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California Gaming

article Don't Bet On California Online Poker This Year Or Next Year (3/5/2015)
(California) -- The situation with online poker in California might be more tilting than anything that could happen to you at the poker table. As the weeks move by in...
article IGLS 2015 Dumps a Bucket of Cold Water on California Online Poker (3/2/2015)
(California) -- The second annual California iGaming legislative Symposium (IGLS) took place last week, with some of the biggest gaming power players in the state and...
article Several Factors Could Stall California's Internet Poker Legislation Until 2017 (3/2/2015)
(California) -- When California Assemblyman Mike Gatto introduced his legislation to license and regulate Internet poker in December, he stated that he thought there was...
blog Dave Palermo: I-Poker Prospects Looks Dim Despite Gray/Hall Alliance (3/1/2015)
(California) -- Despite optimism generated by companion Senate/Assembly bills seeking Internet poker in California, it remains unlikely legislation will make it out of...
article California Online Poker Waters Muddy as Ever (2/28/2015)
(California) -- This week’s iGaming Legislative Symposium in Sacramento, California offered an appropriately dubious view on the state’s chances of passing...
article Calif. Drought, Smoking on Agenda at the Western Indian Gaming Conference (2/27/2015)
(California) -- More than 350 tribal people representing roughly half of the 109 federally recognized California tribes attended the Western Indian Gaming Conference...
press release Third-annual Indian Country Online Congress will explore shift in online gaming and new opportunities (2/27/2015)
(California) -- Pechanga.net and Spectrum Gaming Group will host the third-annual Indian Country Online Congress, June 10 - 11, 2015, at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Europe Online

article Stalled Irish online gambling tax to be signed into law (3/5/2015)
(Ireland) -- Ireland's stalled plan to tax online gambling has been sent to the president to be signed into law, finance minister Michael Noonan said on Thursday,...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Internet gaming bill moves forward in General Assembly (3/5/2015)
(Kentucky) -- A bill that would make Internet gaming cafes illegal is moving forward at the state legislature in Frankfort. The bill was reported favorably out of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Pala Interactive Puts Online Poker “On Hold” In New Jersey (3/5/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The impending launch of PokerStars in New Jersey is a contributing factor in the decision for Pala to hold back its online poker product.
article Ryan on Pala Interactive & the state of US regulated real money gaming (3/4/2015)
(California) -- Jim Ryan is a familiar face in the iGaming industry and also an influencer, having worked in the marketplace since 2001 in C-level positions. Ryan is...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article A Second Bill Outlines A Radically Different Path Forward For Pennsylvania Online Gambling (3/5/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Last week State Representative John Payne introduced HB 649, a bill that would legalize online gambling in the Keystone State. This week it was State...
article Second Pennsylvania Online Gambling Bill Emerges (3/5/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has a second online poker bill. HB 695 was introduced by Pennsylvania State Representative Nick Miccarelli. Several of the points are the...
article Pennsylvania i-gaming bill submitted (3/3/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- A bill has been introduced in Pennsylvania that would allow online gambling in the state. Democratic Representative John Payne, who is also chairman of...
article Pennsylvania Considers Foray Into Online Gaming (3/2/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Gamblers in Pennsylvania may soon be able to wager on everything from Texas hold'em to slots, all from a computer or smartphone. Online casino...
article Pennsylvania Online Poker Bill HB 649 Provides for Interstate Player Pooling (3/1/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Earlier this week, Pennsylvania state lawmaker John Payne introduced his House Bill 649, which would create a framework for the regulation of...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article House of Cards: Feds aim to overrule states, ban online gambling (3/5/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Taking risks and reaping huge rewards may be a fixture of American politics, but a bill being pushed through committee may completely outlaw the...
article Whelan And Lesniak Attack RAWA As Hearing Snowed Out (3/5/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- New Jersey Senators Jim Whelan and Ray Lesniak have launched a blistering attack on the Restoration of America’s Wire Act.
article Congressman hit with purse of Sheldon Adelson’s wife signs on to Adelson anti-online gaming bill (3/5/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- How’s this for timing. On the same day that Sheldon Adelson’s wife dropped her Hermes clutch off a ledge and whacked him on the shoulder...
article RAWA Hearing Postponed Due to Weather (3/4/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- A congressional hearing on the proposed legislation to ban online gaming in the US takes a back seat to the threats of inclement weather in the...
article RAWA Witness List Stacked Against Online Poker (3/4/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) was supposed to get a hearing this Thursday in front of the House Subcommittee on Crime,...
article BLOG: Stacking the Deck in Fight Over Online Gambling Ban (3/4/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- After the FCC’s radical decision to regulate the Internet as a public utility through the misuse of a 1934 law, the last thing we need right...
article Sheldon Adelson Doesn’t Really Want To Ban Online Gambling (3/3/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- That seems like a strange conclusion to draw about Sheldon Adelson, a man who has said his “moral standard” requires him to spend...
article Proposed Federal Online Poker Ban To Have Hearing Thursday On Capitol Hill (3/2/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- A bill seeking to ban online poker at the federal level will get a hearing on Thursday. At 9:30 a.m., the Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland...
article Adelson's Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling Pulls a No-Show at Debate (3/2/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Late last week at the Conservative Political Action Conference (CPAC), Poker Players Alliance (PPA) Executive Director John Pappas was slated to...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Bitcoin gambling – Reinventing Online Gambling (3/4/2015)
(The Internet) -- Having the biggest circulation and the greatest potential, the cryptocurrency called Bitcoin made the impossible: it has established an almost...
article Are Bitcoin casinos the future of online gambling? (2/26/2015)
(USA) -- Bitcoin casinos have taken online gambling to a whole new level, not only because they offer gamblers the advantage to play anonymously but also, because anyone...
article Bitcoin Gaming: What’s the big deal? (2/26/2015)
(USA) -- The digital currency space and the cryptocurrency arena – and the onset of bitcoin as a tradable asset – has spawned numerous industries that did...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Canada Online

article OP/ED: P.E.I. gambling file heavily strewn with mistakes (3/4/2015)
(Prince Edward Island) -- Last Saturday, The Globe and Mail published a staggering 5,475-word story — dominating the front page and splashed across two more pages...
article Premier Wade MacLauchlan taking e-gaming file to auditor general (3/4/2015)
(Prince Edward Island) -- P.E.I. Premier Wade MacLauchlan has told CBC News he will send the controversial e-gaming file to the province's auditor general for review...
article Small island, big bet: How PEI lost its online gambling gamble (2/28/2015)
(Prince Edward Island) -- John Shane MacEachern worked in finance. His wife was PEI’s deputy minister of tourism. Jeff Trainor was a manager at a golf club, and...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article Evolution launches PokerStars live casino (3/4/2015)
(Latvia) -- Evolution Gaming has launched a dedicated live environment for PokerStars at Evolution’s Riga studios in Latvia, heralding the poker giant’s move...
article PokerStars May Join US Online Poker Scene Thanks To Pennsylvania (3/1/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The US online poker scene could welcome another major player in the coming months thanks to a new igaming bill by Pennsylvania’s Rep. John Payne...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Santa Ysabel

article Californian court puts tribal online bingo website on ice (3/4/2015)
(California) -- A Native American tribe’s attempt to launch an internet bingo website has faced setbacks following a recent court order temporarily restraining the...
1 Article on this Issue

Zynga

article Zynga and bwin.party to end real-money gaming partnership (3/3/2015)
(UK) -- Social gaming company Zynga has ended its real-money gaming partnership with online gaming operator bwin.party in a move that will confirm the closure of the...
article Zynga Yanks UK-Facing Real-Money Gambling Sites (2/28/2015)
(UK) -- Social gaming developer Zynga has yanked its UK-facing real-money online gambling operation, a partnership with UK-listed online gambling operator Bwin.party.
article Zynga terminates bwin.party ZyngaPlus RMG products (2/27/2015)
(California) -- San Francisco based social games developer has officially closed its ZyngaPlus casino and poker real money gaming (RMG) products.
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Keystone State could unlock greater liquidity for New Jersey igaming (3/1/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The US igaming community received more good news this week after a bill to regulate online gaming in Pennsylvania was submitted to the House. Leading the...
1 Article on this Issue

Online Gaming

press release Third-Annual Indian Country Online Congress Will Explore Shift in Online Gaming and New Opportunities (2/28/2015)
(California) -- Pechanga.net and Spectrum Gaming Group will host the third-annual Indian Country Online Congress, June 10 - 11, 2015, at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Five Thoughts: Nevada/Delaware Compact, Aviation Club Closes, and Jason Somerville (2/27/2015)
(Nevada) -- In February of 2014, Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval and Delaware Gov. Jack Markell met in Wilmington, Del. to announce a poker-only interstate compact.
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania Introduces Poker-Only Online Gambling Bill (2/27/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- A new Pennsylvania online gambling bill, HB 649, was presented to the house by State Representative John D. Payne on Wednesday, representing the first...
article Online gaming bill introduced in Pennsylvania (2/26/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania State Representative John Payne has introduced a new internet gaming bill in the US state in an effort to help boost its casino industry.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Playtech

article Playtech PLC Stock Rating Reaffirmed by Goodbody Stockbrokers Ltd (PTEC) (2/27/2015)
(UK) -- Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC)‘s stock had its “hold” rating reissued by research analysts at Goodbody Stockbrokers Ltd in a report released on...
1 Article on this Issue

Resorts AC

article Resorts casino gets OK for Internet gambling (2/27/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- New Jersey's fledgling Internet gambling market got a new player Wednesday as Atlantic City's Resorts Casino Hotel got the go-ahead to conduct...
article What’s Next for Resorts Casino’s New Jersey Online Gaming Site After Real-Money Launch? (2/27/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Resorts Casino in Atlantic City officially became the latest company to offer real-money online gambling in New Jersey, but several questions remain...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Deutsche Telekom Enters Sports Betting Market With Tipp3 Takeover (2/27/2015)
(Germany) -- Germany’s Deutsche Telekom (DTAG), one of the world’s largest telecommunications companies, is entering the country’s sports betting...
1 Article on this Issue

William Hill

article William Hill declares record operating profits in 2014 (2/27/2015)
(UK) -- Reporting on its 2014 full year results, William Hill was able to declare a record operating profit of £372 million up 11% on FY 2013 £335 million.
article William Hill plc Downgraded by Panmure Gordon to Hold (WMH) (2/27/2015)
(UK) -- Panmure Gordon cut shares of William Hill plc (LON:WMH) to a hold rating in a research report sent to investors on Friday morning. The firm currently has GBX 400...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Online Gambling A Critical Revenue Backstop For Atlantic City During Year Of Crisis (2/26/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- We’ve all heard the story: New Jersey’s online gambling revenue is well below official expectations. These revenue reports have opened the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Mark McGuinness – iGaming tech: Will wearable technology or virtual reality be the next big thing? (2/26/2015)
(UK) -- Having recently attending the ICE Show we were offered a glimpse into the future which is now to the likes of Microgaming’s Glass Betting products and...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Swedish App Store removes gambling applications (3/4/2015)
(Sweden) -- Mobile gambling applications from a number of major operators have reportedly been removed from Apple’s App Store in Sweden due to concerns from the...
article Fears of creating ‘online Lotto junkies’ raised by senator (3/4/2015)
(Ireland) -- Fears that the National Lottery is setting out to create “online Lotto junkies” have been expressed by Fine Gael Seanad whip Paul Coghlan. He...
article Israeli pioneers raise stakes in online gambling (3/3/2015)
(Israel) -- Israeli tech entrepreneur Teddy Sagi holds one of the strongest hands in the online gambling industry and is now keen to raise the stakes. Playtech, the...
article Cops uncover new online gambling tactic after raid (3/1/2015)
(Malaysia) -- The police have detected a new tactic used in online gambling games, following a raid on an Internet centre in Jalan Batas Paip on Friday. Kedah CID chief...
article Portugal Approves New Online Gambling Legislation (2/28/2015)
(Portugal) -- Portugal’s new online gambling legislation has been approved by the Council of Ministers, needing only the signature of President Aníbal António...
article Alibaba loses its bet in online lottery (2/28/2015)
(China) -- Alibaba Group Holding Ltd suspended online lottery sales on Saturday due to pressure from industry regulators. The e-commerce giant cancelled sales on tabao....
article Portugal's Council of Ministers Approves Online Poker Regulation (2/27/2015)
(Portugal) -- On Thursday, Feb. 26, Portugal's Council of Ministers approved a bill that will regulate online poker in the country. The government believes that the...
article Internet Gambling Laws, State Law Summary (2/26/2015)
(USA) -- Legal minds turned to Internet gambling laws as a specialty when the industry went beyond growth and exploded into the public mind. “The law surrounding...
article Report Predicts Online Gambling Expansion in USA (2/26/2015)
(USA) -- A new report by GamblingCompliance (GC) predicts that more states will consider online gambling in 2015, and that even in the worst case scenarios for the...
article Spain to Restrict Advertisements for Online Gambling (2/26/2015)
(Spain) -- Even though Spain recently expanded its online gambling opportunities, granting a number of new licenses to operators in the country, local authorities are...
article No Whammies! Google To Test Social Casino Game Ads (2/25/2015)
(USA) -- Google is loosening restrictions on certain gaming ads. The advertising giant announced it will start beta testing Social Casino Game ads in AdWords sometime...
article Italian Online Poker Sector Conditions Continue to Deteriorate (2/25/2015)
(Italy) -- It is a well-known fact that the revenue generated through online poker activities in Italy has been really problematic recently. It became clear that the...
press release New Speakers Announced for Next Week’s iGaming Legislative Symposium (2/19/2015)
(California) -- New speakers, including Mark Macarro, Chairman of the Pechanga Band of Luiseño Indians; Bo Mazzetti, Chairman of the Rincon Band of Luiseño Indians; and...
article An Online Poker Magnate Folds His Cards in Chevron Pollution Case (2/17/2015)
(UK) -- The digital poker magnate who financed an epic pollution lawsuit against Chevron has disavowed the case and accused the lead plaintiffs' lawyer of misleading...
article UKGC Wants Improved Responsible Online Gambling Measures (2/15/2015)
(UK) -- Responsible online gambling is the hot topic among regulated European markets at the moment and the UK is the latest country to join the push for a safer igaming...
article Online lotteries flourish after 2011 change in Wire Act (2/14/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Internet gambling supporters rejoiced when the Justice Department — two days before Christmas in 2011 — changed its opinion on the Federal...
article Online gambling takes a hit in both Washington and Mississippi (2/12/2015)
(USA) -- Proponents of state-regulated online gambling have taken a heavy hit this week; bills to legalize online gambling in both Washington and Mississippi have been...
article Unibet experiences widespread growth in 2014 (2/12/2015)
(UK) -- Online gaming operator Unibet has cited ongoing growth and profitability in its markets as the main reason behind a year-on-year jump in its financial figures...
article Spanish Online Gambling Increased in 2014 (2/12/2015)
(Spain) -- The figures from online gambling in 2014 have just been published by Spain’s regulator, Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego.
article Svenska Spel Offers Support with Player Gambling Issues (2/9/2015)
(Sweden) -- Svenska Spel Offers Support with Player Gambling IssuesSvenska Spel’s chief executive officer, Lennart Käll of the Swedish national state-owned lottery...

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