SkyCity Partners with Gaming Innovation Group for New Casino

Renowned New Zealand-based casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has recently partnered with Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) as part of its plans to launch a new online gambling business. Since March when SkyCity announced its plans to debut a real-money online casino, players have been eagerly waiting for the product which was set to go live […]

Gaming Innovation Group Fined $25,000 in New Jersey

Hard Rock Atlantic City’s online gaming provider Gaming Innovation Group has recently been slapped with a $25,000 fine after a gambler who was not located within the state’s borders accessed their site in New Jersey and went to place a $29 sports bet. According to officials from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE), […]

Swiss Casinos Apply for Online Gambling Licenses

Earlier this week, a total of four Swiss casino operator began filing applications to offer online slots and table games thus setting the pace for possible launch in the summer. The Federal Gaming Board (ESPK), the country’s regulator, reportedly received online casino license applications from the licensed operators of land-based Grand Casino Baden, Grand Casino […]

Poker Central Announces High Roller of the Year Schedule

The CardPlayer Magazine rankings and the Poker Index Standings are by far the two most recognized Player of the Year races in the world of tournament poker – in both cases “High Roller” tournaments have contributed immensely to the listings and for the very first time those style of tournaments will be getting their own […]

UK Enforces £2 Gambling Limit on Fixed Odds Terminals

Fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) have been, in multiple instances, cited as one of the key sources of problem gambling across the United Kingdom. Today (April 1) marks the date for a major change related to the gaming terminals in the country – going forward, they will not be allowed to offer odds of up […]

EGBA Asks the EU to Standardize Gambling Regulations

Speaking on behalf of the European Gaming & Betting Association (EGBA), Maarten Haijer has recently asked the European Union standardize gambling regulation across all of its member states. Haijer who is the secretary general of the EGBA has also proposed more regulation citing the need for better management and more effective cross-border online gaming platform […]

UK’s Gambling Industry Unites for Responsible Gambling Week

Following the massive success of the Responsible Gambling Week of 2018, organizations, business and other stakeholder’s in Britain’s gambling industry will once again come together for the Responsible Gambling Week 2019 which has just recently been announced by the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG). Set to take place between November 7 and 13, the […]

Two More American Football Leagues Considering Sports Betting

For a very long time, most of the professional sports leagues in the United States, including the National Football League (NFL), were staunch opposers of the legalization of sports betting in the country. these leagues put up quite a fight to ensure that the federal ban was preserved but their efforts turned out to be […]

Kentucky Lawmakers Place Their Bets on Sports Betting

Sports betting in the United States has been a hotly debated issue for a very long time but since the landmark Supreme Court ruling of May 2018, things have changed for the better with the states being allowed to decide on whether they prefer to have sports betting industries or not. For a number of […]

RGSB Unveils Proposals for UKGC Problem Gambling Strategy

Just recently, the UK Gambling Commission called for advice from various industry stakeholders as part of its bid to advance its consumer protection agenda. The commission has reportedly received lots of feedback and is currently reviewing them. One of the proposals that have been welcomed is from the Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB). According to […]