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MGM Springfield offers first look at M life Rewards
New England's first integrated luxury resort and entertainment destination is inviting the public to experience the excitement of joining M life Rewards, MGM Resorts' loyalty program.
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Caesars Entertainment Corporation casinos to debut sportsbooks

Caesars Entertainment Corporation is set to become the latest casino operator to expand its sportsbetting services in the United States after announcing that it intends to launch sportsbooks for its properties in New Jersey and Mississippi over the next few weeks. Launches to begin in New Jersey: Las Vegas-headquartered, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, used an official Monday press release […]
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International companies to land in the Philippines
International companies to land in the Philippines

Foreign casino operators are targetting the Cagayan Special Economic Zone and will soon land in the country.

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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 Signs Sports Betting Deal With Caesars Entertainment

OpenBet's Market-Leading Technology to Power Caesars' Sports Wagering in New Jersey and Mississippi

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Player wins €179K at Casumo
A Finnish player managed to win a total of €179,669 with a single deposit of €100 spread out over eight days.
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September entertainment at Cannery Casino
The Las Vegas casino will bring soul and R&B stars to The Club, including soul music legends The Stylistics, Harold Melvin's Blue Notes, Heatwave and Eddie Holman for the ‘70s Soul Jam.
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EGT and Reel Games install in California
EGT and Reel Games install in California

The companies signed an agreement for the Cache Creek Casino located in California.

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GVC Holdings in merger talks with MGM Resorts

Isle of Man-based online gambling company, GVC Holdings, has reportedly confirmed it is engaged in talks regarding a merger with global hospitality and entertainment company, MGM Resorts International (MGM:New York). According to Sky News … The owner of British-based betting and gambling company, Ladbrokes Coral Group plc, will this week or as soon as Monday, […]
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Pachinko remains king for Japanese gamblers

In Japan, pachinko reportedly remains the most prevalent form of gambling with the amount spent by players enjoying the vertical pinball-like slot machines regularly topping approximately $200 billion every year. Revenues double earnings from automobile exports: According to a Thursday report from The Independent newspaper, the Japanese pachinko sector annually takes in about twice what […]
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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...
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Gamenet Group SpA purchasing rival GoldBet

Italian gaming operator Gamenet Group SpA has reportedly announced a deal that is to see it pay out approximately $310 million in order to purchase all of the capital in domestic rival GoldBet. Combined entity to be ‘clear leader’ in Italy: According to a report from iGamingRadio.com, Guglielmo Angelozzi, Chief Executive Officer for Rome-headquartered Gamenet […]
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Reconsideration of Brockton, Mass casino on hold until September

A Thursday decision by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission will see a request to reconsider its 2016 rejection of a proposed $700 million casino on the Brockton Fairgrounds (pictured) put on hold until September. According to Mass Live… Developer Mass Gaming & Entertainment petitioned the commission in June to revisit its application and to do so “without […]
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Operators reaffirm their interest in coming Japanese casinos

Following last week’s passage of the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill, three of the world’s largest gambling operators have reportedly reaffirmed their interest in running one of Japan’s coming trio of integrated casino resorts. According to a Thursday report from GGRAsia, the past seven days have seen leading figures at Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited, Las […]
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Ocean Resort Casino's upcoming events
The Atlantic City casino features a line-up of events, entertainment and guest amenities cater to a wide-range of interests.
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Win 10 free spins at Intertops Poker
The Game of the Week at the online casino is the brand new Dragon Kings slot from Betsoft. Players can get 10 free spins on the mythical new game.
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Puyallup Tribe would open a casino in Washington
Puyallup Tribe would open a casino in Washington

Washington State could become the host of a new casino operated by local Tribe, Puyallup.

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Promising future for Delta in Goa
Promising future for Delta in Goa

According to Union Gaming, Delta Corp’s financial performance “continues to make the case” for moving riverboat casinos to land.

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Franco celebrates third anniversary in Vegas
Magician Mat Franco will team up with Sunny 106.5 and Petco to collect much-needed supplies to benefit The Animal Foundation, Nevada's largest open admission shelter.
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Provisional license for fifth Entertainment City integrated casino resort

Chinese real estate firm, Landing International Development Limited, has announced that one of its subsidiaries has been granted a provisional gaming license for the new integrated casino resort it is planning to build in the Philippines. Hong Kong-listed Landing International Development Limited revealed via an official filing (pdf) that its wholly-owned Landing Resorts Philippines Development Corporation […]
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Integration sees Wazdan go live with EveryMatrix

In December 2017, major casino games producer, Wazdan, agreed a deal to integrate its award-winning content onto the EveryMatrix’s CasinoEngine platform. Per the agreement, the producer’s portfolio of innovative online slots, which players can enjoy on desktop, tablet and mobile, will now be made available to the UK-headquartered firm’s network of operators. According to the […]
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Land-based casino industry engages with key topics for future development in Europe at annual forum in Monaco

Promoting equal career opportunities and tackling money laundering were the key issues at the annual industry forum organised by the European Casino Association (ECA) and Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer at the Casino de Monte-Carlo and Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo.

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Global online gaming and betting market increasing
Online gambling and betting refers to operators providing gambling and betting games, such as, casino, poker, sports betting, lottery, and other games to end-users through an Internet-based digital platform.
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Rivers Casino Community Champions with Allegheny CleanWays
Rivers Team Members will be working from land and water to remove trash that has accumulated along the shore. Other stewardship tasks include trail maintenance, mulching and invasive species removal.
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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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BC Hard Rock workers end strike
BC Hard Rock workers end strike

After a deal reached with the employer, more than 400 workers are set to return to work.

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Union, casinos continue to reach labor agreements
Casinos in Las Vegas and unionized workers continue to reach labor agreements two months after thousands of housekeepers, bartenders and others threatened to go on strike. Members of the Culinary Union on Monday reached a tentative deal with Four Queens and ...
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New casino may be on the cards for Saipan

In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, a Japanese businessman has reportedly met with the Mayor of Saipan in order to discuss the possibility of opening various businesses including a new casino in the American territory. Return visit scheduled for August: According to a report from the Marianas Variety newspaper, Saipan Mayor David Apatang […]
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Atlantis casino in Reno to stop offering plastic straws
The Atlantis casino-resort in Reno will stop asking customers if they'd like a plastic straw with their drink ...
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Kansas warned against sports betting over-optimism

Legislators in Kansas have reportedly been warned that bringing legalized sports betting to ‘The Sunflower State’ may not end up being the magic pill that will help them to solve an estimated $320 budget deficit. Revenue cannibalization warning: According to a Sunday report from local television broadcaster, WDAF-TV, the caution came as part of a study […]
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Larnaca airport to feature two casinos
Larnaca airport to feature two casinos

The two facilities are expected to be ready and operational by the end of the third and fourth quarter of the year.

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Camel Rock Casino agrees licensing deal with VizExplorer

Provider of operational intelligence (OI) solutions to the casino industry, VizExplorer, recently announced that it had entered into a new licensing agreement to initiate deployment of its campaignViz and floorViz solutions at the Camel Rock Casino in New Mexico. Highly competitive market: Owned and operated by the Pueblo of Tesuque, the entertainment facility opened in 1995. […]
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NCAA to study possible effects of widespread legal wagering
The NCAA announced Thursday it will create a working group of "subject matter experts" to assess areas such as officiating, NCAA rules, federal and state laws ...
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IGT brings Fort Knox video slot to Portugal

Gaming machine and systems innovator International Game Technology (IGT) has reportedly announced that its Fort Knox multi-level progressive jackpot video slot has made its debut in Portugal by being unveiled at Casino Vilamoura. Fort Knox Debut:  According to a Thursday report from G3Newswire… Fort Knox is housed in the New York-listed developer’s CrystalCurve cabinet, which […]
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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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La Jolla tribe adds gaming to local business

In northern San Diego County, a partnership between the federally recognized La Jolla Band of Luiseño Indians and multinational oil and gas company, BP, will reportedly see the opening of the La Jolla Trading Post & Casino before the month’s end. The Valley Roadrunner newspaper reports…. Chief executive officer for the 700-member La Jolla tribe, […]
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Poker’s Chris Moorman says move to Las Vegas good for his game
Chris Moorman, a native of England, cut his poker teeth on the online sites Poker Stars, Full Tilt and 888poker before competing in the World Series of Poker. With more than $15 million in online earnings, he holds the record for ...
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CYPRUS: Limassol casino visitorship exceeds expectations

Cyprus Casinos (C2) opened its doors to the public on June 28, since then 6,000-plus visitors have signed up for membership to the C2 Rewards Club loyalty program. Membership is not a requirement to gain entry into the casino, however, there is a 21-and-older age requirement. “strong, positive word of mouth and self-discovery by the […]
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Gambling Business Group announce priority issues and extend open invitation to new Secretary of State

Strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, (GBG) has contacted Jeremy Wright QC congratulating him on his appointment as Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS) and identifying a list of priority issues impacting the development of the industry as a socially responsible provider of gambling entertainment.

 

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Ponca Tribe could open new casino
Ponca Tribe could open new casino

Despite the legal battle around the facility, the tribe is considering opening the casino in order to bring revenue.

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Menopause: The Musical at Harrah's Las Vegas celebrates 5,000th performance
The landmark show was welcomed by Las Vegas celebrities and VIPs who walked the red carpet before the show, including The Bronx Wanderers, Katie Kenner (Sex Tips for Straight Women from a Gay Man), Tenors of Rock, cast members from The Miss Behave Gameshow and Clint Holmes.
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Panic button maker displays devices that protect hotel workers
When a housekeeper at many Las Vegas hotels feels their well-being is threatened or comes across a guest having a medical emergency, the solution to a fast response is closer than ever ...
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Golden Entertainment Incorporated to buy pair of southern Nevada casinos

American casino operator, Golden Entertainment Incorporated, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement that is to see it purchase the Colorado Belle Hotel and Casino Resort along with the Edgewater Hotel and Casino Resort from smaller counterpart, Marnell Gaming. Golden Entertainment Incorporated used an official Monday press release to reveal that the final purchase price […]
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Nagoya to get involved in IR conversation
Nagoya to get involved in IR conversation

Mayor Takashi Kawamyra said that he favours an IR bid for the city and said he believes “it would be a good thing for Nagoya to raise its hand.”

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Interblock to Showcase New Market Innovations at OIGA 2018

Automated Roulette and Dice ETGs arrive to the State of Oklahoma

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Kangwon Land hiring scandal in South Korea nets two indictments

A hiring scandal at South Korea’s only casino accessible to locals, Kangwon Land (pictured), has reportedly resulted in the indictment of two lawmakers from the nation’s conservative Liberty Korea Party. The indictments bring to a close an investigation by an independent probe team that lasted two and a half years. KBS World Radio, the official […]
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Palace Station unveils new contemporary Feast Buffet
The historic Las Vegas property debuts next-generation Feast Buffet with new look, feel, location and menu.
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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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Foreign operators to take minority stakes in Japan
Foreign operators to take minority stakes in Japan

According to Delta State Holdings managing partner David Bonnet, international companies won’t hold the majority of Japan’s first IRs.

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Thought leaders welcome 2019 launch of ICE North America

Clarion Gaming has announced the 2019 launch of ICE North America, which will bring together GiGse and ICE Sports Betting USA into a single consolidated event for the interactive gaming industry

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Ontario casinos heading for American stewardship

In Canada, it looks like the future operators of Casino Niagara and the nearby Niagara Fallsview Casino Resort are set to be American after local casino firms Great Canadian Gaming Corporation and Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited reportedly withdrew from the bidding process. According to a Sunday report from The Globe and Mail newspaper cited […]
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Pala Casino releases free event schedule for August
Pala Casino Spa & Resort will continue its FREE Events series in August featuring the 60+ Club at 1 p.m. on Tuesdays and the underground wine CAVE; the new, expanded Luis Rey's; and Bar Meets Grill on weekends.
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MGM National Harbor unveils expansion
MGM National Harbor unveils expansion

The Baltimore casino has opened a US$48 million expansion on Saturday, which includes a larger poker room.

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State gets 5 more sports betting applications
New Jersey regulators have received five additional applications from gambling companies seeking to start offering sports betting before football season starts in September ...
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Resorts World Catskills posts disappointing revenues
Resorts World Catskills posts disappointing revenues

After its opening back in February, the New York casino has failed to rake half its projected revenue.

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Top 10 facts, figures and observations from the WSOP Main Event final table
Casino City's Gary Trask empties out his notebook full of nuggets from a week in Las Vegas covering the World Series of Poker.
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MGM National Harbor inaugurates $48 million expansion

In Maryland, American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, reportedly inaugurated a $48 million expansion of its MGM National Harbor on Sunday that encompasses a larger poker room as well as 285 additional slots. According to a Sunday report from The Baltimore Sun newspaper, the Prince George’s County venue also now features an off-track horseracing sportsbetting […]
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John Cynn defeats Tony Miles for 2018 WSOP Main Event win

The 2018 World Series of Poker’s most anticipated event has come to an end. With 7,874 players competing, the Main Event at the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino generated $74,015,600 in total prize money with the first-place winner taking home $8.8 million. In the end, it was John Cynn and Tony Miles competing in heads-up play, […]
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Off-Strip Westgate casino, union reach tentative labor deal
Unionized workers in Las Vegas have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Westgate casino-resort a week after guests and others encountered picket lines outside ...
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John Cynn wins World Series of Poker Main Event after marathon heads-up battle
The 33-year-old from Illinois outlasts Tony Miles, taking home $8.8 million and his first WSOP Gold Bracelet in dramatic fashion in Las Vegas.
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Red Tiger Gaming introduces Tiki Fruits

On the heels of its partnership deal with multi-brand online casino operator, Pomadorro, top developer of casino games, Red Tiger Gaming, has sweetened its video slots offering with the premiere of its fresh Tiki Fruits. Playable on all devices, the Isle of Man-based supplier’s most recent title is a cluster-type game played on a unique […]
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Wazdan puts a DELUXE spin on Highway to Hell

Leading online casino games developer Wazdan continues pumping out the hits with its latest title, Highway to Hell Deluxe, just in time for iGB Live! and during the same month AC/DC’s famous road song was released back in 1979. While the new slot game pays homage to the song penned by Angus Young, Malcolm Young and […]
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Cordial atmopshere at WSOP Main Event final table is a welcome change for players
This year's World Series of Poker Main Event final table has been absent of past bitterness and tanking, which has been embraced by every player involved.
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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) Showcases Industry-Leading iGaming Expertise at iGB Live! 2018

GLI’s veteran team of iGaming experts eager to share nearly 30 years of interactive gaming experience