The Gibraltar-based online gambling group 888.com has announced the imminent launch of three new bingo networks for third parties, and six white label partners in a marked acceleration of its bingo expansion strategy. The new operations will boost 888 bingo networks to ten in all, including Mirror Bingo, Foxy Bingo, and Wink Bingo.
The Remote Gaming Association, a UK trade body which numbers most of the major online gambling groups among its members, has revealed that it has lodged a formal complaint with the European Surveillance Agency on the proposed Norwegian legislation aimed at creating a Nordic UIGEA.
Union of European Football Associations president Michel Platini has some pretty strong views about the impact of betting on sports, which he voiced on Friday in Athens when he urged European lawmakers to use the EU bloc-wide liberalisation of gambling to protect football from illegal betting syndicates – especially those from Asia.
Pretty much as expected, there was no immediate decision Friday on the iMEGA and IGC vs. Kentucky state hearing in the Kentucky Appeals Court in Louisville…but the good news is that almost all of those present felt that the three judges hearing the case were very well prepared, asked many pertinent and probing questions, and …
Internet gambling operator BackgammonMasters.com has launched two additional proprietary software-powered games in its All-in-One Game Lobby. The games are a single deck, multi-handed Blackjack variant and “Deuces Wild” video poker game.
The Chinese goavernment’s drive against illegal gambling focused on the major urban and industrial city of Shanghai this week, with the Shanghai Daily newspaper reporting the arrest of over 500 persons alleged to be either gamblers or operators of illegal gambling facilities.
Veteran online gambling entrepreneur and businessman Mark Blandford, who founded Sportingbet among other successful ventures, is to join the board of China-facing World Sports Network following a first institutional round of venture funding from his Valhalla Investments Inc., an Alderney based venture capital investor specialising in the leisure sector.
Online slot players have a new game from Wagerworks to try out this week, branded Lil’ Lady.
An agreement signed in July this year to provide a complete new online casino came to fruition this week with the launch of Victor Chandler International’s new Net Entertainment-powered Victor Chandler Casino.com. The Swedish provider’s popular Casino Module system forms the heart of the system.
Tomorrow, Friday 12 December, is a date keenly anticipated by the industry and media alike, hopeful that some sense will emerge from a Kentucky state government claim that it has the right to seize and control domain names belonging to online gambling operators around the world.
The Gambling Portal Webmasters Association, a professional community comprised of online gambling affiliate webmasters, reached a new milestone this week with the presentation of its 600th “GPWA Seal of Approval” to a member.
The respected English language newspaper AM Costa Rica has speculated that the 36-year-old American arrested in the region this week on 450 charges of fraud is believed to be Jeff Pearson, alleged by various online gambling forums to be a former online casino operator with a shady reputation.
Several hospitality and entertainment publications are commenting on the latest US casino resort statistics released this week, with one report complaining that the Vegas crowds were evident…but they were not spending at previous levels.
The Montreal-based online gambling affiliate program Income Access has found a way to amass knowledge and benefit charity at the same time with its latest affiliate survey. The company has introduced a new study designed to collect information on Internet gambling affiliates and their preferences, the results of which will be made available free to …
The new Los Gatos, California-based betting website Bet Against Me.com seems to be walking a US legal tightrope with a mix of betting exchange and the “private club” concept favoured by several American online poker sites like WPT Club recently.
Although full details are still sketchy, it is apparent that the Norwegian parliament this week voted for a proposal to legislate for a ban on Internet gambling financial transactions similar to that imposed by the United States in its now infamous Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act 2006.
One year on from launching its first Spider-Man series following its copyright deal with Marvel Comics , online gambling software provider CryptoLogic has created a sequel game, Spider-Man Revelations, which should be available on Intercasino and other Crypto-powered websites this week.
The lottery concept has been put into service as a real estate tool by an original-thinking Austrian homeowner, reports Agence France Presse this week. Owner Traude Daniel was apparently finding the current economic crunch an obstacle to getting a fair price for her 400 square metre home on the banks of the swanky Woerthersee lake …
There are moves afoot in the state of Delaware to legalise sports wagering in the state, according to a report this week from Associated Press. The article claims that with the General Assembly preparing to convene next month, legalised sports wagering remains a priority for Delaware’s gambling industry.
The attempt by some Australian politicians to impose censorship on the Internet has run into more trouble, with growing opposition to the Rudd government’s ill-starred two-tier filtering proposal and the proposal that Internet Service Providers help to trial the concept.
Troubled online gambling company Dynasty Gaming has announced the resignation of two key directors, Drs. Dominic Chan and Yat-sang Kwong, with immediate effect. In a brusque statement chief executive Albert Barbusci said: “Dr. Chan and Dr. Kwong resigned for personal reasons. Both had recently joined our Board and we thank them for their services over …
Slotland.com’s jackpot, available on all of the slots and video site’s games, has been hit again – six weeks to the day since player Mineomine won $134 253 playing the site’s Golden 8 slot.
Mega Moolah, a progressive jackpot slot found on most online casinos using Microgaming software is pushing the $4.75 million barrier hard at present and could reach $5 million by the festive season holidays.
Jadestone Networks, the Nordic based online games owner and operator has announced that the multiplayer dice games network DiceArena is now live and open for players across Europe.