Author: Pal Hastings

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Online Casino Operators To Study Mobile Gaming Habits

A new study by online gaming solutions provider GreenTube reveals the habits of mobile and online gamers. The study is the first of its kind, and could provide some valuable insight for online casino operators. As the use of smartphones becomes more widespread, an increasing number of mobile gamers emerge. For software designers to be…

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Gambling Addict Sues BCLC Over Faulty Problem Gambling Program

The self-exclusion program run by the British Columbia Lottery Commission has come under fire recently, as an increasing number of former members come forward to voice their concerns. The primary complaint has stated that the program failed to keep the self-excluded gamblers from entering various British Columbia casinos. The effects of the negligence have been…

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Quebec Committee to Study Effects of Online Gambling

As Loto-Quebec prepares to launch its own internet gambling, the province’s government has put together a panel of experts to study the effects of gambling online. Although Quebec’s government is anxious to launch its new website, which would allow residents to play casino games online for real cash, Finance Minister Raymond Bachand wants to ensure…

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Online Casino Players Protest Tax Increase

Casino operators aren’t the only ones who are displeased with the new tax regulations for French online poker sites. Players are also upset about the 2% rake increase at many newly regulated French poker rooms, but they won’t take it lying down. Ever since France has opened up its online gambling market to operators based…

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First Gambling Apps For iPhone Released

Probability, a popular gambling software designer, has launched the first ever casino games for the iPhone and iPod Touch. As reported by EGR Magazine, four games will be available for use on these Apple devices, and players will be able to gamble for real cash for the first time ever. Roulette and Blackjack are the…

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World Cup Causes Financial Trouble for Online Casino Operators

PartyGaming revealed its quarterly results today, and is not pleased with its earnings over the past three months. The company’s poker division has underperformed, earning 13% less than expected, a loss that is largely attributed to this year’s World Cup. “The adverse impact of the World Cup on our non-sports betting verticals was slightly greater…

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World Cup Gambling Ring Arrested

When the World Cup began, the Chinese police force vowed to crackdown on all of the internet gambling rings in the country. Over the past three weeks, billions of dollars have been seized and hundreds of operators, arrested. However, these were only petty operations in the grand scheme of things. Now, the country’s biggest online…

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Tour De France Encourages Online Sportsbetting

The Tour De France is the biggest event in the cycling world, as dozens of the best cyclists from around the world to compete for glory. This year’s event is expected to be one of the most exciting competitions ever, as titans clash and controversy runs rampant. This year, the big story involves Lance Armstrong…

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PlayTech Pulls Out of French Gambling Market

France’s online gambling market has caused a great deal of controversy throughout the online casino industry. Many operators have decided to withdraw from the market, stating that the country’s regulations are too strict, and now PlayTech has jumped on the bandwagon. On July 29 at midnight, PlayTech banned all French players from registering at playing…

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