Holland Casino has released an official video to announce the World Series of Poker’s circuit stop in Rotterdam.

The Financial Times explains how the UK online betting industry came to dominate globally as well as in its home market.

In the same Financial Times article, Paddy Power Betfair’s outgoing CEO Breon Corcoran remarked that his company has no intention to re-enter grey markets (such as the Netherlands). “Ultimately, there is a question about sustainability in grey markets,” Corcoran said.

ESports fantasy league site esportsPools has secured the “world’s first” license to allow gambling with virtual goods on its ESP.bet real-money gambling site. The license was issued by the Isle of Man Gambling Supervision Commission (GSC).

Cyprus is betting on gambling to boost its tourism sector.

Caesars Entertainment announced it is accepting payments through WeChat, a smart phone messenger app, which is very popular in China, at several retail distribution points in Las Vegas.

12BET has agreed a deal to become the first ever shirt-sleeve sponsor of English Premier League football club West Bromwich Albion.

Slot machine maker Aristocrat Leisure has acquired Israeli social gaming company Plarium Global Ltd, reinforcing the Australian company’s status as a technology business.

The Australian Senate has moved to pass an updated version of the Interactive Gambling Amendment Bill, which is set to introduce a number of new regulations and restrictions for online gaming operators in the country.

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