Saturday, June 30, 2018

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

The Rio offers esports experience with new Wall Gaming Lounge

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The Rio offers esports experience with new Wall Gaming Lounge
Marking Caesars Entertainment’s first foray into a permanent esports venue, the Wall Gaming Lounge at the Rio offers players an immersive gaming experience ...

‘What A Day!’: Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Give Atlantic City A Party To Remember

‘What A Day!’: Hard Rock, Ocean Resort Give Atlantic City A Party To Remember
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Months of preparation and speculation ended with a bang as Hard Rock Atlantic City and Ocean Resort Casino put on a show for AC on opening day.

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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 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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Bingo is back: Market leader, Gala Leisure is to relaunch all its Gala Bingo clubs as Buzz Bingo with two-year £40 million investment plan

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Bingo is back: Market leader, Gala Leisure is to relaunch all its Gala Bingo clubs as Buzz Bingo with two-year £40 million investment plan

Gala Leisure’s Clacton-On-Sea, Enfield and Falkirk clubs are among the first clubs to undergo transition to Buzz Bingo and will have their official launch party on Saturday

Thursday, June 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 ...

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

Mohegan Sun hosts SNL stand-up night

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Mohegan Sun hosts SNL stand-up night
Veterans of SNL: Jon Lovitz, Darrell Hammond, Chris Kattan & Finesse Mitchell bring an evening of stand-up to Mohegan Sun Arena on Saturday 28 July.

BRYKE Increases Its Presence In Golden Lion Casinos Installing More Machines

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BRYKE Increases Its Presence In Golden Lion Casinos Installing More Machines

Zitro has come to an agreement with Mexican operator, Golden Lion Casinos, to provide a large number of machines with new and sensational progressive banks in all of its venues

Wednesday, June 27, 2018

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

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.

New York expected to overtake Nevada as top U.S. sports betting market

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New York expected to overtake Nevada as top U.S. sports betting market
The Supreme Court's recent overturning of a federal ban on sports betting could clear the path for New York to become the largest U.S. sports wagering market. By 2023, New York is projected to rake in $700 million annually from sports bets, according to new projections by GamblingCompliance, an independent service that ...

Vermantia and ARC to launch European Racing Channel

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Vermantia and ARC to launch European Racing Channel
Vermantia and the Arena Racing Company have launched the European Racing Channel by satellite and streaming, with plans to broadcast more than 40,000 thoroughbred and greyhound races every year from racecourses across the globe

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.

Tuesday, June 26, 2018

Hard Rock Atlantic City Will Open With A Guitar Smash But Not Sports Betting

Hard Rock Atlantic City Will Open With A Guitar Smash But Not Sports Betting
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When the new Hard Rock Atlantic City opens June 28, it will have everything in its place except NJ sports betting. A Hard Rock AC sportsbook isn't in the cards for opening day.

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Michigan legislators adjourn without passing sports betting law

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Michigan legislators adjourn without passing sports betting law
Sports betting discussions reached a stalemate in Michigan before the beginning of the NFL season, when lawmakers went on ten-week summer break with no agreement over the MI sports betting law

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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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.

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

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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Will Blockchain Technology Redesign the iGaming Industry

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Will Blockchain Technology Redesign the iGaming Industry
Blockchain and ICOs; two words which spark both good and bad reactions, while they also refuse to be ignored

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 ...

Sunday, June 24, 2018

Terminally ill man gets last wish to gamble in Atlantic City

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Terminally ill man gets last wish to gamble in Atlantic City
A terminally ill New Jersey man says he got one of his last wishes fulfilled this week: to drink a cold beer and play a few more hands of blackjack at his favorite casino in Atlantic City. John Mudry and his family visited Bally's Atlantic City on Tuesday to fulfill one ...

Saturday, June 23, 2018

Engaged Nation Launches Award-Winning REACH Digital Engagement System at Palms Casino Resort Spa

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Engaged Nation Launches Award-Winning REACH Digital Engagement System at Palms Casino Resort Spa

Palms ePlay Gamified Marketing Program to Reactivate Dormant Customers and Promote $620 Million Remodel of Property and Brand

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"

Friday, June 22, 2018

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.

Details (And Secrets) Are Revealed During Ocean Resort’s Casino License Hearing

Details (And Secrets) Are Revealed During Ocean Resort’s Casino License Hearing
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An Ocean Resort Casino license was the final piece of the puzzle for the Atlantic City casino to open June 28, and the two-day hearing was an eye-opening experience for many.

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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 ...

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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Thursday, June 21, 2018

Would Atlantic City Casinos Shut Down Too If State Shuts Down?

Would Atlantic City Casinos Shut Down Too If State Shuts Down?
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If the New Jersey government shuts down June 30, Atlantic City casinos would follow suit a few days later, but one state senator wants to prevent that from happening.

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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 ...

Palace Station debuts new restaurants

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Palace Station debuts new restaurants
Set to debut this summer, guests will enjoy new food and beverage offerings such as bBD's, Boathouse Asian Eatery, Mumfresh Asian Eats and Feast Buffet.

European Casino Association’s annual industry forum comes to Monaco

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European Casino Association’s annual industry forum comes to Monaco

The annual gathering of high-level representatives from the land-based casino industry will take place at the Casino de Monte-Carlo and Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo in Monaco on 28 & 29 June 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.

Wednesday, June 20, 2018

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

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.

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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Visit Win Systems at Peru Gaming Show in Lima (PGS)

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Visit Win Systems at Peru Gaming Show in Lima (PGS)

The leading technology supplier for the gaming and entertainment industry, Win Systems, will participate in the Peru Gaming Show in Lima on 20 and 21 June, presenting its latest innovation at stand #52. The company will be displaying its impressive jackpot range for its GameStar slot machines, and its innovative Chinese roulette, being shown for the first time in the ...

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Tuesday, June 19, 2018

Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever

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Wheel of Fortune jackpot at Silverton is property's largest ever
The Silverton saw a gambler hit the largest jackpot in the property’s history. An unidentified player won $3.2 million June 9 with a $5 wager ...

British And Irish Industries Unite To Support Responsible Gambling Week 2018 Builders

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British And Irish Industries Unite To Support Responsible Gambling Week 2018 Builders

The Industry Group for Responsible Gambling (IGRG) has announced that Responsible Gambling Week 2018 will take place from 1st - 7th November and that, for the first time, organisations and businesses from Ireland and Northern Ireland will join those from Great Britain in supporting the event.

Japans lower house passes IR Implementation Bill

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Japans lower house passes IR Implementation Bill
Japans lower parliamentary chamber passed the long-awaited Integrated Resorts Implementation Bill, with a ruling on Wednesday (June 20th) likely to extend the current Diet session by a month to secure passage in the upper house

At Long Last, A New Era Of Legal Sports Betting Begins For New Jersey

At Long Last, A New Era Of Legal Sports Betting Begins For New Jersey
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Last week, Monmouth Park in Oceanport and Borgata in Atlantic City took the first legal sports bets in NJ. And with that, NJ sports betting at long last was live.

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Monday, June 18, 2018

Lauren Hill's special guests at The Joint

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Lauren Hill's special guests at The Joint
Produced by Live Nation, her performance at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino - Las Vegas Friday, 7 September will feature NAS, Protoje and Iman Omari. The show is scheduled to begin at 8 p.m.

Updated players list for Mohegan Sun's State Farm Showdown

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Updated players list for Mohegan Sun's State Farm Showdown
The State Farm Showdown hosted by Aaron Rodgers and Chris Paul has added more athletes to the list of icons pitting against each other for the first-of-its-kind charity golf tournament set to take place at Mohegan Sun Golf Club 27 and 28 June.

Australia sees increase in mobile betting

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Australia sees increase in mobile betting
The Australian research company, Roy Morgan, has released information about online gambling in the country

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 ...

Saturday, June 16, 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 ...

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

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Marches To Another Stellar Month In May

NJ Online Gambling Revenue Marches To Another Stellar Month In May
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New Jersey online casinos continue to climb, posting $24.3 million in revenue in May. At this rate, NJ gambling sites are set to hit $1 billion lifetime revenue by year's end.

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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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Friday, June 15, 2018

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.

21Bet upgrades Sportsbook with Digitain

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21Bet upgrades Sportsbook with Digitain

Digitain the multi-channel casino and sports betting platform provider confirmed that Malta-licensed 21Bet had been successfully migrated to Digitain’s fully managed sportsbook solution.

Vietnam opens up sports betting as World Cup kicks off

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Vietnam opens up sports betting as World Cup kicks off
Vietnam will allow residents to bet on overseas’ football matches starting in 2019 in a bid to stop international websites from siphoning money out of the country

Thursday, June 14, 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 ...

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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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.

New Jersey casino revenue dips as online revenues rise

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New Jersey casino revenue dips as online revenues rise
New Jersey casinos have seen their gaming win revenues dip as slot machines took a huge year-on-year reduction during May, according to the latest figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE)

New partnership between Octavian Gaming and WorldMatch

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New partnership between Octavian Gaming and WorldMatch
Octavian Gaming Solution and WorldMatch, the two historic Italian gaming companies with an international reach, announce that Octavian has bought 50% stake in WorldMatch.

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 ...

SJM Holdings announce several board changes

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SJM Holdings announce several board changes
SJM Holdings Limited, the Macau headquartered hotel and casino operator, has announced several board changes following it Annual General Meeting on 12 June

Bede Gaming integrated Pragmatic Play offering

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Bede Gaming integrated Pragmatic Play offering

An award-winning online gambling software provider, Bede Gaming integrated Pragmatic Play offering. Among the games which have gone live on the Bede PLAY platform are Wolf Gold, Chilli Heat, and Gold Rush, three of our engaging selection of over 80 casino slot games. Since Bede Gaming integrated Pragmatic Play offering, Pragmatic Play’s content will be now available to Bede Gaming’s ...

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Interblock Enhances its Presence at New World Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

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Interblock Enhances its Presence at New World Hotel, Ho Chi Minh City

The Company Increases Footprint to More Than 60 ETG Seats