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 Video gaming could earn college credit in China
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: The Star
Tencent internet gaming giant plans to build e-sports town in China dedicated to competitive gaming; City to include university that may offer courses in and credits for games like Honor of Kings and League of Legends
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UKGC investigation of 888 remains ongoing
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: SBC News
Investigation of 888 Holdings by UK Gambling Commission could take a long time with license review a set and lengthy process; Other operators well-advised to check self-exclusion processes and social responsibility offerings to prevent investigations
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Amaya names two director candidates
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: InterGame Online
Amaya nominates Peter Murphy and Mary Turner as potential board members up for election at June 21 annual meeting; Confirmation will fill vacancies left by General Wesley Clark and Dr. Aubrey Zidenberg
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888poker XL Inferno Main Event sets record
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: CardsChat
888poker's Main Event of XL Inferno series sets prize pool at $1,755,000, largest in site's history; Tournament surpassed $1.5 million guarantee with 1,319 players and 436 rebuys in $1K buy-in Main Event
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California online poker coalitions change
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Play CA
Online poker remains stagnant in California legislature despite changes in lobbying coalitions; San Manuel departure from pro-online poker coalition and legal troubles for two land-based partners diminish PokerStars' chances for favorable legislation
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EU approves Czech gambling standards decree
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Casino News Daily
European Commission approves draft decree of Czech Republic's gambling technical standards for operators; Decree will become amendment to recently-passed gambling laws; Approval comes after PartyPoker withdraws license application
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Pennsylvania online gambling bill moves forward
posted 5/24/2017  |  source: Online Poker Report
Pennsylvania bill to legalize and regulate online gambling passes two Senate committees; Full Senate scheduled to vote on entire gambling expansion bill; High tax rate on internet slots and table games threatens future of industry
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GamblingCompliance hires new managing editor
posted 5/23/2017  |  source: InterGame Online
GamblingCompliance appoints Joe Ewens as new managing editor to lead editorial expansion into new gambling sectors; Ewens hails from Coinslot editorial position
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Sweden accepts new gaming regulatory entity
posted 5/23/2017  |  source: Focus Gaming News
Swedish governmental organization peletiska Rådet (Sper) becomes latest gaming regulatory entity after restructuring and renaming to Spelbranschens Riksorganisation, meaning Swedish National Gambling Association; Will focus on gaming industry as trade organization
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Sweden online gaming revenue drives first quarter
posted 5/23/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
First quarter gambling results in Sweden show significant drops for land-based sales but increases for internet gaming sales; Turnover of SEK 5.4 billion (€553.6bn/$622.5bn) increased 0.2% year-on-year thanks to online gaming
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Pokerguru denied rights to Spartan Poker in court
posted 5/23/2017  |  source: Focus Gaming Newss
Calcutta High Court rejects plea by Pokerguru founder Rajat Agarwal for rights to Spartan Poker brand; Judge rules Spartan domain names not identified with Agarwal and Quadrific Media applied for Spartan registration before Agarwal
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PartyPoker Powerfest awards $6M in series
posted 5/23/2017  |  source: PokerListings
PartyPoker wraps Powerfest online poker series with $6 million awarded in cash, prizes, and overlays; Four main events wrapped Sunday, Doug Polk won Powerfest 294 for $271K while streaming on YouTube
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 Man sues Las Vegas casino/hotel for mannequin scare
posted 5/22/2017  |  source: Las Vegas Review-Journal
Visitor to Planet Hollywood on Las Vegas Strip sues property for $10K in damages because of life-sized mannequin in hotel room; Says figure in glass cabinet caused him to flee room and suffer injuries to "body, limbs, organs, mind, and nervous system"
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PokerStars hosts biggest online poker day
posted 5/22/2017  |  source: iGaming Business
PokerStars celebrates hosting "biggest day in online poker history" with 28 million (€25 million) in guaranteed prizes; Site hosted 1,275 tournaments, including finale of Spring Championship of Online Poker (SCOOP) events
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Oklahoma online poker delayed due to investigation
posted 5/22/2017  |  source: News OK
Iowa Tribe of Oklahoma continues to delay launch of online poker site Pokertribe; National Indian Gaming Commission currently investigating failed deal with Concho-based Cheyenne and Arapaho tribes
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