Tag: European Casino Association

European Casino Association’s annual Industry Forum to be held in Cannes

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This year, the European Casino Association’s (ECA) Industry Forum will be held in the stunning waterfront Royal Casino JOA de Mandelieu in Cannes. The two-day event brings together members, partners and high-level experts in order to exchange views and discuss the latest trends in the licensed land-based casinos industry...

ECA launches positive impact of casinos campaign

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The European Casino Association (ECA), representing the licensed land-based casino industry in Europe, is launching a campaign highlighting the positive impact of the licensed industry for economies and societies. The underlying evidence was identified through the first-ever comprehensive economic impact study of the industry in Europe.

Tamas Adam crowned European Dealer Champion 2019

The European Dealer Championship 2019 culminated on 1 May with the final that saw Tamas Adam from Switzerland come out on top. Over two days, 38 competitors from 20 countries fought hard for the prestigious title at Olympic Park Casino in Tallinn, Estonia. Dealers were rated on their technical skills, control of the game and above all od their hospitality...

ICE London’s environment of connectivity is true genius, states ECA’s Per Jaldung

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The scope of ICE London’s networking and learning possibilities has been championed by Per Jaldung, Chairman of the European Casino Association (ECA), ahead of the event’s 2019 edition taking place at London’s ExCeL Centre from 5 - 7 February...

ECA backs Clarion Gaming Code of Conduct

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The European Casino Association (ECA), which represents the interests of 900 casinos and over 70,000 employees operating in 28 member countries across Europe, has given its full support to the Code of Conduct published by Clarion Gaming...

GBG forms partnership with the European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has announced a new partnership with GBG, global identity data intelligence specialists. By becoming a partner of the ECA, GBG joins the land-based casino community represented by the ECA, sharing the aim of a strong and lively casino industry in Europe. Alongside other ECA partners, it becomes a part of the association’s future development and...

European Casino Association announces cross-Atlantic partnership with launch of Gender Diversity Scholarship

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In an effort to promote diversity and best practices in the global gaming industry, the European Casino Association (ECA), Clarion Gaming, and the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) have partnered up with the Executive Development Program (EDP) to offer the first-ever Clarion-ECA-AGEM EDP gender diversity scholarship; together, the organisations will award one aspiring female gaming employee aiming to...

European Casino Association’s annual industry forum comes to Monaco

The annual gathering of high-level representatives from the land-based casino industry will take place at the Casino de Monte-Carlo and Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo in Monaco on 28 & 29 June 2018. The European Casino Association (ECA) and Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer are holding the annual Casino Industry Forum at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo in Monaco. The long-running annual...

European Casino Association appoints new board

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2018’s first General Assembly of the European Casino Association (ECA) was held at ICE Totally Gaming this year. Beside meeting to discuss technology, regulation and public perception, the association convened to elect a new board of directors for the next three-year term.   And there was no surprise in the primary post. The association’s 33 members, representing 27 countries, voted in...

European Casino Association announces support for British Casino Awards

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has announced its support for The British Casino Awards, to be held in association with the National Casino Forum on 6 February at the Hippodrome Casino London.   Organised by Datateam Business Media, the publisher of leading industry title Casino International, to celebrate excellence in gaming, the event will reward the people, products and services that...

EU countries “lacking enforcement” against unlicensed gambling, ECA says

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has warned that online gambling providers are continuing to target jurisdictions without the mandatory licence in the respective country. It is estimated that up to 50 percent of total online gambling revenue is generated in countries where the respective operator does not hold the required licence. In a statement, the association said: “Despite tools being available to...

Business and media world show support for inaugural Gaming Africa

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Gaming Africa, the two day conference which runs across the 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg, has attracted the support of 49 organisations comprising commercial, trade association and media sponsors.   The first edition of the free-to-attend event, organised by Clarion Gaming, will feature commercial sponsors BetConstruct, FSB, GLI, Kiron Interactive and Sirplay. Gaming Africa’s supporting partners comprise the European Casino...

Tableswin joins the European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has welcomed the Tableswin, an Italian table manufacturer, as the newest partner of the association.   By becoming a partner of the ECA, Tableswin joins the land-based casino community represented by the ECA, sharing the aim of a strong and lively casino industry in Europe. Alongside other ECA partners, it becomes a part of the association’s...

Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer joins ECA

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The luxury casino operator in one of the most famous casino destinations in the world, Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer Casinos, has been accepted as the newest member of the European Casino Association.   Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer runs 4 casinos in Monaco, including the iconic Casino de Monte-Carlo and is a key cornerstone in the state’s long-standing...

SlotGuru joins European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has confirmed that SlotGuru, an information service start-up, has been added as a partner of the association.   SlotGuru, which is behind a unique mobile app that offers slot machine players a way to better understand the array of products on offer, has been named as a new partner for the European Casino Association. The ECA is...

Passport Technology partners with European Casino Association

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The European Casino Association (ECA) has confirmed the London-based technology provider, Passport Technology, as its newest partner as of June 2017.   Passport Technology, which develops technology-based products and services for worldwide payments, gaming and financial services markets, has joined the land-based casino community represented by the ECA. Its international portfolio includes attended payment kiosks, cash access systems, server and web...

Europe’s croupier elite to battle for dealer top spot in London

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The European Casino Association has confirmed that the 2017 European Dealer Championship will be held in London for the first time this May.     The 11th edition of the European Dealer Championship (EDC) will come to London for the first time this May at The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square. Organised by the European Casino Association in conjunction with the National Casino Forum,...

Brexit means Brexit, but what does it mean for the British casino industry?

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In the wake of Britain’s decision to exit the EU and with the May government pushing towards a ‘Hard Brexit’, what will be the long-term effects on the UK’s gaming industry, and in particular the casino sector?   While the UK prime minister Theresa May has confirmed her intention to pull Britain out of Europe’s single market, for the casino industry,...

Importance of unity underlined at ECA Summer Meeting

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On June 28-29, European Casino Association (ECA) members and associate members convened at the Casinò di Venezia in Venice, Italy, for the association’s annual Summer Meeting.   The two-day event brought together more than 40 representatives from all key branches of the European casino sector. Maurizio Salvalaio, president of the historic Casinò di Venezia, welcomed delegates to the meeting and said...