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Your casino has moved from your PC to your pocket, and we keep you up to date with all the happenings in gaming right here. Whether there are new casino apps, new phones that make gaming easier, or even new games on the go, we cover them here.

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Black Market Betting Bad for Your Health, Report Warns

Black market betting

Betting on the black market is more injurious to health and wellbeing than betting on regulated markets, a new study by the Asian Racing Federation claims. The research paper looked at six gambling jurisdictions — Hong Kong, Singapore, South Korea, Australia, New Zealand and South Africa — and found there was evidence to suggest that…Read More

Loot Box Site Mystery Brand Responds to ‘Scam’ Gambling Site Allegations

Mystery Brand

Lucky-dip loot-box site Mystery Brand has hit back against reports that it is a “scam” gambling operation. The site made headlines last week after it was promoted by YouTube A-listers Jake Paul and Bryan “Ricegum” Le to their millions of followers, most of whom are adolescent or younger. Mystery Brand was not just called out…Read More

Sands China Denies App Targeted by Chinese Internet Cops

Sands China

Sands China — the Asian wing of US casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS) — has denied its app has been blacklisted by the Chinese government. The announcement follows a December 28 release by the Cyberspace Administration of China, listing 3,469 apps targeted for removal from the Chinese App Store for reasons that include…Read More

UK Gambling Addict Stole More Than a Million From Employer to Fund Gambling Habit

UK Gambling Addict

A UK man who stole more than a million dollars from the company that employed him is speaking out about what drove him to do it. Chris Girling recently pleaded guilty to embezzling £1 million ($1.26 million) from the Premier Education Group, a company that provides physical education programs to schools across the UK. As…Read More

New Jersey Sports Betting Handle Likely Smashed Billion-Dollar Mark Sometime Last Week

New Jersey sports betting

The New Jersey sports betting market was approaching $1 billion in bets after just five and a half months of operation, as of December 1. That means it is very likely to have already exceeded the 10-figure mark — and no one even got to bang a gong. According to new figures released by the…Read More

Eldorado Resorts Reaches 20-Year Deal With The Stars Group for Online Sports Betting, Gambling

Eldorado Resorts The Stars Group sports

Reno-based Eldorado Resorts and Canada’s The Stars Group (TSG) have entered into a 20-year partnership for the latter to provide the casino company with online sports betting and internet gambling. The Stars Group, most known for its ownership of PokerStars, the largest online poker room in the world, will give Eldorado a $25 million interest…Read More

Bet365 Boss Denise Coates Criticized Over Record £265 Million Pay Packet

Denise Coates

Billionaire Bet365 founder Denise Coates, 53, was once again the highest-earning company director in the UK in last financial year, paying herself a staggering £265 million ($341 million) in the 12 months to 2018, including dividends. That’s up over 18 percent from the £217 million ($279 million) she collected the previous year, which itself was…Read More

Player Sues Betfred Over £1.7 Million Online Jackpot Win That Wasn’t

Betfred

A Betfred online casino customer in the UK is suing the bookmaker after it refused to pay out on a £1.7 million ($2.17 million) jackpot ‘win’, claiming a software glitch voids all pays and plays. Andrew Green, 52, of Lincolnshire, thought he had hit the big time last January while playing Frankie Dettori’s Magic Seven…Read More

NBA Signs First European Sports Betting Partnership with French State-Owned Gaming Operator Française des Jeux

NBA

The NBA is beginning to realize that opportunities arising from its new relaxed attitude to sports betting are not confined to the recently liberalized US market. On Tuesday, the league announced it had signed an exclusive partnership deal with Française des Jeux (FDJ), the government-owned French national lottery provider and the largest sports betting operator…Read More

William Hill Finds The Net Again With New Jersey Devils NHL Partnership

The National Hockey League continues to welcome William Hill with open arms. The rapidly expanding sportsbook brand will be present in another NHL arena this season after announcing a multi-year deal with the New Jersey Devils on Thursday. The announcement comes just one month after William Hill and the Vegas Golden Knights reached a similar…Read More

DraftKings, FanDuel Dominate Burgeoning NJ Sports Betting Market

DraftKings

The New Jersey sports betting market is three months old today and meaningful figures are now beginning to emerge. The latest numbers from the New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) show online sports betting is beginning to dominate the market — and DraftKings and FanDuel are streaking ahead as significant market leaders. DGE director…Read More

Football Season is Good for Business in New Jersey, SugarHouse Online Arm Learns

There’s more evidence of New Jersey’s insatiable appetite for betting on football games: the Garden State two-year-old online arm of land-based SugarHouse Casino announced that its revenues have more than doubled in only one month with the arrival of college and professional football. The Pennsylvania-based casino launched PlaySugarHouse.com in New Jersey in 2016 with slot…Read More

Boyaa Interactive CEO Imprisoned in China on Bribery Charges

The CEO of online games company Boyaa Interactive will serve a 12-month prison sentence in China for bribery. The Hong Kong-based social games outfit announced Friday that Zhang Wei had failed in his appeal to have the charges quashed by the Higher People’s Court of Shenzhen and had resigned as CEO. He was initially sentenced…Read More

Penn National, SugarHouse Casino Latest Online Gaming Licencees in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania online licenses Penn National SugarHouse

Five casinos have now been approved for online gaming by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB), after Sugar House and Penn National Gaming were granted licenses during Wednesday’s board meeting. Along with SugarHouse and PNG, Parx, Harrah’s, and Mount Airy casinos all previously received licenses from the PGCB as well. Ready to Roll In a…Read More

Chinese Government Announces Harsher Punishment for Online Lottery Sales Just Days After Admonishing Apple Over Gambling Apps

In China — where most gambling is illegal — the government is taking more and more austere measures to curb the popular activity among its citizens. But online gambling in particular is proving to be the most challenging to contain for Chinese authorities. On Tuesday, Chinese leaders announced plans to “severely crack down on any…Read More