Tag Archives: Estonia
- Tallinn will host the first large conference devoted to Blockchain and cryptocurrencies
December 16, 2016
On March 9, 2017 the first large conference for Blockchain developers and businessmen – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference – will be held in Tallinn. Representatives of leading IT companies, authors of startups and everyone who is interested in Blockchain technologies will come together. Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference – a net...
- Olympic Entertainment launch flagship casino in Estonia’s capital Tallinn
June 3, 2016
Eastern European casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group has opened its newest and largest casino to date in Estonia’s capital Tallinn. Wednesday saw the official grand opening of the new Hilton Tallinn Park, the first Hilton hotel in the Baltic region. The €45m facility boasts 202 rooms, a conference center, spa,...
- William Hill exits Portugal as country preps new online gambling regime
June 25, 2015
UK-listed online bookmakers William Hill are withdrawing from Portugal and Estonia following “recent regulatory developments.” Hills’ affiliates received emails on Wednesday indicating that the company would “cease to accept business from customers in Estonia and Portugal” starting Sunday, June 28. Following that date, players will be able to withdraw their...
- OEG launches rebranded online offering, acquires Latvian casinos
August 2, 2013
Eastern European casino operator Olympic Entertainment Group (OEG) launched a rebranded online gambling operation on Thursday, coupled with a chain of land-based sports bars in Estonia and Latvia. The OlyBet online offering, which formerly operated under the Olympic-Online moniker, will include sports betting, casino and poker verticals. OlyBet’s sports betting...
- Belgium, Bulgaria break out blacklists; Alderney teams with Spectrum Gaming
June 13, 2013
The itchy trigger fingers of the Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) have added five new names to its online gambling blacklist, including Gibraltar-licensed BetVictor, whose CEO Michael Carlton co-authored a public letter last November expressing his disdain for Belgium’s protectionist online gambling stance. The BGC also blackballed two UK-registered firms –...
- Team Ireland Win the IFP European Nations Cup
April 15, 2013
Team Ireland win the IFP European Nations Cup in Paphos, Cyprus. Russia, Spain, U.K, Estonia and Cyprus also qualify for the Grand Final. The words ‘Pinocchio, nose and long,’ spring to mind when The International Federation of Poker (IFP) promotes itself as the governing body of poker. It’s bold and...
Russian betting industry icon Oleg Zhuravsky dies suddenly
March 17, 2017
Cyprus doles out more online sports betting licenses
March 20, 2017
Turkish police bust major international online betting ring
September 14, 2016