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12th August
WeChat ban may hurt US-operated Macau casinos
President Trump’s ban on Chinese social messaging giant WeChat for “undermining national security” could have unintended consequences for American business interests...
12th August
Matchbook UK return a "culmination of hard work and investment," as GC lifts suspension
Matchbook says the Gambling Commission’s lifting of its license suspension is the “culmination of many months of hard work and investment.” In...
12th August
Summit Ascent warns of upcoming losses
Summit Ascent Holdings announced it expects a loss “of not more than HKD50m for the six months ended 30 June 2020”....
12th August
BetMGM signs multi-year sports betting partnership with NASCAR
BetMGM has agreed a multi-year sports betting partnership with NASCAR to become the body’s authorised gaming operator. The deal gives the operator,...
12th August
Kangwon Land lost $38m in Q2
Kangwon Land Inc, the only South Korean casino catering to domestic players, reported a net loss of KRW45.6bn ($38.4m) for Q2....
11th August
Study: Casinos in Nevada have lost more than $12bn in revenue during pandemic
Casinos in Nevada have been the worst hit by the coronavirus pandemic losing more than $12bn in total revenue, according to...
11th August
EGBA proposes single set of consumer rights for European iGaming sector
Brussels-based industry body European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) is calling on the EU to develop a single pan-European set of...
11th August
Q2 losses for Grand Korea Leisure
Grand Korea Leisure Ltd (GKL), an operator of foreigner-only casinos in South Korea, reported a net loss for Q2 of KRW23.6bn...
11th August
GiG sees Q2 revenue rise 47% year-on-year
Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has reported a 47% year-on-year rise in revenue for Q2, with gross profit also increasing during the...
11th August
Gamesys reports 27% pro forma revenue rise for H1
Gamesys Group has reported a pro forma revenue rise of 27% for H1, seeing a 101% reported change – to £340m...
11th August
Success Universe Group warns of H1 losses
Success Universe Group Limited, an investor in Macau’s waterfront casino Ponte 16, announced it prepares for losses for the first six...
10th August
Genting HK forecasts major H1 operating losses
Genting Hong Kong Ltd. (Genting) warned in a Friday filing that it forecast an operating loss for the first half of...
10th August
The Londoner Macau opening delayed
Sands China announced it will postpone opening of The Londoner Macao. The internal renovations have largely been completed, but the company...
10th August
Oklahoma tribes file federal lawsuit over agreement with Governor Stitt
Four Oklahoma tribes have filed a lawsuit requesting a federal court to void gaming compacts between the state and two other...
10th August
Possible postponement for Japan’s IR projects
Kazuyoshi Akaba, Japan’s Minister of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, announced there may be changes to the timetable regarding casino resorts...
7th August
Casino closures leads to 45% drop in H1 revenue for Full House Resorts
Temporary closures due to the coronavirus pandemic led to Full House Resorts revenue dropping by 45% year-on-year for H1 2020. With all...
7th August
EveryMatrix appoints Erik Nyman to head US expansion
EveryMatrix has recruited online gaming executive Erik Nyman as part of its leadership team to spearhead its expansion in...
7th August
Resorts World Las Vegas to connect with Elon Musk’s underground tunnel system
Genting Group’s Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) has received approval by the Clark County Commission to move forward with construction...
7th August
Continent 8 to sponsor executive award at Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas 2020
Leading provider Continent 8 Technologies is sponsoring the American Executive of the Year Award at the Global Gaming Awards Las Vegas...
7th August
Universal Entertainment net sales up 25% for H1
Universal Entertainment Corporation has revealed its financial results for H1 2020, with sales...
7th August
Grant Bowie resigns as MGM China executive director
MGM China Holdings has announced that Grant Bowie will be stepping down as...
7th August
‘New’ Caesars Entertainment posts significant revenue decline and net loss for Q2
Caesars Entertainment, formerly Eldorado Resorts, has reported a year-on-year revenue drop of 78% for Q2, as well as posting a significant...
6th August
Genting Singapore sees Q2 gaming revenue plunge by 99%
Genting Singapore has seen its Q2 gaming revenue plunge 99% year-on-year as a result of its properties shutting for more than...
6th August
Paddy Power apologises for use of homophobic term in football video
Flutter Entertainment-owned Paddy Power has removed one of its marketing videos following criticism over the use of a homophobic slur. Paddy Power...
6th August
FitzGerald to step down as Racecourse Media Group CEO
Racecourse Media Group (RMG) CEO Richard FitzGerald has confirmed that he will be stepping down gradually over the next six weeks after nearly 12 years in the...
6th August
Century Casinos to sell Calgary casino operations for $7.5m
Century Casinos has entered into an agreement for the sale of operations at Century Casino Calgary for CAD 10m ($7.5m). The deal...
6th August
PointsBet to offer online gaming in New Jersey with Twin River deal
PointsBet has signed an agreement with Twin River Worldwide which will see the operator offer online gaming in New Jersey. The 10-year...
6th August
Nuvei gains approval to process betting transactions in Indiana
Global payment technology partner Nuvei has announced sports wagering approval from the Indiana Gaming Commission (IGC), thereby authorising the...
6th August
UNLV and GVC publishes report into responsibly legalising sports betting in the US
The University of Nevada Las Vegas (UNLV) has published a GVC sponsored report outlining the responsible path for legalising sports betting...
6th August
Asia Pioneer Entertainment warns of a 429% increase in loss for H1 2020
Asia Pioneer Entertainment has issued a profit warning, expecting to incur huge losses for H1 2020, as a result of the...
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