Monthly Archives: October, 2020

Italy Locks Down Gambling Until Late November

Italy is shutting down yet again due to COVID-19, with gambling facilities unable to offer services until at least late November. The coronavirus pandemic has caused businesses around the world to struggle. Businesses of all types have been affected... Read More

Netherlands Court Rules Against EA in Loot Box Case

A Dutch court has sided with the Netherlands Gambling Authority in a case regarding Electronic Arts and loot boxes. This week, a Netherlands District Court ruled against Electronic Arts (EA) regarding loot boxes in a FIFA game. The ruling allows the... Read More

GVC Holdings Hit by UK Ad Watchdog for Cutesy Promo

Gambling operator GVC Holdings was chastised by the advertising watchdog in the UK for offering a Facebook ad that was too cute, possibly targeting children. When it comes to gambling advertisements, operators must adhere to strict rules and... Read More

G2E 2020 Takes a Look at the Industry Impact from COVID-19

The annual G2E conference has gone virtual for 2020 with insight provided on how the gaming industry in the US has been affected by COVID-19. Over the past few months, every business industry in the United States has tried to come to grips with this... Read More

Boyd Gaming Launches Cashless Gaming Solution in Indiana

Boyd Gaming has partnered with Aristocrat Technologies to create a cashless gaming solution with the product first launching at the Blue Chip Casino in Indiana. For the past few years, ideas have been swirling around in the gaming community as to how a... Read More

Dutch Government Provides Insight on New Self-Exclusion System

The Netherlands is about to introduce a new self-exclusion system for players to be able to remove themselves from accessing online gambling services. In most countries where gambling is legalized, there are self-exclusion tools that players can use to... Read More

The Cromwell Las Vegas Finally to Reopen but to Adults Only

Caesars Entertainment has announced The Cromwell will reopen next week but only to adults 21 years of age or older. In Las Vegas, most casino resorts and hotels reopened back in June into July. Caesars Entertainment decided that its boutique hotel and... Read More

Google and Apple Face Lawsuits for Illegal Gambling

Both Google and Apple are involved in federal lawsuits in Alabama for allegedly allowing players to download apps and gamble. Downloading an app is a simple process. We do it all the time to play games, listen to music, message friends, etc. In... Read More

Manchester Casinos and Betting Shops to Close due to COVID

Casinos and betting shops located in Manchester will close due to the region entering the Tier 3 category for COVID-19 regulations. Across the world, casinos are having to deal with the COVID-19 pandemic. For months, the virus has plagued the world and... Read More

Virginia Churches Show Opposition to Bristol Casino Plans

Some churches in Virginia are coming out in strong opposition to a casino opening in the city of Bristol. For a new casino to be added in a state within the US, legal changes must be made. The process depends on the individual state. In Virginia, it... Read More