Online Casino and Gambling News: August 2013

888Poker Cuts Heads Up Cash Games

Online poker site 888Poker has announced that it is ditching heads up cash games from its offerings with the goal of promoting a more recreational player environment.

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New Jersey Governor Confident About Sports Betting Challenge

New Jersey Governor Chris Christie spoke out about his state's challenge to the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act, saying he was confident that The Garden State would win its challenge and appeal all the way to the Supreme Court if needed.

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Two More Defendants Will Plead Guilty In Massive Betting Scheme

Two more defendants in the massive Manhattan online gambling ring will plead guilty to running an illegal online gambling business in US Federal Court.

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Ultimate Poker Updates Its Software

Nevada based online poker firm Ultimate Poker has announced that it has updated its software, bringing new features to players including re-buy tournaments and various table improvements.

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French Online Poker Market Continues To Decline

France's online gambling regulator ARJEL has announced the latest online poker results for the country, noting that revenues continue to drop because of less players and money being staked.

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Sky Poker Updating Its Software

Internet poker brand Sky Poker has announced that it is updating its game software, bringing improved performance and more game features to punters.

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SBOBet Signs Sponsorship Deal With Southampton FC

Asia-serving internet betting firm SBOBet has announced that it has signed a sponsorship deal with Barclays Premier League team Southampton FC, the fifth such sponsorship for the betting site.

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Mr Green Releases Second Quarter Fiscal Results

Swedish internet casino Mr Green AB has released its second quarter 2013 financial results, noting some very strong numbers in its operations.

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Bahamas To Discuss Legalizing Online Gambling

The Bahamas tourism industry will be gathering next month for a conference in which they will discuss the benefits that legalizing online gambling would bring to the Caribbean country.

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Atlantic City Sees Second Quarter Revenues Drop By 45%

Atlantic City saw its second quarter 2013 revenues drop by 45% when compared to the same period in 2012, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revealed earlier this week.

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