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Online Gambling on Horse Racing for Hoosiers Gets OK from Indiana Senate


Online Gambling on Horse Racing for Hoosiers Gets OK from Indiana Senate 270x300 Online Gambling on Horse Racing for Hoosiers Gets OK from Indiana SenateHoosiers could soon be betting online on horse racing contests.

Approval of this internet gambling activity just got a boost after a bill designed to open online horse racing bets in the Hoosier state was passed by the a state Senate committee.

“HB 1270 would allow horse racing fans to bet on their favorite horses from their personal phones or computers,” according to a news story at Nuvo. “Rep. Robert Cherry, R-Greenfield, the bill’s author, said the legislation would re-authorize that method of gambling in Indiana.”

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mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Spotlights a ‘Verie’ Promising Tool for Mobile, Online Gaming Security at SXSW 2015


JaredHemu 255x300 mobileStorm CEO Jared Reitzin Spotlights a Verie Promising Tool for Mobile, Online Gaming Security at SXSW 2015In the age of all things digital, ID theft has become more than a problem. It’s now a plague that continues to threaten not only the financial security of millions of connected people around the world, but also the very stability and existence of countless digital institutions, platforms, and entire industries.

Consequently, it comes as no surprise that many security innovators and entrepreneurs striving to push back against the denizen dangers of the digital world are at SXSW 2015 in Austin, Texas this week to show off their wares and lend greater peace of mind to consumers and companies alike.

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Big Time Battle: Caesars Entertainment Corp vs. Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling Rumble


Big Time Battle Caesars Entertainment Corp vs Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling Rumble 300x208 Big Time Battle: Caesars Entertainment Corp vs. Las Vegas Sands in Online Gambling RumbleIt’s one of the biggest brouhahas in Las Vegas: could online gambling be a boon to the casino industry?

There are pros and cons, of course. But the two big players are definitely gambling types.

“Caesars Entertainment Corporation leads the group of Vegas casino operators that are backing the legalization of online gambling in the United States. They believe that once online gambling becomes legal, Las Vegas-based casinos stand to benefit tremendously,” according to StreetWiseJournal.

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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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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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Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino Platform


Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino Platform 300x190 Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino PlatformRepresentatives for Casino Kings, a new online casino house, tell mGamingWatch that they have just launched in London.

The site is a dedicated online casino offering that intends to “compete in the iGaming marketplace.”

The site features north of 200 online slot and casino titles released by leading developers.
 Casino Kings Crank Out New Online Casino PlatformAccording to a provided statement, the popularity of online slots and casino games has exploded since the advent of mobile gaming. Casino Kings aims to take advantage of this continuing boom in the U.K.’s online gaming industry by offering mobile content that has mass appeal.

“The latest gaming releases take advantage of the superior graphics technology offered by today’s smartphones, making even the best games playable wherever the player may be,” Casino Kings announced ahead of the weekend.
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The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament


The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament 300x225 The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament This week, Plaor, Inc., a social casino operator owned by CrowdGather, announced the sequel to its popular and successful social casino tournament series, Party With the Stars.

If you’re not familiar, the tournament includes an array of innovative features in honor of Presidents Day (e.g., themed virtual table gifts which will be given out by the event’s many celebrity participants).

Offered to players of Mega Fame Casino & Slots, Party With the Stars: Presidents Day Edition is basically a social poker tournament series running between February 16-19 in Mega Fame Casino & Slots from 5PM-8PM PST.

According to a statement provided to mGamingWatch, celebrities will be playing high stakes poker tables and poker shootouts with special challenges active each day of the event for players to participate in.

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Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time


Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time 300x197 Sky Betting and Gaming Focuses on New Tech and Real Time In recent days, GBGroup plc, a self-touted specialist in identity intelligence solutions, inked a deal allowing Sky Betting and Gaming to be the first online gaming company to tap into its global identity transaction monitoring software.

The software in question is designed to aid fraud protection, improve operational efficiency and promote what the company calls “responsible gambling.”

The software enables the company to see a 360 view of its users – from initial compliance checks to monitoring player behavior – so they can step in when potential fraudulent activities and signs of problem gambling are presented. The software is already in use by the banking sector to identify fraudulent credit card use as well as financial transactions linked to money laundering activities.

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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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