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Charles Oakley Arrested over Alleged Wager Fraud

Let’s be honest. The let-up in US legislation has encouraged quite a few people to venture out of their comfort zone and take sports betting a little more seriously. Not only that, but gambling has also had its own marked pick-up, too. Perhaps, in the general commotion some people expect that if they go grey, […]

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Playtech, Ladbrokes Coral Sign Up for Live Bet Slip

iGaming software provider Playtech and leading bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral continue to strengthen their partnership by seeking to bring in more technical know-how to the segment as well as improve the end-user experience. The addition of a bet slip within the Live Casino is a step in this direction. Playtech Steps Up Its Game Playtech has […]

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Japan’s Gambling Bill to Be Debated in Upper House

Japan has long been debating whether it should give a green light to gambling in all its forms. A recently proposed project featuring a number of casino resorts has been at the heart of the latest polemic within the government. However, despite grassroots opposition, Japan seems set to pursue a course towards regulation and adoption […]

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Australia’s Crown Under Review

If there’s been one country to feel the negative effects of gambling, that’s Australia. Anti-gambling campaigners have intensified their pitch in recent years. But far from targeting illicit online operations, the experts are warning against Melbourne’es multi-billion-dollar behemoth, the Crown casino. The casino, they say, is “rife with irresponsible gambling,” and that is quite the […]

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NCAA Will Not Push for Integrity Fee

NCAA senior vice president and CFO Kathleen McNeely spoke to a number of athletic business representatives at the National Association of Collegiate Directors of Athletics’ annual convention. McNeely elaborated on the pending legalization of regulating sports betting. While the NCAA itself won’t pursue money that stems from the activity if it continues to be a […]

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Netherlands to Rework Gambling Legislation

The Netherlands is pushing strongly towards the liberalization of its own gambling market. Until now, the state controlled all related activities, but a change to the country’s Remote Gambling Act may break the ice and open the sluice gates of private investment. In the following lines, we will see how the state will open up […]

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32Red Fined £2m Over Problem Gambling

News broke out that one of the UK’s best-known names in the online casino industry, 32Red, has been fined £2 million over an apparent failure to comply with social responsibility and anti-money laundering checks. The casino was found responsible by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) for intentionally enticing a problem gambler to continue playing whilst […]

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Louisiana Pushes for Strong Overhaul of Gambling Laws

The host of changes coming to the US sports betting climate are quite notable and rather difficult to avoid. Speaking the truth, it’s hard to keep track of all important changes across the states, but the Louisiana’s planned overhaul of its gambling rules practically looms. Louisiana has been pretty active with local lawmakers and Governor […]

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WSOP Sees Surge in Interest in Multistate Events

The World Series of Poker is doing well in Las Vegas, by the looks of it. Attendance has grown steadfastly, seeing a piqued interest across a variety of events, and mixed games have had the spotlight for a good while now. Whatever disagreement there may be, it’s been handled politely and without causing too much […]

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New Jersey’s Murphy Signs Sports Betting Bill into Law

Photo Credit: Flickr.com The much-ballyhooed sports bill has finally been signed into law by New Jersey Governor Phil Murphy who has recently concluded his overview of the document. As a result, sports betting is now a reality in New Jersey and opeations may start as early as Thursday. Let’s explore the events that ultimately led […]

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