Tag Archives Gambling

GambleAware calls for re-think on online gambling deposit limits

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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 ...

DraftKings among operators to launch online gambling and online sports betting in Michigan on Friday

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Online gaming and sports betting will go live in Michigan on January 22, 2021, after the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB), authorized nine casinos along with their platform providers to launch from noon Friday. Among those is DraftKings, which partnered with Bay Mills Resort & Casino in June last year, in a deal that ...

Thailand may soon consider whether to legalize casino gambling

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The Prime Minister of Thailand, Prayut Chan-O-Cha (pictured), has reportedly announced that his administration may look into legalizing casino gambling as a way of helping the nation of 67 million people to control the spread of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Saturday report from the Bangkok Post newspaper, Thailand has recently been experiencing ...

China showing its commitment to stamping out cross-border gambling

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Police in China reportedly arrested over 75,000 people last year as they busted up more than 3,500 illicit cross-border gambling cases alongside some 2,260 that had involved forbidden iGaming platforms. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, these figures were contained in a recent update from the giant nation’s Public Security Ministry as ...

Third national lockdown closes England land-based gambling facilities yet again

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A third national lockdown has forced gambling businesses in England to shut down yet again. An increase in positive coronavirus cases led to the new lockdown, with all land-based betting facilities affected. On January 4, Prime Minister Boris Johnson revealed the new lockdown that includes a stay-at-home order. This order is similar to the ...

European gambling industry facing coronavirus come-down

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The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has announced that it expects aggregated European gambling revenues for 2020 to have dropped by about 23% year-on-year to approximately €75.9 billon ($92.8 billion) largely due to the impact of the coronavirus pandemic. The trade group used an official Monday press release to detail that an investigation ...

Ukrainian Gaming Week scheduled for February; To feature major exhibition of gambling products and services

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Smile-Expo is set to hold the largest gambling event to ever take place in Ukraine in February 2021, with the launch of Ukrainian Gaming Week (UGW). The event will take place on February 24-25, gathering industry leaders as well as local politicians and representatives of the professional community for the very first time after ...

City Center Rosario in Argentina reopens at half cap: premiers new online gambling site

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After being shut down for nearly nine months due to the global pandemic, City Center casino located in Rosario, Argentina has reopened at 50 percent capacity. The land-based property, which is owned by Casino Club, SA., has also launched an online gambling site. Billed as “the largest entertainment center in Latin America,” City Center‘s ...