Nevada Casino Revenue Increases amid Challenging 2016

Nevada Casino Revenue Increases amid Challenging 2016

Poker rooms in Nevada may have faced a tough year, but the state’s market had a steady performance over 2016. The Nevada Gaming Control Board released some statistics, revealing the earnings of the state’s casinos generated over 2016. According to a recent research of the University of Nevada Las Vegas Center for Gaming Research, until the middle of December 2016, a total of 73 poker rooms with a combined 661 tables existed on the territory of the state. That was reported as the lowest number of poker rooms in the…

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Types of Bingo Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

Types of Bingo Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

As reported by Casino Guardian on previous occasions, there are three types of operating licences that are currently granted by the Great Britain’s main gambling regulatory body. The UK Gambling Commission is entitled with the powers to issue all three types of licences for all kinds of gambling businesses across the country. Here are the types of operating licences issued by the UKGC in terms of Bingo operations: Bingo Bingo is a game of probability, which allows players to try to predict a range of numbers that are drawn at…

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New Regulatory Rules Endanger Australian Online Poker Industry

New Regulatory Rules Endanger Australian Online Poker Industry

Over the last couple of weeks, Australian online poker players shared their concern over the situation in the country, considering the fact that the Government is expected to pass new rules over the upcoming weeks. The legislation changes would force foreign gambling websites to comply with new regulatory requirements in order to operate in the Australian gambling market. Some changes in the current legislation are planned to be implemented during the next sitting of the Parliament, and local online poker players fear that the amendments would make the leading offshore…

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ASA Bans Lottoland’s Ad for Misleading Content

ASA Bans Lottoland’s Ad for Misleading Content

The Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) issued a ruling on an accusation filed against EU Lotto Ltd, trading as Lottoland. The complaint was filed in relation to a radio advert of Lottoland, heard on 27th September 2016. The ad featured a voice-over, according to which EuroMillions costed £2 at Lottoland, and the Friday’s jackpot was £100 million. The advert also called potential customers to download the brand’s application or visit its official website to get their first bet free of charge. Then, there was another voice-over which referred to the legal…

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UK Bookmakers Raise Voices against Parliamentary Group FOBTs Report

UK Bookmakers Raise Voices against Parliamentary Group FOBTs Report

The majority of the UK bookmakers had demonstrated negative reactions to a report issued by the All Party Parliamentary Group on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals (FOBTs). The inquiry report called “Fixed Odds Betting Terminals – Assessing the Impact” received rather angry reactions from the Association of British Bookmakers, which even demanded for an urgent review of the report under the consideration it could have been deliberately flawed. According to the UK bookmakers, the report has been funded by certain people that would draw benefit directly from the recommendations implemented in…

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New Hampshire Ways and Means Committee Discusses Online Gambling Bill

New Hampshire Ways and Means Committee Discusses Online Gambling Bill

Three New Hampshire House of Representatives’ Republican members have introduced a piece of legislation that would make online gambling legal in the state. A public hearing, which is to take place in the New Hampshire House Ways and means Committee, was scheduled for 10 AM on January 31st. Today, the Ways and means Committee will also discuss the 580-FN-A regarding daily fantasy sports. The bill, called HB 562 was backed by Representatives Robert Fisher, Eric Schleien and Nick Zaricki. It was officially introduced at the beginning of January 2017 and…

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Florida State Senate Committee Approves Galvano’s Gaming Expansion Bill

Florida State Senate Committee Approves Galvano’s Gaming Expansion Bill

The Florida State Senate Committee has thoroughly reviewed a major gambling expansion bill for the region that would boost the activity in the state. The Bill SB 8 was introduced by Senator Bill Galvano from the Republican Party and has now received an approval by the State Senate Committee. The Bill SB 8 initiates the establishment of two casinos in Boward and Miami-Dade, as well as increasing the number of local racetracks’ slot machines. The Senate Regulated Industries Committee has revealed that there were no complications when it came to…

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Great Yarmouth Casino and Leisure Complex Plans to Be Revealed Today

Great Yarmouth Casino and Leisure Complex Plans to Be Revealed Today

Today is the day when the newly-announced plans for wasteland redevelopment in Great Yarmouth will become available for the public. Albert Jones has proposed a leisure complex to be built on wasteland next to his Pleasure Beach complex on South Denes. The new leisure centre is to be called The Edge and would include a casino, hotel, restaurant, bars, cinema and a bowling area. This is not the first time when such a plan is unveiled. A decade ago, there was a similar scheme for the region of South Denes,…

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Types of Betting Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

Types of Betting Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

As Casino Guardian has already reported, operating licences are required from gambling operators in order for the latter to be allowed to run its operations on the territory of the country. Currently, the UK Gambling Commission is the country’s regulatory body which is entitled with the responsibility to issue the operating licences. There are three types of licences that are currently issued by the UK competent regulatory authority, which are available for all gaming activities in the country. Here are the operating licences issued by the UK Gambling Commission in…

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Types of Arcades Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

Types of Arcades Operating Licences Issued by UKGC

Before filing an application for an operating licence, owners of gambling businesses in the UK should be aware of the types of licenses issued by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC). Currently, the country’s regulatory body issues three types of licences, which may be needed individually or all together depending on the situation. As Casino Guardian has reported in a previous publication, gambling businesses on the territory of the UK is required to operate under one of these three types of licences: a regular operating licence issued by the UKGC, a…

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