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Tag: Poker Business

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.

Lottery Giant GTECH Purchases IGT for $6.4 Billion: "It Will Transform The Gambling Industry"

Italian lottery operator GTECH announced a $6.4 billion deal to take control of Las Vegas-based slots producer International Game Technology (IGT).

Russia Legalizes Gambling in Sochi and Crimea

A decision made by authorities in Russia will see the creation of two new special gambling zones -- one in Sochi and one in the former Ukrainian province of Crimea.

Is Poker Good for a Casino?

Is poker good for casinos? Statistics professor Peter Chi examines whether traffic in poker rooms drives business to slot machines and table games.

PokerNews Op-Ed: Just How Much Demand Does Atlantic City Still Possess?

What do the recent bankruptcies of Revel and Showboat mean for Atlantic City? PokerNews contributor and noted attorney Mac VerStandig offers his take.

Henry Orenstein: The Holocaust Survivor and Inventor Who Forever Changed Poker

Henry Orenstein is best known in the poker industry as the inventor of the hole card camera. But it's only one of the countless contributions he's made since 1923. Henry Orenstein is one such...

Philippe Ktorza On the Decline of France's Poker Industry: "We Shouldn't Rely On Politicians"

According to the French poker pro, the market needs a new regulation and also some significant changes from the operators' side.

Amaya CEO on Acquisition of PokerStars: "It Will Transform the Entire Gaming Industry"

Amaya's acquisition of the Rational Group represents a "strong deal from a financial perspective" that will "transform the entire global gaming industry."

Amaya Gaming Acquires PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker in $4.9 Billion Deal

Amaya Gaming has acquired Rational Group Ltd, the parent company of PokerStars and Full Tilt Poker, for $4.9 billion.

Venetian Confirms Adelson's Anti-Online Gambling Stance Caused PokerNews Ban

The Venetian confirmed that it excluded PokerNews.com from covering a tournament inside its casino due to the site's ties to online poker companies.

Tony G Gets Ready For the European Parliament: "Europe Needs To Be Tight-Aggressive"

"If we want to succeed we need to outsmart America and stop many of our socialist policies." Tony G tells PokerNews about his mission as a new member of the European parliament and announces a break from poker. "Unlike most politicians, I speak a...

Is Pennsylvania Ready to Move Forward with Internet Gambling?

A Pennsylvania hearing Tuesday on the state's recent iGaming study indicated that most casino interests in the state are at least tentatively in favor of moving forward with some form of online gambling.

New Regulation Clarifies Duties of Spanish Gaming Operators

New AML regulations have been approved in Spain on May 5 clarifying many issues and duties of licensed Spanish gaming and lottery operators.

Former Portugal Poker Prodigy José "Girah" Macedo Launches Cleaning Service in U.K.

Three years after the cheating scandal, José Macedo is back on track with a cleaning service for students in the United Kingdom Equally known in the poker world...

Dutch Boyd Owes Two Plus Two $60K After U.S. District Court Upholds 2012 Judgement

Dutch Boyd owes Two Plus Two about $60,000 after infringement judgement upheld in a U.S. District Court.

Net Entertainment and Rational Group Ink Deal for Casino Games on Full Tilt Poker

Casino games supplier Net Entertainment inks a deal with Rational Group to supply games for Full Tilt Poker.

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.

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?

Albert Agustinoy: "Online Poker Shared Liquidity Is Not a Priority in Europe"

What should have been Europe’s answer to Macau thanks to Shaldon Adelson’s "EuroVegas", is today a country with a complex fiscal system and a business environment that does not seem to favor the entrance of new international gambling companies.

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