It hasn’t been all smooth sailing for casinos, which have had to apply for UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) Licencing after the new Place of Consumption (POC) tax was introduced. This is revealed in an interview with Jenny Williams, CEO of the UKGC. Although Williams claimed that that the transition has gone ‘pretty smoothly’, the fact that the vast majority of the applications were found incomplete and only a tenth of the applications have been determined begs to differ. Continue reading
The real-money gaming industry is booming. Hundreds of new casinos have set up shop, millions of players are playing every day; apparently more women are joining the fun too! It’s time to put some numbers on the table. I’ve dug up reports from all the big names in industry – the UK Gambling Commission, market research guys, industry consultants and our Office of National Statistics. Casinos and regulators use these insights to decide how to drive the industry forward; whether to produce more slots or table games, whether our spending has gotten out of hand, etc. I’ve pulled out the juiciest bits and the fun facts. This article will reveal who’s playing, how much they’re betting and what games everyone’s into.
Social gaming seems to be everywhere at the moment. On Droid Slots we’ve talked at much length about how the tightening restrictions within the real money gaming world have left operators an developers eyeing up social gaming as a way of avoiding tax and regulations, and up profits by not having to pay out to players in anything other than game perks and the occasional prize. We’ll be seeing a lot more of them soon, though, as Google announced this week that it would be relaxing the rules surrounding how social gaming games and apps appear in its ads and AdWords. Continue reading
This week we really have been spoilt for choice, with an insane amount of brand new slots being released and announced. Whether you are looking for picnics, farms, carnivals, fiestas or dazzling jewels, there is something for you in this mad mix of slots. New releases this week include a new title at Grande Vegas, 5 upcoming games from games from World Match, a St. Patrick’s Day surprise, a GTA inspired slot from Play N’ Go, and a pair of new games from NetEnt.
This week there are loads of exciting promotions that really can help you make the most of your play. Valentine’s day may have been and gone, but The Love Code is still getting us hot under the collar in tons of online casinos. Bet365 is dominating with play offers this weekend – not one but three excellent promotions mean that you should check them out this weekend, and Pala Casino is impressing with a whopping cash giveaway. Take your pick or hit them all – these offers really are here to spice up your week! Continue reading
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As part of our Guide to Ukash, we’ve made a slideshow for you so that you can learn all you’ll ever need to know about Ukash and casinos in a bite-sized format. We’ve covered all angles in the presentation, including: how to buy Ukash, how to deposit with it, how to withdraw with it, the top 10 casinos at which to spend Ukash, and lots more. Check it out below and if you like it, share it!
Many new players are slightly concerned about the security and legitimacy of online casinos. A website may not conjure up the same feelings of security as a brick-and-mortar casino. According to the recently enforced Licensing and Advertising Act, every online and mobile casino that accepts a customer from the Great Britain is required to obtain a license from the UK Gambling Commission. The Commission’s regulations are so thorough – its licenses cover everything from cash management to social responsibility. Rest assured, British players are in very good hands!
Allow us to introduce our latest production – The Droid Slots Show! Our team has packed the most important info on our site into 10 quick minutes of video. With this new digestible format, there is no excuse not to learn before you play. This monthly video series will cover everything you need to know about mobile gambling; from the latest news and promotions, to in-depth casino reviews. Follow along for handy gaming tips and actual gameplay footage too.
In our pilot episode of The Droid Slots Show, Hannah rounds up the five casinos that best deliver players’ needs, as well as the hottest five casinos in the UK. Towards the end, she spills the beans on the most recent gaming news too. Continue reading