Las Vegas Casinos Mostly Unaffected By Global IT Outage


Though the Las Vegas airport is in disarray, Las Vegas Strip and downtown casinos have not been affected by the global systems outage. [Image:] The global IT outage that has affected banks, airports, hospitals, and thousands upon thousands of businesses has largely spared Las Vegas casinos. Reports from the gambling capital of the world

IGaming Firm Rollbit Secures Southampton FC Front Of Shirt Sponsorship


Southampton’s return to the EPL comes with a new front of shirt sponsor in a deal with iGaming firm Rollbit. [Image:] Curacao-based iGaming brand Rollbit has secured its first English Premier League partner in a front of shirt sponsorship deal with newly-promoted franchise Southampton FC. Southampton took to X on Monday to announce its

Alex Baliukonis Reveals BGaming’s Casino Game Design Magic


Ever wondered who’s behind the visuals and features of your favorite slot games? It’s the game designers, the masterminds who mix art and innovation to create those thrilling experiences. But what exactly goes into making a new slot game? To get the inside scoop, we chatted with Alex Baliukonis, the Lead Game Designer at BGaming.

Several Las Vegas Casinos Accused Of Ignoring Sex Trafficking


The Venetian and MGM Grand are among several casinos accused of turning a blind eye to sex trafficking operations being run on their properties. [Image:] Venetian among casinos accused Multiple Las Vegas casinos have been named in a lawsuit which alleges they permitted sex trafficking operations on their property. The lawsuit has been filed

Jude Bellingham’s Beef With Match-Fixing Ref Resurfaces As He’s Picked To Officiate EUROs Semi-Final


Controversy reigns after UEFA’s decision to use a referee with a match-fixing past to officiate England vs Netherlands at the Euros. [Image:] Claims resurface Historic match-fixing claims made by England’s star midfielder Jude Bellingham about match official Felix Zwayer have resurfaced. They come with added spice after UEFA appointed the German to referee the

Bronny James Is Public’s Pick For NBA Rookie Of The Year


Bronny James is the leading candidate to win Rookie of the Year based on public betting breakdowns. [Image:] A public darling  Just when it seemed as if the Bronny James betting frenzy was over, the Los Angeles Lakers’ second–round pick has taken the largest share of bets to win NBA Rookie of the Year.

Global Gambling Fines Rise 12% In H1 2024 To $85m


Gambling regulators globally issued $85m in fines to errant operators in the first half of 2024, a 12.1% increase year-on-year. [Image:] Gambling regulators across the world are continuing to crack down on errant operators, handing out hefty financial penalties if they get out of line. The total value of the penalties issued in the

The History of Gambling


The history of gambling goes back thousands of years. In a modern gambling world full of casino resorts, plush poker rooms, and online betting, it’s hard to imagine that gambling once consisted of rolling sheep knucklebones across the dirt. How did we go from using sheep knuckles as dice to casino floors with thousands of high-tech

Tribal Casinos Generated Record-Breaking $42bn In Revenue Last Year


Tribal casinos in the US generated a record-breaking $42bn in revenue last year. [Image:] Tribal casinos in the US had their best-ever year in 2023, generating a record-breaking $42bn in revenue and experiencing the same uptick as commercial operations in the country for the same period. The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) released the

Swedish Regulator Hits Kanon Gaming With SEK7m Fine


The Swedish Gaming Authority has hit Kanon Gaming with a fine. [Image:] Kanon Gaming has suffered the wrath of the Swedish Gaming Authority (SGA) in the form of an SEK7m ($670,000) fine and warning. According to the SGA, locally known as the Spelinspektionen, an audit found that Kanon “has not helped customers reduce their

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