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Gambling, Betting and Lottery Taxation in the UK

By : Harry Burth Published : Aug 11, 2020
Every time you play the lottery or place a bet in a casino, you hope to walk away a lucky winner. But will you have to fork over some of those winnings to the government? If you’re playing the lottery or gambling, you may be asking a lot of questions. Are lottery winnings taxed? Do I have to declare gambling winnings? Here’s what you need to know about gambling, betting and lottery taxation in the UK. Do You Pay Tax

How to Play Blackjack

By : Harry Burth Published : Aug 4, 2020
Blackjack is one of the most popular gambling card games in the world. In this guide, you will learn how to play the game and its basic rules. What is Blackjack? Blackjack is one of the most popular gambling card games, just behind Poker. Also known as Twenty-One and Play 21, the objective of this casino game is simple: hit 21, or get as close to 21 as possible. Go over 21 and it’s a bust (you lose). Although Blackjack

7 Must-Watch Gambling Movies of All Time

By : Harry Burth Published : Jul 31, 2020
Gambling movies are fun to watch. Some of the best titles in the genre revolve around high stakes. Some are filled with mobsters, and others include reckless thieves trying to steal money from the casino in over-the-top heists. Are casino movies accurate? Maybe. Some movies will stretch the truth and bluff the viewers, while others are highly accurate and will make even the world’s foremost gamblers sweat in anticipation. If you’re a gambling fan, these are the movies you’ll want

Wagering Requirements Explained

By : Harry Burth Published : Jul 29, 2020
If you’re new to the world of online casinos, you may have a lot of questions about how betting, winning and withdrawing works. But you may also be wondering about wagering requirements. What is wagering and how does it work? This comprehensive guide will explain wagering and how it works with online gambling. What is Wagering in Gambling? Wager Meaning In order to understand wagering requirements, you have to understand what a wager is. And if you have any experience

Gambling Addiction 101 [Infographics]

By : Harry Burth Published : Jul 7, 2020
gambling addiction preview This visual will be helpful in case you or your close ones are dealing with gambling addiction or think they might have one. Learn what does the first symptoms look like, make a short self-assessment test and find out what should your first steps be when dealing with this problem. Sources: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/compulsive-gambling/symptoms-causes/syc-20355178 https://www.helpguide.org/articles/addictions/gambling-addiction-and-problem-gambling.htm https://www.psycom.net/gambling-addiction-test/  

Unbelievable Win with Wolf Gold Scratchcard! PlayOJO to Pay Out £1M

By : Harry Burth Published : Jul 2, 2020
wolf gold On 1st June 2020 a woman from Blackpool, England claimed an unbelievable £1,000,000 win through SkillOnNet’s famous PlayOJO casino, becoming its first British millionaire in 2020. The maximum possible win was made on Pragmatic Play’s Wolf Gold scratchcard, named after one of the most recognisable and successful video slots, still extremely popular among soft developer’s partners. Pragmatic Play’s CCO stated that the company is “happy beyond words” realising that their scratchcard provided such an impressive win with the help of

Casual Connect

By : Harry Burth Published : Mar 11, 2019
casual connect Casual Connect Europe 2019 coming back to London this May. Submission to Indie Prize closes on March 20 Location: The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK; Date: May 28 - 30, 2019 Attendees: 1,000 gaming professionals Speakers: 150 executives and experts Indie Prize Showcase: 90 games Website: http://europe.casualconnect.org/ After a successful event in 2018, Casual Connect, organized by CGA and Greenlit Content, is coming back to The Queen Elizabeth II Centre, London, UK on May 28-30, 2019. At Casual Connect

PG Connects (London)

By : Harry Burth Published : Dec 18, 2018
pg connects PG Connects is a business event dedicated to mobile games. It’s hosted by Pocket Gamer company and it’s one of the most popular events in the mobile games industry. 2019 will be the 5th year of PG Connects, but it already became the biggest games event in the UK. The 2019 edition of the conference will feature over 900 companies with over 2500 delegates. There will also be more than 250 speakers from 55 countries, so it’s really an international

The European Summit

By : Harry Burth Published : Dec 18, 2018
tes The European Summit (TES) is a yearly conference for affiliates, advertisers, publishers, and media buyers. The event started taking place in 2009 and has seen a strong growth in the number of visitors and delegates. In 2018, over 1000 delegates participated in the Cascais European Summit. The European Summit aims to gather professionals from the digital entertainment industries, fintech, e-commerce, gambling, gaming, and many others. The summit in Lisbon is a 3-day networking opportunity for professionals from all these industries

ICE London 2019

By : Harry Burth Published : Nov 19, 2018
ice london uk Last year, ICE London had nearly 35,000 visitors, making it one of the largest and most popular events in the gaming industry. ICE London is where all the famous brands and companies gather, exchange valuable information and network. It brings together both digital and offline iGaming companies and brands. Official website: icelondon.uk.com/ice-vox/ Dates: 5-7 February 2019 Location: London, UK Where and When is ICE 2019? ICE London 2019 will be held from 5-7 February 2019 in the ExCeL London event