Saturday, March 31, 2018

It’s time to knock ‘n’ roll for Richard Branson in Las Vegas

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It’s time to knock ‘n’ roll for Richard Branson in Las Vegas

Virgin Group founder Richard Branson announced Friday that his partnership in Virgin Hotels had snapped up the Hard Rock Hotel.

DraftKings issues statement regarding possible partnership with a New Jersey casino

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DraftKings issues statement regarding possible partnership with a New Jersey casino
The daily fantasy sports giant says it is "perfectly positioned to succeed" in a legal sports betting market as the possibility of a regulated sports wagering market in New Jersey looms.

DraftKings seeking casino partners for sports betting

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DraftKings seeking casino partners for sports betting
DraftKings says it has contacted potential casino partners in New Jersey with an eye to offering sports betting if the U.S. Supreme Court legalizes it. The Supreme Court is considering the state's challenge to a law limiting sports betting to just four states. A ruling could come as ...

Golden Nugget casino launches $100,000 nationwide giveaway

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Golden Nugget casino launches $100,000 nationwide giveaway
Atlantic City players can win comp dollars at over 600 of the nation's top restaurants.

Friday, March 30, 2018

New game from iSoftBet: Stacks O’ Gold slot

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New game from iSoftBet: Stacks O’ Gold slot

iSoftBet, casino content provider is pleased to announce the availability of its new game: Stacks O’ Gold slot.  The latest entry in a portfolio of popular video slots, Stacks O’ Gold was released to coincide with St. Patrick’s Day celebrations around the world. Stacks O’ Gold slot will stand out among other seasonal slots with its dynamic gameplay mechanics and ...

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DraftKings seeking casino partners for sports betting

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DraftKings seeking casino partners for sports betting

DraftKings spokesman James Chisholm said the leading daily fantasy company “is perfectly positioned to succeed in a legal sports betting market.”

Rí Rá announces April dining and entertainment listings

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Rí Rá announces April dining and entertainment listings
The Irish pub in Mandalay Bay will provide a plethora of Hibernian-influenced specials throughout the month.

Konami announces two senior appointments

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Konami announces two senior appointments
Global gaming company, Konami Gaming, inc

Thursday, March 29, 2018

Penn National shareholders approve Pinnacle acquisition

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Penn National shareholders approve Pinnacle acquisition
The company's shareholders voted to approve its proposal to issue shares of Penn common stock to stockholders of Pinnacle Entertainment.

The top 10 largest U.S. jackpots

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The top 10 largest U.S. jackpots
Players will have a chance at a $502 million jackpot in Friday night's Mega Millions lottery drawing, making the prize the 10th largest prize in the nation. Here is a look at ...

This Week in Gambling: Blurring the line between land-based and online gambling

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This Week in Gambling: Blurring the line between land-based and online gambling
There's always been a line between online gambling and land-based casinos in the U.S. This week, J. Todd examines how that line is becoming more blurred as U.S. land-based gaming companies move online.

SBTech announced the launch of Youbet Denmark

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SBTech announced the launch of Youbet Denmark

The leading sports betting and casino solutions provider to the regulated iGaming sector worldwide, SBTech, is proud to announce the launch of Danish state lottery Danske Spil’s latest gaming and betting brand, Youbet Denmark. The new Youbet Denmark site will target fresh sports betting demographics with dynamic, cutting-edge features and competitive pricing, and will also include a best-of-breed casino hub with more ...

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Jury will hear of Steve Wynn’s settlement with female employee, judge rules

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Jury will hear of Steve Wynn’s settlement with female employee, judge rules

A jury will be able to hear about Steve Wynn’s 2005 settlement with a female employee and unauthorized gambling activities by executives, a Nevada judge ruled Wednesday.

Catena Media acquires U S based affiliates BonusSeeker com

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Catena Media acquires U S based affiliates BonusSeeker com
Catena Media have announced their next step in growing their US iGaming affiliate presence by acquiring New Jersey based affiliates BonusSeeker

Paddy Power Betfair confirm new CFO

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Paddy Power Betfair confirm new CFO
Paddy Power Betfair have announced the appointment of Jonathan Hill as the company's new Chief Financial Officer, replacing the previous CFO  Alex Gersh who has stepped down from the role

Nolimit City and iGaming Platform sign a deal

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Nolimit City and iGaming Platform sign a deal

Nolimit City and iGaming Platform sign a deal under which iGaming Platform will add Nolimit City games portfolio to their offer. In line with their latest expansion with recent client partner deals and their increasing presence at several must attend industry events, iGaming Platform (iGP), known for their cutting-edge turnkey, whitelabel and aggregator platforms have reached a deal to integrate ...

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Tuesday, March 27, 2018

Boyd Gaming welcomes Easter with property specials

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Boyd Gaming welcomes Easter with property specials
At properties across southern Nevada, guests can enjoy a selection of Easter brunch specials on 1 April.

Play Fair Code strengthen ties with sportradar

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Play Fair Code strengthen ties with sportradar
The Austrian Play Fair Code (PFC) has signed a memorandum of understanding with Sportradar, the sports integrity solutions company

Japan agrees on casino visit limitation for residents

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Japan agrees on casino visit limitation for residents
Discussions continue in the Japanese Parliament surrounding the future of gambling in the country, with agreements being made on Tuesday to limit the number of visits that residents will be able to make

Digitain deals with YourBet

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Digitain deals with YourBet

Multi-channel sports betting Digitain deals with YourBet, leading CIS, a part of the powerful eGamings family which specializes in iGaming solutions, ahead of this summer’s World Cup in Russia. Since Digitain deals with YourBet, the prominent supplier has extended its influence across eastern Europe, Asia and Africa in recent months with its fully-managed sportsbook platform, which offers odds on 65 ...

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Monday, March 26, 2018

Top 10 reasons to visit The Hippodrome Casino in London

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Top 10 reasons to visit The Hippodrome Casino in London
Besides being a cozy, atmospheric casino, The Hippodrome offers neat features such as a smoking terrace and stellar bar selection in addition to its impressive casino floor.

Pojoaque of Pueblo has 10 1m seized by Department of Justice

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Pojoaque of Pueblo has 10 1m seized by Department of Justice
The United States Federal Government has seized a bank account containing $10

Casino, pot business slow to adopt bitcoin in Nevada

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Casino, pot business slow to adopt bitcoin in Nevada

Cryptocurrency promises benefits for marijuana and gaming, but state regulators have yet to create rules to address its use in those businesses.

Superbet Poland representatives, Zdenek Lang and Kamil Popiołek to join “Focus on Poland”

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Superbet Poland representatives, Zdenek Lang and Kamil Popiołek to join “Focus on Poland”

There are just a few days left until the second edition of Prague Gaming Summit opens its doors and grants access to +12 hours of learning and networking for the registered delegates.  The latest announced experts are Zdenek Lang and Kamil Popiołek, the representatives of Superbet Poland and will join the “Focus on Poland” panel. The “Focus on Poland (panel ...

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Sunday, March 25, 2018

Bitcoin’s origins have roots in dark web

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Bitcoin’s origins have roots in dark web

The birth of bitcoin is shrouded in mystery. Its history is filled with controversy.

Saturday, March 24, 2018

Magnet Gaming deals with Nektan to go live in Gibraltar

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Magnet Gaming deals with Nektan to go live in Gibraltar

A popular slots provider, Magnet Gaming deals with Nektan, an international B2B and white label gaming software and services provider to go live in Gibraltar. Due to the fact that Magnet Gaming deals with Nektan, Magnet Gaming gets access to all available online casinos operating under a Gibraltar license. The deal corresponds with the company’s expansion plans. Magnet Gaming’s full ...

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Manager’s sports betting fund ignites scrutiny in Nevada

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Manager’s sports betting fund ignites scrutiny in Nevada

A man who ran one of the first sports betting mutual funds in Nevada had filed for personal bankuptcy twice before receiving permission to manage other people’s money.

To enliven casino floor, Orleans puts virtual reality games to the test

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To enliven casino floor, Orleans puts virtual reality games to the test
Not only is the Virtual Zone Boyd Gaming's first foray into the virtual world, it also marks the first VR installation on a casino floor for IGT. The addition is aimed at drawing those who otherwise wouldn’t step foot in ...

Another Massive Cash Jackpot won at Table Mountain Casino

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Another Massive Cash Jackpot won at Table Mountain Casino
Just a week after a player won $114,177, a guest by the name of Sam took home $68,057.71 on a Triple Double Stars machine.

Friday, March 23, 2018

Galaxy’s shares in Wynn Resorts may expand resort’s future in Macau

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Galaxy’s shares in Wynn Resorts may expand resort’s future in Macau

The Chinese gaming operator will stave off other potential unsolicited suitors while giving the company a key local ally in talks with Macau regulators.

Pyrrhic victory for leagues in Kansas sports betting bill

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Pyrrhic victory for leagues in Kansas sports betting bill
Calls by the NBA and Major League Baseball for an integrity fee to be paid in any legalisation of sports betting by states haven’t fallen on deaf ears in Kansas

Feel the sugar rush in Play n GO s Sweet Alchemy

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Feel the sugar rush in Play n GO s Sweet Alchemy
Omni-channel slots specialist Play’n GO will have players going candy crazy in its latest gridslot Sweet Alchemy

Prague Gaming Summit 2018 announces PLANZER LAW and BtoBet as sponsors

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Prague Gaming Summit 2018 announces PLANZER LAW and BtoBet as sponsors

 The team at European Gaming are honored to announce the support of PLANZER LAW as Networking Break & Lunch Sponsor and the support of BtoBet as Digital Sponsor for the second edition of Prague Gaming Summit which will be held at Andel’s by Vienna House Prague on the 29th of March. 30 experts speakers will be sharing information about legal ...

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Thursday, March 22, 2018

Wynn reduces stake in Wynn Resorts

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Wynn reduces stake in Wynn Resorts
Embattled former Wynn Resorts CEO and founder Steve Wynn, who was forced to resign from his role as the companies CEO last month amid sexual misconduct allegations has lowered his shareholding in the casino resort developer

Steve Wynn sells 4.1M shares of Wynn Resorts

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Steve Wynn sells 4.1M shares of Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn sold 4.1 million shares of Wynn Resorts on Wednesday, cutting his stake to 7.8 percent.

KnowNow launches Equality Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry conference

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KnowNow launches Equality Diversity and Inclusion in the Gambling Industry conference
The latest conference from KnowNow Limited aims to help give gambling operators the tools needed to develop and implement a culture of diversity and inclusion

Steve Wynn to sell shares of Wynn Resorts

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Steve Wynn to sell shares of Wynn Resorts

Steve Wynn has notified Wynn Resorts that he plans to sell his shares, potentially pre-empting a decision by regulators in Massachusetts and Nevada to force him to do so.

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

Online lottery wagers to reach $76 billion by 2022

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Online lottery wagers to reach $76 billion by 2022
A study from Juniper Research says that the proliferation of mobile offerings and the opening of markets will cause the increase.

HTC VIVE and IGT partner to deliver VR casino entertainment

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HTC VIVE and IGT partner to deliver VR casino entertainment
HTC VIVE and IGT have announced a partnership whereby IGT will leverage HTC VIVE Studios' world-class VR content within its "Virtual Zone" platform on casino floors

Scientific Games wins a five-year lottery contract from Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH

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Scientific Games wins a five-year lottery contract from Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH

Scientific Games Corporation announced that they have won a new, five-year contract from Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH to supply lottery instant games and its Cooperative Services Program (CSP) for instant game management in the southwest German state of four million residents. Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz and Scientific Games have increased the Lottery’s instant product sales almost 382% since the Cooperative Services Program was ...

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Steve Wynn skipped own company’s sexual harassment training

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Steve Wynn skipped own company’s sexual harassment training

Steve Wynn, who settled with two former female employees who accused him of sexual misconduct, skipped his own company’s mandatory sexual harassment awareness training, court testimony shows.

Tuesday, March 20, 2018

iSoftBet deals with 1X2gaming to add additional firepower to GAP

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iSoftBet deals with 1X2gaming to add additional firepower to GAP

Games from Iron Dog Studio, 1X2gaming and Leap Gaming will be available through iSoftBet’s Game Aggregation Platform as iSoftBet deals with 1X2gaming. Leading online and mobile casino content provider, iSoftBet deals with 1X2gaming and has added additional firepower to its impressive Game Aggregation Platform (GAP) by integrating games for 1X2 Network’s flagship development studios. As iSoftBet deals with 1X2gaming, the ...

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Revenue from Las Vegas room taxes surges in January

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Revenue from Las Vegas room taxes surges in January

Revenue from room-tax collections have reversed a three-month downward trend producing the second-highest monthly level since collections began in March 2017.

Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets

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Leagues, casinos lobby states for cut of legal sports bets
With the Supreme Court poised to rule on a case that could end the federal ban on sports gambling, more than a third of U.S. states are considering legislation to get in on the action, and professional leagues and casino interests are lobbying against ...

Wynn is given the go-ahead to dispose of shares

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Wynn is given the go-ahead to dispose of shares
A regulatory filing posted late last week detailed that Steve Wynn is now free to sell all, or a portion of his stake in the company

Monday, March 19, 2018

Dover Downs announces $30,000 guaranteed poker tournament

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Dover Downs announces $30,000 guaranteed poker tournament
From 27-29 April, players can take part in three no-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments.

Southern Nevada room-tax revenues surge

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Southern Nevada room-tax revenues surge

Revenue from room-tax collections have reversed a three-month downward trend producing the second-highest monthly level since collections began in March 2017.

APCW Perspectives: Shared liquidity and cryptocurrencies

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APCW Perspectives: Shared liquidity and cryptocurrencies
J. Todd covers a major victory for shared liquidity in the EU this week. Plus, industry news on cryptocurrency and stories about GVC, IGT and Australia.

Sunday, March 18, 2018

Hooters Casino opens the Strip's first Steak 'n Shake

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Hooters Casino opens the Strip's first Steak 'n Shake
The diner-style restaurant also serves as the largest Steak 'n Shake location in the world, seating more than 200 guests.

Saturday, March 17, 2018

Former Carson City casino could become retail, housing space

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Former Carson City casino could become retail, housing space
The owners of a former hotel and casino in downtown Carson City say potential buyers could convert the property into retail and housing space. The Nevada Appeal reports the owners of the Ormsby House on Thursday withdrew their ...

Players paid in ‘bad beat jackpot’ dispute, but promotion ends

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Players paid in ‘bad beat jackpot’ dispute, but promotion ends

The nearly 90 people who thought they had won money in Station Casinos’ “bad beat jackpot” poker promotion had to wait more than nine months to cash in.

Friday, March 16, 2018

Playtech deals with Totalizator Sportowy to open online casino in Poland

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Playtech deals with Totalizator Sportowy to open online casino in Poland

The world’s leading Omni-channel gaming software, systems and services supplier, Playtech deals with Totalizator Sportowy, the Polish national lottery provider, to supply its industry-leading online casino platform, games portfolio and services. Playtech deals with Totalizator Sportowy following a successful public tender process. Under the newly signed agreement, Playtech was awarded the exclusive contract with the 60-year-old state owned operator. Totalizator ...

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GiGse Launchpad invites startups from Latin America

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GiGse Launchpad invites startups from Latin America
The competition is seeking Latin and South American startups following GiGse's co-location with Juegos Miami.

XLMedia posts record-breaking results for 2017

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XLMedia posts record-breaking results for 2017
In an update to investors, XLMedia has published its full-year 2017 financial results, posting another record-breaking set of figures

Digitain integrated EGT Interactive offering

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Digitain integrated EGT Interactive offering

Multi-channel casino platform and sports betting supplier Digitain integrated EGT Interactive ‘s full suite of global gaming software and solutions into its flourishing platform. As Digitain integrated EGT Interactive offering, the new agreement adds a high-quality range to Digitain’s existing portfolio, which recently shattered the 3,000 games mark on its casino platform and continues to go through the gears. Among ...

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

Las Vegas conference focus turns from cheaters to active shooters

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Las Vegas conference focus turns from cheaters to active shooters

The focus at the World Game Protection Conference in Las Vegas turned from cheaters to the active shooters this year following deadly incidents in the Philippines, Chile and Las Vegas.

Lightning Box releases Respin Rhino slot

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Lightning Box releases Respin Rhino slot

Innovative slot developer Lightning Box invites players to try its latest game release, Respin Rhino slot. The new Respin Rhino slot has 4 reels, 40 paylines. The game offers authentic African soundtrack and realistic graphics that take players across the continent’s vast plains in search of the elusive horned creature. Along the way players will encounter plenty of wildlife, including tigers, ...

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Mohegan Sun ranks as No. 12 national destination

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Mohegan Sun ranks as No. 12 national destination
The U.S. News & World Report announced the Connecticut casino as the No. 2 destination for hotels in the state and No. 12 globally in the Best Preferred Lifestyle Collection Hotels category.

MGM Resorts adds fourth woman to board of directors

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MGM Resorts adds fourth woman to board of directors

MGM Resorts International appointed travel industry executive Jan Swartz to its board of directors amid growing scrutiny about board diversity in the United States.

Wednesday, March 14, 2018

Play’n GO launches House of Doom slot

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Play’n GO launches House of Doom slot

Popular slots specialist Play’n GO has partnered with acclaimed doom metal band Candlemass to launch its dark new game House of Doom slot. The Play’n GO supplier has introduced a brand-new dimension to the slots space, with loyal fans of the group treated to a whole new interactive experience as the two giant entertainment sectors of gaming and music are ...

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Veteran executive Lee brings hands-on approach to Full House Resorts

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Veteran executive Lee brings hands-on approach to Full House Resorts

When Full House Resorts President Dan Lee got off the phone with a tree broker in Houston last summer, he ordered Chief Financial Officer Lewis Fanger to join him in a single-engine turbo plane for a short flight to Palm Desert.

Everi executives see company expanding beyond casino cash access

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Everi executives see company expanding beyond casino cash access

Executives of Las Vegas-based Everi Holdings say they’re on the way toward becoming more than just a casino cash access company.

Indiana casino deal on the line in row over transfer fee

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Indiana casino deal on the line in row over transfer fee
Global casino developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation is considering abandoning a multi-million dollar development in the US state of Indiana over a $50m transfer fee, if reports in the Indiana Business Journal are to be believed

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Wheel of Fortune slots award two February jackpots

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Wheel of Fortune slots award two February jackpots
IGT's popular slot machines paid out more than $2.4 million total to two lucky players in Nevada and Wisconsin.

From Conversion to Retention panel discussion at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

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From Conversion to Retention panel discussion at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

The From Conversion to Retention – how do you make a successful gaming operation profit panel discussion will include the experts of conversion and retention and will focus on key strategies you can implement in your business in order to retain your new customers. The organizers  of From Conversion to Retention discussion are gearing up for a sold out event ...

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Five things about Sands Bethlehem buyer Wind Creek's casino in Alabama

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Five things about Sands Bethlehem buyer Wind Creek's casino in Alabama
The circular casino floor, surrounded by shops and restaurants, measures 57,000 square feet and offers more than 1,600 slot machine-style, electronic-gambling machines under amber-colored lights and ...

ComeOn deals with Relax Gaming to integrate content from the provider

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ComeOn deals with Relax Gaming to integrate content from the provider

ComeOn deals with Relax Gaming, the innovative casino games and platform provider to integrate its gaming content. As ComeOn deals with Relax Gaming, the supplier’s blackjack and roulette table games will go live first on ComeOn!, then on Cherry Casino soon after. More content will then be delivered throughout 2018. What is more, since ComeOn deals with Relax Gaming, Relax’s proprietary RNG engine ...

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Monday, March 12, 2018

Boyd Gaming properties offer 'March Hoopla' promotions

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Boyd Gaming properties offer 'March Hoopla' promotions
Guests can take part in March Hoopla viewings across Boyd Gaming properties while partaking in St. Patrick's Day food and drink specials.

Caesars contesting $50M fee for 2 Indiana casino licenses

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Caesars contesting $50M fee for 2 Indiana casino licenses

Casino giant Caesars Entertainment is threatening to drop plans for building a new on-land casino in southern Indiana while arguing it shouldn’t be forced to pay a $50 million state fee for acquiring two horse track casinos near Indianapolis.

Virginia, Villanova are a strong pair of favorites in NCAA Tournament

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Virginia, Villanova are a strong pair of favorites in NCAA Tournament
The award for Selection Sunday’s most appropriately dressed goes to Golden Nugget sports book director Tony Miller, who tweeted a picture of himself in a green University of Virginia hat after setting the opening lines for the NCAA Tournament. ...

Saturday, March 10, 2018

Nevada’s gaming officials, industry take safe route on marijuana

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Nevada’s gaming officials, industry take safe route on marijuana

Gov. Brian Sandoval’s Gaming Policy Committee, in record time last week, approved a resolution affirming the state’s stance on the use of marijuana in gaming establishments in what was likely the last policy group assembled under his watch.

Las Vegas Sands sells Bethlehem casino for 1 3bn

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Las Vegas Sands sells Bethlehem casino for 1 3bn
Worldwide casino resort operator, Las Vegas Sands Corporation, has confirmed the agreement of a $1

Okada blindsided by Wynn settlement, lawyers say

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Okada blindsided by Wynn settlement, lawyers say

Lawyers for Kazao Okada on Friday said the Japanese businessman was blindsided by the $2.4 billion settlement reached a day earlier between Wynn Resorts and his Universal Entertainment Corp.

Friday, March 9, 2018

Effective Marketing and Communications panel at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

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Effective Marketing and Communications panel at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

Meet the experts of the Effective Marketing and Communications panel at Prague Gaming Summit 2018. The 2nd edition of “the most successful boutique-style gaming event in Prague” is almost here and the organizers would like to start highlighting some of the panels from which as an operator in the online gambling industry can benefit. Such is the Effective Marketing and ...

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GiGse to focus on US gaming issues

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GiGse to focus on US gaming issues
The two-day conference will examine sports betting and the growing role of technology in gaming, from behavioral data to artificial intelligence.

Woman wins $500,000 in promotion at Eastside Cannery

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Woman wins $500,000 in promotion at Eastside Cannery
A New York woman won the $500,000 top prize last week in the Eastside Cannery’s monthlong Rainbow to Riches promotion. Players qualify for the game based on their slot play, and participants are ...

BtoBet chairman discusses Italian market's growth at Enada Spring

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BtoBet chairman discusses Italian market's growth at Enada Spring
From 14-16 March in Bimini, the company's chairman will be on hand to discuss the Italian gaming market's future.

Thursday, March 8, 2018

Play’n GO announces the launch of Imperial Opera slot

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Play’n GO announces the launch of Imperial Opera slot

Omni-channel slots provider Play’n GO announced the launch of its latest game, Imperial Opera slot. The new five-reel, 20-payline Imperial Opera slot takes players into the box seats of an opera house, where they’ll watch the show played out by performers dressed in traditional costume. The Princess, who is the star of the show,, will act as a wild, helping players ...

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

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

A convicted crook with a penchant for ripping off elderly casino patrons by distracting them at casino redemption kiosks and ATMs has been nominated to the state Gaming Control Board’s List of Excluded Persons, frequently referred to as Nevada’s “black book.”

LV BET supports International Women s Day and Europa Donna

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LV BET supports International Women s Day and Europa Donna
For a second consecutive year sports and casino betting site LV BET will be supporting International Women’s Day by donating a percentage of player deposits to a female-centric non-profit organisation

Brazilian gambling reform in tatters after shock defeat in senate

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Brazilian gambling reform in tatters after shock defeat in senate
Proposals to bring Brazil’s gambling legislation into the 21st Century went up in smoke yesterday when the Brazilian Senate Committee on Constitutional and Judicial Affairs voted down gambling reform legislation

Wednesday, March 7, 2018

Caesars says 4Q Las Vegas revenue hurt by Oct. 1 shooting

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Caesars says 4Q Las Vegas revenue hurt by Oct. 1 shooting

Caesars Entertainment Corp. said Wednesday that its Las Vegas revenue fell in the fourth quarter following the Oct. 1 massacre but the company gave an upbeat outlook for 2018.

New Wynn CEO says business booming, 2 board members leaving

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New Wynn CEO says business booming, 2 board members leaving

Wynn Resorts Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox told investors business this quarter is booming despite a sexual harassment scandal against its founder Steve Wynn.

Bettor sues harness-racing trainer for loss linked to doping

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Bettor sues harness-racing trainer for loss linked to doping
An aggrieved harness-racing bettor has gone to court to recoup more than $31,000 in winnings he said he was cheated out of when a doped horse won a race in New Jersey two years ago. Leading figures in harness racing said they had never before heard of ...

SoftGamings integrates Quickspin products via single integration

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SoftGamings integrates Quickspin products via single integration

An online casino platform provider and gaming systems aggregator, Softgamings integrates Quickspin products into SoftGamings platform. From now on, casino operators will be able to add top-quality video-slots to their casino environments. As SoftGamings integrates Quickspin products, within the framework of this cooperation, SoftGamings and Quickspin plan to increase the performance of Quickspin products and diversify player experience. Svetlana Gasel, ...

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Tuesday, March 6, 2018

SBEA Speaker Jeff Halloran discusses operating as both software provider and operator

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SBEA Speaker Jeff Halloran discusses operating as both software provider and operator

Sports Betting East Africa Summit took place on Monday, 05 March 2018. SBEA Speaker Jeff Halloran discusses operating as both software provider and operator. By: Jordan Crossley – Conference Producer at Eventus International This week, conference producer of the upcoming Sports Betting East Africa Summit; Jordan Crossley interviewed Jeff Halloran, the Managing Director of Sahara Games. Jordan and Mr. Halloran ...

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Louisiana steps up DFS legalisation efforts

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Louisiana steps up DFS legalisation efforts
Representatives in the US State of Louisiana have introduced a new piece of legislation that would legalise daily fantasy sports contests in the state

Rep. Dina Titus urges preservation of internet gambling

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Rep. Dina Titus urges preservation of internet gambling
A U.S. congresswoman whose district includes the Las Vegas Strip is asking the federal government to keep internet gambling legal. Democratic Rep. Dina Titus wrote today to Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein urging the ...

Tom John Light to share blockchain related info at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

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Tom John Light to share blockchain related info at Prague Gaming Summit 2018

Tom John Light, Vice President of Business Development at SBTech will share blockchain related info at Prague Gaming Summit 2018. With little over 24 days to go until the second edition of Prague Gaming Summit kicks off, the organizers are looking forward to hosting +30 speakers and 100 delegates from 42 countries. With trending topics such as the Polish, Czech, ...

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Monday, March 5, 2018

A month after Steve Wynn resigned, many new policies in place

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A month after Steve Wynn resigned, many new policies in place

It’s been a month since Steve Wynn stepped down as chairman and CEO of Wynn Resorts Ltd., and investigations continue in Nevada, Massachusetts and Macau.

Tennis body extends its agreement with Sportradar

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Tennis body extends its agreement with Sportradar

The International Tennis Federation has extended its deal with Sportradar to monitor betting patterns across the sport. Sportradar’s Integrity Services have been added to the International Tennis Federation’s integrity protection measures, with the firm’s Fraud Detection System examining over 50,000 matches. Under the terms of the agreement, Sportradar’s intelligence and investigations capabilities can be utilised by the Tennis Integrity Unit, ...

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Top 10 differences between online and live poker

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Top 10 differences between online and live poker
Tougher competition, a faster pace and relentless aggression can live game players by surprise when they make the switch to online games.

Sports betting's big wager: Will younger bettors ante up?

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Sports betting's big wager: Will younger bettors ante up?
As the push to legalize sports gambling in the U.S. nears a crucial Supreme Court decision, states hoping to reap a financial windfall could face another hurdle: Attracting younger players used to online fantasy sports ...

Saturday, March 3, 2018

Borgata Casino partners with Gotham City Comedy Club

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Borgata Casino partners with Gotham City Comedy Club
Chris and Steve Mazzilli, owners of New York City's popular club, will take charge of the casino's comedy program.

Friday, March 2, 2018

Mare Balticum (Baltic Sea) Gaming Summit Preliminary Agenda now available

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Mare Balticum (Baltic Sea) Gaming Summit Preliminary Agenda now available

The inaugural edition of the Mare Balticum (Baltic Sea) Gaming Summit is aiming to create a platform that will allow conversation between the international gambling industry and the local regulators in order to improve performance and highlight the key benefits of being a licensed operation. As the organizers pointed out in the earlier press releases, the event will feature dedicated ...

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Gaming’s donations are large part of Las Vegas Victims’ Fund

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Gaming’s donations are large part of Las Vegas Victims’ Fund

Contributions from the Southern Nevada gaming, tourism and entertainment industry accounted for almost 40 percent of the $31.4 million collected by the Las Vegas Victims’ Fund, organizers of the fund said Friday.

Judge dismisses Steve Wynn motion to end shareholder agreement

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Judge dismisses Steve Wynn motion to end shareholder agreement

A Nevada court dismissed Steve Wynn’s motion Friday to terminate an eight-year-old shareholder agreement with his ex-wife Elaine that would have allowed both of them to sell their shares in Wynn Resorts.

BtoBet names Director of Sports

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BtoBet names Director of Sports
Davide Ruggeri has stepped into the newly created role and will oversee the company's sports department, working with Italy's bookmakers and sports players.

Thursday, March 1, 2018

Pariplay launches New Chang’e – Goddess of the Moon Slot

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Pariplay launches New Chang’e – Goddess of the Moon Slot

A gaming technology company serving iGaming operators, land-based casinos and lotteries, Pariplay Ltd launched Chang’e – Goddess of the Moon, an original online video slot game. Paying spectacular homage to the ancient Chinese lunar goddess Chang’e, the new Pariplay-developed game allows online casino players across to world to shoot for the moon on their device of choice. Complete with authentic ...

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Second massage therapist files lawsuit against Steve Wynn

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Second massage therapist files lawsuit against Steve Wynn

Another massage therapist lodged a civil complaint against Steve Wynn and his former company’s board on Thursday, just one day after another massuese made similar allegations of sexual harassment.

GiG deal with D-Tech, Hong Kong based games studio

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GiG deal with D-Tech, Hong Kong based games studio

GiG Games and Gaming Innovation Group – GIG deal with D-Tech, a Hong Kong based games studio, acquiring a 36% stake in D-Tech. The deal comes at a time of extended growth for GiG, and the fact that GiG deal with D-Tech is another step to create a fully integrated iGaming ecosystem. Mathias Larsson, MD of GiG Games: D-Tech will ...

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