Gambling News

Depending on your time frame, 888 is either a great investment or a stagnant waste.

Florida Representative and House Majority Leader Dana Young filed a 332-page legislative to overhaul the state’s gambling laws.

Rebecca Liggero talks to Global CEO of M&C Saatchi Mobile, James Hilton. He provided expert insight on player re-engagement & re-targeting.

I followed up with Findlay on his proprietary games and learn why iGaming operators would be interested in licensing his product.

Poker News

Few poker players in France got excited after French Minister suggested that he might support ARJEL’s proposals to open up player liquidity.

PokerStars continue their journey into the world of online casino with the launch of a live dealer product, across .com, .eu, and .uk sites.

Raphael Wimmer emerged from a plight that saw him holding 4 big blinds to eventually overcome Josef Pavelka, in heads-up action.

Fraser Bellamy has captured the £200,000 first prize in the £1,100 Sky Poker UK Poker Championships Main Event after defeating Chris Vernon.

Casino News

Casino operator Wynn Resorts Ltd. is reducing its Class I board members from three to two, removing Elaine Wynn as director.

Caesars Ent. loses $1b in Q4 as Caesars Palace suffers “nearly unprecedented poor hold;” Loveman says slots an "antiquated" category.

The Primorye gambling zone in Russia is on the cusp of becoming a world-class gambling destination as it opens in May 2015.

MGM Resorts says its $1.2 billion casino at National Harbor is on track to be completed in 2016.

Sports News

Selection Sunday isn’t happening until March 15, 2015, to determine what their March Madness brackets are going to look like.

March represents to fans of the college basketball, so much so that it can be described in just one word: madness.

One question posed at this year’s MIT Sloan Conference paints a picture on how analytics can have a sophisticated effect on sports betting.

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.

Conferences

iGaming Asia Congress 2015 is just two weeks away, taking place at the City of Dreams Macau.

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.

Videos

Rebecca Liggero talks to Global CEO of M&C Saatchi Mobile, James Hilton. He provided expert insight on player re-engagement & re-targeting.

Darren Sheffield gives tips on things to consider on mobile users and social media on this episode of Social Media Tip of the Week.

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.

Editorial

Depending on your time frame, 888 is either a great investment or a stagnant waste.

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.