IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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Ainsworth CEO to step down in 2019
Ainsworth Game Technology has announced Danny Gladstone will step down as the supplier’s CEO after 30 June 2019. Gladstone was appointed in...
Ritz Hotel Casino reports pre-tax loss for 2017
The Ritz Hotel Casino in London has reported a pre-tax loss of £11.7m ($15.3m) for 2017. The loss follows a pre-tax profit...
GVC integrates Ladbrokes Coral games
GVC has integrated Ladbrokes Coral Group’s in-house studio-developed games, shortly after joining the US National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) President’s...
ComeOn launches new German brand
Operator ComeOn, Cherry AB’s subsidiary, has announced the launch of a new German market orientated brand named Blitzino.com. ComeOn’s focus in recent...
MGM Resorts agrees $275m Hard Rock Rocksino deal
MGM Resorts (MGM) is set to acquire operations of the Hard Rock Rocksino Northfield Park, Ohio, from MGM Growth Properties (MGP)...
Wynn Resorts denies “frivolous claims” amid lawsuit from Sterling Suffolk Racecourse
Wynn Resorts has denied “frivolous claims” made in a lawsuit from Sterling Suffolk Racecourse. The casino operator and its former chief executive,...
Affiliates RSVP for AffiliateCon’s Great American Huddle in Las Vegas
AffiliateCon: The Great American Huddle has been announced for Tuesday 9 October at 9:30pm with drinks sponsored by Trafficology and Shisha...
AGA research: Gaming industry contributes $261bn to US economy
The gaming industry contributed $261bn to the US economy in 2017, according to a study released by the American Gaming Association...
Macau casino operations impacted by typhoon
Macau has seen its casino stocks and revenue take a hit after Typhoon Mangkhut impacted business operations over the weekend. The storm...
New Jersey gaming revenue up 24% in August
New Jersey’s casinos experienced a fruitful month in August, which saw a 24% increase in gaming revenue year on year to...
FanDuel expands into Mississippi thanks to Boyd Gaming partnership
FanDuel has confirmed it will enter the Mississippi sports betting market following its early success in New Jersey. The daily fantasy sports...
DraftKings CEO rules out entering casino business
DraftKings CEO Jason Robbins does not believe the operator is well positioned to enter the casino industry. There has been speculation surrounding...
Macau gambling profit shot up for 2017
The Macau gaming industry amassed profit of 157.74 billion yuan in 2017 ($23bn), an increase of 19%, despite a decline in...
Mohegan Gaming begins Canadian expansion
Tribal operator Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment has started its expansion into Canada, after it was selected by the Ontario Lottery and...
Revenue continues to rise at Ohio casinos
Gaming revenue at Ohio’s four state-approved casinos increased 5% year-on-year in August to $70.3m. The four casinos in the state are shared...
Wakayama receives 33 proposals for integrated resort
A total of 33 companies have submitted proposals for a casino in the prefecture of Wakayama on Japan’s south central coast. Officials...
William Hill US and Eldorado Resorts agree nationwide partnership
William Hill US and Eldorado Resorts have entered into a nationwide partnership for digital and land-based sports betting and online gaming...
CashBet CEO: "If cryptocurrency is analogous to internet technology, we’re still in 1994"
Mike Reaves, CEO and Co-founder of CashBet, speaks to Gambling Insider about CashBet Coin, partnering with Arsenal Football Cub and the...
Macau casinos record strongest month of the year
The Macau casino market broke its monthly revenue record for the year in August, reaching MOP26.56bn ($3.27bn), up 17% year-on-year. Previously, the record...
SBTech up and running in New Jersey and Mississippi
SBTech's sports betting operations have gone live in New Jersey and Mississippi after launching with Churchill Downs, Golden Nugget and Resorts...
The 13 finally opens its doors
The 13 Hotel in Cotai, Macau has opened today after obtaining a gambling licence earlier this month. After first welcoming guests on...
Floridians favour voter approval for casino gambling decisions
Florida’s politicians could be set to require voter approval of casino gambling decisions after a new poll suggests 71% of residents...
Novomatic H1 results boosted by Ainsworth deal
Novomatic has reported a 13% year-on-year increase in sales revenue to €1.37bn ($1.6bn) for the first half of 2018. The supplier saw...
Genting Malaysia profit doubles in Q2
Genting Malaysia has seen a 104% year-on-year increase in profit to RM378.3m ($92m) for the second quarter of 2018, despite a...
Gambling Commission issues warning to operators over withdrawal restrictions
The Gambling Commission has issued a warning to operators after the Competition and Markets Authority (CMA) forced two betting firms to...
Full House Resorts applies for New Mexico racetrack licence
Full House Resorts has submitted a proposal to the New Mexico Racing Commission to build a new racetrack hotel and casino...
GLI to pay $125,000 settlement after being disciplined by Nevada regulators
GLI has paid a $125,000 settlement after becoming the first ever independent testing lab to be disciplined by the Nevada Gaming...
LeoVegas applies for Swedish licence
LeoVegas has applied for a casino and sports betting licence in its native Sweden. The online operator claims the application is part...
Yggdrasil strikes BetVictor deal across multiple markets
Yggdrasil Gaming has agreed to supply its casino slots content to operator BetVictor in multiple regulated markets. The partnership will see the...
Kindred Group to enter NJ sports betting with Hard Rock
Kindred Group has signed a 5+5 year agreement with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City in New Jersey. The move means...
Ball Street CEO exclusive: Gambling companies are “almost in denial” over advertising regulation
Yggdrasil Chief Studio Officer: More branded slot games are a "definite possibility"
Two-Up Digital CEO: "The sports betting product is boring and is in need of excitement"
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