Industry Events

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ICE kick-starts stacked spring expo season

February is synonymous with ICE Totally Gaming, the annual London event dedicated to all things gambling-related. But while this year’s ICE will has all but melted, the conference is a curtain-raiser for an events season that covers three months and takes in everywhere from Las Vegas to Tbilisi. From ICE to Tel Aviv via Vegas Indeed, […]

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New casino opens for business in Leeds

The people of Leeds are busy celebrating the opening of a new ‘large’ casino. The Victoria Gate Casino enjoyed its grand opening on Thursday 26th January. The new £30 million facility is operated by the London-based Global Gaming Ventures. GGV is the third-largest organisation of its sort in the UK and the biggest by far […]

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UK Gambling Act 2005: Its Effects on Liberalising the Industry

The proliferation in online gambling in recent years, coupled with access to such via mobile devices, has contributed to a flourishing industry. Despite the worldwide recession and economic downturn which has led to austerity in many industries, profits from the gambling industry have remained incredibly positive. In 2010, right in the middle of a rather […]

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New Gambling Act Could Endanger UK Citizens

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) continue to oppose the UK Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014, which will charge UK citizens a 15 percent Point of Consumption (POC) tax on their gambling transactions for playing at overseas online casinos. Last week, the GBGA officially filed a case against the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) […]

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Gambling Revenue Continues to Grow Despite Economic Downturn

In the existing economic conditions that most of the world is experiencing, many of even the most established industries are feeling the pinch, particularly those that are reliant on consumer spending. However, whereas many areas of retail, particularly those that could be considered luxuries, struggle in a recession, the gambling industry continues unabated, and even […]

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