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Britain Wants Comprehensive Trade Deal With EU, May Says

Britain wants to have a comprehensive trade deal with the European Union as well as a defense pact in place once it leaves the bloc, Prime Minister Theresa May said in remarks published in a German newspaper Saturday. May added that her government was not seeking to "cherry pick" in the negotiations and that it wanted a trade deal that goes further than the one that the EU has with Norway or Canada, simply because Britain is negotiating from a different position that those two countries. "It is not about cherry picking," May told the Bild newspaper. "We want to negotiate for a comprehensive free-trade deal and security pact. We are in a different starting position than Canada or Norway." Britain and the EU struck a divorce deal last month that paved the way for talks on future trade ties and boosted hopes of an orderly Brexit. "We are leaving the EU but not Europe," she said.
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Apple, Facebook and Google must do more to stop children being exposed to gambling online

For parents there can be no more important responsibility than keeping our children safe and well protected. This is a duty that the Gambling Commission shares- it's enshrined within legislation for us and the industry we regulate to protect children and other vulnerable people from being harmed or ...
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Does Vegas Know Something We Don't About Nashville's Amazon Bid?

Online gambling site Bovada has released odds on which city will land Amazon's new headquarters and, as of this writing, they say Nashville is the best bet. They're guess is as good as ours, since we know next to nothing about what the city is offering in its effort to lure the tech-retail-grocery store ...
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Casino City's Friday Five: A Few Firsts Edition

We've got one early casino opening, a couple of online gambling firsts and a triumphant million-dollar poker win. ... Resorts World Catskills, about 90 miles north of New York City the largest casino in New York State, will feature over 2,000 slot machines, 150 table games, an 18-hole golf course and 332 ...
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SD Times news digest: Oculus Start, The Future Computed, and JoyToken's new API protocol

In addition, developers can use the platform to build games incorporating the smart contracts and contribute to the online gambling ecosystem. “We aim to increase transparency in the gambling industry for developers, players, and casino operators,” said JoyToken CEO Andrew MacDonald. “In releasing ...
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Casino Technology is a finalist at Global Gaming Awards 2018

At the biggest trade show in Europe, Casino Technology brings a strong and focused product portfolio with new concept multi-game packages, new slot products and extended system solutions for land based and online gaming. Strongly accenting on its new quests, the company reviles the latest game ...
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Facebook to Prioritize 'Trustworthy' News

Social media giant Facebook said Friday that it would begin to prioritize "trustworthy" news outlets on its site in order to counteract "misinformation." The company said it would ask its more than 2 billion users to rank the news organizations they trusted in order to prioritize "high-quality news" over less trusted sources. It said the new ranking system would seek to separate news organizations trusted only by their own subscribers from ones that are broadly trusted across society. Facebook Chief Executive Mark Zuckerberg wrote in a blog post that the company was not "comfortable" deciding which news sources are the most trustworthy in a "world with so much division." "There's too much sensationalism, misinformation and polarization in the world today," he wrote. "Social media enables people to spread information faster than ever before, and if we don't specifically tackle these problems, then we end up amplif…