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Sacré bleu: French casino industry slowed in 2018

French Casinos financials
French casinos saw a small rise in gaming revenues throughout 2018, however more than half the country’s gaming floors saw declines last year.

Operators launch legal challenges against Andorran tender outcome

Operators, legal challenges, Andorra, tender outcome
Five major operators which were unsuccessful in their bids for Andorra’s sole casino licence have launched a legal challenge against the decision. At the beginning of January, Casinos Austria, Genting, Partouche, and Cirsa separately filed lawsuits calling for the Andorran Gaming Control Board’s (CRAJ) decision to award the microstate’s sole casino licence to local firm Jocs SA in June 2018,...

Temporary respite in trade tensions improves concession renewal prospects for US operators

Macau, trade, gambling, US, operators
In light of the possibility of a reduction in the ongoing trade tensions between the US and China, analysts suggest that the odds of concession renewals for the autonomous territory's three US-based operators have improved. Analysts suggest that the prospect of a reduction in trade tensions between the US and China will ease market concerns surrounding Macau concession renewals for...

Andorran authorities reject operators tender appeal

Andorra, authorities, operators, Jocs SA, Casinos Austria
The authorities in Andorra have rejected an appeal by five major operators against the decision to award the microstate’s sole casino licence to local firm Jocs SA at the end of June. With 100 percent of the capital for the project coming from Andorra, the company plans to build a casino in the capital, Andorra la Vella. Following a review, the...

And then there were three: major operators pass on Elliniko casino licence

The tender for a casino licence as part of a multi-billion-euro Hellinikon integrated resort project continues to experience delays while only three US operators remain in the running. Of the six operators originally said to be interested in bidding for the casino concession at the former site of the Ellinikon International Airport in Athens, three have since pulled out. Las Vegas...

EGT Colombia making great headway with major operators

EGT Colombia, supplier, operators, egt, Euro Games Technology

Just 2 years after its foundation EGT Colombia has reached the position of a well-known gaming supplier in the country, completing numerous deliveries of a wide range Euro Games Technology’s products with remarkable results. Continuing its advancement on the market, just a month ago the company laid the foundations of a partnership with another international operator – the Millionaires Group...

Ez Modulo show “diverse and exciting” content at Peru Gaming Show

Casino Technology has said its Ez Modulo slot machine will "triumph" at this year's Peru Gaming Show. The firm said the machines are “dedicated to deliver diversity and contemporary touch of the bottom line”, with the product recieving excellent feedback from operators. The high end slot machine is showcased with the Speed King multigame and the newly released game suite...

Romanian casinos facing competition from slots sector

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Romania’s casinos licensing framework includes several positive provisions, but land-based operators still face issues with taxation and competition from slots parlours explains Ana- Maria Baciu, partner at law firm Nestor Nestor Diculescu Kingston Petersen.   Could you give a brief overview of the legislation covering casinos in Romania? In order to offer casino services in Romania - either land-based or online -...

JCM Global focuses on tribal operators success at OIGA

ICR - JCM Global OIGA
The leading transaction technologies supplier, JCM Global, has confirmed it will help tribal gaming operators succeed with its product range at this year’s OIGA.   JCM Global’s PromoNet® 2.0, FUZION™ Technology, and PixelPro™ products will take centre stage at the company’s booth at the event, with the company stating it will also display a new wave of incredible innovations designed to...

Golden Race to feature unique ONLINE platform in Amsterdam

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Virtual sports and betting solutions creator Golden Race will be proudly sponsoring and participating at the iGaming Super Show in Amsterdam on July 11-14.   The company has confirmed it will be showcasing the new self-service terminal designed specifically for the regulation change in Belgium, the new ONLINE platform, and the direct to mobile experience. Golden Race´s ONLINE platform, which is entirely...

Tranchant Pau moves to more spacious quarters

Casino Review - Tranchant Pau moves to more spacious quarters
French casino operator, the Tranchant Group, has announced plans to relocate its Pau casino licence from Palais Beaumont, currently situated in the central southwestern region of the city, to an industrial area in the north.   The Pyrenees-Atlantiques (Pau) municipal council is reported to have approved the move, now due to be completed by the end of 2019. The group has...

Gambling Commission issues forthright challenge to operators

Casino Review Gambling Commission Sarah Harrison
The Gambling Commission’s Sarah Harrison calls to industry to aim higher in terms of consumer safety and social responsibility.   The Gambling Commission is calling for operators to accelerate the pace at which they are putting consumers at the heart of business decisions. The call came from Commission chief executive Sarah Harrison during a speech to operators at the Commission’s first Raising...

Finland’s merged gaming operator to be named Veikkaus

Finland Merger RAY Veikkaus Fintoto
The merger of Finnish betting and gaming firms RAY, Veikkaus and Fintoto is now underway, with the first elements of the new brand due to launch at the beginning of 2017.   On September 17, 2015, Finland’s Ministerial Committee on Economic Policy approved the high-profile merger of the country’s three gambling operators, Fintoto Oy, Veikkaus Oy and Rahaautomaattiyhdistys (RAY). Following a lengthy...

Genting Malaysia: Earnings down on forex losses

Casino operator Genting Malaysia recorded a year-on- year earnings decline of 60 per cent in the first quarter of 2016. Leisure and hospitality giant Genting Malaysia saw earnings in the first quarter of 2016 drop by 60 per cent, as foreign exchange losses cut into the group’s bottom line. In the three months ended March 31, revenues for Genting Malaysia, which...

Guidelines out for Chile’s latest licence tender

Operators Chile's Licence Tender
Operators interested in gaining a foothold in Chile’s expanding casino industry should look to its regulator’s website, where new guidelines as to the application procedure for one of seven new licences have been published.   According to a press release from Chilean casino regulator the Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego, operators interested in vying for one of Chile’s seven upcoming casino...

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