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article Twitch's Anna Prosser Robinson wants to make online gaming safer for women (7/18/2017)
(USA) -- Anna Prosser Robinson is one of the most prominent women in e-sports, a world typically valued by marketers as a vehicle to reach young men.
article ’30 for 30′ Team Tease a Tale of a Gambler Scorned (7/15/2017)
(North Carolina) -- ESPN, the sports TV network recently launched a sports podcast called “30 for 30.” It’s based on their celebrated documentary...
article Overwatch League working on fantasy league, not considering gambling (7/14/2017)
(USA) -- Nate Nanzer, commissioner of the Overwatch League, told Overwatch community website Heroes Never Die in an interview that he is in the stages of planning for a...
article Blizzard is planning a fantasy sports game for Overwatch League (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- Overwatch League will eventually have a fantasy sports element, according to league commissioner Nate Nanzer. "Fantasy have obviously proven to be...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Gaming

article Italy generates €575m in H1 as Stars takes casino lead (7/18/2017)
(Italy) -- The regulated igaming market in Italy generated €575m in H1 2017, keeping it on track to break through the €1bn barrier for the first time in 2017,...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars departs Colombian market (7/18/2017)
(Colombia) -- PokerStars has quit the new Colombian online gaming market after the nation’s authorities announced the first unlicensed operator to be blocked....
article PokerStars takes the lead as Italy’s most popular online casino (7/14/2017)
(Italy) -- PokerStars Casino has grasped the Italian gaming market from former leader Lottomatica with 8.85% total share, according to Amministrazione Autonoma dei...
article PokerStars takes the lead as Italy’s most popular online casino (7/14/2017)
(Italy) -- PokerStars Casino has grasped the Italian gaming market from former leader Lottomatica with 8.85% total share, according to Amministrazione Autonoma dei...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Bodog - Bovada

article US drops all charges against Calvin Ayre (7/17/2017)
(Maryland) -- US federal prosecutors have dropped all charges filed over five years ago against Bodog online gambling business and its founder, Calvin Ayre. In February...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT reveal Big Easy online slot game (7/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology, IGT, has announced that its latest slots release, The Big Easy, will be available at online casinos on 10 August, 2017....
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article PokerStars Hopes $300K Series Turns Up The Heat For NJ Online Poker (7/17/2017)
(New Jersey) -- At the end of July, PokerStars NJ will debut a new online tournament series, dubbed the Summer Series. The 12-event series will take place over eight...
article New Jersey’s Online Poker Market Hits Rock Bottom (7/14/2017)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s online casino operations continued to go from strength to strength in June, but online poker fell off a cliff. According to figures...
article Atlantic City Casinos Post Revenue Gains, Thanks to Internet Gambling (7/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has helped to give Atlantic City casinos a boost in revenue last month. In June, an increase of more than 23 percent in online...
article In NJ “Internet Gambling Is Difference Between A Good Month And A Bad One” (7/12/2017)
(New Jersey) -- With total revenue eclipsing $20 million, New Jersey’s June online gambling revenue numbers fall into the solid, if not spectacular category. June...
article Internet gambling boosts Atlantic City revenue in June (7/12/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A nice boost from internet gambling helped push Atlantic City's casino revenue into the black in June. The city's seven brick-and-mortar...
article NJ Online Casinos Still Generate $20 Million In June, But Poker Has Worst Month Ever (7/12/2017)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey releases the gross revenue numbers for its regulated online poker sites and NJ’s online casinos each month, generally about two weeks...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

RAWA

article BLOG: Dent Determined to Do Online Gambling Damage (7/17/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The news regarding the latest attempt to ban online gambling in the United States has kept online poker players and fans on a roller coaster for the...
1 Article on this Issue

Bitcoin & Cryptocurrency

article FunFair is making fair, transparent, and fast online casino games based on Ethereum (7/16/2017)
(USA) -- Jez San has been a pioneer in games, online gambling, and crytocurrency. And his latest startup, FunFair, allows him to combine all of those passions at once.
article Malta could allow cryptocurrencies (7/14/2017)
(Malta) -- Malta Gaming Authority could allow the implementation of cryptocurrencies for the online gaming industry soon. Gaming operators could start offering the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Fantasy Sports

article DraftKings, FanDuel Cancel Proposed Merger (7/16/2017)
(USA) -- Daily fantasy sports (DFS) leaders DraftKings and FanDuel announced Thursday that they have cancelled their planned merger and will remain competitors.
article Aussie DFS Start-up, PlayUP, Eyes International Expansion (7/16/2017)
(Australia) -- An Australian daily fantasy sports site with a novel take on the concept is seeking a $10 million round of funding in order to explore domestic and...
article Want to enhance your "Game of Thrones" experience? How about a fantasy sports-style game (7/15/2017)
(USA) -- The seventh season of HBO's “Game of Thrones” debuts Sunday night at 9 p.m. For the millions of loyal fans, that fact alone is enough. But for a...
article DraftKings, FanDuel Call Off Daily Fantasy Sports Merger (7/14/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The two leading daily fantasy sports companies DraftKings and FanDuel have scrapped their proposed merger about a month after federal regulators sued...
article Game Over: Daily Fantasy Sports Merger Between FanDuel, DraftKings Is Off (7/14/2017)
(USA) -- The “big two” of daily fantasy sports are apparently not going to become one, as the merger between DraftKings and FanDuel is officially off. The...
article Fanduel CEO reveals information on merger with DraftKings; doubt still remains (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- For months now, daily fantasy sports fans have been awaiting a big merger between the two top providers of contests, FanDuel and DraftKings. The merger has...
article FanDuel In FTC Merger Filing: ‘DraftKings Is The Country’s Largest DFS Provider’ (7/13/2017)
(New York) -- FanDuel said that DraftKings is the largest daily fantasy sports operator in the country in filings in its case against the Federal Trade Commission. That...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article More legalized gambling seems to be a sure bet in Pa. (7/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- In all the back-and-forth about how to pay for Pennsylvania's budget, gambling fans should take one point to heart: Legalized online casino gaming,...
article Editorial: Another July, another budget mess (7/15/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Another July, another budget mess in Pennsylvania. Will the dysfunction in Harrisburg never end? The Republican-controlled Legislature sent Gov. Tom...
article Hold Please...Pennsylvania Gambling Expansion Bill Stuck In Legislature (7/15/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Hope is not lost. However, it is a disappointing week for Pennsylvania online gambling supporters. It looked oh-so-close to the bill becoming law, but...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Mississippi Appears To Be Slowing Its Roll On Legal Sports Betting (7/16/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi lawmakers might be putting the stop sign up for legal sports betting in the state, according to recent reporting from state media outlets.
article In An Unexpected Move, The Sports Ministry Might Soon Legalise Online Betting (7/16/2017)
(India) -- The Sports Ministry is in the initial stages of making online betting legal in India. An official stated that they have consulted many stakeholders in the...
article India Sports Ministry in Early Talks to Legalize Online Sports Betting (7/16/2017)
(India) -- The legalization and regulation of online sports betting has been brought up for discussion by India’s Sports Ministry, The India Express reported...
article Reports: India two years away from legal online sports betting (7/16/2017)
(India) -- India’s sports minister is denying media reports that he is holding early talks on finally legalizing sports betting in the country. Last week, the All...
press release Sports Betting USA conference to analyse stakeholders’ response to Supreme Court decision re: NJ challenge to PASPA (7/16/2017)
(New York) -- In an unexpected turn of events, the Supreme Court agreed to hear the arguments in New Jersey’s sports betting case, giving new life to a years...
article Las Vegas to vote on pro soccer stadium as city aims to boost sports betting (7/15/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas City Council will vote next week on whether a United Soccer League team can take up the lease for the Cashman Field. If approved, the team...
article Did legislative leadership really fall for sports-betting rope-a-dope? Geoff Pender (7/15/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Did the Mississippi Legislature approve what could be the largest expansion of gambling in 25 years either inadvertently or through sleight of hand,...
article Lawmakers: Didn’t think law would legalize sports betting (7/15/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Sponsors of a new state fantasy sports betting law that could allow gambling on real sporting events say they never considered that possibility when...
article Bookmaker Ratings gives detailed breakdown of Russian betting market numbers (7/14/2017)
(Russia) -- Detailing new market insight, Industry affiliate Bookmaker Ratings has issued a detailed breakdown and analysis of the current state of play for the Russian...
article Cubs fans keep betting slips as mementos instead of cashing (7/14/2017)
(Chicago) -- This spring, Las Vegas sportsbooks were treated to unexpected windfalls so unusually large, managers felt the need to recheck the numbers to figure out the...
article Baseball Hunches and Horse Race Value Hunting (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- Demand value. The horse racing adage beckoning bettors to rate shop becomes more important amid myriad options. Value comes in several forms, like with...
article Overwatch Laying Groundwork For Integration Of Real-Money Fantasy Sports (7/13/2017)
(New York) -- As the Overwatch League moves closer to becoming a reality, Activision Blizzard is considering another step that would draw the esports title into an even...
article Cyprus launches first sports betting site (7/13/2017)
(Cyprus) -- With the launch of SBTech’s Winmasters.cy, Cyprus has inaugurated its sports betting market. Last year, Cyprus decided to create a new gambling system and...
13 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Connecticut Enacts Sports Betting Legislation (7/15/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut governor Dannel Malloy has signed into a law a bill that would permit the regulation of sports betting within the state, should New Jersey...
article Gaming expansion approved in Connecticut (7/14/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Sports betting industry could become a reality in Connecticut after the state Governor Dannel Malloy signed the H 69448 this week. Legal operations...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Tabcorp

article CrownBet against Tabcorp-Tatts merger (7/14/2017)
(Australia) -- CrownBet has appealed the attempt from Tabcorp and Tatts to merge their businesses, as it claims that is not beneficial for the Australian market.
1 Article on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Debate over online gambling laws for tribes in Michigan continues (7/13/2017)
(Michigan) -- The legalization of online casinos across the United States is a topic that’s never far from the public eye as various states attempt – and...
article PALERMO: Tweaking Michigan Online Gambling Bill Doesn’t Resolve Many Of The Legal Problems (7/12/2017)
(Michigan) -- Proposed changes to a draft Michigan internet gambling bill will not alleviate many of the legal challenges legislators face in trying to mesh state law...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Poker

article Online poker keeps falling in New Jersey (7/13/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Online poker operations in New Jersey have fallen 12 percent last month revealing the lowest monthly income since its legalisation in 2013. However,...
1 Article on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Sharepots Let Players Win a Slice of the Pie (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- Most of the time, hitting a jackpot—or qualifying for some promotional bonus dollars—at an online casino is pretty much a solo achievement....
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article PA Online Gambling Gets Put On Hold Again, But Final Passage Still Likely (7/12/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Online gambling is once again on hold in Pennsylvania. The legislature has adjourned without finalizing a massive gaming package, of which iGaming is a...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Ant and Dec accused of 'pushing gambling' as pair come under fire over Saturday Night Takeaway game (7/16/2017)
(UK) -- TV stars Ant and Dec have been accused of exploiting young fans by launching an online gambling game that capitalises on one of their most successful shows.
article Federal Prosecutors Drop Illegal Online Gambling Charges against Calvin Ayre (7/15/2017)
(Maryland) -- US federal prosecutors dropped on Friday felony charges against Calvin Ayre, the Bodog online gambling brand, and three other individuals, while the former...
article Former Online Gambling Billionaire Calvin Ayre Pleads Guilty To Misdemeanor Charge (7/15/2017)
(Maryland) -- In what can only be considered a victory for Calvin Ayre, the former online gambling billionaire pleaded guilty on Friday to a misdemeanor charge,...
article Already Gaming-Friendly, Malta Looks to Ease Industry Regulations (7/15/2017)
(Malta) -- The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has proposed major reforms to the legal framework surrounding the island country’s gambling industry, with the goal of...
article Proposed bill in Belgium would raise minimum gambling age (7/15/2017)
(Belgium) -- In Europe, Belgium is considered to be one of the most tightly regulated in regards to the betting industry. Politicians are currently working to see...
article Gambling dens offer real-time betting (7/15/2017)
(Malaysia) -- The latest craze among patrons of illegal gambling dens around the country is betting on live feeds with real, sexily-dressed croupiers conducting the...
article US Drops Felony Charges Against Calvin Ayre, Gambling Pioneer to Remain in Antigua (7/14/2017)
(USA) -- Calvin Ayre, the online gambling entrepreneur who made his fortune by founding the Bodog brand back in the early 1990s, will no longer have to worry about...
article iGaming Super Show – Day 2 round-up (7/14/2017)
(UK) -- The iGaming Super Show continued at its high octane pace on Thursday despite the Wednesday night parties. iGaming Business put together a round-up of the...
article iGB Diary: iGaming Super Show 2017 (7/14/2017)
(UK) -- Happy Friday igamers! It's the Friday following on from the week of the... iGaming Super Show. Which really was super... tiring. But good. And busy. And...
article “We are definitely industry pioneers” (7/14/2017)
(Latvia) -- Evolution Gaming talked with Focus Gaming News and proved why it’s one of the world’s leading companies in the iGaming sector. Evolution Gaming...
article Malta unveils plans to streamline licensing regime (7/14/2017)
(Malta) -- Maltese authorities have announced plans for a major overhaul and streamlining of the country’s licensing framework. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA)...
article Belgium proposes gambling restrictions (7/14/2017)
(Belgium) -- Belgium’s opposition party, Christian Democratic and Flemish Party (CDV), has proposed more restrictions on the country’s legal gambling...
article New Jersey again boosted by online takings (7/13/2017)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey saw a 23% year-on-year rise in online gaming revenue in June. The US state’s casinos reported flat takings during the month, at $197m (€170m...
article New Jersey again boosted by online takings (7/13/2017)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey saw a 23% year-on-year rise in online gaming revenue in June. The US state’s casinos reported flat takings during the month, at $197m (€170m...
article Google to allow gambling apps in the UK (7/13/2017)
(UK) -- Google has revealed that the company will change its policy and will allow gambling apps in its Google Play system. The company had imposed a ban on gambling...
press release BetConstruct introduces a new concept with Spring BME (7/13/2017)
(UK) -- BetConstruct unveiled on July 11 a new management infrastructure for betting and gaming businesses called Spring BME (Business Management Environment). Spring...
article TrueFlip Review – Anonymous and Transparent Lottery (7/13/2017)
(Internet) -- There are many options for online gaming with cryptocurrencies, but not all of them are necessarily worth checking out. For those who want to use their...
article Quickspin bringing Second Strike to Ladbrokes retail estate (7/9/2017)
(UK) -- Online gambling software innovator Playtech has announced that its Quickspin video slot development subsidiary has signed a deal to introduce its very own Second...
press release The Reasons Behind the Soaring Popularity of iDice.io (7/9/2017)
(Internet) -- The online gambling industry is in an interesting phase where new gambling platforms are causing disruptions. The latest gambling platforms are open source...
article Turkish clampdown on gambling threatens GVC (7/8/2017)
(UK) -- Turkey has launched a fresh crackdown on illegal gambling in a move that could hit London-listed GVC Holdings. Measures under consideration include internet...

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