Frogger: Get Hoppin’ makes world premiere

Konami skill-based game goes live in Las Vegas

Konami is the first manufacturer authorized for field trials under the Nevada Gaming Control Board’s New Innovation Beta (NIB) program.

United States | 24/02/2017

Konami Gaming, Inc. announced the world premiere of its Frogger: Get Hoppin’ skill-based casino game inside MGM Grand’s LEVEL UP entertainment lounge in Las Vegas.

Says it has “sufficient financial resources”

Genting Singapore “well placed” to get a piece of the action in Japan

The company was encouraged by the recent passage of the IR Promotion Bill in that country.

Japan | 24/02/2017

Genting Singapore PLC Group is eyeing the Integrated Resorts (IR) Promotion Bill in Japan under its diversification plan and is well placed to bid for this opportunity.

After recent delays

Silver Heritage's Tiger Palace Resort & Casino in Nepal to open March 1

The property will feature a casino, 400-room luxury hotel, entertainment and dining areas and various venues.

Nepal | 24/02/2017

The Asian casino operator Silver Heritage Group which owns the Tiger Palace Resort Casino in Nepal is expected to finally open the new resort on March 1st.

Exclusive interview with Tracy Cohen, Director of Marketing, TCS John Huxley

TCS John Huxley eyes international expansion of Qorex solutions

United Kingdom | 24/02/2017

TCS John Huxley is building on a positive experience at ICE Totally Gaming 2017. The company's brand new Qorex electronic gaming solutions, which has just been been launched, is about to go live in the UK, with several more international installations underway, Tracy Cohen told Yogonet.

Exclusive interview with Amir Obralic, Marketing Manager, NSoft

NSoft brings breath of fresh air to ICE 2017 with next-generation platforms, virtual games and sportsbook solutions

United Kingdom | 24/02/2017

Featuring a team of young and talented experts, the NSoft booth at the 2017 ICE Totally Gaming in London was proof that there's plenty of room for new ideas in the gaming space. Yogonet caught up with Amir Obralic to find out about the next developments of the software solutions provider.

Effective March 1

Wynn Resorts names Craig Billings as Chief Financial Officer

United States | 24/02/2017

Billings is a highly respected veteran of both the gaming and banking industries, and brings extensive experience in business innovation to the company.

Expects to break ground by end of year

Washington: Northern Quest Resort & Casino to undergo USD 20M expansion

United States | 24/02/2017

Kalispel Tribe announced it will soon break ground on a USD 20M expansion at Northern Quest.

To boost state budget

Mississippi governor urges legislators to enact lottery bill

United States | 24/02/2017

Mississippi Governor Phil Bryant says he wants legislators to make a late-session push to enact a lottery law as a way to possibly generate tens of millions of dollars a year to boost the state budget.

State expected to get nearly USD 300M a year from the Seminole Tribe

Florida: House and Senate advance clashing bills

United States | 24/02/2017

Florida House and Senate committees on Thursday approved vastly different approaches to the future of gambling in Florida, with the Senate opening the door to massive expansion of slot machines and Indian gaming, while the House attempts to retract gaming and preserve protected markets for horse and dog racing and tribal gaming for another 20 years.

Betting group has been without a permanent leader since July

Still no boss at William Hill

United Kingdom | 24/02/2017

William Hill‘s eight month search for a new chief executive is set to continue, even as the company admitted that its performance over the 2016 financial year was “below the board’s expectations”.

Company's digital content, eInstant games now available to Norwegian players

Scientific Games seals Norsk Tipping deal

Norway | 24/02/2017

Norsk Tipping has awarded the Scientific Games two new three-year contracts to provide interactive casino and eInstant games. The deals, which Scientific Games won following a competitive procurement process, may be extended for one additional year.

Bethlehem

Las Vegas Sands workers make history by signing first-ever union contract

United States | 24/02/2017

Billionaire Sheldon Adelson's 29-year winning streak in keeping the world's largest casino empire free of union contracts was halted Wednesday by a bunch of security guards making USD 13 an hour in Bethlehem.

Deal slated to be closed in first half of the year

Fortuna Entertainment to acquire Hattrick Sports

Netherlands | 24/02/2017

Fortuna Entertainment Group will take over Hattrick Sports Group, which has operations in Romania, Croatia and Spain, for EUR 85M with the option of an earn-out mechanism.

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Official announcement would be made Friday

William Hill reportedly to name Philip Bowcock as permanent CEO

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Alfastreet Multi-touch automated electronic Roulette table on display

Alfastreet brings gold to ICE 2017 by showcasing latest roulettes

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Lawmakers try once again to approve real-money poker sites

California: New bill puts online poker back on the table

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One of Las Vegas' 40 under 40 businesspeople

Matt Wilson becomes Aristocrat's Managing Director of the Americas

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BCLC says it recognizes the growing popularity of daily fantasy, but isn't adding it just yet

Gambling expert urges Canadian provinces to dive into daily fantasy sports

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Intends to better serve customers, meet market goals

SUZOHAPP makes changes to its sales team in the EMA region

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“Businesses need to get their house in order”

UKGC CEO concerned over bonuses, marketing

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Also appoints Greg Sedgwick as a non-executive director

Ladbrokes Australia selects interim chief following CEO's resignation

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Bill would close loophole in gambling regulation

Australian Online Poker wins support with proposed amendment

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