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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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DFS continues to be under attack by more and more intense state scrutiny. Leading companies in the DFS industry, DraftKings and FanDuel, are on the defensive after taking some serious hits to their business in the last couple of weeks.

CEO Jake Yocom-Piatt announced that Company 0 launched Decred widely on Monday, Feb 8th. It's the latest alternative coin, and like many others wishing to one day be as big as Bitcoin is today.

After delays for almost a year, there is good news for UK-based fans of DFS. DraftKings Inc. finally accepts wagers from players in the UK. New players will be able to play against existing customers in the States and Canada.

Yesterday the EC published an “Action Plan to strenghten the fight against the financing of terrorism” which states that criminals are quick to seek out new ways of moving money that offer lower risk of detection.

They get more and more popular: the poker tournaments with massive buy-ins. The so-called Super High Rollers attract more players every year, with buy-ins going up to as high as $1 million. At this year's Aussie Millions the players with the big pockets had two tournaments to look forward to: the AU$100.000 Challenge and the LK Boutique AU$250.000 Challenge.

Allegedly $4.2 billion of bets will be placed on the 50th Super Bowl on Feb. 7th, and almost 97% of those bets will be illegal. This is a growth of 8% over last year's $3.9 billion and shows the impact of the illegal betting market, which is almost 35 times the size of the legal market, according to the American Gaming Association (AGA).

FortuneJack Bitcoin Casino, on of the biggest Bitcoin Gambling sites, recently launched their Bitcoin Poker platform. With daily freerolls, interesting rakeback deals and inviting first deposit bonuses FortuneJack is really building its careers.

732 players paid $10.600 AUD for the 2016 Aussie Millions main event, which made it the fourth largest turnout of the event. The final table featured three Aussie's, but the homeplayers wouldn't make it into the top three, as the Americans Tony Dunst and Samantha Abernathy finished in second and third.

In TCOOP event 08, $82 NL Hold'em (Turbo, Big Antes, Optional Re-Entry) with a guaranteed pricepool of $200K, a strange situation occured when coming down to the final two players. Sweden's “LuckboxStami” and Russia's “IvanHaldi” were the final players battling it out for the first place price of $48.042 and the TCOOP-bracelet. However, when the two were about to discuss a deal, IvanHaldi didn't respond for over an hour before play was resumed.

Supporters of Daily Fantasy Sports (DFS) target California lawmaker Marc Levine, who was the only one that voted “No” on a proposed bill, allowing the continuation of daily fantasy sports betting in California. Levine's intention is to let voters decide on banning websites such as DraftKings and FanDuel.

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