MGM Resorts International eyeing MGM Grand and Bellagio Las Vegas sales

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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US Tribal casinos earn best revenue year yet in 2018

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The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) has released the 2018 casino revenue totals for tribal casinos in the United States. The year was a record-setting one for the 520 tribal casinos in the nation as $33.7bn was recorded. This was a 4.1% increase from the 2017 fiscal year. The Numbers: The 2018 fiscal year ...

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Booming Games launches new online slot Aztec Palace

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Malta-based slots specialist, Booming Games, takes you on an exciting jungle adventure in its latest release, Aztec Palace. This five-by-three-reel, fixed, 20-payline slot highlights the once advanced and prosperous civilization, with the palace of the late emperor Montezuma serving as the focal point for the game. According to a press release… Players can look ...

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Make your dreams come true with Red Tiger Gaming’s new Well of Wishes slot game

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Top-rated software developer Red Tiger Gaming has created a new Irish luck style game with Well of Wishes. The game can help make your dreams come true, offering over 5,000x in wins! Find Lucky Spins, a wishing well and more as you spin the reels of this new game! Well of Wishes Features: In ...

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Resorts World Las Vegas strengthens its executive team

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Asian casino operator Genting Malaysia Berhad has reportedly announced the identities of the five latest members of the executive team that is due to be in charge of the Resorts World Las Vegas facility it is building in southern Nevada. According to a Friday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Kuala Lumpur-listed firm detailed that ...

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Horseracing trainer denies Triple Crown winner Justify was helped by drugs

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In the United States, the trainer behind the last year’s Triple Crown-winning Justify has reportedly come under fire after it emerged that the colt had allegedly tested positive for a banned substance just weeks before triumphing in the first of the three-race series. According to a Thursday report from NBCNews.com citing an earlier story ...

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Brockton casino bid suffers another Massachusetts setback

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In Massachusetts and the plan that would see the city of Brockton host a $677 million resort casino has reportedly once again been snubbed by the state’s gambling regulator despite the likelihood that the nearby First Light Resort and Casino will ever be built. According to a report from The Enterprise newspaper, yesterday saw ...

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August sees another month of revenue gains for Atlantic City casinos

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It was another good showing for Atlantic City casinos last month as its nine casinos saw the 15th consecutive month of gaming revenue increases. For the month of August, total gaming revenue for the iconic Boardwalk city’s casinos was $352.8 million compared to $303.9 million from the same time last year, reflecting a 16.1 ...

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EPT Barcelona sets new PokerStars world record

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Top operating poker brand, PokerStars, has set a new record regarding their European Poker Tour. The EPT Barcelona was such a big hit that it now claims the title as the biggest stop in the 16-year history of the poker tour. Setting New Records: During the 12 days of live poker action, over 23,600 ...

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EveryMatrix Software Limited partnering with beBettor Limited

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Maltese online casino firm, EveryMatrix Software Limited, has responded to last week’s suspension of its United Kingdom business-to-consumer operating license by announcing that it is to begin employing software from gambling affordability specialist, beBettor Limited. Headquartered in the northern Valletta suburb of St Julian’s, the operator is responsible for numerous online casinos including Jetbull.com, ...

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BtoBet scores spot on shortlist for eSports at CEEG Awards in Budapest on Sept. 24

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Malta-headquartered iGaming and sportsbook platform and services provider, BtoBet, has reportedly been shortlisted for the Best Overall eSports Service Provider title for the Central and Eastern European Gaming (CEEG) Awards 2019. The shortlist for each category was recently announced by the yearly must-attend conference of the gambling industry which takes place on the 24th ...

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NetEnt and Kalamba Games both release unique new slot games; Twin Happiness and Zombie Queen

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Fresh and exciting online slot content continues to be released by top developers. This time around, it is NetEnt and Kalamba Games that have provided new titles for players to enjoy. NetEnt has created a lovely classic game with an Asian twist in Twin Happiness, while Kalamba took a spookier approach with Zombie Queen. ...

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Macau posts 1.5% comparable rise in eight-month tax revenues from gaming

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The government of Macau has reportedly announced that it recorded a 1.5% increase year-on-year in combined tax revenues from gaming for the eight months to the end of August to approximately $9.48 billion. According to a report from GGRAsia citing official data from the enclave’s Financial Services Bureau, this figure was higher than the ...

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New report casts doubts on efficacy of Illinois casino expansion plan

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In Illinois and an official report has reportedly cast considerable doubts on whether the state’s plan to license up to six additional casinos and bring gaming tables and sportsbetting to its horseracing tracks will prove capable of meeting the stated goal of increasing tax revenues. According to a Thursday report from the Chicago Tribune ...

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Hotel plans for Indiana’s Four Winds Casino Resort South Bend

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In Indiana and the Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians has reportedly announced that it will be adding a 317-room hotel complete with convention facilities and a spa to its Four Winds Casino Resort South Bend. According to a Thursday report from the South Bend Tribune newspaper, the federally-recognized tribe opened the Indiana casino in ...

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Parliamentarians recommend underage ban on video game ‘loot boxes’

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In the United Kingdom and a group of parliamentarians has reportedly recommended that the video games industry be prohibited from allowing those under the age of 18 to purchase addictive in-game rewards including so-called ‘loot boxes.’ According to a report from The Guardian newspaper, this advice was published earlier today as part of the ...

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Play’n GO announces two new games: Fiery Inferno Joker and 3-Hand Casino Hold’em

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Software developer, Play’n GO, has been super busy as of late, launching new content on a regular basis. Just this week, the company announced the launch of not one, but two new games! A brand new slot titled, Inferno Joker, has been released, featuring the classic fruits and 7s, while a new table poker ...

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Evoplay Entertainment introduces enchanting universe featuring masters and their dragons in Reign of Dragons slot

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Innovative slot game provider, Evoplay Entertainment, has unveiled their latest creation, Reign of Dragons, transporting players into a unique world filled with masters and their dragons. Available in HTML5 for mobile perfect gaming, the title features four beautiful women, each taking on an element. Find Earth, Water, Air and Fire on the reels of ...

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OneTouch goes live with EvenBet courtesy of recently agreed to partnership deal

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In a move that has the potential to see it reach over 4.6 million players across 26 countries, mobile-friendly table games developer, OneTouch Technology Limited has inked an integration agreement with leading poker platform provider EvenBet Gaming. An innovative iGaming solutions developer, whose expertise goes beyond online poker, encompassing sports betting software and casino ...

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BetFred.com to begin utilizing GiG Comply monitoring advance

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Maltese iGaming solutions developer, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) Incorporated, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see the online casino and sportsbetting site at BetFred.com become the latest to employ its GiG Comply monitoring service. Headquartered in the Valetta suburb of St Julian’s, the innovator used an official Wednesday press release ...

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RRG continues its strategic expansion in Italy via new agreement with Microgame

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In a move that will further expand its presence in the European country, leading casino games developer, Red Rake Gaming, has entered into a partnership agreement with Italy’s leading gaming service provider, Microgame. The Italian online gambling joint-stock company functions as an application service provider as well as a developer of online platforms and ...

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AzartMania.com and GoldenReels.com added to LCB.org blacklist

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Online casino aficionados are reportedly being advised to avoid the Russia-facing domain at AzartMania.com after it was allegedly found to be utilizing counterfeit software from prominent games developers, Novomatic and Igrosoft. The warning comes from LCB.org after the online casino news domain finished an investigation it explained had been prompted following the receipt of ...

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GentingBet.com getting NetEnt AB online casino games

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Hard on the heels of completing its acquisition of Maltese compatriot, Red Tiger Gaming Limited, and prominent online casino games developer, NetEnt AB, has now announced the signing of a deal that is to involve some of its latest and most popular titles being made available to players at GentingBet.com. The Stockholm-headquartered innovator used ...

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Official NFL Season in Full Swing and Online Sportsbooks Note Spike in Football Wagers

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The official 2019/2020 National Football League (NFL) season has begun and sports betting is on the rise as a result. With the new and existing legalization of online sports betting in several states, the wagers have spiked according to betting companies like DraftKings and FanDuel. For example, FanDuel Group reported an increase in the money ...

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DraftKings and SB Nation team up to create DraftKings Nation

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Vox Media’s SB Nation and DraftKings have decided to team up via a multi-year editorial and technology deal, creating the new DraftKings Nation. The new media property will immediately focus on the 2019 NFL season and expand in the future to include other professional sports like the NCAA football and basketball as well as ...

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Microgaming’s independent game studio, Neon Valley Studios, presents first official release Aurora Wilds

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Microgaming, together with Neon Valley Studios, have released Aurora Wilds, available exclusively to the Isle of Man-based software development company’s operators. The debut comes a day after the operator was unveiled as the latest addition to the leading software supplier’s growing network of independent game development studios creating exclusive content for the British firm. ...

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Slotegrator inks new partnership agreement with Evolution Gaming

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After recently securing a conditional interactive gaming manufacturer license for Pennsylvania, live dealer specialist, Evolution Gaming, has partnered with Cypriot software developer and aggregator, Slotegrator. Under the terms of the new agreement, the Latvian B2B provider of video-streamed live casino’s content portfolio will be made available to integrate into online casino platforms courtesy of ...

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