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Betfred Heads to Little Screen with Dedicated TV Channel

In a newly announced partnership set to kick off during the upcoming Cheltenham Festival in the U.K, Betfred and Satellite Information Services have struck a deal that will see them co-produce a daily selection of programming for a new television station. While the station has yet to receive an official name, one would think BetfredTV…Read More

Canadian Cops Continue to Crash PlatinumSB Operation

This Tuesday March 5th saw a fresh sweep of raids on those involved in the PlatinumSB scandal from the combined forces of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police, Ontario Provincial Police and local forces. Tuesday’s raid saw the authorities descend on personal residences and financial institutions, arresting a total of 18 individuals in connection to the…Read More

Minted Poker Tells Their Players to Cash Out

Minted Poker is fed up and embarrassed with the network they currently call home, the Everleaf Gaming Network, and is telling their players to cash out all of their money immediately. This is due to what they call “embarrassing” cash out delays on the network, with most withdrawals taking 6 months or more to process,…Read More

Chang Takes Down WPT Event for More Than a Million

It’s every poker player’s dream: to master a major tournament and take home a seven-figure score. That dream came true for relatively unknown pro Kai Chang this week at World Poker Tour (WPT) Bay 101 Shooting Star’s 2013 event. Not only did Chang win $1,138,350 for defeating a particularly tough and deep-stacked table, he was also…Read More

“Fair Play” Technology Gaining Steam in Online Poker World

Poker players love to tout the skill aspect of poker, making it clear to all who will listen that there is very little luck involved in being a top player, validating what they do as a result. It could be that all that insistence that their poker playing is superior to most players on a…Read More

Placing Bets on the Viral Potential of YouTube Videos Now Possible

Placing bets on the outcome of certain events long ago left the cozy confines of the sports world and took up residence in the world of the weird, wild, and wacky. This is especially true in Britain, where wagers can be placed on everything from “who will be the next Pope” to “how many years…Read More

Underdog Becomes Top Dog as Canuck Takes Home Cool Million at WPT LAPC

The owner of a disaster restoration company from British Columbia has taken down the top prize of $1,004,090 in the recent World Poker Tour (WPT) L.A. Poker Classic (LAPC).  The first-place finish for Paul Klann, 41, moved him from a Bluff Magazine player ranking of 7,858 in 2012 right up to 3rd in 2013, though…Read More

32Red.com Making Others Pink with Envy Over Exclusive Live Playboy Games

32Red PLC announced a rather sexy new addition to their gaming lineup over at Red32.com. In a partnership with prominent gaming developer Microgaming, 32Red announced the creation of a series of real dealer games which will feature live Playboy bunny croupiers as the dealers. Live games of roulette, blackjack, and baccarat are initially slated to…Read More

Improved Mobile Gambling Platform from Betfred

Independent bookie Betfred.com, one of the most popular online casinos for Canadian players, has recently included a new mobile live dealer casino product in a bid to improve its mobile gambling platform. Powered by Playtech, Betfred.com only recently launched the mobile gambling platform and is making strong headway with the announced improvement. The launch of…Read More

Koolbit Partners with Cozy Games for UK Mobile Casino Launch

San Francisco-based Koolbit has announced the UK launch of the company’s iGoSlots.com, a real-money mobile casino. The announcement came after the virtual currency mobile casino network operator agreed on a partnership deal with Cozy Games Management Limited, the gaming solutions developer. Led by former Betfair USA President, Gerard Cunningham, Koolbit has released iGoSlots.com with 25…Read More

Delaware to Search for Shared Online Gambling Player Pools

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With Delaware in the process of launching their online gambling venture, and perhaps being the first state in the U.S to do so, attention within the state is now turning to some of the finer details of the plan, namely in regards to poker and the likely need for shared player pools. While most forms…Read More

Further Expansion For IveyPoker Instructional Site

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Following Phil Ivey’s end of October announcement that he planned to launch an online tutorial site dedicated to teaching people the “right way” to play poker, Ivey has been working hard to gather together a team of professional poker players who would come together to form the dedicated Team Ivey. Since the announcement of the…Read More

Profit and Loss Take on New Meaning for Swedish Pro Viktor Blom

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He’s 23, down $3.6 million for the past 30 days; but that’s not terribly unusual for the poker phenom known round the world to online fans as “Isildur1,” aka Viktor Blom.  Following a dazzling two-week online winning streak from the start of the new year, Blom has since dropped back to a meager $1.5 million,…Read More

Lifetime Achievement Award For Innovative Lottery Gaming Marketer

The 2013 Lottery Industry Lifetime Achievement Award from the Public Gaming Research Institute has been awarded to industry creative Jimmy O’Brien. O’Brien, the Strategic Marketing Vice-President of Scientific Games Corporation, the American lottery technology provider, is already a veteran of the lottery industry after 33 years working in the lottery gaming sector. The veteran’s original…Read More

Matusow Victorious In Heads-Up Poker: Battle Of The Poker Brats

It was like the old glory days of poker before the dark cloud of Black Friday 2011 rained on poker’s parade, as the final players in this year’s 2013 National Heads-Up Poker Championship locked horns for a total prize pool of well over a million dollars this week.  Semi-reformed bad boy Mike “The Mouth” Matusow…Read More