Gambling Industry News

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Gambling industry news from around the globe. We will be digging out the most newsworthy gambling industry news stories we come across and sharing them with you. We will be sharing the press releases we receive and talking about mergers, acquisitions, casino closures and more. Where there is fraud and corruption we will try to bring you the warnings, where we find relevant gambling industry regulatory body stories or changes in regulation, opening or closing markets, we will bring you that news as well.

The greater focus will be on casino news and slot news of course with us being and online slots guide after all, however we will also be digging out other interesting little tit-bits we think you will enjoy. With Bitcoin and other crypto currencies becoming more and more popular we’ll try and help you with that potential minefield and we’ll be using our trusty DeLorean to go back in time to bring you the very best and the very worst gambling news stories there have ever been.


Microgaming & GVC partnership 2020

Microgaming & GVC Partnership 2020

Microgaming has announced that the company has signed a new major casino software deal with global sports-betting and gaming group GVC Holdings PLC. GVC will be bringing Microgaming’s top of the line casino offerings online throughout 2020 at several new GVC online properties including major brands such as,, […]

Netent acquires Red Tiger

NetEnt / Red Tiger Acquisition

In order to improve efficiency and to increase competitiveness, NetEnt has made changes within their company, and have integrated fully with Red Tiger. The changes have resulted in their workforce being reduced by around 120 employees, most of these coming from their Stockholm offices. Red Tiger was acquired by NetEnt […]

Gaming Legislation in Sweden

William Hill and L&L casinos hit with injunctions by Swedish regulator over self-exclusion ads

Mr Green and Karl Casino have received an injunction from the Swedish Consumer Agency (KO) after it was found the operators violated Sweden’s Gaming Act by marketing to self-excluded consumers. The contacted individuals were signed up to Sweden’s national self-exclusion system, the Spelpaus. In spite of that, William-Hill owned Mr […]

Swedish Spelhause

30,000 People Have Signed Up For Sweden’s Self-Exclusion Register, the official Swedish gambling self-exclusion register, now has more than 30,000 people signed up according to Sweden’s national gambling regulator, Spelinspektionen. Coinciding with the launch of the regulated gambling market within the country, the self-exclusion register was also introduced on January 1. The service allows consumers to voluntarily block […]

Casino Exposed Data

Security Researcher Assaulted By Vendor After Revealing Major Casino Patron Data Exposure

Security researchers revealed a severe vulnerability in a widely-used third-party software product that exposed the identities and personal information of an unknown number of casino loyalty program members across Las Vegas and possibly other international locations. The problem was reported to the vendor, the FBI got involved, and still the […]

UKGC Fines

UKGC Deals Out £14 Million In Fines To Online Casinos Failing To Properly Enforce Regulations

In its largest ever enforcement action, the United Kingdom Gambling Commision (UKGC) has stripped several individuals of licenses and handed out £14 million in fines and penalties to various online gambling firms. The Commision found that (required) systems intended to protect problem gamblers and prevent money laundering were failing at […]

The CMA is investigating whether online gambling companies are treating their customers fairly.

Enforcement action against online gambling firms 23 June 2017: We are taking enforcement action against several online gambling firms in connection with their gaming promotions for new players, and certain aspects of their free bet promotions, that we believe are breaking consumer protection law. We are especially concerned that gamblers […]