Playtech Releases the First Omni-Channel Game

February 14, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

Prominent developer and supplier of gaming content and other related services, Playtech, has launched a fantastic slot game which will be rewarding players with enhanced experiences, bonuses and features through the new Omni-channel play title.

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    Playtech Inks a Deal with Featurespace
    February 14, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Renowned supplier and provider of Omni-channel gaming products and other related services in the global gambling industry, Playtech, announced last week that they had decided to opt for Featurespace’s cutting-edge fraud prevention products. This is aimed at helping them elevate the quality of its risk management activities further.

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    Blow for Gibraltar in UK Remote Gambling Tax Regime Case
    January 23, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    The more than two-year-long Point of Consumption tax dispute between Gibraltar and the UK’s HM Revenue and Customs has once again landed another massive blow on the Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA).

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    Florida Senator Denies Conflict of Interest in Push for New Gambling Bill
    January 23, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Soon after Florida Senator Bill Galvano sponsored the new gambling expansion bill, he has found himself on the receiving end, due to his failure to declare a possible conflict of interest.

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    Montana and Ohio to Join US States Seeking to Regulate DFS 2017
    January 23, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    In 2017, a lot of legislative changes seem to be taking place in the online gaming scene with the latest developments being that Montana could be on course to regulate Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) contests soon.

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    Virginia Senator Introduces Poker Definition Legislation
    January 22, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Although there are no poker rooms, casinos, lottery games or racing facilities in Virginia, a state Senator has introduced legislation seeking to understand what is considered legal and what is prohibited by the State's gambling law.

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    US Supreme Court Delays Ruling on New Jersey Sports Betting Case
    January 22, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    United States Supreme Court on Tuesday failed to deliver a verdict in the case filed by the state of New Jersey Challenging the federal ban on sports betting. The court delayed the ruling and invited the solicitor general to table a brief.

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    Illinois Legislators to Deliberate on Casino Expansion Soon
    January 18, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Legislators from the State of Illinois are reportedly in the course of beginning deliberations on the expansion of casinos in this state. They are expected to file a legislation which is supposed to be discussed next month.

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    Antigua and Barbuda to Seek Trump’s Intervention
    January 17, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Since the late 1990s, the nation of Antigua and Barbuda has been at crossroads with the United States concerning sport betting and iGaming. The country is now hopeful that the leadership of President Donald Trump will bring to an end this decade-long battle.

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    UK Bookmakers to Pay More in New Horse Racing Bets Levy
    January 17, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Another heavy taxation blow is expected to unleash on the UK gambling industry after the government released a statement on Friday, confirming that horse racing bets will be liable for an increased tax levy that is expected to take action from April 2017.

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    Poker Body Slams Senator’s Suggestion to Revisit Wire Act
    January 15, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    The US Poker Players Alliance has reacted angrily to the statement from Senator Lindsay Graham who called for the second review of the Wire Act which was sustained by the Department of Justice in 2011.

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    New York Introduces a Bill to Legalize Sports Betting
    January 13, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Five New York Senate lawmakers have tabled a bill which seeks to legalize professional and college sports betting at racetracks, casinos, and off-track betting parlors.

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    Nominated US Attorney General Bad News for Online Gambling
    January 13, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    The issue about the legalization of online gambling in the US seems to be facing yet another stumbling block after the sentiments echoed by the vocal iGaming opponent, Senator Jeff Sessions, who was nominated to be the Attorney General.

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    Switzerland to Introduce New Measures for Foreign iGaming Operators
    January 12, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    As the Swiss lawmakers progress with their new task of creating gambling regulations for the local market, information reaching our news desk indicates that foreign online gambling operators may be blocked from operating in this country.

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    Massachusetts to Consider Online Gaming Regulation in 2017
    January 12, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    Massachusetts is the latest state in the US that expected to debate on the legalization of online poker after a State Treasurer Deborah Goldberg pledged to introduce a measure seeking to legalize iGaming.

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    EU Member States to Adopt New Gaming Regulations 2017
    January 11, 2017 / by: Gray Peterson

    After witnessing many countries and states coming together and adopting standard online gambling regulations in 2016, it seems like 2017 will be the tipping point for EU member states to create a common ground and start dealing with online gambling seriously.

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