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    06.2019
    Buenos Aires province to issue seven gaming licenses
    By Sophie Couard

    Back in April a bill allowing online gambling in the province of Buenos Aires was signed into law. In our past news we've talked about developments in the European online gambling market. For example, back in June, we mentioned Switzerland and their move to ban foreign online casino operators....

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    06.2019
    Grand Theft Auto V – Diamond & Casino Resort soon to open online
    By Sophie Couard

    GTA V is pushing the limits of video games by opening the Diamond & Casino Resort online. We've seen in the past that the fine line separating video games and casino games sometimes can get a little blurred. When this happens, it can attract the attention of regulators. We saw this towards...

  • 26
    03.2019
    1X2 Network and Soft2Bet now parteners
    By Sophie Couard

    1X2 Network has just entered into a partnership with the platform provider Soft2Bet. Business-to-business partnerships are becoming increasingly common in the online gambling market, as evidenced by the recent partnerships between Patagonia Entertainment and SoftGaming, and between Red Tiger and Iforium....

  • 25
    01.2019
    A London casino dealer stabbed
    By Sophie Couard

    Last July, Kien Ngyun stabbed a 48-year-old dealer, who narrowly missed being killed. Working in a casino can be dangerous work. Last December, a 65-year-old player was sentenced to life imprisonment without probation for murdering a dealer. In today's news, we’re reporting on a similar...

  • 17
    01.2019
    The 5 gambling trends in 2019
    By Sophie Couard

    Over the past 20 years, the online gambling market has changed considerably and this evolution will continue into the foreseeable future. Now the FeedBACK Casino team want to tell our readers what we think will shape the market this year. Live Matches A quick look at our latest news is enough...

  • 02
    01.2019
    Portugal revises its online gambling taxation
    By Sophie Couard

    Since gambling taxation is very high, 68% of Portuguese play at non-licensed providers. Online gambling markets in Sweden and Slovakia are approaching liberalization, while Portugal has been liberalized for three years now. But the government is thinking about limiting the taxation of this sector...

  • 20
    12.2018
    The big 3 slots of Christmas
    By Sophie Couard

    We present our selection of the best 3 slot games for Christmas. The end of the year is always an exciting time for online casinos. This is because casinos use this time to host some festive promotions, such as Lucky8 with their Lucky Spin Christmas promotion. The game developers also offer many seasonal...

  • 13
    12.2018
    Two nuns steal money over a decade from Catholic school to play in Las Vegas Casinos
    By Sophie Couard

    Two nuns embezzled checks meant for the Catholic school in which they worked, for approximately $500,000 over more than a decade. While gambling has been good to many players, particularly for the ones that have won millions, it also brings out the worst in some people. There was the good news...

  • 12
    12.2018
    70000-raffle-yggdrasil-in-time-christmas-shopping-season
    By Sophie Couard

    The developer Yggdrasil Gaming is organizing a special Christmas raffle to help you with your Christmas shopping. Christmas is fast approaching, and the online casinos are organizing many interesting events for this festive season. After the Lucky Spin Christmas promotion on Lucky8, it's the game...

  • 25
    10.2018
    The Gambling Prohibition Law is not effective in Italy
    By Sophie Couard

    The results of the largest gambling survey ever conducted in Italy have just been published. The Italian health authority (ISS, Istituto Superiore di Sanita) has just published the results of the largest nationwide gambling survey. Based on the results of this study, the suggestion would seem to be...

  • 16
    10.2018
    LeoVegas denounces Italy to European Commission
    By Sophie Couard

    LeoVegas files a complaint to the European Commission against Italy over a law prohibiting gambling advertisements. Online Casino LeoVegas has just filed an official complaint with the European Commission over the recently introduced law banning gambling advertisements in Italy. In contradiction...

  • 11
    10.2018
    The Rank Group penalized for €500,000 fine
    By Sophie Couard

    The Rank Group took no action to protect an apparently addicted player who lost £1 million within 24 hours. In our news, we regularly report on the work of regulators whose job it is to monitor the providers of online gambling. One of the authorities' tasks is player protection. As a result...

  • 10
    10.2018
    Over €4.6 million earned in Mega Fortune Dreams
    By Sophie Couard

    On the night of Monday, the 8th to Tuesday, October 9th, 2018, a player won the progressive jackpot of Mega Fortune Dreams. As of late, big progressive jackpots have been paying out more frequently. Just recently, Mega Moolah's €19 million jackpot and Mega Fortune's nearly €3.5 million...

  • 26
    09.2018
    PlayOJO sponsors Efterlyst and Adam's Pengar
    By Sophie Couard

    PlayOJO has announced two new sponsorship deals in Sweden for the crime series Efterlyst and radio show Vinn Adam’s Pengar. Ordinarily, online casinos market themselves through on-going or special promotions such as the Cashmio Weekly Promotion or the Lucky8 promotion with Quickspin. The casino...

  • 06
    09.2018
    Gambling market: a $73 billion revenue estimated in 2023
    By Sophie Couard

    Revenues of $74 billion by 2023 are expected in the global online gambling market. Although the gambling industry in Atlantic City has faced many past difficulties, the global online gambling market is doing very well and the future looks bright. This was recently stated in a study by ResearchAndMarkets.com....

  • 04
    09.2018
    SlotsMillion adds 3D games from Evoplay
    By Sophie Couard

    SlotsMillion will be adding the 3D slot Necromancer VR from Pragmatic Play. You've probably heard of virtual reality slots and if you follow our news then you may recall that we've written about them in the past. If you go back to the end of November 2017 we wrote about Sugar Rush VR from...

  • 31
    08.2018
    Casino in Montreal rewards two players worth €1 million
    By Sophie Couard

    Two friends won the jackpot at the Winner for Life slot at the casino in Montréal. We keep reading good news stories about how players in casinos are managing to win big jackpots in excess of one million euros. In July it was Mega Fortune by Netent and there was also the Double Diamond at the...

  • 28
    08.2018
    A 17-year-old Finn hijacked €250,000 from a casino in Las Vegas
    By Sophie Couard

    A computer genius has managed to exploit a vulnerability in an online casino. Some honest players manage to win a fortune in casinos by, for example, winning a progressive jackpot, as has recently happened in Las Vegas. Other players however opt for criminal methods, such as robbery or fraud, to get...

  • 25
    07.2018
    Online gambling is increasing in Denmark
    By Sophie Couard

    Denmark is seeing growth in online gambling. Online gambling is regulated in Denmark and foreign providers must apply for Danish licenses and then pay taxes to the country. The Danish regulator Spillemyndigheden, has now announced that online gambling is responsible for the increase in sales in the...

  • 24
    07.2018
    Cryptocurrencies are in vogue in casinos
    By Sophie Couard

    Cryptocurrencies continue to be a popular means of payment in casinos. Although Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies are currently trending downwards in price, they are anything but unpopular. They are still used a lot and offer many possibilities, including as a method of making deposits to online...

  • 23
    07.2018
    Canada closes its doors to foreign online gambling providers
    By Sophie Couard

    Foreign online gambling providers are blocked in Quebec. In many countries, the conversation is always around the legality of online gambling and whether it should be regulated or blocked. The question has now turned to the province of Quebec. Many players prefer to play online, but land-based casinos...

  • 23
    07.2018
    The online gambling industry opts for VR technology
    By Sophie Couard

    A study by Technavio looked at the growth of online gambling through VR technology. Technological achievements are continuing at a faster and faster pace. Virtual reality (VR) technology is also rapidly improving and more and more applications are using this technology. The online gambling industry...

  • 12
    07.2018
    Lucky31 and Yggdrasil offers €50,000 of prize pool
    By Sophie Couard

    From the 12th to the 15th of July 2018, Lucky31 is organizing a promotion with three slots from Yggdrasil Gaming. The football World Cup 2018 in Russia will soon be coming to an end and the online casino Lucky31, in recognition of this, is organizing a great promotion in collaboration with the developer...

  • 25
    06.2018
    A woman rewarded with a big jackpot at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino
    By Sophie Couard

    One lucky player has just won a jackpot at the Potawatomi Hotel & Casino in Milwaukee. At the moment many players seem to be joining the rank of millionaire from playing slots. There was the total of €8.3m won on Netent's three progressive jackpots and the $1.1 million jackpot at the...

  • 21
    06.2018
    Casinos in South Africa prevent players to win
    By Sophie Couard

    Here is the testimony of a card counter from South Africa. There are some effective techniques to win money in the casinos. Among the best known are the roulette martingales and blackjack card counting. Unfortunately, casinos are increasingly trying to prevent players from using such methods. That...

  • 21
    06.2018
    32Red sanctioned with €500,000 fine
    By Sophie Couard

    Between November 2014 and April 2017, the casino failed to protect a player displaying signs of problem gambling who had deposited £758,000 at 32Red. The UK regulator, the UK Gambling Commission, is working hard to protect players when it comes to gambling and casinos. After LeoVegas had been...

  • 08
    06.2018
    Evolution of live table games by Yggdrasil Gaming
    By Sophie Couard

    Yggdrasil launches an ambitious series of virtual live table games. So far, the developer Yggdrasil Gaming has focused only on online slot games and released some great slots, such as Orient Express, Lucha Maniacs and Easter Island. Now the company is expanding its offering and is working on a series...

  • 04
    06.2018
    A gang stole €783,000 at The Roulette Casino in Enghien
    By Sophie Couard

    A gang of 13 members is currently on trial for cheating on electronic roulette. Some people do not want to rely on luck or effective gambling strategies such as roulette martingales or the basic blackjack strategy to win at a casino. Instead, they prefer to try their hand at cheating the casino. This...

  • 17
    05.2018
    A player used a fake banknote at in Fhode Island casino
    By Sophie Couard

    The police arrested Robert Javier at the Twin River Casino in Rhode Island. We are more likely to report on news about large gains in land-based casinos, such as the jackpots recently won by honest players in Monaco and Montreal. But there are players who do not shy away from breaking the law to get...

  • 04
    05.2018
    A casino victim of robbery in Sofia
    By Sophie Couard

    A trio of criminals has just raided the Nero Gaming Hall in Sofia. Winning a jackpot legally, such as the player who won a $1 million jackpot in the Montréal casino, does not seem to be a viable option for some people who would rather take their chances by alternative methods like cheating...

  • 18
    04.2018
    A hacker used an aquarium thermometer to get into its IT system
    By Sophie Couard

    A hacker team used an aquarium thermometer to break into a casino. In casinos robberies, perpetrators are creative and there is certainly no lack of ingenuity on their part. After a robber tried it with black make-up and the bad loser who tried to retrieve his bets on a slot machine with an axe, a...

  • 23
    03.2018
    The UK Gambling Commission recommends a drastic reduction in limits on slot machines
    By Sophie Couard

    The UK Gaming Commission recommends that the government reduce the maximum bet amount to a maximum of £30 for a spin on slot machines. To combat the issue of gambling addiction, the UK Gambling Commission has issued a recommendation to the government. The regulator wants to reduce the amount...

  • 05
    02.2018
    Gambling Commission warns gambling businesses against failing to comply with consumer protection laws
    By Sophie Couard

    A joint investigation by the Gambling Commission and Markets Authority have determined that some promotions could be breaching consumer protection law, be unfair and misleading. A joint investigation by the Gambling Commission and Markets Authority have led to the order for gambling businesses to...

  • 30
    01.2018
    SlotsMillion celebrates its first millionaire winning €2.2 million
    By Sophie Couard

    SlotsMillion celebrates its first jackpot millionaire! SlotsMillion Online Casino has a great occasion to celebrate this week: its first big jackpot millionaire winner! The lucky player from England won NetEnt's Mega Fortune progressive jackpot worth a sizzling £2.2 million. Besides now...

  • 09
    01.2018
    the top 5 movies and television slots.
    By Sophie Couard

    Our top pick of the best 5 slots adapted from the movies and television. Slot game developers are always coming up with new and exciting subject matter to entertain players. On the one hand, providers may develop games with their own themes, which often blend humor and creativity. On the other hand,...

  • 27
    11.2017
    Be swept away by the Sugar Rush VR
    By Sophie Couard

    We've eagerly been awaiting the virtual reality (vr) version of Sugar Rush VR from Pragmatic Play at SlotsMillion VR and now that we finally got a chance to test it, our initial reaction is that this 3d slot does not disappoint! Sugar Rush totally immerses you in a sugar-coated world of colourful,...

  • 22
    11.2017
    Netent made another millionaire with a winning of €4M
    By Sophie Couard

    Mega Fortune from Netent has once again paid off in a mega way for another lucky player, this time in the amount of €4m! History of Mega Prizes! This is not the first time that Mega Fortune slot has paid out in a big way! In January of 2013 another lucky player in Finland won almost €17.9m...

  • 28
    09.2017
    The 10 most beautiful casinos in the world 2020
    By Sophie Couard

    If we go to a land-based casino, we players are mostly for entertainment and to try to win money. However, it should not be forgotten that some people prefer to play it in tourist mode, giving priority to the pleasure of the eyes during their visit. And it has to be recognized that some establishments...

  • 21
    09.2017
    He uses different software techniques and wins $50,000
    By Sophie Couard

    A player has won $50,000 in electronic roulette using various techniques to evaluate the possibilities of winning through the use of computer terminals. Last June, a computer prodigy was arrested at the Casino de Charlevoix in Canada. The 23-year-old Australian boy is then accused of cheating at electronic...

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    09.2017
    888 Holdings do not protect vulnerable players: UK Gambling Commission imposes record fine on them
    By Sophie Couard

    The UK Gambling Commission does not joke about the safety of gamblers. It has just proved it to us once again by condemning the 888 Holdings Group to a severe fine of £7.8 million for failing to protect vulnerable players. Let's take a look at this reassuring news that reminds us that regulators...

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