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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 did not receive advice from ...

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 exchange for the exclusive rights to offer card games until May 2019. The tribe will also be ...

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 reason why. It has hinted though that some loss-making operations where fortunes cannot ...

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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Germany – Dallmeier presents VideoNetBox 3for small and medium-sized casinos

For small and medium-sized casinos (SMB), it is particularly important that video security solutions are easy to install and smooth to operate. Precisely for this target group, Dallmeier offers VideoNetBox 3 which can be configured quickly and simply as a complete video security solution for up to 16 HD video streams. The appliance ...

US – TCS John Huxley supplies Resorts World Catskills

TCS John Huxley has supplied Resorts World Catskills in New York with all of its 154 gaming tables and array of live gaming equipment. Working closely ...

China – Novomatic and Ainsworth to display new scope of products at G2E Asia

For the second time at G2E Asia, Novomatic and Ainsworth Game Technology will present a joint stand this year, featuring a range of new products for the ...

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. ...

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 ...
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Legislation

Argentina – Argentinean court rules that bingo halls will pay full tax

All bingo halls must now pay the full amount of income tax according to a recent decision handed down by the Federal Administrative Litigation Chamber. The court revoked the interim measures which benefited those bingo halls which are part ...

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 ...
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Switzerland – Scientific launches omni-channel for Swisslos

Scientific Games has successfully launched an omni-channel sports betting system for Swisslos, the lottery serving the German and Italian-speaking regions of Switzerland. The innovative solution was provided by Scientific Games after winning a new contract to implement the new sports betting system with expanded wagering capabilities for the Lottery's sports product. The Company has provided a fixed odds sports betting system to Swisslos ...

Canada – Stars to create ‘world’s largest publicly listed online gaming company’

The Stars Group is buying Sky Betting & Gaming from CVC Capital Partners and Sky in a cash and stock transaction valued at $4.7bn. This combination will ...

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 & ...

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 ...

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