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Japan – Osaka Mayor says COVID-19 has delayed potential IR launch until 2027

If the Japanese city of Osaka wins one of the three coveted Integrated Resort casino licences it won’t be ready to open it until at least 2027, maybe even 2028. Officials in Osaka want to build a casino on the artificial island of Yumeshima in ...

UK – England’s casinos gearing up for reopening on July 4

England’s land-based casinos will be ready to reopen their doors again from July 4, abiding by strict anti-covid standards, the industry has declared. Every casino in the country has been closed since the lockdown began on March 23 as part of ...

US – Wynn Las Vegas reopens with full five-star experience

Luxury returned to the Las Vegas Strip with the reopening of Wynn Las Vegas. Every effort was made to provide guests with the same exceptional experience and unmatched level of service Wynn is known for. To celebrate, the resort has created ...

US – Caesars Palace Las Vegas, Flamingo Las Vegas, The LINQ Promenade and High Roller Observation Wheel all now open

Caesars Entertainment has now reopened gaming and hospitality operations in Las Vegas at its Caesars Palace and Flamingo Las Vegas properties today, June 4. Additionally, the Company has reopened selected retail and dining outlets along The LINQ ...
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Malta – Win Systems launches PlaySafe by Wigos to allow casinos to social distance

Win Systems has announced the launch of PlaySafe by Wigos, the new set of functionalities within its renowned casino management system Wigos. Thanks to PlaySafe, casinos can reopen with all player positions offered, while keeping security and hygiene measures for both players and casino staff, while pandemic restrictions apply. The Wigos ...

US – AGEM Index increases 7.1 per cent from April to May

The AGEM Index increased by 26.84 points in May 2020 to 402.89 points, a 7.1 per cent gain from April 2020. Ten of the 13 AGEM Index companies reported ...

Germany – Wiesbaden Casino to use contactless DERMALOG Fever Check on reopening

After a mandatory corona break of several weeks, casinos and gambling resorts in Germany are reopening. Operators have to comply with numerous hygiene ...

US – Gary Platt donates 100s of masks to Navajo Nation

Gary Platt Manufacturing has donated hundreds of masks to Seeding Sovereignty’s mask drive to help multiple Native American communities in New Mexico. ...

US – Las Vegas entrepreneur partners with RGF Environmental to provide high quality air

Las Vegas entrepreneur & casino veteran, Bryan Lindsey, and other business industry leaders have partnered with Palm Beach, Florida based RGF Environmental ...
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Legislation

Chile – Chile’s gaming regulator calls for online gaming to aid shuttered sector

The Superintendency of Gambling Casinos (SCJ), the gaming regulator in Chile, wants the government to legalise online gaming to help the country’s casino operators who have been forced to suspend all operations since March 18. A spokesperson ...

Spain – Gaming associations bemoan new distance laws in Valencia

The Valencian Community parliament has voted in favour of a new gambling law to prevent gambling addiction and underage gambling which will see arcade operators, bookmakers as well as bar and restaurant owners, where gaming machines are set up, ...

US – Ohio sports betting bill heading to the Senate following House approval

The House of Representatives in Ohio has approved House Bill 194 that brings the state one step closer to legalising sports betting in the state. It would allow online betting and retail betting to take place in racetracks, casinos, and video ...

Germany – North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament green lights Westspiel casino sale

The North Rhine-Westphalian state parliament has cleared the way for the privatisation of the state-owned casino company Westspiel with The Gauselmann Group from Espelkamp believed to be interested. The MPs passed the new casino law on ...
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Interactive

US – Cloudbet offers in-play betting and prices for UFC 250

Players will be able to use in-play betting at Cloudbet to place new wagers between rounds on Nunes’ featherweight title defence against Felicia Spencer at this weekend's UFC 250. The bitcoin sportsbook is aiming to offer the world’s best prices with margins as low as 2 per cent on this fight and the rest of the UFC card. Nunes won her featherweight title by knocking Cris Cyborg out during UFC 232, and players can bet on the same outcome ...

US – DraftKings to power Bay Mills Resort & Casino mobile sports book in Michigan

DraftKings is teaming up with Bay Mills Resort & Casino to enter into a new market access deal to offer its mobile sportsbook across the state of ...

Belgium – Spinmatic portfolio available with Golden Palace

Spinmatic has signed a partnership with Golden Palace that will see its full suite of video slots and bingos available through the Belgian gaming hall’s ...

Malta – NSoft games integrated into EveryMatrix’s CasinoEngine

NSoft’s virtual sports betting games, as well as draw-based games, have been integrated into CasinoEngine, EveryMatrix’s iGaming Integration Platform. This ...

Germany – Ously Games signs first social casino deal with Evoplay Entertainment

Evoplay Entertainment has announced an agreement with Ously Games, one of Germany’s leading providers of cross-platform gaming services. The deal sees ...
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