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Virtual Currency Options Expand in U.K.

The U.K. Gambling Commission has recently announced that it will allow online gambling companies to accept virtual currencies, such as Bitcoin, as payment. This new change is set to begin on October 31, 2016. The Commission has included a publication which outlines policies and practices to prevent the use of virtual currencies for money laundering.

Online gambling operator TonyBet which was founded by professional poker player, businessman and polition Tony Guoga, has partnered with SpectroCoin e-wallet to begin offering Bitcoin financial services.

Virtual Reality: The Future of Online Casinos

Online gambling is expected to reach close to $1 trillion by 2021. Increased use of online mobile outlets and Virtual Reality (VR) technology are going to push this forward from $550 billion this year.

People are excited about the possibilities involved with Virtual Reality thanks to the release of the Oculus Rift, HTC Vive and Sony’s upcoming PlayStation VR headset. Virtual Reality is already on course to revolutionize the online casino experience at Vegas Palms Casino which has ground breaking VR service in the works.

888 Hoping For a Win in Pennsylvania

A promotional campaign has been launched by 888 Holdings in anticipation of the passing of HB2150, Pennsylvania's online gambling legislation.

The campaign is a cross-promotion between 888 and Mount Airy Casino Resort. Players who sign up to 888 Casino NJ thru the Casino website will recceive a bonus which is redeemable once the legislation is passed. The offer is a $25 "no deposit" bonus. This offer is only for players in New Jersey and does not apply to 888 Poker.

New Legalization Proposal For Japan

A parliamentary committee met in Tokyo to discuss a proposal to legalize casinos in Japan.

For the first time since 1989 Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's Liberal Democratic Party has obtained a majority in the Japanese Parliament which gives them the number of votes they need to push it through.

Gambling not the Answer to State Government Pigheaded Greed

Gambling, both from on site in person brick and mortar casinos and from online casinos, has long been eyes with drooling mouths by the greedy pigs of government who are always looking, like a crack addict, for any source that can feed its insatiable appetite. Many state and federal governments have tried to use gambling as a panacea that will solve all of their budgetary problems.

David Gest Blows Fortune and Life on Slots

There stories are plentiful of big time athletes and celebrities who are loaded with seemingly endless bankrolls that end up losing control and blowing their fortunes on out of control gambling. Another sad and pathetic story has come to the forefront with the news that showbiz promoter David Gest blew his fortune on slots gaming and then took himself out as a result.

Technology is the Future for Online Gambling

Online casino gambling is obviously built on the foundation of cutting edge technology as there could not be online gambling without it. That being said, while world class technology is an obvious necessity the future bodes well for even more as technology is the key that will unlock more spectacular and unimaginable games in the years ahead.

New Jersey Eases Online Casino Gambling Border Regulations

Although you will have to be within the state borders of New Jersey to be able to gamble with the state’s online casino gambling website access will be far easier than it was at the start of the venture. New Jersey state online casino gaming officials and the online casino executives have joined together to ease the parameters of the geolocation services that are employed to ensure that gamblers playing at the state of New Jersey online casino gambling websites are actually within the borders of the state of New Jersey.

Virginia Takes a Look at Legalization of More Online Gambling

Daily fantasy sports has proven to be a classic case of an industry that sneaks up on and laps the field as just now are governments and the online gambling industry itself waking up to an industry that is worth billions of dollars with unlimited growth potential.

The State of Virginia has taken notice, however, and is considering legislation that will legalize daily fantasy sports. A subcommittee in the Virginia State House approved a bill that would make Virginia the first state in the union that would regulate and legalize daily fantasy sports.

Artificial Intelligence Yet to Beat the House of Online Casino Gambling

Artificial Intelligence has been factor almost from the start of the online casino gambling industry as it was meant to ensure that games are offered and played fairly. Artificial Intelligence has been especially prominent at the online poker tables in the effort to ensure weary card players that their games are being played honestly and without deceptive practices.