Weekly Roundup July 24 2015
Affactive Sites Close After Leaders Arrested
The management of Affactive sites were arrested for involvement in a pump and dump stock scam this week. The allegations accuse Zvi Orenstein, Gery Shalon, and Joshua Samuel Aaron. The group allegedly sent spam emails in the hopes of getting investors to buy penny stocks. All sites related to Affactive and its sister company Netad have shuttered. These include Win Palace, Casino Titan, Slots Jungle, and Golden Cherry. The casino sites were already known for not paying players, as well as other rogue behavior.
Mohegan Sun Opens New Jersey Online Casino
Mohegan Sun became the latest New Jersey regulated online casino. It launched on Monday under the Resorts license. Mohegan Sun is the operator of Resorts in Atlantic City. Mohegan Sun also operates a social online casino platform for players outside New Jersey.
Delaware Lottery Posts Record Low Revenue
The June numbers from the Delaware Internet Lottery were the worst ever. The state’s three internet sites generated $108,692 in revenue. This was down 52 percent over the previous month and 64 percent from June 2014. Casino was $78,016, while poker was $30,675. The poker room posted the worst numbers since the liquidity sharing agreement with Nevada was launched.
More Improvement in Cashout Speeds at Merge Gaming
There are more reports of players and affiliates getting paid. The wait for players is now down to about three months, while affiliates report waits of about two months. We still do not recommend playing at Carbon Poker or any other Merge Gaming site as there is still a lot of improvement that must be made for it to be declared as a safe poker site.