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Sports Betting is a Go at New Jersey’s Meadowlands

Sports Betting is a Go at New Jersey’s Meadowlands

Added on July 1, 2018 in SportsBetting News

Following the formal legalization of sports betting within the borders of New Jersey and the ceremonial placing of the first wagers by the state’s Governor, it appears that Meadowlands Racetrack will be accepting sports wagers from July 15th. This was announced by Jeff Gural, northern New Jersey’s track’s manager, in a statement given to Associated [...]

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Betsoft Rolls Out The Golden Owl Of Athena

Betsoft Rolls Out The Golden Owl Of Athena

Added on June 30, 2018 in Casino Games

Award-winning slot developer from the UK, Betsoft, is launching a brand-new game on June 29th 2018 at partner casinos around the globe, and it is called, The Golden Owl of Athena. The story-focused video slot with a 5×3 grid is taking all players to a world of wealth and wisdom, set in ancient Athens. The [...]

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Vegas Kings to Develop Sunbet Sportsbook

Vegas Kings to Develop Sunbet Sportsbook

Added on June 29, 2018 in General Gambling News

Sun International Limited is looking to expand its services to the sports industry after announcing to have signed a deal with Vegas Kings which is hired to design and develop Sunbet.co.za, the group’s first sports book. Recently, the company struck a multi-year agreement with Bede Limited and Kambi Group, which already provide premium sportsbook technology [...]

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Adelaide Casino Construction is Underway

Adelaide Casino Construction is Underway

Added on June 28, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Last year, a colossal $330 million casino expansion project in Australia was announced by SkyCity Entertainment. Dubbed the SkyCity Adelaide Casino, it will entail the thorough revamp and redevelopment of the existing venue with the addition of a new hotel, several restaurants, cafes and bars. This will create 1000 new construction jobs in the area [...]

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Playtech Acquires Remaining 19% Of Snaitech In Italy

Playtech Acquires Remaining 19% Of Snaitech In Italy

Added on June 27, 2018 in General Gambling News

The acquisition of Snaitech in Italy will be complete by the end of Q4, according to Playtech’s PR representative, as financial markets regulator has given the company green light to obtain the remaining 19% stake. The takeover includes a transaction in the amount of a whopping £741 million or $986 million, which is almost the [...]

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Scientific Games To Supply Instant Games To New Mexico

Scientific Games To Supply Instant Games To New Mexico

Added on June 26, 2018 in General Gambling News

A much-loved iGaming industry giant and supplier of a wide variety of gambling games, Scientific Games (SG), is having a rather busy summer. Right after clinching a deal for supplying Delaware’s sports betting platform, the Las Vegas company ventures into the realm of instant gaming and lotteries. During a press conference held last week, they’ve [...]

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Rhode Island Inches Closer to Sports Betting

Rhode Island Inches Closer to Sports Betting

Added on June 25, 2018 in SportsBetting News

The Ocean State and its Senate have approved Bill S7200A, allowing sports books to provide full-scale betting on sports within the territory. The Governor’s approval is still needed before Rhode Island enters the club and becomes the third U.S. state to legalize wagering on sports after the PASPA ruling in May 2018. Although the members [...]

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32Red Handed £2 Million Fine

32Red Handed £2 Million Fine

Added on June 24, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The UK Gambling Commission is notorious for not going easy on any offenders, and you may have caught our article on its most recent punishment. For as big a name as it is, its relentlessness at following the rules and keeping others in line is admirable; they should be a role model to all in [...]

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AGS Acquires Gameiom Technologies for $5M

AGS Acquires Gameiom Technologies for $5M

Added on June 23, 2018 in Casino Software

A subsidiary of Apollo Gaming Holdings, AGS, has acquired a UK-based company that specializes in iGaming products and services, Gameiom Technologies Limited. The software company is also licensed by the Gibraltar Gambling Commission, and it provides various opportunities for real-money gaming and sports betting across Europe. According to the American Gaming Systems, whose one-of-a-kind portfolio [...]

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No Sports Betting For New York in 2018

No Sports Betting For New York in 2018

Added on June 21, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

While it appears that the entire USA, gripped with sports betting fever, is rushing to make it legal in almost every state (Delaware and New Jersey being the two notable examples of the meaning of the term “lightning quick”), it looks like it’s no dice for New York as of now. Indeed, New Yorkers will [...]

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Caesars and MGM to Launch Sports Betting in Mississippi

Caesars and MGM to Launch Sports Betting in Mississippi

Added on June 20, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Caesars Entertainment in Mississippi has started hiring sports betting management, as it gets ready to introduce sports betting services at Biloxi’s Harrah’s Gulf Coast and Horseshoe Tunica. The job postings are available on several employment-oriented websites, however, top-level positions are yet to be listed. Currently, other relevant ads include supervisor positions and ticket writers for [...]

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New Jersey Governor Places First Sports Wager

New Jersey Governor Places First Sports Wager

Added on June 19, 2018 in SportsBetting News

Not long after the New Jersey Assembly and Senate passed the bill that allows full-scale sports betting in this state, this gambling industry was off to a flying start last Thursday, June 14th, when New Jersey Governor, Phil Murphy ceremonially, but also quite officially, posted the first official legal sports wagers in New Jersey! These [...]

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Vietnam To Consider Sports Betting After World Cup

Vietnam To Consider Sports Betting After World Cup

Added on June 18, 2018 in SportsBetting News

After making some historical casino decisions back in 2015, Vietnam is ready to open up for sports betting, as the World Cup in Russia slowly gains momentum. Residents will be allowed to bet on overseas’ football matches, as part of the government’s counter measure to stop international websites from drawing money out of the country! [...]

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Michigan Begins Online Gambling Legalization

Michigan Begins Online Gambling Legalization

Added on June 17, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

It’s a big week for Michigan as this state looks to set the wheels of online gambling legalization in motion. The first steps have already been taken, with the state’s lawmakers having already advanced the bill that would regulate it. It has passed through the House with a 68-40 vote margin. The bill is ready [...]

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Endorphina to Showcase at iGB Live 2018

Endorphina to Showcase at iGB Live 2018

Added on June 16, 2018 in General Gambling News

This year’s three big iGaming events, Super Show, EiG Berlin, and the Amsterdam affiliate conference will bring together many online slot developers, and among the exhibitors at iGB Live 2018 will also be Endorphina – Prague-based software provider with a wide range of Flash games such as recently launched Football Superstar, Tribe, Taboo and other [...]

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