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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

Smile if you think that Ladbrokes will turn it around. And a cute egaming girl.

I wrote a post last year about my take on the top 3 egaming companies that are (were) winning with Brand – and I had a look at it recently based on some of the various financial results posted by both Ladbrokes and William Hill. The message in the post was that I felt that … Continue reading

Infographic: How we consume content from Brands

I’ve been talking to people recently about how the way that we consume content is evolving & changing. Ecommerce is undergoing significant changes as large companies struggle (particularly from a technical point of view) to keep up with how quickly consumer habits are changing. In particular, the app economy, hyper-localisation and the mobile web have … Continue reading

Canadian media does in-depth profile on elusive Pokerstars founder

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 … 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

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

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