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Galaxy Entertainment to Build On Boracay As Planned

Added on September 9, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

Casino industry in the Philippines is going through a rough period, ever since its president, Rodrigo Duterte, launched an anti-gambling campaign, holding back establishments such as Galaxy Entertainment to proceed investments on the island of Boracay. However, the Chinese gaming giant is quite optimistic about its plans for an entirely new $500 million casino resort, ... Read more

Playboy Bunny Assisting in Blackjack At Empire City Casino

Added on September 8, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

The gambling sector in New York is home to many renowned rotundas, and the one from Yonkers is featuring a brand new addition to the electronic table games division. Empire City Casino has signed a partnership with Bally to integrate honorary bonus blackjack slots, but there is a spicy twist in the story. Raquel Pomplun, ... Read more

Florida Residents to Decide Fate of Gambling Expansion

Added on September 7, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Currently in Florida, a decisive battle is taking place – a battle that could put voters’ fate back in their hands – but it’s still unclear whether that bodes will for the gambling industry in the Sunshine State… …Voters in Charge have conducted a poll that shows 71% of voters in Florida would back the ... Read more

U.S. Senator Suggests Federal Oversight of Sports Betting

Added on September 6, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Federal framework for sports betting is gaining momentum in Congress, as Senate Minority Leader, Chuck Schumer, becomes the latest supporter of public oversight for sportsbooks. The Senator’s suggestions to determine sports outcomes are based on the official league data, without the direct involvement of leagues themselves. Schumer indicated that the national sports associations would have ... Read more

Sports Betting Takes Off in West Virginia

Added on September 5, 2018 in SportsBetting News

Hot on the heels of the last month’s announcement that the state of West Virginia has given the green light to FanDuel and PennNational to operate a sportsbook in this US state, comes the news that Hollywood Casino in West Virginia officially launched the sports betting, had the first sports wager places already… …and we ... Read more

The Golden Nugget Sportsbook Live In New Jersey

Added on September 4, 2018 in SportsBetting News

Sports enthusiasts and bettors in New Jersey have witnessed another great casino addition to its highly progressive casino market, as The Golden Nugget opened a premier venue in its former Poker Room last week. The Sportsbook is set to deliver a huge spectrum of offerings by bet types accompanied with innovative betting features and redefined ... Read more

Russia's Telecom Agency Tweaks Gambling Blacklist Tools

Added on September 3, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Keeping international online gambling sites from reaching Russia is the country’s latest patch to enhancing domain-blocking mechanisms. The national telecom agency, Roskomnadzor, has announced a new program for October 1st, that will enable it to enter domains’ forbidden registry using the Internet Protocol version 6 (IPv6). According to the agency, Internet service providers will no ... Read more

Caesars and Scientific Games Launch Sports Betting in Mississippi

Added on September 1, 2018 in Land Based Casino News

It’s all very, very busy in the state of Mississippi this month as the sports betting operations begin to heat up and rev their engines in anticipation of take-off… Five Mississippi casinos have already announced the coming of Penn National who will provide their sportsbook there and now another industry giant will be entering this ... Read more

Kentucky Marches Towards Legalization of Sports Betting

Added on August 31, 2018 in SportsBetting News

After the Supreme Court’s repeal of PASPA in May 2018, the legalization of sportsbooks in several states has expanded at an incredible pace. Among the first territories to roll out sports wagering products were Delaware, New Jersey and Mississippi, while Rhode Island and West Virginia are still working on regulations before an official launch can ... Read more

Churchill Downs Kickstarts A Sportsbook In Mississippi

Added on August 30, 2018 in SportsBetting News

Two casino properties in Mississippi that operate under the umbrella of Churchill Downs Inc. are launching sports betting platforms, according to the company’s latest press release. Sports wagering will kickstart in Greenville and Vicksburg, covering numerous sporting events and US collegiate sports. Both venues, Harlow’s Casino Resort & Spa and Riverwalk Casino Hotel will get ... Read more

NetEnt Debuts MAX Slots Line

Added on August 29, 2018 in Casino Games

World renowned casino game and slot specialist, NetEnt, steps into the new era of creativity with the double release of Berryburst and Berryburst MAX slots… …which also marks the official debut of MAX product line which features mixed volatility and a much higher win potential! The colorful and vibrant Berryburst is a 5×3 slot of ... Read more

Norway Blocks Transactions To Foreign Gaming Hubs

Added on August 28, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Online gaming in Norway has received serious criticism from the European Gaming and Betting Association, mainly directed at the government’s recent announcement to cut transactions with foreign operators. According to EGBA, the country is in urgent need of new gambling regulations, that could enable websites with non-Norwegian licenses to provide services to its residents, claiming ... Read more

Operators in All-Out Battle for Osaka License

Added on August 27, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

Back in July, a big change was on the horizon in the far-East country of Japan. First, it was announced that the government has green-lighted the gambling regulation nation-wide and soon after that came the news that the Upper House has officially ratified the new casino bill… …Fast forward one month and the race for ... Read more

Ladbrokes Distancing from Gambling Reform In Australia

Added on August 26, 2018 in Gaming Law & Society News

The gambling reform strategy in Australia is slowing down, as Ladbrokes decided to pull out of collaboration due to delays in development. Although the partnership includes several reputable online bookmakers such as Sportsbet, BetEasy and Bet365, the government’s efforts to reinforce responsible gaming in the country are failing on grounds of complexity and effectiveness. The ... Read more

Wazdan Releases Mayan Ritual Slot

Added on August 25, 2018 in Casino Games

Leading software provider Wazdan has been so delightfully all over the place in the last couple of months that their flurry of activity almost made us forget about one of the year’s most anticipated slot releases… …But as the announcement came that Mayan Ritual is finally ready to face the world, we knew the wait ... Read more

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