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Amaya Gaming

article Amaya forecasts record revenue haul in 2016 (1/23/2017)
(Quebec) -- Amaya has said that it expects to post record revenue for the 12 months through to December 31, 2016. In a trading update, the company said revenue should...
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Australia Gaming

article Will Australian Online Gaming Changes Impact Other Countries? (1/23/2017)
(Australia) -- Australia has been one of the most popular poker markets for the past decade. While the game was somewhat widespread in the 1990s and early 2000s, the...
article Royal Wins nears real-money skill gambling launch in Australia (1/18/2017)
(Australia) -- Australian studio Royal Wins has edged closer to launching a new version of its online casino that it said will introduce skill gambling with real-money...
article 888 Poker Bails Out Of The Australian Online Poker Market – Will PokerStars Follow Suit? (1/17/2017)
(Australia) -- As of January 16, 888 is no longer offering online poker in Australia. The decision was made in anticipation of the passing of an amendment to the laws...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Legislative Tracker: Daily Fantasy Sports, Sports Betting (1/23/2017)
(USA) -- The list of states taking a legislative interest in DFS is constantly growing and changing. Some states that currently do not allow fantasy sports are...
article Montana Senate OKs “social” fantasy sports (1/19/2017)
(Montana) -- Daily fantasy sports (DFS) enthusiasts secured a small victory in Montana after state senators unanimously voted in favor of a limited form of fantasy...
article New York Online Poker Bill Set To Reemerge, Timeline And Outlook Remain Unclear (1/19/2017)
(New York) -- Legislation to regulate online poker had surfaced several times in recent years, but it hadn’t gone anywhere until 2016. That’s when a bill...
article Ohio ‘Likely To Pass A Bill This Year’ On Daily Fantasy Sports, Lobbyist Says (1/19/2017)
(Ohio) -- A legislative hearing about daily fantasy sports in Washington state on Wednesday ended up creating news in an entirely different state.
article Washington State Online Poker And Daily Fantasy Sports Hearing Live Blog (1/19/2017)
(Washington) -- The Washington State Senate Commerce, Labor & Sports Committee will hold a hearing on online poker and daily fantasy sports today: January 18, 2017.
article Daily Fantasy Sports Regulation And Cybersecurity: A Closer Look (1/19/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The editorial board of the Worcester Telegram-Gazette criticized Massachusetts‘ state legislature for not imposing stricter security controls...
article Florida Lawmaker: DFS Is Game Of Skill (1/18/2017)
(Florida) -- Florida state Rep. Jason Brodeur recently filed HB149, which would declare daily fantasy sports is a game of skill, not luck, thereby removing it from...
article DraftKings backs state regulations it once opposed (1/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- DraftKings Inc., which initially opposed some of Massachusetts’ stiff limits on daily fantasy sports, is now urging officials to keep those...
article State lawmakers consider regulations, tax on daily fantasy sports companies (1/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- It’s a lucrative industry that exploded in popularity. State lawmakers are trying to wrap their arms around daily fantasy sports and the future...
article FanDuel is adding golf to its list of daily fantasy sports contests (1/18/2017)
(USA) -- If you're a fan of playing fantasy golf, good news. Your options are expanding. Well, at least, for now. On Tuesday, Yahoo Finance reported FanDuel will add...
article Worldwide online gambling and betting market is projected to expand (1/17/2017)
(Worldwide) -- After a series of mergers and acquisitions, worldwide online gambling and betting market is projected to expand by as much as 10.8 percent by 2024.
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Ignacio: Tycoon Jack Lam owes PAGCOR P 13.9 billion (1/23/2017)
(Philippines) -- Philippine Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) Vice President Arnel Ignacio estimates gambling tycoon Jack Lam owes the Philippine government P 13.9 billion in...
article Philippines Deports First Group of Chinese Illegal iGaming Workers (1/19/2017)
(Philippines) -- Officials from the Philippines’ Bureau of Immigration have confirmed that the country has begun deporting the Chinese citizens who were detained...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Santa Ysabel

article Federal Court Issues Permanent Injunction and Permanently Shuts Down Santa Ysabel’s Desert Rose Bingo (1/23/2017)
(California) -- On December 12, 2016, Judge Battaglia of the United States District Court for the Southern District of California issued the Court’s long-awaited...
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Sports Betting

article Paddy Power Betfair expects full-year growth despite unfavourable sports results (1/23/2017)
(Ireland) -- Paddy Power Betfair has said that despite unfavourable sports results during the fourth quarter, it expects full-year revenue to increase by 18% year-on-...
article Boon for Kenyan gamblers as another betting company set to join fray (1/22/2017)
(Kenya) -- Competition in the local sports betting industry is set to intensify, with another international firm showing interest in the Kenyan market. The Standard has...
article James Gill: Fighting for the Constitution and sports betting (1/22/2017)
(Louisiana) -- Louisiana's Jeff Landry is one of five state attorneys general who are supporting New Jersey in its challenge to the federal law that says only Nevada...
article Gaming attorney shines light on on-line sports wagering (1/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- It generates about $275 million in revenue annually in North America, drew 134 million viewers in the United States in 2015, attracts illegal wagers...
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Tabcorp

article Tabcorp eyes world domination with new betting platform (1/23/2017)
(Australia) -- The biggest global venture in Tabcorp's 22-year history was never going to be easy. In late 2015, the gambling giant announced a partnership with...
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Gambling Expansion

article Should online poker really be a crime? High school math teacher makes case for legalization (1/22/2017)
(Washington) -- High school math teacher David Shick confessed his crime: playing poker online. Shick testified before the Washington Senate Commerce, Labor & Sports...
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Online Gaming

article Every Argument Against Online Gambling Is An Argument For Regulated Online Gambling (1/22/2017)
(Internet) -- Critics of online gambling seem to have an endless supply of talking points, which they trot out whenever the topic of legalizing the activity comes up....
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Video Gaming

article VR Gambling Expected To Grow 800% By 2021 (1/22/2017)
(UK) -- With new VR offerings already retailing today at the incredibly affordable price of around £15, this technology has well and truly landed, and the gambling...
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Donald Trump

article OP/ED: Trump Election Still Garnering Online Gambling Action (1/21/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- It is a curious thing the urge to wager on the Trump presidency because everything about the new President of the USA is on the internet today. The...
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eSports

article Esports Betting Is A Whole New Landscape For Massachusetts Gaming Regulation (1/21/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- At a meeting on Feb. 17, the Massachusetts Special Commission on Online Gaming, Fantasy Sports Gaming and Daily Fantasy Sports (the Commission) heard...
article eSports Group Acknowledges Hack (1/18/2017)
(USA) -- The eSports Entertainment Association has confirmed a ransom plot by a hacker that has exposed personal account information for about 1.5 million users.
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Europe Gaming

article Switzerland rebuffs plans to block online casinos (1/20/2017)
(Switzerland) -- Switzerland has withdrawn plans to introduce regulation that would require internet service providers (ISPs) in the country to block online gambling...
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New Jersey Gaming

article SugarHouse Online Casino teams up with Konami (1/20/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The company that operates under Golden Nugget Atlantic City’s internet gaming permit has teamed up with a Las Vegas-based gaming developer....
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Online Poker

article With Donald Trump Inaugurated, Online Poker Players Have Reason to Feel Hopeful: Op-Ed (1/20/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Donald Trump’s inauguration speech was delivered with a certain aplomb on the steps of the Capitol Building on Friday. Even outgoing President...
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Washington Gaming

article Lawmakers In Washington State Talk Online Poker, But Action Unlikely (1/20/2017)
(Washington) -- Washington tepidly tossed its hat into the online gambling ring this week. The state with by far the most archaic online gambling laws in the country...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Online Gaming Gives Atlantic City First Yearly Revenue Increase in a Decade (1/18/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s casino revenue stopped a 10-year slide in 2016 and posted a 1.5 percent increase over 2015. That’s due to $196.7 million...
article Atlantic City Casino Industry Stops Free Fall In 2016 (1/16/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- For the first time in 10 years, Atlantic City’s casino gambling market didn’t contract year-over-year. According to figures from state...
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Bitcoin

article Bitcoin’s Early Year Rally Ends (1/18/2017)
(USA) -- The brief surge in Bitcoin value at the beginning of the year halted and the virtual currency fell back as much as 20 percent in the face of a strengthening...
article Bitcoin is Eating the Entire Online Gambling Industry (1/17/2017)
(USA) -- Although not many people seemed to notice, Bitcoin was heavily integrated into various aspects of the online gambling industry in 2016. While there have always...
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Delaware Online

article Delaware Online Gaming Soars 62 Percent in 2016 (1/18/2017)
(Delaware) -- Delaware online gaming had its best online gaming year to date in 2016. The state’s three internet casino operators collectively generated $3 million...
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Pala Tribe

article PalaCasino.com Unveils New Slot (1/18/2017)
(California) -- PalaCasino.com is introducing Jackpot Shores, an exclusive progressive jackpot slot, for its New Jersey online casino. The online slot can be played on...
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Pennsylvania Online

article Catch-All Bill Introduced in Pennsylvania (1/18/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Just one week into the 2017 legislative session, online gaming is back for consideration in the Pennsylvania legislature. Democratic state Senator Jay...
article Pennsylvania Will Legalize Online Gambling “Sometime in March,” Says Lawmaker (1/18/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- As Pennsylvania prepares to receive two online gambling bills, at least one lawmaker believes that the state’s chances of legalizing online...
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RAWA

article Jeff Sessions should think long and hard about addressing online gambling laws (1/18/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- For those who were uncertain which direction the new Trump administration would be taking with regards to online gambling, the answer seemed more...
article Trump Nominee Could Revisit Wire Act (1/18/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- U.S. Attorney general nominee Jeff Sessions dropped a bombshell on the fledgling online gambling industry in the U.S. when he said he was “...
article Graham, Sessions Give Internet Gaming a Chance to React (1/17/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., is the most anti-poker member of the U.S. Senate. So when President-elect Donald Trump's choice for attorney...
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Virginia Gaming

article Bill In Virginia Would Classify Poker As Skill (1/18/2017)
(Virginia) -- Poker games shall be deemed games of skill. That’s how a new bill in Virginia reads to largely exempt the card game from anti-gambling laws. The bill...
article Virginia Lawmaker Wants to Legalize Live Poker (1/18/2017)
(Virginia) -- Virginia State Senator Louise Lucas (D-Portsmouth) has launched a legislative push to have poker reclassified as a game of skill. Lucas, who has long...
article Poker Bill Introduced in Virginia (1/17/2017)
(Virginia) -- A bill to legalize poker was introduced in Virginia last week by State Senator Louise Lucas. The bill, S 1400, would amend the portion of the legal Code of...
article Virginia Senator Introduces Poker Legislation (1/17/2017)
(Virginia) -- Across the United States, several individual states are considering legalizing online poker gaming to further strengthen their gambling industries.
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Playtech

article Live Casino Studio Opened in Romania by Playtech (1/17/2017)
(Romania) -- A state of the art live casino studio has been opened by Playtech in Bucharest, Romania. The new live studio will fulfill the big demand of licenses in the...
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Indian Country Online

article Bill To Regulate Online Gambling In Michigan Faces Complex Path To Passage (1/16/2017)
(Michigan) -- Michigan lawmakers seeking to legalize online gambling face a legal and regulatory quandary. The issue? Trying to craft a bill that would combine state law...
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Other News

article Every Argument Against Online Gambling Is An Argument For Regulated Online Gambling (1/23/2017)
(USA) -- Critics of online gambling seem to have an endless supply of talking points, which they trot out whenever the topic of legalizing the activity comes up.
article Will the Dominos Fall? (1/23/2017)
(USA) -- The legalization of iGaming has been stalled since New Jersey opened its first online casinos in 2013. Along with Delaware and Nevada, iGaming in New Jersey has...
article Wider Online Gambling Tax Net Seems Safe Bet for EU Members (1/23/2017)
(Europe) -- The odds of European Union member states changing their taxation of online gambling companies will probably be short following a Jan. 19 opinion from the...
article Western Union fined $586m over illegal online gaming transactions (1/23/2017)
(USA) -- US financial services company Western Union has agreed to pay a federal penalty of $586 million (€545.2 million) after admitting to clearing transactions...
article Is Sweden’s iGaming Market Poised to Grow? (1/23/2017)
(Sweden) -- The online gambling market has been growing at an exponential rate across Europe. And the need for new regulations has increased with that.
article Quickspin launches in Denmark with Vera&John (1/23/2017)
(Denmark) -- Quickspin has rolled out a selection of its HTML5 slot games in Denmark with Vera&John. Consumers in the country will have access to titles such as...
article Yggdrasil maps out Italian expansion plans (1/23/2017)
(Italy) -- Yggdrasil Gaming has announced plans to expand the reach of its services into Italy. The company has already begun the process of certifying its games and...
article “Gibraltar One Entity With UK”: EU Deals Body Blow to Gibraltar Online Gambling Industry (1/22/2017)
(UK) -- Online gaming hub Gibraltar should be treated as “one entity” with the UK in its freedom to provide services. That’s the opinion of the...
article FBI, EU fraud authorities hold emergency summit on binary options fraud (1/21/2017)
(Netherlands) -- Horrified at the vast global fraud being perpetrated by fraudulent binary options firms, most of which are located in or connected to Israel, law...
article CSR: Planet 7 Casino is now Blacklisted (1/21/2017)
(Internet) -- Planet 7 Casino has been scamming players out of their winnings for months now. We have had numerous complaints over the past several months about non...
article BLOG: Michigan Lawmakers Facing Legal and Regulatory Challenges (1/20/2017)
(Michigan) -- Lawmakers in the state are facing legal and regulatory issues to legalize online gambling. The path to passage for regulating and legalizing online...
article Gambling Operators with Biggest Market Cap on the LSE (1/19/2017)
(UK) -- Over the past few years more and more companies operate in the conditions of great competitiveness in the UK gambling industry. On the other hand, the gambling...
article Becky’s Affiliated: Bridging the gap between Binary and Casino games with Derek Wood (1/19/2017)
(UK) -- The upcoming London Affiliate Conference (LAC) also features the Financial Gaming Expo, an event running alongside the LAC, sharing the same venue.
article Yggdrasil Gaming Marches Toward Another Regulated iGaming Jurisdiction (1/19/2017)
(Italy) -- Developer and supplier of online casino content Yggdrasil Gaming has directed its expansion efforts toward yet another regulated jurisdiction.
article CJEU’s Advocate General defends UK gambling law (1/19/2017)
(Gibraltar) -- The European Union’s top court has dealt a blow to Gibraltar’s fight to roll back the UK’s new gambling regime. On Thursday, the...
article Ladbrokes Coral Full-Year Operating Profit Meets Expectations (1/18/2017)
(UK) -- UK gambling operator Ladbrokes Coral Group today posted preliminary operating profit information along with information about the progress made on integration of...
article Kindred Group launches Scandinavian-facing online casino brand following EU consumer protection audit (1/18/2017)
(Norway) -- Kindred Group (formerly known as Unibet Group) has recently launched a new internet casino brand targeting the small group “high rollers” in the...
article 888poker Exits Slovenian iGaming Market (1/18/2017)
(Slovenia) -- Shortly after it had become known that 888poker would no longer accept Australian players, word has leaked out that one of the world’s largest online...
article Former AG Coakley: DraftKings added more than 100 jobs (1/17/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is planning to tell a Beacon Hill commission that Boston-based daily fantasy sports operator...
article Former AG Coakley: DraftKings added more than 100 jobs (1/17/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Former Massachusetts Attorney General Martha Coakley is planning to tell a Beacon Hill commission that Boston-based daily fantasy sports operator...

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