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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories

mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Gambling at New Jersey’s Borgata Online Casino Making Positive Strides
Online gambling results have been a disappointment thus far in New Jersey, but Borgata’s online casino is making some positive strides.

Mississippi Lays the Smack Down on Online Gaming
Mississippi didn’t miss a beat at handing online gambling its lunch. According to CS Report, lawmakers in the state who wanted to user in an era of regulated online gaming for lottery and sports betting have effectively been rebuffed.
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888 Holdings Submits a Formal Bid For Bwin.Party

888 Holdings Submits a Formal Bid For Bwin.PartyBwin.Party is the result of a 2011 merger between Bwin Interactive Entertainment and PartyGaming. The outcome was an online powerhouse offering sports betting, online poker, and a variety of online casino games.

In November 2014, Bwin.Party shared that they were in “preliminary discussions with a number of interested parties regarding a variety of potential business combinations.”

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Bitcoin Now Being Accepted at DerbyJackpot.com

Bitcoin Now Being Accepted At DerbyJackpot.comToday, Bitcoin is emerging not only as an acceptable but also a popular method of payment that many online and even brick-and-mortar businesses are starting to welcome.

In a recent announcement, US-based DerbyJackpot.com shared that they will now be accepting Bitcoin as a method of payment for their online gambling website.

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IGT’s DoubleDown Casino Takes New Mobile Offering for a ‘Spin’

IGT's DoubleDown Casino Takes New Mobile Offering for a 'Spin'The team at International Game Technology (IGT) is on a role in the social gaming world. So it’s only logical that they parlay their roll into a spin.

The organization has just launched the Wheel of Fortune Double Times Pay 3x4x5x game for desktop and mobile devices.
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Betfair Creates a New Senior Management Position

Betfair Creates a New Senior Management PositionIn a recent announcement, Betfair revealed that they have created a new Senior Management position, Chief Marketing Officer. The position will be occupied by Johnny Devitt. Devitt was formerly the Direct of Online Marketing at Betfair, but now finds himself in this Senior Management position.

The goal of the new position, SBC News reports, is to place both online marketing and online branding under the same branch of leadership. This position will be a new addition to the London office.

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Indiana Gov. Pence Still Opposed To Online Gambling

Indiana Gov. Pence Still Opposed To Online GamblingIndiana Gov. Mike Pence has long opposed both live gambling and online gambling. It is for this reason that he has vetoed a recent bill. The proposed bill HEA 1270 would have allowed bettors to deposit funds via ADW, then place pari-mutuel wagers online or via the phone.

While Gov. Pence vetoed this bill, he did allow two other bills to pass. According to Blood Horse, one would allow the Pokagaon Band of the Potawatomi Indians riverboat casinos to move on land, as long as caps and guidelines regarding maintaining their current footprint — with reasonable growth — were established.

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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories

mGamingWatch The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

IGT Setting High Standards in The World of iGaming
International Game Technology has just achieved the highest vendor rating possible by Info-Tech Research Group. This is no small feat, because the iGaming industry is highly competitive.

Indiana Gov. Pence Still Opposed To Online Gambling
Indiana Gov. Mike Pence has long opposed both live gambling and online gambling. It is for this reason that he has vetoed a recent bill. The proposed bill HEA 1270 would have allowed bettors to deposit funds via ADW, then place pari-mutuel wagers online or via the phone.
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888 Partnership in Pennsylvania Suggests Online Gambling Will Soon Be Regulated

888 Partnership In Pennsylvania Suggests Online Gambling Will Soon Be RegulatedIn a recent announcement, online gambling operator 888 confirmed that it has struck a deal with the live casino Mount Airy Casino Resort in the State of Pennsylvania.

While online gambling has not yet been legalized in Pennsylvania, this partnership suggests that things are heading in that direction — and very quickly.

888 is an online gambling operator and part of the All American Poker Network, which already provides online gambling in the states of New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware.

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New Mobile App Touted as a Digital ‘Win-Win’ for Casinos

New Mobile App Touted as a Digital 'Win-Win' for CasinosMeet “Comp My Play” — a new mobile app that delivers what we’re told is exclusive casino incentives that users can redeem directly from their phone or mobile device at their favorite casinos.

With the relationship between casino gaming and mobile technologies growing closer than ever previously imagined, those behind this latest offering seem to have their finger on the precise pulse of the gaming industry today.

And support for the platform is coming out of the woodwork.
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Scientific Games Seizes Another Mobile Opportunity with New Casino and Resort

Scientific Games Seizes Another Mobile OpportunityThe team at Scientific Games tells mGamingWatch that they’ve just teamed up with Baha Mar Casino & Hotel, a new and pretty massive casino resort in the Caribbean.

The resort, we’re told, will count on a variety of Scientific Games solutions in systems, games, table products, and interactive to “drive entertainment, help transform customer service, increase operating efficiency, and provide end-to-end casino and slot-management solutions.”

Not surprisingly, mobile will play a big role in the efforts that lie ahead.
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