WED, 1ST MAR 2017

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Casino News

1st March
UK Supreme Court finally to review Ivey’s £7.8m appeal
The UK Supreme Court Judges have agreed to hear Phil Ivey’s infamous high-stakes baccarat case against London-based Crockfords Casino. ...
1st March
Konami premieres skill-based ‘Frogger’ game
Konami has launched its new skill-based game Frogger: Get Hoppin' in MGM Grand, Las Vegas. Konami claim to be the first...
27th February
Idaho narrowly vote against ‘anti-tribal gaming bill’
The House State Affairs Committee voted to kill the ‘anti-tribal gaming bill’, carried by Rep. Tom Loertscher. The bill was intended...
22nd February
Yggdrasil report impressive full-year and quarter four results
Yggdrasil recently released its impressive quarter four and full-year results for 2016. The company’s fourth-quarter revenues increased by 207%...
21st February
MGM China release quarter four and full-year results
MGM China Holdings Limited recently announced the selected financial data of the Company and its subsidiaries for quarter four of 2016...
20th February
BetVictor removes services from Russia
Gibraltar-based independent bookmaker BetVictor recently sent a customer communication informing players of its decision to suspend service, transactions and wagers from...
16th February
Borgata Casino and New Jersey reach tax appeal settlement
New Jersey has agreed to pay $72 million Atlantic City's Borgata casino to in order to settle a long-running tax dispute....
15th February
Catena Media set to acquire Slotsia.com
Catena Media recently announced that it has signed an agreement to acquire the Swedish-focused casino affiliate Slotsia.com and its related assets. ...
10th February
NYX renews agreement with Evoke Gaming
NYX Gaming Group Limited has signed a deal to continue and develop its affiliation with Evoke Gaming. According to...
6th February
BtoBet undergoes leadership reshuffle
Kostandina Zafirovska has been appointed as the new CEO of BtoBet, while Alessandro Fried will adopt the new position of Chairman...
2nd February
GVC seize a successful January following a promising Q4
GVC Holdings Plc has announced that Q4 2016 produced the highest revenues of the year, with a 7% increase per day...
1st February
Macau gaming revenue only up 3.1% in January
Macau’s gross gaming revenue grew only 3.1% in January to $2.4bn. Although casino revenue increased, extending the industry’s recovery...
1st February
PokerStars granted Czech Republic’s first International License
PokerStars has become the first licensed online casino and poker operator under the Czech Republic’s new gaming regulation following the approval...
30th January
Yggdrasil secures direct integration partnership with William Hill
Malta-based Yggdrasil Gaming has agreed a direct integration with William Hill in the latest coup for the supplier’s fast-growing Gibraltar operations. ...
27th January
Chinese New Year set to boost Macau’s revenues
Investors are becoming more positive about Macau following a two-year slump in the world's biggest gambling hub. Operators are predicting to...
26th January
Casino Technology brings ARCH slot to Peru
Casino Technology maintains its presence in Peru with a number of installations of the ARCH slot machine. The Atlantic City casino,...
25th January
Hawaii senator introduces online gambling bill
Hawaii senator, Will Espero, has recently filed bill number SB677, which would legalise online poker in the state. In the...
24th January
Tabcorp’s Sun Bets is a platform towards global expansion
Whilst UK-based companies have swamped the Australian market, Tabcorp now wants to play the UK bookies at their own game. Australian...
19th January
Caesars finally settles $18bn bankruptcy case
Caesars Entertainment Corporation has been given the go-ahead to finalise its $18bn bankruptcy case, with the company now set to focus...
18th January
Kindred Group launches Scandinavian-facing online casino brand following EU consumer protection audit
Kindred Group (formerly known as Unibet Group) has recently launched a new internet casino brand targeting the small group “high rollers”...
17th January
Atlantic City breaks ten year losing streak all thanks to online gambling
New Jersey’s casino industry has just broken a ten year losing streak after posting a moderate 1.5% increase in revenues for...
12th January
Macau’s casino employees go on strike
Casino workers in Macau went on strike in order to demand a 5% pay increase, along with new legislation that would...
10th January
James Packer returns as Crown chairman steps down
Robert Rankin has stepped down from his role as chairman of Crown Resorts following a restructuring of the company’s senior governance....
6th January
Pennsylvania state Senator plans to introduce 'online gaming bill' in the near future
Senator Jay Costa has recently issued a memorandum announcing his intentions to introduce an online gambling bill based on HB 1887...
5th January
Betfred signs deal with Realistic Games
Betfred has signed a deal with slots and table games supplier Realistic Games to provide the bookmaker with its full portfolio...
4th January
Ruben Sigala appointed CMO of Caesars Entertainment
Following a successful interim period, Ruben Sigala has been appointed Chief Marketing Officer of Nevada-based casino operator Caesars Entertainment. ...
3rd January
Macau experiences third successive year of decline
The Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau recently published Macau’s final 2016 gambling revenue figures, revealing an accumulated gross revenue decline of...
28th December
Pennsylvania warns Sands not to neglect tax obligations
Last week, casino operator Las Vegas Sands refused to pay the $10mn host fee for its Pennsylvanian casino in Bethlehem. However,...
21st December
Icahn may sell Trump Taj Mahal
Carl Icahn is allegedly discussing the possibility of selling Trump Taj Mahal with fellow casino operators. The investor had failed...
21st December
Baazov ends bid to buy Amaya
David Baazov, Amaya’s founder and former CEO, has ended his efforts to buy back the company, following a difficult initial bid....
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