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888 in merger talks with Rank and the pair is considering making an offer on William Hill. Amaya moves jobs from London to the Isle of Man.
Industry Insight

888, Rank, William Hill, Amaya, Betsson, Ladbrokes, Coral, Svenska Spel and more in this week’s summary of igaming industry news.

Last week’s release of Pokémon GO! Is proving to be a huge success. The augmented reality game has generated more than $14 million in its first week.
Industry Insight

A new game bursts on the scene, GVC looks to expand its investor base, the latest on Caesars and more.

Hearing on California bill scheduled for May 25. Esports meeting held in Nevada.
US Insight

California, Delaware, Michigan, Nevada, New Jersey, Oklahoma and more.

Financials from Amaya, 32red, and William Hill. XLMedia decides not to sell.
Industry Insight

Amaya, 888, Caesars, Ladbrokes, Playtech and more.

Full Tilt to close this week. Three major tournament series vie for attention.
The Zeitgeist

Full tilt’s closure, major Spring tournaments and rumors of a Caesars sale.

The suitors are most interested in CIE’s social casino gaming business, which accounts for more than 97% of its revenue.
Could the Potential Sale of Caesars Interactive Mean a New Owner for the World Series of Poker?

Interest in the subsidiary of Caesars Entertainment is raising questions about the future of the WSOP.

When Amaya announced that David Baazov was taking a voluntary leave of absence from the company, it also explained that the company was talking to third parties about a possible bid for the company.
Amaya Investors Are Living in Interesting Times: Who Will Own PokerStars Next Year?

888 and Playtech could both find strategic reasons for placing a bid, not the least of which is that Amaya is now trading at less than the price GVC paid for just two months ago.

An eagerly awaited independent report into the asset transfers within the Caesars conglomerate has not provided support for keeping the group’s assets out of the voluntary bankruptcy proceedings of Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC).
Industry Insight

Caesars, Amaya, IGT, Sugar House Casino and more.

Gibraltar based 32Red has confirmed that it made record revenues in 2015. NetEnt will enjoy the benefits of PokerStars’ launch in New Jersey, after negotiating a deal to supply the state regulated online casino business with game content.
Industry Insight

Amaya, 32Red, Paddy Power Betfair, Intertain and more.

Amaya’s big news of the week was the announcement of the launch date for its operations in the regulated New Jersey market.
Industry Insight

Amaya, 888, Caesars, Playtech and more.

Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE) has produced Q4 2015 results showing that the company’s rapid growth continues. Net revenues are up by 30.6%, and EBITDA by almost 60% year on year.
Caesars Interactive Entertainment Reports Net Revenues Up 30%

Online poker revenues at WSOP Nevada and New Jersey increased by over 15%.

Gaming regulators in New Jersey are looking into a case where a player has allegedly used illegal software to gain an advantage at the virtual poker tables in Nevada.
Nevada Gaming Regulators Investigate Use of Illegal Poker Software on

Play broadcast over social media showed a HUD in use in Nevada.

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