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Mexico – Codere and Hard Rock flirt with second guitar-shaped hotel

Codere has signed an agreement with Hard Rock to grant it some land in Mexico and build a tourist complex valued at close to US$1bn. Codere will receive 40 per cent of the project in return. According to sources close to the talks, Codere has agreed to transfer land in Mexico City for the US group to build their second guitar-shaped hotel. The complex will rise to 48 floors and will also include a betting area that will be operated by ...

Argentina – New hotel and casino opens in Chaco

A four-star hotel and casino has opened in Charata a city in the province of Chaco, Argentina. With a $145m price tag the four-star Casino Platinum hotel ...

France – Illegal poker tables closed in Cannes

The judicial police of Nice has closed an underground gaming circle offering illegal poker tables in Cannes. Three people were arrested, two in their ...

Malta – Casino executives slam Dragonara’s 64-year licence extension

Malta’s Dragonara casino has been given a 64-year extension to its lease agreement without a competitive tender, causing controversy on the Mediterranean ...

US – William Hill opens four Iowa sportsbooks on first day of legalised sports betting

William Hill opened and accepted wagers at four sports books across Iowa on the first day of legalised sports betting in state history. This marks the ...
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South Africa – NOVOMATIC hits the jackpot at Carnival City

The latest NOVOMATIC linked progressive jackpots made their African debut at Sun International’s Carnival City Casino in Johannesburg. Thunder Cash Link and Cash Connection made a massive impression on the casino floor, as a packed crowd attended the launch event on 31st July on back-to-back banks of Panthera 2.27 machines. NOVOMATIC Africa representatives, supported by the Austrian headquarters, joined the Sun International team at the special launch event that saw ...

US – Bielak takes key role at SUZOHAPP

SUZOHAPP has appointed Sim Bielak to the position of President of Global Gaming and Amusement Business. Mr. Bielak brings with him an extensive background in sales, business development and marketing. He joined SUZOHAPP in 2013 and served most recently in the role of Chief Marketing Officer. Prior to SUZOHAPP, Mr. Bielak ran the global gaming business for Crane Payment Solutions. ...

US – Praire’s Edge adds bleeding edge digital signage solution

Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort in Granite Falls offers what it calls “Minnesota’s best casino action.” Now the excitement is larger than life at the Prairie Tap House inside Prairie’s Edge Casino Resort, where a 15ft x 8ft 1.9mm display from JCM Global Digital Signage Solutions helps to create the perfect atmosphere for guests to enjoy all the action of their favourite sports. The ...
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Legislation

The Netherlands – KSA fines unibet.eu for offering online gambling

Dutch Gaming Authority KSA has imposed a fine of E470,000 on Trannel International Limited. This company, based in Malta, at least for a period in the second half of 2018 offered online gambling to Dutch consumers via the website unibet.eu. ...

Cambodia – Cambodia stops issuing online licences as full ban nears

Cambodia has stopped issuing new online gaming licences as it closes in on a full scale ban on online gambling due to public safety and threat to social order. Prime Minister Samdech Techo Hun Sen said: “The Royal Government stops granting ...

US – DoJ to file appeal against New Hampshire Wire Act ruling

The Department of Justice has filed its intention to appeal the New Hampshire District, June Federal Court ruling stating that the Wire Act only applies to ...

Australia – LottoLand wins court case against Australian Communications and Media Authority

Lottoland has won its legal battle against the Australian Communications and Media Authority (ACMA). The online lottery group took action against the ...
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Malta – Play’n GO unveil latest Hugo adventure

Players can join Hugo on his latest crazy escapade from Play'n GO, the newest slot based on the lovable troll, Hugo’s Adventure! From dizzying heights to the deepest depths, Hugo will fly through air and plunge in the sea, in the hope of taking home the treasures of the golden submarine. Hugo's Adventure is a 5-reel video slot machine with 10 fixed paylines. Hugo’s friends, Monkey, Eagle and Hugolina represent the game’s HPs (LPs are 10 through Ace) and, by matching 3 ...

US – Kambi extends contract with DraftKings

Kambi and DraftKings  have today signed a multi-state contract extension that encompasses eight additional states, including: Colorado, Indiana, Iowa, Maine, New York, Pennsylvania, Tennessee and West Virginia. The terms of the deal secure ...

Spain – Casino de Barcelona switches online HQ to Ceuta

Casino de Barcelona has moved the headquarters of its online gaming division to Ceuta, joining a number of other companies such as Luckia Games, Suertia and Mondobets who have also opted to benefit from tax incentives offered by the Spanish ...

Colombia – Rush Street Int. strengthens presence with Greentube in LATAM

Rush Street Interactive (RSI) is collaborating with Greentube, NOVOMATIC’s Interactive division, to strengthens its presence in Colombia by launching a ...

Spain – Betfred teams up with La Liga’s RCD Mallorca as main club partner

Betfred is marking its launch in the Spanish market by agreeing the main sponsorship package with La Liga club RCD Mallorca. As primary club partner, ...
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