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    British Government to Mend Broken Horserace Betting Levy Talks

    Online bookmakers of Britain and Racing officials have failed to set up a new horserace betting levy, as each stakeholder directly held the other party responsible. Secretary of State John Whittingdale of the Department of Culture, Media and Sport is to take up the duty of mediating the issue. The 55th Levy scheme was set […]

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    Baha Mar Developer Switched by Chinese Lender

    The Export-Import Bank of China (EXIM) shut out Baha Mar, a problematic resort casino yet to be opened in the Bahamas, this Friday. This step may mean an end to the attachment of Sarkis Izmirlian, the developer. The state-run bank, which has been financier to Baha Mar and invested around 2.45 billion US dollars, allegedly […]

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    Macau Unwinding its Transit Visa Scheme

    The Chinese government is going to permit Macau the expansion of its transit visa scheme, as derived from statements by Li Gang, director of the Central People’s Government Liaison Office in Macau. As per the present scheme, a person entering Macau as part of transiting to a third party country can remain seven days in […]

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    PokerStars Pushing Players to Retrieve Account Balance

    The previous customers of Amaya Gaming’s PokerStars brand are recently being contacted concerning their unresolved account balances. The site left market after the Black Friday federal indictments of 2011. They have sent emails to the NJ players holding accounts with them at that time so that they extract any money that may still be in […]

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    South Korean Illegal Online Gambling Operators to Face Heavy Prosecution

    Illegal online gambling sites are planned to be brought to prosecution by South Korean authorities where the operators will receive life sentences and all their customers will face charges. Illegal online gambling operators, who were indicted on charges for establishing an unlawful gambling place beforehand, will now have to bear organized crime charges that constitute […]

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    Czech Republic Imposing Raise on Gambling Tax

    Following the announcement in September regarding alterations on the previously proposed tax raise on lottery, sports betting and slots by the Czech Republic coalition government, their lower house lawmakers gave the initial approval to increase taxes as much as 8% on gambling winnings on October 27. Lottery and sports betting winnings will experience a gambling […]

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    New Slot App for Your Apple Watch Ready for Real Gambling

    Have you ever been waiting for the bus and thought how amazing it would be, if you just were able to play slots on your Apple Watch without even having to get your phone out of your pocket and start winning money? Do you have to wait too long again for your pumpkin spiced latte […]

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    Sheldon Adelson Makes Further Efforts to Stop Internet Gambling

    The Las Vegas Sands Chairman and CEO has long been vocal about his aversion towards internet gambling, and now his new vehicle to promote his ideas is gaining traction. The CSIG (Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling) has been created in order to sway public opinion about into disapproving of online gambling activities. Previously, Adelson made […]

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    2016 Could be the Year for Sports Betting in Canada

    Virtually all territories across Europe have a legalized and regulated framework when it comes to sports betting. It brings in millions upon millions in revenues each year, while also having many other beneficial economic impacts for numerous nations. The US is also looking into implementing a more widespread sport betting network having realized the potential […]