ARJEL Approves Two More for Online Gambling
29 June 2010
The French Gaming regulator ARJEL this week has awarded two more licenses to operate online gambling sites in France. PartyGaming was given a license to operate their online poker and sports betting websites to French residents.
PartyGaming will offer sports betting right away and when the issue with Malta is remedied, they will offer online poker. Earlier PartyGaming announced three deals that will allow them to benefit from a huge pool of players. Those deals are with the French poker network PMU, AB Groupe, Frances largest pari-mutuel horse racing company and Aviation Club de France, one of France’s most prestigious card rooms and private members clubs.
Also approved was the worlds largest online poker site, PokerStars. The site will operate its own French only site at pokerstars.fr. Currently French residents can play free games and sit n go’s until the online poker guidelines will go into effect.
24 February 2017Mexico Welcomes Net Entertainment Through Codere Deal
Codere is a company that operates online casinos in a few different regulated markets. These markets include Italy, Mexico and Spain. They have partnered with Net Entertainment in the past to provide content for their casino sites, and a new deal between these two companies has led to NetEnt's official launch into Mexican territory. Entering Mexico Online gambling is regulated in Mexico, and this is a big part of the reason why Net Entertainment has decided to enter.Read full article
01 February 2017US Attorney General Pick Sessions May "Revisit" Online Gambling
One of the most important pieces of legalese that has come down in the United States for online gambling in the United States was a 2011 opinion about the Wire Act of 1961. The Wire Act was previously used as evidence that online gambling is illegal in the United States (and is the other major US law affecting online gambling from the UIGEA).Read full article
10 January 2017Virtual Reality Online Casinos in 2017
If you go back a couple of years, Microgaming was the first company to present a virtual reality casino game that included current technology. It was a roulette game shown at industry trade shows, and it got a tremendous reception. A lot of players thought that smartwatch apps were going to be the next big thing for the online casino industry, but instead, it's virtual reality, or VR for short. How VR Online Casinos Work There are two main components of a virtual reality casino.Read full article