November 2016

Tuesday, November 1, 2016 - 10:14
The words ‘big data’ are fast becoming a subject the online gambling industry is paying close attention to.  Certain financial institutions are also using ‘big data’ to track down cyber criminals laundering money through various systems that they transact money for in a very big way earning massive amounts in the process.
Wednesday, November 16, 2016 - 08:41
The election of Donald Trump as a Republican president in the USA has many poker players and online gamblers speculating as to where the online betting industry is headed in America. The influence of political backers such as Sheldon Adelson who is vehemently opposed to the proliferation of cyber casinos has yet to be determined.
Tuesday, November 15, 2016 - 09:05
South America is a very large jurisdiction with online gambling potential that hasn’t been legally tapped as yet. Brazil the largest country in the region and it is an example of a country that would benefit from the legalization of the activity by collecting taxes and license fees from operators.
Monday, November 14, 2016 - 08:47
Private online gambling firms seem to have a slight edge over the internet casinos that are public mainly because there aren’t the expectations of shareholders to worry about. The recent news that Canadian online gambling giant Amaya Gaming has an opportunity to go private has the news wires humming with speculation and scrutiny.
Sunday, November 13, 2016 - 10:06
The United Kingdom is determined to keep the online gambling industry honest and transparent and a recent report that the Information Commissioners Office in the U.K. is looking into the actions of hundreds of affiliates involved in internet betting is not a new move.
Saturday, November 12, 2016 - 10:32
Esports betting is upsetting established rules in jurisdictions in the USA where the activity is causing concerns. In Nevada the Nevada Gaming Policy Committee will begin to move on creating and implementing an esports wagering framework for Nevada’s sports books. The Committee will hear from a range of stakeholders and experts that will present their case before the authorities.
Friday, November 11, 2016 - 10:31
Security has a price and online casinos pay large for safe passage on the information highway. Recent attacks by the hacker villains and thieves on the U.K. online gambling operator William Hill points to the fact that his is a problem that isn’t going away any time soon.
Thursday, November 10, 2016 - 10:01
Australian government officials have been grappling with regulations for the online gambling industry for a long time now. Now after much debate the new Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill 2016 has been introduced that will require online gambling operators active in Australia to acquire local licences or be subject to serious fines.
Wednesday, November 9, 2016 - 09:42
The word on the street regarding the recent US presidential election is shock. The results in America have called into question the underlying accuracy of polls and how they got this particular very important election wrong. Those gamblers who put their money on Trump are counting the win as a big boon just as those who bet on the referendum outcome upset were pleasantly surprised.
Tuesday, November 8, 2016 - 09:16
The day has come in the USA when the voting for the 58th president takes place and the world of betting can settle up. Online betting on this election has hit high water marks in almost every jurisdiction where putting a bet on the outcome is legal.
Monday, November 7, 2016 - 10:16
The online betting industry in all of its aspects has created so many opportunities for media in all parts of the world. The online casino industry employs massive talent in an effort to attract customers. Operators spend a lot of time getting the right image and product out to the connected gambler using  media platforms traditional and otherwise.
Sunday, November 6, 2016 - 09:24
France regulated the online gambling industry back in 2010 and it is supervised by ARJEL the regulatory authority for online games. The regulated online gambling market in France revealed strong sports betting gains in the third quarter of 2016 while poker cash games declined.
Thursday, November 17, 2016 - 09:23
The London Affiliate Conference 2017 is taking place at ExCeL London England from the 9th to the 12th of February 2017. The Conference attendance is expected to grow by ten percent over last year with as many as five thousand attendees coming to the event.
Friday, November 18, 2016 - 06:48
In the world of online gaming the crooks are always looking for the soft target that will bring them illegal gains. Electronic gaming has had its growing pains and it certainly has also had it share of illegal activity. It was only a matter of time for hackers and criminals found a way to exploit the activity.
Tuesday, November 29, 2016 - 13:53
The international aspect of internet wagering certainly has come into focus with the recent news of arrests and deportations in the Philippines and China for online gambling offenses by nationals of other nations. The Philippines newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte continues his attack to curb online gambling in his jurisdiction.
Monday, November 28, 2016 - 10:50
The interest in mergers in the UK’s regulated gambling industry has gathered momentum and is seeing yet another wave of possible acquisitions that is creating even larger online gambling enterprises. Competition has a hard time when confronted with mega corporations that have deep pockets and lots of experience.
Sunday, November 27, 2016 - 09:12
The Asian online gambling market is huge but largely untapped because of restrictive laws governing betting in many Asian countries. Vietnam for example is keeping its citizens from betting on the internet and penalties for illegal gambling are harsh and strict. The situation involving gambling in Vietnam has long been a mixed bag of opinions.
Saturday, November 26, 2016 - 09:15
While not as a big as the Super Bowl in the USA the Canadian version of the football season’s final match the Grey Cup takes place this Sunday November 27th in Toronto at the BMO Field.
Friday, November 25, 2016 - 10:16
The interest in blockchain has reached a level that requires attention for all online gambling operators and participants. Following Bitcoin’s significant rise in the online gambling community, people are now looking at the underlying technology, blockchain, which is having a hugely disruptive impact on the industry.
Thursday, November 24, 2016 - 13:37
Gambling addiction among the older demographic otherwise known as seniors is a concern for governments and operators who don’t want harm to befall anyone that enjoys punting. The problem that online gambling presents to seniors is the access factor which is also a good thing in so much that the senior citizen doesn’t have to go out to enjoy gambling.
Wednesday, November 23, 2016 - 09:47
The world of online gambling got a little more risky recently with the confirmation by the Australian Foreign Minister that three Australian nationals have been formally charged and detained in China. The employees of casino operator Crown Resorts Ltd.
Tuesday, November 22, 2016 - 13:42
Playing on an online gambling website for real money whether its poker or slots there is always some sort of financial transaction that must accompany the activity. Governments have used the prohibition of financial transactions involving online betting to stop patrons from using unauthorized gambling web locations in various jurisdictions.
Monday, November 21, 2016 - 10:16
The new laws in Europe and in the Czech Republic regarding gambling have created a situation where  online betting has been filling the void for young people at an alarming rate. A recent article in the Radio Prague news has pointed out the problem among youth in the nation saying the addiction of young people to online gambling has reached critical levels.
Sunday, November 20, 2016 - 10:20
SeanieMac Holdings has been attending to the task of keeping current in an ever growing online gambling industry with upgrades and a new approach.
Saturday, November 19, 2016 - 10:01
The rumours were correct when they suggested the online daily fantasy sports world was going to change with the merger of two of the dominant players in the industry coming together. DraftKings and FanDuel have for quite some time been working at building the customer base for a DFS market that is considered to be worth billions of US dollars.