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Sheriff Gaming shocked by Alderney suspension

Following a recent announcement that Sheriff Gaming have been ordered to cease trading immediately by the Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC), the company has responded by posting a statement on...

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Online gambling arguments in Atlantic City

Alongside Las Vegas, Atlantic City has long been associated with attracting flocks of visitors to its dazzling casinos. However, over the past six years, the New Jersey city has experienced dwindling...

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Gambling popularity increasing in the UK

According to the latest information from the Gambling Commission, the United Kingdom gambling industry is continuing to grow. Between October 2011 and September 2012, the industry generated a gross yield of...

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Netherlands embraces online gambling

After years of uncertainty, the Netherlands is now set to open up its online gambling market to non-governmental competitors in 2015, according to draft legislation which was released last week. At...

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PartyCasino easing out of Europe

The operators of Party Casino are planning to cut costs across their European markets, while keeping an eye on potential openings in the U.S. According to Reuters, BwinParty plans to save...

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Online Casinos Welcome Facial Recognition

Online casinos look set to be among the online companies benefiting from new facial recognition software that will revolutionise the way log-ins take place. One of the main concerns for players...

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Warner Bros and Tolkien Fight Over Slot

Following a lawsuit filed in November on behalf of the estate of JRR Tolkien Warner Bros have put in a counter-claim against the estate. The counter-suit is based on the belief...

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Grosvenor Newcastle Involved in Hold-Up

Northumbria police are hunting for 2 men who held up a 24 hour Newcastle casino on Thursday 21st February and escaped with a large amount of casino cash. The duo, one...

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Rendezvous Casino Southend Targeted with Fraud

Bo Bond, a 25 year old receptionist previously working for the Rendezvous Casino in Southend has appeared at Basildon Crown Court accused of fraudulently stealing loyalty points worth £8500 with...

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32Red Take on William Hill in Court

Two of the online gambling heavyweights are clashing in court today as 32Red and William Hill meet in London. The reason for their court appearance is a trademark dispute regarding the...

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Gambling Investigation in Parliament

Philip Davies, a Tory MP and a member of the Culture, Media and Sport Select Committee, is being investigated over serious allegations that he took more than £10,000 in benefits...

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Times Are Changing for Northern Irish Gambling

The Northern Irish government has recently announced a set of changes to its gambling legislation. This change has come as supporters of the industry have described their current laws as draconian. The...

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Net Ent Hit with Swedish Tax Bill

Net Entertainment is not the happiest company in the industry at the moment, as the Swedish tax authorities have billed them with a super high tax fee. The company is...

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Change Afoot for AGA

After more than 17 years, the American Gaming Association’s (AGA’s) first and only chief executive Frank Fahrenkopf will be leaving his post. The association, which was set up in July 1995,...

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Kelly to Ensure Safe Gambling in UK

Sir Christopher Kelly has been named as the new chairman of the independent Responsible Gambling Strategy Board (RGSB). Kelly will replace Sir Brian Pomeroy on the board which was set up...

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Online Casino Operators to Come Home

Tax cuts put forward by George Osborne have been designed to encourage online gambling operators to relocate back to Britain. The proposed cuts would take tax down from 15 per cent...

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Offshore Online Casinos to Require New UK Licences

Remote gaming operators offering casino, bingo and betting services to UK customers will need to hold a licence approved by the Gambling Commission under the terms outlined in the draft...

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Cryptologic helps Amaya to European growth

The Cryptologic brand has helped its parent firm, Canada’s Amaya Gaming Group, to record strong third-quarter growth. Amaya’s headquarters are in Montreal, Canada, from where the company this week announced its...

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Youth Education Important for Gambling

Gambling workshops are effective at helping young people to understand the industry more, according to newly-published research. ‘Prevention programmes for youth gambling: a review of the empirical evidence’, published in the...

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