Gambling News

Charlie Shrem begins his two-years sentenced today at Lewisberg Federal Prison Camp in Pennsylvania; Fed agents charged for bitcoin theft.

Greek betting operator OPAP reports 2014 profits up 41% thanks to new scratch cards, FIFA World Cup wagering and aggressive cost-cutting.

Amaya Gaming announces deal to sell land-based gaming machine unit Cadillac Jack to American Gaming Systems for C$475m.

Betfair appoints Mike Smithson for its political betting offer on UK General Election in May; BetConstruct partners with Gaming1.

Poker News

The Godfather of poker, Doyle Brunson, suggested on twitter that Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott should be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.

The PokerStars sponsored Eureka Poker Tour is heading to Germany after the tour announced that they will be heading to Hamburg.

Mustapha ‘potta_x_potta’ Kanit continues his tremendous run of form with victory in the Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXVIII Main Event.

Byron Kaverman wins back-to-back Aria $25k High Roller events, Anthony Gregg cashes in both, and Jason Koon continues his fine 2015 form.

Casino News

House Speaker Greg Stumbo made the proclamation to push the casino bill at the 2016 General Assembly next January.

Resorts World Sentosa and Marina Bay Sands closed operations on Sunday to pay their respects to Singapore founder Lee Kuan Yew.

Belle Corp reports 30% year-on-year drop in consolidated net income in 2014; SM Group has no specific plans for Cebu casino.

Morgan Stanley pokes holes in the theory that Macau's casino downfall is the result of competition from other regional casino hubs.

Sports News

For the second straight year, the WWE proved that betting on Wrestlemania odds is harder than it looks

So it’s set. The NCAA men’s basketball tournament is down to four teams—the kind of Final Four that many would’ve predicted.

Kentucky Wildcats and Wisconsin Badgers move in the Final Four.

Two former University of Toledo basketball players have been sentenced to probation in light of a point-shaving scandal.

Conferences

Clarion Events has signed a two-year content and event partnership, which has a renewal option, with GamCrowd.

The 2015 iGaming North America kicks off in just a few weeks in good old Las Vegas on April 14-16.

Angelia Ong brings us Day 3 Summary of the iGaming Asia Congress 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Macau.

Angelia Ong brings us Day 2 Summary of the iGaming Asia Congress 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Macau.

Videos

Terry Trebilcock, founder and owner of King of the Cage, talks about how he started in MMA and how he got involved in gambling industry.

Bernard Marantelli of Colossus Bets talks about the difference between how to innovate established gambling companies versus start-up style.

Nick Garner talks about affiliate avoidance checklist in this edition of SEO Tip of the Week.

Rebecca Liggero talks to Dunnhumby Clive Humby as he talks about Tesco ClubCard and Customer Loyalty Program.

Editorial

The Godfather of poker, Doyle Brunson, suggested on twitter that Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott should be inducted into the Poker Hall of Fame.

The PokerStars sponsored Eureka Poker Tour is heading to Germany after the tour announced that they will be heading to Hamburg.

Mustapha ‘potta_x_potta’ Kanit continues his tremendous run of form with victory in the Full Tilt Online Poker Series XXVIII Main Event.

Byron Kaverman wins back-to-back Aria $25k High Roller events, Anthony Gregg cashes in both, and Jason Koon continues his fine 2015 form.