I wrote a piece a few weeks ago on cashout. I still have to do a final follow up piece on the potential size of a) the cashout market for Operators in the US and b) some of the risks associated with not licensing relevant IP – but post initial article & #G2E, I’ve had
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Overview from @betonliamcasey on Flutter & The Stars Group merger.
So – what’s the betting & gaming industry’s initial reaction to the news that Donald Trump is the President elect? (Like most people – I’ve been consumed by the political media over the last 36 hours – and it got me to me drafting this, early this morning, when a Trump win started to look
I wrote a post nearly 5 years ago that gave some predictions around some of the areas where there would be growth in the betting & gaming industry. The summary from 5 years ago? Operators would need to focus on real-time delivery of a data-based customer experience. That there would be a huge focus on
Seen first hand in Ranelagh village this weekend, and Obama’s on his way… Gotta hand it to the team at Paddy Power. They’ve only gone the direct route in support of Paddy O’Bama and hope that a single view of a betting shop front might get him to change the US’ legal stance on betting.
Another prediction hits the mark. I’m sorry it has. Well, things have moved on since yesterday’s post – and today a leaked memo has been published over at Two Plus Two that basically says that 95% of Absolute Poker’s staff is going to be laid off. You can see the full text of the memo
Microgaming announced today that its pulling its software from US facing operators and the US market “for the time being”. They’ve driven the online casino market for many years now, and I’ve recently had a commercial presentation from them, when looking at some of their products. Their casino and flash products are still top-notch, and
So, for those of you that aren’t into American sport – you may not be aware that one of the biggest commercial cases in terms of player power VS owner power has been playing out over the last few months. It’s the NFL lockout, and there are a lot of dollars involved. (And I’ve put
The Canadian broadsheet “The Globe and Mail” has put together a piece on the founder of Pokerstars, Isai Scheinberg. It’s not particularly in-depth, but the the fact that they’ve managed to find out much at all, shows the level of mainstream media interest in the current Poker case. The Globe and Mail compares the Scheinberg
Breaking news: The DoJ is going to return the suspended domain names, in the recent FTP/Pokerstars/UB case. It’s supposedly to allow the companies to facilitate withdrawals and payments back to US players that are looking like they could be waiting until the case is resolved – before they’d get their funds. A full news release