The PokerStars acquisition of The Atlantic Club is a momentous deal in the race to get online gaming launched in the US.
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It is becoming increasingly clear to me that PokerStars owns poker. Oh, their marketing guys should love that line. But what other conclusion can one draw from the latest step in the PokerStars world domination plan?
Is it just me or do you find that the more of these conferences you go to, the more depressed you get?
The industry’s response to the police questioning of Norbert Teufelberger was to demand action from the EC but after all these years of inactivity, can we really expect the EC to do anything constructive?
If we start with the basic premise that Sportingbet has been up for sale since UIGEA was passed in 2006, then we must end up with the assumption that the current board will ultimately accept the joint offer of William Hill and GVC.
Wow! Full Tilt Poker shoots straight back to the top of the charts after just one day of play.
The decline of poker pioneers Boss Media, Entraction and Ongame has left operators with a choice of Microgaming or Playtech.
It seems the UK is becoming a real testing ground for all those blurring the boundaries between the virtual and the real. First there was Gamesys and Facebook. Now there is bwin.party and Zynga.
DoubleDown Casino has gone B2B but where does it fit into the big picture?
While its competitors sell converged land-to-online free-play solutions to bricks and mortar clients, IGT is going social with DoubleDown Casino.
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EiG filled up Wednesday and everyone I spoke to seemed to be doing great business. It was busier and the hum of conversation was much louder.
It might look a long way off, but Helen Hedgeland of Evolution believes the US casino industry needs live dealer games online