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  • 05 September 2015

    CyberBingo Celebrates 19th Birthday With Big Promos

    In the online bingo world, it's hard to find a site that's been around longer than CyberBingo. They're currently celebrating their 19th birthday, and they're doing it with a bang. Players have lots of ways to get paid with special promotions for this event. It starts with special games that cost just $0.19 per card with prizes of $19 or $190. They have Crazy Pot games for the same prices and prize pools, and there are plenty of games with guaranteed prizes of $99 for just $0.49 per card.

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  • 04 September 2015

    Nektan Launches Marketing Services Division

    In the online casino world, it's really important for operators to be able to keep an ongoing conversation with their players. While it's true that this does allow them to keep players coming back, it also helps them to receive feedback from people who care enough to tell them exactly what they need to do to make their services better. Nektan realizes that this is the case, and they've established the Nektan Marketing Services division to help operators achieve that.

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  • 04 September 2015

    US Plans Revealed for World Poker Fund

    The laws for online poker in the United States are all over the place. Federal laws like the Wire Act and UIGEA overlap with state laws, which are different in virtually all of the 50 states, to create chaos and confusion among players. The World Poker Fund releases this, and they have announced that they're going to push for subscription-based poker sites in the United States. These plans are expected to be rolling out by the end of the year.

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  • 04 September 2015

    New BitStarz Winner Sets Casino Record

    A common misconception in the online slots world is that every win that's really worth your time is going to come from a single jackpot. A recent winner from BitStarz Casino shows that this simply isn't true. One lucky woman, who goes by the name Rebecca, was able to take down a winning streak worth €51,238.47 over two days of play. This is an impressive amount of money in and of itself, but it also included a record-breaking win.

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  • 03 September 2015

    Net Entertainment Games Launch in New Jersey

    Over the past few weeks, Net Entertainment has been waiting to hear from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement on their license. Since that review could take some time, the DGE has granted NetEnt a wavier to offer games in the state while their official application is still under review. This is something that they have done before, but it's not something that they've done for all software companies, and there are some big reasons behind that.

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  • 01 September 2015

    BBEN Debuts Virtual Sports for Crypto Currency Players

    Bitcoin has changed a lot of peoples opinions about how online gambling payments can be made anonymously, and many operators and software companies have jumped on the bandwagon by offering a whole slew of services relating to the most popular cryptocurrency. The BetCoin Bitcoin Entertainment Network (BBEN) is one such company, and they have taken another step in the direction of adding options for players who prefer bitcoin with virtual sports betting.

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  • 01 September 2015

    Daily Fantasy Sports Confirmed Illegal in Washington

    Daily fantasy sports is probably the single fastest-growing segment of the online gambling industry for the past 12-18 months. It has absolutely exploded with the top companies securing major deals with sports teams, ESPN and other sports-related entities. While it's definitely a skill-based contest, Washington state doesn't really care because their ridiculous laws prohibit it anyway according to a recent statement by the Washington State Gambling Commission.

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  • 31 August 2015

    Colorado Player Nails Six-Figure Win at Bovada Casino

    One of the common misconceptions about online slot play is that the biggest wins always come from jackpots. While jackpots are often used as great examples of winning life-changing sums of money in a single spin, they aren't the only way to win. In fact, a player by the name of Howard J. from Colorado took down a six-figure payday without hitting a single "jackpot" payment thanks to a sizable winning streak across two different games.

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  • 31 August 2015

    Dutch Online Gambling Grows Despite No Regulation

    Something that regulators are really starting to understand more and more each year is that online gambling is going to grow according to the demand for it, not how much politicians cross their fingers and hope that it will either grow or go away. That's exactly what the Dutch government is finding out right now. Regulator Kansspelautoriteit has found that there is going to be a year-on-year growth of about 7.

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  • 31 August 2015

    GVC and Bwin.Party Release New Takeover Statements

    For weeks now, there has been a massive bidding war for the sale of Bwin.Party. The main contenders are GVC Holdings and 888 Holdings, and neither of them are letting up an inch without a fight. It's an extremely entertaining process because of all of the tension combined with in-fighting in Bwin.Party. In the middle of all of that, GVC and Bwin.Party have released new statements. Yet Another Proposed Deal In the most recent proposed deal, Bwin.Party has been valued at 124p per share.

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