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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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I'ts not even news anymore nowadays, Fedor Holz winning another High Roller tournament. This time it was the €50,000 High Roller at EPT Barcelona, where the wonderkid managed to win another one. 78 players bought in for €50,000 and the tournament saw another 24 re-entries, creating a total prize pool of €4,947,000. €1,300,300 of that was for the eventual winner, no one else than Fedor Holz.

The European Poker Tour Barcelona is running until August 28th, with a lot of prestigious titles to grab. A total of 240 players entered this year's High Roller, and Nick Petrangelo turned out the strongest, defeating Polish Marcin Chmielewski heads-up.

New Jersey’s multi-year pursuit of legalized sports betting took another hit last week after a federal court ruled against the state law allowing sports betting at casinos and racetracks.

Now that the legalization of daily fantasy sports is under control, DraftKings is trying to shift its attention back to improving the core product and user experience. DraftKings launched Leagues, a feature that makes it easier to play DFS with your friends.

Co-founder and former CEO of Amaya, David Baazov, has taken distance from all his positions in the company awaiting the accusations of 'insider trading'.

The renowned Riviera Hotel and Casino are no longer existing. Yesterday, the last tower of the hotel was demolished.

A total of 1,066 players, mostly Americans, travelled to Choctaw, Oklahoma to participate in the $3,500 World Poker Tour Championship Event. They created a total prizepool of $3,619,070 with $666,758 for the eventual winner. After a long and hefty final table, James Mackey was too strong for his opponents and took home the victory.

Another month has passed by since Aria's last $25,000 High Rollers. Last month, Dani Stern managed to score back-to-back wins. This month, it was again one player who was the reason no one else could win; Byron Kaverman.

Daily fantasy sports returned to New York when Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo signed into law a bill that said: Daily fantasy sports really is a game of skill. This is a big win for DraftKings and FanDuel, the two leading companies in the DFS business.

The price of one bitcoin has decreased by 12 percent, after it was annouced that the Hong Kong exchange Bitfinex was hacked. Over 120,000 bitcoins with a total value of more than $60 million was looted.

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