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California Online

article California Regulator Lacking Resources For Online Poker, Committee Told [sub req'd] (4/24/2014)
(California) -- California’s gaming enforcement division will need additional resources to effectively regulate Internet poker if it is legalized in the Golden...
article All the Big Shots showed up for Internet poker hearing (4/23/2014)
(California) -- While the Senate had its Day of Reflection to contemplate ethical obligations, the Assembly turned its attention to the task at hand, whether to legalize...
article BLOG: California Online Poker Hearing Dares Not Whisper The Name of PokerStars (4/23/2014)
(California) -- California’s Assembly Governmental Organization Committee held an informatonal hearing on the positives and negatives of regulating online poker on...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Online

article After 5 Months, NJ Online Poker Sites Face Pressing Problems Largely of Their Own Creation (4/24/2014)
(New Jersey) -- At the time of my last review, New Jersey’s nascent online poker industry was in the midst of its first slump. Hardly alarming at the time, traffic...
article PokerScout: Signs Suggest “Liquidity is Stabilizing” In New Jersey’s Online Poker Market (4/24/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The sharp drop of cash game traffic at New Jersey’s regulated online poker sites is softening. That’s per data from the latest Scouting...
article Caesars Interactive Introduces New Features in Garden State (4/23/2014)
(New Jersey) -- There is a lot “new” going on in New Jersey as it relates to online gaming. From new mobile apps for Android devices on WSOP.com, to new slot...
article New Jersey’s Online Gambling Revenue Continues to Grow (4/23/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online gambling sites took in $11.9 million in March, up from $10.3 million in February. While the growth is slow, the state added...
article Unauthorized Offshore Gambling Sites Trying to Poach New Jersey Online Gamblers (4/23/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The head of bwin.party, which is licensed to provide online gambling in New Jersey, says several unlicensed international online gambling sites are...
article Online Gambling Attracts Out-of-State Gamers [AUDIO] (4/22/2014)
(New Jersey) -- While online gambling is picking up steam in New Jersey, it’s also building a solid following from out-of-state players who would rather just cross...
article Internet gambling thriving in Hudson County (4/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- For those looking to play a hand of poker, pull down on a slot machine or roll the dice from the confines of their own homes, it seems Hudson County...
article New Jersey online gamblers survey says: women more loyal players, while 35 pct just started play since November legalization (4/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The Global iGaming Summit & Expo – known as GiGse, “North America’s largest and most established event fully focused on regulated...
article Online poker is North Jersey's latest tourism draw (4/20/2014)
(New Jersey) -- On any given Sunday, Mike Azzaro — or mikeycasino, as he’s known online — will travel from his home in Yonkers, N.Y., to a Ramsey hotel...
article Online Poker Plateaus in New Jersey as Casino Gaming Grows (4/19/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The latest report from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement was released this week, revealing that online poker revenues have remained...
article New Jersey Nearing First Online Gambling Jobs Deadline (4/17/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Online gambling providers face a May 1 deadline for locating jobs in the state. State regulators require that all online platform providers move their...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article BlingCity claims first social gaming casino platform (4/24/2014)
(USA) -- Gaming entertainment company BlingCity has launched what it claims to be the first online social gaming casino platform. The firm describes the new BlingCity...
article Social, Real-Money Casino Gaming and New Partnership Deals (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- The online gaming industry is an exciting place to be right now. Every year the interest grows in social gaming, real money gaming and HD mobile casinos and big...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Zynga

article Zynga’s Rising Star Beginning to Fade as Profit Figures Disappoint (4/24/2014)
(California) -- While considered one of the foremost firms in the iGaming industry, Zynga’s recent profit figures have been alarming. The popular social media...
article Zynga Inc Founder Mark Pincus Steps Down As Chief Product Officer (4/23/2014)
(California) -- Mark Pincus, the founder and chairman of the board of directors of Zynga Inc decided to give up all its operational responsibilities and vacated his role...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Minnesota Gaming

article Minnesota Lottery leader feels the heat from Legislature (4/23/2014)
(Minnesota) -- A powerful and bipartisan group of legislators are edging toward a showdown with Minnesota Lottery officials over their expansion into online ticket sales.
article Online games called 'lottery gone wild' by Minnesota lawmakers (4/23/2014)
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota's online gambling initiative ran into stiff resistance at the Capitol on Tuesday, as lawmakers grilled state lottery officials about the...
article Minn. lawmakers ponder ban for online lotto games (4/22/2014)
(Minnesota) -- State lawmakers are pondering a bill that would bar the Minnesota Lottery from selling games online and at gas pumps.
article Stopping Minn. e-Lotto Tickets Wouldn’t Come Cheap (4/22/2014)
(Minnesota) -- Minnesota lawmakers are in a lottery pickle: Let sales of virtual tickets continue over bipartisan objections or be forced to find millions of dollars to...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Can Online Poker Become The New King Of New York? (4/23/2014)
(New York) -- In America there is a war going on for the hearts and minds of thousands of online poker players, many of whom have been frozen out of the game they love....
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

article McAfee says online gambling fuelling cybercrime (4/23/2014)
(USA) -- Cybercrime is still on the rise and specialist hacking skills and cyber attacks are being paid for via untraceable payments through online gambling sites,...
article INSIDE GAMING: Return on investment for Internet gaming operations in three states no windfall (4/22/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Apparently, the only folks making money from the U.S.’s fledgling Internet gaming market are lobbyists. That won’t change anytime soon.
article INVESTING: Don't Bet On Internet Gambling Ban (4/22/2014)
(New York) -- Anointment of the 2016 Republican presidential nominee is far off, but one thing already seems clear: Sheldon Adelson will have the victor’s full...
article Mississippi Task Force To Study Internet Gambling [sub req'd] (4/21/2014)
(Mississippi) -- A new Mississippi task force will examine Internet gambling and sports betting in other states, but will not recommend legalizing either activity.
article OWENS: Stalling on Takeoff: Inertia and Pushback Challenge The Growth of American Online Gambling (4/21/2014)
(USA) -- Imagine you're driving your car in a large empty parking lot. If you put your foot on the gas, but turn the steering wheel all the way to the right (or left...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Legislation

article NJ Pols Rail Against Online Gaming Ban Proposed For US (4/23/2014)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey politicians on Wednesday slammed members of the U.S. Congress over a recently proposed federal ban on online gaming, a move that would shut...
article Casinos and Offshore Gaming Sites Furiously Battle Over Billions in Gambling Revenue (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- Las Vegas-based casinos and overseas operators have begun an all-out battle over Internet gambling, which is mostly banned nationwide but carries with it the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Poker

article PPA Launches Website to Fight Proposed Online Poker Ban (4/23/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Poker Players Alliance has launched a national call to action campaign to encourage Americans to oppose recently introduced federal legislation...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

press release Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California’s Largest Card Clubs and PokerStars Announce Agreement to Offer Online Poker in California When Legislation is Passed (4/23/2014)
(California) -- The Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California’s (and the world’s) three largest card clubs – the Commerce Club, the Hawaiian Gardens...
article PokerStars Announces Agreement With Tribal and Cardroom Partners to Offer Online Poker in California (4/23/2014)
(California) -- The long-rumored relationship between PokerStars and a coalition of powerful California gambling interests was confirmed today.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Russia Gaming

article Hundreds More Sites Blocked in Russian Online Gambling Crackdown (4/22/2014)
(Russia) -- The official registry of domains blacklisted in Russia saw a substantial update earlier this month, with hundreds more online gambling domains added.
1 Article on this Issue

Washington Gaming

article Washington State Advocates Fighting for Online Poker Reform (4/22/2014)
(Washington) -- In 2006 Washington State passed what many consider to be one of the most draconian gambling laws in the country, a law that makes playing online poker in...
1 Article on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article BLOG: Regulated Online Gambling Will Boost Land-Based Revenues – And That Might Be What Sheldon Adelson Fears (4/21/2014)
(USA) -- The current attitude that many people hold on the online gambling ban being pushed by Sheldon Adelson is that the Las Vegas Sands owner wants to ban online...
article A casino mogul and Baptists team up against online gambling (4/19/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Lindsey Graham is a Southern Baptist. Last month, the senator from South Carolina proposed gambling legislation that was written by a lobbyist for...
article Billionaire Sheldon Adelson continues crusade against online gambling in the US (4/18/2014)
(USA) -- If you had all of the money in the world what would you buy? With an estimated fortune of $40.8 billion Sheldon Adelson is the Chairman and Chief Executive of...
article Billionaire Sheldon Adelson continues crusade against online gambling in the US (4/18/2014)
(USA) -- If you had all of the money in the world what would you buy? With an estimated fortune of $40.8 billion Sheldon Adelson is the Chairman and Chief Executive of...
article Organizations, Senators Oppose National Online Gambling Ban (4/17/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Several important national organizations have come out in opposition to Sheldon Adelson’s online gaming ban. In addition, two U.S. senators...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Australia Online

article Column: Everybody loves a winner - except the bookies (4/19/2014)
(Australia) -- Ah, take it away Winston Churchill, talking about Labour politician Stafford Cripps: "He has all of the virtues I detest, and none of the vices I...
1 Article on this Issue

Caesars Interactive

article Caesars Launches Neteller Services for Online Gambling Sites (4/19/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- One of the biggest limiting factors for regulated Internet gambling in the United States has been payment processing. While the sites licensed in Nevada,...
1 Article on this Issue

Facebook

article New Blackjack Game Goes Live on Facebook (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- A new table game has been launched online and it uses blackjack rules to determine the winner. BJX Entertainment has launched BlackJack eXtreme on Facebook as...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Real Gaming Apps Are Taking the Place of Fake Ones (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- Real Gaming Apps Are Taking the Place of Fake Ones For those who enjoy playing the lotto while having a drink at the bar or picking up a ticket at the grocery...
article A Wearable Casino: What Wearable Tech Means for the Gambling Industry (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- Mobile gambling has exploded in popularity since hitting the scene in the late 1990s; new wearable devices like the Google Glass, Samsung Galaxy Gear and Apple...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article Photo finish for William Hill's Topping? (4/19/2014)
(UK) -- A defining few months for Ralph Topping, the (fairly) soon-to-be-departing chief executive of William Hill, who has transformed the bookmaker into a FTSE 100...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Betting on the Blockchain: Sports Gambling and Bitcoin (4/18/2014)
(USA) -- Sports gambling in America is big business. It is also, largely, illegal. According to the National Gambling Impact Study Commission, nearly $400 billion is...
article Online Casino Jettisons Bitcoin After Regulator Scrutiny [sub req'd] (4/16/2014)
(Malta) -- A Maltese online casino operator claiming to be the first to allow Bitcoin deposits has dropped the contentious crypto-currency following intervention by...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Delaware Gaming

article Delaware Online Gambling Up 24% To $206k In March (4/18/2014)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery has released its online gambling results for March, revealing a 24% increase in overall revenues to $206,833, compared to the $166,454...
1 Article on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article iGaming veteran Matthew Cullen hired to lead interactive initiatives (4/17/2014)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians announced April 9 that its digital development company, San Manuel Digital (SMD), LLC, has hired iGaming veteran...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article How cybercriminals profit from money laundering through gambling sites (4/24/2014)
(USA) -- A new report by McAfee sheds light on the underground world of online gambling. It identifies the proliferation of online casinos, an industry set to grow...
article Gamzio Set To Launch Real Money Gambling (4/24/2014)
(UK) -- Gamzio Mobile, known for their social casino, has clinched a partnership deal with platform provider Cashbet to launch their first real money iGaming product in...
article How to turn a middle-class woman into an online gambling addict (4/23/2014)
(UK) -- Andrew Muir knew his wife Sheila enjoyed the occasional flutter playing online bingo. Last year, he was thrilled on her behalf when she won £137.
article Gibraltar power station fire hits online gambling industry (4/22/2014)
(Gibraltar) -- A number of gambling operators had their online betting services disrupted on Easter Sunday after an explosion and fire at a Gibraltar power station left...
article Atari to Enter into Online Gambling Sphere (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- Atari, the iconic games manufacturer is moving into the world of online gambling, thanks to a deal signed with the Isle of Man based company, Pariplay.
article Atari to Enter into Online Gambling Sphere (4/19/2014)
(USA) -- Atari, the iconic games manufacturer is moving into the world of online gambling, thanks to a deal signed with the Isle of Man based company, Pariplay.
article Rangers forge ahead with sponsorship from online casino 32Red (4/19/2014)
(UK) -- 32 Red, the online casino company which previously supported teams such as Aston Villa and Swansea City struck a deal with the Rangers Football Club in a shirt...
article Sponsorships Suffer With New U.K.Online Gambling Rules (4/19/2014)
(UK) -- The online gambling industry is not a standalone business it relies on many other specialists to keep the public comong back. One major aspect of the internet...
article Jackpot247 comments on new online gambling task force in Mississippi (4/18/2014)
(Mississippi) -- Online casino and gambling experts, Jackpot247, have commented on a new task force set up in Mississippi to look at regulated online gambling across the...
article Jackpot247 comments on new online gambling task force in Mississippi (4/18/2014)
(Mississippi) -- Online casino and gambling experts, Jackpot247, have commented on a new task force set up in Mississippi to look at regulated online gambling across the...
article Mississippi Orders Unusual Study on Internet Gambling (4/18/2014)
(Mississippi) -- As one Mississippi casino closes due to lack of revenue, the state finally is going to study the prospects of online gaming. But is it a set up?
article Atari To Dabble With Real-Money Online Gambling (4/18/2014)
(USA) -- Atari announced this week that it will make a play with real-money online gambling thanks to a partnership with Isle of Man-based gambling firm Pariplay.
article Atari bringing its classic games to real-money gambling platforms (4/16/2014)
(The Internet) -- Atari is partnering with gambling and lottery game developer Pariplay to bring the former's classic video game brands to real-money gambling...
article Unibet to Sell Off Its 95% Stake in Kambi Sports Solutions B2B Business (4/14/2014)
(Sweden) -- Swedish betting operator Unibet has proposed ditching its stake in its Kambi Sports Solution B2B sports betting subsidiary and distributing the shares to...
article Unibet to Sponsor Stockholm Marathon (4/14/2014)
(Sweden) -- Online gaming operator branding took a prominent step to the forefront of corporate advertising this week with a new sponsorship deal between Swedish online...
article Denmark Orders ISP to Block Five Illegal Gambling Sites (4/14/2014)
(Denmark) -- For a country that was one of the first to embrace online gambling in its shores, Denmark seems to be doing a decent of job cracking down on what it...
article Bee Cave Games and Multimedia Games link up in content deal (4/14/2014)
(USA) -- Social casino developer Bee Cave Games has entered into a new partnership with gaming content provider Multimedia Games. Under the deal, Multimedia’s...
article Astra Gaming Group Intends to Seal Purchase of Extreme Live Gaming (4/14/2014)
(Philippines) -- Online gaming firm acquires Extreme Live Gaming, with hopes to bring more value to their large customer base. The Extreme Live Gaming firm, that is...
article NYX Interactive Expands Gaming Operations to the Latvian Market (4/14/2014)
(Latvia) -- Online gaming firm NYX Interactive begins business operations in Latvia through local betting operator Optibet. Optibet will serve a gateway to the local...
article 32Red inks shirt sponsorship deal with Rangers FC (4/14/2014)
(UK) -- Online casino group 32Red has secured an agreement to sponsor Rangers football club for three years commencing in the 2014/15 season.

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