Gambling News

SuperData Research says casual social poker players prefer all-in-one social casino apps; FanDuel hires sacked Zynga Sports 365 staffers.

Gala Coral turns in H1 results, claims its UK websites are "fastest growing .. adding more net revenue than any of our listed peers."

Unikrn eSports betting platform launches in UK market; boxer Manny Pacquiao lends name to new eSports betting site VitalBet.

Churchill Downs Inc teams with Oceans 11 cardroom for California online poker, sues Daily Racing Form for unauthorized online betting.

Poker News

Lee Davy provides a weekly round up of poker news including the headlines from the SSCOOP, a bidding war for Bwin.Party, and much more.

Alex Dreyfus plans to make the GPI the ‘Poker Entertainment Company’ after unveiling plans to beta test his new TV studios this weekend.

Full Tilt has released plans to launch The Stack, with $750,000 worth of guarantees and a chance to win a package to watch UFC 189.

Lee Davy sits down with Carl Pion, founder of Global Poker Link, and a man with a lot of plans for the betterment of the poker community.

Casino News

Echo Entertainment to give The Star a $100m luxury makeover to prepare for the eventual arrival of the VIP-focused Crown Sydney.

Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval signs legislation allowing gaming device makers to produce slot machines with skill-based, arcade-style elements.

Kazuo Okada has sold Universal Entertainment's 40% stake in Eagle II Holdco Inc. to All Seasons Hotels & Resorts Corp. for $2.9 million.

A Macau newspaper reports that Galaxy Entertainment Group has been allocated only 150 new gaming tables for Galaxy Macau Phase 2.

Sports News

Lewis Hamilton has signed a new three-year deal with Mercedes worth an astonishing £100m, making him the highest paid sportsman in Britain.

Stern joined in a $5M financing round for fantasy eSports startup AlphaDraft; Kansas guv signs fantasy sports bill.

Hull boss Steve Bruce warns that Jake Livermore could be sacked if the Football Association confirms his positive drugs test for cocaine.

A Messi inspired Barcelona defeat Atletico Madrid by a single goal to win title, and maintain their course for their 2nd treble success.

Conferences

G2E Asia 2015 has officially come to a close & the past 3 days were an absolute whirlwind. Most delegates seemed impressed with the turnout.

Today’s turnout was similar to day one, with a bustling expo floor & conference hall, tonight with a promise of numerous networking events.

The 12th annual WhichBingo Awards will take place at HMS President (1918) Victoria Embankment in London on June 9th.

G2E Asia, an expo coined as “The Premier Event for the Asian Gaming-Entertainment Industry”, kicked off today at the Venetian in Macau.

Videos

Becky Liggero talks to Igor Samardziski about his start-up clinic and how it can help companies to enter the online gambling space.

G2E Asia 2015 has officially come to a close & the past 3 days were an absolute whirlwind. Most delegates seemed impressed with the turnout.

Today’s turnout was similar to day one, with a bustling expo floor & conference hall, tonight with a promise of numerous networking events.

G2E Asia, an expo coined as “The Premier Event for the Asian Gaming-Entertainment Industry”, kicked off today at the Venetian in Macau.

Editorial

Lee Davy provides a weekly round up of poker news including the headlines from the SSCOOP, a bidding war for Bwin.Party, and much more.

Alex Dreyfus plans to make the GPI the ‘Poker Entertainment Company’ after unveiling plans to beta test his new TV studios this weekend.

Full Tilt has released plans to launch The Stack, with $750,000 worth of guarantees and a chance to win a package to watch UFC 189.

Lewis Hamilton has signed a new three-year deal with Mercedes worth an astonishing £100m, making him the highest paid sportsman in Britain.