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Romanian casinos facing competition from slots sector

ICR - Romania casino casinos
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

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

ICR - Golden Race Story
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...