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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming


Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming14 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.

Many states are still weighing the pros and cons of legalizing online gambling, the state of New York is one of them. With nearby New Jersey having already legalized online gambling, many New Yorkers wish they had the same privileges as their Garden State neighbors.

Despite the controversial move by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to support sports betting at racetracks and casinos, residents of the Garden State are less than buoyantly excited about the opportunity Christie wishes to provide.

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VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nugget’s Online Platform


VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nuggets Online Platform 300x125 VAULT Goes Live on Golden Nuggets Online PlatformIt’s big news in New Jersey gaming today.

High 5 Games today officially launched with GoldenNuggetCasino.com, with ten games approved for release so far.

As mGamingWatch has previously reported, H5G recently partnered with Golden Nugget to bring its premium VAULT, Remote Gaming Server products to GoldenNuggetCasino.com in the Garden State.
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New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information Platform


New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information Platform 300x199 New Review Process Rolled Out at Online Gambling Information PlatformIn an age when more untrustworthy information may persist on the Web than trustworthy, independent reviews of betting sites have never been more important in today’s world of online gambling.

Such ethical postings are deemed an “instrumental tool for players seeking out real money wagering online” by the team at Online.Gambling.Org.

Launched last year as an online gambling informational web portal, Online.Gambling.Org is billed as a “one-stop resource for online casino gamers seeking a safe and entertaining gambling experience online.”

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New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Online Sports Betting in New Jersey


New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Digital Sports Betting in New Jersey 300x199 New Poll Delivers Losing Hand to Online Sports Betting in New JerseyDespite the controversial move by New Jersey Governor Chris Christie to support sports betting at racetracks and casinos, residents of the Garden State are less than buoyantly excited about the opportunity Christie wishes to provide.

Rutgers Today is reporting the findings of a new poll of New Jersey residents and it doesn’t paint an enthusiastic picture for electronic sports betting.

While 44 percent of New Jerseyans sees sports betting as a plus for Atlantic City, 48 percent is less positive about its value: 31 percent says it will make no difference and 17 percent views sports betting as bad for the struggling resort city.

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Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of Mind


Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of Mind 300x300 Online Gambling Giants in an Empire State of MindMany states are still weighing the pros and cons of legalizing online gambling, the state of New York is one of them. With nearby New Jersey having already legalized online gambling, many New Yorkers wish they had the same privileges as their Garden State neighbors.

It is estimated that residents of the state of New York already spend around $110 million per year in illegal online poker. If illegal gaming is transferred to legal gaming, it could generate an additional $50 million or more each year in gambling tax revenue (and this number does not include tax revenue generated by new online gamblers).

Not surprisingly, the big boys of the gambling world are now in an Empire State of mind.

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PokerStars Finds a Potential ‘In’ Back Into The US Online Gambling Market


PokerStars Finds a Potential In Back Into The US Online Gambling Market PokerStars Finds a Potential In Back Into The US Online Gambling MarketPokerStars is a globally recognized online gaming giant that dominates 54% of the global online gambling industry.

In an unexpected move, Amaya Gaming Group acquired PokerStars, a strategic move to consolidate the online and live gaming industry.

The acquisition did not come cheap at $4.9 billion dollars. And while PokerStars comes with global online gambling brand recognition, they also come with some baggage.

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Is Canada Poised to Lead Online Gambling’s Growth Across North America?


Is Canada the Leader in Online Gamblings Growth Across North America 300x194 Is Canada Poised to Lead Online Gamblings Growth Across North America?If you’re a supporter of the growth of online gambling across North America, this will come as good news. Of course, if you’re an opponent… blame Canada.

VCN Publishing reports this week that Canada is quickly becoming a hot startup home to a rapidly growing online activity.

“It’s one which enjoys growth in the region of 7-10% annually, with a global market value estimated at EUR21 billion (CAD$30 billion),” the official release explains. “What is it? Online gambling. These days, online doesn’t have to mean desktop computer, the gambling industry points out that the major trend is toward mobile and social gambling.”

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Online Gambling Gets a Tax Break Thanks to the European Union


Online Gambling Gets a Tax Break Thanks to the European Union 300x224 Online Gambling Gets a Tax Break Thanks to the European UnionAs of September 29, 2014, the Court of Justice of the European Union (CJEU) has ruled in favor of differentiated tax rates for online gambling. This differentiated tax rate would remain at 15% for all European online gambling sites.

For the European gambling market, this is a big change. Additionally, according to cardschat, “its far-reaching implications for the online gambling industry are actually quite substantial.”

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Delaware’s Online Gambling Numbers Remain in Check While Nevada’s Folded in August


Delaware’s Online Gambling Numbers Remain in Check While Nevada’s Folded in August 300x168 Delaware’s Online Gambling Numbers Remain in Check While Nevada’s Folded in AugustSummer is over and Delaware’s online gambling numbers have remained the same.

According to Casino.org, “Delaware online gambling revenues remained almost exactly the same in August as they were in July, rising 0.2 percent month-over-month.”

On the contrary, Delaware’s online poker numbers have gone up significantly. In fact, Delaware’s online poker market “saw their revenues increase by 23 percent as the market continues to bounce back from its summer lows.”

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Steve Wynn Still Not In Favor of Online Gambling


Steve Wynn Still Not In Favor of Online Gambling 231x300 Steve Wynn Still Not In Favor of Online GamblingIf you were among those hoping that Steve Wynn would change his stance on online gambling… you will just have to keep hoping.

Having just come from Global Gaming Expo 2014 (G2E), things did not look probable that Wynn would change his mind.

According to Bluff, they felt Wynn’s position after his panel “could best be termed as unpromising for iGaming advocates, as he continues to move closer and closer to Sheldon Adelson’s stance on iGaming, and further away from the position of quasi neutrality he seemingly adopted earlier this year.”

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