Not everyone is thrilled about the recent acquisition of Irish sports betting operator BetBright by 888 Holdings in a £15 million deal. Customers have expressed no small amount of outrage after learning the BetBright customer base and unsettled liabilities on wagers are not a part of the deal with 888.com.
The government of Alberta is interested in shelving its rather dubious trophy as one of the only two provinces in Canada without some form of online gambling. In an effort to change that, Alberta Gaming, Liquor & Cannabis (AGLC), is looking for technology partners to run an online gambling platform.
The Russian agency overseeing telecommunications is rushing into 2019 full steam ahead in its efforts to stamp out unlicensed betting sites. This continues an effort that has been ongoing since at least 2013 that has resulted in the blocking of hundreds of thousands of gambling-related domains over the years.
Barclays has become the first major bank in the UK to offer its own version of a self-exclusion program for gamblers who need to take a break from betting. According to early reports, the feature works similarly to the self-exclusion programs offered by UK gambling sites that allow customers to voluntarily ban themselves from betting …