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Gambling Becoming an ‘On the Go’ Phenomenon

Gambling Becoming an 'On the Go' PhenomenonIs the physical casino doomed? Not exactly, but mobile technology is certainly giving the physical gaming establishments of the world a legitimate run for their money.

It goes without saying that there is certainly an appeal to gambling in a live casino. When you combine the cocktails, lounge music, performance venues and overall ambiance, casinos are hard to compare to any other form of entertainment.

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The Impending Merger Between Gala Coral and Ladbrokes Still A Hot Topic Of Discussion

The Impending Merger Between Gala Coral and Ladbrokes Still A Hot Topic Of DiscussionNegotiations between Gala Coral and Ladbrokes have been shared by many London news sources over the last several weeks. If the impressive £3.5 billion merger goes through, it would result in the United Kingdom’s largest bookmaker to date—with over 4,000 retail locations.

Ladbrokes SBC News reports,  has turned to the investment banks of Green Hill and UBS in order to raise the capital for the acquisition of Gala Coral. While the two companies had been taking their time, it is believed that they are moving thing forward a bit faster now that igaming operator bwin.party has become the target of an acquisition duel between 888 Holdings versus GVC Holdings/Amaya Inc.

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California Community Looks to Ban Online Gambling

California Community Looks to Ban Online GamblingWith online and mobile gambling proponents optimistic about digital real-money poker and casino gaming coming to the state of California soon, this week marks a setback for these efforts in at least one community.

Jessica Rogness of The Reporter says the city of Fairfield has approved a ban on computerized gambling.

The reason? Numerous complaints pertaining to an Internet sweepstakes cafe located in the city of Fairfield.
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Mohegan Sun Brings Another Online Casino to the Garden State

Mohegan Sun Brings Another Online Casino to the Garden StateDan Katz of Poker News Daily is reporting that another online casino coming to New Jersey.

The Mohegan Sun is rolling the dice and rolling out MoheganSunCasino.com, powered by NYX Gaming to facilitate online gambling in the Garden State, where such activity is legal for gamers of the appropriate legal age.
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SkillOnNet Continues to Raise the Stakes in Online, Mobile Gaming

SkillOnNet Continues to Raise the Stakes in Online, Mobile GamingSkillOnNet, a hugely popular casino software provider, is back to doing what it does best — innovating in online and mobile gaming.

The company has just rolled out live casino games from Evolution Gaming, a provider of video-streamed live dealer gaming on its casino mobile platform.

The full suite of live casino games, including live roulette, blackjack, baccarat and Casino Hold’em will be featured on major online casino brands such as Mega Casino, PlayMillion Casino, EUcasino and SlotsMagic.

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Royal Fortunes Continues To Expand Their Online Gambling Offerings

Royal Fortunes Continues To Expand Their Online Gambling SelectionsShoutz, Inc. recently announced their expansion of their Royal Games online lottery and gaming in the Dominican Republic. As the only platform certified for online lottery and gaming by government’s Minister of Finance, the expansion is a hot topic of conversation.

The new offering not only expands online gaming and lottery, but is designed to be safer and more secure.

Convenience was also high on the list of priorities, which is why Royal Fortunes now allows registered users to use both desktop and mobile devices to purchase lottery tickets. Players are now able to add funds to their account and claim their winnings at over 17,000 retailers throughout the Dominican Republic.

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Op-Ed: Bold vs. Hesitant iGaming Players

Op-Ed Bold vs. Hesitant iGaming PlayersThe following is a guest contributed post from the team at Optimove.

In real-money games, some players make their first deposit immediately upon registering, while others can take weeks or even months before depositing any money. What impact does this period—the length of time until their first deposit—have on the player’s subsequent lifecycle and spend patterns? Does it impact the amount of money they ultimately deposit or the frequency of their deposits? Does it make a difference to their retention? And if the answer to any of these questions is yes, how can marketers use this information to engage players more effectively?

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Massachusetts Gets Physical: Is iGaming Next?

Massachusetts Gets Physical Is iGaming NextWhile many states are still trying to determine if regulated online gambling is a good fit, the state of Massachusetts just opened their first live casino. On June 24, 2015, the Plainridge Park Casino opened their doors in southeastern Massachusetts.

The casino has high expectations to generate $82 million for the State of Massachusetts in their first fiscal year. And of that goes well, iGaming could be next say sources in the state legislature.

WCVB.com reports that, so far, things are off to a great start with over $6 million in slots their first week, but it is still too early to determine if they will achieve their expected revenues of $200 million their first fiscal year. The first week alone generated around $2.5 million in revenues for the state of Massachusetts.

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Casino Kings Further Secures Their Standing By Providing Players With The Games ‘They Want Most’

Casino Kings Further Secures Their Standing By Providing Players With The Games They Want MostLondon-based online casino house Casino Kings is still a new face in the world of online gaming. Since their launch in 2014, they have proved many times over that their player-centered approach works.

At a time when most would not have considered going up against the already well-established major players, Casino Kings saw great area of opportunity when it came to providing players with a competitive selection of both online and mobile games. This combined with their fun and fair structure, Casino Kings was an almost instant success.

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The Demand for Online Gaming in Pennsylvania is High, But So is The Proposed Online Gambling Tax

The Demand for Online Gaming in Pennsylvania is High, But So is The Proposed Online Gambling TaxWhile there are many states weighing the pros and cons of offering regulated online gambling to their residents, few states have the high level of resident interest as Pennsylvania. In fact, the percentage of residents who are open to online gambling is so high that Pennsylvania stands to be an industry leader in the world of online gambling.

While the demand is there, Pennsylvania’s largest roadblock to date is the proposed online tax rates. Four proposals to legalize different variations of online gambling have been presented to Legislature in Pennsylvania, with proposed tax rates at 14%, 28%, and 54%. In comparison, New Jersey’s tax rates are 15%.

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