Regulators Nail Boylesports for Offensive Crucifixion Ad

Boylesports, a UK-based bookmaker, is in hot water with advertising regulators after running an offensive, crucifixion-themed advertisement during Holy Week. The advertisement in question, which was e-mailed to Boylesports players, featured a bleeding hand that had been nailed to a piece of wood (which was clearly a cross) with a …

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Is This Missouri Daily Fantasy Sports Bill a Gift to Big Operators?

Missouri lawmakers recently passed a measure that both legalizes and regulates daily fantasy sports sites in the Midwest state, but not everyone is happy about the new law. A group of smaller daily fantasy sports operators are saying that H1941 is tailor made for DraftKings and FanDuel and will drive …

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India Takes Baby Steps Toward Regulated Online Sports Betting

Regulated online sports betting has made its way to India, only not quite in the way you might be imagining. The action in this new era of sports betting will take place in a dedicated lounge/bookmaker shop, not on a home PC. It’s a strange situation, but the gambling industry …

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5Dimes Investigation Not Happening in Costa Rica

After months of rumors on online forums and the gambling media, Costa Rican government officials have thrown cold water on the suggestion that they are investigating 5Dimes for money laundering. The story, which seemed odd given the cozy relations between the Costa Rican government and the online sports betting behemoth, …

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World Poker Fund Betting on In-Flight Gambling

Will in-flight gambling be the gaming industry’s next frontier? That’s what the folks at the World Poker Fund think and they’re working with the Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma to make that airline passengers will be able to gamble in the sky as soon as possible. The company’s ambitious in-flight gambling …

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1500 PokerStars Claims Denied in Latest Remittance Round

The Department of Justice is just saying, “No,” to 1500 PokerStars remittance claims. This most recent batch of claims includes a large number of affiliates who aren’t likely to ever see money they earned for sending players to PokerStars in the heady pre-Black Friday online poker boom. For this unlucky …

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William Hill Exits British Columbia

UK-based operator William Hill abruptly shuttered its operations in the Canadian province of British Columbia. As yet details surrounding William Hill’s exit from British Columbia are pretty vague. According to several published reports, users of the site were greeted with a message stating that the company had shuttered the site …

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Daily Fantasy Sports Update: Colorado, Texas and the NBA

The daily fantasy sports industry continues its fight for survival in the US with battles in the Colorado and Texas statehouses. On another front, daily fantasy sports operators lost their bid to advertise on NBA jerseys. Colorado Bill Gets High Profile Supporter In Colorado, lawmakers considering HB 16-404, which would …

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Amaya Gaming CEO Enters Not Guilty Plea

Amaya Gaming CEO David Baazov has formally plead not guilty to the insider trading charges lodged against him by Quebec financial regulators.Baazov, along with five co-defendants (two people and three companies) entered their pleas via mail over the past few weeks. With this step of the legal process out of …

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Australian Computer Scientists Believed to Be Bitcoin Inventor

The true identity of Satoshi Nakamoto, the anonymous inventor of the Bitcoin, has finally been revealed. According to a number of published reports Craig Wright, an Australian tech entrepreneur, is the real Satoshi Nakamoto and he’s got the Blockchain evidence to back his claim. A number of credible sources, including …

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