Operators plan to build a gaming facility in Limassol

Melco, Hard Rock to sign contract for Cyprus’ first casino

Construction of the resort, which will include a luxury hotel and theme parks, is expected to be completed by late 2019 or early 2020.

Cyprus | 26/06/2017

The agreement will be signed at the Filoxenia Confernece Centre between the president of the National Authority for Gaming Supervision and Casinos, Christos Mavrellis, and representatives of both companies.

On June 26 – 27 in Tivoli Mofarrej

Brazilian Gaming Congress kicks off today in São Paulo

With international companies looking to secure local partnerships that allow them to penetrate the market, BgC offers delegates the chance to meet the right people and grow their business in Latin America.

Brazil | 26/06/2017

Building on the success of last year's edition, the 2017 Brazilian Gaming Congress will bring together more than 400 delegates from across the world at a time when the gaming industry in Latin America is changing dramatically.

To be replaced by Pansy Ho

Hong Kong mogul leaves position as Shun Tak Holdings chairman

Pansy Ho, Stanley Ho's daughter, will take over the position.

Hong Kong | 26/06/2017

Stanley Ho, Macau casino tycoon and one of Asia's richest men, has stepped down as chairman of the Hong Kong conglomerate.

First yearly revenue increase since 2007

Swiss casinos generate USD 710M in profit during 2016

Switzerland | 26/06/2017

The Swiss Federation of Casinos announced that overall gross profit from the 21 casinos in the country was 1.2% higher than 2015's total.

Allen Ko named Vice President OEM, Cash Handling

SUZOHAPP strengthens Asia Pacific team with new appointment

United States | 26/06/2017

Ko comes to this new position after many years of experience in the Cash Processing market.

Amid gambling promotion controversy

Football Association ends Ladbrokes sponsorship deal

United Kingdom | 26/06/2017

The GBP 4M-a-year sponsorship agreement was ended after the Football Association decided it could no longer justify having a betting partner.

Investor wasn't able to keep to agreed construction plan, authorities say

Royal Time Primorye loses casino license in Russia

Russia | 26/06/2017

According to a contract signed with Primorsky Krai authorities, the company was due to build the Zhar-Ptsitsa (Firebird) resort in February 2015. The project was valued at USD 215M.

The William Hill St Leger Festival will take place on September 13-16

William Hill pens St Leger sponsorship deal

United Kingdom | 26/06/2017

The bookmaker has signed a three-year-agreement with Arena Racing Company, who manages Doncaster, and along with the St Leger, it will also sponsor the feature race on the three other days of the meeting, the May Hill, Mallard and Portland Stakes.

India

Online operators ramp up efforts to repeal rummy ban

India | 26/06/2017

After local authorities decided to ban rummy, operators such as Ace2Three, Rummy Circle and Junglee Rummy have approached the Telangana & Andhra High Court to ask for a case review.

“Firms must play fair”

UK: CMA toughens controls on gaming companies

United Kingdom | 26/06/2017

The Competition and Markets Authority is launching enforcement action against a number of online gambling operators suspected of breaking consumer law.

China

Aussie Crown staff sentenced to jail in gambling case

China | 26/06/2017

16 Australian and Chinese employees of the casino company have been sentenced to nine to 10 months in prison on Monday after they pleaded guilty to gambling offenses.

To set up creative business

Paddy Power Betfair's ad director departs

United Kingdom | 26/06/2017

Ken Robertson will leave the bookmaker later this year.

Project was rejected last year

Delaware House pushes for DFS legalization

United States | 26/06/2017

Sponsored by Rep. Charles Potter, a bill that would legalize and regulate the daily fantasy sports industry in the state moved through the House Gaming and Parimutuels Committee on Wednesday

Liliana Costa

Spectrum Gaming extends LatAm presence with new Vice President

United States | 26/06/2017

Costa will represent the company in Brazil and throughout the region, servicing potential clients by identifying their needs.

Massachusetts' only casino

Plainridge Park collects USD 157M in gambling revenue

United States | 26/06/2017

Since June 2016, the gaming facility had a slightly higher profit compared with the USD 154M generated during the same period last year.

NEW PRODUCTS

First skill-based slot machine with classic arcade video game favorite

Scientific Games launches Space Invaders

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Former Trump Taj Mahal casino to reopen in May 2018

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An average player spends USD 13.9 per week

Maltese spent USD 139.2M on gambling in 2015 - survey

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To supply lottery system, terminals, communications network, and ongoing services

IGT secures seven-year deal with West Virginia Lottery

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Maurilio Silva will not continue working for the video bingo firm

Ortiz Gaming removes CEO for the US

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Alex Dixon selected as general manager

MGM Springfield announces management appointments

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2500 industry representatives attended the event in Moscow

Organizers report successful Russian Gaming Week 2017

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Replaced by executive John Alexander

Robert Rankin steps down from Crown Resorts board

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Deal allows the company to enter UK gaming market

Century Casinos acquires Saw Close Casino

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State House passed Bill 1837 allowing the reform

Oklahoma lottery revamps to increase sales

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