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Nevada's Gaming Past Illuminates The Marijuana Industry's Future – Nevada Business Magazine

Jeffrey Barr Alicia Ashcraft When the Nevada Legislature legalized gaming in 1931, the publisher of the Nevada State Journal called the act, “legalized liberality.”  The small railroad stop of Las Vegas issued its first gaming license to a woman named, “Mayme Stocker.”  A true pioneer, Ms. Stocker ran the Northern …

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OpTic Gaming Signs Top 'Dota 2' Team – Forbes

Forbes OpTic Gaming Signs Top ‘Dota 2’ TeamForbesPopular esports organization OpTic Gaming has taken its first step out of the world of shooting games and signed a top North American Dota 2 team. The organization has signed the team known as The Dire, which has been performing well since it …

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WPT and ELC Gaming to Host First Poker and Esports Collaborative Event – PokerNews.com

A large majority of the poker community tends to be drawn to other forms of competition involving high-level thinking and strategy. Many of the greats in the game have come from backgrounds of playing chess, backgammon and other complex strategy games. And for those who have dabbled in the complexities …

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Gigabyte Releases AORUS GTX 1080 Gaming Box: Upgraded GPU, Same Size Chassis – AnandTech

Following on the heels of the AORUS GTX 1070 Gaming box, a eGFX solution for laptops and ultrabooks, GIGABYTE and the AORUS brand take performance to a higher level by installing a more powerful graphics card inside the same chassis. Instead of a GTX 1070, a fully appointed GTX 1080 finds …

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Cloud9 sweep Lyon Gaming to qualify for the Worlds group stage – Dot Esports

This 2017 Worlds story is brought to you by Acer Predator. Cloud9 take down Lyon Gaming Thursday morning to end the play-in stage undefeated as they move into the League of Legends World Championship main stage. As the undeniable favorites of this series, Cloud9 entered this match expecting to 3-0 …

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Amazon announces $20 Echo Buttons for gaming with Echo – Android Central

Amazon just revealed a new Echo accessory: a pair of buttons that can be used for gaming with the Amazon Echo. At a surprise press event on Wednesday Amazon revealed the Echo Button, a light-up, bluetooth-connected accessory that pairs with the company’s Amazon Echo smart speaker. Image credit: JP Mangalindan‏ …

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Scientific Games Rides on Acquisitions, Buys NYX Gaming – Nasdaq

Last week, Scientific Games Inc. SGMS announced that it has reached an agreement to acquire Canada-based NYX Gaming Group Ltd. (“NYX”) for about $632 million. The company expects to complete the deal by the first quarter of 2018. Scientific Games is benefiting from its acquisition strategies and innovative product lines. …

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20 gaming YouTubers you should be following – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk 20 gaming YouTubers you should be followingTelegraph.co.ukRecently there has been a lot of controversy surrounding gaming personalities on YouTube. This has made it hard to know who you should be watching and which videos are suitable for what audience. So, to save you the effort of sifting through countless … …

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PlayStation Boss Sees Limited Potential for Handheld Gaming – Bloomberg

Sony Corp.’s gaming chief Andrew House sees limited global potential for handheld gaming in the age of smartphones, saying that the company doesn’t have any concrete plans to take on Nintendo Co.’s Switch. “The Nintendo device is a hybrid device and that’s a different approach and strategy,” House said in …

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The best video game platformers ever – Telegraph.co.uk

Telegraph.co.uk The best video game platformers everTelegraph.co.ukFrom almost as soon as the medium began, video games have been obsessed with clambering, climbing, jumping and leaping. The notion of travelling from down to up or right to left to reach a goal is pretty synonymous with gaming. Arguably the medium’s … Source …

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