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  • 04 July 2015

    Six-Figure Royal Panda Winner Hits Within 24 Hours

    They call them pokies in Australia and slots in most of the world, but whatever you call them, you can't deny that a player named Henry from Australia has performed a very impressive feat. This player nailed a jackpot worth $107,470 less than 24 hours after joining Royal Panda Casino. This is on top of a few thousand in other wins that came before the jackpot spin. How the Jackpot Was Won The game in question was Net Entertainment's Jack and the Beanstalk slot.

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  • 04 July 2015

    Mr Green Casino Gets United Kingdom License

    When the United Kingdom changed up how they were handling online gambling licenses and taxing, it created a world of chaos for a period of time as many sites tried to leave the country without just abandoning their players and others tried to figure out how to afford to continue operating in the UK.

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  • 01 July 2015

    Operator Primedice Taken for Over a Million in Bitcoin

    Bitcoin of what we think about when it comes to how currency works and the opportunities that come up when we have anonymous payment methods. A number of online gambling sites like Primedice have found themselves offering deposits and withdrawals in bitcoin as a sort of marketing ploy that's gained some sites a fair amount of attention. However, the anonymous factor, so often touted as a massive advantage, led to Primedice being fleeced for seven figures.

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  • 01 July 2015

    More Bracelets Awarded at the WSOP

    There are tons of events at the World Series of Poker, but it was event 45 that saw Upeshka De Silva, 27 from Texas, take down a $424,577 win. The game was no-limit hold'em, and the buy-in was for $1,500. These smaller buy-in events have been turning out some major prize funds, and a total of $2.23 million was up for grabs in this event. This was Silva's first bracelet, and he fought off some major names at the final table to win it.

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  • 23 June 2015

    Ourgame International to Purchase World Poker Tour

    In the history of poker over the past two decades, few brands have been as important as the World Poker Tour. First founded in 2002, this brand was responsible for major tournaments that were televised with hole cameras for the first time outside of the WSOP, and it turned into a major show with a lot of followers that helped to drastically increase the popularity of no-limit hold'em poker.

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  • 23 June 2015

    New Slotmob Online Casino Opens Their Doors

    New online casinos are coming out all the time, and this is an industry where tons of companies try to get in on the action to get a piece of the market. While most of those new sites are suspect until they have time to build a reputation, there are some exceptions. The new Slotmob online casino could prove to be such an exception to the general rule thanks to the company that's operating the site.

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  • 23 June 2015

    Ivan Luca First Argentinian to Win WSOP Bracelet

    In the World Series of Poker, there are tons of different events at different buy-in levels for different types of poker. If you come out on top in one of these events, then you're given a gold bracelet as a winning token along with your prize money. Ivan Luca picked up the very first bracelet won by an Argentinian at Event 30 in this year's WSOP.

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  • 22 June 2015

    Playtech Raising Funds for Plus500 Purchase

    Playtech has made a lot of moves over the past few years when it comes to expanding into different parts of the market. They've recently been looking closely at CFD trading, and they've decided to try to purchase CFD trading company Plus500. This purchase will cost them a total of £459.6 million, and they have placed more than 29 million shares to help fund this purchase. Details on the Fund Raising They're looking to raise over £250 million with this placing, and around 33.

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  • 18 June 2015

    iGaming Tech Signs Deal to Offer BetSoft Games

    The online casino world has been seeing more and more levels of regulation over the past few years, and Italy is one of the countries that decided to go ahead and regulate the industry to make tax revenues from it. Along these lines, they're very aggressive about keeping out unlicensed competitors, and that's why it's such a big deal that BetSoft's titles will now be available to players from Italy.

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  • 17 June 2015

    John Gale Beats Odds and Wins WSOP NLH Turbo Event

    In another chapter of an amazing story, British John Gale picked up his second World Series of Poker bracelet. This second bracelet came in the $1,500 turbo no-limit hold'em event, a two-day event with a very fast blind structure. He picked up a solid $298,290 for winning this tournament, but the rest of his story is pretty impressive as well.

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