Financial troubles continue for firm behind Macau’s The 13 hotel

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In Macau and one of the companies behind the luxury The 13 hotel has reportedly applied for a ‘standstill’ order so as to prevent its bank from calling in a loan worth just over $319.9 million and potentially liquidating the company. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Hong Kong-listed South Shore Holdings ...

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California tribe prevails in long-running land-into-trust endeavor

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In northern California and the Ione Band of Miwok Indians may soon be allowed to open a tribal casino after reportedly prevailing in its 15-year struggle to get 220 acres of land near the small city of Plymouth placed into trust. According to a Monday report from The Sacramento Bee newspaper, last week’s land-into-trust ...

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Nagasaki Prefecture persevering with integrated casino resort schedule

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In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly announced that it still remains intent on launching the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its plan to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses ‘this spring.’ According to reports from GGRAsia and Inside Asian Gaming, the revelation means ...

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AvatarUX Studios blasts off with new PopRocks video slot

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Online casino games developer after AvatarUX Studios has announced its return to the Yggdrasil Game Server (YGS) Masters program for the launch of its new space-themed PopRocks video slot. The Hong Kong-headquartered innovator used an official Tuesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to describe its latest three-line title as an ‘awesome ...

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Ari Engel wins Event #3 of the Borgata Spring Poker Open Online Series

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The Borgata Spring Poker Open is a yearly event that poker players look forward to. Each year, players head to the Borgata Casino in Atlantic City to play, both amateurs and professionals alike. This year, however, the event was not going to take place due to the casino closures amidst the coronavirus outbreak. Instead ...

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Playson expands EU reach via new Comtrade Gaming partnership agreement

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Maltese based software developer Playson has partnered with Comtrade Gaming in a deal that will see its full slots portfolio made available to the premier technology supplier. Included in the integration onto the independent software supplier’s Enterprise Gaming Platform, iCore, will be favorites such as the Norse-themed title, Vikings Fortune: Hold and Win, Rome: Caesar’s Glory, and ...

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Booming Games takes classic approach with new online slot Arabian Spins

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The popular Aladdin tale is on the reels again, this time by Booming Games. The developer has decided to take a classic approach with their new online slot game Arabian Spins, offering a low volatility 3×3 grid with 10 paylines. The game includes old-school features with crisp graphics, bringing the story of the hero ...

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Connecticut Governor dismisses tribal online gaming legalization plea

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Connecticut Governor Ned Lamont (pictured) has reportedly dismissed a plea that he should use his emergency powers to unilaterally grant the state’s two casino-operating tribes the right to offer online gaming during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a Friday report from The Connecticut Mirror, the request on behalf of the Mohegan Tribe and ...

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Singapore casinos fall victim to temporary coronavirus closure orders

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The government of Singapore has reportedly ordered the city-state’s two giant integrated casino resorts to close for a month as it steps up efforts to combat a coronavirus pandemic that is so far thought to have killed six locals. According to a report from GGRAsia, the move means that the 1,500-room Resorts World Sentosa ...

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California tribal casinos facing potentially ‘crippling’ re-opening costs

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Many of the tribal casinos in California recently closed as part of the state’s campaign to help stop the spread of the potentially-deadly coronavirus pandemic could be seriously wounded should they not be allowed to re-open before June. According to a Sunday report from The Desert Sun newspaper, this is the opinion of Jef ...

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LeoVegas creates better customer experience by migrating 12 brands to proprietary technical platform

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During the first quarter of the year, LeoVegas migrated several brands to its proprietary technical platform. The company operates in the United Kingdom, under the collective name of Rocket X. Such brands as Bet UK, 21.co.uk and Pink Casino have been moved now to the platform, better able to offer a more focused and ...

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Colorado gaming regulators continue to approve sports betting licensing

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Colorado gaming regulators have approved 32 more licensing for the sports betting industry of the state. In the approvals this time around, six online operators and eight casinos were in the mix. In total, as of April 1st, 64 applications were submitted to regulators regarding sports betting licensing. Retail sportsbooks, commercial casinos, and online ...

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MGA extends temporary shutdown of Encore Boston Harbor, MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park until May 4

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Consistent with Gov. Charlie Baker’s (R) recent order to extend a stay-at-home advisory until the first week of May, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Friday voted to add another month to the temporary shutdown of the state‘s three commercial casinos. Held remotely due to the fast-spreading coronavirus, the unanimous vote by the Gaming Commission ...

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Yggdrasil Gaming Limited content alliance for QTech Games

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Asian online casino games and solutions distributor QTech Games has announced the signing of an agreement that is to involve its iGaming platform featuring content from Maltese innovator Yggdrasil Gaming Limited. The Manila-headquartered firm used an official press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to explain that the deal is set to ...

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Relax Gaming releases dynamite TNT Tumble slot, third game in the Tumble series

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Online gaming aggregator Relax Gaming has expanded its Tumble online slot series with a third release, TNT Tumble. The action-packed game offers players a 5×7 grid based in the Alpine mountains, where players will be mining crystals with the opportunity to win 12,000x the stake. The game includes TNT blocks that will destroy a layer ...

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Pragmatic Play colors the April sky with its new video slot Fruit Rainbow

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Pragmatic Play has released its first new title for the month of April with Fruit Rainbow, a colorful nod to the classic fruit machine with a twist. The medium volatility, 5-reel, 4-row, and 40 paylines game offers high win potential courtesy of stacked rainbow wilds and joins the developer’s exciting slot catalog. Game symbols ...

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MGA Games sets sail with new Popeye Cazatesoros video slot

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A month after adding the five-reel Abigail Ratchford’s Treasure Quest to its Hyperrealism Series of video slots, Spanish online casino games developer MGA Games has now announced the debut of its new Popeye Cazatesoros advance. The Barcelona-headquartered innovator used an official Monday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that ...

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Feel the samba beat with new Traveling Treasures Brazil video slot

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Online casino games developer OneTouch Technology Limited has announced that it is continuing its expansion into the burgeoning Latin American iGaming market via the launch of its new Traveling Treasures Brazil video slot. The Isle of Man-based innovator used an official Wednesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare its ...

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Singapore announces plans to establish a new chief gambling regulator

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The government of Singapore has reportedly announced plans that are to see it establish of a new centralized regulator so as to be able to take a more ‘holistic approach’ towards overseeing the local gaming industry. According to a report from The Straits Times newspaper, the Gambling Regulatory Authority is to be launched by ...

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Australian punter suing BetEasy Proprietary Limited for almost $717,000

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Australian online sportsbetting firm BetEasy Proprietary Limited is reportedly being sued by a disgruntled customer following its alleged refusal to pay out the full win from a parlay wager. According to a report from The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper, the Melbourne-headquartered bookmaker runs the online sportsbetting platform at BetEasy.com.au and had accepted the multi-bet ...

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Degree 53 announce new Virtual Grand National sweepstake generator

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UX, design and software development specialists, Degree 53, has announced the creation of a sweepstake generator for a Virtual Grand National to be supplied for remote workers. The new Virtual Grand National will air on ITV on April 4th at 17:00 BST. The Grand National sweepstake is a highlight of British office life, so ...

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Evoplay Entertainment teases launch of new poker game Texas Hold’em Poker 3D

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Evoplay Entertainment, a top-rated game development studio, is now providing players with quality poker gaming via the launch of their new title Texas Hold’em Poker 3D. The new title uses the latest gaming technology to power opponents, players who are cunning and ready to test even the strongest poker hands. The new 3D game ...

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Digitain agrees new commercial deal with ReelNRG: strengthens 1×2 Network partnership

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UK-based casino game development company ReelNRG Limited has just signed a commercial deal with its newest partner, Digitain, that will see its high-quality slots made available to even more players. The “must-have” integration of the London-based game developer’s Gambling Commission (UKGC) and Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) licensed catalog of slots, jackpots and promotional tools ...

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Mobile-first online casino operator Yobetit to launch Nolimit City games portfolio

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Gambling software provider Nolimit City has penned a new partnership deal with mobile-first online casino Yobetit.com that will see its high-quality games go live with the operator. Licensed by the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) since 2012, the online gaming portal’s players who already enjoy sportsbook, lottery and casino, will now gain access to the ...

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Brian Sandoval leaving international post at MGM Resorts International

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American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, has reportedly announced that Brian Sandoval (pictured) has resigned as its Global Gaming Development President so as to pursue the top administrative job at the University of Nevada Reno. According to a Wednesday report from the Reno Gazette-Journal newspaper, 56-year-old Sandoval served as the Governor of Nevada for ...

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Paradise Company Limited records a discouraging March

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South Korean casino operator, Paradise Company Limited, has reportedly released its financial results for March showing that aggregated gross gaming revenues had decreased by over 60% year-on-year to stand at slightly beyond $15.97 million. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Seoul-listed firm used an official Thursday filing to detail that the figure for ...

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Scientific Games Corporation content supply deal for Rush Street Interactive

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American online casino operator Rush Street Interactive has announced the signing of a deal that is to see its Pennsylvania-facing domains at PlaySugarHouse.com and BetRivers.com feature a range of titles from industry giant Scientific Games Corporation. A subsidiary of American regional casino operator Rush Street Gaming, the Chicago-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press ...

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Optimistic update on proposed Wisconsin tribal casino

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A representative for the Ho-Chunk Nation of Wisconsin has reportedly declared that the tribe can ‘see the finish line’ regarding federal approval for its plan to build a large 300-room casino resort on the outskirts of the city of Beloit. According to a Wednesday report from the Beloit Daily News newspaper, Ryan Greendeer serves ...

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Playson expands European presence via new Twin Casino content distribution agreement

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In a continuing effort to expand its European presence, leading game developer, Playson, has entered into a content distribution deal with online operator Twin Casino. The recent agreement will see the Malta-based provider’s games portfolio supplied to the MGA-licensed operator, significantly increasing and diversifying its product offering. “We look forward to starting work with ...

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Las Vegas Sands Corporation rewards boss Sheldon Adelson

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The billionaire boss of American casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation reportedly took home some 62.4% of the almost $39.6 million the firm recently handed out to its top five executives. According to a report from GGRAsia, Sheldon Adelson (pictured) serves as Chairman and Chief Executive Officer for the Las Vegas-headquartered firm and is ...

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Client demand brings Red Rake Gaming to Belarus

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Top-rated casino games developer, Red Rake Gaming, has entered a new market this week, now offering services in Belarus. The Spain-based company moved to the region due to client demand as well as in response to their game content in the region. Entering Belarus: Last year, regulations were introduced in Belarus that required operators ...

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Microgaming anticipating an April filled with new video slot releases

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Online casino games firm Microgaming has announced that April is set to be an extremely productive month courtesy of its intention to launch eleven new video slots exclusively developed by its network of independent studios and content partners. The Isle of Man-based innovator used an official press release to detail that it kicked off ...

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Intertops Poker featuring Betsoft gaming titles this week with special spins offer

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Starting tomorrow, Intertops Poker will be offering players yet another extra spins week. Four quality slots from Betsoft will be featured, with players finding plenty of ways to earn a few spins after depositing. From April 3rd through the 10th, simply make a deposit at the site with bonus codes and you can earn ...

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Pragmatic Play makes its premier bingo products available to Leo Vegas’ brands

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Pragmatic Play has announced an agreement with LeoVegas AB that sees the Swedish mobile gaming company and provider of online casino and sports betting services set to launch premier bingo games from the Malta-headquartered multi-product content provider. The latest agreement further strengthens the partnership and enhances already established deals between the two companies for ...

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Macau records discouraging March casino revenues tally

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Last month reportedly saw the 39 casinos in Macau record an almost 80% drop year-on-year in aggregated gross gaming revenues to slightly over $658.31 million due in large part to the ongoing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from GGRAsia citing official information from the enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, ...

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Coronavirus concern prompts temporary closure of Vietnamese casinos

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The threat of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has reportedly prompted the government of Vietnam to institute a range of social distancing measures and order every one of its casinos to temporarily shut. According to a report from GGAsia, the decision was announced by Vietnamese President Nguyen Xuan Phuc yesterday and includes the complete closure ...

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MGM Resorts International executives increase their shareholdings

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Some of the most prominent executives for MGM Resorts International are reportedly thought to have collectively spent over $10.3 million since Monday so as to purchase in excess of 900,000 shares in the American casino operator. According to a report from CDC Gaming Reports, the transactions are being seen as a way for the ...

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Snowborn Games’ first new online slot “The Vault” available exclusively to Microgaming operators from 28 April via new supply deal

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Microgaming has scored an exclusive supply deal with Nordic igaming studio Snowborn Games, making the developer’s first title, The Vault, available exclusively to the entire Isle of Man-based gambling software company’s network via the Quickfire distribution platform from April 28, 2020. The new Stockholm and Helsinki-based studio is positioned to create “analytics-based games” designed ...

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Maritime fun with new Blown Away video slot from Lightning Box Games

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Some seven weeks after launching its Golden Yak video slot and specialist third-party online casino games developer Lightning Box Games has now announced the premiere of its new Blown Away innovation. The Australian firm used an official Tuesday press release published by European Gaming Media and Events to declare that its latest five-reel and ...

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PokerStars NJSCOOP coming soon; set to offer 96 events with $1.2m up for grabs

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Online poker players in the state of New Jersey will be excited to hear that the New Jersey Spring Championship of Online Poker (NJSCOOP) is set to begin very soon. PokerStars has released the schedule of the upcoming festival, revealing a total of 96 events with a total of $1.2 million up for grabs! ...

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NetEnt introduces beautiful elven huntresses in new Wilderland online slot game

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An enchanting experience awaits in the new Wilderland online slot game by NetEnt. Step into an enchanted woodland filled with elvish magic when you spin the reels of this new title. Set within a mystical forest, the slot includes beautiful elven huntresses along with special mechanics like Walking Wilds and Walking Scatters. Details of ...

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Pragmatic Play bolsters BetVictor partnership: adds Live Casino to portfolio

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Pragmatic Play has strengthened its partnership with Gibraltar-based independent bookmaker BetVictor, after agreeing a deal to provide its Live Casino product to the company. The agreement builds on the successful integration of the multi-product content provider’s state-of-the-art video slots titles. “Pragmatic Play’s slot portfolio has been an excellent addition to our offering.” Launched a ...

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Shuttered Greektown Casino-Hotel opening its doors to first responders

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In Michigan and the 400-room Greektown Casino-Hotel has reportedly opened its doors for free to local police officers, firefighters and emergency medical technicians who may be worried about the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a Monday report from The Detroit News newspaper, the downtown Detroit casino is making 40 rooms on two of its ...

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Penn National Gaming Incorporated initiates coronavirus-related lay-offs

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American regional casino operator Penn National Gaming Incorporated is reportedly set to lay off almost its entire workforce of approximately 26,000 people from tomorrow in an attempt to safeguard its long-term future during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the Wyomissing-headquartered firm revealed that it ...

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Spearhead Studios releases Lara Jones Is Cleopatra video slot

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Three weeks after inking a content supply deal with iGaming solutions firm Oryx Gaming and Spanish online casino games developer Spearhead Studios has now announced the launch of its new five-reel and ten-payline Lara Jones Is Cleopatra video slot. The Marbella-headquartered firm used an official Monday press release to describe its latest video slot ...

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Playson expands global reach via new Oryx Gaming partnership

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On the heels of its latest commercial deal, casino software provider Playson has now penned a partnership agreement with Bragg Gaming Group brand, Oryx Gaming, in a deal that will make available its complete slots portfolio to the omni-channel iGaming supplier. The game developer’s offering will be added to the Slovenia-based company’s games platform, ...

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Pennsylvania man hits Divine Fortune jackpot via PlaySugarHouse.com

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As casino goers have nowhere to play their favorite games due to a casino shutdown from the coronavirus outbreak, players in states like Pennsylvania can log online to enjoy slots and table games. One lucky player in the state just managed to win a huge jackpot prize thanks to PlaySugarHouse.com and the Divine Fortune ...

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ORYX Gaming agrees new content supply deal with Lottoland

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Bragg Gaming Group (TSXV: BRAG, OTC:BRGGF) brand, Oryx Gaming, has entered into a content agreement with Gibraltar-headquartered online lottery company Lottoland and currently supplies its entire portfolio of games to the operator that boasts being the “home of the world’s biggest jackpots.” Under the terms of the integration deal, the Slovenian turnkey gaming solution ...

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Wynn Macau Limited decides to forego annual dividend payment

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The Wynn Macau Limited subsidiary of American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly announced that its board has decided not to pay investors a final dividend on its 2019 financial performance. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm used an official filing to reveal that the move is ...

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Sportradar announces new Simulated Reality AI-driven product for sports betting industry

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Gone are the days when sports bettors could enjoy placing a wager on March Madness or an upcoming MLB game. As the coronavirus began to spread in the United States, professional sports leagues halted their seasons in an attempt to slow down the outbreak. For sports bettors, this means no options for betting. to ...

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