Tag Archives: poker

GeoComply fights for US Poker Player rights at RAWA hearing

Geo-location services provider GeoComply continued its fight for American online poker players, with CEO Anna Sainsbury testifying at a presentation in Washington DC yesterday morning. The company was instrumental in the genesis of pooled poker liquidity across Nevada and Delaware, with its technology enabling both launches and GeoComply supplying both states’ iGaming markets GeoComply was represented by Sainsbury in a presentation entitled “How Does …

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888 delivers record breaking 2014 performance

888 Holdings has announced ‘another record-breaking year’, as the operator posted its 2014 full year performance, with reported growth on all top line metrics. The igaming operator was able to record revenue increases in both of its key product divisions, as B2C saw a 11% jump to $391 million (FY 2013: $352 million) and B2B increased 32% to $64 million …

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Balance needed between exclusive and ‘parity’ products

Ed Pownall, global PR director for Bodog Brand, believes there is mileage in being innovative, and that in-house product development can provide games with a bigger customer base. Speaking in the latest issue of Betting Business interactive, Pownall said differentiation is achievable even using ubiquitous slot games. He explained: “There has to be a balance between ‘parity products’ and ‘exclusive …

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Voting opens for Pitch ICE winners

Voting has opened at www.GamCrowd.com/PitchICE to determine the inaugural winner of Pitch ICE. Presented by GamCrowd and Clarion Events, the competition saw start-ups showcase their ideas in front of attendees during 15-minute slots at ICE 2015. Videos of the pitches have been published and the concept which attracts the most votes before the deadline on Friday, February 20, will gain …

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Iveriabet takes on NYX’s new poker product

NYX Gaming Group has entered a new regulated market as Iveriabet has launched with the NYX OGS and signed up for its NYX Poker product. Iveriabet, which is part of Casino Iveria, the Georgian land-based casino group took NYX OGS games live last week and will also take advantage of the NYX Poker product, formerly Ongame. This agreement will enable …

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Amaya’s California igaming coalition gets stronger

The Amaya Group has attracted another California gaming group to join a growing partnership to run an online poker operation in the US state should it ever be legalised. San Manuel Band of Mission Indians has agreed to join the existing business agreement between the Morongo Band of Mission Indians, California’s three largest card clubs – the Commerce Club, the …

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Bodog brings cash games to its Mo-Tab offer

Several months after launching its tablet product, Bodog Poker has now added cash games to the mobile-tablet (Mo-Tab) offering. This second phase of Mo-Tab poker specifically features; the cash games of Texas Hold’em, Omaha Hi, and Omaha Hi/Lo which will now accompany the existing lines of Zone Poker games in the Mo-Tab client. Key Features: In addition to Cash Games, …

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Paddy Power to hold first UK poker tournament at Manchester235

Manchester235 Casino is to play host to the Madchester Poker Open, Paddy Power’s first ever offline poker tournament in England. It will be biggest poker event on Manchester235’s 2014 calendar, with a buy-in of £500 + £50 reg for the main event. A minimum prize pool guarantee of £100,000 is set to draw fans in their hundreds to the casino, …

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Grosvenor’s GUKPT sees 90% increase in players

The recent GUKPT event in Reading last week has proved a huge success for owner Grosvenor Casinos. 268 players entered the £500+50 main event – a huge 90% increase on the same event last year. When the dust settled it was young English pro Paul Vas Nunes who walked away with the coveted trophy and the lion’s share of the …

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Bingo boost for 888 Holdings

Online operator 888 Holdings has recorded an increase in revenues of 15% to US$111m for the second quarter of the year, with all divisions experiencing growth. 888’s Emerging Offering channel, which incorporates its 888Sport sportsbook, saw an increase of 15% to $7m, with casino, poker and bingo all experiencing uplifts of 15%, 2% and 17% respectively. On the B2B side, …

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