Top 10 Quotes in iGaming: July 2013
As July winds down we’ll take a few moment to recall the most memorable gambling industry quotes from the month gone by.
Once it gets into revenue sharing, you’re looking at the highest level of accountability, and we’ll have to look at them very closely. – David Rebuck, Director of the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement describing how affiliates fit into what he describes as the, new world order, of the gambling world.
The board set extensive regulatory requirements for online poker in the state, and we are thrilled that our product has met and exceeded these standards. - Ultimate Gaming Chief Executive Officer Tobin Prior after getting final approval from the Nevada Gaming Commission to offer online poker in the Silver State.
We are generating monetisation rates at DoubleDown that, frankly, are the envy of the industry, nearly double that of our nearest competitor. - IGT CEO Patti Hart describing the phenomenal success of the DoubleDown social casino.
We have children — sometimes 10-13 percent of a sporting match audience — being exposed to a very, very adult message and a very adult product. – University of Wollongong researcher, Samantha Thomas describing the impact of excessive live odds advertising in Australia.
PokerStrategy.com will stay fundamentally the same and maintain its independence in the market. – PokerStrategy.com’s press release describing the company’s sale to Playtech for $49.8 million.
We feel our technology is a major advantage. Our proprietary software has been proven to meet regulatory requirements and allows for continuous investment and product development. – Ultimate CEO Tobin Prior on the company’s New Jersey partnership with the Trump Taj Mahal.
The app will add social engagement to online betting, enabling customers to bet on a wide variety of sporting events through Facebook, while also giving them visibility of, and the opportunity to engage with, other users. – Peter O’Donovan, Paddy Power Online’s Managing Director description of the company’s new real-money sports betting Facebook app.
Without limitation you must not : (ii) use any keyword, metatag or other or other means of advertising on any internet search engine. – Taken from the perplexing new, and retroactive T&C changes from PKR Ltd. which seem to ban many traditional forms of promotion.
These new games on Full Tilt will provide more gaming options with the same high quality player experience, integrity, security, safety and support that players have come to expect from our brands. PokerStars will continue to offer a poker-only experience. – PokerStars representative describing the company’s new casino gaming suite.
Poker is an all-American game…I continue to be supportive of the Americans who play poker online. They deserve to have a legal, on-shore system that makes sure everyone is playing in an honest, fair structure. – Congressman Joe Barton (TX-R) as he attempts to introduce, yet another, Federal online poker bill.
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