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

New Mobile Gambling App Brings Online Casino Games to Washington

July 24, 2018

Washington has some of the strictest online gambling laws around. While states like New Jersey, Nevada and Pennsylvania are making great strides in the online casino market, Washington is standing firm in its position to keep online gambling banned – but a new app could change everything. The Muckleshoot Casino in Auburn, Washington is working with developer Playport Systems to develop a new app that will allow players to wager on casino games from their mobile phones and tablet computers. The aim is the circumvent the state’s gambling laws by requiring players to deposit and withdraw by visiting the land-based… Read More

NJ Casinos to Offer Legal Sportsbetting in Time for NFL

July 17, 2018

With football season just around the corner, New Jersey casinos are getting ready to launch sportsbooks for the first time ever. The recent overruling of the sports betting ban in the state has prompted New Jersey’s local gaming operators to get ready to accept wagers by the time the Eagles and Falcons kick off in September. Four Sportsbooks, More to Come So far, only two casinos and two tracks offer sports betting in New Jersey: Borgata, Ocean Resort, Monmouth Park and the Meadowland. The new law would permit other local license holders to provide their players with the ability to… Read More