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9/7/2019

article VIDEO: Sports betting sees boost from mobile devices
(USA) -- Chad Millman, The Action Network head of media, joins 'Power Lunch' to discuss New Jersey's new reign as the the largest sports betting state.

9/2/2019

article Mobile Sports Betting Is the Moneymaker as More States Legalize [sub req]
(USA) -- Bets placed via smartphones have rapidly brought New Jersey neck-and-neck with Nevada in the race to be the nation’s biggest sports-betting market. Limits...

8/24/2019

article Hard Rock to begin sports betting operations in mid-September, mobile betting coming later
(Iowa) -- State regulators on Thursday approved the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's new sportsbook, but the Sioux City casino won't start taking its first bets on...

8/23/2019

article Will New York see mobile betting next year?
(New York) -- New York’s push to pass mobile betting this year ultimately ended with a whimper. Opposition from Governor Andrew Cuomo meant the bill never even hit...

8/21/2019

article Apple takes gambling apps off the table for kids
(California) -- Apple will soon allow parents to block children’s access to all games that include “Frequent/Intense Simulated Gambling” no matter...

8/6/2019

article Iovation Study Points to Increasing Mobile Gaming Transactions as Most Likely to Be Used for Fraud
(Oregon) -- Mobile technology’s ever-increasing use for online gaming deposits and withdrawals pose the greatest risk for fraud, a new study from Iovation reveals. The...

7/20/2019

article Apple’s Restrictive Gaming App Guidelines Are Little More Than An iOS Tax
(USA) -- Shame on Apple. It’s really hard to figure the reason why the Apple App Store released new guidelines last month saying all real-money gaming apps must be...

7/3/2019

article Apple pulled 634 apps from the App Store at the request of governments
(Worldwide) -- Like most other major tech companies, Apple publishes regular transparency reports that details which countries and how often those countries request data...

7/1/2019

article Gambling, Tracking Restricted in New App Store Rules
(USA) -- Changes to Apple’s App Store Review Guidelines are facing backlash from developers across a variety of industries. In changes to Guidelines 1.3 and 5.1.4...

6/28/2019

article Bill seeks Sh2m fine for use of phones to gamble online
(Kenya) -- Using a mobile phone to place a bet on an online gaming platform will attract a fine of up to Sh2 million or a maximum jail term of two years in the proposed...

6/25/2019

article New Apple guidelines spell trouble for US gambling operators
(USA) -- The timing of new iOS guidelines from Apple “could not be worse” for US gambling operators, says Digitain CCO Suren Khachatryan. Just a few weeks...

6/21/2019

article New York Mobile Sports Betting Comes To Halt, Dies In Committee
(New York) -- New Yorkers will continue to have to travel out of state in order to use mobile sports wagering apps. Sports betting bill NY S 17D, which overwhelmingly...
article New York won't have mobile sports betting legislation this year
(New York) -- The New York online and mobile sports betting bill S17D failed to pass in the state Assembly on Wednesday, the final day of the 2019 legislative session,...
article Senator Addabbo Jr: Lack of progress for NY mobile sports betting is "mind boggling"
(New York) -- The sponsor of New York’s online sports betting bill, Senator Joseph Addabbo Jr., says his “mind boggles” at the lack of progress his...

6/17/2019

article Mobile transactions in gambling are up by a staggering 95%
(USA) -- Mobile gambling hits a record peak of popularity. The latest research shows mobile gambling transactions grew 95% in 2018. Here’s why mobile is so popular.

6/14/2019

article Another Voice: Mobile sports wagering is a sure bet for New York
(New York) -- Since last year’s Supreme Court decision striking down a federal law banning them from authorizing sports gambling, states have raced to permit it....
article Executives Expecting 90% of US Market to be Mobile by 2029
(Atlantic City) -- The typical American sportsbook will rarely be a sportsbook at all within a decade. That’s what executives from technology and gaming companies...

6/10/2019

article Apple’s Crackdown On Gambling Apps: ‘It’s Going To Hurt A Lot Of People’
(USA) -- Apple dropped a bombshell last week when it announced iOS gambling apps now have to be built natively rather than as HTML container apps. Building and...

6/6/2019

article Apple Is Creating A Huge Obstacle For Some PA Online Sportsbooks, Casinos
(Pennsylvania) -- SugarHouse Casino recently became the first to market in Pennsylvania online sports betting, opening its digital doors to bettors via its website...

6/5/2019

article Apple will only allow native iOS gambling apps in App Store
(California) -- Apple has announced that it will only allow gambling apps native to iOS to be hosted in its App Store, giving operators until September 3 to ensure their...

6/4/2019

article Apple: real-money gambling apps must now be iOS native
(California) -- Technology giant Apple has thrown up a major hurdle for anyone looking to offer real-money gambling to iOS users. On Monday, Apple issued updates to its...

5/29/2019

article Following FTC complaint, Google rolls out new policies around kids’ apps on Google Play
(California) -- Google announced this morning a new set of developer policies aimed at providing additional protections for children and families seeking out kid-...

5/28/2019

article Cuomo: Mobile sports betting could be legal by next month
(New York) -- Mobile sports betting in New York may not be dead after all. State legislators could legalize wagering before the end of their session next month, Gov....

5/20/2019

article Mohegan Sun Pocono casino gets sports betting license
(Pennsylvania) -- While New York state still tries to figure out a way to legalize sports betting, the first casino in northeast Pennsylvania has attained its license....

5/19/2019

article Pennsylvania Mobile Sports Betting Will Bring Wagers Inside MLB Ballparks
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board expects the state’s first online sportsbook to begin live testing sometime in the next two weeks. That...

5/17/2019

article Is Mobile Sports Betting Coming to New York Soon?
(New York) -- State lawmakers say progress was made this week on a bill that could clear to way for placing bets on sporting events from your mobile phone or tablet. But...

5/16/2019

article BLOG: Mobile Is the Market: The Challenges of Betting’s New Frontier
(Las Vegas) -- Jamie McKittrick, a veteran sports betting executive, recently compared reading the odds in a Las Vegas sportsbook to browsing “an airport departure...

5/14/2019

article Mobile Sports Betting Isn’t Quite Minting Millionaires Just Yet
(Internet) -- A year on from the Supreme Court's ruling on sports betting, U.S. states have seen a bit of wind in their sails when it comes to profiting off of a...

5/12/2019

article Sports Betting Comes To More and More States — And Mobile Is Key
(USA) -- In a show of how Americans are increasingly able to bet legally on sports, a big Heartland state became the second this year and the 10th overall to legalize...

5/10/2019

article Mobile Sports Betting In New York Back On The Table In Latest Senate Hearing
(New York) -- The New York Senate held a public hearing on legal sports betting earlier this week. Representatives from the NBA, PGA Tour, NFL Players Committee, NY...

5/8/2019

article China’s mobile game revenue predicted to exceed $25 billion by 2023
(China) -- Two current game business stories together highlight the stark dichotomy at the heart of China’s games market. As revealed in a new report from business...

5/7/2019

article Sports betting by smartphone? It could be coming soon to New York
(New York) -- State legislation newly tweaked by its sponsors would specifically authorize the Seneca Nation and two other tribes in New York with casinos to offer...

4/27/2019

article Legal gambling from your phone could be a $150 billion industry, but making it happen will be tough
(USA) -- FanDuel and DraftKings have 83% market share in sports betting in New Jersey, but they may not be the dominant players in every state as online wagering is...
article SCHUETZ: Phoning It In
(USA) -- I am the adult child of an alcoholic. One can use Google to look up the variety of implications that this can have on the development and psychology of the...

3/20/2019

article RUDDOCK: Is Mobile Sports Betting Legalization Better Done Correctly Than Quickly?
(New Jersey) -- Sports betting fever is sweeping the nation. The year 2019 has seen legislative efforts in no less than 30 states, but an assortment of sticking points...

3/17/2019

article Sports betting on your phone? National lawmakers weigh costs, benefits
(USA) -- For states looking to profit off the new world of legal sports betting, there's an app for that. The question for state lawmakers: Should they allow it? As...

3/13/2019

article Rhode Island spurs CT toward mobile sports betting
(Connecticut) -- Rhode Island this week expanded legalized sports betting, paving the way for gamblers to make wagers online. The move by Rhode Island caught the...

3/8/2019

article March Madness Betting Apps: Tips for Using Sportsbook Apps in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- March Madness is among the best sports betting holidays of the year. All-day basketball throughout the first weekend of the NCAA Tournament attracts...

3/2/2019

article Mobile Sports Gambling In RI on the Fast Track
(Rhode Island) -- Senate President Dominick Ruggerio stated, “I am hoping we can get up and running relatively quickly” concerning sports betting in Rhode...

2/25/2019

article Sports’ great gamble, Part 2: Phoning it in
(Massachusetts) -- We read newspaper articles on them, we stream Netflix series and NBA games on them, we swipe right or left, we snap pictures, we Snapchat, we buy...

2/12/2019

article The new game that just overtook 'Fortnite' on Twitch
(Internet) -- If you had never heard of "Apex Legends," you have now. Despite being a big-budget title from well-known gamemaker EA ("Madden," "...

2/8/2019

article As Mobile Sports Betting Proliferates Across The Nation, Some Holdouts Remain
(Las Vegas) -- During an appearance in Las Vegas last winter, Scott Ferrall raved about the potential of mobile sports betting in New Jersey, joking that an app from...

2/6/2019

article Are Your Children Racking Up Charges From Mobile Games? Here’s How to Fight Back
(Internet) -- Parents are often surprised by unauthorized credit card charges. The culprit: Bait apps, which lure children into buying virtual junk online. Preventing...

12/29/2018

article WV online sports betting app launched
(West Virginia) -- West Virginia's first online sports betting and mobile app launched Thursday, while sportsbooks at casinos near Charleston and Wheeling opened for...

11/30/2018

article Smartphone gambling–even on college sports–under review by state
(Michigan) -- A trio of bills that would legalize and regulate online gambling from a smartphone or computer is awaiting a vote in the Senate before year’s end. If...

10/24/2018

article Nearly 1 In 8 High School Students Play Online Casino Games
(Internet) -- According to Canadian researchers, nearly 1 in 8 high school students plays social casino games and playing these games may be linked to a higher risk of...

10/12/2018

article Betting with a smartphone? The casinos know who you are, and where you are located
(Pennsylvania) -- When online gaming launches soon in Pennsylvania, bettors with a smartphone will be able to gamble from just about anywhere in the state. You can...

10/4/2018

article Google removes 56 gambling apps at Vietnam’s behest
(Vietnam) -- Google recently removed 56 Vietnamese-language gambling apps from its Google Play store as requested by the Vietnamese government. Le Quang Tu Do, Deputy...

9/19/2018

article 'Fortnite,' Online Game Addiction, Cited Among Reasons for 200 Divorces
(UK) -- At least 200 couples in the UK have cited addiction to the wildly popular "Fortnite" and other online games among the reasons for their divorce since...
article Police: Man threatens to shoot child after losing Fortnite
(New York) -- A New York man was arrested Tuesday after threatening to shoot an 11-year-old boy after losing to him in the video game “Fortnite,” according...

9/9/2018

article The app trying to get ahead of the mobile-betting curve
(New Jersey) -- A wall of big-screen televisions, with couches and plush chairs set up just feet away. Beer bottles clanking. The smell of buffalo wings. And above the...

9/8/2018

article This is how technology turns us into addicts
(Worldwide) -- The World Health Organisation is to include “gaming disorder”, the inability to stop gaming, into the International Classification of Diseases...

8/11/2018

article Devs slam Apple for removing 'wrong' apps in gambling crackdown
(California) -- A THRONG OF DEVELOPERS have slammed tech giant Apple for wrongfully removing apps from the App Store in its crackdown on gambling content. A number of...

8/10/2018

article Mobile sports betting in New Jersey: Answering the burning questions
(New Jersey) -- The first thing to know about mobile sports betting in New Jersey is that it’s all about geography. You have to physically be in the Garden State...

8/9/2018

article Apple removes 'wrong apps' in gambling purge
(UK) -- Apple has been accused of accidentally removing apps from the App Store in a crackdown on gambling content. Several developers complained via social media that...

8/8/2018

article Mobile sports betting in New Jersey: Answering the burning questions
(New Jersey) -- The first thing to know about mobile sports betting in New Jersey is that it’s all about geography. You have to physically be in the Garden State...

8/1/2018

article New Jersey adding mobile sports betting to offerings
(New Jersey) -- Bettors have been placing sports wagers at various New Jersey casinos and racetracks for nearly two months. Now New Jersey sports betting is set to go...
article New Jersey adding mobile sports betting to offerings
(New Jersey) -- Bettors have been placing sports wagers at various New Jersey casinos and racetracks for nearly two months. Now New Jersey sports betting is set to go...

7/30/2018

article The technical component of mobile casinos
(UK) -- Mobile gaming is something that most gamblers are exploring because smartphones are more natural to move around with. Gamers who are playing for real money and...

7/13/2018

article States Weigh Bets on Mobile Sports Gambling
(USA) -- Now that states are free to craft laws legalizing sports gambling, the latest question is whether to enter the potential $9 billion mobile-betting market.

7/10/2018

article Mobile phones could make sports betting more accessible — and addictive
(USA) -- The gaming research firm Eilers & Krejcik predicts that in states that adopt it, mobile wagering will make up roughly half of the revenue generated by...

6/30/2018

article STUTZ: Lack of mobile sports betting clarity could be a bad beat for some states
(Las Vegas) -- Mobile wagering is credited as the primary reason Nevada’s sports betting revenues have grown by nearly 23 percent since 2013. It might have even...

6/20/2018

article Why mobile casinos killing land casinos
(USA) -- The mobile gambling market today is worth a whopping $100 billion. Statistics suggest that the mobile gambling industry will be seeing an impressive growth rate...

6/18/2018

article The Oregon Lottery Is Moving Aggressively Toward Mobile Phone Betting
(Oregon) -- A Jantzen Beach sports bar called Bradley's did more video lottery business last year than any of the nearly 4,000 other lottery retailers in the state....

6/17/2018

article BLOG: Increase in mobile betting drives growth in online wagering
(Australia) -- Australians are increasingly using mobile phones to place a bet, although overall fewer are taking a punt than in recent years. The overall gambling eco-...

6/13/2018

article Gambling experts: Sports bets on smartphones are the future
(Atlantic City) -- When a New Jersey racetrack and a casino start taking bets on sporting events Thursday, they will be part of an industry primed for tremendous growth...

5/20/2018

article Sports Betting Apps: When — and with How Much Force — Will They Hit the US Mobile Market?
(USA) -- According to a story in AppleInsider.com, it’s “possible, though not certain, that the SCOTUS ruling could eventually lead to the floodgates opening...

4/25/2018

article There’s a troubling relationship between the rise in online betting and mobile money’s growth
(Africa) -- The growth in mobile money services has created new opportunities for merchants to sell their products and services. One of these is the fast-growing sports...

4/24/2018

article There’s a troubling relationship between the rise in online betting and mobile money’s growth
(Africa) -- The growth in mobile money services has created new opportunities for merchants to sell their products and services. One of these is the fast-growing sports...

4/18/2018

article Opinion: Millennial Money: Gambling apps are draining my friends’ finances
(UK) -- Recently I appear to have become boring. At least my friends are always on their phones when I’m talking to them and I can only assume my anecdotes are to...

4/11/2018

article Atlantic City Casino Apps Make It Easier For Players To Press ‘Play’
(Atlantic City) -- Hard Rock Atlantic City isn’t waiting for its grand opening this summer to get people interacting with the Hard Rock brand. The casino is...

3/31/2018

article The growth of mobile gaming
(Worldwide) -- Mobile gaming is growing at a rate of knots. Every day consumers continue to download games to their phones, with millions of people across the globe...

3/5/2018

article Inside the Explosive Growth of Pro Gaming on a Smartphone
(Worldwide) -- Michael "FlashX" Valore discovered his love for Vainglory in rehab. After a lengthy flirtation with professional DOTA in college, he was...

3/1/2018

article Gambling Commission reveals rise in UK mobile gaming
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has reported that the amount of punters using a mobile phone or tablet to bet increased to 51% in 2017. This rise was one of...

2/24/2018

article Why Mobile Gaming is Popular in Costa Rica
(Costa Rica) -- Mobile gaming makes online slots, blackjack, roulette, poker, bingo, scratch cards, and more accessible from anywhere. Mobile gaming has become...

1/25/2018

article More addictive than ever – gambling on the go
(UK) -- The most recent industry research into online gambling behavior has revealed that the proportion of players accessing slots and other casino games via their...

1/6/2018

article Google leads $120-mn investment in Chinese live-stream mobile game platform Chushou
(China) -- Alphabet Inc’s Google has led a $120-million investment in Chinese live-stream mobile game platform Chushou, the two companies said today, as the US...

12/27/2017

article Gambling-style apps offered on Facebook without age checks
(UK) -- The company behind thousands of the UK’s fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) is offering gambling-style apps on Facebook without age checks, prompting...

12/12/2017

article Why Google’s Play Store will win the great app store battle of 2018
(Worldwide) -- Android or iPhone? This debate has been on-going for years, ever since smartphones became mainstream. Mobile consumers have continually weighed the pros...

10/27/2017

press release Is India 'set to be the next biggest booming market for mobile games?'
(India) -- KamaGames Group have announced plans to expand into the Asian market via a white label social poker title, based on the globally successful ‘Pokerist....

10/16/2017

article Carnival Corp. app broadens gambling beyond the casino floor
(New Jersey) -- Technology may soon transform the way people gamble on a cruise ship. Carnival Corp. is linking games that can be played on handheld devices to the...

10/13/2017

article Mobile Betting Will Dominate the Market in 2018
(Internet) -- Mobile betting is on the rise, and it would be a massive understatement to say that it will not dominate the online gambling industry by 2018. A new...

9/23/2017

article Veteran bookmakers fear rise of smartphone betting will relegate them to bygone era
(Australia) -- This year marks the 40th straight Kalgoorlie-Boulder Race Round bookmaker Ernie McCreed will attend. He was once one of dozens to assemble under the...

9/20/2017

press release Degree 53 shares insight on achieving a winning mobile casino UX in a new report
(Internet) -- Degree 53, a leading online gambling design and software development agency, have published a new report in their series of Betting and Gaming UX Reviews....

9/5/2017

article Caesars to release sports betting mobile app
(Las Vegas) -- Ahead of the NFL season's kick-off, Caesars Entertainment has announced that is launching a sports betting app. According to media reports, the land-...

8/13/2017

article Google Play Store relaxes Gambling Apps rule, Now Offers Winamax’s Real-Money Poker
(UK) -- Rumors of Google relaxing its strict anti-gambling app rules have been circulating for months before it finally became a for just three countries.

8/11/2017

article Nektan launches mobile gaming solution with first US casino
(UK) -- The Rapid Games platform offers customers the opportunity to play casino games on their mobile devices whilst on-premise at an undisclosed tribal casino.

8/10/2017

article Disney sued for allegedly spying on children through 42 gaming apps
(USA) -- "Most consumers, including parents, do not know that apps created for children are engineered to surreptitiously and unlawfully collect the child-users...
article How is India Growing as a Mobile Gaming Hub?
(India) -- With the growing mobile infrastructure, today India has 221 million smartphone users. According to NASSCOM, the size of the industry is around $ 890 million...

8/6/2017

article SF mother's lawsuit: Disney is illegally tracking children through its apps
(California) -- Disney has been slapped with a lawsuit filed by a San Francisco mother who says that her child was illegally tracked through one of the company’s...

8/5/2017

article Disney sued for illegally tracking children through its mobile games
(California) -- Disney is being sued for allegedly violating privacy laws by illegally tracking and collecting children's personal information and activity through...

8/4/2017

article Disney sued for illegally tracking children through its mobile games
(California) -- Disney is being sued for allegedly violating privacy laws by illegally tracking and collecting children's personal information and activity through...
article EmotiCoins video slot released by Microgaming
(Isle of Man) -- A week after launching its five-reel and 45-payline Oink Country Love title and online casino games innovator Microgaming has premiered the new...

7/29/2017

article Snapchat Spectacles pop-up vending machine coming to Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Rock bands and singers of all genres book Las Vegas residencies year-round. Now, a different kind of residency is expected to begin early this week on a...

7/22/2017

article Google to Allow Gambling Apps in Play Store
(UK) -- Whether it is because there is potentially a lot of money to be made in gambling or the company is finally just giving in, Google will soon be lifting its ban on...

7/19/2017

article Yahoo Japan launches gaming platform that bypasses app stores
(Japan) -- Yahoo Japan Corp., operator of the nation’s second-most popular website, announced a new web-based gaming platform called Game Plus. The new service...

7/12/2017

article Google reportedly changes policy on real money gambling apps
(UK) -- Google has apparently changed their long-standing position against offering real money gambling and betting apps in the Google Play store. This could prove to be...

7/11/2017

article Google Play to allow real-money Android gambling, betting apps
(UK) -- Google’s Android app store is finally relaxing its longstanding ban on gambling and betting apps, according to reports on a UK tech site.

6/29/2017

article Global Mobile Gambling Market 2017 Industry Trends, Growth Rate with 43.08% CAGR Analysis 2019
(Internet) -- The report covers the present scenario and the growth prospects of the global mobile gambling market for the period 2015-2019. To calculate the market size...

6/23/2017

article India Among Top 5 Countries In Online Mobile Gaming: Report
(India) -- India has emerged as one of the top five countries for online mobile gaming. According to a report by Flurry Analytics, India came in second after the US....

6/16/2017

article Current tech and mobile gambling – The perfect partnership
(USA) -- Today we stand on a precipice of technological nirvana. For years we have wandered in the digital wilderness with only a glimpse of the possibilities of where...

5/22/2017

article Fans will be able to place bets on their phone from inside Raiders’ Las Vegas stadium
(Las Vegas) -- The Oakland Raiders have a conditional lease agreement in place for the team’s new stadium in Las Vegas. As it stands now, the agreement will allow fans...
article Nevada plans to offer mobile betting at Raiders stadium
(Nevada) -- Fans at future Las Vegas Raiders home games will be able to legally place bets on their phones from inside the planned $1.9 billion, 65,000-seat stadium,...
article Paddy Power first to launch Onionsack's Facebook betting chatbot
(UK) -- Bet messaging platform provider Onionsack has launched a new chatbot that allows punters to bet via Facebook Messenger, with Paddy Power becoming the first...

5/20/2017

article Michigan Casinos Fight Back Against Smartphone Parimutuel Betting Bill
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Legislature is treading cautiously when it comes to expanding gaming in the state. A bill that was only introduced in early May that would...
article Why Do Online Casinos Spend Large Budgets On Mobile Games?
(India) -- There is no doubt that the online gaming industry is one of the most inventive, innovative and competitive in the world. This fact is proven by the way online...

5/18/2017

article House votes today on legalization of smartphone gambling
(Michigan) -- The state House of Representatives is set to vote today on a bill that would allow people to bet on horse races via smartphones and the internet.

5/17/2017

article How Smartphones Are Promoting Online Gaming
(India) -- The popularity of online gaming industry has reached new heights, riding piggybank on ubiquitous smartphones in India. Mobile gaming is the most user-friendly...

5/7/2017

article Why Smartwatch Casino Games Are The Way Of The Future
(Internet) -- Mobile casino games have finally made the shift to smartwatch playability. You can read on to discover more information about the very first games...

5/4/2017

article Premier Punt Combines Daily Fantasy Sports and Sports Betting in Single Mobile App
(Scotland) -- Scottish Daily Fantasy Sports operator Premier Punt has rolled out the first phase of a new product that brings together fantasy sports and traditional...
article Are casinos still a good investment?
(UK) -- Initially, the novelty of being able to play favourite casino games on a PC or laptop proved irresistible to many. Then, as technology has advanced opening the...
article Mobile devices gain popularity over PCs for casino gaming
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology may have sold its online gaming business Double Down Interactive at just the right time. Social casino players are shying...

5/3/2017

article Mobile devices gain popularity over PCs for casino gaming
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology may have sold its online gaming business Double Down Interactive at just the right time. Social casino players are shying...
article How smartphones have changed the course of gambling
(Worldwide) -- Over a number of years, the Smartphone industry has been manufacturing new phones with brilliant features and each time a new phone is launched, there is...

4/21/2017

article Why the Smartphones are Perfect for Gaming
(USA) -- Nowadays there’s not much you can’t do from a smartphone, tablet or other similar mobile-based device. The technology has advanced so rapidly in...

4/2/2017

article How mobile pushed online casinos to the top of gaming
(Internet) -- Mobile phones have come an incredibly long way since the bulky boxes that became mainstream in the late 80s and 90s. Screens are several inches wide and...

3/30/2017

article Why mobile gambling and mobile apps have gained in popularity
(USA) -- Let’s cut straight to the chase: you’ve surely witnessed, if not closely followed, the rapid rise of mobile gaming in the past years. Unless you...

3/26/2017

article Why Every Digital Casino Needs A Mobile App?
(Internet) -- Recent studies show that roughly 60% of all internet traffic comes from mobile devices. This trend isn’t something new, but it was never as popular...

3/23/2017

article Smartphones are making Kenya’s gambling problem even worse
(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...

3/21/2017

article Explosion in number of gambling addicts who are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
(UK) -- An NHS clinic has reported an explosion in the number of gambling addicts hooked on betting on their smartphones. Campaigners fear that mobiles are making...
article How gambling addicts are becoming addicted on their mobile phones
(UK) -- Placing a bet has never been easier - but that spells bad news for many, according to campaigners. The number of gambling addicts hooked on betting on their...

3/19/2017

article Apps a new but growing problem for compulsive gamblers
(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,...

3/17/2017

article The surge of mobile betting and gambling
(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...

3/13/2017

article 'Irresistible' By Design: It's No Accident You Can't Stop Looking At The Screen
(USA) -- Could smartphones and other screens be decreasing the human attention span? Author Adam Alter thinks so. "Ten years ago, before the iPad and iPhone were...

3/8/2017

article Station Casinos to debut free online social gaming app
(Las Vegas) -- StationPlay, a free online social gaming application that will enable players to earn points through Station Casinos’ loyalty card, will debut in...

3/5/2017

article More Brits Are Gambling Than Ever Before, Especially On Their Smartphones, Says UKGC
(UK) -- The UK Gambling Commission published its eagerly-awaited Gambling Participation Survey this week, which, as ever, offers some thought-provoking insights into...

3/1/2017

article The Number Of People Playing Online Has Been Increased In 2016 As A Result Of Mobile Devices
(Worldwide) -- The number of people playing online has been increased in 2016 as a result of mobile devices, which really speaks to the success of mobile casino gaming...

2/28/2017

article January saw more installs but less loyalty for mobile apps and games
(Worldwide) -- Smartphone users were more willing to download new apps in January than they have in a year, according to a report by mobile marketing firm Fiksu DSP. But...

2/19/2017

article Mobile Gaming Trends to Look Out for in 2017
(Internet) -- As of right now, a complete and robust VR experience is going to cost right around 4,000 for all of the hardware- the only thing holding back VR right now...

2/14/2017

article GAINSBURY: Gambling operators are cashing in on teens' addiction to online games
(Australia) -- Problem gambling is a significant societal concern that is set to get bigger. Game and gambling operators are chasing the proliferation of new...

2/6/2017

article Mobile gambling market growth: statistics and projections
(Las Vegas) -- The momentum that is currently being witnessed in the mobile gambling industry is not likely to slow down any time soon. And the main driving force behind...

2/2/2017

article Smartphone Gambling To Grow In Coming Years
(USA) -- Online gaming is a booming worldwide industry. An estimated $550 billion was bet online in 2016, according to findings from Juniper Research. The market is...

1/31/2017

article Virtual Reality and Mobile Gambling
(Internet) -- The Gambling industry has always been in the forefront when it comes to driving any new technology forward. As advancements were made in software and...

1/27/2017

article Online gambling continues to grow thanks to smartphone usage
(Worldwide) -- The Growth of Online Gambling is accelerating at a rapid pace largely due to the ease and accessibility of applications through smartphone devices. It was...

1/25/2017

article A Casino In Every Pocket
(Las Vegas) -- In 1971, the Who’s Pete Townshend—not Roger Daltrey—sang about “Going Mobile.” Some 46 years, later the casino industry...

1/2/2017

article Growing Appetite: Core apps in gaming
(Las Vegas) -- In a recent article, we described five critical actions operators must make in order to better compete in the social world. To summarize: gaming providers...

12/16/2016

article Keno operators suggest allowing gambling on smartphones
(Nebraska) -- Keno lottery operators suggested Thursday that state senators consider the possibility of increasing keno gambling activity in Nebraska by authorizing...

12/12/2016

article A Calif. man steals $5 million, spends $1 million on a cellphone game
(California) -- 5 million. Everyone has thought about it — what to do with such a sudden windfall of money. From purchasing a luxurious yacht to relieving one...

11/25/2016

article Slot machines and smartphones: To understand the fatal distraction of mobile tech, look at Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas is famous as a proving ground for behavioural psychology. People act differently there, as their impulses are guided and manipulated by the...

11/21/2016

article Mobile overtaking the PC at online gambling industry
(Worldwide) -- Mobile overtaking the PC at online gambling industry, which really makes perfect sense. PC devices are just never going to be as convenient as mobile...
article Per Eriksson on opportunities in mobile gambling
(Worldwide) -- There’s no denying that the growth of the internet has spurred the evolution of gambling industry. People no longer have to travel far and wide just...

11/20/2016

article Best smartphones for gaming
(Worldwide) -- Games just keep getting better and better, meaning smartphone developers have to work hard just to keep up with demand. But what are the best smartphones...

11/10/2016

article Is it possible to win playing on mobile online casinos without cheating?
(USA) -- We search for the answer to the question: Is winning a prize in online mobile gambling possible and how can a person achieve it. The answer is quite simple....

11/9/2016

article DeltaDNA study shows mobile game makers don’t know how to handle in-game ads
(UK) -- Game developers know that in-game ads are important, but they don’t know the best way to approach them. That’s the conclusion of a survey by mobile...

11/8/2016

article Online casinos preferring dedicated apps over mobile friendly sites
(Worldwide) -- Online casinos preferring dedicated apps over mobile friendly sites, and this is where all online casino gaming companies are eventually going to be going...

10/23/2016

article The Impact Of Mobile Devices On Online Gambling
(Internet) -- The first mobile smartphones were launched around 10 years ago, and in that relatively short time the growth of mobile casinos has been explosive.

10/15/2016

article How mobile gaming has changed in the last 10 years
(USA) -- The mobile gaming industry is booming. Smartphones have become more affordable and the mobile gaming industry has overtaken PC and console as the biggest gaming...

10/14/2016

article Sweden may force foreign gambling firms to undergo licensing
(Sweden) -- The Swedish government will publish a review in a few months on new regulations for the gambling market, and many hope it will extend the licensing...

10/8/2016

article The President of Malta visits LeoVegas Gaming
(Sweden) -- On Friday, The President of Malta Marie-Louise Coleiro Preca paid a visit to LeoVegas Gaming Ltd - a sponsor of the President's Solidarity Fun Run....

9/23/2016

article 'Game of War' in-game casino app doesn't violate gambling laws, judge says
(Chicago) -- An app operator won’t have to face a class action lawsuit after a federal judge in Chicago determined the company’s in-game casino does not...
article Joingo launches mobile app for upstate New York casino
(New York) -- Upstate New York casino Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort has partnered with California-based mobile technology provider Joingo to launch a new mobile app for...
article LEGAL BLOG: Federal Court Holds That Casino In Video Game App Is Not A Gambling Device
(Illinois) -- A Federal court in Illinois dismissed a class action lawsuit against Machine Zone, Inc. Machine Zone is the maker of the popular “Game of War”...

9/16/2016

article VR and AR will be tomorrow’s mobile
(UK) -- Not so long ago we talked about mobile being the platform of the future. Back in 2004 when we first started developing for mobile, the iPhone didn’t exist...

8/24/2016

article Pokémon Go is ‘the most successful mobile launch in history,’ SuperData says
(Worldwide) -- The Pokémon franchise scored a double victory in the month of July with the launch of the mobile game Pokémon Go, as the augmented reality app shot to No...
article Pokemon Go losing popularity among gamers: Reports
(USA) -- Pokemon Go, the popular location based augmented reality app has started fading in terms of popularity in the US. The AR based gaming app became the most...
article A Lion Dances With Carcass In Weird Mobile Gambling Ad
(Australia) -- London agency ‘Now’ has released part one of a two-part series for client LeoVegas. The ad stars the casino’s lion mascot ‘LEO...

8/15/2016

article Mobile casino gaming in China? That’s possible!
(China) -- According to Asian analysts, developers of mobile games revenues in China has exceeded $ 5.5 billion. One of the largest research centers – Niko...

8/3/2016

article Macau casinos face new challenge amid mobile game craze
(Macau) -- Macau’s gaming revenue witnessed a rebound in July, fueling hopes for an upturn in casino-related firms on the stock market. Investors should, however,...

7/25/2016

article Android Native Gambling Apps and Alternatives for Players
(USA) -- Modern day online slots and casino games have evolved from simple 3 reel games with mediocre graphics, visual and sound FX to sophisticated games boasting all...

7/23/2016

article Enter the arena: Rise of MMO gaming
(India) -- Last week, Pokémon Go took the gaming world by storm. The augmented reality title has players armed with smartphones hunting streets, parks, rivers, landmarks...

7/21/2016

article How mobile is changing the world
(Worldwide) -- Mobile phones and tablet devices have changed the way we live our lives, becoming an integral component in the way we communicate with others, access...

7/18/2016

article MGM Shifts Strategy To Focusing On Mobile Growth
(Las Vegas) -- It was only a matter of time before casinos began to realize that the future of their businesses will be largely based on consumers spending money through...

7/17/2016

article MGM Resorts launches first mobile real money tournaments in Las Vegas
(Las Vegas) -- Thinking of going to Las Vegas next weekend? Here’s a thought: while you are sipping a few too many margaritas at the pool you can be gambling on...

7/15/2016

article MGM Resorts premiering gaming tournaments for smartphones
(Las Vegas) -- Guests of nine Las Vegas MGM Resorts International properties can play slot, video poker and bingo tournaments on their smartphones thanks to the...

7/14/2016

article Gamble on your smartphone in MGM’s Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- For some time now, casino operators in Las Vegas have been trying to figure out a way to make gambling more appealing to millennials.
article MGM launches a US first with real money mobile tournaments
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts has launched a new mobile gaming platform, accessible through the WiFi system at nine of its properties in Las Vegas.
article Opinion: At MGM casinos, you can stay in your room and still lose everything
(Las Vegas) -- For many folks, the thrill of a Vegas casino includes rubbing elbows with gamblers of all kinds at crowded gaming tables in smoky, cavernous rooms during...
article You can now gamble in 9 MGM casinos in Vegas…from your phone
(Las Vegas) -- You gotta love Vegas, always coming up with new ways to part you from your hard-earned cash. This latest scheme is perhaps the most clever yet: you can...

7/13/2016

article Pokémon Go is so yesterday as cell phone gambling hits the Vegas strip
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts on Wednesday unveiled what it's billing as the nation's first "real-money" mobile tournament gambling platform. The new...
article Gamble on your smartphone in MGM's Vegas casinos
(Las Vegas) -- If you wanted an even more convenient way to gamble while strolling the floors of casinos, MGM Resorts has the answer. Today, they announced a new mobile...
article MGM woos millennials with cell phone gambling at 9 Vegas properties
(Las Vegas) -- Visitors to Las Vegas now have another gaming option — mobile tournaments available on smartphones that you can play without leaving the bar or the...
article Mobile casino tournaments launch at 9 MGM resorts
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International announced today that it has launched a mobile platform through which customers at nine of its Las Vegas resorts will be able to...

7/1/2016

article Sporting Index Rolls Out Mobile Casino Content
(UK) -- London-based leading spread betting operator Sporting Index announced that its online casino offering has gone live for hand-held devices. Mobile gambling...

6/16/2016

article WeChat Set to Check Gambling on Its Platform
(China) -- China's leading mobile messaging service WeChat has announced it will be checking on any gambling organized via the app's group chat function, news...

6/15/2016

article How has mobile helped online gaming progress
(Worldwide) -- A few years ago online gaming was a novelty, now it is the norm. A study of nearly 9000 gamers in 2016 found that 72% play online, and that figure is up...

6/7/2016

article Is Vegas Missing Out On The Mobile Casino Revolution?
(Las Vegas) -- The role of the mobile device in our daily lives have changed significantly over the years. Today you would much rather reach for your phone or tablet to...
article Want To Lose Money On In-Game Gambling? There’s An App For That
(USA) -- Are you ready for an exciting new app that lets you to blow your money on the herculean odds that Mark Sanchez will once again fumble the ball after running...

5/29/2016

article Phones fuel great growth potential for US Internet gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones. At least that’...

5/26/2016

article Phones fuel great growth potential for Internet gambling
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling has tremendous growth potential in the United States as ever-greater percentages of the public use smartphones, participants in a...

5/1/2016

article What the tech industry can learn from online game companies
(USA) -- Working for a company whose customer list is built around some of the leading brands in the mobile space, I didn’t think that it would be game companies...

4/29/2016

article Virtual reality is the future of mobile gambling
(UK) -- It’s no secret that virtual reality technology is gaining serious momentum. Across various industries and sectors, virtual reality, or VR to those in the...

4/17/2016

article Mobo Casino Takes Mobile Gambling to a New Level
(Curacao) -- Those who enjoy mobile gambling should take a look at the brand new Mobo Casino which is offering a fantastic selection of games.

4/13/2016

article The Rise of Mobile Gaming on the Go
(Worldwide) -- Mobile gaming is on the rise, and there looks to be no slowdown in its popularity. With this fact in mind it should be no surprise that online gambling as...

4/6/2016

article How to Design Mobile Games to Avoid Anti Gambling Statutes
(Worldwide) -- Big Fish Casino, Castle Clash, Double Down Casino, Game of War, Slotomania. These are just a handful of the mobile games that have come under class action...

4/5/2016

article Surprising truths about mobile gaming
(Worldwide) -- Here’s a look at some truths about mobile gaming that may surprise (and benefit) you. Close your eyes and picture a gamer. What do you see? The...

3/28/2016

article Mobile devices and online casinos: new advancements and the best devices for gaming
(Worldwide) -- Online gambling was originally designed with full screened computers in mind but over the years, avid gamers moved farther and farther away from this...

3/21/2016

article Mobile gaming market in Asia emerging with social games
(Macau) -- Gaming operators also aim to attract new demographic via emerging technologies. As smartphone penetration continues to skyrocket, social casino gaming on...

3/14/2016

article Smartwatches are invaluable to online businesses
(USA) -- Smartwatches are the latest wearable devices to hit the market and although they got off to a slow start -- at first, smartwatches can seem a little bit...

3/13/2016

article New Study Shows High Player Abandonment of Mobile Casinos
(USA) -- With the advent of smartphones, people have gotten used to having the ultimate convenience in the palms of their hands. Need to check a bank statement? Use your...

2/15/2016

article Mobile gamers who make in-app purchase six times more likely to purchase again
(Worldwide) -- Free-play mobile gaming companies need to do what they can to convert players to payers because once these players have been turned, there’s no...

2/12/2016

article Betcade shows off the look of its Android app store for real-money gambling
(California) -- Google doesn’t allow real-money gambling apps on its Google Play store. But Betcade is creating its own Android-based app store for real-money...

2/10/2016

article Smartphones are like slot machines
(New Zealand) -- Every year, my husband and I take our kids on a two-week trip that differs from our other holidays in one significant way: We completely unplug from the...

1/4/2016

article OLG Launches Mobile Gambling App
(Ontario) -- A year after the Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation launched its PlayOLG gambling website, it announced that it is to introduce a brand new product...

12/25/2015

article The 2015 Mobile Online Gambling Takeover Is a Game Changer
(USA) -- We are in the midst of a mobile online gambling revolution, and it’s still growing. Fueled by factors as the popularity of in-play sports betting and the...

12/20/2015

article Betfred Launches Sports Betting App for Apple Watch
(UK) -- Betfred launched its first app that is compatible with the Apple watch. Teaming up with Degree 53, Betfred can now off its players a new advanced way to wager....
article Study Claims Gambling Apps Present Substantial Security Risks to Users
(USA) -- Gambling apps are often seen as nothing more than fun time-wasters that help bypass the time sitting in a doctor’s office or waiting to go through airport...

12/6/2015

article Rolling the Dice [2nd Item]
(Ohio) -- A local software company has evolved from a game to software to now growing into a promising, and possibly disruptive, gaming platform.

11/26/2015

article Special: What Does the Future Hold for Mobile Gaming?
(Worldwide) -- In the early 1990's the first ever cell phones with basic internet access were introduced to the world. Running on the 1G network, these phones had...

10/31/2015

article Report: Casino game players pay nearly twice as fast on mobile vs. web
(The Internet) -- As game companies like Atari and Zynga (pictured: Zynga's Duck Dynasty Slots) shift their focus to social casino games, a new report from mobile...

10/30/2015

article Video-game pioneer bets Apple Watch is future of gambling
(Illinois) -- Chicago video-game legend Larry DeMar’s career started with coin-hungry, appliance-sized arcade units and wound its way to the graphics-laden sirens...

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