Tag Archives: Amazon
- Twitch moves into online merchandise with a little help from Amazon
October 4, 2017
The online video streaming outfit, Twitch, has entered the online merchandise business, selling branded t-shirts, glasses, and pillows on their parent site Amazon. Twitch is a brilliant company. Amazon acquired it for close to a billion bucks for that reason. But would you want to walk around wearing a Twitch...
- Maria Ho signs with Amazon; Poker Night in America launch social app
June 27, 2017
Maria Ho joins Amazon as the ambassador of their esports initiative including hosting the Mobile Masters Invitational in New Jersey, and Poker Night in America launch a new app giving players an avenue to the live TV cash game. Maria Ho is taking a break from the poker amusement park...
- Amazon customer wants Jeff Bezos to accept Bitcoin as payment
June 26, 2017
An Amazon customer has lodged a petition appealing to CEO Jeff Bezos to accept digital currencies like Bitcoin as a mode of payment. The petition, lodged through Change.org, stated that digital conglomerate Amazon would increase its customers' value of life if the site allows its users to use cryptocurrencies to...
- Shortlisted nominees announced for Asia Gaming Awards
May 12, 2016
The shortlisted nominees for the Asia Gaming Awards are out! And it’s time to make your pick. The tenth edition of the Global Gaming Expo Asia (G2E Asia), which will be held on May 17 through 19th at the Venetian Macau, will see the inauguration of the Asia Gaming Awards....
- Online bookie 5Dimes’ use of Amazon gift cards targeted by US Homeland Security
March 15, 2016
US Homeland Security has accused Costa Rica-based online bookmaker 5Dimes of instructing US sports bettors to use Amazon gift cards to fund their online betting accounts. In a seizure warrant filed with the US District Court in Philadelphia, the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) sought the seizure of 15 Amazon...
- How will Twitch streaming impact the Poker Industry
March 2, 2015
This is a guest contribution by Zach Kay, a poker writer at sportswriters.us/pokerwriter. If you would like to submit a contribution please contact Bill Beatty for submission details. Thank you. In 2015, the TV shows High Stakes Poker and Poker After Dark, which many poker enthusiasts once enjoyed, are no more than fond memories. Other than coverage...
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