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Bally’s Bids $2.7 Billion for Gamesys to Further Its Digital Aspirations
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Bally’s Bids $2.7 Billion for Gamesys to Further Its Digital Aspirations

March 26th, 2021 | by Greg Shaun
Bally’s Corporation looks set to buy online gaming company Gamesys and the World Poker Tour (WPT) in two deals worth more than $2.7 billion. Bally’s made the headlines last week when Allied Entertainment, the WPT’s parent...
Allied Entertainment Accepts Bally’s “Superior” Offer for the WPT
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Allied Entertainment Accepts Bally’s “Superior” Offer for the WPT

March 17th, 2021 | by Jason Reynolds
Bally’s Corporation, owner of 12 casinos and racetracks in the US, is set to buy the World Poker Tour (WPT) for $90 million. The cash offer was accepted by the WPT’s parent company, Allied Entertainment, and announced this...
Old School Poker Legend Sam Grizzle Dies Aged 67
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Old School Poker Legend Sam Grizzle Dies Aged 67

October 21st, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
One of poker’s original bad boys, Sam Grizzle, has passed away at the age of 67 following a stroke and subsequent brain aneurysm. Grizzle may not have reached the heights fellow old school grinders like Doyle Brunson have, but...
Grosvenor Goliath Goes Online As COVID-19 Keeps UK Casinos Closed
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Grosvenor Goliath Goes Online As COVID-19 Keeps UK Casinos Closed

July 1st, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
COVID-19 can’t stop the tournament juggernaut that is the Goliath as Grosvenor Poker has announced that its flagship event will take place online. With casinos in the UK still closed and live events banned for the time being,...
UKGC Creates Experts by Experience Advisory Panel to Raise Standards
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UKGC Creates Experts by Experience Advisory Panel to Raise Standards

June 22nd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) wants to use first-hand experience from former gambling addicts to refine its safety policies. Announced on June 19, the latest innovation will garner thoughts and opinions from those affected by...
Genting Poker Rooms to Close as British Coronavirus Lockdowns Bite
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Genting Poker Rooms to Close as British Coronavirus Lockdowns Bite

June 17th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
The Genting Poker Series (GPS) won’t return in 2020, or ever, following reports that venues across the UK are to cease operations. Although unconfirmed by Genting at the time of writing, insiders have said the operator has...
Critics Predict Dark Days as Las Vegas Lights Up After Coronavirus Lockdown
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Critics Predict Dark Days as Las Vegas Lights Up After Coronavirus Lockdown

June 8th, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
Las Vegas is back open for business but not everyone is happy after images of casino revelers spark health concerns. Three months after being forced to close due to coronavirus, a selection of Vegas casinos reopened over the...
Germany Votes to Enact Nationwide Online Gaming Law
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Germany Votes to Enact Nationwide Online Gaming Law

March 18th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Out of the new coronavirus chaos, a glimmer of positivity has emerged in Germany thanks to new online gaming laws. The new regulations will come into effect on July 1, 2021 and make casino and poker sites legal across the...
Online Poker in Spain Suffering as Quarterly Revenue Falls
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Online Poker in Spain Suffering as Quarterly Revenue Falls

March 2nd, 2020 | by Jason Reynolds
The latest report from Spain’s online gaming authority suggests the benefits of liquidity sharing in Europe are starting to wane. Details of the industry’s Q4 performance were published by the Directorate General for the...
Artificial Intelligence to Help Online Poker and Gaming Reach $87 Billion Potential
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Artificial Intelligence to Help Online Poker and Gaming Reach $87 Billion Potential

February 25th, 2020 | by Greg Shaun
Online poker and gaming will benefit from the rise of artificial intelligence (AI) according to analysts at Mordor Intelligence LLP. Assessing the industry’s potential industry over the next four years, analysts at the research...