Recent numbers coming out of Sweden’s newly regulated gambling industry show revenue in Q1 of 2019 was higher than the same period last year. This indicates the country is succeeding in channeling players to legal gambling platforms. That is not to say that the regulated market, which went live on 1 January 2019, is not…
This is a question I admit I pondered recently as I found myself browsing betting websites searching for football matches from the Macao league. However, I take great care to monitor my wins and losses, try to only bet on value games, and make sure it doesn’t interfere with my life. Sadly, there are thousands…
Governor María Eugenia Vidal has signed a decree to legalize multiple forms of online gambling in Argentina’s Buenos Aires province. The new law will legalize online casino games, horse racing betting, sports betting and poker with international operators allowed to apply for one of seven licenses that will be made available.
A study commissioned by the Swedish Public Health Authority and published earlier this month yielded surprising results: female problem gamblers outnumber their male counterparts of the first time ever.
If you ever find yourself frustrated with the bookmakers and their sometimes morally dubious practices, you will LOVE this story! The name Barney Curley is one that strikes fear into the hearts of all bookmakers. I have been restricted on a fair few occasions in my time but everything I have won pales into insignificance…
One of the many means by which bookmakers make a profit is punter error. Following the law of small numbers is one of the most glaring of these errors, yet most bettors either don’t know what it means or don’t give it a second thought.
UK and Irish punters were left feeling frustrated after online betting site 188Bet.com suddenly announced its exit from the British gambling market. 188Bet has so far given no reason for the abrupt exit beyond it being “a commercial decision in a very competitive market.”
I’m sure that most of you have heard of the concept of the mug punter. That is the individual who places poorly-researched wagers at poor value odds. This type of bettor is a bookmaker’s dream and the sort of person who will never be restricted.
As I improved my skill as a bettor, I came across an unexpected obstacle. You see, I naively believed that as long as you didn’t cheat and obeyed the rules, a bookmaker would be unable to prevent you from winning.
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.