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4 Online Casino Licensing Authorities That Protect Your Funds

One way to check if a betting site deserved your trust is by looking at its license. Besides serving as proof that the brand is a legitimate business, a casino license enables you to discern how well the casino is able to protect your money in the event of bankruptcy or other financial problems. Every

Casino Hold ‘em Guide: Rules & Winning Tips

Admit it—playing the same ‘ol poker game can be a ho-hum. Luckily, there are many variations of the classic card game online that you will like. One of which is Casino Hold ‘em, a gripping tweak of Texas Hold ‘em. Both games share similar basic playing pattern, but the noticeable difference lies on the games’

Debunking 4 Common Online Casino Myths & Misconceptions

With a world as colorful as online betting, misconceptions arising from mere opinions are inevitable. Some of these myths are from lack of understanding about how online betting sites work. Others believe that online betting is against the law, while some think that playing games online is a waste of time and money. Either way,

Even Bitcoin Casinos Must Mind UKGC Licensing Fees

The UK Gambling Commission’s licensing fees will change in April 2017. The restructuring of the UKGC licensing fees can benefit many small casino operators. Every online casino will experience the change in fees by the start of Q2 this year. This includes Bitcoin gambling sites such as NetBet and other Bitcoin casino sites since Bitcoin

Mobile-First Bookie MoPlay Enters the Growing British Sports Betting Scene

Online bookie operator Addison Global Limited has announced the soft launch of its mobile-first sportsbook MoPlay, with the full launch scheduled as early as August 2018. The online betting site runs on Chameleon 360 iGaming platform, a product offered by management service provider SBTech. The platform allows MoPlay to provide its customers with more than

Pragmatic Play Acquires Live Table Game Supplier Extreme Live Gaming

Online casino game provider Pragmatic Play has announced its purchase of Extreme Live Gaming from Novomatic Group. Extreme is a well-known supplier of live casino solutions, including 10 live-streamed games of roulette, blackjack, and baccarat. The acquisition will increase Pragmatic Play’s impressive gaming library that already includes video slots, scratch cards, and bingo. The newly

Pragmatic Play Caters to Fiat & Bitcoin Players in UK

Pragmatic Play acquires a Remote Gambling Software Operating License from the UK Gambling Commission.  The Pragmatic Play UK license will give the company access to one of the largest iGaming market in the industry. Pragmatic Play is a leading software provider that offers more than 150 games. These online casino games are compatible with desktop

Top 5 Casino Features You Should Be Checking

Choosing the right online casino can take hours of research. There are hundreds of online gaming hubs claiming to offer the best bonuses, games, and service; but only some of them are actually true to their words. So to help you determine which gaming portals will be worth your time and money,  know the following

UKGC License Brings Tom Horn Gaming Slots to UK Players

Tom Horn Gaming slots are now available to UK players after the game content provider received the green light by the UK Gambling Commission. With Tom Horn Gaming acquiring the Combined Remote Operating license from the regulatory body, its online games will now be available in online casinos that service players from the said region.

UKGC Licensees Can Now Legally Accept Bitcoin

The UK Gambling Commission is the main regulatory commission for online gambling in the UK. This means that the decision it makes will affect how online and offline casinos can operate in the UK only with their permission. This, therefore, makes them powerful in this sector in the region. Fortunately, a recent move by the

UKGC Sanctions Erring Gambling Companies by £18 Million – Report

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) reported that it financially penalized a great number of gambling companies during the last fiscal year. The British regulating body shared on June 29 that it imposed penalties upon gambling companies amounting to £18 million in a 12-month period until April 1, 2018. The announcement came as part of the

UKGC To Launch Resolver Tool for Quick Filing of Complaints

The UK Gambling Commission is set to make the Resolver Tool available at the start of August. UKGC’s Resolver tool will help players with their complaints against online gambling sites licensed by the said commission. UKGC made changes to its enforcement strategy early this July. Its Resolver tool is a way for the regulation body

White Hat Gaming Welcomes New Online Gaming Site Klasino

Newly launched online casino Klasino joins White Hat Gaming’s gaming platform to provide bettors with an exhilarating playing experience. Thanks to White Hat Gaming’s platform, Klasino can offer players a huge selection of gaming titles ranging from slots to table games. White Hat is an aggregator of third-party game suppliers, providing its clients a variety

Why Do Bitcoin Casinos Follow KYC & AML Procedures?

People may notice that some licensed online casinos require players to submit important documents before they can deposit or withdraw any money. This is because of the Know Your Customer (KYC) and Anti-Money Laundering (AML) regulations that casinos need to follow to operate in certain jurisdictions as well as to protect their businesses from fraudulent