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  • 19 January 2016

    Daily Fantasy Sports May or May Not Be Illegal in Texas

    Daily fantasy sports have come under fire in New York from their Attorney General, and the biggest names in the business were forced to make a deal with the AG from Illinois after she determined that the events were illegal in that state as well. The Attorney General in Texas, however, is taking his sweet time with coming out with an opinion on the matter.

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  • 17 January 2016

    Mr Green Casino Gets Two New Manager Figures

    Having a strong team with a lot of skill and experience is very important in any type of business, but in the online gambling world, it can be the difference between being wildly successful and being a complete and total failure. Mr Green Casino is used to being one of the top names in the business, so it's no surprise that they've recently filled two manager positions with some excellent talent. The New Head of Casino The Head of Casino position was filled by Andrew Crosby.

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  • 17 January 2016

    Timetable for Betfair-Paddy Power Merger Announced

    In the past 24 months, we have seen some absolutely huge acquisitions and mergers in the online gambling world. The biggest one of 2016 could already have a timetable set after an announcement was made on the merger of Paddy Power and Betfair. This merger has been officially given the green light by the Competition and Consumer Protection Commission. Now, they expect the merger to be complete on February 2, 2016. What This Merger Means This merger means two things for their stock.

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  • 15 January 2016

    Evolution Gaming Signs Deal for Ultimate Texas Hold'em

    Live dealer games are an extremely fun way to get in on real casino action without having to go through all of the hassle of actually going to a land-based casino. Table games on these platforms offer players a compromise between the real games they see in land-based establishments and the convenience of playing in an online casino. Evolution Gaming's own live dealer product is getting a new addition thanks to the Ultimate Texas Hold'em game provided by Scientific Games.

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  • 15 January 2016

    New DruckGluck Ads Feature German Celebrity Reiner Calmund

    Advertising for online gambling is a pretty interesting subject. In some countries, it's not regulated at all, and in other countries, it's not even allowed. Germany has some regulations on how their advertisements are handled, but they are allowed to run them on television and other forms of media. Recently, German online casino site DruckGluck.de has been featuring new television ads that use celebrity Reiner Calmund as the focus in an interesting move.

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  • 15 January 2016

    SkyVegas Player Earns £2.4 Million on Sky Millions

    One of the biggest things to get the most attention in the online gambling world is progressive jackpot wins, particularly those attached to slots. The basic idea of a progressive jackpot is that a portion of every bet is added to the jackpot until someone wins. From that point, it's restarted with a pre-set value, and then it runs up again until there's another big winner. The SkyVegas title Sky Millions, produced by NYX Interactive, paid out a large jackpot recently along these lines.

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  • 15 January 2016

    American Tribal Groups Hit the International Casino Expo

    Each year, the biggest event for the casino industry is the International Casino Expo, or ICE for short. In this year's event, there are a number of tribal groups coming to London from the United States to seek out new opportunities. Already confirmed are the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association, the Arizona Indian Gaming Association and the National Indian Gaming Association. These groups are known as OIGA, AIGA and NIGA, for short.

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  • 15 January 2016

    Big Lottery Jackpots, Powerball Jackpot, Keep Growing in the UK and USA

    In a bit of really interesting timing, some of the USA's and UK's biggest lotteries have built up to massive levels at the same time. In the United Kingdom, the jackpot of the National Lottery kicked up over the £66 million level, a record for that game. Over in the United States, the Powerball built up to $949.8 million. However, no won hit the winning numbers, so it rolls over yet again to an overwhelming $1.3 billion. This is the largest lottery jackpot in the history of the event.

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  • 09 January 2016

    Daily Fantasy Sports Giants Make Deal With Illinois

    Illinois Attorney General Lisa Madigan was asked by the legislature recently what her opinion was on the legality of daily fantasy sports in the state. She said that her opinion was that it was illegal. DraftKings, in turn, made a deal with the state that will allow them to continue to operate there until a hearing in June that will determine the legality of the contests.

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  • 09 January 2016

    The Greek Online Licensing Process Has Been Cleared

    Over the past few years, we've seen the online gambling industry change quite a bit. What was once a wide open industry with little to no regulation has seen many individual countries make moves to regulate the industry on their own terms. Greece has recently joined them after efforts from the Greek parliament led to the Deputy Finance Minister giving the go-ahead. Terms and Conditions of the Deal Right now, there are 24 operators who have been issued temporary 36-month licenses.

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