The Week’s Top Stories in Online and Mobile Gambling

Here are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that our sister site mGamingWatch has been monitoring in recent days. Will Apple’s iWatch Be a Hot Commodity in iGaming? Apple’s still-unconfirmed but long rumored smartwatch is poised to be a sales juggernaut and the product hasn’t even been officially unveiled yet. But …   Read More

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The Week’s Top Stories in Online and Mobile GamblingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that our sister site mGamingWatch has been monitoring in recent days.

Apple’s still-unconfirmed but long rumored smartwatch is poised to be a sales juggernaut and the product hasn’t even been officially unveiled yet. But will the so-called “iWatch” be a hit with mobile gamers, online poker players, and other high-stakes digital gamblers?

Breaking news across the AP ticker on Wednesday indicates that the state of New Jersey was awarded the first official online gambling permit. According to the report, Atlantic City’s Borgata is the recipient of the permit.

The gaming industry is poised to enter the digital age with open arms, welcoming the new opportunities and challenges bestowed by modern technology. That’s the pledge from new American Gaming Association CEO Geoff Freeman.

If web traffic is a measurement of successes and growth, Nevada’s online poker market is enjoying huge success today. Nick Jones of PokerFuse reports that the combined cash game traffic of Ultimate Poker and WSOP.com “has reached a new peak.”

According to an announcement this week from organizers of the event, Pechanga.net and Spectrum Gaming Group will host the inaugural iGaming Legislative Symposium on February 27, 2014. The event will take place at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel in Sacramento, California.

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