Tag Archives January

Record January for Pennsylvania sportsbooks and online casinos

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Retail sportsbooks and online casinos in Pennsylvania reportedly had a record January after processing approximately $615.3 million in aggregated wagers and handing over some $34 million in combined taxes. According to a report from the online news domain at PlayPennsylvania.com citing official information from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the result topped the previous ...

Paradise Company Limited records dismal January gaming revenues

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In South Korea and local casino operator Paradise Company Limited has reportedly announced that its aggregated gross gaming revenues for January fell by almost 61.8% year-on-year to approximately $24.44 million. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Seoul-listed firm revealed that the figure represented a 36.2% drop when compared to December’s finishing tally of ...

Macau records disappointing January gross gaming revenues

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The almost 40 casinos in Macau are reportedly continuing to be negatively impacted by the coronavirus pandemic as they saw aggregated gross gaming revenues for January decrease by some 63.7% year-on-year to slightly beyond $1 billion. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing official figures from the enclave’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination ...

Premium poker action at Unibet this January

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The New Year has just begun, but already, online poker provider Unibet has prepared premium action for players. The platform is planning a Freeroll Festival and PKO Festival, among many other options. Players can compete for big prizes, with plenty of action for every player. Check out the details so you can compete among ...

Microgaming reveals January line-up of exclusive releases

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It’s a brand new year and Microgaming, together with its ever-expanding network of exclusive studios have been hard at work ensuring clients can welcome in 2021 with some amazing new content. Exclusive to Microgaming, the month of January is all about inquisitive leprechaun detectives, enormous gorillas, and anonymous bounty hunters. January 5 All41studios‘ new title ...

Seoul casinos to remain shuttered until at least January 17

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The four foreigner-only casinos located in and around the South Korean capital of Seoul are reportedly set to remain closed for at least another two weeks after local authorities extended a range of strict coronavirus-related social distancing measures. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the decision means that the Seven Luck Casino-branded ...

Nagasaki Prefecture to initiate RFP stage of its casino plan from January 7

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In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly announced that it will be launching the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its effort to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses from January 7. According to a Sunday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the southern jurisdiction unveiled ...

New Covid-19 measures force Danish casinos to close until January 2021

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In keeping with the country’s new novel coronavirus (Covid-19) measures, brick and mortar gaming venues in 38 municipalities across Denmark will temporarily close from Wednesday, December 9, according to a Monday announcement from the Danish Gambling Authority (Spillemyndigheden).  The new closure order that was issued by the Danish government is in effect until January 3, ...

Texas may begin considering new online casino legislation in January

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In the southern American state of Texas and the billionaire boss of American casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation has reportedly been splashing the cash in advance of the consideration of proposed legislation that would seek to legalize some forms of online gambling. According to a Tuesday report from Austin-headquartered television broadcaster KXAN-TV, 87-year-old ...

Nagasaki Prefecture to launch the RFP stage of its casino endeavor in January

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In Japan and the government for Nagasaki Prefecture has reportedly detailed that it soon intends to launch the request for proposal (RFP) stage of its effort to secure one of the nation’s coming trio of integrated casino resort licenses. According to a report from GGRAsia, the southern jurisdiction wants to bring a Las Vegas-style ...

Nevada casinos record a successful January

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The 440 licensed gaming venues in Nevada reportedly saw their aggregated win for January increase by 5.5% year-on-year to $1.038 billion thanks in large part to associated increases in drop for blackjack, mini-baccarat, craps and roulette. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official information from the Nevada Gaming ...

Wynn Las Vegas preparing for Wynn Signature Series poker tournaments this January

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Known for their quality poker tournaments, the Wynn Las Vegas is preparing for yet another poker series this January. The Wynn Signature Series will kick off on January 15th, offering almost three weeks of quality poker gaming. The series will run through February 2nd, offering over $1.3 million in total guaranteed prize money. The ...