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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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).

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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BOYD GAMING SELLS INTEREST IN BORGATA TO MGM RESORTS INTERNATIONAL

01st June, 2016 at 09:16:00
50 percent equity interest sold for $900 million.

US gambling group Boyd Gaming Corporation announced Tuesday that it has agreed to sell its 50 percent equity interest in Marina District Development Holding Company, the parent company of Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa in Atlantic City, New Jersey, to MGM Resorts International for consideration of $900 million, as well as a 50 percent share of any future property tax settlement benefits received by Borgata.

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ADELSON GROUP CRIES UNCLE IN LITIGATION WITH FORMER MACAU SENIOR EXECUTIVE

01st June, 2016 at 09:16:00
Las Vegas Sands agrees to pay Steve Jacobs $75 million in a settlement deal.

Sheldon Adelson's Las Vegas Sands Corp. has agreed to pay more than $75 million to settle a lawsuit by its former top Macau executive, Steve Jacobs, whose allegations prompted federal bribery investigations into the company, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal Tuesday.

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NEW YORK TIMES ARTICLE FOCUSES ON ADELSON'S NEWSPAPER

23rd May, 2016 at 08:21:22
The Las Vegas Review Journal has lost a dozen journalists in the last six months.

Las Vegas land casino magnate Sheldon Adelson's controversial and allegedly stealth acquisition of the Nevada newspaper Las Vegas Review Journal for $140 million last year (see previous reports) continues to attract media attention, with the New York Times publishing a lengthy article over the weekend here:

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CG TECHNOLOGY IN HOT WATER WITH NEVADA GAMING AUTHORITY

18th May, 2016 at 15:58:26
Known software issue underpays thousands of customers.

CG Technology (formerly Cantor Gaming) is the subject of a formal complaint laid by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) for allegedly underpaying customers on over 20,000 winning bets totalling $700 000.

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ONLINE CASINO GAMING A POSSIBILITY IN NEVADA?

18th May, 2016 at 08:42:45
Positive New Jersey experience could influence regulators.

Last week's Nevada Gaming Policy Committee hearing was remarkable for more than the enthusiasm around eSports; almost eclipsed by that and the discussions on fantasy sports was a real interest in the possible introduction of online casino gaming.

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