Archive for July, 2018

Paddy Power Lowers Odds on Trump Impeachment after Helsinki
July 21st, 2018 By April Bergman

Paddy Power Lowers Odds on Trump Impeachment after Helsinki

British and Irish bookmakers continue to take bets on whether U.S. President Donald Trump will be impeached. At Paddy Power, the odds of Trump being impeached have shot up to 2-to-1 in the aftermath of the Helsinki summit between Donald Trump and Vladimir Putin. Bookmakers offer a variety of proposition bets, including a variety of […]

Japan’s Final Integrated Resort Bill Has 3 Casino Licenses
July 20th, 2018 By April Bergman

Japan’s Final Integrated Resort Bill Has 3 Casino Licenses

Japan’s parliament passed the long-awaited IR Implementation Bill on Friday, opening the door for legal land-based casinos in the Japanese islands for the first time. The Japanese Diet passed the original Integrated Resort (IR) Bill in December 2016, but needed Friday’s bill to set the policies and regulations for legal casinos. The IR Implementation Bill […]

James Packer Leaves the Board of 22 Australian Companies
July 19th, 2018 By April Bergman

James Packer Leaves the Board of 22 Australian Companies

James Packer, owner of 47% of Crown Resorts Limited shares, quit the board of directors of 22 different companies in recent weeks. James Packer sat on the board of some of Australia’s biggest companies, including Qantas Airlines and CPH. The Australian billionaire left Crown’s board in April due to self-described mental health issues. When the […]

French Sports Bettors Wagered €690m on 2018 World Cup
July 18th, 2018 By April Bergman

French Sports Bettors Wagered €690m on 2018 World Cup

French sports bettors wagered a record €690 million during the 2018 World Cup, which is more than twice the amount wagered (€290 million) on the 2014 World Cup. ARJEL said €381 million was wagered at 12 locally licensed online sportsbooks. ARJEL reported that another €309 million was wagered at the Francaise des Jeux’s (FDJ) 27,000 […]

Parent Zone Study Quotes Underage Gamblers as Young as 13
July 17th, 2018 By April Bergman

Parent Zone Study Quotes Underage Gamblers as Young as 13

Parent Zone, an advice service for parents and schools, is demanding immediate action from those involved to stop the connection between the gambling sites and the use of skins as digital currency. Parent Zone’s head of content, Giles Milton, said that its investigation revealed that gaming firms were not taking the action necessary to stop […]

Brazil Is Westgate’s Favorite to Win 2022 World Cup in Qatar
July 16th, 2018 By April Bergman

Brazil Is Westgate’s Favorite to Win 2022 World Cup in Qatar

Only hours after France defeated Croatia to win its second World Cup title, Brazil opened as the betting favorite to win the 2022 World Cup in Qatar. The Westgate Las Vegas SuperBook opened futures betting with the Brazil as 6-1 favorites to win the 22nd World Cup. For those who think France should be the […]

John Cynn Wins the 2018 WSOP Main Event over Tony Miles
July 15th, 2018 By April Bergman

John Cynn Wins the 2018 WSOP Main Event over Tony Miles

John Cynn is the winner of the 2018 World Series of Poker Main Event. Cynn, who is a resident of Indianapolis, Indiana, won $8.8 million for finishing in first place at the WSOP Main Event. The 33-year old professional poker player finished in 11th place at the 2016 WSOP Main Event. The ESPN and Poker […]

Macau Assembly Passes Law Targeting Dealer Problem Gambling
July 14th, 2018 By April Bergman

Macau Assembly Passes Law Targeting Dealer Problem Gambling

Macau’s lawmakers unanimously passed a law which bans all 24,453 casino table game dealers from entering all local casinos for any reason other than work. The 33-member Macau Legislative Assembly passed the law to put a stop to problem gambling among casino staff. Details remain sparse about the policies the law might cover, but various […]

Chinese Bust World Cup Betting Ring Worth $1.5 Billion
July 13th, 2018 By April Bergman

Chinese Bust World Cup Betting Ring Worth $1.5 Billion

Chinese police in Guangdong province busted a World Cup betting ring worth $1.5 billion in crypto-currency bets, according to a statement in China’s media this week. The investigation located the gambling syndicate on the dark web, where sports bettors made wagers using virtual currencies like Bitcoin, Ethereum, and Litecoin. The betting ring includes over 300,000 […]

Australia’s Senate Launches Study of Video Game Loot Boxes
July 12th, 2018 By April Bergman

Australia’s Senate Launches Study of Video Game Loot Boxes

Australia’s Senate passed a motion to investigate the use of controversial loot boxes in video games, which was put forward by Senator Jordon Steele-John. Loot boxes are considered gambling by many game enthusiasts, so the Australian Senate wants to make sure they are not allowing underage video game players to gamble. Australia was one of […]

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