September 2015

Tuesday, September 1, 2015 - 09:47
The word poker has been used to describe a game of cards but there is worldwide interest in the game that has generated an entire industry worth billions. The advent of online poker and its many versions has created a lucrative sport for those who have taken it up professionally.
Wednesday, September 16, 2015 - 09:48
A recent post in the Guardian UK news source has brought up the question of corruption in FIFA once again. Four months after the arrests and raids on FIFA shocked the world of competitive sports there may be four years to wait for the final criminal trial to be heard.  
Tuesday, September 15, 2015 - 08:24
There are a few new venues on the horizon for the would be gambler that are legal and not regulated as yet. Daily fantasy sports betting is one shining example of a new betting venue that will soon be looked at with closer scrutiny by lawmakers intent on maintaining order.
Monday, September 14, 2015 - 08:37
Australia is in the process of reassessing their online gambling laws in an effort to reign in the activity. A recent post by a number of sources suggests the government is getting serious about violations regarding online betting in Australia.  
Sunday, September 13, 2015 - 09:41
The impact of advertizing is subtle at times and at other times it feels like you were hit by a passing train. Such as it is advertizing does influence the general public in many ways and it is certainly a part of life that is hard to avoid.
Saturday, September 12, 2015 - 08:26
The massive interest in daily fantasy sports betting has sparked a few organizations to be outspoken about whether the activity is gambling or not.
Friday, September 11, 2015 - 07:58
When it comes to movers and shakers the people behind Playtech’s success certainly hold their own. Playtech has had an interesting history as it moves forward by utilizing an old tried and proven business strategy called diversification. Recent moves for the online gambling software giant have included its expansion into the forex realm.
Thursday, September 10, 2015 - 09:43
The world has an incredible network for online poker players which gives players of every kind of poker in almost any language anytime anywhere a chance to play. The system of poker rooms offers the professionals a domain to hone their skills become media celebrities all while winning or losing sizable sums of real money.
Wednesday, September 9, 2015 - 07:36
The exploding online experience called daily fantasy sports betting has prompted the big operators such as Amaya Gaming and Yahoo into the fray and there are other situations playing out in the business that are significant. A recent announcement by MGT Capital Investments, Inc.
Tuesday, September 8, 2015 - 11:04
Security for money laundering activity needs to be addressed said the United Kingdom’s Gambling Commission recently. The Commission is telling operators to tighten anti-money laundering security after it recently completed a probe into alleged weaknesses in anti-money laundering measures at the Grosvenor Casinos.
Monday, September 7, 2015 - 09:57
The technological advances in the detection of suspicious betting activity, has given the protectors of integrity in sports a fighting chance to curb the corrupt scourge of match fixing. When the integrity of sport is compromised the whole system suffers and the reputation of a sport can be destroyed.
Sunday, September 6, 2015 - 10:18
The consolidation of companies in the online gambling industry is changing the future for the consumer in a big way.  It is not only the consumer that will hopefully benefit from the advancements in technology that bigger companies offering online gambling services embrace but also the economies of the jurisdiction where many are employed in the various operations.
Thursday, September 17, 2015 - 09:24
The most promising trend in the online gambling industry today is the development of mobile technologies. The very large acquisition of Minecraft by Microsoft for an estimated $2.5B is proof that there is gold in those mobile devises. Online gambling operators are making a concerted effort to step up to the latest plate and serve the mobile customer.
Friday, September 18, 2015 - 09:41
A recent report from the European Commission has estimated the gambling market in the European Union at approximately 84.9 billion euro with growth near 3% every year. There are about 6.8 million consumers of online gambling services in the Union. In 2012, online gambling represented more than 12% of the EU’s gambling market with annual revenues of over 10 billion euro.
Tuesday, September 29, 2015 - 09:18
The list of software suppliers for online casinos is staggering and it is important in many ways which one the player chooses to use. Checking the name and the credentials of the software provider for casino games is something the casual punter may not care about but as a taste for online casino games develops so does a preference in software at online casinos.
Monday, September 28, 2015 - 09:25
The reintroduction of legal online gambling in certain jurisdictions in the USA has caused a reaction from the terrestrial casino owner Sheldon Adelson who has been wagering a campaign to have the activity banned. In efforts to gain support for the anti internet gambling cause Adelson has invested a great deal of money and influence in the American political scene.
Sunday, September 27, 2015 - 10:38
Conferences keep the online gambling industry moving forward with offers that the newcomer or veteran to the world of online betting cannot pass up. The opportunity to learn about the latest products and techniques for marketing is presented at online gambling conferences that are held in locations around the planet.
Saturday, September 26, 2015 - 09:01
Online poker has been in decline for a considerable amount of time in Europe and elsewhere but in Italy the game has become even more difficult to enjoy and access. Back in 2010 authorities in Italy prohibited players, from anywhere other than Italy from competing with Italian poker players. This action did little to boost the confidence of online poker players in the country.
Friday, September 25, 2015 - 10:34
The business of providing sports betting on the internet is a business like no other because it has a global presence but is regulated differently in various jurisdictions. Being an online gambling operator does entail a host of difficulties that are complicated and somewhat risky.
Thursday, September 24, 2015 - 09:29
NMi is an internationally recognized independent testing and certification institute in many of the world’s most important industries including internet commerce and online gambling. With branches in the Netherlands, Italy, the United Kingdom and Canada it also works with local organisations in China, Japan and Turkey.
Wednesday, September 23, 2015 - 09:47
Online gambling is always offering unique opportunities to see what the world’s biggest bookies are giving odds on. The upcoming election in Canada has been one of those opportunities to see politics as sport.
Tuesday, September 22, 2015 - 08:16
The newcomer to daily fantasy sports can be sure that there are plenty of helpful ways to get started available on the net. There are many sites, multiple scoring systems, and a lot of other nuances to be aware of for the beginner. The advent of daily fantasy sports betting has spawned an entire satellite industry that is generating revenue and creating jobs.
Monday, September 21, 2015 - 08:22
The USA has been having serious issues by allowing daily fantasy sports betting to flourish and become ingrained in American gambling culture. The biggest concern has been legality but the moral aspect has also been revealed lately with the Pac-12 Conference distancing itself from daily fantasy sports betting by not allowing advertising on its TV networks.
Sunday, September 20, 2015 - 10:33
Bitcoin virtual currency use for online gambling transactions has made significant traction in the industry since its inception with a number of bumps along the road that sent mixed signals to the consumer.  The U.S.
Saturday, September 19, 2015 - 09:56
Back in August the online betting firm Unibet Group one of the largest online gambling operators in Europe, announced it would acquire iGame Group. The deal was wrapped up recently with Unibet now holding 100% of the shares of iGame Holding plc and its subsidiaries.