Tag archive for ‘online gambling’
Contributing Author On Wednesday, November 9th, 2016

Jewish Entrepreneurs Big In Online Gambling  

By Contributing Author While it is illegal for Israelis to engage in on line gambling, many gaming web sites are actually based in Israel. Their development and support offices can be found throughout Startup More...

Niva Goldberg On Thursday, March 24th, 2016

Amaya CEO Charged In Insider Trading and stock manipulation

Amaya Inc. CEO David Baazov has been charged Wednesday in an insider trading and stock manipulation, by Quebec securities regulators. Baazov, president, board chairman and a significant shareholder of More...

Amaya CEO David Baazov plans $2.8 billion bid to buy the company

David Baazov, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, of Amaya Inc. – owner of the PokerStars online gambling website – and a group of investors are planning to take the company private in an all-cash More...

Reuters On Friday, July 17th, 2015

Online gambling firm 888 clinches deal to buy Bwin.party for $1.4 billion

  (Reuters) – Avi Shake’s Online gambling firm 888 said it would buy peer Bwin.party Digital Entertainment in a cash and stock deal valued at about 898 million pounds ($1.40 billion). The offer More...

Niva Goldberg On Monday, May 18th, 2015

$1.5 billion takeover battle: Online gaming company 888 bids for Bwin.Party

Israeli owned online gaming company 888 Holdings Plc, has made an offer to buy its bigger rival Bwin Party Digital Entertainment Plc. The offer raises the prospect of a $1.5 billion takeover battle between More...

Lilach Weissman On Friday, February 13th, 2015

David Baazov Doesn’t Anticipate Losing His Shirt in Newest Investigation

  Amaya has been hit with a second wave of investigations, this time from the United States’ Financial Industries Regulation Authority into possible insider trading, according to casino.org. The More...

Eli Horn On Thursday, February 5th, 2015

Congressman Reintroduces Bill to Ban Online Gambling, Just the Way Adelson Likes It

Members of the House of Representatives are reintroducing a bill that would effectively ban online gambling in the U.S., which billionaire casino magnate Sheldon Adelson has strongly supported for years. The More...

Vered Weiss On Wednesday, February 4th, 2015

Playtech’s New Virtual Soccer Game Is Not Child’s Play

After Playtech founder Teddy Sagi made a bundle last year with the sale of 15% of his company, the gaming software play is still releasing new products and making deals. Sagi, an Israeli, still owns 33% More...

Eli Horn On Monday, January 26th, 2015

Sheldon Adelson to Take Charge of Las Vegas Sands’ Macau Subsidiary

Sheldon Adelson, CEO of Las Vegas Sands, will also lead his company’s subsidiary in Macau, Asia’s gambling mecca near Hong Kong, AP said. Sands China Ltd. announced Friday that the 81-year-old More...

Eli Horn On Friday, January 23rd, 2015

Sheldon Adelson’s LVS Wins Trademark Lawsuit, $2 Million in Damages

Las Vegas Sands Corp (LVS), which is owned by billionaire Sheldon Adelson, has won a trademark infringement lawsuit against a number of Chinese online gambling websites that flagrantly used the group’s More...

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