Bodog announce plans to exit United States market
The online gaming market in the United States has been in turmoil to the say the least over the course of the past few months. This has led to some gaming operators deciding that they shall soon be making an exit from the 'choppy waters'...
The Bodog brand is one of the biggest within the online gaming word, however, even they have decided that they are not quite big enough to sit in such an uncertain a climate as the current United States gambling sector is proving to be.
The brand is owned by Calvin Aye, and runs in the United States market through the Morris Mohawk Gaming Group (MMGG, which is operated from Kahnawake). The company have recently issued an announcement which has informed the gaming industry of their intentions to let the current agreement with the MMGG run through until its expiry.
The announcement by such a key figure in the industry has left many shocked and surprised by their actions, as it is tantamount to them taking their leave from the United States gambling market for the foreseeable future.
The decision means that the gaming brand's focus will be predominantly on the United Kingdom, as well the upcoming markets of both Europe and Asia. This has been kicked off with Bodog's announcement that they have recently been awarded a license by the Gambling Commission in the United Kingdom.
Bodog issued a statement regarding their decision to pull out of the United States market, which read: "This decision presents a fresh direction for the Bodogbrand.com as it looks to create a new chapter in its history. The move will enable the Bodog brand to continue its growth and expansion and maintain its position as the world's largest gaming brand."