IN-DEPTH ANALYSIS FOR THE GAMING INDUSTRY
Tribal gaming has an economic impact of almost $100bn, AGA reports
The American Gaming Association (AGA) has this week published a state-by-state analysis of the economic impact of tribal gaming in the...
Aristocrat completes $500m Plarium acquisition
Australian slot machine manufacturer Aristocrat Leisure has announced the completion of a deal to acquire Israel-based social gaming company Plarium Global...
Nevada Gaming Commission approves $850m property deal
The five members of the Nevada Gaming Commission have unanimously voted to approve Golden Entertainment’s $850m deal to acquire four casino...
Sportech put up for sale by board
The governance committee of sports betting technology provider Sportech PLC have announced that they are putting the entire company up for...
Manitoba Chiefs sue state government for $870m
The Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) has filed an $870m lawsuit against the Government of Manitoba after alleging that the decision...
MGA Executive Chairman backing blockchain
The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has further established the country as a preferred destination for the blockchain gaming industry after the...
Maine Governor bemoans gambling expansion over spurious claims
Maine Governor Paul LePage has criticised lobbying efforts to build a third casino in the state over inflated claims about what...
Macau ramps-up security to prevent future incidents
After the deadly Las Vegas attack, the government of Macau has announced a significant increase in security at the world’s largest...
Crown Resorts faces misconduct allegations by former employees
Australia’s Crown Casino deliberately tampered with poker machines and ignored evidence of drug use and domestic violence, according to three ex-employees...
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...
Paf appoints new Deputy CEO
Åland gambling company Paf has announced the appointment of Daniela Johansson to the post of Deputy CEO, becoming the second woman...
American sports leagues rally to defend PASPA
Representatives from the National Collegiate Athletes Association, the NBA, NHL and NFL have today rallied to the defence of the Professional...
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...
The Senet Group launches responsible gambling campaign
Gambling industry watchdog The Senet Group has launched a major responsible gambling campaign to coincide with the launch of a national...
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...
Loot boxes definition under fire in the UK
Questions are being put to the UK’s Secretary of State for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport Karen Bradley, regarding the use...
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 enters shared poker liquidity agreement with Nevada and Delaware
Representatives from the state government of New Jersey have announced that it has entered into a shared liquidity arrangement for online...
Online gambling backlash against "fake news"
The Sunday Times has claimed that gambling operators are using a loophole to target minors, creating games that appeal to children...
Global Gaming appoints new Head of Compliance
Malta-based gaming supplier Global Gaming has appointed Nigel Balcarres as the company’s new Head of Compliance for its Malta operations. ...
XLMedia appoints new Non-Executive Director
Affiliate performance marketing company XLMedia has announced the appointment of Jonas Martensson as a Non-Executive Director at the company with immediate...
Cherry approved for NASDAQ Stockholm listing
Cherry, the Swedish gaming company, has had class B shares approved for listing on NASDAQ Stockholm. The company was established...
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...
William Hill promotes Brooker to Chair of the Corporate Responsibility Committee
Ahead of Responsible Gambling Week, William Hill Plc has announced that Mark Brooker will become the new Chairman of the group’s...
Tasmania looks to ban lottery betting
The Tasmanian Government will rapidly write new legislation in order to ban lottery betting on the island. The Australian territory...
IGT first to receive responsible gaming accreditation
Global gaming supplier IGT has announced that it has been awarded a responsible gaming accreditation for its land-based casino and lottery...
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...
Online gambling backlash against "fake news"
Freeplay tax introduction is a case of déjà vu
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