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Mark Frissora has now formally taken over from Gary Loveman as the President and CEO of Caesars Entertainment.
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Industry news is about to enter the quiet period immediately before Q2 and half-year results are announced.

The sale of 50 million shares in by founders Ruth Parasol and Russ De Leon looks to have sparked a 7% one day drop in the company’s share price.
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The founders of partypoker sold 50 million shares in advance of any possible sale of the company, scaring investors and taking the stock down over 7%.

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

The World Series of Poker in Nevada is bringing collateral benefits to online poker room WSOP Nevada.
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William Hill ends its rakeback program in response to iPoker’s new source based rake system.

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

Amaya announced plans to double its online poker revenues and raise revenues in 2015 to CA$1.62 billion ($1.3 billion).
Industry Insight

Amaya, Playtech, NYX Gaming and Skrill make headlines this week.

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released a report on its achievements over the course of its first year of online gaming and its goals for the future.
US Insight

New Jersey reports on online gaming, DFS continues to make news, Pennsylvania court rules on skill and poker machines and Caesars’ situation heats up.

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.

Along with online poker, games including blackjack, roulette and slots are available marking the first time casino games have been legally spread online in a state-regulated market in the US.
Delaware’s Three Casinos Go Online for Real Money Poker, Casino Games

Historic launch marks the first time non-poker games have been available online under US regulation.

Speaking at the World Regulatory Briefing in Philadelphia on Tuesday, President and CEO of Dover Downs, Ed Sutor, announced that the state-wide program would be kicking off in nine days.
Delaware to Launch Internet Gambling October 31

Delaware will be the first state to offer regulated online gambling—other than poker—when it opens its…

IziPoker.IT has switched from SPIELO G2's network to Ongame Italy. IziPoker is part of the IziPlay brand, owned by Cogetech, a large Italian operator of fruit machines and slots machines in thousands of shops across the country.
IziPoker.IT Relaunches on Ongame’s Italian Network

IziPoker.IT has relaunched on Ongame’s regulated Italian network, Amaya announced Monday.

As Delaware's primary eGaming vendor, SciGames and 888 will assume a joint role in helping the state select secondary vendors to fill specialized niches.
Delaware Selects Scientific Games, 888 Consortium as Primary Online Gambling Vendor

The Delaware State Lottery has announced that it has conditionally selected a proposal from Scientific Games and 888…

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In the wake of controversy over the Venetian's $150k "Total Prize Pool," poker players are banding together to keep participation in the event to a minimum. — read more »
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