Gambling News

Pennsylvania Rep. John Payne's online gambling bill revised to include games besides poker; Illinois seeks to preserve online lottery sales.

GTECH announced that upon completion of its acquisition of International Game Technology, the combined entities will be rebranded as IGT.

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

New Jersey sports betting advocates file final briefs before oral arguments are heard by US Third Circuit Court of Appeals on March 17.

Poker News

Jeff Mann, APT CEO said that the cancellation was due to an unfortunate clash of dates with APPT Macau, recently announced by PokerStars.

I believe Poker has the potential to become extremely popular on Twitch as it shares the same qualities as the most viewed channels.

The WSOP will expand their brand further than ever before, by extending their WSOPC series to strategic locations around the world.

Negreanu called Dreyfus a visionary after the inaugural GPI American Poker Awards and American Poker Conference turned out to be a success.

Casino News

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.

Sands Macau GM Geoff Andres named new CEO of Aquis Entertainment; David Sisk named new COO of Resorts World Sentosa.

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

Sports News

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.

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.

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

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.

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

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.