Monday, April 30, 2018

Palms workers vote to unionize 2 years after sale to Stations

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Palms workers vote to unionize 2 years after sale to Stations

Palms employees are on the verge of being unionized. The Culinary Union has been authorized to represent about 900 workers at the off-Strip property following a two-day union representation election completed Saturday.

Better Collective receives financing for expansion

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Better Collective receives financing for expansion
Better Collective has secured financing to continue its strategy of growth through mergers and acquisitions in the form of a loan agreement with Nordea for $41

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 ...

Local player cashes in for $50,000 in Pala Casino's 'Goin' Bannanas' cash promotion

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Local player cashes in for $50,000 in Pala Casino's 'Goin' Bannanas' cash promotion
Rosilina T. from Oceanside, California scoops a huge jackpot at the California casino.

Sunday, April 29, 2018

Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit against former hairstylist

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Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit against former hairstylist

Steve Wynn filed a lawsuit Thursday in Clark Country District Court against Jorgen Nielsen, one of two people to go on the record for the Jan. 26 Wall Street Journal article that alleged the casino mogul sexually harassed female employees for decades.

Steve Wynn suing former casino hairstylist for defamation

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Steve Wynn suing former casino hairstylist for defamation

Steve Wynn filed a lawsuit Thursday in Clark Country District Court against Jorgen Nielsen, one of two people to go on the record for the Jan. 26 Wall Street Journal article that alleged the casino mogul sexually harassed female employees for decades.

Wynn leaves Las Vegas villa as company cuts ties from founder

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Wynn leaves Las Vegas villa as company cuts ties from founder

Steve Wynn has moved out of the elaborate Wynn Las Vegas villa duplex he occupied for more than a decade as the company he founded seeks to show Massachusetts regulators that it has completely cut ties with him.

Saturday, April 28, 2018

Mr Green revenue grows 38 in Q1

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Mr Green revenue grows 38 in Q1
Mr Green has released its first quarter interim report of 2018 which shows revenues increased by 38% when compared to the same period last year

Videoslots debuts two new online slot games from GAMING1

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Videoslots debuts two new online slot games from GAMING1
Both Cirtakus and Pearl Tracker offer low-limit wagers, free spins and other extra bonuses.

Blue Chip Casino announces May entertainment and specials

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Blue Chip Casino announces May entertainment and specials
May at Blue Chip is jam-packed with fun, including Brewfest May 5 with 70 breweries and some 300 delicious craft brews, a Mother's Day Brunch featuring prime rib, and the start of the Summer Wheels giveaway.

Betsoft Gaming launches Reels of Wealth slot

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Betsoft Gaming launches Reels of Wealth slot

Betsoft Gaming launches a brand new Reels of Wealth slot. The bew game is a multi-layered 5×3 slot game continuing Betsoft’s tradition of innovation. Reels of Wealth slot takes the proprietary ‘Trail System’ to the next level – providing a sense of progression as players hop into a hoard of different bonus features and begin collecting symbols. Designed to match ...

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Construction to start on MSG Sphere arena this summer

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Construction to start on MSG Sphere arena this summer
The planned MSG Sphere Las Vegas arena project is slated to break ground this summer, Madison Square Garden Co. Chief Executive Officer Jim Dolan said. Speaking ...

Wynn CEO to rename Boston Harbor project

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Wynn CEO to rename Boston Harbor project

Wynn Resorts Chief Executive Officer Matt Maddox has officially proposed removing the Wynn name from their company’s $2.5 billion Boston project.

Scientific Games installs world's first land-based PRIZM GAMETABLE at Caesars Entertainment Resorts in Atlantic City

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Scientific Games installs world's first land-based PRIZM GAMETABLE at Caesars Entertainment Resorts in Atlantic City
The new games were unveiled at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Bally's Atlantic City in New Jersey.

MGM to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas for 214m

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MGM to sell Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas for 214m
MGM Resorts International has announced that it has entered into a definitive agreement for the sale of its Mandarin Oriental Las Vegas hotel and ‘adjacent parcels of property’ for $214m

Thursday, April 26, 2018

Project Neon may have impacted Boyd Gaming’s Q1 earnings

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Project Neon may have impacted Boyd Gaming’s Q1 earnings

The $1 Project Neon freeway construction effort that has frustrated motorists for weeks may also have taken a bite out of Boyd Gaming Corp.’s first-quarter earnings.

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 ...

Yggdrasil launches first exclusive White Label Studios game, Royal Family with LeoVegas

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Yggdrasil launches first exclusive White Label Studios game, Royal Family with LeoVegas

Yggdrasil is proud to launch its first co-produced, White Label Studios slot, Royal Family. The game has been launched exclusively on LeoVegas. The five-reel, four-row, 25-payline Royal Family offers collectable Feature Prizes, a Royal Chest and a Free Spin mode with sticky wilds, with a choice of 12 bonus features. The game will be marketed as part of the LeoVegas ...

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Las Vegas Sands sees record 1st-quarter earnings

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Las Vegas Sands sees record 1st-quarter earnings
Las Vegas Sands Corp. saw record first-quarter earnings, the company announced today. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.5 billion, a 31 percent increase over the same ...

Wednesday, April 25, 2018

INTRALOT appoint new COO Michael Kogeler

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INTRALOT appoint new COO Michael Kogeler
INTRALOT has announced the appointment of Michael Kogeler as Group Chief Operating Officer, effective May 2nd 2018, following an extensive international search process

Mr Green adds Pragmatic Play content to their offering

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Mr Green adds Pragmatic Play content to their offering

Leading online operator Mr Green adds Pragmatic Play content to their offering. As Mr Green adds Pragmatic Play content, the multi-award-winning casino games developer Pragmatic Play’s games will go live with Mr Green. The fact that Mr Green adds Pragmatic Play content is yet another significant operator integration. From now on Pragmatic Play games including Wolf Gold, Diamond Strike, Gold Rush and Hot Safari are now available ...

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Inspired announces content deal with Novomatic

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Inspired announces content deal with Novomatic
In an agreement which extends to 2022, Inspired will supply VLT games content to Novomatic's platform across its Italian retail estate, which totals over 30,000 terminals.

Gaming commission changes regulation to reflect state's legal pot

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Gaming commission changes regulation to reflect state's legal pot
The way Nevada casinos regulate gamblers who exhibit signs of impairment was updated last week to include verbiage on drug use. Playing off guidelines that ...

Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Betrally Casino players winning big in 2018

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Betrally Casino players winning big in 2018
Playing everything from slots to blackjack, four lucky European players have hit it big at Betrally Casino over the last few months, including a German player who turned €1.15 into €1,229.89.

Yggdrasil Gaming deals with Stanleybet to offer its games in Italy

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Yggdrasil Gaming deals with Stanleybet to offer its games in Italy

Yggdrasil Gaming deals with Stanleybet, a major operator to supply its extensive range of gaming content in Italy. As Yggdrasil Gaming deals with Stanleybet, the operator will also receive Yggdrasil’s range of complementary in-game promotional tools, BOOST™, and social sharing tool, BRAG™. Stanleybet is one of the leaders in retail betting and is now attracting its extensive customer base online, ...

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Yggdrasil s Lucha Maniacs are ready to rumble

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Yggdrasil s Lucha Maniacs are ready to rumble
Yggdrasil Gaming is getting ready to step into the ring for its body slamming new slot, Lucha Maniacs

Elaine Wynn opposes Wynn Resorts board member’s re-election

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Elaine Wynn opposes Wynn Resorts board member’s re-election

Elaine Wynn, the largest shareholder of Wynn Resorts Ltd., is seeking to kick a friend of her ex-husband Steve Wynn off the company’s board of directors.

Monday, April 23, 2018

Top 10 random observations from a week in Las Vegas

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Top 10 random observations from a week in Las Vegas
Casino City's Gary Trask returns from a week in Las Vegas with 10 thoughts and observations about the current vibe of the city and what the future has in store.

KC and the Sunshine Band to perform at SugarHouse Casino

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KC and the Sunshine Band to perform at SugarHouse Casino
The band will perform at The Event Center at 8 p.m. on Saturday, 11 August. Tickets go on sale this Friday.

Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018 is a must attend event

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Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018 is a must attend event

Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018 is a must attend event for companies that are operating or looking to operate in the Baltics or Scandinavian region. The “Mare Balticum” title of the event is inspired by local event titles which gather the locals from the Baltic Sea region. This is also main focus of the event, gathering the local industry and ...

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TOTOLOTEK RENEWS EL RESPONSIBLE GAMING CERTIFICATION

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TOTOLOTEK RENEWS EL RESPONSIBLE GAMING CERTIFICATION

INTRALOT Group’s subsidiary in Poland, Totolotek S.A., one of the leading and the longest operating omni-channel betting companies in Poland, has been recertified by the European Lotteries for its commitment to EL Responsible Gaming principles. EL recertifies operators every three years, with Totolotek first receiving certification for its responsible gaming programmes in 2015. Adam Lamentowicz, CEO of Totolotek, stated: Edmundo ...

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Sunday, April 22, 2018

Pala Casino offering $1 street tacos on Cinco De Mayo

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Pala Casino offering $1 street tacos on Cinco De Mayo
All guests who visit the Bar Meets Grill restaurant on Saturday, 5 May will enjoy $1 street tacos and Sammy Hagar's Santo Mezquila from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.

Saturday, April 21, 2018

Steve Wynn isn’t out of the woods with gaming regulators

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Steve Wynn isn’t out of the woods with gaming regulators

Just because Steve Wynn has stepped down from his leadership positions at Wynn Resorts Ltd., has sold all the shares he owned in the company and settled legal differences with his ex-wife, Elaine, don’t think for a minute that gaming regulators are through with him.

GAN opens digital marketing agency in Tel Aviv

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GAN opens digital marketing agency in Tel Aviv
GAN Digital will provide digital user acquisition and retention services to selected GAN clients worldwide.

GameArt entered Romania and Italy with iSoftBet’s help

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GameArt entered Romania and Italy with iSoftBet’s help

GameArt entered Romania and Italy for the first time, starting with a launch on NetBet. GameArt entered Romania and Italy with iSoftBet‘s help. iSoftBet is a market-leading online and mobile casino content provider. iSoftBet and GameArt have a longstanding partnership, with the developer’s games available through its Game Aggregation Platform (GAP). GAP boasts more than 1,500 slots from 35+ suppliers ...

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Friday, April 20, 2018

Ellis Island Casino new owners of Mt. Charleston Lodge

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Ellis Island Casino new owners of Mt. Charleston Lodge

Mt. Charleston Lodge, a favorite destination for tourists and locals at the top of Kyle Canyon, has been sold. Ellis Island Casino and Brewery

UK football leagues stand with US sporting associations

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UK football leagues stand with US sporting associations
Representatives from Football DataCo, the company which holds the rights for the English Premier League and all professional soccer leagues in England and Scotland, have voiced their agreement with the NBA and MLB efforts to introduce an ‘integrity fee’ into any US sports betting roll out

Suspect in casino picnic shooting fled in car he planted 3 days earlier, arrested at Texas rest stop

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Suspect in casino picnic shooting fled in car he planted 3 days earlier, arrested at Texas rest stop
Authorities in the Texas Panhandle this morning arrested a "disgruntled" dealer suspected of shooting two Strip hotel-casino executives. Anthony Wrobel, 42, was taken into custody without further incident in ...

Longtime Las Vegas FBI agent retiring, joining Wynn Resorts

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Longtime Las Vegas FBI agent retiring, joining Wynn Resorts

Patrick G. Brodsky, a longtime FBI agent in Las Vegas, is retiring from the agency and will take on an executive role with Wynn Resorts.

Thursday, April 19, 2018

Kambi Group signs deal with Stanleybet Romania

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Kambi Group signs deal with Stanleybet Romania
Kambi Group plc has signed a deal with Romanian operator Stanleybet Romania to provide its Sportsbook across the company's online and retail channels

Suspect in shooting of Las Vegas casino executives arrested in Texas

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Suspect in shooting of Las Vegas casino executives arrested in Texas
Authorities in North Texas this morning arrested a "disgruntled" dealer suspected of shooting two Strip hotel-casino executives. Anthony Wrobel, 42, was taken into custody without further incident in ...

MGM Resorts will use solar array to power Las Vegas casinos

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MGM Resorts will use solar array to power Las Vegas casinos

MGM Resorts International plans to power its sizable share of the Strip with a dedicated solar array capable of supplying up to 90 percent of daytime demand at the company’s 13 Las Vegas casinos.

Station Casinos offering club members a free sports book wager on Golden Knights

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Station Casinos offering club members a free sports book wager on Golden Knights
The Golden Knights finished their sweep of the Kings on Tuesday in the first round of the playoffs. They are listed at 4-to-1 ...

Wednesday, April 18, 2018

TWiG: US sports betting and the British invasion

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TWiG: US sports betting and the British invasion
We're on the verge of regulated sports betting in America. And British bookmaker William Hill has been preparing for this since 2012.

Seventh annual Gaming in Holland Conference

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Seventh annual Gaming in Holland Conference

Announcing the 2018 Gaming in Holland Conference and Responsible Gaming Awards Dinner. Don’t miss it! Join us this June in Amsterdam for the seventh annual Gaming in Holland Conference. As always, the Gaming in Holland Conference is THE place to connect with all the key players in the Dutch gaming industry. Moreover, the 2018 edition will feature the presentation of ...

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Cherry AB reports 104 revenue growth during FY2017

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Cherry AB reports 104 revenue growth during FY2017
Nordic focused online gaming provider Cherry AB has revealed year-on-year revenue growth of 104% during 2017

Speaker touts college course on tourism and security

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Speaker touts college course on tourism and security

Frank Haas’s presentation on tourism security and safety was part of the two-day Las Vegas 25th anniversary International Tourism Security Conference, which ends Wednesday.

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Gaming In Holland Conference announces 2018 line-up

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Gaming In Holland Conference announces 2018 line-up
The line-up for the seventh annual Gaming In Holland Conference has been announced and the 2018 edition includes the first Responsible Gaming Awards

Male manicurist at Wynn Las Vegas sues over gender bias

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Male manicurist at Wynn Las Vegas sues over gender bias

A former male manicurist at Wynn Las Vegas has filed a lawsuit against the Strip resort alleging gender discrimination, a court document shows.

Wynn Boston Harbor a good fit for MGM Resorts, analyst says

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Wynn Boston Harbor a good fit for MGM Resorts, analyst says

MGM Resorts International could generate higher returns on investment if it acquired Wynn Resorts’ unfinished Boston Harbor project, a gaming industry analyst told investors Monday.

GDPR Compliance Panel announced at Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018

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GDPR Compliance Panel announced at Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018

The organizers of Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018 are excited to announce a panel dedicated for GDPR compliance. The event is going to be held on the 8th of May at Astor Riga and the announce panel promises to bring essential information about the implementation of GDPR from the industry’s view. GDPR is bringing major changes which are giving EU ...

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Monday, April 16, 2018

Caesars to manage 2 luxury hotels in Dubai

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Caesars to manage 2 luxury hotels in Dubai
Dubai's Meraas Holding has tied up with the U.S.-based Caesars Entertainment to manage two luxury hotels, a conference centre and a beach club on Bluewaters in Dubai, adding another ...

Eldorado Resorts set to spend 2bn on acquisitions

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Eldorado Resorts set to spend 2bn on acquisitions
Eldorado Resorts, Inc

Caesars announce non-gaming themed Dubai expansion plans

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Caesars announce non-gaming themed Dubai expansion plans
Global casino resort developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation have announced plans to operate two hotels and a beach club in Dubai, which will be the first Caesars operated and branded properties not to offer gambling related services

Play’n GO announces Baker’s Treat online slot

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Play’n GO announces Baker’s Treat online slot

Omni-channel slots specialist Play’n GO will indulge players with its scrumptious new title straight out of the oven, Baker’s Treat slot. The new five-reel, two-ways-pay Baker’s Treat slot takes place in a twee British kitchen, with a selection of edible goodies laid out in front of star bakers as they look to gorge through winning lines and consume big wins. Each ...

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Sunday, April 15, 2018

Felipe Esparza's 'Bad Decisions' tour coming t Hard Rock Hotel & Casino

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Felipe Esparza's 'Bad Decisions' tour coming t Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
The comedian will appear at The Joint in Las Vegas during Mexican Independence Day Weekend in September.

International Tourism Security Conference returns to Las Vegas

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International Tourism Security Conference returns to Las Vegas
Experts from around the world will gather this week at Treasure Island Casino to share best practices during the conference's 25th year.

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Southern Nevada meetings, conventions industry on a roll

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Southern Nevada meetings, conventions industry on a roll

It’s a little puzzling why the meetings and convention industry chooses blue as its theme color. Clearly, it should be green. As in the color of money.

Who’s better, who’s best? Vote today for the Live Gaming Awards!

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Who’s better, who’s best? Vote today for the Live Gaming Awards!

Who’s better, who’s best? Vote today for the Live Gaming Awards! “It’s better live.” For the first time ever, the fast-growing live gaming industry will be able to celebrate its very own award show. Vote today at: http://www.livegamingsummit.com/awards/ On April 26, as part of the second annual Live Gaming Summit, the best performing live gaming operators of the past year ...

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Las Vegas Valley resident wins $600K jackpot at The Orleans

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Las Vegas Valley resident wins $600K jackpot at The Orleans

Friday the 13th has proven fortunate for someone in the Las Vegas Valley. At 2:30 a.m., a valley resident won $621,606.55 playing a Buffalo slot machine at The Orleans, the casino-resort said in a statement on Twitter.

Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to bring Harrah's-branded tribal casino to northern California

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Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to bring Harrah's-branded tribal casino to northern California
Caesars Entertainment will license the Harrah's brand name to the Buena Vista Gaming Authority as part of a new $168 million development that broke ground 11 April 2018.

Friday, April 13, 2018

Slot player wins $620K at The Orleans in Las Vegas

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Slot player wins $620K at The Orleans in Las Vegas
The lucky woman was playing the Aristocrat's Buffalo Grand machine about 2:30 a.m. when she won ...

NetEnt player wins 6 7m mobile jackpot

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NetEnt player wins 6 7m mobile jackpot
NetEnt, the Swedish based provider of digital gaming solutions, has helped create another multi-millionaire after one lucky player collected a massive €6,719,561 ($8

UKGC s piegate investigation sees Tabcorp fined 84 000

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UKGC s piegate investigation sees Tabcorp fined 84 000
Tabcorp UK Limited has had its gambling license reviewed as well as being made to pay £84,000 to ‘good causes’ by the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC), following an investigation into the companys role in what is dubbed ‘piegate’, according to a press release on the UKGC’s website

Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit in Las Vegas against AP

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Steve Wynn files defamation lawsuit in Las Vegas against AP

Former Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn has filed a defamation lawsuit against The Associated Press and others for what his attorneys described as “false accusations of rape.”

Thursday, April 12, 2018

World Series of Poker announces updated Player of the Year formula

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World Series of Poker announces updated Player of the Year formula
In response to player feedback, WSOP has adjusted the formula to better reward bracelet winners and players who run deep, while still rewarding consistency.

Catena Media acquires German BrokerDeal de for 3 6m

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Catena Media acquires German BrokerDeal de for 3 6m
Malta based performance marketing company, Catena Media, has announced its expansion into the German affiliates market, by acquiring BrokerDeal

Pragmatic Play launches Fairytale Fortune online slot

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Pragmatic Play launches Fairytale Fortune online slot

Popular slot developer, Pragmatic Play, is inviting players to enter a fantastical world of towering castles and immersive gameplay in its latest game, Fairytale Fortune online slot. Fairytale Fortune online slot is a folklore-inspired 3×5 video slot with the reels packed with color and featuring a prince and princess alongside mythical beasts such as unicorns and ancient dragons, with wilds stacked ...

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This Las Vegas casino is turning waste into profit through recycling

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This Las Vegas casino is turning waste into profit through recycling
Silver Sevens, looking to limit its environmental footprint, instituted a conservation and sustainability program last year. The first six months of the effort led to the recycling of ...

Wednesday, April 11, 2018

Betrally spotlights series of promotions

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Betrally spotlights series of promotions
At BetRally Casino and BetRally Sports, established and new players alike can take advantage of multiple bonus offers throughout April.

Ohio s gambling revenue is growing

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Ohio s gambling revenue is growing
Ohio’s Casino Control Commission released a report showing strong growth for gambling revenue, in the state during March 2018, when compared to the same month in 2017

Estonian regulator, Taivo Põrk, to speak at Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018

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Estonian regulator, Taivo Põrk, to speak at Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018

Estonian regulator, Taivo Põrk, will speak at Mare Balticum Gaming Summit 2018. Mare Balticum Gaming Summit (Baltic Sea Gaming Summit) promises to bring a wealth of information around the market it focuses on. This is why, most of th industry shareholders have confirmed their attendance to the event which will take place on the 8th of May at Astor Riga, ...

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Poker Central to open TV studio with MGM Resorts International

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Poker Central to open TV studio with MGM Resorts International

Poker Central will open a 10,000-square-foot studio and esports broadcast venue next month in a partnership with MGM Resorts International.

Tuesday, April 10, 2018

LVCVA reveals Las Vegas Convention Center expansion design

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LVCVA reveals Las Vegas Convention Center expansion design
The nearly 60-year-old facility will undergo a $860 million expansion, adding 1.4 million square feet to the current facility.

Atlantic City casino earnings up 22.5 percent in 2017

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Atlantic City casino earnings up 22.5 percent in 2017
Less competition has led to higher profits for Atlantic City's casinos in 2017 — but will it last with two more casinos soon to join the mix? The seven casinos saw their gross operating profits increase by ...

Luxury Live! Hotel announces opening date

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Luxury Live! Hotel announces opening date
Live! Casino's 310-room hotel, the first to carry The Cordish Companies' Live! brand, will open in Maryland on 22 May.

Betsoft Gaming deals with Pinnacle, a Bookmaking and Casino Institution

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Pinnacle, a Bookmaking and Casino Institution

Betsoft Gaming deals with Pinnacle to provide its complete collection of popular slot games to long-running gaming brand. The agreement under which Betsoft Gaming deals with Pinnacle covers the entire Betsoft portfolio – including the sought-after Slots3TM series – and will cement both companies’ positions as the player’s preferred choice in the markets where Pinnacle offers iGaming experiences. Established in ...

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Mare Balticum Gaming Summit announces Sissel Weitzhandler as speaker

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Mare Balticum Gaming Summit announces Sissel Weitzhandler as speaker

The organizers of Mare Balticum Gaming Summit (Baltic Sea Gaming Summit) are honored to announce that Sissel Weitzhandler (Legal and Compliance Manager of the Play’n GO Group) will join the inaugural event as a speaker in the panel dedicated to the Scandinavian region. About Sissel Weitzhandler Legal and Compliance Manager of the Play’n GO Group, Sissel Weitzhandler, has since 2011 ...

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Philippines President against Boracay casino

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Philippines President against Boracay casino
Rodrigo Duerte, the President of the Philippines, has joined other high ranking public officials in the Philippine Government in voicing his disapproval of a planned $500m integrated resort casino development  on the island of Boracay

Nektan gaming revenues up 44 8 in Q3 FY2018

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Nektan gaming revenues up 44 8 in Q3 FY2018
White label gaming software provider Nektan has announced a 44

Realistic Games team up with Sun Bets

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Realistic Games team up with Sun Bets

Popular casino supplier Realistic Games has announced that its games are now live with leading U.K.-facing gaming brand Sun Bets, operated by Tabcorp. The initial collection of 12 games, which includes Super Graphics Upside-Down, Time is Money, Win Sprint and Hot Cross Bunnies, are now made available on the Sun Vegas tab. More games, scheduled for release later in 2018, are also set to be launched, ...

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

Wynn Resorts board of directors highest-paid on Las Vegas Strip

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Wynn Resorts board of directors highest-paid on Las Vegas Strip

It pays well to be a Wynn Resorts board director. The casino operator’s directors receive $310,000 annually.

Las Vegas visitors voice anger over resort, parking charges

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Las Vegas visitors voice anger over resort, parking charges

After a Feb. 25 column about fees and rising parking charges, particularly at Strip resorts, readers spoke up about how greedy resorts are discouraging loyal customers from coming to Las Vegas.

2017 Atlantic City visitors lowest in 30 years, report says

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2017 Atlantic City visitors lowest in 30 years, report says
Tourist visits to the city last year were the lowest since the early 1980s, according to a recent report from the Lloyd D. Levenson Institute of Gaming, Hospitality & Tourism at Stockton University, but officials believe ...

Players battle at Caesars esports event in Las Vegas — PHOTOS

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Players battle at Caesars esports event in Las Vegas — PHOTOS

An esports competition began Friday at Caesars Entertainment Studios in Las Vegas.

Friday, April 6, 2018

Rymax displays premium rewards at NIGA

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Rymax displays premium rewards at NIGA
Rymax Marketing Services will be in attendance on 19 and 20 April at the National Indian Gaming Association Tradeshow, showcasing its selection of merchandise rewards.

Station Casinos forces Reno's Feast restaurant to change name

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Station Casinos forces Reno's Feast restaurant to change name
The feast will go on — but not as Feast. The Midtown Reno restaurant must change its name following a deal with Station Casinos Inc., the holder of two ...

New Jersey going all in for sports betting

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New Jersey going all in for sports betting
Putting all of its chips on the table, the US state of New Jersey has accrued an estimated $7

Zitro as one of the main suppliers of Casino Vivant!

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Zitro as one of the main suppliers of Casino Vivant!

Zitro has supplied to the new Casino Vivant the company’s highly-acclaimed Video Bingo machines with its new games library and the Big Time promotional systems, as well as the latest Bryke Video Slots, such as the local area progressive bank Blazing Pearls, and several games from the popular Pick & Win multigames series. Zitro machines stand out in the casino ...

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Thursday, April 5, 2018

Poker Central launches live event studio at Aria Resort

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Poker Central launches live event studio at Aria Resort
The studio, operated by Poker Central, will house all Poker Central-owned live events distributed over PokerGO.

Betsoft Gaming deals with Play24bet

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Play24bet

Popular software provider Betsoft Gaming deals with Play24bet, a casino platform providers. As Betsoft Gaming deals with Play24bet and under a new agreement, Betsoft Gaming will share its full suite of content – including the complete Slots3TM collection – with platform provider Play24bet. The news that Betsoft Gaming deals with Play24bet covers every existing Betsoft game, as well as establishing ...

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Report recommends changes to UK lottery

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Report recommends changes to UK lottery
The UK’s House of Commons' Public Accounts Committee (PAC) has released a report which claims that lottery profits going towards good causes is falling as Camelot are called out for their shortcomings

Special license for temporary Las Vegas casino OK’d

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Special license for temporary Las Vegas casino OK’d

Gaming regulators on Wednesday unanimously approved a special license for a Las Vegas tavern to set up a temporary casino for eight hours in order to preserve the property’s gaming license.

Wednesday, April 4, 2018

San Manuel Casino giving away 2018 Porsche every Thursday this month

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San Manuel Casino giving away 2018 Porsche every Thursday this month
Every Thursday in April, guests can enter into drawings for a chance to win a 2018 Porsche Panamera or a share of $300,000 in cash and prizes.

Galaxy Gaming struggles in FY2017 results

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Galaxy Gaming struggles in FY2017 results
Las Vegas based games manufacturer, developer and distributor, Galaxy Gaming, had a tough year despite improving its financial outlook at the end of 2017 thanks to a strong last quarter, as reported in the company’s Q4 and full year financial report

SG Digital deals with Svenska Spel

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SG Digital deals with Svenska Spel

Scientific Games Corporation announced today that SG Digital deals with Svenska Spel to provide content through the division’s Open Gaming System (OGS) and a Player Account Management solution via the Open Platform System (OPS). As SG Digital deals with Svenska Spel, SG Digital will provide platform technology and a library of more than 2,000 game titles from the company’s nine game studios ...

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‘Gambler in spirit’ Derek Stevens exhausted after $1M thrill ride

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‘Gambler in spirit’ Derek Stevens exhausted after $1M thrill ride

“If I wasn’t a gambler, I’d still feel terrible,” Derek Stevens said after his Michigan Wolverines were routed by Villanova on Monday in the NCAA finals.

Tuesday, April 3, 2018

NetEnt growth up 11 7 in FY2017

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NetEnt growth up 11 7 in FY2017
Global gaming provider NetEnt has released its annual financial report for the year ending 2017 showing another strong year for growth and operating profits, despite the departure of its CEO Per Eriksson last week

Juegos Miami unveils learning agenda

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Juegos Miami unveils learning agenda
This year's conference, to be held from 30 May to 1 June, will look at responsible gambling, online and offline convergence, CRM and improving the customer experience, among other topics.

Video Review: Pied Piper online slot from Quickspin

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Video Review: Pied Piper online slot from Quickspin
The legendary Pied Piper is back, and everyone's invited to what is sure to be a joyous celebration where players can win big. To learn more and to check out the sights and sounds of this slot, watch our video review.

Play’n GO to present OMNY ® in South America during FADJA!

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Play’n GO to present OMNY ® in South America during FADJA!

Play’n GO will debut OMNY ® in South America. Play’n GO is well-set for a concerted push into the Latin American market starting with FADJA, held in Bogota, Colombia from 5-6th April 2018. Play’n GO will exhibit the OMNY ® platform for the first time in the region on stand 65, after receiving extremely positive feedback at the recent ICE ...

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Monday, April 2, 2018

Former Atlantic City casino moving toward reopening

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Former Atlantic City casino moving toward reopening
Atlantic City's former Revel casino is moving toward its reincarnation as the Ocean Resort Casino. The Boardwalk property said Monday it's affiliating with the Hyatt hotel chain. The announcement came on the sixth anniversary of the ...

SugarHouse Casino announces April events

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SugarHouse Casino announces April events
Guests at the Pennsylvania casino can enjoy two live music performances in the event center and then enjoy a $100,000 guaranteed poker tournament.

LVCVA to assist, not lead, in planning Oct. 1 memorial

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LVCVA to assist, not lead, in planning Oct. 1 memorial

While the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority was celebrated for its role in the weeks immediately following the Oct. 1 shooting, that isn’t likely to be the case when it comes to memorializing the tragedy and building a permanent tribute to the victims and heroes.

Sunday, April 1, 2018

Big NCAA Tournament bets paying off for Las Vegas casino owner

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Big NCAA Tournament bets paying off for Las Vegas casino owner

Derek Stevens has gained priceless promotional value with his NCAA Tournament gambit. Before the tournament, the aggressively loyal Michigan grad bet $25,000 on the Wolverines to win the championship at 40-1 odds.

Woman wins $1.4 million slot jackpot at Las Vegas Valley casino

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Woman wins $1.4 million slot jackpot at Las Vegas Valley casino

A local woman won a $1.4 million jackpot at Green Valley Ranch Resort this weekend, according to a spokeswoman for the resort’s owner, Station Casinos.