UK Casinos

Gambling Control Bill excludes Legislation on Loot Boxes

The long-awaited gambling control bill will be unveiled next year, which was presented to the Irish parliament. The bill will not include legislation on loot boxes in video games, despite the parliament signing a declaration on the issue at the gaming regulators European forum. The Irish government has come up with an inter-departmental working group. The primary function of the working group is to review all the proposals related to gambling bills and are required to submit to the government towards the end of the year. However, despite no plans to crack down on the loot boxes the minister...

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New UK Online Gambling Restrictions May Happen Soon

The UK online gambling industry, which is now worth an estimated £4.5 billion, has experienced plenty of legal turbulence over the past few months. Gambling operators with UK licenses, such as BGO, having been under fire from the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) and fined for advertising promotions with misleading information. Now, the UK's Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) is accusing gambling site operators of engaging in unfair customer conduct and possibly breaking consumer law. The competition watchdog teamed up with the UKGC to investigate online gambling operators back in October. The investigation resulted after the CMA had received an...

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Betting Innovation: Interview with Onionsack CEO Jonathan Power

Onionsack is a unique provider of text betting messaging platforms for most of the major UK and Irish bookmakers, including , , and Totepool . The company's platform drives the IM and Text betting channels, generating and delivering personalized in-play bet marketing messages. It allows customers to simply type and send their bet and, within seconds, they receive a receipt of the transaction, followed by another if they win. Onionsack prides itself on understanding the written bet. Most recently the text betting messaging provider worked with Paddy Power to provide the bookmaker's customers with the ability to place bets...

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UK Bans Daily Star Wins TV Ad for Offensive Content

The Bear Group Ltd.'s UK TV ad for its white-label online casino brand Daily Star Wins has turned out to be a giant fail. The UK Advertising Standards Authority (ASA) banned the "Star Wins 30" television advert produced by the gambling operator, deeming it to be in breach of the UK gambling services promotional standards for having linked gambling to sexual success, seduction or enhanced attractiveness. The ad was pulled after the ASA received complaints that the ad was offensive for being "sexist" and for "objectifying women" and because the ASA itself questioned the integrity of the advert, feeling that...

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First PlayOJO TV Ad Campaign in UK a Huge Success

After launching its first television advertising campaign in the UK back in March on Channel 4, Sky and digital channels, the PlayOJO TV ad campaign has been a big hit. As a result, the iGaming operator is ramping up its campaign and throwing money behind extra broadcast slots, which will enable it to show its popular commercial starring English actor Geoff Bell (Green Street, The Business, and Kingsmen: The Secret Service) to a broader audience. The ad featuring Bell that was originally debuted in March will now be appearing on ITV, Channel 5 and E4 post primetime. In the...

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Pragmatic Play Breaks Into the UK Market

Pragmatic Play, a leading online casino games developing platform, has recently extended its reach in the iGaming industry by receiving a UK gaming license from the UK Gambling Commission. The commission recently came to the decision that the company met the required criteria and issued it a Remote Gambling Software Operating License. This is a huge step for Pragmatic Play as the UK market is one of the largest gambling markets in the world. In a press release announcing the acquired license, Yossi Barzely, Pragmatic Play's Head of Business Development, said that in addition to being one of the...

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PlayOJO Casino Review: Money Back on Every Bet Placed

PlayOJO Casino is an amazing digital destination to recently hit the online casino scene. The brand emphasizes a fair, transparent no sneaky small print policy, which goes well with its no wagering requirements attached. Another unique feature that ups the score for this casino is OJOplus which gives players money back on every bet. Read on to discover more interesting treats this casino offers.

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New PlayOJO Casino – Unique Take on the Bonus System

What happens when you mix the very best in iGaming software with a gratifying online gaming experience featuring perks designed to put players first? You get PlayOJO Casino; a new iGaming destination designed to entertain, thrill and reward. PlayOJO is a bright, friendly and tell-it-like-it-is online casino full of spunk and charisma. The casino prides itself on "keeping it real", "no funny business" and keeping gaming "fair and square". Promising a completely transparent gambling experience, OJO is your pal from the moment you signup and each time you login. A generous welcome package PlayOJO has plenty of promotions (Kickers)...

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Codeta Casino Secure UK Gambling License

Founded in 2016, Codeta Casino is a relatively new online and mobile casino. The Swedish-based brand has been highly ambitious since launching back in the summer and has since secured both a license with the Malta Gaming Authority and Curacao eGaming. Most recently, the casino, which specializes in both slots and live dealer entertainment, has secured a license with the UK Gambling Commission. This means that UK residents now have access to all the sites incredible library of casino games. This includes hundreds of popular video slots from top developers like Microgaming, Play’n Go, NetEnt, IGT, 1x2gaming and more....

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UK Online Gambling Leads the UK Betting Market

According to the most recent figures released by the UK Gambling Commission, UK online gambling has become the lead form of gambling in the nation’s market, beating out betting shops and bingo establishments in the country. The statistics, which cover from April 2015 to March 2016, show that online gambling is the dominant form of betting in the United Kingdom. More specifically, it accounts for 33% of all wagering in Britain. Within that span of time, online operators reportedly generated a gross gambling yield of £4.5 billion. In total, the country’s gambling industry gross gambling yield for those 12...

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No One Knows More About UK Online Casinos

No One Knows More About UK Online Casinos  Aspiring to Lead Our years of experience reviewing UK online casinos give us a unique insight into the British market and give us confidence in the quality of our reviews.  Our Staff Members All of our content and reviews are written by gambling experts from the UK and abroad who understand exactly what British players want in terms of online casinos.  Not Just Reviews We dedicate ourselves to providing you with up-to-date news, interviews, and in-depth pieces which accurately reflect the current state of affairs of this fast-paced,...

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Red Queen Casino offers a sweet taste of Britain

Red Queen Casino will make you feel like a celebrity right from the start, with its plethora of bonuses. Hundreds of diverse games provided by 10 software developers are available on mobile devices and promise to keep players entertained.

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The Brexit Impact on the UK Online Casinos

David Cameron set the wheels in motion and even though he didn’t expect this outcome, many blame him for his decision to hold a referendum. Britain is dealing with the aftermath and European nations are equally concerned about what will happen in the wake of the Brexit. Few if any industries will be unaffected by its consequences and the gaming industry is expected to take a serious blow. European players were already divided by bureaucracy and conflicting regulations. Gambling operators had to cope with rising taxes and sometimes found ways to offset these losses by reducing payouts and bonuses....

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Yggdrasil Gaming Successfully Launches in the UK

Yggdrasil Gaming has gone live in the UK, rapidly completing its roll out of its entire product offering. The Malta-based supplier of online casino games was awarded a license by the UK’s Gambling Commission back in December 2015. Since then it has quickly launched its proprietary iSENSE 2.0 platform, an HTML5 framework that enables operators to launch games simultaneously on desktop and mobile. For the first time, online UK gamblers will be able to play the developer’s full suite of premium games. Currently, Yggdrasil Gaming has signed agreements with six operators in the UK including , , ComeOn, Unibet,...

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Exposed – Donald Trump Bets He’ll Lose to Clinton

Donald Trump has made yet another controversial and shocking move. However, while shocking the public is nothing new for this man – who is currently running for President of the United States – what is surprising about his latest move is that he bet against himself! The infamous business mogul reportedly bet in favor of Hillary Clinton to defeat him in the general election. Trump’s public persona is all about putting on an astounding performance, but what about the role he plays behind the scenes? Apparently while he thinks pretty highly of himself on camera, off camera he’s clearly...

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LeoVegas Wants to Be the UK’s Leading Mobile Casino

iGaming operator LeoVegas is seeking to draw attention to its mobile casino and generate interest from its UK players. More specifically, the Malta-licensed brand is aiming to establish itself as the premier mobile casino in the United Kingdom. One of the ways the online gambling operator is hoping to achieve its goal is through its “gone to Vegas” campaign. LeoVegas has launched the new TV advertising campaign on a variety of UK television channels including Channel 4, SkySports, ITVBe and male-focused channel Dave. In addition, special content based around the campaign’s “gone to Vegas” theme will be created for...

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