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Buffalo Grand pays big


Saturday, February 16, 2019

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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‘Osaka-first strategy’ for MGM Resorts International


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Friday, February 15, 2019

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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Topping-off for coming California casino


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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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Turner Sports alliance for Caesars Entertainment Corporation


Monday, February 11, 2019

A little over a month after inking a multi-year partnership deal with the National Football League (NFL) and casino operator, Caesars Entertainment Corporation, has now announced the signing of a similar arrangement with the Turner Sports division of American media giant Turner Broadcasting ...

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Worldwide release for Jin Ji Bao Xi slot


Tuesday, February 5, 2019

American lottery and gaming machines innovator, Scientific Games Corporation, has announced the launch of its Jin Ji Bao Xi slot along with the associated new TwinStar Wave XL cabinet to class-three markets around the world. Widespread availability: The Las Vegas-headquartered firm, which is currently exhibiting ...

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Stratosphere to be renamed The STRAT Hotel, Casino and Skypod


Monday, February 4, 2019

As part of its $140 million upgrade, Golden Entertainment Inc. (NASDAQ:GDEN) has announced it will rebrand the iconic Stratosphere resort that has called Las Vegas Boulevard home since April 1996. The new name of the property that at 1,149 feet boasts the tallest freestanding observation tower in ...

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Japan may be planning to go big


Monday, February 4, 2019

As it prepares to begin the licensing process for its three coming integrated casino resorts, the government for Japan has reportedly outlined the minimum requirements it may expect in terms of the future venues’ conference and hotel space. Large footprints: According to a report ...

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Encore Boston Harbor debut unchanged


Monday, February 4, 2019

The boss for American casino operator, Wynn Resorts Limited, has reportedly reassured investors that his company is planning to open its under-construction Encore Boston Harbor property on schedule despite the fact that the firm has yet to receive a green light from the ...

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Hard Metrics joint venture launches


Thursday, January 31, 2019

Business-to-business online sportsbetting technologies provider, Metric Gaming, has announced the signing of an agreement that has seen it establish a United States-facing joint venture in partnership with Maltese operator, Bethard Group. Hard Metrics debut: The firm has offices in London and Las Vegas and used an ...

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Gaming alliances help NFL marketing revenues


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

American sponsorship consulting and valuation firm, IEG, has announced that marketing spend on this season’s edition of the National Football League (NFL) increased by some 5.1% year-on-year to reach $1.39 billion thanks in part to a rise in the value of deals the ...

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Colorado trio being offloaded by Affinity Gaming


Wednesday, January 30, 2019

American casino operator, Affinity Gaming, has announced the signing of a definitive agreement that is set to see it offload its trio of small casinos in Colorado to rival Twin River Worldwide Holdings Incorporated for an undisclosed amount. Black Hawk trio: The Las Vegas-headquartered firm ...

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Nevada Penalty Fee for Wynn Resorts Limited


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

American casino operator, Wynn Resorts Limited, is reportedly set to pay an undisclosed fine in order to settle an investigation into sexual misconduct allegations that were last year levied against its former Chief Executive Officer, Steve Wynn. Investigation failings: According to a Monday report from ...

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Wynn Resorts Limited settles Las Vegas lawsuit


Tuesday, January 29, 2019

American casino operator, Wynn Resorts Limited, has reportedly settled the five-count trademark infringement and unfair competition lawsuit it had filed against Malaysian counterpart, Genting Malaysia Berhad, in late-December regarding the latter’s under-construction Resorts World Las Vegas property. Casino comparison: According to a Monday report from the ...

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Sweden triumph for Scientific Games Corporation


Monday, January 28, 2019

American lottery and gaming machines innovator, Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that online casino and bingo solutions from its SG Digital subsidiary are now being utilized by Sweden’s state-owned gambling operator, Svenska Spel AB. Triumphant trio: The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Friday press ...

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Las Vegas Sands Corporation hails Macau performance


Saturday, January 26, 2019

Las Vegas Sands Corporation has released its unaudited financial results for 2018 showing that it experienced a 7.8% increase year-on-year in net revenues to $13.729 billion alongside an associated 8% rise in casino income to $9.819 billion. Dominant contribution: The Las Vegas-headquartered casino operator ...

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Casino market thriving in the Philippines


Thursday, January 24, 2019

In the Philippines, a steady stream of foreign high-rollers reportedly helped to push aggregated gross gaming revenues for 2018 up by around 13% year-on-year to hit an all-time high of approximately $3.79 billion. Record-setting performance: According to a report from GGRAsia citing a Tuesday ...

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Sportsbook wager cap of $5m proposed in New Jersey


Wednesday, January 23, 2019

The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has reportedly proposed changing the eastern state’s regulations on sportsbooks so as to prohibit licensed operators from accepting individual ...

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Keith A. Meister named MGM Resorts’ independent director


Monday, January 21, 2019

Las Vegas-based global hospitality and entertainment company, MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM), recently added a member to its Board of Directors. The appointment of Keith A. Meister (pictured), Chief Investment Officer and Managing Partner for Corvex Management LP, which owns about three percent of MGM Resorts’ ...

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Malaysian court sides with Wynn Macau Limited


Monday, January 21, 2019

In Malaysia, a High Court Judge reportedly made history on Friday by ordering local gambler, Paul Poh Yang Hong, to pay off the entirety of a debt he allegedly ran up while playing at a casino owned by Wynn Macau Limited. Momentous decision: According ...

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PlayCentral 54 unleashed by Scientific Games Corporation


Monday, January 21, 2019

American lottery and gaming machines innovator, Scientific Games Corporation, has announced that it has rolled out its PlayCentral 54 self-service advance for retailers in the states of ...

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