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Seneca Gaming Comes to Fantasy Sports Network

Seneca Gaming Comes to Fantasy Sports Network 300x150 Seneca Gaming Comes to Fantasy Sports NetworkMGT Capital Investments, Inc. has just confirmed that Seneca Gaming Corporation will be joining the MGTSports daily fantasy network.

According to a news release provided to mGamingWatch, players at the three Seneca Resorts & Casino properties – Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino, and Seneca Buffalo Creek Casino – will be able to play their favorite fantasy sports on an easy to use website featuring multiple game formats in seven sports.

The site will be available for play online, plus will feature the addition of exclusive games to be held on property in which players can win cash prizes and other unique offerings.

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Caesars Exec Scores Top PR Industry Honors

Caesars Exec Scores Top PR Industry Honors 200x300 Caesars Exec Scores Top PR Industry HonorsAccording to the Las Vegas Review Journal, one of the PR industry’s leading publications is paying tribute to Caesars Entertainment Corp. Executive Vice President Jan Jones Blackhurst.

Blackhurst is being named the “CSR Professional of the Year.”

The honor goes to Blackhurst for leading the company’s efforts in “diversity, social and environmental responsibility, and philanthropy.”
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American Gaming Association Says it Continues to ‘Unite Casino Industry’

American Gaming Association Says it Continues to Unite Casino Industry 300x300 American Gaming Association Says it Continues to Unite Casino IndustryThe American Gaming Association just wants to bring like-minded people — and organizations — together for the purpose of advancing the gaming industry to new heights.

Following what the AGA calls a significant shift in its membership and governance structure, the organization is now welcoming five new board members this week: The Cordish Company, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Global Cash Access, Novomatic and Vantiv Gaming Solutions.

The AGA, we’re told, also added six general members: Casino City Press, Fantini Research, FPL Advisory Group, Ho-Chunk Gaming, Ortiz Gaming and YWS Design & Architecture.
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iGaming Investor Conference Hits NYC Tomorrow

iGaming Investor Conference Hits NYC Tomorrow iGaming Investor Conference Hits NYC TomorrowStart spreading the news.

On Tuesday, more than three dozen of America’s largest institutional investors will be in the Big Apple.

These financial titans, all of whom have a “significant investment in the Gaming and Leisure sector,” will attend a one-day iGaming Investor Conference at Morgan Stanley’s New York Office.
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iGaming Diversity Kicks into High Gear with Pala in NJ

iGaming Diversity Kicks into High Gear with Pala in NJ 300x240 iGaming Diversity Kicks into High Gear with Pala in NJPala Interactive, of the fastest growing real-money gaming providers, isn’t holding back in the Garden State.

As cries for more innovation and options ring out across the New Jersey iGaming space, Pala is answering the call.

PalaCasino has just announced the launch of 27 new games through its online platform PalaCasino.com.
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mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Spotlights a ‘Verie’ Promising Tool for Mobile, Online Gaming Security at SXSW 2015

JaredHemu 255x300 mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Spotlights a Verie Promising Tool for Mobile, Online Gaming Security at SXSW 2015In the age of all things digital, ID theft has become more than a problem. It’s now a plague that continues to threaten not only the financial security of millions of connected people around the world, but also the very stability and existence of countless digital institutions, platforms, and entire industries.

Consequently, it comes as no surprise that many security innovators and entrepreneurs striving to push back against the denizen dangers of the digital world are at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas this week to show off their wares and lend greater peace of mind to consumers and companies alike.

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Viva Las Vegas: iGaming North America Awards Set for April 16th

Viva Las Vegas iGaming North America Awards Set for April 300x198 Viva Las Vegas: iGaming North America Awards Set for April 16thThe first-ever iGaming North America Awards will be held next month in Las Vegas. And we’ve got the scoop on what to expect from the inaugural presentation.

According to information provided to mGamingWatch, the awards presentation — which is “aimed at rewarding excellence and innovation in the North American iGaming industry” — is still a month away, but organizers have already announced the shortlisted nominees.

The entire shortlist can be viewed here.
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Fantasy to Become Reality for Gaming in Iowa?

Fantasy to Become Reality for Gaming in Iowa 300x200 Fantasy to Become Reality for Gaming in Iowa?Fantasy sports may be coming to Iowa.

According to local reports in the Quad-City Times, Iowans may legally get into the fantasy sports game soon (thanks to a bill that was approved yesterday in the Iowa Senate).

Senate File 166 would declare fantasy sports as game of skill different from gambling, ending Iowa’s run among a handful of states where it is illegal for someone to collect more than $50 if the real professional athletes they’ve assembled as a virtual squad have the best combined statistics to win a fantasy contest or league.

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GameAccount and Maryland Live! Partner to Launch Simulated Online Gaming

 GameAccount and Maryland Live! Partner to Launch Simulated Online GamingIt’s a deal.

The news has just reached us that online gaming systems and software firm GameAccount Network will partner with U.S. land-based Maryland Live! Casino to launch a Simulated Gaming online experience.

Open to both new and existing customers, the Simulated Gaming venture is set to launch sometime during the second quarter of 2015.

“The new service will be made available via MarylandLiveCasino.com and integrated with the facility’s customer management system, which will allow players to use their Live! Rewards Card when playing,” noted iGamingBusiness.

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Big Time Battle: Caesars Entertainment Corp vs. Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling Rumble

Big Time Battle Caesars Entertainment Corp vs Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling Rumble 300x208 Big Time Battle: Caesars Entertainment Corp vs. Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling RumbleIt’s one of the biggest brouhahas in Las Vegas: could online gambling be a boon to the casino industry?

There are pros and cons, of course. But the two big players are definitely gambling types.

“Caesars Entertainment Corporation leads the group of Vegas casino operators that are backing the legalization of online gambling in the United States. They believe that once online gambling becomes legal, Las Vegas-based casinos stand to benefit tremendously,” according to StreetWiseJournal.

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