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  • 02 August 2015

    Malta Gaming Authority Pulls Three Mob-Linked Licenses

    In an interesting move, the director of Fenplay Ltd was arrested recently because of his connection with the 'Ndrangheta betting network. Vincenzo Giuliano was arrested along with 27 others in this investigation of the Italian mafia. Along these lines, Fenplay has seen its license suspended by the Malta Gaming Authority, and they have been told to stop all activities. Players are able to email the Malta Gaming Authority at support.mga@mga.org.

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  • 01 August 2015

    GVC Continues Push for Bwin.Party

    The bidding war for Bwin.Party has been primarily held between two groups. On the one hand, you have 888 Holdings, and on the other hand, you've had a cooperative effort between GVC and the Amaya Gaming Group. The GVC-Amaya cooperation was thought to have lost the bidding battle to 888 Holdings after an earlier announcement, but it seems like GVC just won't quit. They've announced a new offer to Bwin.

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  • 01 August 2015

    Rival Gaming Leaves the UK Market

    In the past couple of years, the United Kingdom has revamped how they handle the licensing and taxes for online gambling companies. This includes software companies that offer games to operators, and these new regulations have put a number of companies in a bind because of how difficult it is to stick to the guidelines that the UK requires for compliance. Rival Gaming is the latest in a number of companies who have decided to leave the market instead of sticking around.

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  • 01 August 2015

    Beteagle Owner Joseph Graziano Gets 18-Month Sentence

    Beteagle is an online sportsbook that was owned by Joesph Graziano, and it offered its services to United States players. This earned him an 18-month prison sentence, a $1 million forfeiture, another $16,000 fine, and three years of supervised release. His associate Dominick J Barone had already pleaded guilty to related charges, and Joseph Lascala is set to be charged as well. These figures are all connected to organized crime in the area.

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  • 01 August 2015

    LeoVegas Pays Out €238,667 Mobile Progressive Win

    A lucky player who goes by the name of Joakim was playing for €1.05 on the Mega Fortune Dreams mobile slot this week, and he unexpectedly picked up a sizable payout in the process. A win worth €238,667 was won on one of the progressives, and that's a pretty nice win. This prize was picked up in the mobile version of LeoVegas Casino, and that just goes to show that mobile players can win a ton of money as well.

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  • 30 July 2015

    Netad Management and Other Casino Owners Nailed in Bust

    Like something out of a crime movie, the US Securities and Exchange Commission's recent busts for money laundering, identity theft and fraud via penny stock scams has been tied into online casino activities. Known as "pump and dump" schemes, this particular type of scam involves running up the value of a penny stock through artificial means before selling all of the stock that you own in it. Those Arrested The people arrested include Gery Shalon and Ziv Orenstein.

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  • 30 July 2015

    New Champion of Champions Slot Released by Applejack

    Martial arts movies have been extremely popular for a long time because of the emotion that comes from building up two characters who face off at the end and because of the visual appeal of watching a bunch of cool, though outlandish, moves on the big screen. Games developer Applejack is taking advantage of this pre-selected bias towards enjoying martial arts stories with their new slot Champion of Champions, and it's set to be released along the Odobo distribution channel with Coral Interactive.

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  • 27 July 2015

    More Proof California Needs Online Poker

    California has been one of the major states to try to get online poker legislation passed consistently for the past few years to no avail. Every year politicians come out and say that this is the year for online poker, and every year comes and goes with no advancement of actual regulation or legislation. A new survey shows just how much people in California want online poker, and it shows that politicians should do something about it.

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  • 27 July 2015

    Net Entertainment Offering Content for Gala Coral

    Net Entertainment has been expanding in a major way over the past few years, and they've made another big deal that's going to get their games in front of even more players. A new deal with the Gala Coral Group will see NetEnt games in Galabingo, Galacasinio and Coral. These are the Gala Colal's groups three top-performing brands, and it will get them in front of a ton of people who probably haven't seen their games before.

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  • 27 July 2015

    World Poker Fund Hires Expert Lawyer

    The World Poker Fund has recently hired an important lawyer in their development of online poker in the United States. For their Online and Interactive Gaming Committee, Martin D. Owens Jr. has been hired as a chief advisor. This is a key position that will help to drive the direction of their efforts and maximize the efficiency levels for how they use their resources. The History of Owens Martin D. Owens Jr.

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