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Video Preview & Betting Tips

Follwr.com, the FREE sports betting portal, designed and developed by eGaming Consulting has launched a page for its Google+ Hangouts. These video previews and betting tips will become a regular addition to the site and it is the intention that registered users will also be able to contribute regularly.

Upcoming Hangouts will include previews to the English Premier League 2013/14 as well as other major football leagues and the US Open Tennis.

http://www.follwr.com/hangouts

EGC writes for iNTERGAME blog - Mobile: Be the best, not the first Mobile Gaming has been a key topic at conferences for the past 3/4 years.

We (gambling sectors enthusiast) have long spoken about it, we sagely nodded our heads and waited for something to happen. Technology was probably the last barrier which has now come down and means a mobile experience can be equal to the expectations we have for the "user experience".

Most people have at least one mobile, in many cases some sort of smart device (in my case mine is definitely smarter than me, it wakes me up, puts me to sleep, keeps track of what I eat etc.) a daily companion to the many challenges we face, a confidant that logs our high and lows. Playing free games is already one of the most performed activities of most mobile users, casino games and poker should by right be next...

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InstaDeal’s FREE Poker Demo!

InstaDeal have just launched their FREE, yes that’s right FREE, poker Demo for their hugely popular fast online poker platform. Simply join a table and if you decide to fold your hand you are automatically moved table, no more waiting for games to end. Why not give it ago, here?

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Maurice Hawkins, a Florida-rooted professional poker player, won his third gold ring and second Main Event of this month. In previous years Hawkins has won a total of four more rings, which made his last earned ring his seventh gold ring.

Geoff Freeman, president and CEO of the American Gaming Association, announced that he will be discussing AGA's plans for a new approach to US sports betting at the iGaming Super Show.

The Bitcoin price is pushing ceilings higher and higher. On April 20th, one Bitcoin was worth just under $436, and the price kept rising ever since. At the time of publishing, Bitcoin price was trading at $459.86, reaching a peak of $470.02 in the early hours of Monday.

Most poker players aren't shy of a little side-action. This includes poker giants Olivier Busquet and JC Alvarado, who decided months ago they were going to fight eachother in the ring, obviously with a little cash on the line.

On Friday, April 22th, 64 players paid $15,000 and started at the WPT Seminole Hard Rock Poker Showdown in Hollywood. Last night, two days later, it was Dutch amateur Farid Yachou who was undefeatable, earning him the money, a WPT-title and a lot of extra goodies.

Chino Rheem scored his third World Poker Tour title at the $10,000 No Limit Hold'em Seminole Hard Rock Finale #22. He beat a field of 342 entries, earning himself $705,885 and becoming the fourth player to score triple WPT titles.

Last Wednesday The Illinois House gave its initial approval to a measure that would legalize betting on DFS. However, some lawmakers promulgated their concern about the way the bill was vetted, so it is still uncertain if the bill get's full passage.

The third biggest online poker room will collaborate with the biggest and most succesful casino in Europe. Tournaments and cashgames are on the planning.

The value of a Bitcoin fluctuates less than the price of gold for three and a half weeks now, which is a new record.

Wednesday April 12th, a panel of state lawmakers approved a proposal to legalize fantasy sports betting, including online DFS websites like DraftKings and FanDuel.

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