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US – Golden Entertainment to buy two casinos from Marnell Gaming

Golden Entertainment is buying the Edgewater Hotel & Casino Resort and the Colorado Belle Hotel & Casino Resort in Laughlin, Nevada, from Marnell Gaming for between $168m and $190m. The purchase price will be based on an 8.0x multiple of the ...

US – del Lago to launch DraftKings branded sports book

del Lago Resort & Casino has confirmed it will launch a physical sportsbook in conjunction with DraftKings along with an option for mobile and online sports wagering in the Empire State should legislation authorise online sports ...

Hong Kong – Hong Kong Jockey Club turnover reaches £12bn

Turnover at the Hong Kong Jockey Club has risen to £11.9bn (HK$124.2bn) representing a 5.8 per cent increase year-on-year, while the total amount wagered with commingling partners reached £1.6bn (HK$16.5bn); a massive increase of 154.8 per cent ...

Argentina – Argentinean casino accused of laundering US$10m to finance Hezbollah

The Argentine government has frozen assets and money belonging to members of an organisation presumed to have ties to the Shiite terrorist organisation Hezbollah, following a manoeuvre to launder $10m in a casino in the town of Iguazú, in the ...
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US – Aruze Gaming enters licensing deal with Walker Digital Table Systems

Aruze Gaming America has obtained a license from Walker Digital Table Systems to the world’s most powerful RFID chip technology, PJM3.0. Aruze will use this  technology to power a new line of RFID based casino gaming chips. PJM3.0 is the fastest, most secure, and most reliable RFID technology in the world for gaming applications and features a ...

US – Clarion Gaming launches ICE North America

Clarion Gaming has announced the 2019 launch of ICE North America, which will bring together GiGse and ICE Sports Betting USA into a single consolidated ...

Spain – Jesús Franco completes acquisition of Recreativos Franco

In a short press announcement today from Recreativos Franco SAU, co-founded in 1965 by the brothers Joaquín and Jesús Franco, the Spain-based gaming ...

China – Cotai Trek hailed success by G2E Asia

The half-day G2E Asia 2018 Cotai Trek, organised during the G2E Asia show this year and exclusively reserved for G2E Asia Privileges members, included a ...

US – IGT announces sports betting deal with FanDuel Group

International Game Technology will be FanDuel Group’s sports betting platform provider for the newly regulated US market in the state of New Jersey. ...
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Legislation

US – West Virginia lottery sets up emergency rules for sports betting roll-out

With sports betting already approved in the state, the West Virginia Lottery Sports Wagering Act will now allow the Lottery Commission to set up emergency rules that will allow the roll-out of sports betting. Casino operators can now apply to ...

China – Macau moves to extend ban on casino workers gambling

Macau’s Legislative Assembly (AL) has unanimously passed a draft law aiming to stop casino workers entering gaming floors in the region out of their working hours. Lawmakers have though suggested the proposed legislation would encroach on ...

India – Law Commission recommends sports betting be legalised in India

India’s Law Commission has submitted a report to its government called Legal Framework: Gambling and Sports Betting including Cricket in India, which recommends that sports betting be legalised in India. The report, which was requested by the ...

Italy – EGBA warns against advertising ban in Italy

The European Gaming and Betting Association (EGBA) has warned that illegal gambling will increase if Italy moves forwards with new laws to ban any gambling-related advertising. Maarten Haijer, Secretary General, European Gaming and Betting ...
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Interactive

UK – 10Bet signs shirt deal with Blackburn Rovers FC

10Bet, one of the world’s fastest growing online sports betting operators, has signed a major three-year partnership agreement with EFL Championship side Blackburn Rovers, becoming the club’s Official Principal Sponsor. As the main partner of one of England’s longest-established football clubs, 10Bet’s new visual identity will feature on the front of the team’s home and away shirts and be displayed around Ewood Park, on the front cover of ...

US – SG Social launches Monopoly Slots mobile app

Scientific Games' social gaming division SG Social has launched the Monopoly Slots mobile app worldwide. The game is available for download in the ...

US – Paddy Power Betfair US completes merger with FanDual

Paddy Power Betfair and FanDuel have closed their previously announced merger, combining Paddy Power Betfair’s US businesses with FanDuel, making what they ...

The Netherlands – Registrations up 25 per cent for iGB Live!

The latest data collected by Clarion Gaming, organisers of this week’s iGB Live! (July 17 to 20 2018, The Amsterdam, RAI), confirm a strong and positive ...

US – Three Pennsylvania casinos apply for three-tiered online licences

Three casinos in Pennsylvania; Parx, Mount. Airy, and the yet-to-open Stadium Casino have now applied for online gaming licences. Douglas Harbach, ...
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