Casino City Gang: Early New Jersey reviews edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan, Aaron Todd and Dan Podheiser discuss the real-money launch of online gaming in New Jersey, the best Thanksgiving Day prop bets to make as you enjoy spending time with your family and the top betting trends in the NFL. And as always, they pick every game on this weekend's NFL schedule against the spread.
Riess, Farber reach heads-up play at WSOP Main Event
Jay Farber and Ryan Riess survived 8.5 wild hours of final table play at the World Series of Poker Main Event Monday and will play heads up for $8.36 million Tuesday night.
Delaware to go live with online gambling on Oct. 31
Delaware will launch real-money online gaming on Oct. 31. The Halloween treat for casino players was confirmed Tuesday at the World Regulatory Briefing in Philadelphia by Dover Downs Hotel and Casino President and CEO Ed Sutor.
American Full Tilt Poker players can now make claims
On Wednesday, 887 days after Black Friday, American players were finally able to submit a claim for their Full Tilt Poker balances.
Report: Former U.S. Full Tilt pros, employees and affiliates won't get paid
Big-name U.S. pros and former Full Tilt Poker affiliates that have been waiting for a big payday when the Garden City Group begins accepting claims on Sept. 16 likely won't be eligible for a red cent, according to an e-mail message posted on a popular online poker forum.
Barton, PPA believe time is now for federal online poker legislation
Despite repeated failed attempts over the past several Congressional sessions, Rep. Joe Barton (R-Texas) and the Poker Players Alliance (PPA) believe that now is the time to regulate Internet poker at the federal level.
Casino City Gang: Bet Raise Fold edition
Casino City's Vin Narayanan and Aaron Todd discuss the online poker documentary Bet Raise Fold with the movie's producer Jay Rosenkrantz. Aaron fills us in on the World Series of Poker One Drop High Roller event, which he is covering in Las Vegas. And Vin and Aaron look at whether land-based casinos have reached their "saturation point" in the U.S.
The Reel Life: PSA edition
A woman in England found a World War II era bomb in her garden. And she brought it inside to wash it. If you're in a similar circumstance, please don't do that. This is a public service announcement from The Reel Life.
iGaming Partners launches affiliate program with Income Access
Through the partnership Income Access will track activity across Starfish-powered brands Lucky31, CasinoEstrella and CassinoEstrela.
Perspectives Weekly: Poker bills, Massachusetts and Zynga
J Todd floats in for another week of gambling news, including more U.S. online poker legislation, issues for Zynga, and constitutional issues in Massachusetts.
Federal legislation introduced to regulate iGaming
The bill, dubbed the “Internet Gambling Regulation, Consumer Protection and Enforcement Act of 2013,” was introduced by Rep. Peter King, R-N.Y. and goes beyond online poker.
Perspectives Weekly: Consultants and lobbyists lead the way
This week J Todd discusses the new consultant hired by the state of New Jersey to help with regulations for their online gambling business. Also, who is really to blame for the failure of federal online gambling legislation in the U.S.?
Sheriff Gaming issues statement on Dutch indictments of people with connections to online gaming
Ellen Huijbers, Compliance Officer at Sheriff Gaming, has issued a statement distancing the company from the indictments issued by Dutch authorities against people with connections to several online casinos.
Perspectives Weekly: New Jersey regulations and Dutch gaming monopolies
Regulators in New Jersey roll out the first draft of online gambling rules, while The Netherlands plans to end their state-run gambling monopoly by 2015.
Perspectives Weekly: PokerStars and Ultimate Poker issues
J Todd reports on the drama in New Jersey between PokerStars and the Atlantic Club Casino drags on. Meanwhile in Nevada, Ultimate Poker hits its first snag.
AffPower offers new conversion tool
Affiliates now have the option to have a live person chat embedded into their own exclusive landing page.
AffPower adds new payment option
AffPower now offers affiliates payments through NETELLER, Skrill and Paypal.
Deuce Club Casino shines with new design
The new design was carefully chosen, in order to keep the look and feel of this high class online casino and make it more inviting.
Ultimate Poker deals first regulated real-money online poker hand in the U.S.
Ultimate Gaming, a majority-owned subsidiary of Station Casinos LLC, has launched real money online poker at UltimatePoker.com, making history as the first company in the United States to offer legal and secure online poker.
Perspectives Weekly: Sports betting indictments
This week, J Todd looks at the mounting indictments in the Legendz Sportsbook case. Plus, industry news from Ladbrokes, Ontario, and the World Series of Poker.
Mojo Affiliates looks to cause some "Amsterdamage"
Mojo Affiliates is taking two lucky affiliates with them, all expenses paid, to the canal city for the Amsterdam iGaming Super Show.
CashPoint launches affiliate program with Income Access
The Cashpoint Partners affiliate program offers a generous commission structure; with affiliates earning a revenue share of up to 35 percent for every player they refer.
Golden Riviera offers free spins to first-time depositors
At Golden Riviera, players receive 50 Free Spins on the 5-reel Côte d'Azur-themed Slot, Riviera Riches, with their first deposit.
EveryMatrix awarded Foreign Gambling Associate Certificate in Alderney
EveryMatrix products are now available to all holders of an Alderney Category 1 gambling license.
Top-10 brick-and-mortar and online gambling partnerships to watch in the U.S.
As more states consider joining Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey in regulating online gambling, solid partnerships between brick-and-mortar and online gambling companies will become essential to success in the gaming industry.
Foxwoods reaches online gaming deal
The owner of North America's largest casino, Foxwoods Resort Casino, has agreed to work with the GameAccount Network to deliver online gaming solutions to the U.S. market, Casino City has learned.
Prespectives Weekly: Bitar pleads his heart out
This week, Full Tilt Founder Ray Bitar cut a deal with the U.S. Department of Justice for his freedom and his health. Also, industry news from New Mexico and Kansas.
Perspectives Weekly: Zynga gets real
As PokerStars continues its fight for a New Jersey license, new issues emerge in Australia. Also, real money gambling for Zynga in the U.K. and industry news from Fortune Poker and the state of Iowa.
Perspectives Weekly: Ladbrokes, Playtech and William Hill
J Todd is back with a special guest to wrap up the online gambling news from Ladbrokes, Playtech, and William Hill. Also, updates on Full Tilt Poker payments for players in the United States.
Second Russian Affiliate Congress & Expo to be held in October
At this year’s London Affiliate Conference, RACE was noted among the world's leading affiliate marketing events scheduled for 2013.
DOJ appoints administrator to return Full Tilt funds to U.S. players
The United States has retained the Garden City Group (“GCG”)to serve as Claims Administrator to oversee the process of compensating eligible victims of the fraud committed by Full Tilt Poker against United States players.
Referback launches free app in App Store and Google Play
The Referback casino affiliate program has launched a casino affiliate mobile app.
Christie signs New Jersey online gambling bill
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie signed into a law Tuesday a bill that makes the Garden State the third state in the U.S. to license and regulate the online gambling. Christie’s stamp of approval comes just 19 days after he conditionally vetoed similar legislation.
Christie signals way forward to Internet gambling with conditional veto
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie issued a conditional veto to legislation that would regulate Internet Gambling in the state, sending a revised version of the bill back to the state's legislature for approval.
Perspectives Weekly: Unfriendly Germans edition
J Todd reports on the already online gambling unfriendly nation of Germany becoming even less receptive. Also, how does PokerStars plan to "buy their way" back in to the U.S. market?
Perspectives Weekly: Last gasp edition
This week's gaming news includes European Union stories from the Netherlands and Greece, plus the last gasps of the Reid-Kyl poker bill in the United States.
Euro Partners stirs up fun competition among affiliates
The "My Thai" promotion challenges affiliates to compete for the largest percentage of increased traffic over a two-month period across the program's three verticals - casino, poker and sports-betting.
Perspectives Weekly: Full Tilt affiliates get the shaft edition
J Todd discusses Full Tilt Poker's decision not to pay former affiliates and recaps big online gaming news from William Hill and Churchill Downs.
eCOGRA appointed as Unibet's regulatory audit partner
eCOGRA will provide Unibet with independent auditing and testing to meet the diverse and complicated matrix of national regulatory requirements emerging in the European Internet gambling market.
Unibet comes to Spanish settlement
Unibet has now finalized discussions with the Spanish tax authorities in respect of its previous activities targeting the Spanish market in the period from January 2009 to May 2011.
Affactive launches Begado Casino
Begado is expected to be a strong competitor in the gaming market with high conversion similar to Affactive's other brands.
HoGaming launches live casino for tablet devices
Players will be able to partake in casino favorites such as roulette, blackjack and baccarat on their handheld devices while enjoying the live dealer experience of a land-based casino.
Roxy Affiliates relaunches program
The new Roxy Affiliates scheme will give affiliates the opportunity to earn commissions of up to 45 percent revenue share.
Perspectives Weekly: PokerStars announces plan to repay non-U.S. Tilt players
J Todd discusses the plan PokerStars released to repay non-U.S. players still owed money from Full Tilt Poker, and industry news from Europe and Antigua.
Casino Club offering more than 900 free spins in October
The online casino is giving free spins away to players every day this month.
Crazy Rewards launches €10,000 affiliate promotion
There are 15 independent chances to win and any warrior could seize all five top cash prizes.
Perspectives Weekly: Obama or Romney edition
The U.S. Presidential elections are just around the corner, but which candidate is the best choice for our industry? J Todd reveals his thoughts on the issue and talks about the upcoming launch of regulated real-money online poker in Nevada!
Red Flush Casino player wins $39,000
The Australian gamer had been with Red Flush Casino all of four days when won big while playing Jackpot Deuces video poker.
Perspectives Weekly: Federal judge rules poker is a skill game
J Todd offer his take on the news that a federal judge in New York ruled that poker is a game of skill and what it means for the online gambling industry, and reveals the next big thing in online gambling: Mobile meets live dealer!
Slotland's progressive jackpot nearing $200,000
The casino's average progressive jackpot win is $150,000. But this jackpot could surpass $207,241, which would set a record for Slotland.