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GAMSTOP Loopholes Addressed in New Requirements

GAMSTOP, the UK’s self-exclusion program, is closing loopholes for players. Reportedly, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) will be imposing stricter requirements for online gambling. These regulations will force online betting sites to stop problem gamblers who have provided their date of birth, name, physical address and email address to GAMSTOP. A stricter ID system has […]

Melbourne Victory FC Finds New Sponsor

The Melbourne Victory FC has cut ties with Kaishi Entertainment for shirt sponsorships. Due to the company’s online gambling ties, the Melbourne Victory FC bosses decided not to associate with them. Kaishi would have sponsored the kit for players on their Asian Champions League tour. So, what motivated the decision? According to an official statement […]

Crown Resorts Weakening without Mass Appeal

Scandals have seen Crown Resorts weakening in their recent financial reports. Reportedly, the Australian casino operator’s stocks dropped dramatically on Wednesday by 5.25%. These losses further show a lack of confidence for the failing firm after James Packer resigned as CEO again. For the most part, VIP gamblers and the Chinese economy are to blame. […]

Fortnite Dropping V-Bucks Llamas from Save the World Game

Fortnite has opted to turn their loot Llamas transparent because of gambling concerns. This change was announced in patch notes for their ‘Save the World’ game mode. V-Bucks Llamas, also called loot boxes, can be purchased by players and will generate random prizes. Due to recent controversies over these purchases, many online video games have […]