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Online casinos have come under a lot of scrutiny from regulators over the last year. In 2016 the UK Gambling Commission and Competition and Markets Authority began investigating online casinos. The Advertising Standards Authority stated that according to the Gambling (Licensing and advertising) Act 2014, “Marketers and media owners should assure themselves that online casinos are not promoting inducements that could invite excessive or harmful play”. Given how clear this statement is, one would have thought that no investigation was necessary. Unfortunately, these regulations were largely ignored. However, by penalising mainstream online casino BGO and threatening further action against them the Competition and Markets Authority has shown that they are willing to take action. One of the main features of online casino gambling that has drawn this unwanted attention to the industry is ‘wagering requirements’. Continue reading “The End of Unfair Wagering Requirements?”

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The world of online gaming has grown in leaps and bounds during recent years. Indeed, a 2016 study found that this industry comprises no less than 33 per cent of all gambling within the United Kingdom. This is partially due to the fact that high-speed Internet is now universally accessible and it can also be attributed to the sheer number of gaming portals currently available. While the fun and excitement of this sport cannot be denied, it is equally important to understand some of the tricks that professionals employ to increase the probability of walking away a winner. Let’s take a look at a few top strategies as well as a handful of key takeaway points. Continue reading “How to Enjoy a Winning Edge When Playing Online Casino Games”

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Have you seen this one before? I’m going to guess that you have, mainly due to how common it is getting. One day we have a brilliant casino to head to, the next it has just upped sticks and left.

Imagine just walking down the street to head into the local for a pint and then as you turn the corner and attempt to walk inside, there is nothing. No pub, no insides and no beer waiting for you. It has literally just vanished. That is one very annoying trick and, unfortunately, it is one we are finding ourselves falling victim to. Continue reading “The Disappearing Casino Trick – Which Casinos Still Accept Australian Players in 2017?”