July 2015

Wednesday, July 1, 2015 - 09:29
Corruption it seems is not always relegated to the desperate criminal but also to the greedy individual who thinks they are above the law. The recent corruption allegations relating to the FIFA organization’s top executives is an example of those who hide behind their positions of authority in sports to perpetrate crimes.
Friday, July 17, 2015 - 10:01
The value of consolidation was evident in the recent takeover battle for the online gambling firm bwin.party Digital Entertainment. For the last few months the bidding has been furious with the bigger online gambling operators such as Amaya Gaming in conjunction with GVC Holdings making a move to acquire bwin.party.
Thursday, July 16, 2015 - 10:06
It is not a good thing to gamble all the time but as some writers and proponents of punting think, it may be bad not to gamble. Nirmal Shekar who just wrote a long article in ‘The Hindu’ news claims that gambling is part of human nature and thus should be part of life’s normal activities.
Wednesday, July 15, 2015 - 10:38
32Red is an award-winning online casino, poker and bingo operator established in 2002 and listed on the London Stock Exchange governed Alternative Investment Market (AIM) in 2005. 32Red is licensed and regulated by the Government of Gibraltar, where the firm’s entire operation is located.
Tuesday, July 14, 2015 - 10:15
The United Kingdom decided in December of 2014 that it would change its tax system for online casinos and card rooms operating in the jurisdiction. That point of consumption tax and the required licensing of operations offering gambling services in the U.K. prompted an outcry from online gambling concerns in Gibraltar.
Monday, July 13, 2015 - 10:06
The new government run online casino called PlayOLG in Ontario Canada has proven so far to be beneficial to the players and the tax man. The site took a long time to develop but it has proven popular among the punters in the province.
Sunday, July 12, 2015 - 09:00
Most people don’t really know where Kazakhstan is on the planet and the importance of the fact that the first Gaming Congress Kazakhstan begins in Almaty August 20th is not of interest. The Commonwealth of Independent States is a region consisting of the former Soviet Republics of Armenia, Belarus, Kazakhstan, Kyrgyzstan, Moldova, Russia, Tajikistan, Turkmenistan, Ukraine, and Uzbekistan.
Saturday, July 11, 2015 - 09:34
Online gambling is by far one of the most controversial topics on the agenda of governments everywhere on the planet even the ones that have regulated it and licensed it and make taxes from it. Looking at the topic from a gambling in general perspective is interesting enough but when gaming and betting takes place on the internet it becomes another subject altogether.
Friday, July 10, 2015 - 10:19
The internet betting industry has been watching the news for any sign that bwin.party Digital Entertainment will turn the corner and be acquired by another online gambling entity. That day has arrived with the confirmation that GVC Holdings has made an offer to purchase bwin.party in a cash and stock deal valued at approximately €1.3bn or $1.4bn dollars.
Thursday, July 9, 2015 - 09:39
The internet seems limitless when it comes to growth and online gambling is growing along with it. That being said the jurisdictional variations in the market are tending to sort out the strong operators and the weaker ones. In Denmark the online gambling industry has been steady and prosperous but has proved to be a weak link for iconic U.K. bookie Ladbrokes.
Wednesday, July 8, 2015 - 09:55
Gambling was underground for a long time in some parts of the world but in most regulated areas now the activity has become accepted to a degree. Those jurisdictions that prohibit internet betting are at least it seems, having a difficult go of it when it comes to controlling and policing wagering.
Tuesday, July 7, 2015 - 11:12
The sooner the Canadian province of Alberta enters the online gambling the better says Rob Breakenridge, a columnist for the Calgary Herald. The article maintains it is a safe bet for the government to regulate and gain taxes from what is the new way to wager. The question always comes up about the increase in gambling and problem gambling issues.
Saturday, July 18, 2015 - 11:16
The old saying that money talks and the other stuff walks is apparent in North American culture that includes political influence. The Republican Party and the Democrats are the two main political choices in the States with the Republican Party declaring in the last election in its paltform it was anti online gambling.
Sunday, July 19, 2015 - 10:54
Fantasy sports betting in the USA has surpassed all expectations when it comes to wagering entertainment. This trend has been moving quickly attracting operators to make daily fantasy sports available to customers.
Thursday, July 30, 2015 - 11:06
When a poker player thinks of gambling on the big stage the iconic casino Caesars comes to mind within a few seconds. The casino and resort is a basic part of the strip in Las Vegas and now in the digital age Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc.
Wednesday, July 29, 2015 - 10:47
Playtech the online gambling software provider has announced it will launch its first omni-channel HTML5 front end solution with British book Ladbrokes. The firm’s Sports HTML5 solution will allow players to access both desktop and mobile gambling offerings.
Tuesday, July 28, 2015 - 10:39
Novomatic is a large enterprise from Austria in the gambling services industry. The Novomatic Group is one of the biggest producers and operators of gaming technologies in the world and employs more than 23,000 people worldwide. Founded by entrepreneur Professor Johann F.
Monday, July 27, 2015 - 08:34
Tennis has always been a sport that has a huge fan following and at times it has caught the attention of betting regulators for unusual patterns. It comes as a bit of a surprise to learn that the Global sports betting integrity body ESSA has revealed that tennis generated the highest number of suspicious betting alerts during the second quarter of the year.
Sunday, July 26, 2015 - 11:26
The online sports gambling debate has hit another snag as the National Football League has made it difficult  again for sports betting to be liberated in the USA. The advent of Fantasy Sports betting in America has set off alarm bells for the NFL which is trying to keep a line drawn in the sand regarding the betting on sports.
Saturday, July 25, 2015 - 08:41
Consolidation through mergers and acquisitions has been a staple of the online gambling industry since it began growing not all that long ago. The big wagering operators are getting bigger and more profitable as struggling start ups try to compete.
Friday, July 24, 2015 - 09:24
The game of poker has many variations that can confuse and confound the novice player. There are many courses via online casino portals available for free online to teach the skills required to be a successful gambler. A new course on the subject of poker is now available from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in the USA called Poker Theory and Analytics.
Thursday, July 23, 2015 - 09:55
Italy has been dealt another scandalous blow with the arrest of 51 people in connection with tax evasion related to funds earned from online gambling. The online gambling tax evasion operation is said to be valued at € 2 billion. Executive Mario Gennaro and his associate Domenico Lagrotteria along with 49 other participants were detained by Italian police on July 22.
Wednesday, July 22, 2015 - 09:00
Money makes the world go around but in some cases money is used to finance illegal and dangerous activities such as terrorism and crime. The internet gambling industry has put in place measures to make sure that money obtained illegally by criminals is not laundered and made legitimate.
Tuesday, July 21, 2015 - 08:47
The internet has given the gambling industry a new venue for people to punt but with that new opportunity the usual legal battle arises in different jurisdictions. Sports betting in America is not legal except in certain places such as Nevada. To get around the legality of betting on sporting events over the internet fantasy sports was introduced.
Monday, July 20, 2015 - 10:13
The online gambling industry especially the poker segment is realizing that getting involved in helping the less fortunate in the world is part of the process for a sustainable business. The online poker world is attracting millions of players who enjoy the competition the entertainment and sometimes the winnings.