Tag Archives: Facebook
- 888 exit Poland; country monitors Facebook for illegal gambling
May 30, 2017
Poland continues to tighten its grip on the nation’s gambling market, prompting operators like 888 Holdings to join the exodus of operators not holding a local gaming license. This week, Polish poker players reported that 888Poker had informed its customers that their ability to play on the site was coming...
- Russia closes gambling operators’ social media accounts
August 31, 2016
Russia’s campaign against unauthorized online gambling operators has extended to social networks both foreign and domestic. For months now, Russian telecom watchdog Roskomnadzor has been adding hundreds of unauthorized online gambling domains to its burgeoning online blacklist on a weekly basis. Earlier this month, Roskomnadzor began blacklisting social media accounts...
- Vietnamese online gambling site uses Facebook Live video to lure customers
July 15, 2016
A Vietnam-facing online gambling site is using the Facebook Live streaming service to market its wares to punters. According to a report by Zing.vn, a Facebook fan page named Co Bac Vip (VIP Gambling) recently streamed a 45-minute video of a girl in what appears to be an online gambling...
- Scientific Games, Playtika’s casino slots make Facebook’s 2015 Games of the Year
December 23, 2015
Two gambling-themed game titles made Facebook’s 2015 Games of the Year list. Hot Shots Casino Slots, developed by Scientific Games’ SG Interactive division, was one of the eight games chosen as part of the social media site’s best web games for 2015. In a statement, Facebook described the game as...
- PokerStars Pre-Launch Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. TV Commercials on Facebook
August 4, 2015
PokerStars has teamed up with Facebook to pre-launch a new set of TV commercials starring Cristiano Ronaldo and Neymar Jr. PokerStars has teamed up with the behemoth Facebook to pre-launch a spanking brand new TV ad campaign featuring their two newest recruits from the world of sport: Cristiano Ronaldo and...
- New study says checking Facebook leads to greater financial risk-taking
May 25, 2015
A new study says gamblers are more reckless with their wagers if they’ve recently spent time on social networking behemoth Facebook. Dr. Eugene Chan of the University of Technology, Sydney recently published a new study in the Computers in Human Behavior journal that says Facebook users should impose at least...
Selfie Psychosis: The sickness of social media
October 9, 2017
Facebook delay IPO due to unfavorable stock market
April 26, 2012