Revenue-sharing deal is over

Seneca Nation stops casino payments to New York

The state and the tribe reached a deal in 2002 to pay a portion of their revenue from the casinos to the state and municipalities where they operate.

United States | 24/03/2017

The Seneca Nation that runs three casinos in western New York said Wednesday it will stop paying a portion of its revenue to state and local governments, saying the agreement has expired.

Financial performance beats company’s forecasts

GVC sees dividend boost as bwin acquisition pays off

The company said it remained on track to achieve cost synergies from its bwin merger by the end of this year.

Isle of Man | 24/03/2017

GVC has raised its annual dividend and said it was reaping the benefits of its GBP 1.1B acquisition of rival bwin, even as the online gaming group incurs significant costs from the transaction.

Michigan

Lawmaker “cautiously optimistic" online casinos will become a reality

Michigan Senator Mike Kowall is sponsoring the legislation.

United States | 24/03/2017

Michigan Sen. Mike Kowall, R-Oakland County, who is sponsoring the legislation, told the 13 Watchdog team he is "cautiously optimistic" his proposal to legalize online casinos will get through the state's Senate and House of Representatives to Gov. Rick Snyder's desk.

For the provision of gaming systems and instant games in the state

Scientific Games, Iowa Lottery agree to two-year contract extension

United States | 24/03/2017

The Iowa Lottery has extended its gaming systems contract with Scientific Games for two additional years, and its instant games contract for one additional year.

CEO Mark Frissora claims losses of USD 70M

New Orleans smoking ban hits Caesar's Entertainment Corporation

United States | 24/03/2017

Representatives from the global casino enterprise Caesar's Entertainment outlined for the Riverboat Economic Development and Gaming Task Force the negative impact of a local smoking ban on its No. 1 Louisiana enterprise, Harrah's Casino & Hotel in downtown New Orleans.

Crown revenue hit by China arrests last October

James Packer slips down Forbes list

Australia | 24/03/2017

Sad news for James Packer, as he slid down the Forbes Billionaires List this week to 660th place, with an estimated net worth of a measly AUD 3.9B.

Free-to-play

New gaming app from NY's Turning Stone Resort Casino goes live

United States | 24/03/2017

With Turning Stone Online Casino, users can play more than 50 slot machines, table games, Keno and more.

Property includes three buildings with 27,000 square feet of space

California: Ukiah tribe buys property to build new casino

United States | 24/03/2017

A proposal to build a 90,000-square-foot casino at the north edge of Ukiah apparently is back on track as the Pinoleville Pomo Nation last month completed the purchase of a former car dealership on North State Street.

Exclusive interview with Tatjana Bauer-Engstberger, Amanet Online Gaming Manager

“Amanet is in strong expansion mode”

Austria | 24/03/2017

In an effort to continue to grow its international footprint and satisfy the increasing demand for innovative online gaming solutions, multi-game expert Amatic created Amanet, its interactive division. “Once online gaming providers integrate Amanet, the results speak for themselves,” Bauer-Engstberger said in conversation with Yogonet.

On March 28 – 30 at booth C22

EGT excited about bringing next-generation gaming solutions to Fer-Interazar for the first time

Spain | 24/03/2017

At its booth, the company will reveal its enchanting gaming world to the local audience, displaying slot, multiplayer and interactive solutions of latest generation.

Firm’s first project in the Middle East

MGM subsidiary chosen to operate Dubai resort

Dubai | 24/03/2017

An MGM Resorts International subsidiary has been selected to operate and help build a 2 million-square-foot nongaming resort on 26 acres on Dubai’s Jumeirah Beach.

Five-tower complex would feature entertainment venues, theaters, hotels, and a casino

Proposed Gold Coast project could be partially owned by China gov't

United States | 24/03/2017

Proponents of a USD 3B integrated casino resort on the Gold Coast of Australia have confirmed to local media that the ASF Consortium’s project could well be partially owned by the Chinese government.

William Hill and Ladbrokes Coral expected to be hit hard

New regulations could harm UK bookmaking industry, Fitch says

United Kingdom | 23/03/2017

A proposed set of regulations on UK bookmakers could be bad news for their bottom lines. That’s the warning Fitch Ratings, an international credit rating agency, issued in a recent statement.

NEW PRODUCTS

First next generation concept in new European studio

Playtech unveils flagship Live Casino experience ‘Grand Royale’

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Duterte's administration has sought to build closer ties with China

Tycoon Razon expects Philippines to surpass Singapore in casino gaming

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HB 7037 keeps current gambling status quo in the state

Bill that seeks to freeze gambling in Florida clears key House hurdle

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SB 524 was presented by number of Democratic State Senators

New piece of iGaming legislation introduced in Pennsylvania

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Spanish giant to stream Evolution’s portfolio of games to players on desktop, tablet and smartphone

Evolution chosen by Codere to provide Live Casino games in Mexico

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Free app features Slots, Blackjack and Bingo games

Betfred Social makes worldwide debut

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Warns process may “take a very long time”

Pagcor backs DOF's plan to privatize all state-run casinos

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Virtual Sports rollout with Greece’s OPAP

Inspired strengthens global leading position with key contracts

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KPMG report finds India’s gaming industry is estimated at around USD 60B per year

Is India operating in a grey area?

HIGHLIGHTS

Growth attributed to changes in poker ecosystem, customer acquisition initiatives

Amaya posts “record year of revenues” in 2016

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