Tag Archives: European Union
- William Hill now a smart income stock
September 26, 2017
William Hill for the last few years has had its advantages and disadvantages as a company to own. As ever, it still has its plusses and minuses. At this point though, it is healthy enough and its share price low enough that downside is limited, upside is possible though I...
- Extended gains: Bitcoin climbs above $3,400 to new all-time high
August 8, 2017
Bitcoin is out to prove that the scaling debate is a thing of the past. The digital currency extended its gains to a new all-time high on Monday, when it reached an unprecedented $3,440 on Bitfinex. Bitcoin is currently trading at $3,415 with a market capitalization of $56.3 billion, according...
- European Union online poker liquidity deal due on July 6
June 30, 2017
Online poker liquidity sharing between European Union regulated gambling markets will be given official regulatory blessing next month. On Friday, the gaming regulatory bodies in France, Italy, Portugal and Spain issued identical statements indicating that their long-awaited deal to share online poker liquidity among licensed operators in their respective markets...
- EU top court slams Hungary’s restrictive online gambling laws
June 22, 2017
Hungary’s restrictive online gambling rules preclude the country from taking enforcement action against online gambling operators licensed by other European Union countries, according to the EU’s top court. In a ruling handed down on Thursday, the Court of Justice for the European Union (CJEU) ruled that Hungary’s new online gambling...
- Last train leaving out of EU, Take it to Russia
December 6, 2016
Another day, another crack in the Eurozone and European Union. Italy voted to reject a constitutional reform proposed by its Premier, now resigned, Matteo Renzi, by a whopping landslide 60-40%. Regardless of the technocratic babble involved in the proposal, it was basically designed to centralize power so Renzi could pass...
- EU’s new illegal sports betting stance bad for Malta, good for other jurisdictions
September 19, 2016
The shifting European Union definition of illegal sports betting spells trouble for Malta’s online gambling licensing regime, while opening up possibilities for non-EU licensing jurisdictions such as Antigua. In 2014, the Council of Europe proposed a new definition of illegal sports betting that required the activity to be legal in...
When we say Bitcoin, we mean Bitcoin Cash
October 17, 2017
‘Game of skill’ allows users to bet on bitcoin price movements
September 1, 2017
New Japan law recognizes bitcoin as method of payment
March 31, 2017
Roger Ver bets $1M that Bitcoin Cash will not be ‘short-lived’
September 22, 2017