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Virtual Reality As the Future of Online Poker? You Betcha!


Virtual Reality As the Future of Online Poker You Betcha“No matter how seasoned a live poker player you are, you have to admit there is still something special about walking into a casino, your ears instantly molested by the chimes of the slot machines, your nose instantly desensitized to the oddly comforting staleness of the air. There is that moment of exhilaration, no matter how slight, when you first walk into the poker room, as you hear the rattling of chips and think to yourself, “Tonight is the night I make ALL the money.” And then, of course, you settle in, stack your chips, look around at your opponents, and play some poker.”

That’s the opener of an enjoyable read by Dan Katz at FlushDraw exploring what’s bound to happen: virtual reality poker.

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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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888 Makes All the Right Moves with Bwin.party


888 Makes All the Right Moves with Bwin.partyAnd the victory goes to 888.

Ahead of the weekend, news broke that the online gaming giant “won the battle for larger rival Bwin.party Digital Entertainment.”

According to a report from Reuters, the deal is worth an estimated $1.4 billion.
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The Numbers Game May Hinder Online Gambling Success In Pennsylvania


The Numbers Game May Hinder Online Gambling Success In PennsylvaniaOne of the driving forces behind legalizing online gambling in any state is the revenue it can generate in taxes for the state as a whole. While gambling tax is expected to be higher than most other taxes, Pennsylvania’s gambling proposals are taking gambling tax to a whole new level.

There are currently a multitude of proposals to be considered, with proposed taxes at 14 percent, 28 percent, and a seemingly unreasonable 54 percent. For some contrast, New Jersey’s gambling tax is at 15 percent.

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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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Marketers May Soon Have More to Work with in the Global Mobile Gambling Market


Marketers May Soon Have More to Work with in the Global Mobile Gambling MarketA new report featured Wednesday by WhaTech reveals big growth on the horizon for the global mobile gambling market — growth that could give rise to more marketing jobs in the mGaming industry and no shortage of related opportunities.

The report’s analysts forecast the revenue of the global mobile gambling market to grow at a CAGR of 43.08% in terms of total annual wagers over the period 2014-2019.
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Mobile Gaming Boom Helps Remove Bingo Ban in Minnesota


Mobile Gaming Boom Helps Remove Bingo Ban in MinnesotaAccording to local reports out of Minnesota, the popularity of mobile gaming on smartphones and tablets maybe be taking away substantial interest from state-focused and regulated games. As a result, officials in Minnesota may be compelled to act in bold ways to win back some lost attention.

“The game of bingo has been having a mixed bag of success in more recent years particularly in the UK,” the report notes. “Brick and mortar bingo halls have been in decline with less and less people opting to visit them on a regular basis. This is mostly due to financial issues and of course the increasing number of players turning instead to mobile apps and online bingo.”
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New Jersey Online Gambling Facing Cyber Attacks


New Jersey Online Gambling Facing Cyber AttacksIt’s a headline we’ve seen before and, unfortunately, will probably see again.

Cyber attackers continue to focus their attention on online gambling sites where such platforms are legal, including the state of New Jersey — the site of the most recent attack.

“State and federal authorities are investigating a cyber-attack on four Atlantic City online casino gaming sites, which were apparently targeted by a hacker who promised more disruption unless a ransom was paid in Bitcoin,” NJ.com reports.
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Could Legalized Online Poker Save Racetracks In California?


Could Legalized Online Poker Save Racetracks In CaliforniaAs California continues to explore the ways in which online poker can be beneficial for the state as a whole, California Assembly Governmental Organization Committee and Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians chairman Mark Macarro suggests a similar approach to how New Jersey is sharing their online gambling revenues with racetracks.

With three California race tracks recently closing their doors, there is area of opportunity in helping racetracks when it comes to affiliate marketing—and protecting the jobs of those they employ.

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Online Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Legalizing Online Gambling in Pennsylvania


Online Poll Shows Overwhelming Support For Legalizing Online Gambling in PennsylvaniaWith nearly 1,000 votes entered as of July 5, a new poll shows that the overwhelming majority of people support the state of Pennsylvania legalizing regulated online gambling. The results are as follows according to Lehigh Valley Live:

  • 86.41% Yes to Online Gambling
  • 12.51% No to Online Gambling
  • 1.08%  Not sure/wait and see

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