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Fantasy Sports

article YouTube founder secretly building sports fan game GreenPark (10/21/2019)
(Internet) -- Chad Hurley is hunting for what comes after fantasy sports. He envisions a new way for fans to play by watching live and cheering for the athletes they...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Wynn, Full House Resorts Partner For Mobile Sports Betting (10/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Full House Resorts and Wynn Resorts have entered into an agreement to allow Wynn Resorts to operate mobile and online sports betting from Full House...
1 Article on this Issue

Video Gaming

article He played for 72 hours straight: South Korea wrestles with video game addiction (10/20/2019)
(South Korea) -- His video game habit started in middle school. His bedroom door was always locked, and when his grandmother stood on the veranda and peered through his...
article ‘Casino ad’ game NBA 2K20 rated suitable for toddlers (10/12/2019)
(UK) -- A bestselling computer game that has been attacked for promoting gambling with “lurid” casino games has been rated suitable for children aged just...
article Electronic Arts Has a Microtransaction Problem It Can’t Ignore (10/7/2019)
(Internet) -- “People like surprises” — that’s what Kerry Hopkins, vice president of legal and government affairs at Electronic Arts, told U.K....
article Should the GTA V Diamond Casino be Considered Actual Gambling? (10/7/2019)
(Internet) -- The GTA V Diamond Casino update, released earlier this year, was a major expansion for the enormously successful game. Bringing new story content, vehicles...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Place Your Bets: Michigan eyes legalized sports betting as other states move to offer wagering on games (10/19/2019)
(Michigan) -- Had you placed a bet on the Detroit Lions in their one-point loss to the Green Bay Packers last week, you would have lost in a game widely criticized for...
article Michigan state rep working to legalize sports betting by end of this year (10/11/2019)
(Michigan) -- Sports betting is currently illegal in the state of Michigan, but one state representative hopes it will be legal before the end of this year....
article Michigan Lawmaker Preparing For Another Year Without Online Gambling (10/6/2019)
(Michigan) -- Hopes for the legalization of internet gambling in Michigan this year aren’t dead yet, but the legislative sponsor is preparing for the likelihood...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article E-Sports at Bismarck State College (10/18/2019)
(North Dakota) -- E-Sports used to be something to do outside of class. But at Bismarck State College, they've dedicated a room in the Student Union to make gaming...
article Shroud: Competitive Fortnite and Apex aren’t very different (10/18/2019)
(Internet) -- While some battle royale fans are territorial about their favorite games, popular Twitch streamer Shroud isn’t convinced there’s much of a...
article Talking Canadian Esports with Rishi Chadha, Twitter’s Global Head of Gaming (10/18/2019)
(Canada) -- This week, Rishi Chadha, Twitter’s global head of gaming, visited Toronto for the first time ever to discuss Canadian esports. At Twitter Canada’...
article What's new in college athletics? Esports, recruiting players who don't use a field or gym (10/18/2019)
(Ohio) -- Headphones are encased by Jake Barford's ears and a microphone is at the ready. They are part of the video-crafting ensemble he wields to broadcast himself...
article International Politics Barges Into The World Of Video Games (10/11/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- An e-sports player was suspended for supporting Hong Kong protesters. Blizzard, the U.S. corporation running Hearthstone is being criticized. But one of...
article Blizzard Sets Off Backlash for Penalizing Hearthstone Gamer in Hong Kong (10/9/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- Activision Blizzard became the latest American company to find itself caught between its business interests in China and the values of its core customers...
press release University of New Haven Announces First-of-Its-Kind Academic Program on Business of Esports (10/9/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The University of New Haven announced today that it is establishing a comprehensive academic curriculum in esports management that will be the first of...
article An esports player spoke out in support of Hong Kong protests. He was suspended for a year. (10/8/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- An esports player was given a one-year ban from competition because of a passionate message of support for Hong Kong protesters that he said “could...
article Blizzard punishes pro gamer for supporting Hong Kong protests (10/8/2019)
(Hong Kong) -- A unit of Activision Blizzard Inc. has punished a player for expressing support for Hong Kong’s protest movement, the latest example of a U.S....
article Update Required for Youth Esports (10/4/2019)
(USA) -- Many in the industry are familiar with the following scenario. A young gamer, grinding tirelessly for untold hours perfecting her skill, honing her strategy,...
press release OP/ED: Upping the age verification game: How esports can crackdown on underage gambling (10/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Alastair Graham, CEO of AgeChecked, on why tighter restrictions on marketing and advertising from esports brands are needed to protect vulnerable audiences.
article Rick Fox files extensive complaint towards Echo Fox partners (10/4/2019)
(California) -- Rick Fox, Founder of Echo Fox has filed a civil complaint against the organisation’s business partners citing new allegations of fraud, deceptive...
article BLOG: How esports is growing for real and the brands are diving in (10/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Esports has been branded as a bunch of hype. But brands seem to have no choice but to dive in as they seek out the elusive millennial audiences who aren...
article Esports declared as an official sport in Sri Lanka (10/4/2019)
(Sri Lanka) -- Sri Lanka has made history by being the first country in South Asia to officially recognize esports as an official sport, after the Ministry of Sports...
article Miami gets world’s first esports racing arena (10/4/2019)
(Florida) -- 2020 will see the unveiling of first-ever esports arena dedicated to racing games. The Allinsports Arena will be located in the Florida city of Miami and it...
article Red Bull becomes League of Legends global partner (10/4/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Riot Games has revealed that Red Bull will be joining League of Legends Esports as a new global partner for the World Championship, Mid-Season...
article Red Bull Partners With Riot Games for Global League of Legends Events (10/4/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Red Bull is expanding its partnership with Riot Games beyond Europe and Brazil to support the publisher’s global esports events through next year....
17 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Google permits five more states to advertise sports betting (10/18/2019)
(USA) -- Google has updated its gambling and games policy, authorizing advertising for sports betting services in Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Montana, Iowa and Indiana.
article Sam Darnold’s return sparked NFL gambling bloodbath (10/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- When an undrafted rookie quarterback from Samford is winning on the road in October, it’s a sign of an odd NFL season. Devlin Hodges of the Steelers...
article BLOG: Understanding Soccer Betting Markets (10/9/2019)
(Worldwide) -- Soccer is the biggest sport in the world and with that comes an array of ways to bet on it. Punters who are just starting out on their gambling career may...
article BLOG: Sports betting explosion expected in the USA (10/7/2019)
(Internet) -- In May 2018, PASPA was repealed – in effect overturning the federal ban on sports betting. The consequence of this legal decision means that states...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker

article How mobile roulette apps are helping keep UK gambling sites lucrative (10/16/2019)
(UK) -- Gambling and betting have been part of our culture for at least 1000 years. In one form or another, we have bet against odds and our luck for many generations.
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Leagues

article NHL’s Gary Bettman goes from betting opponent to advocate (10/16/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Who would have thought a decade ago that NHL commissioner Gary Bettman not only would be a panelist on a sports betting forum at the world’s largest...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Taco Bell, BetMGM raise stakes on World Series ‘Steal a Taco’ promo (10/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- Sports bettors in Nevada will have the chance to win free tacos — and a bit of cash — through a new partnership between BetMGM and Taco Bell.
1 Article on this Issue

Facebook

article Facebook In Trouble Yet Again After Exposing Minors To Gambling Ads (10/14/2019)
(USA) -- Facebook has reportedly marked hundreds of thousands of children as interested in gambling and alcohol products and services. This could potentially expose them...
1 Article on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article G2E: Attorney fighting Wire Act revision expects win, but said case could be moot (10/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The attorney who successfully fought a Department of Justice reversal of an opinion of the Federal Wire Act said Monday that he expects a favorable ruling...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article Flutter Entertainment Might Sell Paddy Power to Pull Off £10 Billion Stars Group Deal: Analyst (10/14/2019)
(UK) -- Flutter Entertainment will have to sell some of its existing brands – and possibly even Paddy Power itself — to grease the skids on its proposed...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Which Site Will Be First To Offer Online Poker In Pennsylvania, And When? (10/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- As we approach the three-month mark for legal online gambling in Pennsylvania, poker players in the state are still twiddling their thumbs and...
article Which Site Will Be First To Offer Online Poker In Pennsylvania, And When? (10/11/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- As we approach the three-month mark for legal online gambling in Pennsylvania, poker players in the state are still twiddling their thumbs and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Loot Boxes

article Loot Boxes Are A Lucrative Game Of Chance, But Are They Gambling? (10/11/2019)
(USA) -- Loot boxes are mystery boxes purchased through video games, and they are a multi-billion dollar industry. But are they gambling and should they be legal?
1 Article on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article PlayUSA’s On The Record: Top Louisiana Regulator On Sports Betting, Football And New Orleans (10/11/2019)
(Louisiana) -- What better way to dive into things like the 2019 NFL season, sports betting — the hottest vice in the US — and New Orleans culture, then...
1 Article on this Issue

Canada Gaming

article Liberal candidate Pupatello adds to calls for legal sports betting in Canada (10/10/2019)
(Ontario) -- Moves to introduce single-game sports betting in Canada have been given some added momentum courtesy of Liberal Party of Ontario candidate Sandra Pupatello...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Here’s how much money was bet on sports at Hollywood Lawrenceburg in the first month of legal gambling (10/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Hollywood Casino Lawrenceburg generated the third-most sports betting dollars of the 10 Indiana facilities that launched legal sports betting for the first...
article FAQ: Everything You Need To Know About Betting Online in Indiana (10/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Which legal sports betting apps are available in Indiana? Currently, two sportsbooks have launched in Indiana: DraftKings Sportsbook IN and BetRivers IN. We...
article Pierce: What you need to know about online sports gambling in Indiana (10/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- As of Oct. 3, 2019, online sports betting is legal in the state of Indiana. Although physical sportsbooks have been open since the beginning of September,...
article Purdue bans campus bets on Boilermaker sports, as legalized gambling takes hold (10/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- A ban on sports wagering on Purdue teams will be in place for students, staff, faculty and contractors in time for Purdue’s football game Oct. 19...
article Purdue bans faculty and students from betting on Boilermaker sports (10/10/2019)
(Indiana) -- Betting on the Boilermakers will no longer be allowed for Purdue University faculty and students. The Purdue Board of Trustees met Thursday and discussed...
article Indiana Joins List Of States With Legal Online Sports Betting (10/9/2019)
(Indiana) -- As of last week, Indiana has joined the growing collection of states with legal online sports betting. Regulators gave two sportsbooks the green light to...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Is Sports Betting Legal in Kentucky? Where Can I Bet On Sports? (10/10/2019)
(Kentucky) -- If you like horse racing, you are in luck. With iconic Churchill Downs and world-renowned Keeneland, you can bet on anything and everything that goes on at...
1 Article on this Issue

Wire Act

article Update On Wire Act Case: First Circuit Sets Deadlines For Briefs (10/7/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- The lawsuit over the Wire Act and its applicability to online gambling is far from over. In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the...
1 Article on this Issue

Flutter Entertainment

article Agenda: Flutter's Peter Jackson deals the perfect hand for Stars Group deal (10/5/2019)
(UK) -- Strategically, Flutter Entertainment’s purchase of the Stars Group is the real deal. In a world where bookies have struggled to gain traction in online...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Google to remove online casino advertising ban in US by 2020 (10/20/2019)
(USA) -- As the gambling landscape continues to evolve in the United States, Google has decided to change advertising polices regarding online casino advertising in the...
article GVC tops GambleAware funding pledges in first half (10/17/2019)
(UK) -- Problem gambling funding body GambleAware has revealed that GVC Holdings topped its list of pledges for the six months to 30 September 2019, with the Ladbrokes...
article Atemi eyes growth after launching in more regulated markets (10/16/2019)
(Monaco) -- Online gaming affiliate Atemi has expanded its services into the US, Mexico and Portugal as it seeks to build on recent success and further increase its...
article Mazooma unveils igaming deposit feature (10/16/2019)
(USA) -- Mazooma has confirmed that it will be launching a new method for users to deposit funds into their igaming and online sports betting accounts, via its eCheck...
article Ninja Casino Trial Could Clarify Gambling Ad Rules Of Sweden (10/16/2019)
(Sweden) -- The gambling advertising laws of Sweden can finally be clarified as a trial concerning the promotional activities of Ninja Casino is underway.
article PropSwap Hopes To Find Niche In US Sports Betting With Help From BetX (10/15/2019)
(USA) -- Early Monday morning, PropSwap unveiled a fresh new look powered by a four-year partnership with BetX. The old logo is gone, and so is the old website.
article Betfred Forced to Pay £322k for Anti-money Laundering Failures (10/14/2019)
(UK) -- Betfred Gibraltar has been ordered to pay £322k after the UK Gambling Commission found the bookmaker had failed to carry out adequate anti-money laundering...
article Swedish court reduces Casino Cosmopol’s money laundering penalty (10/14/2019)
(Sweden) -- Sweden’s Administrative Court has moved to reduce Casino Cosmopol’s penalty fee for breaching licence conditions related to money laundering and...
article Greece to Raise Tax Rates on Online Gambling (10/14/2019)
(Greece) -- The Ministry of Development in Greece has introduced a new proposal, which raises the costs for online gambling operations. Permits for iGaming operations...
article New team, new playing field in high school esports league (10/14/2019)
(Louisiana) -- There's a new team in town, but you won't find it on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond.The Southern Lab School High School Esports...
article New team, new playing field in high school esports league (10/14/2019)
(Louisiana) -- There's a new team in town, but you won't find it on the football field, basketball court or baseball diamond.The Southern Lab School High School Esports...
article The Psychology Of Wagering And Its Biases (10/13/2019)
(Internet) -- Betting is a lucrative type of entertainment. People can place their bets from all over the world, may it be at a casino or online sites. For any reason an...
article The Psychology Of Wagering And Its Biases (10/13/2019)
(Internet) -- Betting is a lucrative type of entertainment. People can place their bets from all over the world, may it be at a casino or online sites. For any reason an...
article BLOG: The Uniqueness Of Scatter Symbols In Slots (10/11/2019)
(Internet) -- Are you a fan of slots? If so, you are probably familiar with the scatter symbols. These symbols are very visible, as they are located on the reels. What...
article Keith O’Loughlin: Football will be a key driver of US sports betting growth (10/10/2019)
(USA) -- Keith O’Loughlin, SVP of Sportsbook and Platforms at SG Digital, talks to SBC Americas about the ways that responsible sports betting is altering...
article Poll: 80% of Americans Now in Favor of Sports Betting Legalization (10/10/2019)
(USA) -- Americans have flip flopped on how much they embrace legal sports betting. In February 2017, results of a Seton Hall Sports Poll revealed that only 46% of...
press release GAN Launches Internet Gambling for Parx Casino in New Jersey (10/7/2019)
(New Jersey) -- GAN plc (“GAN” or the “Company”), an award-winning developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software, services and online gaming...
article Google casino apps groom child gamblers (10/6/2019)
(UK) -- Google and Facebook are promoting casino games for children with cash wins of £500 and claims that “a new life could just be a tap away”. They...
article BLOG: Top 3 Reasons Why Bookmakers Limit Gambling Accounts (10/3/2019)
(UK) -- Have you ever heard of other punters complaining their betting accounts have become closed? Or has it happened to you? It’s often frustrating, especially...
article NetEnt Adds Perfect Blackjack to Its Live Casino Portfolio (10/2/2019)
(Sweden) -- Netent has recently enriched its Live casino games portfolio with the addition of its Perfect Blackjack title. The Swedish online casino software providers...

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