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Betting and Gaming Council Asks for Flexibility

by Glenn Baird - June 1, 2020

The Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) has asked the UK government to ‘keep being flexible’ following the latest update on the UK furlough scheme. Rishi Sunak, the Chancellor of the Exchequer has confirmed the Covid-19 Job Retention Scheme will continue, with the BGC acknowledging that some of its members ‘will be forced to operate at […]

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Bournemouth FC and MansionBet End Deal

by Glenn Baird - June 1, 2020

Following a report that the UK Gambling Commission would be investigating Mansion’s M88 brand, Premier League club Bournemouth FC has chosen to end their affiliation with the group. Up until yesterday M88 had been the primary shirt sponsor for Bournemouth FC, but with their contract ending on Sunday and pressure for Premier League clubs to […]

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Yako Casino Player Hits £42k Win

by Glenn Baird - May 28, 2020

At least one Yako Casino customer will be more than happy with their experience at the Pogg.com approved operator, after scooping an impressive £42,051.92 whilst playing Big Time Gaming’s Lil Devil slot. To make matters even more exciting for the customer they were only spending £0.42 a spin, which means that they won a seriously […]

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Playtech to Honour £3.5m Fine

by Glenn Baird - May 28, 2020

The findings of a report carried out by the UK Gambling Commission over PTES’s failures to meet social responsibility legislation revealed that the company did not need to pay the £3.5m fine that the regulator had issued them with because they had surrendered their licence. The move by PTES to avoid paying the fine was […]

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PT Entertainment Services Condemned for “systemic failures in player protection”

by Glenn Baird - May 27, 2020

The UKGC have today released information on an investigation they carried out into PT Entertainment Services (PTES), with a focus on the www.winner.co.uk and titanbet.co.uk brands. The investigation found PTES guilty of “systemic failures in player protection”, surrounding the tragic death of a customer who took their own life in 2017. The investigation began in […]

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Cheltenham “Caused increased suffering and death” by going ahead in March

by Glenn Baird - May 26, 2020

Cheltenham was the last major horse racing meet to take place in the UK, with over a quarter of a million people attending the festival between the 10th to the 13th of March. The scientist responsible for leading the UK’s primary Corna virus tracking project believes that Cheltenham and the Champion’s League match between Liverpool […]

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Bethard and Hacksaw Gaming in Mobile Partnership

by Glenn Baird - May 26, 2020

Hacksaw Gaming has announced that they will be teaming up with the Bethard group to supply the Swedish company with mobile games that will become available within the next few days. The new deal means that customers at Bethard will have access to a new range of scratch and slot games that have been designed […]

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English Betting Shops to Reopen on 15 June

by Glenn Baird - May 26, 2020

Betting shops will begin reopening in England on the 15th of June as part of the government’s strategy to ease COVID-19 lockdown measures. It is important to note that these measures will only be in effect in England as the rest of the UK in not subject to the same judicial process. UK Prime Minister […]

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Stanley Ho, Macao Gambling Industry Founder Dies at 98

by Glenn Baird - May 26, 2020

Stanley Ho, considered by many to be the father of large scale gambling in China has died today aged 98. The multi-billionaire, known by many as the “King of Gambling” turned Macao into China’s gambling capital, building an empire of casinos as he monopolised the industry in the country. He was a big spender, a […]

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Immortal Romance Re-Released

by Glenn Baird - May 25, 2020

Immortal Romance is a slot that was ahead of its time when it was released back in 2011. It looked better than most slots out there and it had an array of features that set it apart from the crowd. Now, nearly a decade on, Immortal Romance has been re-released with Microgaming hoping that the […]

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The North American country of Canada shares a border with The United States of America and has coasts on the Atlantic, Arctic and Pacific oceans. The population of Canada is currently in the region of 37.8 million people. With regard to the gambling sector, Canada has historically existed in a grey area but in recent years there has been a move towards officially recognizing that casino gaming, slots play, horse racing, lottery play, video lottery play, charitable gaming and interactive gaming are permitted in the country’s borders. There is no land-based licensor, but online gambling appears to be perfectly legal for Canadian citizens who wish to play.

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The above information is what we believe to be the the legal status of online gambling, however information on this topic is limited and hard to find. We accept no liability for any errors or ommissions. It is the reader’s responsibility to ensure that they know the legality of online gambling in their country before engaging with any online gambling service.