Portugal to liberalise its online gambling market

Portugal to liberalise its online gambling market

Following after several other European countries, Portugal is considering opening up its online gambling market. At the moment the Santa Casa de Misericordia de Lisboa has the monopoly of legal internet gambling in the country. The Portuguese government has thought of regulating the online gambling market for some time now and could, according to a

Online and land based casinos prepare for November internet launch in New Jersey

Online and land based casinos prepare for November internet launch in New Jersey

With just over a month to go to the launch of regulated online gambling in New Jersey, major casino operators both land based and online are preparing to enter a potentially very lucrative market. Even with gambling restrictions in place in the United States, it is estimated that over 2 and a half billion dollars

Stiff competition for Maryland’s last available gambling licence

Stiff competition for Maryland’s last available gambling licence

After almost five months of investigations into their backgrounds by Maryland’s Lottery and Gaming Control Commission, the three casino companies contending for the state’s sixth and last casino licence have been approved to continue with their bids for the licence. However for two of the companies involved there are conditions attached to the permission from

Many online gambling sites accessed from British Parliament computers

Many online gambling sites accessed from British Parliament computers

It can often be a problem for businesses that employees sometimes access various non-work related  web sites from their work place computers. Recent statistics released under the Freedom of Information Act revealed that internet gambling web sites were accessed around 700 000 times yearly from computers located in the British Houses of Parliament. Online gambling sites

Money laundering problem for Aspers Casino in the United Kingdom

Money laundering problem for Aspers Casino in the United Kingdom

The British Gambling Commission recently issued advice to the Aspers UK Holdings Group after a police investigation into money laundering by a client in one of its casinos. The money laundering was carried out over quite a long period by a drug dealer and is believed to have involved up to a million pounds sterling.