Unique Multiplayer Casino Games by FunFair Games

According to European Gaming, FunFair has launched a games studio that will attract a new generation of gamblers. Let’s assume you don’t know, FunFair is not a newcomer as far as the gambling industry is concerned. Before now, FunFair conquered the crypto gambling space, and they hope to bring all these experiences to bear in this current project. As impressive as it may sound, such a feat can only be achieved with a strong and committed partnership. FunFair is partnering

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BGC’s Advice to Reopen UK Casinos Following Wales Example

According to CasinoBeats, the Betting and Gaming Council (BGC) is pleased that casinos and betting shops in Wales will start functioning again after the second phase of lockdown. The Welsh Government had raised concerns about the increasing number of COVID-19 cases in the country. Based on this, Wales imposed a 17-day lockdown. The second lockdown commenced from 6 pm on the 23rd of October till the 9th of November 2020. To the surprise of most casino operators and the BGC,

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Lifetime Ban for Problem Gamblers at Michigan Casinos: What’s New?

Problem gamblers in Michigan can now breathe a sigh of relief. This is because the state had previously imposed a lifetime ban for problem gamblers that prevented them from stepping foot into the three Detroit casinos. However, the Michigan Gaming Control Board has relaxed this restriction by allowing individuals to apply to remove their names from the list after at least five years. Previously, problem gamblers had no other choice other than accepting to stay on the list for life.

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Gambling Revenues of Maryland Casinos Almost the Same as a Year Ago

According to wtop.com, it appears that the Maryland casino industry is slowly bouncing back despite operating at 50 percent capacity. Casinos in the city have suffered many losses because of their closure in early March this year. Although they are operating at 50 percent capacity, their revenue for this month is less than one percent lower than what they got in October last year. In October 2020, Maryland casinos got as much as $142.7 million from the six casinos. Does

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New Lockdown for Italian Land-based Casinos

Italy has entered a new national lockdown because of the rising cases of COVID-19. This means that all arcades, betting shops, and bingo halls across the country will have to close down again due to the current measures to prevent the rise in COVID-19 cases. The Italian Prime Minister, Guiseppe Conte, signed an emergency decree to enforce a national lockdown. The move has led to the closure of most businesses in the country. Why Shut Down Casinos in Italy? As

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An Exodus of Online Casinos from the Manila

Frankly, it appears that online casinos’ worst moments in Manila are not yet over. While the online casino industry within the region is recovering, those in Manila are hit by more challenges. According to Bloomberg.com, apart from the pandemic’s effect, it seems that the Philippine’s government’s relief plan placed more taxes on their operations. More so, other sectors that benefit from the operations of the online casino industry are also feeling the impact. Michael McCullough, the MD of KMC in

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Casinos in Massachusetts May Offer Roulette Games Again

In Massachusetts, two casinos have been allowed by the state's gambling regulators to begin offering roulettes to players once more. On Thursday, The Massachusetts Gaming Commission decided to let MGM Springfield and Encore Boston Harbor in Everett provide roulette games even though a few modifications must be made. This includes a limit to players at each table. Chairs are to be four feet apart if plexiglass is present between them or six feet apart without it. March Lockdown Due to

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Japan about to Delay Taking Bids to Host Casino Resorts

According to The Japan Times reports, Japan has suspended the acceptance of bids to host casino resorts in various municipalities. The process is supposed to commence from the 1st day of January 2021 for seven months. The reason for the postponement is not unlikely – COVID-19. No doubt, this will affect some prospective investors negatively. Before now, the laws in Japan prohibited the establishment of casino resorts in the country. It seemed like the country would not lift the ban

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Online Casino Limits in Sweden Declining Sales by 30%

Remarkably, a lot of changes have been made in all sectors of the Swedish economy as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. In line with the recent changes, the Swedish government outlined some restrictions on the online casino industry. Consequently, they aim to regulate the activities of online casinos and reduce gambling-related harm. Although the purpose of imposing the restrictions is well, it may have negatively affected the industry. According to CalvinAyre.com, most licensed online casino operators in Sweden have

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Svenska Spel Sport & Casino Partners with NetEnt to Launch Live Casino

NetEnt has experienced consistent progress within the gaming industry. This progress is because they aim to have a continuous expansion of their presence. Their latest work in achieving these objectives is a recently completed technical integration that allows NetEnt’s live casino games to be featured on Svenska Spel Sport & Casino. Players can now have access to live casino games like Auto Roulette Studio, Blackjack (Blitz and Perfect) on their state-owned Svenska Spel Sport & Casino. It is among the

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Michigan’s Gun Lake Casino Added Sports Betting

Gun Lake Casino has become the latest casino to introduce sports betting to its offerings. The casino is located along US 131 in Allegan County, and it recently announced its intention to introduce sports betting on the 3rd of October 2020. This is good news for West Michigan players as it will provide them with a wide range of betting options to select from, besides the numerous options already available at the online casino websites. According to the news release,

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Vibra Gaming Extending the Gaming Partnership with First Look Games

Vibra Gaming has just signed a deal that strengthens its partnership with First Look Games. This partnership is meant to have the Latin American focused gaming software developer white-labeling First Look Games’ client area. Their first interaction was in July, and they are looking to create an even stronger relationship. This extension permits Vibra to take advantage of First Look Games’ completely brandable clientele in its display of work such as table games and online slots free to current and

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Five Steps to Recognize the Best Online Casinos Welcome Bonuses

There is stiff competition among casinos when it comes to attracting new players. Each casino offers exciting sign-up offers to lure the new players and to outdo its competitors. This makes it very tricky for gamblers to decide on which sites to open a new account. The welcome bonuses are not very common in the other parts of the gaming industry but are most commonly featured on a lot of casino websites. Casino bonuses are designed to give players extra

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Sydney Probe of Crown Casino-License Worthiness

According to Blomberg.com, it seems the ongoing probe of Crown Resort Ltd.’s activity has revealed some lack of transparency in their operations. However, the investigation is billed to continue with the evidence of notable members of the company. Kenneth Barton, the CEO of Crown Resort, testified on Wednesday at the court hearing. His evidence was quite revealing. No wonder the press got the impression that the company’s operation seems not to be transparent. Barton’s evidence seems he was not aware

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South African Gambling Regulator: Online Casinos Are Illegal

The National Gambling Board is now concerned that interactive or online gaming has become the subject of debate in some circles. This is because there has been increased interest in playing online casino games among most South Africans, and most believe it is a legal activity. However, the National Gambling Board in South Africa has made things clear regarding safe online gambling. It has stated that online or interactive gambling in South Africa is illegal; hence South Africans have been

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Bitcoin Association President: Bitcoin’s Usage in Gambling

No one thought that cryptocurrency, especially Bitcoin, will gain a lot of acceptance in the world. The COVID-19 pandemic has reinstated the need for a cashless society. Presently, most industries, including the gambling industry, are embracing the use of cryptocurrency for their transaction. During Jimmy Nguyen’s interview with Fundsrat’s Tom Lee, according to CalvinAyre.com, Nguyen proposed that a Bitcoin SV can be used for many things. For instance, he suggested that a Bitcoin SV can be a viable means of

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Health Insurance for Las Vegas Casino Workers Can Be Kept until March

Thousands of employees at two of the biggest Las Vegas casino companies, Caesars Entertainment Inc. and MGM Resorts, can keep on enjoying their family benefits up to at least March 1. Officials said that this decision came about after an agreement featuring various unions representing culinary workers and bartenders. This was agreed upon on Monday, August 31, affecting approximately 36,000 workers in twenty-two Las Vegas strip properties. What Does This Mean for the Casino Employees? This is good news for

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San Jose Lawmakers Decided to Reopen Casinos

According to the San Jose Spotlight, lawmakers have approved the reopening of casinos like other businesses. It is no longer news that was shut down since the breakout of the COVID-19 pandemic. Initially, casinos were not among the list of companies that were permitted to reopen to play free casino games. Although industry watchers had predicted that casinos will reopen soon but didn’t expect it to happen now, however, according to business experts, the reason for the reopening could be

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Sun International Is Planning to Cut Jobs in South Africa and Chile

The current lockdown restrictions have negatively affected almost all industries. However, some of the hard-hit industries are the casino and hotel industries. This is because these industries mostly rely on international travelers and the sale of alcohol to survive. Sun International Casino has become one of the latest casinos that have decided to take strict measures to ensure that they survive the lockdown restrictions imposed by various countries. For this to happen, the casino is planning to cut 3,300 jobs

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Cambodia Official: Casinos Near Angkor Wat Are Barred

Through an official, the Cambodian government stated that casino establishments were prohibited in the Angkor Wat region within Siem Reap situated Northwest of Cambodia. On August 27, the casino investor NagaCorp, listed as a HongKong company, filed interim results. Within this, it was apparent that they planned on exploring the possibilities of IR development in Sihanoukville and Siem Reap areas. For the longest time, NagaCorp has enjoyed a casino monopoly within Phnom Penh - Cambodia’s capital and neighboring areas. Integrated

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