jenniferw

A list of online gambling news articles and analyses written by jenniferw for GamingZion.
Greek Casinos Files Complaint Against OPAP

Greek Casinos Files Complaint Against OPAP

Jennifer W.May 15, 201412:51:44

With a number of internet betting sites pointing the finger at the OPAP gaming company being a teacher’s pet for the Greek State, Mont Parnes Casino near Athens has filed a complaint with the European Commission. The wave of accusations not only show an unfair bias from the Greek state towards the land-based and online […]

New Jersey Sees Decrease in Online Gambling Revenues

New Jersey Sees Decrease in Online Gambling Revenues

Jennifer W.May 15, 201412:35:50

As other US states get ready to launch into the online gambling market, gambling pioneer New Jersey’s figures are not the most encouraging after revenues fall in April. After New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware were the first states to launch online gambling sites in the US in 2013, other states are set to follow suit. […]

Tories Cater to the “Hardworking Masses” with Beer and Bingo Cuts But Who Pays?

Tories Cater to the “Hardworking Masses” with Beer and Bingo Cuts But Who Pays?

Jennifer W.March 26, 201413:29:14

Bingo and beer tax cuts – are Britain’s Conservative party looking to win voters from the country’s “working class”? The new tagline from the budget, which reads: “To Help the Hardworking People Do More of the Things They Enjoy”, certainly looks that way. After Chancellor of the Exchequer George Osbourne announced that he plans to […]

4 Great Systems to Beats the Online Sports Betting Sites

4 Great Systems to Beats the Online Sports Betting Sites

Jennifer W.March 7, 201418:33:18

There are several sports betting systems that promise to help you beat the bookies, but how accurate are they and which are the best systems out there to help you win at sports? With so many betting systems promising a get-rich-quick scheme spouting statistics and numbers at you in a bid to get you to […]

4 Ridiculous Ways to Get Yourself Banned from an Australian Casino

4 Ridiculous Ways to Get Yourself Banned from an Australian Casino

Jennifer W.March 7, 201417:41:27

Australians are known for their good-humored temperaments, but just how far can you push the Aussies before you’ll get yourself kicked out one of their casinos? When we think of Australia we imagine barbecues on the beach, koalas and kangaroos, not casinos as such, it’s not really Las Vegas or Macau. Gambling is legal under […]

Gambling at Sea: A Look at the Top 5 Cruise Ship Casinos

Gambling at Sea: A Look at the Top 5 Cruise Ship Casinos

Jennifer W.March 5, 201417:04:49

Land-based casinos might be hot places to play, and online gambling is getting hotter, but the 21st century is also seeing a new renaissance in the world of the floating cruise ship casino. Cruise ships used to have a poor rep for their casinos, since limits were low and the players were often amateur. The […]

The Increasing Problem of Addiction and Youth Gambling in Hong Kong

The Increasing Problem of Addiction and Youth Gambling in Hong Kong

Jennifer W.February 28, 201415:19:25

The accessibility provided by technology has opened up a can of worms in youth gambling, where more and more minors can access online gambling sites. However, even though all forms of gambling are not legal in Hong Kong, the gambling problem among its youth is rising. Hong Kong, like Mainland China, has outlawed most forms […]

Russia Charges FON for Curacao-Based Online Gambling Site FONbet

Russia Charges FON for Curacao-Based Online Gambling Site FONbet

Jennifer W.February 28, 201415:01:46

Russian bookies FON have been charged for offering illegal online gambling facilities and for violating local gambling laws. FON’s online site FONbet, which is licensed in Curacao, has been the subject of much discussion in Russia’s legal sector. The company has been accused of violating Russian gambling laws since it “provided an opportunity to engage […]

Election Promises, Manifesto and Giant Rosettes: A Guide to Political Betting

Election Promises, Manifesto and Giant Rosettes: A Guide to Political Betting

Jennifer W.February 28, 201414:17:11

Politics is always an interesting area to place bets, and while most people tend to cast hypothetical outcomes for political candidates, others like to place their money where their mouth is, which is good news for certain sportsbooks. It’s literally possible to bet on anything, and back in 2013 many were casting their wagers on […]

Betclic Gets Slammed EUR 600k by the Belgian Gaming Commission

Betclic Gets Slammed EUR 600k by the Belgian Gaming Commission

Jennifer W.February 28, 201413:50:54

As Betclic prevails in its legal challenge with Pari Mutuel Urbain (PMU), the French online gambling operator is not enjoying such luck in Belgium, where the Public Prosecution Office (PPO) has just seized EUR 600k in fines. The PPO took the money saying that it was the product of unauthorized online gambling transaction with the […]