See update below In a sweeping move seen as the reversal of an earlier pledge to allow online gambling operations in the Philippines, President Rodrigo Duterte has ordered the plug pulled on all online gambling in the country. After signing the General Appropriations Act of 2017 on Thursday, December 22, Duterte...
Colombia’s national online gambling regulator issued its second license to local firm Corredor Empresarial SA on Monday with the operator now authorized to offer sportsbetting alongside video slots and games of chance such as roulette via its domain at Betplay.co. Corredor Empresarial SA is the umbrella group behind the nation’s...
New Jersey Senator Ray Lesniak has introduced a new legislation that would reportedly make it easier to open Atlantic City’s TEN Casino, a short time after its owner Glenn Straub was told by the New Jersey Casino Control Commission (NJCCC) that he would need a New Jersey license before...
PhilWeb Corp., the software provider to 268 eGames internet cafes in the Philippines, filed a report with the stock exchange there, published today noting that the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) is “expediting the procurement process” for the company’s license. The letter from Pagcor Chairman and CEO, Andrea Domingo...
Scott Tom, founder and co-owner of Costa Rica-based Absolute Poker, arrived in the U.S. from Barbados Thursday to face money laundering and UIGEA charges. Scott, a resident of Antigua, pleaded not guilty to the charges in federal court and was released on half a million dollar bond. Reports indicate that...
Amatic Industries GmbH, a leading manufacturer and supplier of premium gaming solutions, has been given the green light to market its range of online games from its Amanet division in Spain. Netherlands-based iGaming test institute NMi managed the extensive process that led to the approval of the gaming license, which...
A month after opening their National Harbor casino near Washington, DC, MGM Resorts, according to a recent announcement, are taking another step in establishing their presence in the nation’s capital by setting up an office, the purpose of which they say would be “policymaking”. The new office will be located...
The Appeals Court in Fiji heard two separate appeals today related to the One Hundred Sands casino license being canceled. According to a report on fijione.tv, counsel for the casino owner has tried in vain to meet with government officials since the license was canceled in February 2015 but...
Specialist eSports fantasy league and online sportsbetting provider ESP Limited has announced that it has received a license from the Isle of Man’s Gambling Supervision Commission regulator to offer virtual-goods games. ESP Limited stated that the award is the first of its kind to be granted under revised rules that...
More than 800 gaming industry professionals will be on hand for the 2017 EGR Operator Awards to be held October 26 at Grosvenor House at Park Lane in London. The awards have come to be known informally as the Oscars of the eGaming sector due to the-the prestige associated...