Viktor Vangelov has an MA in Analytic Philosophy. He has worked in education, he has worked with media, both traditional and online. He has written for a number of publications in different areas, with gambling being his focus in the past several years. He has reviewed numerous casinos, bingo sites, online bookmakers, bingo sites, poker sites, as well as plenty of online games. He has been closely following industry news, including but not limited to legislative changes, financial reports and statistical data. Viktor is an avid football fan and he passionately supports Liverpool FC, with a firm belief that ‘this is our year’. Contact Viktor @ email@example.com
Sports betting shops in Scotland are set to open towards the end of July. This was applauded by the Betting and Gaming Council.
The English Football League spoke against the proposal to ban gambling advertising on shirts. They feel that such a decision will have a detrimental effect on club and league finances and could force many clubs into administration.
The UK Department for Digital, Culture, Media & Sport published a report where it is stated that the UK Gambling Commission has not done enough to tackle problem gambling. It is very likely that the Gambling Act will be amended, or at least that such an initiative will be put forward.
Georgia is the next state in the list of US states that are considering sports betting legalisation. The bill is now in front of the full Senate and it seems that the state's professional sports teams are also in support of the idea.
The largest gambling operators in the UK have pledged to donate £100 million to problem gambling, as well as additional funds to other charities and causes. This has been regarded as a testament that the industry is willing to take its part and help tackle problem gambling.
New calls to classify loot boxes as gambling, over concerns that it could lead children to develop gambling habits. If loot boxes are classified as gambling, game development companies would need to work around that.
A bill looking to legalise sports betting in the state has been approved by one of the Committees in Ohio's House of Representatives. It is expected for the state Senate to pass the bll into law.
HMRC is expected to return operators millions of pounds as they have paid in tax more than the amount that they should’ve paid. William Hill will get between £125-£150 million.