Betfred High Court Dispute Over £1.7 Million Jackpot

Back in 2018 Andrew Green, from Lincolnshire, was doing some gaming at Betfred casino, playing the Playtech title, Frankie Dettori Magic 7 blackjack. And then something amazing happened. He won a £1.7 million jackpot that was going to change his life forever. Understandably he was over the moon when he saw the money credited to…

UK National Lottery Bidding Opens

When the balls were first released back in 1994, National Lottery fever gripped the UK; everyone had a ticket, and many families tuned in to watch the first ever live broadcast and mark their winning numbers on their tickets. Looking back to when it all began has an antiquated sort of charm to it –…

Nektan Enters Administration Again – Are Player Funds Safe?

2020 has been a terrible year so far for Nektan, and by the looks of things it might well be their last. It was announced on Tuesday that the company had stopped trading on the Alternative Investment Market (the AIM) until they had a better idea of the financial situation. It didn’t take long to…

Mr Green Fined £3 Million For Systematic Failures

The online gambling company known as “the gentleman of online casino operators” has received a not so gentlemanly slap on the wrist from the Gambling Commission.  This is no minor infringement either, deemed serious enough to warrant a £3million fine. According to the UKGC, Mr. Green has: “failed to have effective procedures aimed at preventing…

Big Changes on the Horizon for Online Casinos?

It’s big news for the online casino industry this week, as a group of MPs have demanded online slot machines be subject to the same £2 stake limits as the much debated FOBT’s. The law was changed regarding these controversial in shop gaming machines earlier last year with the government labeling them a “social blight”…