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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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How Gamesys is pioneering real-money gambling on Facebook in the U.K.

How Gamesys is pioneering real-money gambling on Facebook in the U.K. | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Noel Hayden is press shy, but he gave his account of launching the first real-money gambling game on Facebook at a recent conference.
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Tolkien Estate sues over Lord of the Rings slot machines

Tolkien Estate sues over Lord of the Rings slot machines | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
A few weeks before the first part of Peter Jackson's The Hobbit is released, JRR Tolkien's estate claims merchandise such as Lord of the Rings slot machine are 'morally questionable'.
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Online results encourage Paddy Power growth

Online results encourage Paddy Power growth | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Online and land-based sportsbetting operator Paddy Power has released an update covering its financial performance for the 20 weeks to Wednesday and showing that total net revenues have increased by 23 percent year-on-year.

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Paddy Power reveals '£1m bet' gameshow to promote casino app

Paddy Power reveals '£1m bet' gameshow to promote casino app | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Paddy Power reveals '£1m bet' gameshow to promote casino app marketing news. Read Paddy Power reveals '£1m bet' gameshow to promote casino app and other marketing news online.
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IGT's Social Gaming Excels, Sees Slow U.S. Online Poker Legislation

IGT's Social Gaming Excels, Sees Slow U.S. Online Poker Legislation | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Social gaming at DoubleDown has exceeded expectations, but parent company IGT believes the transition to real-money play will not happen soon.

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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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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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Betable's Chris Griffin On The Future Of Online Gambling

Betable's Chris Griffin On The Future Of Online Gambling | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

While online gambling is still forbidden in the U.S., many countries around the world welcome it with open arms. Chris Griffin thinks the market potential is big. Very big. Mega big.

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Gambling Commission release latest UK casino figures

Gambling Commission release latest UK casino figures | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

The Gambling Commission has published the latest annual figures for the UK Casino Industry, from September 2011 to August 2012.

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Paddy Power release Deal or No Deal Mobile App

Paddy Power release Deal or No Deal Mobile App | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Play for free or real money on Paddy Power Games. Games include Deal or No Deal, Jackpot 15 & our new Roulette game.
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Playtech income jumps, Q4 starts strong

Playtech income jumps, Q4 starts strong | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
LONDON (Reuters) - Playtech, the world's biggest provider of online gaming software, reported a 32 percent jump in third-quarter, driven by high turnover in casino gaming products and a minority stake...
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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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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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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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First Official Numbers Underscore Online Poker's Growth in Spain

First Official Numbers Underscore Online Poker's Growth in Spain | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Online poker continues to grow in Spain since regulation was enacted...
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Aristocrat acquires nLive from GameAccount

Aristocrat acquires nLive from GameAccount | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

Aristocrat Leisure is to assume full ownership of the nLive platform solution from GameAccount Network.

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William Hill Given Sportingbet Extension

William Hill Given Sportingbet Extension | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

William Hill's formal offer to acquire Sportingbet has been extended until Dec. 4 to give Britain's largest bookmaker more time to work through complex negotiations that include a joint bid with GVC Holdings.

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New study finds slots players don't conform to stereotype

New study finds slots players don't conform to stereotype | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

A new study looking at why people play slot machines at casinos debunks the stereotype of poor, uneducated senior citizens gambling their Social Security pensions in hopes of a big payday.

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Bwin.party Nobert Teufelberger Released by Belgian Authorities | Legal News

Bwin.party Nobert Teufelberger Released by Belgian Authorities | Legal News | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Bwin.party co-CEO Norbert Teufelberger released by Belgian authorities, given until Dec. 17 to answer questions re activities in Belgium.
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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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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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IGT post latest results

IGT post latest results | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it

International Game Technology (IGT) have reported a higher than expected profit for its fourth fiscal quarter as revenue improved from slot machine sales to land-based casinos, as well as from social and online gaming.

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Poker Decline Only Black Mark in Playtech Q3 Report

Poker Decline Only Black Mark in Playtech Q3 Report | Online Gaming and Poker News | Scoop.it
Playtech boasts strong Q3 performance, although poker is down. However, recent changes to the network are not yet reflected.
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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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