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Improved annual results for Paddy Power Betfair

Published by Casino | 08-03-2018

Online and retail sportsbetting and gaming operator Paddy Power Betfair released its preliminary financial results for 2017 yesterday showing that it experienced a 13% increase year-on-year in net revenues to £1.74 billion ($2.41 billion) thanks in large part to a 16% rise in annual sports takings. Dublin-headquartered Paddy Power Betfair explained that its annual earnings […]

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Sports Betting & Gaming India summary; 2019 dates announced

Published by Casino | 07-03-2018

Eventus International met and exceeded all expectations for their recently concluded inaugural Sports Betting & Gaming India (SBGI) summit which was held at the Park Hyatt Goa Resort & Spa on February 27 and 28. The event opened to a full house with Silver Heritage Group co-founder, Tim Shepherd speaking about the growth of global […]

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Arizona Lottery contract for Scientific Games Corporation

Published by Casino | 07-03-2018

American gaming machine and systems innovator Scientific Games Corporation has announced that it has won a lucrative five-year contract to provide new administrative systems technology to the headquarters of the Arizona Lottery in Phoenix. Las Vegas-based Scientific Games Corporation revealed that it will now begin supplying the western state’s lottery with its advanced retail technology […]

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Seven Mile Casino donates $75k to South Bay Community Services

Published by Casino | 07-03-2018

In February, Seven Mile Casino hosted the inaugural Big 24 Hour Giveback event, which resulted in $75,000 raised by donations. The casino recently presented a check to South Bay Community Services with the large donation. On the 28th of last month, for a 24-hour time frame, every individual who walked through the doors of the casino […]

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Manicurist files lawsuit against Steve Wynn in Las Vegas

Published by Casino | 07-03-2018

In Nevada, a manicurist at the Wynn Las Vegas integrated casino resort has reportedly filed a lawsuit against Steve Wynn (pictured) accusing the former casino magnate of assault and battery alongside the breaching of fiduciary and contractual duties. According to a Tuesday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, the eleven-count action from a plaintiff […]

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Crown Melbourne eying possible license suspension for alleged pokies tampering

Published by Casino | 06-03-2018

The Victorian Commission for Gambling and Liquor Regulation has warned the Crown Melbourne Casino that they may be in breach of the Gambling Regulation Act due to alleged changes made to a portion of their pokie machines. Disciplinary action may be on the table, including license suspension, depending on investigatory findings. According to The Guardian, […]

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GVC Holdings to acquire controlling stake in Crystalbet

Published by Casino | 06-03-2018

After inking a $5.5 billion deal late last year to purchase British rival Ladbrokes Coral Group, online gambling and sportsbetting giant GVC Holdings has now announced that it will be spending a more modest $51.1 million to acquire a controlling stake in emerging iGaming operator Crystalbet. Isle of Man-headquartered GVC declared that Crystalbet is licensed […]

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Nepal govt issues tax-defaulting casinos three-day ultimatum; report

Published by Casino | 06-03-2018

In Nepal on Monday, three reportedly tax-defaulting casinos and two mini-casinos were served with a three-day ultimatum by the Department of Tourism to either pay what’s owed or face legal action. The Kathmandu Post reports that according to Tourism Department officials, millions in renewal fees and annual royalties are owed by the Malla Hotel-housed Casino […]

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Connecticut tribes begin East Windsor demolition work

Published by Casino | 06-03-2018

In Connecticut, the tribal joint venture that is hoping to build a small satellite casino in the community of East Windsor reportedly held an intimate ceremony yesterday to mark the start of work to clear the site for the planned venue. According to a report from the MassLive.com news portal, the clearance work from MMCT […]

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Man hits for $1 million on a $5 bet at Live! Casino & Hotel

Published by Casino | 05-03-2018

A visit to Live! Casino & Hotel in Maryland on Saturday will be one to remember for a Laurel man who turned a $5 investment into a million dollar win! Local media report that Manuel Ortiz played at the Super 4 Blackjack table for just about two hours before he placed the lucky $5 bet […]

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