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Caesars seeks millennial dynamic with Gamblit Gaming roll out

In a bid to attract a younger audience to its casino floors, Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) has partnered with ‘real-money games’ specialist Gamblit Gaming bringing skill-based gambling content to its properties. Beginning in October, CEC will roll-out Gamblit syndicated content throughout its California and Nevada properties, as the casino operator looks to diversify its slots and games inventory making it …

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Jay Kornegay – Westgate Las Vegas – Superbowl 50 to challenge betting records

All eyes are on the Levi’s Stadium on Sunday, as this year’s Superbowl sees Carolina Panthers take on Denver Broncos in Santa Clara, California. Just a few days before the big day we caught up with Jay Kornegay, Vice President of the Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, to discuss Superbowl 50: ____________________________________ SBC: Hi Jay, the biggest annual sporting event …

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California gives daily fantasy sites a boost

The current state of affairs regarding whether or not daily fantasy sports constitute gambling has been causing the companies offering such services major issues in recent times, with numerous investigations ongoing. The likes of DraftKings, FanDuel and others have been given a lift though, with the state of California having taken a step to permitting, taxing and regulating the industry.  Other states …

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Webis Holdings looking to extend HKJC partnership

Global gaming group Webis Holdings PLC has revealed that it is in talks with the Hong Kong Jockey Club to extend the partnership between the two organisations. In an AGM announcement, where it detailed that all resolutions at its latest annual general meeting were passed, Webis said that its US racing subsisdiary, WatchandWager.com LLC, is in advanced negotiations with Hong …

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PokerStars launches live California poker tournaments to support iPoker

Amaya Inc brand PokerStars has launched a series of California live tournaments named ‘Let California Play’ to raise awareness for internet poker and support for Californian pro-poker legislation. PokerStars has partnered with two Californian Indian tribes and three Los Angles card rooms to help host the tournaments. The online poker operator further confirmed the launch of website Californians4ipoker.com. A number …

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Webis Holdings MD Garry Knowles steps down

Garry Knowles is to leave Webis Holdings after 10 years at the Isle of Man firm. The group, which until recently operated Betinternet.com, announced his departure yesterday, with almost immediate effect. In an announcement to investors, it said: “The board of Webis announce that by mutual agreement, Garry Knowles will step down as Group Managing Director and terminate his employment …

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US online gambling & betting efforts set to regroup in 2015

Efforts to liberalise the US online gambling market stalled in 2014 with no new states joining New Jersey, Nevada and Delaware in allowing online gambling services and regulatory policies. The lack of progress witnessed in 2014 has underwhelmed pro gambling campaigners and international operators eyeing market entry. Furthermore the poor revenue performance of the three online gambling states, has further …

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Amaya’s California igaming coalition gets stronger

The Amaya Group has attracted another California gaming group to join a growing partnership to run an online poker operation in the US state should it ever be legalised. San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has agreed to join the existing business agreement between the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California’s three largest card clubs – the Commerce Club, the …

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US now Sportech’s most important market

Football Pools operator Sportech now derives over half its income from its horseracing interests in the US. In its interim results, Sportech revealed that it generates 64% of its revenues from US-based business interests. Revenue rose for the first six months of the year rose 1.7% to £52.6m on a constant currency basis, although EBITDA was slightly down to £12.0m. …

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Watchandwager adopts Income Access programme

WatchandWager, the California-based arm of Webis Holdings plc that enables customers from around the world to wager directly into global race track betting pools, has launched a new affiliate programme in partnership with affiliate software supplier Income Access. WatchandWager offers legal, licensed and regulated online wagering on horse racing and greyhound racing in the US. Offering more tracks than any …

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