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William Hill hoping to raise £200 million via a new share offer

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In the United Kingdom and prominent high street bookmaker William Hill has reportedly launched a fundraising drive in hopes of bringing in approximately £200 million ($251 million) to better surmount the recent financial impacts of the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Tuesday report from the Financial Times newspaper, the London-listed operator is running a ...

Nevada casino market chalks up record low win for April of just $3.6 million

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The 442 commercial casinos in Nevada reportedly saw their aggregate win for April decline by 99.6% year-on-year to just $3.6 million as a direct result of being shuttered in order to help counter the coronavirus pandemic. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper citing official information from the Nevada Gaming ...

WPT and PokerStars offering million dollar guaranteed events this week

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During our current climate consisting of self-isolation and social distancing, people are spending more time at home. Because of this, players are turning to varying forms of entertainment at home, including online poker gaming. Since more players are logging on to online poker sites, platforms are offering more variety, including new and exciting poker ...

Mega Moolah video slot from Microgaming awards $11.7 million pay-day

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Online casino games developer Microgaming has announced that the progressive jackpot tied to its five-reel and 25-payline Mega Moolah video slot recently presented one lucky iGaming aficionado with a pay-day worth slightly over €10.7 million ($11.7 million). The Isle of Man-based innovator used an official press release to detail that the win totaling €10,735,716 ...

Mr Green Limited slapped with £3 million Gambling Commission fine

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In the United Kingdom and online casino operator Mr Green Limited has been ordered to pay a £3 million ($3.86 million) penalty for failing to adequately implement problem gambling and anti-money laundering controls. According to an official press release from the Gambling Commission regulator, the Maltese firm has now become the ninth licensed iGaming ...

DraftKings Incorporated strips Millionaire Maker winner of $1 million prize

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In the United States and allegations of collusion have reportedly led DraftKings Incorporated to strip the recent winner of its Millionaire Maker daily fantasy sports contest of her $1 million cash prize. According to a Sunday report from CBS Sports, Jade Roper Tolbert won the lucrative competition earlier this month after topping some 105,882 ...

Hannahville Indian Community’s Island Resort & Casino to embark on $30 million expansion

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In Michigan’s Upper Peninsula, the Island Resort & Casino will soon see some major changes after getting the green light on a $30 million expansion. Announced on Wednesday by the casino, the Hannahville Indian Community Tribal Council approved what will be the property’s second major expansion within five years after having invested some $8 ...

Iowa group proposes $225 million casino resort “architectural masterpiece” for Des Moines airport

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In Iowa, a proposal for a $225 million casino and hotel complex at the Des Moines International Airport (DSM) has been presented by a development group that says the project would be “for its size, an unparalleled architectural masterpiece reflecting the ‘highest and best use’ of airport facilities.” The Des Moines Airport Authority board ...

Mookie Betts of the Boston Red Sox Breaks Record for Agreement to Avoid Arbitration (1 Year/$27 Million)

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The superstar right fielder of the Boston Red Sox, Mookie Betts, just broke the Major League Baseball record for an agreement to avoid arbitration. His new 1 year deal is worth an incredible $27 million. The previous MLB arbitration record was held by the All Star third baseman, Nolan Arenado, who negotiated a 1 ...

Las Vegas-based Everi to acquire Micro Gaming Technologies for $25 million

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Everi Payments Inc., a subsidiary of Las Vegas-based gaming equipment producer Everi Holdings Inc. (NYSE: EVRI) has acquired Micro Gaming Technologies Inc., a company that specializes in casino loyalty and marketing software. The small privately held company has since it was incorporated in 1999 been designing and developing applications for the casino industry including ...

Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino San Juan to embark on $10 million renovation in 2020

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As part of its ten-year anniversary celebration, the Sheraton Puerto Rico Hotel & Casino not only has a new general manager but has also revealed plans for a $10 million renovation for the coming year. Renovation plans reportedly include the property’s entire interior, including 503 rooms and suites, lobby, and 35,000 sq ft of ...

Wind Creek Hospitality submits plan for $90 million hotel expansion of newly-acquired Bethlehem casino property

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After finalizing the $1.3 billion purchase on May 31 and celebrating a $15 million rebrand just five months later, Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming entity of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama, appears to be making good on its promise for a hotel expansion at its newly-acquired Wind Creek Bethlehem property. According ...

Wynn Resorts Limited in line to receive $41 million settlement

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American casino operator, Wynn Resorts Limited, is reportedly set to bank a settlement worth $41 million following the resolution of a pair of lawsuits relating to the alleged discretions of the company’s former Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Steve Wynn (pictured). According to a Wednesday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the legal ...

Swedish online casino player banks €1.4 million Arabian Nights jackpot

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Swedish online casino games developer, NetEnt AB, has announced that the progressive jackpot attached its five-reel and ten-payline Arabian Nights video slot recently turned one lucky player into an instant millionaire. The Stockholm-listed firm used an official press release (pdf) to detail that the fortunate Swedish aficionado was enjoying a few rounds on the ...

Miami Valley Gaming proposes $100 million expansion to include new hotel

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Looking to attract business from beyond the surrounding cities, Miami Valley Gaming in Lebanon, Ohio is reportedly considering taking on a $100 million expansion. The proposal includes the addition of a hotel, restaurant, additional gaming machines and a parking garage. According to the Associated Press via local news media… …the Warren County harness racing ...

partypoker MILLION cancelled after tournament glitch issue

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A glitch has resulted in the partypoker MILLION being cancelled soon after its relaunch. The popular tournament series saw a $1 million guaranteed event shutdown after the online poker room suffered from an error which prevented players from progressing in the tournament. The Problem: When the event began, it seemed everything was running smoothly, ...

Bloomberry Resorts Corporation slapped with $296 million judgment

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In Singapore and a tribunal has reportedly ruled against Bloomberry Resorts Corporation and ordered the Filipino casino operator to pay just over $296 million to a subsidiary of American entertainments firm Global Gaming Asset Management LLC. According to a Wednesday report from GGRAsia, Bloomberry Resorts Corporation is responsible for Manila’s Solaire Resort and Casino ...