Tag Archives calls

CalvinAyre.com calls it a day after almost twelve years of publishing

by

The prominent online and land-based gambling news website at CalvinAyre.com has reportedly shut down following almost twelve years in business as its billionaire owner continues shifting his focus to the nascent cryptocurrency and Bitcoin marketplaces. According to multiple sources, the site was launched by Calvin Ayre of Bodog Entertainment fame in 2009 as a ...

GambleAware calls for re-think on online gambling deposit limits

by

In the United Kingdom and the organization behind the BeGambleAware.org responsible gambling resource has reportedly backed the findings of a new study in asking iGaming firms to remove their range of operator-defined deposit limits. According to a Thursday report from SBCNews, the GambleAware charity made its suggestion after an investigation from The Behavioural Insights ...

The Betting and Gaming Council calls for government assistance

by

In the United Kingdom and The Betting and Gaming Council has announced that over 100 of the nation’s casinos could be forever closed unless the government quickly allows them to emerge from their coronavirus-induced lockdowns. The London-headquartered organization represents approximately 90% of gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo operators in the United Kingdom and used ...

GambleAware calls for increased availability of bank-card blocking schemes

by

In the United Kingdom and the GambleAware independent responsible gambling charity has reportedly called on the government, regulators and financial institutions to ensure consumers have the widespread ability to block gambling-related bank-card transactions. According to a report from iGamingBusiness.com, the plea comes after the organization published the details of a special investigation it commissioned ...

Shinzo Abe rebuffs calls to conduct an inquiry into possible casino corruption

by

In Japan and Prime Minister, Shinzo Abe, (pictured) has reportedly dismissed calls for his administration to launch some form of an inquiry into whether foreign casino operators may have been seeking to unduly influence key public officials. According to a report from GGRAsia citing information from the Asahi Shimbun newspaper, the 65-year-old leader also ...

China calls on the Philippines to ‘ban all online gambling’

by

Ahead of a planned meeting between the leaders of the two nations later this month and China has reportedly urged the Philippines to ‘ban all online gambling’ including those licensed operations that are being marketed towards Chinese players. According to a report, the appeal was made by Chinese foreign ministry spokesperson Geng Shuang during ...