Tag: Online gambling Regulation

Bitcoin not Mentioned in New York Times, ‘Frontline’ Online Gambling Documentary

Published on 2016-02-20 13:24
On 9th February 2016, a documentary on online gambling in the United States made jointly by The New York Times and PBS series “Frontline” aired. The investigative piece that took two years to finish can also be watched online. While it delves into different aspects of the industry in the United States, including payment methods, throughout the entire one-hour long... read more »

Apparently, Americans are Betting on Iowa Caucuses Outcome Using Bitcoins

Published on 2016-02-01 11:27
The United States presidential election season began officially on Monday, 1st February 2016 with the kickoff of the Democrat and Republican caucuses in Iowa. As expected, there are those who do not mind betting on the outcome of such an election process. However, it is illegal in the United Stated to bet, especially online, on any kind of election outcomes.... read more »

Greece Seeks to Finance its Economy Using Online Gambling Revenues

Published on 2016-01-09 17:26
Greece is in the process of changing its licensing regime for online gambling. This will see the country collect more revenue from the industry to finance its economy. This is especially important given that the government has been cash-strapped for some years, and any extra income will ease things. Under the old regime, efforts were driven more to protect OPAP,... read more »

Authorities in Armenia Ban Ads Promoting Online Gambling

Published on 2016-01-02 14:48
The legislative arm of government in the Republic of Armenia, one of the countries in the Caucuses and a former part of the Soviet Union, has passed a law banning online gambling websites and service providers from advertising in the country. According to news reports, this is intended to protect citizens from falling into gambling addiction. “In an effort to... read more »