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NEW ONLINE CASINO FANTASINO LAUNCHED BY EVERYMATRIX

16th March, 2017 at 16:15:59
Fantasy-themed site is multi-currency and multi-lingual

Andres Blanco, a co-founder of a new EveryMatrix white label online casino titled Fantasino, has announced that the site is now live, offering live dealer, desktop and mobile games on a multi-lingual and multi-currency.com website.

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ALLEGED LIVE DEALER CHEATING CREATES A FURORE AMONG BLACK JACK PLAYERS

21st February, 2017 at 08:50:33
BetOnline receives some unwelcome exposure on Youtube.

Cheating whilst on a live dealer camera would not seem to be a viable or even sensible proposition, but a furore over exactly such an event hit the internet over the weekend, when a Youtube vid purported to show a black jack player being shafted by a dealer on the BetOnline site on January 25 this year surfaced.

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$586 MILLION A.M.L. PENALTY FOR WESTERN UNION

20th January, 2017 at 09:00:27
Settlement reached on allegations of failing to comply with anti-money laundering laws.

Following a year-long multi-federal agency investigation and much argument, money services provider Western Union in Florida has reached a $596 million settlement with the local US Attorney's Office in respect of suspected online gambling and other questionable transactions using its services to move payments to several countries, including Vietnam, Panama, Costa Rica, the Philippines and Nicaragua.

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13 MAFIA-ASSOCIATED MEN INDICTED ON INTERNET SPORTSBETTING CHARGES.

16th December, 2016 at 08:34:33
New York AG's office used wiretapping in extensive investigation into Costa Rica-hosted website.

The New York Attorney General's office has announced the indictment in a Brooklyn court of 13 individuals aged between 46 and 76 on charges related to the operation of an illegal and allegedly Mafia-associated online sports betting enterprise through 4Spades.org, a website hosted in Costa Rica.

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CGBETS LAUNCHES NEW BITCOIN ONLINE GAMBLING PLATFORM

15th October, 2016 at 07:55:24
Developer focuses on skill games for new platform.

Costa Rica software developer CGBets has announced the launch of a new Bitcoin-based platform that focuses on skill, logic and strategy rather RNG-based games.

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SHUTTERED CANADIAN SPORTSBOOK REVISITED IN TORONTO COURT

13th September, 2016 at 09:44:25
Top technical man of the defunct Platinum Sports admits guilt and is convicted.

Remember the dramatic Toronto police raid on the lavish Superbowl party hosted by Platinum Sports back in 2013?

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BETDNA CHANGING BETTING LINES?

06th September, 2016 at 12:59:39
The POGG publishes customer complaint backed by screen-shots.

Amid an ever-growing list of "slow pay" and other complaints, The POGG has reported a customer accusation that alleges BetDNA sportsbook changed betting lines after bets placed had been confirmed.

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BETEAST LAUNCHES NEW EUROPE-FACING WEBSITE

16th August, 2016 at 09:37:17
Online betting group partners with UltraPlay to launch.eu site on Playfinity platform.

Following an influx of new capital from the Chinese consortium Galaxy Group, online betting company BetEast has announced that it has partnered with UltraPlay to launch a new mobile and desktop, Europe-facing online gambling and eSports website on the Playfinity program.

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ONLINE GAMBLING SHIRT SPONSORSHIPS GENERATE BIG MONEY FOR U.K. FOOTBALL

02nd August, 2016 at 11:36:42
Premier League shirt deals rise to record high of GBP 226.5 million.

Growing numbers of online gambling operators are embarking on shirt sponsorship deals with UK football clubs that involve significant sums of money, and the publication SportingIntelligence.com has been monitoring this niche market with interesting results.

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'BILLION DOLLAR' ONLINE SPORTSBETTING RING SHUTDOWN IN NEW YORK

30th June, 2016 at 20:14:35
Authorities have broken up a global sports gambling ring, leading to the arrest of four men.

The New York newspaper Metro reported Thursday that Brooklyn District Attorney Ken Thompson has issued a statement detailing the arrest and arraignment in Brooklyn of four men on charges of enterprise corruption, first-degree promoting gambling, second-degree possession of gambling records and fifth-degree conspiracy.

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ONLINE GAMBLING RING LEADER "CAPTAIN CRUNCH" IN MANHATTAN COURT

20th April, 2016 at 08:41:00
Three-month trial coming to a close this week.

The alleged ringleader of an illegal online sports betting operation, Anthony (Skinny) Santoro, will soon know whether he is to walk free or face jail time as his three-month trial in the Manhattan Supreme Court draws to a conclusion.

Full Story: Online Gambling Ring Leader "captain Crunch" In Manhattan Court »

RHODE ISLAND AUTHORITIES DETAIL ONLINE GAMBLING BUSTS (Update)

16th April, 2016 at 08:36:03
Press conference throws interesting light on the dramatic police actions earlier this week.

Members of the Rhode Island State Police, along with state Attorney General Peter Kilmartin, held a news conference Friday to brief media on the police raids on alleged organised criminal gambling enterprises and subsequent arrests earlier in the week.

Full Story: Rhode Island Authorities Detail Online Gambling Busts (update) »

HABANERO SIGNS SOFTEC DIGITAL DEAL

21st March, 2016 at 09:56:42
Asia-facing platform provider armed with full suite of casino games

Online slots and table games provider Habanero has signed an agreement to distribute its products through Philippines-based Softec Digital.

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5DIMES ALLEGEDLY USED AMAZON GIFT CARDS TO CIRCUMVENT U.S. FINANCIAL SYSTEM (Update)

15th March, 2016 at 21:35:25
U.S. Department of Home Security applies for seizure warrant.

According to Vox Media -owned tech business website Re/code, Costa Rica-based online gambling operator 5Dimes laundered around $2 million through the use of Amazon gift cards in order to circumvent the U.S. financial system.

Full Story: 5dimes Allegedly Used Amazon Gift Cards To Circumvent U.s. Financial System (update) »

ONLINE GAMBLING OPERATOR EMBROILED IN COSTA RICA BANK ACOUNT CLOSURES

03rd March, 2016 at 10:35:27
5 Dimes executive named in media reports.

Local media reports from Costa Rica have associated 5Dimes online gambling manager Marisol Carvajal Cordero (35) with a bank 'source of funds' investigation which saw the closure of the company's accounts at the Banco de Costa Rica late last year.

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