Posts tagged "online gambling"

Gambling industry silently renames itself to Gaming industry

I’ve been an active member of the online gambling community for more than 10 years. I noticed lately that the term ‘gambling’ tends to be substituted by the word ‘gaming’ both in the news and in marketing campaigns. Is it because ‘gaming’ sounds more… innocent to the public than gambling?

Trying out a Forecasting Tool that Predicts Betfair Trends

Wouldn’t it be great if you could predict Betfair trends without spending hours on research? You just back the odds that are destined to shorten or lay the odds that are predicted to drift. Lean back to your chair and enjoy your coffee, while the market confirms your prediction. Then, you close your trade and… Continue reading

Why I joined BettingExpert, the Social Network of Sports Betting

BettingExpert welcomes all visitors by introducing itself as the social network of sports betting. Moreover, they offer monthly prizes worth £3,000 to the best 40 tipsters. Yet, that’s not the reason I joined BettingExpert today. The past months I have become a lot more active at social media and generally on the internet. I am… Continue reading

Greeks to pay online poker tax as Pokerstars acquires gaming license

Greek online poker players are liable to pay up to 20% withholding tax at Pokerstars on their daily profits, starting today. The breaking news came yesterday night through an email sent by Pokerstars and FullTilt Poker to their Greek customers. According to the email and the FAQ page that Pokerstars published for this matter, Greek… Continue reading

Gambling tax will make you quit online poker sooner

Never be a quitter! Winners never quit and quitters never win. A solid advice. But regulations in Europe have introduced a new kind of tax, a gambling tax, which sooner or later may push you away from the online poker world. Europe has been over the top to regulate the online gambling industry for good…. Continue reading

Greece to restart regulating online gambling by suspending licenses

Authorities are considering to restart the online gambling regulation in Greece. That means suspending the licenses they have issued to 24 online bookmakers and offering brand new ones! Yet, there are worries the whole process will take considerable time, until the new licenses are issued, giving an unfair advantage to the country’s gambling company. At… Continue reading

You can Make Money Fast in Gambling. But you will Lose it even Faster!

You can make money fast in gambling. Faster than you would think. Surprised? Why, that is the truth. Yet, it is also true that you are going to lose even more money in the long run. Disappointed? You could be betting on sports, trading stocks or currencies, playing poker or blackjack. You can make money… Continue reading

What’s happening with online gambling in Greece?

In brief, the Greek online gambling law that was set to take effect on December 5, 2012 was postponed several times and it was only this month, August 2013, that finally Greek gamblers began noticing its consequences. The Greek gaming commission announced 401 blacklisted online bookmakers and poker rooms, which Greek residents will no longer… Continue reading

How to make a business plan for online investing

Do you really need a business plan when investing online? I thought I didn’t, until my way of living interfered with my investments and severely affected the efficiency and results of my investing. Yesterday I discussed how to fit online investing in your daily schedule and towards the post’s end I suggested making a plan… Continue reading