|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 29, 2013 at 2:20 PM||comments (0)|
Lawmakers pushing to expand gambling in Illinois hope the third time is a charm with a more finely tuned proposal that could make Illinois the fourth state to allow Internet gaming.
The latest proposal includes some familiar ideas: five new casinos, including one in Chicago; thousands of slot machines, including at Chicago’s two airports. But it also includes Internet gambling, ...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 28, 2013 at 11:45 AM||comments (0)|
The sometimes nasty legal battle that Cantor Gaming launched two years ago against former executive Joseph Asher has now extended to arch rival William Hill plc.
In a lawsuit filed earlier this month in Clark County District Court, Cantor charged that William Hill had deliberately poached trade secrets and potential clients when it bought Brandywine Bookm...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 27, 2013 at 6:25 PM||comments (0)|
24 May 2013
Online casino, poker and sportsbetting provider youwin.com has signed up six-time Grand Slam tennis singles champion and Olympic gold medalist Boris Becker to serve as its brand ambassador.
The five-year agreement will see the well-known German feature at the centre of the company’s marketing efforts as youwin.com looks to push further into its established markets of Germany, Tur...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 27, 2013 at 7:55 AM||comments (0)|
Sunday, May 26, 2013
Powerball Jackpot Winner! There were 3 jackpot winners in the Saturday, May 25, 2013 Powerball drawing: 1 from Delaware, 1 from Florida, and 1 from Louisiana. The winners will equally share the $50 million jackpot prize. More details to follow after the winners come forward to claim their prizes.
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 26, 2013 at 10:10 PM||comments (1)|
Credit cards issued in the US are the least approved deposit methods for online casino accounts. Usually when a U.S credit card is used for online gambling purposes, the card is declined and blocked automatically. However, some Internet casinos manage to accept these cards without being detected. With internet gambling being now legal in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, players will consider using credit...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 24, 2013 at 4:00 PM||comments (0)|
American technology development and integration services provider GambleID LLC has announced that it has become the 23rd firm to receive an interactive gaming license from the Nevada Gaming Commission.
GambleID revealed that the Class 2 service provider authorisation will allow it to provide licensed gambling operators and their partners in Nevada with its Customer Insight end-to-end patron identification and geo-location...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 24, 2013 at 3:55 PM||comments (0)|
Activity and gross gaming revenues in France’s online gaming and betting market have switched around dramatically in the past few months, Jean-Francois Vilotte, president of the French regulatory authority ARJEL, has revealed in an interview with the French newspaper Les Echos.
Vilotte explained that the market’s structure had cha...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 18, 2013 at 4:40 PM||comments (0)|
E-commerce platform Rakuten has entered a strategic alliance with Yapital, a cross-channel payment solution.
As a result, Rakuten will expand its payment portfolio to include a cashless, cross-channel payment method and will enable its customers to pay with Yapital.
The two companies have revealed plans to maintain a close collaboration in many areas, which will be developed furthe...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 18, 2013 at 4:15 PM||comments (0)|
Global poker tournaments organiser and promoter World Poker Tour (WPT) Enterprises Incorporated has partnered with social video games developer TransGaming Incorporated to launch a new WPT-branded title on GameTree TV for the Freebox Revolution.
WPT Enterprises is a subsidiary of Gibraltar-based online casino and poker operator bwin.party digital entertainment and the new exclusive WP...Read Full Post »
|Posted by Robert Dowling on May 18, 2013 at 2:20 PM||comments (0)|
The Private equity firm CVC Capital Partners has abandoned its bid to purchase Sports betting exchange Betfair saying a failure to agree a price and a strategy. The news comes shortly after it was reported that Betfair had rejected an improved 950 pence a share bid proposal from CVC, the largest shareholder in Formula One motor racing. The Betfair board had been reportedly seeki...Read Full Post »