NagaCorp’s business expansion in Phnom Penh and ever-increasing VIP gambling turnover has helped it be on the receiving end of the record business in 2018. The casino operator released figures for its financial performance last year on Wednesday. According to these figures, gaming revenue had risen 55% to clock US$1.4b, earnings had improved by 60% […]
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Florida Senate President Bill Galvano wants to see a new bill introduced in the state this year that would allow for sports betting to be legalized among other gambling topics. Talking to the Associated Press Galvano said that sports betting is already here in Florida but it is not regulated and the state is losing […]
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Kazuo Okada the casino mogul and Pachinko king who is estimated to be worth billions of dollars has had a warrant for his arrest by the Philippine Department of Justice for misappropriating over $3 million from his own former casino Manila. The charges stem from Okada’s time as Chief Executive of Tiger Resorts where prosecutors […]
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Stockbrokers Morgan Stanley believe that Macau gaming will shrink by some 2% in 2019 compared to that of the previous year. The main point that the investment bank is reasoning its forecast is the impact on the VIP Smoking which up till now was allowed but is now also becoming a smoke free zone. Morgan […]
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The gambling market in Denmark came close to hitting an all-time revenue high in the third quarter of 2018, thanks to the exceptional performance of its online gambling market. Land-based gaming, on the other hand, suffered a slump, recording a new low in years. The regulatory body for the gambling market in Denmark, Spillemyndigheden released […]
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Ninja Casino, the flagship brand for Global Gaming, has today gone live in the regulated market of Estonia. Following approval from the EMTA (Estonian Tax and Customs Board) for the company’s PayNPlay concept, players within the territory will now be able to enjoy one of the industry’s most disruptive and innovative online casinos. Estonian Country […]
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A surprise to many was the announcement that Casino Austria International will to enter the race to win one of the three licenses for an integrated resort in Japan. The announcement came at a press conference at the Austrian Embassy in Tokyo where the state owned casino operator said that it will apply for a […]
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Spectrum Gaming Group has come out with a report that speculates mainland Chinese law-enforcers will step up its surveillance of online gaming operations along with streamed casino games. Spectrum annually publishes a list of what it believes will be the Top 10 ruling trends of the gaming industry the coming year. The increased scrutiny over […]
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Pragmatic Play has agreed a deal to make its games available to Casumo’s players. The partnership will see the provider’s full collection of products, including new releases Da Vinci’s Treasure, Peking Luck and top performers Wolf Gold and Great Rhino, available to the operator’s growing customer base. Melissa Summerfield, Chief Commercial Officer at Pragmatic Play, […]
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Russian authorities have managed to crackdown an organized network of underground casinos in Moscow. Several Russian investigative forces came together to conduct a large-scale joint operation. After several hours of investigation, and searching 80 addresses, consisting of homes and businesses, the authorities have detained 100 people. The list of arrested individuals includes A. Bazhanov, […]
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On Saturday Macau put a blanket hold on all the casino operations and construction projects. This was done mainly due to the Mangkhut typhoon which struck the area during the weekend. The Mangkhut typhoon was a fierce, category 10 storm and the decision to hold all the operations was celebrated by the labor groups in […]
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The 8-billion pound casino project slated for development in Hellinikon plans to become Europe’s first integrated casino resort. It has caught the fancy of several big players in the gaming sector worldwide. New statutes that came into existence last week state that online operators will now have to shell out five million pounds in order […]
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The extradition of a notorious Russian hacker from Georgia was announced this week by the US Attorney’s Office for the Southern District of New York. Andrei Tyurin is wanted in connection with a series of computer-based attacks that involved various financial institutions based in the US. Tyurin is also associated with global online gambling scams, […]
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America’s National Football League has always been generating massive revenues and capturing larger market shares ever since its founding in 1920. In fact, 2017 saw an increase in revenue by 4.9% as sports teams brought in a massive $255 million in yearly earnings each. Now experts deem that the inclusion of sports betting will have […]
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The Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino may have attracted a lot of attention at the start for many reasons. It was the first of its kind, i.e., the only casino to specifically target Asian customers. It was also the first casino to be built from scratch in post-recession Vegas. But, all that hasn’t really done […]
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ComeOn is a leading player in the expanding online gaming market via mobile, tablet and desktop, with well-known brands and strong positions, primarily in casino and sports betting. The company has operations in seven key markets, gaming licences in M…
It has been widely reported in Japan that the set up of the oversight office that will be in charge of casino regulations, which will include licensing control and background checks on all applications towards Integrated Resorts will be established in July 2019. The new body will have some 95 staff initially at a budget […]
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Relax Gaming has announced the launch of its new generation Silver Bullet partner program. A new industry alternative for content delivery, the solution is an open casino platform created with agile, quality-driven and powerful online casino performance in mind. Silver Bullet prides itself on working closely with partners as part of the extended Relax Gaming […]
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Kindred Group has entered into an agreement with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City, in New Jersey. The agreement spans 5+5 years and is an important first step for Kindred to offer online sports betting and gaming in the US. Kindred Group (previously Unibet Group) has agreed with Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic […]
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The state representative for Illinois, Bob Rita, has put the word out that he wants the state lawmakers to seriously consider the future of sports betting and online gambling next year. The Blue Island Democrat announced that he will be conducting a series of sessions for achieving consensus regarding the future of daily fantasy sports, […]
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