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Is Online Gambling Legal In Germany?
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 22nd, 2015

It is no secret that as Europe’s most populous and affluent country, Germany also happens to be the continent’s biggest gambling market and in 2013 the nation of 80 million people generated $3.7 billion (€2.7 billion euro) in revenues, up by 5% compared... 

56% Of World’s Population Subjected To Online Gambling Restriction
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, May 21st, 2015

Online gaming affiliate KeyToCasino recently conducted a study into the global state of online gambling access, and its findings made fascinating reading with more than half the world’s population subjected to some type of internet gambling restriction or ban. In... 

Full Tilt Returns To Danish iGaming Market
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, May 15th, 2015

Almost two months since being granted an iGaming license by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), Full Tilt has now similarly been approved to launch in another European market, in this case Denmark. Consequently, Danish residents will soon able to access the full... 

Bryan Micon Reeling After Nevada Bitcoin Poker Bust
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, May 13th, 2015

Things seem to be going from bad to worse for Seals With Clubs chairman Bryan Micon, who in February had his unlicensed Nevada-based bitcoin poker operation investigated by state authorities, before he was subsequently charged with “operating an unlicensed interactive... 

Belgium Targets Players On Unlicensed Gambling Sites
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, May 12th, 2015

Since legalizing internet gambling in January 2011, the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) has done its utmost to stamp out unauthorized operators from offering their products inside its regulated market. Consequently, hundreds of gaming companies currently appear... 

Portuguese Online Gambling To Be Fully Liberalized At End Of June
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, May 6th, 2015

International operators will soon be able to apply for a Portuguese iGaming licenses after a bill designed to liberalize the country’s gambling market was finally approved by the Council of Ministers, and given the blessing of President Aníbal António Cavaco... 

Bryan Micon Charged With Unlicensed Gambling, Arrest Warrant Issued
Written by M. Rhodes | Wednesday, April 29th, 2015

In February, Bryan Micon was arrested by authorities for operating  bitcoin poker site Seals with Clubs (SWC) from his Nevada home without a license. Not that he could would ever have been able to receive a license as legalized online poker is only allowed for... 

Pennsylvania Anti-iGaming Bill Introduced To Legislature
Written by A. Mitchell | Tuesday, April 28th, 2015

Pennsylvania has had a casino industry since 2006, but since revenues have fallen back from a 2012 peak of $3.16 billion, the state’s legislators have started to turn their attention increasingly towards internet gambling. This year alone, the Pennsylvania... 

German Bank Withholds PokerStars Player’s €40k Winnings
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, April 23rd, 2015

At the beginning of this year, German online gamblers heard the shocking news of a 25-year old blackjack player who had €63,490 of his online funds confiscated after trying to withdraw the money from his bank. That was the first time anyone in Europe had successfully... 

Third iGambling Bills Of 2015 Hits Pennsylvania
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, April 14th, 2015

Pennsylvania recently had its third online gambling bill of 2015 presented to the state legislature, highlighting the importance the hot issue holds for The Keystone State. After all, Pennsylvania didn’t even have a casino industry until slots then table...