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Aussie Stakeholders React to Sports Betting Ad Ban

Australian bookmakers and online operators are not happy about a proposed “bell to bell” ban on sports betting ads during live sports broadcasts. Groups from the Australian Football League (AFL) and the National Rugby League (NRL) to broadcaster like Channel Nine, have all chimed in their dismay regarding the draconian new …

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Legalized Sports Betting in the US, Will it Happen Under Trump?

Will Donald Trump be the person who finally brings down the utterly absurd US ban on regulated sports betting? Many people are saying just that and, no matter what he does, there seems to be a clear softening of attitudes towards the ban from its biggest supporters, US professional sports …

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Surprise! Nevada is America’s Most Gambling Addicted State

What is the US State that’s most addicted to gambling? The answer to this one seems pretty obvious to the layman and if you guessed Nevada, you’re right on the money. According to a recent study by WalletHub, a financial information firm, Nevada residents are more likely than any of …

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Pennsylvania Casinos Post Record Revenue for March ’17

Pennsylvania’s regulated casino gambling industry posted its highest revenues, ever, in March 2017 when it comes to table games. According to a recent statement from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, gross table games revenue clocked in at $ 79,543,775 compared to $ 77,914,245 during that same period in 2016. That’s …

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IGT Selling DoubleDown Social Casino for $825 million

International Gaming Technology (IGT) is set to sell its DoubleDown social casino to DoubleU Gaming for $ 825 million. The acquisition also includes an extended strategic partnership between the two social casino giants. The deal is a very positive move for IGT, which acquired the DoubleDown Social Casino from its …

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PlayON Secures Spot as Official NBA Daily Fantasy Sports Operator

PlayON Sports is partnering with the NBA to become the league’s official daily fantasy sports operator for international markets. The deal is a major step forward for PlayON and something of a slap in the face to DFS giants DraftKings and FanDuel. Under the terms of the deal, PlayON will …

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IGT Selling DoubleDown Social Casino for $825 million

International Gaming Technology (IGT) is set to sell its DoubleDown social casino to DoubleU Gaming for $ 825 million. The acquisition also includes an extended strategic partnership between the two social casino giants. The deal is a very positive move for IGT, which acquired the DoubleDown Social Casino from its …

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DOJ Launches Absolute Poker Compensation Program

The US Department of Justice is offering a new compensation program aimed at reuniting former Absolute Poker players with the money that’s been sitting in their accounts since the site was shuttered on Black Friday. Yesterday afternoon acting US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Joon H. Kim …

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New Jersey Online Gambling Posted Record Revenue in March

New Jersey’s rapidly growing online gambling industry posted record revenue during for March, 2017. That success, in turn, boosted the overall revenue of Atlantic City casinos, just like the system was supposed to work in the first place. The good news from the Garden State was released on Wednesday by …

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Canadian Investors Seek to Acquire Rummy Site Ace2Three.com

An investment group led by the Canadian firm Clairvest Group, Inc. is looking to buy Ace2Three.com, an Indian rummy site. It’s a deal that could bring big profits to Clairvest, and less heat from regulators for the site’s current owners. Details of the deal are still emerging, but here’s what …

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