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Wednesday, 24th December 2014
Las Vegas Sands' Chinese subsidiary Sands China has been granted the necessary approval from the government in Macau to progress with a $2.7bn casino project in the city. The Parisian Macao, which could...
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Wednesday, 24th December 2014
NBA Commissioner Adam Silver says he would join New Jersey State Governor Chris Christie in lobbying Congress to set up a federal framework for sports betting in the US. The four major professional sports...
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Tuesday, 23rd December 2014
Casino operator Caesars Entertainment is paving the way to place its operating unit into bankruptcy in 2015 after reaching an agreement with two senior creditors. It was confirmed by Caesars on Monday...
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Monday, 22nd December 2014
Police in the southern Chinese province of Guangdong have arrested over 30,000 suspects as part of a crackdown on illegal gambling and pornography, Chinese state news agency Xinhua has reported. More than...
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Monday, 22nd December 2014
Delaware has continued to buck the US online gambling trend by reporting revenue growth. The state posted over $184,000 in i-gaming revenue for November, as revealed by the Delaware Lottery. That was a...
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Friday, 19th December 2014
The Trump Taj Mahal Casino in Atlantic City will remain open for the time being, despite the failure of a deal to save it. Billionaire and prospective owner Carl Icahn says he cannot agree to the deal,...
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Thursday, 18th December 2014
The first white label brand to be powered by lottery software provider Lottotech has launched. LottoPlace is a new lottery broker giving customers instant access to lotteries across the world. The brand...
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Thursday, 18th December 2014
NextGen Gaming, the Australian-based games studio of software provider NYX Gaming Group, has seen an initial schedule of its mobile and desktop slot games launched by UK bookmaker Ladbrokes. Foxin’ Wins,...
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Thursday, 18th December 2014
Three licences have been awarded to successful casino bids in New York. The three winning candidates are Montreign Resort and Casino, Rivers Casino and Resort, and Lago Resort Casino, who have beaten 13...
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Thursday, 18th December 2014
The Czech Republic government is bringing its gambling reduction policies in line with its drug policies. A policy document has been published which replaces the word drugs with “addictive substances...
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Tuesday, 16th December 2014
New York is to issue four licenses to selected casino projects this week. Caesars Entertainment Corp, Penn National Gaming, Genting, Churchill Downs and Full House Resorts are among the 16 companies vying...
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Tuesday, 16th December 2014
Robert Goldstein has been named as the new president and CPO of casino operator Las Vegas Sands Corporation. Goldstein replaces Michael Leven, who has been president and CPO of the company since 2009 and...
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Monday, 15th December 2014
Online gaming revenue in New Jersey has decreased for the third consecutive month, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has confirmed. Financial figures for November reveal an $800,000 drop to...
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Monday, 15th December 2014
Gambling advertising has had a “relatively small” impact on gambling-related harm, a report has found. The Committee of Advertising Practice (CAP) and Broadcast Committee of Advertising Practice (BCAP)...
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Friday, 12th December 2014
Update: Since the publication of this article, it has been reported that Amaya was "visited" rather than "raided" by authorities. The Montreal headquarters of Amaya Gaming Group were raided by federal...
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Friday, 12th December 2014
US Congress will not aim to pass a federal law banning internet gambling in the short term, after revealing its omnibus spending bill for the next nine months. Sheldon Adelson, chairman of casino operator...
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Friday, 12th December 2014
Intralot has fully integrated its central system and terminals to supply the National Lottery of Ireland. Premier Lotteries Ireland (PLI) is the new official operator of the National Lottery after agreeing...
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Tuesday, 9th December 2014
New Jersey Assemblyman Ralph Caputo has set the wheels in motion for new legislation which would require online gambling operators in the state to hold a full casino licence. Caputo, who is opposed to...
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Tuesday, 9th December 2014
The Trump Taj Mahal in Atlantic City could remain open, following new tax stabilisation legislation that is making its way through state legislature. Atlantic City mayor Don Guardian believes that the...
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Friday, 5th December 2014
A coalition containing internet operator PokerStars has reacted negatively to the online poker bill introduced by Assemblyman Mike Gatto on Monday. The bill, titled AB 9, would legalise intrastate online...
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Friday, 5th December 2014
Emil Sunvisson has vacated his role as CEO of operator Cherry as part of a senior management reshuffle at the Swedish company. Sunvisson had served as CEO since 2011 and had been a member of the board...
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Thursday, 4th December 2014
Broadcaster Sky has sold a controlling stake in its online gaming brand Sky Bet to private equity firm CVC Capital Partners in a deal worth up to £800m. The deal, which values Sky Bet at 15 times its...
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Thursday, 4th December 2014
Online operator Betfair has reported a 50% year-on-year increase in its active customer base, to over one million, for the six months ended 31 October. The UK-based company has also posted a revenue increase...
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Thursday, 4th December 2014
Richard Glynn is to step down from his position as CEO of bookmaker Ladbrokes in 2015. Glynn has been with the UK company since April 2010 and is expected to leave in April next year after five years at...
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Tuesday, 2nd December 2014
The Nevada Gaming Control Board has confirmed that the state's online poker revenue has fallen to its lowest position since it began releasing data in February. The total revenue from interactive poker...
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Tuesday, 2nd December 2014
Macau casinos have suffered a 19.6% monthly decline in revenue for November, the Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has confirmed. Revenue has fallen to 24.27 billion patacas ($3.06bn), making...
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Monday, 1st December 2014
Analyst JP Morgan is predicting online betting exchange Betfair will announce a first-half profit increase of 37% to £67m on Thursday. The UK-based operator is also expected to reveal a revenue improvement...
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