US-based Liberty Media Corporation has announced the acquisition of the remaining outstanding shares of Canadian online skill games developer Fun Technologies in a deal valued at a reported $94 million.
The long rumoured merger between online poker firms 24hPoker.com and Martinspoker.com has been finalised with the combined companies now falling under the new Casablanca Gaming Group AB moniker, which will be based in Malta.
Entertainment and e-commerce business development firm Sungold International Holdings Corporation has announced a three-year agreement with a tribe of Native Americans to launch an online horseracing site.
The Finance Minster for the tiny Carribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda has defended his nation's bid to impose $3.4 billion in trade sanctions against the United States following the passage of the UIGEA last year.
According to British newspaper The Daily Telegraph, security staff at Betfair.com delayed payment this week on bets laid on a women's tennis match played in India after becoming concerned about what appeared to be irregular gambling patterns.
The British technology firm GB Group has announced a deal with two of the UK’s major gambling firms for its services. GB Group specialises in online electronic identification checks and has added William Hill and Ladbrokes to its list of clients mean
Massachusetts Congressman Barney Frank has announced that another major politician has agreed to co-sponsor his IGREA proposal, which takes the total number of those voicing their support in the body to 37.
In Canada, a leading developer and licensor of online bingo games has launched a website this week calling for more transparency from the nation’s Atlantic Lottery Corporation following a dispute over the awarding of a contract to a rival Swedish com
In America, the entrepreneur who developed and operated a short-lived online gambling site is waiting to discover if he is to be extradited to another state to face charges he violated local and Federal laws.
A US gaming lawyer and respected author has stated that online gambling in the nation is not dead despite the passage of the UIGEA as there will be increased demand by individual states for involvement in the activity and the revenues it can raise.