Gambling News

Portugal's Council of Ministers approves new online gambling legislation, despite concerns that tax rates will scare off potential licensees

Loretta Lynch has said she is unlikely to reverse the Justice Department’s 2011 opinion on the scope of the Wire Act

Social gamers Zynga pull plug on UK-facing Zynga Plus real-money online casino and poker sites, a partnership with Bwin.party.

William Hill reports record operating profit in 2014 thanks to strong performance by online and mobile channels.

Poker News

Put the kettle on, break open those hob nobs, & settle down for a week of poker news covering the BPA, closure of French poker clubs & more.

Lee finds time to talk to the former Winamax sponsored pro, Manuel Bevand, about his forthcoming appearance on the Ted Conference stage.

Yong talks about the British Poker Awards; Fraïoli, talks about the loss of his job; Bevand gets the opportunity to talk at Ted conference.

Indian online poker has their first professional poker team after Adda52 unveiled Team Spades.

Casino News

Nevada casinos report gaming revenue up 7.75% in January, breaking five-month losing streak on baccarat and sports betting gains.

Caesars Entertainment sells stake in three Ohio casinos to Rock Gaming, tries to torpedo creditor probe into controversial asset transfers.

A study of 300 Macau casino dealers say mainland Chinese gamblers are disruptive, Hong Kong gamblers big complainers, Taiwanese best tippers

Gov. Susana Martinez’s administration and five New Mexico tribes propose new gambling compact.

Sports News

May 2, 2015 is shaping up to a big day in the world of sports and sports gambling, and I say that without a speck of hyperbole.

NHL expansion team to Sin City won't have an effect on the league’s stance against Canada legalizing sports betting.

FC Barcelona is currently in England to take on Manchester City in the first leg of their Champions League Round of 16 showdown.

The AFL has found itself in a controversy after an investigation was launched surrounding bets on Lewis Taylor's league’s Rising Star award.

Conferences

The iGaming Asia Congress 2015, a 3-day conference & expo for interactive gaming & sports betting in Asia, will take place from 17-19 March.

The Global Poker Conference North America 2015, which will be held on February 27 at SLS Hotel, Beverly Hills California, United States.

For this week’s column I will share with the world what I enjoyed most at ICE over the course of the three days I was roaming the ExCeL.

CalvinAyre.com signed up as a media partner for the Global Poker Conference North America 2015, w/c will be held on Feb. 27 in California.

Videos

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about another important part of Trust Optimisation which is making sure that your site is well maintained.

Geoff Read of DAB Gaming Limited talks about on how to create the best possible experience on mobile and tablet devices.

To get a feel for why Jersey is an ideal jurisdiction for online gambling operations, I sat down w/ Andy Jarrett, Digital Jersey Director.

The Media Image Head of SEO and Social Darren Sheffield shares the most effective way of using Images within Twitter.

Editorial

Put the kettle on, break open those hob nobs, & settle down for a week of poker news covering the BPA, closure of French poker clubs & more.

To get a feel for why Jersey is an ideal jurisdiction for online gambling operations, I sat down w/ Andy Jarrett, Digital Jersey Director.

How this nifty term “The Intrepreneur” may be a key to unlock some innovation in online poker marketing and business development.

This is how Intertain is setting itself up for stable growth. It’s paying higher financing costs now so it can grow faster in the future.