26 September 2012Farmville 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.Read full article
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25 September 2012The 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.Read full article
25 September 2012WMS 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.Read full article
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20 September 2012Hairway to Heaven Slots - Now Playing at RTG Casinos!
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18 September 2012IGT 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.Read full article
17 September 2012Fluffy Paws Slots - New Slots at Win A Day Casino!
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14 September 2012Vic's Bingo Increases Introductory Bonus to 500%!
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12 September 2012Second 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.Read full article
12 September 2012Zynga 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.Read full article
10 September 2012The 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.Read full article
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29 August 2012The 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.Read full article
29 August 2012Is 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.Read full article
24 August 2012Real 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.Read full article
24 August 2012Real-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.Read full article
23 August 2012Google Penguin Goes Organic
When Google Panda hit the scene in 2011, the algorithm update was anything but soft and squeezable; it was the first time Google launched an obvious initiative that promoted sites with quality onsite content and a solid user experience and demoted the lower-quality sites that primarily existed on a diet of low-level links and low-quality writing.Read full article
22 August 2012Dominique Named in CAP's Top 40 Women of iGaming
GamesandCasino.com’s very own Dominique has recently been selected as one CAP’s recently appointed “Top 40 Women of iGaming“. Described as “powerful” and “persuasive”, Dominique has been involved in the online gaming and online gaming affiliate industries almost since their inception, and she had a hand in developing a lot of what we know to be standard practices today. Dominique is no stranger to iGaming industry awards.Read full article
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21 August 2012Jackpot Joy Boosts Bank Holiday Bounty Promo
Jackpot Joy launched its Bank Holiday Bounty promotion today, and there’s no time to waste participating in it. This £15,000 promotion makes the most of what’s left of the dog days of summer by spreading some love. How to get in on the action? All you need to do is wager at least £20 on Casino or Slot games (or £10 on Bingo) from today (Tuesday, Aug 21) through Monday, August 27th.Read full article
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Play the £15k Bank Holiday Bounty promotion at JackpotJoy to win your share of £15,000, whether you’re a bingo, slots or casino player! This promo runs between Tuesday 21st August and Monday 27th August 2012. All you have to do to win your share of £15,000, is visit JackpotJoy and play casino games or slot games or bingo games.Read full article
16 August 2012iGaming Business Takes to the Floor at the 2012 G2E
The Global Gaming Expo is coming up, and it comes with the recent announcement from iGaming Business that it will again sponsor the iGaming Zone at this year’s event. Running from October 1st through 4th, the Global Gaming Expo, affectionately referred to as the “G2E” for those in the know, is one of the planet’s biggest events for the gambling industry. Now in its sixth year, the G2E is poised for the future of online gambling.Read full article
14 August 2012Kahnawake Gaming Commission Update: Absolute Poker Awaits Settlement
In a recent press release, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission provided an update regarding the civil proceedings between the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan) and Blanca Games, Inc (and its related companies, Absolute Poker and UB.com). The suit, which was filed on April 11, 2011, is now in the final stages of a negotiated settlement agreement, and is currently awaiting court approval.Read full article
13 August 2012Loto-Quebec Poised to Sell Online Lottery Tickets
Loto-Quebec, a Canadian state-run provincial lottery operator, is well on its way to providing an online portal for its gambling customers to buy their quick fix tickets. Fans of the draw games Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Quebec 49, Banco, and Extra will be able to start purchasing tickets from Loto Quebec’s portal site, EspaceJeux.com, as of August 27th, 2012. While EspaceJeux.Read full article
13 August 2012William Hill Strikes Again; Signs Deal With Las Vegas Plaza Casino
UK’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, has agreed to a long-term deal with the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. What may seem like a notch on the belt of this sports book giant could mean the start of a needed transformation in downtown Las Vegas.As a result of William Hill’s new involvement, major renovations to the downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino are in the works. New video displays, new seating, and a complete lounge redesign are just some of the improvements.Read full article
13 August 2012William Hill Stirs the Pot; Appeals Judgement on Horseracing Levy.
Who is William Hill? Some say he’s a British bookmakeer, a gambling giant both on- and offline. Some say he’s a pot-stirrer. On July 20th, the High Court ruled in favor of the Horserace Betting Levy Board, agreeing that at customers of betting exchange users may not be liable for paying towards the Horserace Betting Levy.Read full article
13 August 2012Slotland Reveals its Greatest Hits
Slotland Software reveals its Greatest Hits. Literally. Greatest Hits is a brand new 5-reel, 19-line online slots game from Slotland Software. It features a progressive jackpot and a scatter-triggered free spins bonus game with up to 5x multipliers that really lets you get into the theme. While you won’t find a lot of bells, whistles, and bonus games with Greatest Hits, you will find a well-themed and well-executed online slot that models itself after the music business.Read full article