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American Gaming Association highlights slow third-quarter recovery

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has announced that the nation’s aggregate third-quarter commercial gross gaming revenues declined by 18.9% year-on-year to $9.04 billion largely as a consequence of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic. However, the advocacy organization used an official Monday press release to detail that the result for ...

Las Vegas Sands Corporation said to be considering American exit

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Giant casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation has reportedly held preliminary discussions about the possibility of exiting the United States altogether by offloading its three properties in Las Vegas. According to a Monday report from the Bloomberg news service, the firm headed by 87-year-old billionaire Sheldon Adelson could expect to net at least $6 ...

American casino operators facing coronavirus-induced delays in South Korea

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American casino operators Caesars Entertainment Incorporated and Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment are reportedly facing delays in securing enough financing to complete construction of ambitious gambling-friendly developments in South Korea. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing multiple local news outlets, the pair are said to be blaming their inability to attract sufficient ...

Pragmatic Play expands presence in Latin American region via new content agreement with Colombian operator Zamba

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Mobile-focused gaming content developer Pragmatic Play has further expanded its Latin American footprint courtesy of a new collaboration with Colombian operator Zamba. The recently agreed-to partnership deal will see the provider’s entire collection of slots, including the latest release Wild Walker, along with the multi-award-winning title, Wolf Gold, and the fan-favorite John Hunter series, ...

5Dimes reaches federal settlement with American authorities

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In the United States and the controversial 5Dimes gambling brand has announced the signing of a settlement with federal authorities that could soon allow it to enter the country’s legitimate online sportsbetting market. The Costa Rica-based entity used an official Wednesday press release to detail that the agreement with the United States District Court ...

William Hill completes acquisition of American rival CG Technology

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British bookmaker William Hill has reportedly announced that its American subsidiary has completed its planned purchase of local rival CG Technology and is now looking to rapidly incorporate the acquisition’s setup into its own already extensive operation. According to a Tuesday report from the Bloomberg news service, the London-listed operator’s William Hill US subordinate ...

Journey across the American prairie with Playson’s new online slot Buffalo Power: Hold and Win

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Top-rated software developer Playson has just launched a brand-new online slot game that takes players on a journey to the beautiful prairies of America. Buffalo Power: Hold and Win is a colorful 3×5 videoslot set in the wild, offering 20 paylines and beautiful icons representing the wild animals of this area. Travel to the ...

William Hill primed to acquire American rival CG Technology

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British bookmaker William Hill is reportedly poised to increase its already large presence in the American sportsbetting market after receiving unanimous permission from the Nevada Gaming Control Board yesterday to move ahead with its planned purchase of local rival CG Technology. According to a Wednesday report from Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the London-listed operator ...

American Gaming Association boss heralds legalized sportsbetting market

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In the United States and the Chief Executive Officer for the American Gaming Association, Bill Miller (pictured), used a special hearing in front of federal legislators yesterday to herald the importance of the nation’s legalized sportsbetting market. The organization used an official Wednesday press release to detail that its leader used his time before ...

Ainsworth Game Technology Limited growing its American footprint

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Australian gaming machine developer, Ainsworth Game Technology Limited, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see its American subsidiary spend up to $26 million in order to purchase local content specialist MTD Gaming Incorporated. The Sydney-listed innovator used an official Monday filing (pdf) to detail that the agreement will involve its ...

Australian bookmaker benefitting from American market entry

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Australian retail and online bookmaker PointsBet Holdings Proprietary Limited has released is financial results for the final three months of 2019 showing that it had experienced substantial increases in turnover, net win and registered customers. The Sydney-listed firm used an official January 31 filing (pdf) to detail that its fourth-quarter turnover had risen by ...

Intralot SA inks American sportsbetting alliance with Sportradar AG

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Prominent gaming and lottery solutions innovator, Intralot SA, has announced the signing of a deal that is to see its American subsidiary utilize the services of sports data intelligence specialist, Sportradar AG. The Athens-listed firm used an official Monday press release to detail that the agreement will involve its Intralot Incorporated subordinate receiving all ...

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

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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 ...

Trevor Croker named new Chairman for the American Gaming Association

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In the United States and the American Gaming Association trade group has announced that Trevor Croker from prominent gaming machines manufacturer Aristocrat Technologies Limited has been selected to serve as its latest Chairman. The advocacy organization used an official Thursday press release to detail that Croker is due to succeed Tim Wilmott from American ...

IGT heralds American introduction of PlaySports sportsbetting solution

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Global lottery and gaming innovations developer, International Game Technology (IGT), has announced that it now holds a prominent position within the newly-regulated American sportsbetting market after having rolled out its PlaySports solution to venues in nine states. The London-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to detail that its business-to-business PlaySports advance is ...

NIGC figures herald a good year for the American tribal gaming industry

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The 501 tribal gaming operations in the United States reportedly had a great 2018 after seeing their aggregated gross gaming revenues for the twelve-month period increase by a little over 4% year-on-year to top $33.71 billion. According to a report from the Navajo Times newspaper citing official figures from the National Indian Gaming Commission ...

Greentube extends Latin American reach via new partnership deal with BetPlay

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Having just released its new Egyptian-themed online slot, and Austrian online casino games developer, Greentube, has gone live with Colombian operator BetPlay. The partnership agreement adds to other strategic alignments, as the Interactive division of European gambling giant, Novomatic AG, increases its presence in the emerging region. According to the official press release… …after ...

Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance to join Culinary Union in Palms Casino protest

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The Culinary Union continues their fight against the Palms Casino Resort involving employees right to unionize. The group will be joined this Friday by the Asian Pacific American Labor Alliance (APALA) during a picket against the casino, protesting the property as they have not recognized the union that was voted for by employees. Continued ...