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California Gaming

article California Online Poker Update: Consensus Remains Elusive (4/24/2015)
(California) -- Pechanga Chairman Marc Macarro didn’t mince words when it came to the tribe’s stances on online poker issues at the recently concluded GIGse...
article Macarro: California Online Poker Should Be Operated By “Indian Tribes And Card Clubs – Period” (4/23/2015)
(California) -- A coalition of seven politically influential American Indian tribes working on internet poker legislation in California will not cede its opposition to...
article California’s 2015 Online Poker Hearings: Questions And Answers (4/22/2015)
(California) -- The 4/22 meeting for AB 431 has been postponed, per the PPA’s John Pappas on Twitter. No word yet on a rescheduling. With the scheduling of four...
article Upcoming California Online Poker Hearings Mark Start Of Long Journey (4/20/2015)
(California) -- On April 22, the California Assembly Governmental Organization Committee will hold a hearing on Chairman Adam Gray’s online poker bill, AB 431...
article BLOG: California Online Poker Likely A Matter Of When, Not If (4/17/2015)
(California) -- Many people had high hopes for California online poker in 2015, but it appears at least a couple of years away right now. Implementation of an online...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Online

article Gamesys boss Noel Hayden: The entrepreneur whose gamble is paying off (4/24/2015)
(UK) -- For the past 20 years the online gambling industry has been grappling with a stratospheric growth spurt. Boosted by fast internet connections, massive...
article EU: Working paper on online gambling EU VAT issues published (4/24/2015)
(Europe) -- The EU VAT Committee has published the working paper in connection with their March discussions on the complex EU VAT issues concerning on-line gambling. It...
article 666Bet customers remain in limbo over repayments (4/17/2015)
(UK) -- Dissatisfied customers of 666Bet continue to be in limbo over their demands for the troubled online gaming operator to return personal funds after the UK...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Kahnawake Gaming

article Quebec eyes move against Kahnawake-hosted online gambling servers (4/24/2015)
(Quebec) -- Las Vegas and Kahnawake are not two places you often hear mentioned in the same sentence. But when it comes to online gambling, the Mohawk community has made...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article I-gambling firm surveys insiders (4/24/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Industry insiders generally believe that legal Internet gambling will spread in 2015, though many still aren’t confident about the ability of...
article New Credit Card Code May Boost Legal Online Gambling (4/24/2015)
(New Jersey) -- A change in the way credit cards are categorized may soon give legal online casinos a significant boost in sales. The state of New Jersey has developed a...
article Daily Show Host Goes Heads Up with NJ Gov. Chrisite (4/22/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Things got a little heated on The Daily Show yesterday when Jon Stewart, the long time host of the politically driven Comedy Central hit show...
article Sportech subsidiary and bwin.party gain New Jersey licences (4/22/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has awarded Casino Service Industry Enterprise Licences to Sportech Racing, a division of pools and sports...
article Mutable Success for Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey iGaming Industry (4/21/2015)
(USA) -- Online gambling legislation has been a widely discussed topic in a number of states. Although more and more state authorities realize that it can be a source of...
article Jon Stewart hammers ‘narc’ Chris Christie for online gambling push while ripping legal marijuana (4/21/2015)
(New York) -- Even on a stoner’s holiday like April 20, Jon Stewart observed on Monday’s Daily Show, somebody has to play the “narc” — in...
article New credit card code may help online gambling (4/21/2015)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s legal Internet casinos hope a credit-card code released Friday will spur big banks into finally greenlighting payments for online...
article New Jersey eyes key sports betting court ruling (4/21/2015)
(New Jersey) -- A top lawmaker in New Jersey says there is an 85% to 90% chance a circuit court will give a ruling that paves the way for sports betting to be legalized...
article Resorts Atlantic City rolls out online gaming platform (4/21/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City’s Resorts Casino Hotel has officially launched its new online gaming platform in the US state of New Jersey. The real-money online...
article New credit card code may help online gambling (4/17/2015)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s legal Internet casinos hope a credit-card code released Friday will spur big banks into finally greenlighting payments for online...
article NJ Online Poker And Casino Sites Post Record March Revenues While Land-Based Lags (4/17/2015)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s regulated online poker and casino sites posted record revenues in March. Internet revenues were $13.2 million. This consisted of $2.2...
11 Total Articles on this Issue

Playtech

article Playtech and Unibet Launch Apple Watch Sports Betting Apps (4/24/2015)
(UK) -- Gaming software developer Playtech and online gambling operator Unibet have both announced that they are to launch sports betting applications for the new Apple...
1 Article on this Issue

Delaware Online

article Delaware reports jump in online poker revenue (4/23/2015)
(Delaware) -- The Delaware Lottery has revealed that operators within the US state’s regulated internet gambling market were able to report a month-on-month...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Anti-online poker bill put forward in Pennsylvania (4/23/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania State Representative Thomas Murt has introduced a new bill in an effort to ban online poker activities in the US state. House Bill 1013,...
article New Bill Seeks To Ban Online Poker In Pennsylvania (4/23/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has three bills on the table that would legalize online poker and lead to its regulation. As of Monday, there is now an anti-online poker...
article BLOG: Predictions of Possible Partnerships in Pennsylvania For Online Gambling (4/23/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Caesars could extend its partnership with its online platform provider 888 holdings, currently in Nevada, Delaware, New Jersey to Pennsylvania.
article Pennsylvania State Senator “Willing To Look” At Online Gambling Bills (4/22/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- During an impromptu press conference on Tuesday, two Democratic Pennsylvania state senators discussed a number of this year’s hot legislative...
article One inch away from having online poker regulated - Pennsylvania-USA (4/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- To date, only three States (New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware), have regalized and regulated online poker market in the USA.
article Regulated Online Gambling In Pennsylvania: Who’s Dancing With Whom? (4/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- With the obvious exception of the Sheldon Adelson-owned Sands Bethlehem, every casino in Pennsylvania is a potential player should the state pass an...
article Pennsylvania may be turning to online gambling to generate new revenue, but is it a smart bet? (4/20/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- With the state facing a multi-billion-dollar deficit and a proposed tax increase in Gov. Tom Wolf's first budget, Pennsylvania Rep. John Payne says...
article Pennsylvania Online Gambling, Are You Ready? (4/18/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Many questions are being tossed around in the state of Pennsylvania about the security system of the online gambling market. Online gambling has gained...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article BLOG: ‘Restoring America’s Wire Act’ is Revision, Not Restoration (4/23/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Ostensibly proposed to protect people from Internet fraud, a bill proposed by Rep. Jason Chaffetz (R-UT) would instead criminalize online gambling...
article Why Is Sheldon Adelson Seeking To Ban Interstate Online Casino Games In Nevada? (4/22/2015)
(Nevada) -- Anti-online gambling zealot Sheldon Adelson is pushing for a federal ban on online casino and poker games that would roll back the legislation passed in New...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Tropicana plots social gaming move in US (4/23/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- US land-based casino operator Tropicana Entertainment has agreed a strategic partnership with San Francisco-based mobile and social games developer...
article Genesis Gaming Launches Social Casino Games (4/22/2015)
(USA) -- Popular supplier of real-money games Genesis Gaming Inc. has launched a selection of social casino content, which marked the beginning of the company’s...
press release Tropicana Entertainment Inc. Announces Agreement with Social Game Developer Ruby Seven Studios (4/20/2015)
(New Jersey) -- Tropicana Entertainment Inc. ("Tropicana") announced today it has entered into a strategic relationship agreement with San Francisco-based...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article Daily Fantasy Sports Sites Keep Eye on Gambling Rules (4/22/2015)
(USA) -- Daily fantasy sports is one of the hottest segments in the gambling industry, in large part because they are one of the few forms of betting that aren’t...
article Another Giant In DFS: Yahoo Will Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Industry (4/21/2015)
(USA) -- Yahoo is the newest company to throw its hat into the daily fantasy sports ring, announcing its intention to go live with a DFS product in the second or third...
article Disney Investing In Daily Fantasy Sports Could Complicate Company’s Anti-Gambling Efforts (4/21/2015)
(USA) -- The big news in the daily fantasy sports industry is Disney’s reported plans to invest $250 million in DraftKings. The investment values DraftKings at...
article Fantasy Sports Advocates Forced To Play Defense As Well As Offense [sub req'd] (4/20/2015)
(USA) -- New bills in Illinois and Texas are proposing to amend their states’ laws regarding fantasy sports by imposing more formal regulatory requirements on...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Sportradar touches down with NFL distribution deal (4/22/2015)
(USA) -- Sports and betting-related data company Sportradar has entered into a multi-year partnership with the NFL American football league. Under the agreement,...
article Smarkets hits £1 billion trading milestone (4/20/2015)
(UK) -- Online betting exchange Smarkets has announced that it has reached its £1 billion trading milestone, aided by wagering recorded during this year’s...
article Hesse Ministry faces further criticism as Sports Advisory Board withdraws from licensing procedure (4/20/2015)
(Germany) -- Progress on Germany’s sports betting licensing procedure by the Hesse Ministry of the Interior and Sports (HMDIS) has taken a further step back as The...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article William Hill Becomes the First Bookie to Integrate App to Apple Watch (4/22/2015)
(UK) -- William Hill becomes the first bookie to integrate app to Apple watchLast week, Ladbrokes claimed to be the first bookie to receive Apple’s approval of a...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Bitcoin Marketplace Brawker to Shut Down (4/20/2015)
(USA) -- Bitcoin buying service Brawker has announced that it will close its doors at the end of April, citing competition and workload issues. The news, made public in...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Ladbrokes Australia granted Apple Watch betting app approval (4/20/2015)
(Australia) -- Ladbrokes Australia’s Chief Information Officer Scott Hutchens has revealed that the operator has gained approval from Apple for the release of its...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Leo Vegas Online Casino Awards Mega Jackpot (4/19/2015)
(Malta) -- Leo Vegas Casino has become well-known for its big payouts and popular games. It was one of their top-rated titles that rewarded a 49 year-old Swedish man...
article FEATURE: Does legal online gambling have a future? (4/18/2015)
(New York) -- On Friday, MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover introduced new Merchant Category Codes (MCCs) for regulated online gaming transactions, which...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars New Jersey Almost Ready to Launch (4/19/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The world’s largest online poker site, PokerStars, took another step towards reintegration into the US last night after the owner of Resorts Hotel...
article Resorts Owner Claims that PokerStars Approval Coming Soon (4/19/2015)
(New Jersey) -- PokerStars‘ return to the United States appears to be a mere formality based on recent news. Just a couple of weeks after Amaya Inc announced in a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Will Online Gambling Come to Pennsylvania? (4/17/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania legislators are considering a bill to legalize Internet gambling in the state, a potential means of generating new revenue and enticing...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article The Future of the Gambling Industry in the United States (4/22/2015)
(USA) -- During the past few decades gambling has been legalized in a number of states, which led to considerable growth in the number of casinos and other...
article GiGse 2015 Speaker Projects US iGaming Growth (4/22/2015)
(California) -- The GiGse igaming conference is currently taking place in San Francisco this week (20-22 April 2015). Income Access chief executive and GiGse speaker...
article Ladbrokes Posts Decrease in Q1 EBIT (4/22/2015)
(UK) -- UK-based gambling operator Ladbrokes plc announced its trading update for the first quarter of fiscal year 2015. As it was reported, earnings before interest and...
article Ladbrokes Q1 hit by pre-tax profit drop, CEO review brought forward (4/22/2015)
(UK) -- Ladbrokes quarterly pre-tax profits were down more than half on the previous quarter and new chief executive Jim Mullen has said he will bring forward his...
article Irish government passes new Gambling Act (4/22/2015)
(Ireland) -- The Irish government has finally approved the passing of the Gambling Act 2015, in a move that will enable the country to implement new online gambling tax...
article Regulatory uncertainty set to continue in Germany (4/22/2015)
(Germany) -- Germany remains one of the biggest igaming markets in the world, whether operators are licensed or not to take bets from players there.
article Scientific Games expands into Danish online gaming market (4/22/2015)
(Denmark) -- Gaming solutions provider Scientific Games has moved to strengthen its position in the Danish gaming market by expanding its partnership with domestic...
article Gaming Realms Reports Revenue Growth (4/22/2015)
(UK) -- UK-based gaming developer Gaming Realms plc announced earlier today its financial results for the fifteen-month period ended December 31, 2014, as well as its...
article New Banking Merchant Category Codes No Miracle Solution to Online Gambling SNAFUs, Says Expert (4/22/2015)
(USA) -- Last week’s launch of new Merchant Category Codes (MCC) for online poker card transactions brought with them hopes of a new boost for US regulated markets.
article PALERMO: Luntz To Online Gambling Advocates: You Win By Making Your Case (4/21/2015)
(California) -- The gambling industry needs a unified, well-articulated message to promote online gambling on Capitol Hill and should embrace fantasy sports, national...
article GiGse 2015 Day 1 Recap (4/20/2015)
(California) -- The first day of GiGse 2015 has kicked off at the Hyatt Regency in San Francisco, an event dedicated to the regulated US iGaming market and surrounding...
article Ireland’s Gambling Act 2015 introduces new online gambling amendments & policies (4/20/2015)
(Ireland) -- Following numerous delays since its first draft in 2011, the Irish government approved the passing of the nation’s Gambling Act 2015.
article Daniel Negreanu Wins $50k Playing Mixed Games on Twitch (4/20/2015)
(USA) -- Daniel Negreanu starts his Twitch adventure on a high after winning $50,000 playing mixed games, whilst lying in his bed, during his first real money Twitch...
article US Judge Dismisses Vital Evidence in Paul Phua Case (4/19/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Businessman, and avid poker player, Wei Seng ‘Paul’ Phua, has won a vital hand against the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI), after...
article Player Wins Record €5.4m on Mega Moolah Mobile (4/19/2015)
(UK) -- Microgaming, arguably the biggest name in online gaming software, has just paid out the highest jackpot ever won on mobile. The lucky player hit the jackpot...
article Player Wins Record €5.4m on Mega Moolah Mobile (4/19/2015)
(UK) -- Microgaming, arguably the biggest name in online gaming software, has just paid out the highest jackpot ever won on mobile. The lucky player hit the jackpot...
article BLOG: UN Blames Online Gambling For Match-Fixing Rise | Online Gambling News (4/16/2015)
(Worldwide) -- New York bookie Joseph Ruff has been sentenced to 41 months in prison for his illegal sports betting activity. The 32-year-old Ruff, who was arrested by...
article New Zealand to clamp down on online overseas betting (4/16/2015)
(New Zealand) -- New Zealand Racing Minister Nathan Guy has revealed that the Government is to undertake a review of online overseas betting by players in the country in...
press release Porter backs Luntz to rejuvenate iGaming message at GiGse (4/16/2015)
(California) -- Frank Luntz, the president of Luntz Global, will offer attendees at GiGse next week an insight into how they can reach out to the public more effectively...
article Joint Assembly / Senate Hearings In The Works For Online Poker In California (4/15/2015)
(California) -- Joint California Senate and Assembly committee hearings are in the works in an effort to move along online poker legislation industry officials hope will...

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