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Could Online Gambling Be Key Revenue Enhancer in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania?

Could Online Gambling Be Key Revenue Enhancer in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania 300x211 Could Online Gambling Be Key Revenue Enhancer in the Keystone State of Pennsylvania?How to close a $2 billion budget hole in the Keystone State? One Pennsylvania representative wants to roll the dice on online gambling as a way to make up the shortfall.

Rep. John Payne (R-Dauphin), chair of the House Gaming Oversight Committee, just introduced legislation to regulate online gaming.  Payne believes millions of Americans — including a passel of Pennsylvanians –participate in illegal online gaming where no regulation exists. He told fellow legislators that his bill could curb the illegal market while boosting state revenues.

“Payne said a study released by a Philadelphia-based economic consulting firm named Internet gaming the largest potential new revenue source for Pennsylvania’s gaming industry,” according to ABC27 in Harrisburg, the state capitol. “If enacted, he said the study estimates online gaming would generate approximately $120 million for the state during the first year.”

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It Takes Two to Tango: Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in Argentina

It Takes Two to Tango Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in Argentina It Takes Two to Tango: Vivo Interactive and Casinos del Rio Team Up to Launch Online Gaming Platform in ArgentinaIt takes two to tango — everywhere — but especially in Argentina.

Now comes word that Casinos del Rio, the largest casino consortium in Rio Negro, Argentina, has contracted with Vivo Interactive, a leading supplier of Live Dealer technology and services, to provide the gaming platform. It will undergird the first licensed and regulated online gaming website in the region.

“To facilitate the launch of Argentina’s first licensed online gaming operator, Vivo Interactive customized its platform enabling Casinos del Rio to leverage its brand and existing operations while meeting all regulatory requirements outlined by La Loteria of Rio Negro,” noted a formal statement provided to mGamingWatch. “This pioneering solution includes a full suite of Live Dealer casino games, virtual games, and a sophisticated back office which supports registration, deposits and withdrawals, along with detailed reports for regulators.”

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Mobile Casino Games Coming to Carnival Cruise Liners

Mobile Casino Games Coming to Carnival Cruise Liners 300x155 Mobile Casino Games Coming to Carnival Cruise LinersCarnival Corporation recently confirmed plans to welcome aboard the team at Scientific Games.

According to the famed cruise ship company, Scientific Games will work with Carnival to launch mobile casino games on a number of the company’s cruise liners.

“Scientific Games is a leader in the mobile gaming space and offered the best solution for our needs,” explains Marty Goldman, Carnival Corporation’s senior VP of global casino operations. “For the first time, we’re bringing the casino to our guests so they can play their favorite games on their mobile devices when they are lounging by the pool, relaxing in their rooms, or anywhere else onboard.”

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Infographic: Inside the Online, Mobile Betting Boom

Infographic Inside the Online Mobile Betting Boom 300x202 Infographic: Inside the Online, Mobile Betting BoomThe team at RightCasino recently shared with mGamingWatch their latest infographic, which explores in the depth the contributing factors in the growth of online gambling throughout the last 20 years.

The data charts “the history of online betting from humble origins in Antigua to its current level of sophistication, where crazy PR stunts, royal baby betting and celebrity endorsement are industry standard.”

Just how big of a market are we talking about these days? Consider this. According to RightCasino, the sports betting industry as a whole (live and online) “is worth between $700 – $1,000 billion according to Statista – a similar GDP to the Netherlands.”
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Atlantic City Casino Pioneer Talks New iGaming Digital Capabilities

Atlantic City Casino Pioneer Talks New iGaming Digital Capabilities 284x300 Atlantic City Casino Pioneer Talks New iGaming Digital CapabilitiesThis morning, Resorts Casino Hotel — the first casino to open in the state of New Jersey — announced plans to tackle the world of iGaming head-on.

Resorts confirmed Wednesday that the casino pioneer is launching a new wave of iGaming digital capabilities.

“Resorts and its platform provider, Sportech NYX Gaming LLC, have been granted a transactional waiver by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement, allowing the casino hotel to launch its real money online casino platform, www.ResortsCasino.com, in the Garden State,” the announcement reads.
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CG Technology, Silverton Casino Hotel Get Green Light from NGC

CG Technology Silverton Casino Hotel Get Green Light from NGC 300x231 CG Technology, Silverton Casino Hotel Get Green Light from NGCmGamingWatch has learned that CG Technology, a gaming technology company, and Silverton Casino Hotel have received approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission (upon recommendation of the Nevada Gaming Control Board) to accept horse race wagers at Silverton Casino Hotel’s Sports Book.

The hotel’s Sports Book is powered by CG Technology.

“We are pleased to receive approval and be able to offer our patrons of Silverton Casino Hotel the opportunity to wager on horse races,” said Lee M. Amaitis, the CEO of CG Technology. “We are confident this will enhance the atmosphere and experience of our sports book at Silverton and we look forward to offering race wagers to our customers immediately.”
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Want a Guide to Online Gambling? Germany’s CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the Ticket

Want a Guide to Online Gambling Germanys CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the Ticket 300x177 Want a Guide to Online Gambling? Germanys CasinoDetektiv.com Could Be the TicketFinding a safe and responsible online gambling venue is a challenge for many, and especially for newcomers.

Now comes www.casinodetektiv.com — a just launched German site — that gives people the low down on fun, safe, and above all reputable online casinos.

According to the Herald Online, the “website was created in responsive design and is therefore easily available for the user at any time from a PC at home or by a smartphone on the move.”

Why the interest from a European company?

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Cricket, Anyone? Red Flush Casino and Red Flush Mobile Casino Release New Online Slot Game

Cricket Anyone Red Flush Casino and Red Flush Mobile Casino Release New Online Slot Game 300x169 Cricket, Anyone? Red Flush Casino and Red Flush Mobile Casino Release New Online Slot GamePlayers in India could be very excited about now, since Cricket is officially the most possible game in the country.

They’d be excited because the “Cricket Star” online slot has been launched at Red Flush Casino and Red Flush Mobile Casino.

“This sporty non-progressive video pokie is the perfect way for players to celebrate the 2015 Cricket World Cup which will be hosted by Australia,” according to the formal announcement. “Life-like animations and graphics make this microgaming online pokie a true sporting experience and players will love experiencing the action of the game on the reels.”

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Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona Bets the House on Mobile Benefits of Joingo App

maxresdefault 300x168 Desert Diamond Casinos in Arizona Bets the House on Mobile Benefits of Joingo AppIf you’re a casino or gaming app, the best bet today is mobile.

Word is just out that the Desert Diamond Casinos have partnered with Joingo, a well-known provider of mobile engagement solutions for the casino gaming industry. Together, they’ve launched a Desert Diamond Casinos mobile app called “MY DDC.”

“The JOINGO-powered app integrates with the casino’s existing IGT systems, features real-time account info for Diamond Rewards members, plus in-app access to amenities and information for all three of their Arizona properties,” according to a statement provided to mGamingWatch.

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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories

mGamingWatch The Week’s Top Stories4 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.

WeChat Checks in at Caesars’ New Resort for the Utmost in Mobile Convenience
When it comes to the “Internet of Things,” the folks behind WeChat want a part of this red hot tech market segment.That much was evident earlier this month when WeCat (along with Caesars Entertainment and Ayla Networks) touted the creation of a new key app that’s indicative of the so-called “Hotel Room of the Future.”

DeckMedia Shows Off New Mobile Casino
This week in London, Slots Capital become the fourth DeckMedia casino, but it’s the first using Rival Gaming software, to launch a mobile version. It’s the latest indicator of just how quickly casino gaming is migrating toward mobile across the pond.
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