24 April 2013Formula One Bids on Betfair; Betfair Rejects
Betfair, an popular online gambling company, has just rejected a $1.4 billion takeover offer from CVC Capital Partners, the largest shareholder in Formula One motor racing. The reason? The offer consisted of too little money and too many strings attached. Analysts do not see the attempted takeover as a “knock-out bid”; rather than turn Betfair off to a possible buy-out, it may make them consider other options. It may also attract the attention of other, weightier buyers.Read full article
24 April 2013New York Senator Leads Charge Against Illegal Online Gambling
New York State Senator Tim Kennedy believes the legalized online gambling in surrounding states could lead to increased levels of “illegal and predatory activities”, and he’s asked the New York State Gaming Commission, the NYSGC, to do something about it. “There are some websites that have lured customers into using their online casino platform,” stated Kennedy in a press release on his website.Read full article
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22 April 2013Says NJ Treasurer: Online Gambling Could Net $1.2 Billion In First Year
According to New Jersey Treasurer Andrew Sidamon-Eristoff, New Jersey’s Internet gambling revenues could reach $1.2 billion and bring in $180 million in tax revenues during its first full fiscal year (July 1, 2013-Jun 30, 2014).Some consider this estimate to be a bit optimistic, even if the numbers provided by a Wells Fargo senior analyst are strong. NJ lawmakers are as skeptical as they are hopeful that these reports are accurate.Read full article
20 April 2013Probability Hopeful For US Market
As more and more states re-evaluate their stances on online gambling, international mobile gaming companies like Probability PLC are poised and ready for the US online gambling market. Probability PLC, for one, is in “advanced talks” with potential US partners to break into the American online gambling market, according to a Reuters article.Read full article
19 April 2013Station Casinos Poised to Offer Online Poker
The Nevada Gaming Commission gave Station Casinos the thumbs up on Thursday to develop its online poker software for a Nevada launch.The gaming commission compared Station Casinos with other major licensed casinos, noting that the others were employing software created by other companies. Station Casinos, on the other hand, will be building its own, using the tools of Ultimate Gaming, a company it acquired as part of its rebuilding process.and operate its own Internet poker system in Nevada.Read full article
19 April 2013Hard Rock Puts Down Roots in Iowa.
Sioux City, Iowa will soon be home to the newest Hard Rock Hotel and Casino, and some residents can’t wait to get their hands on the iconic t-shirts. In a 3-2 vote on Thursday, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission awarded a state gaming license to the developer of a Hard Rock-branded casino and hotel, an $118.5 million project, set in Sioux City’s historic downtown. The Battery Building, the chosen site the land-based casino, was originally built in 1906.Read full article
17 April 2013Full Tilt Poker Founder Pleads Guilty; Avoids Prison
Raymond Bitar, Full Tilt Poker’s founder, pleaded guilty to accusations of taking online poker player funds to finance his once dominant online poker room. Part of a plea agreement between Bitar and prosecutors, Bitar pleaded guilty to two felonies, violating the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act and conspiring to commit bank and wire fraud, that normally carry a 35-year prison sentence as maximum punishment.Read full article
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