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Dubai Businessman Iraj Parvizi Sues Les Ambassadeurs Casino for Allowing Collusion

Dubai Businessman Iraj Parvizi Sues Les Ambassadeurs Casino for Allowing Collusi
A Dubai-based businessman, Iraj Parvizi is suing London’s Les Ambassadeurs Casino for failing to prevent collusion and cheating in its establishment.

New Jersey Clarifies Online Gambling Affiliate Arrangements

New Jersey Clarifies Online Gambling Affiliate Arrangements
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has expressed the importance of affiliate relations to the growth of its state-run online gambling industry. 

IGT Seeking Sale: Shares Hit Five-Year Record High

IGT Seeking Sale: Shares Hit Five-Year Record High
News that International Game Technology (IGT) is potentially seeking a buyer resulted in shares reaching a five-year high on Monday.

James Henderson Expected to Replace Outgoing William Hill CEO Ralph Topping

James Henderson Expected to Replace Outgoing William Hill CEO Ralph Topping
Online bookmaker William Hill is set to replace outgoing CEO Ralph Topping with the company’s current Director of Operations James Henderson, according to media reports that circulated over the weekend.

BetFred.com Pulls Out of Germany, Canada, Most Other Markets Ahead of World Cup

BetFred.com Pulls Out of Germany, Canada, Most Other Markets Ahead of World Cup
BetFred.com customers from variously countries across the globe were advised this weekend they can no longer bet online with the company.  

PokerStars Wants All-in With California Online Poker: Responds to Tribes

PokerStars Wants All-in With California Online Poker: Responds to Tribes
As Gambling911.com reported Tuesday, California’s 13 tribes have reached an agreement to allow real money online poker in the state after five years of standoff, though PokerStars was left out of the mix.

Dreyfus Announces American Poker Awards to be Held in LA

Dreyfus Announces American Poker Awards to be Held in LA
Global Poker Index (GPI) head Alex Dreyfus has announced the first annual American Poker Awards. The event will be held in Los Angeles, California, at the SLS Hotel in Beverly Hills on February 27, 2015.

Macau Gambling Revenue Up 9.3 Percent

Macau Gambling Revenue Up 9.3 Percent
Macau, the world's casino capital, raked in 32.35 billion patacas (US$4.05bil) in gambling revenue in May, boosted by robust demand from Chinese visitors

William Hill Nasal Strips to be Handed Out for Belmont Stakes

William Hill Nasal Strips to be Handed Out for Belmont Stakes
The UK’s biggest bookmaker William Hill will be offering its own branded nasal strips at betting shops in honor of this year’s Belmont Stakes

Forbes: Sheldon Adelson Winning His War Against Online Gambling

Forbes: Sheldon Adelson Winning His War Against Online Gambling
Forbes.com’s Nathan Vardi argued on Tuesday that casino billionaire and mega GOP donor Sheldon Adelson is now winning his war against Internet gambling.

Poker Players Set to Rake in Winnings With $50,000 up for Grabs at BetOnline.ag

Poker Players Set to Rake in Winnings With $50,000 up for Grabs at BetOnline.ag
Responding to requests from their poker player base, BetOnline.ag have decided to re-run the $50,000 Single Table Tournaments, with a $50,000 prize pool at stake

Atlantic Club Casino Purchased by Florida Company TJM

Atlantic Club Casino Purchased by Florida Company TJM
A Florida company bought the former Atlantic Club Casino Hotel on Thursday, and plans to operate it as a non-gambling facility.

Facebook Will No Longer Offer Real Money Bingo, Slots Friendzy App

Facebook Will No Longer Offer Real Money Bingo, Slots Friendzy App
London-based operator Gamesys has informed its players that Bingo & Slots Friendzy will no longer be available on the social network according to eGaming Review Magazine.

Macau Scraps Bill on Big Payouts Following Record Protests

Macau Scraps Bill on Big Payouts Following Record Protests
The top official in Macau, the world's gambling capital, said on Thursday a bill providing lavish perks for senior civil servants would be withdrawn days after the largest protest....

Massachusetts to Award First Casino License, Nevada Casino Revenue Flat in April

Massachusetts to Award First Casino License, Nevada Casino Revenue Flat in April
State gambling regulators say they'll begin the final, four-day long deliberation on awarding Massachusetts' first Las Vegas-style casino license on June 10.

Churchill Downs, Showboat Hotel Online Gambling Lawsuit Moved to NJ Court

Churchill Downs, Showboat Hotel Online Gambling Lawsuit Moved to NJ Court
As if things couldn’t get any worse in the Garden State for its new online gambling industry, Churchill Downs and Atlantic City’s famed Showboat Hotel and Casino are embroiled in a lawsuit over a vendor agreement.

Waddell & Reed Buys 16.96 Million Las Vegas Sands Shares

Waddell & Reed Buys 16.96 Million Las Vegas Sands Shares
U.S. fund manager Waddell & Reed Financial Inc said Wednesday it raised $1.38 billion by selling its remaining stake in Macau-based Sands China Ltd....

Online Poker Processor Rat Daniel Tzvetkoff Will Likely Avoid Prison

Online Poker Processor Rat Daniel Tzvetkoff Will Likely Avoid Prison
The man who brought down PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker’s businesses in the US is not likely to receive any jail time.

Bitcoin-Only Casino Generates Over $1.4 Mil in Turnover in its First 3 Months

Bitcoin-Only Casino Generates Over $1.4 Mil in Turnover in its First 3 Months
BitCasino.io, the first ever licensed bitcoin-only casino has grown to a player base of 7,000 users betting over 3,000 BTC (~$1,400,000) since February 2014.

Amaya Gaming Looks to Calm PokerStars Acquisition Rumors

Amaya Gaming Looks to Calm PokerStars Acquisition Rumors
Amaya Gaming’s share price rose 5% on rumors that it was in pursuit of a possible acquisition.  The main target appears to be the world’s largest online poker room, PokerStars.

Online Poker May Not be in the Cards for California After All

Online Poker May Not be in the Cards for California After All
California’s tribal casinos remain at odds as to whether they want to legalize online poker in the state.

Hard Rock Casino Ban of Ben Affleck Could Prove to be Big Mistake

Hard Rock Casino Ban of Ben Affleck Could Prove to be Big Mistake
Professional gambler and Pittsburgh Gazette columnist Mark Gruetze believes that the Las Vegas Hard Rock Casino’s recent decision to ban Hollywood actor Ben Affleck from playing blackjack may backfire.

888.com CEO on Internet Gambling in NJ: ‘We Are Absolutely Shocked by Slowness'

888.com CEO on Internet Gambling in NJ: ‘We Are Absolutely Shocked by Slowness'
Brian Mattingley, CEO of London- based 888, said in a telephone interview with Bloomberg News this weekend, “We are absolutely shocked by the slowness of the (New Jersey online gambling) market.”

American Gaming Association Drops Support for Online Gambling in US

American Gaming Association Drops Support for Online Gambling in US
American Gaming Association chief executive Geoff Freeman says his organization will no longer support legalization of online gambling in the US

Sheldon Adelson Insists He is Not Retiring: Right Hand to Step Down

Sheldon Adelson Insists He is Not Retiring: Right Hand to Step Down
80-year-old Las Vegas Sands Corp CEO Sheldon Adelson has dispelled rumors that he will be retiring any time soon following in the steps of 76-year-old President and COO Michael A. Leven....
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