Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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Gaming manufacturers donate essential protective equipment to Spanish health services

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In Spain, gaming manufacturers are supporting their local communities by donating much needed protective equipment during the coronavirus pandemic.

Uncertainty remains following VLT legalisation

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While the government is pressing forward with the legalisation of VLTs outside casinos, Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board has yet to sign-off on the new legislation, which it suggests could cannibalise existing casino revenues. Nearly three months after Puerto Rico’s governor, Ricardo Rosselló Nevares, signed a new bill into law which will legalise video lottery terminals outside casinos,...

JSF questions economic rational for VLT legalisation outside casinos

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The government’s plan to legalise VLTs outside casinos has received a mixed response as Puerto Rico’s Financial Oversight and Management Board calls into question whether or not the economic forecasts supporting the new legislation are accurate and calls for additional evidence in support of the measure. Puerto Rico’s governor Ricardo Rosselló Nevares has signed off on a new bill which...

BMM Testlabs claims industry first in Italy’s VLT market

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  BMM Testlabs has become the first independent private test lab to certify an Italian VLT game -  Excalibur, for Sisal Entertainment.   Marzia Turrini (pictured), senior vice-president for Business Development Europe and South America, said: "The certification process of Excalibur for Sisal has been extremely quick and efficient and I would like to thank BMM's team of knowledgeable professionals for...

Italy heads for “complete transformation” of land-based casino market

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  As the Italian government braces for a crack-down on arcade gambling machines, casino stakeholders are upbeat about the chances of an expanded regime in the country. Carlo Pagan, CEO of Casino Campione D’Italia, says versatility will be key for operators who capitalise on the expansion.   Amid growing anxiety around the clustering of arcade gaming machines, the face of Italy's gambling...

Court ruling strikes a blow to Puerto Rico’s VLT ambitions

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Puerto Rico’s Supreme Court has ordered that the implementation of video lottery terminals (VLTs) be halted following a legal challenge by the Puerto Rico Hotel and Tourism Association (PRHTA).   The decision is a setback for the government, which expected to earn around $300m (E280.7m) a year from VLTs to help fill the country’s bare public coffers. The PRHTA had petitioned the...

VLT success for Apex Gaming in Austria

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Apex gaming’s VLTs have been successfully installed at all sixteen outlets of WinWin in Austria.   WinWin, a joint venture between Casinos Austria International and the Austrian State Lottery, is a new gaming concept, offering relaxed gaming opportunities with an integrated café and bar. Players visiting WinWin venues can now offer the advantages of VLT gaming on the Apex’s Evo2 platform. The...

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