Under the recently approved development proposal, Destination Brisbane Consortium will built a multi-purpose resort across 12 hectares of land with the opportunity for another 15.3 hectares to be reclaimed from the Brisbane River located right along the preferred site for the expensive development project.

A Gentlemen’s Agreement or While Their Eyes Are Closed – Are Major Gambling Operators Working with Hackers?It is also apparent that affiliate hackers have been left to profit from someone else’s intellectual property and operators have been left to profit from affiliate hackers’ lack of proper perception of what is legally and morally right.

In the context of the global gambling industry, 2018 may turn out to be a year of big changes, hopefully positive onescas.The IR Promotion Bill was approved last December by the Japanese government and practically made casino gambling legal in the country.

confirmed on Thursday that it has filed a damages lawsuit against Japanese gambling tycoon Kazuo Okada.The announcement about its lawsuit emerged precisely a month after its parent company Universal Entertainment itself filed a damages lawsuit against Mr.

Chris Ferguson Chris Ferguson has been praised by many for his qualities and skills of a poker player.The player eventually reappeared on the live poker stage last summer, when he joined the flock of WSOP participants in Las Vegas.

At the same time, China Construction America was charging the developer behemoth amounts of money in allegedly fraudulent fees.It was back in 2005 when the government of the Bahamas awarded the license for the casino resort to developer BML Properties.

A year of big changes may be coming for Atlantic City and New Jersey’s gambling industry.In the second place, New Jersey might emerge the winner from a legal battle against major US sports leagues over the legality of sports betting in the state and the nation.

And Sheldon Adelson, the founder of one of the world’s largest casino companies (if not the largest) has one such rags-to-riches story.Little did the college dropout know that he would happen to become one of the rulers of the casino world.

The saga of the long-awaited merger between the Australian gambling operators Tabcorp Holdings and Tatts Group is coming to an end, and a new era is set to begin in the local gambling industry.The deal between the two Australian gambling giants is to finally combine the companies in a gambling behemoth that has been feared to be able to inevitably change the local gambling and betting industry.

Today, gambling operator GVC Holdings officially announced that it reached an agreement to buy the UK bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral Group for a prize amounting to up to £4 billion.GVC-Ladbrokes Merger Could Spark Further Consolidation The takeover deal reached between GVC Holdings and Ladbrokes Coral could be the spark that would light the fire towards further consolidation in the UK gambling sector.

The Government’s Department for Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) has unveiled a second round of proposals related to the Horserace Betting Levy reform.However, the measures proposed by the DCMS which also include the Horserace Betting Levy Board (HBLB) closure, may face political opposition.

The gambling regulatory body of Colombia, Coljuegos, has granted its sixth online sports betting license.Pérez Hidalgo, revealed that the sixth iGaming operating license was awarded to Grupo Empresarial Geonline SAS, which operates the online gambling website mijugada.

The Campaign for Fairer Gambling has raised some questions related to the effectiveness of the Multi-Operator Self-Exclusion Scheme (MOSES) that has been used by local bookmakers.The multi-operator self-exclusion offers a much simpler self-ban process, which unfortunately, turned out to be inefficient.

The next Australian state which is to implement the new 15% tax in January 2018 is Western Australia.Queensland is also to become part of the states which are to add the point-of-consumption tax to their gambling landscape.

Troy Grant, a former New South Wales (NSW) deputy minister failed to release gambling harm report regardless of the fact that he was advised in May 2016 to issue it as soon as possible.The gambling harm report is very important for the local gambling industry as it recommends a suspension to be imposed on a certain poker machine feature that was subjected to a legal battle in the Federal Court.

More 50% of these losses were generated on slot machines available at clubs and pubs across the country.As reported by BBC, a spokesman of the Alliance for Gambling Reform, Tim Costello, compared gambling in Australia to “guns in America”.

State-run organizations are tasked with the provision of gambling services in both Scandinavian countries, and any international operators targeting local players are highly unwelcome.Norway’s Looming Crackdown on Gambling Ads In Norway, the state-run Norsk Tipping and Rikstoto are the only two operators that are allowed to advertise their products and services on local television.

A new wave of criticism has hit a UK Government scheme that is aimed at providing betting shops staff to prevent problem gamblers from getting access to their services.He, however, actually succeeded to place a bet in 19 out of 21 betting shops.

Apart from the long-term efforts of New Jersey to see sports betting become legal, other states have also been considering possible expansion in terms of sports betting.For the time being, the PASPA considers sports betting illegal, with the Act’s provisions saying that states are not allowed to license, authorize, sponsor or advertise sports betting in any way.

Brazilian lawmakers are set to vote on a bill that calls for the legalization and regulation of a number of gambling services in the country.Major international land-based and online gambling operators have expressed interest in operating in the country.