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UK Gamblers to Be Prevented from Betting Using Credit Cards

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The government of the United Kingdom is considering banning the use of credit cards by gamblers to place bets, a move that if implemented will affect bets worth billions every year. This statement was issued as part of a warning to the Culture Secretary which called for the betting companies and banks to take appropriate action […]

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YouTube Stars Called Out for Promoting Mystery Box Gambling

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Two famous and massively-followed YouTube stars, Jake Paul and RiceGum who have 17.6 million and 10.8 million subscribers respectively, have recently come under fire from the public for promoting MysteryBrands.com, a site that offers services that resemble gambling, to their young followers. MysteryBrands.com is inspired by the popular YouTube ‘mystery box’ trend where the stars […]

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Michigan’s Online Gambling Industry Is About to Go Live

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December 21, 2018, marked the final approval of HB 4926 by both the Michigan Senate and the Michigan House of Representatives. Introduced by Michigan Rep. Brandt Iden, the bill includes provisions for the legalization of full real money online gaming in the state – online sports betting also happens to be in the mix. All […]

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DOJ Reportedly Preparing to Revise Opinion on The Wire Act

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The United States’ Department of Justice is reportedly preparing an opinion that is likely to reverse the opinion that the Wire Act applies to only sports betting and instead have all forms of online gambling included. This apparent reversal of the 2011 Office of Legal Counsel opinion could come down this week but its content […]

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Sweden Sifts Through 60 Gambling Licenses

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Since Sweden got the go-ahead to introduce its newly-regulated casino market, over 60 applicants have filed for the license that will allow them to tap into this virgin market, prodding investors, businesses, and gamers in action. Sweden Melts the Gambling Ice Sweden has recently passed a piece of legislation enabling overseas and foreign iGaming and […]

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Rivers Casino Goes Back on License Application Decision

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Pennsylvania-based Rivers Casino has doubled back on its decision to push for online gambling, citing unfavorable environment and increasing competition. With its latest decision, the company will certainly save itself money from coughing up for a license, but wouldn’t this cost it dearly in future? Pennsylvania’s casinos have had a bit of the willies in […]

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AGA Champions Sports Betting, May Support Online Gambling

The American Gaming Association (AGA) continues to endorse sports betting, especially now after the repeal of the 1992 PASPA. While the support for sports betting has been vocal, AGA has been reluctant to broach the topic of online gambling. However, this may now be changing. The recent decision of the US Supreme Court for states […]

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Spain’s Move to Cut Taxes on Online Gambling

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Online gambling can be exciting and fun at the same time. It is also convenient compared to going to casinos. You don’t have to leave your home in order for you to even have the chance to win some money. And for this reason, it isn’t exactly surprising why Spain’s online gambling industry is about […]

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Proposed Ban on Credit Card Use for Online Gambling

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Gambling can be a liability especially for someone who has been addicted to this habit. Unfortunately, a lot of people still use their credit cards in order to gamble. This only means that they really don’t have the money to burn and simply rely on credit for their entertainment. In a recent review of gambling […]

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The Online Gambling Versus Land-Based Casino Debate

Photo Credit: Pinterest.com Arguments pertaining to the idea that online gambling is sucking the life out of land-based casinos rages on in the gaming space. It is even going to get more intense now that there is a possibility that online wagering could be legalized by various jurisdictions in the future. However, while we cannot […]

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