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Implications of AI Victory over Poker Pros

Implications of AI Victory over Poker Pros

You don’t often see poker covered in the mainstream news, but a recent story has found its way onto the pages of newspapers and media outlets across the globe. From January 11th to 31st, a poker robot called Libratus faced off against four top professional poker players over 120,000 hands of heads-up no-limit hold ‘em, […]

February 20th, 2017 By Shane Larson
Is Mobile Gaming Killing the Console Market?

Is Mobile Gaming Killing the Console Market?

In the world of gaming, it wasn’t a console game that created a buzz in 2016–it was a mobile game. After all, there is no denying that Pokemon GO was the industry’s story of the year, with media outlets reporting on the phenomena in which people of all ages took to the real world seeking […]

February 17th, 2017 By Lucy Brown
Anti-iGambling Argument Makes Case for Regulation

Anti-iGambling Argument Makes Case for Regulation

While support for online gambling is continuing to grow, there is still a group of opponents that take every opportunity to speak out against the industry. Their line of reasoning is largely along the same lines, and when analyzed closely actually seems to argue more for regulated online gambling than gambling prohibition. Let’s take a […]

February 16th, 2017 By Lucy Brown
The Fragmented State of New Jersey’s iPoker Industry

The Fragmented State of New Jersey’s iPoker Industry

PokerStars has certainly changed the online poker industry in New Jersey. Since the site began legally operating in the Garden State last year, PokerStars has managed to gain a sizable market share and to bring in millions of dollars in gross gaming revenue; but, has the addition of a third site to the market helped […]

February 15th, 2017 By Stephen Smith
Hawaii iGambling Legislation an Uphill Struggle

Hawaii iGambling Legislation an Uphill Struggle

For years, those interested in the online gambling industry have placed bets on which state would become the fourth to regulate iGaming in the US. Pennsylvania, California and New York have all been front-runners, but now there is an unexpected late arrival on the scene, namely Hawaii, which became the last state to join the […]

February 14th, 2017 By Charles Washington
DOJ Fines Western Union $586M for Criminal Violations

DOJ Fines Western Union $586M for Criminal Violations

Western Union is in hot water for failing to protect consumers from fraud, and being complicit in money-laundering schemes. The world’s largest payment processor, which also processes wire transfer payments for some online casinos, has admitted to wrongdoing and has now been slapped with a $586 million fine by the U.S. Department of Justice. Negligent […]

February 13th, 2017 By Shane Larson
Brexit Bad News for Gibraltar Gambling Industry

Brexit Bad News for Gibraltar Gambling Industry

Online gambling is a cornerstone of the economy of Gibraltar, a tiny British territory that borders Spain on the Iberian peninsula. For years, online gambling operators have flocked to The Rock to take advantage of its very low taxation rate of just 1 percent. Today, roughly 55 percent of all of the online gambling services […]

February 10th, 2017 By Adam Brown
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