Gambling News 04th April, 2015

The news service here at azonlinecasinos.com provides content from respected news sources across the gaming industry. The news is sourced from dedicated reporters responsible for gathering content across related verticals, including current news on gamblibg legislation, land-based gambling, games development, software licensing, casino, bingo and sports/bookmaker news. For specific poker news, check out the Bluffed Poker website.

The news is updated instantly on the website or in the case of third party news items, within minutes of the report being received to our dedicated Newscenter mailbox. There is also an RSS feed containing all new stories.

For more information, please contact the news editor by telephone on (UK) +44 845 833 0462 (9am - 5pm GMT) or by email to editor [a@t] azonlinecasinos .com with any queries. * Please do not use this email address for advertising requests * (see contact page).

DISNEY-ESPN TO INVEST $250 MILLION IN DAILY FANTASY SPORTS FIRM

04th April, 2015 at 07:40:57
DraftKings could soon be taking over the top position in the DSF sector.

You have to wonder whether young American entrepreneurs Paul Liberman, Jason Robins and Matt Kalish, the founders of daily fantasy sports betting site DraftKings, could have imagined how powerful their company would become when they put the project together just two years ago in Boston.

Full Story: Disney-espn To Invest $250 Million In Daily Fantasy Sports Firm »

WHERE DOES HARRY REID STAND ON INTERNET GAMBLING?

04th April, 2015 at 07:40:57
Soon-to-retire Nevada Senator appears ambivalent on internet poker legalisation.

Veteran US and Nevada Senator Harry Reid's recently announced retirement from politics may be a good thing for the industry, judging by his most recent comments on the legalisation of online poker.

Full Story: Where Does Harry Reid Stand On Internet Gambling? »

SHOWBOAT CASINO REVIVAL?

04th April, 2015 at 07:40:57
Revel buyer has also snapped up the shuttered Showboat Casino for $28 million.

Further revelations on Florida property developer Glenn Straub's ambitions in Atlantic City has surfaced over the past 24 hours following his boasts that he has bought troubled land casinos in the region and plans to spend around half a billion dollars on redevelopments.

Full Story: Showboat Casino Revival? »