• Top Online Gambling Stories of 2011

    29 December 2011

    Newspaper

    From losing processors, federal indictments and opinions reversed, it has been and interesting year in online gambling. Here is a list of what we think are the top ten stories of 2012.

    10 – eWalletXpress Has Money Seized – Turns out that this was more than a rumor.

    9 – eCogra Under New Management – eCogra is no longer owned by online gambling companies.

    8 – Online Gambling in New Jersey Vetoed – There were many attempts by states to pass online gambling laws, this one came the closest.

    7 – U.S. Goverment Seizes Three Major Online Poker Domains – These Federal indictments starts the last mass exodus out of the U.S. for U.S. facing online poker sites.

    6 – QuickTender Payment Processor Discontinues Service – Another one bites the dust.

    5 – Nevada Passes Online Gambling Bill – Looks like one state was thinking ahead.

    4 – AGA Releases An Online Gambling Code of Conduct – The American Gaming Association reverses its opinion on online gambling and releases a code of conduct.

    3 – SubCommittee to Look at Online Gambling in U.S. – U.S. Congress starting to take some action.

    2 – Online Gambling Will Miss Barney Frank – A strong supporter will not run for another term.

    1 – U.S. Department of Justice Reverses Stance on Online Gambling – Even though it is the most recent news, it stands as the best news of the year.

    Related News

    • 18 March 2019

      NetEnt Obtains Pennsylvania License

      NetEnt has recently announced that its subsidiary, NetEnt Americas LLC, has been given a conditional license so that the company can distribute its extensive portfolio of games to the newly regulated Pennsylvania market. NetEnt Expanding Its United States Reach NetEnt has already been granted a full license to operate in the state of New Jersey.

      Read full article
    • 30 December 2018

      Gambling Taxes in Italy See Big Jump, Playtech's Earnings Fall

      The taxes that gambling operators and software companies have to pay in a given jurisdiction are one of its biggest expenses. This means that even a relatively small shift in those rates can cause some major changes in what can be expected for business. This has recently been the case in Italy where their Senate has been working on a proposed budget for the following fiscal year, and this budget includes some unexpected increases to the taxes on gambling businesses.

      Read full article
    • 23 December 2018

      Spanish License Application in for Gaming Innovation Group

      Gaming Innovation Group has announced their application for a license to operate in Spain. They're looking to make an entrance into the Spanish market in 2019 with this application, and there's very little doubt that it will be granted. This is a pretty significant move for the company as they expand and get their offering in front of new players. About the Spanish Market

      Read full article