Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Caesars properties eliminating plastic straws nationwide

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Caesars properties eliminating plastic straws nationwide

The move comes as companies and cities across the country begin to phase out single-use plastic straws; MGM Resorts International announced its own “Straw Reduction Initiative” in May.

New Mobile Casinos Guide

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New Mobile Casinos Guide

Recent advancements in mobile technologies have marked the rise of a new generation of players, and new mobile casinos are being launched almost every day, each bringing something different to the table and adjusting their offer to the latest mobile device platforms and device models. A lot of online casinos grabbed the opportunity of conquering the new market and optimised ...

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ComeOn! launches new casino site

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ComeOn! launches new casino site
Operating under a Malta Gaming Authority license, Blitzino allows German customers to benefit from faster casino play and withdrawals without time-consuming registration.

William Hill, Golden Knights form sports betting partnership

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William Hill, Golden Knights form sports betting partnership

William Hill US has signed a partnership with the Vegas Golden Knights in the first deal between a sports book operator and a National Hockey League team.

Tuesday, September 18, 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 ...

NetEnt beta-launches affiliate business

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NetEnt beta-launches affiliate business
Today NetEnt announces the beta-launch of its own affiliate business

Evolution signs agreement with Les Ambassadeurs Club

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Evolution signs agreement with Les Ambassadeurs Club

Leading provider of Live Casino solutions, Evolution Gaming, has announced that it has signed an agreement with Les Ambassadeurs Club, one of London’s most distinguished gambling clubs. Under the terms of the agreement Evolution will operate a Mayfair Salle Privée Live Casino studio within the venue and also install Dual Play Roulette and Baccarat ‘convergence’ tables on the club’s gaming ...

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Feast Buffet debuts only overnight buffet in Valley

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Feast Buffet debuts only overnight buffet in Valley
The new Feast Buffet at Palace Station Hotel and Casino has introduced the only overnight buffet available in Southern Nevada along with an exclusive menu to cater to the late night dining crowd.

Monday, September 17, 2018

Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory

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Lake Tahoe residents hope casino will return to former glory
The historic, and presently shuttered, Cal Neva will remain a casino and hotel when it reopens. Beyond that simple statement, details and plans for the property remain unfinished and undisclosed — a point realized by many of the roughly 100 people who circulated through the Incline Village Library for a meet and greet hosted by ...

Legalised gambling An introduction to Mississippi

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Legalised gambling An introduction to Mississippi
With regulated sports betting now in full swing, Islam Soliman profiles Mississippi’s historical relationship with legalised betting

Relax Gaming launches video slots portfolio with Erik the Red

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Relax Gaming launches video slots portfolio with Erik the Red
The 5x4 video slot sees Erik and his wife searching for an idyllic new land for their crew, lining the reels with helms, axes and shields as players establish their first settlement on the untouched shores of Greenland.

How to find out the correct casino online

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How to find out the correct casino online

Casinos are basically establishments which allow the customers to participate in various gambling games. But it becomes very difficult to choose which online casino is the best or is suitable for you. Well, nowadays when everything is being available online, casinos are also not left behind. You will find many new casino sites breezing in everywhere, offering you different benefits. ...

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Sunday, September 16, 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 ...

Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Therapy Restaurant

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Breast Cancer Awareness Month at Therapy Restaurant
Therapy restaurant, located in the Fremont East Entertainment District, will offer specialty cocktails in honor of Breast Cancer Awareness Month throughout October.

Saturday, September 15, 2018

New Jersey could become top sports-betting market in US, expert says

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New Jersey could become top sports-betting market in US, expert says

The gaming industry has come a long way since Nevada blazed a trail more than a decade ago for gambling with real money over the internet.

Free October events at Pala

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Free October events at Pala
The California casino will continue its free events series in October featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays, and the underground wine CAVE, the new, expanded Luis Rey's and Bar Meets Grill on weekends.

Stars Group launches online sports betting in New Jersey

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Stars Group launches online sports betting in New Jersey
One of the world's largest online gambling companies has launched mobile sports betting in New Jersey, the latest to do so in the rapidly expanding market ...

Friday, September 14, 2018

GVC becomes member of Dow Jones Sustainability Index

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GVC becomes member of Dow Jones Sustainability Index
GVC Holdings has become a member of the Dow Jones Sustainability Index (DJSI), an honour often referred to as the ‘gold standard’ for corporate sustainability

Wazdan teams up with Relax Gaming for partner event

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Wazdan teams up with Relax Gaming for partner event

Award-winning slots maker Wazdan has teamed up with Relax Gaming for a partner event being held in Malta on September 19th at The Chophouse in Sliema, Malta. The event, organised by Relax Gaming and supported by Wazdan, will see the slots company bring in their giant iPad which many operators will have seen in London, Macao and Amsterdam, to give ...

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iSport Genius expands into USA with DraftKings deal

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iSport Genius expands into USA with DraftKings deal
Australian sport data provider, iSport Genius has entered into an agreement with DraftKings to provide data insights to the DraftKings Sportsbook platform

Endorphina’s Kamchatka slot released

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Endorphina’s Kamchatka slot released

Endorphina’s newest game, Kamchatka slot is situated inside the wild terrain of Kamchatka, planning to be re-leased right after summer of 2018! With magnificent geysers, high-rise mountains and solid wins waiting for you to discover them, you should expect nothing less than pure adventure while playing Kamchatka slot. The theme of Kamchatka slot is strongly inspired by its local nature ...

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Thursday, September 13, 2018

LeoVentures invests in esports betting

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LeoVentures invests in esports betting
The LeoVegas Group, through its wholly owned investment company LeoVentures Ltd, has acquired 51% of the shares in Pixel Holding Group Ltd, which runs the esports betting operator Pixel.bet.

Bede Gaming wins landmark lottery deal

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Bede Gaming wins landmark lottery deal
The Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation (OLG) announced that it has selected Bede Gaming as its new digital platform supplier

Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City

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Eldorado gets temporary OK to own Tropicana casino in Atlantic City
Eldorado Resorts was given temporary approval to own Atlantic City's Tropicana casino, expressing optimism about a growing market rather than nervousness over increasing competition. The Reno, Nevada-based company is taking over the Atlantic City as ...

September online bingo promotions

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September online bingo promotions
New players at CyberBingo, BingoSpirit and BingoFest will be apex predators in September with 20 free spins on Wolf & Bear from Mobilots plus $25 bingo bonus on successful registration.

Wednesday, September 12, 2018

Betsoft Gaming deals with Mostbet

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Mostbet

In order to pursue further expansion in Europe, Betsoft Gaming deals with Mostbet after signing a comprehensive content agreement with rapidly-growing operator. As Betsoft Gaming deals with Mostbet, Mostbet will directly integrate all Betsoft slot games – including key titles in the Slots3TM Series – to its portfolio, making Betsoft’s blend of established favourites and exciting innovations available to players ...

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Electra Cocktail Club now open

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Electra Cocktail Club now open
Located on the casino floor of The Venetian Las Vegas, Electra completes the trinity that is The Venetian Cocktail Collective, comprised of the sophisticated Dorsey, the romantic Rosina and now, the kinetic Electra.

MGM offers charity to avoid directly serving Las Vegas shooting victims

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MGM offers charity to avoid directly serving Las Vegas shooting victims

MGM Resorts International said Tuesday that it could donate as much as $1 million to Oct. 1 - related charities if lawyers for Mandalay Bay shooting victims accept lawsuit notices on behalf of nearly 2,000 clients.

Here Come the Mummies at Blue Chip

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Here Come the Mummies at Blue Chip
The eight-piece funk-rock band will perform at the Indiana casino on 5 October in the Stardust Event Center.

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Betsson to fight Dutch regulator fine

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Betsson to fight Dutch regulator fine
Betsson subsidiary Corona is appealing against a €300,000 ($347,000) fine issued by the Dutch gambling regulator for operating in the country without a licence

Sebastian Meitz and Michiel van der Burgh at CEEGC2018

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Sebastian Meitz and Michiel van der Burgh at CEEGC2018

Use of AI gambling and payments with Sebastian Meitz (Gaming 5.0) and Michiel van der Burgh (Acapture) at CEEGC2018. Artificial intelligence (AI) is changing the online gambling industry, mainly in the way it collects, analyses and handles user data. This will represent a milestone in the historic growth of gambling. It’s something that’s illustrated by the fact that the worth ...

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Big Time Gaming announces International deal with Sony Pictures Television

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Big Time Gaming announces International deal with Sony Pictures Television
Pioneering online slot developer, Big Time Gaming, will design and develop one of the most anticipated branded slots games of the year based on Sony Pictures Television’s (SPT) hit game show, Who Wants To Be A Millionaire?

Scandinavian Gaming Show Summary Of Day Two

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Scandinavian Gaming Show Summary Of Day Two

Scandinavian Gaming Show Summary Of Day Two and Thanks To All Who Attended. Eventus International closed the Scandinavian Gaming Show on a high note as attendees from across Europe were left to digest all the interesting points highlighted on the show’s programme and reconnect with all the interesting people they had met during the two-day conference. The final day of ...

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Monday, September 10, 2018

Kazuo Okada sues Tiger Resort seeking reinstatement

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Kazuo Okada sues Tiger Resort seeking reinstatement
Kazuo Okada, former chairman of Universal Entertainment, has filed a lawsuit against the company he founded, Tiger Resort Leisure and Entertainment Inc (TRLEI)

Bede Gaming integrates SBTech sportsbook offering

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Bede Gaming integrates SBTech sportsbook offering

The award-winning supplier of software to the online gaming industry, Bede Gaming integrates SBTech sportsbook offering to strengthen its credentials in sports betting. As Bede Gaming integrates SBTech sportsbook, Bede Gaming’s partner operators will get the chance to access one of the industry’s leading end-to-end sportsbook services, further strengthening Bede’s comprehensive digital platform proposition. Rocket X-owned BetUK is the first operator to ...

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GAN launches online sports getting in New Jersey

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GAN launches online sports getting in New Jersey
Game Account Network’s (GAN) partnership with Paddy Power Betfair was behind FanDuel’s online sports betting launch in New Jersey

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Manfred Galdes – Chairman at ARQ Group to speak at European Gaming Congress 2018

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Manfred Galdes – Chairman at ARQ Group to speak at European Gaming Congress 2018

The organizers of European Gaming Congress are honored to announce that Dr. Manfred Galdes – Chairman at ARQ Group will join the “Horus Session – Responsible Gambling, AML / CFT / KYC” panel discussion in Ljubljana. The European Gaming Congress is shaping up to be one of the most interesting conferences in Europe when it comes to compliance related panel ...

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Win Systems to attend SAGSE

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Win Systems to attend SAGSE
The supplier will attend the trade-show from 11-13 September in Buenos Aires with the objective of showcasing its solution range in casino management systems, as well as electronic roulette and slot machines.

Saturday, September 8, 2018

Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun

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Trans-Siberian Orchestra returns to Mohegan Sun
In the band's 20th consecutive year of touring, TSO will be at the Connecticut casino for two shows on 25 November.

Friday, September 7, 2018

FanDuel sportsbook app now available in New Jersey

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FanDuel sportsbook app now available in New Jersey
FanDuel has launched its ‘FanDuel Sportsbook’ app, allowing users to place wagers on all the major US sports

PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker returns

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PokerStars New Jersey Championship of Online Poker returns
From 29 September to 15 October, players can win a share of $1.5 million in total guaranteed prize money on PokerStars New Jersey, with more than $1 million in NJCOOP prize pools.

Wazdan shortlisted for 4 CEEG Awards

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Wazdan shortlisted for 4 CEEG Awards

Acclaimed slots game producer Wazdan has been shortlisted in four categories at the CEEG Awards 2018: Best Online Casino Innovator, Best Online Casino Provider, Best Rising Star in Online Casino Technology and Best Connected iGaming Service Provider. The CEEG Awards shortlist is the result of 30 days of online voting. The final vote to decide the winners of CEEG Awards’ each ...

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Dallas Cowboys reach first NFL casino sponsorship

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Dallas Cowboys reach first NFL casino sponsorship
The Dallas Cowboys has agreed the first ever partnership between an NFL team and a casino operator, striking a deal with WinStar World Casino and Resort

Blink-182 cancels mini tour dates

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Blink-182 cancels mini tour dates
Mohegan Sun Arena announced that Blink–182 has cancelled their fall mini tour, which was stopping in Uncasville, CT on Thursday, 20 September.

Thursday, September 6, 2018

SoftGamings partners with Asia Gaming

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SoftGamings partners with Asia Gaming

An online casino solutions developer, games aggregator and services provider SoftGamings partners with Asia Gaming after signing up a deal with this foremost live dealer games provider in Asia. This is one of successive deals SoftGamings has been signing lately to enlarge its gaming portfolio. Apart from Asia Gaming, SoftGamings has over 40 gaming providers available via single API integration ...

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Nordic gaming operator Paf goes live with Colossus world s biggest sports jackpots

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Nordic gaming operator Paf goes live with Colossus world s biggest sports jackpots
Paf, the Nordic operator and leader in responsible gaming, have announced the online launch of their Jackpot Pools product in collaboration with pools betting pioneer Colossus Bets

As NFL season kicks off, experts eye New Jersey betting action

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As NFL season kicks off, experts eye New Jersey betting action

As the pro football season gets underway in Pennsylvania on Thursday, at least five companies will offer mobile wagering in New Jersey, providing a glimpse of the future potential for the U.S. sports betting market.

Betsson Group release Nolimit City games

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Betsson Group release Nolimit City games

The Stockholm listed, online gaming veteran operator, Betsson Group release Nolimit City games. Sweden-Malta based software provider, Nolimit City, are proud to announce the completion of their direct integration to Betsson Group. As Betsson Group release Nolimit City games, the integration will be hosted under the newly established Malta legislation that has gone into effect as of August 1st this ...

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Wednesday, September 5, 2018

Boyd Gaming pledges record $5M to UNLV athletics

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Boyd Gaming pledges record $5M to UNLV athletics

The Boyd Gaming Corporation pledged $5 million to UNLV’s athletic department over a multiyear period. It is the largest corporate gift ever for UNLV athletics.

PT's Taverns to celebrate National Pancake Day

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PT's Taverns to celebrate National Pancake Day
All PT's Taverns, including PT's Pub, PT's Gold, PT's Ranch, PT's Brewing Company, Sean Patrick's, Sierra Gold and SG Bar, will offer its buttermilk pancake plate for $2 all day on 26 September.

Wazdan doubles up with 9 Lions and Double Tigers dual release

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Wazdan doubles up with 9 Lions and Double Tigers dual release

Wazdan has roared onto the scene with yet another pair of sensational new slots, 9 Lions and Double Tigers, both of which were featured at the G2E Asia show in Macao last May. In fact, 9 Lions video slot got off to a great start by winning the coveted Hot Product Award during the Macao show and raising the expectations ...

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Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Countdown to CasinoBeats Summit

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Countdown to CasinoBeats Summit
As the event on 19 and 20 September at Olympia London draws nearer, more operators and suppliers are committing to the two-day Summit, which will welcome over 250 delegates and 30 leading industry speakers to its 14 sessions.

Mr Green given go ahead for sports betting in Denmark

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Mr Green given go ahead for sports betting in Denmark
MRG has received an online betting licence from the Danish gaming regulator Spillemyndigheden, allowing its Mr Green brand to operate in the country

World Series of Poker 15th U.S Tour Announced

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World Series of Poker 15th U.S Tour Announced

The 28-stop circuit of the World Series of Poker has kicked off and we are in for a great show this year. The WSOP 17/18 saw John Cynn pocket $8.8 billion and with the popularity of the event growing the jackpot could be even higher this season. The final will take place in New Orleans, the last and only Louisiana ...

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Monday, September 3, 2018

Resorts Casino Hotel rolls out new betting kiosks inside sportsbook

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Resorts Casino Hotel rolls out new betting kiosks inside sportsbook
The new self-serve kiosks allow guests to instantly place live in-game wagers on sporting events around the world at the Atlantic City casino.

Voting officially open for Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018

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Voting officially open for Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018
The voting process for this year’s Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas is underway, after the list of nominees was sent to the judging panel

Iforium will be Gold Sponsor at CEEGC 2018 Budapest

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Iforium will be Gold Sponsor at CEEGC 2018 Budapest

The team at European Gaming Media and Events is proud to announce that Iforium will once again support CEEGC Budapest as Gold Sponsor. The 3rd edition of Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference is looking forward to its most interesting edition which boasts an impressive speaker line-up and showcases some of the most interesting panel discussions in the industry. You ...

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Sunday, September 2, 2018

William Hill, FanDuel begin mobile sports bets in New Jersey

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William Hill, FanDuel begin mobile sports bets in New Jersey
New Jersey's mobile sports betting market is getting bigger as football season gets closer. The American affiliate of a major British bookmaker and a fantasy sports titan ...

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 ...

McGregor UFC fight at Intertops Sportsbook

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McGregor UFC fight at Intertops Sportsbook
The online sportsbook will provide offers on the upcoming fight between Conor McGregor and Khabib Nurmagomedov on 6 October in Las Vegas.

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Foxwoods property has biggest casino in North America

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Foxwoods property has biggest casino in North America

Foxwoods and the nearby Mohegan Sun tribal casino are the two biggest competitors to MGM Springfield, which opened its doors in Massashusetts Aug. 24, and Encore Boston Harbor, being built by Wynn Resorts Ltd.

Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'

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Westgate SuperContest on pace to set record, winner will receive 'life-changing money'
The Westgate SuperContest, a $1,500 buy-in contest that attracts professional handicappers and amateurs alike, is on pace this season to establish a record for participants. The winner gets 33 percent of the entry money, which projects to be more than $1.5 million this season ...

Some gaming officials think CG Technology’s license should be revoked

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Some gaming officials think CG Technology’s license should be revoked

Some commissioners believe the company needs to have its license revoked, effectively running the operator of eight Southern Nevada sports books out of business.

BetConstruct at this year’s SAGSE LatAm

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BetConstruct at this year’s SAGSE LatAm

BetConstruct is to attend a preeminent gaming event, the SAGSE LatAm Expo in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 11 – 13. Latin America is a huge market for BetConstruct. During the SAGSE LatAm Expo , the company will aim to impress all attendees with its powerful solutions and the freedom of choice they offer. Among the company’s showcase at its ...

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Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria to debut on Las Vegas Strip

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Hilton’s Waldorf Astoria to debut on Las Vegas Strip

Hilton will begin rebranding the Mandarin Oriental hotel on the Las Vegas Strip as a Waldorf Astoria Friday, a transition for the 389-room, casino-less property that will lead to renovations and mark the debut of another luxury brand on the world-famous corridor.

Friday, August 31, 2018

SugarHouse Casino's September promotions

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SugarHouse Casino's September promotions
Guests at the Philadelphia casino can enjoy performances in The Event Center and celebrate the beginning of football season with all-new beverage specials in Fishtown Hops and Lucky Red.

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 ...

West Virginia sports betting launches early

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West Virginia sports betting launches early
West Virginia has become the fifth state to offer legalised sports betting, with Hollywood Casino accepting wagers a few days ahead of schedule

Nevada gaming revenue slightly down in July

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Nevada gaming revenue slightly down in July
The minuscule decline, which broke a five-month streak of year-over-year monthly increases, was in large part to a dip in ...

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Novomatic H1 results boosted by Ainsworth deal

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Novomatic H1 results boosted by Ainsworth deal
Novomatic has reported a 13% year-on-year increase in sales revenue to €1

Nevada’s casino gaming win dips for first time in 6 months

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Nevada’s casino gaming win dips for first time in 6 months

State casino gaming win showed its first decline in six months in July on a tough comparison against last year, the Nevada Gaming Control Board reported Thursday.

Gaming in Spain Conference: new opportunities to a maturing market

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Gaming in Spain Conference: new opportunities to a maturing market

The 2018 Gaming in Spain Conference, which takes place November 7-8, 2018, in Madrid, is your single stop to stay informed of the increasingly attractive opportunities offered by the booming Spanish online gaming market. Click here to register. Lower tax rates and strong growth offer fresh opportunities To an industry sector that often appears to be under regulatory siege, the ...

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Habanero helping fans reveal lost riches with Egyptian Dreams Deluxe

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Habanero helping fans reveal lost riches with Egyptian Dreams Deluxe
Premium slots and table games provider Habanero is giving players the chance to uncover hidden treasures with the launch of its latest release, Egyptian Dreams Deluxe

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator
Nevada gambling regulators rejected a proposed settlement on Thursday with a troubled sports books operator, which admitted to taking unlawful bets and ...

Penn National Gaming secures approval from Missouri Gaming Commission

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Penn National Gaming secures approval from Missouri Gaming Commission
Inclusive of the approval from the MGC, Penn National has received approvals from 12 gaming regulatory bodies in connection with its proposed acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment.

LeoVegas launches BetUK

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LeoVegas launches BetUK

The LeoVegas Group improves its offering in the UK market with the launch of BetUK as a new sports betting brand. BetUK will be LeoVegas Group’s first brand with sports betting as the primary focus. The launch will include sponsorship of the football club Swansea City AFC, for which BetUK is the official jersey sponsor. Gustaf Hagman, LeoVegas Group CEO, ...

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Better Collective revenue up 93

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Better Collective revenue up 93
Better Collective, the online gaming industry educational platform developer, grew its revenue 93% year-on-year to €9

Tuesday, August 28, 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 ...

DraftKings continues expansion of sports betting team

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DraftKings continues expansion of sports betting team
The daily fantasy sports company hired several gaming and sports betting executives to further the momentum created by the successful launch of its first-to-market mobile/online sports betting platform in New Jersey.

Ancient Chinese Astronomy Comes to Terrifying Life in this New Game

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Ancient Chinese Astronomy Comes to Terrifying Life in this New Game
There’s evidence of these ancient beasts appearing in China over six thousand years ago

Boyd Gaming upgrades its B Connected loyalty club program

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Boyd Gaming upgrades its B Connected loyalty club program

The company on Monday announced the renewed program is now available at the company’s recently acquired Aliante and Cannery properties in Las Vegas and at other Boyd casinos nationwide.

Monday, August 27, 2018

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator
Nevada gambling regulators rejected a proposed settlement on Thursday with a troubled sports books operator, which admitted to taking unlawful bets and ...

Belarusian online gambling launch date confirmed

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Belarusian online gambling launch date confirmed

The Belarusian tax ministry has confirmed the country will regulate online gambling from the start of April 2019. Vladimir Mukvich, the Deputy Tax and Duties Minister, informs that there would be a transitional period lasting for two years, through the 1st of April 2019, when online operators would be able to apply for an online gaming licence. Mukvich added that ...

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Ocean Resort Casino hosts Professional Fighters League

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Ocean Resort Casino hosts Professional Fighters League
The final match of the league's regular season will be on 30 August at Ovation Hall at the Atlantic City resort.

Alfastreet introducing revolutionary novelties at G2E 2018

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Alfastreet introducing revolutionary novelties at G2E 2018

The 2018 edition of the G2E exhibition in Las Vegas will be yet again the key event for Alfastreet, announcing important novelties and game evolutions for the second part of the year, preparing the ground for future trends that will see the introduction of radically advanced machines in 2019. Among a rich pack of novelties that will entertain the visitors ...

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Sunday, August 26, 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 ...

GameArt introduces jackpot games

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GameArt introduces jackpot games

GameArt is one of the young and quickly developing companies in the modern gambling market. From 2013 onwards, the provider succeeds in creating quality software for clients from different regions, e.g., Serbia, Slovenia, the UK, Malta, and many others. GameArt is pleased to announce a new stage of its development – the release of games with jackpots. The first batch ...

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Criticized in Nevada, MGM Resorts CEO finds praise in Massachusetts

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Criticized in Nevada, MGM Resorts CEO finds praise in Massachusetts

For MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren, Friday was quite the New England homecoming.

New MGM Springfield casino makes New England debut

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New MGM Springfield casino makes New England debut
Investing in the revival of historic Springield, Massachusetts' first resort and casino brings 3,000 permanent jobs and new entertainment offerings to region.

Resorts World on target for opening by end of 2020

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Resorts World on target for opening by end of 2020

Malaysia-based Genting Group is sticking to its target of opening the $4 billion Resorts World Las Vegas by the end of 2020 as some analysts begin to question the timeline.

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator
Nevada gambling regulators rejected a proposed settlement on Thursday with a troubled sports books operator, which admitted to taking unlawful bets and ...

Friday, August 24, 2018

Scientific Games and Caesars Launch Sports Betting in Newly Regulated Mississippi

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Scientific Games and Caesars Launch Sports Betting in Newly Regulated Mississippi
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") has launched sports betting with Caesars Entertainment, powered by its world-class OpenBet™ product suite

Nevada Resort Association backs Energy Choice Initiative, Question 3

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Nevada Resort Association backs Energy Choice Initiative, Question 3

Nevada’s largest casino industry trade group is throwing its support behind the effort to break up NV Energy’s electricity monopoly.

Star Entertainment annual revenue rises

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Star Entertainment annual revenue rises
Australian casino operator Star Entertainment Group grew its revenue 6% to A$2

NetEnt launches Berryburst times two as it debuts MAX product line

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NetEnt launches Berryburst times two as it debuts MAX product line
Berryburst is a frenzy of floating and fluctuating fruity fragments in a 5-reel, 3-row video slot

Thursday, August 23, 2018

CG Technology’s Nevada gaming license in hot water

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CG Technology’s Nevada gaming license in hot water

If CG Technology was expecting the Nevada Gaming Commission Thursday to approve a slap on the wrist for several sports betting violations, they were in for a nasty surprise.

Dancing with the Stars: Athletes champions at Mohegan Sun

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Dancing with the Stars: Athletes champions at Mohegan Sun
Bronze Medalist Adam Rippon and professional dancer and partner Jenna Johnson will be at the Connecticut casino on 5 September.

US gaming tops 40bn for the first time

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US gaming tops 40bn for the first time
US gaming enjoyed its best year to date, recording revenue of over $40bn for the first time, according to the AGA State of the States report for 2017

Tomas Draksas to join the Innovation Talks

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Tomas Draksas to join the Innovation Talks

Over the last twelve months or so, the whole world has woken up to the phenomenon of cryptocurrency. Bitcoin’s sudden and dramatic increases or decreases in value have been in the headlines everywhere, but we must not forget that the blockchain technology behind it is the most interesting aspect for many. As often quoted, blockchain would seem to be a ...

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Atlantic City casino earnings up 1.6 percent in 2nd quarter

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 1.6 percent in 2nd quarter
Atlantic City's casinos saw their second-quarter earnings increase by 1.6 percent compared with the same period in 2017. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show the casinos reported a gross operating profit of $171.4 million in ...

MGM board adds Paul Salem with Providence Equity

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MGM board adds Paul Salem with Providence Equity

MGM Resorts International has appointed Providence Equity Senior Managing Director Paul Salem to its board, expanding the number of directors to 13.

Top Crypto Experts Will Gather on the Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta

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Top Crypto Experts Will Gather on the Second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta

On October 23, the international organization Smile-Expo will conduct the second Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Malta – huge event with crypto discussions by blockchain specialists. The large-scale meeting of top industry experts will become the 50th anniversary event of the Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference series. Why Malta? Malta belongs to the list of the most DLT-friendly countries and takes one ...

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2-time convicted felon nominated to Nevada’s Black Book

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2-time convicted felon nominated to Nevada’s Black Book

The Nevada Gaming Commission on Thursday will consider placing Joseph Whit Moody on the list of excluded persons, commonly called the “black book.”

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Beer Park to host Gator Day Weekend

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Beer Park to host Gator Day Weekend
The restaurant will smoke alligators throughout the weekend from 1-3 September at Paris Las Vegas.

GLI to pay 125 000 settlement after being disciplined by Nevada regulators

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GLI to pay 125 000 settlement after being disciplined by Nevada regulators
GLI has paid a $125,000 settlement after becoming the first ever independent testing lab to be disciplined by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB), according to CDC Gaming Reports

Playtech goes live in Italy

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Playtech goes live in Italy

Pragmatic Play, one of the leading software developers in the online gaming industry, has announced an agreement with Kindred Group. The latest deal will see Pragmatic Play’s products go live to the operator’s Italian players via the Unibet.it platform. Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Play, Melissa Summerfield, said: Head of Games at Kindred Group, Cristiano Blanco, said: Italian Country Manager ...

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SLS to assume control of W hotel

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SLS to assume control of W hotel
The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip. The SLS casino-hotel on Wednesday announced it will assume control of the W Las Vegas, which currently occupies ...

Monday, August 20, 2018

Ladbrokes Australia pulls out of gaming reform strategy

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Ladbrokes Australia pulls out of gaming reform strategy
Ladbrokes has distanced itself from a multi-company collaboration on safer gambling strategies in Australia

Football at Boyd Gaming locations

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Football at Boyd Gaming locations
Throughout southern Nevada, Boyd Gaming guests can participate in Las Vegas' free football contest Pick the Pros, enjoy an array of football-inspired food and beverage specials, and check out game-day viewing parties complete with giveaways and more.

APCW Perspectives: Online gambling moving targets

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APCW Perspectives: Online gambling moving targets
The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has had Bovada Sportsbook in their sights for years, and now they plan to bring "consequences" to them and other illegal gambling operators.

Sunday, August 19, 2018

Circus Circus on Las Vegas Strip still makes money after 50 years

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Circus Circus on Las Vegas Strip still makes money after 50 years

Despite regularly receiving critical reviews on popular travel sites TripAdvisor and Booking for an outdated interior, Circus Circus’ posts an impressive financialperformance.

Saturday, August 18, 2018

MGM Springfield opens Friday in Massachusetts

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MGM Springfield opens Friday in Massachusetts

OK, let’s get this out right from the top because it seems this is what people around here care about most: Parking will be free at the new MGM Springfield and the company is encouraging visitors to downtown Springfield to use its seven-story, 3,400-space parking garage when they shop or have dinner in the neighborhood.

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 ...

Morphy Auctions, a vintage slot machines seller, wants gaming license

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Morphy Auctions, a vintage slot machines seller, wants gaming license

Morphy Auctions accepts consignments and conducts auctions on a variety of antiques at its auction house warehouse on Arville Street near the Orleans.

Friday, August 17, 2018

BingoBilly's $1,815 slots tournament

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BingoBilly's $1,815 slots tournament
Players can compete in a new tourney each day from Saturday, 18 August through Monday, 20 August. Each daily leaderboard awards $605 to the top 15 players.

Kindred Group to enter NJ sports betting with Hard Rock

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Kindred Group to enter NJ sports betting with Hard Rock
Kindred Group has signed a 5+5 year agreement with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in New Jersey

Evolution live with first USA Live Casino studio Atlantic City New Jersey

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Evolution live with first USA Live Casino studio Atlantic City New Jersey
Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, today announced an historic breakthrough in the US casino gaming market — the opening of the company’s first USA Live Casino studio, in New Jersey

Gamblit Gaming introduces Gamblit TriStation to New Mexico

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Gamblit Gaming introduces Gamblit TriStation to New Mexico
The innovative, single-player hardware is now live at Route 66 Casino Hotel signifying the expansion of the placement of Gamblit TriStations throughout the United States.

Thursday, August 16, 2018

SLS to assume control of W hotel

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SLS to assume control of W hotel
The W hotel brand is leaving the Las Vegas Strip. The SLS casino-hotel on Wednesday announced it will assume control of the W Las Vegas, which currently occupies ...

W Hotel brand will vanish from the Las Vegas Strip on Friday

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W Hotel brand will vanish from the Las Vegas Strip on Friday

Marriott International’s W Hotels Worldwide brand will leave SLS Las Vegas Friday after a 1½-year run as a four-diamond-rated “hotel within a hotel.”

Las Vegas judge dismisses Steve Wynn’s defamation suit against AP

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Las Vegas judge dismisses Steve Wynn’s defamation suit against AP

A Las Vegas judge has thrown out a defamation lawsuit lodged by ousted casino mogul Steve Wynn against The Associated Press.

Jeremy Kleiman on U.S. Gambling Market Opportunities at CEEGC 2018 in a special IMGL MasterClass

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Jeremy Kleiman on U.S. Gambling Market Opportunities at CEEGC 2018 in a special IMGL MasterClass

U.S. Gambling Market Opportunities debated at CEEGC 2018 in a special IMGL MasterClass with Jeremy Kleiman (Partner at the New Jersey law firm of Saiber LLC). Budapest – 16 August 2018 – The industry portals are full of news about the gambling industry in the U.S. and this flood of data started when the Supreme Court paved the way for ...

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pennsylvania readying sports betting, not in time for NFL season

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Pennsylvania readying sports betting, not in time for NFL season

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board approved a set of regulations Wednesday that agency officials say is sufficient to allow sports betting to start.

BetConstruct provides it s Live Casino solution to Bally s Casino in Sri Lanka

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BetConstruct provides it s Live Casino solution to Bally s Casino in Sri Lanka
BetConstruct launches a special project for land-based casino operators to target the highly profitable online gaming sector

GiG CEO exclusive We are targeting several new markets

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GiG CEO exclusive We are targeting several new markets
Robin Reed, CEO of Gaming Innovation Group, speaks exclusively to Gambling Insider about the group's financial results for the second quarter of 2018 and future growth opportunities

New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July

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New Jersey takes in $40.6 million in sports bets in July
Sports betting is off and running in New Jersey, with three casinos and two racetracks taking in $40.6 million in wagers in July, the first full month it was legal ...

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Resorts Casino Hotel to open new sportsbook

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Resorts Casino Hotel to open new sportsbook
The Atlantic City casino will host a ribbon cutting ceremony Wednesday, 15 August, to commemorate the opening of its first sports book on the property.

Mybet to file for insolvency

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Mybet to file for insolvency
Mybet is preparing an application for insolvency due to “imminent illiquidity

Video Review: Reels of Wealth from Betsoft

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Video Review: Reels of Wealth from Betsoft
This online slot is a five-reel game with 10 paylines and a progressive jackpot.

Authentic Gaming granted UK licence by Gambling Commission

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Authentic Gaming granted UK licence by Gambling Commission
Authentic Gaming has been granted a UK licence by the Gambling Commission

Monday, August 13, 2018

Joe Thomas to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

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Joe Thomas to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino
The Grammy Award-nominated R&B singer will perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino's Rollins Center on Friday, 7 December.

Plaza Hotel and Casino to host Las Vegas Pickleball Open

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Plaza Hotel and Casino to host Las Vegas Pickleball Open
The Las Vegas Pickleball Open from 25-29 September at the Plaza will offer a total of $25,000 in pro player prize money, split between grand prize, silver and bronze medalists.

Mount Airy plans to break ground in Beaver County

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Mount Airy plans to break ground in Beaver County
Pennsylvania's first AAA Four-Diamond casino resort, announced today the expansion of its customer-focused luxury brand into the Pittsburgh and tri-state market.

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

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Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

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, August 11, 2018

Las Vegas 3rd quarter projections suffer in comparison to last 2 years

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Las Vegas 3rd quarter projections suffer in comparison to last 2 years

While some casino companies were speculating about their earnings power as sports wagering unfolds nationwide and others were remarking about their chances of winning a gaming concession in Japan, the top executive of MGM Resorts International was frustrated.

Football season at SLS Las Vegas

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Football season at SLS Las Vegas
The Las Vegas resort gets set to host groups for fantasy drafts, food and beverage specials, viewing parties and more.

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

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Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos
Nevada's chief gambling regulator said Wednesday she's been encouraged by the input she's received from casino executives and workers as the state's Gaming Control Board considers rules addressing sexual harassment in the workplace ...

Friday, August 10, 2018

MGM Resorts to add 20 percent charge at Las Vegas Strip spas

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MGM Resorts to add 20 percent charge at Las Vegas Strip spas

The company said the added service charge essentially replaces tips, but guests are free to add their own tips if they wish.

Greentube Legends of the Seas

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Greentube Legends of the Seas
Greentube takes online players on a momentous adventure to the depths of the ocean in the brand new slot Legends of the Seas – now available for all B2B partners! Neptune is the Roman god of the sea, a defeater of mighty Titans and has the ability to rule over mystical and magical sea creatures – and he’s also the star of the brand new Greentube slot game available to B2B partners