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Lessons for Casinos from the Brief History of Online Poker

Lessons for Casinos from the Brief History of Online Poker | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Online poker is preparing for another seismic shift, this time from impending regulation in the United States. Once regulated, brick-and-mortar casinos will naturally begin to evaluate the business opportunity of starting, acquiring or managing their own online poker room. However, casino management would be wise to first sift through online poker’s history to glean valuable lessons for thriving as an online poker operator. To that end, here are five mistakes and missed opportunities I recommend keeping in mind when developing an online poker room for the regulated U.S. market.

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The Problem With Online Poker

The Problem With Online Poker | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Vince Martin's reluctance to embrace the profit potential of online poker has come from the well-known challenges facing the poker industry.
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Online Poker Bill Hinges on Rider to Fiscal Cliff

Online Poker Bill Hinges on Rider to Fiscal Cliff | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Industry observers believe that if a federal online poker bill is passed during the lame duck session, its best chances are as a rider to the fiscal cliff bill.
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Microgaming Rooms Roll Out Lobby Redesign

Microgaming Rooms Roll Out Lobby Redesign | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Betsson and other Microgaming rooms now sport the simplified lobby, with new navigation tabs.
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Full Tilt Poker Opens for Real Money, Players can now Withdraw

Full Tilt Poker Opens for Real Money, Players can now Withdraw | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Full Tilt is back online and dealing cards for real money. All non-US players can now cash out their balances.
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PartyPoker Fast-Forward Bug Allowed Players to Dodge the Small Blind

PartyPoker Fast-Forward Bug Allowed Players to Dodge the Small Blind | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
PartyPoker bug in its new fast-fold product allowed players to avoid playing the blind each rotation.
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Everest Migrates to iPoker: Launch Glitch Means Tables in both Tiers Visible

Everest Migrates to iPoker: Launch Glitch Means Tables in both Tiers Visible | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Everest Poker debuts on both iPoker tiers, although deployment glitch is blamed for the mistake.
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The money is in the story Fool!

The money is in the story Fool! | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Surprise! The online poker industry is in a dismal shape if you’re not Pokerstars. This stunning news was delivered two days ago by Jeff @RivalSchoolX Hwang in a piece called “Sorry, Mr. Online Poker. Nobody Cares About You” on The Motley Fool.

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Sorry, Mr. Online Poker. Nobody Cares About You

Sorry, Mr. Online Poker. Nobody Cares About You | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
On Dec. 23, 2011, the U.S. Department of Justice announced that it had changed its stance on online gaming, saying that the Interstate Wire Act of 1961 -- previously cited in declaring online gaming illegal in the U.S. -- only applies to sports betting. The industry has quickly mobilized, with Nevada having already passed legislation legalizing online poker, while Delaware has legalized a full suite of online casino games.
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Latest PokerStars Update Suggests Zoom MTTs Coming Soon

Latest PokerStars Update Suggests Zoom MTTs Coming Soon | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
New client update suggesting fast-fold Zoom MTT Tournaments will come to PokerStars soon.
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Coral Poker moves to iPoker Network

Coral Poker moves to iPoker Network | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Coral poker moves from Ongame to iPoker, completing the transition of Gala Coral products onto Playtech's platform.

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Italian Online Poker Collapses

Italian Online Poker Collapses | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Revenue from online poker in Italy in freefall.

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PokerStars All-New Desktop Client: First Look and Screenshots

PokerStars All-New Desktop Client: First Look and Screenshots | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

For the first time ever, PokerStars is planning to release a brand new desktop client, redesigned from scratch.

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Mohegan Sun, Amaya-owned Ongame Reach Software Deal

Mohegan Sun, Amaya-owned Ongame Reach Software Deal | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Mohegan Sun to open play-money site on Ongame Network...
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Full Tilt Relaunch Boosts Worldwide Online Poker Traffic 10%

Full Tilt Relaunch Boosts Worldwide Online Poker Traffic 10% | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Online poker traffic spikes on the return of Full Tilt Poker...
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Germany's Remaining States to Join Anti-Online Poker State Gaming Treaty

Germany's Remaining  States to Join Anti-Online Poker State Gaming Treaty | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Schleswig-Holstein to join federal treaty, although its more permissive state legislation remains.
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Betsson Maintains 2-Network Model With Microgaming Addition

Betsson Maintains 2-Network Model With Microgaming Addition | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Betsson adds Microgaming alongside Ongame ahead of Entraction shutdown.
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SunPoker Closes to Focus on Casino Operations

SunPoker Closes to Focus on Casino Operations | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

iPoker skin SunPoker has shut down poker operations, a company representative told PokerUpdate. Player accounts, which are safe and secure, have been moved to Omnicasino.com.

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Ongame Sale to Amaya Gaming Completed

Ongame Sale to Amaya Gaming Completed | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
bwin.party confirm Ongame has been sold to Amaya Gaming; the company paid €10m for the online poker network.
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Can Zynga and bwin.Party Save Each Other?

Can Zynga and bwin.Party Save Each Other? | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Zynga signed a partnership with bwin.Party, to launch a real-money poker product that will share liquidity with PartyPoker franchise.
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Zynga to Enter Real Money Poker in UK on PartyPoker Platform

Zynga to Enter Real Money Poker in UK on PartyPoker Platform | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Zynga partners with bwin.party to bring real-money online poker to the UK in the first quarter of 2013...
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PartyPoker Investigating Software Glitch Causing Hole Cards, Player Names to Change Mid-Hand

PartyPoker Investigating Software Glitch Causing Hole Cards, Player Names to Change Mid-Hand | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
A software bug has caused some hole cards and player names to mysteriously change in the middle of hands...
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Paf Group to Join Microgaming

Paf Group to Join Microgaming | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

The Paf Group joins fellow Nordic-facing operators Betsafe and Unibet on the Microgaming network.

The Paf Group, the Åland Islands-based gaming operator, has announced plans to join the Microgaming network.

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PokerStars buys stake in London casino

PokerStars buys stake in London casino | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
PokerStars has bought a minority stake in the Hippodrome Casino, London...
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Bodog Closing Online Poker Room in UK, Europe

Bodog Closing Online Poker Room in UK, Europe | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Bodog pulls poker room and sportsbook from UK and Europe...

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