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iGame and Plus One Dreams Online Gambling Firms Merge

Two Finnish online gambling firms based out of Malta have announced a merger in an effort to better compete with the likes of fellow Scandinavian wagering companies Betsson and Unibet.  The combined company will use the iGame name.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/12/2014

Playtech Gets ‘Buy’ Rating From 12 Agencies

Online gambling software firm Playtech has received a “buy” rating from 12 different agencies that cover the stock.

From the MidEast Times:

Five equities research analysts have rated the stock with a hold recommendation and seven have given a buy recommendation to the company. The average 1-year target price among brokers that have updated their coverage on the stock in the last year is GBX 816.10 ($13.53).

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Apr/07/2014

What Are the Online Slots Available in New Jersey? Cleopatra, Monopoly, More

There are dozens of online slots available for those living in New Jersey who wish to play on the Internet.  There are specific brands we would like to highlight here.

“Secrets of the Phoenix” allows casino players to match the stone relics and watch as they cascade down leaving space for even more wins.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/05/2014

Can I Play On New Jersey Online Gambling Websites If I Live in New York?

Live in New York State but you wish to play on one of New Jersey’s online gambling websites?  You can do so, with a catch.

All of New Jersey’s licensed and regulated Internet gambling websites incorporate geolocation technology that prevents individuals from placing real money bets from outside the Garden State.

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/04/2014

888 Canada Casino Lures Newbies With Incredible Promos

888 Casino Canada is one of the largest and most diverse online casino sites offered legally in Canada. The site boasts over 150 diverse games to Canadians including slots, poker, live dealers, progressive jackpots and table games. Being big doesn't mean that they won't work hard for your business. 888 Canada offers a large selection of promotions for their players to choose from. Some of the most popular ones offer a truly 'no risk' experience to newbies. 

 

Submitted by Payton on, Apr/03/2014

Football Star Cathal McCarron Gay Porn Leaked: Struggled with Gambling Addiction

A former Tyrone football star reportedly did some additional “starring” in a gay porn, according to the Irish Mirror.

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Apr/02/2014

KeyToCasino.com Casino Database Ensures Users Get Best Online Gambling Experience

For anyone who has ever tried their hands at online gambling, it is not secret that most sites are full of distracting ads, questionable information, and a distinct lack of usable advice. KeyToCasino.com has created a comprehensive, yet clean searchable database for users that provides valuable, up-to-date information on best casinos, bonuses, and the most exciting games in the online gambling industry.

 

Submitted by Flash OBrian on, Mar/27/2014

Off Message: Republicans Attack on Internet Gambling Gets in Way of 2016

(Reuters) - Casino mogul Sheldon Adelson became a major player in Republican politics in the 2012 elections, when he spent more than $90 million in an unsuccessful effort to oust Democratic President Barack Obama.

Now the 80-year-old billionaire wants something from Washington: a ban on Internet gambling, a growing industry that Adelson says could hurt the casino industry. On Wednesday, some of Adelson's allies in Congress, including South Carolina Senator Lindsey Graham, plan to propose legislation that would do just that.

Submitted by Reuters on, Mar/26/2014

Bill to Allow NJ Licensing of Foreign Internet Gambling Firms One Step Closer

(Associated Press) - A plan to let New Jersey casino regulators oversee foreign Internet gambling companies if they move their operations to Atlantic City has moved a step closer to approval.

A state senate wagering committee approved the bill Monday.

The measure is sponsored by Sen. Raymond Lesniak. He says many overseas gambling companies want the stamp of approval that would come from submitting to New Jersey's casino regulators, who are among the strictest in the nation.

The foreign firms wouldn't be able to take bets from anyone in the United States.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/24/2014

Online Gambling Affiliates Now Welcome in New Jersey With Income Access

Popular online gambling super affiliate company Income Access has entered into a partnership with Betfair.com to allow affiliate marketing in New Jersey.

Internet gambling firms are looking for creative ways to catch up with bwin.party, which so far has dominated the airwaves and offline media throughout the New Jersey-New York-Pennsylvania region.

Whether affiliates will be enticed enough to focus on such a limited market remains to be seen.  Only those physically located in New Jersey will be able to wager with Betfair.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Mar/21/2014

Nevada, Delaware Multi-State Online Poker Compact Draws Ire of Congress

(Associated Press) - Nevada and Delaware’s recent agreement to launch the nation’s first collaborative, interstate online poker zone appears to have drawn a backlash from gambling’s opponents in Congress, who are planning to drop a bill rolling back the legal opinion underlying the recent deal.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/20/2014

The New Name in Swedish Gaming

The Swedish gaming market is an extremely competitive one, as until recently only a handful of companies were granted permission by the government to operate. With state-owned company Svenska Spel dominating the market of sports gambling, it was tough – and even unlawful – for anyone to attempt to set up a private operation.

Submitted by Payton on, Mar/14/2014

Internet Gambling Growth Slows in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (Associated Press) — The growth of New Jersey's Internet gambling market slowed somewhat in its third full month of operation, with the Atlantic City gambling websites posting a nearly 9 percent revenue increase in February.

The 16 online gambling sites had posted a 28 percent gain in January, to $9.5 million. In February, the online sites won $10.3 million.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Mar/12/2014

Neteller Returns to the US: Shares Surge Nearly 3 Percent

Online payment solutions company Neteller announced Monday that it will be relaunching services in the US.

The company was forced to flee the US market in January 2007 after two of its founders were charged with violating anti-gambling laws.  The Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act was passed just two months prior to the highly publicized arrests, with Gambling911.com breaking that news story.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Mar/03/2014

Lindsey Graham Set to Introduce Bill Banning All Forms of Online Gambling

South Carolina Republican Senator Lindsey Graham is on the cusp of introducing a bill that would strengthen the Unlawful Internet Gaming Enforcement Act (UIGEA) of 2006 and fully ban all forms of online gambling including poker.

While UIGEA essentially does just that, the US Justice Department interpretation of the law opened the door for state-by-state legislation.  Graham wants no part of it.

Submitted by Ace King on, Feb/28/2014

Ifrah Law Claims Success With Kentucky Web Gambling Domain Seizure Case

Ifrah Law PLLC, a Washington, D.C.-based law firm focused on complex civil and criminal litigation, secured a major victory for its client, the Interactive Gaming Council (IGC), on Friday when the Kentucky Court of Appeals ruled that the trade association could intervene in a long-standing in rem forfeiture proceeding on behalf its members.

Submitted by Press Release on, Feb/24/2014

Kentucky Court Overturns Seizures of Online Gambling Domain Names

A Kentucky Appeals court ruled Friday (February 21, 2014) that the state cannot seize 132 online gambling domain names.  The court determined that a trade organization, the Interactive Gaming Council, can step into the 6-year-old case and represent operators of named websites.   An earlier ruling declared that trade organizations such as IGC and the now defunct Interactive Media Entertainment & Gaming Association (iMEGA) lacked standing.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/21/2014

Federal Bill Outlawing All Online Gambling Except Poker to be Introduced in March

U.S. Senator Dean Heller (R-Nevada) said he anticipates new federal legislation banning all forms of online gambling except poker to be introduced in the coming months.  Such a measure would ban Internet sports betting and online casinos, the later of which are currently permitted in the state of New Jersey.

Heller and others in Congress have attempted to pass similar legislation in recent years without any success.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/20/2014

Can I Play Online Casino Games in My New Jersey Hotel Room: PartyGaming, Virgin

So I am sitting in my hotel room here in New Jersey, back from a conference, wishing I could get to New York City or Philadelphia and this ad pops up on television for PartyGaming.  “Wow!” I’m thinking to myself.  “I can actually be playing online casino games right here in my hotel room before dinner?”

“Oh wait!  I don’t see ads for PartyGaming on TV in my home town so this might just be a New Jersey/New York thing.”

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/19/2014

Breakup of Bwin.Party Possible With Activist Fund Taking Stake in Company

The Financial Times of London is reporting that a New York-based activist hedge fund will be taking a stake in struggling Bwin.Party

SpringOwl, which is managed by the activist fund Cumberland Associates, has “agreed in principle” to purchase around 6.1 per cent of Bwin.Party from the group’s founders, Ruth Parasol and Russ Deleon.

As part of the deal, SpringOwl will have the right to appoint one director to the board.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/18/2014

Online Gambling Gold Rush: Adelson was Once Poised to Operate Web Casino

In a 2007 piece appearing in the San Francisco Chronicle, Thomas Somach wrote extensively on the potential for an Internet Gambling gold rush in the US where land-based casinos and even the likes of Disney could get into the fray.

Submitted by C Costigan on, Feb/18/2014

Cell Phones May Boost Internet Gambling in New Jersey

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. – (Associated Press) - Internet gambling analysts and casino executives say the increased use of cellphones to place bets could accelerate the growth of the nascent industry in the state.

“Mobile applications will play an enormous piece of the puzzle in online wagering, which is why we are so positive and see so much upside in months ahead,” said Joe Lupo, senior vice president of the Borgata Hotel Casino & Spa, which began offering gambling Monday over Android cellphones on 3G and 4G networks.

Submitted by Associated Press on, Feb/17/2014

NJ Online Gambling Operators Hamstrung by Credit Card Authorization Problems

The Financial Times on Thursday noted that New Jersey may not be living up to expectations where its burgeoning online gambling industry is concerned.  The main obstacle: getting through the signup process, and that includes getting money on the respective websites.

From the Financial Times:

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/13/2014

Get Ready for FIFA with Keno Cup 2010

Football fans have an exciting game to play in the form of Keno Cup 2010. This rapid-play game is made available courtesy of 888ladies.As players with hopes of competing on the big stage of football competitions will have a fantastic opportunity with this instant game. To get started, simply pick your numbers, place your bets and get ready to win up to 20,000 times your wager. That's how easy it is to play and win with Keno Cup 2010.

 

Submitted by Payton on, Feb/08/2014

London Affiliate Conference 2014 a Monster Event (Video)

The London Affiliate Conference 2014 attracted hundreds of people in Day 1 with this year’s event having outgrown itself from previous years.  It was forced to move to London’s biggest conference venue, Earl’s Court.

One of the attendees took a cue from last month’s NYC shock stunt marketing the film “Devil’s Due” in which a remote controlled baby was left in its carriage to terrorize unsuspecting pedestrians with Hell raising screams and even vomit.

Submitted by Gilbert Horowitz on, Feb/08/2014

Bitcoin Price Down Nearly 7 Percent Friday: Volatility Declining, BitBet.com Debuts

The price of bitcoin had dropped approximately 7 percent Friday, quite likely on news that one of the biggest exchanges, Mt.Gox, had stopped processing withdrawals temporarily.

The price of bitcoin had fallen to $686 but rebounded later in the evening to $703, matching the day’s opening price.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/07/2014

Turkey Tightens Restrictions On Internet Gambling, Prostitution in Wake of Scandal

(Reuters) - Turkey's parliament has approved internet controls enabling web pages to be blocked within hours in what the opposition decried as part of a government bid to stifle a corruption scandal with methods more suited to "times of coups".

BetOnline

Submitted by Reuters on, Feb/06/2014

Zynga Shares Rise With UBS Upgrade to ‘Buy’

Social gaming giant Zynga witnessed its biggest share price surge in nearly a year Tuesday thanks to a positive upgrade.

UBS raised its rating on the game maker's stock to "buy" from "neutral," saying Zynga's core operations had begun to stabilize under the new management team and that its $527 million acquisition of mobile game developer NaturalMotion would result in more scale and innovation at Zynga.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/04/2014

Companies That Accept Bitcoin – Including Online Gambling

This week, NASDAQ.com released a listing of companies that accept bitcoin and these mainstream (some not-so-mainstream like Virgin Galactic perhaps) are listed below.  But we also list online gambling companies that currently accept the anonymous digital currency as of February 1, 2014.

Submitted by Aaron Goldstein on, Feb/04/2014

Neteller customers Targeted in Phishing Scheme

Customers of the popular online wallet Neteller were targets of an apparent phishing scheme, it was revealed this week.

Numerous customers received emails over the weekend notifying them that their accounts would be closed if they did not provide pertinent personal details.  Those emails turned out to be fake.

The email appeared as such:

Dear [e-mail address]

Submitted by Jagajeet Chiba on, Jan/28/2014

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