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GEObet Announces iGaming Conference to Advise Tribal Nations

The GEObet network, a tribal-owned entity, announced recently that it will be hosting a conference aimed directly towards the online gambling sector on February 18th in a bid to advise tribal interests on the online gambling industry and all of the benefits they can enjoy from the sizable market. The Oklahoma Tribes and GEObet iGaming…Read More

TabCorp Announces Increased Revenues in Australian Market

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A year on year rise in total revenues of 2.1 per cent to $1.06 billion for the last six months of 2012 has been announced by Australian casino gambling and entertainment group TabCorp Holdings Limited. The Victorian firm revealed that earnings during the last half of the year from continuing operations increased by 2.6 per…Read More

Caesars Entertainment Interactive Division To Render Unto The Highest Bidder That Which Is Caesars

Facing a daunting $20 billion-plus debt load, casino giant Caesars Entertainment may be forced to raise funds by offering minority stakes in one of its most potentially lucrative divisions, Caesars Interactive, as well as in some of its brick-and-mortar casino properties.  Ironically, the gambling conglomerate only recently purchased some of its own interactive division holdings;…Read More

Record Results For 888 Holdings

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Online gaming giant 888 Holdings has posted record revenues for the fourth-quarter and the year as a whole thanks to an exceedingly high demand for the company’s mobile services to its large number of members. “We are experiencing a significant increase in customer recruitment from mobile platforms and, given our focus and commitment to investment…Read More

Fantastic Results For Facebook Casino

High 5 Games, the land-based, online and mobile games developer, announced recently that its social Facebook casino site, High 5 Casino, recently exceeded one million active users per month after less than six months since its launch. “We are delighted to see that so many players have installed and enjoyed our Facebook casino in such…Read More

Betting On A Casino Job, Candidates Go All In At Caesars

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Once upon a time, walking into a job interview with a Harvard MBA almost wrapped up was as good as a punched ticket to career success; but in a tough, competitive economy and in an industry that  interacts with customers outside of the normal business model, Caesars Entertainment is trying a novel approach this month…Read More

French Online Poker Regulators Consider Softening Eligibility Rules

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The French online poker industry saw a decline in revenue in 2012, with cash games being the main culprit for the decline, as they fell 5%. Tournament games on the other hand actually rose 21%, but as tournaments make up a small portion of the overall revenue, it wasn’t enough to overcome the decline in…Read More

Pinnacle Entertainment Set To Buy Ameristar

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Adding to its casino properties located primarily in the South and Midwest, Pinnacle Entertainment has agreed to purchase Ameristar Casinos for $869 million, according to Pinnacle’s executives.  Included in the major deal would be $1.9 billion in debt that Pinnacle would agree to assume from the also primarily Midwest-based casino conglomerate. It’s unclear how the…Read More

Macau Gaming Out-earns Sin City For Record Year in 2012

Macau’s red-hot casino industry trumped Las Vegas for a record earning year in 2012, with a staggering $38 billion in gaming revenue at year’s end.  In December 2012, the Chinese Special Administrative Region’s 35 casinos brought in a single-month record high of $3.5 billion in gaming revenues, a sum that represents more than half of…Read More

Gaming Stocks No Gamble As Year-End Values Soar

Gaming stocks proved a solid financial investment as the year drew to a close, based on the findings of major industry evaluation company Applied Analysis. The trend decipherer determined that the majority of gaming stock investments showed substantial gains in their average daily prices at year’s end, overcoming uncertainties created by a wavering Congress as…Read More