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A look at the Ongame network's corporate history as it again moves into new ownership.
Six Stages in the Corporate Life of the Ongame Poker Network

A historical look at the Ongame online poker network which has just been sold by NYX Gaming.

First quarter results provide some good news for Caesars. PokerNews owner iBus Media announces another deal to help it get a foothold in the US market.
Industry Insight

Steve Wynn tells investors that any “notion of a big recovery is a complete dream.”

When Amaya bought the Rational Group for $4.9 billion in a leveraged buy-out, investors and industry alike wondered what other deals could be on the horizon.
Could We See More Gaming Industry Mergers and Takeovers?

Future deals may depend on the prospects for junk, ZIRP, QE and the price of butter.

After voluntarily continuing to test while other New Jersey casinos opted to proceed with a full launch of internet gaming} last month, Golden Nugget looked to improve the customer experience.
Golden Nugget Completes Soft Launch, Approved for New Jersey Online Gaming

For now the focus is casino only with online poker expected in January 2014.

Amaya Gaming has been chosen by the Golden Nugget Hotel and Casino to “provide technology, including a poker platform and casino content, and poker services for and”
Amaya Gaming to Power Online Poker and Casino for Golden Nugget

Amaya confirms it has struck a revenue share deal with Landry’s which will see Ongame used by Golden Nugget’s online poker.

Editor’s note: This article is an abridged version of an article previously published on pokerfuse PRO.
Golden Nugget Receives NJ Online Gaming Permit, Expects November 26 Launch

Second permit issued in New Jersey.

The Golden Nugget has become the second casino to be licensed by New Jersey’s Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE).
Golden Nugget Receives The Second iGaming Permit Issued in New Jersey

The Borgata got the first, now the Golden Nugget has one too.

Amaya Gaming is moving from the Canadian TSX Venture Exchange to the main market Toronto Stock Exchange (TSX).
Amaya Gaming Moves to the Main Canadian Stock Market

After several years on the Venture market Amaya has qualified for a listing on the biggest stock market in Canada.

SHFL shareholders are expected to approve the merger, which will bring them a 37% premium on the average closing price of SHFL common stock for the 90 days preceding the announcement.
Bally to Acquire SHFL Entertainment

Las Vegas-based gaming device manufacturer Bally Technologies has agreed to purchase global gaming supplier SHFL…

As part of its services to online operators, Bally Tech will incorporate the NETBANX payment gateway into its online gaming solution in regulated US markets.
Bally Technologies Selects Optimal Payments for Online Financial Services

Online gaming platform provider Bally Technologies has reached an agreement with online payment processor Optimal…

Nevada's "bad actor" clause may have consequences for Amaya and its partners
Amaya’s Hiring of Paul Leggett Under Review by Nevada Gaming Board

The Nevada State Gaming Control Board has confirmed in a statement to pokerfuse that it is “currently reviewing” the…

The deal allows Ongame's poker products to be distributed to Aristocrat's US customers. Aristocrat Technologies's parent company was recommended for approval as an interactive gaming provider in Nevada.
Amaya Partners with Aristocrat to Supply Ongame Poker to US

Amaya continues its focus on US markets as it forms another partnership to distribute Ongame poker.

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