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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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California Struggles with Legalizing Online Poker

California Struggles with Legalizing Online Poker California Struggles with Legalizing Online PokerAccording to published reports across the gaming landscape this week, California has hot some snags with regard to legalizing online gambling.

As of this writing, there are still just three US states legally offering online poker and betting for real money. Recently in California, however, thirteen Native American tribes banded together to accept online poker within the state.

But it hasn’t been smooth-sailing for online poker statewide.

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ISIS Lab Purchases Vast Studios

ISIS Lab Purchases Vast Studios 300x147 ISIS Lab Purchases Vast StudiosIt was announced in recent days that ISIS Lab, a social gaming software developer and provider, has completed the acquisition of mobile and PC casual games developer Vast Studios, says Online-Casinos.

Vast Studios is a premier video game developer for the casual mobile and PC markets.

Vast ISIS acquired all the outstanding common shares of Vast Studios which is a privately held Ontario corporation. The agreement will see Vast become a wholly-owned subsidiary of ISIS.

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Marketers Are Winning the Debate for Regulated Online Gambling in the U.S.

Marketers Are Winning the Debate for Regulated Online Gambling in the U.S. 300x240 Marketers Are Winning the Debate for Regulated Online Gambling in the U.S.Although a small number of states began legalizing and regulating online gambling within their borders last year, many are still lobbying the Federal Government intensely with the hopes to reverse the national posturing against online gambling.

Through it all, one of the most vocal advocates for deregulating online gambling has been billionaire gambling tycoon Sheldon Adelson. And in a recent post on NJ.com, both sides of the ongoing, and expensive, debate were explored. While Adelson has stated that he will spend “whatever it takes” to stop online gambling, due to concerns of moral compromise, he has only invested $460,000 in his campaign thus far.

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Not All States See Online Gambling as a Tax Revenue Goldmine

Not All States See Online Gambling as Tax Revenue Goldmine 300x197 Not All States See Online Gambling as a Tax Revenue GoldmineWhile some states are considering ways to implement regulated online gambling, other states firmly oppose the addition regardless of its potential tax revenues. In a recent article on PokerUpdate, survey results were shared for “likely voters” in South Carolina.

South Carolina is a conservative state, so the comparably conservative findings were not a surprise. Nonetheless, of the 1,000 “likely voters” surveyed, online gambling was opposed by 68%. A similar survey by Palmetto Politics found that 15% surveyed were still undecided, while only 17% supported the idea of legal, regulated online gambling within the state.

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Windy City Rules: Ruby Seven Studios In Business with Chicago’s 2 By 2 Gaming

Windy City Rules Ruby Seven Studios In Business with Chicagos 2 By 2 Gaming 300x246 Windy City Rules: Ruby Seven Studios In Business with Chicagos 2 By 2 Gaming The age of social casino gaming and online gambling has inspired numerous freshly-formed partnerships across the gaming world. And while many aren’t outside the realm of New Jersey, Delaware, and Nevada, in this particular instance Chicago is seeing some of the action.

Ruby Seven Studios has just announced a new partnership with Chicago-based casino content creator 2 By 2 Gaming.
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New Platform for Tracking Legal, Regulatory Issues in Online Gambling

New Platform for Tracking Legal Regulatory Issues in Online Gambling New Platform for Tracking Legal, Regulatory Issues in Online GamblingOn Monday, the team behind OnlineCasino.info confirmed that it will start using its news blog to track legal and regulatory issues that “affect the international online gambling industry.”

Using the .info domain extension, the recently launched website is primarily focused on providing informative updates on the internet gambling industry at large, including information on regulatory jurisdictions, casino games and online casino operators.

Company spokesperson, Nikolette Lewis, said in a provided statement that “OCinfo makes for the perfect outlet in providing realtime updates on the ever-changing landscape of online gambling regulation and legality.”
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Online Platform Begins Tracking Online Poker, Blackjack Tournaments

Online Platform Begins Tracking Online Poker Blackjack Tournaments Online Platform Begins Tracking Online Poker, Blackjack TournamentsThere’s a new place to turn for individuals (at least those residing in Europe) wanting to monitor popular online poker and blackjack tournaments.

Best of all, you won’t have to stray very far to do it.

Gambling.org’s online guide catering to all things online gambling — online.Gambling.org — is now tracking popular tournaments taking place within regulated European markets.
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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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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming

Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming1 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.

In an effort to capture much of the lost revenue from Atlantic City, New Jersey launched online gambling in November 2013. Many struggling Atlantic City casinos had high hopes that the addition of online gambling would keep them from closing their doors, but the results are not living up to the lofty initial expectations.

Churchill Downs invested $2.5 million into NLR Entertainment, owned by Nicholas Ribis, with the expectation that he would purchase the Showboat casino in Atlantic City. It goes without saying that the $2.5 million investment would have secured Churchill Downs a spot in the online casino world.

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