Online Gambling News – All the Latest Info up to 8/2019

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Potential Rivalry Among Chicago and Northwest Indiana Casinos

The city of Chicago is betting on a substantial revenue stream from a new casino. However, they might have some competition from their neighbors to the east in Northwest Indiana. Spectacle Entertainment currently owns two riverboat casinos in Gary, Indiana, Majestic Star I and Majestic Star II. They announced plans to relocate those two casinos […]

More States Allowing Sports Betting

Before 2018, Nevada was the only state that allowed single-game sports betting. This was because of the 1992 federal law called the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA). The law made it federally illegal for any state to create laws allowing sports betting other than Nevada, which created a large sports betting industry that […]

Creating a New World for Online Gamblers

Though the concept of virtual reality casinos is currently in its embryonic stages, some developers are aiming to stay ahead of the game. SlotsMillion was the first to launch a fully immersive casino experience back in 2016. Designed specifically for the Oculus Rift, the SlotsMillion VR casino is located on the eightieth floor of a […]

Recent events in the U.S. gambling world

Just over a year ago, the U.S. Supreme Court reversed its previous decision to outlaw betting on individual sporting events. This paved the way for individual states to follow suit, and many are seizing the opportunity this year. Though the national ban on sports betting has only officially been in effect since 1992, the matter […]

Betting Firms should Pay for Research and Treatment

Academics in Britain have suggested a compulsory levy on the gambling industry aimed at addressing what they called “highly underestimated harm,” which it is causing to society. The gambling industry is increasingly creating a public health issue and a growing economic burden which will need an overhaul of the UK laws and major investments to […]

Kenyan gamblers face new tax hike in overhaul of the country’s gambling laws

The proposals to introduce a ten percent excise duty on all bets were announced by Henry Rotich, the National Treasury Cabinet Secretary in his Budget statement to the Kenyan Parliament. Mr Rotich said that the measures would help to tackle problem gambling in the country, which he says has particularly affected the young and the […]

79 Operators Get Head Start on Netherlands Gaming Market

The country’s gambling regulatory body, Kansspeautoriteit (KSA), disclosed that 79 interested operators expressed their intent to apply. While the deadline for the intent form is June 21, 2019, the deadline for submitting real applications isn’t for a while. In fact, applications won’t even be accepted until July 1, 2020. So, don’t expect to play online […]

Elizabeth Warren Files Gambling Bill

United States Senator Elizabeth Warren of Massachusetts filed a bill that would treat active U.S. military personnel struggling with gambling addiction. The Gambling Addiction Prevention Act of 2019 filed on July 10th requires that gambling addiction be included as a mental health condition. It will offer treatment programs and resources to assist those afflicted in […]

Indiana To Consider Legalized Sports Books

A legislative study committee has recommended that Indiana legalize wagering on sports at casinos within the state. Indiana currently has 13 casinos, in addition to horse track wagering facilities which would also be considered for sports gaming licenses. This follows the 2018 ruling by the United States Supreme Court that states could legalize betting on […]

Gamers Can Bet Real Money In GTA V Online

Rockstar Games has added a new feature to their immensely popular video game Grand Theft Auto V. A casino has been built in the online city of Los Santos where gamers can purchase chips with real money to gamble with. The casino games offered include Black Jack, Roulette, slot machines, and Three-Card Poker. For those […]

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