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Amaya, 888 Holdings Battle it Out for Bwin.Party: $1.5 Billion on the Line

Amaya, 888 Holdings Battle it Out for Bwin.Party: $1.5 Billion on the Line

Amaya Gaming, the parent company of PokerStars, jumped into the bidding war for struggling online gambling firm Bwin.Party.

Online Gambling Company GVC Holdings Makes Bid for Bwin.Party

Online Gambling Company GVC Holdings Makes Bid for Bwin.Party

Online gambling company GVC Holdings Plc said it had submitted a bid for rival Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment Plc , which announced in March it was looking for potential suitors.

Beatty: Sports Betting is a Game of Skill Like Daily Fantasy Sports

Beatty: Sports Betting is a Game of Skill Just Like Daily Fantasy Sports

If daily fantasy sports and online poker are really “games of skill”, how can sports betting not be?  That's the question recently posed by industry analyst Bill Beatty. 

Amaya Quarterly Results Boosted by PokerStars Acquisition

Amaya Quarterly Results Boosted by PokerStars Acquisition

Canadian gaming company Amaya Inc, the owner of online gambling sites PokerStars and Full Tilt, reported a massive jump in revenue and an adjusted profit on Thursday

StockBattle.com Fantasy Trading Site Shuts Its Doors After SEC Threat

StockBattle.com Fantasy Trading Site Shuts Its Doors After SEC Threat v

StockBattle.com, a fantasy trading site based on the daily fantasy sports contest business model, has been forced to shut down following a warning by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

Jerusalem Post: Adelson Alleged Ties to Chinese Mafia Could Spell Downfall

Jerusalem Post: Adelson Alleged Ties to Chinese Mafia Could Spell Downfall

Casino magnate, GOP megadonor and staunch supporter of the Israeli state, Sheldon Adelson, found himself in a Nevada court last week defending accusations of Chinese Mafia ties.

MLB Commish Rob Manfred on DFS: ‘Need to be Competitive in That Space’

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred on DFS: ‘Need to be Competitive in That Space’

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred spoke candidly about his league’s decision to partner up with daily fantasy sports firm Draftkings.

Adelson Poll Shows Three Quarters of Those in PA Reject Online Gambling

Adelson Poll Shows Three Quarters of Those in PA Reject Online Gambling

Casino magnate Sheldon Adelson, whose Sands Casino in Allentown, PA is the state’s most successful, funded a poll that found nearly three quarters of Pennsylvania’s residents oppose online gambling.

MGM Resorts Q1 Profits Up 65 Percent: Beats Wall Street Expectations

MGM Resorts Q1 Profits Up 65 Percent: Beats Wall Street Expectations

MGM Resorts International posted a profit of $169.9 million, or 33 cents a share, in the quarter that ended March 31.

Mondogoal.com Goal: To Be the World’s Top Destination for Fantasy Soccer

Mondogoal.com Goal: To Be the World’s Top Destination for Fantasy Soccer

ISLE OF MAN -- It looks like deja vu for this tiny island off the coast of England that used to be a British territory but is now an independent nation.

DraftKings NASCAR Rumors in Full Throttle Ahead of Indy 500

DraftKings NASCAR Rumors in Full Throttle Ahead of Indy 500

A Gambling911.com source has revealed that NASCAR will be the next professional sport to enter into a sponsorship deal with a daily fantasy sports company.  The leading suitor is said to be DraftKings.

Sportsbooks Come Out on Top With Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

Sportsbooks Come Out on Top With Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight

It was billed as the “Fight of the Century” and certainly lived up to all the hype, at least where the gambling world is concerned.

Mayweather-Pacquiao Most Popular Bets: Fight Shatters Online Records

Mayweather-Pacquiao Most Popular Bets: Fight Shatters Online Records

Carrie Stroup here with your Mayweather-Pacquiao fight most popular bets – those that were seeing the most wagering action at Sportsbook.ag.

Betting on the Mayweather Pacquiao Fight to Exceed $60 to $80 Million

Betting on the Mayweather Pacquiao Fight to Exceed $60 to $80 Million

Experts predict that betting on the much ballyhooed Mayweather Pacquiao fight will range between $60 and $80 million.  And that’s only in the state of Nevada.

Current Line on the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight: Wiseguy-Bookie Cat and Mouse

Current Line on the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight: Wiseguy-Bookie Cat and Mouse

The current line on the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight as of Friday morning was coming in at -195 for Mayweather and +165 for Pacquiao.

Betfair Account Recovery System Flaws Raise Alarms

Betfair Account Recovery System Flaws Raise Alarms

Betfair, Europe’s largest betting exchange, has reassured its customers that it is fixing issues uncovered with its account recovery system.

Poker Site Owner DFS Critique: ‘Like Crack Dealer Warning About Fen Phen’

Poker Site Owner DFS Critique: ‘Like Crack Dealer Warning About Fen Phen’

Many a daily fantasy sports player has taken issue with Americas Cardroom CEO Phil Nagy’s recent critique about the dangers of the Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) sector.

Ex-Wife of Wynn Won’t Stay on Board of Wynn Resorts

Ex-Wife of Wynn Won’t Stay on Board of Wynn Resorts

Elaine Wynn failed Friday to win re-election to the board of Wynn Resort Ltd. — the casino-hotel company she co-founded with ex-husband Steve Wynn — a development that ended a feud over the issue.

Finding your way around online gambling

Finding your way around online gambling

Online gambling has been an Internet phenomena ever since 1995, when the first online casino launched featuring 18 games, what may seem silly now was groundbreaking back then

FanDuel Gets Naming Rights on Floyd Mayweather Trunks

FanDuel Gets Naming Rights on Floyd Mayweather Trunks

The world leader in daily fantasy sports, FanDuel.com, announced this week it has purchased the naming rights to none other than Floyd Mayweather’s trunks.

Goodell Addresses Daily Fantasy Sports, Gambling and the NFL

Goodell Addresses Daily Fantasy Sports, Gambling and the NFL

NFL Commissioner Roger Goodell addressed the Associated Press Sports Editors group Friday on a number of topics, including daily fantasy sports and the role gambling may play in the NFL.

BetMayor Casino Complaints: Gambling Company Confiscates $51,000 From Player

BetMayor Casino Complaints: Gambling Company Confiscates $51,000 From Player

A player has reported that BetMayor Casino has confiscated $51,000 in winnings after that individual went on a two-month hot streak, winning 87% of the nearly 40,000 hands.

William Hill Reports Record Weekly Loss in January

William Hill Reports Record Weekly Loss in January

The United Kingdom’s biggest bookmaker revealed it lost £14m in January after a series of what it referred to as "customer-friendly" football results. 

FanDuel Enters Into Deal With 15 NFL Teams

FanDuel Enters Into Deal With 15 NFL Teams

Nearly half of the teams in the NFL have signed sponsorship deals with FanDuel, the daily fantasy sports website.

Las Vegas Sands Misses 1st Quarter Earnings: 34 Percent Drop in Profit

Las Vegas Sands Misses 1st Quarter Earnings: 34 Percent Drop in Profit

Las Vegas Sands Corp. CEO Sheldon Adelson said he knew what question was coming: when would the steady and steep decline in the world's most lucrative gambling market hit bottom?

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