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The law is an ass but it is the law

So Calvin Ayre finally got busted. Well, he didn’t really get busted because he isn’t anywhere near the US and isn’t likely to be anytime [...]

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US strategic manoeuvres gather pace

Shuffle Master to buy Ongame, Chiligaming partners with Golden Nugget, Bally acquires RGS platform and then Chiligaming....the US news/gossip keeps on coming.Despite recent appearances, I [...]

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Untangling Caesars’ online poker plans

Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) cut a couple of very interesting deals last week with Dragonfish/888 for the US and with LB Poker (aka FDJ and [...]

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Swedes fear government may follow Finland’s lead

The Swedish Ministry of Finance disappointed an expectant audience at the Lotteriinspektionen (Swedish Gaming Board) annual meeting yesterday (November 24).

Given the broad consensus among [...]

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How Tapie pulled off the deal of the century

I know I am not alone in marvelling at the absolutely incredible deal that was done between the Department of Justice and Groupe Bernard Tapie [...]

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At least it’s better than the Schaldemose Report

The industry’s trade bodies (and Stanleybet) were falling over each other yesterday to proclaim the virtues of Jürgen Creutzmann’s report on online gaming after it [...]

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Schizophrenic report dashes single market hopes

RGA members will have left the Association’s AGM on Monday (November 7th) with any lingering hopes of a single European market left in the gutter [...]

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Trying to make sense of the Stateside deals frenzy

With so many deals cut and announcements made over the last week or two an update is needed on the state of play Stateside.

It’s [...]

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Betsson, Cherry, Net Ent and the wisdom of crowds

CEO Johan Öhman’s departure from Net Entertainment for family reasons means it has been all change at the top of every one of the three [...]

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DoJ the key player in Full Tilt fire sale

The mysterious group of European investors that is in talks about an investment/buyout of Full Tilt Poker (FTP) is likely to be continuing its discussions [...]

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