Gambling News

Austria to impose IP-blocking of online gambling sites not holding Austrian license; European Commission calls geo-blocking "old fashioned."

A Dutch court rejects a bid by a gambler to recoup the €178k he lost gambling online with Unibet, despite operator's lack of Dutch license.

Paddy Power has taken over 5,000 individual bets on the 2016 U.S. presidential race and Hillary Clinton is the overwhelming favorite.

We know Asia is a massive target for online gambling companies because of the potential revenue, Bitcoin is a great fit for online gambling.

Poker News

Frank Patti & George Wolfe take the Main Event titles at the HPT in Ameristar, Kansas City, & WPT Deepstack event in Jacksonville.

888Poker are to sponsor the 2015 WSOP & WSOPE events, & the primary source of online satellite qualifications outside selected territories.

Twitch Gets Hacked

Twitch may have been hacked, prompting the Twitch security team to reset all users passwords and stream keys.

Former journalist, Diamond Flush, who passed away this last year, will be honored at the iGaming North America awards.

Casino News

Florida House committee stalls gaming overhaul legislation; Georgia and Tennessee seek constitutional amendments to allow casinos.

Cambodian government confirms addition of three new casinos in southwest Takeo province that will cater to Vietnamese gamblers.

VinaCapital's long-stalled casino project in Vietnam's Quang Nam province adds Chow Tai Fook Enterprises and Suncity Group as partners.

New York Gaming Commission has opened bidding to any operator looking to score a casino license in Southern Tier.

Sports News

We polled our readers on who they think was going to win the tournament. Would it be Kentucky, or would be it any-team-not-named-Kentucky?

Miami Marlins pitcher Jarred Cosart is under investigation by the commissioner’s office over his alleged sports-related gambling ties.

National Advertising Division (NAD) has recommended that DraftKings stop its claim of being the largest US-based fantasy sports site.

QPR football player Rio Ferdinand was met with intense backlash from fans over his recent endorsement of online gaming site Casino Floor.

Conferences

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.

Angelia Ong brings us Day 1 Summary of the iGaming Asia Congress 2015 at the Grand Hyatt Macau.

GPI will be hosting the European Poker Conference on March 25th 2015 at The Portomaso Marina Hilton Hotel, St. Julian's, Malta.

Videos

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.

Darren Sheffield talks about Building Effective Presence on LinkedIn in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s Social Media Tip of the Week.

Nicky Senyard, Income Access CEO, talks about land-based casinos and how they are starting to use social gaming to move online into the U.S.

Editorial

We know Asia is a massive target for online gambling companies because of the potential revenue, Bitcoin is a great fit for online gambling.

Gambling is entertainment writing at its core. The main purpose is to drive traffic to engage in gambling.

Macau stocks jumped in response to a Brean Capital Buy rating for four casinos in particular: Wynn, Las Vegas Sands, Melco Crown, and MGM.

Lee Davy airs his views on a week in poker that saw the World Poker Tour live up to its name, PokerStars and much more.