Saturday, May 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 ...

South Point owner Michael Gaughan still going strong in Las Vegas

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South Point owner Michael Gaughan still going strong in Las Vegas

South Point owner Michael Gaughan is one of the few remaining “old-school” (as industry followers call him) Las Vegas casino operators.

Top casino CEOs in Nevada earn more than $110M

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Top casino CEOs in Nevada earn more than $110M

The chief executive officers of Nevada’s six largest casino operators combined earned more than $110 million in total compensation last year, according to Equilar.

A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say

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A Las Vegas strike would have a far-reaching effect, experts say
What happens in Las Vegas could have a ripple effect across the country if 50,000 casino-hotel workers employed at more than 30 of the city's resorts go on strike at any time starting next week. If members of the union that includes ...

Friday, May 25, 2018

Cherry CEO detained for suspected insider trading

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Cherry CEO detained for suspected insider trading
Cherry AB has terminated the employment of Anders Holmgren as the company's CEO and President, following his detention by authorities in Sweden on reasonable grounds suspected for severe insider trading

Malta Gaming Authority to launch unified self-exclusion system

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Malta Gaming Authority to launch unified self-exclusion system
The MGA is set to embark on another ambitious project which will lead to the implementation of a unified self-exclusion system for all its remote gaming licenses.

The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa

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The Happy Together Tour returns to IP Resort Casino and Spa
The tour features six headline artists with more than 50 Billboard hits among them, and includes The Turtles; The Association; Chuck Negron, formerly of Three Dog Night; Gary Puckett & The Union Gap; The Cowsills; and Mark Lindsay.

Be part of the Netherland’s first-ever Responsibility in Gaming Awards

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Be part of the Netherland’s first-ever Responsibility in Gaming Awards

ENTER NOW! Be part of the Netherland’s first-ever Responsibility in Gaming Awards Make sure your organisation gets the recognition it deserves – submit your entry by 30 May to take part in the Dutch gaming sector’s only dedicated awards: Responsibility in Gaming Awards. The window for entries to the inaugural Responsibility in Gaming Awards is now OPEN. If your organisation ...

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Thursday, May 24, 2018

Aliitzei Consortium agrees Tote acquisition

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Aliitzei Consortium agrees Tote acquisition
The Alitzeti consortium and Betfred have entered into a deal worth up to £150m for UK bookmakers the Tote

John Conlee performs at Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland

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John Conlee performs at Cherokee Casino & Hotel Roland
Country music legend and Grand Ole Opry member John Conlee will bring his greatest hits to Lee Creek Tavern on 7 June.

Digitain to attend The Cyprus Gaming Show

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Digitain to attend The Cyprus Gaming Show
The multi-channel casino and sports betting platform provider announced that it will be attending The Cyprus Gaming Show (CGS) 2018.

Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Paddy Power Betfair agrees FanDuel acquisition

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Paddy Power Betfair agrees FanDuel acquisition
UK and Ireland sports betting operator Paddy Power Betfair has announced the signing of an agreement to combine its US business with US daily fantasy sports operator FanDuel

Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize strike

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Las Vegas casino workers vote to authorize strike

Unions representing Las Vegas casino workers won the right Tuesday to call a citywide strike as early as June 1 if they do not reach an agreement with employers.

Mohegan Sun hosts sixth annual BBQ Fest

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Mohegan Sun hosts sixth annual BBQ Fest
Festival goers can take advantage of barbecue-smothered favorites, full plate meals, ribs, wings and more. Live music and cooking challenges will also take place throughout the weekend for the whole family to enjoy.

Las Vegas casinos under threat after union vote authorises strike

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Las Vegas casinos under threat after union vote authorises strike
Las Vegas casino industry received a blow to its workers dispute after hospitality union members have resoundingly voted in favour of authorizing a citywide strike, according to a press release from the Culinary Workers Union Local 226

Video Review: Celestial Sun Riches & Celestial Moon Riches slots from Konami

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Video Review: Celestial Sun Riches & Celestial Moon Riches slots from Konami
We get a first hand look at one of Konami Gaming's newest available progressive series slot machines. The Celestial Sun Riches & Celestial Moon Riches slots.

Tuesday, May 22, 2018

GGA Las Vegas 2018 Self nominations close on May 25

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GGA Las Vegas 2018 Self nominations close on May 25
Self-nominations for the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2018 will close in just a few days’ time

AGA outlines sports betting priorities in letter to Congress

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AGA outlines sports betting priorities in letter to Congress
In a letter to federal lawmakers today, American Gaming Association (AGA) President and CEO Geoff Freeman reiterated the gaming industry's top priorities in the evolving debate on how to create a successful legal sports betting market in the United States.

Resorts World Catskills celebrates Grand Opening Gala

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Resorts World Catskills celebrates Grand Opening Gala
Officials at New York's newest and largest commercial casino are confident that its location, superior array of world-class amenities and allure to Asian customers will help the $1.2 billion resort reinvigorate the region and overcome the noted saturation in the market.

Play Fortuna deals with Relax Gaming

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Play Fortuna deals with Relax Gaming

Play Fortuna deals with Relax Gaming to provide its table game and slot content to the online casino’s offering. As Play Fortuna deals with Relax Gaming and under the terms of agreement, the online operator will initially roll out the supplier’s Blackjack and Roulette products, which are available at a cost-effective rate, before the introduction of slot games later this ...

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Monday, May 21, 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 ...

Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling

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Goodell details NFL's stance on sports gambling after ruling
NFL commissioner Roger Goodell says Congress should enact uniform standards for any states that plan to legislate sports betting. Goodell detailed the league's position in a statement Monday that ...

ORYX Gaming deals with Colchian to integrate horse racing content

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ORYX Gaming deals with Colchian to integrate horse racing content

ORYX Gaming deals with Colchian to integrate a wide selection of horse racing content onto its popular interactive platform. Colchian is a leading software development company for the online gaming industry. They focus on sports betting, horse racing and online casino. As ORYX Gaming deals with Colchian, ORYX will enable its clients to enhance their offering with a particular focus ...

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SoftGamings goes to Russian Gaming Week 2018

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SoftGamings goes to Russian Gaming Week 2018

SoftGamings, a gaming aggregator and online casino platform developer, will take part in the international gambling forum, Russian Gaming Week (RGW) in Moscow. Russian Gaming Week will unfold from 7 to 8 June in ECC Sokolniki at the address 5th Luchevoy Prosek, 7/1, pavillion 2, Moscow. SoftGamings will be present throughout the event at its stand located next to the ...

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting

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Poll: Half of Americans approve of legal sports betting
A new poll finds that half of Americans approve of legal sports betting. The Fairleigh Dickinson University poll conducted shortly before the U.S. Supreme Court cleared the way for states to legalize sports betting found that 50 percent of Americans favor it, with ...

No-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments at Dover Downs

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No-limit Texas Hold'em tournaments at Dover Downs
There will be more than $30,000 in guaranteed prizes during June 22-24 tournaments at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino's Poker Room, including one with a $25,000-guaranteed prize pool.

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, May 19, 2018

Leagues seeking royalties from sports wagering may be let down

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Leagues seeking royalties from sports wagering may be let down

As the dust settles on this past week’s historic Supreme Court announcement involving sports wagering — which everybody was fully expecting, by the way — we’re starting to see how plans to capitalize on nationwide sports wagering will shake out.

Betsoft Gaming deals with Spintropolis, a new casino brand

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Spintropolis, a new casino brand

Betsoft Gaming deals with Spintropolis and supports the launch of the new casino brand with a suite of high quality slot games. Since Betsoft Gaming deals with Spintropolis, Spintropolis integrated a selection of Betsoft titles – including many from the renowned Slots3TM series – before opening its doors to players in late 2017. Spintropolis is owned and operated by the ...

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Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting

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Gambling, tech firms scramble for foothold in sports betting
Casinos, race tracks, daily fantasy sports companies and others are itching to offer bets in person and online after a court ...

Delaware to offer full-scale sports betting

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Delaware to offer full-scale sports betting
The US State of Delaware is moving ahead with allowing what it calls 'full-scale sports betting' which will initially be made available through the Delaware Lottery following the repeal of PASPA, which allowed individual states to determine the legality of sports betting in their jurisdictions

Friday, May 18, 2018

Las Vegas residents get their first look at MSG Sphere tech

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Las Vegas residents get their first look at MSG Sphere tech

A new Las Vegas Strip concert venue is slated to offer guests technology that will allow them to feel the music.

Palms in Las Vegas transforming image with $620M renovation

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Palms in Las Vegas transforming image with $620M renovation

You thought you only found card sharks in casinos. Don’t be alarmed when you’re confronted with a 13-foot tiger shark prominently displayed at the Unknown, the Palms’ new center bar that opened Thursday night.

SG Digital announces Nikos Konstakis as new VP of Sportsbook

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SG Digital announces Nikos Konstakis as new VP of Sportsbook
Konstakis will be responsible for overseeing OpenBet's product development roadmap and delivering and enhancing its sportsbook proposition for its customers following the Supreme Court's overturning of the Professional and Amateur Sports Betting Act.

$1000 slots tournament features three “Games of Fortune” slots from Betsoft

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$1000 slots tournament features three “Games of Fortune” slots from Betsoft
The ten top point scorers in the week-long slot tournament will be awarded $1000 in prize money – first prize is $300.

Thursday, May 17, 2018

‘Good interest’ reported as judge clears way for Lucky Dragon bids

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‘Good interest’ reported as judge clears way for Lucky Dragon bids

A judge approved bid procedures this week for the bankrupt Lucky Dragon, clearing the way for a potential sale of the off-Strip resort.

Video Review: Nothin' But Net casino skill game from GameCo

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Video Review: Nothin' But Net casino skill game from GameCo
Nothin' But Net from GameCo challenges your shooting skills and tests your range from down-low to downtown.

Red Tiger Gaming joins All-In Diversity Project

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Red Tiger Gaming joins All-In Diversity Project
The project is an industry-driven initiative aimed at facilitating an open and honest discussion on the state of diversity, equality and inclusion in the sector.

Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Gaming Laboratories International receives accreditation by the Republic of Cyprus

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Gaming Laboratories International receives accreditation by the Republic of Cyprus
This prestigious honor further expands GLI's already robust presence across Europe as the region's premier testing and certification laboratory.

114 interviews, 3M documents involved in Steve Wynn investigation

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114 interviews, 3M documents involved in Steve Wynn investigation

The chairwoman of a Wynn Resorts Ltd. committee investigating allegations of sexual harassment and misconduct against Steve Wynn said more than 100 people have been interviewed so far.

Del Lago says it has paid more than $53 million to municipalities in first year

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Del Lago says it has paid more than $53 million to municipalities in first year
In the 14 months since it opened, officials at the del Lago Resort & Casino on Route 414 say it has paid more than $53 million to the state, the town of Tyre, Seneca County and other area counties.

With sports wagering legalized nationwide, what happens next?

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With sports wagering legalized nationwide, what happens next?

Policymakers in several states, executives at some Las Vegas companies and potential bettors across the country are moving toward capitalizing on what is being touted as a landmark decision for the gaming industry.

Wazdan released Double Tigers slot to kickstart G2E Asia

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Wazdan released Double Tigers slot to kickstart G2E Asia

Technology pioneer Wazdan has released its latest game: Double Tigers slot exclusively for the Asian market at G2E Asia. Double Tigers slot, the Asian game, was inspired by the elements of fire and water represented by two fierce tigers is set in an isolated mountain temple where fire and water spins as a Yin-Yang symbol on the temple wall and tigers ...

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market

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Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market
Georgia's leading online sports betting operator Adjarabet has gone live with SBTech's Seamless sportsbook solution as part of an aggressive strategy of consolidating its dominant position in its core market.

Women on Wynn Resorts board host panel on diversity, equality

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Women on Wynn Resorts board host panel on diversity, equality

Wynn Resorts Ltd.’s recent addition of three women to its board of directors is only the beginning of the company’s cultural diversity movement.

Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market

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Adjarabet upgrades to SBTech-powered sportsbook in regulated Georgian market
Georgia’sleading online sports betting operator Adjarabethas gone live with SBTech’s Seamless sportsbook solution as part of an aggressive strategy of consolidating its dominant position in its core market

DiceKings launched managed affiliate programme with Income Access

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DiceKings launched managed affiliate programme with Income Access

The Curacao-based online casino brand, DiceKings launched managed affiliate programme with Income Access, Paysafe’s marketing technology and services provider. As DiceKings launched managed affiliate programme with Income Access, DiceKings programme will be managed by Income Access’ in-house affiliate team, and its growth will be further supported through integration into the company’s affiliate network. Licenced by Antillephone, which the government of ...

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Top 10 Las Vegas happy hours

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Top 10 Las Vegas happy hours
Here are 10 Happy Hours we strongly suggest you give a shot the next time you're in Sin City – not just because they will go easy on your wallet and reserve your bankroll for the tables, but also for the quality of both the food and drink and the venues themselves.

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 ...

The registrations for CEEGC 2018 Budapest are now officially open

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The registrations for CEEGC 2018 Budapest are now officially open

The organizers of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC) are excited to announce that the registrations for the third edition of the annual event is now open. You can book your seat for CEEGC 2018 Budapest on the following link. CEEGC 2018 Budapest – new year, new venue (even more luxurious) The 2018 edition of the “bombastic gaming ...

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iSoftBet deals with BetRebels

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iSoftBet deals with BetRebels

Leading online and mobile casino content provider iSoftBet deals with BetRebels, online casino and sportsbook operator. As iSoftBet deals with BetRebels, iSoftBet adds yet another big-name operator to its roster of partners. Following the deal, the supplier is to provide its full suite of proprietary and third-party content to online casino and sportsbook operator. Since iSoftBet deals with BetRebels, iSoftBet’s ...

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

M Resort owners owe Henderson $15M

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M Resort owners owe Henderson $15M

When the owners of M Resort showed an interest in Henderson, city officials made things as accommodating as possible — they even deferred payments for several years.

Man survives fall from 4-story balcony at Las Vegas Strip hotel

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Man survives fall from 4-story balcony at Las Vegas Strip hotel

A 20-year-old man survived a fall from a fourth-story balcony inside the Luxor Saturday night, Las Vegas police said.

Portrait of a casino: Atlantic City property back in the black after 40 years

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Portrait of a casino: Atlantic City property back in the black after 40 years
When Resorts became the first casino in the United States to open outside Nevada, gamblers overwhelmed it. Cars streamed into Atlantic City on May 26, 1978, and ...

Saturday, May 12, 2018

Video Review: Rampaging Bull slot machine from Ainsworth

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Video Review: Rampaging Bull slot machine from Ainsworth
The new Rampaging Bull slot machine features progressive jackpots and a free game feature that awards 10 free games with multipliers increasing throughout the bonus.

Sexual harassment regulation uncertain for Nevada gaming industry

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Sexual harassment regulation uncertain for Nevada gaming industry

With the #MeToo movement raising awareness about workplace sexual harassment, one might think adding more language to existing state gaming regulations to help prevent sexual harassment would be a slam-dunk no-brainer.

Friday, May 11, 2018

New Mohegan Sun Expo Center hosts third annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction

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New Mohegan Sun Expo Center hosts third annual Barrett-Jackson Northeast auction
In addition to the collector car and automobilia auctions, The World's Greatest Collector Car Auctions will bring a host of automotive lifestyle activities as part of the first event in Mohegan Sun's newly built 125,000 square-foot Expo Center.

Codere revenue drops 5 4 in Q1 2018

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Codere revenue drops 5 4 in Q1 2018
Spanish-based international gaming operator Codere saw a $9

iSoftBet deals with Ganapati

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iSoftBet deals with Ganapati

Popular online and mobile casino content supplier, iSoftBet deals with Ganapati to add more quality content to its already impressive Game Aggregation Platform (GAP). As iSoftBet deals with Ganapati, the company is able to integrate Ganapati’s full suite of Japanese-themed games. The agreement means that operators using the iSoftBet’s platform will now receive access to an additional content, including smash ...

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MGM Resorts to buy back 2bn of its own shares

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MGM Resorts to buy back 2bn of its own shares
International casino resort company MGM Resorts International has announced that it will buy back over $2bn of its own shares, in an effort to build up a war chest of funds for future expansion

Thursday, May 10, 2018

Roger Raatgever 17 years in the making

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Roger Raatgever 17 years in the making
The online gaming market has shown no signs of slowing down, either in market growth or pace of innovation

Wynn shares hit highest closing price since 2014

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Wynn shares hit highest closing price since 2014

Investors who bought Wynn Resorts shares after founder and former chairman Steve Wynn resigned in February are reaping rewards.

$6 million still to come for winners at a PokerStars tournament

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$6 million still to come for winners at a PokerStars tournament
There are 200 players yet to be awarded a PokerStars Players No Limit Hold'em Championship (PSPC) Platinum Pass, which includes accommodation, travel and entry into the $25,000 buy-in event in the Bahamas from 6-10 January, 2019.

Game Changing Slots

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Game Changing Slots

The online casino industry dates back little more than two decades, but over that time has been propelled forward by technological advances and innovations from forward thinking gaming providers. One of the more interesting of the new wave of online slots developers is Skillz Gaming, the company responsible for titles such as Gems Odyssey and Fruit Blast. Their games have ...

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Monte Carlo officially transitions to new brand — Park MGM

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Monte Carlo officially transitions to new brand — Park MGM

For MGM Resorts International, converting the brand on a 3,000-room hotel was a walk in the Park.

Wednesday, May 9, 2018

YETI partners with South Point Arena and Equestrian Center

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YETI partners with South Point Arena and Equestrian Center
The premier provider of ice chests and drink-ware secures exclusive branding and naming rights to the South Point Arena and Equestrian Center concession stands.

Caesars may be alone in ending marijuana screening

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Caesars may be alone in ending marijuana screening

Las Vegas’ largest gaming employers may not follow Caesars Entertainment Corp.’s lead of no longer screening job applicants for marijuana use.

Registration for the 7th Annual Gaming in Holland Conference now open!

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Registration for the 7th Annual Gaming in Holland Conference now open!

Join us this June in Amsterdam for the seventh annual Gaming in Holland Conference. Apart from several instructive sessions and a product exposition, the 2018 edition of the GiH Conference will also feature the presentation of the very first Responsibility in Gaming Awards at an exclusive awards dinner. Don’t miss it! Gaming in Holland Conference – When & where June ...

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Las Vegas sends a message to Congress

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Las Vegas sends a message to Congress
Alongside the American Gaming Association, the Las Vegas business community says Yucca Mountain is not America's nuclear wasteland.

Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Lucky Dragon developers want to sell via bankruptcy court

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Lucky Dragon developers want to sell via bankruptcy court

How much is the Lucky Dragon worth? Depends who you ask.

Wynn removed from Boston casino license

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Wynn removed from Boston casino license
State casino regulators have reached an agreement to remove Steve Wynn’s name from a license that his former company was issued to operate a $2

Wazdan deals with SlotsMillion to bolster international market presence

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Wazdan deals with SlotsMillion to bolster international market presence

The leading provider of online casino games based in Malta, Wazdan deals with SlotsMillion and LadyLucks after signing a major strategic partnership with ALEA. SlotsMillion, the world’s only 3D virtual reality online casino, operated by ALEA, made its first millionaire earlier this year when one lucky player hit a £2.2m jackpot on Mega Fortune. SlotsMillion is one of the leading ...

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MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

Monday, May 7, 2018

APCW Perspectives: FOBT catastrophe and UKGC fines

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APCW Perspectives: FOBT catastrophe and UKGC fines
J. Todd has online gambling news from the U.K. this week, as bookmakers are now worried that cutting the stakes on betting machines could have "catastrophic" consequences.

Player hits $11.2 million jackpot at Paris Las Vegas

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Player hits $11.2 million jackpot at Paris Las Vegas
A player hit an $11.2 million Megabucks slot machine jackpot Saturday night at the Paris Las Vegas. The big win was announced via the IGT Jackpots Twitter account, which is affiliated with ...

Meet SiGMA at G2E Asia 2018

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Meet SiGMA at G2E Asia 2018

SiGMA is exhibiting at G2E Asia 2018. SiGMA is turning up in force for the upcoming G2E Asia, which will be held on the 15th to the 17th of May, at the Venetian Macao in Macau, China. The 12th edition of the Global Gaming Expo is set to host its largest presence ever, featuring an exclusive focus on the latest ...

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The outcomes of Kiev Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference 2018

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The outcomes of Kiev Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference 2018

How far can blockchain go? The outcomes of Kiev Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference 2018. On March 29, the online magazine Login Casino visited the conference, dedicated to cryptocurrencies and blockchain technology – Blockchain & Bitcoin Conference Kyiv . During the event, the experts were discussing the most relevant issues connected with the integration cryptocurrencies and blockchain-technology into business, legislation in ...

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Sunday, May 6, 2018

Hard Rock signs go up on Atlantic City casino

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Hard Rock signs go up on Atlantic City casino
For the first time since it opened in 1990, there's a name other than "Trump" on the casino that America's current president opened. The former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is being ...

MegaBucks player wins $11M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

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MegaBucks player wins $11M jackpot on Las Vegas Strip

A MegaBucks player won more than $11 million Saturday night at a Las Vegas Strip resort.

Online poker play may be making a comeback

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Online poker play may be making a comeback

Years of legal wrangling finally yielded the nation’s first online poker industry when Nevada introduced it in April 2013. It took a long time for that launch because critics had, for years, pointed to federal laws banning gambling.

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, May 5, 2018

Mississippi primed to become 'Las Vegas South' with the introduction of sports betting

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Mississippi primed to become 'Las Vegas South' with the introduction of sports betting
Casino City's Gary Trask reports from the Southern Gaming Summit in Mississippi, where the prospect of legalized sports betting in the very near future is a distinct possibility and could immediately make the state a major player in the industry.

Hard Rock signs go up on Atlantic City casino

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Hard Rock signs go up on Atlantic City casino
For the first time since it opened in 1990, there's a name other than "Trump" on the casino that America's current president opened. The former Trump Taj Mahal casino in Atlantic City is being ...

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 ...

Eldorado Resorts reports earnings below analysts’ expectations

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Eldorado Resorts reports earnings below analysts’ expectations

A Reno-based company that will enter Southern Nevada’s casino market later this year delivered a profitable first quarter that failed to meet analysts’ expectations.

Friday, May 4, 2018

Yggdrasil Gaming revenue rises 73 in Q1 2018

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Yggdrasil Gaming revenue rises 73 in Q1 2018
Yggdrasil Gaming, the Swedish-based online and mobile developer, has increased its revenue by 73% year-on-year according to the company’s Q1 2018 report

Shareholder advisers side with Elaine Wynn on director vote

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Shareholder advisers side with Elaine Wynn on director vote

In a blow to the Wynn Resorts Ltd. board, a prominent shareholder advisory firm recommended investors withhold their vote from re-electing director John J. Hagenbuch in an upcoming re-election meeting.

Remote Gambling Association issues guidelines on GDPR

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Remote Gambling Association issues guidelines on GDPR
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has issued a number of mandatory policies in response to the impending introduction of the EU’s general data protection regulations (GDPR) later this month

Documents reveal details for planned downtown Las Vegas casino

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Documents reveal details for planned downtown Las Vegas casino
A planned downtown Las Vegas casino will feature a 459-foot-tall, 777-room hotel tower and 117,740 square feet of gaming space where the Las Vegas Club once stood on Fremont Street, according to documents submitted with ...

Thursday, May 3, 2018

Gaming Innovators 2018: Tal Itzhak Ron, Max Krupyshev, Joakim Renman, Satenik Danielyan and Kirill Bykov

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Gaming Innovators 2018: Tal Itzhak Ron, Max Krupyshev, Joakim Renman, Satenik Danielyan and Kirill Bykov

 Tal Itzhak Ron, Max Krupyshev, Joakim Renman, Satenik Danielyan and Kirill Bykov will take part in Gaming Innovators 2018 panel discussion in Riga. There are only 5 days left until the inaugural Mare Balticum Gaming Summit opens its doors for delegates from all around the world for a day of learning and networking. The event will be held on the ...

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Scientific Games posts $201.8 M net loss in first quarter

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Scientific Games posts $201.8 M net loss in first quarter

Much of the loss was attributed to costs and interest payments stemming from the Las Vegas-based company’s $630 million acquisition of NYX Gaming Group, developer of the OpenBet sports-betting platform.

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 ...

Jackpotjoy announce new board member

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Jackpotjoy announce new board member
Jackpotjoy PLC has announced the appointment of Andria Vidler to the company’s board of directors where she will serve as a non-executive Director

Wednesday, May 2, 2018

Fair Go Casino player scoops $84,000 jackpot

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Fair Go Casino player scoops $84,000 jackpot
Rae C. from Queensland was playing Asgard when he hit the jackpot.

Betsoft Gaming deals with Groove Gaming to reach new casinos

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Betsoft Gaming deals with Groove Gaming to reach new casinos

Leading software provider, Betsoft Gaming deals with Groove Gaming to extend its reach in key European markets. Betsoft Gaming deals with Groove Gaming after signing a comprehensive content agreement. Since Betsoft Gaming deals with Groove Gaming, Groove Gaming will add every game from the Slots3TM series, along with the complete collection of Betsoft’s table games, to its library of more ...

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Pennsylvania starts taxing, regulating online fantasy sports

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Pennsylvania starts taxing, regulating online fantasy sports
Six online fantasy sports game operators are now offering wagers that are regulated and taxed by Pennsylvania ...

Macau gross gaming revenue surged 28 percent in April

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Macau gross gaming revenue surged 28 percent in April

The Chinese resort enclave posted monthly gaming revenue of $3.2 billion compared with $2.5 billion in the same month last year. It was the 21st consecutive month of growth.

Tuesday, May 1, 2018

Quickspin launches slot Tournaments feature

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Quickspin launches slot Tournaments feature

A Playtech Group company, Quickspin launches slot tournaments, a brand new feature introduced in partnership with Competition Labs. The Swedish slots specialist’s new tournaments up the ante with event-oriented rewards and prizes. As Quickspin launches slot Tournaments, the new tool will allow for competitions to be offered using unique game events as a driver for points. Players can for example ...

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Nevada pokers players can now play online against New Jersey players

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Nevada pokers players can now play online against New Jersey players

Online pokers players may have hit the equivalent of a royal flush Tuesday.

Dismantling of Palace Station sign signals the end of a theme

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Dismantling of Palace Station sign signals the end of a theme
The last train is leaving the station. Marking one of the final transitional pieces of the $192 million modernization of Palace Station, the property’s longtime train-themed marquee is ...

APCW Perspectives: Speaking of gambling news . . .

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APCW Perspectives: Speaking of gambling news . . .
An interesting show this week, as one story seems to flow directly into the next. News from the U.K., Canada, the U.S., Australia and China make it a well-rounded episode.