Las Vegas Sun Stories: Gaming
Dismantling of Palace Station sign signals the end of a theme
The last train is leaving the station. Marking one of the final transitional pieces of the $192 million modernization of Palace Station, the property’s longtime train-themed marquee is ...
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APCW Perspectives: Speaking of gambling news . . .
An interesting show this week, as one story seems to flow directly into the next. News from the U.K., Canada, the U.S., Australia and China make it a well-rounded episode.
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Aristocrat's Oasis 360 system replaces competitive product at Ocean Downs
The casino management system is one of the most widely used in North America.
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Cirsa bought by US Investor Blackstone

As reported earlier this year by multiple Spanish media outlets, Cirsa Gaming Corp, one of the world leaders in gaming and leisure activities and the Spain’s largest casino and bingo hall operator casted a spell over several US hedge fund giants, like the Advent International, Apollo Global Management, Blackstone Group and Cerberus Capital Management who were all found to be swirling around Cirsa, competing for its fair hand.

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Local player cashes in for $50,000 in Pala Casino's 'Goin' Bannanas' cash promotion
Rosilina T. from Oceanside, California scoops a huge jackpot at the California casino.
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Janis Laganovskis to speak at upcoming Mare Balticum Gaming Summit

After announcing the first lineup of speakers back in February, organizers of the Mare Balticum Gaming Summit have announced that four regulators will be present during the event to provide briefings and official gaming numbers from the Danish, Estonia, Latvia and Lithuanian markets. Each market will have panel discussions on the schedule with Janis Laganovskis […]
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Wynn Resorts to rename Boston casino project

In an effort to further distance itself from former Chairman and CEO Steve Wynn, the Las Vegas-based company that bears his name will reportedly rebrand its $2.5 billion under-construction property in Everett, Massachusetts as Encore Boston Harbor. The name is taken from Wynn Resorts Limited’s Encore-branded gaming facilities it owns in Las Vegas and Macau. […]
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Bath casino announced opening date

UK’s Century Casino Bath is expected to open its doors to the public on Friday, May 25th.

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Videoslots debuts two new online slot games from GAMING1
Both Cirtakus and Pearl Tracker offer low-limit wagers, free spins and other extra bonuses.
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Blue Chip Casino announces May entertainment and specials
May at Blue Chip is jam-packed with fun, including Brewfest May 5 with 70 breweries and some 300 delicious craft brews, a Mother's Day Brunch featuring prime rib, and the start of the Summer Wheels giveaway.
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Crown Resorts Limited fined for slot tampering in Melbourne

In Australia, casino operator Crown Resorts Limited has reportedly been fined AU$300,000 ($225,000) by the Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation after it was found to have contravened the Gambling Regulation Act 2003 at its Crown Casino and Entertainment Complex. According to a report from The Guardian newspaper, the firm was penalized after being […]
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Japan Government Approves Integrated Resorts Bill

The Japanese government endorsed on Friday a bill setting the broad regulatory framework for the establishment of a casino industry in the country. The document – known as the Integrated Resorts (IR) Implementation Bill – will now be submitted to the Diet, the country’s parliament, for voting.

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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 ...
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Scientific Games installs world's first land-based PRIZM GAMETABLE at Caesars Entertainment Resorts in Atlantic City
The new games were unveiled at Harrah's Resort Atlantic City and Bally's Atlantic City in New Jersey.
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Former Okada Manila exec Wolstenholme appointed COO at Hoi An project

Veteran international gaming executive Steve Wolstenholme (pictured) has reportedly been appointed group chief operating officer (COO) for Hoi An South Development Ltd.’s US$4 billion Hoiana casino resort project. Located approximately 18.6 miles south of Da Nang, central Vietnam’s fastest growing tourist destination, Hoiana will feature premium amenities including luxury hotels, private villas, a condominium hotel, […]
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MGM Springfield provisional opening date announced

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has reportedly announced that its $960 million MGM Springfield property could open as soon as August 24 complete with a 125,000 sq ft casino offering some 3,000 slots alongside 100 gaming tables. According to a Thursday report from the Boston Herald newspaper, the venue will be the first Las Vegas-style integrated […]
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Comanche Nation warning of reduced casino revenues

In Oklahoma, the Comanche Nation has reportedly warned that revenues from its Comanche Red River Hotel and Casino could fall by as much as 25% if the fellow federally-recognized Chickasaw Nation is permitted to open its nearby RiverStar Casino. According to a Monday report from Indianz.com citing a story from The Lawton Constitution newspaper, the […]
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China lottery sales up 6% for March

In China, March ticket sales for its official lottery systems saw a 2.9% spike, with revenue growth for Q1 sales of 9.4% year-on-year. GGRAsia reports that according to China’s Ministry of Finance, aggregate ticket sales of CNY40 billion (US$6.34 billion) for the month of March were registered for the East Asia nation’s two lotteries: the […]
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Las Vegas Sands sees record 1st-quarter earnings
Las Vegas Sands Corp. saw record first-quarter earnings, the company announced today. The company reported adjusted earnings of $1.5 billion, a 31 percent increase over the same ...
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Century Casinos enters Vietnamese gaming market
The company's Austrian subsidiary, Century Resorts Management, has acquired 51% of the outstanding common stock of Golden Hospitality Limited
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Redrake’s Jack O’Lantern vs The Headless Horseman slot a hit

Appearing out of the fog and darkness is a spooky new online slot title from Redrake Gaming. The recently released Jack O’Lantern vs the Headless Horseman slot game is sure to thrill every gambler, providing a haunting experience on a 5×3 grid. The game has 30 paylines and features high-quality animations and thematic sounds. From […]
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Betrally Casino players winning big in 2018
Playing everything from slots to blackjack, four lucky European players have hit it big at Betrally Casino over the last few months, including a German player who turned €1.15 into €1,229.89.
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Spirit installs Europe’s first Interblock innovation

In Germany, Spielbanken Bayern’s Casino Bad Steben is now home to Europe’s very first Dealer Assist Blackjack electronic table game (ETG), which has been installed by Spirit Gaming, Interblock’s distribution partner in Austria, Switzerland and Germany. Commenting on the acquisition, Director for Casino Bad Steben, Udo Braunersreuther, said, “This is exactly what we have been […]
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APCW Perspectives: A brave, new, regulated world
This week, J. Todd covers stories from the U.K and the U.S., as the two countries grow closer when it comes to online gambling. Plus, online poker liquidity gets a boost in the states.
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Nolimit City Stockholm AB inks PlayFortuna.com games supply deal

Swedish online casino platform and games developer Nolimit City Stockholm AB has announced the signing of a deal that will see it supply its innovations to the Curacao-licensed domain at PlayFortuna.com. Nolimit City Stockholm AB stated that the agreement will see PlayFortuna.com utilize its remote games server platform in order to offer players its full […]
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Top 10 random observations from a week in Las Vegas
Casino City's Gary Trask returns from a week in Las Vegas with 10 thoughts and observations about the current vibe of the city and what the future has in store.
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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