Gambling addiction spikes among South Korea's work-from-home day…

By Joyce Lee SEOUL, July 21 (Reuters) – Day traders seeking help for gambling addiction have tripled in number in South Korea, as COVID-19 social distancing and working-from-home has freed up more time for online stock market trading, data showed. Retail investors, known locally as ants, were a force in a 50% stock-price surge after […]

William Hill bets on online and U.S. market as first-half profits dip

By Pushkala Aripaka Aug 5 (Reuters) – Bookmaker William Hill reported lower first-half profit on Wednesday and said it was shutting 119 more shops as it shifts towards online betting and expansion in the U.S. market. The London-listed company, one of the big names in the British gambling business, said overall revenue slumped by 32% […]

'Not much hope': Macau casinos see deepening losses as virus slams…

By Farah Master HONG KONG, July 24 (Reuters) – Casinos in the world’s biggest gambling hub Macau are staring at heavy losses for the second quarter, with “not much hope” for a near-term recovery as a resurgence in coronavirus cases muddies the outlook for when China will reinstate travel visas. Visitors from greater China make […]

Can Gambling Online Casinos Turn Into a Hobby?

hokifreebet Can gambling in online casinos turn into a hobby? Surely it can. Well, when mentioning about hobby people generally think of stamp collection, gardening, fishing, music and all other things. So, why is that gambling online casinos cannot turn a hobby. Only since gambling is often considered as a prohibited word, or since […]

Macau's gaming revenues tumble 94.5% in July on coronavirus impact

Judi Online, HONG KONG, Aug 1 (Reuters) – Gambling revenue in Macau plunged 94.5% in July year-on-year, with casinos reeling from a lack of visitors in the world’s biggest casino hub despite a loosening of quarantine restrictions which have seen only a modest rise in gamblers. July’s figure of 1.3 billion patacas ($162.89 million) […]

Financier who stole £15m must return £1.3m or face more years in jail

Freddy David swindled nearly £15million from investors A disgraced financier and former Tory councillor’s husband, who swindled nearly £15million from investors, has been ordered to pay back £1.3m or face another eight years in jail. Freddy David, who is married to two-time MP hopeful, Hannah David, used his good reputation within the Jewish community as managing […]