Gambling News

An Illinois judge dismisses a class action lawsuit brought by a Game of War player who claimed to have lost $500 in its in-app casino.

Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp scraps plans to privatize $3.8b lottery operations, plans to explore public-private partnerships instead.

French regulator ARJEL says the market's online gambling licensees lost a collective €5m in 2015 thanks to high taxes and poor product.

Bitcoin is betting on the glitz and glamour of television to help shed its infamous image in Japan.

Poker News

3-Barrels: Svenska Spel extends IGT deal; 888 to host live Swedish Poker Championships; and Unibet delay the launch of Unibet Poker 2.0.

In this week's news roundup we bring you the scoop on two book deals from two different poker pros, news on the poker charity front, & more.

Lee Davy ponders whether the Global Poker League could allow their fans to take on the role of the managers the GPL.

Lee Davy believes that EQ-Radio which uses wireless technology to understand human emotion could one day impact the world of poker.

Casino News

Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs warns Premier not to "undermine" Aseneskak Casino relocation, says province "biased against First Nations."

Bahamas media reports that China's Fosun Group conglomerate is the mystery buyer of the $3.5b Baha Mar project, property's receiver denies.

Casino operator Tiger Resort, Leisure and Entertainment is on track to open the first phase of its first integrated casino resort.

Cambodian casino operator NagaCorp Ltd. is still in the running to become the next Cyprus casino operator.

Sports News

Pink is the New Red

There is a general perception that the pink ball favours the bowlers too much and we’ll see more games ending inside three days.

A roundup of the Week 6 Premier League news including the perfect 10 for Man City, a Rooney free Man Utd destroy the champions and more.

A tight point spread is often daunting for New Orleans, who host the Falcons in a potential Monday Night scoring battle to wrap up Week 3.

Dallas Cowboys will try to capitalize on the Chicago Bears being shorthanded & get above .500 in a compelling Sunday Night Football matchup.

Conferences

BiG Sports Dinner 2016 Recap

CalvinAyre.com’s Rebecca Liggero brings us the highlights from the 3rd annual BiG Sports Dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London.

After a night full of conference networking activities, delegates returned to the Grange Tower Bridge for day two of Betting on Sports 2016.

The first Betting on Sports Conference kicked off today at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London, organized by Sports Betting Community.

Why the industry needs to wise up on its player acquisition strategies?

Videos

In this interview with Rebecca Liggero, Jason Prasad of PokerStars tells us the pains and rewards of diversifying their products.

Luke Brynley-Jones of OST explains what bingo operators should do for them to be able to tap the full potential of social media.

The Industry Eye Episode 2

In our second instalment of the Industry Eye, Ed turns his ire err eye towards Mark Blandford’s purchase of The Football Pools and more.

BiG Sports Dinner 2016 Recap

CalvinAyre.com’s Rebecca Liggero brings us the highlights from the 3rd annual BiG Sports Dinner at the Grange Tower Bridge Hotel in London.

Editorial

In this week's news roundup we bring you the scoop on two book deals from two different poker pros, news on the poker charity front, & more.

Rebecca Liggero spoke with Benjamin Bommhardt, Co-Founder of draglet, to help readers understand how Bitcoin is shaping our universe.

US stocks look set for another leg up starting tomorrow when the Fed will almost definitely balk yet again at raising interest rates.

Fedor Holz winning another million dollars, the shortlist for the PHOF and Alex Dreyfus talking about the future of staking at the GPL.