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6th December
Caesars Entertainment completes Rio Casino sale
Caesars Entertainment has completed the sale of its Rio All-Suite Hotel and Casino for $516.3m, including certain fees, expenses and $40m...
6th December
Bet365 and Kindred Affiliates among first to sign up as AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 exhibitors
The first wave of affiliate programmes attending AffiliateCon Sofia 2020 has been announced, with industry giants Bet365 and Kindred Group confirming...
5th December
Gamesys and Scientific Games launch
Gamesys Group and Scientific Games have partnered to launch a website dedicated to one of the UK’s popular slot games, Rainbow...
5th December
Evolution Gaming CEO: Companies must balance ambition with cost-efficiency
Evolution Gaming CEO Martin Carlesund says he wants to build "the best company in the world," which starts with building the...
5th December
Century Casinos receives approval for Eldorado casino acquisitions
Century Casinos has received approval from the Missouri Gaming Commission to acquire the Isle Casino Cape Girardeau and Lady Luck Caruthersville...
4th December
Danish regulator warns 888 over AML Act breach
The Danish branch of operator 888 has been ordered to amend its anti-money laundering (AML) procedures to meet requirements established in...
2nd December
NetEnt director: Engaging atmosphere at the heart of a good live casino game
Speaking to Gambling Insider about NetEnt’s Perfect Blackjack game, NetEnt Live Director Andres Rengifo says an "engaging atmosphere" is perhaps the...
2nd December
Macau’s gaming revenue falls 9% for November
Gross gaming revenue in Macau fell 9% year-on-year to MOP22.9bn ($2.9bn) for November, as the US-China trade war and Hong Kong...
29th November
Casino consultant: Retail casinos can learn from online customer data
Speaking with Gambling Insider, Paul Sculpher, a consultant in the UK land-based casino industry, explained how retail operators can take learning...
28th November
Gross gambling yield down 0.3% for full year in Great Britain
Gross gambling yield (GGY) in Great Britain fell 0.3% year-on-year for the period between April 2018 and March 2019, totalling £14.4bn...
28th November
Hokkaido may withdraw bid to host integrated resort
Environmental concerns form part of the reasoning which could see Hokkaido withdraw its proposal to host an integrated resort, Japan Times...
27th November
Maximum €5 stake for Irish gambling machines approved
A new maximum stake limit of €5 ($5.50) has been set by the Irish Government, as it brings in changes to...
26th November
Paf Deputy CEO: How can we say we’re battling problem gambling without actual numbers?
Paf’s Daniela Johansson is surprised no regulator or government has asked gaming operators to reveal the data behind their betting revenue. The...
25th November
Is there an opportunity for innovation if £2 slot stakes are introduced?
Consultant and online gaming industry veteran Alex Czajkowski believes companies can create a new niche if a £2 ($2.58) online slot...
22nd November
Playtech warns of “highly challenging” sales conditions in trading update
Regulated B2B gambling revenue for the first four months of H2 was up 12% year-on-year at Playtech, with the supplier saying...
22nd November
Analysis: Skill-based gaming is here to stay
Gaming machines on casino floors fight for players’ attention. Bright, blinking lights and colourful screens lure them from across the room...
22nd November
Encore Boston Harbor admits mistake and reverses $50 table game minimums
Wynn Resorts has reduced its $50 table game minimums at Encore Boston Harbor to $15, also removing self-parking fees. The $2.6bn property...
21st November
"Dark times" for Global Gaming as Q3 revenue falls 76%
Global Gaming’s Q3 revenue fell a staggering 76% year-on-year to SEK 60.3m ($6.3m). Operating profit for the Swedish company also dropped from...
21st November
Maltese casino owner arrested in journalist murder case
Maltese casino owner Yorgen Fenech has been arrested in connection with the murder of anti-corruption journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia. In 2017, Caruana...
20th November
Analysis: Cool off system needed trialling before FOBT cut
Every gambling machine across the UK’s betting shops will soon feature software designed to pick up on signs of problem gambling...
20th November
Aristocrat yearly revenue up 23% to $3bn
Aristocrat's operating revenue was AU$4.4bn (US$3bn) for the 12-month period ending 20 September 2019, a rise of 23% year-on-year. Profit after tax...
20th November
Star Casino’s Sydney hotel tower rejected
The Independent Planning Commission has denied Star Entertainment Group permission to build a new luxury hotel and apartment tower at its...
19th November
Online operations boost Pennsylvania’s October results; revenue up 11%
Revenue generated by gaming and fantasy contests in Pennsylvania totalled $283.7m for October, an 11% rise year-on-year. State-wide, sports wagering revenue was...
18th November
Eldorado-Caesars merger approved by shareholders
Shareholders of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment have agreed to combine the two companies in a cash and stock merger. In June,...
18th November
Revenue drops 5% for Catena Media despite Q3 profit increase
Catena Media saw its revenue decline 5% year-on-year to €26.4m ($29.2m) for Q3. The affiliate however, managed to prevent a fourth consecutive...
15th November
Analysis: Has there been a shift in attitudes towards Japanese casinos?
Even if they may be a few years away, Japanese casinos are the gaming industry’s next "big thing." The excitement generated...
15th November
Steve Wynn: Commission is overstepping authority in sexual harassment case
Steve Wynn, founder and former CEO of Wynn Resorts, has claimed the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB) is overstepping its authority...
15th November
New Jersey sports betting revenue up 297% for October
Operators in New Jersey generated total gaming revenue of $293.9m for October, a 23% rise year-on-year. Sports wagering revenue saw the biggest...
14th November
IGT Q3 revenue up 3% despite Italian decline
IGT has reported revenue of $1.15bn for Q3 2019, a 3% rise year-on-year at constant currency. Operating income fell 19% to $154m,...
13th November
Japanese Government nominates members of Casino Management Committee
The Japanese Government has nominated five members of the body it created to regulate the country's integrated resorts. According to Inside Asian...
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