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Betting and Gaming industry reaction (and opinion) to the Trump win.

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 … Continue reading

Can I make myself trend on Twitter? I can with Eurovision. Douze Points.

OK, so I lost the vote at home to watch a recorded episode of The Pacific VS the Eurovision Final. No surprise there… So, with laptop open, on the couch, with Eurovision tinnitis after only the second song – I thought that it might give me the chance to see how social media was dealing … Continue reading

Full Tilt, PokerStars and Absolute Poker: Domain update

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 … Continue reading

Google insists on not including “do not track”. Is it kinda evil?

In a previous post I talked about how browser companies, and specifically how Google, were not going to be keen to see legislation introduced that allowed online consumers to opt-out of tracking / cookie storage / etc. I also pointed out that there’d probably be some interesting statements coming out from these companies in terms … Continue reading

Full Tilt, PokerStars and Absolute Poker owners arrested & charged by feds

Big news. On Friday, two (as yet unnamed) owners, out of 11, from PokerStars, Full Tilt and Absolute Poker were arrested and  all 11 charged with violating U.S. anti-Internet gambling laws, according to charges filed by federal prosecutors in Manhattan. One of the others is due to turn himself in later today. The domain names … Continue reading

Buy Paddy Power shares. Their site doesn’t work.

Quick post: If a brand has cornered market share in their home market, and the site goes down becuase it was the “busiest day ever” – then something tells me that business is good. And if they are publicly-quoted company, you can be part of the business. Guess what? Their shares went up 1% today … Continue reading

I’m moving all my blog content.

To a new theme and new platform from blogger.com to WordPress. Bear with me. It’ll be epic. Or, there will be pics, not 100% sure yet. I’m still twittering at same url: http://twitter.com/betonliamcasey A bientot, Liam

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