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New Jersey Gaming Revenues on the Rise

Casinos based in Atlantic City, New Jersey have for the third consecutive month reported a revenue increase when compared to the same period a year ago and factoring out casinos that are no longer in business.

The Do-It-All Force Behind London’s Most Unique Poker Hangout, Kerryjane Craigie

Meet Kerryjane Craigie, the do-it-all force behind London's most unique poker hangout, The Hippodrome.

France Could Be Considering a Casino in Paris

French authorities are evaluating the possibility of a legislative reform that would lead to the opening of a casino in Paris and could generate up to €30 million a year in tax revenues.

Impressions from 2015 NIGA Conference Part II: Are Tribal Casinos Ready for iGaming?

Last week, the 2015 National Indian Gaming Association concluded in San Diego. Here are our impressions from the conference's iGaming panels.

Impressions from 2015 NIGA Conference Part I: DFS, PokerStars, and iGaming Expansion

Last week, the 2015 National Indian Gaming Association concluded in San Diego. Here are our impressions from the conference's iGaming panels.

Morgan Stanley: Delay in US Gambling Legislation to Cost Billions

Morgan Stanley decided to cut the estimate of the US online gambling market by half, removing billions of dollars from the projection.

PokerStars Celebrates Firsts Sports Bet and New Sportsbook Launches in Beta

After months of announcements and speculations, PokerStars announced that its brand new sports betting platform is alive and kicking, as it has already celebrated the first bet.

Amaya Reports Record Financials and Plans to Enter Daily Fantasy Sports Market

Amaya reports record financials and plans to enter daily fantasy sports market.

Fear-Mongering Testimony Overshadows Facts at Internet Gambling Ban Hearing

A U.S. House Judiciary hearing on Sheldon Adelson's Internet gambling ban bill was an exercise in fear mongering, says the Poker Players Alliance. Read our full recap.

888 Holdings Recognizes 28% Growth In Pre-Tax Profits

888 Holdings announce a 14% increase in revenues and a 28% increase in pre-tax profits.

Europe in Pills: Greece Unveils Ambitious Plan for Gambling and Winamax Leaves Italy

While Greece's Finance Minister Yanis Varoufakis explained how a new gambling legislation is critical for the country's economic recovery, France's Winamax decided to pull out from the declining Italian market.

Helicopters and High Stakes: King's Casino Owner Leon Tsoukernik's Poker Adventure

On March 5, the Global Poker Index (GPI) announced the list of nominees for this year's edition of the European Poker Awards (EPA), the yearly ceremony that will take place on March 25 at the Hilton Hotel in St. Julians, Malta. Together with...

Several Factors Could Stall California's Internet Poker Legislation Until 2017

Assemblyman Mike Gatto isn't optimistic that California will be able to pass online poker legislation before 2017.

Seals With Clubs Chairman Bryan Micon: "The Police Raid Was Completely Unnecessary"

"It has been a big violation of my personal freedom," Bryan Micon told PokerNews on Monday during an exclusive phone interview from Antigua, where he fled with his family right after being raided by police at gunpoint.

Caesars' Jan Jones Blackhurst Discusses Recent Alliance with PokerStars

PokerNews speaks to Jan Jones Blackhurst, Executive Vice President, Communications & Government Relations, about Caesars allying with PokerStars.

State Sen. Lesniak: Adelson, Gov. Christie Delaying PokerStars' Entrance into New Jersey

State Sen. Ray Lesniak explains to PokerNews why he believes PokerStars has not received an operating license in New Jersey.

Rob Tinnion Ships the Sunday Million Twice in Five Months: "It's Extremely Surreal"

Rob "rtinnion" Tinnion talks about winning the PokerStars Sunday Million for the second time in five months.

Ivey League CEO Dan Fleyshman: "We're Not in the Process of Raising $20M"

CEO Dan Fleyshman tells PokerNews rumors that Ivey League is seeking $20 million in seed money is inaccurate.

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov: "Propaganda Is What Makes People Angry"

Team PokerStars Pro Eugene Katchalov discusses the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, the similarities between business and poker, and the pleasure to play at super high roller events.

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