After successfully meeting all of Curacao’s eGaming requirements, the Breakout Gaming Group, located in San Jose, Costa Rica, has secured a gaming license to operate on the Dutch Caribbean island. The BreakoutGaming.com website, currently operated by the Group, will be covered by the newly obtained license and additional coverage is...
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...
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...
Google has apparently changed their long-standing position against offering real money gambling and betting apps in the Google Play store. This could prove to be a very important opportunity for the mobile gaming sector and for Android’s overall market share in some regions where Apple’s iPhone has been dominating,...
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...
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...
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...
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...