Online Gambling News - Latest News, Top Stories & Analysis September 2019

Oslo-listed Gaming Innovation Group Inc. has sold its Highroller Casino to Ellmount Gaming. The corporations announced the deal on August 14. GIG will now concentrate on its other products, while Highroller Casino continues its functioning under Ellmount Gaming Ltd.

Brexit couldn’t help British pound from occupying the top of the most rated currency. According to the 2019 currency rate predictions, pound sterling will be more expensive than the euro or the US Dollar. This possibility is based on the average rate of GBP during the year and on the calculations of financial analysts.

The times, we're often reminded, change and we should, therefore, do the same, however it would appear there are some high street bookmakers that prefer to whine bitterly at having been left behind by the arrival of the internet age and the dominance of Bet365, one of the best online betting sites in the UK, issuing dire threats and announcing profit warnings. Has the backlash against FOBT machines doomed the high street bookmaker's shop to inevitable extinction? And should we really care?

The land of the rising sun is facing a new dawn for the nation's gamblers as parliament finally edges toward opening the way for a generation of Japanese casinos with the Diet all set to pass the required laws, however with some of the necessary legislative framework still to be put in place and the bodies that will regulate them not yet set up are Japanese gambling laws still years away from actually applying to land based casinos? And in the meantime will sites like Omni Slots steal a march on them?