LONDON AND LAS VEGAS TO HOST THE NEXT ALPHA8 POKER SERIES

19th July, 2014 at 05:22:45
World Poker Tour confirms the first two venues for high stakes tournament.

The organisers of the World Poker Tour have confirmed that the first two stops on Season 2 of the WPT Alpha8 series will be London and Las Vegas.

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EL CORTEZ TO JOIN THE ONLINE POKER ROSTER IN NEVADA

15th July, 2014 at 03:58:12
Ultimate Gaming to run the Las Vegas downtown resort's online poker operations

The historic El Cortez casino, a holdover from Las Vegas' mob days, is to enter the Nevada online poker market, managed by Ultimate Gaming, reports the Las Vegas Sun.

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BAD NEWS FOR ATLANTIC CITY

13th July, 2014 at 04:07:14
Another land operation to fold.

Atlantic City's crumbling land casino market disintegrated further Saturday, when directors of the Trump Plaza casino said they expect to shut the failing enterprise down in mid-September, although the decision is not yet final.

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ONLINE POKER NETWORK FOR NEVADA?

10th July, 2014 at 10:21:48
Network plan clears first regulatory hurdle.

A planned interactive gaming system that could house online poker websites for multiple casinos, potentially increasing the player pool in Nevada, has been initially approved by the Nevada Gaming Control Board and is now before the Nevada Gaming Commission for final approval towards the end of July.

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ADELSON GOES AFTER ASIAN DOMAIN HOLDERS

29th June, 2014 at 02:56:01
Las Vegas Sands sues 35 sites on trademark grounds.

Sheldon Adelson is on the warpath against online gambling again; his Las Vegas Sands land gambling group is going after the owners of 35 websites for alleged trademark and reputational offences, filing federal lawsuits late last week in the United States District Court for the District Of Nevada.

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NEVADA GAMING REVENUES UP 8.1 PERCENT IN MAY

28th June, 2014 at 04:10:33
Latest numbers show that The Strip enjoyed its biggest single-month increase so far this year.

The latest Nevada Gaming Control Board numbers show that in May 2014 Nevada gambling revenues were up year-on-year by 8.1 percent and constituted the biggest single-month rise on The Strip so far in 2014.

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GAMBLIT GETS THE NEVADA ONLINE GAMBLING SUPPLIER NOD

20th June, 2014 at 05:04:26
Nevada Gaming Commission confirms suitability of real-money online gambling technology provider.

The Nevada Gaming Commission has confirmed the suitability of US real-money online gambling technology provider Gamblit Gaming as a distributor, manufacturer of gaming devices, manufacturer of interactive gaming systems and an interactive gaming service provider.

Full Story: Gamblit Gets The Nevada Online Gambling Supplier Nod »

NEW CHAIRMAN FOR NEVADA GAMING COMMISSION

19th June, 2014 at 09:25:57
Tony Alamo appointed by Gov. Sandoval.

Nevada Gaming Commission chairman Pete Bernhard is to step down at the end of June after serving for over a decade, and will be replaced by the regulator's current commissioner Dr. Tony Alamo.

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GAMBLIT GETS PRELIMINARY APPROVAL FROM NEVADA REGULATORS

09th June, 2014 at 15:38:22
Concept appears to have impressed regulators

Southern California-based software developer Gamblit Gaming has received preliminary approval from Nevada State gaming regulators following a hearing in Carson City last week.

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NEVADA NIXES PROPOSAL TO LEGALISE BETTING ON PRESIDENTIAL ELECTIONS

29th May, 2014 at 03:12:38
Segerblom attempt to allow Nevada sportsbooks to accept bets on presidential election outcomes rejected.

State lawmakers in Nevada have rejected at committee stage a proposal by Democratic Party State Senator Tick Segerblom seeking to allow Nevada sports books to take bets on presidential elections.

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ONLINE POKER REVENUES IN NEVADA DOWN 14.5 PERCENT IN APRIL

29th May, 2014 at 03:12:38
Three legalised online poker sites generated revenues of $792,000.

The latest statistics from the Nevada regulator show a year-on-year general decline in casino revenues to $852 million, down from $854.3 million in April 2013.

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45TH WSOP KICKS OFF IN LAS VEGAS (Update)

27th May, 2014 at 16:35:44
Poker bonanza bigger and better

The 45th World Series of Poker is officially underway as Event 1: $500 Casino Employees No-Limit Hold'em Event kicked off at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas today (Tuesday). . 80 000 poker players are expected to enter the tournament and WSOP organisers predict they'll give out more than $200 million in prize money.

Full Story: 45th Wsop Kicks Off In Las Vegas (update) »

INTERACTIVE OPERATIONS THE BRIGHT SPOT IN CAESARS FIRST QUARTER

09th May, 2014 at 04:43:33
Net revenues for Q1-2014 up almost 50 percent y-o-y.

The overall Q1-2014 group results for US gambling giant Caesars Entertainment may have been less than stellar, but the company's Caesars Interactive Entertainment division led by Mitch Garber turned in a creditable performance, boosting net revenues by almost 50 percent year-on-year to $124.2 million.

Full Story: Interactive Operations The Bright Spot In Caesars First Quarter »

CONTINENT 8 OPENS DATA CENTRE IN NEW JERSEY

07th May, 2014 at 05:11:06
Establishment is the Isle of Man company's tenth international operation.

The Isle of Man headquartered Continent 8 Technologies has announced the launch of its suite of hosting and managed service offerings to the New Jersey market...the company's tenth data centre offering worldwide.

Full Story: Continent 8 Opens Data Centre In New Jersey »

MODEST START FOR NEVADA ONLINE POKER OPERATOR

04th May, 2014 at 11:45:34
South Point's Real Gaming in soft launch but plans to accelerate.

Real Gaming, a Nevada online poker joint venture between 20-something cyber-entrepreneur Lawrence Vaughan and land casino owner Michael Gaughan of South Point Casino, has approached the intrastate online poker market slowly and carefully, but plans to accelerate as the market grows.

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