Events & Reports

The Stars Group Sets Sights on Expansion and Revenue Mix Diversification

The Stars Group Sets Sights on Expansion and Revenue Mix Diversification

A few years ago, The Stars Group (then Amaya Inc.) was deep into a heavy debt situation, was shaken by an insider trading scandal involving its founder and then-CEO, Canadian businessman David Baazov, and was having difficulties in growing its key online poker product. After paying down its debt, which […]

by · September 27, 2018 · Events & Reports
Caesars Embarks on Domestic and Global Expansion with Post-Bankrutpcy Strategy

Caesars Embarks on Domestic and Global Expansion with Post-Bankrutpcy Strategy

With a market capitalization of $7.07 billion an multiple properties across the United States, the United Kingdom, and Egypt, among other countries, Caesars Entertainment Corp. is one of the world’s largest gaming and hospitality companies. Caesars climbed out of a lengthy Chapter 11 bankruptcy last fall and has since then […]

by · September 27, 2018 · Events & Reports
Where Is Sports Betting Legal in the US?

Where Is Sports Betting Legal in the US?

In a historic move, the Supreme Court of the United States lifted in mid-May a long-standing ban on wagering on professional and college sports leagues, known as PASPA (Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act of 1992). The ruling authorized individual states to legalize sports betting, if they feel inclined to […]

by · September 26, 2018 · Events & Reports
Phil Ivey’s Borgata Case Struggles Continue as He Is Gradually Returning to the Poker Spotlight

Phil Ivey’s Borgata Case Struggles Continue as He Is Gradually Returning to the Poker Spotlight

Phil Ivey is not just one of the world’s best poker players but also one of the world’s best professional gamblers. However, his gambling tactics have landed him in hot water on a number of occasions and one such occasion could cost him $10.1 million. The long-running case between Atlantic […]

by · September 26, 2018 · Events & Reports
WSOP Circuit Heads to Southern Indiana for Another Thrilling Poker Festival

WSOP Circuit Heads to Southern Indiana for Another Thrilling Poker Festival

Days after Dmitrii Perfilev captured his first-ever WSOP Circuit gold ring at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek by topping a field of 735 entrants, the popular poker series is now heading to Southern Indiana area for an exciting festival at Horseshoe Southern Indiana in Elizabeth, Indiana. The event will take place […]

by · September 26, 2018 · Events & Reports
Biggest Online Gambling Merger and Acquisition Deals Announced So Far in 2018

Biggest Online Gambling Merger and Acquisition Deals Announced So Far in 2018

Amid growing competition and massive regulatory pressure in a number of jurisdictions, several major gambling companies have decided since the beginning of the year to undertake merger and acquisition moves. M&A deals have often proved a successful way to blunt competition and to offset the ill effects of regulations that […]

by · September 25, 2018 · Events & Reports
WSOP Europe Arrives at King’s Casino in Two Weeks with 10 Gold Bracelets

WSOP Europe Arrives at King’s Casino in Two Weeks with 10 Gold Bracelets

As the WSOP smashed records this past summer, hopes are high that its sister brand – the WSOP Europe – will be equally exciting and break a tournament poker record or two. The WSOP Europe series has found a permanent residence at King’s Casino in the tiny village of Rozvadov, […]

by · September 25, 2018 · Events & Reports
Philippine President Wages War on Gambling with Fiery Rhetoric

Philippine President Wages War on Gambling with Fiery Rhetoric

Rodrigo Duterte is more than two years into his presidential tenure and it has been an eventful two years. Among other things, President Duterte’s past two years will be remembered for the top Philippine official’s continued war on gambling, which has most recently manifested itself in a moratorium on the […]

by · September 25, 2018 · Events & Reports
Poker Tournaments Starting September 24-30

Poker Tournaments Starting September 24-30

Fall is officially upon us and a new batch of extremely exciting poker events is set to arrive in its wake. This week’s live tournament poker overview includes events across Europe, Asia, and North America. All four promise unparalleled thrill and massive monetary prizes and all four are great for […]

by · September 24, 2018 · Events & Reports
What’s Next for Gambling Tech Giant Playtech?

What’s Next for Gambling Tech Giant Playtech?

It has been an eventful year for Playtech and a particularly turbulent one at the same time. The gambling technology company, founded by Israeli businessman Teddy Sagi in 1999, saw its share price fall nearly 50% over the past 12 months and recorded a 34% drop in adjusted profit in […]

by · September 24, 2018 · Events & Reports
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