IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Queensland Gov authorises second casino in the Gold Coast
The government of Queensland has announced this week it has granted permission to build a second casino in the Gold Coast...
Jackpot Joy announce board and management changes
Jackpot Joy has announced the departure of their CEO, Andy McIver, along with other board and management changes following the company’s...
Macau gaming revenue plunges in Q3 while Manila slows down
A winning three-month period in Macau’s VIP rooms helped Asia’s premier gambling hub reach gaming revenues of MOP67bn ($6.2bn) from July...
Belgium gambling advertising restrictions given go-ahead
The Belgian Minister of Justice, Koen Geens has received the approval of the countries Council of Ministers to introduce restrictions on...
Hospitality sector to dip after Las Vegas Shooting
Las Vegas is arguably one of the most popular tourist destinations in the United States, with conventions and casinos bringing more...
NYX appoint new Group CTO
Digital gaming provider NYX Gaming Group has announced the appointment of Chris Armes as their new Group Chief Technology Officer. ...
New MGM website shows commitment to Japan
MGM has further proven its commitment to the Japanese gaming market by launching a website to educate people on the potential...
New Jersey online casino revenue up 26% in September
New Jersey’s online casinos have reported a 26% year-on-year increase in revenue for the month of September but this total is...
Landing International finalises sale of London casino
The Hong Kong-listed Landing International has announced this week it has completed the sale of its London venue Les Ambassadeurs Club...
Australian casinos lift VIP segment
Australian casinos are reported to have significantly increased their VIP volumes during the first quarter of the 2017-2018 financial year. ...
Nektan net gaming revenues up 88.4%
Worldwide online gaming services provider, Nektan has revealed that its net gaming revenues have increased by 88.4% year-on-year for the first...
South Korea’s Paradise posts 34% revenue jump in September
The only international casino operator in South Korea Paradise Ltd has closed the summer in positive numbers, posting 34% revenue increases...
Maryland casino owners betting on New Jersey appeal success
Casino operators and lawmakers in the state of Maryland have urged the state legislature to push through legislation allowing for the...
Switzerland gaming reform passes final vote
Legislation designed to bring Switzerland’s gambling laws into the 21st Century has passed a final vote in the country's parliament. ...
Genting HK to depart Singapore Stock Market
Casino operator Genting Hong Kong has announced its plans to delist its unit from the Main Board Singapore Stock Exchange (SGX),...
Macau beats slow start with 12% increase in visitors during Golden Week
After the disappointing figures during the first four days of Golden Week, Macau’s number of visitors has risen almost 12% in...
US Supreme Court confirms PASPA review date
The US Supreme Court has revealed that it will hear the appeal of New Jersey officials against the validity of the...
New Chairman of Caesars announced as bankruptcy ends
Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) announced the completion of their merger and restructuring as they reveal their new Board of Directors. ...
US Casino Industry worth $3.4bn in August
A bumper month in Nevada’s casinos helped the US casino industry reach gaming revenues of $3.4bn according to data compiled by...
Adelson family and Sands donate $4m to Vegas relief fund
The Adelson Family Foundation and The Las Vegas Sands will be contributing $4m to a relief fund set up for those...
Crimea gambling zone takes a step closer to reality
After receiving approval in July from Russian President Vladimir Putin, the territory of Crimea has completed all preliminary work and is...
Scientific Games acquires Tech Art Inc
Global gaming technology heavyweight Scientific Games has announced the acquisition of Las Vegas blackjack games specialist Tech Art Inc for an...
ALEA acquire ladylucks.co.uk from IGT
ALEA has confirmed its acquisition of ladylucks.co.uk from the IGT Group for an undisclosed fee. ALEA, whose offices are set...
Alabama goes to war over illegal gambling
The Alabama Attorney General’s office has announced it has filed lawsuits against five different casinos across the state over their operation...
Pennsylvania regulators fine three casinos $77,500
The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have fined three casinos in the state a total of $77,500 for violations of its...
Japan remains an encouraging market for casino investment
According to a report published last week by Fitch Ratings, Japanese gaming industry revenues could reach up to $9bn annually, if...
MGM donates $3m to Las Vegas shooting victims fund
MGM Resorts International has pledged $3m to the fund to help the victims of the Las Vegas massacre. With this...
Wilton Rancheria casino gets the greenlight
California Governor Jerry Brown signed a bill into that allows the Wilton Rancheria Miwok Tribe to build a $500m casino in...
McGregor vs. Mayweather fight increases Vegas sporstbook revenue by 1,651% in August
The McGregor vs. Mayweather fight increased Las Vegas sportsbook revenue by an unbelievable 1,651% in August, creating a positive multiplier effect...
2017 GGA Winners announced
This year’s Global Gaming Awards winners have been announced. Taking place at a ceremony in Las Vegas, this year’s GGA’s were...
Online gambling backlash against "fake news"
Freeplay tax introduction is a case of déjà vu
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