Online Casino and Gambling News: July 2018

Playtech Integrates Live Dealer Product With Ladbrokes

Internet betting group Playtech has announced that they've partnered up with Ladbrokes Coral to expand its live dealer offering to include the opportunity to place a sportsbetting slip during gameplay.

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20,000 Arrested for Illegal Gambling in Malaysia This Year

Law enforcement officials in Malaysia have revealed that more than 20,000 people have been arrested in the country this year for illegal gambling.

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Japan Formally Legalizes Gambling

The government of Japan formally made gambling legal in the country today, as the country's parliament passed a bill covering the activity.

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Hard Rock to Open Casino in Dublin

American gaming group Hard Rock International has announced that they're planning to build and open a new casino resort in Dublin, Ireland, bringing their music-themed digs to the country.

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French Bettors Wagered €690 Million on World Cup

French punters wagered a whopping €690 million during the 2018 FIFA World Cup, with betting groups in the country reporting that twice the number of bets were handled during the tournament.

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RTG Launches 'Panda's Gold' Slot

U.S.-friendly online casino game developer RTG has announced that they've launched a new video slot in 'Panda's Gold', which takes you to Asia for a chance to see the cute creatures.

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China's Sports Lottery Handled $6.9 Billion in World Cup Bets

During the 2018 FIFA World Cup, China's sanctioned sports lottery handled sales of RMB 46.34 billion ($6.9 billion USD), which is almost four times what was wagered in 2014.

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Microgaming to release 'Agent Jane Blonde Returns' Slot

At the iGB Live! 2018 show in Amsterdam this week, casino game giant Microgaming announced the upcoming sequel to its popular game 'Agent Jane Blonde', with 'Agent Jane Blonde Returns'.

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$1,915,311 DC Super Heroes Grand Jackpot Won

Today a punter playing one of Playtech's DC Comics video slots hit it big when they won the DC Super Heroes Grand Jackpot for a whopping $1,915,311.

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Sun Bets Closes Shop

Betting group Tabcorp UK Ltd and News Group Newspapers had their gaming supply agreement come to an end today, and as a result Sun Bets will be closing their doors.

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