Online Casino and Gambling News: June 2019

Bet365 Launches Mexican Betting Site

Casino gaming firm bet365 has launched a new betting site tailored for the Mexican gaming market with their domain.

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Eldorado to Buy Caesars Entertainment for $17.3 Billion

Eldorado Resorts announced that they've come to a purchase agreement with Caesars Entertainment and will buy the latter for $17.3 billion in cash and stock shares.

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Yggdrasil Enters Czech Gaming Market

Gaming software group Yggdrasil Gaming has announced that they've signed a content deal with Tipsport and will be entering the Czech Republic's gaming market as a result.

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Court Throws Out Ninja Casino's Attempt to Overturn Revocation

This week a Swedish court threw out an appeal from Ninja Casino owner Global Gaming, who was seeking to have their license revocation overturned after they were banned by the country's regulator.

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UK Gambling Firms Boost Funding of Responsible Gaming Programs

Gambling operators in the UK have announced plans this week to increase their funding of responsible gaming programs to 1% of revenues from the current level of 0.1%.

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Maine Legalizes Sports Betting

The state of Maine has passed through a bill that will legalize sportsbetting in the New England state.

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New Jersey DGE Fines DraftKings Over Self-Exclusion

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has fined sportsbetting group DraftKings $5,000 and required the group to repay $3,277 to players after the operator failed to comply with self-exclusion requests.

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PokerStars Re-Brands KO Poker to UFC KO

Online poker giant PokerStars wants you to strap on your gloves and earn some cauliflower ears, as they've re-branded their KO Poker Series into the UFC KO Poker Series, taking advantage of the group's partnership with the Ultimate Fighting Championship.

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ASA Issues Warning After Betting Ads Appear in Looney Tunes App

This week the UK Advertising Standards Authority issued warnings to both Flutter Entertainment and William Hill after both groups have had ads pop up on "child friendly" Looney Tunes apps.

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AFL Suspends Player for Betting on Matches

AFL football player Jaidyn Stephenson has been suspended by the league for 10 games after it was found that he'd bet on three games that included his team.

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