Positive numbers for slots and table games

Nevada casinos end fiscal year with winnings up 2.9%

June’s gaming revenue resulted in a fee collection of USD 51.8M, up 5.77% from the same period last year.

United States | 28/07/2017

Nevada's gaming revenue was up last month and for fiscal 2017, according to numbers released yesterday by the state Gaming Control Board.

Online casinos

Malta intends to legalize use of Cryptocurrencies

According to MGA Executive Chairman, Joseph Cuschieri, the Government believes that Blockchain technologies and digital currencies are among the emerging innovations.

Malta | 28/07/2017

Local authorities are working on a strategy to allow the legal use of digital currencies such as Bitcoin at online casinos. The Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has already commissioned a detailed technical study on how to effectively use cryptocurrencies in gambling.

Bogota, Medellin, Cali and Buga

EGT products hit casino floors in Colombia

Winner Group Cirsa -one of the biggest operators in the Latin American country- opted for the P-24/24 Up slot cabinet of Euro Games Technology for four of its gaming establishments.

Colombia | 28/07/2017

Cirsa's gaming facilities in the country received 15 EGT's machines. Among the offering are Orange and Green multigames of Collection series, the Premier Fruits mix and the four-level mystery progressive Lady's Cards jackpot.

Proposal included in Finance Bill 2017

UK considers tax on freeplay gambling

United Kingdom | 28/07/2017

Under the new rules, freeplays that are staked by a customer will, in certain circumstances, have a value for the purpose of calculating an operator's remote gaming profits.

But VIP shrinks

Macau: MGM H1 revenue increases 3%

Macau | 28/07/2017

MGM China announced yesterday financial data for the quarter and half year ended June 30.

Play Mount Airy is available on PC, tablet and mobile devices

Greentube partners up with Mount Airy Resort to launch social casino

United States | 28/07/2017

Pennsylvania's first AAA Four-Diamond casino resort used Greentube Pro -Greentube's private label casino solution- to create a platform that reflects the physical appearance of the gaming facility.

Sector has undergone severe decline over the past decade

Irish Bookmakers Association demands better tax rates

Ireland | 28/07/2017

Irish bookies submitted their recommendations to the Government's review of the betting duty regime and said that the tax system must be fair to the domestic retail sector and internationally competitive.

California

Pala Casino unveils USD 170M expansion plan

United States | 28/07/2017

The renovation will include the addition of a new 349-room hotel tower, a new pool, an expanded gaming area, a parking garage expansion and a completely refresh of the entire casino interior.

Firm operates 27 properties in 17 locations

Penn National Gaming contemplates further investments in Tropicana

United States | 28/07/2017

Operators of the Tropicana in Las Vegas will take a wait-and-see approach through the first half of 2018 to determine whether it will invest more in the Strip resort, company executives said Thursday in a quarterly earnings call.

Net income reached USD 36.5M

VIP gambling boosted Melco's revenue in Q2

Macau | 28/07/2017

The operator posted net revenue of USD 1.3B from April to June 2017, which represents an increase of approximately 21% from USD 1.1B collected during the same period last year.

To expand the brand internationally

Clarion Events completes acquisition of Affiliate Summit

United Kingdom | 28/07/2017

Clarion Events has announced the purchase of the Affiliate Summit Corporation, which includes the Affiliate Summit tradeshow and conference, FeedFront Magazine, GeekCast.fm, ReveNews.com and the annual AffStat industry benchmark reports.

Investors remain optimistic

Jamaican casino development faces major setback

Jamaica | 28/07/2017

According to the Tourism Minister, Edmund Bartlett, Urban Development Corporation (UDC) has cancelled plans to sell land to Celebration Jamaica Development Limited, one of the companies authorized to build an Integrated Resort in the island.

Stand 470

SUZOHAPP to present array of innovations at AGE 2017

Netherlands | 28/07/2017

At this year’s Australasian Gaming Expo, the company will be showing how gaming manufacturers and operators can take the future of gaming into their own hands thanks to SUZOHAPP solutions.

Michigan

Authorities reject Lansing casino proposal

United States | 28/07/2017

The Sault Tribe of Chippewa Indians received a letter from the U.S. Department of the Interior announcing that their trust land applications involving property in Lansing and Wayne County were denied.

On Las Vegas Strip

Wynn adding final touches to USD 1.5B Paradise Park

United States | 28/07/2017

Steve Wynn and his designers are putting the finishing touches on drawings, plans and permits for the USD 1.5B first phase of the Paradise Park project, scheduled to break ground late this year or in early 2018.

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Popularity of gaming apps and social gambling expected to grow

Casino industry represents 0.45% of U.S. GDP - study

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Measure aimed at protecting problem gamblers

Japan could limit casino visits per player

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Adjusted net income reached USD 120.9M

Wynn Resorts' revenue rises 45% in Q2

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Titles available for desktop, tablet, mobile and retail

BetConstruct announces distribution agreement with 1X2 Network

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At Arizona Charlie’s Decatur and Mandalay Bay Casino in Las Vegas

IGT Wheel of Fortune Slots crown two new millionaires

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From January to June 2017

Pagcor's net income up nearly 25%

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Sports Betting West Africa Summit 2017

BtoBet eyes African market

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Local council in favour of leisure complex

Cordish Gaming to sue Madrid over mega-casino project

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