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NetEnt Games Launched in New Jersey
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21 October 2015

Towards the end of September 2015, NetEnt games were made available for the very first time to online gamblers in New Jersey. A modest range of NetEnt’s most successful titles were launched at Borgata Online Casino, making it the software giant’s first ever step into the North American market.

This industry-award-winning online casino software provider was able to make this step after receiving a transactional waiver towards the beginning of September for Borgata and also for bwin.party brands. The successful integration of NetEnt games was recently completed at Borgata Online Casino and integration is currently underway over at bwin Casino. Under the terms of this new agreement, NetEnt will supply a wide range of proven-performing games and it will continue to deliver even more new content on a regular basis from now on.

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Phil Ivey Grabs the Spotlight
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04 August 2014

Phil Ivey has grabbed the spotlight again recently, but not for his poker exploits.  This time he's back in the news for his ongoing baccarat saga with the Borgata Casino in New Jersey.

Back in April of this year, the Borgata Casino filed a $9.6M lawsuit against Ivey, claiming he had won that amount two years previously by cheating at their baccarat tables.  The Borgata alleged that Ivey had employed a technique called “edge sorting,” which takes advantage of flaws and variations in the printing on the backs of the cards in order to identify the value of those cards.

The Borgata maintains that Ivey used the information gleaned from the backs of the cards in order to win a total of $9.6M over the course of four playing sessions from April to October of 2012.  They also sued the card manufacturer, Gemaco Inc.

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