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Friday, 20th October 2017
Worldwide gaming company The Intralot Group have announced the agreement of share purchase of 65% of maltese gaming technology company Bit8, a deal which makes them a 100% shareholder in the company. Intralot...
Friday, 20th October 2017
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has this week published a state-by-state analysis of the economic impact of tribal gaming in the US, which shows the tribal casino industry has generated over 600,000...
Friday, 20th October 2017
Australian slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure has announced the completion of a deal to acquire Israel-based social gaming company Plarium Global in a $500m deal. The deal, which was initially...
Friday, 20th October 2017
The five members of the Nevada Gaming Commission have unanimously voted to approve Golden Entertainment’s $850m deal to acquire four casino properties in Nevada owned by American Casino & Entertainment...
Thursday, 19th October 2017
The governance committee of sports betting technology provider Sportech PLC have announced that they are putting the entire company up for sale, following a strategic review of its business. London investment...
Thursday, 19th October 2017
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) has filed an $870m lawsuit against the Government of Manitoba after alleging that the decision to approve the opening of the Shark Club Gaming Centre cost the First...
Thursday, 19th October 2017
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has further established the country as a preferred destination for the blockchain gaming industry after the Executive Chairman pledged his commitment to the use of the...
Thursday, 19th October 2017
Maine Governor Paul LePage has criticised lobbying efforts to build a third casino in the state over inflated claims about what the eventual casino would bring to the local community. LePage ripped into...
Wednesday, 18th October 2017
After the deadly Las Vegas attack, the government of Macau has announced a significant increase in security at the world’s largest casino hub. Authorities in the Chinese territory have revealed a security...
Wednesday, 18th October 2017
Australia’s Crown Casino deliberately tampered with poker machines and ignored evidence of drug use and domestic violence, according to three ex-employees of the company. The allegations, made anonymously...
Tuesday, 17th October 2017
The government of Queensland has announced this week it has granted permission to build a second casino in the Gold Coast region. According to local media, Mayor Tom Tate revealed he had received a written...
Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Åland gambling company Paf has announced the appointment of Daniela Johansson to the post of Deputy CEO, becoming the second woman to be appointed to the post. Johansson has been working at Paf for 15...
Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Representatives from the National Collegiate Athletes Association, the NBA, NHL and NFL have today rallied to the defence of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) in testimony at the...
Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Jackpot Joy has announced the departure of their CEO, Andy McIver, along with other board and management changes following the company’s successful listing last year on the London Stock Exchange. The...
Tuesday, 17th October 2017
Asian online betting firm F66.com has entered a deal to become the next regional sponsor of Italian giants Juventus for the next two football seasons. Under the terms of the agreement, F66.com has been...
Monday, 16th October 2017
A winning three-month period in Macau’s VIP rooms helped Asia’s premier gambling hub reach gaming revenues of MOP67bn ($6.2bn) from July to September 2017, rising almost 22% on a year-on-year basis....
Monday, 16th October 2017
Gambling industry watchdog The Senet Group has launched a major responsible gambling campaign to coincide with the launch of a national Responsible Gambling Week in the UK. As part of this campaign and...
Monday, 16th October 2017
The Belgian Minister of Justice, Koen Geens has received the approval of the countries Council of Ministers to introduce restrictions on the way that gambling services are currently being advertised on...
Monday, 16th October 2017
Questions are being put to the UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley, regarding the use of loot boxes in video games as their definition of non gambling entity comes...
Monday, 16th October 2017
Las Vegas is arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, with conventions and casinos bringing more than 42 million visitors to The Strip every year, according to data from...
Monday, 16th October 2017
Digital gaming provider NYX Gaming Group has announced the appointment of Chris Armes as their new Group Chief Technology Officer. Armes has held roles in the technology industry for over 25 years, and...
Monday, 16th October 2017
MGM has further proven its commitment to the Japanese gaming market by launching a website to educate people on the potential benefits that a MGM integrated resort would bring. The new website, which...
Monday, 16th October 2017
Representatives from the state government of New Jersey have announced that it has entered into a shared liquidity arrangement for online poker with fellow US states Nevada and Delaware. Under the unlawful...
Friday, 13th October 2017
The Sunday Times has claimed that gambling operators are using a loophole to target minors, creating games that appeal to children without necessarily breaching The Gambling Commission’s terms and conditions....
Friday, 13th October 2017
Malta-based gaming supplier Global Gaming has appointed Nigel Balcarres as the company’s new Head of Compliance for its Malta operations. In his new role, Balcarres will be responsible for overseeing...
Friday, 13th October 2017
Affiliate performance marketing company XLMedia has announced the appointment of Jonas Martensson as a Non-Executive Director at the company with immediate effect. Martensson has substantial board level...
Friday, 13th October 2017
Cherry, the Swedish gaming company, has had class B shares approved for listing on NASDAQ Stockholm. The company was established in 1963, although it’s only in recent years that Cherry has seen some...
Friday, 13th October 2017
New Jersey’s online casinos have reported a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue for the month of September but this total is lower than the previous month, according to figures released by the New Jersey...
Thursday, 12th October 2017
Ahead of Responsible Gambling Week, William Hill Plc has announced that Mark Brooker will become the new Chairman of the group’s Corporate Responsibility Committee. Brooker, who takes the role after...
Thursday, 12th October 2017
The Tasmanian Government will rapidly write new legislation in order to ban lottery betting on the island. The Australian territory of Tasmania has joined New South Wales and Western Australia in the...
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