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Gaming Industry News Weekly Recap – Stories You Might Have Missed

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Gaming Industry News Weekly Recap – Stories You Might Have MissedTHE AMERICAS

Floyd Mayweather Jr. loves gambling and he isn’t not afraid to admit it; Sam Trickett signs for Everest Poker; Jesse Learmonth discussed what sportsbook operators can learn from Facebook’s product strategy; Becky wrote about the seven interesting people to meet at iGaming North America while Chris Grove gave a list of what to attend at iGNA 2014; Caesars announced fourth quarter losses of $1.7b; Massachusetts is itching to get talks on online gambling started; Lee Davy gives us an update on the Lock Poker story; King hopes to raise $532.8 million with updated IPO offering; Optimal Payments names Thomas Auriemma as US advisor; Jamaica’s first casino set to begin construction; PartyPoker unveils plans for New Jersey Online Poker Series; Jason Kirk gives us his thoughts on how Poker skills can help during March Madness and how Patent Trolls do big business.

EUROPE, MIDDLE EAST and AFRICA

Becky Liggero talks to Jason Trost of Smarkets.com; Betfred signs a 3-Year deal with the Crabbie’s Grand National; UFC-Unibet deal earns the spotlight during UFC Fight Night; Ladbrokes Australia creates a new debit card for faster withdrawals; Rhys ‘Floppinhel’ Jones wins GUKPT Manchester; Teddy Sagi’s SafeCharge is set for its IPO offering in London; New Zealand man finds out name change five years after losing drunken bet in poker; Betfred gets Tote Rebate for early payment; Bluff Europe explains British Poker Awards unique voting system; Lee Davy interviews Kara Scott and Mike O’Donnell goes over who’s taking the mobile casino lead.

ASIA

Macau exec hints at future of Macau’s gaming licensees after 2020; Vietnam provinces itching for more casinos; G2E Asia Earns UFI Approval; Kirby gives us 8 Chinese Gambling Superstitions and Becky talks about the six reasons why western social gaming companies should reconsider targeting Asia.

 

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