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Amaya Gaming

article Amaya files preliminary prospectus for IPO of Innova (3/27/2015)
(Montreal) -- Gaming company Amaya Gaming has announced that its Innova Gaming Group subsidiary has filed and obtained a receipt for a preliminary prospectus in respect...
article Amaya Gaming Seeks Growth With Stars in Asian Market (3/22/2015)
(Asia) -- Amaya, the now owner of the Rational Group and subsidiary of PokerStars just announced its attempt of ingenuities to grow their poker product in Asia.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Canada Online

article Quebec plans to order ISPs to block illegal gambling sites (3/27/2015)
(Quebec) -- The Quebec government plans to order Internet providers in the province to block certain gambling websites, raising questions about government interference...
article ANALYSIS: Online gambling: the morality problem for governments (3/26/2015)
(Canada) -- The moral calculation of government sanctioned online gambling is pretty straightforward. Canadians lose money every day on online gambling sites. In Alberta...
article ANALYSIS: Online gambling: Is it even legal? (3/25/2015)
(Canada) -- Online gambling is often called a "legal grey area," but does that mean Canadians playing a few hands of internet poker in their living rooms...
article Internet Gaming Launches In Ontario – Alberta Next? (3/25/2015)
(Canada) -- Pursuant to the Canadian Criminal Code, only provincial governments may conduct and manage Internet gaming. Eight provinces currently conduct and manage...
article Online gambling: why provinces are eager to jump in (3/24/2015)
(Canada) -- Walk into nearly any corner store in the country and the sight of a lottery terminal doesn't cause so much as a ripple, but that wasn't always so....
article Online gambling: Is it worth the risk for governments? (3/23/2015)
(Canada) -- Online gambling, to a cash-hungry province, must look like a ripe piece of fruit just waiting to be plucked. The logic is easy to see. Gambling on the...
article Online Gambling Coming Fast to Alberta (3/21/2015)
(Alberta) -- Legal online gambling offered by provincial government organizations is available in all of Canada’s jurisdictions except Saskatchewan and the next...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Delaware Online

article Nevada and Delaware launch shared online poker network (3/27/2015)
(Delaware) -- Nevada and Delaware have formally launched an online poker network that will enable players in two US states to connect and take part in internet poker...
article Nevada, Delaware launch online poker network (3/25/2015)
(Nevada) -- Nevada and Delaware formally launched their online poker network Wednesday, connecting players between the two states. A Multi-State Poker Network was agreed...
article Online poker sharing announced with Nevada (3/25/2015)
(Delaware) -- Online poker players in Delaware can now sit at the virtual table with those in Nevada. Wednesday was the first day of a new network that lets residents in...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article State releases first report on Internet betting's impact on gambling addiction (3/27/2015)
(New Jersey) -- The first state-commissioned report on Internet betting’s impact on gambling addiction notes that gamblers use of so-called “responsible...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Pennsylvania Legislation Introduced to Authorize Online Gaming (3/27/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Action Item: Casino licensees and vendors should be aware of important proposed amendments to Pennsylvania’s Gaming Act.
article Parx Denies Rumors Of Bwin.party Pennsylvania Partnership (3/23/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Bwin.party let slip that it’s struck a deal with a land-based casino in Pennsylvania in anticipation of online poker regulation in the state, but...
article Chances Of Pennsylvania iGaming Bill Passing Better Than Ever (3/22/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania opened its first slot machine casino in 2006, and by 2010 table games were added to the gambling mix. By 2012, the Keystone state then...
article Bwin.party Partners with Pennsylvania Casino (3/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has taken the lead as the odds-on favorite to become the next state to join Delaware, New Jersey and Nevada in passing online poker and...
article Casino executives testify on possibility of online gaming in Pa. (3/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Casino executives offered testimony to the Pennsylvania House Gaming Oversight Committee during a hearing at Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheldon Adelson

article Online Gambling: Rolling the Dice on Congress (3/27/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Hypocrisy, unlike this city’s delicate Cherry Blossoms, knows no seasons. And it was in full, glorious bloom last week at the House Judiciary...
article The Carveouts Continue: Lindsey Graham Signals Willingness To Exempt Online Lottery From RAWA (3/27/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Sen. Lindsey Graham – the driving force behind the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) in the Senate – appears willing to...
article Adelson-Backed Online Gambling Bill Splits GOP At Hearing (3/26/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- After months of delays, a controversial bill to ban online gambling received a hearing from a House Judiciary subcommittee on Wednesday, pushing it...
article Anti-Gambling Witnesses Stumble Through RAWA Hearing (3/26/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- In the words of former Arizona Cardinals Coach Dennis Green, they are what we thought they were! The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime,...
article RAWA hearing criticised by PPA, anti-igaming claims get airing (3/26/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Yesterday’s hearing on the Restoration of America's Wire Act (RAWA) in the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland...
article Scott Walker’s Spectacular Flip-Flop On Political Contributions From The Gambling Industry (3/26/2015)
(Wisconsin) -- In 1999, Scott Walker (R-WI) was a state legislator outraged by the role the gaming sector had played in the election of Democratic gubernatorial...
article How To Hold A Congressional Hearing On Regulating Online Gambling Without Inviting Anyone Who Regulates Online Gambling (3/26/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- The recent House hearing for HR 707, the Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA), featured testimony from: Two anti-gambling advocates, A...
article Panelists at House Hearing Address Concerns About Internet Gambling (3/26/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- On March 25, the House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security and Investigations held a hearing on H.R. 707, the Restoration...
article Lawmakers wrestle with proposed ban on legal Internet gambling (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Lawmakers on Wednesday wrestled with a bill that seeks to ban legalized gambling on the Internet and roll it back in the few states —...
article At hearing, lawmakers weigh measure that would endanger Barton’s poker bill (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- A House Judiciary subcommittee held a hearing today on a bill that would outlaw most forms of Internet gambling, and likely torpedo an effort by Rep...
article BLOG: Is Sheldon Adelson's Online Gambling Ban Unconstitutional, or Is It Constitutionally Required? (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Today a House subcommittee held a hearing on the Restoration of America's Wire Act, which would ban online gambling throughout the country, even...
article BLOG: The RAWA Hearing Jason Chaffetz Should Have Attended Already Happened (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- The House Judiciary Subcommittee on Crime, Terrorism, Homeland Security, and Investigations will host a hearing this afternoon on Sheldon Adelson...
article Scott Walker Tried To Ban Gambling Contributions, Now Accepts Huge Contributions From Casino Mogul (3/25/2015)
(Wisconsin) -- In 1999, Scott Walker (R-WI) was a state legislator outraged by the role the gaming sector had played in the election of Democratic gubernatorial...
press release PPA: Hearing on Sheldon Adelson’s Bill to Ban Online Gambling an Exercise in Fear Mongering (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Poker Players Alliance (PPA), the leading poker grassroots advocacy group with more than one million members nationwide, today urged...
article Barton in high-stakes fight over allowing online poker (3/24/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Powerful interests are waging a complicated, high-stakes fight over the world’s largest poker pot. The $3 billion online poker market exists...
article Will Republicans do the bidding of a Las Vegas billionaire? (3/24/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- President Barack Obama's long-standing willingness to use taxpayer monies to promote favored industries, companies and well-connected political...
article GROVE: Online gambling ban won’t stop online gambling – but will stop economic growth (3/24/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- The Sheldon Adelson-backed legislation to ban regulated online gambling -- The Restoration of America’s Wire Act (RAWA) -- is back in the...
article Witness List Released For Anti-Online Poker Hearing (3/23/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- On Wednesday, there will be a hearing on Capitol Hill to discuss a bill known as RAWA (Restoration of America’s Wire Act) which seeks to ban...
article AMERICAN SPECTATOR: The Hearing Sheldon Adelson Bought? (3/23/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- So what is the purpose of a congressional hearing? To increase understanding or buttress a political case the majority always intended to make?
19 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Shaq Expands His Brand With Casino Games (3/27/2015)
(USA) -- Shaq is expanding his “fun” brand. Social casino game publisher Playstudios has unleashed some celebrity firepower by developing two new MyVegas...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article BLOG: New California Internet Poker Bills Seek Political Compromise and Consensus, But May Further Divide Stakeholders in the Absence of Meaningful Concessions (3/25/2015)
(California) -- Efforts to pass online poker legislation in California have failed for years, in large part due to the failure to achieve consensus on the most critical...
article California Race Tracks “Deserve Seat” At The Online Poker Table, Says Del Mar COO (3/23/2015)
(California) -- The California horse racing industry’s exclusivity with Internet gambling should be a major consideration if iPoker is to become legalized in the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sheboygan Casino

article Will Congress pull the plug on N.J. online gambling? (3/25/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Legislation in Congress threatens to end New Jersey's online gambling operations. A House Judiciary subcommittee today is scheduled to hold...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Nevada Bill AB 414 Seeks Limitations to Interstate Compacts (3/24/2015)
(Nevada) -- A new bill has been introduced to the Nevada House Judiciary Committee which seeks to place limitations on interstate compacts signed between Nevada and...
article Nevada Bill Aims To Keep Internet Gaming Compacts With Other States Limited To Just Poker (3/22/2015)
(Nevada) -- Nevada has what you would call traditional online gaming in the form of peer-to-peer poker, though there is also mobile sports betting in the Silver State.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article BLOG: Is mobile the future of online gambling? (3/23/2015)
(UK) -- Given the dynamic technology developments and the dramatic shift toward mobile use in the past few years, it’s safe to say that mobile gambling market will...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article AC Rundown – Ivey Lawsuit Proceeds, Straub Can’t Buy Revel, 2015 iGaming Revenues Up (3/22/2015)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey is down millions in online poker this year but may lose another $9.6 million soon. A U.S. District Judge will allow the Borgata’s edge...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Online

article BetEasy re-brands to Crown Bet (3/22/2015)
(Australia) -- Australian bookmaker BetEasy is set to re-brand to Crown Bet, as the Matt Tripp operator sets to incorporate Crown Resorts’ brand and online betting...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT Delivers Two MegaJackpots to European Market (3/22/2015)
(Europe) -- International Game Technology (IGT) has released two of its popular slots, MegaJackpots Siberian Storm and MegaJackpots Cleopatra to its European players....
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article Poker Stars Granted UK Gambling License (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Poker Stars and its sister site, Full Tilt Poker, have been granted licenses by the UK Gambling Commission, under new laws introduced in the country recently.
1 Article on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Coral reaches social media heights during Cheltenham Festival (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Leading bookmaker Coral achieved the highest share of voice on social media versus competitors during the notoriously competitive Cheltenham Festival, the...
article Explotation of Galaxy Entertainment by Illegal Betting Sites (3/22/2015)
(Macau) -- According to Galaxy Entertainment’s latest new release per their website, their brand as a whole including photo images, hotel and resort names and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article 888 betting on industry consolidation, says chief (3/24/2015)
(UK) -- 888 Holdings, the Gibraltar-based gambling company which William Hill failed to buy last month, has insisted it is game for acquisitions as the market...
article 888 family owners would support an all-share merger (3/24/2015)
(UK) -- The chief executive of 888, the gaming firm which called off takeover talks last month with William Hill, has revealed that its major shareholders would back an...
article 888 hands out special dividend, eyes acquisitions (3/24/2015)
(UK) -- Online gambling firm 888 Holdings (888.L), which ended talks on a takeover by larger rival William Hill (WMH.L) last month, said it was looking at acquisitions...
article 888 not for sale, but will probe other deals: CEO (3/24/2015)
(UK) -- 888 Holdings PLC (888.LN) is not for sale, the chief executive of the online gambling firm said Tuesday, but said a new U.K. online gambling tax will provide the...
article Online gambling company GVC interested in 'something like' Bwin (3/23/2015)
(UK) -- Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc is in talks for potential acquisitions and "something like" rival Bwin.party would be of interest, Chief...
article Optimal Payments to acquire Skrill in ‘transformational’ deal (3/23/2015)
(Montreal) -- Online payment provider Optimal Payments has struck a deal to acquire Sentinel Topco Limited and its various subsidiaries, including rival payment...
article 666Bet licence suspended by the UK Gambling Commission (3/23/2015)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission has suspended 666Bet’s licence on an interim basis while it reviews the operator’s status. The Commission refused to add...
article Dates announced for Malta iGaming Seminar (3/22/2015)
(Malta) -- The Malta iGaming Seminar (MIGS15) partners have announced that MIGS15 will be held between the 17th and 19th of November in St. Julian’s.
article Gala Coral targets post UK Election IPO (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- The Financial Times (FT) has reported that Gala Coral governance are preparing for a potential IPO post the UK General Election (7 May).
article CVC Capital finalises acquisition of Sky Bet (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Private equity firm CVC Capital has confirmed the completion of its 80% acquisition stake of Sky Bet from BSkyB. CVC Capital confirmed that its £800...
article Cherry Gaming appoints Pettersson as new CFO (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Swedish igaming operator Cherry Gaming Group has announced the appointment of Alexander Pettersson as new Chief Financial Officer with immediate effect.
article Jim Mullen named as new Ladbrokes chief (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Ladbrokes has announced that its Managing Director of Digital Jim Mullen is to be the next Chief Executive, taking over on April 1st from Richard Glynn. Mullen...
article EuroBet Vermantia Team Up for Italian Online Gambling (3/22/2015)
(Italy) -- EuroBet is the Italian jurisdiction subsidiary of Gala Coral`s online gambling division and it has recently announced it has come to an arrangement with...
article Gamble Online With Indian Rupees (3/22/2015)
(India) -- Online gambling in India is regulated on the state level. The subject of poker being a game of risk or skill made its way to the Supreme Court but thus far...
article Pinnacle Sports gains MGA Class 2 licence (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Pinnacle Sports has announced that it has gained a Class 2 Provisional online gambling licence from the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA). The granting of the MGA...
article Playtech PLC Given Average Recommendation of “Buy” by Analysts (LON:PTEC) (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- Shares of Playtech PLC (LON:PTEC) have received an average rating of “Buy” from the sixteen ratings firms that are presently covering the stock,...
article RAWA Hearing Shifted, Opponents Plan Technology Showing (3/21/2015)
(Washington D.C.) -- Next week’s initial US Congressional hearing connected with the recent introduction of the “Restore America’s Wire Act” bill...
article Online Gambling Trends: Decline of the Intelligent Gambler (3/21/2015)
(USA) -- Online gambling is seen as beneficial to most associated with the gaming industry—from platform vendors, to gaming providers, to casino corporations, to...
article SA Warning Online Gambling to Remain Illegal, Tax Losses (3/21/2015)
(South Africa) -- Minister Rob Davies warned that online gambling is illegal and will probably remain that way during his appearance before the South African parliament...
article What does Gamesys, Intertain finalized deal mean for industry? (3/19/2015)
(UK) -- Gamesys and Intertain deal finalized - what does it mean for the gaming industry? Gamesys, the Gibraltar-based online entertainment group, has finalized a deal...

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