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PayPal Takes Aim at Online Gambling

PayPal Takes Aim at Online Gambling PayPal Takes Aim at Online GamblingGuess what, folks? There might be a new addition to the online casino world in the US. That new addition would be none other than, the payment site you eBayers know and love, PayPal.

According to cardschat.com, the online gambling market has been trying to get this powerhouse payment site to join on for a while. This very well may be a reality as Online Poker Report’s author Chris Grove tweeted, “Sources tell OPR that PayPal will start processing regulated US online #gambling payments in coming months. Handful of operators to start.”

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New Jersey Wants to Zero Out Unlicensed Online Gambling Sites

New Jersey Wants to Zero Out Unlicensed Online Gambling Sites 300x150 New Jersey Wants to Zero Out Unlicensed Online Gambling SitesAll right, license and registration please. Ok, there was nobody pulled over, but New Jersey wants to pull their gamblers away from unlicensed sites. Apparently, it is starting to work because, according to new polling data from Commercial Intelligence, fewer New Jersey online gamblers are frequenting those sites.

In a follow-up survey conducted in January NJ.com explains that Commercial Intelligence, “Polled 520 New Jersey online gamblers to get a better idea of the habits of the players in the market. What they found was significantly fewer players were using illegal, offshore sites in January.” They continue to say that the percentage of people who used these ‘offshore sites’ dropped from 24% to 16%.”

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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming

Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming5 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

With so much talk of regulated online gambling potentially coming to the state of Pennsylvania in the near future, it comes as no surprise that some casinos in the state are preparing for what many analysts believe is an inevitability for the Keystone State.

Teeming with opportunity at every turn, Asia’s fast-growing gaming industry is a welcoming beacon to the world’s leading gaming and technology providers.

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Ladbrokes Reports Massive Spike in Mobile Gambling

Ladbrokes Reports Massive Spike in Mobile Gambling Ladbrokes Reports Massive Spike in Mobile GamblingAccording to an announcement from Ladbrokes, the British bookmaking behemoth, the company says it has observed a staggering 1100% spike in mobile betting.

The jump was identified during the World Cup in Brazil in recent months.

For Ladbrokes, this is great news for the firm, which seems destined to watch its future play out on mobile. Clearly, the company’s future is now inextricably linked to mobile gambling.
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Mobile Gaming Application Platform Comes to Africa

Mobile Gaming Application Platform Comes to Africa Mobile Gaming Application Platform Comes to AfricaOn Tuesday, news from Germany emerged that ISIS Lab Corporation has just entered into an agreement with TelecomX to provide MTN Group Limited — Africa’s largest mobile operator — with its mobile gaming application platform.

According to a statement provided to mGamingWatch, the Company will provide MTN, through TelecomX, its mobile gaming platform, ISIS Friends — “the world’s first regulated social gaming community.”

MTN currently operates through most of Africa and the Middle East and has well over 200 million subscribers.
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Rivers Casino Goes Mobile

Rivers Casino Goes Mobile 300x239 Rivers Casino Goes MobileWith so much talk of regulated online gambling potentially coming to the state of Pennsylvania in the near future, it comes as no surprise that some casinos in the state are preparing for what many analysts believe is an inevitability for the Keystone State.

Of course, as an experienced mobile marketing or digital advertising pro will tell you, gaming operators and casinos have much to gain by going mobile in other capacities even if real money mobile gambling isn’t yet a business option.

It’s a strategy understood well by the team at Rivers Casino, which recently teamed up in Pennsylvania with JOINGO, a mobile technology company.

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Success in The World of Online Gambling Will Take a Community Effort

Success In The World Of Online Gambling Will Take a Community Effort 300x200 Success in The World of Online Gambling Will Take a Community EffortAs many new countries around the globe legalize online gambling and sports betting, a need emerges for improved software and online gaming applications. Being that online gambling is still a fairly new sub-industry within the world of live physical gambling and betting, there is still ample opportunity for new industry leaders to emerge in this genre of gaming.

It is for this reason that FreeBets has just launched a new interactive series geared towards the major players in the gambling industry. SBC News reports the series is called “Talking Mobile,” and is an ongoing Q&A between industry leaders with the hopes to improve software development and the overall success for online apps, and gambling and sports betting websites.

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World Cup Increased Online Sports Betting For William Hill

World Cup Increased Online Sports Betting For William Hill 300x163 World Cup Increased Online Sports Betting For William HillOne of the many advantages to online and mobile sports betting is that gamers can quickly and easily place their bets from anywhere with Internet access—even when on the go.

When it comes to large and global tournaments such as the FIFA World Cup, online is changing the online sports betting industry. As of August 1st, the mobile bookmaker William Hill was up by 7 percent, which is quite impressive because they had been lagging in the first half of the year.

It is the ability to place online bets during the World Cup that has made all the difference.

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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming

Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming2 300x195 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

On Wednesday, online casino company 32Red announced their detection of a spike in mobile casino gaming.

The American Gaming Association has just announced the newest inductees to its venerable Gaming Hall of Fame. This year, the AGA is calling those selected the most diverse class of inductees to ever make the cut.

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32Red Says Mobile Adoption Increasing Across Online Gambling Space

32Red Says Mobile Adoption Increasing 32Red Says Mobile Adoption Increasing Across Online Gambling SpaceOn Wednesday, online casino company 32Red announced their detection of a spike in mobile casino gaming.

With revenues soaring, the firm has retained its full-year expectations after gross gaming revenues rose in its first-half and the number of mobile users almost doubled.

The European company confirmed that its total gross gaming revenues rose 19% in the first half of this year.
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