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"Grand Theft Auto" Gambling? The Bold Future of Online Gaming

The UK online gambling industry appears to rebounding after several years of sluggish growth, as a growing number of millennials are expressing an interest in online gambling. Online gamblers have traditionally skewed younger, but the group is still growing steadily - and the industry itself must do what it takes to align itself with this growing base of millennials to become sustainable.

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Louis Wheeler
October 7, 2015

15 Things Only Online Gamers Will Understand

Whether you gamble online for fun or as a profession, there’s no doubt that it’s an exciting way to pass the time and make money. However, there are a number of surprises that you’d never have expected before you started playing...

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Louis Wheeler
October 27, 2015

Gambling on Virtual Reality: Welcome to the Future

You drop your coin in and pull the handle, the wheels spin and finally settle, and sadly you don’t win the jackpot.

But instead of the game being over, an icon appears and says “click to win a prize”.

So you click the icon, and the casino disappears in a wash of colors and you feel like somehow hitting the icon made you into a character in a video game that is literally being transported to a brand new world.

Once the colors stop spinning you find yourself outside and with a pair of six guns, one in each of your hands.

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Louis Wheeler
March 8, 2016

The Online and Mobile Gaming Revolution is here

Online gaming is not a new concept. Since the earliest days of the internet, players have been engaging opponents in a wide variety of titles, with the earliest examples being competitive matches of traditional games like chess and checkers. Over the years, a number of different delivery platforms including GameSpy, Xbox Live and Steam have changed the way (and more importantly the efficiency) of how players interact with each other in the digital space.

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Louis Wheeler
May 6, 2016

How Online Gambling is Changing the UK Casino Industry

Casinos are a big UK buzzword for 2015, and the number of people enjoying casino games in Britain has never been higher. The relaxation of gambling laws almost 10 years ago has allowed for much freer access to both land-based and online casinos, resulting in a more open and accountable gaming industry that’s more easily accessible to the average gambler.

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Andrew McDermot
September 21, 2015

Philadelphia Enters the Online Gambling Debate

The Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee (HGOC) held its second hearing of the year on Tuesday, March 28, 2017. The issue under consideration is gambling legislation, notably the legalization of online gaming. The first such meeting took place on March 2017 where the Senate CERD Committee and the House Gaming Oversight Committee engaged in a robust debate on online gambling activity in the state.

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Louis Wheeler
March 11, 2018