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SkyVegas.com calls on OpenBet

SkyVegas.com calls on OpenBet | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Online gaming and sportsbook software supplier OpenBet Technologies has signed a deal to provide the back-end infrastructure for a new HTML 5-based mobile product from SkyVegas.com.

OpenBet stated that its platform has been designed to give operators ‘complete flexibility over the look, feel and technology used for their offering’ and is ‘completely compatible’ with its account system to manage bet and play transactions.
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A new beginning for Betfair

A new beginning for Betfair | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

As we move into the New Year, I thought I’d pick up a subject that I usually do my best to avoid: my old company Betfair.

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Opportunities in Digital Gambling

Opportunities in Digital Gambling | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

I continue to wonder how opportunities are going to develop for startups in this space in the US.  Outside the US, most of the companies that have been built have pretty much been an online representation of what takes place offline.  (Betfair being one of few exceptions).  


Consequently, most of the spoils have gone to pre-existing (pre-internet) companies who leverage their brand and presence to build an audience.  

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Playtech claims poker recovery

Playtech claims poker recovery | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
iPoker owner says revenues returned to growth in November due to liquidity programme and addition of new licensees Everest, Betfair and Gala.
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888's gamble on Facebook romps home as betting firm posts record annual sales

888's gamble on Facebook romps home as betting firm posts record annual sales | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
The online gaming company accused of tempting young people to gamble by rolling out real money casino games on Facebook has posted record annual sales.
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Probability hires Qurban Hussain

Probability hires Qurban Hussain | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

London-based specialist mobile gambling software provider Probability has announced that former Betfair employee Qurban Hussain is due to join its ranks as Chief Financial Officer from April.

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Online results aid William Hill annual growth

Online results aid William Hill annual growth | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

British online and land-based gaming firm William Hill has issued a trading update regarding its full-year financial performance revealing that it expects total net revenues for the 53-week period to be twelve percent higher year-on-year.

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Opap’s Greek Gambling Monopoly Ruled Illegal by EU Court

Opap’s Greek Gambling Monopoly Ruled Illegal by EU Court | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Greece’s gambling monopoly owned by Opap SA was ruled illegal by the European Union’s highest court, sending shares of the company down as much as 21 percent.
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Ladbrokes buys Betdaq in €30m deal

Ladbrokes buys Betdaq in €30m deal | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Ladbrokes chief executive Richard Glynn has made his first acquisition since taking the reins at the bookmaker three years ago with the purchase of betting exchange Betdaq for about €30m (£25m).
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What the New UK Legislation Will Mean for Online Poker

What the New UK Legislation Will Mean for Online Poker | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Impact Assessment of UK’s Draft Gambling (Licensing & Advertising) Bill
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Betable Nabs The Guy Behind Zynga’s Recent Deal To Enter Real-Money Gaming

Betable Nabs The Guy Behind Zynga’s Recent Deal To Enter Real-Money Gaming | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
TechCrunch is a leading technology media property, dedicated to obsessively profiling startups, reviewing new Internet products, and breaking tech news.
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Tech Industry Sets Its Sights on Gambling

Tech Industry Sets Its Sights on Gambling | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
With some states poised to clear the way for legal gambling on the Internet, Silicon Valley’s traditional gaming companies are expanding to meet the expected deluge of players.
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Full Tilt EU Goes Live: Greek, Luxembourger, Slovenian Players Migrated

Full Tilt EU Goes Live: Greek, Luxembourger, Slovenian Players Migrated | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
LGA-licensed Full Tilt Poker site goes live, with players from the first three countries migrated.
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PokerStars to Take on Zynga with Social Poker Launch on Facebook

PokerStars to Take on Zynga with Social Poker Launch on Facebook | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
PokerStars launches Facebook poker app
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Scientific Games & WMS: A Regulated U.S. Online Poker Powerhouse?

Scientific Games & WMS: A Regulated U.S. Online Poker Powerhouse? | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
While it's not a 100% done deal, all indications are that Scientific Games is set to acquire WMS. I want to briefly talk about how the new venture stacks up from an online poker point of view.
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Merge Gaming Ending Rakeback, Switching All Players to VIP System

Merge Gaming Ending Rakeback, Switching All Players to VIP System | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Carbon Poker and other skins switching to a VIP system, removing rakeback for all players.
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bet365 integrates Sheriff Gaming slots

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Three-dimensional online casino games developer Sheriff Gaming has announced that seven of its slots including the new Dr Magoo title have been integrated into the portfolio offered by bet365.

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William Hill to Apply for Norwegian License

William Hill to Apply for Norwegian License | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
William Hill has announced that it will apply for a Norwegian gambling license in the near future.
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Bitcoin-based casino rakes in more than £300,000 profit in six months

Bitcoin-based casino rakes in more than £300,000 profit in six months | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Recently, both SatoshiDice and bitZino released their financials. If these self-reported earnings are to be trusted, then running a Bitcoin-based casino yields a tidy profit
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Latest Figures Confirm Online Poker's Decline in Italy

Latest Figures Confirm Online Poker's Decline in Italy | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Regulator in denial as 30%+ falls in poker are blamed on global declines in poker popularity
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How King.com crushed Zynga

How King.com crushed Zynga | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
The European game maker had a dramatic growth spurt last year and is now nipping at the heels of Zynga to become the leading game maker for Facebook.
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Heavy lies the crown.
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UK Govt Confirms Place of Consumption Tax for Online Poker

UK Govt Confirms Place of Consumption Tax for Online Poker | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
UK Gov confirm that a regulatory change will happen by end of next year.
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