Belgian Online Gambling Blacklist Gets Longer

Belgian Gaming Commission

There is much controversy surrounding a blacklist of online gambling web sites compiled by the Belgian Gaming Commission. To date there are 69 online gambling sites which are banned in the country and the Belgian Gambling Commission doesn’t intend to stop there, more websites will be added to the blacklist over time. The Belgian government

Full Tilt Poker’s Ray Bitar Makes a Deal with Prosecutors

Ray Bitar FullTilt Poker

The poker world is not likely to forget “Black Friday” in April of 2011 when the American federal authorities shut down three poker sites that were offering online poker to players in the United States. The sites involved in the federal crackdown were Full Tilt Poker, Absolute Poker and PokerStars. They were accused of operating

New Italian Regulator says there will be no new tax on internet gambling

Luigi Magistro New Italian Regulator

At a recent internet gambling meeting organised in Belgium by the European Social and Economic Committee, the new chief executive officer of the Italian gambling regulator made the announcement that no new taxes will be placed on online gambling in Italy. Luigi Magistro of the Amministrazione Autonoma Monopoli di Stato (AAMS) also claimed that taxes

Zynga moving into online gambling in the United Kingdom

Zynga moving into online gambling in the United Kingdom

Zynga, the San Francisco, California based company which develops social games formed a partnership with Bwin.party  Digital Entertainment in September 2012. Zynga wished to enter the British real money online gambling market and so it joined forces with Bwin.party which holds a British gambling licence. Zynga is able to offer poker and casino cash games

Caesars Entertainment Fined for High Roller Gambling Spree

Caesars Entertainment Fined for High Roller Gambling Spree

Caesars Entertainment was recently fined for an incident which took place six years ago. The company was fined 225 000 dollars by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement even though the incident took place in casinos belonging to Caesars in Las Vegas. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement issued the fine as it believed