SAT, 29TH APR 2017

In-Depth Analysis for the gaming industry

Casino News

28th April
Scientific Games records 24% increase in unit shipments for Q1 2017
Gaming giant Scientific Games has released its Q1 financial results, highlighting a 6% increase in first quarter revenue over 2016 to...
27th April
Gaming and leisure properties net revenue grows 63% over Q1 2017
Gaming and Leisure Properties (GLP) have announced huge growth in revenue of 63% for the first quarter of 2017. The...
27th April
Basketball helps Nevada gaming revenues hit close to $1bn
The Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) reported Wednesday that casinos across the state brought in more than $991m last month, a...
26th April
US casinos experience 2% revenue decrease in February
The University of Nevada Las Vegas’ Center for Gaming Research have recently published a report which detailed that commercial casinos in...
26th April
Albuquerque casino breaks ground on $40m upgrade
Work has begun on a $40m renovation of the Isleta Resort & Casino in Albuquerque, New Mexico. Improvements include an...
25th April
Thousands pour in to newly-opened ilani Casino Resort
The Cowlitz Indian Tribe finally opened its $510m casino complex in Southwest Washington yesterday, after years of legal battles. Thousands...
25th April
New Manila casino opens its doors to the public
The Winford Hotel and Casino officially opened its doors to the public late last week in Manila, Philippines following the hotel's...
25th April
Merger talks end between Margaritaville Casino and Alabama Indian tribe
The pending merger of Margaritaville Resort and Casino and the Poarch Band of Creek Indians, an Alabama Indian tribe, has ended. ...
25th April
Tourists travelling to Macau up 5.6% in the first quarter
According to data released by the city’s Statistics and Census Service, Macau saw a 5.6% year-on-year increase in the number of...
25th April
Government enquiry outlines future Swedish gambling market
A Swedish governmental enquiry has proposed that the country’s regulated gambling firms should be allowed to offer online casino gambling to...
24th April
Sun Group confirmed as the only company with casino rights in Vietnam
The Quang Ningh People’s Committee have sent Sun Group a letter in an attempt to quash the rumours that Vietnam would...
24th April
Melco and Hard Rock set to open casino in Cyprus
The city of Limassol will host Cyprus’ first casino resort, which will be operated by the consortium of ‘Melco-Hard Rock’ (Melco...
24th April
Roulette's making a big comeback in Nevada
According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board, roulette has made a comeback in Nevada casinos, showing a marked increase in the...
21st April
Border casino ignites Mexican standoff between Cambodia and Thailand
A controversial Cambodian casino on the border with Thailand has sparked a border a minor trade stand-off between the two countries....
21st April
New Hampshire casino bill faces uphill struggle
The latest attempt in a long line of bills to legalise casino gambling in the state of New Hampshire was debated...
21st April
Florida Gaming Conference postponed after Supreme Court ruling
Negotiations between the Florida Senate and House of Representatives over gambling legislation were suddenly postponed today after the Florida Supreme Court...
20th April
Jack Lam pulls out of Macau junket investment firm
Veteran Macau junket investor Jack Lam Yin Lok has sold his 65.05% stake in Hong Kong junket investment entity Jimei International...
20th April
GAN receives CSIE licence in the US
UK and Ireland-based gaming software company GAN has secured its first privileged gaming licence in the US. The Casino Service...
20th April
Genting wins hotel site from Miami-Dade, assumptions of future casino grow
Genting Group have been endorsed by Miami-Dade commissioners to redevelop a bus stop in Downtown Miami, and the commissioners are betting...
20th April
Gamblit launches skill based gaming terminals in Harrah’s resort
California based casino game developer Gamblit Games has launched its first skill-based gaming terminal installation at Harrah’s Resort Southern California, near...
20th April
Incheon casino opens in South Korea amidst diplomatic row
The Paradise City casino resort has today opened its doors in Incheon, South Korea, near to Seoul’s main air hub, Incheon...
20th April
Lawsuit threatens Ho-Chunk casino expansion plans
The Stockbridge-Munsee tribe filed a federal lawsuit on Wednesday hoping to block the proposed expansion of the Ho-Chunk casino in Wittenberg,...
19th April
New Casino Resort planned for Cambodian border aims to buck trend
Casino developer Virtue Resources Corporation (VRC) has today announced its investment in a US$200m casino resort development in Bavet City, Cambodia. ...
19th April
London’s Hippodrome Casino to host 2017 European Dealer Championships
The European Dealer Championship (EDC) will come to London for the first time this May in a hotly anticipated contest taking...
19th April
Kalispel Tribe files federal law suit to halt Spokane Tribe’s casino
The Kalispel Tribe of Indians sued the US government on Tuesday over its approval of a rival casino project proposed by...
18th April
IGT agrees to sell DoubleDown in $825m deal
International Game Technology (IGT) and DoubleU Games Co have today agreed an $825m deal which will see IGT sell its DoubleDown...
18th April
Connecticut to open casino development bidding to commercial developers
The Connecticut state legislature has held a hearing into a bill which, if passed, would open up bidding on a potential...
18th April
Baha Mar Casino Resort confirmed to open in the Bahamas
The Caribbean’s largest casino, Baha Mar Casino and Resort, has confirmed it will open its doors to the public on 21...
18th April
Taiwanese government proposes removal of referendums on island casinos
Members of Taiwan’s ruling Democratic Progressive Party (DPP) have today proposed the abolition of an article in the country’s Offshore Islands...
13th April
Ukraine to lift gambling ban
The Prime Minister of Ukraine has accepted a Ministry of Finance letter promising to re-legalise gambling by 2018, almost eight years...
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