Tag: North America

NOVOMATIC’S sports betting kiosk debuts in North America

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NOVOMATIC’S latest in Sports Betting Kiosk Solutions Showcases Growth in U.S. The NOVOMATIC F-V830 full-service Sports Betting Kiosk made its debut in North America on Tuesday, November 20th, following the opening of DraftKings Sportsbook at Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, confirming a clear focus of accelerated growth in the U.S. The market-leading Sports Betting Kiosks, combined with Kambi’s sports betting...

Interblock grows adds Gaming Expert to North America Team

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Luxury gaming manufacturer Interblock has appointed gaming expert Mario DiGuiseppe as Gaming Operations Manager in North America. In his role he will add to the company’s Gaming Operations department supporting the mid-west region of the country by serving as a liaison between our customers and all departments within Interblock from R&D to Sales. “We are privileged to welcome Mario to...

Clarion bring forward ICE North America campaign following ‘unprecedented’ demand

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In response to an unprecedented demand for stand space, sponsorship and speaking opportunities, organizer, Clarion Gaming has launched its marketing campaign a full nine months ahead of the historic show opening its doors. The dedicated web site is now live at icenorthamerica.com...

Tribal casino project looks to bonds for funding

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 The Estom Yumeka Maidu tribe of California has made provisions for the issuing of $440m in collateral-backed bonds in order to finance the construction of a casino resort. It has been reported that the proposed project, to be situated in Yuba County if undertaken, could be run by a national operator, with the Hard Rock International name being referenced in...

East windsor finally gets federal approval

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A compact amendment that will see the the tribal joint venture in East Windsor, Connecticut has finally been given approval by the Bureau of Indian Affairs after more than a year of stalling. Following more than a year of incomprehensible delay the Department of Interior’s Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA) has finally acted to positive effect regarding the tribal joint...

Penn Gaming secures more acquisition approvals

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Penn National Gaming has moved a step closer to becoming one of the largest regional casino operators after further approvals have been granted for its acquisition of Pinnacle Entertainment. The deal, which would have a market impact far outside of Pennsylvania received conditional approval from both the West Virginia Lottery Commission and the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board last month and...

Atlantic City revenues fail to reach heights of ‘lucky’ year in May

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According to figures released by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement revenues at Atlantic City’s brick and mortar properties fell short of 2017’s results by 7 percent. Once online gaming is factored in revenues only dropped by 5.1 percent from 2017, but seemingly poor performances on the venue floor are not necessarily down to waning customer interest or player...

AGEM announces nine new members

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The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers has announced that its Board of Directors has approved the membership applications of nine new companies, bringing the trade group comprised of the world’s leading gaming suppliers to a total of 166.

Sports Betting to open new doors for US lotteries

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"The next big growth category” is how Brad Cummings, Founder and CEO at EquiLottery, has described the potential development of live sports lotteries on the back of the recent ruling by the Supreme Court on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) case...

Clarion underlines GiGse’s role following SCOTUS ruling

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Clarion Gaming’s Head of Industry Insight and Engagement, Ewa Bakun has welcomed the Supreme Court’s ruling on the Murphy vs. National Collegiate Athletic Association case as a key launchpad for the legalisation of sports betting...

Anticipation of SCOTUS ruling drives GiGse attendance

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Ewa Bakun, who leads the team responsible for curating the 2018 edition of GiGse believes that this year's confirmed speakers are the key decision makers likely to shape the future of the regulated sports betting market in the United States...

Over 30 thought leaders to speak at GiGse

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This year's GiGse will feature more than 30 speakers who will deliver 13+ hours of insight and 7+ hours of networking covering the entire spectrum of North American gambling, gaming and betting in 2018.

EquiLottery CEO talks next level lotteries ahead of GiGse

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If you thought lotteries were an analogue product limping along in a digital world, then the message from Brad Cummings is think again!  Ahead of his dedicated lottery presentation at this year’s GiGse, the CEO of EquiLottery explores the potential to engage with Millennials, how experiential equals positive PR, the sector’s digital footprint and why, if you are itching...

GiGse continues to hit the high notes with C-Suiters

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GiGse continues to prove itself as the 'must attend' event for North American facing senior gaming professionals with 73% of delegates registered for this year’s edition classified as being Director or above.   The concentration of ‘C-Suiters’ is amongst the highest found in the Clarion Gaming portfolio and on a similar standing to the Latin American facing Juegos Miami, which is co-located alongside...

Influential US thought leaders added to GiGse agenda

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GiGse, one of the most popular networking and knowledge exchange events for US facing C-Level gaming professionals, has added to its packed two-day programme securing a further five inspiring speakers.   With specialisms in demographics, legislation and sports betting, the quartet of industry experts comprise: Scott Butera, Commissioner at Arena Football League; Susan Dolinski, VP Communications and Public Affairs at BCLC;...

nQube: Winning GiGse LaunchPad was ‘pivotal’

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nQube, which specializes in the development of artificial intelligence-based algorithms and software, has described winning the 2017 GiGse LaunchPad competition as a pivotal development in the company’s history and praised the initiative for giving a voice to small, innovative companies seeking to enter the gaming space. The company, based out of Winnipeg, Canada, won the GiGse 2017 LaunchPad with their...

Juegos Miami introduce personal exhibition tours

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Clarion Gaming, organisers of Juegos Miami the invitation-only meeting place for the LatAm, South American and Caribbean facing industries (The Biltmore Hotel, Miami, May 31 – June 1), has launched a new initiative with the introduction of personal shopper style curated tours covering the exhibition floor and including the various networking opportunities that exist alongside the co-located GiGse. The ‘personal...

GiGse Launchpad invites submissions from Latin America

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The 2018 edition of GiGse Launchpad, the competition which puts enterprising start-ups in front of investor judges and senior gaming executives from both the online and offline sectors, promises to be one of the most international on record.   Following GiGse’s co-location with Juegos Miami at The Biltmore, Miami (May 31 - June 1, 2018), the scope of Launchpad will include...

Clarion Gaming co-locate two major brands in Miami

Fresh from another successful ICE London, Kate Chambers and her team at Clarion Gaming will be shifting focus from the cold climes of the UK in February to the much warmer prospect of Miami in May for the first ever co-located editions of the LatAm facing Juegos Miami and its North American older cousin, GiGse. In her role as...

Florida gambling ballot may go before votes

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It is being claimed by an anti-gambling expansion pressure group in Florida that it has received enough signatures to have a special ballot provision put before a public vote at the next midterm elections in November.   The Voters in Charge organisation announced that it has garnered more than 800,000 signatures on its Voter Control of Gambling amendment and will in...

Indiana opens first tribal casino amid questions over competition

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An Indiana tribe, currently operating gaming premises in Michigan, has opened a casino in its home state and in turn raised issues over taxation disparity with commercial operations. The Indiana casino market has seen the entrance of its first ever tribal premises, in a move that highlights the gaming taxation disparity prevalent in the nation. The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians...

Federal approval for $500m Elk Grove project

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Representing a rare federal win of late for tribal casino enterprises, plans for a $500m casino resort tabled by the Wilton Rancheria tribe have received formal approval following the publishing of its state compact in the Federal Register.   California governor Jerry Brown signed off on the compact in October of last year, permitting the group to develop a resort on...

Connecticut casino plot thickens as tribes refuse to name construction date

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The tribes responsible for a joint venture casino project in northern Connecticut are refusing to commit to a construction commencement date whilst MGM is forging ahead with its competing commercial projects both in, and out, of the state. With the East Windsor MMCT project coming out on top in Connecticut’s bid for a third casino property it would have seemed...

Konami’s Fortune Cup races ahead in North America

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The new multi-station mechanical horse racing game, Fortune Cup, advances to broad roll-out following successful pilots in the field and North American Expansion.   Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the market release of its Fortune Cup™ mechanical horse racing game, bringing modern technology improvements to a high-demand gaming format enjoyed by generations. The game features a 9-foot wide mechanical track with eight horses...

Drive for privatisation gathers momentum in Ontario

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Four more Ontario Lottery and Gaming (OLG) properties have handed over operational duties, as the region’s gaming landscape continues its shift toward private ownership to drive development.   Great Canadian Gaming and Clairvest Group have been chosen to run four properties west of Toronto including the OLD Casino Brantford and three other racetrack slot properties. The deal gives them the exclusive right...

Market insight: Canada, the true north strong and free

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The Canadian gaming market looks set to represent a new found land of opportunity, not only for those who have braved the cold snap of recent recessions, but for the multinational entities setting sights north of the border.   Like many on the North American continent, the casino operators of Canada have endured rough times of late. Regional regulatory differences, provincially...

Michigan casino expansion kicks off

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Reports have indicated that a $33.5m expansion to the Marquette Ojibwa II casino in Michigan will commence in late July 2017.   Construction on the $33.5m expansion of the Marquette Ojibwa II casino in Michigan’s upper peninsula is to start in late July, with the casino portion set to open within 18 months, according to reports. It’s certainly important to us to...

Boyd Gaming selects Scientific Games’ systems at Aliante

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Scientific Games Corporation’s Slot and Casino Management System has been installed within the Aliante Casino and Hotel Spa in North Las Vegas.   The casino resort, which was acquired by Boyd Gaming in September 2016, has installed Scientific Games’ core casino and slot management solutions to manage its 1,860 slot machines and 40 table games. Included in the installation was Scientific Games'...

The games are done and Caesar is returning

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Caesars Entertainment saw a small rise in its net revenue, as the company continues to pursue its “cornerstone initiatives” including room refurbishments and express check-ins. Caesars Entertainment announced a 1.4 percent growth in revenue year on year, with the figure rising to $963m for the first quarter of 2017. The company attributed this growth to improved hotel performance, particularly in...

Juegos Miami wins widespread gaming media support

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16 gaming media from throughout Latin/South America, as well as colleagues in Europe and North America, will be in attendance and reporting on events taking place at Juegos Miami which runs across May 31st – June 2nd at The Biltmore, Miami.   The C-Level gaming event, which is in its second year, has attracted widespread support from the community of gaming...

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