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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...

Conajzar cancels Alto Paraná tender

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The president of Paraguay’s national regulator Conajzar has confirmed the decision to cancel the tender for a casino licence in Alto Paraná. José Antonio Ortiz Báez, the recently appointed head of Conajzar, stated that the regulator plans to hold a completely new tender for a licence in the department in 2019. He explained that Conajzar had taken the decision during the...

November marks 28th consecutive month of growth for Macau

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Macau’s casino revenue exceeded analysts’ predictions in November, with GGR coming in at MOP 25bn($3.1bn), a rise of 8.5 percent year-on-year. The figure was confirmed by Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau, beating analysts median growth estimates by four percent. However, while November was Macau’s 28th consecutive month of growth, it also marked the third month in a row which saw...

Casino Pride buys ‘substitute’ casino vessel

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Casino Pride Group has marked the addition of the Argosy IV riverboat casino to its fleet, following the company’s $8.5m acquisition of the vessel earlier this year. The three-deck Argosy IV previously operated in Kansas City, Missouri and Sioux City, Iowa. In September, the boat was towed to New Orleans, where it was loaded onto a semi-submersible boat before making...

Tenerife casino tender continues to generate controversy

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The Council of Tenerife is proceeding with the sale of the island’s three publicly-owned casinos but while the move has been welcomed by politicians across the political spectrum, it has met with staunch opposition from Podemos and the Spanish General Worker’s Union. Speaking during a plenary section of the Council of Tenerife, the body’s president Carlos Alonso stated that the...

Academic suggests casinos could resolve Taiwan’s tourism deficit

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An academic in Taiwan has called on the government to reconsider its policy on gambling in the face of new figures indicating that the tourism deficit topped TWD300bn ($9.7bn) for the first time in 2017. A report published by the national Tourism Bureau at the beginning of October showed that the country’s tourism deficit has continued to grow each year...

Suzohapp and Everi team up to offer casino cash management solutions

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Suzohapp and Everi’s integrated solution will streamline cash management operations using advanced automation technology. Cash management solutions provider Suzohapp has partnered with Everi Payments to provide a fully integrated solution which will accelerate and advance cash management and automation within the gaming industry. The casino industry handles millions of dollars in cash transactions per day. Kiosks, cash cages, retail POS systems,...

Eventus International announces new speakers, Hot Topics and “Movember Specials” for BiG Africa 2019

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“The BiG Africa Supershow brings together industry providers, operators, regulators, key government officials and industry advisors to discuss current and future state of the sports betting and casino industry in Africa. Next year, the BiG Africa Supershow

Buenos Aires mayor weighing the options ahead of Casino Puerto Madero’s licence expiration

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Debate is ongoing regarding whether a floating casino in Buenos Aires will be able to renew its licence after it expires in October 2019. The issue is complicated by divided attitudes in Argentina’s governing Cambiemos coalition regarding gaming. Casino Puerto Madero is owned by a consortium made up of Cirsa - still controlled by the company’s founder Manuel Lao in...

Arkansas casino expansion to go to vote

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A proposal that would see the expansion of land-based casino operations in the state of Arkansas will go before a public vote in November. If it plans were to come to pass the legislative amendment would allow for the operation of casino gaming at horse racing track in Oaklawn and a greyhound track in West Memphis as well as allowing...

Mohegan gaming wins on Canadian casino bundle

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Tribal gaming giant Mohegan Gaming and Entertainment has come out on top in its bid to operate a bundle of Canadian casinos, including the nation’s largest such property. The Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) corporation announced early in September that the company had been chosen as the service provider for its Niagara Gaming Bundle of properties. As a result of the...

Court declares Casino di Campione bankrupt

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A tribunal has ruled that Casino de Campione d’Italia is bankrupt, the decision came after a restructuring plan presented by the casino’s management and the municipal authorities was rejected. In late July, the casino’s manager, Marco Ambrosini, requested that the court suspend its judgement until September, but this proposal was dismissed by judges. The casino - the largest in Europe -...

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