Sunday, February 25, 2024

Tag: United States

Zitro announces Derik Mooberry as CEO of Zitro USA

Zitro USA Derik Moobery
Zitro reinforces its structure to expand its presence in the U.S. and Canadian markets and welcomes Derik Mooberry as the new CEO of Zitro USA.

Scientific Games signs exclusive deal for Plazido Content

Scientific Games content deal Plazido
The new partnership will see the addition of fresh games to Scientific Games’ OpenGaming platform which will be available to operators across the US, Europe and Canada.

Caesars aims to sell Strip property in early 2022

Caesars aims to sell strip property early 2022
Caesars’ CEO Tom Reeg said the company plans to use the income generated from the divestiture, together with the proceeds from its sale of William Hill’s non-US assets, to reduce debt.

Caesars reveals plans for Danville casino resort

Caesars Entertainment Danville resort Marnell Companies
Architectural firm Marnell Companies’ design celebrates the site’s industrial heritage with three brick smokestacks set to form the centre-piece of the $500m new resort.

Station Casino South Durango Drive project approved by Clark County Commission

Station Casinos South Durango Drive project approved
The resort will be developed in two phases, while Station Casinos hopes to break ground on the project early next year.

Koi Nation unveils plans for $600m resort in Sonoma County

Koi Nation plans resort in Sonoma County
The Koi Nation announced plans to build a $600m resort on 68 acres in Windsor, California in September. The tribe recently acquired the land for $12.3m.

Armadillo Studios and Amanda Nunes enter new branded games partnership

EveryMatrix Amanda Nunes partnership
American-facing Armadillo Studios has just signed a new partnership with the famous Brazilian professional mixed martial artist Amanda Nunes.

EveryMatrix releases Interim 2021 Financial Report

EveryMatrix interim report
B2B iGaming technology provider EveryMatrix has released its Interim Financial Report covering its performance in the first nine months of 2021 (Q1 to Q3).

Changes to Missouri gambling law open the door for landbased properties

Missouri gambling law changes open door to land-based properties
A new law in Missouri that defines a boat as a building with a small swimming pool inside of it could make it easier for casino developers in the Show-Me State.

Chairman Stevens: “The tribal gaming industry is making a solid rebound”

Ernie Stevens Jr Indian Gaming Association
Speaking at the 2021 OIGA Conference and Trade Show, National Indian Gaming Association chairman Ernie Stevens Jr. highlighted that tribal gaming is recovering “faster than expected”.

Caesars celebrates record EBITDA

Caesars celebrates record EBITDA
Following the William Hill acquisition Caesars has rebranded its sports betting operations and launched a new marketing campaign, while CEO Tom Reeg said it will likely sell one of its its eight Las Vegas Strip properties in 2022.

Wynn optimistic as quarterly loss narrows

Wynn Resorts Q2 financials
Wynn Resorts began to chart a recovery in Q2 with the operator’s US properties in Las Vegas and Massachusetts reporting EBITDA records during the quarter.

Rivers Casino Des Plaines marks milestone in $87m expansion

Rivers Casino Des Plaines marks milestone in $87m expansion
Rivers Casino Des Plaines celebrated a topping off ceremony for the property’s new expansion on 30 August.

EveryMatrix inks U.S. payments agreement with Nuvei

EveryMatrix Nuvei strategic partnership
B2B iGaming provider EveryMatrix enters a new partnership Nuvei, a leading global payment platform providing fast and instant deposits and withdrawals to support players in the U.S. iGaming market.

Las Vegas Sands maintains Asia focus despite pandemic challenges

Las Vegas Sands Asia focus
Las Vegas Sands executives affirmed the company’s properties in Macau and Singapore will drive its future, speaking during the firm’s Q2 earnings call, although they did not rule out pursuing new land-based venues in the US.

Gila River tribe set to build fourth casino in metro Phoenix area

Gila River Tribe Stephen Roe Lewis
The Gila River Indian Community is preparing to build a fourth casino in the metro Phoenix area in Arizona. The new development will be located on community trust land south of Chandler.

Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento begins $75m expansion

Hard Rock Hotel Sacremento begins expansion
Less than two years after opening, Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain, California is expanding with a new entertainment venue.

JCM Global expands relationship with Jake’s 58

JCM Global expands relationship with Jake's 58 Long Island
JCM Global has further expanded its partnership with Jake’s 58 Casino Hotel in Long Island, New York into digital signage solutions, with the company providing an ultra-high resolution sports ticker for the property.

IGT PlaySports powers sports betting in Louisiana and North Dakota

IGT Playsports powers sports betting louisiana North Dakota
IGT PlaySports will debut at Coushatta Casino Resort in Louisiana, while the proven technology will also power sports retail betting at Dakota Magic Casino and Hotel in North Dakota.

Bragg Gaming acquires content developer Wild Streak Gaming

Richard Carter CEO Bragg Gaming
Bragg Gaming has acquired Wild Streak Gaming, a Las Vegas-based content creation studio specialising in casino slot games.

US casinos emerge from the pandemic

US casinos Andrew Klebanow comment
Andrew Klebanow, principal at Klebanow Consulting, discusses how COVID-19 has seen US casinos modify their marketing strategy, with many operators achieving substantially higher net income on lower business volumes

EveryMatrix and Kindred sign games distribution agreement for the U.S.

EveryMatrix Kindred sign distribution agreement
Gaming technology supplier EveryMatrix and global gambling operator Kindred Group have completed an agreement for casino content distribution across the U.S.

Washington regulator approves sports betting for 15 tribes

Washington regulator approves sports betting 15 tribes
The Washington State Gambling Commission has given the green light for the legalisation of sports betting at tribal casinos in the state. Amendments to the state’s gaming compacts with 15 tribes now need to be signed off by governor Jay Inslee.

Strip-tease: $4.3bn Resorts World Las Vegas opens its doors

Resorts World Las Vegas open
The new Resorts World venue opened in June with analysts suggesting it will aid Las Vegas’ recovery by driving an increase in footfall to the Strip.

MGM sells Springfield casino to MGM Growth Properties

MGM Springfield MGM Growth
MGM Resorts International is selling the real estate assets of MGM Springfield in Massachusetts to the company’s real estate investment trust in a $400m transaction.

Gold Dust Casino And Hotel chooses Scientific Games iView systems solution

Scientific Games Gold Dust Casino and Hotel iView displays
Scientific Games has announced an agreement with Gold Dust Casino and Hotel in Deadwood, South Dakota, to install its iView displays across 233 slot games and seven table games in addition to SDS and CMP core systems.

Bally’s Corp completes purchase of MontBleu Resort

Bally Corp purchase MontBlue Resort
Bally’s Corp has completed its purchase of the northern Nevada resort from Caesars Entertainment. The transaction formed part of a $155m deal which also included Eldorado Shreveport in Louisiana.

EveryMatrix appoints Staffan Cnattingius as Latin America commercial lead

EveryMatrix appoint Staffan Cnattingius
iGaming supplier EveryMatrix announces the appointment of Staffan Cnattingius as its new Director of Business Development for Latin America markets.

“Today’s political landscape is unlike any other in modern times”

Ernie Stevens Jr Indian Gaming Association Address
In an address marking Inauguration Day on 20 January, National Indian Gaming Association chairman Ernie Stevens Jr emphasised that despite “significant challenges”, including the COVID-19 pandemic and a related economic crisis, as the Biden-Harris Administration begins, “significant opportunities” lie ahead

High 5 Games opts for GLI

High 5 Games H5G GLI certification
GLI has welcomed High 5 Games (H5G) to its growing roster of valued clients. GLI will support H5G’s independent testing and cybersecurity auditing needs in regulated markets globally.