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Hard Rock Atlantic City, Ocean Resort Apply for New Jersey Online Gambling Licenses

Revel Casino Atlantic City

The Hard Rock Atlantic City (formerly the Trump Taj Mahal) and Ocean Resort (previously Revel) have signalled their mutual intentions to enter the New Jersey online gambling market. The state’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) announced this week that both properties have applied for licenses to offer internet gaming. If approved, it would mean all…Read More

‘Worst Case Scenario’ Wager Slash on FOBTs Pummels UK Bookmaker Stocks

Matt Hancock

British sports books are seeing their stocks plummet, as media reports that fixed-odds betting terminal (FOBT) wagers will be cut from maximums of £100 ($140) down to £2 ($2.80) swirl in the UK. The long-awaited decision is having a negative impact on the bookmakers’ London Stock Exchange (LSE) shares, as government’s plans to slash the maximum stakes…Read More

New Report Provides Spin for Both Sides of Tasmanian Pokies Debate

Tasmania gambling report SEIS

A new government report found that Tasmanian citizens are gambling less than they used to, and that they are slowly moving away from pokies and towards online betting. The release of the Social and Economic Impact Study (SEIS) prompted immediate reactions from both sides of the debate over a proposal to remove pokies (or slot…Read More

Novomatic Finalizes Purchase of Controlling Interest in Ainsworth Game Technology

Ainsworth Novomatic acquisition

Australian casino manufacturer Novomatic has taken a controlling interest in Australian slot machine developer Ainsworth Game Technology, acquiring a 52 percent stake in the company. The takeover comes following a Friday announcement by the two firms that they had received all of the necessary regulatory approvals to complete the acquisition. The relatively complex deal was…Read More

Scientists Looking Into Implants, Nasal Sprays to Combat Gambling Addiction

problem gambling implant spray

It’s no secret that while most adults have no problem enjoying gambling responsibly, a small percentage of people can develop addictions that cause them to become compulsive gamblers. But scientists around the globe are looking into ways to treat or prevent these problems, with a couple of unusual solutions making headlines just this week. A…Read More

Daily Fantasy Sports in 2017: How DraftKings, FanDuel, and Everyone Else Rode the Coaster

daily fantasy sports DFS DraftKings FanDuel

In 2017, the daily fantasy sports industry, specifically market leaders DraftKings and FanDuel, experienced a ride as good as any at a major amusement park. Not surprising, the two industry frontrunners that control more than 90 percent of the US market felt the jolts most jarringly. Victories came by way of states taking steps to…Read More

GVC Holdings Moves to High Street with Ladbrokes Coral Acquisition, Purchase Price Could Reach $5.35 Billion

GVC Holdings Ladbrokes Coral

Gambling firm GVC Holdings entered into an agreement with British bookmaker Ladbrokes Coral on Friday that could see as much as $5.35 billion change hands. The takeover’s final price won’t be determined until late January, when a fixed odds betting terminal (FOBT) review by the UK’s Department for Culture, Media, and Sport will decide on…Read More

Sports Betting Leads Way in Danish Gambling Market

Denmark sports betting

Denmark’s gambling market continues to grow, and all signs indicate that increased interest in sports betting is the reason for this surge. In this week’s quarterly update on revenue figures in the industry, the Danish regulator revealed that third quarter sports betting revenues were up 9 percent year-over-year, bringing in DKK 577 million ($92 million)…Read More

Lottoland Launches Bitcoin Lottery With 1,000-Coin Jackpot

bitcoin lottery Lottoland

Lottoland says its bitcoin lottery game is the first licensed random draw format offering up the cryptocurrency as a jackpot. Licensed in the gaming-friendly British Overseas Territory of Gibraltar, Lottoland held its first Bitcoin Lotto yesterday at 8:30 pm GMT (3:30 pm ET). The game is a standard 6/49 numeric draw where players must correctly…Read More

Bitcoin Gamblers See Earnings Grow, as Digital Currency Jumps on Futures Exchange

bitcoin futures trading online gambling

In one of the craziest days for cybercurrency trading in history, the price of a single bitcoin jumped from $16,700 to $16,748 in a matter of seconds on Monday. The decentralized digital currency has been fluctuating wildly over the last 12 months, with each single bitcoin worth over 2,000 percent more today than it was…Read More

FCC Likely to Repeal Net Neutrality Rules This Week

FCC net neutrality vote

The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) will vote on Thursday to repeal the net neutrality rules that the same body put into place back in 2015, with the commissioners almost certain to approve the rollback. And while the change in rules could have broad implications for the internet as a whole, there are also possible changes…Read More

Financial Analyst Jim Cramer Says Fold on Bitcoin, Visit ‘Fabulous Las Vegas’ Instead

Jim Cramer bitcoin value price

CNBC “Mad Money” host Jim Cramer is warning bitcoin investors that the digital currency comes with a substantial amount of risk and uncertainty. That likely isn’t news to most who have bought into the cyber coinage, as bitcoin’s price has fluctuated wildly over the last few months. Fortunately for most bitcoin investors, the fluctuation has…Read More

Study of Gambling in Australia: 6.8 Million Play Regularly, Losing $18 Billion Since 2016

Australian pokie machines

The Australian government last week released figures from a study that presented the most comprehensive picture of Australian gambling habits to date. The study, conducted by the Australian Gambling Research Centre, part of the Australian Institute of Family Studies, found that about 6.8 million Australians gamble regularly, about 42 percent of the country’s adult population….Read More

Lucky Man Hits Virtual Horse Racing Miracle After Ungreedy Act at ATM

Colin Banks

It took Colin Banks no time at all to decide what to do when he saw £30 ($40.50) sticking out of an ATM. He turned it in to a store employee, of course. Whether it was instant karma or just a good promotional story for a new form of betting, less than an hour later…Read More

As New Jersey Waits Out SCOTUS PASPA Decision, State Gives Virtual Sports Green Light

New Jersey virtual sports betting

New Jersey will have to wait until next year for the Supreme Court’s ultimate decision when it comes to the state’s right to offer legalized sportsbetting in its casinos. Meanwhile, gamblers in the Garden State still can bet on games, but only on competitions that are virtual. The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE)…Read More