Category: Gambling Feature Stories

How to Become a Better Poker Player

You don’t become a good poker player overnight. A poker pro has so much depth to his game not because of his exquisite talent, but because of the years of experience accumulated in his poker portfolio. It’s the same in other walks of life as well. To become the Best Online Sports Book you need…

Calvin Ayre No Longer a Wanted Man

Prosecutors have dropped all charges filed over five years ago against Calvin Ayre and the Bodog online gambling business. In February 2012, the US Attorney for the District of Maryland indicted Bodog, Calvin Ayre and three other individuals on charges of illegal gambling and money laundering conspiracy. The indictment accused Bodog of offering gambling services…

Ireland Sets Gambling Age at 18

An age limit of 18-years-old is to be put in place across all forms of gambling under new legislation in Ireland. The Irish cabinet approved the new Courts and Civil Liabilities (Miscellaneous Provisions) Bill that provides a modernisation of the Gaming and Lotteries Act 1956. The current law only regulates gaming at carnivals, circuses, amusement…

New Real Money Esports Betting Platform

Esports betting and fantasy league site, eSportsPools (ESP), has this week announced the launch of its real-money betting platform, ESP.bet. With this launch, esports fans in regulated markets can now bet at ESP.bet 24/7 across titles such as League, Dota and CS:GO. As esports betting grows in popularity, the space is becoming more competitive and…

BGO Casino Review

Have you ever wondered what became of the actor who played Mini Me in the Austin Powers movie franchise? Well, BGO Casino has him playing the role of The Boss on their site. But it takes a lot more than nostalgic pop culture mascots to make a high quality online casino. Fortunately for BGO Casino,…

Las Vegas Welcomes Mary Jane

Sin City is going green in ways that have nothing to do with recycling. Saturday marked a big moment for tourism, as Nevada became the fifth state to launch sales of legal, recreational marijuana. Residents and tourists alike flocked to now-open dispensaries both to purchase and to celebrate their new-found freedom, cheering as the doors…

European Roulette Still Rules the Roost

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Roulette is believed by many to be the most popular game in both land-based casinos and their online counterparts. When you think of a casino, the roulette table is probably the first thing that comes to mind, along with neon lights and stacks of chips. It’s such an intriguing and uncomplicated game that, for many, it…

New Jersey Tells Trump: Hands Off Online Gambling

The New Jersey Legislature has spoken. It wants the federal government to keep its hands off online gambling. Both chambers of the New Jersey legislature passed resolution urging President Trump, his administration, and Congress to “oppose measures and actions to prohibit states from authorizing and conducting Internet gaming.” Rep. Vincent Mazzeo introduced the resolution back…

Here Comes the “Stars Group”

Amaya shareholders have voted in favour of a proposal to rebrand the company as ’The Stars Group’. Announced last month alongside its first-quarter results, the new name required approval from shareholders in order for the firm to push ahead with plans. Amaya has now said that it expects the name to come into effect from…

UK Gambling Commission Considers Investigation of Ladbrokes

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) is said to be considering launching an investigation into Ladbrokes’ data protection measures after information about people suffering from gambling addiction was found in a bin bag outside one of the bookmaker’s betting shops in Scotland. According to The Guardian, the information was discovered by a passer-by near to a…

How to Get the Best Real Money Online Casino Play

Significant progress has been made since the onset of the online gambling industry. In those days, gambling sites were simple and aimed at functionality, while today’s modern online casinos come with all kinds of options. The two primary variants of online gambling sites are free play and real money sites. Free play gambling sites are…

Can Live Bingo Learn From its Online Counterpart?

The game could be almost up for traditional bingo halls. It would seem that whereas more people than ever are playing the game online, fewer folk than before are playing the game in halls and community centres. And this trend shows no signs of being reversed anytime soon. Although the rise of online bingo has…

Fantasy Soccer Betting in the UK

Fantasy Soccer has grown massively over the last decade, with millions of virtual managers investing time pondering over their starting line-ups in order to win valuable points. Many turn to stats or the formbook to help make their final decision – something which could actually pay-off in soccer betting too. Of course, knowing which players…

Russian Sports Betting Could Triple by 2022

Russia’s regulated sports betting market could triple its turnover over the next five years thanks to new market entrants and high-profile sports events like the 2018 FIFA World Cup. Russian gambling affiliate Bookmakers Ratings recently issued a new report that pegged current annual turnover of the Russian betting market at around RUB 677b (US $11.75b),…

Kenya Online Gambling 35% Tax Rate

Kenyan MPs have approved a new 35% tax on gambling companies, in a move that represents a significant increase on the current rate of 7.5%. Earlier this week, legislators had opted not to back a proposed 50% gambling tax put forward by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta, which in turn led to a delay in the…

How to Bet on Tennis Matches

The French Open is over and the grass court season has officially begun. This means that Wimbledon is just around the court. With the coming of the oldest of the four Grand Slam championships another pastime which is as old as tennis itself is about to roar back into top gear – betting. Let’s face…

MGM Grand’s “Bed Bug” Issue

The MGM Grand hotel and casino, in an exclusive statement issued to Gambling 911 on Thursday, said a recent incident where a hotel guest reportedly found a bed bug in her room was not the fault of the MGM but of a previous guest who brought the insect in. “We take great pride in both…

Enjoy the Live Casino Experience at Home

Many Advantages to Live Online Games The online gambling world now makes it possible to enjoy a full live gaming experience while at home. You won’t have smokers roaming around you and loud talkers in your ears. But you will have a huge variety of games that you can play live with other gamblers and…

Bigger Lotteries Online

There are a ton of different types of online Lottery opportunities that you can take advantage of, and have a chance to win money. There are some small opportunities, and then there are some bigger lotteries online. Places like playhugelottos are great resources to find these lotto opportunities. We are going to look into a…

Sports Betting In The UK

There is a long history of sports betting in the United Kingdom and with the explosion of sportsbooks on the Internet the gaming possibilities are endless. There are not only many reputable online sportsbooks, but land based betting shops and there are over 1,000 in London alone. When gambling online players can have direct registration…