Credit Card ban being considered by UK gambling regulator

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The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is seriously considering banning deposits to gambling sites using a credit card. The regulator, who have been rolling out a number of measures to make gambling online safer, stated that consumers should not gamble with money they don’t have. Several gambling operators have argued that credit card deposits are used… Read more »

Gambling sites agree to change ‘unfair’ bonus promotions

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A number of big online gambling operators, including William Hill, Ladbrokes and PT Entertainment, have agreed to change bonus promotions following pressure from the UK regulator. The Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) have said that customers must be able to cash out their money when they want, and not be forced to play more to… Read more »

Rhode Island considers legalizing online gambling

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Legislators in Rhode Island are understood to be considering legalizing real money online gambling in a shake up to the U.S. state’s gambling laws. Governor Gina Raimondo is considering legal online sports betting and online casino in a bid to shore up a badly depleted state budget and falling tax revenues from the RI lottery…. Read more »

Pennsylvania slot machine revenue falls as online gambling looms

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The revenue generated by slot machines in the 12 casinos in the State of Pennsylvania was down slightly in 2017 to $2.33bn (€1.93bn or £1.72bn). The figures, which were presented by Pennsylvania’s Gaming Control Board, paint a fairly gloomy future for the bricks and mortar casino industry in the Keystone State. In October, Pennsylvania State’s… Read more »

David Baazov and two others face insider trading charges

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David Baazov, the CEO of online gaming company Amaya, is under investigation by Quebec’s security regulator, the Autorité des marchés financiers (AMF) for alleged insider trading. Baazov faces 5 charges relating to the acquisition of Pokerstars owners Oldford Group Ltd. An employee and advisor are also under investigation with a total of 23 charges filed…. Read more »