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MGM Resorts cuts 254 positions; more to follow in coming weeks
MGM Resorts International has cut 254 positions companywide and there will be more to come over the next few weeks, according...
Indiana sports betting takes a step closer, as bill heads to governor
The State of Indiana House has passed legislation to allow sports betting. House Bill 1015 has now been sent to the governor,...
Wynn Resorts and Scientific Games partner to launch US sports betting
Scientific Games will partner with Wynn Resorts to launch digital sports betting and online gaming applications in the US. This is the...
Stats strikes M & A deal with Perform
Sports data company Stats has confirmed the purchase of global sports content company Perform Group, creating a new entity in the...
Boss Gaming announces former Betway and Betsson exec as CEO
Boss Gaming has appointed Jeff Letlat as its new CEO, replacing Viacheslav Viedienieiev. Letlat has said he will make the supplier's customer...
Fourth tower planned for Marina Bay Sands in Singapore
A fourth tower is to be added to the Marina Bay Sands resort in Singapore. Unlike the other three towers, which were...
Perform Group authorised as MLB Data Distributor
Perform Group has been appointed as an MLB Data Distributor for US sports betting operators. This is part of a paid partnership...
New campaign attempts to legalise gambling in Nebraska
Pro-casino gambling groups in Nebraska are to put forward a petition in favour of gambling...
Caesars board to officially approve sales process
Caesars Entertainment is set to announce its board has approved a sales process, according to reports. The New York Post says pressure...
Wynn Resorts terminates Crown Resorts talks
Las Vegas-based casino operator Wynn Resorts has terminated "all discussions" with Crown Resorts over a potential takeover. Australian casino operator Crown earlier...
Stride Gaming lowers revenue expectations; CEO updates on strategic review
Stride Gaming has lowered expectations for its six-month financial results ending 28 February 2019. The board expects net gaming revenue to be...
Crown Resorts confirms Wynn Resorts takeover talks
Australian casino operator Crown Resorts has confirmed it is in confidential discussions with Wynn Resorts regarding a potential takeover. Crown has received...
VICI Properties and Hard Rock International acquire Jack Cincinnati
VICI Properties and Hard Rock International have entered into definitive agreements to acquire the Jack Cincinnati Casino for approximately $745m in...
Five VFL players and one official penalised for gambling breaches
Five Victorian Football League (VFL) players and a match official have been punished for breaching betting regulations in Australia last year. All...
Nektan Q3 revenue grows year-on-year but lower than Q2
Nektan saw its overall revenue grow 6% year-on-year, to £5.4m ($7m), for Q3 of its financial year. However, the company’s revenue did...
Betway extends Grand National Festival sponsorship
Betway has agreed to continue as Aintree’s official betting partner of the Grand National Festival for a further five years. The operator...
Racecourse Media Group appoints new directors
Jim Mullen and Britt Boeskov have been appointed as independent non-executive directors of Racecourse Media Group (RMG). RMG is the umbrella organisation...
Exclusive Q & A: SG Digital re-brands its two partner streams
Gambling Insider exclusively spoke with Steve Mayes, Partnership Director at SG Digital, and Rob Procter, Studio Director at SG Digital, about the...
GAN “not proactively seeking” sale but “already contacted by interested parties”
GAN has announced it is open to the possibility of a sale in its bid to maximise shareholder value. In its 2018...
Former BetBright Chairman partners with BetVictor to settle ante-post bets
A plan has been put in place to reinstate the ante-post bets of former BetBright customers by BetVictor and Rich Ricci. Ricci,...
William Hill US becomes NHL’s third sports betting partner
The National Hockey League (NHL) has announced William Hill US as its third official sports betting partner. Back in October, the NHL...
Gambling.com Group granted new license to expand in New Jersey
Gambling.com Group have applied for an Ancillary Casino Service Industry Enterprise (Ancillary CSIE) License and...
Dover Downs merger with Twin River receives stockholder approval
Dover Downs Gaming & Entertainment has received the required vote from stockholders to approve a merger with Twin River Worldwide Holdings. Dover...
Japanese Cabinet approves regulations for potential gambling resorts
Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet has approved new regulations for gambling resorts. Casinos were legalised in 2016 in Japan and another...
William Hill sends 2,000 letters to landlords, seeking rent reduction after FOBT cut
William Hill has reached out to around 2,000 landlords in Great Britain in hope of reducing its rents by 50%, due...
MGM Resorts CEO: Osaka will be Japan’s first integrated resort location
MGM Resorts International CEO Jim Murren has predicted Osaka will be the first region to see an integrated casino resort approved...
888 announces new poker platform
888 Holdings has announced the first phase of its roll-out of a new poker platform, Poker 8, available to all new...
FIS acquires Worldpay in $43bn merger
Financial services provider Fidelity National Information Services (FIS) has entered into a definitive merger agreement with payment processing firm Worldpay. The merger...
Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment in early merger talks
Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment are said to be in the early stages of merger discussions. According to Reuters, a source has...
MGM China and SJM Holdings extend Macau casino licenses
Macau has extended casino licenses for operators MGM China and SJM Holdings until 2022. Their current licenses were set to expire in...
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