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Holding firm of late Kirk Kerkorian sells remaining shares of MGM


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

The business that once connected the late Kirk Kerkorian and MGM Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) is no more after on Monday the Las Vegas-based global hospitality and entertainment company revealed that the holding firm, Tracinda Corporation, owned by MGM’s late founder, has sold its remaining shares in the casino giant. Kerkorian passed away on June ...

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Morgan Stanley lowers Macau annual gaming revenue predictions


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Global brokerage and investments firm, Morgan Stanley, has reportedly become the latest to envision hard times ahead for the casino industry in Macau after it lowered an earlier forecast concerning what it expects the enclave to record in aggregated gross gaming revenues for the twelve months to the end of December. According to a ...

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Playson slots now live with Kindred Group


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Leading operator of the gaming industry, Kindred Group, now offers quality slot content from casino software developer, Playson. Brands associated with Kindred now offer two of the most innovative titles from the developer, Crystal Crush and Crystal Land. Unibet is among sites that now offer the brand’s content. Quality Content: Along with Crystal Land ...

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Plaza Hotel & Casino offering two unique contests this October


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Las Vegas’s gaming history is the theme of two new contests to be hosted by the Plaza Hotel & Casino this October. The venue is planning on giving away one dozen classic coin machines, including video poker games, keno and slots. Some of these vintage machines are over 25-years old. The Contests: The Plaza ...

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Multilotto expands casino vertical; signs new content deal with Pragmatic Play


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

In an effort to further grow and enhance its casino vertical, Malta-based Multilotto has announced that it has partnered with leading multi-product content provider, Pragmatic Play. The new partnership agreement will enable the Malta brand’s players to engage some of the most popular video slots that are currently available, including Da Vinci’s Treasure and ...

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Microgaming flies high with launch of Tweethearts video slot


Wednesday, September 18, 2019

Only a week after premiering its Aurora Wilds video slot and online casino games developer, Microgaming, has now announced the launch of its new five-reel and 17-payline Tweethearts innovation. The Isle of Man-based firm used an official press release to declare that Tweethearts is the latest of its video slots to have been exclusively ...

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Casino industry proves importance to Macau’s economy


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

The amount of cash the Macau casino industry contributed to the local economy in 2018 reportedly hit a four-year high at almost $25.2 billion while the sector’s annual gross surplus grew by 14.8% when compared with the previous twelve-month period to top $22.4 billion. According to a report from GGRAsia citing the local government’s ...

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Greentube grows Italian footprint courtesy of new E-Play24 partnership


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

In a move that has strengthened its footprint in the Italian online gambling market, leading developer and supplier of iGaming solutions, Greentube, has inked a deal with locally licensed online gambling operator and platform provider E-Play24. The agreement will see the NOVOMATIC Interactive division take its Home of Games portfolio live across the Malta-headquartered ...

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Wazdan to provide sneak peak of new titles during Olympia London’s CasinoBeats Summit 2019


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

From September 17th through the 20th, the CasinoBeats Summit 2019 will take place alongside the Betting on Sports Week event, bringing operators, affiliates, suppliers and media companies, along with regulators and payment providers from the industry together to discuss the online casino sector and challenges the industry faces. Wazdan has announced they will be ...

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NCAA Expresses Disapproval of California Senate Bill 206 in Letter to Gov. Gavin Newsom


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

California state legislature passed a bill (Fair Pay to Play Act) on Wednesday, September 11, 2019, which would permit college athletes to get paid for endorsement deals and the NCAA isn’t pleased. The bill is now in the hands of Governor, Gavin Newsom along with a response letter from the NCAA Board of Governors. ...

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Pragmatic Play announces new Super Joker slot game


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Leading software provider, Pragmatic Play, has announced their latest slot title, Super Joker. The game is a 3×5 grid with 5 lines offering nine classic symbols. Players will find diamonds, fruit and BAR’s along with the wild Joker symbol. In the game, players have access to a Respin Until You Win feature, so once ...

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IMG Arena bringing golf action to the OpenSports sportsbetting platform


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

British entertainment and events management firm IMG has announced the signing of a deal that is to see its IMG Arena subsidiary supply live golf streaming and data services to Scientific Games Corporation for use by this firm’s OpenSports sportsbetting platform. The London-headquartered innovator used an official Monday press release to detail that the new ...

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MGM Resorts International eyeing MGM Grand and Bellagio Las Vegas sales


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

American casino operator, MGM Resorts International, is reportedly engaged in advanced negotiations that could see it sell its MGM Grand and Bellagio Las Vegas properties to private equity firm, Blackstone Group, for approximately $7 billion. According to a Monday report from the Bloomberg news service, the giant casino firm is said to be exploring ...

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RRG grows presence in Romania via new partnership agreement with Netbet.ro


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Spanish online gaming developer, Red Rake Gaming, has entered into a partnership with operator netbet.ro in a move that will see its entire games portfolio go live in the Romanian market. The strategic deal is on the heels of the Spain and Malta-based developer’s landmark partnership agreement with Italian online gambling joint-stock company, Microgame. ...

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Groupe Cogit granted license for inaugural French Guiana casino


Tuesday, September 17, 2019

Groupe Cogit has reportedly been granted a license to bring a first casino to French Guiana and it is now hoping to be able to commence operations at an interim gambling facility in the South American territory before the end of 2021. According to a Friday report from G3Newswire, Groupe Cogit already runs four ...

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Jack Entertainment abandoning Detroit following Greektown Casino-Hotel sale


Monday, September 16, 2019

As part of a campaign to refocus its business and American casino operator Jack Entertainment has reportedly detailed that it is to begin gradually shutting its main office in Detroit for the loss of some 92 jobs. According to a Wednesday report from Crain’s Detroit Business newspaper, the firm announced the move early last ...

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Philippines getting tough on POGO license holders’ tax arrears


Monday, September 16, 2019

In the Philippines and the nation’s Finance Secretary has reportedly made good on an official pledge to crack down on all licensed online gambling operators found not to be paying the appropriate amount of tax. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, Carlos Dominguez III (pictured) used an official Friday meeting with members ...

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Oklahoma secures outside help for tribal gaming compact renegotiations


Monday, September 16, 2019

The Attorney General for Oklahoma has reportedly secured the services of a highly respected Michigan law firm as his office endeavors to renegotiate its gaming compacts with the state’s many casino-operating tribes. According to a Friday report from the Associated Press news service published by the Star Tribune newspaper, Mike Hunter has agreed to ...

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Lightning Box appoints Mike Lally to aid further business growth


Monday, September 16, 2019

Leading third party slot content designer, Lightning Box, has appointed industry veteran, Mike Lally, to direct account management for the Australian developer’s online vertical. In addition to its real money gaming (RMG) casino clients, the London-based Lally will also oversee the studio’s growing commercial interests in North America. According to a recent press release… ...

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Gun Lake Casino partners with Grand Rapids Community College to start Blackjack Dealer Academy


Monday, September 16, 2019

Gun Lake Casino and Grand Rapids Community College have partnered up to launch a new Blackjack Dealer Academy. The goal is to provide a learning opportunity for jobs available at the casino. On September 18th, an information session will be hosted to provide information on the Blackjack academy Certification. The event will take place ...

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Casino operator initiates hunt for new NayonLanding site


Monday, September 16, 2019

In the Philippines and Landing International Development Limited has reportedly announced that it has initiated a search in hopes of finding a new plot of land on which to construct its envisioned $1.5 billion NayonLanding integrated casino resort. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Hong Kong-listed firm is already responsible for ...

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