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Operators rally for US national and state lotteries to go digital

Ade Repcenko, CEO of Spinola Gaming, believes that an upgrade to online sales is indeed the only way forward for the US lottery sector.
Paf CEO Christer Fahlstedt Coronavirus

Corona is fast forwarding our industry’s development

Christer Fahlstedt, CEO of Finnish gaming operator Paf, acknowledges national loss limits represent the shape of things to come but contends that rather than taking an adversarial approach to online gambling, European governments must “shoulder the responsibility” of ensuring the sector is properly regulated.

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Online Gaming risks cannabilising established land based

Online gaming risks cannibalising established landbased sector

As an increasing number of US states look to legalise online gaming and sports betting, Steve Norton, chairman and CEO of Norton Management and a former casino executive holding senior roles at Sands, Gold River Gaming and Argosy Gaming among others, asks if region governments aren’t robbing Peter to pay Paul.

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Japan integrated resort licences delayed

Deferred: Osaka and Wakayama delay RFPs

Due to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic, both prefectures have decided to delay the selection of a private-sector partner, a necessary step in order to make a bid for one of Japan’s first three integrated resort licences.
Online Gaming risks cannabilising established land based

Online gaming risks cannibalising established landbased sector

As an increasing number of US states look to legalise online gaming and sports betting, Steve Norton, chairman and CEO of Norton Management and a former casino executive holding senior roles at Sands, Gold River Gaming and Argosy Gaming among others, asks if region governments aren’t robbing Peter to pay Paul.
Paf CEO Christer Fahlstedt Coronavirus

Corona is fast forwarding our industry’s development

Christer Fahlstedt, CEO of Finnish gaming operator Paf, acknowledges national loss limits represent the shape of things to come but contends that rather than taking an adversarial approach to online gambling, European governments must “shoulder the responsibility” of ensuring the sector is properly regulated.
Rank CEO John O'Reilly UK Casino lockdown

“We are asking the government to quickly review the decision to...

John O’Reilly, CEO of Rank Group - which owns the Grosvenor Casinos and Mecca Bingo brands - criticised the British government’s “baffling” u-turn on allowing casinos to reopen at the start of July, and called for a review of the decision to keep casinos closed.
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Casinos hardest hit in COVID-19 shutdown

Lorien Pilling, director of Global Betting and Gaming Consultants, discusses some of the conclusions from the latest edition of the company’s Global Gambling Report which suggests the international landbased casino industry could take several years to recover from the business impact of the coronavirus pandemic.
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FeedConstruct partners with Infinity Cup to stream Air Hockey

FeedConstruct has partnered with Infinity Cup to become the first provider of air hockey live video streaming and betting markets.
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Super 7 Deluxe, the fifth Spearhead Studios’ title during Super July

Spearhead Studios announces the release of Super 7 Deluxe, the fifth game of the Super July campaign. Following the launch of other 4 titles, Super 7 Deluxe is the last title of the month and will be targeting several European markets
SkyCity Entertainment Group New Zealand

SkyCity buoyed by positive New Zealand results following re-opening

SkyCity Entertainment Group said business has been “encouraging” since the firm resumed operations at its New Zealand properties in mid-May.

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Wynn Resorts financials

Matt Maddox: ‘We are confident that travel and tourism will recover...

Following a challenging Q1 in the US and Macau, Wynn Resort’s chief executive affirmed that the company remains well positioned to ride out the coronavirus crisis, highlighting that it retains $3.4bn in liquid assets.
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Eventus International releases revised 2020 calendar

Eventus International has released its revised 2020 events calendar, due to the ongoing disruption caused by the Covid-19 outbreak. Eventus International has released an updated...

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