December 2014

Monday, December 1, 2014 - 09:42
Online gambling has come a long way over the years and a huge hurdle for operators has always been payment processing. America banned online gambling in 2006 by restricting payments to and from online gambling web sites and prosecuting and eventually fining those who didn’t obey the new laws.
Monday, December 22, 2014 - 10:34
All aspects of online gambling are competitive and operators all over the globe are looking for ways to save a percent or two and improve the bottom line. The days are over when white labelled online gambling operators can be registered in places like Gibraltar and other tax havens such as Malta and still offer their products to the residents of the United Kingdom.
Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 12:22
Immediately after the devastating attack on the USA on September 11 2001 a special meeting of a 29-nation group met to discuss the problem of global money laundering. Now at the end of 2014 a Reuters article has revealed that the U.S. Treasury Department's anti-money laundering unit could be requesting  casinos to watch vigilantly for illegal sports wagers that may be  entering the system.
Wednesday, December 24, 2014 - 08:00
Intertain Group Ltd. a company listed on the Toronto Stock Exchange recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of the entire issued share capital of Dumarca Holdings PLC the Malta based parent company of the Vera&John group. Intertain went public in early 2014 after buying the InterCasino assets from Canadian online gambling  technology firm Amaya Gaming Group Inc.
Thursday, December 25, 2014 - 10:44
Reward programs are common in all sorts of enterprises and when it comes to online gambling some of these recognition programs are truly outstanding. Those who enjoy the promised rewards for playing at certain sites for a certain length of time know how it can be fun to get a bonus of some sort.
Friday, December 26, 2014 - 09:59
Australia is by far one of the more interesting jurisdictions when it comes to the online gambling industry. A recent article in Australia’s Herald Sun news has brought to light the competitive nature that the industry has displayed over the past few years.
Saturday, December 27, 2014 - 09:58
Confidence in the online gambling system has been severely eroded by a number of unscrupulous people who for quick profit ruin the lives of well intentioned players and officials. In countries that are relatively poor and even in nations that aren’t so poor the players and officials of various sports such as football and cricket succumb to greed and throw matches creating illegal outcomes.
Sunday, December 28, 2014 - 10:57
The internet gambling industry relies heavily on exposure whether it is offline online or broadcast media exposure is an essential part of a successful online gambling operation. Sports betting is all about information and the relationship the punter has with the sporting environment which provides the needed research and opinion to make a sound bet.
Monday, December 29, 2014 - 10:53
It is time to start to plan for 2015 which for the little older demographic seems so futuristic in just the way it sounds. The best part of celebrating Old Years Night is the ringing in of the New Year and making sure you don’t make your New Year’s resolution that you failed at, the same one this year.
Tuesday, December 30, 2014 - 12:17
Customer service by online casinos is a little slow at times but in the new age of reliable and fast internet most operators are on the ball when you call with an issue. There are always the old tried and true online gambling operators that have their systems honed to a fine edge but then there are the new online casinos that are trying to get the consumer’s attention.
Sunday, December 21, 2014 - 10:41
Officially the Commonwealth of Kentucky is an American State known for its horse racing industry, bourbon distilleries and Kentucky Fried Chicken. It is also well known in online gambling circles as the state that seized 142 domain names related to online gambling back in September of 2008.
Saturday, December 20, 2014 - 10:35
It is not as if everyone didn’t see this coming with the posturing and restructuring and foray into online gambling Caesars is may finally bite the bullet and declare it is bankrupt. In an effort to reorganize its financial house the company announced recently it would divest itself of $10 billion of debt and clear the road to bankruptcy by January in the new year.
Thursday, December 11, 2014 - 13:04
In Norway gambling is strictly controlled by the Ministry of Culture and Church affairs and they have determined that gambling in Norway is basically illegal unless your operations are licensed by the State.
Friday, December 12, 2014 - 10:49
The online gambling industry is always being watched closely by authorities looking for anything that looks suspicious or unlawful. It is this serious scrutiny that protects investors in the online gambling industry as well as consumers of the products offered.
Saturday, December 13, 2014 - 09:04
The old saying ‘crime doesn’t pay’ is a good one to describe the fallout from the Full Tilt Poker scandal that rocked the online gambling world not long ago. In some ways those involved and prosecuted for the fraud and unlawful internet betting got off lightly with stiff fines and forfeitures with short times in prison.
Sunday, December 14, 2014 - 15:11
The internet has been subjected to a number of hacks of late in the entertainment world and now it has been revealed that high stakes online poker games have been subject to computer fraud involving a so called Trojan horse.
Monday, December 15, 2014 - 10:38
Net Entertainment is a well established supplier of digitally distributed casino systems and games, used by many of the online gambling industry’s most successful operators. NetEnt’s  global industry presence, which boosts operations in Sweden, Malta, Ukraine and Gibraltar is about to expand to Italy.
Tuesday, December 16, 2014 - 11:19
The Czech Republic has had its trials and tribulations over the centuries with one thing or another so the introduction of a move to curb the drinking and gambling appetites of the citizens is not so unusual. Czech national anti-drug coordinator Jindrich Voboril announced recently there would be more restrictions on the availability of both gambling opportunities and alcohol.
Wednesday, December 17, 2014 - 11:00
The new word on the scene lately is the word ‘disruptive’ which according to the English Thesaurus has a number of synonyms that basically describe trouble that is disturbing and unsettling. When used in the context of innovative ideas ‘disruptive’ can mean an idea that serves up a new dish, straying from the same old menu.
Thursday, December 18, 2014 - 10:25
How times have changed in five decades the things that used to be immoral, illegal and discouraged at all costs are now accepted, legalized and promoted in various media. The politics of gambling has seen enormous change over the last half century with online gambling now on the edge of social acceptability.
Friday, December 19, 2014 - 10:11
The worst thing that can happen in sports is corruption. Match fixing has become one of the biggest issues facing the online gambling industry because trust is destroyed and the games lose their integrity.
Wednesday, December 31, 2014 - 10:15
The introduction of legalized online poker in America’s Garden State New Jersey has had a few ups and downs and with the popularity growing at a slow rate consumers in the jurisdiction are asking operators for better service.