Gambling

Japan tries to hash out gambling rules

Gambling in Japan will be off limits for people under 20 even if the official age of adulthood is lowered to 18, according to Japan Times.<p>Separate …

Business

Will Wi-Fi Installations Make Gambling On Flights Take Off?

A lot of people around the world enjoy gambling. This is evident from the proliferation of Casinos around the world. Some destinations such as Las …

Wi-Fi

Goldmoney reports Q1 results

Goldmoney (OTCPK:XAUMF): Q1 EPS of C$0.03<p>Revenue of C$125.21M (+11.4% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Stop Gambling On A 7.66% Yield When The 7.51% Offers</b> …

Business

It Looks Like Trump Company Wants to Build World's Largest Gambling Arena in China

In 2016, the Trump Organization appeared as though it was departing from the world of gambling and entertainment resorts after it sold its shares in …

Donald Trump

Trump Company Moves to Protect Brand in Chinese Gambling Hub

HONG KONG — The company that manages the Donald J. Trump brand has moved to protect the name in Macau, a part of China that long ago surpassed Las Vegas to become the world’s largest gambling market.<p>The moves do not necessarily indicate that President Trump or the Trump Organization will eventually …

Business

Hammond blocks gambling curbs - Daily Mail

LONDON (Reuters) - Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond has blocked government attempts to curb high-stakes gambling machines commonly found in betting shops in order to preserve tax revenues, the Daily Mail newspaper reported on Saturday.<p>Britain's ministry for culture, media and sports, …

Google now permits Android apps that facilitate gambling with real money

Google has relaxed its rules surrounding real-money gambling apps in Google Play -- in some countries, at least. There has been a ban on apps and …

Google

Crown tight-lipped on VIP fix

Crown Resorts will wait until all its employees jailed in China are released before saying how its plans to address a big slump in its high-rolling …

Profit

Casino industry in US has new rules for responsible gambling

LAS VEGAS – The casino industry's largest lobbying group in the U.S. on Thursday rolled out a new code of conduct with consumer protection measures that it says are meant to promote responsible gambling.<p>The code of the American Gaming Association calls on casino operators to be more transparent …

Business

Google will now allow real-money gambling apps on the Play Store in the UK, Ireland, and France

Last month, we heard rumors that Google was planning to relax its ban on real-money gambling apps in the Play Store, but after reaching out to Google …

Google

Pokies, sport and racing harm 41% of monthly gamblers: survey

For the first time, the Household, Income and Labour Dynamics in Australia (HILDA) Survey has turned its attention to gambling, revealing that around …

Research

Commentary: The irresistible lure of the jackpot room and problem gambling among the elderly

The thrill, excitement and hopes of striking the jackpot as symbols on the slot machine line up can be addictive, especially to elderly gamblers, …

Toronto should hold firm, say no to more casinos

Until quite recently, Canadian governments treated gambling as a vice, something to be firmly limited and sternly discouraged for the protection of public morals. Today, hooked on the money they reap from what they blandly describe as “gaming,” they flog lottery tickets and casino chips with the …

Casinos

'Skill

Australian gambling operators are expressing interest in a new style of "skill-based" machines more like video games that are marketed at younger …

Business (Australia)

Fears of overseas gambling crackdown after Slovakia issues blacklist

A gambling website blacklist issued by Slovakia, including sites run by major UK gambling firms, has raised concerns about crackdowns from other overseas markets.<p>The European nation has threatened to close down 10 sites, including ones run by Bwin owner GVC, 888 and William Hill, unless their …

Business

NBA News: In-Game Gambling Could Be On The Way Soon, And Adam Silver Is On Board

The NBA could soon have in-game gambling, and Adam Silver seems excited about the possibility.<p>The NBA commissioner this week gave his most …

Basketball

Grocery store's video gambling opens new wagering frontier in suburbs

When Antioch officials granted a new liquor license allowing Piggly Wiggly's owner to serve alcoholic drinks, they thought they were just helping …

Las Vegas

World's Biggest Gamblers in Backlash Against TV Betting Ad

As Australians on Wednesday night watched one of the year’s biggest sporting events, the interstate rugby league finale, television ads repeatedly …

New South Wales

Woman Alleges She Was Raped By 2 Men After Her Husband ‘Lost’ Her To Them In Gambling

In a Draupadi redux from epic Mahabharata, a 38-year-old woman has claimed she was raped by two men after her husband "lost her" to them in a game of …

Crime

Pokies venue staff no longer effective middleman in problem gambling: study

Whatever level of deterrence pokies venue staff had as a middleman in eftpos cash transactions has now "evaporated", the co-author of a new report on …

Australian News

iDice Token to Get Listed on Popular Crypto Exchanges

iDice.io, the Ethereum-based gambling Dapp has confirmed the listing of its token on some popular exchanges by the next week. The announcement, which …

Bitcoin

Canberra's problem with gambling is not an easy fix

The problem of gambling addiction is a complex one that continues to evoke great debate in the community and within the ACT government.<p>It is not an …

Australian News

The Founding Fathers Would Literally Bet on Anything

Our Founding Fathers—particularly those of a Southern persuasion—gambled not only on horses but pretty much everything else.<p>During the Revolution, George Washington, spotting a group of Connecticut cavalry officers on fine gray horses, inquired with one Captain Lindsey about a set of Arabian horses …

Williamsburg

How data changed gambling

ON JULY 16th, Roger Federer (pictured) triumphed over Marin Cilic to win the men’s Wimbledon tennis championship for the eighth time. It was an …

Business

Kenya thinks a five-fold tax hike on its betting sector can deter child gambling

Kenya’s government has introduced a five-fold tax hike on online betting in a bid to discourage minors from gambling, and to raise funds that would support sports and cultural activities. On June 21, president Uhuru Kenyatta signed the Finance Bill 2017, which increased tax rates for betting, …

Sports Betting

Remove gambling ties from sport: Xenophon

Australia's football codes should follow the lead of the English Football Association and sever ties to gambling companies, says Nick Xenophon.<p>The FA …

Nick Xenophon

Wolf takes dim view of GOP's budget-balancing strategies

HARRISBURG, Pa. (AP) — Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf poured cold water on leading ideas from Republican lawmakers Wednesday to patch up the state's deficit-wracked finances as they wrestle with the state's biggest cash shortfall since the recession.<p>Wolf's comments came as top Republican lawmakers try to …

Republicans

Goldmoney reports FY results

Goldmoney (OTCPK:XAUMF): FY Net loss of C$4.41M.<p>Revenue of C$523.8M (+102.5% Y/Y)<p>Press Release<p>Now read: <b>Stop Gambling On A 7.66% Yield When The 7.51%</b> …

Prototype for Blockchain-Based Gambling Protocol Released

sponsoredDAO.Casino has announced the release of an MVP for its Blockchain-based gambling protocol with all basic features and several games.

Bitcoin

Kenya says will raise tax rate on gambling to 35 percent

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's president signed a law on Wednesday that raises the tax rate on gambling but sets it at a lower rate than had originally been proposed.<p>The law will impose a tax of 35 percent of gross profits on all gambling. Until now, lotteries were taxed at 5 percent, betting firms - …

Taxes