Macau Casino Win Jumps 17 Percent in August, Outpaces Analyst Forecasts

Macau casinos won 26.6 billion patacas ($3.3 billion) last month, a 17.1 percent year-over-year premium and a mark that eclipsed the general consensus of financial analysts.

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GVC Holdings Denies £700 Million ‘Great Pensions Robbery’ Claim in Ladbrokes Coral Takeover

GVC Holdings has rejected claims that the structure of its recent takeover of British bookmaking giant Ladbrokes Coral has enabled it to “swindle” hundreds of millions from pension funds invested in its new acquisition.

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The UK government’s decision to delay the slashing of FOBT max stakes until 2020 has left GVC with a “£700 million windfall,” according to NPC, which it says belongs to British pension holders. (Image: Ladbrokes Coral) read more

Bigger prizes planned for UK National Lottery

Camelot, the operator of Britain’s National Lottery, confirmed Monday that it is to increase the prize pots for its Lotto game following a slump in…

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Relax Gaming now live at Hero Gaming

Online gambling games developer Relax Gaming, said Monday that it has signed a content provision deal with online casino operator Hero Gaming that will see…

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Las Vegas Billionaire Frank Fertitta Drops $25M on Daughter’s Wedding, Bruno Mars Headlines Reception

Station Casinos CEO Frank Fertitta spared no expense in throwing the most extravagant of weddings for his daughter Kelley. The $25 million shindig went down over the weekend at Fertitta’s Red Rock Resort.

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Frank Fertitta treated daughter Kelley to the wedding of her dreams. (Image: David Becker/Getty/Mark’s Garden/Casino.org) read more

Interim CFO appointed at NetEnt

Online gambling software and games provider NetEnt announced Monday that it has appointed Lars Johansson as interim CFO, replacing Therese Hillman who recently moved up…

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Online casino to sponsor Swedish reality tv series

European online casino operator PlayOJO announced Monday that it has signed an agreement to sponsor Paradise Hotel, the most popular reality TV series in Sweden….

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Mystery resignation of West Virginia Lottery chief

West Virginia’s governor, Jim Justice announced late Friday that he had appointed Doug Buffington, the deputy secretary for the West Virginia Secretary of Revenue, to…

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Ride with the Valkyries in latest Playtech online slot

Playtech has released its new Call of the Valkyries online slot, a 5 reel, 25 pay-line game with a theme based on the Nordic mythology…

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Poll Shows Florida Voters Want Gaming Control, Gubernatorial Candidates Mixed on Casino Amendment

A new poll shows that Florida voters overwhelmingly support stripping the state legislature of its power to dictate the future gaming industry.

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Florida voters will decide between Democratic nominee Andrew Gillum (left) and Republican Ron DeSantis in November. They’ll also decide the fate of how gaming legislation is decided moving forward. (Image: CNN) read more

Westgate SuperContest Expected to Again Break Entry Record, 2018 Top Prize Could Eclipse $1.5M

The Westgate SuperContest, the most popular season-long NFL spread betting tournament in Las Vegas, says the competition is once again on track to break its buy-in record.

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If you’re the best at picking NFL games against the spread in the Westgate SuperContest, this could be you come January. (Image: Westgate Las Vegas) read more

Uk football stars lose out as World Cup app fails

At least five well-known former football stars, including Emile Heskey, are among the 24 investors who are likely to be out of pocket following the…

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Another ice hockey sponsorship for Betsson

The Betsson gambling group has followed its recent sponsorship agreement with the Swedish Hockey League (see previous report) with an agreement to sponsor the Championship…

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BetConstruct at this year’s SAGSE LatAm

BetConstruct is to attend a preeminent gaming event, the SAGSE LatAm Expo in Buenos Aires, Argentina on September 11 – 13. Latin America is a huge market for BetConstruct. During the SAGSE LatAm Expo , the company will aim to impress all attendees with its powerful solutions and the freedom of choice they offer. Among the company’s showcase at its …

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Pragmatic Play releases Peking Luck

Pragmatic Play, the leading casino game provider, has announced a release of its latest addition to its high-quality portfolio, Peking Luck. The action of the online slot takes place in a glamorous Chinese opera. The backdrop of the online slot’s 3×5 reels consists of various items relating the oriental theatre and there’s a melodic soundtrack playing in the background. The …

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New Delta Casino Approved in Vancouver Area, Neighboring Mayor Furious

City council has signed off on plans for a new casino complex in Delta, a Vancouver suburb. But if a nearby mayor gets his way, the project will never get off the ground in its current form.

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Malcolm Brodie (right) is opposed to a new casino project which has been approved by a neighboring community. (Credit: Richmond News) read more

Colorado Sports Betting Bill Can be Passed by Legislature without Constitutional Amendment

If Colorado wants to join the list of states offering legalized sports betting, they won’t need a constitutional amendment to do so. That’s the opinion of Colorado Attorney General Cynthia Coffman, who said on Thursday that the state legislature would be within their rights to pass a sports betting bill.

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Workers prepare the new sportsbook at the Beau Rivage Resort & Casino in Biloxi, Mississippi. Colorado is among many other states where legalized sports betting is being considered. (Image: Beau Rivage Resort & Casino) read more

William Hill Blames Billion-Dollar Loss on FOBT Cuts, Looks to US for Silver Lining

William Hill blamed the UK government’s clampdown on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs), Friday, for dragging it one billion into the red in the first half of the year.

William Hill CEO Philip Bowcock

William Hill CEO Philip Bowcock has warned of “long-term consequences” to business from the UK government’s decision to slash the maximum odds of FOBTs, but the company has high hopes for sports betting in the US. (Image: Gambling Insider) read more

Massachusetts lawmakers fail to pass licence renewal legislation

Reports have emerged in the Massachusetts media indicating that an embarrassing lack of attention on the part of state lawmakers mid-week briefly left the state’s…

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Snaitech departs Milan listing today

Italian sports betting giant Snaitech, recently acquired by Playtech plc, delisted in Milan Friday, posting legacy H1-2018 figures that continued to impress. * Online betting…

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FanDuel Group Teams Up with Boyd Gaming in Bid to Corner US Sports Betting Market

FanDuel and Boyd Gaming have formed a joint strategic partnership to offer land-based and digital sports betting in the US.

FanDuel agrees deal with Boyd Gaming

The first ever FanDuel branded sports book opened at the Meadowlands, New Jersey, last month. The company’s new deal with Boyd Gaming could give it market access to 15 more states. (Image: FanDuel) read more

Second online and mobile betting licence imminent in New Jersey?

Resorts Casino Hotel in New Jersey has announced its second online and mobile sports betting partnership in as many days, following up an earlier reveal…

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Bet365 goes big on Spanish football

European sports betting behemoth bet365 has announced a total of 11 La Liga football club sponsorships in Spain for the coming 2018-19 season. On Wednesday…

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Caesars Entertainment Stock Trading Halted After Company Says Las Vegas Demand Softening

Caesars Entertainment scared investors during its second quarter conference call after company executives said demand in Las Vegas was temporarily softening and that guidance expectations might need to be lowered.

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Caesars Entertainment CEO Mark Frissora says bookings in Las Vegas for the next three months are slow, but there’s no reason to panic. (Image: CNBC/Caesars/Casino.org) read more

DraftKings Launches Trial Version of First Mobile Sports Betting App in New Jersey

DraftKings and its partner, Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, received approval to begin accepting online sports bets, the first operator to be allowed to do so since legal sports betting launched in New Jersey.

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DraftKings launched a trial version of its online sports betting product in New Jersey on Wednesday. (Image: Sports Illustrated) read more

Zeal Group encouraged by H1-2018 results

Online lottery group Zeal has posted a positive set of H1-2018 results, highlighting: * Revenue up 17 percent y-o-y at Euro 73 million; * Sales…

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Norwegian App Store drops gambling apps following regulator’s complaint

Norway’s gambling regulator has become increasingly aggressive in commercially protecting the market, presently restricted in licensing terms to Norsk Tipping and Norsk Rikstoto. In its…

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Morten Ronde to share expertise during IMGL MasterClass™

Morten Ronde to share expertise during IMGL MasterClass™ – US Market – Gold Rush or Opposite for European Operations at CEEGC2018 In just 2 years, CEEGC has become the most prestigious boutique gaming event which gathers C-level executives every year to network and share information about the Central and Eastern European markets. In 2018, at the third edition of the …

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Eventus International Thanks West Africa for Its Support of SBWA2018

Last week, the 4th Annual Sports Betting West Africa Summit – SBWA2018 was held at the Eko Hotel & Suites in Lagos, Nigeria. The event was attended by hundreds of West African operators, regulators, service providers, marketers, payment solution providers and gaming sector experts. If you weren’t able to join Eventus International and the audience for the SBWA2018 summit, then …

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SoftGamings and SA Gaming announce partnership

SoftGamings and SA Gaming today announced the availability of SA Gaming online casino gaming software on the SoftGamings platform. SoftGamings is an online casino developer and gaming systems aggregator, which is growing fast and adding quality content to its products portfolio regularly. The company has signed an agreement with SA Gaming, a veteran of developing casino games, to offer a …

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