IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Global Gaming Awards
Hard Rock Casino's Giant Guitar Has Even Bigger Mistake
Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City doesn't just have the blues, it’s got "rhythem". ...
New Jersey casino industry resurrected with new openings
The opening of the Ocean Resort Casino and the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Atlantic City are both set for 28...
Is China reviving cashless casinos on tropical Hainan island?
At least five Chinese-owned resorts on the island of Hainan are reportedly considering “entertainment bars”, where players bet real money in...
Japan's casino bill passes in lower house
Japan's lower parliamentary chamber passed the long-awaited Integrated Resorts Implementation Bill on Wednesday opening the way for casino gambling, with a...
Foxwoods Resort Casino CEO Felix Rappaport dies suddenly
Foxwoods Resort Casino President and CEO Felix Rappaport, 65, has died of undetermined causes in his hotel suite after more than...
Japanese lawmakers to finally vote on casino legislation
Senior Japanese lawmakers are expected to vote by Friday on the long-awaited casino bill. The enabling legislation, called the Integrated Resorts Implementation...
UK to delay FOBT crackdown but raise online gambling tax
The UK government’s crackdown on fixed odds betting terminals (FOBT) is to be postponed until 2020, giving the industry a reported...
Vietnam opens up sports betting as World Cup kicks off
Vietnam will allow residents to bet on overseas’ football matches starting in 2019 in a bid to stop international websites from siphoning...
Michigan moves towards legalising online gambling
Michigan's House of Representatives has voted 68-40 in favour of online gambling bill HB 4926, which paves the way for the Lawful...
New Jersey legalise full-scale sports betting
New Jersey are all set to begin full-scale sports betting after Governor Phil Murphy signed legislation on Monday which allows for...
Gambling addiction concerns Japan ahead of casino vote
The Japanese lower house is set to vote on a bill that, if passed, will allow three integrated casino resorts to...
Casinos in India hit with tax evasion investigation
Ten of the biggest casinos in Goa have been placed under investigation by India’s tax agency under claims that they have...
New Jersey's full-scale sports betting bill awaits Governor’s approval
The State of New Jersey’s legislatures has approved a bill that would legalise sports betting wagers to be accepted by the...
Las Vegas casinos continue solar energy push
There has been a substantial drive by major US casino industry companies to become more environmentally friendly as the benefits of...
Macau casino stocks slip after May revenue report
Macau's gross gaming revenue failed to reach analysts expectations in May leading to several casino operators experiencing a decline to their...
Delaware launches full-scale sports betting operations
Delaware is set to be the first state to implement full-scale sports betting operations later today. Three casinos will be launching their...
MGM and Caesers reach tentative union deals with Vegas workers
MGM and Caesars are attempting to avoid a city-wide strike in Las Vegas, as tentative agreements with union members in Las...
Deadlock broken in Connecticut casino dispute?
There may be light at the end of the tunnel for the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot tribes’ long standing efforts to...
Las Vegas casinos face imminent city-wide strike
Efforts to avoid a crippling casino strike in Las Vegas appear to have failed, as a deadline to renew 50,000 workers...
Intralot reveals latest figures amid US expansion plans
Worldwide online gaming and sports betting supplier Intralot has released its first set of financial results for 2018, revealing growth in...
Pennsylvania takes first steps in sports betting regulation
Representatives from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board have passed the first set of temporary regulations concerning sports betting, in a meeting...
William Hill to operate Atlantic City casino sports book
William Hill has further diversified its portfolio of assets through its new partnership with Ocean Resort Casino to operate the casinos...
MGM Resorts expands into New York with $850m acquisition
Worldwide casino and resort developer MGM Resorts International has announced the agreement of a deal to acquire the Empire City Casino...
Nevada top executives paid $145m in 2017
Executives from some of the top gambling firms in Nevada were paid over $145.7m during 2017, according to financial research group...
Aristocrat revenues up 28.5% during H1 2018
Australian land-based and online gaming supplier Aristocrat Leisure has revealed a 28.5% year-on-year rise in its revenue for the six months...
Louisiana riverboat relocation becomes law
The governor of the US state of Louisiana has signed a bill allowing the states existing riverboat casinos to move in...
Vietnam changing course on casino development incentives
Politicians in Vietnam are reportedly set to discuss proposals today that would scrap previously agreed...
Las Vegas casinos under threat after union vote authorises strike
The Las Vegas casino industry received a blow yesterday, after hospitality union members resoundingly voted in favour of authorising a citywide...
Thirteen casinos targeted in Cyprus money laundering probe
Lawmakers from Turkey have launched an investigation into 13 casinos based in the Turkish Republic of Northern Cyprus as a part...
IGT sole bidder in Rhode Island sports betting roll out
Global gaming company IGT is in pole position to launch sports betting in the US state of Rhode Island, having been...
Video Game Addiction is now treatable on the NHS
Warwick Bartlett: FOBT’s £2 stake – A Disastrous Decision
DID YOU MISS?
Camelot’s new strategic vision reaps the rewards
Global Gaming Awards