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Growing sense of deja vu over South Africa market prospects

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South Africa is once more basking in a sense of early year optimism but it remains to be seen whether positive campaign promises come to fruition or if it is to be same old story. Ministers in South Africa are making all the right sounds regarding a market comeback. Plans to revive the struggling economy are reportedly in place and...

The Rank Group announces directorate change

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The Rank Group Plc has announces that Alan Morgan, Managing Director Retail, has tendered his resignation to the board and will be leaving the business on 31 July 2019 to pursue other opportunities. Morgan joined Rank in 2016 to run Mecca’s retail business and progressed to lead the Group’s UK Retail division in 2017. Morgan’s day to day responsibilities will be...

AGEM release March 2019 Index

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The AGEM Index decreased in March 2019 by 11.27 points to 452.46 points, a 2.43 percent decline from February 2019. The AGEM Index's March 2019 decline was driven by a 24.70 percent decrease in the stock price of International Game Technology PLC (IGT), which dropped from $17.25 to $12.99. The stock was responsible for 10.37 points of the AGEM Index's...

Betsoft Gaming signs content agreement with River iGaming

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Betsoft Gaming has signed a strategic content agreement with multinational, multi-pronged business River iGaming. The agreement covers every Betsoft slot game accredited for the regulated markets in which River iGaming operates – including all marquee titles from the sought-after SLOTS3TM series. Founded in late 2017, River iGaming has had a notable first year. From its headquarters in Malta, the company has...

BetConstruct joins Arsenal as the Official Partner

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Arsenal has announced a new partnership with BetConstruct, who is joining us as the Official Gaming Software Partner. Founded in 2011, the award-winning developer of gaming and betting technology, has development, sales and service centres around the world. BetConstruct provides an extensive range of products, software and technical solutions for the ever-growing gaming industry. Through the partnership, the firm will look...

Cirsa’s Q3 results boosted by LatAm and Italian business

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Spain’s largest casino operator, Cirsa Gaming Corporation chalked up an operating profit of €95m for Q3 2018, a 6.7 percent rise year on year. In a statement, the company reported an operating income of €367.3m, an increase of 5.3 percent compared to the same period in 2017. “The group’s performance in the third quarter reinforces the profitable growth it has experienced...

No progress on slot machines at Wichita Greyhound Park

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While Ruffin is set to embark on a potentially lucrative new venture in Florida, the billionaire's efforts to get approval to add slot machines to the currently closed Wichita Greyhound Park continue to be thwarted. The dog track shut up shop in 2007, with Ruffin contending that it was not economically viable to continue the business without slots. “We’ve done a...

Clarion Gaming and All-In Diversity Project, strike strategic partnership

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Clarion Gaming, whose portfolio includes many of the industry’s leading event, training and publishing brands, has agreed a strategic partnership with the All-In Diversity Project, the recognised global resource for gender, diversity and inclusion for the betting and gaming sector. Under the terms of the partnership the Clarion brands including iGaming Business will be providing a platform for the All-In...

Scientific Games announces third quarter 2018 results

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Scientific Games Corporation has announced its reported results for the third quarter ended September 30, 2018. Scientific Games also highlighted that its revenue growth reflects continued momentum and giving 'a clear avenue for deleveraging'. Third Quarter 2018 Financial Highlights: • Third quarter revenue rose 7 percent to $821.0 million, up from $768.9 million in the year ago period, reflecting $46.5 million in...

Silver Heritage acquires land for second Tiger Palace Resort

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Australia-listed Silver Heritage Group has purchased a parcel of land in East Nepal for $3.2m, which it says will be used for its Tiger Palace Resort Jhapa project. The firm acquired 7.45 hectares in Jhapa, in Province No. 1. A filing on 27 August, detailed that the company had previously reached an agreement to purchase 11.5 hectares of land in...

Aruze Gaming Partners with Spirit Gaming

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Aruze Gaming partners with Spirit Gaming to be the exclusive distribution partner for Aruze in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. Aruze Gaming has entered into a partnership with Spirit Gaming, an independent gaming distribution company based in Germany. Spirit Gaming will be the exclusive distribution partner for Aruze in Germany, Austria, Switzerland and Lichtenstein. In these countries, Spirit Gaming is now...

JCM Global signs exclusive master supply agreement with Eldorado Resorts

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JCM Global has signed an exclusive master supply agreement with Eldorado Resorts, Inc. helping the company to deepen and expand its connection with its players. Under the agreement, JCM will provide its bill validators and printers for all 26 Eldorado gaming properties in the U.S. The agreement is an expansion of existing relationships between JCM and certain Eldorado properties and...

KGM welcomes new account executives Kathy Cassidy-Heiler and Allen Campione

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KGM, a leading manufacturer and supplier for the gaming industry, is excited to welcome Kathy Cassidy-Heiler as the new Senior Account Executive and Allen Campione Jr. as the new Account Executive, handling operations and sales. “We are thrilled to welcome Kathy and Allen to the KGM team”, said Jason Peters, President and CFO of KGM. “These new additions will allow...

Novomatic supplies Kaya Palazzo Resort and Casino Girne

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Novomatic has inked a significant deal to supply gaming machines, casino management Casino Girne, and signage to the new Kaya Palazzo Resort and Casino Girne. Novomatic has signed a major deal with Kayta Turistik to supply 140 gaming machines, as well as extensive casino management infrastructure based on the Octavian myACP system, and a variety of signage for the new...

AGEM releases August 2018 Index

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The AGEM Index decreased in August 2018. The composite index finished the month at 565.39 points, a decline of 43.88 points or 7.76 percent, compared to July 2018. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year increase for the 35th consecutive month and has climbed 89.85 points, or 20.81 percent, since August 2017. During the latest period, seven of the 13 global gaming...

Novomatic posts double-digit revenue growth after US and Europe expansion

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Following several noteworthy acquisitions and expansion into European regulated territory Novomatic has reported revenue for the first half of 2018 jumped 12.6 percent to $1.6bn. The gaming technology company stated earnings for the period rose 11.6 percent to $369.6m after six months of focused company growth. “This pleasing result confirms our strategy of consolidating our market leadership in existing markets and...

Scientific Games announces James Sottile as new executive vice president and chief legal officer

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Scientific Games Corporation has announced that James Sottile will join the company as Executive Vice President (EVP) and Chief Legal Officer for the Company, effective September 4th. Sottile will oversee Scientific Games' global legal organization…

Sands confident in ‘pole position’ for Japan IR licence

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Speaking during its Q2 2018 earnings call, Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson explained why his company is well-placed to secure a Japanese licence, while in Macau, the firm is increasing its focus on the premium mass segment. Las Vegas Sands CEO Sheldon Adelson stated that his long ties to Japan give the company a competitive advantage in the race...

Atlantic City’s summer lovin’

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Atlantic City’s two new market entrants and the opening of sportsbooks provided a boost for a market struggling to meet last year’s positivity. Eyes are now being cast forward to see how existing enterprises deal with the change. The latest figures from the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement show that June proved a boon for the city’s gambling industry,...

Konami announces new senior leadership promotions 


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Top casino gaming manufacturer elevates its senior management team with recent internal appointments Konami Gaming, Inc. has announced several key promotions in senior management, resulting from continued growth and expansion of the organisation.

AGEM releases June 2018 Index

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The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has released its latest Index, which shows a slight decline in June 2018. The composite index finished the month at 546.37 points, a decline of 7.69 points or 1.39 percent, compared to May 2018. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year increase for the 33rd consecutive month and has climbed 124.41 points, or 29.49...

Sun Dreams buys Park Hyatt Mendoza

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Chile-based Sun Dreams is set to enter the Argentinian market with the acquisition of Nuevo Plaza Hotel Mendoza SA, which owns and operates the Park Hyatt Mendoza hotel and casino. “It's hoped that the sale will be finalised by the end of July,” said Ecocuyo Leandro Livschitz, general manager of the Park Hyatt Mendoza. “While the ownership of the Park...

Atlantic City bears brunt of stormy quarter

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Atlantic City’s casino properties saw their Q1 earnings drop my almost 12 percent compared to the same period last year despite all remaining profitable. All had seemed golden upon the sands of New Jersey as reports of an Atlantic City comeback appeared to vindicate themselves on a month by month basis throughout most of 2017. However, the latest figures for...

Lucky Dragon sale could ‘move forward’ by the end of June

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In mid-May, a Bankruptcy Court judge approved bid procedures for the bankrupt Lucky Dragon in Las Vegas, clearing the way for a potential sale of the off-Strip resort. Speaking to local media, the property’s developer Andrew Fonfa stated that he had recently returned from Beijing, which “gives you an idea of some of the investment groups I’ve been talking to”....

Gaming Laboratories International hosts 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable in Lima, Peru

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Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has announced that it will host its much-anticipated 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable August 6 - 8, 2018 in Lima, Peru, where Mr. Manuel San Roman Benvante, General Directorate for Casino Games and Slot Machines, Peru Gaming Regulator, will be the host regulator. Presented by the global independent consultancy, testing, and certification laboratory’s...

Apex names Georgi Lungolov as Interational Sales Manager

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Apex Gaming has appointed Georgi Lungolov as international sales manager, covering the Eastern European gaming markets. Reporting directly to the company's global sales director, Kubilay Ozer, Lungolov will also be supporting the gaming markets in Italy and Greece. “We are very pleased to have gained such a strong, professional personality who will aid us build our business in Eastern and also...

Casino Campione reaffirms commitment to SC Advance

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With nearly all 816 slots at Casino Campione utilising SC Advance, the venue has recently signed a long-term Preferred Partnership Agreement with CPI. Italy's Casino Campione has reaffirmed its long-standing commitment to CPI's SC Advance by signing a Preferred Partnership Agreement with the company. “This agreement means a great deal to CPI, and I’d like to thank the entire team at...

BetGames.TV strengthens partnership with Hollywoodbets by providing full suite of live games

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BetGames.TV, a market leading b2b supplier to lotteries, casinos and gaming operators across the world has signed a new deal with Hollywoodbets. South Africa’s leading bookmaker brand has now become available, under licence, in the international marketplace, integrating the supplier’s full suite of live games into the Hollywoodbets international platform. Hollywoodbets is a well-loved brand, best known for its sports...

Gambling Business Group urges DCMS to act on gaming regulation

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Peter Hannibal, chief executive of the cross sector strategic body, the Gambling Business Group, has called on the government to create a new organisation dedicated to the regulation of time loot boxes and skins, the in-video game cosmetics which change the appearance of weapons or characters. Frequently utilised as virtual currency for betting, skins are then cashed-in for real money...

Esterline purchase has been the ice-ing on the cake for Gamesman

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Gamesman, the UK-based gaming equipment components and systems manufacturer, will be celebrating five years as part of the Esterline Corporation when it welcomes international visitors to its stand N3-426 at ICE London (6th – 8th February, ExCeL Exhibition Centre). The acquisition by Esterline, a leading speciality manufacturer serving the aerospace, defence and industrial markets, was confirmed to international gaming...

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