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New Jersey Gaming

article Inspired Entertainment Announced New Jersey Bet365, 888 Casino Partnership Deals (1/18/2020)
(New Jersey) -- Inspired virtual reality in a traditional sportsbook approach. The Nasdaq traded game content creator signed a deal with Bet365 that will bring their...
article Is New Jersey’s Fast-Growing Online Gambling Revenue Sustainable? (1/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online betting and gaming market posted another huge month in December, with combined revenue of $79 million. Total revenue for calendar...
article Is New Jersey's Fast-Growing Online Gambling Revenue Sustainable? (1/15/2020)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey online betting and gaming market posted another huge month in December, with combined revenue of $79 million. Total revenue for calendar...
article BLOG: New Jersey Sportsbooks Already Taking Super Bowl LIV Reservations (12/30/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Have you started making your Super Bowl LIV plans yet? OK, it may be a tad early. We don’t even know which two teams will be playing in the big...
article New Jersey Sports-Betting Frenzy Boosts Online Casinos (12/26/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey’s burgeoning market for online sports wagering has introduced gamblers to another growing betting scene: virtual casino games like...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Online Casino Industry will Experience Good Time in 2020 (1/18/2020)
(Worldwide) -- Though craze for casino games has shifted to online casino games a long time back, the online casino industry will experience massive growth in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Canada Online

article E-gaming plaintiff back in court to press P.E.I. government to release internal e-mails (1/17/2020)
(Prince Edward Island) -- The first ever consent order signed by the province’s Information and Privacy Commissioner will be brought before the supreme court next...
1 Article on this Issue

eSports

article Will eSports Spike Digital Taxes? (1/17/2020)
(Internet) -- Historians and economists regularly look to tax policies to get a sense of what happened within a particular industry, society or country. No doubt the...
article Are you ready for some esports? League of Legends schedule adds Monday night matchups. (1/8/2020)
(North America) -- Esports is planting its first flag into the coveted, popular Monday evening time slot, with the League of Legends Championship Series announcing it...
article Esports model ‘could be future direction’ for student engagement (1/8/2020)
(Internet) -- The popularity of esports, in which computer gamers battle online, often in major global competitions watched by millions, has grown rapidly in the past...
article Midnite raises $2.4m to move esports 'beyond the tab' (1/8/2020)
(London) -- London-based esports start-up Midnite (midnite.com) has raised $2.4 million in venture funding to help accelerate the development of its wagering capacities...
article Point Park University adds a varsity e-sports team as the gaming world grows (12/24/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Point Park University won’t have to construct a playing field before its newest varsity sports team competes next fall. It will, however, have to...
article Top 10 most-watched games on Twitch in 2019 (12/24/2019)
(Internet) -- Streaming has grown into its own industry as a branch of gaming that allows fans to interact with each other and showcase their abilities. From a developer...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Leagues

press release National Lacrosse League and BetMGM Announce First-Ever U.S. Gaming Partnership in Lacrosse (1/15/2020)
(Pennsylvania) -- The National Lacrosse League (NLL) today announced a landmark partnership with Roar Digital – a joint venture between global gaming industry...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article BLOG: How Gaming and Gambling Has Become Intertwined (1/12/2020)
(Internet) -- There has been much discussion lately regarding controversial loot boxes – devices placed in games that can enhance a character or experience when...
article BLOG: GTA V made half a billion dollars in 2019, was #3 best-earning game (1/4/2020)
(Internet) -- GTA V is a monster. It's the most popular entertainment property of all time with over 115 million copies sold. GTA Online managed to make over $1...
article Hong Kong protesters are causing chaos in Grand Theft Auto V (12/25/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Grand Theft Auto V has become another avenue for the growing conflict between Hong Kong and China. Some new clothing additions have meant players are...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Online Casino Scam in China Used Wynn Macau Brand to Lure Investors (1/10/2020)
(Macau) -- The Wynn Macau brand, the Wynn Resorts operating arm in the Chinese Special Administrative Region for three integrated casino resorts, has allegedly been used...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article New York Online Poker Bill Hopes To Reverse 7 Years Of Bad Luck (1/10/2020)
(New York) -- Lawmakers in New York once again have the opportunity to consider online poker legislation this year. Following a complete lack of progress through 2019, a...
1 Article on this Issue

DraftKings

article Jason Robins to address ICR Conferece on merger and DraftKings strategy (1/9/2020)
(New York) -- Digital sports entertainment and sports betting firm DraftKings Inc has confirmed it will have a presence at next week’s ICR Conference in Orlando....
article Playing The Long Game: DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Brushes Off Short-Term Losses As Company Prepares For IPO (1/9/2020)
(New York) -- DraftKings CEO Jason Robins downplayed concerns associated with mounting short-term losses as the company continues to expand sports betting operations...
article With DraftKings App, N.H. Will Be 2nd State In New England To Allow Sports Betting (12/24/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire will join Rhode Island next week as the second state in New England to allow sports betting. The betting company DraftKings announced it...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article BetMGM adds live sports streaming armed with football and tennis (1/9/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- US online sports betting platform BetMGM has begun offering live streams of sports events as a means of enhancing its service in the rapidly developing US...
1 Article on this Issue

Gambling Expansion

article Vermont Joins Legalization Rush With Mobile-Only Sports Betting Bill (1/8/2020)
(Vermont) -- Vermont has joined the push to legalize sports betting this year, with a new mobile-only betting bill filed this week. Bill S.213, filed by Sens. Dick Sears...
1 Article on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Trump’s Re-Election Odds Improve to -150 Despite Majority of Americans Favoring His Removal (1/7/2020)
(UK) -- The odds that Donald Trump will win re-election as President of the United States continue to improve. At the same time, polls show that 50 percent of Americans...
1 Article on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan Sports Betting Begins To Take Shape With FOX Bet, PointsBet (1/7/2020)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan sports betting map began to populate on Monday following a pair of announcements about partnerships between sportsbook and online casino...
article Michigan’s online gaming bet poses some risks (1/4/2020)
(Michigan) -- Michigan lawmakers last week passed a bipartisan nine-bill package that would legalize sports betting and online gambling. We think citizens have the right...
article Area casino readies for online gambling, sports betting (12/31/2019)
(Michigan) -- With the governor’s recent signature, online gambling and sports betting will be legal in the state of Michigan. Bryan Newland, president of Bay...
article Internet gaming law takes effect in 2020 (12/30/2019)
(Michigan) -- Forget the champagne. Michiganders can ring in the new year by reviewing some of the new laws that will take effect in 2020. Those laws will usher in a...
article EDITORIAL: Michigan’s online gaming bet poses some risks (12/26/2019)
(Michigan) -- Michigan lawmakers last week passed a bipartisan nine-bill package that would legalize sports betting and online gambling. We think citizens have the right...
article Gov. Whitmer signs bills to legalize sports and online gambling (12/25/2019)
(Michigan) -- Gov. Gretchen Whitmer signed legislation to legalize sports betting and internet gambling, calling it a bipartisan win for the state that will bolster...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article Toronto firm riding 'rapid growth' of online betting sector (1/7/2020)
(Ontario) -- Even if you hate sports and gambling, you’ll likely have heard of DraftKings, a US provider of fantasy sports and sports betting. It’s the tip of an iceberg...
article Toronto firm riding 'rapid growth' of online betting sector (1/7/2020)
(Ontario) -- Even if you hate sports and gambling, you’ll likely have heard of DraftKings, a US provider of fantasy sports and sports betting. It’s the tip of an iceberg...
article Hells Angels’ Illegal Sports Betting Sites Brought Down By OPP (1/2/2020)
(Ontario) -- The Ontario Provincial Police (OPP) have broke up a crime ring operated by three members of Hells Angels who were responsible for running a series of...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Lac Vieux Desert Band

article PointsBet has entered into an exclusive 20-year agreement with Lac Vieux Desert Public Enterprise and Finance Commission (LVD). (1/5/2020)
(Michigan) -- The PointsBet Holdings Ltd (ASX: PBH) share price will be on watch on Monday following the release of a positive announcement this morning. What did...
article PointsBet seals exclusive tribal sports wagering agreement in Michigan (1/5/2020)
(Michigan) -- PointsBet Holdings subsidiary PointsBet Michigan has entered into an exclusive agreement with Lac Vieux Desert Public Enterprise and Finance Commission, an...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article The newest addictive game was made in Cedar Falls -- and there's more to come (1/5/2020)
(Iowa) -- As part of the research into this article, I downloaded and began playing the first and so far only game developed by new Cedar Falls technology company Sto Co...
1 Article on this Issue

China Gaming

article 500.com Loses Two Senior Execs As Political Scandal Deepens (1/2/2020)
(China) -- As its role in a Japanese political scandal deepens, Chinese online gambling company 500.com has lost its two most senior executives. The Nasdaq-listed 500....
1 Article on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River has a Plan to Get Gamblers to Launch its Mobile Sports App (1/2/2020)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Worldwide Holdings (TRWH) is planning a campaign to get more Rhode Island bettors to active the company’s sports wagering mobile...
1 Article on this Issue

Wire Act

article BLOG: Adelson’s CSIG Reissues Nonsense in Latest Wire Act Amicus Brief (1/1/2020)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sheldon Adelson’s astroturf lobbying entity, the Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling (CSIG), has spurted back to life of sorts amid a recent...
article The DOJ’s Wire Act Case Looks Flimsy In Latest Filing (12/27/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The next step in the federal Wire Act case has been taken. Late in the evening of Friday, Dec. 20, less than an hour before its deadline to do so,...
article Congressmen File Bill That Removes ‘Federal Barriers’ for Tribal Casinos to Launch Online Sports Betting (12/24/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- A bipartisan group of lawmakers filed a bill last week in Congress that would expand sports betting opportunities on tribal lands. H.R. 5502,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Taiwan Casino

article Taiwanese law enforcement officials break up illicit betting operation (12/30/2019)
(Taiwan) -- Law enforcement officials in Taiwan have reportedly shut down an illegal gambling operation that is believed to have allowed local gamblers to transfer well...
1 Article on this Issue

Indian Gaming

article Indian government may legalise online gambling (12/28/2019)
(India) -- Gambling in India has been a major talking point since online gambling was possible in India. Today, there are a large variety of online casinos open for...
1 Article on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article New Jersey Seeing More Gambling Moving From Casinos To Smart Phones, Tablets (12/27/2019)
(New Jersey) -- More of New Jersey’s gambling action has moved out of the casino and onto smart phones and tablets. According to the Wall Street Journal, Atlantic...
1 Article on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Lottery Officials Begin Work on Mobile Casino Regulations, Seek Rollout Next Year (12/26/2019)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia looks ready to become the fourth state in the country that will offer Internet-based casino gaming. The West Virginia MetroNews Network...
article Lottery compares notes with Pennsylvania on iGaming (12/25/2019)
(West Virginia) -- State Lottery Director John Myers says he feels pretty good about how his agency has approached sports betting and iGaming after comparing notes with...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Gaming

article Bet365 switching off Germany-facing online casino on Dec. 30 (12/24/2019)
(Germany) -- UK online betting giant Bet365 is preparing to shut its Germany-facing online casino before the new year in order to comply with the market’s new...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article With Senate Bill 690 Approved, Will Online Gambling Soon Follow in Illinois? (12/24/2019)
(Illinois) -- Senate Bill 690 expands the number of casinos permitted in Illinois. Illinois is one of the many states that have legalized sports betting. A few months...
1 Article on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article Mobile sports betting to begin in N.H. next week (12/24/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- New Hampshire will join Rhode Island next week as the second state in New England to allow sports betting. The betting company DraftKings announced it...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article GC warns operators over in-game ‘feature buy-ins’ (1/17/2020)
(UK) -- The GB Gambling Commission has warned operators to ensure their products meet transparency and online safety standards, after discovering that operators were...
article Gambling on Browsewrap: Casino App Loses Huuuge Bet on Enforcing Terms of Use (1/14/2020)
(Washington) -- Last month, the Ninth Circuit affirmed a Washington district court’s decision to deny Huuuge’s bid to arbitrate a proposed class action based...
article Betsson inks new partnership with ibet (1/14/2020)
(Malta) -- Online gambling group Betsson AB has strengthened its network of partnerships after inking a new sportsbook B2B deal with ibet ahead of its launch in May....
article Gambling on credit cards to be banned (1/13/2020)
(UK) -- People are to be banned from using credit cards to place bets, in an attempt to curb problem gambling, the Gambling Commission has said. The ban, which starts on...
article Editorial: Unregulated video gambling rips off the state and endangers problem gamblers (1/11/2020)
(Missouri) -- Reasons abound why the spread of unlicensed payout video-gaming machines in Missouri’s bars, restaurants and gas stations constitutes an intolerable...
press release Evolution Gaming partners with Parx Casino for live casino launch (1/10/2020)
(USA) -- Evolution Gaming has signed an agreement with Parx Casino for the launch of its online live dealer casino services in New Jersey and Pennsylvania. Through the...
article SG claims industry first with syndicated jackpots (1/9/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games has claimed an industry first by launching its new online casino syndicated jackpots product with Betsson, while the gaming tech giant...
article Betsafe sailing out of Danish iGaming market (1/9/2020)
(Denmark) -- Betsson is pulling its Betsafe brand from the Danish market, ahead of next year’s incoming tax increases. Earlier this week, the Betsafe.dk homepage...
article Cambodia halts online gambling in 91 casinos after ban (1/9/2020)
(Cambodia) -- Cambodian authorities have shut down online and arcade gambling operations in 91 of the country’s casinos since a ban on the industry came into...
article Gordon Ramsay applies for a trademark covering online casino and lottery games (1/6/2020)
(Las Vegas) -- Gordon Ramsay, owner of Hell’s Kitchen restaurants, has applied to protect the title with the UK Intellectual Property Office, and a trademark...
article Gambling addicts sent targeted Google ads for online casinos (1/5/2020)
(UK) -- Gambling addicts who search Google for help to quit are being bombarded by adverts for online casinos. The search company’s algorithm is serving up ads promoting...
article Swiss blacklist of foreign gambling websites published (1/2/2020)
(Switzerland) -- The Swiss Lottery and Betting Board has published its first blacklist of foreign gambling websites following a change to the law on online gambling.
article Cambodia On The Verge Of Banning All Online Gambling In Casinos (12/30/2019)
(Cambodia) -- The government of Cambodia will shut down all online gambling activities in the country on Jan. 1. Casinos that fail to comply with the ruling will be...
article Crackdown on online gambling now imminent (12/25/2019)
(Cambodia) -- The Finance Ministry yesterday revealed a drop in the number of licensed casinos as authorities prepare for a mass inspection of all legal gambling...
article BLOG: How is Technology Changing the Gaming Industry? (12/23/2019)
(California) -- Since the advent of gambling, the industry has struggled to sustain with technology to stay relevant and catch the attention of new customers. Naturally...
article NFL viewing on Twitch up 34% (12/23/2019)
(Internet) -- The NFL’s efforts to expand its audience to younger fans through online streaming is ‘gaining yards’ after its second season on Twitch...
article Portugal iGaming Dashboard - Q3 2019 (12/17/2019)
(Portugal) -- Portugal’s online gambling market has seen the strong performance in the first half of 2019 continue into the third quarter, with total revenue up 39...
article EU igaming, Incheon & the world’s largest sportsbook: The week in numbers (12/16/2019)
(USA) -- Each week, CasinoBeats breaks down the numbers behind some of the industry’s most interesting stories. In this latest entry we look at South Korean...
article Portugal’s iGaming market continues to impress (12/16/2019)
(Portugal) -- Portugal's iGaming market continues to impressThe Portuguese apparently really like to gamble. According to data just released by the country’s...
article Greentube’s Entertainment Solutions Now Available on SpaceCasino (12/16/2019)
(UK) -- Greentube has introduced its gaming portfolio to UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) authorized SpaceCasino. SpaceCasino is owned by the gambling technology provider...

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