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National Casino Forum launches 2018 Dealer of the Year

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The National Casino Forum has launched the 2018 edition of the Dealer of the Year competition to find the UK’s top croupier. The UK Dealer Championships will see judges test dealers’ technical skill, game control and hospitality in a competition hosted by Caesars Entertainment at the Sportsman Casino in London on 27 February. “The UK Dealer Championships will showcase the wonderful...

Disappointing outcome for casino sector following UK gov’s review of gambling regulation

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  The National Casino Forum expressed its disappointment in the findings of the British government’s latest review of UK gambling regulation. For the moment, the cap on machine numbers will remain in place, while contactless payments are still not on the cards, a decision many operators are likely to feel is out of touch with the global industry.   At the end...

National Casino Forum advances campaign for updated regulation at government meeting

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Ahead of the British government’s Triennial Review of the gambling industry, trade association, the National Casino Forum (NCF) made a case for modernised regulation for UK’s casino sector at a meeting with government officials this September.   The National Casino Forum is calling for a reform of the regulations governing the UK’s 148 casinos. The group says that reforms will allow the...

Will the UK political climate impact London’s casinos?

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How will the UK gambling industry fare in the wake of leaving the EU, the upheaval of a snap general election and the long delayed triennial review?   British gaming revenue hit an all time record of £12.6bn last year showcasing growth within the sector despite increased regulation, taxes and political uncertainty. However, many have concerns how Britain’s gambling industry will fare...

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

European Casino Association announces 2017 European Dealer Championship at The Hippodrome Casino this May.   The 11th edition of the European Dealer Championship (EDC) will come to London for the first time this May in a hotly anticipated contest taking place at The Hippodrome Casino, Leicester Square. Organised by the European Casino Association in conjunction with the National Casino Forum, the 2017...

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,...

Jamie Cummins wins ICE Trophy at NCF hosted UK Dealer Championship

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This year’s winner of the ICE Trophy at NCF’s UK Dealer Championship has been announced as Jamie Cummins ahead of the European Final in May.   Jamie Cummins of The Ritz, London, has been crowned the ‘best croupier in the business’ following his success in the National Casino Forum hosted annual UK Dealer Championship held at the Playboy Club London. Jamie, together...

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,...

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