Casino Gambling Could Come to Arkansas on April 1

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Oaklawn and Southland are expected to go live with full-blown casino gaming on April 1 as part of a gambling expansion push in Arkansas Gambling could soon expand in Arkansas as two state race tracks are expected to go live with full-scale casino offering on April 1. A meeting of the state Racing Commission taking ...

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You Zeng Emerges Victorious in WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg

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Zeng collected his largest poker cash over the weekend after taking down the latest WPTDeepStacks Johannesburg Main Event After three days of poker at Emperors Palace in Johannesburg, it was Chinese national You Zeng who took down the latest WPTDeepStacks Main Event this past weekend. The player scooped his largest poker cash to date for ...

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Sands Bethlehem Buyer Gets Key Approval for Planned Rebrand

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Bethlehem planning officials approve change of the ore crane sign of Sands Bethlehem ahead of the casino’s sale to Wind Creek Hospitality The Bethlehem Planning Commission gave Thursday the green light to a proposed plan for a change of the iconic ore crane sign that bears the name Sands Bethlehem informing visitors that they are ...

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Bet365 Sets Foot in New Jersey; On Track for Summer Sports Betting Launch

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British online gambling powerhouse bet365 has secured its physical presence in New Jersey as part of its planned expansion into that state, news emerged last week The company has recently signed a long-term office lease for nearly 19,000 square feet of space at Two Greentree Center in Marlton, New Jersey. Marlton is a census-designated ...

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Elon Musk’s Boring Company Is Coming to Las Vegas

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Las Vegas is betting big on an Elon Musk-backed means of transportation as the city is looking to advertise itself to a diverse public of potential visitors News emerged Wednesday that the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority has recommended that an Elon Musk-backed enterprise be awarded a contract to develop and operate an express ...

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WPT Regular Blake Bohn Bags One of Biggest Stacks after WPT L.A. Poker Classic Day 1

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The WPT L.A. Poker Classic, one of the hottest events on WPT’s schedule, kicked off on Saturday at Commerce Casino for a few days of quality poker action and unmatched thrill Day 1 of the tournament saw 523 players register into the $10,000 buy-in freezeout tournament. Of those, only 337 bagged and tagged for the ...

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Viet Vo Claims WSOP Circuit Rio Las Vegas Main Event Title

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A Main Event title eluded Viet Vo a couple of time until last night when he outlasted 952 entries at Rio Las Vegas for $274,030 and a gold ring Viet Vo entered a tough final day of the WSOP Circuit Rio Las Vegas Main Event with former WSOP gold bracelet winners and multiple-time gold ring ...

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Greece Opens Bidding Process for Hellinikon Casino Resort

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Greek gambling regulator publishes a call for tenders for operators interested to obtain a casino license for the Hellinikon mega-resort The bidding process for the development of a casino as part of a larger integrated resort set to be located at the site of the former Ellinikon International Airport near Athens has finally begun after ...

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Breaking: Remote Gambling Bill Passes Dutch Senate

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Dutch Senate passes Remote Gambling Bill, online gambling licensing process expected to begin in mid-2020 Three and a half years after the lower house of the Dutch Parliament passed the Remote Gambling Bill, the piece of legislation survived through a Senate vote that took place minutes ago. The Netherlands will now move to re-organize its ...

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William Hill US’ extended partnership with Golden Ent. takes effect

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British bookmaking giant, William Hill, has via its U.S. subsidiary, taken over Golden Entertainment Inc.’s (NASDAQ:GDEN) Nevada race and sports book operations. According to a press release… On February 13, 2019, William Hill U.S. began operating the Las Vegas-based company’s sportsbooks at its Aquarius Casino ...

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Pragmatic Play to launch new Safari King online slot game

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In just a few days, online slot game developer Pragmatic Play is set to reveal a brand-new title. Safari King will be launching on February 21st, offering players a 4×5 game with 50 paylines. The video slot features bonus symbols, bonus spins ...

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Blueprint Gaming announces new Lightning Strike Megaways game

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Based on the mythical gods of Asgard, Lightning Strike Megaways is the latest online slot release by Blueprint Gaming. The title allows players to feel the power of Thor and his mighty war hammer, Mjölnir. The hammer is the main symbol of ...

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Macau awaiting impact of new rules

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The local branch of global brokerage firm Sanford C Bernstein and Company has reportedly detailed that it is still too early to tell what impact recently-tightened foreign currency transaction rules will have on the casino industry in Macau. Beijing is tightening its belt: According ...

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Buffalo Grand pays big

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Twitter The American subsidiary of global gaming machines innovator Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced that Tuesday saw a lucky female player in southern Nevada hit the jackpot ...

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Microgaming entering the Czech Republic

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Facebook Fresh from appearing at last week’s ICE London extravaganza where it premiered a number of new titles and online casino games and software firm Microgaming has now ...

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Parx Owner’s Mini-Casino Proposal Gets March 25 Public Hearing

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The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today announced that it has set a March 25 public input hearing to collect testimony on the proposed establishment of a mini-casino near Shippensburg Township The mini-casino project is being pitched by Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment, Inc., known to be the owner of Parx Casino in Bensalem. Greenwood submitted its ...

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‘Osaka-first strategy’ for MGM Resorts International

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The boss for American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has used a recent conference call with investors to detail that his firm is hoping to be given permission to build an integrated casino resort in the Japanese city of Osaka. Building local alliances: According to ...

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Business improves in Atlantic City

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The nine-casino market in Atlantic City reportedly had a good January after recording an almost 20% increase year-on-year in aggregated gross gaming revenues to $229.6 million helped by a 53% overall rise in takings from online gambling to $33.5 million. Continuing progress: According to ...

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Novomatic expands footprint in Asia-Pacific with IPG deal

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In a move that will expedite its expansion in the Asia-Pacific region, gambling technology group, Novomatic (NVMTC.UL), has announced that it has entered into a distribution agreement with Asian gaming equipment supplier and gaming operator, Indo Pacific Gaming (IPG). According to the official press release on ...

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Kalamba Games unveils Desert Gem with plenty of features

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A treasure hunt for gold and glittering gems awaits players within the new Desert Gem online slot game launched by Kalamba Games. The new title just released this week and offers bonus rounds, bonus jackpots and bonus spins! Based in the desert, ...

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Senate defers debate on bill that would legalize sports betting in AZ

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A bill that would bring sports gambling to Arizona and give exclusive rights to Native American tribes has been put on the back burner. On Jan. 23, 2019, three Arizona lawmakers including, Republican Sen. Sonny Borrelli, Rep. Leo Biasiucci (R) and Rep. Mark Finchem (R), introduced SB ...

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PokerStars launches Victory Tribes with new customization feature

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The ever-popular PokerStars Casino has announced a new online slot game developed in-house titled, Victory Tribes. The new game is a first for the industry as it provides multiple community features within a real money slot title. Customize the Experience: With Victory Tribes, players will ...

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Mobile games revenues to skyrocket

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The global rise in the use of advanced smartphones is reportedly set to push annual revenues from mobile gaming well beyond the $100 billion milestone by ...

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MGM Cotai helps MGM China Holdings Limited

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Asian casino operator, MGM China Holdings Limited, has released its financial results for 2018 showing that it had experienced a 33% increase year-on-year in group-wide revenues to $2.44 billion alongside an associated 4.3% rise in adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization ...

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Tourism benefits Singapore

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The number of tourists that visited Singapore in 2018 reportedly increased by 6.2% year-on-year to reach approximately 18.5 million and led the small city-state to record an around 1% swell in annual sightseer spend to about $19.95 billion. Record-setting performance: According to a report ...

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Topping-off for coming California casino

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In northern California, the federally-recognized Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of Enterprise Rancheria reportedly held a topping-off ceremony for its coming Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento yesterday some 17 years after first envisioning the project. Autumnal appearance: According to an official press release and a ...

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Get your Ticket to the Stars in new Quickspin release

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For this second game of 2019, Quickspin has decided to take a vintage look at space exploration with Ticket to the Stars. The Swedish slot specialist has created a unique online slot game, featuring a Return to Player percentage of 96.52%, that ...

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BtoBet announces partnership with US based social casino leader H5G

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In its ongoing effort to increase its presence in the European online casino market, Malta-headquartered iGaming and sportsbook platform and services provider, BtoBet, has announced that it has partnered with New York-based content developer High 5 Games (H5G). According to a press release… In addition ...

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Maryland casino legislation gets industry support

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In Maryland, casino operators Caesars Entertainment Corporation and MGM Resorts International have reportedly thrown their considerable weight behind a piece of proposed legislation that aims to criminalize some of the most well-known cheating techniques used at live-dealer gaming tables. Committee consideration: According to a ...

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Michael Hudson takes first place in WSOP Potawawtomi Main Event

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The Potawatomi Hotel & Casino of Milwaukee, Wisconsin recently played host to the World Series of Poker Circuit. From January 31st until February 11th, the casino was home to several poker events, including the Main Event. Event #10 on the schedule, the ...

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