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Australia – Aquis accuses ACT government of 17 months of silence

Aquis Entertainment CEO Jessica Mellor has said the Australian Capital Territory government stayed silent for 17 months over plans for the company to invest AU$330m into the redevelopment of Canberra Casino. The government has given Aquis one month to finalise its proposals for a project that will allow it operate 200 slot machines in the casino. Ms Mellor said: “Aquis lodged the detailed business case for the project in June 2016 and ...

US – Florida agrees new $300m Seminole casino deal

The state of Florida has agreed a deal that will lead to the Seminole Tribe continuing to pay more than $300m a year in casino money to the state in ...

Austria – Casinos Austria decides not to sell improving international casino division

Casinos Austria has taken the decision not to sell its international division, Casinos Austria International, citing an improved performance as the main ...

US – Hard Rock to open in Atlantic City on June 28

Hard Rock International Chairman & CEO, Jim Allen, has announced a Grand Opening date of June 28 for the highly-anticipated Hard Rock Hotel & Casino ...

US – Wynn Resorts names three new directors

The Board of Directors of Wynn Resorts announced that it has expanded its board to 11 members, with the appointment of Betsy Atkins, Dee Dee Myers and ...
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Mexico – EGT to make debut at Caribbean Gaming Show

Euro Games Technology is taking part in the Caribbean Gaming Show, to be held at the Iberostar Hotel in Cancun on April 26 to 27 for the first time. “The last time we took part in an exhibition in Mexico was in 2012 in the ELA. That was the last gaming show of such scale in the country we know of,” explained Nadia Popova, director of EGT ...

Italy – Smash Smash Festival becomes a hit at Casinò Campione d’Italia

One of Europe’s largest casinos is delighted with the performance of Konami’s Smash Smash Festival linked games, launched at the lakeside venue last ...

US – Novomatic Americas launches FV-640 Dominator Curves at Miami Valley Gaming

Novomatic Americas has continued to build on its game growth success in North America with the first to market launch of the FV-640 Dominator Curves at ...

US – Miccosukee Resort selects Aristocrat to provide casino management systems

The Miccosukee Tribe of Indians of Florida, which owns and operates the 1,700-slot Miccosukee Resort & Gaming Center in Miami, Florida, has selected ...

US – Muscogee Nation adds VizExplorer player development solution to River Spirit Casino Resort

VizExplorer has signed an agreement to deploy its most advanced player development solution at Tulsa’s River Spirit Casino Resort, one of the largest ...
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Legislation

Spain – Madrid looking to harmonise gaming laws

The Assembly of Madrid has approved the proposal put forward by The Podemos Party (We Can Party), which urges the regional government to elaborate a new gaming law. The new proposal includes a local strategy for the prevention of gambling ...

Denmark – Denmark to launch new applications for land-based casinos this summer

The Danish Gambling Authority will launch a new application round for new land-based casino licences in Vejle, Aarhus, or Odense, with the existing casino licences for these cities due to expire on 1 January 2020. At the end of 2016, the ...

Spain – Anti-match fixing measures strengthened under new agreement

The General Director of the Police Germán López Iglesias has signed a collaboration agreement with David Aganzo President of The Spanish Footballers' Association (AFE) to initiate more efficient measures when it comes to the detection and ...

UK – TabCorp’s SunBet fined over novelty bets and other breaches

Australian betting group TabCorp has been fined by the UK Gambling Commission for its role in last year’s ‘piegate’ incident when Sutton FC goalkeeper Wayne Shaw ate a pie during his club’s Cup Fifth Round tie against Arsenal. The ...
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Sweden – Former Svenska Spel VP to lead Betsson into Sweden

Peter Zäll will join Betsson Group on May 1 2018 and will be based at Betsson’s operational headquarters in Malta. He was previously VP Product & Marketing at Svenska Spel and has also held a number of management positions in retail businesses and consumer marketing. “I am delighted that Peter has decided to be part of the Betsson team as Chief Strategy Officer, his experience and personality fit the team perfectly. Also, as Betsson ...

Denmark – Online gaming surpasses land-based casinos in Denmark

Online gaming revenues have surpassed those of land-based casino in Denmark for the first time in 2017 according to figures released by the Danish Gambling ...

Sweden – Evolution to launch Deal or No Deal live

Endemol Shine Gaming, part of global content creator, producer and distributor Endemol Shine Group, has announced a partnership with leading provider of ...

Colombia – Juegos Miami integral to the Colombian online revolution, says WPlay

The pioneering WPlay.co, the first operator to acquire an online licence in Colombia from Coljuegos, believes that one of the main talking points at this ...

UK – SG Digital’s OpenBet Sportsbook delivers strong Grand National

OpenBet, SG Digital’s market-leading sportsbook, processed more than 34m bets across all channels during the three days of this year’s Grand National ...

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