Thursday, March 23, 2023

Tag: Pokerstars

There he goes: Luckbox CEO Lars Lien talk esports and the future

Lars Lien
When a mutual friend suggested I should “come and meet Lars, you’ll be glad you did”, I must confess my mind wandered. Lars Ulrich, drummer of Metallica? Lars Lagerback, manager of the Iceland football team that dumped England out of Euro 2016? As a fan of neither, I was delighted to learn that the ‘Lars’ I was to meet...

Economist outlines the pros and cons for gaming investment in Brazil

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The Brazilian Gaming Congress has announced that the country’s renowned economist and TV broadcaster Ricardo Amorim will be a key note speaker at next week’s event. Well-known Brazilian economist and television broadcaster Ricardo Amorim has been confirmed as a key note speaker at the upcoming Brazilian Gaming Congress (BgC). Ricardo Amorim will provide a bird’s eye view on the investment climate in...

NYX cements international reputation with Romanian PokerStars launch

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Digital content supplier NYX has joined several other gaming companies in the rush to expand into Romania with a new deal with PokerStars for its award-winning Open Gaming System.   NYX Gaming Group, one of the leading content and technology supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the globe, has announced the Romanian launch of their award-winning Open Gaming System...

Playtech and PokerStars extend relationship with content deal

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World's largest poker brand to launch industry's leading slot games.   Playtech, the world's leading omni-channel gaming software and services supplier, has signed a content agreement with PokerStars, extending its existing relationship with the world's largest online poker site and one of the fastest growing online casinos. PokerStars has gone live on desktop and mobile with a variety of Playtech titles, including...

New Jersey online gaming win hits all-time high in April

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Online casinos in the state of New Jersey secured a record win of $17m (E15m) from gamers in the month of April - a 33.8 percent leap up from last year’s total of $12.7m (E11.2m). Revenues from peer-to-peer poker reached $2.6m (E2.3) during the month, up 30.4 percent from $2m (E1.77m) in April 2015. The total was bolstered by the...

Baazov pleads not guilty to insider-trading charges

The chief executive of Amaya Gaming has pled not guilty to a number of securities-related charges, in a case which has seen him accused of engaging in alleged insider trading activity by Quebec’s Financial Markets Authority (AMF). David Baazov (pictured) heads up Amaya, which as of 2014 owns international online poker platform  PokerStars, but took indefinite paid leave in March...