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Chicago must change location or taxation to achieve casino dream

Chicago casino dream
If Chicago is to see a dime in taxes from a city-based casino, something’s got to give. It could be a move to a more central location, or it could be..

Deadline for Hellinikon casino tender pushed back to end of September

Hellinikon casino September deadline
Development Minister Adonis Georgiadis reports that Kyriakos Mitsotakis’ new government is aiming to get the long-delayed Hellinikon mega-resort..

Sweet Home Chicago: Illinois Gaming Board moves forward with casino licences

Chicago casino licences
Gaming regulators in the Prairie State are pushing ahead with plans for six new casino licences, and recently selected Union Gaming Analytics to carry..

Emperor Group adjusts customer segmentation as revenue declines

Emperor Group revenue declines
Following a 7.8 percent decline in revenue to $176.6m for the 12 months to 31 March 2019, Emperor Group has announced it will increase..

It can-can be saved: Moulin Rouge forms centre of $1.6bn development

Moulin Rouge development
Moulin Rouge Casino, the first desegregated casino and hotel in Las Vegas, is to be saved from becoming a Clark County government office after..

Wyoming casinos cuts staff as footfall disappoints

Wyoming staff cut
The Shoshone Rose Casino and Hotel in Lander, Wyoming, is set to reduce its workforce by 15 to 20 members of staff, after a decline in footfall pushed..

Mayfair Casino and Convention Centre opens its doors

Mayfair casino opening
The new property marks the completion of Billion Group’s Mayfair development in Mthatha which also includes the BT Ngebs Mall and a four-star hotel.

New Lightning Link Lounge launched at JOA Royal Casino Cannes-Mandelieu

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JOA Group has partnered with Aristocrat Technologies to launch the second Lightning Link Lounge in EMEA at its Royal Casino Cannes-Mandelieu, situated in Mandelieu-La Napoule on the French Riviera. The installation forms the centrepiece of a gaming floor redesign, which also incorporates the opening of a new restaurant and outdoor smoking area. The Lounge features 23 Lightning Link games across a range...

EGT and Reels Games Inc. – together again at the NIGA 2019

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After several successful installations mainly in tribal casinos in 2018 Reel Games Inc. and Euro Games Technology are preparing for their fourth consecutive Indian Gaming show. The event will be held on 3-4 April in San Diego Convention Center and will give stage to a special products selection of both companies. “NIGA is the largest North American tribal trade show and...

EGT Interactive has ‘highly beneficial’ first participation as ENADA exhibitor

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EGT Interactive's first attendance as an exhibitor at ENADA 2019 in Rimini, achieved impressive results in terms of new business opportunities and products awareness among potential operators. "All visitors, who passed through our modern and interactive stand were personally convinced of the quality of the products that more and more players around the world recognize as one of the most...

Marina Bay Sands to employ up to 700 new workers

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The Marina Bay Sands casino resort is looking to boost its 10,000- strong workforce in order to meet a target of 11,000 employees by the end of 2019. In a press release, Marina Bay Sands said that it would offer 700 job positions at a job fair held at the property’s Sands Expo and Convention Centre on 23 February. The company...

BetConstruct Casino portfolio boosted by Greentube

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BetConstruct seals a significant strategic partnership with the NOVOMATIC Interactive division Greentube. The Greentube content will roll out with BetConstruct’s own casinos and operators. With over two decades of industry experience...

MGM secures Empire City purchase approval

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MGM Resorts has been granted permission to purchase the Empire City Casino and Yonkers Raceway for $850m by the New York State Gaming Commission. The submission, which was granted without discussion by the NYSGC board, follows a January delay by the commission citing “issues with a quorum of members” now resolved to allow MGM full purchase of the video-lottery parlour...

Set the Juice Loose in Fruit Bat Crazy

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Prepare your players for an explosion of fruity flavour when Betsoft Gaming sets the juice loose with its latest standout slot game, Fruit Bat Crazy. A new take on traditional cascading games, Fruit Bat Crazy allows players to build delicious combinations before smashing them in a single, seriously succulent splat. In Fruit Bat Crazy, clusters of low-paying symbols always pop...

Goan government disregards onshore casino proposals

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Goan Tourism minister Manohar Ajgaonkar has dismissed suggestions that the state’s six offshore casinos could be moved inland during discussions regarding a new draft tourism policy. The minister offered a simple “no, sir” to the question of new casinos in the area, raised by Nationalist Congress Party minister Churchill Alemao, during a hearing of the state legislative assembly. “The tourism master...

“Good luck for Halle”: Merkur Spielbank officially opened

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With its latest venue in Halle (Saale), Merkur Spielbanken Sachsen-Anhalt GmbH & Co. KG, a joint venture between the family-run Gauselmann Group based in Espelkamp (North Rhine-Westphalia) and Stadtcasino Baden AG, Switzerland, remains committed to its concept for Europe’s most modern casinos. The new casino in the historic premises of the congress and cultural centre at Franckestraße 1 was officially...

Novomatic premium supplier to Vietnam’s new Corona Casino

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Novomatic, supported by its Asian distributor Jade Entertainment and Gaming, provided a range of gaming terminals, the casino management system and media technology for Corona Resort and Casino’s gaming floor. The new Corona Resort and Casino on Phu Quoc, the largest island in Vietnam, selected Novomatic as its premium supplier to provide a range of gaming terminals, the casino management...

Under Pressure: Britain’s landbased casino market continues to contract

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With attendance falling for several years in succession, the UK’s casinos continue to face challenges on a number of fronts, while staffing remains an additional concern amid the ongoing Brexit debacle. As David Bowie and Freddie Mercury once sang, “it’s the terror of knowing what the world is about”, the UK’s landbased casino industry is facing a similar challenge as...

Virginia casinos could finally be on the cards

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A variety of late-year developments have increased the likelihood of Virginia finally legalising casino gaming. It is reported that the Pamunkey Indian tribe has plans to open a $700m casino resort on its reservation land in Norfolk in what would represent the first such premises in the state. Current legislature does not allow for casino gambling but having been granted special...

Find wealth and wonder with Betsoft’s Faerie Spells

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Peer beneath the leaves and ferns to find a domain of dark wonders in Faerie Spells - a unique take on traditional fairytales, and the latest feature-packed slot game from Betsoft Gaming, due for imminent release. Here in the undergrowth, a royal family of Faeries rules over a roster of woodland spirits, and holds the keys to a hidden workshop...

Chinese payment platforms deny involvement with Pyongyang casino

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Several Chinese online payment platforms have denied a media report linking them to a casino in North Korea’s capital Pyongyang. South Korean media outlet NK News reported that Casino Pyongyang at the Yanggakdo Hotel was offering guests online money transferring services via China’s Alipay and UnionPay platforms. The casino has reportedly recently begun offering free WiFi to its guests which allows...

EGT aims to ‘add to the spirit of genius’ at ICE 2019

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EGT has set out its strategy for the ICE 2019, and it sounds exciting... "Welcome to the zone of expertise and excellence. Booth S4-330 of EGT, EGT Multiplayer and EGT Interactive will share the gaming’s spirit of genius at the ICE 2019 and will keep the spark of innovativeness, engineering brilliance, smart design and over-the-top gaming content at its 1,200...

Pagcor ordered to issue Waterfront casino licence

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An appeals court has upheld a Manila court ruling which ordered Pagcor to issue a provisional licence to Waterfront Philippines for a casino resort in the capital region. The Court of Appeals 6th Division reaffirmed the August 2017 ruling by the Manila Regional Trial Court Branch 173 Presiding Judge Armando Yanga, who said Pagcor must act on Waterfront’s application for...

Mohegan Sun makes a play for Wynn Resorts’ Everett Casino

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Mohegan Sun has expressed its interest in acquiring Wynn Resorts’ $2.5bn Encore Boston Harbor project if the latter is found unsuitable to hold a casino licence following an investigation by the Massachusetts Gaming Commission. Connecticut-based Mohegan Sun has set out its stall in a bid to buy the $2.5bn Encore Boston Harbor development, as Wynn Resorts awaits the outcome of...

Apex to present new Clover Link innovations at ICE

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Apex Gaming will be demonstrating its Clover Link jackpot solution along with the iDROP cash handling solution for live gaming tables and more in London this February. Apex Gaming reports that 2018 has been one of its most successful years on record thanks to the global popularity of its complete jackpot game solution Clover Link. Clover Link is that it is...

ACT rejects Aquis’ Canberra Casino expansion plans

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Following 17 months of uncertainty, the government of the Australian Capital Territory confirmed it has decided not to sign off on Aquis Entertainment Group’s proposal for a AU$330m ($236.8m) redevelopment of Canberra Casino. ACT chief minister Andrew Barr stated that the government has instead invited the Hong Kong-based company to “consider a number of alternatives to progress a smaller scale...

Apex Gaming marks major order from Harrah’s Cherokee casinos

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Apex Gaming will provide all three versions of its jackpot islands along with additional Apex Player Station electronic roulettes and individual Pinnacle slots for the two North Carolina properties. Apex Gaming has received a major order from Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort and Harrah’s Cherokee Valley River in North Carolina. “At Apex we strive to take gaming to the next level -...

Casino Technology named finalist in the Casino Supplier category of Global Gaming Awards, 2019

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Casino Technology has been shortlisted for the Global Gaming Awards, London 2019 in the Casino Supplier of the year category. Following the recently given accolades, including in the Slot Machine of the Year category at 2018 BEGE Expo Awards and The Best Multi game for 2018 Award, now the company tracks its path to the next peaks. Elena Shaterova, Global Sales...

Melco’s third Cyprus casino touches down at Larnaca International Airport

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Situated in two different spaces at the Airport terminal, C2 Larnaca offers a total of 42 slot machines, while the opening follows on the heels of C2 Nicosia earlier in December. Integrated Casino Resorts Cyprus - a joint venture between Melco Resorts and Entertainment and Cyprus Phassouri (Zakaki) Ltd - has launched C2 Larnaca at the Larnaca International Airport. It is...

Aristocrat installs its first Tribal Lottery System games in Washington

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Aristocrat has installed its first Tribal Lottery System (TLS) games in the State of Washington at the Tulalip Resort Casino and Quil Ceda Creek Casino. The new games – Birds of Pay, Buffalo Gold Collection, Wild Lepre’Coins, and Wild Panda Gold – are the first games in the state provided by Aristocrat on the TLS platform. The games come to...

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