/Online casino
10 02, 2018

Legal Belgian Online Casino’s Advertisement Considered Sexist

By | 2018-02-10T09:13:03+00:00 February 10th, 2018|Casino777, Online casino, Starcasino|0 Comments

Since the 1st of January 2011, online casinos have been legal in Belgium. At the moment, there are 10 casinos with a gaming licence from the Belgian Games of Chance Commission. Each of these virtual casinos is linked to a land based casino. It's one of the conditions of being able to offer games legally [...]

2 10, 2017

British Labour Party wants to ban online gaming sponsorship

By | 2017-10-02T07:32:55+00:00 October 2nd, 2017|Online casino, Online gaming|0 Comments

Online gaming sites in particular English sports betting sites are not at all impressed by a statement concerning them from MP Tom Watson. He wants to ban online gaming sites from football pitches. He has gone so far as to compare them to tobacco companies. British sports betting operators also offer online casino games and [...]

4 06, 2015

Are online casinos legal in France?

By | 2015-06-04T08:39:39+00:00 June 4th, 2015|Online casino|0 Comments

France’s online gaming industry has been legal since June 2010 for online poker, horse racing and sports betting. High taxation means that all legal operators in France lose enormous amounts and the Online Gaming Regulation Authority (Arjel) is planning on easing this policy to keep operators within the industry. What’s the situation for online casinos? [...]

26 05, 2015

888 Holdings interested in BwinParty

By | 2015-05-26T12:22:51+00:00 May 26th, 2015|888Casino, BwinParty, Online casino|0 Comments

888 Holdings, the leading online gaming operator is reported to have made a bid to buy out Bwin.party. Bwin.party which was at one time one of the foremost internet gaming companies has been struggling financially for some time now. 888 Holdings recently confirmed that it had made an offer for Bwin.party after some weeks of [...]

9 05, 2015

Playtech has a good start to 2015

By | 2015-05-09T19:16:36+00:00 May 9th, 2015|Online casino, Playtech|0 Comments

Playtech, one of the world’s leading online casino software developers recently announced very positive revenue results and it has high hopes that the results for the second quarter in 2015 will be as good. Playtech which was founded in 1999 is one of the longest established internet casino software developers and it powers some of [...]

20 03, 2015

Poland to change its online gambling laws

By | 2015-03-20T13:21:03+00:00 March 20th, 2015|Online casino|0 Comments

The Polish government may alter its online gambling legislation this year after years of very strict regulation. Before becoming a member of the European Union in 2004, the Polish gambling industry was largely unregulated. There was an attempt at changing the laws on gambling in 1992 but this mainly affected the opening of new land [...]

10 03, 2015

Ireland to introduce new online gambling laws

By | 2015-03-10T20:16:55+00:00 March 10th, 2015|Online casino, Paddy Power|0 Comments

The Irish finance minister has finally succeeded in having new rules governing an online gambling tax passed. The minister has stated that he has been trying for three years to get the new rules covering tax and licensing in the online gambling industry signed into law. Up to now online casino operators and online bookmakers [...]

15 02, 2015

Sheldon Adelson continues anti online gambling campaign

By | 2015-02-15T07:29:01+00:00 February 15th, 2015|Online casino, Sheldon Adelson|0 Comments

Sheldon Adelson owner of Las Vegas Sands and several land based casinos in the United States, Singapore and Macau is continuing his campaign to have online gambling declared illegal in the United States. He has made the headlines regularly with his highly financed efforts to reinstate the 1961 Wire Act that was interpreted widely as [...]

20 01, 2015

Czech Republic to increase taxes on all online casinos

By | 2015-01-20T09:41:50+00:00 January 20th, 2015|Betfair Casino, Online casino|0 Comments

Two years ago the European Commission demanded that several European Union member states update their regulations covering all gambling to make sure that they were in line with European laws. Four countries including the Czech Republic were officially requested to send the Commission information concerning plans they may have had to impose restrictions on certain [...]

16 11, 2014

Bwinparty rumours of a possible takeover

By | 2014-11-16T07:57:42+00:00 November 16th, 2014|BwinParty, Online casino|0 Comments

Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment has had some difficulties lately and the company has now confirmed that it may be the subject of a takeover bid. The company is listed on the London Stock Exchange and was formed in 2011 when Bwin Interactive Entertainment and PartyGaming merged to form one of the world’s largest online gambling companies. [...]