Tag: online

Could online gambling boost economies?

Since their introduction to the online space in the mid-90s, online casinos have only been growing. Although land casinos are still undisputed champions of the gambling industry, online casinos have been spreading like wildfire in recent years, becoming the preferred choice of many players. It’s far easier to sit from home and play a game…

Online gambling site 888 to pay almost £8m for ‘failing vulnerable customers’

Online gambling firm 888 has been ordered to pay more than £7.8m for not helping vulnerable customers to limit the damage of their gambling addictions. The Gambling Commission on Thursday said that, due to a technical failure in 888’s systems, over 7,000 customers who had chosen to self-exclude from their casino, poker or sports betting…

UK online gambling providers scanned for withdrawal roadblocks

The UK’s competition watchdog has launched a probe into whether online gambling operators are making it too difficult for customers to withdraw their funds. On Thursday, the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) announced that it had “launched enforcement action” against an unspecified number of UK-licensed online gambling operators “in respect of practices that may place…

Atlantic City Casino To Launch An Online Gambling Service Via GAN

International online casino supplier GAN is going to increase its footprint in the US. Already involved in New Jersey online casinos, GAN announced this week it would be powering the online gambling arm of the planned Ocean Resort Casino, formerly the Revel in Atlantic City. The UK-based company offers turnkey software solutions for both social…

Insider Uncovers More Details On Sweden ‘s Online Gambling Regulation Draft

A few more details about the nearing regulation of Sweden ’s online gambling market emerged late last week. In a post on his LinkedIn page, Mark Knighton, Founder and CEO of Gothenburg-based business consultant Obsidian Consultancy, discussed several important provisions that were understood to have been included in Sweden’s draft gambling legislation. The provisions covered…

Novomatic Leaves German Online Gambling Market

Austrian gambling technology group Novomatic exited the online gambling market in Germany at the end of December, a spokesman said on Tuesday, calling for more regulatory clarity there. In September Novomatic shelved plans for a 5 billion euro initial public offering on the Frankfurt bourse due to due to uncertainty over new regulations regarding gambling…