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BlackChip Poker Leaving Merge Gaming Network

BlackChip Poker Leaving Merge Gaming Network
As has been rumored in recent weeks, BlackChip Poker, one of the premier Merge Gaming Network brands, will be finding a new home. 

Trophy Vegas Social Gaming Site Takes Plunge Into Real Money Casino Space

Trophy Vegas Social Gaming Site Takes Plunge Into Real Money Casino Space
Trophy Vegas, in conjunction with its Facebook application Trophy Slots, is the latest social gaming site to begin offering real money casino play.

Mohegan Sun Poker to Use Ongame Software Platform

Mohegan Sun Poker to Use Ongame Software Platform
Connecticut tribal casino operator, Mohegan Sun, has entered into an agreement with Ongame to provide a free play poker site with the intent to offer real money gambling.

Americas Cardroom Online Poker Room Rake Drops from 5 Percent to 1 Percent

Americas Cardroom Online Poker Room Rake Drops from 5 Percent to 1 Percent
Americas Cardroom has announced, effectively immediately, the rake structure for all Limit games is changing.

Free-to-Play Casino Playsino Surpasses 1 Million Install Mark

Free-to-Play Casino Playsino Surpasses 1 Million Install Mark
Social casino website, Playsino.com, has reached the 1 million install mark this week.

CFTC Press Release Regarding Intrade Complaint

CFTC Press Release Regarding Intrade Complaint
The U.S. Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) today filed a civil complaint in federal district court in Washington, DC, charging Intrade The Prediction Market Limited (Intrade)

Befair Leaving Greek Market Following New Gambling Regs

Befair Leaving Greek Market Following New Gambling Regs
Online gambling exchange Betfair said it would withdraw from the Greek market until there was greater clarity on gaming regulation in the country.

Intrade Sued by Regulators: Stops Taking ‘Real Money’ Bets from US

Regulators Sue Intrade Over Political Betting:  Stops Taking ‘Real Money’ Bets f
Dublin, Ireland-based betting exchange Intrade is being sued by regulators and it's not all about the company's wagering services.

Las Vegas Sands Board Approves Special Dividend

Las Vegas Sands Board Approves Special Dividend
Las Vegas Sands Corp.'s (LVS) board has approved a special dividend of $2.75 a share, as the casino operator looks to boost shareholder returns.

MicroMillions III Becomes Most Popular Online Poker Series Ever: Russian Player Wins

MicroMillions III Becomes Most Popular Online Poker Series Ever:  Russian Player
MicroMillions III has set a new record for largest online poker festival, with 1,308,994 entries across the 100 events...

PokerStars 90-Billionth Hand to Reward Up to $1 Million in Road to 100 Billion

PokerStars 90-Billionth Hand to Reward Up to $1 Million
PokerStars is poised to deal its 90-billionth hand in just over a week, with the world’s most popular online poker site set to award up to $1 million in cash prizes....

Greece Gambling Monopoly Hurt by Recession

Greece Gambling Monopoly Hurt by Recession
Greece’s OPAP, one of Europe's biggest betting firms, reported a 16 percent fall in third-quarter profit on Tuesday, weighed down by the recession in its Greek home market.

J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Files $80 Million Lawsuit Over ‘Rings’ Slots Game

J.R.R. Tolkien Estate Files $80 Million Lawsuit Over ‘Rings’ Slots Game
Estate is peeved over merchandising of “The Lord of the Rings: Fellowship of the Ring: Online Slot Game”.

3G Studios Invests $20 million in Online Gambling (Video)

3G Studios Invests $20 million in Online Gambling (Video)
James Kosta, CEO of Reno, Nevada based 3G Studio, revealed on Fox Business this past week that his company has invested $20 million in online gambling.

Online Gambling Companies Apply Pressure on European Commission

Online Gambling Companies Apply Pressure on European Commission
A number of online gambling companies are pushing the European Commission pressure member nations like Belgium and Greece into abiding by EU policy.

Marketing Spend Lifts Paddy Power Q3 Revenues

Marketing Spend Lifts Paddy Power Q3 Revenues
Increased marketing spending helped Irish bookmaker Paddy Power to third-quarter revenues up 23 percent on last year, while favourable results boosted its returns on sports betting.

Baylor Bears Upset of Number One Kansas State Huge for Books: Ducks Loss Too

Baylor Bears Upset of Number One Kansas State Huge for Books:  Ducks Loss Too
With the Kansas State Wildcats the single most wagered on team in Week 12 of the regular College Football season, the bookmakers made out like bandits.

Facebook Exec Niranjan Nagar to Speak at Social Gambling Conference

Head of Games and Apps at Facebook Niranjan Nagar to Speak at Social Gambling Co
Niranjan Nagar, the Head of Games & Apps for Global Vertical Marketing at Facebook, is slated as the keynote speaker at next months’ Social Gaming & Gambling Summit in Los Angeles.

Penn National Gaming to Split Into Two

Penn National Gaming to Split Into Two
Shares of Penn National Gaming Inc. hit their highest price since early 2008 on Friday, after the casino and racetrack operator said it plans to split its business into two separate public companies

BestBet Poker Room St. Johns to Close While Jacksonville Room Thrives

BestBet Poker Room St. Johns to Close While Jacksonville Room Thrives
The BestBet St. Johns County poker room in Florida is set to shut down due to declining revenues with much of the staff to be relocated to venues in either Orange Park or Jacksonville.

Tribes Want In On Internet Gambling: ‘Preparing to be Active Participants’

Tribes Want In On Internet Gambling:  ‘Preparing to be Active Participants’
Connecticut tribes reacted to news that Rep. Stephen Dargan, co-chairman of the legislative public safety committee, wants to re-evaluate the state’s role in legalized Internet gambling.

Chicago Suburb Targeted for New Casino Development

Chicago Suburb Targeted for New Casino Development
A North Las Vegas, Nev.-based company wants to build a $250 million casino in the Chicago suburb of Country Club Hills.

Cake Poker to Offer Mac Compatible and Online Cardroom With No Download

Cake Poker to Offer Mac Compatible and Online Cardroom With No Download
Great news for Cake Poker players as the company has unveiled a new Mac compatible online poker platform.

Full Tilt Poker Money for US Players: The Waiting Game

Full Tilt Poker Money for US Players:  The Waiting Game
It appears the year-and-a-half long wait for US players to receive monies owed to them by Full Tilt Poker will be extended…indefinitely.

Connecticut to Re-Examine Online Gambling

Connecticut to Re-Examine Online Gambling
Connecticut, which had dabbled with the idea of licensing online gambling websites earlier in the year, is looking to revisit that option.
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