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Prairie Meadows In Iowa Ready To Launch With William Hill

Added on January 20, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Whilst Iowa eagerly awaits its lawmakers to approve wagering on sports in 2019, the state’s land-based outlets are making final preparations to launch. Among such sportsbooks is Prairie Meadows Racetrack & Casino, whose latest partnership agreement with William Hill, UK’s top betting site, has empowered it to kick off as soon as the legislation receives ... Read more

By Alex Hoffmann

Rhode Island Prepares Mobile Sports Wagering Legislation

Added on January 20, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Busy times in Rhode Island keep on as the state’s Senate President, Dominick Ruggerio, advanced a new legislative piece that looks to make mobile sports betting legal. Late November saw the official kick off of sports betting market with Twin River Casino in Lincoln taking the first wagers. Not long after, a second sportsbook at ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

GVC's 2018 Revenue Exceeds Expectations

Added on January 20, 2019 in General Gambling News

Casino operator, GVC Holdings has publicly posted revenue figures for 2018, revealing that they have surpassed forecasts for that year. Consequently, the company’s shares rose in value on London stock exchanges this week, following the announcement. The brand that has Ladbrokes, Bwin and Sportingbet casino brands under its umbrella (among others) has published a release ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

NBA To Reform Betting Policy In Line With Premier League

Added on January 20, 2019 in General Gambling News

Reinforcing gambling policies within the National Basketball Association is currently a burning issue for the league after legalizing sports gambling in the United States, says Mark Tatum, deputy commissioner. NBA’s chief operating officer has also revealed the association’s next move regarding the rising threats that came into existence with May’s Supreme Court ruling. This refers ... Read more

By Alex Hoffmann

IGT Unveils 4D Version of Wheel of Fortune in Las Vegas

Added on January 19, 2019 in Casino Games

International Game Technology (IGT), a reputable multinational gaming company based in Nevada, has launched a new, 4D slot version… …of a popular American TV game show Wheel of Fortune. The new edition of Wheel of Fortune slot will be having its debut in Las Vegas and the game will provide the player with a completely ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Massachusetts Introduced Three Sports Betting Bills

Added on January 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Massachusetts’ lawmakers introduced a series of three different sports betting bills on Wednesday… …which is just another step forward towards the legislation of sports betting in this US state. Officially named the Commonwealth of Massachusetts, it is the most populous state in the region of New England. With the population of 6.9 million citizens, Massachusetts ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Pennsylvania Collects $2M in Sports Betting Revenue in December

Added on January 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Pennsylvania saw a successful closure to a year in which its has made sports betting legal: December’s total revenue made from this gaming branch came to a total of $2 million. This figure has been revealed by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board, the regulatory body that handled a rising number of license demands for this ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Sports Betting In Minnesota Blocked By MIGA

Added on January 19, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

According to the latest reports on legalized gambling activities across the United States, there has been a change in politics around the burning issue of sports betting in Minnesota. In a letter from Charles Vig, chairman of the Shakopee Mdewakanton Sioux Community, it is said that the tribes are not interested in pursuing a sportsbook ... Read more

By Alex Hoffmann

Atlantic City Casinos Reach 9.2% Annual GGR Growth

Added on January 18, 2019 in Land Based Casino News

New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement has publicly posted the official figures that confirm Atlantic City’s yearly income surge compared to 2017. The city’s casino market had a lot to look forward to once two big resorts, hard Rock and Ocean Casino, began their business in late June last year – despite the latter underperforming ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Paddy Power Betfair Integrates SG Digital Platform

Added on January 18, 2019 in General Gambling News

UK’s betting titan, Paddy Power Betfair, is making a crucial step on the road towards expanding their offering across regulated markets of Europe, as well as the domestic scene. They have confirmed the signing of a content deal with SG Digital whose Open Gaming System (OGS) aggregation platform they will be integrating. The bespoke platform ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

MGM Opens Local Office in Osaka to Support IR bid

Added on January 18, 2019 in Land Based Casino News

This year, Japan is planning on launching the integrated resort (IR) industry and by doing so this East Asian country will be expanding the number of casinos on the islands. Casino patrons from all around the world have been in negotiations ever since the IR legislation was approved last summer hoping to win one of ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Will Legal Sports Betting Pay Out in West Virginia?

Added on January 18, 2019 in Gaming Law & Society News

Sports betting has officially become legal in the US in May 2018 after the US Supreme Court overturned the federal ban from 1992… …and now West Virginia has become the fifth US state that fully legalized sports betting! Many were surprised because this state has no eminent teams in any major sports league in the ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

Hard Rock Publishes Details of Future Japan Resort

Added on January 17, 2019 in Land Based Casino News

With the first wave of casino liberalization in Japan already gone, major gambling operators are competing for several licenses to be handed out for construction of casino resorts across the country. One of them is Hard Rock International that has recently unveiled all details of their planned integrated entertainment resort in the city of Tomakomai ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Wazdan To Premiere New Slots at ICE London

Added on January 17, 2019 in General Gambling News

Video slot specialist, Wazdan, is all prepared and ready to join the grandest annual parade of iGaming industry high-fliers – ICE London! Due to be held in UK capital’s ExCel at Royal Victoria Dock between February 5th and 7th, the gaming world’s most important event will feature this Malta and UKGC-licensed developer at stand S8-202. ... Read more

By Andrej Vidovic

Scientific Games Incorporates Tech With Lotto Brandenburg

Added on January 17, 2019 in General Gambling News

In a recent announcement that Scientific Games shared with the public, it is confirmed that the company signed an agreement with Lotto Brandenburg as their supplier of next-generation WAVE retail point-of-sale terminals and software. This time, the German Lottery and Scientific Games signed a new, five-year contract for their services with an opportunity to extend ... Read more

By Tamara Vucinic

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