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Fifth straight month of sinking total wagers

Gaming revenue up on Las Vegas Strip, statewide in January

The report says Nevada collected USD 68.4M in taxes based on the month’s gambling revenue, about 2 percent less than a year ago.

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- Nevada’s casinos may have been bigger winners in January than they were a year ago, amassing USD 952.7 million from all wagers made, thanks in part to the popular card game, baccarat. Gambling revenue was up 15 percent on the Las Vegas Strip and 14 percent in Reno, Nevada.

According to casino panel

Overall market factored in NY casino bid rejections

On Friday, the board endorsed a new request for applications in the Southern Tier, something Gov. Andrew M. Cuomo had urged, pending approval by the gaming commission.

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- The panel that recommended locations for three new casinos in New York released its final report on the selection process on Friday, finding, among other things, that applicants were often overly optimistic about the gambling market in New York. In December, the Gaming Facility Location Board chose three winners — in the Catskills, Schenectady and near the Finger Lakes - from a total of 16 proposals.

House Bill 1540

Indiana house approves plan for land-based casinos

Debate in the Republican-controlled Senate is expected to focus on the provision permitting live dealers at the racinos.

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- The House overwhelmingly approved Wednesday a package of gaming industry changes aimed at helping Indiana casinos better compete with new gambling options and facilities in neighboring states.

“Best-in-class product offering”

Bet Rite allies with Ortiz Gaming

Canada | 02/03/2015

(Canada).- Bet Rite has announced an agreement to introduce, distribute, and service Ortiz Gaming’s video bingo games in Canada. The partnership is designed to introduce Canadian casinos and community gaming centers to the multinational leader in electronic bingo products.

Available in Full Tilt´s new casino offering

NetEnt to deliver game content with Rational Group

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- In April last year NetEnt signed an agreement with Rational Group to deliver online casino games and services to their Full Tilt platform. Rational Group is an online poker operator globally and after a successful integration process, a selection of NetEnt´s game portfolio is now live.

The smallest of the 12 now operating in the state

Lady Luck Casino in Pennsylvania is up for sale

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- Isle of Capri Casinos is looking for a buyer for the Lady Luck Casino, which opened in Pennsylvania in July 2013. The resort casino was initially plagued with financial difficulties as it is one of two statewide that require patrons to be overnight guests or resort customers, but business has improved in the past few months.

36-month non-competitive agreement in Costa Rica

Thunderbird Resorts: Costa Rica operations sold and January 2015 revenue report

Costa Rica | 02/03/2015

(Costa Rica).- Thunderbird Resorts Inc. has announced the sale of its entire economic interest and management rights in its seven casinos in Costa Rica to CIRSA International Gaming Corporation, S.A.

“To provide actionable, essential insights”

Pechanga.net and Spectrum to host third-annual Indian Country Online Congress

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- Pechanga.net and Spectrum Gaming Group will host the third-annual Indian Country Online Congress, June 10 - 11, at the Pala Casino Spa and Resort in Pala, California. Attendees will include tribal gaming operators, gaming regulators, attorneys, analysts, and gaming experts from around the world.

From 6 to 13 of May

Vietnam: Grand Ho Tram Strip to host International Poker Festival

Vietnam | 02/03/2015

(Vietnam).- The Grand Ho Tram Strip and World Gaming Group Limited has announced that The Grand – Asia’s only beachfront-integrated resort – will be home to Vietnam’s International Poker Festival, according to the APT Vietnam.

Miguel Cuadros, President of Latin America, Ainsworth

“Ainsworth’s presence in Latin America is stronger than ever”

United Kingdom | 02/03/2015

(UK, exclusive Yogonet.com).- Ainsworth’s President of Latin America, Miguel Cuadros, chatted with Yogonet about ICE Totally Gaming’s latest edition, stressing the firm’s aspirations to remain a top-performing company: “Our objective is to continuously deliver innovative game content while providing exciting game experiences to all players.”

At booth 61

JCM to showcase at inaugural Keno Australasian Hospitality and Gaming Expo

Australia | 02/03/2015

(Australia).- JCM Global has announced it will be exhibiting at the Keno Australasian Hospitality & Gaming Expo, which will take place March 24-25 at the Convention & Exhibition Centre in Gold Coast, Australia.

Over 50% of operators remain unlicensed

RGA warns against black market aggravation in Montenegro

Montecarlo | 02/03/2015

(Montenegro).- The Remote Gambling Association has voiced a rather ominous perspective on Montenegro's proposed online gambling regulation.

“To accelerate expansion”

666Bet inks licensing agreement with Metric Gaming

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- 666Bet will incorporate Metric Gaming’s SuperLive and Bettor Option products into its sportsbook offer following a licensing agreement last week.

Players can select their numbers and buy tickets remotely

Lottonetix brings live lottery games online

United States | 02/03/2015

(Gibraltar).- On the global stage, La Fleur’s World Lottery Almanac found that the online lottery industry was worth USD 275 billion in 2012, and that was after an increase of 7% and, to serve the global lottery industry, Lottonetix, will provide live lottery games hosted by real-life dealers.

Will receive prominent arena and PPV brand placement for major events

DraftKings pens mixed martial arts partnership

United States | 02/03/2015

(US).- Fantasy sports provider DraftKings, Inc. has announced its latest partnership with the premier mixed martial arts organization, UFC.

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Tribe moves forward with Muskegon casino plans

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DA dividend slashcut will not happen this year

Ladbrokes sticks with dividend as profits fall

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At 650 Morrisons supermarket locations in U.K.

JCM Global and Volumatic install CCi Units

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“Unique ability to see operations from both the brand and operators point of view”

Hard Rock International taps Jon Lucas as Executive Vice President of Hotel and Casino Operations

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To help oversee transition to new USD 80M property

Cherokee Casino names new general manager

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“Excited about the opportunities that lie ahead”

Scopely brings in former Zynga director

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