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Andorra – Genting could invest €140m in integrated casino resort in Andorra

Genting Casinos UK plans to invest €140m in the construction of an integrated casino-resort in Andorra, which would make it the largest foreign investment in the history of the Principality. Genting Casinos UK is one of nine operators that have entered the international competition for the construction of the first and only casino in Andorra, whose bidding process is in the final phase and could be decided upon in the coming weeks. The Genting Grand Casino Andorra ...

Chile – Enjoy to focus on Chile and withdraw from Colombian market

Now that the Chilean Gaming Board has awarded four out of five municipal casino licences to Enjoy the company has announced that it will be withdrawing from the Colombian market in order to focus its efforts on the Chilean market. The announcement means that Enjoy will end it operations on the island of San Andrés in the Caribbean Sea. General Manager Enjoy, Gerardo Cood ...

China – Melco opens the doors to Morpheus

Melco Resorts has now opened Morpheus, the new, ultra-luxury hotel in Macau. Named after the god of dreams in Greek Mythology, this US$1.1bn iconic building is the latest addition to the Phase III development of City of Dreams Macau. Morpheus is the world’s first ever free-form exoskeleton high-rise architectural structure, designed by legendary architect the late Dame Zaha ...
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US – Resorts Casino claims first Evolution Dual Play outside Europe

Evolution Gaming has signed an historic agreement with Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey to install a one-of-a-kind multi-camera Dual Play Roulette table, which will allow on-premise customers to play alongside online players. The Dual Play installation will be Evolution’s first outside of Europe, its first installation in ...

Peru – GLI hosts 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable in Lima

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) will host its much-anticipated 11th Annual Latin American and Caribbean Regulators Roundtable August 6 to 8, 2018 ...

UK – Playtech BGT Sports adds a further 250 widescreen terminals to Betfred deal

Playtech BGT Sports (PBS)has strengthened its partnership with Betfred with the addition of 250 widescreen terminals to its network of retail ...

US – IGT powers sports betting at MGM Resorts’ Borgata Casino

MGM Resorts International is utilising IGT’s sports betting platform to run its retail sports betting operations as the State of New Jersey has now opened ...

UK – SG Gaming signs momentous Ladbrokes Coral deal

SG Gaming has signed a landmark seven-year agreement with Ladbrokes Coral Group in the UK to continue to supply its cutting-edge terminals, innovative ...
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Legislation

UK – Rise in online gaming tax to cover UK’s FOBT loss

The British treasury has confirmed that online gaming taxation will be increased next April to compensate for the loss of revenue from lower FOBT profits. The new maximum stakes of £2 on FOBTs will not be introduced until 2020, a move which ...

Japan – Japan’s lower house likely to vote on Implementation Bill tomorrow

Japan’s lower house of parliament is likely to vote tomorrow on what the country’s new casinos will look like following the passage of the IR Implementation Bill through the lower house cabinet committee last week. Whilst the opposition could ...

US – New Jersey legalises sports betting

Governor Phil Murphy has now signed Assembly Bill 4111, allowing sports betting at New Jersey casinos and racetracks for certain professional and collegiate sports or athletic events. All eyes had been on Governor Murphy following the state ...

Switzerland – Swiss Casinos welcomes gambling law change

Switzerland casino operator Swiss Casinos has welcomed the new gaming laws allowing casinos licensed in the country to offer online gaming whilst blocking anyone who isn’t licensed. The operator said: “Swiss Casinos is pleased that the Swiss ...
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Interactive

US – New Jersey records second ever highest online month

New Jersey's legal online gambling industry continued to show strength in May, generating the second-highest gross revenue total in the industry's nearly five-year history. But with legal sports betting now rolling out, New Jersey's online casino industry is entering a new era of growth, according to analysts. "Legal sports betting will add rocket fuel to the already-impressive growth rates for New Jersey's legal online casinos," said ...

UK – Pragmatic to create four unique games for Rank

Online games developer Pragmatic Play has signed a new agreement with British operator Rank Group, that will see Pragmatic Play’s experienced team of game ...

Malta – Relax Gaming appoints Alexia Smilovic

Relax Gaming has appointed Alexia Smilovic as its new Director of Compliance and Regulated Markets. Alexia Smilovic joins Relax with a wealth of ...

Italy – Greentube enters Italy with GVC

Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, has today announced its recent successful launch with GVC Holdings in Italy. Since signing a content deal ...

Armenia – 21bet upgrades sportsbook with Digitain

Digitain, the multi-channel casino and sports betting platform provider, confirmed that Malta-licensed 21Bet had been successfully migrated to Digitain’s ...

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