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    Swedish Restrictions Can Lead to the Rise of the Black Market

    During the past months, a lot of European countries made serious decisions. The commissions' aim is to regulate online betting and casinos to prevent problem gambling. With those new rules, Swedish Restrictions appeared as well. Anyhow, these decisions by the authorities are controversial. Since the gambling firms with a proper license are saying that this way, they will only increase the interest of the sites which are illegal in the country. The regulations may be live from the 7th of May.

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    What’s the Deal With Loot Boxes? – Is It Gambling or Not?

    Day by day the loot boxes are taken more and more seriously. Some people say these forms of virtual products can cause harm to customers. Even more, as the biggest audience of the video games which offers these chests are mostly targeting teenagers and children. Anyhow, even responsible customers love it. Are loot boxes gambling? Should loot boxes be regulated or completely banned? Let's take a closer look together.

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    The Pakistan Cricket Board Banned Umar Akmal

    Umar Akmal is a Pakistan international cricket player. He is probably one of the most known sportsmen in the country since cricket is super-popular in Pakistan. However, he is banned from any sports events for three years. After smaller abuses, now he has been charged with match-fixing. After a short investigation, the Pakistani Cricket Board (PCB) made his decision. Since Umar did not just go against the rules of the PCB but the laws of Pakistan.

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    Boris Becker Became a Poker Ambassador – From Tennis to Texas Hold’em

    Boris Becker will return to the world of online poker in 2020. The Tennis phenomenon had a lot of ups and downs in his career. But now, GGPoker and King's contracted Boris to be the face of their online products, as an ambassador. In this short article, we will take a look at what led him from tennis to poker. Also, you can learn where you can meet him in the near future on virtual platforms.

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    French Horse Racing Season Will Resume on the 11th of May

    After the sports events cancellation disaster, finally, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. The French authorities who are responsible for the run of sports events suggested resuming the French horse racing season that would have been started at the end of March. They set up a date as well. It's on the 11th of May. On that day, the French Government wants to ease the restrictions.

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    Popular Bets in 2020 – The Rise of Virtual- and Bar-Sports

    In the reflection of the countless event cancelation, online sportsbooks are featuring new topics. We will take a look which is the most popular bets in 2020. We will also take a glimpse at how the world of sports betting reacts to the current situation. Even more, we will make our conclusion about the question: Is it worth the effort to convert your bettors. Since online casinos and sportsbooks are cover a different audience according to the latest statistics.

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    What is the Best RTP Rate for Operators? – Gambling on the Other Side of the Coin

    It's always an important decision for casino operators to set up the mathematics of their machines. Finding the perfect RTP rate is even more important for them than the gamblers since these rates will define their income. The best RTP rate for online slot machines is around 98%. However, building out the perfect system to make numerous revenue for your company and a good time for your costumers is a way more difficult challenge.

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    Can We Expect a Ban on Vip Programs in Online Gambling?

    The UK Commission and many other Gambling Authorities are considering the ban on VIP programs in online gambling. The main reason is obvious, they want to prevent problem gambling. Since a lot of bettors want to have Free Bets and higher limits in return for their fat deposits. Thus, we can expect regulations worldwide soon since it seems like that VIP schedules easily rip apart the safety net set up by the authorities.

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    Future of AI in Gambling – How will Artificial Intelligence Affect the Industry?

    You can read plenty of discussions about Artificial Intelligence on the Internet. However, we can expect that AI will appear in the near future. In the online gaming industry, it will have an important role as well. The future of AI in gambling is clearly to help prevention. Even more, it can provide customized help to each individual. Still, there are plenty of controversial things around artificial solutions. First of all, how is that possible? And mostly, is it normal that an institution has such a detailed profile of a customer?