A new report suggests that the future of the online casino sector is looking very bright indeed. According to Rachael Church-Sanders, author of The Global Business of Online Casinos paper, casino operators are enjoying growth in a number of key demographics previously hard to reach. Technological advances also bode well for the industry, as more people begin to play through social networking websites and applications downloaded to their mobile phones.
EU countries can ban online gambling if they see fit, according to a new ruling from the European Court of Justice. The legislative body decided that it is possible for countries to carry out restrictions against the activity if they are looking to counter fraud. Countries opting for such a ban would also be stopping residents from using online casinos based in different countries. The body cited "consumer protection" as a primary reason behind the decision.
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Gambling Commission survey results mirror growing popularity of online gambling
A national report has revealed that more and more women are becoming potential online casino winners.
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Gaming portals attract players looking to dodge the recession
Casino gamers looking to beat the credit crunch are turning to online casinos, according to a new report.
Jason Alexander AKA George Costanza asked to represent online poker site around the world
Over the past few years, Hollywood celebrities and poker have made a popular combination, particularly when it comes to online casinos.
Casinos say 'Gong Hei Fatt Choy' to millions of gamers around the world
Casinos have embraced the ongoing Chinese New Year celebrations as a time for online gamers to take part in year of the Ox celebrations alongside millions of people around the world.
Sixty jobs created by online casino, with gamers winning a share of £2m
Recent news has suggested that online casinos have seen a significant rise in revenue, despite the current recession in the UK and economic concerns around the world.
Poker players and online casinos agree as judge deems Texas Hold 'em legal
Online casinos and gamers have welcomed a ruling by a US judge who confirmed that Texas Hold 'em is legal.
Ships losing business to online casinos
While many casino players like to go on holiday, most would rather enjoy online casinos from the comfort of their homes, it has been found.
Revenue increases alongside heavy investment in the online casino industry
Online casino gaming is proving to be good for business worldwide after industry reports of significant growth in 2008.
Kentucky judge overturns government ruling that online casino domains are illegal
A US court has ordered that Kentucky government officials must return 141 online casino domains seized from their owners.
Taiwan legalises casinos while Polish casinos face new tax
Casinos may soon be legalised in Taiwan after the country's parliament voted through a bill allowing land-based casinos to be built on its surrounding islands.
Indian tribes see casino projects expand, while Vegas casinos suffer from failing economy
Indian tribes in Florida have begun negotiations with the authorities in an effort to enlarge their gaming operations in the state, a newspaper has revealed.
Yarmouth close to developing a new casino while Manchester considers super casino options
Landmark plans to build a casino complex in Yarmouth are reported to be entering their final stages, with four developers bidding to construct a gaming hall in the Norfolk town.
Las Vegas casino project delayed amid US economic woes
It has been reported that the development of a casino complex on the Las Vegas strip has been delayed due to a slump in the casino and housing markets.
Czech Republic and Isle of Man welcome online casinos
A new report has revealed that online casinos are the fastest growing economic sector in the Isle of Man. Since online casinos were allowed to operate on the island, more than 360 jobs have been created.
New survey reveals playing habits of Chinese gamers
The majority of Chinese gamers play online games in communal areas such as internet cafes, a new study has found.
Funding from online casinos goes to develop grassroots games in UK
UK sport benefits over other European countries because of the funding it receives from regulated online casinos, a new report published by the European Gaming and Betting Association has found.
Online poker gamers questioned for new study
The playing habits of online poker players have been revealed by an online casino survey from a university in the United Kingdom.
Ireland chooses to delay taxing online casinos
It was reported this month that the Republic of Ireland will not start taxing online casinos, although a ruling from South Africa has said that the government there will begin the taxation of the online casino industry in 2009.
Online casino gamers surveyed for new study
Women play more frequently in online casinos than men, according to a study from a university in the United Kingdom.
Vote to find the best online casino begins
While the most talked-about election in 2008 was probably the one for the US Presidency, another poll is causing a stir in the American electorate. The race to find the best online casino began this month and as voting got underway, the poll is already enthusing people to go online, cast their vote and make their voice heard in the race for the best online casino.
Online gamers can design their own games
An online casino is allowing gamers to create their own slots machine in a new competition launched online. The competition, which encourages gamers to design and create their own slots machines, promises prizes for the best-looking and most creative online slots.
New software allows iPhone users to game online
Mobile casino games are coming soon to the iPhone, thanks to software developed by a mobile gaming company.
President Bush hopes to force through law
Despite only having a few weeks left in office, the outgoing Bush administration look set to push through a controversial law reinforcing the ban on internet gaming in America.
Gamer won the money after entering national radio competition
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Report says online casinos in Antigua and Barbuda are regulated sufficiently
The online casino industry in Antigua and Barbuda was given a boost yesterday as officials from the British government officially recognised that online casinos based in the territories were sufficiently regulated.
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Funding halts ambitious real-world and online casino project
The Singapore government, known for its strict policy towards online casinos and gaming, has acknowledged it is in talks with an American casino operator for funding to complete a $4 billion casino area in the capital city.
Hope as deferred ban on smoking looks set to benefit local casino industry
American smokers in Atlantic City will be able to light up in casinos for another year, as a city-wide ban on smoking in indoor areas, including local casinos, was suspended. It was set to be the first major casino market in America to go smoke-free.
Mother of two wins £32,000 playing online slots
A Wiltshire mother of two has pocketed £32,000 in two weeks, after playing slots at an online casino.
Online casino hopes to bring single players together
Online casino singletons could soon find themselves meeting their king or queen of hearts as an online casino and an online internet dating site join forces to host a series of events for lovelorn online casino gamers.
Online casino winner of £200,000 wishes to remain anonymous
An unnamed online casino player has walked away with almost £200,000 after gaming at an online casino. The player, who does not want to be named, won the total after placing a £2 bet on a game featured on an online casino based in the UK.
Real world and online poker not illegal, says court
A municipal court in Denmark has ruled that poker tournaments, frequently held in real-world and online casinos, do not break Danish gaming laws.
Bermuda considers opening online casinos to bolster economy
Online casinos could be working out of the Bermuda Triangle next year as the Bermudan government considers plans to permit online casino companies to work out of the island territories.
Olympics blamed for decreased casino turnover
Casino gaming received a blow in August as new figures suggested that the Beijing Olympics were the cause of reduced casino gaming revenues in the Chinese region of Macau.
Law proposed that would outlaw overseas casinos in Australia
Plans by the Australian government to censor online casinos and gaming websites have been met with strong opposition, with internet bodies, including online casinos and gaming websites themselves, calling the idea "unacceptable."
New laws look set to ban online gaming sites
The Argentinean government has revealed legistlation that could potentially see online casinos banned from the South American country.
Popularity of online gaming looks set to rise amid growing economic uncertainty
A senior figure in the online gaming industry has said that online casinos are likely to benefit from the financial downturn threatening the world's economy.
Home Comforts - Thursday, October 23 2008
A third of gamers prefer playing over the internet
A survey from two American universities has found that online gamers are more likely to feel comfortable with the time they spend playing games online, compared to those players that regularly visit casinos.
Capital city Tallinn celebrates another successful playing year
Estonia, one of the smallest European countries, is becoming one of the most popular destinations for players seeking gaming excitement abroad.
Adding AdWords - Wednesday, October 22 2008
Google to relax policy on sponsored links from online casinos
Internet search engine Google is reported to be relaxing its ban on AdWords campaigns for online gaming sites operating in the United Kingdom.
Back Online - Tuesday, October 21 2008
Legislation proposed that could make online gaming legal in the United States
A New Jersey senator has introduced legislation that could legalise online casinos and gaming in the United States. If passed, Senator Robert Menendez's proposal could introduce a plan to allow online gaming to be played legally across America.