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Bitcoin

article How Bitcoin Casinos Work (10/23/2014)
(The Internet) -- The popularity of bitcoin as the digital currency has enabled a new economy to flourish in parallel to the existing traditional currency based economy...
1 Article on this Issue

Bodog.com

article Into Thin Ayre: The US vs You Know Who (10/23/2014)
(USA) -- Online gambling high-flier Calvin Ayre has been on the run from the US government for the better part of a decade. His defiance even landed him on the cover of...
article U.S. officials seek extradition of Canadian online gaming mogul Calvin Ayre and Bodog associates (10/15/2014)
(Maryland) -- Federal prosecutors in the U.S. are moving forward with extradition attempts against Canadian online gaming mogul Calvin Ayre, founder of the popular Bodog...
article U.S. seeks extradition of gaming mogul (10/15/2014)
(Maryland) -- U.S. federal prosecutors are moving forward with extradition attempts against Canadian online gaming mogul Calvin Ayre, founder of the popular Bodog sports...
article US Federal Authorities Seeking Extradition of Calvin Ayre (10/15/2014)
(Maryland) -- Federal authorities in the state of Maryland are asking for the extradition of Calvin Ayre to the US. The 53-year-old Ayre is a known online gambling mogul...
article Authorities pursuing extradition of gambling mogul Calvin Ayre (10/13/2014)
(Maryland) -- More than two years after indicting a former online gambling mogul, federal prosecutors in Maryland say they continue to pursue his extradition on charges...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Nevada Online

article Gaming regulators allow Real Gaming poker website to move ahead (10/23/2014)
(Nevada) -- State gaming regulators took the “soft launch” tag off the Real Gaming poker website Thursday, allowing the Internet presence for Michael Gaughan...
article South Point poker website gets final approval (10/23/2014)
(Nevada) -- South Point’s online poker website, Real Gaming, received final approval from state gambling regulators today. Real Gaming became the third real-money...
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Social Gaming

article GAINSBURY: Social casino games can help – or harm – problem gamblers (10/23/2014)
(Australia) -- Free-to-play social online games that simulate gambling are a hugely popular, and profitable, new phenomenon, but concerns have been raised about how...
article $150 million social casino game project targets women (10/22/2014)
(Canada) -- Social game developer Black Tie Ventures announced the launch of its Pink Martini Casino project today. The Quebec City, Canada-based venture targets women,...
article 'Social' casino gamers at risk of becoming real gamblers: Counsellors (10/22/2014)
(Singapore) -- They may just be “social” games but they replicate the look and feel of actual gambling, down to the adrenaline rush when anticipating an...
article Social Gaming points to a Changing Scene (10/19/2014)
(California) -- The phrase “online gaming” means different things to different people. If you ask anyone whose gaming is centred around a console then you...
article Skill-based games, like Candy Crush, may soon be adapted for gambling (10/17/2014)
(Ohio) -- Candy Crush, Farmville and Angry Birds may one day be found in Ohio's casinos as officials in New Jersey and Nevada consider offering gambling on skill-...
article Israeli social gamer Diwip sells for $100 million (10/17/2014)
(Israel) -- Another Israeli social gaming firm is being acquired by a major international gaming company. Imperus Technologies of Canada (the company changed its name...
article Israel’s Playtika bets on social gaming growth (10/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- To the tech successes of the Start-Up Nation, add social gaming – a category which includes “gambling” games, like slot machines, where...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

California Online

article BLOG: Online Poker Not Important to Most California Senate Candidates (10/22/2014)
(California) -- CaliforniaOnlinePoker ran an article last week with comments from California State Senate candidates. We found contact information for 35 of the 40...
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Europe Online

article Norway To Relax Anti-Poker Laws (10/22/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The country of Norway reportedly is going to relax its anti-gambling laws. According to The Nordic Page, the Norwegian government presented a bill to...
article European Commission to sue Sweden over online betting laws (10/20/2014)
(Sweden) -- The European Commission has initiated legal action against Sweden after ruling that the country has failed to change rules on online betting and poker games...
article Ireland to introduce new online betting tax (10/15/2014)
(Ireland) -- A new online betting tax that has been introduced in the Republic of Ireland is set to raise an additional €25 million ($31.6 million) per year for the...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Full Tilt

article Ray Bitar’s $40m Forfeiture Details Disclosed (10/22/2014)
(The Internet) -- The details of the former Full Tilt Poker, CEO, Ray Bitar’s, $40m forfeiture have been disclosed, and his former company confirm what the world...
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Australia Online

article Website blocking is not internet filtering: Australian government (10/21/2014)
(Australia) -- Government agencies would be required to put up "stop pages" alerting the public to websites blocked under Section 313 of the Telecommunications...
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Mobile Gaming

article Online gambling operators’ mobile businesses currently average 29% of total revenue (10/21/2014)
(The Internet) -- For more than three years now the online gambling industry has declared the mobile channel its key growth driver. However, although the mobile business...
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New Jersey Gaming

article Bank On It / How to deposit and withdraw winnings from New Jersey’s regulated online casinos (10/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Playing at any of New Jersey’s regulated online casino and poker sites may be legal, but some stumbling blocks have slowed down the state’s...
article New Jersey Assembly Committee Opposes Federal Online Gaming Ban (10/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- A New Jersey state Assembly committee has approved a resolution opposing attempts in Congress to pass a federal ban on online gambling. New Jersey—...
article Betfair Finds New Online Partner in New Jersey (10/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Betfaircasino has signed a new partnership with Caesars Entertainment to continue operating its online site in New Jersey. Betfair has previously been...
article New Jersey suffers online gaming revenue drop in September (10/17/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) has reported that following two consecutive months of growth, the US state suffered a fall in online...
article Tropicana Casino, Top Line Success Over Failed NJ Casino’s (10/17/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The success of online gambling in New Jersey has been a mystifying one to say the least. When online gambling became legal in New Jersey it was predicted...
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New York Gaming

article MGM Pushes Online Poker Bill in NY (10/21/2014)
(New York) -- MGM Resorts International does not own a casino in New York. It is not among the bidders vying for the first four commercial casino licenses in the state....
article New York Seeks Online Gambling Legislation (10/17/2014)
(New York) -- The USA is made up of individual jurisdictions that each have their own agenda, history and rules and issues. Gambling is permitted in some states and not...
article Poll: Should New York legalize online gambling? (10/14/2014)
(New York) -- With New Jersey residents already enjoying games of chance on their laptops and mobile devices, there's a move afoot to make online gambling legal in...
article Vegas casino interests push for legalized online gambling in New York (10/14/2014)
(New York) -- A group called Let NY Play has been agitating for New York state residents to be allowed to play online poker, legally.
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Singapore Gaming

article Singapore Outlaws Web Gambling (10/21/2014)
(Singapore) -- Lawmakers in Singapore have approved an online gambling ban that carries heavy fines and prison terms for offenders. Provisions call for ISPs to block...
article New Remote Gambling Bill Casuing Gambling Restrictions (10/17/2014)
(Singapore) -- The signs are all the same as operators begin to shutting down accounts in Singapore, “Due to regulatory developments we will no longer offer our...
article Online gaming firms start shutting S’pore accounts (10/14/2014)
(Singapore) -- Barely a week after the proposed law to ban remote gambling was passed, several online gaming operators have moved to sever links with their Singapore-...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Amaya Gaming

article Amaya boosted by PokerStars and Full Tilt in first half (10/20/2014)
(Montreal) -- Canadian gaming provider Amaya Gaming has been boosted by the news that its recently acquired online poker brands, PokerStars and Full Tilt, experienced...
article Amaya chief cites benefits of PokerStars and Full Tilt acquisition (10/20/2014)
(Montreal) -- David Baazov, the chief executive of Amaya Gaming, believes the Canadian gaming provider is already enjoying the benefits from the acquisition of...
article Amaya Report: Pleased with PokerStars Performance (10/18/2014)
(Quebec) -- In its recently released Business Acquisition Report, Amaya Gaming Inc. noted its satisfaction with the performance of Poker Stars and Tilt Poker, stating...
article Amaya CEO Baazov "Very Pleased" with Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt in 2014 (10/17/2014)
(Quebec) -- According to the Business Acquisition Report (BAR) filed by Amaya Gaming about the $4.9 billion purchase of Rational's parent company the Oldford Group...
article Amaya CEO Very Pleased w/ the Performance of PokerStars and Full Tilt (10/16/2014)
(Montreal) -- Amaya Gaming Group Inc. filed its Business Acquisition report related to its $4.9bn acquisition of the Oldford Group, and in doing so gave the world a...
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Sheldon Adelson

article G2E 2014: Why Las Vegas Sands' Sheldon Adelson is Fighting Online Gaming (10/20/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- When most of us have strong opinions on certain issues, we might post on an Internet forum, tweet about it, or write a letter to a politician. Las Vegas...
article TELFORD: Ending the cycle of casino cronyism (10/20/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- When powerful gaming interest are spearheading the fight to ban online gambling, it should give you pause. Their main policy objective is focused on...
article MORON ALERT: Noted internet gambling critic has interesting gaming history (10/19/2014)
(Washington D.C.) -- Wellington Webb was the first African American Mayor of Denver, head of the National Conference of Black Mayors and was briefly in the running for...
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Online Gambling

article PA Legislator To Introduce Measure Opposing Federal iGaming Ban (10/19/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- It’s a little thing, but it bugs me a lot. Whenever I see an ad touting how much money someone could win in the Mega-Millions lottery or some...
article MINTON: Online gambling ban does nothing to protect consumers (10/19/2014)
(Colorado) -- Wellington Webb says gambling ensnares “naïve and foolish” people who think they can strike it rich. But how is legal online gambling any more...
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Playtech

article Playtech Partnerships, Software Supplier of the Year Awards (10/18/2014)
(UK) -- Playtech, one of the leading companies in gaming software has signed up with the new Gambling Business Group (GBG). The GBG is the new gambling focused...
article Playtech signs up to Gambling Business Group (10/17/2014)
(UK) -- Online gaming software giant Playtech has signed up to new gambling-focused organisation the Gambling Business Group (GBG). Launched just two months ago, the GBG...
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American Gaming Association

article Bwin.party Director Says AGA Has Betrayed Online Poker (10/16/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The American Gaming Association (AGA), the premier lobbying group for gambling in the US, is usually recognized as a powerful proponent of poker in...
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PokerStars

article PokerStars Boosts Profit Margin Despite Growth Slowdown [sub req] (10/15/2014)
(UK) -- PokerStars recorded 38 percent net profit margin in the first half of the year, far outdistancing its online gambling rivals in profitability. Revenue growth...
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Pennsylvania Online

article OP/ED: Hidden dangers of Internet gambling (10/14/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Some people have asked me why I strongly oppose Internet gambling, and I can sum it up in one sentence: Gambling on the Internet is for chumps.
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Rod Wright

article Assemblyman Bradford drops special-election bid to replace Rod Wright (10/14/2014)
(California) -- Assemblyman Steven Bradford (D-Gardena) said he won't run in an upcoming special election to replace former state Sen. Roderick D. Wright.
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Other News

article Israeli social gaming power ready to make it in Las Vegas (10/23/2014)
(Israel) -- “We are not a gambling company.” This sentence, which should be obvious, is repeated regularly by Robert Antokol, the cofounder of the Israeli mobile gaming...
article Imperus of Canada acquires Israeli gaming firm Diwip for up to $100m (10/18/2014)
(Israel) -- Diwip, a Tel-Aviv based social gaming company, has been acquired by a Toronto-area company, Imperus Technologies, in a share purchase agreement, it was...
article Israeli Online Entertainment Diwip Sold To Imperus Technologies For $100 Million (10/18/2014)
(Israel) -- Diwip, an Israeli entertainment company that creates social online games, has been acquired by Imperus Technologies for $100 Million.
article Betsoft Gaming Forging Ahead to Innovative Success in 2015 (10/18/2014)
(UK) -- BetSoft Gaming was announced as one of the Gold Sponsors for the 8th annual International Gaming Awards in 2015. The IGA proudly welcomed the leader in 3D gaming...
article Ireland Tax Laws Could Raise €25M from Online Poker (10/18/2014)
(Ireland) -- Online poker in the Republic of Ireland will soon have to obtain a license and pay a new gambling tax, according to the Irish Examiner.
article Sweden’s Failure to Change Online Betting, Poker Games (10/18/2014)
(Sweden) -- Legal actions have already been initiated by the European Commission against Sweden. The initiation of the suit comes after the ruling that the country...
article Ireland to Raise €25 Million a Year With a New Online Gambling Tax (10/17/2014)
(Ireland) -- Ireland's Minister of Finance Michael Noonan announced on Tuesday that the country will soon to adopt a new gambling tax that is set to help the...
article Addiction to online gambling games: How to recognize and fix the problem (10/17/2014)
(Illinois) -- Let me be clear: I come from a long line of gamblers. Okay, well, at least two big gamblers in my maternal line that I know of. First off, my late...
article Advisory Board Makes Big Changes to 2015 GiGse (10/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The organizers of the 2015 GiGse announced that there will be some big changes following the GiGse advisory board meeting held with the ‘Open Space...
article Russian Betting Watchdog Sends Warning To Online Heavyweights [sub req] (10/14/2014)
(Russia) -- The president of Russia’s new bookmaking regulator has said it is ready to pursue big name operators currently eluding the country’s online...
article Malaysia Government To Crackdown On Online Gambling 'Menace' [sub req] (10/13/2014)
(Malaysia) -- Malaysian authorities have pledged to crackdown on “the menace” of internet gambling after pressure from MPs about illegal gangs and the...
article OP/ED: The Hidden Dangers of Internet Gambling (10/13/2014)
(USA) -- Some people have asked me why I strongly oppose Internet gambling and I can sum it up in one sentence: Gambling on the Internet is for chumps.
article Grimes Defends Offshore Client in Kentucky Courtroom (10/13/2014)
(Kentucky) -- A video surfaced showing Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes defending an offshore gambling company that threatened jobs and revenue for...
article Youthful Gamblers Call For Skill In Online Games But Probably Won’t Get It (10/11/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Whilst the two big names at the G2E Global Gaming Expo this year were Adelson and Wynn, both giving speeches, the rest of the industry got on with the...
article Online gambling figures soar (10/11/2014)
(Ireland) -- ONE IN four admissions to the Aisieri addiction treatment centre in Wexford are now for a gambling addiction, due to a massive increase in online gambling...
article Intertain Group Furthers Reach with Acquisition of Vera&John (10/11/2014)
(Canada) -- If you’ve heard of InterCasino, CostaBingo, then you already know about the Intertain Group. The online gaming holding company offers casino, bingo and...
article German State Cracks Down on Unlicensed Gambling Sites (10/11/2014)
(Germany) -- German laws on online gambling effectively ban any operator not controlled by the state. The laws are in something of a legal minefield at the moment, with...
article Ladbrokes Avoiding Taxes, Drops Out of Several Markets (10/11/2014)
(UK) -- Introduced by Parliament, the Gambling (Licensing and Advertising) Act 2014 has many operators leaving the UK Market in opposition of the new proposed taxes.
article VIP Affs affiliate programme to be presented at the Barcelona Affiliate Conference 2014 (10/10/2014)
(Spain) -- VIP Stakes, a Malta-based online gaming operator, has announced that delegates of the company will attend the Barcelona Affiliate Conference 2014 to present...
article Can Different Rates Of Duty Apply To Different Forms Of Gaming? - European Court allows different tax rates for land-based and online operators (10/10/2014)
(Denmark) -- On 26 September, the General Court of the European Union handed down two judgments dismissing the appeals of Dansk Automat Brancheforening ("DAB...

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