Monday, September 21, 2020

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Derek Stevens’ Circa to open casino in October

Derek Stevens Circa Las Vegas development
Las Vegas’ first brand new resort in four years will open its casino and sports book in October, while the hotel portion of the Circa development has now begun accepting reservations and will open in late December.

Making the professional move from offline casinos to the online world

GRS Recruit Paul Sculpher casino online recruitment specialist
With the move from brick-and-mortar to digital gaming accelerated by the coronavirus pandemic, Paul Sculpher, director of recruitment specialist www.grs-recruit.com, describes the process of a transferring staff and skills from one channel to the next.

Gasser Chair debuts virtual meetings

Gasser Chair Virtual Meetings Shawn Danks
Youngstown, Ohio-based casino seating specialist Gasser Chair has unveiled its new virtual meetings programme

TVBet to deliver streamed betting opportunities with Digitain

TVBet Live Games
Live-games provider TVBET, a company that is rapidly growing in popularity globally, and Digitain, a sportsbook and casino provider, have joined forces to provide their casino and sportsbook operators with one of the best streaming content solutions.

“Operators will need to assure visitors that their gaming and resort environments are safe”

Cambodia Casino operators
Andrew Klebanow, principal of Klebanow Consulting, discusses the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on Cambodia’s casino industry, maps out a potential path for reopening and looks at some of the measures operators could take to attract visitation once they resume operations.

Partouche furloughs 95 percent of staff

Partouche furlough 95% staff
With its casinos in France, Belgium, Switzerland and Tunisia closed due to the coronavirus pandemic, French casino group Partouche Group has furloughed the majority of its workforce.

Namibian MET employs NamPol assistance for licensing inspections

NamPol inspections
The Namibian Ministry of Environment and Tourism has confirmed it will involve the country’s police service NamPol in carrying out ongoing gambling and casino licence inspections.

The Brook greyhound racing track and casino relaunches

Andre Carrier The Brook
New Hampshire greyhound racing track and charity casino, The Brook, has completed a yearlong, multi-million dollar re-modelling and re-branding.

UK’s land-based casino sector facing headwinds

UK land-based casino sector facing headwinds
It's been a tough few years for the UK’s land-based casino sector, with operators waiting to see what the future will hold as a new government takes the reins.

Plans for new large UK casino in Southampton

Aspers plans Southampton
While Aspers’ casino plans for Southampton had been stuck in limbo, the city council has given the company an additional three years to get the project of the ground.

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

LIGHTNING LINK
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

EGT, Reels Games Inc, casino, tribal, NIGA
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

EGT Interactive, exhibitor, ENADA, Rimini, casino video slots
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

Marina Bay Sands, employ, new workers, casino, resorts
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

MGM, Empire City, casino, new york,
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

Goa, government, disregard, onshore, casino, proposal
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

Merkur Spielbank, Gauselmann Group, officially, opened
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

Novomatic, supplier, Vietnam, Corona, Casino
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

Britain, landbased, casino, market, contract
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

Virginia, casino, us, gambling, politics
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...

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