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PokerStars Full Tilt Poker Deal Still On Despite Rumors to the Contrary

PokerStars Full Tilt Poker Deal Still On Despite Rumors to the Contrary
PokerStars Head of Corporate Communications, Andrew Feldman, shot down rumors Wednesday that the company had backed out of a deal to purchase the assets of shuttered Full Tilt Poker.

Liquidator Appointed for Purple Lounge Online Poker Room, Casino

Liquidator Appointed for Purple Lounge Online Poker Room, Casino
The parent company of shuttered online poker and casino site Purple Lounge has appointed a liquidator, the UK firm of Chartered Accountants, Baker Tilly Restructuring and Recovery LLP.

Facebook Introduces New Game ‘Hotel Casino’

Facebook Introduces New Game ‘Hotel Casino’
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Revel Ranks 8th of 12 Atlantic City Casinos 3rd Month in a Row

Revel Ranks 8th of 12 Atlantic City Casinos 3rd Month in a Row
Three 8s is a lousy poker hand, and it's an equally inauspicious way to launch a casino.

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 10, 2012 (3 pm EST)

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 10, 2012 (3 pm EST)
Here is all the latest Twitter chatter related to the gambling sector – poker, sports betting, financials, entertainment, politics and more.

Euro 2012 Marred Results at Bwin.Party

Euro 2012 Marred Results at Bwin.Party
Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment (BPTY.L), the world's largest listed online gaming group, said a run of predictable results in the Euro 2012 championship marred a solid performance...

Darvin Moon Blasts Epic Poker Head Jeffrey Pollack: He’s a Douchbag

Darvin Moon Blasts Epic Poker Head Jeffrey Pollack:  He’s a Douchbag
2009 World Series of Poker Main Event runner up Darvin Moon has lashed out at former Epic Poker Chairman Jeffrey Pollack, accusing him of “f***ing up “ the Heartland Poker Tour,

So Just Who Are The 5 Supporting Ray Bitar: Poker Boss Backers Should be Exposed

So Just Who Are The 5 Supporting Ray Bitar:  Poker Boss Backers Should be Expose
It came to light Monday night that Full Tilt Poker disgraced CEO Raymond Bitar was released after posting $2 million in cash and property to secure his $2.5 million bond.

Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar Released From Prison

Full Tilt Poker CEO Ray Bitar Released From Prison
The disgraced CEO of shuttered online poker company Full Tilt Poker has been released from prison after surrendering to law enforcement in the US last week.

Betable Wants to Revolutionize Online Gambling Industry, Bring Real Money to Social Gaming

Betable Wants to Revolutionize Online Gambling Industry, Bring Real Money to Soc
Betable introduced the world's first real-money gaming platform and announced its private beta developer program on Monday with Founder and CEO Christopher Griffin slated to appear on a panel Tuesday

Betable Brings ‘Real Money’ Betting to Social Gaming: Farmville for Real Cash

Betable Brings ‘Real Money’ Betting to Social Gaming:  Farmville for Real Cash
A startup company is promising to bring the thrill of winning real money to the social gaming realm.

Full Tilt Poker Disgraced CEO Raymond Bitar Must Remain in Prison

Full Tilt Poker Disgraced CEO Raymond Bitar Must Remain in Prison
Following his arrest this past week, Full Tilt Poker’s CEO Raymond Bitar was unable to make the bail term requirement of $2.4 million.

Macau's Melco in $1B Philippine Casino Project

Macau's Melco in $1B Philippine Casino Project
Macau gambling company Melco Crown Entertainment is teaming up with the Philippines' richest man to develop a $1 billion casino resort in Manila in a sign of the industry's plans for rapid expansion in Asia.

5050 Poker Players to Just Get 15 Percent Back, If That

5050 Poker Players to Just Get 15 Percent Back, If That
Following the abrupt closure of 5050Poker last month, the shuttered online poker company has revealed that affected customers will only be entitled to 15 percent of their funds back,

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 5, 2012 (Overnight/Morning Edition)

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 5, 2012 (Overnight/Morning Edition)
Here is all the latest Twitter chatter related to the gambling sector – poker, sports betting, financials, entertainment, politics and more.

Visa Restrictions on Gambling Blamed for Macau Slow Down in Growth

Visa Restrictions on Gambling Blamed for Macau Slow Down in Growth
After years of accelerated growth, the world’s biggest gambling destination, Macau, witnessed an abrupt slowdown in May.

Brazilian Series Of Poker 2012 to be Sponsored by PokerStars

Brazilian Series Of Poker 2012 to be Sponsored by PokerStars
PokerStars é o novo patrocinador da Brazilian Series Of Poker (BSOP)

Ray Bitar Remains Detained After US Magistrate Agrees to $2.5 Mil Bond

Ray Bitar Remains Detained After US Magistrate Agrees to $2.5 Mil Bond
The disgraced former CEO of now shuttered Full Tilt Poker, Ray Bitar, remained behind bars on Tuesday, failing to make his $2.5 million bond thus far. 

Darren Rovell Out at CNBC, Returning to ESPN

Darren Rovell Out at CNBC, Returning to ESPN
Darren Rovell, who has regularly covered the sports and online gambling sector for CNBC during a 6-year stint, will be returning back to his roots at ESPN.

PaddyPower.com Taken Down

PaddyPower.com Taken Down
The UK’s third biggest bookmaker and one of the world’s most popular online poker sites was taken down a good 5 hours Tuesday afternoon.  The site was back up by late Tuesday evening. 

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 3, 2012 (11 am EST)

Gambling Company News and Tweets – July 3, 2012 (11 am EST)
Here is all the latest Twitter chatter related to the gambling sector – poker, sports betting, financials, entertainment, politics and more.

888 Holdings Enters US Online Gambling Market With WMS Gaming Alliance

888 Holdings Enters US Online Gambling Market With WMS Gaming Alliance
888 Holdings announced on Monday plans to enter the US online poker market through an alliance with slot machine developer WMS Gaming Alliance.  888 will offer free play poker in the initial stages.

US Prosecutors Still Allege Full Tilt Poker, Ray Bitar Engaged in Ponzi Scheme

US Prosecutors Still Allege Full Tilt Poker, Ray Bitar Engaged in Ponzi Scheme
An additional indictment was filed against Raymond Bitar, CEO of now defunct Full Tilt Poker, on Monday July 2, 2012 after he voluntarily turned himself in to US authorities.

Zynga Celebrates 5th Birthday

Zynga Celebrates 5th Birthday
The social gaming network Zynga is celebrating its 5th birthday – anniversary, whatever you want to call it - today July 2, 2012.

Euro 2012 Boosts Betfair Revenues

Euro 2012 Boosts Betfair Revenues
The Euro 2012 soccer tournament helped online gambling exchange Betfair to report strong trading on Friday
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