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Tag: Poker Business

Ultimate Gaming Announces Exit From New Jersey's Online Gambling Market

Ultimate Gaming says it will exit New Jersey's online gambling market after its casino partner, Trump Taj Mahal, filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection.

UK Round-Up: Big Scores Galore for UK and Ireland Grinders

Discover what the most popular stories of the past week were from our UK & Ireland facing PokerNews portal.

Poker Jobs: Meet London's Hippodrome Owner and CEO Simon Thomas

Simon Thomas sits with PokerNews to explain his it is to manage London's iconic casino. "Poker players aren't generally looked after the way they should be."

William Hill Launches an Age-Screening Tool on Twitter

Gibralter-based online gaming operator William Hill has launched an age screening tool on Twitter to prevent underage gamblers from interacting with the brand.

How bwin.party Plans to Address its Decline in Business

Bwin.party plans to reorganize its management, change its European brand focus, and seek investors in both its platform and other businesses to address its struggling business.

How PokerStars Almost Offered to Buy the NFL’s New Orleans Saints

According to Nolan Dalla, PokerStars nearly bought the NFL's New Orleans Saints back in 2006. It's a wild story you can read about here.

Bulgaria's Gaming Revenues Show Good Approach To Online Poker Regulation

The Bulgarian State Gambling Commission (SGC) announced about $20 million in first half year of revenues with only about $500 thousand in expenses.

PokerStars to Introduce "Double Bubble" Tournaments at 2015 PCA

Introducing the "Double Bubble" from PokerStars, where the new format will allow 50 percent of the field to immediately get their buy-in back.

Poker Software Leaders PokerTracker and Holdem Manager Merge

Third party poker software providers PokerTracker and Hold'em Manager have announced a merger agreement and the formation of Max Value Software.

Caesars Entertainment UK Appoints Alex Oswald as New Chief Financial Officer

Oswald, who have covered the position of Head of Business Intelligence at the Aspers Group between July 2013 and July 2014, will now sit on a top chair of one of Europe's most important casino companies.

Elderly Couple Faces €80,000 Fine for Talking About Gambling on Dutch Radio Station

An elderly couple in the Netherlands faces an €80,000 fine for allegedly violating the country's gambling laws.

Amaya CEO Discusses Return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the U.S.

Amaya CEO David Baazov on the return of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker to the US: "We do not have a crystal ball."

Last 42 Days to Apply For a Poker License In The UK

Poker rooms interested to continue to offer their products to customers in the United Kingdom will have to apply for a specific gambling license by Sept. 16, and then pay a 15 percent tax on all profits derived from UK-based players.

It's Official: Amaya Completes the Acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt

Amaya Gaming has announced the completion of the acquisition of PokerStars and Full Tilt.

Paddy Power Notifies Customers of Massive Data Breach

The good news is that the breach did not include financial information such as credit or debit card details, or account passwords.

Scientific Games Announces $5.1 Billion Deal to Acquire Bally Technologies

Scientific Games has announced a $5.1 billion deal to acquire Bally Technologies.

Poker Jobs: Tom Scott Discusses the Art of Managing the Vic's Poker Room

When you walk into the great temples of the world, they invoke a sense of comfort and serenity; a place where time seems to cease to exist.

Amaya's Stocks Hit 52-Week High After PokerStars Takeover Receives Green Light

The financial markets gave their blessing to the $4.9 billion deal between Amaya Gaming Group Inc. and the Rational Group Ldt. as the value of Amaya's stocks (AYA) reached their all time high in 52 weeks at the Toronto Stocks Exchange on Tuesday.

Crimea Gambling Congress To Offer Insight On Russia's Upcoming Gambling Industry

The event, which will gather together operators and international investors, will be held in Yalta on August 22, and aims to highlight the benefits that the opening to the gambling industry can bring to the region

Parx Casino Prepares for iGaming by Joining Forces with GameAccount Network

In preparation for possible Pennsylvania iGaming, Parx Casino has selected GameAccount Network (GAN) to launch simulated gaming.

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