Online Casino and Gambling News: November 2016

Matching Visions Criticized for Hiring Problem Gambler

Online betting affiliate group Matching Visions is being widely criticized this week after it was revealed that they hired a brand ambassador with a history of problem gambling behaviors.

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Betradar Begins Offering eSports Odds

Gambling data and information group Betradar has announced that it has jumped onto the eSports bandwagon and will begin supplying live odds for various eSports events thanks to a partnership with Dojo Madness.

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AGA Jumps in New Jersey Sportsbetting Fight

This week casino gambling lobbying group the American Gaming Association announced that it will be backing the state of New Jersey in its appeal to the US Supreme Court to legalize sportsbetting within its boundaries.

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Three Major Operators Team Up For Hong Kong Pools

This week it was revealed that Coral, Ladbrokes, and BetFred have all teamed up to begin offering UK punters the chance to bet on pari-mutuel pooled events based out of Hong Kong in regard to horse races.

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Gambling on the Rise in Washington State

This week a study by the Spectrum Gaming Group revealed that gambling is on the rise in Washington State, and that there is the potential for a strong online betting market, even though the state has some of the toughest online betting laws in the country.

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Club World Launches Revamped Website

US friendly betting site Club World Casino announced the launch this week of its revamped website, which brings the page up to date and is more attractive to players.

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NYX Financials Up 308.9%

US betting group NYX Gaming Group has released their third quarter 2016 financial results, noting revenue increases of 308.9% when compared to the same period last year.

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Congress May Attempt to Ban Online Gaming in Lame Duck Session

Even though the US Congress is in a lame duck session until next year, some are speculating that Senator Tom Cotton will attempt to pass an online gambling ban in a spending bill.

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Could Amaya Leave Australian Market?

This week Amaya released their third quarter financial results, and noted that the group is considering leaving the Australian betting market after legislators proposed tightening the regulations on the industry.

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New Jersey Online Gaming Revenues Up in October

The New jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has released the state's gaming numbers for October, revealing that online betting revenues were up 30.4% for the month.

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