Last year, Holland Casino banned fifty visitors from its premises on suspicion of money laundering, a stark increase compared to 2014 when “only” 21 visitors received such a ban. Caledonian Publishing has launched a new political betting website,, as the firm looks to capitalize on next month’s UK General Election.

Online poker operator PartyPoker has announced that it has withdrawn its application for a gaming license in the Czech Republic. “The recent changes in the laws in force in the Czech Republic, along with their application in practice by the Czech authorities are incompatible with the principles of the European Union, and should not therefore be used,” the company stated.

Athens-listed betting and gaming giant Intralot is considering listing its shares on another international stock exchange following the loss of its exclusive contract with OPAP and the struggling economy in Greece.

Paddy Power has become the first bookmaker to go live with a new chatbot that enables customers to place bets directly through the Facebook Messenger mobile application.

PokerStars has hosted what it said was the “biggest day in online poker history,” offering players more than $28 million (€25 million) in guaranteed prizes.

The son of a lottery jackpot winner quit his job, sued his father for money… and lost.