January 2017

Tuesday, January 31, 2017 - 10:44
In the online betting industry there are many questions asked whether computers are running the show or do humans have a real chance of winning at online casino card games such as poker. A recent article from Bloomberg Technology has revealed the quest for proof that artificial intelligence can out play real people and beat them at playing poker.
Monday, January 16, 2017 - 09:46
Online gambling has had some setbacks over the years and one of the most disturbing is the introduction of the 2006 law that banned offshore internet betting in the USA. It has caused an enormous amount of stress and political strife in the small beautiful island nation of Antigua Barbuda who’s online gambling business suffered the consequences of the US action.
Tuesday, January 17, 2017 - 11:26
In the sports betting world there are many accusations that purport that there is corruption in sports organizations taking away the integrity of players and the games.
Wednesday, January 18, 2017 - 10:30
There are many jurisdictions in the USA that have yet to decide on legislation that would legalize online gambling but there has been progress in Pennsylvania, the Keystone State where the Declaration of Independence and Constitution were signed.
Thursday, January 19, 2017 - 11:32
The interest in lotteries is great in most parts of the world and the introduction of online lottery has given the pastime even more prominence. Some individuals have a gift for seeing an opportunity and seizing it with both hands creating a business resulting in massive success.
Friday, January 20, 2017 - 10:58
The legality of online gambling and the laws related to the awarding of licenses to operators has always been a sticky point in the internet betting industry. Lawyers are always working to sort out the perceived injustices caused by governments and online casino operators in many jurisdictions around the world.
Saturday, January 21, 2017 - 10:51
It is a curious thing the urge to wager on the Trump presidency because everything about the new President of the USA is on the internet today. The whole world seems fascinated by the successful business man now the President of arguably the most powerful nation on earth that has captured the imagination of millions of punters.
Sunday, January 22, 2017 - 11:02
Legal eagles are doing well for the Department of Justice in the USA as they manage to keep online gambling and the financial services industry in check. There has been a recent revelation that payment processing firm Western Union will pay the government a $586m settlement in part due to Western Union’s involvement with Costa Rican located online gambling operators.
Monday, January 23, 2017 - 09:12
The internet has made it easy for gamblers to play and keep up with changes in team and player conditions providing a somewhat educated wager. The operators of online gambling services work on a slim profit margin and in an attempt to attract customers offer bonuses and competitive rates of return.
Tuesday, January 24, 2017 - 14:04
The wagering of what are known as ‘skins’ in online gaming has become an issue for law enforcement and regulators of online gambling. A recent report by media outlet ESPN has revealed that as much as five billion dollars worth of ‘skins’ for Counter-Strike Global Offensive were bet on in the last year alone.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017 - 09:49
The Czech Republic is known for a liberal and yet at times conservative approach to change. The older demographic are conservative, they were influenced by communist influence before 1968 but the younger set are open to new things, they are glad that they have a choice. The Czech people don't solve problems right away, they sit down and talk about it or they let time solve issues.
Thursday, January 26, 2017 - 11:13
The world of online gambling has seen some interesting twists and turns when it comes to the legality of the pastime in certain jurisdictions. In Canada for example there is a tribal element that looks confusing to many who view the online gambling industry without the native influence.
Sunday, January 15, 2017 - 11:26
The online gambling industry has had many jurisdictional issues over the years and one not so recent event, the exit of Britain from the European Union has created a few problems. The British territories that are affected by the political upheaval caused by the Brexit vote are doing what they can to salvage operations in those tax havens associated with the United Kingdom.
Saturday, January 14, 2017 - 11:27
The online gambling market in Canada’s three jurisdictions that offer legal betting via the internet has been struggling to compete with other available gambling websites. Efforts have been made to attract punters to the legal government sites but with limited results.
Tuesday, January 3, 2017 - 17:51
The online gambling industry has generally gone through many image changes. The general impression is that the image the industry has in general is a good one that is as safe as any other form of gambling. What the industry has generated in jobs and revenue from taxes and licenses adds significantly to many economies around the world.
Wednesday, January 4, 2017 - 12:03
The politics of online gambling keeps hitting snags in Australia where the changing attitude of government has put a damper on profit for offshore operators in the nation. History seems to keep repeating itself on the continent of Australia where the political climate has brought a lot of attention to gambling creating controversy and struggle for online punting service providers.
Thursday, January 5, 2017 - 17:04
There could be lots of trouble for horse racing in the USA if something isn’t done quickly to help with attendance at the track. In the Empire state New York there are few horse racing venues surviving that are lobbying the government of the state to change the laws regarding single-game sports wagering outside of Nevada sports betting establishments.
Saturday, January 7, 2017 - 11:53
The UK’s Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) said that following an increase in the number of firms in the contract for difference (CFD) market, which includes spread bets and rolling spot foreign exchange, and it is concerned more retail customers are opening and trading CFD products they do not fully understand.
Sunday, January 8, 2017 - 10:17
Online poker is a passion for millions of players all over the planet. The amount of money wagered on igames of all sorts and there are many types being played is enormous. Research by the iGaming Business Market Monitor revealed that the UK online gambling market will surpass the £4bn mark in gross gaming revenues in 2016 as the country's double-digit growth appears set to continue.
Monday, January 9, 2017 - 10:34
The various state jurisdictions in the USA have been debating the laws regulating online gambling and daily fantasy sports betting for some time now. In the State of Pennsylvania last June 2016 the House of Representatives gave its approval to a bill that could lead to the legalisation of these gambling activities.
Tuesday, January 10, 2017 - 13:24
Hackers are a big time problem on the internet today with trust of the net being eroded with each incident. No matter how small a hack can cause difficult times for the victim whether that’s an individual or a big company. The international news is filled with espionage stories that concern hacks of sensitive information and secrets plus the person data of thousands of people.
Wednesday, January 11, 2017 - 10:20
The advancement of the international online gambling industry has been steady and bold and what makes the internet betting business a closer family are the numerous exhibitions and conferences available to all those interested.
Thursday, January 12, 2017 - 10:26
The Americans have elected a new president that has got a lot of baggage in tow what with his outrageously different campaign that had a lot of bookies losing big on the gamble he might win and his stance that is keeping punters putting money on when he will be impeached.
Friday, January 13, 2017 - 11:24
Canada is one large place that for a number of months is cold and inhospitable what with tons of snow and inclement weather it makes sense that online gambling activity is popular there.