• Gambling News

    • 25 October 2014

      Quickfire Releases Desktop and Mobile Bingo Client

      Microgaming’s Quickfire platform has announced that it has launched a new desktop and mobile bingo client, which has gone live at Olympian Group site GR88.com.The new client will offer 90 ball, 75 ball, 75 ball variant, 75 ball pattern, and 75 ball classic games and will be delivered to mobile devices through HTML5 and desktop users through a Flash system. In addition to the popular titles Quickfire has added a slew of jackpots, with a minimum GBP 250,000 being guaranteed every month.

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    • 25 October 2014

      Eight Betting Firms Join Gaming Standards Association

      International betting standards trade group the Gaming Standards Association has added eight new members to its ranks.New firms joining the GSA’s ranks include US firms Interblock, LT Game, as well Australian companies eBet Gaming Sytems, Reel Time Gaming, and Amtek Corporation. Austria’s Greentube and Czech firm Amtek Apollo Soft have also become members.

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    • 25 October 2014

      Slotland Releases New Game “Gods of Egypt”

      Online casino Slotland has released its newest video slot Gods of Egypt just in time to meet the site’s 16th birthday celebration.Gods of Egypt is a 5 reel, 31 payline slot that features legends of the Ancient Egyptian world, containing such figures as Ra and the jackal headed god Anubis. The slot features Scatter Symbols, Sticky Wilds, and a Pick’em Game that has players entering a tomb with the hopes of selecting the correct prize, which has big money behind it.

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    • 28 July 2014

      LCB Acquires GamesandCasino.com

      The recent purchase of gamesandcasino.com adds another spoke to latestcasinobonuses.com network wheel of gambling affiliate sites. The original founder Dominque of GamesandCasino sold the site in the beginning of this year but due to the magnitude of the site the new owners felt strategically it was best to sell. LCB accustomed to running a massive operation was more than qualified to take on the new venture.

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    • 20 March 2014

      Newcomers on the ever interesting Swedish casino market

      Sweden has been known to cater for some of the best value when it comes to online casino players and mostly it’s down to being very loyal to a once trusted casino site. However, the Swedish gambling market has become extremely competitive in recent years, with new high quality operators releasing one good brand after another. With a population of only about 9 million people, one wonder how many there space for?

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    • 26 November 2013

      Soft launch is over: New Jersey Now Live With Online Gambling

      While New Jersey is the third state in the country to make the leap into implementing legalized online gambling, it’s the most populous by far; that fact alone makes it one of the reasons Google is nearly drowning in articles about what legalized online gambling means for the Garden State, the country, and our general future. From articles addressing online gambling’s addictive power to minute-by-minute updates of the launch.

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    • 26 November 2013

      Mississippi Considers Legalizing Online Gambling

      There will be a lot of focus on New Jersey today as it launches a full suite of online casino products, including online table games, online slot machines, and online poker. Gambling fans are not alone in the audience; so are the lawmakers of would-be Internet gambling states. Mississippi is one of several states considering legalizing real-money online gambling.

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    • 07 November 2013

      New Jersey Amps Up License Approvals

      With a set online gambling launch date of November 26th, New Jersey gaming regulators gave preliminary approval to 54 companies that have their sites set on serving the online gambling industry in a supportive roles. They have much fancier titles on their applications, Ancillary Casino Service Industry Enterprises (CSIE) and Internet Gaming Related Vendor Registrants.

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    • 07 November 2013

      The Countdown is on for Delaware Online Gaming: 24 hours to go

      On December 7th, 1787, Delaware became the first state to ratify the Constitution and join the United States. On November 8, 2013, Delaware will again be the first to accomplish something no other state has yet to do: offer a full suite of online casino games to its residents.

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    • 18 October 2013

      New Jersey Issues Trump Casinos Online Gambling Permits

      On the heals of the Golden Nugget online gambling license approval comes the news that that both of Trump Entertainment’s Atlantic City properties have also been issued Internet gambling permits. With the November 26th Internet gambling launch date quickly approaching, more permits are likely on their way.

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    • 18 October 2013

      International Online Gambling Revenue Increases as US Comes Online

      Online gambling giant 888 Holdings is predicting a jump in revenue due to the number of U.S. states relaxing the ban on Internet gambling. The London-listed firm runs online poker and online casino sites internationally as well as performing operations in Nevada. In the coming weeks, it should also have an online premise in Delaware and New Jersey as the two states roll out their own Internet gambling programs.

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    • 17 October 2013

      Full Tilt Affiliates Now Eligible for Reimbursement

      It appears all hope is not lost for the scores of Full Tilt affiliates left in the lurch in the wake of the Black Friday shutdown in April 2011. According to the official website for the Full Tilt Poker Claims Administration, affiliates of Full Tilt Poker “will be able to submit Petitions for Remission to recover the portion of their account balances that does not relate to their Affiliate status.

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    • 15 October 2013

      Need a tech job? Atlantic City may be hiring.

      With nearly 45 days until it’s official Internet gambling launch, New Jersey is preparing for a revitalization of Atlantic City, and not just in its approach to gambling. According to a recent Press of Atlantic City article, “hundreds, if not thousands” of people could find them among the state’s most newly employed.

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    • 03 October 2013

      Poker Stars Bets Big With New Resorts Casino Poker Room

      If the chips fall how they would like, PokerStars is coming to Atlantic City in a big way. As part of its Internet partnership with Resorts Casino Hotel, the international poker powerhouse will spend $10 million creating a PokerStars poker room at the land-based casino.“As soon as the license is in hand, they’re ready to start building,” said company rep William J, Pascrell III, in a recent Press of Atlantic City article.

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    • 03 October 2013

      Day 3: How Government Shutdown is Impacting Online Gaming

      The first day of the government shutdown, the American Gaming Institute issued a statement saying it was “actively monitoring the situation and will provide updates when warranted” to its gaming industry colleagues.The statement also outlined how the shutdown would affect gaming-related activity, from how TSA would still keep the airports and land borders operational to the gaming-related functions at the Department of Treasury.

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    • 16 September 2013

      888 Holdings and Golden Gaming Get Preliminary Thumbs Up

      A marketing agreement between Golden Gaming and Gibralter-based 888 Holdings has been given preliminary approval last week, allowing tavern operators to offer their customers online poker through a website that will also include Treasure Island. The marketing agreement includes the following:

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    • 14 September 2013

      Nevada Presses Forward With Interstate Gambling

      On Wednesday, Nevada took its first step toward its goal of offering online poker to residents of other states. After two of its largest slot machine manufacturers, International Game Technology and Bally Technologies, petitioned the state’s gaming commission to allow multijursidictional progressive prizes, the Nevada Gaming Control Board conducted a proposal workshop meeting to suss out regulatory and technical scenarios.

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    • 12 September 2013

      Atlantic City and Internet Gambling: If you build it, they will come.

      The oldest casino market on the East Coast is getting some international attention lately, and it’s not just because of its curvy boardwalks and old school good looks. “No matter what you say about it, Atlantic City is still a $3 billion market,” said Vince Crandon, a managing director of MidOil USA, in a Press of Atlantic City article.

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    • 04 September 2013

      Mobile Online Gambling Gets Another Player in Nevada

      South Point Hotel Casino Spa became the fourth company in Nevada to launch a mobile wagering app on Tuesday, September 3rd. The service is available at five Nevada locations, four of which are in the heart of Las Vegas. The other three companies to do so are Cantor Gaming, Station Casinos, and William Hill.Available for Android and Apple phones and tablets, the app is a free click away.

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    • 04 September 2013

      Churchill Downs Considering Expanding Online Offerings; 50 new $100K jobs possible

      According to the Courier-Journal.com, Churchill Downs Inc is thinking outside the track when it comes to its online wagering potential. The 138-year-old race track that began the tradition of the Kentucky Derby recently received approval and tax incentives from the Kentucky Economic Development Finance Authority to add up to 50 employees as part of a $4 million expansion. The jobs would be contingent on state or federal government approval of online gambling.

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    • 31 August 2013

      New Jersey Regulators: 37 Online Gaming Applications Received So Far

      The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement said it has received a total of 34 new applications for Internet gambling licenses by Monday’s deadline. This is in addition to the three companies that were previously licensed by the state.

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    • 29 August 2013

      Delaware launches first phase of online gambling

      The first phase of Delaware’s online gambling initiative took place on Wednesday morning when the state’s three casinos opened their Internet portals for free online slots, poker, roulette, and blackjack games. These free, or play money, games are the first step towards having full-service, real-cash online gambling in Delaware by the end of October 2013. The launch comes one month later than originally forecasted.

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    • 21 August 2013

      Mobile Gaming Gets More Players

      The number of people playing real money games on their mobile devices is growing, and so is the number of companies willing to provide the technology. Nextpeer is one of the newest to join the software development fray. A start-up out of Isreal, Nextpeer specializes in enabling multiplayer gaming for games already out on mobile devices. Developers can integrate Nextpeer’s code into their game design to allow players to play against current, new, and worldwide friends.

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    • 07 August 2013

      888 Holdings Jumps The Pond; Bringing Brand of Online Poker to NJ

      The Jersey shore just welcomed another guest.London-based 888 Holdings PLC has announced it has agreed to partner with Caesars Interactive Entertainment, leveraging its years of experience to gain a foothold in a potentially massive US online gambling market. “We are extremely well positioned in the US and are working with the regulators in Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey as these three states become ready to open,” CEO Brian Mattingley delivered in a statement.

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    • 07 August 2013

      PokerStars Moves On; Gives Up Bid to Buy Atlantic Club Casino

      It’s official. Any possible relationship between the Rational Group (parent company of PokerStars) and the Atlantic Club is over.The decision delivered this weekend after months of fighting in and out of the courtroom. “We are no longer pursuing an acquistion of the Atlantic Club,” said a Rational Group spokesman in an emailed statement.The Rational Group had originally signed on  to purchase the Atlantic Club for a scant $15 million.

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    • 01 August 2013

      Ultimate Poker Gets Thumbs Up from Regulators

      With over 9.1 million online poker hands under its belt, Ultimate Poker gained the final approval by the Nevada Gaming Commission to operate an online poker website. It is currently the only website in Nevada that is eligible to do so. Ultimate Poker is the baby of Ultimate Gaming, which is owned by Station Casinos. It started its field trial on April 30th to prove to regulators that it can meet state regulations on interactive wagering.

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    • 31 July 2013

      Love at First Launch: NJ Casinos Partner with Technology Providers

      All 12 of Atlantic have notified the Division of Gaming Enforcement of their intention to offer online gambling, with ten of them also announcing partnerships with outside online firms. As you can imagine, applications don’t mean instant licensure; each applicant will undergo an extensive background investigation and be held to the state’s regulatory requirements for an Internet gaming license. Here’s a quick list of the casinos and their current software providers:

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    • 31 July 2013

      Zynga Keeps Focus On Social Gaming; Abandoning Real Money Games in the US

      It’s hard to make money farming these days, even whether it’s in the Corn Belt or in Farmville.In a recent analyst conference call, Zynga’s chief operations officer, David Ko, announced that the company has decided to focus its U.S. endeavors on its social gaming and casual audience core, and not invest in real money online gambling.

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    • 27 July 2013

      Caesars Prepares to Enter Nevada and New Jersey Online Markets

      Caesars heads full force into the world wide web of real money online gambling. At its helm is Geoffrey Stewart, a global-management-consultant-turned-general-manager of Caesars Entertainment Corporation’s social gaming business and real money Internet gaming operations. A rather lengthy title for someone who is only 34 years old. In his previous role at Bain & Co, Stewart had advised companies involved in technology and consumer products.

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    • 25 July 2013

      Nevada Representative Calls for Online Gambling Hearing

      This week, Dina Titus, a Democrat Representative from Nevada, urged the chairman and the ranking member of the House Committee on Energy and Commerce to hold a hearing regarding the current state-by-state legalization of online gambling.

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