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Golden Nugget Owner Tilman Fertitta Reportedly Weighs IPO of Casinos, Restaurants


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

Tilman Fertitta is considering an initial public offering of his expansive Golden Nugget gaming and Landry’s restaurant businesses, Bloomberg News reported on Tuesday. ...

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Former LA Deputy Mayor, Billionaire Chinese High Roller Indicted in $1.5 Million City Hall RICO Case


Wednesday, December 2, 2020

The sprawling corruption case centered around a $1.5 million pay-to-play scheme allegedly masterminded by Los Angeles City Councilman Jose Huizar took a new twist Tuesday, as new defendants were added to the mix. ...

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Sahara Las Vegas Ready for 2021 ‘Pandemonium,’ Reveals Forthcoming Attractions


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Sahara Las Vegas, like every casino on the Strip, as well as across the nation, endured a most difficult year. And though 31 days remain in 2020, the resort is already looking forward to 2021. ...

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Macau gaming revenues continuing slow recovery


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

The 39 casinos in Macau reportedly saw their aggregated gross gaming revenues for November fall by 70.5% year-on-year to slightly over $845.15 million due in large part to the continuing impact of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing official information from the enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau ...

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Tak Chun Group initiates voluntary redundancy payment program


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

In Macau and prominent casino junket operator Tak Chun Group has reportedly announced the initiation of a program that is to see it offer one-off cash payments to staff members who voluntarily agree to resign. According to a report from GGRAsia, the voluntary redundancy move from the Macau-headquartered firm caps off an eleven-month period ...

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Playson further expands presence in Italy’s igaming market via BLOX Ltd content deal


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Playson has partnered with startup gaming and content aggregation platform provider, BLOX Limited, in a deal that will see a selection of its collection of slots distributed to the igaming company’s operator network. The agreement includes such hits as Zeus: Thunder Reels, Buffalo Power: Hold and Win and the recently released Solar King, while ...

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Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited apathetic to Chinese ‘blacklist’


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands and the boss for beleaguered casino operator Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited has reportedly expressed his indifference concerning China’s ‘blacklist’ of overseas tourist destinations. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Donald Browne serves as Chief Executive Officer for the operator behind the temporarily-shuttered Imperial ...

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Play‘n GO heralds the premiere of its New Year Riches video slot


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

A little over a week after premiering its 24K Dragon video slot and Swedish online casino games developer Play‘n GO has now returned to announce the launch of its new five-reel and 20-payline New Year Riches innovation. The Vaxjo-headquartered firm used an official Saturday press release to state that its latest three-row video slot ...

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DraftKings partners with Detroit Pistons for daily fantasy sports, iGaming and betting


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

DraftKings Inc. (Nasdaq: DKNG) has become the exclusive official daily fantasy sports partner of the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Detroit Pistons, as well as an official sports betting and iGaming partner of the team. Announced Monday, the new deal gives the Boston-based sports betting company access to Pistons logos and trademarks and includes DraftKings-branded ...

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Quickspin releases new Big Bad Wolf Christmas Special online slot featuring the perfect holiday touch


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Big Bad Wolf is a popular character in online slot games created by top-rated developer Quickspin. The first game was launched back in 2013 and over the years, has remained a popular choice among players. This Christmas, the developer decided to go back to its fun character and create a holiday-themed title. Launching today, ...

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Day 1A of GGPoker’s WSOP Main Event Concludes with 62 players moving forward


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

After it was announced that the WSOP Main Event was going to take place this year, players were ready. While the United States section has not started yet, the international portion of the event is underway. The 2020 WSOP $10,000 Freezeout Main Event just finished up the starting day at GGPoker with 246 players ...

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Macau GGR Decline Slows as Mainlanders Continue to Return


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Macau gaming revenues dropped 70.5 percent year on year in November, according to official figures. Under anything approaching normal circumstances this would be an intolerable decline for the world’s richest gambling hub. But amid a global pandemic, it’s a move in the right direction. ...

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Chicago Area Grocer Gets a Year in Federal Prison for Bookmaking, Tax Evasion


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

A 63-year-old meat market owner from suburban Chicago was sentenced to a year in prison by a federal judge Monday for running an illegal bookmaking operation and failing to report nearly $4 million in income from the sports betting enterprise. ...

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Colorado Sports Wagering Handle, Tax Receipts Notch Records in October


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

For the sixth consecutive month, Colorado’s sports betting handle hit all-time highs in October, and tax revenue finally went along for the ride. ...

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Bettors Couldn’t Pass on No-QB Denver Broncos in Sunday NFL Game


Tuesday, December 1, 2020

Drivers can’t help but look at a car accident. Likewise, bettors couldn’t help but wager on the New Orleans Saints at Denver Broncos game on Sunday. ...

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Gaming Tech Companies Settle Alleged Hacking, Copyright Infringement Dispute


Monday, November 30, 2020

A South Carolina-based gaming technology company has settled out of court with the North Carolina-based competitor it accused of selling hacked versions of its games, Biz Journals reports. ...

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Former New York Gov. David Paterson Urges State to License Downstate Casinos


Monday, November 30, 2020

Former Democratic New York Governor David Paterson is calling on state lawmakers and his successor, Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D), to begin the bidding process for three downstate casinos. ...

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Successful October for Rhode Island sportsbetting market


Monday, November 30, 2020

In the small American state of Rhode Island and lottery officials have reportedly detailed an increase of 76% year-on-year in aggregated sportsbetting revenues to $4.4 million as associated handle swelled by 22.6% to $34.7 million. According to a short report from iGBNorthAmerica.com citing official data from the Rhode Island Lottery, last month’s revenue figure ...

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Microgaming launches Aurum Signature Studios’ created slot Jungle Mega Moolah exclusively at Kindred Group


Monday, November 30, 2020

Microgaming has joined forces with Maltese online casino and sportsbook operator Kindred Group to bring fans a new title, Jungle Mega Moolah, developed by Aurum Signature Studios, the latest addition to the Isle of Man-based gambling software company’s growing network of exclusive independent game designers. Available now exclusively to Kindred Group, the bespoke game ...

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Spokane Tribal Casino Resort Announces Expansion Plans, But Convention Center on Hold


Monday, November 30, 2020

A tribal casino resort near Spokane, Washington, is moving forward with its expansion plans, but a previously announced convention center will remain on hold. ...

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ZenSports Applies for Sports Betting Licenses in Tennessee and Virginia


Monday, November 30, 2020

ZenSports, which seeks to establish its sports betting marketplace in the United States, has filed for licenses Tennessee and Virginia. ZenSports cofounder and ...

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