Top Online Gambling Stories of 2011
29 December 2011
From losing processors, federal indictments and opinions reversed, it has been and interesting year in online gambling. Here is a list of what we think are the top ten stories of 2012.
10 – eWalletXpress Has Money Seized – Turns out that this was more than a rumor.
9 – eCogra Under New Management – eCogra is no longer owned by online gambling companies.
8 – Online Gambling in New Jersey Vetoed – There were many attempts by states to pass online gambling laws, this one came the closest.
7 – U.S. Goverment Seizes Three Major Online Poker Domains – These Federal indictments starts the last mass exodus out of the U.S. for U.S. facing online poker sites.
6 – QuickTender Payment Processor Discontinues Service – Another one bites the dust.
5 – Nevada Passes Online Gambling Bill – Looks like one state was thinking ahead.
4 – AGA Releases An Online Gambling Code of Conduct – The American Gaming Association reverses its opinion on online gambling and releases a code of conduct.
3 – SubCommittee to Look at Online Gambling in U.S. – U.S. Congress starting to take some action.
2 – Online Gambling Will Miss Barney Frank – A strong supporter will not run for another term.
1 – U.S. Department of Justice Reverses Stance on Online Gambling – Even though it is the most recent news, it stands as the best news of the year.
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
31 December 2016Net Entertainment Enters Bulgaria
Net Entertainment has made a lot of news in 2016 for entering newly regulated markets. With the year winding down, no one really expected news of yet another entry like this, but they pulled it off. In the last couple of weeks of the year, this company has entered the Bulgarian market thanks to a deal with National Lottery Bulgaria, the single-largest gaming operator in the country. Details on This RelationshipRead full article