IGN Staff Article Archive

IGN Staff has contributed 170 articles published on the iGaming News site.
No Settlement Yet in Minnesota Blocking Battle (5 June 2009)
Despite reports to the contrary, the Minnesota Department of Public Safety confirmed Friday morning that it has not abandoned efforts to block state residents from accessing nearly 200 Internet gambling Web sites.
Greece Strong for Sportingbet in Third Quarter (3 June 2009)
Sportingbet grew third-quarter net gaming revenue by 7.6 percent to £43.8 million over last year, spurred by a particularly strong performance in sports betting.
Playtech, Betfair in Software Licensing Deal (2 June 2009)
Betfair, the multinational betting exchange, said Tuesday that it will license downloadable casino and bingo software from Playtech Ltd.
Minus National Lottery, Remote Gambling Participation Flat in U.K. (22 May 2009)
The National Lottery has once again brightened up remote gambling participation figures in the United Kingdom.
Swedish Skill | A Lawyer's Synopsis (20 May 2009)
Last week, four men in Sweden accused of operating an illegal poker tournament in 2007 received reduced sentences because an Appeals Court found tournament-style Texas Hold'em was governed more by skill than chance. Ola Wiklund, an attorney with the law firm Wistrand in Stockholm, offered a synopsis of the decision.
Intertops Casino, Microgaming Part Ways over U.S. (20 May 2009)
Intertops Casino, the online operator, will be parting ways with Microgaming due to the software supplier's recent decision to prohibit its licensees from accepting new United States players.
Eye on the Industry | Offshore Legacy (19 May 2009)
Sanford I. Millar, who is C.F.O. of (and general counsel to) Centaurus Games in California, thinks that under the new Frank bill, offshore operators with former ties to the United States may run into trouble getting licensed.
Ladbrokes I-Gaming to Miss 2010 Earnings Target (15 May 2009)
In the four months to April 30, Ladbrokes said e-gaming net revenue fell 2 percent over 2007 and that pre-tax earnings forecasts for its online gambling arm would not be met.
Financial Digest: Bwin, Paddy, Hills, Youbet (14 May 2009)
A roundup of financial news from Bwin, Paddy Power, William Hill and Youbet.
U.S. Could Be Key Catalyst for Bwin, Party, Analyst Says (13 May 2009)
Vaughan Lewis, an analyst with Morgan Stanley, said a regulated United States market could add as much as £13 to PartyGaming's current share price and 100 euros to Bwin's.
888 in South African B-to-B Deal (12 May 2009)
Eye on the Industry | Incest in the Poker Room (11 May 2009)
Unibet Says Recession Not Hurting Business (11 May 2009)
Crypto Says Profitability in Sight (7 May 2009)
On Party Shares, Keep the Faith, Analyst Says (6 May 2009)
Breaking News: Frank to Introduce I-Gaming Bill Wednesday (5 May 2009)
Brief: U.S. I-Gaming Stocks Rise ahead of Frank Bill Introduction (5 May 2009)
888 Says First-Quarter Trading Disappointing, M&A on Horizon (5 May 2009)
Eye on the Industry | Swine Flu (5 May 2009)
AsianLogic Profits Hit on Wholesale-Retail Transition (30 April 2009)
Hills' Online Gaming Growing, but New Sportsbook Sluggish (30 April 2009)
Minnesota Moves to Block Access to I-Gaming Web Sites (29 April 2009)
Sports Payouts Stall Betsson's Sequential Growth Story (29 April 2009)
Finland's Ray to Launch Online Offering in 2010 (29 April 2009)
NetEnt Set for Russian Push (28 April 2009)
Crypto Sends 10 Games to Befair Arcade (27 April 2009)
Europe Was Sector's Largest Market in 2008, Consultancy Says (27 April 2009)
Swiss Justice Ministry Recommends Introduction of Limited Licensing Regime (23 April 2009)
Eye on the Industry | U.S. Studs and Duds (17 April 2009)
Action Imminent in UIGEA Court Challenge (16 April 2009)
888 Runs Afoul of Buenos Aires Authorities (16 April 2009)
Bwin Ends Growth Year in the Red (16 April 2009)
Tote Tasmania to be Put on the Block (9 April 2009)
PartyGaming: The Day After (8 April 2009)
David Carruthers Pleads Guilty in BetOnSports Case (1 April 2009)
888 Reveals Profitable Year but Casino Struggles Persist (30 March 2009)
After 'Intense' Tenure, Neovia C.E.O. to Step Down (13 March 2009)
As Ill. Faces Budget Crisis, Gambling Expansion Enters Debate (13 March 2009)
Devilfish Posts Loss Despite Growth (23 February 2009)
Illinois Democrat Talks up Online Lottery (16 February 2009)
Under Construction: Finland's Lotteries Act (3 February 2009)
$50 Million Acquisition Puts Betfair in U.S. Market (28 January 2009)
Giga's Fourth Quarter Looking Softer than Expected; Aziz Near-Term Share Catalyst for Crypto (27 January 2009)
With Tote Acquisition Out, Dividend Likely In for Sportech (27 January 2009)
London Markets Smile on 32Red and IG Group (20 January 2009)
In Waning Days of Bush Administration, Antigua, U.S. Return to Negotiation Table (14 January 2009)
Former Crypto C.E.O. Letter Elicits Pointed Response (23 December 2008)
Delays Hit France's Controlled Opening (17 December 2008)
PartyGaming Nears Settlement as Founder Reportedly Pleads Guilty (16 December 2008)
Neovia Welcomes New Shareholders to Fold (Update 1) (15 December 2008)
Tipp24 Facing Uncertain German Future (10 December 2008)
PokerStars Suspends Latin American Poker Tour (9 December 2008)
Norway Enacts Payments Ban (Update 1) (8 December 2008)
Phantom Fiber Folds as Income Stream Dries (1 December 2008)
Two Years Later, UIGEA Has Rules (Update 1) (12 November 2008)
Ladbrokes Presses on with Norway Mission (Update 1) (12 November 2008)
Microgaming Licensees Reduce Exposure to U.S. (12 November 2008)
Greece Puts Squeeze on Stanleybet Shops (10 November 2008)
Unibet Grapples Still with Maria (6 November 2008)
Female Poker Players a Fast-Growing Demographic (6 November 2008)
UltimateBet to Repay over $15 Million (5 November 2008)
GigaMedia Takes Crypto's Full Flash Casino (5 November 2008)
U.K. Betting Levy Set, Modernization Review Ongoing (4 November 2008)
ECJ: Portuguese Dispute Heads back to Portugal (14 October 2008)
Insights | The Thrill of Skill (13 October 2008)
iMEGA Is Ready to March into Kentucky (23 September 2008)
New Party Hire is 'Good Catch' (19 September 2008)
Morning Brief: Why Grow Up? (18 September 2008)
Morning Brief: Biden Time (26 August 2008)
P.P.A. Members Influential in Republican About-Face (26 August 2008)
Betbrokers Financial Future Uncertain (26 August 2008)
Morning Brief: Appointments and Analytics (20 August 2008)
Nambling Notes | Aug. 13, 2008 (13 August 2008)
Nambling Notes | Aug. 12, 2008 (12 August 2008)
Nambling Notes | Aug. 11, 2008 (11 August 2008)
Nambling Notes | Aug. 7, 2008 (7 August 2008)
Nambling Notes | Aug. 6, 2008 (6 August 2008)
Morning Brief: Growth and Expectation (4 August 2008)
Morning Brief: Results Season Continues (1 August 2008)
Morning Brief: Market Madness (31 July 2008)
In Brief: Feds Seize $24 Million from Bodog (30 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | July 30, 2008 (30 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | July 29, 2008 (29 July 2008)
Sportingbet Employee Released from Turkish Custody (28 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | July 28, 2008 (28 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | July 25, 2008 (25 July 2008)
EU Trade Delegation's Visit to U.S. Curiously Postponed (23 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | July 22, 2008 (22 July 2008)
Antigua Looking to Asia for Licensees (21 July 2008)
Nambling Notes | June 19, 2008 (19 June 2008)
Nambling Notes | June 17, 2008 (17 June 2008)
Nambling Notes - June 10, 2008 (10 June 2008)
Kaplan Awaits Final Ruling on Tax Evasion, Obstruction Charges (5 June 2008)
Nambling Notes - May 28, 2008 (28 May 2008)
Casino Watch - May 2008 (27 May 2008)
U.S. Law Roundup - May 2008 (27 May 2008)
Nambling Notes - May 23, 2008 (23 May 2008)
Nambling Notes - May 22, 2008 (22 May 2008)
Nambling Notes - May 13, 2008 (13 May 2008)
Nambling Notes - May 12, 2008 (12 May 2008)
Unibet First-Quarter Revenue Shines, Post-Tax Profit Slumps (28 April 2008)
Developing: Pokertrillion, Boss Media in Ambiguous Row (17 April 2008)
Another Payment Provider Shuts out US Market (15 April 2008)
888 Plans to Leverage Expertise outside Gaming Industry (10 April 2008)
Tasmanian Tote Goes International via Betfair Deal (7 April 2008)
Gtech to Take 90% Stake in St. Enodoc (3 April 2008)
Crypto to Invest up to $2.5 Million in Mahjong Time (1 April 2008)
Davydenko Expects to be Cleared by ATP, Attorney Says (28 March 2008)
UIGEA 'Burden without Benefit?' Hearing Set for April 2 (25 March 2008)
GigaMedia Says No Basis to Street Report (25 March 2008)
WorldSpreads Mulls Second Listing in Dublin (24 March 2008)
I-Gaming Felony Provisions Fall with Mass. Bil (21 March 2008)
Youbet 'Resolves' Part in US Federal Probe (19 March 2008)
Bwin Shares Slide on German Legal Setback (17 March 2008)
Sportingbet Launches Canadian Sportsbook (14 March 2008)
AGCC Awards Genting Online License (14 March 2008)
Unibet: Hellenius Steps down, No Acquisitions Planned (13 March 2008)
888 Chief not Interested in Party's Imminent CEO Vacancy (13 March 2008)
EC Finds RGA's US Complaint Warrants Investigation (10 March 2008)
France on Warning - Again (4 March 2008)
Rank Gets a Bail-out (3 March 2008)
Microgaming: Nothing Yet from Tusk (29 February 2008)
William Hill to Get Lossy Online Division in Line (27 February 2008)
Irish Investment Duo Takes 3 Percent Stake in Ladbrokes (25 February 2008)
ASA says Only 1 Percent of Ads Fail to Pass Muster (22 February 2008)
Betsson: First Onliner in Peru? (21 February 2008)
Eight Months Later, a New Face for William Hil (21 February 2008)
Enter Ladbrokes' Newest Stakebuilder (19 February 2008)
Boss: GEMed Takes Majority Contro (18 February 2008)
Ladbrokes Shares up on Fresh Takeover Rumors (15 February 2008)
Cashcade: To Float or not to Float? (14 February 2008)
Self-Admitted Self-Excluder Wants back his £2.1 Million (14 February 2008)
Boss' Board OKs New GEMed Offer (13 February 2008)
IPGL Takes 15.8 Percent Stake in Probability (13 February 2008)
Harrah's Offers Deal to Gala (8 February 2008)
France's FDJ Down on Loss, Up on Forthcoming Mobile Launch (7 February 2008)
AsianLogic in Licensing Deal with PAGCOR (6 February 2008)
Net Casino Vote On Hold in Netherlands Legislature (6 February 2008)
Sands Falls Short of Fourth-Quarter Expectations (6 February 2008)
South African Legislative Debate over Advertising Continues (5 February 2008)
32Red 'Cash-Generative' following BetDirect Sale (1 February 2008)
French Tennis Federation Seeks Betting Prohibition on French Open (1 February 2008)
Boss Mulls GEMed Takeover Offer (1 February 2008)
GEG's Lui to Keynote Asian I-Gaming Congress (30 January 2008)
Antigua Seeks Compensation for US' GATS Withdrawa (30 January 2008)
Harrah's Bids Welcome to Private Sector (29 January 2008)
888 to Supply Daub with Bingo Platform (23 January 2008)
Finnish Minister Says Government Should Launch Online Poker (22 January 2008)
Dicks Rejoins Sportingbet (22 January 2008)
Austria to Launch State-Run Poker Site (18 January 2008)
Antiguan Finance Minister Looks to Settle with US Trade Reps (17 January 2008)
Antigua Could Face New Legal Hurdle (16 January 2008)
Swedish Newspaper Editors Write McCreevy for Help (15 January 2008)
$500K Fine, Sanctions for Absolute in Cheating Scanda (14 January 2008)
888 Enters Asia in Deal with Entertasia (11 January 2008)
William Hill Shares Down on Trading Update (10 January 2008)
NSW Government Postpones Launch of Pay TV (8 January 2008)
Cenkos CEO Looks to Float the Tote (7 January 2008)
Buoyant Playtech Says Q4 Trading is Strong (7 January 2008)
Chinese Government Looks to Corral Lottery Fraud ahead of Regulations (4 January 2008)
Vietnam Examines Regulation (4 January 2008)
Genting International Set to Enter I-Gaming Space (4 January 2008)
AsianLogic IPO Generates £44.3 Million (2 January 2008)
WTO's Final Ruling: US Owes $21.1 Million per Year (21 December 2007)
RGA to Challenge US on 'Discriminatory Enforcement Activities' (20 December 2007)
US Attorney Settles Gambling Ad Case (19 December 2007)
EU, US Reach WTO Settlement (17 December 2007)
Party Lands Licensing Agreement with Hollywood's Paramount (14 December 2007)
Comments End, Questions Linger (14 December 2007)
Antigua, US WTO Ruling Delayed Again (14 December 2007)