is Tottenham Hotspurs. The English team is affiliated with 1XBET. The sportsbook has a multimillion-dollar partnership deal with the London club signed last year August. […]

UKGC Calls for Consultations about the Ban on Credit Gambling

UKGC to Ban Credit Gambling

A ban on credit gambling in the United Kingdom will be investigated next month by the UK Gambling Commission. After calls for evidence in February, the regulator will now begin consulting with the gambling and financial sectors about the harms of gambling with borrowed money or credit. Credit gambling is a growing problem in countries […]

Southland Gambling Restrictions Discussed at Council Meeting

Southland Gambling

At the latest District Council meeting, the Southland gambling limitations were discussed. Health promoter, Eru Loach led these policy discussions. The gambling machine policies were at the top of the agenda in this latest meeting. Mr Loach told the council that gambling addiction was challenging to identify because in most cases, it involved other social […]

New Irish Gambling Law Can Cause a Hike in Money Laundering

Irish Gambling Law

The Irish Independent regulators fear that a likely growth brought to the wager permitted on electronic betting machines can promote a rise in money laundering. Teacha Dala (TDs) sees that the suggested bigger gambling machines were brought in because of the new Irish Gambling Law. This means that people can make larger wagers and hide […]

50% of English Premier League Clubs Will Be Sponsored by Betting Operators in 2020

Although there has been much conflict over the increasing presence of the gambling sponsors in the English Premier League, it has been confirmed that half of the teams competing in the league will have a gambling-related shirt sponsor in the upcoming season. The news comes with the announcement that shirt sponsorship earnings for the 2019/2020 […]

Parimatch goes Lives with Pragmatic Plays casino offering

Pragmatic Play is one of the fastest-growing casino game providers in the iGaming industry. The gaming providers offer a wide range of casino products, including live casinos. Pragmatic Play has signed a deal with Parimatch, the international online betting company to integrate their live casino offering.  Parimatch is known for providing players with around the […]

Encore Boston Harbor Dragged into Blackjack and Slots Cheating Scandal

Encore Boston Harbor

Just a few weeks after their grand opening, Encore Boston Harbor is already facing cheating charges. Several governing investigations, a torrent of criticism over why the businesses management had not addressed its employees’ allegations appropriately, and two heavy charges later. A $20 million fine by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and another $35 million charge […]

World Poker Tour AUS 2019

World Poker Tour Aus

The World Poker Tour in partnership with the Star Gold Coast Casino in Queensland has announced the first WTP poker tournament in Australia. The festival is set to take place from 27 September to 7 October. There have been a total of 7 events scheduled for the day with buy-ins that are set from AU$330 […]

New Strategy to Challenge Gambling in NZ

Proposed Strategy to Challenge Gambling

The New Zealand administration has disclosed a new detailed stratagem with the chief purpose of to challenge gambling. Their aim is to decrease the gambling addiction in the Maori, Asian and Pacific societies. These communities have the highest levels of gambling harm and addiction throughout New Zealand. The rise of harmful gambling is seen in […]