Polish Finance Ministry Continues Crackdown on Illegal Online Gambling: Latest Updates

Polish Finance Ministry Continues Crackdown on Illegal Online Gambling: Latest Updates

As Casino Guardian has previously reported, the Polish crackdown on illegal online gambling in the country caused massive turmoil in the local market, after making it almost unbearable for operators to survive. In December 2016, the local Government adopted an amendment to the Polish Gambling Act, which was signed by the country’s president and came into force on April 1st, 2017. The new amendments were aimed to be made to the Polish gambling legislation in order to change the regulatory and operating environment of the local online gambling industry. However,…

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nsmirnov Conquers PokerStars’ 2017 WCOOP Event #32-H $530 NL 6-Max

nsmirnov Conquers PokerStars’ 2017 WCOOP Event #32-H $530 NL 6-Max

The WCOOP Event #32-H already came to an end, with nsmirnov from Russia taking down the online poker tournament and getting all the glory. The player managed to not only outlast a massive players field, but also to deal with a heads-up deficit to win the event. PokerStars’ 2017 WCOOP Event #32-H, which was a No-Limit 6-Max event offering a buy-in of $530, attracted a massive number of players, who accounted for a prize pool which surpassed the $250,000 guarantee, reaching an overall amount of $365,500. A total of 731…

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VideoSlots Affiliates Brings Stats Back to Meet Transparency Requirements

VideoSlots Affiliates Brings Stats Back to Meet Transparency Requirements

After a few months of efforts and expectation, things seem to be heading in the right direction for VideoSlots Affiliates. At the beginning of August 2017, one of the brand’s senior affiliate managers revealed in a thread of the Gambling Portal Webmasters Association (GPWA) forum that the brand added several transparency reports and explained that more were to come. More than a month later, on September 12th, he came back to reveal that VideoSlots Affiliates launched the deposit and withdrawal report in the morning, providing affiliates with the chance to…

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ASA Scolds Four Gambling Operators for Fake News Advertising

ASA Scolds Four Gambling Operators for Fake News Advertising

UK authorities, as well as some social networks and search engines, have been recently focused on protecting local customers by guaranteeing transparency. However, the problem with so-called “fake news” has escalated, as such news are used in various directions as they usually guarantee quick success to marketing and advertising campaigns. Over the last few years, the number of gambling operators using fake news as part of their native ads policy in order to attract new players has increased. What is more, fake news seem to play an even more important…

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