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Dota Tournament

The biggest eSport event of the year starts next week! DOTA 2 - The International takes place 7th – 12th August and has already generated a current prize pool of over $23,000,000 and is continuing to grow. The biggest names in DOTA 2 will be competing in what could be the biggest prize pool in the history of eSports. eSports is the fastest growing niche in the iGaming industry at the moment and so if you have not promoted it…

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Bitcoins, Blockchains and the next stage of online betting

Over the next few years you are going to be hearing more and more about Bitcoin and blockchain technology in particular. I hope to give a very brief explanation of what these new technologies are and then look at the impact they may have on the future of online gambling. This article is not going to get into the technical details as: I’m no expert on it You can research it yourself if you are interested So what is…

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Sin City bookies will battle “courtsiding” live bettors at Las Vegas Raiders games

Live betting has been going on in Las Vegas at UNLV games for years and will get the ultimate test with the NHL’s Golden Knights before the Raiders come to town in 2020. So picture this scenario: It’s a Sunday afternoon in September 2020, and the Las Vegas Raiders are playing their first regular season game at a gleaming new stadium just off the Strip. The retractable roof is closed, of course, because it’s 100 freaking degrees outside! But…

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State-owned gambling monopoly Veikkaus sheds 129 jobs

Some 129 workers at Finland’s national gambling monopoly Veikkaus will lose their jobs, following co-determination talks which came to a close on Monday, the company has announced. Image: Ismo Pekkarinen / AOP A total of 129 jobs will be cut at gambling monopoly Veikkaus, according to the company.  The cuts affect some 65 to 70 contracted employees, about 20 temporary workers and some 25 employees due to retire from the company. Company management and representatives of some 960 employees…

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The gaming operators’ final year was a record-breaking success

The year 2016 was the last year of operations of the Finnish gaming operators Fintoto, Finland’s Slot Machine Association, and Veikkaus. At the beginning of 2017, a new gaming company was launched, as the gaming operations of the three previous operators merged into a single company called Veikkaus. The new Veikkaus Oy is owned entirely by the Finnish State and has the exclusive right to operate all gaming in Finland. The gaming revenue continues to be used for good…

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Predators cruise to Game 3 win against Penguins, first in Cup Final

Score five goals in row, Pekka Rinne makes 27 saves NASHVILLE — The Nashville Predators got their first Stanley Cup Final win Saturday, 5-1 in Game 3 against the Pittsburgh Penguins at Bridgestone Arena. Nashville lost the first two games of its first Cup Final in Pittsburgh. Game 4 of the best-of-7 series is here Monday. “I think it’s for sure saying that we’re here to play,” Predators defenseman Mattias Ekholm said. “We’re not out of this by any…

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Five Top Casino Gambling Tips

Once you are nestled safely inside the casino, know where you parked your car, and have found your way to a table or slot machine, you should remember the five top casino gambling tips to help make your stay profitable. Tip Number One – Know Your Limit Know your spending limit. Money management is a really boring subject and many people have trouble keeping track of what they have spent after a few hours of casino action “Do They…

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Ferrari have ‘potential cold war’ between Sebastian Vettel and Kimi Raikkonen after Monaco GP

Vettel beats Raikkonen in Monaco after overtaking team-mate through pit stops Ferrari have a “potential cold war” brewing within their team after Sebastian Vettel beat Kimi Raikkonen in a controversial victory at the Monaco GP, according to Monday’s national newspapers. Vettel’s triumph around the streets of Monte Carlo extended his championship lead over Lewis Hamilton to 25 points, but the way he jumped his pole-sitting team-mate through the pit stops has led to suggestions Ferrari have already made the…

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32Red launches €50,000 Cash Drop Poker promotion

32 Red Casino has launched a €50,000 Cash Drop promotion for poker players that will run until the end of this May. The promotion will see random €5 cash infusions awarded to any player at their cash tables,  every 5 minutes, for a total of €40,000 in cash prizes. The ending date for the promotion is May 31st. The selection will be entirely random, with the only requirement being that players join a cash table at any time during…

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Many young men feel hopeless – is it a surprise they turn to gambling?

Men of my age often feel trapped between one group of people telling us to “man up” and another suggesting that our plight is less grave than that of others. Indeed, many will probably shrug when they learn that a new study suggests that a quarter of men between 18 and 24 have a gambling problem. Yet it does not take a genius to see a link between gambling and millennial males’ current place in society. We are a…

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