Online Gambling Comes to Switzerland in Jan 2019

November 13, 2018

Legalized online gambling continues to make its way across Europe. Countries like France, the UK, Germany and Italy have already legalized online casino games and now Switzerland will become the latest country to regulate online gambling operators. Backed by a Huge Majority In most countries where online casino games have been made legal, it’s always quite a polarizing issue. However, this was not the case at all in Switzerland. In fact, when polled, 72.9% of voters are happy to welcome online gambling into the country. There are some rules in place to help reduce the potential harm of gambling. Firstly,… Read More

UbiSoft Removes Gambling References in Video Game Release

November 6, 2018

Problem gambling and responsible gambling are becoming increasingly worrying concerns. Over the course of the past few years, we have seen gaming operators working hard to help reduce problem gambling and now the video game market is getting involved. One of the most recent campaigns comes from Ubisoft, one of the top video game developers in the world. The company has removed all gambling references from its Rainbow Six Siege release. The designer’s website has stated that the changes have been made for “compliance” reasons, but has not mentioned exactly what the changes are compliant with. Removing Gambling References If… Read More

MGM Becomes NHL’s Official Betting Partner

October 30, 2018

MGM has just signed a deal with the NHL to become the league’s official betting partner. The two companies will work together to cross promote their products in a mutually beneficial partnership that is similar to the deal that MGM recently signed with the NBA. MGM’s Presence in the NHL As part of the deal, MGM will be able to use the NHL’s branding across its brick-and-mortar and online sports betting operations. However, executives at the betting company state that it is unlikely that there will be a large gambling presence at NHL venues. They suspect that most sports betting… Read More

DeClub Macau Wants to Launch First Blockchain Casino

October 23, 2018

Blockchain technology is slowly creeping its way into the online casino world, and now land-based venues want in on the action. This week, DeClub, a casino management company in Macau, has announced its plans to launch the first-ever blockchain casino network. A company called Wide Rich Global is making plans to team up with DeClub, acquiring the company using the funds generated by an initial coin offering (ICO). Together, the two companies will be able to bring the worlds of online and land-based gambling together using blockchain technology. The idea behind the plan is to create a utility token that… Read More