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California Gaming

article New Hope For California Online Poker? Tribal Group Ends PokerStars Partnership (4/28/2017)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians said Wednesday that it is no longer a member of the coalition that includes PokerStars, Commerce Casino, Hawaiian...
article PALERMO: Tribal Exec Sees ‘Titanic Shift’ For California Online Poker Landscape As San Manuel Pulls Out Of PokerStars Coalition (4/26/2017)
(California) -- One of two politically powerful American Indian tribes in partnership with Amaya / PokerStars and three Los Angeles area cardrooms in an effort to...
article California online poker bill may not be heard until 2018 (4/25/2017)
(California) -- A bill to legalise and regulate online poker in the state of California will likely not be heard until at least 2018, according to the latest reports....
article California Online Poker Efforts Shelved Indefinitely (4/25/2017)
(California) -- It’s been 10 years since lawmakers in California began looking at regulating state-licensed online poker sites. Nothing has ever come to fruition....
article California Lawmaker On Online Poker: ‘We’ve Got To Start From Ground Zero’ (4/24/2017)
(California) -- California Assemblyman Reggie Jones-Sawyer told Online Poker Report that his bill to legalize and regulate online poker will not be moving this year....
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Playtech

article Playtech BGT Sports confirms management team (4/28/2017)
(UK) -- Playtech BGT Sports (PBS) has finalised its senior management team, following the acquisition of BGT by Playtech in July 2016. Armin Sageder, founder of BGT,...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article Senior staff exit as William Hill restructures online arm (4/28/2017)
(New York) -- William Hill has confirmed that three senior members of staff have departed the company as it continues an overhaul of its online division. Stuart Watson...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Online bookies banned from offering credit (4/27/2017)
(Australia) -- Online gambling sites operating in Australia will be banned from offering lines of credit to their customers under sweeping new reforms.
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article STOSSEL: Legalize political gambling (4/27/2017)
(Michigan) -- Will Donald Trump be re-elected in 2020? Probably not, say people who bet. They give Trump only a 23 percent chance. They do pick him over all other...
1 Article on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Survey: Texas voters support regulated fantasy sports (4/27/2017)
(Texas) -- Nearly 70 percent of Texas voters are in favor of regulated online fantasy sports, according to survey released Thursday by the Texas Fantasy Sports Alliance.
article End Alabama’s nanny-state fantasy sports ban (opinion) (4/27/2017)
(Alabama) -- Last year marked one of the most raucous and wild political seasons in recent memory. The candidacy and now administration of Donald J. Trump gobbled up all...
article Sports betting and fantasy sports regulation advances in state House (4/27/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Proposals to legalize sports betting and regulate fantasy sports contests became the latest gambling expansion efforts to make inroads in the state...
article Play on? Florida legislators may approve fantasy sports (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- Florida legislators may reach a deal this year on the murky legal status of fantasy sports in the state. House and Senate Republicans negotiating a...
article FanDuel launches Mixup, a more fun version of daily fantasy sports for casual fans (4/27/2017)
(USA) -- If you’re new to daily fantasy sports, playing (and winning) can be daunting — especially when you’re playing stat-heavy sports like baseball.
article Fantasy Sports Operator USFantasy Set To Debut App In Nevada (4/27/2017)
(Nevada) -- USFantasy Sports, a pari-mutuel style of daily fantasy sports, is set to release a mobile wagering app in Nevada after less than a year of operation.
article Mixing Things Up: FanDuel Launches Variation On Its Core Daily Fantasy Sports Contests (4/27/2017)
(USA) -- The daily fantasy sports industry has not had much interest or success in iterating the product away from the model that has worked for FanDuel and DraftKings.
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Key PA Lawmaker On Lower Tax Rate For Online Gambling: ‘It Would Force Casinos To The Internet’ (4/27/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Rumblings of support for exorbitant tax rates with the potential to doom online gambling in Pennsylvania aren’t only coming out of the Senate.
article Pennsylvania considers online gambling proposals (4/27/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has been trying to change its gambling regulations for quite some time now, and one of the latest attempts is related to the online sector...
article Pennsylvania Senators Propose Prohibitive iGaming Tax (4/27/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The online gaming portion of an omnibus gaming package just out of committee in the Pennsylvania state Senate is in danger of being killed out of the...
article Sports Betting Bill Takes First Step in Pennsylvania (4/26/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- When it comes to legal news, the gambling world (or at least the gambling U.S.) has been focused on Pennsylvania this year, as it is expected that...
article Having The Pennsylvania Lottery Run Online Gambling Would Be A Mistake Taxpayers Would Pay For (4/25/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The latest twist in Pennsylvania’s years-long attempt to regulate online gambling surfaced Tuesday when Sen. Joe Scarnati floated the notion of...
article A Prohibitive Tax Rate On Online Gambling Could Ding PA’s Land-Based Casino Industry (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- One of the primary sticking points in the battle to legalize online gambling in Pennsylvania has been the tax rate. Proposals in the House and Senate...
article Casinos and lottery could go online in Pennsylvania (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Gambling and playing the lottery could be more accessible for Pennsylvania residents if the state passes proposals for an online expansion. Delaware,...
article iGaming could save Pennsylvania (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania General Assembly is expected to receive a new project to legislate the online gaming industry. The proposal would be introduced this week...
article iGaming could save Pennsylvania (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania General Assembly is expected to receive a new project to legislate the online gaming industry. The proposal would be introduced this week...
article Pennsylvania eyes leap to internet for casinos, lottery (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Facing huge deficits, Pennsylvania could become the first state to allow both its casinos and lottery to take its games online in a quest for money...
article The Fate Of Daily Fantasy Sports, Online Gambling Are Tied Together In Pennsylvania (4/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- If the daily fantasy sports industry wants to gain legal clarity in Pennsylvania, its fate is likely tied to the success or failure of the legalization...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Gambling operator links 2 Cabinet men, retired generals to slay plot (4/27/2017)
(Philippines) -- Gambling operator Charlie “Atong” Ang on Thursday accused two Cabinet officials and several retired military generals of plotting to kill...
article Philippines government agency to force online gambling firms out of Manila (4/26/2017)
(Philippines) -- In the Philippines, the government agency tasked with accrediting buildings for the nation’s numerous special economic zones has reportedly...
article Philippines Online Gaming Operators No Longer Welcomed Inside State-Sponsored Economic Zones (4/26/2017)
(Philippines) -- Philippines online gambling companies that are currently occupying millions of square feet of office space in the country’s state-sponsored...
article Philippines bans online gaming firms (4/24/2017)
(Philippines) -- Authorities in the Philippines have today banned online gaming firms from operating in any of the accredited sites across the country, according to...
article PEZA to kick out online gambling operators in accredited buildings (4/23/2017)
(Philippines) -- Philippine Economic Zone Authority (PEZA) Director General Charito Plaza wants no online gambling operations inside its accredited building nationwide....
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Resorts AC

article Q&A: Online, Onsite & In the Game at Resorts AC (4/27/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- If you’re new to online gambling, here’s your classroom. Resorts iGaming Lounge is a sleek, sophisticated, high-tech alcove just off the...
1 Article on this Issue

South Korea Gaming

article South Korea may allow iGaming (4/27/2017)
(South Korea) -- National authorities are considering the implementation of iGaming services for the lottery sector, according to Korea Times. Gaming operators in South...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Possible legal sports betting soon (4/27/2017)
(USA) -- The gaming market in the United States expects a soon resolution on the sports betting federal ban, which could be repealed during President Donald Trump’...
article Sports Gambling Ban Repeal Could Happen in Trump's First Term, Group Says (4/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- As top sports officials and the American public soften their decades-long opposition to legal sports betting, the American Gaming Association, one...
article NCAA shows it would rather take a stand against sports gambling than discrimination (4/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Last week, the NCAA announced where it would hold more than 600 championship events between fall 2017 and spring 2022.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article Unikrn to acquire casino focused esports company LEET (4/26/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- LEET works with casinos primarily in Las Vegas but elsewhere too. The company is focused on helping them to run their own in-house esports tournaments.
article esports to become the greatest sporting event by 2020 (4/22/2017)
(Internet) -- Two college students Minh “Gooseman” Le and Jess Cliffe created a total overhaul mod using assets from Valve’s Half Life 2. Le did all...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article GAN Receives New Jersey Online Gaming License (4/26/2017)
(New Jersey) -- B2B internet gaming software developer GAN – once known as GameAccount Network – announced last week that it has been granted an online...
article New Jersey DGE Approves GAN for iGaming License (4/26/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Formerly known as the GameAccountNetwork, online gaming software developer GAN has now been given the go ahead to provide online gaming in the state of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Virtual & Augmented Reality

article Casinos are Making a Bet on Virtual Reality (4/26/2017)
(Czech Republic) -- Human brains are already wired to enjoy gambling, and there’s evidence that virtual reality is addictive too. What happens when these two...
1 Article on this Issue

Europe Gaming

article How Online Gambling in the UK has Changed (4/25/2017)
(UK) -- Did you know that online gambling websites are among the fastest growing and most profitable businesses in existence today? In recent times there has been a big...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Poker

article Online Poker Players Are Exiled in Paradise (4/25/2017)
(Costa Rica) -- On the very first evening after Ryan Garitta moved to Jaco, Costa Rica, a small beach town on the Pacific Coast, he had dinner with about 2o other recent...
1 Article on this Issue

RAWA

article Nevada Governor Sandoval, AG Sessions To Meet; Will Online Gambling Come Up? (4/25/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and US Attorney General Jeff Sessions are scheduled to meet tomorrow. One item likely to come up in their discussion:...
article BRUNING: Restore the Wire Act (4/24/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Since 1961, all gambling involving interstate telecommunications, including online gambling, has been prohibited by the Wire Act, which was...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT to Sell Double Down (4/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology Plc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its successful social gaming subsidiary, Double Down...
1 Article on this Issue

Tabcorp

article Why Racing.com, Crownbet and Racing Victoria are fighting Tabcorp deal (4/23/2017)
(Australia) -- Television and digital broadcasting of horse racing looms as the big battleground on which the $11 billion Tabcorp and Tatts Group merger will be fought....
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article Amazon’s Twitch wants more game-streamers to make money on site (4/23/2017)
(Internet) -- Amazon.com Inc.’s video streaming site Twitch Interactive is making it easier for aspiring stars to make money, seeking to woo participants soon...
1 Article on this Issue

Zynga

article Zynga Inc (ZNGA) Shares Bought by GSA Capital Partners LLP (4/23/2017)
(New York) -- Zynga logoGSA Capital Partners LLP increased its position in shares of Zynga Inc (NASDAQ:ZNGA) by 132.3% during the fourth quarter, according to its most...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Nevada Gov. Sandoval Makes Case To AG Sessions: Online Gambling Regulation Works (4/28/2017)
(Nevada) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval reportedly made his case to keep online gambling legal in a meeting this week with US Attorney General Jeff Sessions. He also told...
article How Online Bookies Can Leverage The Gambling Fallacy (4/28/2017)
(Internet) -- There is a belief out there coined the Gambling Fallacy that pay per head agents can leverage to increase action. The Gambling Fallacy isn’t a myth. Rather...
article How Online Bookies Can Leverage The Gambling Fallacy (4/28/2017)
(Internet) -- There is a belief out there coined the Gambling Fallacy that pay per head agents can leverage to increase action. The Gambling Fallacy isn’t a myth. Rather...
article Seven New Slots Launch Across bet365 (4/28/2017)
(Internet) -- bet365 have added several new slots to their range, across the Casino, Games and Vegas parts of their site, all of which can be played under a single...
article Poland’s new online gambling blacklist undergoes growth spurt (4/28/2017)
(Poland) -- Poland has updated its blacklist of the online gambling domains it intends to block starting this summer. On Friday, Poland’s Ministry of Finance added...
article RakeTech purchases assets in Agonas, Astro Media Group (4/28/2017)
(Sweden) -- RakeTech Group has acquired assets in Agonas AB and Astro Media Group AB. Financial details of the deals were not disclosed, but igaming affiliate RakeTech...
article NSoft brokers marketing deal with Beehive (4/28/2017)
(Internet) -- Beehive has secured a B2B agreement to integrate its omni-channel marketing platform with software solutions provider NSoft. The Beehive engine will now be...
press release BtoBet Gambling Tech Expanding Again In Latin America (4/28/2017)
(Malta) -- The rise of interest in the South American continent’s online gambling potential includes some European internet betting operators. One company that has...
article BetConstruct is celebrated with an award (4/27/2017)
(UK) -- BetConstruct takes home the title of Compliance Innovator of the Year at the Gambling Compliance Regulatory Awards 2017 in London, UK.
article Gaming in Holland hosts essential debates (4/27/2017)
(Netherlands) -- The head of the task force overseeing the modernization of gambling policy at the Dutch Ministry of Security and Justice has confirmed his attendance at...
article Attorney General Jeff Sessions Considering Federal Online Gambling Ban (4/26/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- US Attorney General Jeff Sessions is reportedly considering reintroducing a federal ban on online gambling, which means that individual states would...
article Ex-NY Post Reporter Claims Rupert Murdoch Spiked Story About Patriots’ Owner’s Gambling Ties (4/26/2017)
(New York) -- Former New York Post writer and columnist Bart Hubbuch penned an article for Deadspin that claims Rupert Murdoch once personally spiked a story that...
article Ex-NY Post Writer: Rupert Murdoch Killed Story On Patriots Owner Robert Kraft’s Gambling Ties (4/26/2017)
(New York) -- A former New York Post writer is claiming that the paper’s owner, Rupert Murdoch, personally killed a story which explored New England Patriots owner...
article Kindred Group Reports Record Q1 Revenue ahead of 32Red Acquisition (4/26/2017)
(Sweden) -- Online gambling operator Kindred Group, recently rebranded from Unibet Group, reported record high gross winnings revenue for the three months ended March 31...
article Online gambling operator Kindred Group posts record first-quarter performance (4/26/2017)
(Sweden) -- Swedish online gambling operator Kindred Group has released its unaudited financial results for the first three months of 2017 showing that its quarterly...
article GSN CEO stepping down (4/26/2017)
(UK) -- GSN CEO David Goldhill today announced that he will be leaving the company later this year. The Sony Pictures and AT&T Entertainment-owned television network...
article GSN chief to step down after a decade making games and TV shows (4/26/2017)
(California) -- David Goldhill will step down as president and CEO of the Game Show Network (GSN) after a decade on the job. He will stay onboard until a successor is...
article Intralot's Totolotek launches virtual sports betting in Poland (4/26/2017)
(Poland) -- Intralot's Polish bookmaking business Totolotek has rolled out virtual sports betting games for the first time in Poland in partnership with Betradar.
article iPoker Network Bids Polish Players Farewell (4/26/2017)
(Poland) -- More operators are leaving Poland’s newly regulated online gambling market, local media has reported. It has become known that the entire iPoker...
press release New Player in the online casino market chooses affiliate network ClickSure (4/26/2017)
(Malta) -- Play Club Casino, a new online casino regulated by the Malta Gaming Authority, will now use the ClickSure network for their ongoing affiliate activity.

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