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Online Gambling: The Fastest Growing Industry in The European Union


Online Gambling The Fastest Growing Industry in The European Union Online Gambling: The Fastest Growing Industry in The European UnionNot only is online gambling the fastest growing industry in the European Union, but the U.K. represents a significant part of this new industry. For this reason, the Gambling Business Group (CalvinAyre reports) has been created to be “the voice” of the online gambling industry within the U.K.

The Gambling Business Group consists of 50 members who are key players within the gambling industry—this includes representatives from casinos, Bingo, Pub, FEC, and AGC.

Peter Hannibal is the Chief Executive Officer, and Nick Harding is the Chairman.

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MGT Launches Skill Based Gaming Site


MGT Launches Skill Based Gaming Site 300x120 MGT Launches Skill Based Gaming SiteMGT briefed mGamingWatch earlier this week on the commercial launch of its real money skill-based gaming website – www.mgtplay.com. The site offers a pretty comprehensive slate of professionally designed games allowing registered players to wager and win cash, in one-on-one play or tournaments.

Skill-based games allow players to compete head-to-head with one another via the Internet for small stakes.

From the company’s formal announcement:

MGT Play, hosts online competitions in popular casual game genres including Cards, Sports, Puzzles, Strategy, Arcade and more. Play for fun or play to win real cash!

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Will California Be Next to Legalize Online Gambling?


Will California Be Next to Legalize Online Gambling 300x211 Will California Be Next to Legalize Online Gambling?With Delaware, New Jersey, and Nevada firmly entrenched among the early state adopters of legalized online gambling, the big question remains which state will be next to join the party?

The answer, most industry watchers believe, lies out West.

While many states are at least weighing the pros and cons of the revenue they can generate from gambling tax, implementing and regulating online gambling is no small feat.

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MGM Resorts Taking an ‘Easy Does It’ Approach to Online Gambling


MGM Resorts Taking an Easy Does It Approach to Online Gambling 300x225 MGM Resorts Taking an Easy Does It Approach to Online GamblingMake no mistake about it, MGM Resorts International wants to see the legalization of online wagering in the United States (which makes sense given that the casino behemoth has obtained an interactive gaming license in the state of Nevada).

But that doesn’t mean the company is putting all of its chips on the table to back online real-money gambling.

For now, the company’s Internet presence is largely tied up in a free-to-play casino platform enabling customers of its M Life loyalty program take home rewards that can subsequently be redeemed at other MGM facilities around the U.S.
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mGaming: The Week’s Top Stories


mGaming The Weeks Top Stories 300x185 mGaming: The Weeks Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

With marketing budgets facing pressure across the gaming landscape, some industry analysts are concerned that social casinos – at least some of the lot – could be crippled irreparably as a result.

In a recent announcement, the Hard Rock Hotel said it is partnering with traditional taverns in the city of Las Vegas to share loyalty points in their rewards program. So far they have partnered with 43 Golden Gaming’s PT’s and Sierra Gold taverns. In Las Vegas taverns, they are allowed to have up to 15 slot machines per location where loyalty points can be earned.

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Scientific Games Hits the (Online) Lottery in Panama


Scientific Games Hits the Online Lottery in Panama 300x225 Scientific Games Hits the (Online) Lottery in PanamaOn Friday, Scientific Games Corporation – a developer of technology-based products and services and associated content for worldwide gaming and lottery markets – had some news to share.

The company has just signed an amendment to its contract with the National Lottery of Panama to provide the country’s first online lottery game, Pega 3, under the Company’s existing agreement with the Lottery.

Created by Scientific Games, Pega 3 is scheduled to launch next month as a standard Pick 3 game.
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Online Gambling Yet To Equalize The Revenue Losses Of Atlantic City


Online Gambling Yet To Equalize The Revenue Losses Of Atlantic City 300x225 Online Gambling Yet To Equalize The Revenue Losses Of Atlantic CityWhen looking at New Jersey gambling revenues as a whole, the addition of online gambling has yet to equalize the revenue losses of Atlantic City. With that being said, online gambling revenues are growing rapidly month over month.

Online gambling was launched at the end of November 2013. From February 2014 to March 2014, online casino revenue increased 15%, generating $11.9 million in the month of March alone. While the growth is not as fast as New Jersey had hoped for, it is still growing by leaps and bounds.

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Online Gambling: The Tax Man Cometh


Online Gambling The Tax Man Cometh 300x225 Online Gambling: The Tax Man ComethWith online gambling now in full swing across Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey, there are scores of winners who differ from the losing pack and actually have earnings to show for their online and mobile poker playing.

And if you’re among the lucky benefactors of these freshly regulated markets, Uncle Sam is looking for you.

With Tax Day fast approaching, an untold number of players must now pay taxes on the winnings they racked up in 2013.

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bwin.party Inks Deal with Williams Interactive


 bwin.party Inks Deal with Williams InteractiveWilliams Interactive announced ahead of the weekend that it has secured new agreements to provide its rather bustling library of Las Vegas-style slot games to many of the gaming sites run by bwin.party digital entertainment, a global online gaming company.

According to details shared with mGamingWatch, Williams Interactive will integrate its Remote Game Server into the bwin.party platform, providing players on sites run on the bwin.party gaming platform with access to slot titles and game engines currently popular with online players across Europe on desktop, tablets and smartphones.

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Chinese Mobile Social Gaming Company is Going Global


Chinese Mobile Social Gaming Company is Going Global Chinese Mobile Social Gaming Company is Going GlobalPublished reports overnight reveal that a fast-growing Chinese mobile social gaming company called FunPlus has designs on the global mobile gambling market.

Having raised an impressive $74 million for its global mobile gaming enterprise, it’s well positioned to branch out.

Sources at FunPlus say the infusion of capital will allow the company to pioneer new games with appeal to an international audience.

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