betFair Makes Board Appointment While Considering IPO

(Bloomberg) -- Betfair Ltd., which enables gamblers in 140 countries to bet with each other over the Internet, appointed Marks & Spencer Group Plc's Ian Dyson to its board amid

Submitted by Guest on, Feb/04/2010

Chiba: Can Sports Betting Lower New Jersey Property Tax?

Ask anyone living in the state of New Jersey why they voted for Chris Christie as Governor of the state and the majority of residents will tell you it had everything to do with former Governor Corz

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Feb/03/2010

Italian Mobsters buck Downturn, May Target Bourse

ROME - (Reuters) - Italy's mafia crime syndicates bucked the recession in 2009 to raise 'profits' by almost 8 percent with the financial crisis making companies and even the stock market even more

Submitted by C Costigan on, Jan/27/2010

Wayne Allyn Root: How I Would Fix The Economy

If You've Ever Wondered How a Common Sense Small Businessman Would End This Depression and Save Capitalism...Here is the Plan... (note that Wayne Allyn Root's opinions are not necessarily those of

Submitted by Wayne Allyn Root on, Jan/25/2010

Betfair in Talks With Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley

James Ashton From:
The Time

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/25/2010

Bwin PartyGaming Merger Possible

(Bloomberg) -- Bwin Interactive Entertainment AG, an Austrian online bookmaker, is in talks with the PartyGaming Plc about a possible merger that would create a company with a market value of more

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/22/2010

Macau Casino Revenue May Increase by 50 Percent

(Bloomberg) -- Macau, the world's biggest gambling hub, may see wagering revenue grow by a record 50 percent in January, according to CLSA Ltd.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2010

MGM Mirage sues 6 in China Over Web Domain Names

By Steve Green, Las Vegas Sun

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/21/2010

Macau Sees Double Digit Growth

(Bloomberg) -- Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd. is seeking to regain market share as gambling in Macau returns to "double digit" growth for the first time since the global

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/18/2010

Gaming Companies Rise on Vegas Data

(Associated Press) - Shares of some of the nation's biggest casinos climbed Thursday after preliminary figures showed Las Vegas gamblers spent more money in November.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/14/2010

Recession Over In Las Vegas? 2.9 Percent Hike In Nov. Visitors

It may be too soon to call but the good news for Las Vegas is that Sin City had experienced a 2.9 percent increase in visitors during the month of November.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/12/2010

Ladbrokes CEO to Step Down


LONDON--Ladbrokes PLC said Tuesday Chief Executive Christopher Bell is leaving after nine years at the helm of the U.K. gambling company. 

Mr. Bell, who has agreed to stay on into the summer, has come under fire over the past 12 months "for overseeing a difficult period in the group's history, culminating in a punitive equity raise in October 2009," said Daniel Stewart analyst James Hollins said. 

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/12/2010

Business Week: Casino Sector Continues to Rise

Shares of casino operators traded mostly higher Tuesday -- led by those with properties in Macau -- as investors remained upbeat about the latest gaming revenue figures for the Chinese enclave.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/05/2010

Online Gambling Company Loses Two Co-Founders

12 year old (previously known as Cassava Enterprises) has lost one of its founding directors, Israeli Shay Ben-Yitzhak.  The Non-executive director Shay Ben-Yitzhak, has resigned with imme

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/04/2010

Casino Stocks Soar on Strong Macau Showing

HONG KONG, Jan 5 (Reuters) - Shares of Macau casino operators rose on Tuesday on reports that gambling revenues in the enclave in December rose 48 percent from a year earlier, signalling sustained

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/04/2010

Sands China a “Buy” Says Citi, UBS

HONG KONG (Reuters) - Shares in Sands China (1928.HK) climbed as much as 6.3 percent to their highest level in more than two weeks after Citigroup and UBS initiated coverage on the Macau unit of U.

Submitted by Guest on, Jan/03/2010

Las Vegas Gambling Disasters of 2009

Ryan C.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/30/2009 Harrah’s Exec Seeks to Revitalize Atlantic City

By Suzette Parmley

Inquirer Staff Writer

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/30/2009

Harrah’s Chief Wants to Bring Caesars Palace to Macau

Dec. 22 (Bloomberg) -- Harrah's Entertainment Inc.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/23/2009 to Buy Bingo Company for £60 Mln

LONDON (Reuters) - Online gaming firm 888 <888.L> has agreed to acquire Wink Bingo from Daub Ltd for up to 59.7 million pounds and said current trading had remained strong and in line with ex

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/22/2009

Macau Keeps The Dice Rolling

By Craig Stephen

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/20/2009

Luxury City Center May Cause Room Rate Drop


Submitted by Payton on, Dec/18/2009

Facebook to Ban Online Gambling Ads

The popular social networking website has come under fire this week for its updated privacy policy, much of which is an attempt to bring additional exposure to the site's advertisers.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/18/2009

Las Vegas, Travel Industry Worried Over State Tax Hikes

The travel industry, including a reeling Las Vegas, has its battle plans drawn.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/18/2009

Cryptologic May Get Into Sports Betting Industry

Long established online casino software provider, Cryptologic, is on the verge of entering the sports betting realm.

The company looks to sign a deal with multi-national Internet sports betting operator Betclic and is preparing to launch a series of new games in partnership with multinationals DC Comics and Paramount Digital Entertainment.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/14/2009

PartyGaming, BWIN in Merger Talks

LONDON (Reuters) - Online gaming firm PartyGaming (PRTY.L) is in merger talks with Austrian rival bwin Interactive Entertainment (BWIN.VI) in a deal that could create an internet gambling giant, ac

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/13/2009

Asian Casino Magnate Stanley Ho Recovering Nicely

Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho, who has been hospitalized for the past four months, is likely to be discharged shortly. 

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Dec/09/2009

Lenders Take Over Atlantic City Casino

By WAYNE PARRY Associated Press Writer

Don't pay your mortgage, and eventually the bank will own your home.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/09/2009

Playtech’s Share Price Dips, Announces Acquisition

(Reuters) - Shares in Playtech (PTEC.L) dip 1.8 percent to 411 pence after Numis cuts its rating on the online gambling softw

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/08/2009

Does a Twitter a Day Mean Apple Will Pay?

With the Holiday Season upon us, speculation regarding tech gift sales are at an all time high. With that in mind, the odds specialists at the largest most successful sportsbook on the web, posted odds on what is in store for Apple in 2010 including angles on a potential Twitter buy-out, Steve Jobs' role and much more.

"We always see a lot of action on holiday sales around this time of year," stated spokesman Reed Richards. "And interestingly enough, the trend has been that people like to bet on Apple.

Submitted by Guest on, Dec/01/2009

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