Gambling News

Antigua & Barbuda PM, Gaston Browne gives the US a week to up their offer in online gambling dispute or copyright sanctions will be invoked.

888 Holdings will launch a localised Romanian product in September; start talks with Cali Tribes; Fortuna extend Playtech partnership.

Gaming technology firm Game Account Network (GAN) has secured a £1.3 million ($1.7 million) from Irish billionaire Dermot Desmond.

Paddy Power racked up more than $65M in losses as the gambling company shelled £200M to cover the cost of its merger with Betfair.

Poker News

Lee Davy remembers a lung-bursting run through the streets of LA listening to Malcolm Gladwell and what he learned about poker.

Roberto Romanello, has signed an extension to his partypoker deal that will see him represent the online poker room through the 2017 WSOP.

PokerStars Live goes gobal with the creation of the PokerStars Championship & Festivals model replacing the European Poker Tour.

The iPoker Network has told their Ukrainian based players that they have until the end of the month to withdraw their funds.

Casino News

MGM Resorts International has declared war against a proposed casino at Bradley International Airport.

The exodus of workers in Atlantic City remains unabated as New Jersey’s gambling hub sheds more casino jobs.

Imperial Pacific International Holdings is enjoying a robust revenue for the first half of the year.

The $1.4B Mactan Leisure City casino plan in Cebu, Philippines is now a step closer to reality.

Sports News

Tempobet agreed on a sponsorship deal with Middlesbrough; Coral does likewise with WBA, and Sun Bets launches 60-second #YouBetcha ad.

West Ham fans were forced to sit on concrete steps during the Premier League opener against Bournemouth at the London Stadium.

Lee Davy looks into his crystal ball & predicts that the FIFA franchise will one day be the richest eSport and betting market in the world.

The NFC East was the second worst division last season. It wouldn’t be going out on a limb to predict this division as be vastly improved.

Conferences

From October 25th to 26th the SLS Las Vegas will host Esports & Casino Resorts, a two-day conference dedicated to esports education.

EIG 2016 Promo Video

CalvinAyre.com brings you the EIG 2016 promo video happening on October 18-20 2016 in Berlin.

Online gambling industry professionals gathered in London on August 18th for a Summer Social hosted by SBC and Totally Gaming Academy.

iGB Affiliate are pleased to announce the full conference schedule for the Berlin Affiliate Conference 2016 on the 20th – 23rd October 2016.

Videos

In this interview, Oscar Fonrodona of Akamon explains how land-based and online casinos can effectively tap into the Latin American market.

EIG 2016 Promo Video

CalvinAyre.com brings you the EIG 2016 promo video happening on October 18-20 2016 in Berlin.

Philip Macartney of Affinio explains how operators can successfully build and establish their own brands.

In this interview with Rebecca Liggero, Angelo Dalli of Bit8 tells us the opportunities of lottery operators in the Latin American market.

Editorial

Why do people love Pokémon Go so much & what can the online gambling industry learn from this nonmonetary, augmented reality app obsession?

Anyone remember Brexit? That thing where Britons voted by a healthy majority it leave the European Union? Yeah, well surprise surprise.

In this week's news round-up we bring you up to speed on Baazov's resignation from Amaya Gaming; PokerStars California Problem; and more.

UKGC’s decision to add BTC to its list of accepted payment methods could be paving the way for Bitcoin and mixed fiat iGaming operators.