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Call for Study on Problem Gambling Takes Center Stage in NY

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As New York continues to ponder over the possible legalization of online gambling in the state, it is becoming more apparent that more gambling protection measures are going to become necessary in the near future. A bill that seeks to research gambling habits of New Yorkers was recently introduced by Assemblywoman Linda Rosenthal and if […]

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Kentucky’s Gambling Expansion Plans Begin to Take Shape

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Considered to be the world’s horse racing capital, the state of Kentucky may just be on the verge of expanding its gaming portfolio thanks to expansion efforts that have sprouted from all corners of the statehouse for the 2019 legislative session. As it stands, a number of online poker, casino gambling, and sports betting-related bills […]

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The Rise and Rise of the Online Gaming Industry in India

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A few years back, people in India and the rest of the world had to connect high-end consoles to their equally high-end televisions in order to enjoy high-quality gaming. However, everything has changed significantly since those days thanks to a number of technological innovations that have made accessing these games not only much easier but […]

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Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis Eyeing Online Gambling

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The Canadian province of Alberta is reportedly set to be the next Canadian province to launch online gambling operations under the Alberta Gaming, Liquor and Cannabis (AGLC), its local government monopoly. This came to light in a report that was issued by CBS News on Friday, January 25 saying that the AGLC had quietly issued […]

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New DOJ Opinion Reverses U.S. Online Gambling Interpretation

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According to the United States Department of Justice, all internet gambling is illegal. On Monday, a November 2018 opinion that reversed the 2011 opinion on the Wire Act was made public – the 2011 opinion established that the law was only applicable to sports betting. The Department of Justice now says that the 2011 opinion […]

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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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