Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Red Rake Gaming signs with Golden Palace

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Red Rake Gaming signs with Golden Palace
Players of Golden Palace will soon be able to enjoy Red Rake hits such as the slots Viva Las Vegas, Mystic Mirror and the brand new Maya.

Wazdan launches Black Hawk Deluxe slot

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Wazdan launches Black Hawk Deluxe slot

Award-winning slots manufacturer Wazdan has launched another immersive HTML5 slots game with the memorable and familiar name Black Hawk Deluxe, which is the thrilling sequel to their incredibly popular Black Hawk. Set in the impressive haunted grounds of a spooky castle, this 4-reel, 3-column slot from the master games-maker includes a soundtrack to send shivers up the spine with rattling ...

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Tuesday, November 13, 2018

Wisconsin man wins $1.3M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

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Wisconsin man wins $1.3M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

A Las Vegas visitor from Wisconsin became an instant millionaire after hitting a jackpot worth more than $1.3 million Saturday afternoon.

Choctaw Casino in Durant announces expansion project

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Choctaw Casino in Durant announces expansion project
The expansion, expected to start in spring 2019, will increase room capacity, the gaming floor and add additional amenities.

Slotastic player hits $95,259 jackpot on Megasaur

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Slotastic player hits $95,259 jackpot on Megasaur
Graziella, who's been playing at Slotastic since 2015, won a $95,259 progressive jackpot on Realtime Gaming's Megasaur slot.

Authorities from Aragon and Catalonia visit ZITRO

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Authorities from Aragon and Catalonia visit ZITRO

The Interior Justice Director of the Government of Aragón, Ms. María Ángeles Júlvez León, and the Tax and Gambling Director of the Generalitat of Catalonia, Ms. Natalia Caba Alba, accompanied respectively by the Head of Authorization and Sanctions Service Ms. Elena Pérez Aparicio and by the Gambling Deputy Director Mr. Amadeu Farré i Morell, visited Zitro’s facilities in Barcelona this ...

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Monday, November 12, 2018

Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course

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Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course
The Wynn Resorts Paradise Park lagoon project has been shelved and will be replaced by a revamped 18-hole golf course, the company announced today during its third-quarter earnings call. Wynn contracted Tom Fazio, the original designer of the golf course, to ...

CG Technology offers $1.75M settlement to Nevada regulators

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CG Technology offers $1.75M settlement to Nevada regulators

CG Technology, the sportsbook operator whose settlement agreement was rejected by the Nevada Gaming Commission in August, has offered to pay a $1.75 million fine to the state to settle the complaint.

P!nk makes Las Vegas stop on 2019 tour

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P!nk makes Las Vegas stop on 2019 tour
The Grammy award-winning pop artist will be at T-Mobile Arena on 12 April with Julia Michaels.

Intralot secures New Mexico Sport Lottery deal

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Intralot secures New Mexico Sport Lottery deal
Supplier Intralot has today announced approval from the New Mexico Lottery Board to provide the state’s Sport Lottery Game and extend its current contract by 2 years

Sunday, November 11, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, November 10, 2018

Man wins $140K jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

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Man wins $140K jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

A California man’s life has changed after only one day in Las Vegas.

ZITRO’s Superstar LINK KING makes its debut in Bulgaria at the BEGE Show

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ZITRO’s Superstar LINK KING makes its debut in Bulgaria at the BEGE Show

At the upcoming edition of the BEGE fair in Sofia on November 21-22nd, Zitro will showcase its impressive and successful range of Bryke Video Slot games. Center stage will be taken by Link King, a multigame progressive bank that has turned out to be a real game changer. Link King is creating furore amongst players in Mexico and Latin America, ...

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Friday, November 9, 2018

SBC Awards 2018 announce hosts

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SBC Awards 2018 announce hosts
Former Sky Sports presenter Kirsty Gallacher and three-time UEFA Goalkeeper of the Year Peter Schmeichel have been confirmed as hosts for this year's SBC Awards, held 4 December at the HAC Artillery Garden.

Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course

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Wynn scraps lagoon project, will reopen golf course
The Wynn Resorts Paradise Park lagoon project has been shelved and will be replaced by a revamped 18-hole golf course, the company announced today during its third-quarter earnings call. Wynn contracted Tom Fazio, the original designer of the golf course, to ...

AGS appoints former AGA CEO to board of directors

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AGS appoints former AGA CEO to board of directors
AGS has announced the appointment of Geoff Freeman to its board of directors

CryptoSlots adds Trip to Japan slot

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CryptoSlots adds Trip to Japan slot
Until 14 November, the cryptocurrency casino is adding 40% to deposits for this new game. Additional Top-Ups are also available this weekend for all games.

Thursday, November 8, 2018

Scientific Games studies social gaming business IPO

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Scientific Games studies social gaming business IPO

The company’s social gaming division includes such apps as Bingo Showdown, MONOPOLY and Jackpot Party Social Casino and is one of its fastest growing segments.

MGM GVC joint venture secures Sportradar data deal

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MGM GVC joint venture secures Sportradar data deal
MGM GVC Interactive, the joint venture between MGM Resorts International and GVC Holdings, has announced Sportradar as its exclusive supplier of sports betting data

Gaming in Spain Conference to live stream internationally relevant sessions

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Gaming in Spain Conference to live stream internationally relevant sessions

This Thursday, November 8, three sessions that are relevant to a wider, international audience will be live streamed from the convention floor of the Gaming in Spain Conference. The live streams will be available from Gaming in Spain’s homepage: www.gaminginspain.com. The following sessions will be part of the live stream (actual start and ending times may differ slightly): 1. 10:35-10:55 ...

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wednesday, November 7, 2018

Gambling arrests in India said to include political leaders

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Gambling arrests in India said to include political leaders
Police in Mumbai have detained 133 people in relation to gambling offences

€350,000 fine from Netherlands Gaming Authority

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€350,000 fine from Netherlands Gaming Authority
The Netherlands Gaming Authority has imposed a fine of 350,000 euros on CyberRock Entertainment NV and Honeydew Trading Limited.

Massive jackpot at CasinoLuck

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Massive jackpot at CasinoLuck
Just recently at CasinoLuck, Jan-Erik, a 24 year old player from Finland won a staggering €202,967 on a €1 bet while playing the popular jackpot slot Divine Fortune.

Wazdan attends ICE Africa as part of their global development strategy

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Wazdan attends ICE Africa as part of their global development strategy

Dynamic slots manufacturer Wazdan attended the first edition of ICE Africa, the first ICE event to have been exported outside of the UK. ICE Africa is a mirror of the African industry’s appetite for rapid expansion, and over 1200 gaming representatives from 24 African Nations and 89 worldwide attended the Johannesburg show. The African market is in different stages of ...

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Everi Holdings reports third straight profitable quarter

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Everi Holdings reports third straight profitable quarter

The Las Vegas-based gaming equipment manufacturer’s revenue and earnings for the quarter ending Sept. 30 beat Wall Street analysts’ expectations.

NHL enters partnership with FanDuel

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NHL enters partnership with FanDuel
FanDuel also signed a partnership with the New Jersey Devils, marking FanDuel's first agreement in the sports betting category with an NHL team.

HotForex wins Best Trading Education Provider

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HotForex wins Best Trading Education Provider
The multi-asses broker announced that it has been honored to receive the Best Global Forex Trading Education Provider award for the year 2018.

Betsoft Gaming deals with Royal Spinz – Content Partnership

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Royal Spinz – Content Partnership

Further expanding its presence in the European market, Betsoft Gaming deals with Royal Spinz, a multinational online operator. As Betsoft Gaming deals with Royal Spinz and under the terms of the agreement, Royal Spinz gains access the full suite of Betsoft content: established favourites and exciting innovations from across the SLOTS3TM series, and the provider’s slate of popular table games. ...

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Monday, November 5, 2018

George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen to open at Vee Quiva

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George Lopez's Chingon Kitchen to open at Vee Quiva
The fast-casual restaurant will pay homage to Lopez's heritage, feature authentic Mexican cuisine and open in early 2019.

Culinary union reaches deal with D Las Vegas, Golden Gate

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Culinary union reaches deal with D Las Vegas, Golden Gate

Once the agreements with those two properties are wrapped up, the union will have established contracts with every property it had set out to complete.

FanDuel makes history by partnering with the National Hockey League and New Jersey Devils

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FanDuel makes history by partnering with the National Hockey League and New Jersey Devils
A multi-year partnership was announced today between FanDuel and the National Hockey League (NHL), which sees FanDuel become the official daily fantasy partner and official sports betting partner of the NHL

Resorts see possibility of marijuana lounges as a dilemma

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Resorts see possibility of marijuana lounges as a dilemma
Hospitality industry leaders expressed mixed feelings about the prospect of marijuana lounges here, which on one hand would give guests a place to legally consume and on the other compete with resorts for tourist money ...

Sunday, November 4, 2018

MGM’s Oct. 1 legal defense sparks interest across industries

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MGM’s Oct. 1 legal defense sparks interest across industries

MGM’s lawsuit has sparked more companies around the U.S. to study whether they should go through the process to get covered by the relatively obscure law, lawyersand security specialists said.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, November 3, 2018

Resorts see possibility of marijuana lounges as a dilemma

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Resorts see possibility of marijuana lounges as a dilemma
Hospitality industry leaders expressed mixed feelings about the prospect of marijuana lounges here, which on one hand would give guests a place to legally consume and on the other compete with resorts for tourist money ...

NetEnt has partnered with eight-time Champion Jockey Peter Scudamore MBE to create its first sports branded product

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NetEnt has partnered with eight-time Champion Jockey Peter Scudamore MBE to create its first sports branded product
The unique licensed title will utilise Scudamore’s image rights and include actual racing content and themed in-game features

Massive cash jackpot winner at Table Mountain Casino

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Massive cash jackpot winner at Table Mountain Casino
John of Fresno was playing a King Cleo Keno machine at the California casino when he thought he had won $118, but actually won $118,061.64.

Penn National misses Q3 expectations, but poised for growth

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Penn National misses Q3 expectations, but poised for growth

Penn National Gaming Inc.’s record third-quarter income from operations, paced by the company’s two Las Vegas-area properties, wasn’t enough to hit revenue and earnings predictions by analysts.

Friday, November 2, 2018

Frissora leaving as president, CEO of Caesars Entertainment

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Frissora leaving as president, CEO of Caesars Entertainment
Mark Frissora is leaving Caesars Entertainment. The casino giant’s president and chief executive officer, who helped guide it through bankruptcy reorganization, will stay with the company until Feb. 8. Frissora is also credited with ...

Casino City's Friday Five: Daily fantasy sports edition

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Casino City's Friday Five: Daily fantasy sports edition
This week, a judge rules on daily fantasy sports for New York, William Hill offers to buy Mr Green, Caesars Entertainment signs a deal with teams in different professional leagues, MGM Resorts and the NHL partner up, and Gold Strike Hotel & Gambling Hall gets a name change.

NetEnt to launch horse racing slot

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NetEnt to launch horse racing slot
NetEnt has partnered with eight-time Champion Jockey Peter Scudamore to create its first sports branded product.

Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora leaving company

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Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora leaving company

Mark Frissora, Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s CEO since July 2015, will leave the company early next year.

Thursday, November 1, 2018

New Year's Eve at Stratosphere Casino

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New Year's Eve at Stratosphere Casino
The Las Vegas casino and hotel will host celebrations at its award-winning Top of the World restaurant on the 106th floor.

Loot boxes is it time to regulate

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Loot boxes is it time to regulate
Oliver Rudgewick reports on whether loot boxes should class as gambling and how regulators around the world are dealing with the issue The video-gaming industry has become one the most prominent forms of entertainment available, generating worldwide revenue of $116bn in 2017 - a growth of 11% on the previous year, based on figures from the Association for UK Interactive Entertainment

New York Jets, MGM Resorts announce gaming partnership

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New York Jets, MGM Resorts announce gaming partnership

The New York Jets and MGM Resorts International have agreed on a multiyear deal that is the first of its kind in the NFL.

Nevada posts highest sports betting revenue for six years

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Nevada posts highest sports betting revenue for six years
Sports betting revenue in Nevada was at its highest for six years as the state posted a record-breaking total of $56

Wednesday, October 31, 2018

888poker $1M God of the Arena PKO Tournament

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888poker $1M God of the Arena PKO Tournament

888poker has recently launched its first edition of a Gladiator themed PKO tournament – God of the Arena with a $1,000,000 Guaranteed Main Event prize pool. The event took place from 11th to 14th October 2018 and buy-in was only $55. What is Progressive Knockout (PKO)? 888poker is one of the most popular poker sites in the world. Its masterpiece, ...

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Caesars to open non-gaming beachfront resorts in Dubai

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Caesars to open non-gaming beachfront resorts in Dubai

Two non-gaming beachfront resorts in Dubai developed by Caesars Entertainment Corp. will open their doors in November and December.

Greentube goes live on Mr Green

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Greentube goes live on Mr Green

The NOVOMATIC Interactive division, Greentube goes live on Mr Green, a popular iGaming operator and has launched its content on www.mrgreen.com. As Greentube goes live on Mr Green, a fine selection of market-leading slot games, all seamlessly integrated via the Greentube NRGS platform, are now available for Mr Green’s players in the Nordics. In addition to classic NOVOMATIC slots such ...

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Tuesday, October 30, 2018

This Week in Gambling: NHL and MGM reach sports betting deal

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This Week in Gambling: NHL and MGM reach sports betting deal
The National Hockey League now joins the National Basketball Association in working with MGM and embracing betting on sports.

Lucky Dragon auction in Las Vegas gets no takers at $35M

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Lucky Dragon auction in Las Vegas gets no takers at $35M

The Lucky Dragon’s main lender foreclosed on the shuttered resort Tuesday, opening a new chapter in the Las Vegas hotel’s short but troubled history.

Caesars Entertainment becomes first gaming-entertainment Company to sign deal with both NBA NHL team

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Caesars Entertainment becomes first gaming-entertainment Company to sign deal with both NBA NHL team
Harris Blitzer Sports & Entertainment (HBSE) have announced a multi-year partnership with Caesars Entertainment and marquee franchises in Philadelphia 76ers and the New Jersey Devils

Blocked in Beijing Mobile poker gambling apps closed down

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Blocked in Beijing Mobile poker gambling apps closed down
Chinese authorities have strengthened oversight of online activity and content and as a result, multiple gambling apps have been shut down

Monday, October 29, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

NHL partners with MGM Resorts to share data for sports betting

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NHL partners with MGM Resorts to share data for sports betting
The NHL announced a multiyear agreement Monday to provide MGM Resorts International with data for use in betting, the second major U.S. professional sports league to ...

Yggdrasil deals with Fantasma Games

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Yggdrasil deals with Fantasma Games

Popular gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil deals with Fantasma Games as its third studio partnership to join the YGS Masters program. Fantasma Games is a young and exciting Stockholm based studio with great game ideas and ambitious future plans. As Yggdrasil deals with Fantasma Games the partnership’s first games will be launched in 2019 using Yggdrasil’s proprietary promotional tools, BOOST®. The ...

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End of the Road tour for KISS

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End of the Road tour for KISS
After a 45-year career, KISS announced that they will launch their final tour ever in 2019 including a stop at Mohegan Sun on 23 March.

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Las Vegas casino offering free play for Mega Millions losers

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Las Vegas casino offering free play for Mega Millions losers
One downtown Las Vegas casino is giving a second chance to those who don’t strike it rich in tonight’s $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery ...

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Q3 earnings season may help answer several burning questions

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Q3 earnings season may help answer several burning questions

Four times a year, CEOs and company financial officers field questions about what an editor once told me is the purest form of public disclosure of corporate information because it involves easy-to-compare numbers. And this quarter, there will be far more questions than answers.

College finance app targets Nevada, New York

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College finance app targets Nevada, New York

Edquity, which describes itself as a “one-stop shop” for college-related finance, was among 100 new financial technology companies chosen by Money20/20 for its USA Startup Academy this week.

iGaming operators to gather in Madrid for Gaming in Spain Conference

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iGaming operators to gather in Madrid for Gaming in Spain Conference

On November 7-8, current operators, as well as new market entrants, will gather in Madrid for the 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference. Can you afford to miss it? Register Now https://conference.gaminginspain.com/ ! Why new AND current operators should attend This year’s Gaming in Spain Conference will feature: • a discussion of the potential for large tax reductions for Ceuta and ...

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Steven Wright returns to Treasure Island

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Steven Wright returns to Treasure Island
The deadpan comic will headline the Treasure Island Theatre in Las Vegas on 30 November.

Mr Green Group improves revenue for Q3

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Mr Green Group improves revenue for Q3
Mr Green Group posted an increase of 44% in year-on-year revenue from January to September 2018, rising to SEK 1,239m ($135m)

GSA welcomes industry to Technology Summit: Focus on Blockchain

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GSA welcomes industry to Technology Summit: Focus on Blockchain
The Gaming Standards Association will hold the first conference of its kind 8-9 November at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, Nevada.

Boyd Gaming expects boost from 5 new acquired properties

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Boyd Gaming expects boost from 5 new acquired properties

Fresh off a profitable third quarter, Boyd Gaming Corp. is primed to enter five markets in four new states and has a new partnership with a prominent sports wagering company in its pocket.

Thursday, October 25, 2018

Shift to skill gaming is slower than expected says IGT CPO

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Shift to skill gaming is slower than expected says IGT CPO
IGT’s Chief Product Officer says the supplier is still placing its focus on traditional casino players, arguing the move to skill-based gaming is happening at a slower-than-expected pace

Massachusetts gaming regulators to hold hearing on Wynn

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Massachusetts gaming regulators to hold hearing on Wynn

A suitability hearing for executives of Wynn Resorts Ltd. isn’t expected to occur until the first two weeks of December, a Massachusetts Gaming Commission official said Thursday.

Wazdan’s Los Muertos ™ slot launched

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Wazdan’s Los Muertos ™ slot launched

Popular software provider, Wazdan has captured the spirit of Mexican Day of the Dead, Dia de los Muertos, one of the most fascinating holidays in the world. With its unique atmosphere, colorful decorations, strange costumes and joyful parades, this Mexican tradition seems to be a perfect theme for a slot. Wazdan’s Los Muertos ™ slot perfectly reflects the climate of this ...

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wednesday, October 24, 2018

Las Vegas Sands will invest additional $2B in Macau

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Las Vegas Sands will invest additional $2B in Macau

Las Vegas Sands Corp. will invest more than $2 billion in its Macau operation over the next two years as the company gears up for the renewal of its license in the Chinese enclave.

South Carolina lottery winner to pocket record 1 53bn

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South Carolina lottery winner to pocket record 1 53bn
A lottery player from South Carolina is the sole winner of a Mega Millions $1

Las Vegas casino offering free play for Mega Millions losers

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Las Vegas casino offering free play for Mega Millions losers
One downtown Las Vegas casino is giving a second chance to those who don’t strike it rich in tonight’s $1.6 billion Mega Millions lottery ...

Las Vegas Sands, MGM front runners for Japan resorts, Morningstar finds

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Las Vegas Sands, MGM front runners for Japan resorts, Morningstar finds

Las Vegas Sands Corp. and MGM Resorts International appear to have the inside track to be selected to build two of Japan’s first integrated resorts and casinos at Osaka and Yokohama, senior equity analyst Dan Wasiolek of Chicago-based Morningstar Inc. said Monday in a research report to investors.

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Breeders' Cup to host seminar in Las Vegas

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Breeders' Cup to host seminar in Las Vegas
Professional handicapper Bob Ike returns to Rampart Casino Resort at Summerlin to share with racing fans the ins and outs of betting.

Pariplay launched a brand new Luxor slot

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Pariplay launched a brand new Luxor slot

Gaming technology company serving iGaming operators, land-based casinos and lotteries, Pariplay Ltd. has released a Luxor slot, an original video game that combines cutting-edge 21st century technology with the timeless mystery of the land of the pharaohs. The Tutankhamun-themed Luxor slot features highly innovative in-game features such as expanding reels that increase the pay ways to an exceptional 1,944. iGaming ...

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

7 reasons to attend the 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference

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7 reasons to attend the 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference

If you are interested in Spain’s booming iGaming market, the 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference is an event you cannot afford to miss. Still not sure? Here are 7 reasons why you should attend. Register Today: https://conference.gaminginspain.com 1. Spain’s online market is booming, reporting year-on-year revenue growth of 27% in Q1 2018 and 38% in Q4 2017. 2. Spain has ...

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Monday, October 22, 2018

Young the Giant to perform at Mohegan Sun

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Young the Giant to perform at Mohegan Sun
The band announced its 2019 Mirror Master Tour dates including a performance at Mohegan Sun Arena in Connecticut on 31 January.

Z Capital and Affinity Gaming propose nine-figure Full House Resorts acquisition

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Z Capital and Affinity Gaming propose nine-figure Full House Resorts acquisition
Z Capital Partners and its affiliate Affinity Gaming have announced a proposal to acquire operator Full House Resorts

Habanero continues expansion with Codere

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Habanero continues expansion with Codere
Titles such as Jump!, Knockout Football, Ways of Fortune and London Hunter will be made available to Codere, who now have a presence in eight countries, including Brazil and Mexico.

Evolution Dual Play Roulette table available at Mayfair’s Palm Beach Casino

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Evolution Dual Play Roulette table available at Mayfair’s Palm Beach Casino

Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has gone live with another Dual Play Roulette convergence table for Genting Casinos, this time at the company’s Palm Beach Casino in London’s Mayfair. Established in the heart of Mayfair for over 50 years, The Palm Beach Casino has recently undergone a complete refurbishment and refresh. The Evolution Dual Play table is ...

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Sunday, October 21, 2018

Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

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Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys
Atlantic City's new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the ...

Saturday, October 20, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Betting on the Oscars, Grammys or Emmys may be a longshot

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Betting on the Oscars, Grammys or Emmys may be a longshot

If you ever thought about betting on who wins “Survivor” or “Dancing with the Stars” take heart: the door remains open. But producers of the shows apparently don’t want to walk in.

Britney Spears to launch new Las Vegas residency

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Britney Spears to launch new Las Vegas residency
The Grammy Award-winning superstar plans to introduce her new residency at Park MGM in Las Vegas in February 2019.

Casino companies see opportunities in Laughlin with retirees

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Casino companies see opportunities in Laughlin with retirees

With a string of casinos along the Colorado River some 100 miles southeast of Las Vegas, Laughlin is popular with retirees who drive in and offers low-priced rooms, buffets and plenty of sunshine and open desert.

Friday, October 19, 2018

NetEnt deals with Churchill Downs in New Jersey

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NetEnt deals with Churchill Downs in New Jersey

NetEnt has signed a customer agreement with gaming operator Churchill Downs for the regulated online casino market in New Jersey (USA). NetEnt is growing in New Jersey and has entered a customer agreement to deliver its award-winning online casino games to gaming operator Churchill Downs, the largest online betting operator onshore for horseracing in the United States. Erik Nyman, Managing ...

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Yggdrasil agrees online casino content deal with Finland s national gaming operator Veikkaus

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Yggdrasil agrees online casino content deal with Finland s national gaming operator Veikkaus
Innovative gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil has signed and finalised a deal with Finnish gaming operator Veikkaus to provide its high-quality casino games content

Macau minister discusses competitiveness of casino industry

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Macau minister discusses competitiveness of casino industry
Macau Secretary for Economy and Finance Lionel Leong Vai Tac does not believe other gaming industries within Southeast Asia will be in competition with the Macau market

Analysts say proposed Landry’s-Caesars merger would boost earnings

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Analysts say proposed Landry’s-Caesars merger would boost earnings

The proposed merger of Caesars Entertainment Corp. with Tilman Fertitta’s Landry’s Inc. would boost earnings of the enlarged company through cost-cutting and leveraging loyalty programs, Wall Street analysts said.

Thursday, October 18, 2018

Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys

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Atlantic City's new Call of Duty: Dominate esports tourneys
Atlantic City's new Call Of Duty is this: To become the East Coast center of competitive video game tournaments, also known as esports. The activity is rapidly growing in popularity across the country and around the world, and the ...

Retired Estée Lauder exec fills vacancy on Caesars board

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Retired Estée Lauder exec fills vacancy on Caesars board

A retired executive of Estée Lauder has been appointed to the board of directors of Caesars Entertainment Corp., the company announced in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing Wednesday.

NBA and MLB could see $1.7 billion from legalized sports betting

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NBA and MLB could see $1.7 billion from legalized sports betting
Annual revenues for Major League Baseball and the National Basketball Association may increase by $1.1 billion and $585 million, respectively, due to widely available, legal and regulated sports betting.

Caesars Entertainment appoints Denise M. Clark to Board of Directors

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Caesars Entertainment appoints Denise M. Clark to Board of Directors
Clark brings to the Caesars Board of Directors more than two decades of experience in the U.S. Navy and several leading multinational companies across a variety of industries.

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Golden Nugget owner approaches Caesars over merger

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Golden Nugget owner approaches Caesars over merger
Golden Nugget owner Tilman Fertitta has approached Caesars Entertainment over the possibility of a merger, according to a Reuters report

Yggdrasil signed Svenska Spel content agreement before Swedish market regulation

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Yggdrasil signed Svenska Spel content agreement before Swedish market regulation

Popular gaming solutions supplier Yggdrasil signed Svenska Spel content agreement to boost its presence in the soon-to-be regulated Swedish market. Yggdrasil has agreed to provide Svenska Spel Sport & Casino (subsidiary of AB Svenska Spel) with its leading casino slots content. Svenska Spel is the largest and most established gaming operator in the Swedish market with brands including Lotto, Triss, ...

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Changes to FOBT limits could be six months away

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Changes to FOBT limits could be six months away
The maximum stake reduction on fixed-odds betting terminals in the UK could come in April 2019, to coincide with the new tax year

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Bellagio fountains and pool water to be computer-monitored in real time

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Bellagio fountains and pool water to be computer-monitored in real time

MGM, the company that owns one of Las Vegas’ most famous water shows, has installed a new solution to monitor water usage.

Pragmatic Play deals with ComeOn

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Pragmatic Play deals with ComeOn

Popular software provider, Pragmatic Play deals with ComeOn, a leading operator. The partnership will give the operator’s players access to the entirety of Pragmatic Play renowned portfolio, such as recent releases Da Vinci’s Treasure and Peking Luck, as well as the ever-popular Wolf Gold. Melissa Summerfield, Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Play, said: Lahcene Merzoug, CEO at ComeOn, said: The fact ...

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Changes to FOBTs limits set to be brought forward

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Changes to FOBTs limits set to be brought forward
Bookmakers will face further pressure and miss out on profit as ministers try to hasten an expected change to limits at fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs)

Culinary reaches tentative deal on Treasure Island labor contract

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Culinary reaches tentative deal on Treasure Island labor contract

Treasure Island, the last Strip resort without a union agreement, has reached a tentative deal with the Culinary union.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Penn National Gaming completes $2.8B acquisition of Pinnacle

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Penn National Gaming completes $2.8B acquisition of Pinnacle

Penn National Gaming Inc. has completed the $2.8 billion acquisition of smaller rival Pinnacle Entertainment Inc., solidifying its position as the second-largest gaming company by properties in the U.S.

Bellagio, born in 1998, reset the bar for Las Vegas Strip

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Bellagio, born in 1998, reset the bar for Las Vegas Strip

The iconic Bellagio, MGM Resorts International’s luxury hotel on the Strip, turns 20 on Monday.

New Jersey sports betting drives 19 5 gaming revenue growth in September

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New Jersey sports betting drives 19 5 gaming revenue growth in September
New Jersey gaming revenue for the month of September grew 19

Saturday, October 13, 2018

New slot machine features Willie Nelson, marijuana references

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New slot machine features Willie Nelson, marijuana references
A new Willie Nelson-themed slot machine really puts the pot in jackpot, with electronic reels featuring images of marijuana leaves and other nods to the cannabis subculture. Las Vegas-based slot maker Everi Holdings debuted the machine featuring the country music legend ...

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Wynn investigations in Nevada, Massachusetts drawing to close

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Wynn investigations in Nevada, Massachusetts drawing to close

Investigations into Wynn Resorts Ltd. and its founder, Steve Wynn, are nearing completion in both Massachusetts and Nevada, with a growing likelihood that Silver State gaming regulators will finish first.

Halloween at San Manuel Casino

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Halloween at San Manuel Casino
At the Tukut Lounge inside the California casino, guests can participate in the costume contest win $500 in cash and see the Garth Brooks tribute act.

Friday, October 12, 2018

Closed Lucky Dragon resort going up for auction

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Closed Lucky Dragon resort going up for auction
The shuttered Lucky Dragon hotel-casino near the north end of the Strip is set to be sold to the highest bidder later this month. Built for $160 million in 2016, the property is going up for auction Oct. 30. The ...

Wynn Resorts purchases 22 5 BetBull stake in US sports betting agreement

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Wynn Resorts purchases 22 5 BetBull stake in US sports betting agreement
Wynn Resorts has agreed a strategic partnership with European operator BetBull to target the US sports betting market

Betsoft Gaming signs strategic content agreement with Soft2Bet

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Betsoft Gaming signs strategic content agreement with Soft2Bet

Betsoft Gaming signed a comprehensive content agreement with multi-brand, multi-market operator and platform provider Soft2Bet to further solidified its European presence. With the new deal and under the terms of the agreement, Soft2Bet will directly integrate all Betsoft games – including player favourites and exciting innovations in the Slots3TM Series – across ten casino brands, reaching regulated markets throughout Europe and the Nordic ...

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Most Las Vegas casinos’ shares drop, among worst in 2018

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Most Las Vegas casinos’ shares drop, among worst in 2018

After a phenomenal 2017, casino shares are among the worst performers in 2018. They have nearly given up all of last year’s gains.

Thursday, October 11, 2018

The Joint welcomes The Four Tops

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The Joint welcomes The Four Tops
The band will bring 50 years of Motown classics to the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino in Tulsa on 4 January.

MGM Resorts names George Kliavkoff President of Entertainment and Sports

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MGM Resorts names George Kliavkoff President of Entertainment and Sports
In his new role, Kliavkoff is responsible for the operations, finance, strategy, booking, marketing, sponsorships and ticketing for MGM Resorts' more than 30 theaters, showrooms and arenas.

New casino games on display at G2E feature fighting, DJ themes

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New casino games on display at G2E feature fighting, DJ themes

Exhibitors on the Global Gaming Expo floor at the Sands Expo & Convention Center Wednesday pitched products to 26,000 attendees as casinos look for ways to turn young people into young gamblers.

Wazdan shortlisted for Best Gaming Innovation at SBC Awards 2018

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Wazdan shortlisted for Best Gaming Innovation at SBC Awards 2018

Dynamic slots-maker Wazdan has been shortlisted for ‘Best Gaming Innovation’ at the SBC Awards 2018, which recognise and reward expertise and innovation in the betting and gaming industries. Now in its fifth year, the SBC Awards recognise the achievements of operators and affiliates, as well as suppliers from across all the major iGaming sectors. The SBC Awards 2018 will be ...

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Wednesday, October 10, 2018

New Jersey casinos receive sports betting tax boost

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New Jersey casinos receive sports betting tax boost
The Governor for New Jersey, Phil Murphy, has signed off on a bill that will share legal sports betting revenue with the Casino Reinvestment Development Authority (CRDA)

Pala November poker schedule

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Pala November poker schedule
Southern California poker players will have more opportunities to win extra cash in November when the Poker Room will host its Pala Super Deep Stack tournaments each Saturday and the Friday Night $2K.

How esports wagering could take off like sports betting

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How esports wagering could take off like sports betting
As sports betting is increasingly embraced across the country, could wagering on esports eventually become mainstream?

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

JCM Global signs exclusive agreement with Eldorado Resorts

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JCM Global signs exclusive agreement with Eldorado Resorts
The agreement is an expansion of existing relationships between JCM and certain Eldorado properties. JCM will provide its iVIZION and UBA bill validators and its GEN5 and GEN2U printers.

Betting tax to double in Ireland in 2019

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Betting tax to double in Ireland in 2019
Betting tax will rise to 2% from 1% in Ireland in 2019, with similar changes expected in the levy to betting charges

Sports betting enters the spotlight at Global Gaming Expo

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Sports betting enters the spotlight at Global Gaming Expo
The future of gaming will be on display this week during the Global Gaming Expo at the Sands Expo Center, where some of the biggest figures in gaming will unveil their latest products ...

USBookmaking signs sports betting agreement with New Mexico casino

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USBookmaking signs sports betting agreement with New Mexico casino
USBookmaking has agreed to provide sports betting risk services at Santa Ana Star Casino & Hotel in New Mexico

Videoslots reaches 3,000 games

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Videoslots reaches 3,000 games
The online casino surpassed the 3,000 games mark and is giving out 3,000 extra spins each day from 11-14 October.

Monday, October 8, 2018

ORYX Gaming as General Sponsor for the inaugural European Gaming Congress

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ORYX Gaming as General Sponsor for the inaugural European Gaming Congress

European Gaming Congress is designed to bring together industry experts, regulators, operators and service providers to discuss key issues facing markets when working with compliance updates and licensing. The organizers are honored to announce the support of ORYX Gaming as General Sponsor, a leading turnkey solutions provider offering unrivalled software, services and content for the iGaming industry. ORYX products include ...

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Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018 winners revealed

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Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018 winners revealed
SG Digital and Aristocrat were the big winners at this year’s Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas, scooping two coveted prizes each

Place your bets: Dover set to roll the dice on NASCAR bets

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Place your bets: Dover set to roll the dice on NASCAR bets
Place your bets at Dover and let it ride: The track is ready to roll the dice on NASCAR betting. NASCAR fans could skip blackjack tables and roulette wheels inside ...

Sunday, October 7, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue
Executives for MGM and Wynn are tamping down speculation the companies are quietly in talks over Wynn's Boston-area casino. MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren said today it would have to be an "extremely unique situation" for officials to ...

Saturday, October 6, 2018

World’s largest casino industry trade show opens Monday in Las Vegas

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World’s largest casino industry trade show opens Monday in Las Vegas

The American Gaming Association’s 18th annual Global Gaming Expo opens Monday at the Sands Expo Convention Center and the Venetian and runs through Thursday.

Lucky Dragon’s failure in Las Vegas among fastest in decades

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Lucky Dragon’s failure in Las Vegas among fastest in decades

The off-Strip Lucky Dragon, which opened less than two years ago, has fully shut down and is scheduled to come up for sale at a foreclosure auction Oct. 30. The property is now surrounded by chain-link fencing.

Ri Ra Las Vegas introduces pumpkin inspired menu

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Ri Ra Las Vegas introduces pumpkin inspired menu
Rí Rá Las Vegas pays homage to National Pumpkin Day on Friday, 26 October for a full week from Tuesday, 23 October through Monday, 29 October with the National Pumpkin Week menu.

Place your bets: Dover set to roll the dice on NASCAR bets

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Place your bets: Dover set to roll the dice on NASCAR bets
Place your bets at Dover and let it ride: The track is ready to roll the dice on NASCAR betting. NASCAR fans could skip blackjack tables and roulette wheels inside ...

Friday, October 5, 2018

Sydney Opera House ordered to display horseracing adverts on sails

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Sydney Opera House ordered to display horseracing adverts on sails
The Sydney Opera House has been ordered by the New South Wales (NSW) government to display horseracing adverts on its famous sails

Win Systems to present new products in G2E Las Vegas

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Win Systems to present new products in G2E Las Vegas

The Gaming Division from Win Systems, the leading technology supplier for the gaming and entertainment industry, will present impressive new products in the company booth #2848 in G2E Las Vegas. More specifically, the manufacturer will showcase the new slant-top machine GameStar ST3 and the amazing Symbol driven jackpot Power Gong for the GameStar slot range. Additionally, the supplier will exhibit ...

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Bobby Baldwin to leave MGM Resorts International

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Bobby Baldwin to leave MGM Resorts International

Longtime MGM Resorts International executive Bobby Baldwin, the namesake of the high-stakes poker room at Bellagio, will leave the company later this year, the company announced Thursday.

iGamingRadio opens up platform for the industry

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iGamingRadio opens up platform for the industry

The team at European Gaming Media and Events are excited to announce that starting this week they are opening up the iGamingRadio platform for the industry to share their audio content. iGamingRadio.com is the first online radio in the industry to broadcast live shows about industry related topics and from the beginning of its launch in July 2017, it already ...

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Thursday, October 4, 2018

Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018 nears

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Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018 nears
This year’s G2E is fast approaching and that can only mean one thing; this year’s Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas are on the horizon

Veteran bookmaker Johnny Avello leaves Wynn Las Vegas for DraftKings

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Veteran bookmaker Johnny Avello leaves Wynn Las Vegas for DraftKings

Johnny Avello was the Wynn Las Vegas sports book director for the past 13 years before leaving the company Monday to join DraftKings, which launched the first mobile sports betting app in New Jersey in August.