Important Major Changes Due From The UKGC

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united kingdom gambling commission logo The UKGC and player pre-verification, demo slots and reverse withdrawal action.

The UKGC have released what could prove to be a far-reaching and incendiary report into online gambling, moreover the subject of Responsible Gambling. The main points of note are the intention to examine the use of credit cards for gambling, the pre-verification of players before they can gamble at any casino online and the ‘reverse… Read more »

Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming launch social casinos

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Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming opened their social casino sites to customers Monday. The new offerings will allow customers to register with the Hard Rock International and Seminole Gaming branded social casinos and play games such as slots, roulette and blackjack using virtual credits. The social games available in the new online casinos were… Read more »

YouTube purges casino channels in apparent gambling crackdown

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Video sharing site YouTube appears to have closed down two popular casino channels yesterday; Letsgiveitaspin and CasinoDaddy. Both accounts are live today, but have lost thousands of followers and countless hours of posted content. No details are forthcoming from either of the channel’s representatives, but it appears that a possible reason they may have been… Read more »

Aristocrat snaps up Big Fish Games for 990m USD

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Australian gambling group Aristocrat has announced the purchase of Seattle-based company Big Fish Games for $990 million (€831m or £732m). The acquisition would be made in cash for the full asking price, allowing Big Fish Games to operate as its own entity. Aristocrat have taken a 7 year loan to fund the deal, which they… Read more »

IGT offloads Double Down Casino to South Korean firm

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Las Vegas-based IGT has confirmed that it will be selling their social gaming product Double Down Casino to a South Korean company for $825 million (£643.2m or €766.7m). The social slots platform, which is available through Facebook, will be bought by DoubleU Games Co. It is understood they intend to continue offering licensed IGT slots… Read more »