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The World Series of Poker online poker brand looks set to enter the Pennsylvania market thanks to its parent company Caesars Interactive Entertainment (CIE)...
See What WSOP.com Has Planned for Online Poker in Pennsylvania

Harrah’s Casino Philadelphia, powered by Caesars Interactive Entertainment is set the bring the World Series of Poker online brand to Pennsylvania.


888 strikes deals with King's Casino and the Swedish Poker Federation. GVC faces class action suit.
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888, GVC, GPL, WPT, Unibet, Churchill Downs, NYX, NetEnt and more.


Churchill Downs reported a great Q4 and overall 2015. Last week the coalition of PokerStars supporters in California officially backed online poker bill AB 2863 which was introduced by Assemblyman Adam Grey earlier this year.
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California, Florida, New Jersey, Nevada, Caesars, Churchill Downs 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.
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Bwin.party has extended its deal with Danish state owned online gambling provider Danske Spil. Playtech’s move to expand its interests into the financial equivalent of online gambling has taken a backwards step, as it announced the end of its plans to acquire online contracts broker Plus500.
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Industry mergers that have gone bust, are contentious and are proceeding well.


The end of last week saw a renewal of activity at BLUFF.com, as half a dozen news stories were posted on the site.
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Several news articles have been posted on the BLUFF.com site which was thought to be defunct.


The legislative session in California is not over for the year and neither are PokerStars’ efforts to have online poker regulated in the state.
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California, Delaware, New Jersey, RAWA and Daily Fantasy Sports.


Caesars Entertainment is making another attempt to placate its bond holders with an improved offer which aims to bring litigation to an end and allow for Caesars Entertainment Operating Company (CEOC) to emerge from its voluntary bankruptcy.
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Bwin.party’s new ownership may not yet be settled as GVC considers its options.


Churchill Downs has decided to close down BLUFF Magazine completely, only six months after publishing the final print edition and switching to an all digital format.
BLUFF Magazine Becomes a High Profile Casualty of Slow US Regulation

The last article BLUFF published was before the WSOP Main Event ended, and it has not reported this year’s November Nine.


Acquisitions have been the theme for the week with Playtech spending the biggest bucks as it becomes a major force in the retail online trading market.
Industry Insight

Amaya’s NASDAQ debut has been confirmed as June 8, but no new money will be raised.


In response to an editorial piece published on RollCall.com, Anna Sainsbury, Chief Executive Officer of GeoComply, one of online gaming’s leading geolocation technology companies, quashed the notion that geolocation technology is insufficient to contain online gaming within a state’s borders.
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Geolocation, Daily Fantasy Sports and happenings in California and Pennsylvania highlight the topics covered this week.


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