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Boyd Gaming acquires four Pinnacle Entertainment ops

Published by Casino | 16-10-2018

Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE: BYD) announced on Monday that its acquisition of the operations of four Pinnacle Entertainment, Inc. properties including Ameristar Kansas City (Missouri); Ameristar St. Charles (Missouri); Belterra Park in Cincinnati, Ohio; and Belterra Casino Resort in Florence, Indiana, has been completed. According to the official press release… A master lease agreement, which is part of the transaction, has been […]

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Gaming Innovation Group signs deal with Jade Rabbit

Published by Casino | 16-10-2018

Online gaming technology company, Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) has announced the signing of an agreement with Jade Rabbit, a new game studio to the industry. With the new partnership, GiG will receive games that have been directly built on their platform by Jade Rabbit. Six Game Agreement: Jade Rabbit Studios CPO, Stephen Calvert, stated that the […]

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Tauranga launches ‘sinking lid’ consultation

Published by Casino | 15-10-2018

In New Zealand, officials in Tauranga have reportedly proposed implementing a ‘sinking lid’ policy towards gaming machines as part of a newly-launched consultation into the northern city’s future policies on licensed gambling. Discussion to run until November 16: According to a report from the local Sun Live newspaper, the public discussion is set to run […]

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Imperial Palace Saipan construction workers given their marching orders

Published by Casino | 15-10-2018

In the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Imperial Pacific International Holdings Limited has reportedly been criticized for terminating the employment contracts of 80 foreign workers that had been helping to construct its Imperial Palace Saipan integrated casino resort. Lay-offs follow license extension: According to a report from the Saipan Tribune newspaper, the terminations came […]

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Tokyo government commissions casino impact study

Published by Casino | 15-10-2018

In Japan, the prefectural government for Tokyo has reportedly hired professional services firm Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu LLC to carry out an impact study on the possibility of bringing an integrated casino resort to the nation’s largest city. Positives and negatives: According to a report from GGRAsia, the move from the Tokyo Metropolitan Government was initiated […]

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Fortune Factory Studios to launch new Romanov Riches October 24th

Published by Casino | 15-10-2018

The new Fortune Factory Studios brand, an independent game studio working exclusively with Microgaming, is set to launch their first official game on October 24th. Romanov Riches will be live in just a few short days, offering players a unique gemstone style game. Features Galore: The new Romanov Riches online slot game includes several features […]

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Getting to know casino game inventor Geoff Hall

Published by Casino | 14-10-2018

When it comes to casino games, there are traditional favorites like blackjack, that players like to play every time they visit a gambling venue. Over the years, individuals have tried to mix up game play and create new variations of traditional casino games to offer players something more. Geoff Hall is considered a top name […]

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BetBull Limited partnership for Wynn Resorts Limited

Published by Casino | 13-10-2018

American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has announced that it has entered into a ‘strategic partnership’ with European digital sportsbetting operator BetBull Limited in order to take advantage of the budding sports wagering market in the United States. Acquiring a minority stake: The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that […]

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Gaming Innovation Group Incorporated soft launches Wild Reels

Published by Casino | 13-10-2018

One week after being granted a business-to-business sportsbetting license by the United Kingdom’s Gambling Commission regulator and iGaming solutions firm Gaming Innovation Group (GiG) Incorporated has now announced the soft launch of its first self-developed game, Wild Reels. Developed by new GiG Games concern: The Maltese innovator used an official Friday press release to reveal that […]

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Grand Lisboa Palace inks MoU with duty-free giant

Published by Casino | 13-10-2018

In Macau, casino operator Sociedade de Jogos de Macau (SJM), a subsidiary of SJM Holdings Limited, has entered into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Beijing-based China Duty-Free Group (CDFG) to open a CDFG flagship store at the under-construction Grand Lisboa Palace. According to Asia Gaming Brief… CDFG will be the anchor tenant and will occupy 7,500 square meters (80,729 square […]

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