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Connecticut to open to commercial betting after Gov. Lamont, Mohegans reach gambling expansion deal


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

After thinking they were “at the finish line” in April 2019, Connecticut Gov. Ned Lamont and the Mohegan Tribe, have reportedly finally agreed to terms for a comprehensive gambling expansion plan that could see legalized sports betting and internet gambling in the southern New England state. In a joint statement on Tuesday, Mohegan Tribal ...

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Wilton Rancheria secures further funding for coming California tribal casino


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

In northern California and the federally-recognized Wilton Rancheria tribe has reportedly secured even more outside funding to help it build the $500 million Wilton Rancheria Resort and Casino. According to a Monday report from CDC Gaming Reports, the extra third-party financial support from an undisclosed source was revealed last month via the annual report ...

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British regulator details further Caesars Entertainment UK Limited warnings


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that it has taken additional action against nine individuals from Caesars Entertainment UK Limited after last year fining the casino operator a record-setting £13 million ($18.1 million). The watchdog used an official press release to detail that the London-headquartered firm, which is the ...

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Flutter Entertainment hails ‘transformational’ year despite high merger costs


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

British and Irish iGaming behemoth Flutter Entertainment has reportedly hailed a ‘transformational’ year as its net revenues for 2020 rose by 106% on a comparable basis to top £4.3 billion ($6 billion). According to a Tuesday report from Yahoo Finance, the London-listed operator behind such online gambling domains as Betfair.com, PaddyPower.com and Adjarabet.com also ...

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WynnBET agrees new multi-year partnership deal with Detroit Pistons


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

After opening its virtual doors to bettors in Michigan in January 2021, the online gaming division of Wynn Resorts Ltd (Nasdaq: WYNN) WynnBET has partnered with the National Basketball Association’s (NBA) Detroit Pistons. Included in the multi-year deal, is the introduction of several new co-branded marketing efforts geared toward enhancing the fan experience while ...

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Las Vegas Sands Corporation exiting American casino market


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

American casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation has announced the signing of deals that are to see it offload its remaining trio of domestic properties for an aggregate consideration worth roughly $6.25 billion. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official press release to detail that the arrangements will involve The Venetian Resort Hotel Casino ...

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Imperial Pacific International may see Saipan casino license suspended due to regulation violations


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Casino operations in Saipan by Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited may cease if the company loses its gaming license. The possible suspension is on the table due to the company admitting that it failed to comply with the CNMI Casino Control Act. Five Order Violations According to reports, the Commonwealth Casino Commission and Imperial ...

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Professional Poker Player Accused of Mailing Powder to New York State Gaming Commission


Wednesday, March 3, 2021

It is not uncommon for a grudge to linger for many years or lead to escalated behavior. In New York recently, a decades long-grudge led to a 72-year-old professional poker player to send several suspicious pieces of mail containing a white powdery substance to the state’s Gaming Commission. Brent Carter, of Las Vegas, is ...

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Vietnam casino operators seeking help in the time of coronavirus


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

In Vietnam and a group of casino operators has reportedly petitioned the central government to allow the local citizenry to play within their establishments so as to make up for a recent coronavirus-related dearth in foreign business. According to a Monday report from the news domain at VnExpress.net, the move from the unnamed collection ...

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MegaRush to enhance games lobby via new content partnership agreement with Red Rake Gaming


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

After recently launching its latest title, Red Rake Gaming has partnered with MegaRush Casino in a deal that will see its feature-rich games go live with the Malta-based online casino brand. Via the new content agreement, the player-focused casino games developer’s market-leading games will be made available to MegaRush Casino, adding to its already ...

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Federal court signs off on Aristocrat Leisure Limited legal settlements


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

In the United States and a federal court has reportedly signed off on the $31 million arrangement Australian gaming machines innovator Aristocrat Leisure Limited agreed last May in order to settle a pair of class-action lawsuits. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Sydney-listed firm was being sued in the United States ...

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Ohio governor forecasts state’s ‘inevitable’ legalization of sportsbetting


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The governor for Ohio has reportedly declared that it is only a matter of time before the American state follows the neighboring jurisdictions of Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Indiana in legalizing some form of sportsbetting. According to a report from local television broadcaster WKYC-TV, Mike DeWine stated that it is now a question ...

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Pragmatic Play advances live casino vertical via landmark deal with Kindred brand Unibet for exclusive use Bucharest studio


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Pragmatic Play has kicked off the month of March with a “truly significant deal” after inking an agreement with the Unibet brand of Maltese online casino and sportsbook operator, Kindred Group plc. Under the arrangement, the leading multi-product content provider to the iGaming industry will create a bespoke live studio to be used exclusively ...

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Colorado sets new sports betting record in January with over $326 million wagered via online and land-based services


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

The Colorado Division of Gaming has finally released the reports for the state’s January sports betting earnings. The industry is booming and with over $326.9 million wagered last month, the state has hit a new record high via handle. Mobile and online wagers were the main form of betting and from that massive amount ...

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Spearhead Studios adds 30th title to its portfolio with launch of online slot Wild Gold


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

Top-rated gaming developer Spearhead Studios has announced the release of its latest slot game, Wild Gold. With the addition of this title, the developer now has 30 titles within its portfolio. This is quite an accomplishment after just launching services in 2019. Wild Gold is a quality slot game with vibrant coloring and stunning ...

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Galaxy Macau planning to debut all-suite Raffles-branded hotel later this year


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

French multinational hospitality behemoth Accor SA has reportedly announced the signing of an agreement that is to see it bring a Raffles-branded hotel to the giant Galaxy Macau development. According to a Monday report from GGRAsia, the Paris-headquartered firm revealed that the deal inked with Asian casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited will involve ...

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Coronavirus consequences impact Veikkaus Oy’s bottom line


Tuesday, March 2, 2021

In Finland and land-based and online gaming operator Veikkaus Oy has announced that the dire impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic helped to push its most recent annual profit down by some 36.2% year-on-year to approximately €680.2 million ($819.8 million). The state-run firm used an official press release to detail that its aggregated gross ...

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Macau records extraordinary swell in February gross gaming revenues


Monday, March 1, 2021

The casino hotspot of Macau is reportedly continuing to recover from the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and last month saw its aggregated gross gaming revenues rise by an impressive 135.6% year-on-year to reach in excess of $915.21 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing official figures from the enclave’s ...

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Booongo strengthens global presence via new online casino slots agreement with Betmaster


Monday, March 1, 2021

On the heels of launching two hit slots in February and Curaçao based game studio Booongo has entered into a partnership agreement with sportsbook and online casino operator Betmaster in a deal that further bolsters the global online slots developer’s presence worldwide. Under the new arrangement, customers of BetMaster, which is run by Cyprus ...

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Entain counters resistance by increasing its takeover offer for Enlabs AB


Monday, March 1, 2021

Prominent iGaming and sportsbook operator Entain has announced that it has redoubled its effort to purchase smaller Baltic-facing competitor Enlabs AB by upping an earlier bid by some 32.5% to approximately $446.1 million. The Isle of Man-based firm is already responsible for a plethora of iGaming brands including Bwin, Ladbrokes, PartyPoker and SportingBet and ...

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IGT and Big Time Gaming team up for new online slot Wheel of Fortune Megaways


Monday, March 1, 2021

Multinational gambling company International Game Technology (IGT) has announced a new online slot game launch. After partnering with Big Time Gaming, the two companies have created an iconic Wheel of Fortune online slot game. Title Wheel of Fortune Megaways, this game features the Megaways mechanic of Big Time Gaming to create a quality online ...

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