November 2017

Thursday, November 30, 2017 - 09:56
The online gambling industry is focusing its attention increasingly on the social aspect of betting on the internet. Recently an acquisition by gambling service and product provider Aristocrat Leisure to acquire social gaming company Big Fish Games for $990m (€833.9m) is clear evidence of the trend.
Thursday, November 16, 2017 - 09:36
Sweden has been saying it will regulate its online gambling market by 2019 but as stats have revealed that time line may be too long. Numbers released by Sweden’s gambling regulator, Lotteriinspektionen, revealed that their gambling market experienced a 3% increase in revenue during the first half of 2017.
Friday, November 17, 2017 - 09:38
The innovative wheels are constantly turning in the online gambling industry with new and outstanding products being launched almost every day.
Saturday, November 18, 2017 - 10:21
One of the most successful online gambling jurisdictions in the world, the United Kingdom, has adjusted its rules of engagement. The UK Gambling Commission recently announced its revised strategy that is intended too, “shape a well-regulated gambling market that works for consumers”.
Monday, November 20, 2017 - 08:47
Gambling in India is illegal although there seems to be a lot of illegal betting going on in the country. A difficult task for regulators to keep under control the country struggles with technology infused wagering that is rampant involving many games.
Sunday, November 19, 2017 - 09:53
The state of the gambling industry in the USA is always in flux depending on the current law maker’s opinion and general knowledge on the subject. Legislators are constantly being introduced to new information about all sorts of issues that may include the expansion of gambling in their particular jurisdiction.
Tuesday, November 21, 2017 - 10:18
The laws regarding online gambling in Italy are clear and modern. Sports betting, lotteries and some other activities are legal and regulated gambling activities in Italy. The Autonomous Administration of State Monopolies or the AAMS is the gambling authority responsible for keeping gambling in all of its forms including online in line with guidelines set up by the organization.
Wednesday, November 22, 2017 - 09:18
The market for platforms related to online gambling is a competitive one that governments and regulators examine closely for the necessary elements that keep their systems safe and secure. A recent announcement that the Danish state-owned operator Danske Spil has migrated to a new gaming system supplied by Scientific Games which gives the punter a reason to at least check it out.
Thursday, November 23, 2017 - 09:04
The opportunities online gamblers have to bet on just about anything are amazing, strange and sometimes very entertaining.  One such prop type bet is the upcoming Miss Universe annual international beauty pageant run by the Miss Universe Organization.
Friday, November 24, 2017 - 10:00
As online gambling operators consolidate and acquire more market share the need to expand remains a major priority as government regulatory requirements strengthen restricting growth. The recent revelation that the icon Irish bookie Paddy Power Betfair, has had discussions with Australia’s  online gambling firm CrownBet.  
Saturday, November 25, 2017 - 09:05
The latest online gambling trend Daily Fantasy Sports platforms have been made available recently throughout Europe and the U.K. A recent announcement that Stockholm-listed European online gambling group, Betsson AB will be adding a new daily fantasy sports (DFS) platform powered by Scout Gaming Group is a prime example of the growing trend.
Sunday, November 26, 2017 - 09:55
One of the biggest acquisitions in the online gambling industry’s history has a law suit attached to it that just seems to be taking forever to resolve. The takeover of the Rational Group by Canadian gambling firm Amaya Gaming for an estimated $4.9 billion USD was closed on August 1, 2014, with final payment being made on May 31, 2017.
Wednesday, November 15, 2017 - 09:52
The current situation in the USA regarding legal online betting is still up in the air as more jurisdictions in America decide to allow or ban online gambling. The battle to prohibit internet wagering is headed up by mega casino owner Sheldon Adelson who seems to be losing the fight after the Keystone State of Pennsylvania has made the move to allow online betting.  
Tuesday, November 14, 2017 - 10:15
Crypto currencies or virtual money such as Bitcoin available in some jurisdictions has created a method that online gamblers use as an alternative to their traditional banking needs. The Bitcoin surges and dips in value have prompted some jurisdictions to take a second look at the virtual coin’s validity and are making moves to outlaw or curtial its use.
Thursday, November 2, 2017 - 08:52
A Maltese group that provides IT services for business done in Turkey by Isle of Man multinational sports betting and gaming group GVC has purchased its operations in that country. Ropso Malta Limited has acquired Headlong Limited and other associated businesses from GVC Holdings for an approximate worth of up to €150m.
Friday, November 3, 2017 - 09:39
The various jurisdictions for online betting have had a number of issues to overcome but none seem as complicated as the problems facing the Greek government. Greece is suffering from financial stress that pervades its economy. The recent news that the government wants to reform gambling laws to boost revenue is welcomed by Greece’ embattled finance minister Euclid Tsakalotos.
Saturday, November 4, 2017 - 09:50
Online gambling has been a big part of the expanding use of cryptocurrencies with more gambling consumers turning to the virtual money while participating in internet betting. Understanding block chain technology and the elements backing the creation of virtual money is relatively simple but watching its volatile swings in value is difficult to grasp.
Sunday, November 5, 2017 - 10:04
LeoVegas is a Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of internet casino betting and sports betting services in a number of international markets. LeoVegas has core markets for its gambling products in the United Kingdom Sweden Norway and Finland.
Tuesday, November 7, 2017 - 10:00
There is wisdom in the responsible bet because there is a calculated risk. Betting operations depend on odds making wisdom which has turned into algorithms for predicting outcomes. Information is power in the virtual world because there is little or no delay now in the transmission of data.  In fact the faster data is collected and distributed the more edge is gained.
Wednesday, November 8, 2017 - 12:27
Daily Fantasy Sport Betting has s certain appeal for those who want a skill based challenge when they put their money on the line.  
Thursday, November 9, 2017 - 11:23
Back in August of 2017 the Czech Ministry of Finance gave credit to the countermeasures against illegal gambling and increased taxation of slot machines for driving a 38 percent increase in state revenue from gambling over last year.
Friday, November 10, 2017 - 09:30
Online casinos are exciting and sometimes profitable for participants and those who engage in the activity are attracted to live dealer casinos often. The growth of internet betting has reached a technologically advanced level offering a casino experience that some say rivals the real thing.
Saturday, November 11, 2017 - 10:16
Regulations are always trying to keep a lid on the internet and what is available through it. Governments all over the world are struggling with enforcing the regulatory platforms for online gambling which they insist are for the protection of the general public. Most of the regulatory regimes are in place by law and are necessary to give the industry direction in particular jurisdictions.
Sunday, November 12, 2017 - 09:55
The potential for profit in the USA for online sports betting operations is massive if the Supreme Court sides with the state of New Jersey in its bid to open up sports betting to the rest of America.
Monday, November 13, 2017 - 09:11
When it comes to conferences related to online gambling of which there are many the upcoming Summit of iGaming Malta is a must attend. This November 22nd through to the 25th 2017 SIGMA will take place at the MFCC Malta Fairs and Convention Centre. The conference will feature 6,000 delegates, 200 sponsors and exhibitors and 100 speakers.