Friday, August 31, 2018

SugarHouse Casino's September promotions

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

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

West Virginia sports betting launches early

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

Nevada gaming revenue slightly down in July

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

Thursday, August 30, 2018

Novomatic H1 results boosted by Ainsworth deal

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

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

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

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

Gaming in Spain Conference: new opportunities to a maturing market

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Gaming in Spain Conference: new opportunities to a maturing market

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

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Habanero helping fans reveal lost riches with Egyptian Dreams Deluxe

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

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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

Penn National Gaming secures approval from Missouri Gaming Commission

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

LeoVegas launches BetUK

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LeoVegas launches BetUK

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

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Better Collective revenue up 93

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

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

DraftKings continues expansion of sports betting team

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

Ancient Chinese Astronomy Comes to Terrifying Life in this New Game

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

Boyd Gaming upgrades its B Connected loyalty club program

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Boyd Gaming upgrades its B Connected loyalty club program

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

Monday, August 27, 2018

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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

Belarusian online gambling launch date confirmed

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Belarusian online gambling launch date confirmed

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

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Ocean Resort Casino hosts Professional Fighters League

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

Alfastreet introducing revolutionary novelties at G2E 2018

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Alfastreet introducing revolutionary novelties at G2E 2018

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

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Sunday, August 26, 2018

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

GameArt introduces jackpot games

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GameArt introduces jackpot games

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

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Saturday, August 25, 2018

Criticized in Nevada, MGM Resorts CEO finds praise in Massachusetts

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Criticized in Nevada, MGM Resorts CEO finds praise in Massachusetts

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

New MGM Springfield casino makes New England debut

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

Resorts World on target for opening by end of 2020

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Resorts World on target for opening by end of 2020

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

Nevada regulators reject deal with sports books operator

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

Friday, August 24, 2018

Scientific Games and Caesars Launch Sports Betting in Newly Regulated Mississippi

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

Nevada Resort Association backs Energy Choice Initiative, Question 3

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Nevada Resort Association backs Energy Choice Initiative, Question 3

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

Star Entertainment annual revenue rises

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

NetEnt launches Berryburst times two as it debuts MAX product line

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

Thursday, August 23, 2018

CG Technology’s Nevada gaming license in hot water

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CG Technology’s Nevada gaming license in hot water

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

Dancing with the Stars: Athletes champions at Mohegan Sun

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

US gaming tops 40bn for the first time

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

Tomas Draksas to join the Innovation Talks

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Tomas Draksas to join the Innovation Talks

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

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Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Atlantic City casino earnings up 1.6 percent in 2nd quarter

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

MGM board adds Paul Salem with Providence Equity

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MGM board adds Paul Salem with Providence Equity

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Beer Park to host Gator Day Weekend

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

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

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

Playtech goes live in Italy

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Playtech goes live in Italy

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

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SLS to assume control of W hotel

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

Monday, August 20, 2018

Ladbrokes Australia pulls out of gaming reform strategy

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

Football at Boyd Gaming locations

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

APCW Perspectives: Online gambling moving targets

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

Sunday, August 19, 2018

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

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

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

Saturday, August 18, 2018

MGM Springfield opens Friday in Massachusetts

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MGM Springfield opens Friday in Massachusetts

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

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

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

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

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

Friday, August 17, 2018

BingoBilly's $1,815 slots tournament

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

Kindred Group to enter NJ sports betting with Hard Rock

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

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

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

Gamblit Gaming introduces Gamblit TriStation to New Mexico

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

Thursday, August 16, 2018

SLS to assume control of W hotel

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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Wednesday, August 15, 2018

Pennsylvania readying sports betting, not in time for NFL season

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Pennsylvania readying sports betting, not in time for NFL season

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

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

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

GiG CEO exclusive We are targeting several new markets

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

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

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

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Resorts Casino Hotel to open new sportsbook

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

Mybet to file for insolvency

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

Video Review: Reels of Wealth from Betsoft

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

Authentic Gaming granted UK licence by Gambling Commission

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

Monday, August 13, 2018

Joe Thomas to perform at Dover Downs Hotel & Casino

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

Plaza Hotel and Casino to host Las Vegas Pickleball Open

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

Mount Airy plans to break ground in Beaver County

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

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

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

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

Saturday, August 11, 2018

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

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

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

Football season at SLS Las Vegas

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

Nevada nears new sexual harassment policies at casinos

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

Friday, August 10, 2018

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

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

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

Greentube Legends of the Seas

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

Slotegrator gets another partner – DLV

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Slotegrator gets another partner – DLV

Recently, Amsterdam hosted a large-scale exhibition and conference iGB Live! Slotegrator has also contributed to the event that was a real success for the company. Its highly professional team strengthened their knowledge and gained new experience, as well as signed cooperation agreements with major providers. Meet one of their new partners – DLV, a provider from Latvia. The developer has ...

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Evolution to power Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City Live Casino

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Evolution to power Hard Rock Hotel Casino Atlantic City Live Casino
Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, has today announced Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City as its latest U

Thursday, August 9, 2018

MGM to add 20 pct charge to rest of its Las Vegas Strip spas

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MGM to add 20 pct charge to rest of its Las Vegas Strip spas

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

Scientific Games ordered to pay $315M in antitrust case

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Scientific Games ordered to pay $315M in antitrust case

Executives with Las Vegas-based casino equipment manufacturer Scientific Games are expected to challenge a $315 million jury award reached against the company.

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 ...

Casino Arizona Launches Talking Stick Casino App Utilizing Scientific Games SG Universe

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Casino Arizona Launches Talking Stick Casino App Utilizing Scientific Games SG Universe
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") has launched its SG Universe online product suite with Casino Arizona, bringing the operator's two properties to the forefront of the online gaming landscape under their "Talking Stick" brand

Wednesday, August 8, 2018

Outgoing Wynn Resorts executive Kim Sinatra to get $1.8M cash settlement

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Outgoing Wynn Resorts executive Kim Sinatra to get $1.8M cash settlement

Former Wynn Resorts Ltd. executive vice president and general counsel Kim Sinatra will receive a $1.8 million cash settlement as she leaves the company, the company reported Wednesday in a Securities and Exchange Commission filing.

Boyd Gaming, Aristocrat sign deal for loyalty program

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Boyd Gaming, Aristocrat sign deal for loyalty program

Las Vegas-based Boyd will acquire Aristocrat’s Oasis 360 system to track customer play and reward players through the casino company’s B Connected loyalty program.

AGA expanding code of conduct for responsible gaming

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AGA expanding code of conduct for responsible gaming

With sports betting spreading to new markets this year, the American Gaming Association is expanding the breadth and reach of its code of conduct for responsible gaming, a representative said Tuesday.

Wynn Resorts adds own CEO, former Deutsche Bank exec to board

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Wynn Resorts adds own CEO, former Deutsche Bank exec to board
Casino operator Wynn Resorts has appointed its current CEO and the former CEO of Deutsche Bank to its board of directors ...

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Wendover Resorts Chooses Scientific Games Casino-Based Online And Mobile Technology Solutions

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Wendover Resorts Chooses Scientific Games Casino-Based Online And Mobile Technology Solutions
Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS) ("Scientific Games" or the "Company") announced today that the company will install a comprehensive package of casino management system products and solutions, as well as slot games and table products at The Wendover Nugget Hotel and Casino and Red Garter Hotel and Casino, both owned and operated by Wendover Resorts

Beer Park to host fantasy football draft parties

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Beer Park to host fantasy football draft parties
The Vegas restaurant will launch the start of Fantasy Football with draft parties and a VIP package for up to 12 fans. The package includes a draft kit, 12 beers, 12 Belvedere cocktails and a $200 food credit.

Hofbräuhaus hosts Battle of the Bands

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Hofbräuhaus hosts Battle of the Bands
Five bands will battle it out on 17 August for a standing gig at the Las Vegas Beer Hall.

Eilers & Krejcik Gaming expands sports betting division

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Eilers & Krejcik Gaming expands sports betting division
Eilers & Krejcik Gaming recently enhanced its expertise with the addition of Chris Krafcik as managing director for political and regulatory affairs.

Monday, August 6, 2018

IGT moves into Mississippi with Boyd casinos deal

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IGT moves into Mississippi with Boyd casinos deal
Supplier IGT will power retail sports betting at two Boyd Gaming casinos in Mississippi

Gaming veteran Phil Satre named to Wynn Resorts board

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Gaming veteran Phil Satre named to Wynn Resorts board

Longtime gaming executive Phil Satre has been named vice chairman of the Wynn Resorts board of directors and will become chairman next year, a move lauded by top shareholder and co-founder Elaine Wynn.

Wazdan nominated for four CEEG Awards

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Wazdan nominated for four CEEG Awards

Award-winning game-maker Wazdan is looking to add to it’s haul of awards having been nominated for four prestigious Central and Eastern European Gaming Awards (CEEG Awards). The CEEG Awards celebrate gaming software suppliers, operators and service providers for their outstanding contributions to the online sector of the industry in their respective fields. It is widely considered one of the most ...

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Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau

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Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau
One regret Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the company into the Macau gaming market. Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as ...

Sunday, August 5, 2018

Las Vegas gaming experts provide sports-betting policy guide

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Las Vegas gaming experts provide sports-betting policy guide

There’s plenty of expertise in Nevada to lead the way toward fundamental sports-betting policy but there aren’t many roadmaps showing how to get where states want to be. That is, until Anthony Cabot’s new book hit the bookshelves in late May.

MGM, Wynn tamp down Boston casino intrigue

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

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Black Hat, with big names and crowds, infiltrates Las Vegas

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Black Hat, with big names and crowds, infiltrates Las Vegas

Black Hat USA, the largest annual cybersecurity conference, is expecting record attendance in Las Vegas this week as high-profile breaches and election meddling fears dominate headlines.

Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau

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Former Harrah’s exec regrets not expanding to Macau
One regret Phil Satre has about his 25-year career with Harrah’s Entertainment is that he didn’t take the company into the Macau gaming market. Satre, who spoke Wednesday on Nevada Newsmakers, retired as ...

IP Casino debuts sportsbook

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IP Casino debuts sportsbook
The Biloxi property became one of the first in the state of Mississippi to offer sports betting to its guests.

Friday, August 3, 2018

Penn National Gaming pursuing deals with sports leagues

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Penn National Gaming pursuing deals with sports leagues

Eric Schippers, senior vice president for public affairs for Penn National Gaming, said Thursday the company has has been holding discussions with the NBA, MLB, NHL and PGA.

Scientific Games board appoint new director

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Scientific Games board appoint new director
The Board of Directors at Scientific Games elected Kneeland C

Betsoft partners with Italian Arm of Stanleybet

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Betsoft partners with Italian Arm of Stanleybet

Betsoft Gaming has expanded its presence in the Italian regulated market, signing a new content agreement with international slots and sportsbook institution Stanleybet. As Betsoft partners with Italian Arm of the sportsbook institution and according to the extensive agreement every game in Betsoft’s sought-after Slots3TM series – all ADM / AAMS certified – has now been added to the Stanleybet online platform, and is ...

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Money and Love Donated through BBIN s Charity Event

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Money and Love Donated through BBIN s Charity Event
BBIN and DJ Mag worked together to hold The Gaming Beat Charity (TGB Charity), for which Fedde Le Grand was invited to produce 3 original tracks

Thursday, August 2, 2018

CEEG Awards Voting session is now Live – Check out the nominees and Vote!

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CEEG Awards Voting session is now Live – Check out the nominees and Vote!

The third edition of the Central and Eastern European Gaming Awards (CEEG Awards) has reached one of the most interesting step, the online voting phase. The online voting takes place between 01.08-31.08 and will determine the shortlist for the 20 categories. The top 5 best voted companies will advance to the final round which will take place in Budapest on ...

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MGM reports 41 percent decline in 2nd-quarter earnings

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MGM reports 41 percent decline in 2nd-quarter earnings

MGM Resorts International on Thursday reported a 41 percent decline in earnings for its second quarter a day after its stock price neared its 52-week low.

Wynn Resorts revenue boosted by Palace income

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Wynn Resorts revenue boosted by Palace income
Wynn Resorts financial results for Q2 shows a 9% growth to $1

CyberBingo celebrates 22 years

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CyberBingo celebrates 22 years
The online casino is having a month filled of new player offers, birthday monthly specials and prizes to be won in the August birthday celebrations.

Wednesday, August 1, 2018

Morten Ronde to share expertise during IMGL MasterClass™

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Morten Ronde to share expertise during IMGL MasterClass™

Morten Ronde to share expertise during IMGL MasterClass™ – US Market – Gold Rush or Opposite for European Operations at CEEGC2018 In just 2 years, CEEGC has become the most prestigious boutique gaming event which gathers C-level executives every year to network and share information about the Central and Eastern European markets. In 2018, at the third edition of the ...

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Gambling Commission takes tougher stance on advertising breaches

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Gambling Commission takes tougher stance on advertising breaches
The Gambling Commission has outlined plans to implement tougher punishments on breaches of advertising and consumer laws from 31 October

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 ...

IGT Q2 revenue stagnates after DoubleDown sale

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IGT Q2 revenue stagnates after DoubleDown sale
IGT's revenue almost flat-lined for the second quarter of 2018, due to the sale of its DoubleDown social casino subsidiary and jackpot expenses