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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...
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....
New Jersey fines Amaya for geolocation “flaw”
Amaya has been fined $25,000 (€23,500) by New Jersey for accepting bets from out-of-state players on PokerStarsNJ.com The New Jersey...
New Jersey steps closer to regulating DFS
New Jersey has taken a step closer to legalising daily fantasy sports (DFS) after a state Assembly committee cleared a bill...
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...
Amaya updates guidance ranges for 2016 as CFO retires
Today Amaya updated its previously announced guidance ranges for the full year of 2016, quarter four highlights, and the retirement of...
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...
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...
New York Senate’s Judiciary committee to consider ‘sports betting bill’
Five members of the New York Senate have introduced a bill which will legalise college and professional sports betting at racetracks,...
Amaya creates new financial agreement with former PokerStars owners
Amaya Gaming, Canadian poker operator, has signed a new financial agreement with Isai and Mark Scheinberg, former owners of PokerStars. On...
Amaya amends Rational Group payments plan
Technology-based products and services provider, Amaya Inc has confirmed that it will pay its $197.7m balance relating to the deferred purchase...
Caesars potentially to enter final stages of debt restructuring plan
News sources in the US have reported that Caesars Entertainment Corporation (CEC) governance are now working to finalise a resolution relating...
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...
Digital Sports Tech expands to Latin America in a deal with Caliente
Sports betting solutions operator, Digital Sports Tech has signed with Caliente, providing the Mexican operator with its player proposition betting product....
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. ...
William Hill expands Virtual Racing products across Nevada
William Hill is now taking Virtual Racing bets at four of its Reno Sports Books in Las Vegas, Nevada. ...
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,...
FanDuel teams up with the NBA to launch in-play fantasy sports app
The American National Basketball Association has unveiled a new Daily Fantasy Sports app called InPlay, which enables players to “play live...
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...
Phil Ivey to repay $10.1m after losing court case
Phil Ivey must repay the total sum of $10.1m to Atlantic City’s Borgata Casino and Hotel after a court ruling. ...
Catena Media acquires US online affiliate assets
Stockholm Nasdaq-listed Catena Media has entered the regulated US online gambling market by confirming the acquisition of licensed affiliate website assets...
Governor Christie insults voter decision to reject North Jersey casinos
New Jersey Governor Chris Christie called voters ‘dumb’ after the recent referendum rejecting casinos in North Jersey. Christie supported the...
New legislation may bring online gaming to New Jersey’s racetracks
Lawmakers in New Jersey have proposed a new bill which would enable racetracks to break into the online gambling industry, allowing...
Nevada Representative calls to Trump for support following state attorneys general petition
Nevada Representative, Dina Titus has urged Donald Trump to oppose a group of state attorneys general who have called for online...
Shareholder scorns Bazoov’s bid for Amaya
Jason Ader, CEO of Amaya shareholder and New York hedge fund SpringOwl, has made it clear that he opposes founder and...
Formal opening for Lucky Dragon
Lucky Dragon hotel-casino launched with a soft open two weeks ago, on Saturday 3 December it had its official grand opening,...
IGT reports net loss of $2m in Q3 results
International Game Technology report a net loss of $2m in the third quarter results of 2016, reflecting $21m in primary non-cash...
William Hill granted the first eSports licence in Nevada
William Hill is set to become the first gaming operator in Nevada to receive an eSports license to offer betting lines...
Ohio introduces new gambling legislation
A bill to increase the regulation of pools, online daily fantasy sports and other forms of online gambling has been introduced...
Affinity Gaming remain optimistic despite Q3 revenue decline
As a result of refocused promotional campaigns and marketing programs, Affinity Gaming reports a slight rise in operating income in the...
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