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Amaya Gaming

article Amaya CEO Rafi Ashkenazi Modifies Corporate Vision, Name Change Possible (3/24/2017)
(Quebec) -- Amaya CEO Rafi Ashkenazi has a different vision in mind than his predecessor, and with founder David Baazov now removed from the Canadian gaming conglomerate...
article Amaya Eyes Acquisitions After Baazov Exit (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is growing.
article PokerStars owner Amaya eyes acquisitions after long, difficult period of paying down debt (3/24/2017)
(Quebec) -- In his first year as chief executive of online gambling company Amaya Inc., Rafi Ashkenazi has made careful moves. Now his appetite for risk is growing....
article Is Amaya Inc. a Good Play on the Coming Online Gambling Revolution? (3/23/2017)
(Quebec) -- Despite attempts by regulators in many jurisdictions, it seems that it’s only a matter of time before online gambling becomes legal. With governments...
article Online Casino Gambling: Amaya Says PokerStars Revenue Down In 2016 (3/23/2017)
(Quebec) -- PokerStars was down last year. Amaya, owner of the world’s largest poker platform, announced its fourth-quarter earnings this week.
article Amaya confirms record revenue haul in 2016 (3/22/2017)
(Montreal) -- Amaya has announced that it was able to generate record levels of revenue in the 12 months to December 31, 2016. Total revenue came in at $1.15 billion (...
article Amaya Rises as PokerStars Owner Shows Less Reliance on Poker (3/22/2017)
(Montreal) -- Shares of Amaya Inc. rose after the PokerStars owner forecast better-than-expected 2017 profit as measures to stem a decline in the poker business paid off.
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Bitcoin

article Guy Who Wants Everyone To Believe He Created Bitcoin, Now Patenting Everything Bitcoin With An Online Gambling Fugitive (3/24/2017)
(Internet) -- As you may recall, there was a giant fuss last year, when an Australian guy named Craig Wright not only claimed that he was "Satoshi Nakamoto...
article Is Bitcoin Gambling Legal in the United States? (3/24/2017)
(USA) -- While some users may not be too bothered about the legal status of bitcoin gambling in the United States, the topic is well worth looking into. Online gambling...
article How Bitcoin Is Transforming Casino Industry (3/23/2017)
(USA) -- Bitcoin is a cryptocurrency that became known in the year 2008 as an alternative to traditional currency systems. Comparing such traditional currencies as Euro...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

eSports

article Gamers join gamblers in A.C. this weekend (3/24/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Caesars Atlantic City is betting that spectators will pay to see professional and amateur Gears of War 4 video game players face off in the inaugural...
article Appeals Court Affirms Rejection of Gambling Claims Against Machine Zone (3/18/2017)
(California) -- This is a lawsuit against Machine Zone relating to the “Game of War” in-app game of chance mechanics. Players download GoW—an online...
article Unlicensed eSports gambling sites are "parasites feeding off popular video games" (3/18/2017)
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission has condemned the "parasitic" websites that facilitate unlicensed and unregulated gambling around eSports. Sarah Harrison,...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Online

article Tax Rates Aren’t The Only Thing That Could Derail Online Gambling In Pennsylvania (3/24/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Last summer, the House of Representatives passed a comprehensive gaming reform bill that included the legalization of online gambling. That was the...
article Another Online Casino Gambling Bill Introduced In Pennsylvania (3/23/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Keystone State lawmakers now have a third online poker bill to chew on. The legislation, Senate Bill 524, that was introduced Monday attempts to end a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Poker

article WPN Players Targeted by Phishing Attempt (3/24/2017)
(Internet) -- Poker players on the Winning Poker Network (WPN) were the targets of a phishing scam this week, as they received fake e-mails encouraging them to login to...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

article PokerStars Casino makes a trio of Millionaires (3/24/2017)
(Internet) -- In the past month three brand new millionaires have been made by global poker super brand PokerStars. In just 27 days the online casino platform paid out...
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Seneca Nation

article Does New York Now Need Online Poker? Tribe To Stop $110M Payments After New Casino Openings (3/24/2017)
(New York) -- Could the state of New York be poised for internet poker? New York lawmakers several years ago approved a plan to allow four new Las Vegas-style commercial...
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Sports Betting

article Gambling isn't one of NFL's 3 biggest concerns about Las Vegas (3/24/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- If the Oakland Raiders do end up moving to Las Vegas, the city's rampant gambling won't be the NFL's biggest concern. In fact, it won't...
article Australia Outlaws Online Poker, Live Sports Betting (3/24/2017)
(Australia) -- Australian federal parliament banned online poker Tuesday after the Senate passed an amendment bill to close "loopholes," moving from tightening...
article Group warns about problem gambling as March Madness rolls on (3/18/2017)
(Chicago) -- A Boston group wants to make sure March Madness doesn't turn into a year-round gambling habit for some people. The Massachusetts Council on Compulsive...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Online Gambling Effort For 2017 Might Be Over Before It Really Started (3/24/2017)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia became the most recent state to enter the fray when it comes to legalizing online gambling. But a new report and the legislative...
article West Virginia targets online gaming with first bill (3/20/2017)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia has become the latest state in the US to consider the possibility of legalising online gambling after a bill was put forward by...
article West Virginia introduces first online gambling bill (3/17/2017)
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia recently introduced House Bill 3067 – the first bill to legalise and regulate online gambling in the state. Delegate Shawn...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

article Alabama Legislators Attempt to Pass Daily Fantasy Sports Bill (3/23/2017)
(Alabama) -- Proponents of legalizing Daily Fantasy Sports in Alabama are hoping a traditionally unlucky number turns their fortunes. The state legislature is debating...
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Fantasy Sports

article DFS Legalization Bills Introduced in Pennsylvania, Ohio (3/23/2017)
(USA) -- Online gambling legislation tends to be cyclical. For a while, lawmakers make a push and when positive results fail to materialize (which they often do),...
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Mobile Gaming

article Smartphones are making Kenya’s gambling problem even worse (3/23/2017)
(Kenya) -- Smartphones have been hailed in Africa for everything from improving emergency and rural health care to enabling e-commerce and better supply chains. But in...
article Apps a new but growing problem for compulsive gamblers (3/19/2017)
(Iowa) -- Gaming is a popular form of entertainment for many adults, but for some it is a pitfall. For 6 to 8 million Americans, it is a problem that affects finances,...
article The surge of mobile betting and gambling (3/17/2017)
(Worldwide) -- It is no secret that mobile technologies are developing rapidly with each and every day, influencing on other spheres of life e.g. online gambling and...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

William Hill

article William Hill to remove services from Poland (3/23/2017)
(Poland) -- After reporting yearly revenues back in February and citing a ‘challenging year’ for 2016, sports betting company William Hill has now decided to...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Australia Is About To Ban In-Play Sports Betting, As Senate Passes Bill (3/22/2017)
(Australia) -- The Australian Senate passed a bill on Tuesday that will further restrict sports betting operators from offering in-play betting. The Interactive Gambling...
article Australia approves amendments to online gambling laws (3/21/2017)
(Australia) -- The Australian Senate has given its approval to a number of amendments to the country’s online gambling laws that are set to outlaw internet poker...
article Australia bans online poker and sports betting (3/21/2017)
(Australia) -- Australia’s federal parliament confirmed today the decision made by the Senate when it passed a law to ban online poker and live sports betting in...
article Australia Just Banned Online Poker And Live Sports Betting (3/20/2017)
(Australia) -- Australia's federal parliament just closed loopholes to ban online poker under changes to gambling laws passed by the Senate on Tuesday which also...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan lawmaker 'cautiously optimistic' online casinos will be legalized (3/22/2017)
(Michigan) -- It appears there is momentum in the Michigan Legislature to give you the opportunity to legally gamble on casino games on your phone or from the comforts...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania proposes a third bill (3/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Senate has received a third gaming proposal to debate during this legislative session. Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa, along with...
article Pennsylvania senator unveils online gaming bill (3/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Yet another online gambling and gaming reform bill has been presented in Pennsylvania. The 207-page online gambling and gaming reform piece of...
article Third PA Online Gambling Bill Widens Divisions Over Tax Rates, License Fees (3/21/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A third online gambling bill has emerged in the Keystone State. Four Democratic state senators in Pennsylvania, led by Senate Minority Leader Jay Costa...
article Pennsylvania Casino Revenue Continues To Slide; Online Gambling Sits On Sidelines As Possible Solution (3/17/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The news for the Pennsylvania casino industry continues to be less-than-stellar, as total gaming revenue dropped year-over-year in February.
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Social Gaming

article Turning Stone Resort Casino launches new gambling app (3/22/2017)
(New York) -- Turning Stone Resort Casino has launched a new free online gambling application. With Turning Stone Online Casino, users can play more than 50 slot...
article Turning Stone rolls out gaming application (3/22/2017)
(New York) -- On Wednesday, Turning Stone Resort Casino unveiled a new, innovative online gaming application: Turning Stone Online Casino. With more than 50 slot...
article TEN Atlantic City Doesn’t Have A Real Casino Yet, But Now It Has An Online Social Casino (3/21/2017)
(New Jersey) -- The problems with reopening TEN Atlantic City — both as simply a resort or as a casino in New Jersey — have been well documented. But that...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Delay on NY poker bill vote (3/21/2017)
(New York) -- The New York State Assembly announced yesterday that legislators are not debating the online poker bill until June 2017. The Assembly also determined that...
article Exclusive: Pretlow Ready To Battle For New York Online Poker This Year, But Doesn’t Believe Budget Will Be The Vehicle (3/20/2017)
(New York) -- New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow said that online poker will not be in the state’s budget because his chamber’s leadership still needs to be...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article It’s Been A Bumpy First Year, But Ultimately The Entry Of PokerStars Is A Net Positive For NJ Online Poker (3/20/2017)
(New Jersey) -- It’s now been one year since PokerStars dealt its first hand of online poker on US soil after going dark following the events of Black Friday. The...
article TEN AC Launches Social Casino; Is A Real Money NJ Gambling Site Far Behind? (3/20/2017)
(New Jersey) -- TEN Casino, the former Revel, has been closed since September 2014, but property owner Glenn Straub has managed to keep it in the headlines. Straub is...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Donald Trump

article Gaming Stocks Are Worth a Gamble in the Time of Trump (3/18/2017)
(New York) -- The run-up in the U.S. stock market since Donald Trump shocked the world and won the U.S. presidency is one for the history books. Case in point, the Dow...
1 Article on this Issue

Internet Sweepstake Cafes

article Charges In Florida's Internet Cafe Fraud Case Dropped (3/18/2017)
(Florida) -- The legal situation regarding online gambling has been difficult to understand in the USA because of the numerous jurisdictions with different laws. In the...
1 Article on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article Scratching the surface on state’s latest gambling plan (3/18/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- In the state’s perennial search for money, lawmakers are again turning to gambling. But this year, in addition to the usual suspects like...
1 Article on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article We Have A Vision For Developing Skills-Based Responsible Gaming In India: Roland Landers (3/18/2017)
(India) -- The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF), which has been pushing for the legislation of sports betting since its formation, believes the future of gaming...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article VR/AR Gambling Conference 2017 Announces Key Speakers (3/24/2017)
(Prague) -- The upcoming VR/AR Gambling Conference 2017 is dedicated to exploring the next wave of iGaming innovation in the industry. Eyes were already being drawn...
article Australia seeks national point of consumption online betting tax (3/24/2017)
(Australia) -- Australia’s federal government wants to harmonize state-level online sports betting point-of-consumption taxes (POCT), potentially dealing a blow to...
article Zodiac Casino player wins €6.7m mobile jackpot via Microgaming slot (3/24/2017)
(Isle of Man) -- The player, known only as ‘CF’, won the €6,681,487 jackpot through Casino Rewards’ Zodiac Casino mobile site earlier this month.
article Polish Regulatory Crunch Pushing Online Gambling Exits (3/24/2017)
(Poland) -- The legality crunch is coming in the European online gambling industry with new legislation being applied in various jurisdictions in that region. The...
article Bet365, William Hill latest to exit Poland’s online gambling market (3/24/2017)
(Poland) -- A growing number of Polish-facing online gambling operators are racing for the border ahead of new regulatory restrictions that take effect on April 1.
article The UK Online Gambling Market Continues To Dominate (3/24/2017)
(UK) -- The UK has always been a pretty tolerant country when it comes to enjoying a flutter. Ever since way back in the day when bets would be placed by telegraph wire...
article Sachar Gaming bags Nagaland’s first multi-game online license (3/24/2017)
(India) -- The Indian state of Nagaland has issued its first license for multiple games. Sachar Gaming bags Nagaland’s first multi-game online licenseSachar Gaming...
article FBI Hot on Heels of Online Gambling Operator: Fled to Asia (3/24/2017)
(California) -- Swedish born Magnus Karlsson, was charged in a RICO case for operating a bookmaking business out of San Diego but also ran the Lucky Lady online casino...
press release MAXCREATE Launches New Online Casino – LarryCasino (3/24/2017)
(Malta) -- Launching in the first half of 2017, LarryCasino is based on the legendary 90’s video game title Leisure Suit Larry, featuring Larry Laffer, a balding,...
article DraftKings Rolls Out New Commercials, Pushes Daily Fantasy Golf Ahead Of The Masters (3/23/2017)
(USA) -- DraftKings is looking to give an added push for its fantasy golf product ahead of The Masters, which starts in three weeks. It comes as daily fantasy sports...
article US targets North Korea’s online gambling operations (3/23/2017)
(North Korea) -- North Korea is seeking international investors to back a floating casino operation just as US legislators vow to clamp down on the regime’s online...
article There’s More Online Gambling In The US Than People Think – And More Is On The Way (3/22/2017)
(USA) -- In September 2011, Virginia Seitz, then an assistant US attorney general and head of the Department of Justice Office of Legal Counsel, issued a memorandum...
article 888 hails ‘fantastic’ year as revenue and profit rise (3/21/2017)
(Israel) -- 888 has cited ongoing progress within its casino and sport businesses, as well as its performance in regulated markets, as the main reasons for year-on-year...
article Online Gambling Legalization Progress in the US (3/19/2017)
(USA) -- The legalization of online gambling at a federal level in the US is close to impossible at this point. However, a number of states have been pushing for changes...
article Indian gaming industry: Still playing in the grey arena (3/19/2017)
(India) -- Online gaming has gained significant traction in the digital space in recent times. Websites such as Khelo365 and Adda52 now offer a host of traditional...
article Need to examine legalising sports betting, says Law Commission chairman (3/19/2017)
(India) -- Gaming 360, All India Gaming Federation’s one-stop portal for gaming related news and activities across India and around the globe, was launched here...
article KPMG Gibraltar eSummit 2017 to be held 23 March on Sunborn Gibraltar (3/19/2017)
(Gibraltar) -- The KPMG Gibraltar eSummit will feature over 40 keynote speakers this year when the event is once again held on the Sunborn Gibraltar, the world’s...
article GeoComply leads crackdown on gamblers who disguise their location (3/18/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Backing up about 100 feet from the California border near the Fashion Outlet in Primm, Nevada, a reporter is finally able to log into the World Series of...
article South America Update: Colombia to Implement Online Gambling Blacklist (3/18/2017)
(Colombia) -- Add Colombia to the list of countries seeking ways to curtail the offering of online gambling services to its citizens by international gambling operators...
article How gambling and porn are making strides to take virtual reality into the mainstream (3/17/2017)
(Worldwide) -- Whenever a new technology begins to approach critical mass, we often learn the same thing: porn and gambling have done it already.

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