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Better Collective inks another European purchase

Published by Casino | 13-03-2018

After beginning the year with the acquisition of Polish online sports news domain operator Goal.pl Group, Better Collective has now announced that it has further strengthened its position in the Nordic market with the purchase of Finnish affiliate Premium Administration OU. Founded in 2004, Copenhagen-headquartered Better Collective is a developer of digital platforms for the […]

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Shinzo Abe’s party to raise the stakes in Japanese casino legislation

Published by Casino | 13-03-2018

In Japan, members of the Liberal Democratic political party of Prime Minister Shinzo Abe (pictured) are reportedly set to propose legislation later this week that would allow for the licensing of up to six integrated casino resorts spread across the country. According to a report from the Financial Times newspaper, the proposal comes as Japanese […]

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Canadian casino operator disposes of three Vancouver-area properties

Published by Casino | 13-03-2018

Canadian casino operator Gateway Casinos and Entertainment Limited has revealed the closing of a deal that will see it earn approximately $376.1 million by selling off a trio of its venues in British Columbia. According to a Monday announcement from the Burnaby-based operator, the agreement with an entity of American financial services firm Mesirow Financial […]

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Second warning issued to royalty-defaulting Nepal casinos

Published by Casino | 12-03-2018

In Nepal, after a week ago today issuing a three-day ultimatum to a total of five reportedly tax-defaulting casinos and mini-casinos, on Saturday a public notice was issued by the Department of Tourism directing the casinos to either pay what they owe within 35 days or face legal action. The Kathmandu Post reports that millions […]

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Aspire Global to launch online sportsbetting in Portugal

Published by Casino | 12-03-2018

iGaming solutions provider Aspire Global has announced that its online sportsbetting platform has been approved by regulators in Portugal and that the innovation is now set to go live on the NossaAposta.pt domain from local firm Cofina Media in time for the start of the 2018 FIFA World Cup in June. Aspire Global explained that […]

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February revenues increase for Ohio full-service casinos

Published by Casino | 12-03-2018

The month of February was a good one for the full-service casinos of Ohio. According to recent reports provided by the Ohio Casino Control Commission (pdf), the state saw a slight increase in earnings when comparing last month to February of 2017. In total, statewide revenues for casino gaming came in at $67.6 million, which is […]

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LeoVegas AB rebranding latest acquisition as Rocket X

Published by Casino | 12-03-2018

Swedish online gaming operator LeoVegas AB has announced that it has completed the deal to purchase Alderney-headquartered counterpart Intellectual Property and Software Limited for approximately $90 million and will now be rebranding its latest asset as Rocket X. Stockholm-based LeoVegas AB declared that the acquisition first announced in January gives it control of numerous United […]

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Las Vegas Sands raises daily resort fees at its Sin City casinos

Published by Casino | 11-03-2018

Las Vegas Sands Corp. has raised its daily resort fees to $45 for its two Las Vegas properties including The Palazzo and The Venetian (pictured). Over a three-year period, the Paradise-headquartered company led by 84-year-old billionaire business magnate Sheldon Adelson has increased its daily Sin City report fees by a hefty 80 percent, according to […]

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WSOPC announces Global Casino Championship dates

Published by Casino | 11-03-2018

Last week, the World Series of Poker Circuit announced the schedule for the 2018 Global Casino Championship. This stop on the tour will conclude the 14th season with the Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort playing host. The poker tournament will take place at the North Carolina casino from August 7th until the 9th. The tournament is […]

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EvenBet Gaming inks InBet Games poker deal

Published by Casino | 11-03-2018

Online gaming software developer EvenBet Gaming has heralded the signing of an agreement that will see it supply its customizable digital poker turnkey solution to progressive platform innovator InBet Games. A subsidiary of Dutch digital applications firm iGaming Network NV, EvenBet Gaming stated that its ‘multi-functional’ poker innovation provides online gaming operators with ‘exceptional reliability […]

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