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Mobile Gaming

article Ladbrokes updates mobile application to support PayPal (7/10/2014)
(UK) -- Bookmaker Ladbrokes has announced the integration of the PayPal online payment system into its mobile platform in an effort to improve the service for its UK...
article Online and Mobile Casino Launches New “Betway Stories” Ad (7/10/2014)
(USA) -- The “Betway Stories” advertisement campaign continues with a new commercial promoting the Betway Vegas. Online and mobile casino Betway is working...
article Iowa Head Sees Mobile Gaming in the Future (7/8/2014)
(Iowa) -- Efforts continue at the federal level to try to legalize internet gambling, while at the same time others want to ban the activity altogether. Iowa Lottery C-E...
article Mobile sites in the gaming space (7/7/2014)
(UK) -- According to Search Engine Watch, mobile internet usage is predicted to overtake desktop internet usage in the near future. It is also claimed that 67 percent of...
article Mobile Gambling Expected to Shoot through the Roof in 3 Years Time (7/6/2014)
(USA) -- People are becoming increasingly dependent on mobile devices, which propelled mobile casino firms to increase their gaming offers. Mobile devices have become...
article Mobile Gaming Will Skyrocket by 2017 Says Bullet Business Paper (6/29/2014)
(USA) -- A white paper recently written by expert gambling consultant Aideen Shortt and published by Bullet Business sheds some interesting light on the emergence of...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Linking Nevada's online poker rooms gets early OK (7/10/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada gambling regulators have given preliminary approval to a system that could link online poker websites, creating a larger player pool that's...
article Plan to link Nev. online poker rooms gets early OK (7/10/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada gambling regulators are giving preliminary approval to a system that could link online poker websites to create a larger player pool.
article Nevada Approves First Pooled Poker Network [sub req'd] (7/9/2014)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board took “the logical next step” toward multi-state Internet poker operations Wednesday with a recommendation to let...
article State gaming regulators recommend plan to link online poker websites (7/9/2014)
(Nevada) -- State gaming regulators tentatively approved a planned interactive gaming system that could house online poker websites for multiple casinos, potentially...
article Nevada experiences online poker revenue jump in May (6/30/2014)
(Nevada) -- The Nevada Gaming Control Board has reported that online poker revenue increased to $862,000 (€631,163) during the month of May.
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Sheldon Adelson Adds New Player to Anti-Online Gambling Team (7/10/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson has continued his anti-online gambling crusade by hiring former GOP congressman Connie Mack of Mack Strategies...
article Adelson makes fifth new hire to fight online gaming (7/9/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- The casino company run by Republican megadonor Sheldon Adelson has hired former Republican congressman Connie Mack and his firm Mack Strategies....
article Casino magnate Adelson adds ex-congressman to his team of lobbyists (7/9/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Former Rep. Connie Mack (R-Fla.) is lobbying for Las Vegas casino magnate Sheldon Adelson on legislation that would ban online gambling, according...
article MINTON: Republican Online Gambling Ban Sets Dangerous Precedent (7/1/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Should lawmakers in Washington override state laws and impose their values on the states? Some members of Congress seem to think so, and they are...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Malta Discusses Social Gambling Regulation (7/10/2014)
(Malta) -- The Mediterranean island of Malta could soon become the first country in the world to regulate social casino games. Following a draft legal notice filed with...
article Cashing in on online gambling / Social sports betting site allows imaginary bets and offers players prizes (7/7/2014)
(New York) -- Wagering on whether online gambling will be legal in New York someday is probably a safe bet.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Delaware Online

article Delaware Improves iGaming Sites (7/9/2014)
(Delaware) -- Delaware online casinos can now be accessed through Apple Macintosh computers, and the Delaware Lottery has made several other upgrades to the state’...
article Delaware iPoker Revenues Continue to Spiral Downward (7/3/2014)
(Delaware) -- The gaming industry has been looking with an interested eye to the American states that have legalized Internet gaming and poker to see how well received...
article Delaware enhances online gaming experience (7/2/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery Office has announced a number of new enhancements to the internet-based gaming sites available through Delaware Park, Dover Downs, and...
article Delaware suffers first online poker revenue fall of 2014 (7/2/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery has reported that online poker revenue has fallen for the first time this year after having recorded a drop in figures during May.
article May Delaware Online Poker Revenues Show Continued Decline (6/30/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery has released its official online gaming numbers for the month of May 2014 with figures pointing to a continued decline in online poker...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Poll Finds Pennsylvanians Oppose Federal Online Gambling Ban (7/9/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- A poll commissioned by Caesars Entertainment has found that 76 percent of Pennsylvania residents think states should decide for themselves if they wish...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars Could Be Online In New Jersey Quickly (7/9/2014)
(New Jersey) -- A review by Online Poker Report shows that PokerStars application for an online gaming license in New Jersey is well underway and the online giant could...
article Amaya Gaming to seek secondary listing in London or New York, US return not a priority (7/8/2014)
(Montreal) -- Amaya Gaming is set to list in either London or New York as part of its plan to realise a secondary listing, chief executive David Baazov told the Sunday...
article Canadian places a risky bet on a legal change to online gambling (7/7/2014)
(Montreal) -- David Baazov has bought himself a pricey seat in a very high-stakes poker game. After years of steadily building his technology and software company as a...
article PokerStars boss mulls secondary London listing (7/6/2014)
(UK) -- THE BOSS of the world’s biggest-listed online gambling group yesterday flagged his interest in a secondary listing in London or New York.
4 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Pascrell rues NJ marketing (7/8/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Bill Pascrell III of the Princeton Public Affairs Group, today told the World Gaming Executive Summit in Barcelona that the New Jersey online gaming...
article When It Comes to Marketing, New Jersey Online Gambling Sites Have Missed the Mark (7/7/2014)
(New Jersey) -- With over a year under its belt the US online poker industry has been the proverbial mixed bag. The industry has been full of highs and lows (and plenty...
article Republican U.S. Senate candidate opposes expanded Internet gambling (7/4/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s Republican candidate for U.S. Senate said in an interview that he opposed expanding Internet gambling, and questioned the growing...
article Jersey City is state's most active online gambling city on Caesars sites (7/2/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Ranking No.1 across the board on a trio of online gambling websites, Jersey City has taken the state's virtual casino scene by storm.
article NJ iGaming Weekly: Can Any of NJ’s Online Poker Providers Compete with PokerStars? (7/1/2014)
(New Jersey) -- If New Jersey’s iPoker operators don’t already feel a sense of urgency to improve their poker products, then I suggest that they look at...
article New Jersey Is Financial Letdown But ‘Phenomenal’ Regulatory Success, says 888 CEO [sub req'd] (6/30/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s seven-month-old online gambling industry may have been disappointing financially so far but it is a regulatory success, according to...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Online

article European Commission calls for online gambling ‘health’ warnings (7/7/2014)
(Europe) -- The European Commission is to urge countries across the continent to demand that online gambling advertisements carry messages similar to those displayed on...
article European Commission urges ‘health’ warning for online gambling (7/4/2014)
(Europe) -- The European Commission will urge countries to demand that online gambling advertisements display warning messages like cigarette packets, according to a...
article Gambling Commission’s Bet365 investigation reveals potential risks (7/1/2014)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission has reported that an investigation into Bet365’s anti-money laundering and social responsibility controls has revealed a number...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Expected U.S. Internet Poker Boom Delayed (7/7/2014)
(USA) -- When Delaware and New Jersey joined Nevada and launched online gambling regimes in November, many hoped and thought that other states would soon follow suit.
article 3 Reasons Online Gambling Expansion Has Stalled in 2014 (7/4/2014)
(USA) -- After three states launched legalized and launched iGaming in 2013, online poker and online gambling was expected to proliferate across the US in 2014, but the...
article Mississippi Task Force Commissioned to Study Online Gaming (7/2/2014)
(Mississippi) -- The state of Mississippi has avoided the talks of online game play for some time now but with a floundering casino market, the state is about to begin a...
article Online gaming results suggest more bad news for state casinos (7/2/2014)
(Mississippi) -- With Mississippi's gaming revenues declining - particularly in the Tunica/Mississippi River markets - the potential national impact of online gaming...
article Salter: Online gaming is more bad news for state casinos (7/1/2014)
(Mississippi) -- With Mississippi's gaming revenues declining — particularly in the Tunica/Mississippi River markets — the potential national impact of...
article How one man made millions from online poker ... before losing it all (6/30/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- It took just six years for Daniel Tzvetkoff to go from working for minimum wage at a Brisbane Pizza Hut to raking in $3 million per week in Las Vegas. In...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article Ralph Topping to Retire from William Hill (7/6/2014)
(UK) -- After more than 44 years working for the gambling giant, Ralph Topping is to retire as the head of William Hill. Topping is regularly credited with the expansion...
article Quickspin Inks Major Deal with William Hill (7/5/2014)
(UK) -- Quickspin has been having a great run of things recently. At the EGR B2B Awards held in London not long ago, Quickspin won "Mobile Gaming Software of the...
article William Hill appoints insider James Henderson to top role (7/5/2014)
(UK) -- William Hill has picked an insider to succeed Ralph Topping, who is stepping down as chief executive this summer after 44 years with the bookmaker, reports...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

California Online Gaming

article US political heavyweights head to GiGse (7/4/2014)
(California) -- The two will offer insights on i-gaming in the US from two opposing camps. Brown will back the case for a federal ban on i-gaming while Rendell will...
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article China web firms odds-on winners with World Cup gambling (7/4/2014)
(China) -- China's Internet giants and insurance companies are finding ever more innovative ways to get around the country's strict betting laws and reap a...
1 Article on this Issue

Bwin

article Bwin.party recovers after worries about PokerStars merger (7/3/2014)
(UK) -- Shares in online gaming group bwin.party digital have been on the slide since a major merger in the sector was unveiled last month
1 Article on this Issue

Russia Gaming

article Ban on Online Poker in Russia Could Be Lifted (7/3/2014)
(Russia) -- After a five-year hiatus, the government is considering legalizing online poker in Russia in hopes of pulling in an extra 5 billion rubles ($146 million) a...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Country Online

article Online gambling triggers big change in Internet, CEO says (6/29/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Online gambling might do more than generate tax money and let people play from their living rooms. “This industry is forcing a massive change in...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Gambling Online, Gambling in Casinos: What's More Addictive? (7/9/2014)
(USA) -- The first time I ever stepped foot inside a poker club I could feel my gut tighten as I walked through the door. Just the thought of losing even a small...
article UK online gambling group 888 Holdings forecasts strong earnings (7/9/2014)
(UK) -- Shares in 888 Holdings rose nearly 5 per cent on Wednesday after the online gambling group said it was expecting a significant spike in its interim earnings.
press release RGC launches responsible gambling accreditation for Internet in association with PricewaterhouseCoopers (7/9/2014)
(Ontario) -- The Responsible Gaming Council (RGC) is pleased to announce the launch of RG Check - Internet, an international accreditation program that enables gambling...
article GiGSE Conference Soon Underway in San Francisco (7/8/2014)
(California) -- The San Francisco Hyatt will host the GiGSE Social Casino Summit, July 14th-16th. The location could not be more perfect as San Francisco is the hub of...
article Alderney regulator suspends BetSoft Gaming licence (7/8/2014)
(Alderney) -- The Alderney Gambling Control Commission (AGCC) regulatory body has issued a notice to BetSoft Gaming ordering the 3D online slots developer to suspend...
article European Commission Seeks Online Gambling Health Warnings (7/6/2014)
(Europe) -- According to a draft document, the European Commission will soon be urging countries to demand that all online gambling advertisements display warning...
article Gambling Revenue Decline Spurs Online Gaming Legislation in Mississippi (7/5/2014)
(Mississippi) -- Casino revenues are dropping in Mississippi. According to the Mississippi Gaming Commission, numbers from 22 of the last 24 months reflect lower...
article China Jails 68 in Online Gambling Ring Bust Worth $78 Billion (7/5/2014)
(China) -- China has jailed 68 people for up to nine years for online gambling, state media said on Friday, making it the country's largest such bust of a ring,...
article 68 jailed in China's largest online gambling case (7/4/2014)
(China) -- Sixty-eight people in south China's Guangdong Province have been given jail terms ranging from one year and five months to nine years in the country's...
article Optimal strengthens US presence with acquisition deals (7/3/2014)
(Canada) -- Online payment solutions provider Optimal Payments has strengthened its position in the US market by agreeing to acquire two US-based payment specialist...
article Optimal Payments Acquires California Based Meritus Payment Solutions (7/1/2014)
(California) -- Optimal Payments, owner of popular online payment processing services Neteller and Netbanx has announced a deal that will help position themselves as key...
article South Africa Looking to Finally Legalize Online Gambling (6/30/2014)
(South Dakota) -- Online gambling has represented a touchy-thorny issue for South African lawmakers for quite a while now. Nobody was keen to touch it, and nobody was...
article 888poker Drops Suarez Sponsorship (6/29/2014)
(UK) -- Uruguay’s striker Luis Suarez has lost one of his sponsors after receiving a ban for biting the Italian defender Giorgio Chiellini. The online gambling...
article Luis Suarez leaves his mark as bookie Betfair changes name to Bitefair (6/29/2014)
(UK) -- Luis Suarez may have lost a sponsorship deal with online betting company 888 Poker over his now notorious biting incident with Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini at...
article VIDEO: Should online poker be legal in US? (6/26/2014)
(New York) -- First off, we have gambling over the internet right now. there's an estimated $40 billion worldwide market. 10% of that is coming out of america the...
article Portugal to Fight Compulsive Gambling with Online Players Blacklist (6/24/2014)
(Portugal) -- A week after the Portuguese government approved a bill that aims to regulate online gambling by the end of 2014, more details have emerged on the...
article Atari Enters Online Casino Industry (6/21/2014)
(USA) -- Atari is a corporate and brand name owned by several entities since its inception in 1972, currently by Atari Interactive, a subsidiary of the French publisher...
article This Week in International Regulation News (6/20/2014)
(USA) -- This week there have been a lot of worldwide developments in the online gambling industry. Here are the latest headlines from around the globe.
article Portuguese draft online gaming bill approved (6/20/2014)
(Portugal) -- The Portuguese Council of Ministers has approved draft legislation to enable the country to begin working on a regulatory framework for the potential...
article Editorial: Lock Poker Should Call it Quits (6/19/2014)
(The Internet) -- Lock Poker has become a running joke in the industry. The site has average payout speeds of over one year, according to a report compiled by...

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