Gambling News

GVC Holdings reports H1 revenue up 15% as strong casino growth offsets new taxes; CEO predicts victory in fight to acquire Bwin.party.

888 Holdings H1 revenue dips 2% and earnings fall 17% thanks to nearly $20m in new taxes and rare decline in poker operation.

Bwin.party posts small H1 profit despite significant revenue declines in sports, casino and poker; still talking to GVC re takeover bid.

The government has launched a major crackdown on companies that sent spam messages promoting gambling.

Poker News

Two plus Two forum publisher Mason Malmuth talks to Rebecca Liggero on how the gamification of poker can attract recreational players.

The EPT Barcelona €25K One Day High Roller failed to end in a single day. Finger, Boeree and Teltscher will resume their battle on Thursday.

Lee Davy talks about his recent journey to America and how it feels to finally understand the power of community.

Greg Jennings has overcome a fearsome final table to capture the first prize in the Heartland Poker Tour Ameristar Kansas City Main Event.

Casino News

Baha Mar Ltd files restructuring plan with Delaware bankruptcy court, seeking to void contract with (and all claims by) Chinese contractor.

Nevada casino revenue slips 1% in July as slots gain fails to offset 23% decline in baccarat revenue on the Las Vegas Strip.

South Korea has chosen nine sites to apply for the remaining two licenses to develop and run an integrated casino resort.

Iao Kun Group narrows net loss to $6.7m for the six months ending June 30th, from $53.5m over the same period last year.

Sports News

DraftKings opens three more branded fantasy sports lounges in National Football League stadiums, ahead of the 2015/16 season.

Test Cricket: No longer a three-horse race?

England’s defeat to Australia at the Oval represents the ninth test match in succession.

Hooters, in partnership with DraftKings, challenges fans to beat ESPN analyst Jon Gruden in weekly match ups for the 2015 NFL season.

Man City remain seated at the top of the Premier League charts after beating Everton at Goodison Park.

Conferences

We interviewed some professionals of the online gambling industry and asked a question, "What Was Your First Bet?".

This year, EIG 2015 will make a significant effort to embrace the full iGaming ecosystem.

The annual Exellence in iGaming is just around the corner and this year, it’s gonna be at the Arena Berlin from October 20th-22nd.

Caesars Entertainment, Scientific Games and Rush Street bosses to convene for roundtable at G2E 2015 Las Vegas, Nevada.

Videos

Two plus Two forum publisher Mason Malmuth talks to Rebecca Liggero on how the gamification of poker can attract recreational players.

Jason Les tells CalvinAyre.com’s Tatjana Pasalic what’s it like to play poker against a supercomputer.

Aaron Fischer of CLSA Limited, One of the Asia's Leading brokerage and investment Firm. And He talks about Chinese Tourism industry.

Real Gaming's Lawrence Vaughan tells Becky how the site’s proprietary HTML5 platform gives them an advantage in the online poker market.

Editorial

The EPT Barcelona €25K One Day High Roller failed to end in a single day. Finger, Boeree and Teltscher will resume their battle on Thursday.

Lee Davy talks about his recent journey to America and how it feels to finally understand the power of community.

The purpose of this week’s column is to learn how affiliates can avoid getting involved with “bad actor” programs in the future.

Greg Jennings has overcome a fearsome final table to capture the first prize in the Heartland Poker Tour Ameristar Kansas City Main Event.