Greek gaming group OPAP is preparing a €40m bid for the country’s horseracing betting licence according to local reports. The move will see OPAP link up with British fund manager Global Family Partners, and comes just days after the Hellenic Republic Asset...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Atlantic City's $2.4bn Revel Casino Hotel has been officially closed, with the hotel being emptied yesterday and the casino shutting its doors this morning. The move comes after a little over two years since opening, two bankruptcies and a failure to find a buyer for...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Playtech has entered into an agreement with global content and systems provider Aristocrat Leisure to acquire Aristocrat Lotteries for €10.5m in cash, subject to certain adjustments and satisfaction of closing conditions. It is anticipated that closing will occur shortly. Playtech said that once complete, the deal will place its land-based operation as one of the 'leading suppliers of VLT systems in Europe and...
Tuesday, September 2, 2014

60 Second Interview

60 Second Interview

State Rep. Rosita C. Youngblood Democratic Chairwoman, PA House Gaming Oversight Committee

1. What are your views on internet gambling? What are the pros and cons of iGaming legalization?

Internet gambling is a reality that lawmakers need to address. There are millions of Americans currently gambling online, including...

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iGaming in California is going to be about poker. Great, that’s my expertise and my game field – having been an online poker operator for 10 years and a net-entrepreneur for 18, I spent one third of my time in the last

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