Gambling News

  • 22 August 2012

    Dominique Named in CAP's Top 40 Women of iGaming

    GamesandCasino.com’s very own Dominique has recently been selected as one CAP’s recently appointed “Top 40 Women of iGaming“. Described as “powerful” and “persuasive”, Dominique has been involved in the online gaming and online gaming affiliate industries almost since their inception, and she had a hand in developing a lot of what we know to be standard practices today. Dominique is no stranger to iGaming industry awards.

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  • 16 August 2012

    iGaming Business Takes to the Floor at the 2012 G2E

    The Global Gaming Expo is coming up, and it comes with the recent announcement from iGaming Business that it will again sponsor the iGaming Zone at this year’s event. Running from October 1st through 4th, the Global Gaming Expo, affectionately referred to as the “G2E” for those in the know, is one of the planet’s biggest events for the gambling industry. Now in its sixth year, the G2E is poised for the future of online gambling.

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  • 14 August 2012

    Kahnawake Gaming Commission Update: Absolute Poker Awaits Settlement

    In a recent press release, the Kahnawake Gaming Commission provided an update regarding the civil proceedings between the United States Attorney for the Southern District of New York (Manhattan) and Blanca Games, Inc (and its related companies, Absolute Poker and UB.com). The suit, which was filed on April 11, 2011, is now in the final stages of a negotiated settlement agreement, and is currently awaiting court approval.

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  • 13 August 2012

    Loto-Quebec Poised to Sell Online Lottery Tickets

    Loto-Quebec, a Canadian state-run provincial lottery operator, is well on its way to providing an online portal for its gambling customers to buy their quick fix tickets. Fans of the draw games Lotto Max, Lotto 6/49, Quebec 49, Banco, and Extra will be able to start purchasing tickets from Loto Quebec’s portal site, EspaceJeux.com, as of August 27th, 2012. While EspaceJeux.

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  • 13 August 2012

    William Hill Strikes Again; Signs Deal With Las Vegas Plaza Casino

    UK’s largest bookmaker, William Hill, has agreed to a long-term deal with the Plaza Hotel and Casino in Las Vegas. What may seem like a notch on the belt of this sports book giant could mean the start of a needed transformation in downtown Las Vegas.As a result of William Hill’s new involvement, major renovations to the downtown Las Vegas hotel and casino are in the works. New video displays, new seating, and a complete lounge redesign are just some of the improvements.

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  • 13 August 2012

    William Hill Stirs the Pot; Appeals Judgement on Horseracing Levy.

    Who is William Hill? Some say he’s a British bookmakeer, a gambling giant both on- and offline. Some say he’s a pot-stirrer. On July 20th, the High Court ruled in favor of the Horserace Betting Levy Board, agreeing that at customers of betting exchange users may not be liable for paying towards the Horserace Betting Levy.

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  • 31 July 2012

    Poker Stars Agrees to Buy Full Tilt; Settles with DOJ

    After a meeting of the minds today between federal prosecutors and three large Internet poker companies, the first step of actual progress has been made since the historic “Black Friday” over a year ago. In a settlement agreement with the Department of Justice, PokerStars agreed to pay the government $547 million dollars over the next three years.

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  • 31 July 2012

    Zynga is optomistic, poised for real-money games

    Zynga, the American social media and gaming company that brings the world Farmville and Draw Something, released its half-year earnings this week as well as the company’s plans for 2013. Despite posting disappointing results for the first half of 2012, which it blames on delayed game launches and the poor performance of Draw Something after its acquisition, Zynga is poised to enter the real-money online gaming market.

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  • 24 July 2012

    Twin Spires Launches Its "Beat the Champ" Promo

    Think you have what it takes to beat Michael Beychok in a battle of the bets? Because TwinSpires has what it takes to pay you if you do–a nice chunk of a $20,000 prize pool. Participating in this TwinSpires promotion is almost ridiculously simple: Place a $10 Wager on four weekend races at Saratoga and Del Mar during the promotion dates.

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  • 16 April 2012

    "Black Friday" Anniversary

    One year ago, the DoJ seized the domains of several well-known online poker sites and handed down several indictments. Later it was dubbed ‘Black Friday” by the online poker industry. The Poker Players Alliance (PPA) reminded U.S. online poker players of this anniversary by putting out this video titled “the Players Will Never Fold.

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