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888 Holdings to enter the Spanish Sports Betting Market

At the beginning of February, 888 Holdings announced a deal with Nervion, a company based in the Spanish city of Bilbao, to acquire the company’s sports betting license from Apuestas Ganador Online, Nervion’s online betting business. The cost of the deal has not been revealed, however, the CEO of 888 Holdings, Brian Mattingley, recently stated…

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Bitcoins now accepted in Vegas

Since the 22nd of January, two casino resorts in Las Vegas accept bitcoins: the D and the Golden Gate. However they don’t accept them at the tables, unless the Nevada Gaming Commission says otherwise. It is possible to pay for rooms, restaurants meals, and gifts in the souvenir shops through the BitPay online payment system.…

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Online gaming to evolve in 2014

The online gaming industry is currently experiencing lots of changes: the US market is slowly reopening, Japan is expected to legalize casinos, some African countries show promising gambling progress, social gambling is becoming mature…etc. With the ICE conference in mind, currently taking place in London, what other events can bring fresh info to develop the…

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History of Texas Hold ‘Em

Even though not much is known about the beginnings of the game of Hold ‘Em, or poker in general, it is said that it started around 1900s. It has spread throughout the state of Texas and it has been introduced to Las Vegas on 1967 by a group of Texan gamblers and card players, notably…

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Cruise ship gambling

When it comes to cruise ship gambling, there are many passengers who are concerned with the legal aspect of gambling. However, as soon as your cruise ship leaves the port, the casino is likely to open. To stay on the safe side, a number of cruise ships wait until they are a few miles away…

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Brazil’s online gambling market

This interview shows the CEO of a Brazilian social casino explaining the requirements and fundamental needs that have to be considered in order to be successful in the social gambling market of Brazil, which is the first step to enter the real money gambling market. Payments, currencies, games, the video covers a number of important…

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888.com walking in Paddy Power footsteps

The Gibraltar-based company pulled a stunt to support the launch of its new New Jersey website, in partnership with Caesars. They contacted New York Giants player Hakeem Nicks to ask him to change his name for one year. He wears the number 88 and was offered to change it for 888.com in exchange of a…

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An overlooked potential Asian gambling hub

Just like two supermodels at the Paris Fashion Week, Macau and Singapore are getting all the attention when it comes to successfully established casinos in an Asian country. But many countries in South East Asia and the Pacific area are pushing hard to get a slice of the pie: Australia, Japan, South Korea and… Cambodia.…

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The 5 worst online gambling mistakes

Chances are, you probably made one of them at least once in your life. That’s ok. However, make sure you avoid the following behaviours in the future, in order to maximize your gambling experience and to keep things fun. These tips are valid for all types of gambling: betting, poker, casino, slots…etc.   Picking any…