The dominoes are still falling after the 51 page indictment by the U.S. Department of Justice and now the British government is taking notice.
It is Full Tilt Poker again at the center as they have left hundreds of British poker players, just like other online poker players who played there, left without being able to get a hold of their funds. This has prompted Culture secretary Jeremy Hunt to make a major overhaul to the UK online gambling licensing rules.
A spokesman for the Department for Culture, Media & Sport said, “This highlights why the government is looking at reforming how overseas-based operators are regulated and we hope to make an announcement in the next few weeks.”
Currently online gambling companies can advertise in the U.K. without having a license by the UK Gambling Commission. The ministers assume that the strength of the regulators overseas is enough to allow this. Full Tilt spent heavily in British media over the years and had become one of the most popular sites for U.K. poker players along with PokerStars.
Recently Full Tilt Poker has had its license revoked by Alderney in the Channel Islands as well as in France.
PokerStars however has re-paid its players and it’s licensor in Isle of Man has stated that PokerStars has not breached any of its rules. Steven Brennan, chief executive of the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission, said:
“The GSC thoroughly checks and vets every director and key official of any online gaming company … It has the authority, and has used it, to turn down any company where it feels the company or the owners could bring the island into disrepute.”
EGT Digital is pleased to announce a collaboration with Lithuanian brand, MrSlotty. The Bulgarian company, EGT, will have the opportunity to deliver to its customers the latest gaming content from the provider. Also, they will profit from the advanced platform and third-party content from the Lithuanian operator. By accumulating a wide range of third-party games, EGT will be able to deliver its premium content to providers around the globe.
Meeting Players’ Needs
The United Kingdom gambling industry has declared that Safe Gambling Week 2020 will start from November 19th to 25th. The campaign follows Responsible Gaming Week, which started in 2017. It is the first campaign to bring all areas of the game industry together and herald the success of higher awareness campaign and education and supporters that now go far beyond the gaming industry.
Goal of the campaign
There is a brand-new online casino on the horizon, and it’s one that is ready to pounce and pack a punch: Lucky Tiger is the name and it’s all business! Gamified quests, generous winning potential and much more makes this online gambling establishment a place to look out for in the final quarter of 2020!
A Bit About Lucky Tiger
Let’s first take a look at Lucky Tiger’s origins.