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


Monday, February 18, 2019

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


Monday, February 18, 2019

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


Sunday, February 17, 2019

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


Saturday, February 16, 2019

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


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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Microgaming entering the Czech Republic


Friday, February 15, 2019

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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‘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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Novomatic expands footprint in Asia-Pacific with IPG deal


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Friday, February 15, 2019

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


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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


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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Get your Ticket to the Stars in new Quickspin release


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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


Thursday, February 14, 2019

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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Sportsbetting legislation introduced in Washington


Wednesday, February 13, 2019

In Washington, legislation was reportedly introduced late last week that seeks to give sportsbetting aficionados in the western state the ability to place land-based and mobile wagers while inside any local tribal casino. House Bill 1975: According to a Monday report from The Seattle ...

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