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RG24seven Announces Partnership with GVC Holdings to Provide Responsible Gaming Training

Wendy Anderson RG24seven
RG24seven, the world’s only, video-based Responsible Gaming training platform is pleased to announce a partnership with GVC Holdings (GVC) to provide Responsible Gaming training for US staff.

Marker Trax cashless casino markers see success at Ellis Island Casino, Hotel and Brewery

Konami Synkros casino management Marker Trax
Konami Gaming’s Synkros casino management has underpinned a successful field trial of Marker Trax cashless casino slot markers at Ellis Island Casino, Hotel and Brewery in Las Vegas.

Aaron Moss: “We must all find what works for our brand, our team and our guests”

Aaron Moss Cliff Castle Casino Hotel
Casino Review spoke to Aaron Moss, general manager of Cliff Castle Casino Hotel in Camp Verde, Arizona, about how his property is adapting to the new normal, with employees practising “creative ways to be social and engaging while maintaining physical distancing”.

EveryMatrix recruits Erik Nyman to establish US presence

EveryMatrix-Erik-Nyman
Technology provider EveryMatrix recruits iGaming executive Erik Nyman to join its Leadership Team and lead the opening of the company’s first US office.

Operators rally for US national and state lotteries to go digital

US lottery ticket sales digital Spinola Gaming
Ade Repcenko, CEO of Spinola Gaming, believes that an upgrade to online sales is indeed the only way forward for the US lottery sector.

Jamul Casino’s Mary Cheeks discusses the key take-aways from re-opening

Mary Cheeks Jamul Casino
Shortly after the re-opening of Jamul Casino in mid-May, Casino Review spoke to the property’s president and general manager, Mary Cheeks, about some of the key considerations for resuming operations.

US casino reopening regains momentum

US casinos reopening tribal]
While gaming venues in Nevada reopened on 4 June, commercial and tribal casinos across the US had already begun to resume operations during the previous month.

Las Vegas operators plan for reopening

Las Vegas strip
While debate continues over exactly when Nevada’s casino resorts will be able to open their doors once again, in the meantime, a number of major operators including Wynn, Sands, MGM and Caesars are in the process of putting in place new operating procedures and setting out social distancing measures.

Penn National finalises sale of Tropicana Las Vegas

Penn National completes sale of Tropicana Las vegas
Penn National has sold the Tropicana Las Vegas to Gaming and Leisure Properties for $307.5m in rent credits. The Pennsylvania-based real estate..

“There are threats and opportunities for tribes and our industry that call for tribal unity”

CNIGA James Siva
Speaking at the Western Indian Gaming Conference this February, CNIGA’s recently elected chairman, James Siva, gave the association’s annual state of the nations address and discussed its endorsement of the tribal initiative to legalise sports wagering.

Eldorado Shreveport sold to Maverick Gaming for $230m

Eldorado Shreveport sold to Maverick Gaming
Eldorado Resorts has agreed to sell its Shreveport, Louisiana property for $230m to Las Vegas-based Maverick Gaming.

Betinvest sets its sights on US expansion at G2E

Betinvest Valentyn Kyrylenko G2E
Following its continued focus on enhancing representation in North America, Betinvest has confirmed it will be using its presence at this year’s G2E Las Vegas exhibition to drive it’s established sports betting positioning across the United States building towards their ultimate goal of a full-service office in the country...

$370m Emerald Queen Casino set to open in late 2019

Emerald Queen Casino
In Washington state, the Puyallup Tribe presented an update on its $370m Emerald Queen Casino (EQC) project to the Tacoma City Council on 24 July, confirming that the venue is scheduled to open in December 2019. The 110,000 sq ft casino inside the 310,000 sq ft property, which will replace the tribe’s existing venue, will rival the size of other casinos...

William Hill strikes gold with Eldorado

William-Hill
With the UK retail market stagnant in the wake of government regulation, William Hill has set its sights across the Atlantic in a major distribution agreement with Eldorado. William Hill has confirmed a partnership with US casino operator Eldorado in a bid to establish its place in the country’s nascent sports betting market. The Nasdaq-listed operator, valued at $3.7bn and responsible...

EquiLottery to premiere live sports lottery vision at GiGse

GiGse EquiLottery Brad Cummings lotteries
EquiLottery CEO Brad Cummings will, for the first time in a public or private forum, provide his full vision for lottery games of chance based on live sporting events on Thursday, May 31 at 3:30 PM at the Biltmore Hotel.

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Malta, United States and Italy top international exhibitor league table at world class ICE London

Malta tops ICE London league table
The importance of Malta as a gaming jurisdiction has been put into sharp relief with confirmation that the Mediterranean island, which has a population of less than 450,000, will be represented by no fewer than 38 exhibitors when the doors open on ICE London, the world’s most international gaming technology event (6 - 8 February, ExCeL London, UK).   Malta is...

International support continues to grow with 47 nations represented at the first Gaming Africa

47 gaming africa
Gaming professionals from Brazil to Botswana, Germany to Ghana and Lithuania to Lesotho will be amongst the delegates expected at the inaugural Gaming Africa, Clarion Gaming’s two day conference and learning symposium being held across 24th and 25th October in Johannesburg. Representatives from a total of 47 nations have registered to be part of the free to attend event, including...

Cowlitz Indian Tribe dot the i’s on ilani casino resort

Casino Review - Cowlitz ilani tribal
The Forever People win their 160-year legal struggle for a reservation.   Across the Pacific in the US, the long legal struggle over the CowlitzIndian Tribe’s right to a reservation near La Center has finally drawn to a close. According to The Columbian newspaper, on the 3 April the US Supreme Court declined to hear an appeal from opponents who challenged the...

52 thought leaders to speak at GiGse 2017

Casino Review - GiGse Thought leaders 2017
The organisers of this year’s GiGse conference have confirmed a total of 52 thought leaders from across the industry for the upcoming event in April   April's GiGse, the first to be held at the Marriott Marquis Marina, San Diego (26th - 28th April), will feature a total of 52 thought leaders who will deliver 40 hours of insight over two...

Pipeline protesters burn their bridges with Prairie Knights Casino

Casino Review - North Dakota pipeline
North Dakota’s Prairie Knights Casino And Resort has taken a $6m hit amid the turmoil stemming from the Dakota Access Pipeline protests, thanks in part to agitators who blocked roads, and forced the closure of a key access bridge after setting it on fire.   In North Dakota, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is reportedly facing a $6m shortfall in its...

Aristocrat announce big Fast Cash™ jackpot win

Casino Review - Aristocrat Fast Cash jackpot
Aristocrat’s Fast Cash™ Jackpot Hits for $175,574.28 at Route 66 Casino Hotel   Aristocrat has confirmed a player has hit a Fast Cash™ jackpot for $175,574.28 at Route 66 Casino Hotel in Albuquerque, New Mexico, the largest Fast Cash jackpot to date. It represents the second FastCash jackpot at Route 66 Casino. Just days after the game’s release, a player hit a...

Vantiv Entertainment Solutions confirmed as GiGse headline sponsor

Casino Review - Vantiv GiGse Joe Pappano
The entire leadership team of Vantiv are to support North America’s pre-eminent education and learning event, GiGse, in April.   Cincinnati-based Vantiv Entertainment Solutions has been confirmed as the headline sponsor of the 2017 edition of GiGse, which is being held for the first time at San Diego’s Marriot Marquis Marina (26 – 28 April). The company’s entire leadership team, comprising Joe Pappano,...

Georgia state senator to double down after gaming bill blocked

Casino Review - Georgia state gaming bill
A proposed gaming bill in the State of Georgia requiring venues to pay a 20 percent tax on gaming revenue has been voted down by the regulated Committee.   Proposed legislation that could have seen a referendum on the construction of two resort casinos in the Peach State is dead for at least another year after failing to make it past...

Yakama Nation Legends Casino opens hotel expansion

Casino Review - Washington Yakama Nation Legends Casino
The $90m expansion within Washington’s Yakama Nation Legends Casino has officially opened 200 new rooms within the hotel complex.   The Yakama Nation Legends Casino has opened its new 200 room hotel complex as part of a $90m expansion by the tribe. The six-floor hotel in Washington features suites ranging from 450 to 800 sq. ft., alongside amenities such as an indoor...

East Windsor: a Connecticut above for casino location decision

Casino Review - Connecticut East Windsor USA
The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have decided on the location of a jointly-operated casino in Connecticut, with only state approval now needed for the project to proceed.   The Mohegan Tribe and the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation have come to a decision on the location for a jointly-operated casino in Connecticut. The choice of East Windsor was made...

Respin LLC launches into US market with major casino deal

Casino Review - Respin Nektan US market
The US subsidiary of Nektan PLC, Respin LLC, has signed its first major contract with a Tier-1 US casino operator.   Respin LLC has strengthened its launch into the US casino market with the announcement it has completed its first major contract with a Tier-1 operator in the States. The company, which is the US operating subsidiary of Nektan PLC, will be...

Quixant set sights on NIGA tradeshow and convention

Casino Review NIGA Quixant San Diego
Quixant is San Diego bound as it prepares to make its 7th appearance at NIGA.   Quixant, which focuses exclusively on the supply of complete logic box solutions and monitors for gaming, has confirmed its attendance at at NIGA, (San Diego: April 10th to April 13th 2017 - booth 542). The full range of diverse gaming platforms and monitor solutions will be on...

You’ve got to learn to live with 
what you can’t rise above

Casino Review New Jersey
In the wake of the North Jersey casino referendum, industry stakeholders are putting their heads together to find a way to resurrect the state’s diminishing gaming industry, which is facing stiff competition from the likes of New York and Pennsylvania.   Following the defeat of North Jersey casino plan in this November’s referendum, proponents and stakeholders in the sector are considering...

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