Online Gambling Archive

Extrapolating Canada’s reluctance to amend federal online gambling laws. Did you ever wondered why Canada is among the few remaining major nations of the world still under the ‘grey market‘ label for online gambling? Most European nations have either authorized or prohibited it. Likewise, most US States now have specific laws on the books,...
King of mobile casino gambling pins bullseye on compliance. For more than five years, LeoVegas has carved its own unique path through the real money casino slots business. From the outset, the company chose to mimic no other, blazing a trail of success on ingenuity and innovation. It was the first internet gambling operator...
The Canadian Gaming Association welcomes the partnership between NHL and MGM in hopes it will become the catalyst for legal single game betting in Canada. On Monday, we told you about a breaking news announcement in which the National Hockey League (NHL) and MGM Resorts International teamed up in a deal to enhance fan...
Betjoy closing November 2018 as legal online casino players get wiser. Yesterday, October 17, 2018, Betjoy Casino sent out an email to all affiliates informing them that its affiliate program would cease in exactly one month, November 17, 2018. This prompted questions as to whether the entire operation would be shutting down. Betjoy Casino...
Online gambling fraud puts Paddy Power Betfair next in line for UKGC paddling with £2.2 million fine imposed. The United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) continues its warpath this week, with Paddy Power Betfair (PPB) being the latest target. Following an investigation into criminal betting and failure to protect problem gamblers, the Irish company will...
What does it take for the UKGC to strip an online gambling license? We may never know… News reports from the UK Gambling Commission this morning were shocking, at least for this writer. Over the last many months, we’ve seen the UKGC raining fines down on internet gambling operators who violate the region’s strict...
More evidence that you can’t trust online casinos licensed in Curacao. I’ve always advised our readers not to trust online gambling sites licensed in certain locations. Costa Rica is the worst. Panama is right behind them. Coming in a close third is Curacao, delivering licenses via the questionably shady Curacao eGaming Authority (CEA). Generally...
BCLC promises single event betting in Canada, pending legal update. Sports betting in North America has been a subject of great dissimilarity between Canada and the United States. For more than 25 years, betting on sports has been legal in Canada, but illegal across 98% of the US. In that regard, Canada was considered...
End near for online credit card casino deposits in the UK? The UK Gambling Commission has spent the last four years implementing measures intended to resolve the region’s problem gambling crisis. A recent report shows online gambling is not increasing the rate of gambling addiction. But the UK Labour Party says status quo isn’t...
Online casino license and regulation are not the same. Here we are in 2018, the 21st century, a digital age where pretty much anything and everything can be done over the world web wide. And yet somehow, despite the obvious risks, not all eCommerce activities are under strict regulation. This is partly because people...