Russia Beefs Up Measures to Block Online Gambling Payments

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Russia introduced a legislation this week that would compel payment processors and banks to block all monetary transactions with international online gambling websites. Russia’s Ministry of Finance has designed the new bill that intends to block the flow of around $3 billion that takes place between international gambling operators and Russian More...

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By Staff On Thursday, April 20th, 2017
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Italy now the Second Largest Online Gambling Market in Europe

Online gambling is becoming a worldwide phenomenon, especially after the government in few countries relaxed restrictions on the activity. The year 2017 is going to be an eventful year, especially for Europe, where More...

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By Staff On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Government’s Crackdown on High Stakes Machines to Hit Bookmakers Hard

The UK government has ordered a new code of conduct in order to address concerns over fixed-odds betting terminals. Downing Street announced a crackdown on high-stakes gambling machines and imposed fresh penalties More...

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By Claire On Tuesday, April 18th, 2017
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Ukraine to Re-legalize Gambling by 2018

Kiev Ukraine Overview Prime Minister of Ukraine Volodymyr Groysman vowed to lift a six-year old ban on gambling after he received a bill from the Ministry of Finance `to legalize and regulate gambling activities More...

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By Claire On Monday, April 17th, 2017
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Finland Prefers State-Run Gambling

Several international gambling firms are getting attracted to the Nordic nations and also to its regional players. Finland is popular as one of the most thriving gambling markets in Europe. But as opposed to numerous More...

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By Staff On Wednesday, April 12th, 2017
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Italian online gambling rises 25% for the year

Online gambling inside casinos only seems unlikely to generate enough revenue. As far as Europe is concerned the UK is still the number one revenue earner for online gambling but Italy is fast coming a major contender More...

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By Staff On Monday, April 10th, 2017
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Gibraltar now a concern for online operators on Brexit

Gibraltar is now becoming a concern for online operators based on the tiny British outpost following Spain’s renewed request for it to returned to them and not part of the UK once Brexit is completed. The issue More...

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Carol Vorderman unveils a winning formula for choosing a horse to back at this year's Grand National for Ladbrokes, at Leyland Court Equestrian Centre in Bristol. PRESS ASSOCIATION Photo. Picture date: Wednesday March 29, 2017. Photo credit should read: Jim Ross/PA Wire
By Claire On Friday, April 7th, 2017
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Ladbrokes hire Carol Vorderman with formula for Grand National

Carol Vorderman unveils a winning formula for choosing a horse to back at this year’s Grand National for Ladbrokes, . Photo credit : Jim Ross/PA Wire Ladbrokes and Carol Vorderman have joined forces to help More...

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By Staff On Thursday, April 6th, 2017
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New Chinese investor interested in Primorye casino resort

  Already removed gaming tables, slot machines and closed poker rooms The gambling zone of Primorye in Russia one of only a handful of regions that are allowed to operate casinos has announced a new Chinese More...

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By Staff On Wednesday, April 5th, 2017
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BACTA says betting industry will not lose jobs on FOBT stake reduction

BACTA has come out and criticised the betting industry for “scaremongering” that thousands of jobs will be lost if the government reduces the stakes bet on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). The trade More...