Andrew Wilkie, the Independent Australian Member of Parliament for Clark, Tasmania, has launched a push to have social casino games outlawed across Australia, in an effort to reduce gambling-related harm in the nation.
West Virginia may follow up last year’s legalisation of sports betting with the regulation of online poker and casino, should a new bill filed by Representatives Shawn Fluharty and Joe Canestraro pass into law.
Nevada’s new Democratic Governor Steve Sisolak has appointed Sandra Douglass Morgan as the chair of the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). Las Vegas native Morgan currently serves as director of external affairs for US telecommunications giant AT&T in the southern Nevada region.
PlaySpace, the Spain-based operator of the PlaySpace.com social gaming brand PlaySpace.com, has joined forces with Income Access, a provider of technology and affiliate iGaming management solutions, to launch an affiliate programme.
Online casino games provider Net Entertainment has announced the launch of a mobile version of Mega Fortune, a slot title that holds the Guinness World Record for the biggest jackpot payout in an online slot machine game.
Igaming generated a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2012, an increase of 7,2% on 2011 and is set to record a global gross win of €26.7bn in 2013, industry figures published by IGB data partner H2 Gambling Capital reveal.