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Loot Boxes Aren’t Poker, But Are They Kinder Eggs?

Electronic Arts is one of the companies that has the most to lose if loot boxes, an in-game purchasable good, are ever found to be a form of gambling. With the company already taking fire from Belgium and the Netherlands, where these devices have been banned, EA has the important task to convince UK Members […]

NHS To Open Gambling Addiction Clinic for Children as Young as 13.

There have been growing concerns that online gaming sites and targeted advertisements have been fueling the rise of problem gambling among young people in the United Kingdom. A number of initiatives have been launched in the recent past to address the issue and tackle the problem with one of the latest being plans by the […]

PokerStars to Introduce Offline Card Room in Mount Airy, PA

PokerStars teases new project in Mount Airy Land-based card rooms still not as popular The U.S. needs more states to legalize poker to rival offshore card rooms PokerStars is joining Mount Airy Casino Resort with both an online and offline card room for players to enjoy. PokerStars to Introduce Land-Based Card Room in Mount Airy, […]

Apple’s New App Store Policy and Its Implications

Technology giant Apple has recently changed some of its guidelines that pertain to how real money gambling apps are accepted into its App Store. As such, if you are one of the people who have been enjoying online gambling services from your iPad or iPhone via an app, you should brace for some very significant […]

Two Houston Poker Rooms Raided, Nine Arrested

On Wednesday, May 1, authorities in Houston, Texas came down hard on two poker rooms and arrested at least nine people during a raid that went down that afternoon. Severin Rasset, PokerStars’ Director of Poker Innovation and Operations, the two poker rooms, had been masquerading as “card clubs” in order to skirt state laws pertaining […]

PokerStars Slapped with Fine by New Jersey Gaming Regulators

PokerStars which is considered to be the world’s largest poker site has recently been slapped with a fine by New Jersey gambling regulators. The $10,000 fine that the company’s sportsbook operation was slapped with is by far the largest sports betting fine ever issued in the state. While $10,000 is definitely a large amount of […]

The Online Poker Bot Epidemic Is Still a Big Problem

Recently, a Twitch stream showcased a rather obvious bot, a situation that prompted the Winning Poker Network (WPN) and its premiere site, Americas Cardroom (ACR) to institute a reimbursement policy for all the players that have been cheated by bots on the companies’ online poker platforms. While this is a very noble gesture from the […]

PartyPoker Cracks Down on Bot Accounts, Recovers Over $700k

GVC Holdings-owned online poker operator PartyPoker has recently revealed that it has claimed more than $700,000 over the past four months from a network of online poker bots thanks to the efforts of its Poker Fraud Team, its specialist fraud task force. Poker bots which are computer programs that are created by shady individuals to […]

Microgaming’s Games Go Live with 888 Casino

Renowned casino software provider Microgaming has recently announced that its award-winning casino content will now be live with 888 Casino which is arguably the world’s most popular online gaming entertainment and solutions providers. As stipulated in the partnership agreement between the two companies, 888 Casino is now able to expand upon its current casino offering […]

Bet365’s First US Betting Shop to Go Live in New Jersey

New Jersey is set to host yet another world-class online casino operator thanks to a recent bid by the UK-based Bet365 to expands its gaming services in the United States. Last week, the casino operator announced that it had acquired a 19,000-square-foot offices space at the Two Greentree Center in Marlton, New Jersey which further […]