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Twitch to Debut Virtual Currency with Emphasis on E-sports Betting

Twitch to Debut Virtual Currency with Emphasis on E-sports Betting

Philip Conneller - September 30th, 2016

Twitch has announced that it will introduce its own in-game digital currency, “Stream+.” Speaking at the annual TwitchCon on Thursday, Patrick Gilmore of Amazon Game Studios, which owns the video […]

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

G2E 2016 Highlights Future of Legal US Sports Betting, Skill-Based Gaming, at Las Vegas Expo

Jon Sofen - September 26th, 2016

Each year, the Global Gaming Expo (G2E) brings the future of gambling to Las Vegas. The event, which kicked off on Monday, will be at Sands Expo on the Las Vegas […]

Employee Play Ban Casts Cloud on DraftKings Ambassador Million Dollar DFS Score

Employee Play Ban Casts Cloud on DraftKings Ambassador Million Dollar DFS Score

Philip Conneller - September 21st, 2016

DraftKings is under fire from sports news website Deadspin this week, after the site brought to light that DraftKings contractor (and somewhat successful poker player) Al Zeidenfeld had won $1 […]

DraftKings Raises $150 Million, Strong Show for DFS Investability

DraftKings Raises $150 Million, Strong Show for DFS Investability

Philip Conneller - September 5th, 2016

DraftKings has raised over $150 million in a new round of venture capital funding, according to a report by Fortune. Among the investors is Revolution Growth, the firm co-founded by […]

New York Lawmaker Wants Legal Sports Betting

New York Lawmaker Wants Legal Sports Betting

Philip Conneller - August 22nd, 2016

New York Assemblyman Gary Pretlow (D-Mount Vernon) said this week he was willing to challenge the federal ban on sports betting in the US and to prepare legislation that would […]

New York DFS Bill Passes as Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs it into Law

New York DFS Bill Passes as Governor Andrew Cuomo Signs it into Law

Jon Sofen - August 4th, 2016

A New York DFS bill has passed after a lengthy battle between supporters and lawmakers who oppose gambling. Governor Andrew Cuomo had the final say. He signed the bill into […]

Neymar Faces Immense Pressure at Rio Summer Olympics

Neymar Faces Immense Pressure at Rio Summer Olympics

Jon Sofen - July 24th, 2016

All eyes will be on Neymar when the Olympic Games begin next month in Rio de Janeiro. The 24-year old Brazilian soccer star will face the same kind of pressure […]

Michigan Online Poker Bill Proceeds to Senate Floor

Michigan Online Poker Bill Proceeds to Senate Floor

Philip Conneller - June 9th, 2016

Hope for online poker in Michigan, where State Senator Mike Kowall’s (R-White Lake) SB 889 was passed by the Regulatory Reform Committee by a vote of 8-1. Next stop, Senate […]

PokerStars Becomes Official Sponsor of eSports’ Team Liquid 

PokerStars Becomes Official Sponsor of eSports’ Team Liquid 

Philip Conneller - May 19th, 2016

PokerStars has inked a sponsorship agreement with leading eSports outfit Team Liquid, a deal that will seek to exploit the crossovers and synergies between poker and competitive video-gaming. Under the […]

Congressional DFS Hearing Issues Show Parallels to Those Affecting Online Poker

Congressional DFS Hearing Issues Show Parallels to Those Affecting Online Poker

Philip Conneller - May 12th, 2016

Daily fantasy sports (DFS) had its day in Congress on Wednesday, as the Subcommittee of Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade attempted to offer some legal clarity on the contests. The legislative […]

Poker Central to Give $1M to Predictor of Super High Roller, But You’ll Need to Guess All Seven FT Spots Correctly

Poker Central to Give $1M to Predictor of Super High Roller, But You’ll Need to Guess All Seven FT Spots Correctly

Jon Sofen - May 2nd, 2016

Poker Central wants to give you $1 million. All you have to do is sign-up, choose a few poker players and their finishing order correctly, and the money will be […]