2010 May 17 Gambling News, Events and Happenings
As promised, I’ll add a header to each section of my blog that deals with different topics.
Just last week, Steve Soffa opened his doors to PokerNews and allowed us to take a behind-the-scenes look at the creative and manufacturing processes behind the 2010 World Series of Poker bracelets.
Online poker room PokerStars is giving away a Harley Davidson Sportster. They are also giving away a brand new Mustang Convertible.
Poker Log day 82-85, May 16th: It’s been a full on two weeks of SCOOP. The first week was probably in the 70 hours of play area, and this one was around another 40-50, though that’s not as bad as some guys would have done, you know, the type of guys who actually go deep in SCOOPs.
Online betting on the football World Cup in South Africa starting next (June) month could reach GBP 500 million, according to the London-based marketing company Latitude Digital.
The company predicts a 700 percent rise in online spend compared to the amount gambled during the previous tournament held in Germany in 2006 following the emergence of ‘laptop […]
The German internet gambling company Jaxx AG appears to have enjoyed an improved first quarter 2010, judging by its latest numbers, which show revenues up 26 percent on the corresponding period last year.
Quarterly revenues reached Euro 31.9 million, with growth driven mainly by a 41.6 percent rise in sports betting, which rose to Euro 25.2 […]
The power and convenience of the Internet was demonstrated again this week when the Czech gambling operator Sazka presented an operational update that showed a year-on-year increase of 93.7 percent in revenues, attributed by management to the launch of online operations.
The Prague-based firm revealed a 93.7 percent year-on-year increase in revenues from odds betting following […]
Jailamony enjoying her new backyard. a This time last year we had a cover story about Jailamony, a greyhound with a broken leg, and the national fight over greyhound racing.
After failing by a long chalk to reach its reserve price in a Snapnames auction, the desirable online gambling domain Slots.com was eventually sold for $5.5 million this week, thanks to some astute behind-the-scenes moves by auctioneer firm Monicker.
In value terms the purchase price is believed to be the largest reported domain name sale of […]