Gambling News

UK Competition and Markets Authority formally approves merger of Ladbrokes and Gala Coral Group following sale of 360 betting shops.

South Korea officials announce disruption of Manila-based illegal online betting ring that handled $3b in wagers over a three-year period.

Philippine authorities detain 60 foreign nationals working for illegal online betting ring, including Chinese owner who gave them meth.

A Maharashtra official is going after six lottery operators that she claimed have cheated the state government.

Poker News

Lee investigates how recreational poker players might handle a confrontation with William Kassouf and turns to the Stoics for inspiration.

Lee Davy writes about the importance of creating trust w/ a customer through story and how online poker rooms are failing to get it right.

PokerStars continue to honour Chad Brown by hosting a charity event in their live festival in NJ to raise funds for T.J. Martell Foundation.

3-Barrels of pure value including a documentary on the life and times of Stu Ungar; Hallaert's 888 deal; and Peters wins the Sunday Million.

Casino News

Caesars Entertainment reaches agreement with its sole remaining holdout creditor but US Trustee unsure deal with other creditors is legal.

Crown Resorts and Aristocrat Leisure sued by video poker player who says the machines "deliberately give people false hope" of winning.

Recreational bettors and tourists, coupled with good luck, pushed Galaxy Entertainment Group profit higher in the third quarter of 2016.

More people are being asked to “take tea” with Chinese authorities as Beijing widens its crackdown on James Packers’ Crown Resorts.

Sports News

It’s a match-up straight from a Hollywood movie, starring two teams with the longest title droughts in the history of the MLB.

The French professional football league, Ligue 1, has joined forces with EA Sports to create a digital league containing the same 20 teams.

Man City is now winless in five; Arsenal and Liverpool join them at the top of the league.

The Broncos are listed as a nine-point favorite against the Texans for their Monday Night Football matchup.


Operators, affiliates and affiliate programs from around the world returned to the Messe Berlin for the second day of BAC 2016.

The BAC 2016 kicked off today at the Messe Berlin, one of the biggest events of the year dedicated to the iGaming affiliate industry.

The final day of EiG took place today, always the quietest day but with an important focus on start-up companies within our industry. returned to the Arena Berlin for the second day of EiG 2016 along with iGaming professionals from around the world.


CA Rundown October 26

Here's the​ Rundown to bring you on top of industry news and trends this week.

Johnny Mayo discusses how the gambling industry is re-inventing itself with the help of the digital currency technology.

John Bailon discusses how financial technology companies can complement bank services, products in the Philippines.

Simon Thomas of Hippodrome Casino explains how casino operators can lure younger generations to go to casinos.


The powerhouse continues to grow impressively, with lots of wind at its back, extremely confident and slick executive management.

In this week's news round-up we bring you up to speed on the action at the One Drop, the new incumbents of the Poker Hall of Fame and more.

Patrick Basham stopped through London and I welcomed the opportunity to chat with him about three hot issues in the gambling industry today.

In a move harking back to Maoist tactics, 18 Crown Resorts staff are behind bars in mainland China for trying to please Chinese consumers.