Bitcoin Online Poker Site Has A Tough Time With Hackers

2014-02-14
Password hacks and DDoS attacks have strengthened SealsWithClubs' defences The Bitcoin-friendly online poker site SealsWithClubs was launched in August 2011 as one of the pioneering sites accepting the virtual currency, and it's had more than its fair share of attacks...

Betsson Declares Q4 And Fy 2013 Results

2014-02-14
Weaker performance recorded in last quarter, but creditable full year results The Swedish online gambling group Betsson has posted its Q4 and FY 2013 results, showcasing a somewhat weaker quarterly performance but a solid full year. Fourth quarter performance indicators...

Betsson Acquires Dutch Online Gambling Group

2014-02-14
Oranje and Kroon online casinos and an affiliate program based in Malta sold for a potential Euro 145 million The Swedish online gambling operator Betsson AB has announced the acquisition of the Class One Holding Ltd Dutch private online gaming...

Betbright Sponsors Kempton Park Chase

2014-02-14
Ireland-based gaming group in multi-event sponsorship Dedsert Ltd-owned sportsbook BetBright has been named as the new sponsor of the Kempton Park Chase, formerly known as The Racing Post Chase. Now-named The BetBright Chase, the event is a prominent handicap feature...

Belgium And Bulgaria Expand Black Lists

2014-02-14
Courts sanction Gaming Commission’s unlicensed operator additions The Belgian Gaming Commission (BGC) has added a further six domains to its list of 86 blacklisted online gaming websites. New inductees comprise interwetten.com, racebets.com which is owned by RaceBets International Gaming and...

Another Record Breaking Attempt Due At Pokerstars

2014-02-14
Diarise February 23 to take part a new record-breaking attempts for most players online and in action simultaneously The Isle of Man-based online poker operator Pokerstars is gearing up for another gigantic poker tournament that it hopes will break its...

Amaya Closes Wagerlogic Sale (update)

2014-02-14
Continue to power Inter-brands Amaya Gaming Group has completed the previously announced sale of its WagerLogic Malta Holdings Ltd subsidiary (see previous InfoPowa reports) to Goldstar Acquisition co Inc. for $70 million, less a closing working capital adjustment of $7.5...

Adelson Websites Hacked

2014-02-14
Attacks appear to have been motivated by land gambling mogul's foreign affairs opinions Both mainstream and industry media are currently carrying reports of a hack on the Las Vegas Sands websites owned by land gambling billionaire Sheldon Adelson. Although Adelson...

Adelson Anti-online Gambling Group Launches T.v. Campaign

2014-02-14
Advert leans heavily on scare tactics Supported by press material, the Sheldon Adelson-funded Coalition to Stop Internet Gambling is currently running a scare television campaign targeted on persuading Americans and their political representatives that online gambling will destroy lives and...