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Spain – Merkur expands in Madrid and Prague

The Gauselmann Group has opened a new gaming venue in Madrid via its operating subsidiary Casino Merkur International. The company is already well represented in Spain on the Spanish island of Mallorca where Casino Merkur International operates five branches under the brand "Merkur Salon de Juego". The portfolio is now supplemented by the first branch on the mainland in Madrid. The company relies on a combination of exclusive ambience, best service and modern ...

US – Sycuan Casino on course for March 2019 opening in San Diego

Sycuan Casino, which began life as Bingo Palace in 1983 in San Diego, has announced that its expansion project has reached another major milestone. The organisation hosted a Topping Off Celebration on Tuesday to place the final beam on its new hotel tower. During the celebration, Chairman, Cody Martinez and General Manager, John Dinius acknowledged the hard work of the team and ...

Bahamas – Opening of Rosewood Baha Mar completes Baha Mar’s offering

Baha Mar has held a ribbon cutting to mark the opening of its latest hotel Rosewood Baha Mar and the completion of the phased opening, and the fulfilment of the resort's commitment to create what it says is the ultimate "luxury of choice" destination in the Caribbean. In its inaugural year, Baha Mar has delivered on the timely arrivals of the three global hotel brands on ...
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Austria – GLI names Alexander Haberl Regulatory Development Manager

Gaming Laboratories International (GLI) has appointed the former Managing Director of BMM Testlabs in Europe Alexander Haberl as its new Regulatory Development Manager. The appointment follows the news that GLI is opening a second office in Austria. The newest office will complement its existing Graz laboratory to better serve the needs of ...

Peru – Novomatic showing Latin American firsts at Peru Gaming Show

A new range of cutting-edge Novomatic gaming equipment for international casino markets was launched in 2018 and will now be previewed in Latin America for ...

US – IGT already in shape for North America’s sports betting revolution

With revenue up across all its business divisions, International Game Technology looks in good shape as it positions itself for a new era in sports betting ...

US – Ruidoso Downs Race Track selects Aristocrat for its remodel

Ruidoso Downs Race Track & Casino in Ruidoso, N.M. has leveraged its existing partnership with Aristocrat to upgrade its Oasis 360 casino management system ...

US – GLI accredited by the A2LA

Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI) laboratories in Lakewood, New Jersey, Las Vegas, Nevada, Vancouver, British Columbia, and Wheat Ridge, Colorado ...
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Legislation

Puerto Rico – Senator presents bill to expand sports betting in Puerto Rico

Senator José Nadal Powers has put forward a resolution in the Senate that would allow for sports betting in Puerto Rico. The senator has presented Senate Resolution 756 to the Finance Committee, the Senate Government and Federal Affairs ...

Greece – New laws over late salary payments could see Greek casinos in hot water

Several Greek casinos could face legal problems including possible closures following new laws brought in last year stating that failure to pay employee salaries within 30 days, will result operating licenses being suspended for two months. ...

Brazil – Tourism Minister highlights lack of knowledge over Brazil’s gaming efforts

Brazil’s Tourism Ministry has said that there is a lack of knowledge amongst church leaders when it comes to efforts to regulate the market. Speaking at the UNI Americas fifth International Gaming Conference held last Thursday in Sao Paulo, ...

Chile – Chile’s Senate considers raft of changes to Chile’s gaming laws

The Senate's advisory Commission for Decentralisation and Regional Development has unanimously approved a bill that seeks to prohibit the operation of slots or games of chance outside of premises legally allowed to offer gaming. Alejandro ...
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Interactive

UK – FunFair’s blockchain casino platform enters closed beta in industry first

FunFair Technologies, the leading decentralised B2B casino platform, has launched its closed beta on Mainnet, the first blockchain-based casino to reach this milestone. The company will gradually open up its platform to a select number of its significant community, which totals over 70,000 followers across various channels, this week. They will be able to test and provide feedback on the platform and its underlying, proprietary ‘Fate ...

Romania – BetConstruct receives Romanian Class II Licence for Retail Solutions

BetConstruct has had its Retail Solutions licensed by the Romanian National Gambling Office to operate within the territory of Romania. Granted by the ...

Latvia – Rebranded Mr Green buys Latvia’s third biggest iGaming operator 11.lv

Swedish online operator Mr Green, who has announced a rebranding to MRG, has signed an agreement to acquire a majority of the Latvian gaming operator ...

Norway – IGT signs contract with Norsk Tipping to provide new online bingo solution

IGT Global Services has signed a contract with Norsk Tipping to provide its new online Bingo solution and related services. Norsk Tipping, Norway's ...

Portugal – PokerStars adds Portuguese players to French and Spanish pool

PokerStars players in Portugal have now joined the existing PokerStars shared player pool between France and Spain. PokerStars, The Stars Group's ...

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