UK National Gambling Helpline Goes 24 Hours

The national helpline to assist those who have suffered or are suffering from gambling-related harm, provided by GamCare and GambleAware, will now be available 24 hours a day. Beginning on the first of October, consumers will be able to reach the National Gambling Helpline on Freephone at 0808 8020 133 or through live webchat any […]

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Playtech Signs Major Distribution Deal With SoftSwiss

SoftSwiss has announced a major new distribution deal with another leading veteran gaming provider Playtech. The partnership deal states that SoftSwiss will distribute interactive content from Playtech to clients using their own proprietary online casino platform as well as third-party operators. This is considered to be a milestone content distribution contract for SoftSwiss, giving the […]

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Expected Value for the Casino Gambler

It’s probably obvious to most poker players or sports bettors who are serious about their gambling why “expected value” is important. But expected value is equally important for the casino gambler, and this holds true even if the gambler in question is just a recreational gambler. You might have heard the phrases “house edge” and/or “payback percentage” […]

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Legal Sportsbooks Could Be Coming To Ohio

A new bill has been introduced in Ohio by two state lawmakers that would legalise and regulate  sports betting within the borders of the state. House Bill 149, submitted by State Representatives Brigid Kelly and Dave Greenspan comes less than a month after Senate Bill 111, another sports betting bill, was submitted by State Senators […]

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UKGC Looks Deeper Into Gambling Harm To Youth

Along with sending out a reminder to online casinos that new rules for identity and age verification are now in effect, the United Kingdom Gambling Commission (UKGC) has put together a new system intended to better measure gambling-related harm among children and young people. Ipsos MORI developed the system, in collaboration with GambleAware, the Advisory […]

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