The reason they were in the news is that top-tier online casino Mr. Green has just signed a partnership with Edict eGaming. They have added 3 titles to the range available at Mr Green initially, with more to follow.
The regulated poker markets in Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware never gained the traction expected of them. 2014 has been an exercise in finger pointing, excuses and finally an admission from even the most hardened industry commentators that things were not going according to plan.
Hot on the heels of a partnership with the NFL, DraftKings – the leading Daily Fantasy Sports site – has signed an agreement with the National Hockey League. This is multi-year co-branding deal, which sees DraftKings become the ‘Official’ Daily Fantasy Game of the NHL.
The biggest poker promotion of November 2014 kicks off on the 17th November – with the big money climax coming on Sunday the 30th. This is a celebration of an incredible 1 Billion tournaments.
Poker has a new champion today, as Swede Martin Jacobson has won the Main Event of the World Series of Poker 2014. The first place prize is a huge $10,000,000 – not to mention the media fees and sponsorships which will go with being the World Champion.
5Dimes, better known for their huge sportsbook, have split with previous partner the ‘Equity Poker Network’ and formed their own pool – using the name Grand Poker Network.
Atari have announced they are introducing real money casino games to their line-up. The brand certainly has some retro coolness, though the big question for me is whether the titles will live up to the fond childhood memories many of us have for the games…
PokerStars have been the biggest single online poker site for many years now. Their acquisition of Full Tilt saw them debut casino games through that platform. Now it seems that casino games are on the way to the main PokerStars client.
The new BetWatchWin service is different from other live streaming services in that premium sports are included along with the lower tier events. You can see a daily and week-ahead schedule right on the site.
The annual ‘World Championship of Online Poker’ is a big deal. It gives amateurs and pros the opportunity to break through – sharing guaranteed prize pools of $40 million. Read more here