March 2014

Wednesday, March 5, 2014 - 08:52
March is a month that millions of dollars a wagered on sports in the USA. According to the Las Vegas Review Journal there are no less than four college basketball conference tournaments to wager on. March madness is upon us as the sports betting fan tries to figure out which team will go the distance.
Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 14:52
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Tuesday, March 4, 2014 - 14:07
The iconic Irish bookie Paddy Power has released its financials and they indicate the company has been doing well. In the preliminary results for the year, the firm posted net revenue of €745.2 million, an increase of 17% on the €662.7 million achieved in the previous year.
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 11:01
Maria Miller the United Kingdom’s Culture Secretary has been vocal in the press and on the BBC of late with a call for the government to introduce more programs to protect gamblers with issues. iGaming business has been reporting that a voluntary code developed by the Association of British Bookmakers  came into effect at the end of February 2014.
Monday, March 3, 2014 - 10:24
The issues facing online gambling in the USA are numerous but the one that stands out the most is the processing of funds related to the activity. The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006 clearly put the policing of online gambling in the hands of the banks and money processing operators.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 13:21
Next month the I-Gaming Forum will begin in Stockholm Sweden on April 8th - 9th – 2014 at the Grand Hotel. Please keep in mind that the I Gaming Forum 2014 shares two venues for each day pre-conference activities take place on the 8th of April 2014 at the Scandic Grand Central.
Sunday, March 2, 2014 - 12:20
Last year in October it was announced that a consortium consisting of the U.K. National Lottery operator Camelot and An Post, the state-owned provider of postal services in Ireland, had been named as the preferred bidder for the license to operate the Irish National Lottery under a new 20-year contract reported to be worth €405 million Euro or $542.7 million dollars.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 12:50
Do you think that you can predict who will win at the Oscars? Want to bet? The Oscars like the Super Bowl are pure entertainment mixed with apprehension for your favorite movie or super star actor. You may want to bet that yours will win and you can. You can legally bet on some online gambling sites. If you feel certain about your hopeful you may want to wager some money.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 10:09
The Australian Open Tennis Championship was a great event that had millions of people betting on the outcome. One young man was caught transmitting information at one of the matches and ended up being arrested on charges pertaining to illegal betting practices in Australia.
Thursday, March 6, 2014 - 11:21
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Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:11
The online gambling industry is changing rapidly with the addition of mobile casinos and games for real money. The industry operators that are onto the trend of mobile play stand a good chance of beating the odds and are hitting the ground running with the latest technology available.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 21:06
Regulated  and licensed online gambling is the safest and most profitable way to offer the pastime which in today’s internet connected world is going to be unavoidable. The battle for legal online gambling in the USA has been raging with some progress on the Federal front.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 20:44
It is interesting to find out who in the online gambling industry may be in the best place to take advantage of huge data resources available for profit. An article recently revealed by The Hill in Washington D.C. in the Hill’s technological blog that Masayoshi Son, the Chief Excecutive Officer of SoftBank, is speaking at the Chamber of Commerce in the Capital.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:31
As with many issues surrounding online gambling today data collecting has surfaced one that has ethical concerns. Online gambling data collection is becoming a focus of interest for various stakeholders in the online gaming industry, since it is relevant for advertising, attracting new players, exploring new markets and trying out new products.
Monday, March 10, 2014 - 11:01
The technology required to keep online gambling legal in the jurisdictions that allow internet wagers for real money in the USA is formidable. One of the most important is the use of geolocation that determines whether the player is actually located in the designated jurisdiction.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 12:53
With over twelve years of experience in the e-commerce industry, SafeCharge combines financial expertise and technological know-how to deliver a complete set of global payment methods together with a powerful fraud prevention system.
Sunday, March 9, 2014 - 12:22
The National Council on Problem Gambling recently announced the National Problem Gambling Awareness Month campaign, a grassroots public awareness and outreach campaign. The goal of this campaign is to educate the general public, and health care professionals about the warning signs of problem gambling and raise awareness about the help that is available both locally and nationally.
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 11:12
The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) is the largest mixed martial arts promotion company in the world, which hosts most of the top-ranked fighters in the sport and produces events worldwide. Based in the United States, the UFC has eight weight divisions and enforces the Unified Rules of Mixed Martial Arts. Brothers Frank and Lorenzo Fertitta control the UFC's parent company, Zuffa.  
Saturday, March 8, 2014 - 10:44
Iconic Irish online gambling operator Paddy Power has been on the edge when it comes to advertizing and making choices about the things they offer odds on. The recent debacle involving Dennis Rodman and his basketball adventure in North Korea is one such low point in the company’s list of gambling options.
Friday, March 7, 2014 - 12:35
It was a little over a  year ago that Gamesys Group and Virgin Group announce that they have signed an agreement that will saw the Gamesys Group acquire the assets of Virgin Games and form a long term partnership to develop real money and social gambling propositions globally under the Virgin brand.
Saturday, March 1, 2014 - 11:56
It has been a long wait for those Full Tilt Poker players who have had their funds tied up in legal red tape for the last few years. Their luck seems to have gotten better of late as the announcement comes that they will be having money returned to them.