Tag Archives: Jasmin Solana
- Will The GPL Have to Drugs Test Its Players One Day?
May 3, 2016
If the Global Poker League achieves its mission to Sportify poker and delivers its product to millions of people worldwide, will there be a need to introduce a drugs policy, and should the players start preparing for it? That stare. I hate it. It's full of judgement, anger, and disgust,...
- Belle cries foul over Bloomberry’s plans to expand casino business in Manila
April 26, 2016
The group behind City of Dreams Manila, is up in arms after learning that one of its rivals is planning on opening a casino outside the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation’s (Pagcor) Entertainment City complex. Belle Corporation vice chair Willy Ocier told reporters on Monday that state regulator Pagcor should...
- Paddy Power Betfair mulls merging £40M media spend into one agency
Paddy Power Betfair is pitting two marketing firms against each other as the company continues its cost-cutting program, several media outlets have reported. The newly-formed betting giant is reportedly rethinking the £40 million annual media spend for the United Kingdom and Ireland into a single agency, according to the Independent....
- Malaysia cuts off power supply to suspected illegal gambling centers
April 25, 2016
Authorities in Malaysia have found a new solution to stop the mushrooming unauthorized online gambling centers in the country—cut off their power supply. Several media outlets reported that local police have teamed up with the Sabah Electricity Sdn Bhd (SESB) to disconnect the power supply in areas in Kota Kinabalu...
- China lottery sales plummet 9.4% in February
March 28, 2016
Lottery sales in mainland China continues its downward trend in the first two months of 2016. New data from the country’s Ministry of Finance revealed that total lottery sales for February amounted to RMB22.454 billion (US$3.45 billion), down 9.4 percent or RMB2.335 billion compared to last year’s figures. Welfare lottery...
- State passes India’s landmark bill allowing games of skill
A state in India has passed a bill that could pave the way for regulated online rummy and poker websites in the country. The legislative assembly of Nagaland recently passed the Nagaland Prohibition of Gambling and Promotion of Online Games of Skill Bill 2015, becoming the first legislation in the...
Law panel leans towards regulating gambling in India
March 20, 2017
India’s Supreme Court taking another look at sports betting
April 28, 2017