Gambling News

UK’s Competition Markets Authority (CMA) is finally confirming the £2.3 billion merger of Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group.

In this interview with Rebecca Liggero, Joris Dekkers discusses how iGaming affiliates could profit from structuring their websites.

The Duty to Consult and Economic Growth

The community stands to lose a substantial amount of its revenue if the website blocking legislation proceeds as planned.

How Virtual Reality Could Effect Gambling

Could the rush experienced by gambling be increased by virtual reality?

Poker News

PokerStars has announced plans to host a Hamburg stop as part of Season 6 of the Eureka Poker Tour; Playtech partnership also strengthened.

3-Barrels of pure value including Tristan Wade launching a WSOP Vlog, Bastille hacking & Buddhist monk sentenced to 30-months for stealing.

SolidPenis has broken the record for winning the most money while streaming live on Twitch after winning a €250,000 Spin & Go jackpot.

3-Barrels: Carl ‘Foggy’ Fogarty and James Dempsey take GPPT Brighton honours; 2,545 players taking part in a vote on HUD use at partypoker.

Casino News

Marina Bay Sands’ weakness in mass tables is painting a bad picture for its rival, Genting Singapore’s Resorts World Sentosa.

Regulations for Macau’s increasingly popular electronic table games will undergo an overhaul in the coming months.

Amax International Holdings Ltd has downplayed the impact of the temporary closure of Beijing Imperial Hotel.

Goa's Legislative Assembly told a permanent home has been found for floating casinos but operators find "no good reason" to relocate.

Sports News

Kenyan betting operator inks "multimillion pound" Hull City FC shirt deal ahead of expansion into other African markets, UK site launch.

Samsung Lions pitcher An Ji-man charged with illegal gambling at home and abroad while NC Dinos pitcher Lee Tae-yang charged with fixing.

An Ji-man, pitcher for the Korea Baseball Organization's Samsung Lions, under investigation for allegedly financing online gambling site.

Betfair ink a three-season global partnership with FC Barcelona, while Betway, Tipbet, Winline and Safaribet scramble to ink football deals.

Conferences

CalvinAyre.com spoke with SBC’s Andy McCarron to find out what his team has in store for delegates of the Betting on Sports Conference .

The AIGF has announced its launch event at Hotel Shangri-La’s Eros in New Delhi on 3rd August, 2016 from 6:30 pm onwards.

While there were a number of topics covered & discussed at WGES, I would like to share w/ you five main takeaways from my time at the event.

WGES 2016 continued today at the W Hotel in Barcelona, the final day of three at this senior level event for the gaming industry.

Videos

In this interview with Rebecca Liggero, Joris Dekkers discusses how iGaming affiliates could profit from structuring their websites.

Jessica Broekhuis shares how everyone can enjoy gambling without falling into the traps of addiction.

Harry Lang of Pinnacle explains why having a right understanding of the target market is critical for the success of eSports business.

In this interview w/ Rebecca Liggero, Tom Van Beem tells us why Dutch players continue to play with or without online gambling regulations.

Editorial

My oh my, how the tables have turned. It was back in February of last year that William Hill offered to buy 888 for £744M.

In this week’s calling the clock we say goodbye to the WSOP for another few months, take a look at PokerStars #raiseit campaign, and more.

eSports have finally earned their right as one of the latest and greatest topics of interest within the gambling industry.

There are so many potential fault lines that just seem to keep getting more intense on both monetary and political fronts.