Author: Pal Hastings

Canadian Poker Players Caught Up In Dispute

A business deal between the Quebec Poker Tournament League and Loto Quebec has recently gone sour, complicating things for poker players across the province. The tournament league has accused the state’s gaming regulatory of refusing to pay for sponsorships and services, and the case has been brought to the Supreme Court of Canada. Before speaking…

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Lots of Growth in Mobile Betting

Mobile gambling is the next big thing in the online casino industry. As more and more individuals begin to buy smart phones and tablet computers, the need for mobile entertainment grows – and online casino developers are here to meet this demand. This year has already seen significant growth in the mobile gambling sector, according…

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Google Android Booming in UK Gaming Market

The Google Android operating system for mobile phones is about to take over half of the mobile entertainment market share in the UK. Over the course of 2010, the OS saw a 35% growth in value, and experts in the industry do not see this trend slowing down anytime soon. This year, Android’s market share…

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German Regulation to Capture Only 7% of Gambling Market

A recent study has revealed that the German online gambling legislation would only regain 7% of the total online gambling market in the country. In countries like Italy and France, the regulated market obtained more than 20% of the black market gambling industry, but Germany’s outlook does not look as successful. According to H2 Gambling…

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Simon Cowell Launches Gambling Game Show

Simon Cowell is the brains behind the internationally popular television shows X Factor and American Idol. He’s perfected the art of creating intriguing and exciting talent search programs and now the television mogul is moving on to game shows. Cowell is currently working on putting together a new gambling-based game show called ‘Red or Black’.…

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Former French Gambling Monopoly See Profits Double

It has been reported that la Francais de Jeux, France’s former gambling monopoly, has seen a huge increase in its online sportsbetting profits. In 2010, FDJ made €91 million from online gambling, more than doubling its 2009 profits of €43 million, which was a 61% increase over 2008’s profits.   The French online gambling legislation…

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British Columbia Casino Laws – Are They Strong Enough?

In Canada, each province sets their own rules for casinos but the federal government is the main branch of government that handles the rules for the monies that pass through each casino. Enforcement of these rules seems to be less regulated in British Columbia than any other province. In fact, when it comes to enforcement…

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Apprentice Winner Involved in Betting Scandal

Entertainment betting has become one of the most popular activities at online betting sites, allowing punters from around the world can place bets on their favourite reality television shows. The same safeguards that are in place to fight match fixing in sports betting are also imposed in entertainment betting, but a recent scandal has seen…

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Nova Scotia Says No to Online Gambling

As province after province continues to legalize online gambling, Nova Scotia has resisted the craze. Although the online gambling movement in Canada is a potentially lucrative temptation, the province has decided to move away from online gambling.   Premier Darrell Dexter has stated that legalizing online gambling is not consistent with the province’s current goals…

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