Gambling News

It’s rare for a day to pass without something significant happening in the gambling industry. Acquisitions, takeovers, partnerships, sales figures, tech breakthroughs – no matter how hectic the Monday morning or how the Sunday afternoon, you can bet that something significant is happening somewhere in the wagering world.


Whether it’s a new game launch, a company hook-up, a major online casino story or a key development in the world of poker, you’ll read about it on the CasinoUK news page.


To illustrate the breadth of our news beat, the past months have seen us cover stories as diverse as the role poker ace Tony Bloom played in resurrecting the fortunes of Brighton and Hove Albion to the problems major betting firms such as Ladbrokes and William Hill have been experiencing in Australia.


We at CasinoUK were also quick to spot that there was a poker angle to United Airlines’ horrific mistreatment of card sharp David Dao – the unfortunate doctor finished third in a World Series of Poker event in Mississippi in 2009. And given how often celebrity and gambling rub shoulders these days, our stories have showcased the likes of Cristiano Ronaldo, Tiger Woods and Kevin Hart.


Looking ahead, significant stories seem set to break in the US where 2017 is likely to be the year in which the country either fully embraces online betting or rejects it for the foreseeable future. As for on the other side on the Atlantic, Britain’s imminent withdrawal from the European Union has the attention of everyone in the wagering world. Indeed, it’s a story so big that CasinoUK conducted its own in-depth Brexit investigation, asking key industry figures such as Gibraltar Chief Minister Fabian Picardo and the UK Gambling Commission’s Sarah Harrison where they believe Britain is heading.


And as Brexit touches all corners of the gambling world – from licensing and legislation to technology and employment – so does the CasinoUK news page. A new hiring, an unexpected firing, the newest poker millionaire, the latest bankruptcy – all gambling life is here.

What is problem gambling?

For many people, gambling is a fun activity that offers plenty of excitement along with the chance to win some money. There are certain individuals, however, who veer over this line – from enthusiastic punter to problem gambler. The line that separates the two is surprisingly thin, but when crossed can turn gambling into a negative […]

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Can Gambling Make You Smarter?

Although the overriding, most widely acknowledged benefit of playing casino games is entertainment, gambling can also be used as an effective form of brain training, improving your problem-solving skills and helping you achieve your smart objectives. Scientific studies have shown that card games and other forms of gambling can keep your brain active and healthier […]

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Heaps of promotions available at 777 Casino

For players that enjoy finding quality casino promotions, 777 Casino is a top online destination. A premier online casino that gives you the very best online casino games, promotions and entertainment, 777 promises a quality experience, every time. 777 is part of 888 Holdings PLC’s renowned Casino group, a global leader in online casino games […]

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Japanese casinos to emphasise slots over table games

There mightn’t be any Japanese casinos at the moment but if and when they are constructed, they’ll be placing far greater emphasis on slots machines than table games. By and large, Asian casinos are very big on table games such as poker, blackjack and roulette. This is certainly true of Macau and Sinapore. However, according […]

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Update – Salomon Ponte sparks controversy on Poker Night In American

Saloman Ponte has turned the air blue at Poker Night In America. The self-proclaimed ‘Hashtag King’ hurled insults at all and sundry at this weekend’s PNIA. And these weren’t your common-or-garden ‘you suck at poker’ barbs, either. Far from it – Ponte (below) called card sharp Doug Polk a “fucking retard”. He then described Polk […]

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Evolution strikes roulette deal with Grand Casino Bucharest

Evolution Gaming is installing a bespoke ‘Dual Play Roulette’ at Romania’s Grand Casino Bucharest in Romania. The new solution is based on the casino’s main gaming floor and will bring together land-based and online play. Evolution ready for new roulette revolution The new arrangement means that, while players place bets at the actual roulette table, […]

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