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29th May
City of Dreams Manila’s soft reopening
City of Dreams Manila is preparing for a soft reopening after being closed since 15 March. The company reportedly is testing...
29th May
European gaming properties re-open
Spanish gambling operator Cirsa was forced to shut down its retail operations due to the global pandemic, but the company is...
28th May
Flutter Q2 update shows huge boost from Stars Group; PPB and SBG suffer falls
Flutter Entertainment has issued a Q2 trading update through 17 May, which shows a 10% year-on-year increase in pro forma group...
28th May
Kangwon Land main floor re-opening delayed
South Korean casino and resort Kangwon Land announced it will delay re-opening its main gaming floor. It’s the only casino where...
28th May
MGA study shows sports betting operators worst hit by pandemic
After conducting a survey with online operators this month, the Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has published its findings in a report...
27th May
Sheikh accused of failing to pay £2m debt with Mayfair casino
Sheikh Salah Hamdan Albluewi has been accused of failing to settle a £2m ($2.46m) debt with a Mayfair casino, as reported...
27th May
Nevada aims for 4 June re-openings
The long closure of the Las Vegas Strip is set to end on 4 June. Nevada Governor Steve Sisolak allowed the...
26th May
Macau suffers personal and financial losses
Earlier today, Stanley Ho, one of the pioneers of Macau gambling, died at the age of 98 in Hong Kong. At...
22nd May
Scientific Games announces new CFO
Scientific Games has hired Michael Eklund as its new CFO, effective from 1 June 2020. Eklund worked for 20 years at Dell...
22nd May
Caesars casinos to reopen in Las Vegas when final clearance given
Caesars Entertainment has announced it is to resume operations at its Las Vegas casinos, once given the go ahead by the...
22nd May
Genting Malaysia announce losses
Genting Malaysia is preparing to re-open Resorts World Genting, its main casino, and announced results for the first quarter of 2020....
21st May
Fontana resort faces another shutdown
Fontana Leisure Parks & Casino was forced to shut down for the second time in four years. The resort owned by...
21st May
Century Casinos plan to re-open by August
Century Casinos is planning to open all of its properties by August. The decision was incentivised by its Poland subsidiary (in...
21st May
Aristocrat H1 revenue up 7% despite “unprecedented challenges”
Aristocrat saw operating revenue of AU$2.25bn (US$1.47bn) for H1 of its financial year, a rise of 7% year-on-year. EBITDA was AU$707.6m, down...
20th May
Kangwon Land extends operating hours
Kangwon Land Co Ltd has received permission from South Korea’s Government to extend its operating hours. The casino is allowed to...
19th May
MGM announces 25 May for first US property reopening
MGM Resorts International has announced the 25 May as the date for the first reopening of any of its US properties...
19th May
Macau’s border re-opening plans stall
The government of Macau cannot sign off on any of the border re-opening timeframes for the Greater Bay Area. The Health...
18th May
Silver Heritage Group enters administration
Asian casino operator Silver Heritage Group has announced it has entered into voluntary administration. The company has appointed Ryan Eagle and Amanda...
18th May
Scientific Games to expand digital presence in New Jersey with Golden Nugget
Scientific Games has launched ReelPlay content with Golden Nugget Online Casino in the state of New Jersey. The content will be distributed...
13th May
Casino workers’ union protests re-openings
The casino workers’ Culinary Union organised a protest on the Las Vegas Strip in light of casino companies releasing plans to...
12th May
Role changes in Macau gambling market
Paulo Martins Chan is stepping down as director of the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ). The news was confirmed by...
12th May
New Zealand casinos to reopen
SkyCity Entertainment Group announced it will resume operations in three of its casinos in New Zealand, with Australia’s venue remaining closed....
12th May
Coronavirus: Caesars outlines reopening strategy
Caesars Entertainment has announced its plans to reopen its properties once permitted by applicable Government or tribal bodies. As part of its...
11th May
Red Tiger expands in Switzerland with Partouche deal
Red Tiger has formed a new partnership with Swiss operator Groupe Partouche, owner of the newly licensed Casino du Lac Meyrin...
11th May
Philippines gaming lockdown continues despite some national easing
Philippines President Rodrigo Duterte announced an easing of quarantine measures in some areas, yet other high-risk areas will remain strictly regulated...
8th May
Freeze on Donaco shares lifted
Donaco International Ltd announced that the Supreme Court of New South Wales lifted a freezing order that was placed on the...
7th May
Philippine POGOs challenged
Several Philippine lawmakers filed an Anti-Philippine offshore gaming operations (POGO) Act in order to ban offshore gaming operators. The Act is...
7th May
More US casinos set to reopen
A reopening phase is set to begin as Angel of the Winds Casino Resort, operated by the Stillaguamish Tribe, is...
6th May
Coronavirus has "neutral to slightly negative impact" for LeoVegas; Q1 revenue up 4%
LeoVegas grew its Q1 revenue by 4% year-on-year, to €89.4m ($96.5m), despite a €0.9m loss after tax for its parent company. The online...
6th May
Hong Kong police arrest 17 in $17.2m gambling syndicate
Hong Kong police have arrested 17 alleged members of a gambling syndicate which used a foreign gambling website to generate HK$133m...
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