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Gambling Commission Announces New Rules To ‘Stamp Out’ VIP Malpractice

Gambling Commission Announces New Rules To ‘Stamp Out’ VIP Malpractice

The UK Gambling Commission has announced a slew of new rules as part of a move to “stamp out” VIP scheme malpractice. In a post on the official Gambling Commission website, the gambling regulator announced new strict guidance that operators must follow to “clean up the malpractice” of VIP schemes. The Commission stresses that if …

UKGC Announces Partnership With Facebook To Reduce Gambling Adverts

UKGC Announces Partnership With Facebook To Reduce Gambling Adverts

The UK Gambling Commission has announced a partnership with social media website Facebook as part of a move to reduce the number of gambling adverts on the platform. Under the partnership, the two firms will release new guidance to guide Facebook users on how they can limit the number of gambling-related advertisements and messages they …

UK Casinos Call For More Support From Government After New Curfew Rule

UK Casinos Call For More Support From Government After New Curfew Rule

UK Casino bosses from all over the United Kingdom have called on Chancellor Rishi Sunak for more support after the implementation of a 10 PM Covid-19 curfew. The new curfew requires hospitality and leisure venues including UK casinos to shut at 10 PM and the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC), who called the curfew “disappointing”, …

London Casino Venues Offer To Close Bars At 10 PM To Avoid Curfew

London Casino Venues Offer To Close Bars At 10 PM To Avoid Curfew

London casinos have offered a compromise to close their bars at 10 PM to avoid having to completely close as part of the upcoming curfew to slow the spread of coronavirus. The UK Government is set to announce a curfew on pubs, bars, and potentially casinos, forcing them to close at 10 PM, the Evening …

BGC Warns UK Casino Curfew Will Put ‘Thousands’ Of Jobs At Risk

BGC Warns UK Casino Curfew Will Put ‘Thousands’ Of Jobs At Risk

The Betting and Gaming Council has warned that the proposed 10 PM casino curfews in the UK could put “thousands” of jobs at risk if it is implemented. As reported by iGamingBusiness, the curfew is currently being considered by the government as part of a move to slow the spread of coronavirus, and the rule …

PlayOJO Casino Partners With Pragmatic Play To Launch Bingo Games

PlayOJO Casino Partners With Pragmatic Play To Launch Bingo Games

PlayOJO Casino has partnered with developer Pragmatic Play to launch a selection of bingo titles. The popular SkillOnNet-owned online casino, which is known for being one of the fairest casino sites around, announced an extension of its partnership with Pragmatic Play to launch the developer’s leading bingo games on the PlayOJO website. Pragmatic Play’s bingo …

Swedish Lucky Casino Player Triggers Gigantic Mega Moolah Jackpot

Swedish Lucky Casino Player Triggers Gigantic Mega Moolah Jackpot

A Swedish Lucky Casino player has made history after triggering the largest euro jackpot win on a Microgaming slot. The lucky winner, who has chosen to remain anonymous, managed to trigger the gigantic €14,239,532.84 jackpot while playing Mega Moolah at Lucky Casino on August 17th, 2020 and helped make history along the way. According to …

Casumo Casino Announces Acquisition of Gambling Site CasinoSecret

Casumo Casino Announces Acquisition of Gambling Site CasinoSecret

Popular online casino Casumo has announced it’s completed the acquisition of CasinoSecret, another online gambling website. CasinoSecret is an online casino that launched back in 2018 and possessed a license by the Malta Gaming Authority. The site quickly became popular for offering customers a cashback promotion with no play-through conditions, rewarding users for continuous play …

Casinos To Reopen August 15th But BGC Warns Of Tough Times Ahead

Casinos To Reopen August 15th But BGC Warns Of Tough Times Ahead

Casinos in England are set to open on August 15th but the Betting and Gaming Council has warned that there are still tough times ahead for the gambling industry. Brick-and-mortar casino venues were set to open on August 1st but the British Government delayed the venue reopenings for two weeks to August 15th after a …

Number Of Las Vegas Visitors Drops 70% Despite Casino Reopenings

Number Of Las Vegas Visitors Drops 70% Despite Casino Reopenings

New reports have revealed that the number of people visiting Las Vegas has dwindled significantly this year due to Coronavirus concerns. A report from the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority’s (LVCVA) Research Centre has found that the number of people visiting Las Vegas in June 2020 fell to 1.06 million, around a 70% drop …

Cross-Party Think Tank Calls For A Monthly £100 Cap On Gambling

Cross-Party Think Tank Calls For A Monthly £100 Cap On Gambling

Cross-party think tank The Social Market Foundation (SMF) has called for a monthly £100 cap on online gambling losses as part of a move to prevent gambling-related harm. A new report published Wednesday by the SMF has called for a series of changes to how the online gambling industry is regulated in the hopes of …

William Hill Opens Sportsbooks In Illinois And Washington D.C.

William Hill Opens Sportsbooks In Illinois And Washington D.C.

William Hill has launched new retail sportsbooks in Illinois and Washington D.C., expanding its presence within the country. This week marked William Hill’s debut in the Illinois gambling market after launching a brand new retail sportsbook at the Grand Victoria Casino Elgin in the US State in partnership with Caesars Entertainment. According to IGB North …

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