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Playtech And Fortuna To Expand Partnership

Added on December 2, 2018 in General Gambling News

Playtech, the producer of highly innovative omni-channel games for the casino industry, has extended collaboration with Fortuna Entertainment Group, one of the biggest betting brands in Central and Eastern Europe. The expansion of this long-term partnership will see full integration of the supplier’s IMS player management systems on FEG platforms in Croatia, the Czech Republic, ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Connecticut Pressured To Get In On Sports Betting

Added on December 2, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Sports betting has arrived in the United States. It has yet to take a full swing since only several states have legalized this form of gambling so far. However, some countries such as Connecticut already feel the pressure because they are falling behind. Earlier in the week, professional sports betting kicked off in neighboring Rhode ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

European Sports Profit €300m From Betting

Added on December 2, 2018 in General Gambling News

US sports wagering is taking the United States by storm. It is just a matter of time when it will be legalized by a majority of states. Some estimates even claim that the revenue could reach $8 billion in the upcoming 12 years. Although sports wagering is a relatively new thing in the US – ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Hard Rock Will Launch GiG Sportsbook In Early 2019

Added on December 2, 2018 in SportsBetting News

New Jersey’s Hard Rock and Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) expanded their partnership and they have big plans for the future. The two parties are preparing for… …a sportsbook launch due in the first quarter of 2019. GiG has been powering Hard Rock’s online casino for some time and the two sides signed a letter of ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Washington DC Advances Bill To Legalize Sports Betting

Added on December 2, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The City Council of Washington DC is canceling the amendment that includes “royalty fees” for professional sports leagues, as part of the measures to advance a bill that could legalize sports betting within the district. Jack Evans, committee chair and council member, stated during a meeting on November 28th, that the territory is interested in ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Caesars Calls it Quits at Tunica Roadhouse Casino

Added on December 1, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Caesars Entertainment has issued a press release stating that they will be shutting down all of their operations at Tunica Roadhouse Casino in Mississippi. The casino will officially cease working on January 31st 2019. The gambling conglomerate company has also stated that they will keep the neighboring Horseshoe Hotel and Casino open for business. The ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Kentucky AG Urges Casino Legalization in Support of Pension System

Added on December 1, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Kentucky Attorney General (AG) Andy Beshear has called on for the urgent legalization of commercial casinos within the state’s borders as he is certain this is holding keys to improving the state’s faltering pension system. Beshear, who is also next year’s gubernatorial candidate, claims that allowing casino gambling and authorizing taxes on it is a ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

UK Gambling Marketing Dominated by Online Sector

Added on December 1, 2018 in General Gambling News

A strategic consultancy company, Regulus Partners, has published a report containing info on the evolution of gambling marketing spending in the UK by the country’s operators and gambling companies. The Gambling Advertising and Marketing Spend in Great Britain 2014-17 report focused on financial data for 2017 and also notably on the period between 2014 and ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

MGM Strikes A Deal With MLB

Added on December 1, 2018 in General Gambling News

After signing two major strategic partnerships with NHL and NBA, the American global hospitality and entertainment conglomerate, MGM Resorts, has entered into an agreement with Major League Baseball, an official report reads. The recently announced all-inclusive collaboration deal will combine both brands across the league including team sponsorships and it will also cover data usage ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Yggdrasil and SoftGamings Join Forces

Added on November 30, 2018 in General Gambling News

Yggdrasil is one of the major names in online gambling business. They have a passion for developing outstanding games the players all over the world can enjoy. And this time round… …they joined forces with SoftGamings in order to provide the best service possible! However, Yggdrasil is not the only one to benefit from this ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Relax Gaming and AGS Strike Distribution Deal

Added on November 30, 2018 in General Gambling News

Casino games developer, Relax Gaming, and the content supplier AGS have agreed to a platform-to-platform distribution deal. AGS and its selected partners are going to provide games for Relax Gaming network… …whereas this developer will do the same for the AGS, that is expected to host games from Relax’s Silver Bullet and Powered By studios. ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Integrity Body Established by US Sports Betting Operators

Added on November 30, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

With sports betting on the rise in the United States, the operators need to take certain steps in order to regulate it as good as possible. The popular brands in the country have joined forces… …with an aim to form an integrity body! The first organization of this kind in the United States is the ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

The Stars Group Extends to 11 States Via Eldorado Resorts

Added on November 30, 2018 in General Gambling News

Globally established video poker operator, The Stars Group, has just significantly expanded its reach to 11 more US states, owing to a done deal with one of nation’s largest casino conglomerates, Eldorado Resorts. The iGaming operator whose PokerStars brand is one of the most influential and financially successful in the industry will be granted to ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Nevada GGR Rises 7.5%, Gains Exceed $1BN

Added on November 30, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

October marked the wealthiest and most lucrative month for casinos in Nevada in over five years. During the month, casino operators in the state amassed a total gross gaming revenue of $1,062,796,000 which is the fifth time in history that the state’s casinos made more than $1 billion during a 30-day period. The last time ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

Red Tiger Gaming Gets Two Key Licenses

Added on November 29, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Casino software supplier, Red Tiger Gaming, has acquired two key licenses. The one is issued by the Malta Gaming Authority whereas the other one is a Category 2 Associate supply license by the Alderney Gambling Control Committee. With these two licenses, the gaming provider will further expand its reach in the regulated markets! They are ... Read more

By Jim Murphy

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