PokerStars Eyeing Swiss Online Gambling Market Entry

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PokerStars, the flagship brand of online gambling giant The Stars Group, is looking for ways to continue to operate in the Swiss gambling market after its reorganization. Switzerland’s new Money Gaming Act took effect on January 1, 2019, paving the way for the nation’s 21 land-based casinos to operate online casino games and betting ...

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Macquarie to Ban Gambling Transactions on Its Credit Cards

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Australian bank Macquarie has announced plans to ban gambling- and lottery-related transactions on its credit cards, the Australian Financial Review reports. The changes are set to take effect on July 1. Under those, any transactions that are classified as gambling under the merchant codes will be blocked when a card holder tries to conduct ...

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DraftKings Fined in New Jersey over Self-Exclusion Failures

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Sports betting operator DraftKings has recently been sanctioned by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement after self-reporting a glitch related to its “cool-off status” feature, which enabled customers who self-excluded from gambling to continue betting. The malfunction occurred between October 24 and November 16, 2018 before DraftKings discovered it. The company promptly reported ...

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Another Day, Another Operator Fined by Sweden’s Gambling Authority

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Spelinspektionen is building on its reputation of a tough regulator that would make no compromise when it comes to violations of Sweden’s gambling law. The authority announced today that it has chastised yet another errant operator for circumventing the rules that govern the provision of gaming and betting services on the territory of the ...

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Sports Betting Coming Soon at Presque Isle Downs & Casino

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More than four months after being granted a license by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, construction work at Presque Isle Downs & Casino in Erie indicates that the property will soon be ready to go live with sports betting. The state gaming regulator approved the casino’s bid to operate sports gambling in February. However, unlike ...

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Eldorado Seeks Permanent License for Atlantic City’s Tropicana Casino

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The New Jersey Casino Control Commission will today review the application of gaming and hospitality company Elorado Resorts for a permanent license for the operation of the Tropicana Atlantic City hotel and casino resort, local news outlet The Press of Atlantic City reports. The commission is holding a meeting today at 10:30am local time ...

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