Gambling News

French online gambling market in negative territory in 2014 except for sports betting and tournament poker; France Pari, PMU and FDJ results

Sen. John McCain calls for congressional hearings on allowing legal sports betting in US states that have already legalized gambling.

Bettors can bet on on Super Bowl XLIX at Cloudbet using bitcoins.

Rebecca Liggero talks to Luisa Woods of Tropicana. She explained that her company uses every single piece of customer data for something.

Poker News

Lee Davy takes a rapid-fire look at poker’s most interesting tales of the week.

A SWAT team has raided a well-known poker game in Great Falls, Virginia, making eight arrests, and seizing $150,000 in the process.

PokerNews lovers will have a sour face this morning as WSOP will be looking to take their live reporting in-house for the summers festival.

Another Aussie Millions update that recaps on Davor Derek’s victory in the Mixed-Max event and another sterling performance by Ole Schemion.

Casino News

Russia to scrap the Azov-City gambling zone, the only one of the four zones to officially launch casinos, in favor of Sochi zone.

Donaco International pays $360m to acquire Star Vegas Resort & Club in Poipet, Cambodia, expects annual earnings to triple as a result.

Nevada casino revenue falls 8% in December and 1.1% in FY 2014; state stops reporting online poker revenue after demise of Ultimate Gaming

The Macau government is set to submit a bill , proposing a full smoking ban in casinos, including VIP rooms and airport-style smoking pods.

Sports News

Who you think was going to win between the New England Patriots and the Seattle Seahawks in Super Bowl XLIX?

Super Bowl XLIX is actually teeming with juicy plots and subplots; I just want to move past talking about deflated balls.

Rivalry Games' mobile app will be the first to offer Super Bowl fantasy football; DraftKings has added the Steelers to its NFL partners.

Super Bowl XLIX is less than a week away and slowly but surely, betting action is also gaining some steam.

Conferences

If you don’t have time to read through the LAC session schedule but would like to attend one or two, here’s a list of some quality sessions.

Ice Totally Gaming, the launchpad for many of gaming's landmark products and services, will take place on February 3rd-5th at Excel, London.

The fifth annual London Baby will again be held on the first night of ICE Totally Gaming in London, Feb 3 at Café de Paris.

In a week, the 9th London Affiliate Conference will be held from January 31st to February 3rd at Hammersmith Road, London.

Videos

Rebecca Liggero talks to Luisa Woods of Tropicana. She explained that her company uses every single piece of customer data for something.

Rebecca Liggero talks to Simon Lidzen of Betsson Group about personalization of mobile app plans for the future.

Rebecca Liggero talks to Tiz Corta, CEO and Owner, Inspired Publishing Ltd., about effective Affiliate Marketing.

90 Digital CEO Nick Garner talks about trust optimisation in this edition of CalvinAyre.com’s SEO Tip of the Week.

Editorial

Lee Davy takes a rapid-fire look at poker’s most interesting tales of the week.

If you don’t have time to read through the LAC session schedule but would like to attend one or two, here’s a list of some quality sessions.

The board slashed Wynn’s base salary & limited him to $250,000 in private jet travel a year. The troubles of a billionaire CEO, as they say.

Jeremy Nock talks about his involvement in the Parisian hotel business, and the importance of having multiple streams of income.