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Operators Fret After UK Regulators Approve FOBT Stake Limit

Fixed odds betting terminals (FOBTs) have long been the source of controversy in the UK and, late last week, UK gaming regulators made the decision to move the maximum stake at FOBTs from £100 to a mere £2. To say that this decision will have a major impact on the …

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Investors Freak Out After China Detains Crown Casino Employees

Eighteen Crown Resorts employees have been detained by Chinese authorities in what’s believed to be the start of a crackdown on the gambling and casino junket business. At least three of the detainees are believed to be Australians, including Jason O’Connor, the head of Crown’s VIP International team. Details surrounding …

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Trump Taj Mahal Casino Closing After Month-Long Strike

Running a successful land-based casino is never as easy as it might sound, even if you’re a billionaire; just ask Donald Trump and Carl Icahn. Both men attempted to turn Atlantic City’s Taj Mahal Casino into something other than a money pit and failed. Late last week officials at Icahn …

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Bet365 Looking at Legal Action After Holding Back Player Payout

An aggrieved UK punter says Bet365 is dragging its feet on a  £54,000 ($ 72,700 USD) payout to her account and now she’s considering legal action against the operators. Back on April 16, the, as-yet-unnamed player opened a Bet365 account with a deposit of £30,000 ($ 40,000 USD). The very …

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Poker Heaven Shutting Down After 10 Years in Business

After nearly a decade in the online poker business Poker Heaven, a Microgaming skin, is shutting its doors for good on November 12. Poker Heaven officials are blaming over-regulation in the European market for their decision. In a statement posted on the company’s site, a spoksperson said: After ten years …

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