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Gambling Business Group Backs Consumer Protection Zone

Gambling Business Group Backs Consumer Protection Zone

Cross-sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, whose members account for a majority share of Gross Gaming Yield, has given its full backing to the introduction of the Consumer Protection Zone, which has been announced for ICE London 2018 (6-8 February, ExCeL London, U.K.).

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Breaking Down Supreme Court Sports Betting Case Scenarios

Breaking Down Supreme Court Sports Betting Case Scenarios

LSR writers Chris Grove, Dustin Gouker and Steve Ruddock do a good job Thursday of breaking down all the possibilities when it comes to the US Supreme Court final decision related to legalized sports betting in the United States.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Oulala Captures Best DFS Product Award at SBC

Oulala Captures Best DFS Product Award at SBC

Hosted by former footballer Luis Garcia and sports presenter Matt Lorenzo, the event featured a full 28 award categories this year – 11 Operator/Affiliate awards and 17 Supplier awards.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Is Vegas Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Behind Trump Israel Move?

Is Vegas Billionaire Sheldon Adelson Behind Trump Israel Move?

Since US President Donald Trump announced Wednesday that the United States will now recognize Jerusalem as the capital of Israel, many have asked if GOP mega donor and casino billionaire Sheldon Adelson might be behind such a decision.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

GVC Makes $5.2 Billion Bid for Ladbrokes

GVC Makes $5.2 Billion Bid for Ladbrokes

Bookmaker GVC Holdings has offered to buy Ladbrokes Coral for up to $5.2 billion to create a global online and high street betting giant able to take on rivals and cope with a tougher regulatory environment.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/07/2017

Online Casinos: Less Bonuses, Less Problems

CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero talks to Simon Dunne of Broadway Gaming about how operators may attract new players and keep the loyal ones without spending too much money on bonus offers.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Dec/06/2017

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Five Facts About Poker Great Erik Seidel

Erik Seidel is a living legend in the poker world.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Impeccable Advice On Becoming A Renowned Bookie

Impeccable Advice On Becoming A Renowned Bookie

If there is a field that you’ll start today and tomorrow to become a star is online bookie software business. It hasn’t been so for long though. When pay per head software was launched, it was evident that the software will help create billionaires.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Entrobet Bites the Dust

Entrobet Bites the Dust

An online casino operation considered by many to be “rogue” has apparently gone offline.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Wild Wild Bet Online Casino Review - Launches With Income Access

Wild Wild Bet Online Casino Review - Launches With Income Access

Curacao-licensed Wild Wild Bet has announced its affiliate program will now be launching on the Income Access platform.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Bitcoin Futures May be the Next Big Short

Bitcoin Futures May be the Next Big Short

“It’s not a trade for the faint-hearted,” Basak said.  “Bitcoin has surged this year.”

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Amaya Former CEO in More Hot Water: Faces Fraud Charges

Baazov and two other men are also accused of siphoning off Sh73 million ($707,000) of funds intended for a charity.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Ace Revenue Casino Affiliate Program Reviews

Ace Revenue Casino Affiliate Reviews

Gambling911.com, which has been serving the online gambling community since 1999, has your Ace Revenue Casino affiliate program reviews from across the Net.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/06/2017

Bet365 Among Britain's Most Admired Companies 2017

Bet365 Among Britain's Most Admired Companies 2017

Online wagering firm Bet365 has made the list of Management Today’s Great Britain’s Most Admired Companies in 2017, coming in number four. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Broadway Gaming £100k Bonus Offer Leads to Fine

Broadway Gaming £100k Bonus Offer Leads to Fine

The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has issued a £100,000 fine following what it deemed to be a “misleading bonus offer”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Warning Against Online Gambling Sites Bearing Initial Coin Offerings

Warning Against Online Gambling Sites Bearing Initial Coin Offerings

Vancouver-based FansUnite is the latest site hopeful of accepting real-money wagers starting next year via a proprietary digital currency it’s calling the FansUnite Token (FAN).

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

US Shuts Down ‘Fast-Moving’ ICO Fraud

US Shuts Down ‘Fast-Moving’ ICO Fraud

A brand-new cybersecurity unit of the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission is going after a Canadian man it says is behind a scheme to defraud investors by promising a speedy, 13-fold profit.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

High Court Hints it Could Side With State on Sports Betting

High Court Hints it Could Side With State on Sports Betting

In a case being closely watched by states interested in allowing betting on sports, the Supreme Court indicated a willingness Monday to side with New Jersey's effort to permit sports gambling.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Slots Provider Tom Horn Enters Into Deal With EveryMatrix

Slots Provider Tom Horn Enters Into Deal With EveryMatrix

UK-licensed Slots provider Tom Horn announced a deal to integrate its content onto the EveryMatrix platform this week.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

2018 Irish Poker Open Schedule Released

The full schedule of events and structures for the 2018 Irish Poker Open became available this week with the the Main Event promising a massive €1,000,000 guarantee for the same low buy-in as in past years of €1,150.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Freaky Vegas Review: ‘Baptism by Fire’

Freaky Vegas Review: ‘Baptism by Fire’

Freaky Vegas is the new kid on the block.  We had an opportunity to meet up with Affiliate Director Lucan Godwin at last month’s SiGMA 2017 in Malta and heard good things about him.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

Molly’s Game Reviews Are In: Early 90 Percent Approval

RottenTomatoes.com, the film review aggregate website, has the upcoming poker film Molly’s Game ranked a very impressive 90% on its Tomatometer. 

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

2018 Lucky Hearts Poker Open Kicks Off January 11

Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Fla. Hosts the Lucky Hearts Poker Open Beginning Jan. 11

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Americas Cardroom’s MO MO MO PLO Starts December 7th

Here at Americas Cardroom, our next big promotion is always just around the corner. In fact, arguably our biggest news ever just got released with our weekly $1,000,0001 GTD tourneys that start on January 7th.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Hundreds Come Out to Mourn ‘Poker Queen’

A 42-year-old Bet365.com employee known affectionately as the “Poker Queen” was killed in a Czech Republic crash early last month.  Hundreds attended Emma Fryer’s funeral Tuesday morning.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

NY Times: Justices Skeptical Over Sports Betting Ban, Brennan Jr ‘No One Side Favored’

NY Times: Justices Skeptical Over Sports Betting Ban, Brennan Jr ‘No One Side Favored’

In the Supreme Court, a federal law banning sports betting in all but a handful of states faced headwinds.  New Jersey brought forth the suit with the NFL, NBA, MLB and NHL seeking to prevent legalized sports wagering.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/05/2017

Ladbrokes Losing Customers After Mock Tweet

SPFL sponsors Ladbrokes appear to be losing customers who are fans of Aberdeen following an attempt at humor via the social media outlet Twitter.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Bitcoin Cash CEO ‘We Won’t Need Banks Anymore’

Bitcoin Cash CEO ‘We Won’t Need Banks Anymore’

Back in late November, Rick Falkvinge, CEO of BitCoin Cash and founder of the Swedish Pirate Party, joined RT to discuss the cryptocurrency and its potential impact on the banking sector.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Columbia University Professor: ‘Bitcoin Should be Outlawed’

Columbia University Professor: ‘Bitcoin Should be Outlawed’

Appearing on Bloomberg News recently, Columbia University professor and economist Joseph Stiglitz said he believes the cryptocurrency that today is so popular with online gamers “should be outlawed”.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

Molly’s Game to Premier Christmas Day: Reviews Rolling in

The much anticipated Aaron Sorkin poker flick Molly’s Game is set to premier in the United States on Christmas Day.  It has begun to receive heavy promotion on television.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/04/2017

Breaking News

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation Finally Starts Construction Of Casino

The Arizona casino industry is set to expand.  Above all, This will happen after the completion of the construction of Tohono O’odham Nation gaming facility. 

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

The Scoop on Progressive Slot Machines

There are two basic types of slot machine jackpots aside from online slots. The first type is the old school slot machines where the jackpot was listed right on the slot machine glass permanently and was almost always three or five 7's, depending on how many reels there were.

Tobey Maguire a ‘Royal Jerk at Poker Table’, Told Hostess to ‘Bark Like a Seal’

“Molly’s Game”, the new memoire from the so-called “Poker Princess” Molly Bloom, arrived in bookstores Thursday (June 12, 2014) and it’s not without its juicy tidbits blasting the likes of “Spider-Man” actor Tobey Maguire.