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Watchdog Problem Gambling Help Efforts ‘Toothless’
Betting 29-06-2020

MP Calls Government, Watchdog Problem Gambling Help Efforts ‘Toothless’

The report came from the House of Commons Public Accounts Committee. It highlights several points which they deemed are failures of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport as well as the Gambling Commission. The report estimated that close to 400,000 problem gambler in the United Kingdom are not getting the help that they […]

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covid 19 pandemic surges
Betting 26-06-2020

Casinos On The Verge As COVID-19 Pandemic Surges

Casino stocks are also falling to historic low, and many market analysts are asking whether the industry will be able to recover once the pandemic is over. Despite the announcement that some casinos will be allowed to reopen, the government is still imposing strict lockdown and physical distancing protocols. Moreover, casinos are only allowed up […]

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online platform for reporting
Betting 26-06-2020

China Launches Online Platform For Reporting Illegal Gambling Activities

Prior to the launch, China launched a pilot test of a new program which it deems will be effective in fighting illegal online gambling. Local authorities are offering huge sums of cash to any individual who will report any gambling activities. This new online platform allows citizens to report not only illegal gambling operators, but […]

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gambling problems
Betting 25-06-2020

Opening Casinos Might Resort To South African Gambling Problems

Saukelisiwe Mthembu is a specialist when it comes to a number of disorders. She works with people who are experiencing eating disorder, as well as drugs and gambling addiction. She believes that gambling with further exacerbate the current economic problem of many in South Africa. Gambling poses a threat to South Africa Mthembu believes that […]

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Gambling Treatment App
Betting 25-06-2020

New Zealand Tests First Gambling Treatment App

The New Zealand government is rolling out this app to people who want to put a stop into their gambling activities. They will use the app for 12 weeks, and the researchers will study the result in order to produce a coherent report whether the app works or not. Manaaki, the Gambling Treatment App The […]

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coronavirus canada gambling
Betting 24-06-2020

Coronavirus May Help Canada Transition To Cashless Gambling

The closure of many casinos have forced many people to look for an alternative. Some have stopped gambling, while others resorted to the growing industry of online and cashless gambling. These online platforms allow people to gamble and access popular casino games without the need to actually go into a casino. This allows people to […]

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vietnam eyes legal football betting
Betting 24-06-2020

Vietnam Eyes Legal Football Betting, Payment Expansion

Vietnam launched its legal gambling pilot program back in 2017. The country approved a five-year trial program that will allow locals to wager on various sports including football, horseracing, and dog racing. With regards to its football betting market, Vietnam only supports international matches that are sanctioned by FIFA. Since major FIFA competitions only occur […]

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china declares victory
Betting 23-06-2020

China Declares Victory In Fight Against Cross-Border Gambling Operations

Earlier this week, the country’s Ministry of Public Security confirmed that it had successfully prosecuted 257 criminal cases related to illegal gambling operations. These cases not only focuses on cross-border gambling operations, but also include related crimes such as telecom fraud, human trafficking, money laundering, and kidnappings. A successful crackdown on illegal gambling activities Authorities […]

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Germany Eases Down Regulations
Betting 23-06-2020

Germany Eases Down Regulations on Online Casino and Poker

The online operator challenged a prohibition order which was ordered by the regulatory body using the Third Amendment of the State Treaty on Gambling. Now that everything have been covered, the regulatory body is willing to adopt new regulations as plans for the Fourth Amendment are currently being pushed through. Court suspends proceedings The Duetscher […]

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video gambling as alternative revenue
Betting 22-06-2020

Video Gambling Seen As Alternative Revenue Stream For Bars

Many states have proposed that bars and restaurants can host video gaming terminals. This proposal has been floating on many statehouses for many years. However, due to strict gambling laws, the proposal has never gotten any traction. Now that businesses are starting to bear the economic brunt brought about by the pandemic, alternative revenue streams […]

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