Saturday, June 30, 2018

Gamblit CEO confident skill-based games will make mark

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Gamblit CEO confident skill-based games will make mark

Gamblit Gaming CEO Eric Meyerhofer said the company is rapidly expanding its footprint this year after raising an additional $25 million from investors in 2017.

Amax international net loss down to 6 5m

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Amax international net loss down to 6 5m
Amax International Holdings has cut its net losses down to $6

Friday, June 29, 2018

Casino City's Friday Five: Atlantic City grand opening edition

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Casino City's Friday Five: Atlantic City grand opening edition
There were new slot games that came out and jackpot winners left and right, but no story was bigger than two Atlantic City casinos celebrating their grand opening on Thursday.

Gaming win in Nevada tops $1B in May

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Gaming win in Nevada tops $1B in May

Nevada’s gaming win returned to its billion-dollar ways in May, posting a monthly total of $1.04 billion, a 5.3 percent increase over last year, the state reported Friday.

Gaming Innovation Group gets New Jersey approval

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Gaming Innovation Group gets New Jersey approval

GiG – Gaming Innovation Group gets New Jersey approval and is pleased to announce that it has been authorised by The State of New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) to provide a real-money online casino platform solution to operators in the state. GiG has, as part of the standard licence application process by the DGE, received what is called ...

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Thursday, June 28, 2018

Indiana commissions OK Caesars’ takeover of 2 casinos

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Indiana commissions OK Caesars’ takeover of 2 casinos

Las Vegas-based Caesars Entertainment Corp. received regulatory approval on Thursday from the Indiana Horse Racing Commission and the Indiana Gaming Commission to take over Centura Holdings, the company said.

Ocean Resort Casino celebrates grand opening

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Ocean Resort Casino celebrates grand opening
The ceremonial ribbon cutting took place today to celebrate the official opening of the 1,399-room Ocean Resort Casino, located directly on the Atlantic City Boardwalk.

The hunt is on for new American Gaming Association CEO

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The hunt is on for new American Gaming Association CEO
The American Gaming Association has formed a seven-member committee to appoint a new CEO to succeed Geoff Freeman, who leaves at the end of July

Nolimit released Coins of Fortune slot game

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Nolimit released Coins of Fortune slot game

Nolimit City, the online platform and software provider, has developed yet another exciting game to add to their ever growing portfolio: Coins of Fortune slot game. The company are back to prove they are committed towards delivering premium slot games with international appeal. Coins of Fortune slot game borrows from a Neon-futuristic Asian theme, taking you to the high paced, ...

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Microgaming appoints new CEO

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Microgaming appoints new CEO
Microgaming has announced the appointment of John Coleman as the company’s new CEO, replacing Roger Raatgever who is set to become Apricot Investments new Executive Chairman

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

Stratosphere reaches tentative 5-year deal with Culinary union

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Stratosphere reaches tentative 5-year deal with Culinary union

A representative of Culinary Local 226 said the deal covering the property’s 1,300 workers was reached at about 1 a.m. Wednesday, after 16 hours of negotiations that began on Tuesday.

Ocean Resort Casino announces entertainment options

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Ocean Resort Casino announces entertainment options
The Atlantic City casino will offer performances that include popular comedian and actor Wayne Brady, comedienne Wanda Sykes, the theatrical production RAIN: A Tribute to the Beatles and an exciting fight card from Top Rank Boxing.

Report says New York will top Nevada as sports wagering leader by 2023

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Report says New York will top Nevada as sports wagering leader by 2023

New York will become the nation’s largest sports wagering market by 2023, with Nevada falling off to No. 4, a new research report says.

Ex-Venetian dealer back in Las Vegas to face homicide charges

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Ex-Venetian dealer back in Las Vegas to face homicide charges

A former employee of The Venetian suspected in a deadly shooting at a company picnic in April was transferred to Las Vegas police custody early Tuesday after fighting extradition from a Texas jail for nearly two months.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Betsoft launched The Golden Owl of Athena slot

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Betsoft launched The Golden Owl of Athena slot

The Golden Owl of Athena, the new 5×3, story-focused slot game from Betsoft Gaming invites players to reach for the ancient wealth and wisdom. Set in Athens at the height of the age of antiquity, The Golden Owl of Athena takes players on a guided tour of Greek mythology.  As players arrive in ancient Athens, the golden owl becomes their ...

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Indian Gaming revenues increase

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Indian Gaming revenues increase
National Indian Gaming Commission released the Fiscal Year 2017 Gross Gaming Revenue amount, which saw an increase of 3.9% over 2016, totaling $32.4 billion.

Wheel of Fortune player wins $3M jackpot at Las Vegas casino

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Wheel of Fortune player wins $3M jackpot at Las Vegas casino

A Wheel of Fortune player hit a jackpot worth more than $3 million on June 9 at the Silverton hotel-casino, IGT announced today.

Monday, June 25, 2018

SG Digital Advances Sportsbook Platform Approval in the United States

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SG Digital Advances Sportsbook Platform Approval in the United States
Scientific Games has announced that its SG Digital division has successfully completed pre-compliance testing of its OpenBet Sportsbook Retail Platform against the "GLI-33: Event Wagering Systems" draft standard and Mississippi Gaming Commission's proposed sports and race pool regulation

Xavier Mortimer's Magical Dream to celebrate Fourth of July

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Xavier Mortimer's Magical Dream to celebrate Fourth of July
Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino's Sin City Theatre will celebrate the land of the free with an enchanting VIP experience for Independence Day at 7 p.m. on Wednesday, 4 July.

Yggdrasil Gaming launched Tut’s Twister slot

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Yggdrasil Gaming launched Tut’s Twister slot

Popular software provider, Yggdrasil Gaming released its newest game: Tut’s Twister slot. The new slot takes players on an exciting journey, during which the fabled King Tut has woken up in his tomb, wreaking havoc across the reels in the form of a swirling sandstorm. Players are transported to the ancient Egyptian setting by the mix of exciting animations and ...

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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 ...

Pariplay Wins Mobile Gaming Software 2018 EGR B2B Award

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Pariplay Wins Mobile Gaming Software 2018 EGR B2B Award

Pariplay Ltd., a gaming technology company serving online and land-based casinos, iLotteries and iGaming brands, has won the prestigious Mobile Gaming Software Award at the 2018 EGR B2B Awards, held in London on 20th June 2018. The Mobile Gaming Software 2018 award recognises the company’s major contribution to evolving the mobile gaming space with its innovative interactive gaming system eyeON® ...

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Sunday, June 24, 2018

Laughlin water service restored, but boil order still in effect

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Laughlin water service restored, but boil order still in effect

Laughlin water service was restored Sunday morning, but a boil water order issued Saturday remains in effect. Businesses and residents are required to boil water or use bottled water for drinking and cooking until water quality analyses are completed.

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Sports betting a highlight of this year’s Global Gaming Expo

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Sports betting a highlight of this year’s Global Gaming Expo

By the time the American Gaming Association’s Global Gaming Expo rolls into Las Vegas in October, college and pro football will be well underway.

Man accused of stealing from Las Vegas casinos by posing as delivery driver

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Man accused of stealing from Las Vegas casinos by posing as delivery driver

A criminal complaint accuses Danny Roy Salazar of burglarizing the Rio, Westgate and Caesars Palace between Jan. 13 and June 8 and stealing an assortment of items, including mattresses, televisions, “prototype auto electronics,” beauty products, furniture, light fixtures, an iPad and a photo booth.

3D slot tournaments at BingoBilly

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3D slot tournaments at BingoBilly
The online casino is running 3 different daily slots tournaments from Friday, 22 June through Sunday, 24 June. There will be $400 awarded in cash each day.

Friday, June 22, 2018

Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino

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Table games revenue drops again at Pennsylvania casino
Sands Casino Resort Bethlehem is still Pennsylvania's table games king, but in recent months its stranglehold on the throne doesn't seem quite as firm. For instance, in May, Sands Bethlehem generated $19.6 million in table games revenue, the 15th-highest monthly total in ...

Hard Rock Casino s Giant Guitar Has Even Bigger Mistake

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Hard Rock Casino s Giant Guitar Has Even Bigger Mistake
Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City doesn't just have the blues, it’s got "rhythem"

BlockChain Innovations Corp. Announces its Letter of Intent to Go Public

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BlockChain Innovations Corp. Announces its Letter of Intent to Go Public

BlockChain Innovations Corp. (“BCI” or the “Company”), an international blockchain technology supplier serving the regulated gaming industry is pleased to announce that it has signed a letter of intent with Capricorn Business Acquisition Inc. (NEX Board CAK.H), for its qualifying transaction to go-public in the Third Quarter of 2018. With the 6-3 United States Supreme Court decision two-weeks ago striking ...

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Nevada gaming commissioners OK license for BC Technologies

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Nevada gaming commissioners OK license for BC Technologies

The father of an Armenian entrepreneur who financed his son’s sports wagering system manufacturing company will receive further scrutiny as a condition of the Nevada Gaming Commission’s unanimous approval of a license for Las Vegas-based BC Technologies and its top executive, CEO Vahagn Badalyan.

Thursday, June 21, 2018

Island View Casino Resort opens Beach Casino

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Island View Casino Resort opens Beach Casino
With this expansion, Island View boasts the largest casino floor in the State of Mississippi, totaling 126,000 square feet of gaming space.

The evolution of women in gaming

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The evolution of women in gaming
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Meet Spinomenal in the Unified Protocol for Games Integration – APIgrator

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Meet Spinomenal in the Unified Protocol for Games Integration – APIgrator

Games integration service APIgrator from Slotegrator is a tool to save your time and money. Thanks to this offer, the operator can add over 2 000 games into the online casino within a single session. Spinomenal as a known software developer in iGaming is now available for integration through the unified protocol called APIgrator. Thereby, the online casino vendors can ...

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US Congress Postpone Sports Betting Hearing

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US Congress Postpone Sports Betting Hearing
The National Foodball League and other sports giants have been invited to testify before a US congressional committee on sports betting in late June, but the hearing seems to have been postponed over a scheduling complication

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issues fantasy sports revenue

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Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board issues fantasy sports revenue
The report provides a breakdown on fees collected from the play of Pennsylvania participants, Fantasy Sports Contests operators' adjusted revenue, and the tax revenue due to the Commonwealth.

Golden Entertainment names new Vice President of food and beverage

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Golden Entertainment names new Vice President of food and beverage
With nearly three decades of experience in dining operations working with some of Las Vegas' top resorts and restaurants, Bart Mahoney is highly regarded as one of the top food and beverage professionals in the city.

New website from FortuneJack

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New website from FortuneJack
The bitcoin casino just got a new website, which is the first principal upgrade of the service since its establishment.

Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Culinary union ratifies new agreement with MGM Resorts

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Culinary union ratifies new agreement with MGM Resorts

Tuesday’s Culinary union ratification of a collective bargaining agreement with MGM Resorts International virtually assures a summer free of labor strife for the Strip.

The Joint hosts Playboi Carti

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The Joint hosts Playboi Carti
The Atlanta-born rapper will perform at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas on Sunday, 29 July at 8 p.m.

SoftGamings partners with Pragmatic Play

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SoftGamings partners with Pragmatic Play

A leading i-gaming developer, SoftGamings partners with Pragmatic Play, one of the fastest growing providers of digital casino games after the two brands signed a cooperation agreement. Since SoftGamings partners with Pragmatic Play, online casino operators will be able to get Pragmatic Play gaming content through the SoftGamings platform via single unified API integration. Pragmatic Play Games Library includes 80+ ...

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Microgaming introduces Stormcraft Studios

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Microgaming introduces Stormcraft Studios
Microgaming introduces Stormcraft Studios, a new independent game studio that will be supplying exclusive content to the online gaming giant

Monday, June 18, 2018

Ainsworth Game Technology Welcomes North American President Bertolone

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Ainsworth Game Technology Welcomes North American President Bertolone
Ainsworth Game Technology (AX: AGI) this week welcomed longtime gaming industry leader Joseph Bertolone as its new President – North America

Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport dies

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Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport dies

Longtime Las Vegas resort executive Felix Rappaport, the president and CEO of the Foxwoods tribal casino in Connecticut, was found dead in his home Monday.

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 ...

Pragmatic Play partners with Rank Group

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Pragmatic Play partners with Rank Group
Under the terms of the deal, Pragmatic Play's experienced team of game designers will work hand-in-hand with Rank to create four bespoke video slot titles.

NetEnt launches games with The Stars Group in Portugal

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NetEnt launches games with The Stars Group in Portugal

Leading provider of digital casino solutions, NetEnt continues its growth strategy on regulated markets. Right now NetEnt becomes the first supplier to launch its award-winning games with The Stars Group in Portugal. Following successful technical integration, a collection of selected NetEnt’s popular games are now available with The Stars Group in Portugal. The Stars Group is one of the leading ...

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Sunday, June 17, 2018

Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in ...

LVCVA leader Rossi Ralenkotter should address scandals

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LVCVA leader Rossi Ralenkotter should address scandals

In a 15-minute address at the end of Tuesday’s meeting of the board of directors of the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority, CEO Rossi Ralenkotterwent through a checklist of reasons why he’s going to retire.

Saturday, June 16, 2018

UK to delay FOBT crackdown but raise online gambling tax

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UK to delay FOBT crackdown but raise online gambling tax
The UK government’s crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT) is to be postponed until 2020, giving the industry a reported boost of £4 billion, based on average revenues

KamaGames launches new Multi-Table Tournaments (MTT) and Split Bet Poker

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KamaGames launches new Multi-Table Tournaments (MTT) and Split Bet Poker

KamaGames, the largest European social mobile poker operator, today announced a significant update to their flagship title Pokerist, with the launch of a brand new game, Split Bet Poker, and the addition of the hugely popular, Multi-Table Tournaments (MTT). MTT is the latest exciting tournament type available to KamaGames’ 530,000 daily active players. Particularly suited to more experienced, committed and ...

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Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine

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Northern Nevada casino Boomtown may have to pay $40,000 fine

The operator of a Northern Nevada casino has settled a state Gaming Control Board complaint that it illegally operated an unlicensed interactive gaming system by linking to websites based in Curacao.

Hard Rock Atlantic City launches 365 Live

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Hard Rock Atlantic City launches 365 Live
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City is set to launch 365 Live – live performances every day for the entire year – during its opening week.

Friday, June 15, 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 ...

Viejas wins Venue of the Year

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Viejas wins Venue of the Year
Viejas Casino & Resort is proud to have been honored as “Venue of the Year” for 2017-2018 as awarded by Meeting Professionals International.

Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal

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Caesars workers in Las Vegas approve new contract deal
Housekeepers, bartenders and other unionized workers at Las Vegas casino-resorts operated by Caesars Entertainment approved a new five-year contract, ending the possibility of a strike at those properties. A few thousand members of the Culinary Union voted in ...

The Rise of Online Casinos Accepting PayPal

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The Rise of Online Casinos Accepting PayPal

  How you play at online casinos has changed tremendously over the years. Over the past several years, things have changed tremendously for those online casino lovers. The online gaming industry has exploded in popularity and become a multibillion-dollar industry worldwide within the last decade alone. With the increase in popularity comes many changes, and one that’s recently emerged is ...

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Thursday, June 14, 2018

Michigan moves towards legalising online gambling

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Michigan moves towards legalising online gambling
Michigan's House of Representatives has voted 68-40 in favour of online gambling bill HB 4926, which paves the way for the Lawful Internet Gaming Act

Stratosphere to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and locals' perks

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Stratosphere to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and locals' perks
The 1,149-foot-tower will light up the Las Vegas Strip this Independence Day with a fireworks display to celebrate America's birthday. Plus, Stratosphere will offer Fourth of July perks for locals, available exclusively on Wednesday, 4 July.

Caesars Entertainment union workers to vote on new contract

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Caesars Entertainment union workers to vote on new contract

Thousands of Caesars Entertainment Corp. union employees will vote Thursday on a five-year labor agreement union leaders are calling the best they’ve ever had.

Raffaela Zillner, LL.M to join EGC 2018 for Austrian market update

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Raffaela Zillner, LL.M to join EGC 2018 for Austrian market update

 Dr. Raffaela Zillner, LL.M will join European Gaming Congress (EGC 2018) Ljubljana for an Austrian market update. The inaugural edition of European Gaming Congress will be held on the 16th of October at the Grand Union Hotel in Ljubljana and it’s the latest conference the team at European Gaming Media and Events are putting together. The event is expected to ...

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Wednesday, June 13, 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 ...

Borgata in Atlantic City will take sports bets Thursday morning

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Borgata in Atlantic City will take sports bets Thursday morning
The casino told The Associated Press it will begin taking sports bets at 11 a.m. That's 30 minutes after Gov. Phil Murphy places the state's first legal sports ...

William Hill ready to accept first sports bet in New Jersey

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William Hill ready to accept first sports bet in New Jersey
William Hill has announced it’s ready to accept the first sports bet in the state of New Jersey on Thursday, following the legalisation of full-scale sports betting in the state

BetConstruct to present SpringBME at PGS

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BetConstruct to present SpringBME at PGS
BetConstruct will be joining the Peru Gaming Show 2018, where they will have the opportunity to meet local operators and investigate the market to learn about the latest industry trends in LATAM

Tuesday, June 12, 2018

Three Mississippi casinos now offering sports betting

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Three Mississippi casinos now offering sports betting
Pearl River Resort and Bok Homa Casino, which are owned and operated by the Mississippi Band of Choctaw Indians will soon offer sports betting.

Tropicana Atlantic City launches Tropicana Sports

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Tropicana Atlantic City launches Tropicana Sports
Tropicana Sports is a unique free-to-play experience where sports enthusiasts can test their knowledge anywhere, anytime for a chance to win real prizes including overnight hotel stays.

ORYX Gaming teams up with Grupo MGA

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ORYX Gaming teams up with Grupo MGA
The turnkey gaming solution provider has signed a partnership agreement with Spanish content supplier Grupo MGA. The Spanish casino pioneers excel in standout Video Bingo and Slots content.

Monday, June 11, 2018

New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting

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New Jersey governor signs bill allowing sports betting
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy signed legislation allowing the state's casinos and racetracks to begin taking sports bets. Murphy signed the measure Monday, making New Jersey the second state after Delaware to allow ...

Jackpot winner at Pala Casino

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Jackpot winner at Pala Casino
Shirley N., a slot player from Long Beach, CA, won $50,000 on Sunday, 10 June when she hit a Bonus Times slot machine jackpot at Pala Casino Spa & Resort.

North Korean leader takes in Singapore nightlife ahead of summit

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North Korean leader takes in Singapore nightlife ahead of summit

Kim Jong Un and his entourage visited Marina Bay Sands in Singapore briefly Monday night local time.

Asia cracks down on the rise in illegal gambling ahead of the World Cup

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Asia cracks down on the rise in illegal gambling ahead of the World Cup
With the World Cup only four days away, law enforcement and regulatory forces are preparing to fight the rise of illegal gambling operators who have been making use of cryptocurrencies and technology to avoid prosecution

Great Book of Magic Deluxe from Wazdan released

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Great Book of Magic Deluxe from Wazdan released

One of Wazdan‘s latest spellbinding slots, Great Book of Magic Deluxe, is working its magic across Europe and has taken hold in key Northern European markets. Great Book of Magic Deluxe is a revamped blockbuster with improved graphics and a one-of-a-kind gamble game that has gripped the imagination of casinos and players alike. As with all other Wazdan slots, Great Book ...

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Sunday, June 10, 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 ...

Las Vegas sees record airport passengers, but fewer visitors

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Las Vegas sees record airport passengers, but fewer visitors

It wasn’t until April that Southern Nevada visitors finally ended a 10-month streak in which total visitation volume was less than it was a year earlier.

Saturday, June 9, 2018

Mr.Green launched Nolimit City games under MGA license

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Mr.Green launched Nolimit City games under MGA license

Leading operator and online innovator, Mr.Green launched Nolimit City games under MGA license. Mr.Green launched Nolimit City games after the two companies have finalised their direct integration of games, thanks to the proprietary owned RGS platform available by the software provider. The move comes after the two agreed to deliver a direct route to market on a deal established under ...

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New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports bets

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New Jersey governor: No timetable to act on sports bets
New Jersey Gov. Phil Murphy said Friday his state will have sports betting "sooner rather than later," but gave himself no timetable to ...

Betfair US secures two new sports betting agreements

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Betfair US secures two new sports betting agreements
Paddy Power Betfair has announced the signing of two long-term sports betting agreements in New Jersey and New York with Meadowlands Racetrack and Tioga Downs

New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting

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New Jersey Legislature OKs bill to legalize sports betting
New Jersey's casinos and racetracks are waiting for the starter's gun to begin offering sports betting now that the state ...

Friday, June 8, 2018

WinStar World Casino and Resort blood drive

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WinStar World Casino and Resort blood drive
A total of 279 WinStar World Casino and Resort employees made contributions to help replenish the blood supply for Oklahomans in need during its 22 May blood drive.

Cyprus starts building Europe’s biggest casino resort

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Cyprus starts building Europe’s biggest casino resort

Cyprus’ president says a new casino resort that’s described as Europe’s biggest will be the centerpiece of the east Mediterranean island’s strategy to become a luxury tourism destination.

Swedish gambling bill adopted

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Swedish gambling bill adopted
The Swedish gambling bill that will open up the online market has been adopted by the parliament. The bill was approved after a debate in the Swedish parliament on Thursday with 282 votes for and only 19 against.

MultiPass Delegate Passes now available with discounted rate for CEEGC Budapest and EGC Ljubljana

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MultiPass Delegate Passes now available with discounted rate for CEEGC Budapest and EGC Ljubljana

The team at European Gaming and Events have launched a new booking option for theor two upcoming events which enables delegates to further save on their delegate passes. The MultiPass is delegate pass booking option that includes access to both Central and Eastern European Gaming Conference (CEEGC Budapest 2018) and European Gaming Congress (EGC Ljubljana 2018) is available between 7 ...

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Thursday, June 7, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

Las Vegas casinos continue solar energy push

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Las Vegas casinos continue solar energy push
There has been a substantial drive by major US casino industry companies to become more environmentally friendly as the benefits of clean energy have become more apparent in recent years

Wazdan’s Tetri Mania Deluxe slot launched on International Tetris Day

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Wazdan’s Tetri Mania Deluxe slot launched on International Tetris Day

Tetri Mania Deluxe slot debuted on VOLT Casino’s gaming platform on International Tetris Day. The new Tetri Mania Deluxe slot features a cinematic game-play experience consistent with the game’s international appeal. Tetris is a tile-matching puzzle video game, considered one of the most popular of all-time, while Tetri Mania Deluxe is a stunning video slot inspired by this iconic game. For ...

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Mohegan Sun celebrates Father's Day

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Mohegan Sun celebrates Father's Day
Father's Day is on Sunday, 17 June and Mohegan Sun will make it a memorable one. From Hash House A Go Go, Michael Jordan's Steak House and Soltoro to Tommy Bahama and The Art of Shaving, the opportunities to spoil dad across Mohegan Sun are endless.

Wednesday, June 6, 2018

State gaming board conditionally recommends licensing for startup

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State gaming board conditionally recommends licensing for startup

To recommend approval of the licensing of an Armenian entrepreneur seeking to develop software for a new sports wagering program, Nevada Gaming Control Board members first had to solve a chicken-and-egg dilemma.

Woman hits $1.4 million jackpot at downtown Golden Gate

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Woman hits $1.4 million jackpot at downtown Golden Gate
A Wisconsin woman is leaving Las Vegas a millionaire. The woman, who was in town for a bingo tournament, hit a $1.4 million jackpot this morning on the Million Degrees game at ...

Thunderbolt Online Casino unveils Gods of Nature slot

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Thunderbolt Online Casino unveils Gods of Nature slot
Until 6 July the popular South African online casino is giving active players 30 free spins on the new slot game Tian Di Yuan Su.

SoftGamings deals with iSoftBet

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SoftGamings deals with iSoftBet

Platform developer and gaming systems aggregator SoftGamings deals with iSoftBet, an online and mobile casino games supplier. As SoftGamings deals with iSoftBet and within the framework of this cooperation, SoftGamings will offer iSoftBet’s high-quality content on the SoftGamings’ advanced platform. This now includes 150+ original and branded games from iSoftBet. Operators will be able to add to their casinos the ...

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Tuesday, June 5, 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 ...

Wisconsin woman wins $1.4M jackpot at downtown Las Vegas casino

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Wisconsin woman wins $1.4M jackpot at downtown Las Vegas casino

A Las Vegas visitor from Wisconsin hit a jackpot worth $1,453,640 in downtown Las Vegas on Tuesday morning.

DraftKings launches in Australia as territories introduce new taxes

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DraftKings launches in Australia as territories introduce new taxes
Boston-based daily fantasy sports platform DraftKings has announced that it has now officially launched in Australia, despite more territories introducing high point of consumption taxes for online gambling

PA Lottery introduces PA iLottery

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PA Lottery introduces PA iLottery
Players can play iLottery games for money after signing up for an account and adding a payment method such as a debit card or linked bank account.

Monday, June 4, 2018

Culinary turns focus to smaller Las Vegas casinos in contract talks

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Culinary turns focus to smaller Las Vegas casinos in contract talks
The union said Monday that it was now focusing on 15 properties on the Las Vegas Strip and in downtown not covered by the deals with Caesars Entertainment and MGM Resorts ...

Mr Green announces partnership with Colossus Bets

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Mr Green announces partnership with Colossus Bets
Online gaming company Mr Green has announced the launch of their pools betting product ‘Jackpot Bets’ in collaboration with provider Colossus Bets

John Kelly OBE appointed non-executive Chairman of Gala Leisure

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John Kelly OBE appointed non-executive Chairman of Gala Leisure
UK-based gaming business Gala Leisure has announced the appointment of John Kelly OBE as a non-executive Chairman

Sunday, June 3, 2018

Dimitrij Piciga as speaker at European Gaming Congress

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Dimitrij Piciga as speaker at European Gaming Congress

European Gaming Congress announces Dimitrij Piciga (Founder of Diogen, Former CEO of HIT) as speaker. The inaugural European Gaming Congress will be held on the 16th of October at the Grand Union Hotel in Ljubljana and will bring together industry expert from all over Europe to create a platform which will enable both networking and learning at the highest quality. ...

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Las Vegas Valley casinos ride wave of Golden Knights’ success

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Las Vegas Valley casinos ride wave of Golden Knights’ success

As more and more fans catch Knights fever during the team’s remarkable Stanley Cup Playoff run, casino companies are capitalizing on the hottest ticket in town.

Culinary Union, MGM Resorts reach tentative contract deal

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Culinary Union, MGM Resorts reach tentative contract deal

Union negotiators say they struck a tentative deal with MGM Resorts International, the state’s largest hotel operator by employees, just a day after workers began preparing strike signs.

Saturday, June 2, 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 ...

Gaming, tourism offer a variety to Nevada’s tax base

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Gaming, tourism offer a variety to Nevada’s tax base

The gaming and tourism industries pay far more toward Southern Nevada’s tax base than just room taxes.

DraftKings makes its first sports betting deal

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DraftKings makes its first sports betting deal
US daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings, has announced the agreement of a licensing partnership with Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City, a move which will eventually see the company offer an online sports betting product throughout the US state of New Jersey

DraftKings, Resorts Casino join on sports bets

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DraftKings, Resorts Casino join on sports bets
One of the nation's largest daily fantasy sports companies is teaming up with an Atlantic City casino in the latest deal seeking to capitalize on ...

Friday, June 1, 2018

Pala to award Audi and $10,000 each Friday

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Pala to award Audi and $10,000 each Friday
From 6 p.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday, 1, 8, 15, 22 and 29 June, and Friday, 6, 13, 20 and 27 July, $1,000 will be awarded every half-hour to 10 lucky winners, a total of $10,000. The 2018 Audi A5 will be awarded at 11 p.m.

Caesars reaches tentative agreement with Culinary Union

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Caesars reaches tentative agreement with Culinary Union

Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Caesars Entertainment have reached a tentative five-year labor agreement that is expected to avert a strike that could have crippled Southern Nevada’s resort corridor.

First bracelet of the 2018 WSOP

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First bracelet of the 2018 WSOP
The 2011 WSOP Europe Main Event champion, Elio Fox, took home his second bracelet in a brand-new event, the $10,000 no-limit hold'em super turbo bounty.

Downtown Cares hosts eighth annual event

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Downtown Cares hosts eighth annual event
Downtown Cares, a day of volunteerism founded in 2012 by Moonridge Group and El Cortez Hotel & Casino, will host its eighth community event on Saturday, 2 June 2018 at Veterans Village.