The German Youth Protection Commission may introduce a ban on the so-called loot boxes, following the recent publication of a study into the nature of the purchasable virtual items by the University of Hamburg.Generally speaking, loot boxes, also known as loot crates, are purchasable items within some video games.
Тhe watchdog received an overall of 118,000 complaints on the distribution of different types of information that are otherwise illegal in Russia during the first half of the year.Here it is important to note that Russia’s remote gambling industry is among the world’s most strictly regulated ones.
com) The long-running Sunday Million has always been PokerStars’ marquee MTT, but not even the allure of a $1 million guaranteed top prize could generate enough buy-ins to prevent an overlay.In contrast, the 2017 anniversary Sunday Million saw 55,835 players register and push the prizepool beyond the $10 million mark.
Was Super Bowl LII the end for Tom Brady and the New England Patriots dynasty after a crushing loss to the Philadelphia Eagles?(Image: ABC News) But few football analysts anticipated the Eagles to defeat the New England Patriots outright.
Two videos of Kevin Hart at the Super Bowl send the internet into hysterics.“Shoutout to that security guard treating Kevin Hart the way Miami Heat security treated Drake,” tweeted Pablo S.
The 2018 Aussie Millions Main Event attracted a record field of 800 players, which beat the previous record of 781 runners from 2008.(Image: Aussie Millions).
Mark Conway was a senior IT expert at the Dundee City Council.The City Council announced last December that a gambling operator had made a contribution amounting to the share of money Conway had gambled on its website.
The UK Gambling Commission could boycott ICE Totally Gaming as well as any gambling industry event that uses “scantily clad” women to attract greater attendance and interest among delegates, The Guardian reports.In her speech, the UK Gambling Commission’s chief will also explain that diversity in the industry is a must not because of political correctness concerns, but because its customers deserve to have their needs responded to in a proper manner.
In 2018, that apparently means going back to school, as the stand-up comic is offering poker lessons in a short “How to Play Poker” video series available on YouTube and at the PokerStars School online.The 38-year-old actor has joined the PokerStars School, a free online poker training site with poker tips from players such as Daniel Negreanu.
To many, the Super Bowl isn’t just about which team wins.The New England Patriots are favored by five points heading into Super Bowl LII against the Philadelphia Eagles.
But now it’s a new year and a new race, and after one month, Gavin “gavz101” Cochrane has jumped out to an early lead after winning $348,234 online in January.Back in 2010, Gavin Cochrane finished 8th in the World Series of Poker $2,500 Pot-Limit Hold’em/Omaha for $26,905.
An armed robber at the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tampa, Florida, has made make off with a bundle of cash according to local reports.(Image: Seminole Police Department) Taking place in the early hours of Feb.
The Chinese government is mulling the legalization of certain forms of gambling on the Hainan Island, Bloomberg reported citing sources familiar with the ongoing discussions.The move would strip Macau of its status as the only Chinese territory where gambling is legal.
Galvano told media that they are keen to negotiate a plan with tribal officials before the November vote.Under a 2010 compact between the state and the Seminole Tribe, the latter was given the monopoly over certain “banked” table games in exchange for a portion of its casino revenue.
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And the winner is… The 2017 American Poker Awards categories have been announced.com) The 20 categories for the 4th annual American Poker Awards, which takes place Feb.
Massachusetts Gaming Commission Opens Probe into Casino Boss Steve Wynn Sexual Misconduct Allegations
The Massachusetts Gaming Commission confirmed Wednesday that it has launched a probe into the sexual allegations against Las Vegas casino boss Steve Wynn.The regulatory body said that a revocation of Wynn Resorts’ casino license in the state is a possibility.
Three major UK gambling operators have agreed to implement certain changes in their online gaming promotions, following an investigation and as a result from a regulatory pressure by UK’s Competition and Markets Authority (CMA).Last year, the competition regulator said that it was looking into the activity of several major online gambling operators, explaining that these might have been breaching consumer protection laws.
Donald Trump gave his first “State of the Union” address to Congress on Tuesday night and, for a brief moment, many poker players stopped tweeting about Bitcoin to comment on the 45th US President’s speech.But on Tuesday night, the 2013 NBC National Heads-Up Championship winner and four-time WSOP bracelet champion was all smiles.
Their latest signing is Germany’s Philipp Gruissem, who has more than $11 million in live tournament earnings.Philipp Gruissem currently sits in seventh place on Germany’s all-time poker money list with $11,031,639 in live tournament winnings.