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Which US States Likely to Legalize Online Poker in 2018?
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, November 30th, 2017

There was an Olympics sized gap between Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey legalizing online gambling in their states, and Pennsylvania finally following suit and signing an online gambling bill into law last month. October also saw an online poker player liquidity... 

Graham and Feinstein Urge DOJ To Change Online Gambling Stance
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

October proved to be one of the best months as far as US online poker is concerned, with first New Jersey agreeing to join Nevada and Delaware’s player sharing compact, followed by the Pennsylvania legislature finally passing a landmark bill allowing online... 

Delaware iPoker Revenue Just $15,117 in October
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, November 29th, 2017

In October, the First State’s casino market generated $209,745 in revenue, according to the latest results released by the Delaware Lottery. From that tally, slot machines brought in the lion’s share of business worth $139,234, up by 46% year-over-year,... 

Singapore Casino Market Forecast to Grow in 2018
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, November 28th, 2017

Singapore’s two casinos are expected to see their businesses grow in 2018, with their gross gaming revenue (GGR) driven higher by continued growth in visitor arrivals. This is the latest assessment of the Southeast Asian country’s gambling market by Fitch,... 

France Eager to Get Ball Rolling on Poker Liquidity Project
Written by B. Solomon | Monday, November 27th, 2017

In July 2017, the gambling regulators of France, Italy, Spain, and Portugal agreed to move from operating separate closed ring fenced markets to a more progressive model in which they would share a communal pool of online poker players. According to latest reports,... 

Brazil’s Online Gambling Estimated at $2.1 Billion per Year
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, November 24th, 2017

Brazil has had a casino gambling ban in place for the past 70-years, but recently the country has been exploring the possibility of legalizing the industry in order to raise much-needed tax revenues, and help plug the country’s budget deficit. Meanwhile, Brazil... 

US Casinos Generate $3.4BN In September
Written by B. Solomon | Friday, November 24th, 2017

In September, the USA’s commercial casinos generated $3.4 billion in revenue, up by 2.8% compared to the same month in 2016, according to the latest report released by the University of Nevada Las Vegas. Back in 1988, the country’s casino market consisted... 

Van Zadelhoff and Slotboom Elected to Dutch Poker Hall of Fame
Written by B. Solomon | Thursday, November 23rd, 2017

The Master Classics of Poker is currently taking place at the Holland Casino in Amsterdam, and on the sideline of the series, Rolf Slotboom and Steven Van Zadelhoff have been honored with an entry into the Dutch Poker Hall of Fame. In attendance at the ceremony... 

Trump Plaza Demolition to Cost $13.2M
Written by B. Solomon | Wednesday, November 22nd, 2017

Carl Icahn, the billionaire investor who last year bought the shuttered Trump Plaza in Atlantic City, has now received preliminary approval by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA) for a $5.6 million payment towards the $13.2 million cost... 

Rich Bai Wins 2017 MSPT Wisconsin for $139k
Written by B. Solomon | Tuesday, November 21st, 2017

Last Friday, the Mid-States Poker Tour (MSPT) Wisconsin got underway at the Potawatomi Casino in Milwaukee, the Badger State’s largest city, with 701 entries helping to create a prize pool $478,470 above its $200,000 guarantee. By Sunday night, Richard Bai...