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New GM to take over at del Lago; co-owner makes 2nd trip to Albany

Published by Casino | 20-06-2018

In a Monday news release, Del Lago Resort & Casino announced that Mark Juliano, a 30-year veteran of the casino gaming industry, will assume the role of general manager of the $440 million upstate New York property. Pending regulatory approval, Juliano will take over as general manager on July 9. He replaces Jeff Babinski, who […]

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Connecticut tribal casino receives special zoning permit

Published by Casino | 20-06-2018

In Connecticut, yesterday reportedly saw the plan to build the Mohegan Sun Foxwoods East Windsor satellite casino take another step forward after the $300 million project was awarded with its special zoning permit. According to a Tuesday report from local television broadcaster, WVIT, the East Windsor Planning and Zoning Commission approved the award via a unanimous […]

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MGM Resorts International hires Scott Butera

Published by Casino | 19-06-2018

Giant casino operator, MGM Resorts International, announced that it has appointed well-known entertainment and hospitality executive, Scott Butera (pictured), to serve as its Interactive Gaming President and help the company to grow its presence in the expanding American sportsbetting sector. Las Vegas-headquartered MGM Resorts International, explained that its hiring of Butera follows last month’s ruling from […]

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MPI proposes Vietnamese government provide permission for locals to gamble in Phu Quoc casino

Published by Casino | 19-06-2018

The Ministry of Planning and Investment (MPI) would like to see pilot permission given to citizens of Vietnam to enjoy casino games at a gaming facility located in Phu Quoc. The MPI has asked the Government to give the appropriate permissions to allow locals to take part in wagering on the largest island in the […]

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Alexia Smilovic joins Relax Gaming Limited

Published by Casino | 19-06-2018

After penning a trio of content distribution deals last month, online casino games developer, Relax Gaming Limited, has now announced that Alexia Smilovic, has been appointed as its Compliance and Regulated Markets Director. Malta-based, Relax Gaming Limited, declared that Smilovic joins its ranks with ‘a wealth of industry experience’ gained during a seven-year spell in the […]

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Pragmatic Play Limited signs development deal with The Rank Group

Published by Casino | 19-06-2018

Online casino games developer, Pragmatic Play Limited, has announced the signing of an agreement that is to see it create a quartet of original iGaming titles in partnership with British land-based casino operator, The Rank Group. According to an official Monday press release, the Malta-headquartered developer explained that the new games are to be launched during the […]

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Bill submitted by Macau govt proposes banning casino workers from gambling

Published by Casino | 18-06-2018

The core policy-making organ of the Government of Macau, the Executive Council, on Friday announced during a press release a bill which proposes that gaming workers within the Chinese special administrative region be banned from casino floors during non-working hours. The governing body reportedly says the measure aims to bridle problem gambling among casino workers, […]

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Betsoft Gaming earns Best Casino Supplier of the Year award via MIGEA

Published by Casino | 18-06-2018

The 2018 Malta iGaming Excellence Awards (MIGEA) provided top online gaming content provider, Betsoft Gaming, with the highest honor during the 2nd annual awards ceremony in late May. The MIGEA occurred on May 25th and Betsoft was given the Best Casino Supplier of the Year award. During the ceremony, companies in the gaming industry were presented […]

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Boomtown Casino Hotel operator agrees to pay $40,000 fine

Published by Casino | 18-06-2018

In Nevada, the operator of the Boomtown Casino Hotel has reportedly agreed to pay a fine of $40,000 amid allegations that its website for the Verdi-based venue had last year briefly offered access to illegal real-money online gaming services. According to a Friday report from the Las Vegas Review-Journal newspaper, BCH Gaming Reno arranged the […]

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Japan casino legislation clears Cabinet Committee hurdle

Published by Casino | 18-06-2018

In Japan, the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill could reportedly be put to a vote before the full 465-seat House of Representatives as soon as tomorrow after Friday afternoon saw the body’s Cabinet Committee controversially ratify the casino-legalizing legislation. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief, the legislation that would bring up to three integrated […]

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