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
Category: The business of online gaming
Overview from @betonliamcasey on Flutter & The Stars Group merger.
This piece focuses on some of the companies that have some sort of cashout offering that is targeting the regulated US sportsbetting market, patent history & what the challenges could be.
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
Slightly random post this, as I was looking at a beta version of a new product vertical that we’re launching on Monday. Where have all the green buttons come from? It’s been a little while since I haven’t had to be 100% hands on with all the bells & whistles in terms of getting a
I’m still waiting to see how the US shakes out with its ongoing struggle to work out what it wants to do with online gambling. It’ll happen. My take is that poker will be first and it’ll regulated on a state by state basis. It’ll be for US companies, and as each state regulates, the
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