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  • 19 October 2012

    South Point Poker: Now Hiring

    When you are the first real-money online poker site to launch legally in the state of Nevada, there are a few things you’ll have to do before you open your doors. Take down your free-play online poker site, which you wisely launched a year in advance to create interest and player loyalty. The brief hiatus will be necessary so as not to confuse players during the transition to real money.

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  • 19 October 2012

    WMS expands reach with Betsson and Unibet

    Williams Interactive, the internet gaming arm of WMS, announced this week that it has signed multi-year agreements with Bettson and Unibet. The agreements further beef up the lottery and slot machine company’s online portfolio, and take advantage of the recently acquired Jadestone gaming portfolio, which contains the popular games Wizard of Oz, Reel ‘Em In and Zeus.

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  • 09 October 2012

    The iPad May Reinvent the Reel; Casinos Embrace Portable Technology

    Photograph by Steve Marcus, VegasInc The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) has revealed several thoughts and clues to the future of gambling, both on and offline. Portable and touchscreen technology reigned supreme, highlighting the industry’s movement toward personal interaction and social integration. It’s like offline, online gambling. Portable, accessible, technologically savvy, but rooted within the casino’s very real, very social environment.

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  • 09 October 2012

    Zynga Lowers Expectations; Puts Eggs in Mobile Basket

    Zynga says delayed game launches and disappointing reception of existing games are the reasons it is lowering its revenue expectations for the remainder of 2012. Reaction to the announcement that the company will come in anywhere between $90 to $105 million short has investors scurrying. In a press release, Zynga stated that the 3rd quarter continued to be a challenging one.

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  • 08 October 2012

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  • 07 October 2012

    Nevada Gaming Control Considers More Licenses

    Three more companies have been recommended approvals by the Nevada Gaming Control Board: Golden Nugget Incorporated Golden Nugget Incorporated applied for a license to host and operate online poker. Having already secured an agreement with Bally Technologies (which has already been approved to supply online poker to its clients), Golden Nugget Inc looks to a successful license bid.

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  • 05 October 2012

    Casino Operators Like the Odds on Online Gambling

    During the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) in Las Vegas this week, several representatives from some of the largest casino operators expressed their confidence in the future of the gambling industry. Continued expansion into global markets like Asia was one reason for the optimism. The other, the bright future of online gambling.

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  • 04 October 2012

    Lame Duck: Online Poker's Friend or Foe?

    By definition, lame duck sessions are the remaining tenure of politicians who have chosen not to seek re-election, who have lost a re-election bid, or who have hit the term limit for their office. These officials are often seen as less powerful politically; however, being able to see the light at the end of their political career may give some officials a chance to take a stand on a more controversial or unpopular topic. Like online gambling, for instance.

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  • 01 October 2012

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  • 28 September 2012

    Evolution Slots - Unique New Slots by NetEnt!

    Evolution slots appeared on the net not long ago, with 5-reels, 25-lines, wilds, and free spins that have an evolution feature, which evolves symbols! These are definitely a unique brand of new slots by the Net Entertainment game makers. Evolving symbols, what a brilliant idea! Read our Evolution slots review to find out how unique the symbols are and how they are played.

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  • 27 September 2012

    Bally Teams Up with GameAccount Network

    In the recent Bally Technologies press release, Bally announced it would provide a “large selection of online and mobile gaming content” to GameAccount Network. Games will include Cash Wizard (TM) and Mayan Treasures (TM) as well as several others; we can expect most of them to soon be available as online video slots and HTML5 mobile games.

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  • 26 September 2012

    Farmville Plays The Lottery

    MDI Entertainment, a subsidiary of Scientific Games Corporation, has signed an agreement with Zynga Incorporated to license seven of its social and media gaming brands.The announcement, which came during the World Lottery Summit earlier this month, further solidifies Zynga’s efforts to expand its revenue reach beyond social gaming. It also benefits MDI in much the same way, as it adds to their current licensing deals with the NBA and MLS in the US.

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  • 26 September 2012

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  • 25 September 2012

    The PPA weighs in on the new Reid-Kyl Poker Bill

    The summary text for the new 2012 gambling bill has been leaked to the public, and enough time has passed for a formal response from the Poker Players Alliance. If you are looking where to read the UIGEA Summary Text for your self, look no further.

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  • 25 September 2012

    WMS Gaming Awarded Nevada iGaming License

    WMS is an Illinois-based company that designs, manufacturers, and distributes digital and electronic games and gaming machines for the casino industry. With a list of trademarks hundreds of names long, WMS has come a long way since it changed the game of pinball in the early 1940’s. In July 2012, WMS launched Williams Interactive, an iGaming subsidiary. The purpose of this company arm is to focus primarily on worldwide growth of its online, social, and mobile gaming initiatives.

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  • 24 September 2012

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  • 21 September 2012

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  • 20 September 2012

    Hairway to Heaven Slots - Now Playing at RTG Casinos!

    Hairway to Heaven slots are now playing at RTG casinos, with 5-reels, 50-lines, two random jackpots, an expanding wild, a bonus game with free games and a feature guarantee! The bonus game in these new slots will award one of three different free games features. Read our Hairway to Heaven slots review to get the full details on each of the three free games features.

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  • 18 September 2012

    IGT Shuts Down Entraction Poker Network; Moves On

    International Game Technology, a Las Vegas-based computerized gaming equipment designer and producer has announced it is putting its recently acquired Entraction Poker Network to rest. After purchasing the network last year for $114 million, IGT has decided it is in its best short- and long-term business interests to shut down the poker network.

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  • 17 September 2012

    Fluffy Paws Slots - New Slots at Win A Day Casino!

    Fluffy Paws slots have five reels and 25-lines with a choice of three pet characters, which each offer two different feature games for a total of six features! And if you hurry over to Win A Day casino, you get a $17 free chip until September 19th 2012 to play their new slots, Fluffy Paws. Read our Fluffy Paws slots review for all the information and to find out which pet you think would be best to use for playing.

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  • 14 September 2012

    Vic's Bingo Increases Introductory Bonus to 500%!

    Vic’s Bingo has increased their introductory bonus from 300% to 500% for September 2012, and that’s good news to all new daubers looking for extra bingo action! And that’s on top of a $25 free no deposit bonus, plus there’s a 300% bonus for your second deposit. But that’s not all… Because today at Vic’s bingo all players will get from 200% to over 600% on all deposits!

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  • 12 September 2012

    Second Wave of Charges Hit Full Tilt Directors

    It’s been one year and five months since online poker’s “Black Friday” event that changed the course of online gambling and online poker in the United States and the world, and the chips are still falling.Today the US Department of Justice handed a second amended civil complaint against Full Tilt Poker directors Ray Bitar and Howard Lederer, claiming that the duo used the ‘illegal proceeds’ from their online poker room to make personal property purchases.

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  • 12 September 2012

    Zynga Bolsters Real-Money Initiative; Adds Online Gambling Expert to Team

    Zynga, the provider of social games services to over 240 million average monthly users around the world, pressed forward in its quest toward real-money gaming apps with the appointment of Maytal Ginzburg to its executive team.

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  • 10 September 2012

    The Role of Technology in Online Gambling

    I know, I know, it should go without saying that technology is vital to online gambling. After all, what is online gambling without the ability to get online, to play virtually anywhere, and to access some of the most sophisticated networks and security options the world has known?What’s interesting is not that online gambling needs technology, but rather how technology shapes and drives online gambling as it evolves.

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  • 05 September 2012

    Beach Slots - New Slots by NetEnt

    Beach slots have five columns, not reels, with 20-lines, a wild feature, two types of wilds and a free waves feature that makes them the most unique new slots on the net today! If you’re wondering what free waves are, check out our Beach slots review, which will tell you what the waves will wash ashore while playing the game (and that’s in a literal since).

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  • 29 August 2012

    The Real Future of Online Poker

    From its ups and downs and sideways twists, the history of US online poker is tumultuous at best. Nauseating at its worst. When the Department of Justice shut down online poker sites in April 2011, the nation’s online poker players were dealt a pretty rough hand in their favorite game. When the Department of Justice re-evaluated their stance on the 1961 Wire Act, stating it only applied to sports wagering, excitement was rekindled.

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  • 29 August 2012

    Is US Online Poker Doomed Before It Can Even Begin?

    As if online poker didn’t have enough hurdles in its race towards becoming a legal US pastime, now it also has to beat the clock. The window of opportunity that opened when the Federal Wire Act of 1961 was re-evaluated on December 23, 2011 may be closing, particularly because Congress has yet to make a decision on anything, let alone the federal regulation of online poker.

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  • 25 August 2012

    New York Agrees: Poker is a Game of Skill

    On Wednesday, August 22nd, Judge Jack Weinstein of the United States District Court for the Eastern District of New York came to the legal conclusion that the rest of us have believed for years: Poker is a game of skill.

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  • 24 August 2012

    Real Money, US-Legal, Online Poker: Approved.

    All five commissioners on the Nevada Gaming Commission gave South Point Poker LLC a thumbs-up for its license to operate a real-money, intrastate online poker site. While South Point Poker has been operating a free poker site for almost a year, this official license approval “is an incredible step forward,” says Lawrence Vaughan, chief operating officer of the Las Vegas company to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. “It’s going to redefine gaming and what the state can do.

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  • 24 August 2012

    Real-Money Online US Poker Approved

    With unanimous approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission, South Point Poker LLC became the first U.S. casino to be licensed to operate a real-money, intrastate poker website. What makes this inaugural member so special? Because South Point Poker is not only the developer of its own online poker software, it is also holding current licenses as an interactive gaming manufacturer and as a service provider.

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