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Industry veterans EPA pools resources with Murray International

Bringing more than 70 years experience to the gaming and IR industries, EPA and Murray International are joining forces to provide unrivaled expertise to clients looking for advice and help with planning international standard Integrated Resort projects. Through combining the extensive expertise of Murray International, a firm with a strong history of working with governments, owners and operators to develop,...

AGEM release March 2019 Index

The AGEM Index decreased in March 2019 by 11.27 points to 452.46 points, a 2.43 percent decline from February 2019. The AGEM Index's March 2019 decline was driven by a 24.70 percent decrease in the stock price of International Game Technology PLC (IGT), which dropped from $17.25 to $12.99. The stock was responsible for 10.37 points of the AGEM Index's...

Parimatch’s people first approach is recipe for sustainable success

Parimatch, sustainable success, industry, gambling
Employment in the 21st century is no longer about simply finding a job for life and as the desire for work to engage, educate and enhance employee’s lives increases, companies who can foster talent are akin to bottling lightning. With more than 1,600 employees operating in multiple territories across the globe, Parimatch’s decision to seek out and develop tomorrow’s...

BetConstruct is on its way to Enada Primavera

BetConstruct, Enada Primavera, online, land-based, gaming, industry
BetConstruct is setting the stage for Enada Primavera which will take place on March 13-15 in Bel Paese - Italy. It is dedicated to the gaming industry and is considered as one of the biggest exhibitions in Southern Europe. We will show off our wide assortment of products at Rimini Expo Centre, Stand 114. BetConstruct market-leading offerings include Sportsbook with...

BEGE 2019 – Meet the gaming industry of Europe

BEGE, gaming, industry, Europe
After a successful start of the second decade of the Balkan Entertainment & Gaming Exhibition (BEGE), the organisers of the event which unites the gaming industry in the region promise the most exclusive and exciting trade show of 2019. The 12th edition of the exhibition is scheduled for 20 - 21 November and it is going to set new standards...

Colombia’s gaming industry looks to the future

Colombia gaming industry politics
In an abridged version of his keynote address at the Gaming: An Innovative Industry forum, Evert Montero Cárdenas, president of trade body Fecoljuegos, highlights the progress Colombia's gaming industry has made in recent years and identifies the challenges still ahead. On this occasion the business people in the industry, headed by Fecoljuegos, want to use this forum to show the...

GSA Technology Summit – Focus on Blockchain was an ‘industry success’

GSA Technology Summit, Focus on Blockchain, novomatic
Gaming Standards Association (GSA) welcomed the industry to its first ever conference event: GSA Technology Summit – Focus on Blockchain at the Nevada Museum of Art in Reno, NV. GSA was gratified by the overwhelmingly positive response to the event as reflected in an onsite survey. The single most significant response from attendees was that the speakers at the event...

Cyprus Casinos “C2” welcomes 175,000 visitors in first three months

Melco’s temporary casino in Cyprus is “exceeding expectations”, while the company is set to open three more satellite casinos before the end of the year. Melco International Development has revealed that Cyprus Casinos “C2”, its temporary casino in Limassol has attracted over 175,000 customers since the property opened its doors on 28 June. On 25-26 September, Cyprus Casinos hosted a series...

Rama Lama Ding Dong: Albania cracks down on gaming industry

The government of Albania has announced plans to crack down on the gaming industry, relocating betting shops away from residential areas and banning online casinos. Prime Minister Edi Rama confirmed that by the end of December all betting shops will need to have closed or moved to the outskirts of the capital, Tirana, while iGaming will be banned entirely. At present...

KGM welcomes new account executives Kathy Cassidy-Heiler and Allen Campione

Kathy Cassidy-Heiler
KGM, a leading manufacturer and supplier for the gaming industry, is excited to welcome Kathy Cassidy-Heiler as the new Senior Account Executive and Allen Campione Jr. as the new Account Executive, handling operations and sales. “We are thrilled to welcome Kathy and Allen to the KGM team”, said Jason Peters, President and CFO of KGM. “These new additions will allow...

Nevada Gaming Control Board releases draft of new anti-sexual harassment guidelines

The Nevada Gaming Control Board has proposed that the state’s licensees utilise a 16-point checklist to ensure their anti-sexual harassment policies are adequate. Nevada's Gaming Control Board (NGCB) has published a draft of new regulations to be used as a benchmark for licensees in drafting their anti-sexual harassment policies. Th proposed minimum standards checklist, detailing 16 elements which would help illustrate...

South African gaming amendment bill derided

South Africa Parliament
A gaming amendment bill which if actioned could bring forth a considerable shake up of the South African gaming environment has been been derided by some as a complete mess. The tabling of a gaming amendment bill in South Africa has been derided by those in the industry as an ill-thought-out move that could put dampeners on the sector. Tabled by...

Stakelogic Announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as New CEO

Stakelogic, an innovative company specialised in creating state-of-the-art online casino games, proudly announces Stephan van den Oetelaar as the new CEO of the company. Stephan brings over 25 years of IT experience to the board of the successful Netherlands-based game developer. Creative themes, vibrant graphics, stunning animations and robust features are some of the assets which are characteristic of Stakelogic...

Outcome of presidential elections could define Brazilian market opening

With the first round of the Brazilian presidential elections set to take place on 7 October, pro-gaming candidate Geraldo Alckmin will face off against Jair Bolsonaro, a congressman known for his anti-gaming stance. Latin America’s largest economy has lived through a turbulent decade since the 2008 financial crisis, with proponents for the legalisation of gaming contending that the industry could...

Cape Town hospitality shows resilience in face of drought

Cape Town
A new report has revealed that the touted water crisis in Cape Town didn’t prove to be as detrimental to leisure and hospitality performances as had been feared. A study by Price Waterhouse Cooper, collated from industry analyst finding has suggested that a range of measures brought in by local operators muted what was expected in some quarters to be...

Land-based casino industry engages with key topics for future development in Europe at annual forum in Monaco

Promoting equal career opportunities and tackling money laundering were the key issues at the annual industry forum organised by the European Casino Association (ECA) and Monte-Carlo Société des Bains de Mer at the Casino de Monte-Carlo and Hôtel Hermitage…

Legislative ineptitude risking Pennsylvanian market prospects

A flat market, exorbitant tax rates and apparent illegality on the half of state-backed competition appear to be dissuading land based casinos from stepping into the online sphere in Pennsylvania at a time when it is much needed. Online gaming, the knight in shining armour riding across the east coast to combat the grim spectre of Pennsylvania’s fiscal chasm, the...

Enjoy sets out investment plans for municipal properties

Chile-based Enjoy has informed its shareholders that it plans to invest as much as $116.7m over the next two to three years in the municipal casinos in Viña del Mar, Pucon, Coquimbo, and Puerto Varas. “We're very happy with this result, which allows us to consolidate our position as market leader in Chile and renew our commitment to each one...

AGEM releases June 2018 Index

The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) has released its latest Index, which shows a slight decline in June 2018. The composite index finished the month at 546.37 points, a decline of 7.69 points or 1.39 percent, compared to May 2018. The AGEM Index reported a year-over-year increase for the 33rd consecutive month and has climbed 124.41 points, or 29.49...

New UnionPay restrictions raise concern in Macau

The removal of UnionPay point-of-sale machines in pawnshops and jewellery shops based inside and close-by Macau casino premises could signal a change in government policy, with analysts discussing the potential effects on the premium mass segment. Lack of clarity behind an apparent crackdown on use of UnionPay point-of-sale (POS) machines in pawnshops and jewellery shops in Macau has caused concern...

Hainan poised to jumpstart casino industry on Xi’s approval

China’s Southernmost province of Hainan could be the next recipient of gambling approval from Beijing, if continued policy developments come to fruition. Ahead of a visit by president Xi Jinping to speak at the island’s Boao Forum, Hainan’s chief investors have warned China is losing out on gaming revenue. “We need to take the issue seriously,” said Zeng Xianyun, chairman of...

ICE London grows again with 2018 edition set to be the biggest on record

ICE London
The 2018 edition of ICE London will be the biggest on record. Event organisers, Clarion Gaming, have confirmed the addition of a further 2,000 sqm of space, which will raise the total size of the world’s favourite gaming technology event to 43,500 sqm, a 5% increase on the 2017 figure and approaching twice the size of ICE 2012 (22,500...

AGA’s Freeman responds to tragedy

Geoff Freeman, President and CEO of the American Gaming Association
Geoff Freeman has set the tone as the industry comes together in Las Vegas   Geoff Freeman, President and CEO, American Gaming Association, has taken a characteristically statesmanlike position on the appalling atrocity that took place in Las Vegas and has reverberated around the world. In an open communication to the international gaming industry, Freeman appealed for a unified industry response,...

1957 – 2017: The Gauselmann Group turns 60

ICR - Gauselmann Group 60 years
From armchair entrepreneur to industry leader in 60 years, in a this historical feature The Gauselmann Group looks back over its achievements through the last six decades.   The 60 year history of the Gauselmann Group is above all also the story of its founder Paul Gauselmann, who to this day plays a decisive role in plotting and steering the course...