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European Premiere At Spielbanken Bayern

SPIRIT GAMING announces the very first European installation of the Dealer Assist BlackJack from Interblock

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Updated event schedule at South Point Hotel Casino and Spa
The updated schedule features an exciting range of events from now through July.
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Rens Feenstra wins WPT Amsterdam

From April 13 –21,  the Holland Casino Amsterdam played host to the World Poker Tour with several events on the schedule, including the much-anticipated Main Event. The tour stop kicked off with a DeepStacks event and was followed by the Main Event, which began on April 16. A total of 207 players posted the €3,300 buy-in to […]
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Pala Casino offering $1 street tacos on Cinco De Mayo
All guests who visit the Bar Meets Grill restaurant on Saturday, 5 May will enjoy $1 street tacos and Sammy Hagar's Santo Mezquila from 3 p.m. to 7 p.m.
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Village in northern Illinois twice rejects proposal for video gambling cafe

In Illinois, a Naperville-based marketing agency’s plan for a video gambling cafĂ© in Kendall County was denied by Oswego Village Board members this week after reportedly receiving a similar rejection on March 6. The Chicago Tribune newspaper reports that earlier this week, 26-year-old Wilbur You, of You Holdings, made an appearance at a trustees meeting […]
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Betsoft deal with OCG International targets German market

Developer of innovative casino games for desktop and mobile, Betsoft Gaming, has agreed to a partnership deal with Maltese iGaming operator OCG International. Per the terms of the agreement, OCG International will now be able to offer Betsoft’s popular Slots3 games series, which includes the new Classic Slots collection, to its substantial brand portfolio. Betsoft […]
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Suspect in casino picnic shooting fled in car he planted 3 days earlier, arrested at Texas rest stop
Authorities in the Texas Panhandle this morning arrested a "disgruntled" dealer suspected of shooting two Strip hotel-casino executives. Anthony Wrobel, 42, was taken into custody without further incident in ...
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PAGCOR denies Galaxy’s exit from Boracay

Despite rumours, PAGCOR assured that Galaxy Entertainment hasn’t abandoned its plans to develop an integrated resort in Boracay.

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MMCT faces hurdle for its casino in Connecticut

The Attorney General has warned the tribes not to develop their East Windsor casino before getting federal regulatory approval.

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Global Daily Fantasy Sports Incorporated awarded Malta license

Canadian daily fantasy sports software supplier Global Daily Fantasy Sports Incorporated has announced that it has received a business-to-business controlled skill games supply license from the Malta Gaming Authority. Vancouver-headquartered Global Daily Fantasy Sports Incorporated revealed that it now intends to use the five-year license to supply its daily fantasy sports platform and products to […]
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GAN opens digital marketing agency in Tel Aviv
GAN Digital will provide digital user acquisition and retention services to selected GAN clients worldwide.
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Preview: 8th KPMG eSummit in Gibraltar April 26, 2018

Many C-Suite and other executives are familiar with the Big Four accounting firms. Some have seen ‎PricewaterhouseCoopers (PwC) release reports over the years in the gambling sector. KPMG is one of the four largest professional services networks in the world with over $26 billion in annual revenues. The Netherlands-based company is perhaps the most involved […]
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Vizexplorer Launches New Golden Record Solution For Casinos

Intelligent data matching enables unified customer records and helps operators understand the total value of their players for the first time

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European Dealer Championship 2018 comes to Adriatic country of Montenegro

The 12th edition of the European Dealer Championship (EDC) organised by the European Casino Association (ECA) is coming to Resort & Casino Maestral in Montenegro from 7 – 9 May 2018. 

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National Indian Gaming Association chairman kicks-off Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in Las Vegas
NIGA Chairman Ernie Stevens, Jr. welcomed attendees, tribal leadership, gaming professionals and industry leaders to network and recognize dignitaries and special guests.
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A memorable debut for CasinoFlex Systems at the FADJA show in Colombia

Promising meetings held with operators from all around Latin America

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Monmouth Park Racetrack anxiously awaiting PASPA decision

In New Jersey, Monmouth Park Racetrack is reportedly anxiously waiting to hear whether the United States Supreme Court will overturn the existing Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) so that it may offer legalized sportsbetting. According to a Tuesday report from the Asbury Park Press newspaper, horses are due to start arriving at the […]
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IMF expects Macau’s (GDP) to grow by 7.0 percent in 2018

The International Monetary Fund (IMF) expects Macau’s gross domestic product (GDP) to grow by 7.0 percent this year and 6.1 percent in 2019, slightly slower than in 2017. The forecast was included in IMF’s latest World Economic Outlook report, published on Tuesday.

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LRWC to decide on Boracay casino

The company hasn’t reached a final decision to complete its plan to build a casino-resort complex in Boracay, Philippines.

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Second edition of Prague Gaming Summit sees growth

It has been three weeks since the second edition of the Prague Gaming Summit has come to an end and organizers of the event have announced noticeable growth for the conference. The Vienna House Prague hosted the event on March 29th, with tickets selling out, which led to organizers extend seating from the originally planned for […]
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Fix the TV in my Las Vegas hotel room? There's an app for that
When a guest at the Plaza in downtown has a request for maintenance, say for example to fix a television in their room, the hotel’s response is now quicker because of technology the property started using last year. The technology platform — Alice — centralizes hotel operations and staffs into one hub so all involved can keep track of various tasks as ...
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Muscogee Nation Adds Vizexplorer’s Next Generation Player Development Solution

Existing customer adds new hostVizOps for hosts at River Spirit property

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Las Vegas local hits life-changing $621k Buffalo Grand jackpot at The Orleans
The lucky winner has elected to remain anonymous.
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MGM to sell Grand Victoria Casino

Eldorado Resorts entered into a definitive agreement to buy the casino for US$327.5 million.

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Uncertainty surrounds Casino Canberra redevelopment plan

In Australia, the government for the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) has reportedly declared that it is only prepared to continue supporting the $257 million plan to redevelop Casino Canberra if the firm behind the scheme agrees to several conditions it laid out as part of legislation passed in November. According to a Sunday report from […]
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Dover Downs poker room guarantees $70K in prizes over Memorial Day weekend
Four no-limit Hold'em tournaments will be held from 25 to 28 May.
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WSOP aiming to introduce interstate online poker in May
In a major step for gaming operators in the U.S., the new platform could launch on 1 May in Delaware, Nevada and New Jersey.
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Settlement ends Richmond casino proposal

The ruling that puts a casino proposal to rest ends a process that began 22 years ago.

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Felipe Esparza's 'Bad Decisions' tour coming t Hard Rock Hotel & Casino
The comedian will appear at The Joint in Las Vegas during Mexican Independence Day Weekend in September.
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Partypoker launches new partypoker LIVE $$$

With the launch of partypoker LIVE $$$, top online poker room partypoker now offers their players more value when it comes to satellite options for major events. Players can use partypoker LIVE $$$ to gain entry into LIVE events as well as side events taking place during major live poker festivals. Partypoker LIVE $$$, PPL$$$, […]
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International Tourism Security Conference returns to Las Vegas
Experts from around the world will gather this week at Treasure Island Casino to share best practices during the conference's 25th year.
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Wynn’s name could be removed from casino licence

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission may remove the mogul’s name from a Wynn Resorts’ casino resort license near Boston.

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New high limit area opens at Resorts World Catskills

After opening their brand new 5,000 square foot poker room in March, Resorts World Catskills has now announced the grand opening of a new high limit area. Located on the third floor of the facility, the latest addition includes 38 tables games with such options as Pai Gow Tiles, roulette, blackjack and baccarat. During the […]
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Slot player wins $620K at The Orleans in Las Vegas
The lucky woman was playing the Aristocrat's Buffalo Grand machine about 2:30 a.m. when she won ...
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Caesars Entertainment announces agreement to bring Harrah's-branded tribal casino to northern California
Caesars Entertainment will license the Harrah's brand name to the Buena Vista Gaming Authority as part of a new $168 million development that broke ground 11 April 2018.
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Aristocrat Announces the Opening of First Lightning Link™ Lounge™ in Latin America

Continuing the success of Lightning Link™ in Mexico, the company Aristocrat in conjunction with PlayCity announce the opening of the first Lightning Link™ Lounge™ in Latin America, located at PlayCity Casino Andares in the city of Guadalajara, Jalisco.

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Japan looks to deter fraudulent casino applications with hefty fines and jail time

Included in new legislation that will make its way to Japan‘s National Diet this month is a penalty of up to ¥500 million (US$4.7 million) that will reportedly be assessed to casino operators if it is discovered that they have acquired their business licenses via fraudulent means. The Japan Times reports that the Minato-based Kyodo […]
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Arkansas AG rejects ballot proposal for casinos

For the second time this year, Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge (pictured) has rejected a proposed amendment to the state constitution that would allow casinos in Arkansas. Dated April 10, the attorney general’s opinion (pdf) says that the ballot title is ambiguous and misleading and the name of the proposal, too lengthy. If that has […]
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Scientific Games to Showcase Latest Innovation, Technology and Enhanced Digital Offering at NIGA 2018

Scientific Games is set to bring a stellar line-up of industry- leading innovation, ground-breaking technology and a significant new digital offering to the Indian Gaming Tradeshow & Convention, hosted by the National Indian Gaming Association (NIGA) in Las Vegas April 17 – 20.