Expert speakers on regulation and new markets to present at London’s C5 online gaming conference

Expert speakers on regulation and new markets to present at London’s C5 online gaming conference

February 1st, regulators and industry insiders will be sharing their expertise on the ever-evolving online gaming industry at the 6th Annual Regulatory Conference on International Online Gaming to be staged at the Crowne Plaza in London. The focus of this event will include newly...
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New casino legislation passed in Moldova

New casino legislation passed in Moldova

The government for Moldova has passed new legislation setting out the criteria for those hoping to operate a casino in the small eastern European nation and that stipulates prospective licensees must hold capital of at least $247,600 with a minimum...
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Italy wants to reduce number of slots outside casinos by 30%

Italy wants to reduce number of slots outside casinos by 30%

Italy has announced plans to reduce the number of slots found in cafes, bars, hotels and newsagents by 30%. According to the Prime Minister Matteo Renzi, this was an attempt of the administration to lower gambling’s impact on youth and...
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Resorts World Birmingham leisure complex opens

Resorts World Birmingham leisure complex opens

Europe’s first ever integrated casino, hotel, shopping, conference, cinema, and entertainment complex opens today with a “coming to life” daytime-only shopping experience. The entertainment and event center stands at twelve stories and covers over 540,00...
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Resorts World Birmingham announces phased opening beginning October 21

Resorts World Birmingham announces phased opening beginning October 21

Resorts World Birmingham has announced a phased roll out launch beginning with retail store grand openings on October 21, and casino gaming beginning on Monday the 26th. Doors will open at 10am and patrons will be welcomed to enjoy shopping at the...
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Merger of Paddy Power and Betfair to create industry giant

Merger of Paddy Power and Betfair to create industry giant

A merger agreement between Ireland’s largest bookmaker, Paddy Power and Betfair, one of the United Kingdom‘s largest online gaming operators, will create an online betting and gaming company that will be one of the largest in the world based on...
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No jail time for card swapping poker players at London casino

No jail time for card swapping poker players at London casino

Rather than jail time, suspended sentences were given to three men who were part of a gang that cheated the Grosvenor Victoria Casino out of thousands of pounds. The Evening Standard reported that the gang netted £33,600 playing three-card poker...
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Merkur’s Avantgarde machines with excellent results at Tigre de Cristal resort

Merkur’s Avantgarde machines with excellent results at Tigre de Cristal resort

Russia’s largest casino resort Tigre de Cristal features 600 gaming machines and more than 60 casino tables. Among the other products, the Merkur Gaming has supplied the casino with its popular Avantgarde Slant Top machines that showed excellent results afte...
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UK Judge sentences teen to 12 months in prison for DDOS attack on online gambling website

UK Judge sentences teen to 12 months in prison for DDOS attack on online gambling website

Online gambling websites invest millions of dollars to implement the latest in online security attacks to prevent them from cyber attacks. Max Whitehouse, a teenager in the United Kingdom found it all too easy to bypass the online security of...
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Coral sells Gala Bingo for £241 million ahead of Ladbrokes merger

Coral sells Gala Bingo for £241 million ahead of Ladbrokes merger

The UK gambling operator Gala Coral revealed that it came to an agreement with Caledonia Investments to sell its Gala Bingo retail business for £241 million. The transaction is expected to be completed in the next two months since it...
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Fantasy becomes reality: DraftKings arrives in the UK

Fantasy becomes reality: DraftKings arrives in the UK

On Friday, daily fantasy sport enthusiasts joined the estimated 8.5 million season-long fantasy football fans in the United Kingdom as the world’s leading daily fantasy sports platform, DraftKings, announced its official launch into the U.K. market. In Augus...
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