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Assemblyman Pretlow Sheds Positive Light on New York Online Poker Legalization Effort

Assemblyman Pretlow Sheds Positive Light on New York Online Poker Legalization Effort

Over the past two months, more and more indications have been surfacing that, among many other things, we may remember 2017 as the year when a fourth US state legalized online poker. New York’s online poker legalization effort can be traced back to the spring of 2013, which means that […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Events & Reports
GVC Holdings Reputation Harmed after Cashcade Affiliate Program Closure

GVC Holdings Reputation Harmed after Cashcade Affiliate Program Closure

Founded more than a decade ago, GVC Holdings has become one of the big players in the online gambling space. The group manages a number of iGaming brands in a number of jurisdictions. It also owns a B2B business and thus, provides other gambling operators with multi-channel gambling solutions. February […]

by · February 27, 2017 · Events & Reports
Absolute Poker Founder Pleads Not Guilty to US Online Poker Scandal Charges

Absolute Poker Founder Pleads Not Guilty to US Online Poker Scandal Charges

Absolute Poker co-founder Scott Tom pleaded not guilty to charges related to the illegal provision of online poker services to US players after the implementation of the Unlawful Internet Gambling Enforcement Act of 2006. As Reuters reported, Tom arrived in New York earlier this week to turn in after refusing […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Foreign Operators Grab Bigger Swedish Online Gambling Market Share in 2016

Foreign Operators Grab Bigger Swedish Online Gambling Market Share in 2016

International online gambling operators increased their market share in Sweden in 2016, according to local consultancy firm Mediavision AB. Major gambling groups such as bet365, Betsson, and Kindred Group, which operates the Unibet brand, are said to be attracting Swedish players mainly with online casino games or, in other words, […]

by · February 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
William Hill Ends 2016 with Profit at Bottom End of Guided Range

William Hill Ends 2016 with Profit at Bottom End of Guided Range

Major UK gaming and sports betting operator William Hill today announced its financial results for the 52 weeks ended December 27, 2016. The company generated net revenue of £1.6 billion in 2016, reflecting a 1% rise from the amount reported for 2015. Operating profit amounted to £261.5 million, down 10% […]

by · February 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
Casino Offering Drives Revenue Growth for Playtech in 2016

Casino Offering Drives Revenue Growth for Playtech in 2016

Supplier of omni-channel solutions for the international gambling industry Playtech today published its financial results for the full year ended December 31, 2016. The company generated revenue of €708.6 million, up 12% year-on-year on a reported basis and 20% on a constant currency basis. The company hailed the performance of […]

by · February 23, 2017 · Events & Reports
NetRefer Gets Stream of iGaming Affiliate Criticism for Lack of Transparency

NetRefer Gets Stream of iGaming Affiliate Criticism for Lack of Transparency

Affiliate marketing in its essence represents what can be called a mutually beneficial business relationship between affiliates and affiliate programs. A simple definition of a relationship that, within the context of the online gambling industry, requires affiliates to send players to different iGaming brands and these iGaming brands to pay […]

by · February 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
William Hill’s Quest for CEO Reportedly Comes to End

William Hill’s Quest for CEO Reportedly Comes to End

Major UK bookmaker William Hill is set to promote its Interim CEO Philip Bowcock into a permanent Chief Executive, The Financial Times reported earlier today. Mr. Bowcock assumed the Interim CEO post last summer after the company’s former head – James Henderson – was ousted following the publication of a […]

by · February 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
California’s 2017 Online Poker Push Begins with New Assembly Bill

California’s 2017 Online Poker Push Begins with New Assembly Bill

It is barely a surprise that California is once again pushing for the legalization and regulation of online poker. Numerous efforts have been introduced to the state Legislature over the past decade or so, but continuous bickering between local tribes, lobbyists, opponents, and legislators has killed any legislative measure prior […]

by · February 21, 2017 · Events & Reports
New Jersey Online Poker Market Financial Data: 2013-2016

New Jersey Online Poker Market Financial Data: 2013-2016

The past several years have not been particularly good for New Jersey’s land-based casino industry. The state lost five of its twelve casinos within around two years, with the last one – Trump Taj Mahal – closing doors last October. What is more, casino expansion outside Atlantic City and to […]

by · February 20, 2017 · Events & Reports
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