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    Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority May Open Casino in South Korea

    Mohegan Sun, the Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA), has submitted its bid for a casino license in the East Asian country of South Korea. Bobby Soper, CEO of Mohegan Sun, confirmed about this on Friday in a phone interview. He flew from Connecticut to South Korea this Wednesday to respond to the government’s request for […]

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    VPN Services in China will not be Attracting Gamblers

    The Chinese government has started prosecuting its mainland citizens who access online content that is created beyond the country’s borders. Chinese police have already turned mobile connectivity off for some Xinjiang residents, who use Virtual Private Network (VPN) software for avoiding Chinese internet filters. Those people were using foreign messaging apps and software for accessing […]

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    UK Teen Prosecuted over DDoS Attack on Gambling Site

    Max Whitehouse, a 19-year-old British teenager has received 12 months prison sentence along with a £200 fine on Friday, on charge of his online assault against an unnamed European gambling site. Nottingham Crown Court Judge gave him this sentence for launching a Distributed Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against the site during early 2014. After […]

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    Online Gambling in Malaysia is Under Close Scrutiny

    The Malaysian Home Ministry is planning to improve their current laws for tackling pervasive operations of online gambling in Malaysia. Archaic laws, which come under the jurisdiction of a number of ministries, are giving police a hard time in curbing these activities, according to Deputy Home Minister Datuk Nur Jazlan Mohamed. “The police are facing […]

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    Ladbrokes-Coral Merger Garnered Shareholder Support

    The proposed merger between bookmakers Ladbrokes and Coral have been voted by Ladbrokes shareholders at the group’s extraordinary general meeting, which took place this morning in London. Holders of 70 billion shares among the total of 100 billion voted in favor of the merger. Though Irish billionaire shareholder Dermot Desmond criticized it publicly, the bid […]

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    FCA Concern Brings End to Playtech & Plus500 Merger Agreement

    Though Playtech, the Israeli gambling company, announced last week that it is planning to merge with financial trading group Plus500 by the end of 2015, it has decided to step back from the proposal. The approximately £459.6 million Playtech & Plus500 merger agreement came into the news in June to be finalized in September. The […]

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    Paddy Power Immigrants Advertisement Banned by ASAI

    Ireland’s advertising watchdog put official ban on one of Irish betting operator Paddy Power’s adverts that allegedly mocked the current refugee crisis in Europe. The advertisement showed some sports stars representing Great Britain on the side of a lorry that was sent through the English port of Dover to the French port of Calais and […]

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    Responsible Gambling Trust UK to Fund Harm Minimization Programs

    The Responsible Gambling Trust UK (RGT) will provide grant funding of £580,000 ($886,500) for supporting five gambling-related harm minimization projects, according to their tender issued for new research last month. This two year long program will be part of the RGT’s steps to combat gambling-related harm in the UK. The project will concentrate on offering […]

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