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Pittsburgh Bettor Loses $10k on First Bet at Rivers Casino
December 20th, 2018 By April Bergman

Pittsburgh Bettor Loses $10k on First Bet at Rivers Casino

A Pittsburgh sports bettor who made the first wager at the Rivers Casino lost $10,000 on the Steelers-Patriots game this past weekend. David Eldridge bet on the New England Patriots to continue their win streak over the Steelers, but the 38-year old Eldridge seemed unfazed by his loss of ten grand. The resident of Gibsonia, […]

Phil Satre Wants Wynn Execs to Speak to Massachusetts GC
December 19th, 2018 By April Bergman

Phil Satre Wants Wynn Execs to Speak to Massachusetts GC

Phil Satre, Wynn Resorts chairman of the board, said he hopes to have CEO Matt Maddox and the other board members appear before the Massachusetts Gaming Commission (MGC) when the regulatory panel decides whether to rescind Wynn Resorts’ gambling license. The MGC has conducted a 7-month investigation into whether the Las Vegas casino company should […]

Ladbrokes Alleged to Have Paid Nearly £1 Million in Hush Money
December 18th, 2018 By April Bergman

Ladbrokes Alleged to Have Paid Nearly £1 Million in Hush Money

The UK Gambling Commission is investigating allegations that Ladbrokes paid £1 million to the victims of a problem gambler as a form of hush money. The Guardian published a report that the victims of a problem gambler, who stole their money to fund his gambling, were paid by Ladbrokes to keep them from talking to […]

Lotte Tour Prepares Jeju Dream Tower for 2019 Grand Opening
December 13th, 2018 By April Bergman

Lotte Tour Prepares Jeju Dream Tower for 2019 Grand Opening

Lotte Tour is building a $1.4 billion integrated casino resort on Jeju Island, South Korea’s casino destination spot. When Lotte Tour’s 38-floor hotel and casino, Jeju Dream Tower, opens it will be the tallest building on Jeju Island. Lawrence Teo, Lotte Tour COO and former executive for Melco Entertaintainment’s Altira Macau, said of the company’s […]

NFL to Sign Deal with Sportsbook Operator as “Official Gaming Partner”
December 12th, 2018 By April Bergman

NFL to Sign Deal with Sportsbook Operator as “Official Gaming Partner”

Daniel Kaplan of the Sports Business Journal said today that the NFL plans to get into the sports betting business in the near future. The NFL League Office told its collective ownership in a meeting in the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex today that it wants to acquire an official sportsbook partner, like the NBA, NHL, and […]

Do Cryptocurrencies Have a Future in the Online Casino Industry?
December 10th, 2018 By April Bergman

Do Cryptocurrencies Have a Future in the Online Casino Industry?

Online gamblers no doubt have seen ads for cryptocurrency casinos. With the wild fluctuations in the price of Bitcoin, those people might wonder if cryptocurrencies have a future in the online casino industry at all. They’ve probably seen the sales jobs that online marketers post to make Bitcoin gambling seem like the best idea. Their […]

UK Gambling Companies Agree to Ban on Sports Broadcast Adverts
December 7th, 2018 By April Bergman

UK Gambling Companies Agree to Ban on Sports Broadcast Adverts

British gambling companies agreed to a “whistle-to-whistle” ban on television advertisements during live sporting events. The gaming groups agreed not to broadcast adverts during a specific period of time before and after matches, but that gives the companies the right to broad ads outside those times. The Campaign for Fairer Gambling (CFG) said the new […]

UK Gambling Commission and Twitch Discuss Casino Streamers’ Gaming Ads
December 5th, 2018 By April Bergman

UK Gambling Commission and Twitch Discuss Casino Streamers’ Gaming Ads

The UK Gambling Commission is in talks with Twitch about its gambling streamers. Eurogamer discovered two unlicensed casino sites being advertised by a number of casino streams on Twitch recently. Eurogamer reported that the “Casino” category of Twitch streams had 77,029 viewers last Sunday night. That means more gamers viewed the gambling streams than they […]

Chinese Court Sentences Illegal Gambling Operators to Life in Prison
December 3rd, 2018 By April Bergman

Chinese Court Sentences Illegal Gambling Operators to Life in Prison

Chinese state-run media service Xinhau reported that the Intermediate People’s Court in the Jilin province city of Baishan sentenced two illegal gambling ringleaders to life in prison. A dozen other suspects received shorter sentences, though Xinhua reported those sentences were still “harsh”. The two unnamed gambling syndicate ringleaders operated an illegal online lottery ring which […]

Australia Passes National Consumer Protection Framework for iGaming
December 1st, 2018 By April Bergman

Australia Passes National Consumer Protection Framework for iGaming

The state and territorial governments of Australia are coordinating on the National Consumer Protection Framework, the first national framework to protect online gamblers. Rollout of the National Consumer Protection Framework is expected over the next 18 months. The framework will require Australian operators a set of responsible gaming tools to control their gambling habits and […]

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