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PokerStars Sports Betting Exchange Launched - - What is a Betting Exchange? Why should sports bettors care? Also, regulated California sports betting as soon as next year.

PokerStars Sports Betting Exchange Launched -  - What is a Betting Exchange? Why should sports bettors care? Also, regulated California sports betting as soon as next year.
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PokerStars adds Paddy Power stalwart as director of product

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PokerStars names company veteran as director of online poker experience

An Inside Look at Game Developers in Pennsylvania

There are nine Pennsylvania-based online casinos. They are operated by well-known brands like FanDuel, DraftKings, MGM, Unibet, and BetRivers. Today we are going to take a look at the top three game developers that supply games to Pennsylvania casinos and find out who makes the games that are played at these casinos by thousands of players.
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An Inside Look at Game Developers in Pennsylvania

Evolution Free Bet Blackjack Goes Live At NJ Online Casinos

Evolution Free Bet Blackjack goes live at NJ Online Casinos. It's the first time the game has been released in the US. The game is scalable and offers unlimited number of players. It also provides free double down and split bets and three voluntary side wagers.
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Evolution Free Bet Blackjack Goes Live At NJ Online Casinos
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StarVegas.es roll out MGA Games online slots

MGA Games has signed a supply agreement with StarVegas. The agreement will see 30 localized titles from MGA Game's range launched progressively on the Spanish-facing online casino site, Starvega.es.
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StarVegas.es roll out MGA Games online slots

Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup

This week's American gambling news roundup includes the latest news and new partnerships in the industry. Pragmatic Play has strengthened its position in Brazil with its partnership with Bingo ao Vivo. DraftKings Inc. has launched new igaming products in West Virginia. PokerStars has been granted a full registration to operate in Ontario. Passport Technology has announced the launch of its Lush loyalty and rewards platform and Mira player enrollment kiosks at Cahuilla Casino Hotel. BlueBet Holdings Ltd has signed an online market access agreement with Horseshoe Casino – Hammond.
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Super Group casino brands including Spin approved for Ontario launch

AGCO approved licences for Jackpot City, Royal Vegas, Ruby Fortune and Spin Casino. Super Group's sports betting-led brand Betway received a licence in April. Ontario opened its market to operators other than the provincial lottery on 4 April and it will end the lottery’s online gambling monopoly in 2019.
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Super Group casino brands including Spin approved for Ontario launch

Celebs that Endorse Online Casinos

Online casinos leverage celebrities like movie stars and top athletes to boost the visibility of their brands. Celebrities involved in scandalous activities or behaviors are often overlooked.
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Celebs that Endorse Online Casinos

The Top 7 Gambling Destinations In The World

The gambling laws are slowly relaxing and more people are engaging in casinos to earn well. Land-based casinos are enjoying their popularity due to glamorous and happening nightlife.
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The Top 7 Gambling Destinations In The World
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Gambling entrepreneurs feature in Times Rich List

The Times Rich List has been published. Four entries are from entrepreneurs whose fortunes were founded in the gambling industry. The Coates family is highest ranked at number 17 with a combined fortune of £8.637 billion. Ian and Richard Livingstone are ranked 31st with £5.7 billion fortune. They own Evolution Gaming Group. They specialise in live dealer online casinos. Their net wealth fell by £400 million but they are still worth an impressive £6 billion today. It is expected that hedge fund managers, oil and steel tycoons, property developers and retail behemoths will be the most successful people on the list.
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Casino Barcelona Goes All-In on Large Tournament Events

Casino Barcelona is going all-in on large tournament events. Online casino bonuses offer the latest jackpot slots, live roulette, and blackjack tournaments for gamers around the world. Poker fans flock to large tournaments as players and spectators.
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Casino Barcelona Goes All-In on Large Tournament Events
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‘UK’s Online Gambling Stock trend

Gambling is a popular form of entertainment in the UK. The gambling industry has been on the rise since 2020. People started playing betting games online which increased 50% revenue growth in Online gambling of the British industry.
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‘UK’s Online Gambling Stock trend

Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

Cardplayer Lifestyle will host its second Mixed Game Festival at Resorts World Las Vegas from June 12-16. The festival will be sponsored by PokerStars and offer low-stakes poker players the opportunity to win a Pokerstars Live Event Package, free poker merchandise and poker book signings with top poker champions. The Mixed Games Festival will take place in the newest poker room in Las Las. Vegas. A portion of the proceeds from the book sales will go to the Poker Gives non-profit charity. It distributes funds to assist military families, homeless vets, and youth programs in Vegas and helps homeless people.
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Cardplayer Lifestyle to Host Mixed Game Festival II at Resorts World Las Vegas

The Best Casual Online Games

The Best Casual Online Games are the way to go if you need a break from competitive gaming. Casual games emphasize simple controls, direct mechanics and exciting gameplay.
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Relax Gaming's Midnight Marauder Innovates Gaming

Relax Gaming launched a new slot release called Midnight Marauder today. Relax Gaming and PokerStars announced a partnership at the beginning of April. The game is added to Relax's rich library with 3,000+ proprietary games and third-party games.
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Relax Gaming's Midnight Marauder Innovates Gaming

Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

Pennsylvania's gaming sector set a new high for revenue in April. Online casinos and poker rooms outpaced New Jersey's in the same month. PokerStars was the most profitable poker operator in Pennsylvania. The state's online casino games made $135.1 million, while online slots brought in $101.5 million and online table games brought $33.4 million.
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Pennsylvania Posts Record Gaming Revenue for Second Consecutive Month

iSoftBet debuts Buenos Aires iGaming market

iSoftBet has entered the Buenos Aires regulated market after agreeing a new partnership deal with Argentinian operator Upline and its online interest, Jugadon. iSoftbet's top-performing titles will be made available to the operator's local player base.
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iSoftBet debuts Buenos Aires iGaming market

Gambling Firms Face Concerns Over Kids Playing Virtual Reality Poker

Gambling Firms Face Concerns over Kids Playing Virtual Reality Poker. One player at the table was berated with sexually explicit language. In another poker game, a player said they were in the fifth grade. Playing virtual poker where no money changes hands is not illegal in UK or US. Activists and politicians are focusing on how to regulate gateways into gambling.  Pokerstars VR makes it clear to users before entering its virtual casino that players must be 18 or older to play. It employs moderators and players can report others they suspect of being underage. The company is investing to enhance player protections.
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Gambling Firms Face Concerns Over Kids Playing Virtual Reality Poker

Casino Royale Masquerade Ball Coming to Manchester

Shaw Hill Golf & Spa Hotel in Chorley will host a Masquerade Ball with the theme of Casino Royale later this May. The event requires a masquerade dress code and a three-course meal. Coco Renee will perform. The book Casino was published in 1953 and adapted into a comedy spy film in 1967.
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Casino Royale Masquerade Ball Coming to Manchester

We take a look at Crytpo, NFTs, VR, and AI in online gambling

The world market for online gambling is expected to reach US$231 billion in 2021. SlotsMillions VR Casino was launched in 2015. It was available only through developer kits and it took a high-end PC. Statista reports that more than a million people were employed in the industry last year.
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We take a look at Crytpo, NFTs, VR, and AI in online gambling

WorldMatch offering its innovations via iSoftBet

iSoftBet has signed an agreement with WorldMatch to integrate their video slots into its aggregation platform. Worldmatch's portfolio includes Pussycats’ Valley, Wicked Reels and Into the Wilds Megaways titles.
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WorldMatch offering its innovations via iSoftBet

States Where gambling is Legal

Legal online gambling is becoming more and more popular in the United States. It is legal in most states, but state-by-state legal online gaming alternatives differ.
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States Where gambling is Legal

iSoftBet secures deal with Swiss market leader Casino Interlaken

iSoftBet has signed an agreement to supply its vast range of exclusive slots to Swiss operator Casino Interlaken. The deal will see iSoft Bet's complete portfolio go live with Casino's online brand StarVegas. isoftbet has experienced significant growth over the past year, signing key commercial agreements in regulated markets across the globe. i softbet's recent deals with Slotegrator, United Remote, and PokerStars.
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iSoftBet secures deal with Swiss market leader Casino Interlaken

Relax enters Italy with iGaming offering

Relax Gaming partners with PokerStars for the Italian market. Pokerstars is one of the highest-ranking Italian operators. Relax is planning to significantly broaden its European market presence throughout 2022.
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Relax enters Italy with iGaming offering

How Tekno Miles Is Helping The Crypto Casino Industry Grow

Tekno Miles has signed an ambassador deal with Bitcasino.io. He has also revealed a playlist for the casino. Cryptocurrencies are growing in popularity. Tekno is only one of many celebrities promoting cryptos. Other celebrities might join the industry in the future.
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How Tekno Miles Is Helping The Crypto Casino Industry Grow

Musicians Who Love To Gamble

Gambling is a popular hobby for many famous artists. They have favorite casinos in every part of the Earth. AussieBestCasinos experts analyzed the music industry and prepared a story about musicians who love to gamble.
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Musicians Who Love To Gamble

Biggest gambling cities in the world

Gambling is a popular pastime for tourists. Land-based casinos have become tourist attractions. Online gambling is becoming more immersive and entertaining. The world's largest and most famous gambling cities are listed below. They are: Las Vegas, Macau, Singapore, Bangkok, Dubai, New York, Las Angeles, and Tokyo.
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Biggest gambling cities in the world

Santa Fe Mix, the legendary land-based slot game machine, arrives to online casinos in Spain, with MGA Games and R Franco

Santa Fe Mix is a 3-reel slot game machine. MGA Games and Grupo Recreativos Franco have developed a digital version of the game for online casinos in Spain. The game was played on Pokerstars for 14 days. It was the first collaboration between Mga Games, Grup Recreatingivo Franco and Recreatedivo Digital. It is the best option for the online casino operators. Santa Fe mix is one of most popular slot games in the history of land-based gambling. Its main character is miner and his donkey. They work hard under the desert sun to find gold nuggets.
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Santa Fe Mix, the legendary land-based slot game machine, arrives to online casinos in Spain, with MGA Games and R Franco

iSoftBet two new online slot titles

iSoftBet has added to its Hold & Win range of slots with its latest title, The Magic Orb. The game plays on a 7-reel, 7 row panel surrounded by a pastel haze of colors and rock formations. At the center of the reels sits a magical Orb that can fire on any spin.
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iSoftBet two new online slot titles

House committee advances bills related to legalized gambling in Kentucky

House committee approves a legislative package related to legalized gambling in Kentucky. The package includes legalizing sports wagering, banning unregulated gambling machines, modernizing pari-mutuel waggering statutes, and creating a fund to fight gambling addiction. House Bill 606 seeks to legalize most forms of sports betting and regulate the taxation of all online gambling including fantasy sports and online poker. House bill 608 would prohibit gambling machine not associated with the Kentucky Lottery, charitable gaming or historical horse racing. It would also ban "gray machines" or skill game machines. Some lawmakers and legal experts question their legality.
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House committee advances bills related to legalized gambling in Kentucky

iSoftBet collaborates with Lottoland to create exclusive Megaways™ slot

iSoftBet has created a Megaways™ slot for Lottoland. The game will be available to the operator's 15 million customers. It is the latest milestone for iSoft Bet, which has recently partnered with PokerStars and expanded its footprint in Latin America. Lotto betting operator Nigel Birrell is delighted with the game. He is looking forward to seeing how his customers react to it.
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iSoftBet collaborates with Lottoland to create exclusive Megaways™ slot

Monografie unveils nominees for the Ranking SAGSE 2021

Monografie unveils nominees for the Ranking SAGSE 2021. The method is the same as that obtained in 2020: an open, democratic poll. Final list of nominees was revealed at the beginning of March. Winners will be announced in SagSE Latam at Hilton Buenos Aires Hotel and Convention Center.
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Monografie unveils nominees for the Ranking SAGSE 2021

Online Casino of the year

Online Casino of the Year is one of most hotly contested categories in global gaming. BitStarz, PokerStars and Casumo are the nominees for the category. The poker site Pokerstars reported a 12% increase in annual revenues in 2021. JackpotJoy is now part of Bally’s Corporation. It has placed significant weighting behind a push for responsible gambling. The company has also considered its societal impact by teaming up with Women Who Code. They are dedicated to helping women excel in tech careers. Their sportsbook daily specials are a key draw to the platform.
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What PA Online Casino Has the Best Welcome Bonus?

Welcome bonuses are a valuable marketing tool used by casinos to attract new players. Online casinos in Pennsylvania offer some interesting and valuable welcome packages for new users. We went through all of the PA online casino new user bonus offers to pick the top 4 deals.
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What PA Online Casino Has the Best Welcome Bonus?

PokerStars Offering "Las Vegas Trip" to Loyal Cash Grinders

PokerStars is offering a special promotion for its live venue in London, The Hippodrome Casino. Cash game players at the venue will get a trip to Las Vegas for the World Series of Poker WSOP 2022. The package will include tournament buy-ins, accommodation, flights and access to exclusive players’ parties.
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PokerStars Offering "Las Vegas Trip" to Loyal Cash Grinders

How Technological Advancements Have Helped the MI iGaming Market to Thrive

After the Supreme Court's decision, several US states legalized online gambling activities. Michigan was one of the first to do so. The first iGaming venue became operational in Michigan several months after the state legislators legalized it. Some of Michigan's renowned casinos operate in the igaming market. They include FanDuel Casino, DraftKings Casino and BetAmerica Casino. BetRivers Casino partnered with the Little River Band of Ottawa Indians. PokerStars Casino also operates legally in MI.
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How Technological Advancements Have Helped the MI iGaming Market to Thrive

PokerStars Hits the Racetrack, UAE to Allow Gambling

PokerStars is joining a Formula 1 team as part of a sponsorship deal with Red Bull. The company's logo will appear on the fire suits of drivers Sergio Perez and Max Verstappen. Flutter bought PokerStars for $6 billion in 2019. The United Arab Emirates allows casinos. Station Casinos offers an intern opportunity for college students.
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PokerStars Hits the Racetrack, UAE to Allow Gambling

Italian online casino revenue hits new high in December 2021

Total GGR hit €312.0m, up from €304.2m in November. Online casino revenue reached €165.5m month-over-month. Goldbet moved into first place in combined betting revenue. Pokerstars and PokerStars are still the market leaders. Sports betting revenues declined from November and year-on-year. For 2021 igaming revenue hit€3.46bn, with casino and slot revenue at €1.77bn and sports betting at€1,44bn.
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Italian online casino revenue hits new high in December 2021

2021 Online Casino Revenue Figures Return To Pre-Pandemic Trends

The growth rates of online casinos have been flat or up to high single digit percentages. December was a better month than many recently. None of the six online casino states saw daily average revenue decline. The lowest rate was 5.6% for Delaware, while the fastest was 16.3% for West Virginia. New Jersey is the longest-standing regulated market in the US.
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2021 Online Casino Revenue Figures Return To Pre-Pandemic Trends

Casino company urges Ontario give them exclusive rights to igaming

Great Canadian Gaming wants to give casinos exclusive rights to take bets online for at least two years. The company commissioned a report that it shared with the government. It predicts 2,600 lost casino jobs and $2.8 billion less in tax revenue over five years if Ontario opens up the market for online gambling and sports betting. Other igaming companies disagree with that and say the industry is already overburdened by foreign-owned grey market gaming companies. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corp. is currently the province’s only option for legal online and sport betting and it was expected to launch in the first quarter of this year.
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Casino company urges Ontario give them exclusive rights to igaming

Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns

Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns. Great Canadian Gaming, the company with the largest casino market share in Ontario, prepared the report. It predicts a shift in spending from land-based casinos to internet gambling. Companies involved in the online gambling industry say the findings are flawed. They challenge the assumption that existing casino customers will suddenly start spending less money in casinos and more on the internet. DraftKings Inc. offers online sports betting and casino products. online based in U.S. Jeffrey Haas, senior vice president of Draft Kings Inc., says people will continue to gamble in real casinos.
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Ford government could lose $2.8 billion in online betting, report warns

Evolution launches first Michigan live casino studio with 9 operators

Evolution launched its first live casino studio in Michigan on Thursday. Nine operators went live from the launch. It is the company's 11th live studio worldwide. The studio is equipped with the same functions as the existing New Jersey and Pennsylvania studios. Evolution is committed to the new Michigan market. They launched games from their NetEnt brand with all operators in the market opening in January. More games and game shows will be added to it later this year. There are plans to launch dedicated, exclusively branded tables for some operators.
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Evolution launches first Michigan live casino studio with 9 operators

Two Pragmatic Play executives ranked among gaming industry's Hot 50 list

Two executives with Pragmatic Play have been included in the annual Gaming Intelligence Hot 50 list. Yossi Barzely, Chief Business Development Officer, and Julian Jarvis, CEO, are recognised for their work in iGaming. Pragsmatic play won several awards in 2014. It produced up to five new slot titles a month and delivered Live Casino, Virtual Sports and Bingo games. Its API is available through one single API. The company won EGR Game of the Year, SBC Casino/Slots Developer of The Year and awards specific to the Latin American region.
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Two Pragmatic Play executives ranked among gaming industry's Hot 50 list

BetMGM Leads $107.5 Million Market for Michigan Online Casinos

BetMGM Casino MI took in $107.5 million in November. The market leader, DraftKings Casino and Fanduel Casino are in a battle for second place. 11 other operators make up the other $30 million-plus. The best bonus is $1000 deposit match bonus in the casino. There is also a great online poker offer with $25 freeplay and $600 deposit bonus.
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BetMGM Leads $107.5 Million Market for Michigan Online Casinos