February 2016

Thursday, February 11, 2016 - 14:45
ESSA is a not for profit organisation, whose members operate through retail, online and telephone channels and its role is to provide an early warning system with the specific aim of detecting and deterring the corruption of members’ betting markets through the manipulation of sporting events.
Monday, February 15, 2016 - 09:48
The online gambling industry has many jurisdictions with many different rules that regulators have imposed. Greece has been a controversial area for regulated online gambling businesses with a call from the Remote Gambling Association and the European Gaming and Betting Association to have the European Commission look into the restrictive regulations back in 2013.
Sunday, February 14, 2016 - 12:27
Since 1996 a company known as OpenBet has powered a majority share of the world's online wagers with software launches in multiple, regulated gambling jurisdictions. OpenBet has six offices in North America, Australia, Singapore and London and over 20 clients in the online gambling industry with over 200 integrated partners worldwide.
Saturday, February 13, 2016 - 10:01
Microgaming is one of the foremost producers of online gambling software in the industry. Microgaming Software Systems Ltd is a privately held Isle of Man based software development company which claims to have released the first genuine online casino in 1994. Microgaming has  created more than 800 unique casino games, including over 1,200 variations.
Friday, February 12, 2016 - 10:02
Daily Fantasy Sports betting has been having a rough ride lately in the legal world but the industry doesn’t seem to be slowing down just yet.
Wednesday, February 10, 2016 - 11:12
Amaya Gaming Group is on a roll and is taking full advantage of its position as one of the most successful online gambling firms in the world. Amaya owns the largest online poker room in the world, PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker which were both acquired by Amaya Gaming in a 2014 purchase worth an approximate $4.9 billion in cash.
Tuesday, February 9, 2016 - 09:48
Punting on politics is a fascinating activity for those who like the exciting players in this game of words especially in the USA. American voters are engrossed in the often controversial words coming from the various political candidates that are running in the presidential election.
Monday, February 8, 2016 - 08:47
Australia is going through what some could refer to as a revolution in the gambling industry with the review of the 2001 Interactive Gambling Act. Former New South Wales premier Barry O’Farrell has delivered his findings and recommendations to the Australian government but the public has yet to have a look at the results.
Sunday, February 7, 2016 - 10:55
The legal eagles in America are making good money with the latest controversy surrounding fantasy sports betting in the USA. The banks and money processing agencies in the USA are in some ways being used as the hammer to stop the flow of funds that are being applied to online daily fantasy sports betting activities.
Saturday, February 6, 2016 - 10:20
America is focused on the biggest non holiday event of the year this Sunday with the American Football League’s final championship game known as the Super Bowl. This is the 50th Super Bowl in the USA and it is going to be the most wagered on event in the history of the game. Betting on the Super Bowl has never been as easy as it is today with the addition of online punting opportunities.
Friday, February 5, 2016 - 10:26
The cyber money that has gained incredible traction over the past few years Bitcoin is about to suffer a dramatic change as the European Commission is talking about ending the virtual currency’s anonymous trading practices. The European Union’s executive division is doing so in an effort to expose funding used by terrorist organizations.
Thursday, February 4, 2016 - 10:25
While in America the legality of Daily Fantasy Sports betting is still being questioned by governments in the many jurisdictions in the States, in the United Kingdom and Europe the activity is gaining popularity quickly. In the summer of 2015, The American Daily Fantasy Sports betting company DraftKings secured a license to offer its products in the U.K.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - 10:33
Founded in 1999 GSN Games has grown to be one of the world’s top game publishers and creators with game content on mobile, social and the World Wide Web. GSN Casino and Bingo Bash, both top 10 grossing iPad apps, make GSN Games the number three mobile social casino publisher. GSN.com, a top 10 games site, features casual, casino and cash games both the internet and mobile platforms.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - 09:43
Jurisdictions in Europe that are regulated for online gambling are all subject to the rules set out by the European Commission. That being said there are a number of countries that do not fit the mold and have created a difficult situation for legislators and gamblers alike. Online poker seems to be the one online gambling game that has sparked greatest interest and debate.
Sunday, February 28, 2016 - 11:03
Not very many online casino gamblers are aware of the latest betting trend that is growing in massive leaps the wagering on e-sporting events. E-sport is a term for organized video gaming competitions between players or teams. There are many competitive games - such as StarCraft2, League of Legends, Counter-Strike, World of Tanks, Quake, Dota 2 and others.
Saturday, February 27, 2016 - 10:55
The online gambling industry is facing another crisis with the recent revelation that an Austrian public prosecutor is charging eight individuals involved in the gambling world with a number of violations.
Friday, February 26, 2016 - 11:44
The online gambling industry is dependent on a number of elements that keep it thriving and growing. One very important online betting industry activity is marketing and affiliate marketing has been a major component of the financial success of internet wagering.
Thursday, February 25, 2016 - 10:18
The newest wave of innovative methods to gamble is coming with the addition of virtual reality. This year the push to expand on the virtual reality experience is being helped by technology that is enhancing the online gambling industry. Leading software developer for the online casino industry Microgaming is closing in on the potential of a virtual reality real money gambling opportunity.
Wednesday, February 24, 2016 - 11:10
Members of the Culture, Media and Sport Committee attached to the parliament of the United Kingdom are being given the chance to question the top officials about the sport’s response to match-fixing and gambling corruption.
Tuesday, February 23, 2016 - 10:13
The Dutch authorities that deal with online gambling have over the last few years been attempting to regulate the industry and remain in compliance with European Commission rules. In September of 2013 the Dutch government made history with a EUR 100,000 fine that was given to Curacao based illegal online gambling operator Global Stars.
Monday, February 22, 2016 - 12:30
Spanish gambling operator Grupo R.Franco (R.Franco) has recently announced that it has  invested heavily in independent online gambling platform provider Mediatech Solutions.
Sunday, February 21, 2016 - 10:37
The online gambling consumer is always looking for the best delivery of games with the most security and speed. The latest trend in IT is cloud computing and operators such as Microsoft, IBM, Google and  Amazon all compete to be associated with the term.
Saturday, February 20, 2016 - 11:31
The online gambling industry is very competitive and complicated. The internet betting business is closely linked to political and regulatory obligation with a good measure of luck. The lucrative online casino, sports and poker markets in the USA are sought after by almost every legitimate gaming operator.
Friday, February 19, 2016 - 08:53
It is a fact that the open internet has become an application driven entity that is eliminating the idea of net neutrality. Mobile online gambling is the trend making news today with the exponential growth of smart phones and tablet devices.
Thursday, February 18, 2016 - 09:25
The online poker market depends heavily on liquidity and the announced merger of the PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker rooms makes perfect sense. Amaya Gaming has revealed that PokerStars and Full Tilt platforms will come together in the near future allowing players to use a single account to play on the shared software.

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