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Tsogo receives approval for Sun International casino stakes

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Sun International and Tsogo Sun, South Africa’s largest hotel and gaming companies, have passed the first hurdle in a casino reshuffle that will see Tsogo acquire a 20 per cent stake in two of its rival’s casinos in the Western Cape.   Tsogo Sun’s plans to acquire Sun International’s 10 per cent stakes in SunWest International and Worcester Casino in the...

Why the gaming world is talking Juegos Miami

Kate Chambers Clarion
In October 2015, Clarion Events, which owns and organises a suite of world class gaming events including EiG, GiGse and ICE, together with partners, Urban Expositions, organisers of NIGA, announced the launch of Juegos Miami, a totally new event concept for the Pan-Latin American and Caribbean gaming industry. Clarion's Kate Chambers explains a little more about an event which...

Playtech Retail begins roll-out of Neon across Grosvenor estate

Playtech, Grosvenor
UK casino operators have been quick to realise the benefits of Playtech’s cloud-based casino management system, and Grosvenor Casinos has become the latest to adopt the company’s cutting-edge Neon solution.   Playtech Retail, the land-based division of the world’s leading omni-channel gaming software and services supplier, Playtech, is to begin deploying its cutting-edge Neon casino management system across all 55 of...

Countdown commences for third Ibero-American Gaming Summit

Ibero-American Gaming Summit
Mexico City will to host the gaming industry’s biggest event focused on the Ibero-American market this month: with the Ibero-American Gaming Summit set to take place at the Krystal Grand Reforma Uno Hotel from May 17-18. This platform for discussion, knowledge-sharing and networking has solid institutional and business support, as evident in the round tables scheduled for the two-day event. The...

Foxwoods teams with Greentube for new online portal

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Connecticut’s Foxwoods Resort Casino has announced that it has launched a new online platform – to be designed by Novomatic subsidiary Greentube Pro. FoxwoodsONLINE is powered by Greentube’s private-label social casino marketing platform – customised to closely reflect the physical appearance and atmosphere of the brick-and-mortar Foxwoods casino. Personal touches include virtual renderings of the property’s lobby and various gaming rooms. Management...

Baazov pleads not guilty to insider-trading charges

The chief executive of Amaya Gaming has pled not guilty to a number of securities-related charges, in a case which has seen him accused of engaging in alleged insider trading activity by Quebec’s Financial Markets Authority (AMF). David Baazov (pictured) heads up Amaya, which as of 2014 owns international online poker platform  PokerStars, but took indefinite paid leave in March...

Svenska Spel: combining growth and responsible gaming

Lennart Käll,
Sweden’s state-owned gaming operator, Svenska Spel, has continued its positive growth path in the first three months of 2016.   In the first three months of the year, Svenska Spel, Sweden’s state-owned gambling monopoly, has seen a continuation of the positive growth trend that defined 2015, according to the group’s CEO, Lennart Käll. “The start of 2016 has the same positive trend...

Macau court dismisses SHFL multi-game appeal

SHFL Paradise
On May 3, 2016, the Macau First Instance Court dismissed an appeal from SHFL Entertainment (Asia) Ltd, which sought an injunction against Paradise Entertainment Ltd and its subsidiaries’ assertions of monopolistic rights over ‘multi-gaming’ in the Macau market.

Resorts World Las Vegas: Full-scale construction to start later this year

Resorts World Las Vegas ICR
After a year of little movement, Malaysia’s Genting Group will ramp up the development of Resorts World Las Vegas over the coming months.   Construction of the $4bn (E3.5bn) Resorts World Las Vegas will ramp up in the final quarter of 2016, an executive affiliated with the project told Nevada gaming regulators in May. Appearing before the Nevada Gaming Control Board a...

Macau stocks higher after April revenue tops estimates

Studio City Macau
A number of casino stocks rose at the beginning of May, as Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau posted better-than-expected revenue declines.   Gross gaming revenues for Macau dropped 9.5 per cent to MOP17.3bn (E1.9bn) in April, marking the 23rd consecutive monthly decline for the world’s largest gambling hub. Yet while the latest figures from Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau...

iGaming Academy joins forces with SiGMA to launch new Education Forum

Jaime Debono ICR
Forum attendees to benefit from 80 years of Gaming Experience in 3 days. Malta, it seems, is the place to keep an ‘i’ on.   The Malta based iGaming Academy, a trailblazer in industry training and education, has announced that it will be joining forces with  SiGMA to present its biggest training event to date.  The iGaming Education Forum, which will bring together...

Blue-sky thinking: Vegas may soon welcome direct flights from China

Hainan Airplane
Las Vegas could find some reprieve in its struggling baccarat business with the help of three direct flights per week from China, writes James Walker.   Nevada-related gaming industry headlines at the beginning of May were dominated by the state’s latest monthly revenue statistics: gross gaming revenues for casinos across the region dropped three per cent to $922.2m (E802m) in April, as baccarat...