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Norwegian Gaming Authority Restricts Online Gambling Sites
April 25th, 2018 By April Bergman

Norwegian Gaming Authority Restricts Online Gambling Sites

Online gambling regulators in Norway and Denmark each moved recently to limit online gambing, though their methods were quite different. Norway’s government imposed stricter monitoring of payment process for online gambling sites. The Norwegian Gaming Authority (Lotteri-og Stiftelsesilsynet) proposed to lawmakers a set of 8 policies which would further restrictions for foreign operators to Norwegian […]

China Bans Poker Apps from Social Media Websites
April 24th, 2018 By April Bergman

China Bans Poker Apps from Social Media Websites

China banned social media websites from promoting online poker on Monday. China’s Ministry of Culture said poker is no longer classified as a “competitive game”. The poker ban on social media appears to be complete, because even poker terms appear to be banned. The decision caused one prominent Hong Kong-based poker advocate to say poker […]

Narrow Ruling in New Jersey Sportsbook Case Could Be a Boon
April 23rd, 2018 By April Bergman

Narrow Ruling in New Jersey Sportsbook Case Could Be a Boon

With the word that the US Supreme Court could rule on New Jersey’s sports betting appeal as early as Tuesday, America’s gambling law experts are giving their predictions and analysis. Daniel Wallach of the Wall Street Journal predicted a so-called complete repeal, though he gave a second scenario that might be more advantageous for New […]

Stars Group Announces £2.5 Billion Buyout of Sky Betting
April 22nd, 2018 By April Bergman

Stars Group Announces £2.5 Billion Buyout of Sky Betting

Stars Group, the Canadian gaming group which owns PokerStars, is buying the UK’s Sky Betting and Gaming (SBG) in a £2.5 billion acquisition. Stars Group Inc said the deal will make it the largest publicly-listed online gaming company. Though the deal has wider implications, it should increase Stars Group’s profile in the UK significantly. Sky […]

MelGuard Security System Could Give Melco an Edge in Japan
April 21st, 2018 By April Bergman

MelGuard Security System Could Give Melco an Edge in Japan

Melco Resorts International believes its MelGuard biometric security system could give the Macau casino company an edge in the Japanese licensing process. The MelGuard system is designed to track the playing habits of Japanese residents and is being touted by Melco CEO Lawrence Ho as a major step forward. The MelGuard security system would use […]

Caesars Entertainment and Meraas Partner on Dubai Resorts
April 19th, 2018 By April Bergman

Caesars Entertainment and Meraas Partner on Dubai Resorts

Caesars Entertainment Corp is planning its first non-gaming resort for the city and emirate of Dubai in the United Arab Emirates. Caesars announced on Sunday it had signed an agreement to manage 2 luxury hotels and a beach club in Dubai. Caesars, a Las Vegas casino company famed for Las Vegas Strip resorts like Caesars […]

Wynn Resorts Adds Three Women to Its Board of Directors
April 18th, 2018 By April Bergman

Wynn Resorts Adds Three Women to Its Board of Directors

Wynn Resorts added three woman to its board of directors this week, in what the Las Vegas casino company said was a “first step” to refresh and diversify its board. The move could have implications on a variety of fronts. While Wynn doubtlessly chose additions to help the company on a public relations basis, the […]

Arsenal Football Stars Seen at Barricuda Casino in London
April 17th, 2018 By April Bergman

Arsenal Football Stars Seen at Barricuda Casino in London

Prior to its pivotal showdown with Atletico Madrid in the Europa League semi-finals, 19 first-team players of the Arsensal squad made a trip to the Barricuda Casino on Wednesday night. Arsenal sits in 6th place with 5 matches to go in the EPL, so the club’s best and only realistic chance to make the Champions […]

Yang Zhihui Trades Legendary Casino for Jeju Shinwa Resort
April 16th, 2018 By April Bergman

Yang Zhihui Trades Legendary Casino for Jeju Shinwa Resort

Chinese tycoon Yang Zhihui recently turned a 200% profit on the famous London casino, Les Ambassadeurs in Mayfair. Now, Yang Zhihui is going all-in on his biggest investment yet: The $2.4 billion Jeju Shinhwa Resort. Not everyone believes in the Jeju Shinhwa Resort, because it depends on a steady influx of foreigner visitors — especially […]

Archaeologists Find Loaded Dice at 15th Century Norwegian Site
April 15th, 2018 By April Bergman

Archaeologists Find Loaded Dice at 15th Century Norwegian Site

Archaeologists working at a 15th century site in the Vagsbunnen district in Bergen, Norway found a 600-year old wooden die used for cheating. The site has yielded 30 different gambling dice over the years, but this is the first which was loaded to cheat. The 2-centimeter wooden die, marked with well-drawn pips on all six […]

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