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Calls to the UK Government to Control Online Gambling

Former No.10 speechwriter Clare Foges has written to The Times asking for the UK government to take action in order to control many problems associated with the online gambling industry. Foges, who has written many speeches for former Prime Minister David Cameron, has very strong opinions on the question of online gambling. She pointed out that the advertisement campaigns of…

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Amaya Offers Excellent Opportunities for Long Term Investors

Amaya Inc., a Canadian firm, is one of the largest gaming companies in the world. Headquartered in Montreal and with offices in many countries, the company is traded on the Toronto Stock Exchange. Already an immensely large company in 2014, Amaya’s $4.9 billion purchase of the parent company of Full Tilt Poker and PokerStars from Isai and Mark Scheinberg made…

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Half of First Cagayan’s Online Gambling Licensees Withdraw After PAGCOR’s POGO

After the government of Philippines’ anticipated a great oversight the previous year, the country’s leading online gambling licensing body faced immense loses by losing nearly half its licenses. Francis Hernando, who is the chief operating officer of Leisure and Resorts World Corp (LRWC) which is Philippine’s gaming operator, gave a statement to Philippine Star that almost half of the online…

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Czech Republic Crows About Gambling Revenue Increase

The Czech Republic has announced that its steps to streamline the country’s gambling industry and provide players with regulated websites to play on have paid the right dividends. In fact, the country’s Ministry of Finance has also released figures to bolster its claim. The country had previously put in place a number of measures to eradicate illegal gambling while also…

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New Jersey Lawmaker Aims to Bring International Players into Online Gambling Market

State Sen. Raymond Lesniak from New Jersey announced on Wednesday that he believes the state’s expanding internet gambling market will benefit tremendously from having operators from abroad and other states take part in it. The Democratic Senator went on to say that he would soon introduce a bill that would open up the state’s gambling industry in order to enable…

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William Hill Makes Losses in High Street Betting Biz; Shows Growth in Online Gambling

There was disappointment when gambling industry giant William Hill released its revenue figures for the first half of 2017 but this quickly turned to good news in the stock markets. Pre-tax profits of the company showed a significant drop for this period, mostly brought about by a disappointing performance by its retail division. Overall, the company’s impressive online growth has…

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