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William Hill Casino Club Launches New Online Website

William Hill Casino Club Launches New Online Website 300x199 William Hill Casino Club Launches New Online WebsiteWilliam Hill Casino Club recently launched their refreshed online website. While gamers can still play their favorite games, they will now enjoy everything from improved graphics to a more user-friendly layout.

William Hill Mobile Casino is a Playtech gaming software, which gamers can enjoy on their desktop, laptop, as well as all mobile devices.

Along with an improved selection of language settings, the company has even expanded their language support so that gamers from around the globe can not only game but have all of their questions and concerns answered.

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AGA Says New Las Vegas Security Ranking is a ‘Positive Step’

AGA Says New Las Vegas Security Ranking is a Positive Step 300x158 AGA Says New Las Vegas Security Ranking is a Positive StepFollowing months of working with the Nevada congressional delegation, the City of Las Vegas and State officials to educate the Department of Homeland Security (DHS) about the unique security risks Las Vegas faces, the American Gaming Association (AGA) has something to be happy about.

The AGA said in a written statement recently that they applaud the new ranking as a step in the right direction that will make Las Vegas eligible to receive $3 million in security funding per year through DHS’s Urban Area Security Initiative (UASI), an increase from $1 million last year.

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Morgan Stanley Drastically Revises Estimates of U.S. Internet Gambling

Morgan Stanley Drastically Revises Estimates of U.S. Internet Gambling 300x168 Morgan Stanley Drastically Revises Estimates of U.S. Internet GamblingWith the introduction of regulated online gambling in the United States, well-respected Morgan Stanley recently conducted research, and provided estimates for the growth within the online gambling industry.

With the dismal results of the few states that have legalized online gambling, Morgan Stanley has revised the report they issued in September 2014, Poker Updates confirms.

Initially, Morgan Stanley believed that combined revenue for Internet gambling would reach $5.2 billion by the end of 2020. Now their new estimates are closer to half of that amount at just $2.7 billion.

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Amaya Gaming Shares Record Results For 2014

Amaya Gaming Shares Record Results For 2014 300x197 Amaya Gaming Shares Record Results For 2014Thanks to their ongoing innovation and thoughtful acquisitions, Amaya Gaming generated record growth for their 2014 fiscal year. As a whole, the company grew from $145.9 million in the 2013 fiscal year, to $668.2 million in 2014. EBITDA was up from 62.6 million to $292.7 million.

This growth is due in part to their acquisition of Rational Group, which is best known for its highly successful online brands PokerStars and Full Tilt.

Amaya Gaming shared that a significant amount of their growth occurred in the 4th quarter, where they grew from $4.8 million to $57.2 million. The significant 4th quarter growth is an excellent sign that fiscal year 2015 will be another record year. In fact, Amaya chairman and chief executive officer David Baazov expects growth to be over 1 billion in 2015.

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New Advertising Campaign Helps Table Mountain Casino Strike Gold

New Advertising Campaign Helps Table Mountain Casino Strike Gold 300x247 New Advertising Campaign Helps Table Mountain Casino Strike Gold This week, the folks at Table Mountain Casino expressed their appreciation after being recognized with six Gold ADDY awards and one Silver ADDY at the 2015 American Advertising Awards.

The ceremony was held recently in Fresno as part of the Fresno Advertising Federation’s awards ceremony.

This annual event, if you’re not familiar, recognizes talent and expertise in advertising, marketing, public relations and commercial art campaigns.
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Delaware Partners With Nevada For Online Gambling

Delaware Partners With Nevada For Online Gambling 300x199 Delaware Partners With Nevada For Online GamblingDelaware is still one of only three states to legalize online gambling, but as of yet their online gambling revenues have been dismal. In an effort to encourage more residents to gamble online, Delaware has partnered with 3 Nevada casinos.

Per the agreement that state officials approved in February of last year, Delaware residents over the age of 21 years old can participate in online poker though Nevada websites for Delaware Park, Downers Grove, and Harrington Raceway casinos.

According to Delaware Online, the hope is that by expanding both the selection of games, and offering online gambling with some of the more noteworthy Las Vegas casinos, an uptick in revenue will soon follow.

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Hotels Make More Room for Online Reputation Management

Hotels Make More Room for Online Reputation Management 300x172 Hotels Make More Room for Online Reputation ManagementThe rule in brick-and-mortar retail is said to be “location, location, location.” For hotels today, it’s “reputation, reputation, reputation.”

New research by Ipsos MORI for TripAdvisor suggests that due to the importance of online ratings and reviews, hotels are most likely to invest extra dollars in online reputation management.

About 75 percent of hotels agree that online traveler reviews were very important to the future of their business, and “nearly the same percentage said this about online reputation management overall.”

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Online Gambling Firm Looking for a Bwin of its Own

Online Gambling Firm Looking for a Bwin of its Own 300x225 Online Gambling Firm Looking for a Bwin of its OwnGVC Holdings Plc, an online gambling company, knows exactly what it wants — a Bwin of its own.

According to a report from Reuters, the company is now engaged in acquisition talks with more than a few companies. So which will GVC spring for? According to chief exec Kenneth Alexander, the company wants “something like” its competitor Bwin.party.

GVC is looking at transactions that could transform the company “the same way Sportingbet did in 2013″, Alexander told Reuters on Monday. GVC, which is listed on London’s AIM, acquired Sportingbet’s operations in 24 countries for around 31 million pounds.
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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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