26 October 2012Pinnacle Sports Implicated in Illegal Betting Ring; 25 indictments delivered
Twenty-five people across five states were arrested, and over $7.6 million in cash and chips were confiscated, on Wednesday and Thursday in connection with a $50 million bookmaking operation that may or may not directly involve Pinnacle Sports, a online sports betting site. Of those arrested, three (Brandt England, George Molsbarger, and Stanley Tomchin) are co-owners of Pinnacle Sports.Read full article
25 October 2012Zynga Reports Greener Earnings; Eyes Greener Pastures
Zynga‘s stock jumped an impressive 15% in early trading activity on Thursday due to its announcement that it topped its previously lowered 3rd quarter outlook. Originally reforecasted as between $30 and $305 million, the “Farmville” creator posted a revenue of $317 million this quarter, making it a 3% year-over-year growth. (Read on for numerical analysis of Zynga’s financial results and future).Read full article
25 October 2012Virgin Casino Goes Zombie; Launches New Rewards Program
Virgin Games is haunting it up with the addition of a new Halloween-themed slot game Alaxe in Zombieland. Think Alice in Wonderland, if Wonderland was filled with evil zombies in the likenesses of otherwise beloved characters. And then try to sleep that night. With vampires and werewolves moving down the food chain, zombies are all the rage; win the battle against them in this 5-reel, 25-payline bonus slot with a $98K jackpot.Read full article
24 October 2012Facebook Fan Pages: A Gamble?
A Casino Affiliate Programs (CAP) article “Is Facebook Extorting Gambling Companies?” hit the internet waves a few days ago, and we’re still feeling the repercussions. In the article, Mike Litson tells the story of an iGaming affiliate who goes through the ringer with Facebook as he tries to figure out why his fanpage is no longer available on the Facebook site.Read full article
23 October 2012William Hill Announces Playtech Buyout, Awaits Numbers.
Several months ago, it was speculated that William Hill PLC could–and probably should–buy out Playtech’s stake in their joint-venture company, William Hill Online. This week, William Hill announced it intended to do just that. Playtech currently owns 29% of the business it founded with William Hill PLC in 2008. At the time, Playtech paid $319.7 million and provided the venture with software platforms and technical solutions.Read full article
19 October 2012South 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.Read full article
19 October 2012WMS 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.Read full article
09 October 2012The 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.Read full article
09 October 2012Zynga 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.Read full article
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07 October 2012Nevada 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. Fertitta Interactive LLCRead full article
05 October 2012Casino 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.Read full article
04 October 2012Lame 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.Read full article
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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.Read full article
27 September 2012Bally 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.Read full article
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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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
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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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