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WPT Makes Changes to Season XVI Championship Events

WPT Makes Changes to Season XVI Championship Events

The World Poker Tour (WPT) has announced that there will be two major changes to the popular tournament series’ during Season XVI, namely a switch over to eight hand tables, and the introduction of a tournament shot clock. The innovation is seen as an adaptation to changing times as the tournament poker industry becomes more […]

August 21st, 2017 By Stephen Smith
MGM Brand Launches New Jersey Gambling Sites

MGM Brand Launches New Jersey Gambling Sites

Ever since the launch of playMGM using the famous and familiar MGM brand name, as well as playMGMpoker and playMGMcasino, the New Jersey online gambling market has become a little more competitive. Residents from all over the state had anxiously been awaiting the launch of these sites since an announcement was made three months ago […]

August 19th, 2017 By Charles Washington
UK iGaming Industry Steadily Growing

UK iGaming Industry Steadily Growing

While some games like online poker are struggling to rake in profits, the iGaming industry is growing as a whole. In the United Kingdom, online gambling now accounts for one-third of all gambling in the country, according to a report issued by the Online Gambling Commission of Great Britain. UK iGambling Revenue in 2016 Between […]

August 17th, 2017 By Lucy Brown
Esports Industry Worth $493 million in 2016

Esports Industry Worth $493 million in 2016

Esports or video game competitions has been booming in recent times, and last year the industry’s audience grew to roughly 148 million enthusiasts, and generated $493 million in revenue. Moreover, industry experts feel that e-sports shows no sign of slowing in growth, and will likely grow to be a $1 billion market by 2019. In […]

August 16th, 2017 By Shane Larson
Spain’s iGambling Revenue Soars 22.6% in Q2 of 2017

Spain’s iGambling Revenue Soars 22.6% in Q2 of 2017

Spain is proving to be a strong market for online gambling, with the latest figures released by the country’s regulatory agency, the Dirección General de Ordenación del Juego (DGOJ), revealing that the industry’s revenue was up by 22.6 percent at the end of the second quarter of 2017 compared to its performance during the same […]

August 15th, 2017 By Shane Larson
$1.24M Slots Jackpot Lawsuit Reaches Satisfactory Conclusion

$1.24M Slots Jackpot Lawsuit Reaches Satisfactory Conclusion

A lawsuit out of the 414th State District Court of Texas reveals just how complicated things can become when a lucky person or persons wins a jackpot at a casino. One such case involving Stephen M. Cutbirth and Lacey Newman has recently been resolved by the courts, and can serve as a cautionary tale of […]

August 14th, 2017 By Stephen Smith
A Rare Glimpse into the World of High Stakes Poker

A Rare Glimpse into the World of High Stakes Poker

Hong Kong national Winfred Yu may not be as widely known as some poker players like Phil Ivey, Tom Dwan and Daniel Cates, but the businessman is still able to hold his own at the tables with many of these western superstars of the game. As well as having had many years of practice playing […]

August 11th, 2017 By Charles Washington
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