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Melco Crown Entertainment to Build Massive Casino Complex at Barcelona World

Melco Crown and Hard Rock are among the companies investing is what is going to be Europe's biggest leisure and entertainment center.

Inside Gaming: U.S. Gaming Revenue Up, MGM Sitting Tight, and John Daly’s Degeneracy

This edition of Inside Gaming covers U.S. gaming revenue growth in 2013, MGM Resorts steering clear of online gambling for now, and John Daly's degeneracy.

Inside Gaming: Smoking to be Banned in Macau, Two Withdraw from New York, and More

Inside Gaming examines Macau's pending smoking ban, two $1 million refunds in New York, and more.

Norwegian Study On Problem Gambling Shows Poker One of the Safest Games

While Norway keeps working towards the introduction of a new gambling law, a report from the University of Bergen provided authorities with interesting data about poker and problem gambling.

Inside Gaming: Japan's Olympic Window Closing; New York Sets the Price for Casinos

Inside Gaming: Japan's window for casino development prior to the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo is closing, and more.

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Hawaii to Iowa

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

Five Thoughts: 10 More Confirmed for Pro-Heavy ONE DROP; Rounders Inspiration Dies

Five Thoughts examines the increasingly pro-heavy lineup for the $1 Million BIG ONE for ONE DROP, and more.

Inside Gaming: Caesars Restructures $23 Billion Debt; Casino Debates in Boston Heat Up

Inside Gaming: Caesars restructures $23 billion in debt, debates in Boston continue to flare up, and more.

Responsible Gaming Measures Hit Hard on Sweden’s Svenska Spel Revenues

"The decrease in revenues was expected," commented Svenska Spel CEO Lennart Käll, who also added that the trend is supposed to continue also during the coming months.

Russia's Vladimir Putin Plans to Turn Crimea into Gambling Haven

Russian President Vladimir Putin presented a draft bill to turn Crimea into a 'casino zone' and create over 10,000 new jobs.

ARJEL President Charles Coppolani: "Poker Is Not That Popular Anymore"

The president of France’s gambling regulator believes that the country's online poker market may have simply reached its peak.

PokerStars Inks Online Poker Partnership in California

PokerStars has agreed to an Internet poker partnership with the Morongo Band of Mission Indians and three major card clubs in California.

Poland’s Gambling Legislation Costs Millions in Missed Tax Revenue

Poland loses approximately PLN 600 million in potential tax revenue thanks to the highly restrictive Polish Gambling Act that was approved back in 2011.

European Commission Pushes Greece to Abandon Plans of Monopoly

European commissioner Almunia asked for clarification on the deal with OPAP while the government introduced amendments to Greece's gambling law

Mississippi Orders Unusual Study on Internet Gambling

The state of Mississippi has ordered a study on Internet gambling. But PokerNews' Matthew Kredell is concerned with the way the study is being conducted.

Sweden's 'Grey Operators' Invested €119 Million in TV Ads During 2013

Despite the country’s monopolistic market, unlicensed gambling operators have invested over €119m in Sweden’s TV advertising in 2013

The 50-State iGaming Initiative: Colorado to Georgia

A state-by-state look at the current iGaming landscape in the United States. Which states are primed for iGaming? Which are likely to pass? Find out here.

PokerNews Feature: The Future of Online Poker in the U.S. -- Is Your State Next?

PokerNews' Matthew Kredell examines the future of online poker in the U.S. Which state will launch next? Will Sheldon Adelson's plot to ban Internet poker work?

Greece's Online Poker Monopoly Is Not in Short-Term Plans

As OPAP decided to focus on sports betting, Greece's might not be about to establish the next online poker monopoly in Europe

Should the UK Gambling Industry Do More To Tackle Problem Gambling?

Industry Group for Responsible Gambling chairman Clive Hawkswood speaks to PokerNews about problem gambling in the U.K.