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  • 11 November 2015

    Congressional Hearing Set Up for RAWA in Early December

    The Restoration of America's Wire Act is the product of Sheldon Adelson's campaign to end online gambling in the United States to protect his land-based casino empire. It hinges on changing the Wire Act from the 1960s, an act used to combat organized crime sports betting operations that took bets over the phone, to something it was never meant to be: a law that affects all forms of gambling on a piece of technology that wasn't even invented yet.

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  • 10 November 2015

    Optimal Payments User Info Possibly Compromised From Old Attack

    Forbes has released a big investigative article that goes into a lot of detail about the attacks against Moneybookers (now Skrill) and Neteller that happened between 2009 and 2010. Those hacks were thought to be fairly harmless at first, but it's come to light that millions of individuals had their data stolen in the breach. This includes password hints for Neteller along with telephone numbers, emails, addresses, birth dates and other information for both.

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  • 10 November 2015

    Slots.lv Hosts $5,000 Thanksgiving Bonanza Promotion

    November is known for being the first time of the year that that holiday season gets into full swing, and Slots.lv knows this as well as anyone. To take advantage, they're offering up a great promotion called the Thanksgiving Bonanza that will have players picking up a piece of $5,000 in free chip. Every single day from November 2 through November 26, there will be three random winners. A VIP player will pick up a $100 free chip, and two regular players will be awarded a $50 free chip each.

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  • 10 November 2015

    True Sheriff Pays $70,970 to Lucky Player at Bovada Casino

    A player by the name of Eric S. from San Diego has made a nice score for himself at Bovada Casino. This win came on the 3D slot True Sheriff, powered by BetSoft. A total of $70,970 was won on this popular game, known as being one of the most popular slots running in the entire casino. Check out how this player made his big score. True Sheriff's Value-Packed Experience The main reason that True Sheriff is so popular isn't its top-tier, 3D graphics.

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  • 05 November 2015

    Earn a Piece of $120,000 in the Intertops Magic Forest

    Online casino promotions have changed quite a bit over time, and as things progress forward, they're expected to give players more and more value in more innovative ways. Intertops Casino knows this as much as anyone, and that's why they're offering up a cool $120,000 in payouts during the month of November across four weeks of fun in their new Magic Forest promotion. Enter the Magic Forest Here's how the Magic Forest promotion works.

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  • 05 November 2015

    DraftKings and FanDuel Are Feeling the Heat Even More

    Several weeks ago, there was a scandal where a DraftKings employee used inside information not available to public players to win six-figures in winnings on FanDuel. This has prompted a tons of attention towards regulating the games like in Florida where they're looking at the industry very closely. To make things worse, dozens of lawsuits are popping up against these companies as well.

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  • 05 November 2015

    More DDOS Attacks Are Happening Against Gambling Sites

    The publication Daze recently releases some statistics that should make everyone in the online gambling community sit back and take notice. They've claimed that about 45 percent of online gambling operators are hit with DDOS attacks and that about 75 percent of those attacked are done so multiple times. On top of that, 90 percent of those were attacked in the past year, and 10 percent were targets inside of the past seven days, on average.

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  • 05 November 2015

    Italian Online Gambling Sees New Rules and Regulations

    Italy is looking to change things up a bit in the next year by adding some things to their regulations for online gambling. For the first time, existing licenses for online gambling are needing to be renewed, and new licenses are likely to be issued. On top of that, there are provisions for Internet cafe situations that could change things up quite a bit.

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  • 05 November 2015

    Bryan Micon, Seals With Clubs Bitcoin Site Owner, Sentenced

    When bitcoin started becoming pretty popular a couple of years ago, a lot of people pointed out that it had the potential to work out well as a funding method for online gambling. The idea is that it has a built-in level of privacy since transactions are largely anonymous, and since it's decentralized, it would be hard for any one government or entity to bring it down. Bryan Micon thought the same thing, and he was sentenced earlier this week for acting on those ideas.

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  • 05 November 2015

    Portuguese Online Gambling Licenses Coming in 2016

    Regulation for the online gambling industry has been sweeping over Europe, and we're seeing the results of that once again in Portugal. They have finally set up their own regulatory structure, but much to the dismay of some players, licenses will not be issued until the beginning of 2016. Even though players will have to wait a couple more months, this is a great sign that they're taking things seriously.

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