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Friday, 30th January 2015
Developer and provider BetConstruct has confirmed the appointment of Vahe Baloulian as its new CEO. Baloulian has been in the industry for 15 years and moves up from his previous role as BetConstruct’s...
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Friday, 30th January 2015
Casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation (LVS) posted record net revenue for 2014. A 5.9% increase to $14.58bn was recorded, despite a 6.68% decrease in the fourth quarter of 2014. Consolidated adjusted...
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Thursday, 29th January 2015
Nebraska has introduced a bill that would legalise poker at land-based establishments in the state. State Libertarian Tyson Larson, whose LB 619 bill was posted online, argues that poker is a game of skill. State...
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Thursday, 29th January 2015
The Portuguese government could be losing out on €20m from its sports-betting tax regime, according to a study commissioned by the Remote Gambling Association (RGA). RGA’s findings, titled “Sporting...
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Wednesday, 28th January 2015
Nevada Governor Brian Sandoval has reappointed A.G. Burnett as chairman of regulatory body the Nevada Gaming Control Board. Burnett’s four-year term was due to expire this month but he will now serve...
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Wednesday, 28th January 2015
Mr Green is to enter the Italian market after agreeing to acquire fellow online operator MyBet Italia. The Stockholm-listed online casino announced that the takeover had been agreed , with the deal now...
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Tuesday, 27th January 2015
GambleAware Week has been launched by the Association of British Bookmakers (ABB) this week. The aim of the week is to educate customers about the tools that are available to help them remain in control...
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Monday, 26th January 2015
A bill that would legalise casinos in Japan is expected to be resubmitted when the next Diet session begins today. The bill was initially submitted in 2013 but a vote on it was put back until 2015 as lawmakers...
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Monday, 26th January 2015
New Jersey Representatives Frank LoBiondo and Frank Pallone have introduced respective bills that would allow New Jersey to legalise sports betting. One bill would exempt the state from the current...
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Thursday, 22nd January 2015
Delaware endured a 4.5% drop in online gaming revenue for December, the latest figures have revealed. Results from the Delaware Lottery showed $169,606 was brought in, which was down from the £177,532...
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Thursday, 22nd January 2015
The Senet Group is to broadcast its first TV advertisements on Friday as it steps up its campaign to promote responsible gambling in the UK. The group is made up of European bookmakers William Hill, Ladbrokes,...
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Thursday, 22nd January 2015
Bookmaker Ladbrokes has entered the digital market in Mexico via Sportium, its joint venture with slot machine company Cirsa. Sportium, which operates as a betting company in Spain, is leveraging the regulated...
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Tuesday, 20th January 2015
South Africa’s Department of Trade and Industry (DTI) issued a statement on Friday confirming it is not considering creating online gambling legislation in the country. It emerged last week that a bill...
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Tuesday, 20th January 2015
Bookmaker William Hill generated a record £371m operating profit for the full year 2014 despite a difficult fourth quarter. An 11% year-on-year rise was posted for the year, aided by a successful FIFA...
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Monday, 19th January 2015
The Czech Republic government is planning to impose a point-of-consumption tax on foreign online gambling operators offering their services in the country. International operators would have to pay a 20%...
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Friday, 16th January 2015
Online operator PokerStars is to introduce its new sports-betting service in the first quarter of 2015, parent company Amaya Gaming has revealed. The product will initially be launched within the PokerStars...
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Friday, 16th January 2015
Legislation that would legalise online poker in Mississippi has been put forward for the third time in four years. The Mississippi Lawful Internet Gaming Act of 2015 is a 74-page document which would allow...
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Friday, 16th January 2015
The Jersey Gambling Commission (JGC) has awarded its first online gaming licence. The permit went to lottery provider Twelve40, with the Commission stating that recent changes to UK licensing laws had...
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Friday, 16th January 2015
A total of $122.9m revenue has been generated in the first full year of legal online gambling in New Jersey. But it has not proved to be as successful as was predicted, as state Governor Chris Christie...
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Thursday, 15th January 2015
Bookmaker William Hill has revealed it is terminating its sponsorship of the Lincoln Handicap race after reviewing its marketing ventures following the introduction of the point-of-consumption (PoC) tax...
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Thursday, 15th January 2015
A new bill is to be put forward for the legislation of online gambling in South Africa. Geordin Hill-Lewis, Parliament Member for South Africa’s Democratic Party, will put the bill forward to Parliament...
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Tuesday, 13th January 2015
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has announced the addition of six new board members and three general members. Bookmaker William Hill and developer Konami Gaming are among the companies to have joined...
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Tuesday, 13th January 2015
Amaya Gaming, the parent company of online poker operator PokerStars, intends to repurchase some of its own stock as part of a plan to maximise PokerStars’ value. The plan involves Amaya purchasing and...
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Monday, 12th January 2015
Online operator BwinParty is to shut down Sportster, its social sports-betting app, five months after it was launched. The app, which was developed by Nordeus in partnership with social gaming studio Win...
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Monday, 12th January 2015
Operators 888 and WSOP will begin sharing online poker liquidity in New Jersey from today (Monday). Increased prize pools will be offered to players on the All American Poker Network, the joint venture...
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Friday, 9th January 2015
Atlantic City has rejected the proposal of a state-appointed emergency manager, despite recently agreeing to budget cuts over the next four years. The city council agreed to the plan of budget cuts on...
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Friday, 9th January 2015
Operator Ladbrokes has agreed a £3m deal with the Rugby Football League (RFL) to sponsor its Challenge Cup competition for the next three years. The competition will be renamed the Ladbrokes Challenge...
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Thursday, 8th January 2015
Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners will finance its acquisition of a controlling stake in online operator Sky Bet with £390m in leveraged loans, according to Reuters. An announcement was made in...
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Thursday, 8th January 2015
Online poker site PokerStars has reversed its decision to increase its rake. Strategic changes were announced in October, which included a rake increase on heads-up hyper-turbo sit&go tournaments, with...
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Tuesday, 6th January 2015
Operator Ladbrokes has withdrawn its operations in four European countries, following a 2014 regulatory operational review. Customers in Russia, Finland, Portugal and Armenia will no longer be able to...
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Monday, 5th January 2015
Nevada has once again broken its record for the lowest recorded monthly online poker revenue. Online poker revenue has dropped from $665,000 in October 2014, which was itself a record low, to $641,000...
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Monday, 5th January 2015
Macau’s casino industry has suffered an annual decline in gross gambling revenue for 2014, the first time a yearly decrease has been reported since records began in 2002. A 2.6% drop to 351.5bn patacas...
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