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2012-08-15 02:24:06

LONDON, August 15, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The UK's online casino site has the low-down on gaming odds Gambling odds refer to the probability or likelihood of an outcome. Jackpot City, a leading online casino, points out that knowing the odds greatly improves a player's chances of making money from gambling. It has developed a new guide dedicated to gaming odds, aiming to provide new players with insight into the ins and outs of online gambling. To start with, a basic...

2012-08-14 06:24:59

SAN FRANCISCO, Aug. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Today VonChurch, the leading global Digital Entertainment recruiting firm, announced the opening of a new division designed to recruit exclusively for the North American iGaming market. This group will be the first of its kind catering to iGaming in the North American market, a growing part of what is already a $35 billion market globally. "There are big iGaming opportunities emerging in the free-to-play and social gaming spaces," said Alex...

2012-08-09 06:25:09

LONDON, August 9, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Thanks to online gaming, its offline counterpart is enjoying a resurgence in the UK Due to strict gambling laws, badly located casinos and betting shops, contrasted with liberalised online play available to all adults anywhere, the last 10 years have not been easy for offline gaming. However, the future of offline gaming now looks more promising according to Belle Rock Entertainment...

Facebook Rolls Dice With Online Gambling
2012-08-07 13:52:24

John Neumann for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online Are you ready to use real money to play games on Facebook? A new game available from the social network is launching a virtual bingo machine that offers real cash prizes for users in the UK, for now. Facebook insists the games, Bingo & Slots Friendzy, and its controls will prevent anyone aged under 18 from gambling. The move however, is likely to provoke concern from parents whose children spend vast amounts of time on the site....

PokerStars Settles $731 Million Suit With Justice Department, Acquires Full Tilt Poker
2012-08-01 11:19:12

Lawrence LeBlond for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The world´s largest online poker company has agreed to pay more than $730 million in a settlement of a US government investigation charging the company used fraudulent methods to process payments and evade US restrictions on Internet gambling, according to officials involved in the case. A federal judge approved the $731 million settlement, which will be paid up by British-gambling firm PokerStars. In the settlement, the US...

2012-07-31 02:24:49

LONDON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Punters can now access the best online gambling reviews, odds and tips on the move with The VIP Gambler's brand-new mobile version of the world's foremost betting concierge website. The VIP Gambler [http://www.thevipgambler.com ] is an independent professional and personable concierge service providing its customers with the very best online gaming entertainment experience found on the net. The mobile version allows users...

2012-07-30 22:20:48

LONDON, July 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- With mobile tipped to be the future of gaming Jackpot City looks to highlight software providers with a strong mobile presence As one of the leading online casino review sites, Jackpot City [http://www.jackpotcity.co.uk ] knows a thing or two about online gaming. It promotes sites that use only the best online casino software from the likes of Microgaming, Realtime Gaming, Playtech, International Game...

2012-07-27 10:21:48

TORONTO, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - Americans love to bet. For decades, Hollywood has been making sweeping epics about gangster life, featuring wise guys who run bookmaking operations. Unfortunately, more often than not, these movies end badly for the numbers man. The fact is most gambling is illegal in the United States. Some states and federal laws permit lotteries, horse track betting, and of course, bets can be placed at casinos throughout the country. Every day, millions...

2012-07-27 02:30:00

LAS VEGAS, July 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Cantor Gaming® and Horse Racing United today announced they have entered into an exclusive provisional agreement under which Cantor Gaming, subject to pending state legislature approval, would provide Horse Racing United the technology and supporting infrastructure required for a world-class intrastate Internet poker platform, capable of offering online poker wagering to registered players in the State of California. (Logo:...

2012-07-20 23:02:39

The Horse and Sports Betting industry in Australia is undergoing significant change, as governments abandon their holdings in state-based TAB operations to effectively develop a national wagering market. Private betting websites are also gaining a greater foothold in the market, due to changing consumer demand and preferences, and improved access to betting websites. For these reasons, industry research firm IBISWorld has updated its report on the Horse and Sports Betting industry in...