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Germany – Only a third of Spielbanken Bayern’s casinos making a profit

Spielbanken Bayern, the Bavarian casino group in Germany, has reported that only three of its nine casinos made a profit last year. The casinos in Feuchtwangen, Garmisch-Partenkirchen and Bad Wiessee made a combined profit of €8.3m. The other six casinos made a loss of €11.3m casinos so that the casino as a group made a loss of approximately €3m Spielbanken Bayern belongs to the state of Bavaria and contributes around €2m per year to ...

Monaco – European Casino Association’s annual industry forum heads to Monaco

Monte-Carlo casino group Société des Bains de Mer is hosting the annual Casino Industry Forum at the Hôtel Hermitage Monte-Carlo in Monaco. The ...

US – Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation building casino in Arizona

The Fort McDowell Yavapai Nation is breaking ground of a new casino in the State of Arizona that will replace the current Fort McDowell Casino when it ...

China – Hainan hotels pushing for prize-oriented table games

At least five Chinese-owned hotels on the Chinese holiday island Hainan are pushing to offer prize-oriented table games in their converted ...

Argentina – Bomb found in Mendoza Casino

A bomb has been discovered in a casino in the city of Mendoza on Sunday. The bomb was found in a bathroom in the Regency Casino in the Park Hyatt hotel ...
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US – IGT installs Dynasty Electronic Table Games at Resorts World NYC

Resorts World Casino New York City in Jamaica, New York City, has installed the latest version of IGT’s Dynasty Electronic Table Games (ETG). Resorts World Casino players can now enjoy automated roulette on any one of the property’s 32 newly installed terminals. The new terminals feature landscape-oriented, ultra-HD displays, and a variety ...

UK – Betting on Sports to host 200 speakers

From September 18 to 21, 2,500 delegates from across the world will make their way to Betting on Sports Week to join the international and gaming trade ...

US – Aristocrat opens Lightening Link Lounge at Table Mountain Casino

Table Mountain Casino has opened a Lightning Link Lounge, dedicated exclusively to Aristocrat's Lightning Link games. This new lounge consists of 49 ...

US – GLI celebrates 30 years with South Dakota Commission

Gaming Laboratories International, (GLI) is celebrating its 30th anniversary working in partnership with the South Dakota Commission on Gaming. To mark ...

US – Scientific Games awarded contract by New Mexico

The New Mexico Lottery Authority has awarded Scientific Games an eight-year contract to provide instant products and services, and a two-year loyalty ...
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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

Peru – Patagonia Entertainment and Kiron Interactive sign agreement

Patagonia Entertainment has signed a content agreement with Kiron Interactive to integrate a wide selection of superb virtual sports titles onto its iGaming platform. This latest content partnership means Patagonia’s Latam-facing clients will gain access to Kiron’s extensive portfolio of 17 virtual sports and racing games, which are well established and well recognized as market leaders in the industry. Products included in the initial ...

UK – Playtech to roll-out omni-channel with newly rebranded Buzz Bingo

Playtech is to supply its Playtech ONE omni-channel solution to Gala as it rebrands its Gala Bingo clubs to Buzz Bingo. The deal will see Playtech’s ...

UK – 32Red fined £2m by Gambling Commission

Online gambling business 32Red has been penalised for not protecting a consumer from gambling-related harm and money laundering failures. The Gambling ...

UK – Pinnacle chooses MuchBetter gaming wallet

MuchBetter, the iGaming payments company, will be available to all Pinnacle sports betting and eSports customers worldwide. Pinnacle is one of the ...

US – Kambi enters into Sportsbook agreement with DraftKings

Kambi Group has signed a multi-year deal with DraftKings to provide technology and services to the sports-tech and media entertainment company. The ...

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