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Adolescent Impulses Predict Problem Gambling

New research claims that impulsiveness during adolescence can help to identify those who are most at risk from problem gambling when they get older. Researchers […]

Genting Casino Coventry Opens Today

World-renowned casino company Genting is opening Genting Club Coventry today (November 23) at the Skydome in the West Midlands city. Genting previously had two casinos […]

No New Grosvenor Casino in Leeds

Casino operator Grosvenor has dropped out of the bidding to secure a large casino licence in Leeds. The casino operator had teamed up with developer […]

Italians Granted a Decade of Mobile Gambling

Mobile gaming operator Probability has been granted a ten-year licence allowing it to deliver remote gambling services to Italian residents. The licence covers what Probability […]

Microgaming Deemed Socially Responsible

Online casino software company Microgaming have received an Isle of Man Award for Excellence for their commitment to Corporate Social Responsibility. The Isle of Man-based […]

Warner Bros. Sued Over Lord of the Rings Slot

Warner Bros. are being sued by the estate of J.R.R Tolkien and Harper Collins for the licensing agreement struck between the company and Microgaming. If […]

Social Gaming to Set Standards

Players of social gaming users can feel safe in the knowledge that ‘industry standards’ are being set up by the newly formed Social Gaming Association […]

2012 Comes Good with $500,000 Win for Gemma

A gambler named only as Gemma L has seen 2012 take a few unexpected twists and turns – but it has finally come good for […]

Paddy Power’s Irish Invasion Continues on Mobile

The share of Paddy Power Casino play on mobile has grown by 47% in the last five months according to the Irish bookmaker’s H2 results. […]

bwin.party Fights Back After Belgian Bust Up

bwin.party Digital Entertainment have defended their Belgian operations after their co-CEO was taken in for police questioning this week. Norbert Teufelberger appeared before Belgian authorities […]

Education and Employment Key to Problem Gambling Prevention

The educated and employed are potentially less likely to develop gambling problems than more vulnerable groups, according to a Danish study. In a five-year survey […]

bet365 Appoint eCOGRA to Ensure Player Fairness

Online bookmaker and casino operator bet365 has struck a deal with testing agency eCOGRA to ensure the company’s products meet fairness requirements. Andrew Beveridge, chief […]

Juice is Worth the Squeeze for Canadian MAXMILLION Winner

One Canadian lottery winner has revealed how she abandoned her tomato juice at the checkout after realising she had scooped a $1 million MAXMILLION jackpot. […]

Gamblers Urged to Give Winnings to Church

The new Archbishop of Canterbury has asked for gamblers who won money by betting on him to giveaway their winnings. Following the confirmation that he […]

Hills Player Hits Jackpot Rather than the Bottle

A woman from Gosforth, Newcastle won a £720,000 progressive jackpot at William Hill after her night out was cancelled. The lucky winner, named as Suzanne […]

Mixed Month for Casino Game Makers

October saw mixed fortunes for gaming equipment manufacturers, with an approximate 50/50 split between those gaining and losing share value. In its latest monthly index […]

Red Hawk Casino Players Land Smash-and-Grab Jackpots

Red Hawk Casino saw two substantial jackpots won in hit-and-run gaming sessions by local players this week. On Sunday, November 4th, one player named Alice, […]

Betfair Says ‘Nein’ to Germany

Betfair has announced that it has decided to withdraw its sports betting exchange product from the German market. This is as a result of the […]

Canadians Get Another Go at Record-Equalling Jackpot

Canada’s LOTTO MAX jackpot is currently equal to the country’s largest-ever combined fund for the games. At $50 million, with 50 MAXMILLIONS prizes also to […]

Bookmakers Hit Back at BBC Panorama

The Association of British Bookmakers has reiterated that ‘there is no empirical evidence of a causal link between electronic gaming machines and problem gambling’. This […]