Online Casino and Gambling News: December 2018

2018 USA iGaming Regulation Update

In many ways, 2018 was a transformational year for online betting in the United States. States had been working through the process of regulating and offering online casino games to those within their borders at the beginning of the year, but things changed drastically in May when the Supreme Court handed down a decision that would change gambling in the country of 327 million for the better.

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Microgaming Expands Poker Product Offering in Bulgaria

Internet betting group Microgaming announced that they've signed a deal with National Lottery AD in Bulgaria and began offering their online poker platform as a result.

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WeAreCasino Signs Distribution Agreement With GMW Global

Internet gaming platform group WeAreCasino announced this week that they've signed an agreement with GMW Global and will see their games distributed throughout Asia as a result.

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Sportsbetting Sees $682,714 Wagered in Rhode Island

Sportsbetting has proved to be a moderate hit in the state of Rhode Island, as the state's Twin River Casino facilitated $682,714 in wagers during the first five days that legalized betting was allowed.

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Michigan Governor Vetoes Online Betting

Days before his term ends, Michigan Governor Ricky Snyder vetoed 40 bills, including the legislation that would legalize online betting within the Wolverine State.

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Baccarat Fuels Nevada November Gaming Growth

The state of Nevada reported that gaming revenues were up 6.4% in November, thanks in large part to baccarat winnings from punters.

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Multilotto Awarded Swedish iGaming License

On Thursday online betting group Multilotto revealed that they've been granted an internet gaming license from Sweden's gaming regulator, allowing the group to offer games of chance online legally once the market's new betting laws go into effect on January 1st.

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Atlantic City Wants in on eSports Betting

The casinos in Atlantic City want in on eSports, with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority voting to put in more than $700,000 for events in the oceanside city over the next year and a half.

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Finnplay Gets Swedish License Ahead of Liberalization

Casino betting platform group Finnplay announced this week that they've obtained a Swedish license that will allow the company to provide their games to casino partners when the market liberalizes on Tuesday.

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Caesars and Golden Nugget Fined for Allowing Illegal Sports Wagers

This week it was revealed that two Atlantic City casinos were fined for violating New Jersey laws related to sportsbetting after they allowed punters to put bets down on games that involved New Jersey college teams.

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