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IGT Approved for Bitcoin Transactions Via Slot Machines

This week, International Game Technology (IGT), was approved for a patent to offer cryptocurrency payments via its retail slot machines. Yesterday, shares of International Game Technology (IGT) were soaring. The gaming device manufacturer announced... Read More

National Lockdown Orders Affect Several Countries Casinos

England, Italy, and Germany are just three countries affected by recent lockdowns where gambling facilities are shutdown yet again. Things are not looking so hot for casinos in several European countries. New lockdowns are in effect, leaving betting... Read More

France’s ANJ Plans to Overhaul Gambling Protections

L’Autorité Nationale des Jeux (ANJ) announced plans this week to change up the public policies and consumer protections in the country regarding gambling. Most every country around the world is reevaluating gambling in some form or fashion. In some... Read More

Iran to Consider the Death Penalty for iGambling Operations

Drastic measures may be taken regarding online gambling operations in Iran as a new bill has been introduced to penalize operators with the death penalty. Gambling laws vary around the world. You go to one country, and gambling is freely offered in a... Read More

China Changes Criminal Law Affecting Casino Junkets

The National People’s Congress of China has changed the Criminal Law, putting a huge strain on casino operators where junkets are involved. Gambling in China is a big no-no. It is illegal for citizens of China to take part in online gambling,... Read More

Ireland Health Experts Want Gambling Education for Children

Public health experts in Northern Ireland are requesting that students be taught about gambling harm to reduce issues once reaching adulthood. It seems in most every part of the world, gambling education is being considered in some form or fashion.... Read More

Police in Las Vegas on Alert for NYE; Fremont Criticized for Plans

Police in Las Vegas, Nevada are on high alert for New Year’s Eve, even though crowds are expected to be smaller. In Las Vegas, New Year’s Eve celebrations will be different this year. Crowd sizes are expected to be much smaller than normal due to... Read More

Gambling Commission Extends Consultation Deadline

Due to high consumer engagement, the UK Gambling Commission has extended its deadline for submissions involving a customer interaction consultation. In the United Kingdom, changes are taking place on a regular basis to ensure gamblers stay protected.... Read More

Gambling in Alabama Would Create Thousands of Jobs

A gambling expansion report recently turned over to Alabama Governor Kay Ivey shows the potential for the state to create thousands of new jobs and revenues. Alabama is known as a conservative state. The majority of its residents are republicans and... Read More

Crown Resorts Introduces New Money Transfer Rules

As Crown Resorts awaits the outcome of several investigations, the company has decided to create new requirements for money transfers by gamblers. For many years, Crown Resorts has been a top-rated casino operator. However, over the past few years, the... Read More