Tag Archives 2019

China records disappointing 2019 lottery sales figures

by

In China and 2019 reportedly saw aggregated nationwide sales for the country’s only pair of state-run lotteries drop by some 17.5% year-on-year to approximately ¥422.05 billion ($60.26 billion). According to a report from GGRAsia citing official data from the giant nation’s Ministry of Finance, the China Welfare Lottery recorded a comparable 14.8% decline in ...

Detroit’s trio of commercial casinos report record $1.454 billion in revenue in 2019

by

Surpassing its 2018 high by more than $10 million, Detroit’s three casinos reported $1.454 billion in record adjusted gross revenue last year, with MotorCity Casino Hotel and MGM Grand Detroit having contributing record years, according to the Michigan Gaming Control Board. In the lead in 2019 with 43 percent of the market share was ...

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros Wins the 2019 Major League Baseball American League Cy Young Award

by

Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros won the 2019 Major League Baseball American League Cy Young Award. He was selected by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America over his teammate Garrett Cole. Verlander received 17 of the first place votes whereas Cole received 13 of those first place votes. Charlie Morton of the Tampa ...

Official shortlist of Southern European Gaming Awards (SEG Awards) for 2019 announced

by

The second edition of the European Gaming Congress (EGC) is set to take place on November 8th in Milan. The Radisson Blue Hotel will be the home of the conference, which will see every aspect of the gaming industry represented, from regulators to software providers and operators. During EGC, the Southern European Gaming Awards ...

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

by

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 ...