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2013-12-17 08:26:22

ATLANTA, Dec. 17, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Sportech Racing and Digital, ("Sportech") is delighted to announce that it has launched a state-of-the-art wagering service for Finger Lakes Racing Association, Inc. ("Finger Lakes"). The internet, mobile and telephone advance deposit wagering service is branded FingerLakesBonusBets.com. Sportech will also provide Finger Lakes with additional services that include live operator telephone wagering, customer service, technical support, customer...

2013-12-16 23:00:37

As the country approaches another lottery jackpot exceeding $600 million, the National Council on Problem Gambling urges consumers to protect themselves and their children from excessive gambling and for lotteries to provide player education. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 16, 2013 Keith Whyte, Executive Director, National Council on Problem Gambling states, “High lottery jackpots and holiday promotions are an opportunity to provide responsible gaming messages designed to help...

2013-12-16 12:23:24

LAS VEGAS, December 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- According to a new report series by Academicon and PokerScout, the potential size of a regulated U.S. online poker market is $2.2 billion in the first year of operation and up to $3.3 billion by year ten. Before the federal indictment of unregulated poker in April 2011 (Black Friday), the U.S. was by far the largest market, accounting for 27% of worldwide revenue. The study is based on an analysis of 4.6 million real money...

2013-12-16 08:24:35

Newly established agreement provides additional 5 years of IGT content LAS VEGAS, Dec. 16, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- IGT (NYSE: IGT), a global technology innovator and creator of exciting entertainment experiences, today announced that the Company has inked a deal to continue the provision of more than 3,500 Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) to the state of Delaware. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20131003/LA91408LOGO) "The great content and highly recognizable titles create a fun, exciting...

2013-12-13 04:20:33

LONDON, December 13, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Playtech, the international designer, developer and licensor of software and services for the online, mobile, TV and land-based gaming industry, is pleased to announce the successful launch of the 'Dual Network' for Live games. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120515/531552 ) This exciting and exclusive offering enables players from all over the world to enjoy a tailored cultural experience while playing...

2013-12-12 16:24:07

"Big Fish Casino" Refreshes a Seasonal Favorite SEATTLE, Dec. 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Big Fish, the world's largest producer of casual games, announced the re-release of its cheerful winter-themed slot machine, "Snow Day" in its #1 mobile social casino app "Big Fish Casino". This game was the first to launch one of "Big Fish Casino's" most popular features, Social Scatter(TM), the ability to get bonus chips when another player has a big win! (Logo:...

2013-12-12 16:24:06

MONTREAL, Dec. 12, 2013 /CNW Telbec/ - PlayOnline.ca has officially launched and is now available to provide players with reviews and current information about online gambling companies and websites in Canada. The experts at PlayOnline.ca research and review online casinos, poker rooms and sportsbooks. Lists of the top five companies in each category are then made available on the website, and they are updated each month after the new reviews have been completed. Although...

2013-12-12 12:24:59

LONDON, December 12, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- It's going to be a memorable Christmas season for not one, but four, GalaBingo.com members who all won major jackpot slot prizes on the same day; Tuesday, 3rd December. A total of GBP678,985 was won on just two of the online gaming giant's most popular slots, Pirate-themed 'Chests of Plenty' and the Lewis-Carroll inspired 'Adventures in Wonderland' games. Captain of the good ship slots was Shadstia, from Walsall, who took...

2013-12-11 23:22:13

The National Council on Problem Gambling and McGill University team up with lotteries around the world to discourage giving lottery products to underage children. Washington, D.C. (PRWEB) December 11, 2013 This year marks the sixth year that the U.S. National Council on Problem Gambling and the International Centre for Youth Gambling Problems and High-Risk Behaviors at McGill University have partnered with dozens of lottery corporations around the globe to increase public awareness about...

2013-12-10 08:27:00

New data reveals majority of U.S. social casino gamers are women; they play 30 percent more virtual chips than men LAS VEGAS and SEATTLE, Dec. 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- International Game Technology (NYSE: IGT), a global leader in gaming systems technology, and DoubleDown Casino, the world's largest social casino, today announced the release of the first-ever Social Casino Index. The U.S. Social Casino Index is based on more than six million people who play DoubleDown Casino games on Facebook...