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  • ONLINE GAMBLING COMPANIES RECEIVE AWARDS IN LAS VEGAS

    28th September, 2016 at 08:52:09
    Global Gaming Awards recognise 888Poker, Microgaming, NYX and Playtech.

    Online gambling companies were among the 12 awards made during the Global Gaming Awards festivities in Las Vegas this week which followed an intensive judging process conducted by a panel of 60 independent judges, and audited by KPMG Gibraltar.

    Full Story: Online Gambling Companies Receive Awards In Las Vegas »

    INTERNET GAMBLING REMAINS THE BRIGHT SPOT IN ATLANTIC CITY'S AUGUST RESULTS

    15th September, 2016 at 08:53:47
    Online operations showed a 31.6 percent year-on-year improvement whilst land revenues declined 4.9 percent.

    Online gambling continued to outperform land gambling in New Jersey during the month of August, delivering revenues up 31.6 percent year-on-year at $16.1 million vs. land casino win down 4.9 percent at $245.9 million.

    Full Story: Internet Gambling Remains The Bright Spot In Atlantic City's August Results »

    GETTING RID OF P.A.S.P.A. COULD GENERATE BIG MONEY FOR U.S. STATES

    08th September, 2016 at 07:49:05
    Sports betting restrictions could be costing US states millions in lost tax revenue.

    Efforts by the American Gaming Association to promote the idea of more widely permitted legalised sports betting in the United States have become increasingly obvious this year, with the trade association holding discussion groups and political panels, and frequently pointing out the potential should the restrictions imposed by the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act be removed.

    Full Story: Getting Rid Of P.a.s.p.a. Could Generate Big Money For U.s. States »

    E-SPORTS ARENA PLANNED FOR LAS VEGAS

    03rd September, 2016 at 07:05:15
    Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas to be home to eSports.

    The Las Vegas Review Journal reports that Neonopolis in downtown Las Vegas will be home to an eSports arena, with around 15,000 square feet of third floor space previously taken up by a movie theatre and a nightclub to be devoted to eSports competitions.

    Full Story: E-sports Arena Planned For Las Vegas »

    ONLINE OPERATIONS ARE OUTSHINING LAND RESULTS IN ATLANTIC CITY

    28th August, 2016 at 07:33:08
    An interesting perspective on performances by market analyst.

    Using numbers from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, a Press of Atlantic City op-ed piece over the weekend concluded that at 31.7 percent the year-on-year rise of Atlantic City online gambling win in H1-2016 eclipsed the 0.6 percent delivered by land casinos in the same market, and probably did so at a cheaper operating cost.

    Full Story: Online Operations Are Outshining Land Results In Atlantic City »

    PROBLEMS AT NEVADA'S REAL GAMING ONLINE POKER SITE?

    20th August, 2016 at 07:17:20
    Repeated shutdowns, an expired security certificate and less marketing are not good signs.

    Less than three years after its launch by South Point Casino in February 2014, it appears that Nevada's third licensed and regulated online poker operator, Real Gaming, is in trouble.

    Full Story: Problems At Nevada's Real Gaming Online Poker Site? »

    EZUGI POWERS GOLDEN NUGGET LIVE DEALER SERVICE (Update)

    15th August, 2016 at 20:50:57
    Live streamed from purpose built on-site studio.

    Golden Nugget Atlantic City's debut of a live dealer service into the New Jersey market late last week (see previous report) is powered by Ezugi.

    Full Story: Ezugi Powers Golden Nugget Live Dealer Service (update) »

    GLOBAL POKER LEAGUE PLAY-OFFS AND FINAL WILL TAKE PLACE IN LAS VEGAS.

    11th August, 2016 at 08:56:11
    Changes announced by organiser Alex Dreyfus.

    The inaugural Global Poker League series is now well into its stride, with the final play-offs and the final championships scheduled for November 29 and 30, and December 1 respectively....but both elements will now be held in Las Vegas, according to organiser Alex Dreyfus.

    Full Story: Global Poker League Play-offs And Final Will Take Place In Las Vegas. »

    BOYD GAMING CLAIM FIRST IN LAUNCH OF HORSE RACING APP FOR NEVADA

    08th August, 2016 at 21:50:21
    Powered by Miomni Gaming.

    Boyd Gaming, in partnership with software developer Miomni Gaming, are due to launch the B Connected Race & Sports mobile app, the first of its kind in the Nevada market to offer both sports and pari mutuel horse betting through a single application.

    Full Story: Boyd Gaming Claim First In Launch Of Horse Racing App For Nevada »

    ICAHN DECIDES TO SHUTTER ATLANTIC CITY CASINO

    04th August, 2016 at 10:34:56
    Trump Taj Mahal closure will result in the loss of 3,000 jobs.

    Multi-billionaire entrepreneur Carl Icahn has apparently decided to cut his losses on his Trump Taj Mahal casino investment following battles with the New Jersey government and local trade unions.

    Full Story: Icahn Decides To Shutter Atlantic City Casino »

    PLAYTIKA ACQUISITION TALKS REACH AGREEMENT (Update)

    31st July, 2016 at 09:14:44
    Consortium led by Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co. to pay $4.4 billion for Caesars Interactive subsidiary.

    It appears from weekend reports by Bloomberg and Reuters that agreement has been reached on the acquisition of Caesars Interactive Entertainment social game development subsidiary Playtika by a consortium led by Shanghai Giant Network Technology Co. (see previous reports).

    Full Story: Playtika Acquisition Talks Reach Agreement (update) »

    WILLIAM HILL LEADS VEGAS BOOKIES IN VIRTUAL RACING

    02nd July, 2016 at 09:53:56
    US division of Brit betting group the first in Nevada to offer virtual racing.

    The US sports book division of Brit bookmaker William Hill has opened wagering on Virtual Racing at two of its Nevada race and sports books, boasting that it is the first in Nevada to do so.

    Full Story: William Hill Leads Vegas Bookies In Virtual Racing »

    NYX OPEN PLATFORM SYSTEM CHOSEN BY CAESARS INTERACTIVE

    22nd June, 2016 at 08:39:55
    Agreement extends relationship with CIE and its New Jersey online casino.

    Online gambling technology provider NYX Gaming Group has announced that it has signed an agreement to expand its partnership with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, Inc. (CIE) to re-launch the CaesarsCasino.com brand on the NYX Open Platform System in New Jersey.

    Full Story: Nyx Open Platform System Chosen By Caesars Interactive »

    NGCB RECOMMENDS USFANTASY FOR LICENSING

    14th June, 2016 at 14:03:06
    Decision now lies with Nevada Gaming Commission.

    The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has unanimously approved a recommendation for licensure of daily fantasy sports firm Sanderina II, LLC trading as USFantasy.

    Full Story: Ngcb Recommends Usfantasy For Licensing »

    LAWMAKER WANTS ONLINE GAMBLING WEBSITES TO TOUT TOURISM FOR ATLANTIC CITY

    02nd June, 2016 at 19:29:06
    House Tourism, Gaming and the Arts Committee advanced bill.

    Atlantic City lawmaker, Rep. Ralph Caputo, has reported progress on a bill he has introduced compelling Atlantic City land casino operators who also operate online gambling websites to do their bit in promoting Atlantic City as a tourist venue.

    Full Story: Lawmaker Wants Online Gambling Websites To Tout Tourism For Atlantic City »