EGC Makes Ruling on Denmark Taxation Case

In a case that could have wide reaching implications across Europe, the EGC has ruled that Denmark is within its rights to have different tax rates for standard casinos and online casinos. This could bring a seismic shift in the way online casinos are treated, because it ensures...
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Las Vegas Gambling Industry to Be Influenced By Macau

Leading gambling operator Las Vegas Sands affiliated with VIP gambling in Macau showed a 5 percent decline in stock price recently. The steady decline in VIP gaming has been evident over the past few months as factors like the World Cup have distracted regular gamers.  Chinese crackdown In...
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Bristish Bookmaker Warns of Too Much Government Intervention

William Hill is one of the largest publicly held gaming operations in Great Britain. In response to numerous attempts to saddle legal bookmakers with new laws and regulations, William Hill’s Chairman, Gareth Davis addressed the industry’s concern over the recent onslaught of intervention by the British government. Issues...
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The World Cup Rings in Anti-Gambling Campaign

In an effort to encourage responsible gambling, the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) has launched an anti-gambling campaign in advance of the 2014 FIFA World Cup. The NCPG, which is headquartered in Singapore, is unveiling the advertising initiative on June 5, 2014. The campaign will run until...
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Burning the Tables in Las Vegas – Casino Books

There are plenty of great books out there about casinos and gambling, ranging from advice, tips, or first hand accounts from successful gamblers. One of the best books regarding blackjack is “Burning the Tables in Las Vegas — Keys to Success in Blackjack and in Life”. This title...
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Knowledge Is Always Power

When it comes to gathering advice from expert sources in any form of gaming from roulette to poker, the average player’s best bet is to explore the literature that exists on the subject. Legendary players in the world of Blackjack and other traditional casino games have all taken...
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Lightning Strikes Twice for $50M Lotto Max jackpot winner

Almost exactly a year ago, Kathryn Jones won big. Almost exactly a year later, Kathryn Jones won big — again. The 55-year-old engineer from Hamilton, Ontario, who initially missed cashing in (no pun intended) one of the biggest lottery jackpots in Canada’s history was presented as the winner...
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Win Big Playing Baccarat

Baccarat is a popular card game often played at casinos. The history of baccarat possibly dates back as far as the 1400s. Its name is likely derived from an Italian word for “zero”, as the 10, Jack, Queen and King cards score 0. There are 3 forms of...
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A Quick History of Baccarat

Baccarat is one of the oldest casino games. Read on for a quick history of the game. The game of baccarat likely originated in Italy, but was first documented in the 1400s in France. The name “baccarat” probably comes from the Italian word baccara, which means “zero,” or...
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