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Real Gaming Co-Founder Lawrence Vaughan Optimistic on Nevada iGambling Future

Real Gaming became the third online poker network to enter the Nevada market in October 2014, and though the site’s traffic has been about as congested as a desert highway, its co-founder has nothing but optimism for the future of Internet gambling.

888 Holdings Wins Bwin.party Bidding War, Spends $1.4 Billion In Acquisition

888 Holdings is one of the leading iGaming companies in the world, and its $1.4 billion acquisition of bwin.party has put the entertainment conglomerate in a commanding position as it relates to online poker in the United States.

Pala Poker Waiting On PokerStars Before Entering US Market

Pala Poker is holding off on paying the ante in New Jersey, and while the company launched its casino product in November of last year, it believes following PokerStars’ anticipated entry in the third-quarter of 2015 is a more opportune time to debut.

New Jersey Online Casinos Suffer DDoS Attack, Hacker’s Ransom Denied

New Jersey online casinos, first launched in late 2013, suffered their first successful Denial of Service Attack (DDoS) last Thursday, and while state officials aren’t publicly saying who the prime suspect is, they did confirm a person of interest has been identified.

Californians for Responsible iPoker Backed by PokerStars & Mission Indians

Californians for Responsible iPoker is going all-in on its efforts to legalize online poker in the Golden State.

PointState Capital Hedge Fund Buys Nearly 9 Percent Stake In Amaya

PointState Capital knows a thing or two about finding stocks that are ready to explode, and with its investment in Amaya this week, the company is betting that online poker in America is going to continue to expand.

New Jersey Online Poker Drops More Than 15 Percent From 2014

New Jersey online poker has been headed in the wrong direction now for months, and if May’s total revenues are any indication, that shouldn’t be expected to change anytime soon.

Sheldon Adelson Organized Crime Accusations to Finally Have Their Day in Court

Sheldon Adelson is finally going to face his accusers in a Nevada courtroom, but it’s a day he would prefer to not attend. Steven Jacobs, form...

Game On for US Presence via Bwin.party, As Amaya and GVC Push Against 888 for Ownership

Could bwin.party be Amaya Inc.’s ticket onto US shores at last for the latter’s much-sought-after American online gaming presence?

New York State Senators Urge Congress to Vote Against RAWA

RAWA, aka the Restoration of America’s Wire Act, has lost a few more fans, and if some Empire State senators have any say in the matter, many more will soon be joining their ranks.