IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
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Novomatic’s acquisition of AGT finally gets the go-ahead
After two years of patiently waiting, Novomatic AG’s acquisition of Ainsworth Game Technology is finally set to conclude at the beginning...
LT Game settles IGT dispute
Gaming equipment manufacturer LT Game Ltd and two additional companies have agreed to pay IGT $800,000 to settle a dispute arising...
Pennsylvania fines five casinos $1.1m
Regulators from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) have issued fines totalling $1,167,000 against five casino operators in the state, following...
UKGC report finds that underage gambling is still worryingly prevalent
According to a report published by the Gambling Commission, 12% of 11-16 year olds in the UK have spent their own...
Macau continually exceeds financial targets and is set to generate $53bn by 2020
During the first two weeks of September, Macau’s casino operations have performed remarkably well in terms of local revenue growth. ...
Japan Gaming Congress returns with a bang in 2018
Back for its third year, the Japan Gaming Congress will be returning to Tokyo from May 10 -11 to host one...
Aristocrat appoints new CFO
Australian slot games developer Aristocrat Leisure Limited has announced the appointment of Julie Cameron-Doe as chief financial officer, succeeding current CFO...
Nevada Gaming Control Board chairman resigns
The governor of Nevada has announced that the current chairman of the Nevada Gaming Control Board, A.G. Burnett will leave his...
Remote Gambling Association calls for statutory levy
The Remote Gambling Association (RGA) has today urged the UK Government to introduce a statutory levy to replace the current system...
Connecticut tribes demand involvement over potential resort development
Tribal leaders from the Mohegan and Mashantucket Pequot Tribes have penned a letter to Connecticut state officials stating that they want...
Northwest Indiana’s casinos on the up in November following a disappointing October
Northwest Indiana’s casinos posted positive, yet modest results for the month of November, up 1.3% from the same month a year...
LeoVegas acquires controlling stake in casino streaming provider
Online casino operator LeoVegas has announced that its LeoVentures subsidiary has acquired a 51% majority stake in GameGrounds United AB, owner...
Galaxy Entertainment targets the Philippines with $500m IR
Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd has announced plans to invest as much as $500m to build an integrated casino-resort in the Philippines....
Wampanoag Tribe moves forward with casino plans
The Wampanoag Tribe of Gay Head moved a step closer to building their first tribal casino development this week after the...
Brazil may have to wait until 2019 for legitimate gambling market
Brazil’s journey towards liberalising and legitimising its gambling market took another turn for the worse this week. The Constitutionally and Justice...
Tracinda Corporation sells 10 million shares in MGM Resorts
American private investment firm Tracinda Corporation has announced it intends to sell 10 million shares in global casino operator MGM Resorts,...
November proves to be a more encouraging month for Paradise Co
Casino revenue at South Korea’s foreigner-only casino operator, Paradise Co, announced a 3.9% year-on-year increase in casino revenue during the month...
GVC Holdings tables $5.2bn Ladbrokes Coral takeover bid
Global gaming group GVC Holdings has offered to buy UK-based Ladbrokes Coral, offering $5.2bn for the bookmaking group. GVC has...
New Jersey proposes comprehensive gaming bill
As New Jersey begins its appeal in the US Supreme Court, one of its congressmen has proposed a comprehensive gaming bill...
Broadway Gaming to pay £100,000 after UKGC investigation
Maltese licensed online gaming company Broadway Gaming Ltd has agreed to pay a £100,000 penalty package, following a UK Gambling Commission...
Grosvenor Casinos brings the festive season to Fulham
UK-based casino chain Grosvenor Casinos have agreed to donate this weekend’s Fulham FC shirt sponsorship to the Fulham Football Club Foundation...
Greece makes headway with three new casino licences
It has been discussed widely for months, and it now seems the Greek Government is discussing the provision of casinos in...
Pennsylvania slot revenue up 2%
According to the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, slot machines at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos produced approx $181.3m in revenue in November, an...
SportPesa continues Italian expansion with Microgame partnership
SportPesa have entered into an agreement with gaming solutions provider, Microgame, to support its expansion into the Italian market. ...
Macau’s November results greatly exceed analyst expectations
According to information posted by the Gaming and Inspection Bureau, Macau has come in ahead of analyst expectations, posting a 22.6%...
Connecticut files lawsuit to preserve tribal casino development
Connecticut Governor Dannel Malloy has filed a federal lawsuit in support of the legal action being taken by the Mohegan and...
Mixed results for Nevada in another record-breaking month
Nevada has exceeded expectations yet again with another record month for the US state. After a monumental betting handle of $558.4m...
Penn National Gaming enters discussions with Pinnacle over potential purchase
Penn National Gaming has announced that is has entered discussion with rival casino owner, Pinnacle Entertainment over a possible purchase, with...
Hippodrome Deputy Chair to retire
It has been announced that Peter McNally, Deputy Chairman of the Hippodrome Casino, London, will retire at the end of this...
Caesars Entertainment to sell Harrah’s assets
Worldwide casino resort developer Caesars Entertainment Corporation have announced their intention to sell real estate assets associated with Harrah’s Las Vegas...
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