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Spain – Go ahead for new casino in Galicia

The Autonomous Community Government of Galicia has announced that it has given the green light for a new casino in the city of Vigo. According to a statement, the government announced that authorisation had been given for the casino in the A Laxe Shopping Centre: Vigo’s newest shopping centre, located centrally in the port area of Vigo. In a brief statement, the Vice Presidency of the government of Galicia announced that it had authorised the opening of an additional ...

US – Maverick Casinos acquires Nevada Gold

Maverick Casinos has announced the signing of a definitive merger agreement with Nevada Gold. Under the terms of the merger agreement, Maverick will acquire all of the outstanding shares of UWN’s common stock for $2.50 per share in cash, subject to certain minor adjustments. The Transaction will result in the UWN becoming a private company. Maverick Casinos and it’s ...

Belgium – ECA Vice-Chair calls for action against unlicensed online providers

On the occasion of the 12th Conference of the European Association of the Study of Gambling (EASG) on Malta, ECA Vice-Chair Prof. Dietmar Hoscher gave a keynote on the challenges of illegal online gambling and the need for strong national actions. As Hoscher highlighted, relevant case law and secondary legislation at EU level clearly underline the principle of subsidiarity and ...
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US – EGT Interactive carries momentum into G2E Vegas

EGT Interactive is looking forward to welcoming visitors to its booth at the forthcoming G2E Vegas show for another consecutive year, where EGT Interactive will emphasise its variety of online casino propositions and business solutions. “With more than 150 video slots, extra successful RTP (return-to-player) strategy and quality support, we’ll be glad to welcome visitors on our interactive stand and show some of the latest successful propositions and software ...

US – Aristocrat to launch Mad Max: Fury Road at G2E

Aristocrat, in partnership with Warner Bros. Consumer Products, will premiere the new Mad Max: Fury Road Slot Game at the upcoming Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. “Warner Bros. Consumer Products has been a longtime partner and our customers have been big fans of all the game themes we’ve collaborated on to create. Now we’re very pleased to announce the newest game inspired by ...

South Africa – umAfrika joins line-up as ICE Africa continues to grow

Support for the inaugural ICE Africa, which is being held across October 24 to 25 at Johannesburg’s Sandton Convention Centre, continues to gather momentum with leading distributor umAfrika the latest blue chip commercial organisation to join the list of notable exhibitors. umAfrika, which is a distributor of Aristocrat and Stylgame products and supplier to Desert Palace Hotel ...
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Legislation

Peru – Court threat over new gaming tax

The Peruvian Association of Entertainment and Gaming (APEJA), plans to fight the imposition of a new tax in the courts as they argue it will damage Peru's growing gaming sector. The Selective Consumption Tax (ISC) an excise tax, has until now ...

Brazil – Casinos could double tourist numbers

The President of Brazil's Chamber of Deputies Rodrigo Maia has said that casinos could double the amount of tourists coming to Brazil. As reported by local news portal Mercado & Eventos, Maia argued for large-scale casinos and resorts while ...

Peru – Government defends new tax on gaming industry

Economy and Finance Minister Carlos Oliva has defended the new taxes on the gaming industry arguing that the new taxes are not only fair but will lead to a ...

Greece – Greece sets online application fee of €5m

The Greek Finance Ministry has launched a public consultation on new legislation to regulate its online gaming sector which would see operators based in ...
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Interactive

Colombia – Coljuegos blocks over 1,800 illegal gambling websites

Colombian gaming regulator Coljuegos has blocked 1,805 websites, which have been offering online gaming without authorisation. The Ministry of Information Technologies and Communications (MinTIC), working alongside the National Police's Police Cybernetics Centre (CECIP) and internet service providers have been working in coordination to enforce the ban. The government is also cracking down on illegal advertising. The government is gaining ground in its battle with ...

UK – Evolution to unveil on-premise Salle Privée studio at Les Ambassadeurs

Evolution Gaming has signed an agreement with Les Ambassadeurs Club, one of London’s most distinguished gambling clubs to operate a Mayfair Salle Privée Live Casino studio within the venue and also install Dual Play Roulette and Baccarat ...

Slovenia – Oryx Gaming expands content portfolio with Givme Games

Oryx Gaming has agreed terms with Givme Games to implement a wide selection of online slots based on some of the most successful land-based games on the market. Games will be available via Oryx Games platform. An exciting new player on the ...

UK – VSoftCo to bring Virtus Sports’ virtual sports onto its platform

VSoftCo Ltd, a specialist software development company in the global virtual sports market, has entered into a multi-year agreement with Virtus Sports a ...

US – IGT goes live with first cross-platform online Wide Area Progressive in the US

Multiple online casinos in New Jersey are now offering IGT’s MegaJackpots WAP games following the launch of the first cross-platform online Wide Area ...
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