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Tag: Online Casino

Market Update: Online Poker Plunges While Online Casino Surges in Italy

PokerStars continues to dominate Italy's online poker market, while Paf buys Winga to enter the country's regulated casino industry.

PokerStars to Launch Sports Betting by April 2015

PokerStars will launch sports betting "ahead of schedule" with a brand new mobile platform.

South Africa Revives Proposed Online Gaming Bill

South African politician Geordin Hill-Lewis revived his proposed online gaming bill to the country's Parliament which if passed would legalize online gaming in the country.

New Jersey Online Poker Revenues Rebound in December

New Jersey regulated online poker revenues have reversed a trend of three consecutive declining months with $2.06 million in December 2014 revenues reported by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement.

German Court Sanctions a Man for "Illicit Online Gambling"

A 25-year old German man was found guilty of "illicit online gambling" by the District Court of Munich.

PokerStars Forced to Remove Online Casino Games in Spain During Christmas Holidays

PokerStars was forced to temporarily remove blackjack and roulette games from the PokerStars.es platform.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #1, PokerStars Acquired By Amaya and Makes Significant Changes

The No. 1 PokerNews story of the year is the acquisition of PokerStars by Amaya and the significant changes that followed.

Top 10 Stories of 2014: #8, Ultimate Poker Closes in New Jersey and Nevada

Coming in at No. 8 on the PokerNews Top 10 Stories of 2014 is the closure of Ultimate Poker in Nevada and New Jersey.

Andorra to Regulate Online Poker and Open First Ever Brick-and-Mortar Casino

The small European state of Andorra looks to regulate online poker, possibly joining a neighboring market to share liquidity.

12 Gaming Companies Have Applied for Spanish Gaming Licenses

Twelve gaming companies, including Eurobet, have applied for Spanish gaming licenses.

Daniel Negreanu on Poker and Gambling: "I Don't Want To Be a Hypocrite"

"I am not a believer in restrictions, regulations and stuff. If people want to play craps online for money, if that’s what they choose to do, I am OK with that." -- Daniel Negreanu

Betfair Poker Ends Operations in New Jersey

Betfair officially closed its New Jersey poker room on Dec. 1 after failing to penetrate the market. What does this mean for NJ online poker?

Op-Ed: Here's Why Victoria Coren Mitchell Should Be Applauded

PokerNews contributor Mark Bonington shares his views on Victoria Coren Mitchell's recent decision to leave PokerStars over the introduction of casino games.

Daniel Negreanu Discusses His Reasons for Sticking with PokerStars

Daniel Negreanu discusses his reasons for sticking with PokerStars after the site's announcement of introducing online casino games and an online sportsbook.

Vicky Coren-Mitchell Leaves Team PokerStars Pro Over Introduction of Casino Games

Vicky Coren-Mitchell, the first player to ever win two EPT titles, has parted ways with Team PokerStars Pros after the introduction of online casino games.

PokerStars Announces Global Launch of Sports Betting and Casino Games

PokerStars announces global launch of sports betting and casino games.

PokerStars Announces Casino Games and Sports Betting in Italy

PokerStars.it Country Manager Marco Trucco announces the imminent launch of casino games, slots, and a new sports-betting product.

New VAT Laws Could Cost Online Gaming Companies Tens of Millions

Online gaming operators will be subject to tens of millions of dollars per year in value-add tax (VAT) starting in 2015 as the European Union (EU) implements changes related to the tax on electronic services.

Online Gaming Revenues Increase by 19 Percent in Spain

Online gross gaming revenues increase to €62 million ($77.5 million) in the third quarter of 2014.

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