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16th October
New Jersey enters shared poker liquidity agreement with Nevada and Delaware
Representatives from the state government of New Jersey have announced that it has entered into a shared liquidity arrangement for online...
12th October
GVC Holdings group gaming revenues up 10% in Q3 2017
Online gaming group GVC Holdings has revealed that its group gaming revenues increased by 10% year-on-year for the third quarter of...
6th October
Scientific Games acquires Tech Art Inc
Global gaming technology heavyweight Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of Las Vegas blackjack games specialist Tech Art Inc for an...
3rd October
2017 GGA Winners announced
This year’s Global Gaming Awards winners have been announced. Taking place at a ceremony in Las Vegas, this year’s GGA’s were...
22nd September
Exclusive Interview: NYX CEO Matt Davey
Matt Davey, CEO at NYX, offers Gambling Insider an exclusive insight into the company’s acquisition by Scientific Games What attracted...
15th September
Australia bans online poker amid regulation speculation
Online poker gaming is now illegal in Australia, following implementation of the Australian government's Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill on Wednesday. ...
5th September
888 Holdings revenue rises 9% in H1 2017
Online gaming company 888 Holdings has reported a 9% year-on-year rise in its revenue for the first half of 2017. ...
31st August
Florida cracks down on “designated player games”
Officials from Florida’s gaming regulator have launched legal proceedings against two pari-mutuel venues following their alleged failure to remove so called...
21st August
NY commercial poker rooms generated $764k in July
According to an official report issue by The New York State Gamin Commission, New York casinos generated $764k in poker revenue...
17th August
Pennsylvania table gaming revenue up almost 4% in July
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has revealed that revenue from the state’s 1,241 poker tables increased by 3.8% year-on-year in July. ...
14th August
PokerStars to exit Australian market mid-September
PokerStars has confirmed that it will exit the Australian online poker market at some point in September. This decision follows the...
10th August
Australia approves iGaming ban
Senators in Australia have approved a bill which would place a nationwide ban on iGaming, despite opposition from many local players. ...
9th August
Maryland poker revenue up 22% in July
Maryland state gaming regulators have confirmed that the state’s four poker rooms and 124 tables took a total of $3.77m from...
9th August
PartyPoker launches updated Poker platform
Online poker operator PartyPoker has launched an updated version of its PartyPoker platform following an extensive round of software improvements and...
2nd August
Amaya finalises rebranding as The Stars Group
Amaya has announced the completion of its planned rebranding as The Stars Group. After receiving shareholders approval earlier this year, the...
31st July
Spain takes step towards joint online poker liquidity
Spain, along with the other countries, is looking to expand its pool of online poker players by opening its virtual doors...
24th July
Scientific Games revenue up 5% in Q2 2017
Global gaming giant Scientific Games has reported a 5% year-on-year increase in its revenue figures for the second quarter of 2017. ...
19th July
Slovakia releases first ten blacklisted online gambling sites
Officials from the Slovakian Finance ministry have released a ‘blacklist’ of the first 10 names of online gambling firms operating in...
18th July
Authentic Gaming to stream cabaret shows during play
Live casino provider Authentic Gaming has confirmed that it will live-stream two weeks of cabaret-style performances in HD to its casino...
18th July
PokerStars backs out of Colombian iGaming market
PokerStars has exited the newly regulated Colombian iGaming market, due to a number of regulatory changes. Earlier last week, the country’s...
14th July
Winamax agrees sponsorship deal with Angers SCO
France-based online gambling group Winamax has announced the signing of a two-year betting and sponsorship partnership with Ligue 1 football team...
14th July
PokerStars reaches the top after only 2 years in Italy
According to figures posted by the Amministrazione Autonoma dei Monopoli di Stato, PokerStars has claimed the title as Italian gaming market...
12th July
Google Play to offer gambling apps to customers
Global web giant Google has confirmed that it will allow real money gambling applications to be marketed via the Android version...
7th July
PokerStars to reimburse PKR players
Online poker giant PokerStars is to take the unprecedented step of reimbursing PKR users after the latter’s shutdown left around 60,000...
4th July
Nevada poker rooms take in $8.9m in May
Nevada state poker rooms collected a combined total of $8.9m for the month of May, according to figures released by the...
30th June
Four EU regulators to sign poker liquidity agreement
The gaming regulators of France, Italy, Spain and Portugal have announced that they will enter into an agreement concerning liquidity sharing...
29th June
Gambling tax petition to be presented in Portuguese parliament
Portugal’s National Association of Online Gamblers (ANAon) has confirmed their intention to present the countries parliament with a petition to lower...
20th June
New York’s online poker bill hits the wall
Although New York’s attempt to legalise online poker has taken several steps in the right direction over the past few weeks,...
19th June
Macau Police arrest 17 in online proxy betting ring bust
Police in Macau have confirmed the arrest of 17 people in connection with a HK$10m illegal online proxy gambling ring. ...
14th June
Australian senator launches online poker inquiry
Australian Senator David Leyonhjelm is spearheading the launch of an online inquiry into Australia’s online poker market. It is the...
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