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Australia – Crown well positioned to survive casino closures

Fitch ratings agency has said Crown Resorts, operator of Crown casinos in Melbourne, Victoria and Perth in Australia, has ‘manageable covenant risk and available liquidity to meet operating expenses over the duration of the shutdowns.’ “Crown Resorts' low net debt position at December 31 2019 and highly variable cost structure provides the Australian gaming operator with headroom to absorb the effect of the government shutdown of casinos in the country,” it ...

US – Caesars Entertainment to furlough 90 per cent of its US workforce

The ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency has prompted the temporary shutdown of Caesars Entertainment Corporation's properties consistent with government or tribe-mandated directives around the world. Given the uncertain duration of the property closures throughout the network, Caesars is temporarily moving to the minimum workforce needed to maintain basic operations. The ...

Argentina – City Centre Rosario supports Stay at Home campaign and drives player engagement

A casino in Argentina is encouraging its players to stay healthy and take part in non casino games in order to continue to engage with its customers on social media. While the country is in lockdown City Centre Rosario, one of the largest casinos in the country, is running a number of games during the quarantine. Under the motto "We have fun from home and we all win", the casino ...
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Supplier News

UK – Sweepstakes generator brings Virtual Grand National to WFH audience

Degree 53, specialists in the UX, design and software development, have created a Virtual Grand National sweepstake generator for the nation of remote workers. The Virtual Grand National will be broadcast on ITV on Saturday, 4th April 2020 at 17:00 BST. Every year, the Grand National sweepstake is part of the office life in Britain, and ...

US – Sky Racing World launches Japan NAR simulcasting

Sky Racing World, the Louisville, Kentucky-based distributor of international horse-racing content and subsidiary of Australian wagering operator Tabcorp, ...

The Netherlands – Clarion postpones iGBLive! until September

In response to the Covid-19 pandemic the number of events and conferences being postponed, cancelled and reimagined in digital formats grows daily. New to ...

Spain – R. Franco donates an initial 13,000 masks in Spain’s fight against Covid-19

The R. Franco Group, Spain’s most established gaming company, has made an initial donation of 13,000 reusable masks across Spain as part of the nation’s ...

Germany – LOTTO Bayern one of the first to integrate Scientific’s Symphony gaming system

Scientific Games has signed a new four-year systems technology agreement with long-time partner Staatliche Lotterieverwaltung, the state lottery of Bavaria ...
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Legislation

US – AGA ‘deeply concerned’ over small business Paycheck Protection Program

American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller he is 'deeply concerned' about the interim regulatory guidelines issued by the Small Business Administration for the Paycheck Protection Program. “The American Gaming Association ...

UK – Gambling Commission suspends two online licences

The UK Gambling Commission has suspended the licences of two online operators with immediate effect and commenced reviews for failure to fully integrate the self-exclusion scheme GAMSTOP. All online operators were notified in January that ...

US – Nevada sportsbooks get OK to take wagers on eNASCAR

On April 3, 2020,the Nevada Gaming Control Board granted approval to offer wagers on the 2020 eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series, pursuant to the provisions of Regulation 22.1201. Approval is granted for all licensed books to post and ...

Spain – Spain restricts online advertising during lockdown

The Spanish Minister of Consumer Affairs, Alberto Garzón, has stated that the government has detected an increase in online gaming since Spain introduced lockdown measures last month. As a result the Council of Ministers has decided to limit ...
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Interactive

Asia – Kalamba Games expands footprint in emerging markets with QTech Games

Kalamba Games has successfully integrated its Remote Gaming Server (RGS) with QTech Games in a partnership that will enhance the supplier’s market presence in Asia and emerging markets. Kalamba’s games portfolio is now live on QTech’s distribution platform which caters especially for Asian, CIS and Latin American markets. This is the latest in a series of partnerships that will enable Kalamba to further develop its own RGS platform, set ...

Armenia – Digitain boosts gaming catalogue with ReelNRG integration

Digitain has partnered with slot supplier ReelNRG in an agreement that will see the integration of ReelNRG’s UKGC and MGA-licenced portfolio of slots, ...

Isle of Man – Golden Race partner with Iforium

Golden Race and Iforium have entered into a partnership agreement which will see the former's games and virtual sports integrated on Gameflex, Iforum’s ...

UK – 140 speakers join SBC Digital Summit line-up

The SBC Digital Summit is to feature a line-up of 140 names from the global betting and gaming sector, with speakers including Carsten Koerl (CEO & ...

Malta – Betby expand esports portfolio in response to pandemic

Betby has expanded its sportsbook offering with the addition of more than 1,000 live daily esports events. As uncertainty grows in the global sports ...
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