Gambling Law Archive

When PlayOLG first launched, the welcome bonus was abysmal, to put it nicely. In 2017, following amendments to the laws regarding gambling incentives, PlayOLG was able to increase its promotional package to better compete with their offshore rivals....
Since the turn of the century, it’s become nearly impossible to cheat at slot machines. I say nearly, because there are still groups out there that manage to exploit games for smaller, virtually undetectable amounts of cash. But compared to the old-school cheating mechanisms like Carmichael’s infamous “monkey paw” and more recent “EMP Jammers”,...
If you count yourself among the discerning Canadians who prefer the convenience and peace of mind web wallets bring to the iGaming community, EcoPayz is the clear choice. With no more Skrill casinos Canada players can depend on, EcoPayz is filling those shoes far better than anyone might have expected....
The report, scripted by the Gambling Related Harm All-Party Parliamentary Group amid public concerns, determined – as the old cliché goes – that what's good for the goose is good for the gander. Simply put, if wagers of more than £2 “are not acceptable in land-based venues, they should not be allowed online,” reads...
Europe’s emerging markets look to EEGS 2019 for modern mobile gambling data. When it comes to the iGaming industry, Europe is perhaps the most interesting place on the planet. It is home to the oldest regulating jurisdictions in the world, and the youngest. The United Kingdom first established regulations for iGaming in 2005, while...
According to a press release issued by NetEnt last week, their partnership with live dealer product protection agency Live Fraud Solutions (LFS) has nothing to do with protecting players, and everything to do with increasing the bottom line of their clientele – the online casino operators that employ NetEnt's live dealer studios. ...
As the famous movie quote says, “If you build it, he will come.” Information and communication technologies (ICT) are far from reaching a precipice, and neither are the online and mobile gambling apps that rely so heavily upon them....
With penalties for non-compliance growing larger by the month – it's now normal for the UK Gambling Commission to lash out with 7-figure fines – some operators no longer feel the market is worth their time, money and effort....
The UK's 'Big Five' are responsible for a non-profit committee that's working in tandem to promote proactive player protections throughout the region's internet gambling market. They've already secured Lord Chadlington as Chairman of the committee, and are hoping to fill the rest of the board's seats in September....
A slot machine bonus promo is an offer of free spins on the reels. Players could receive anywhere from 10 to 100 free spins, depending on the promotion. It's meant as a way to try out the games for free, without making a deposit, and if a player gets seriously lucky, it could...