Tuesday, August 14, 2018

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