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What next for the social casino sector?

Following Giant’s $4.4bn acquisition of Playtika, EGR North America examines the health of the social casino industry Just when you thought deals couldn’t get … read more »

Hong Kong firm willing to up investment to seal Baazov Amaya takeover

Goldenway Capital confirms continued support for Baazov despite withdrawal of co-investor One of the named investors behind David Baazov’s £5bn bid to take Amaya … read more »

Investment firm denies backing Baazov’s Amaya bid

Amaya shares plunge as KBC Aldini says former CEO used its name “fraudulently” in recent bid papers     Dubai investment firm KBC Aldini … read more »

PokerStars targets non-poker players with new social casino app

Casino Rush product aims to remake poker for “Clash of Clans and Candy Crush players” PokerStars has moved to “fill a void in the … read more »

William Hill takes America’s first regulated eSports bets

Nevada governor says launch is a major step towards state becoming the “eSports capital of the world”   William Hill became the first bookmaker … read more »

FanDuel and DraftKings confirm “merger of equals”

Deal expected to close in H2 2017, although likely to face anti-trust review FanDuel and DraftKings have announced a “merger of equals” as the … read more »

New Jersey egaming revenues up 30%

Casino and poker both enjoy growth while Golden Nuggets maintains market lead New Jersey’s five egaming operators saw October revenues grow 30% year-on-year to … read more »

PokerStars launches five-minute poker tournaments

New fast-paced format backed by TV ad campaign featuring Cristiano Ronaldo PokerStars has launched a new five-minute tournament format called “Beat The Clock” as … read more »

OpenBet drives triple-digit revenue growth for NYX

Acquisitions and new client wins also help supplier report a 209% rise in Q3 EBITDA NYX Gaming Group has reported a 309% year-on-year rise … read more »

Five states back New Jersey’s Supreme Court sports betting appeal

West Virginia, Arizona, Louisiana, Mississippi and Wisconsin give support for the state’s right to decide on sports betting Five states have backed New Jersey’s push to legalise sports … read more »


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EGR Webinar – Becoming a reality: Why Virtual Sports can fill the US sports betting void

Join EGR for our next webinar in association with Inspired Gaming where we explore why Virtual Sports can fill the US sports betting void … read more »

Resorts named Operator of the Year at EGR North America awards

New Jersey operator takes the plaudits after successful PokerStars launch   The digital arm of New Jersey’ Resorts Casino has scooped the Operator of … read more »