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Australia – ACT finally says no to Casino Canberra’s A$$330m planned expansion

After 17 months of consideration, the ACT Government has told Casino Canberra to scale back its A$$330m plans on a proposed expansion, including the number of gaming machines it plans to operate. Chief Minister Andrew Barr has invited Aquis to consider alternatives for a smaller scale re-development. Mr Barr said: “The government has notified the owners of the Canberra Casino, Aquis Entertainment (Aquis), that their unsolicited proposal to redevelop the Casino ...

India – Delta Corp demands casino licence for The Deltin in High Court writ

India’s biggest gambling operator Delta Corp Limited is demanding a casino licence as promised for its Daman casino project from the Union Territory Administration of Daman and Diu; Administrator of Daman and Diu and Director of Tourism of the Union Territory Administration. In a regulatory filing to the stock exchange, it revealed that its subsidiary; Daman Hospitality Private ...

France – Fourth quarter fall in Cannes’ table revenue hinders Partouche’s 2018 growth

A huge drop in table revenues at its Cannes casino saw French casino operator Groupe Partouche report a fall in consolidated turnover of 2.9 per cent at €99.6m. Overall its turnover fell by €3m during its fourth quarter of 2018 running from August to October but the fall in Cannes, where the company saw three casino managers arrested by the police division of the Central Service ...
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US – Aristocrat opens new two-building campus in Summerlin

Aristocrat was joined by a delegation of local, state, and international dignitaries to cut the ribbon at the company’s new two-building campus in the Las Vegas neighbourhood of Summerlin. Participating in the ceremony were Aristocrat Leisure Limited Chairman Ian Blackburne, Aristocrat Leisure Limited CEO Trevor Croker, Managing Director of the Americas Matt Wilson and Kevin T. Orrock, President, Summerlin, The Howard Hughes Corporation. The ceremony was attended ...

UK – Paddy Power Betfair signs up for Inspired’s virtual Grand National

Inspired Entertainment is celebrating the first retail launch of its newest virtual horse racing product The Virtual Grand National with Paddy Power Betfair across the bookmaker’s full retail estate of over 620 stores in the UK and Ireland. Paddy Power is the first operator to go live in retail venues with The Virtual Grand National, an official licensed product with The Jockey ...

US – Interblock installs Diamond Dealer Assist stadium at Viejas Casino

Interblock has installed an 18-seat Diamond Dealer Assist stadium at Viejas Casino & Resort in San Diego, California. Viejas’s customised gaming space is composed of 18 play stations, three double sided high-definition LCD display screens and two dealer assisted tables that deliver Baccarat and Multi-hand Blackjack. The Baccarat table is equipped as a dual shoe, which allows for ...
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UK – Responsible gambling group confirms ‘whistle to whistle’ ban on TV gambling ads

As part of its annual review process, the Industry Group for Responsible Gambling has confirmed a ‘whistle to whistle’ ban on all TV betting adverts during pre-watershed live sport, starting five minutes before the event begins, and ending five ...

Brazil – Brazil’s President approves new sports betting rules

New sports betting legislation is now finally law after the President of Brazil, Michel Temer, sanctioned Provisional Measure 846, during a ceremony at the Planalto Palace on Wednesday in Brasilia - the official workplace of the President of ...

Peru – Higher taxation still on the cards for Peru’s gaming industry

A confused picture is emerging in Peru over the future of Legislative Decree 1419, which proposes additional taxes on the gambling industry. Even though ...

US – Arkansas aims for casino legislation next month

The Arkansas Racing Commission wants to present its initial draft legislation to allow Arkansas' first fully fledged casinos, next month. The plan is to ...
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Sweden – MRG granted licenses in Sweden for Mr Green and Evoke Gaming

MRG has been granted two licenses in Sweden. The licenses include the iGaming sites Mr Green Casino, Redbet Casino, Vinnarum Casino, Bertil and Mama Mia Bingo. MRG is a fast-growing, innovative iGaming Group with operations in 13 markets. MRG has gaming licenses in Denmark, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Malta, Sweden and the U.K. In Sweden, MRG was granted the licenses through its subsidiaries Mr Green Ltd and Evoke Gaming Ltd. MRG’s strategy is to grow in regulated ...

Sweden – Bethard granted gaming license in Sweden

The Swedish Gaming Authority has granted a Swedish license to Bethard, with its associated white labels, to operate as of January 1 2019. Bethard has secured three crucial licenses in its strategic markets: the UK, Denmark and Sweden. More ...

Spain – LeoVegas to enter Spain during Q1 2019

Spain has a been a locally regulated gambling market since 2012, and LeoVegas has now submitted a license application for casino and sports betting. "We are now taking the next step on our global expansion journey and apply for our first ...

UK – AGS partners with Rank to provide third-party games on AGS platform

AGS has signed an agreement to provide third-party slot content aggregation for real-money wagering to one of the UK’s leading multi-channel gaming ...

Adriatic – FeedConstruct signs up another sports content provider in ABA League

FeedConstruct has signed a deal with the Adriatic Basketball Association (ABA) to stream 130 matches per season to FeedConstruct’s Friendship Platform ...
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