Melco International Development was revealed yesterday to be one of three backers of Barcelona World as the casino-resort staked its claim as a serious rival to Sheldon Adelson’s own multi-billion dollar EuroVegas in Madrid.
Alderney has launched a special probe into online casino supplier Sheriff Gaming after its head office was raided by Dutch police and its chief executive named as a suspect as part of a multi-million euro criminal investigation.
A bill backed by Turkey’s ruling AK Parti that would heavily sanction players, affiliates, banks and advertising platforms involved in online betting is now being scrutinised by parliamentary committees.
An audacious project by Germany’s largest brick-and-mortar gaming operator, which would place a gaming floor inside a 19th century Gothic castle, is among the proposals for a new casino on the Spanish island of Mallorca.
MPs on the culture, media and sport select committee have approved the UK’s plans for online gambling licences, despite the possibility of “disgruntled” operators challenging the government in European courts.