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Ojibwa Casino construction and completion dates further delayed in Upper Michigan

Published by Casino | 20-01-2018

In August 2016, the Keweenaw Bay Indian Community (KBIC) in Michigan’s Upper Peninsula approved both Ojibwa Casino renovations in a referendum authorizing a total of $40 million for the projects with $6.5 million slated for Baraga and $33.5 million for their Ojibwa Casino in Chocolay Township. This reversed funding approved in 2015 would have seen the […]

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Play’n Go receives Spanish and Colombian certifications

Published by Casino | 20-01-2018

Swedish online casino games developer Play’n Go has announced that it can now offer its ever-growing portfolio of titles to iGaming operators in Colombia and Spain after being certified by regulators in the two nations. Vaxjo-based Play’n Go stated that it already held similar certifications from gaming authorities in Denmark, the United Kingdom, Alderney, […]

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Macau casino entrepreneurs have a good year

Published by Casino | 19-01-2018

The ongoing recovery of the casino market in Macau has reportedly helped some of the industry’s best-known entrepreneurs to increase their wealth even further, with four local gambling magnates appearing in the top 30 of the most recent Hong Kong’s 50 Richest People list published by Forbes. The last year has seen the 40 […]

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Deco Diamonds live in January

Published by Casino | 19-01-2018

Recently released, Deco Diamonds is a five reel, nine payline classic online slot developed by Just For The Win (JFTW) and available exclusively to Isle of Man based software development company Microgaming. This high variance video slot has an RTP of 96.3% and features Wild, Bonus Game, Respins, Substitution Symbols and Bonus wheel. […]

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Jeju Shinhwa World anticipating late-February casino launch

Published by Casino | 19-01-2018

In South Korea, real estate firm Landing International Development Limited has reportedly announced that it is hoping to open the casino for its giant Jeju Shinhwa World project late next month. According to a January 3 report from GGRAsia, the Chinese firm had originally intended to inaugurate the foreigner-only facility featuring 240 slots as […]

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Microgaming planning new Playboy slot release for 2018

Published by Casino | 19-01-2018

Five years ago, software giant Microgaming partnered with Playboy to create an online slot game based on the popular brand created by Hugh Hefner. This week, Microgaming has announced they are strengthening their partnership with Playboy by creating a new slot title for 2018, Playboy™ Gold. The new game will be offered in 6-reel format […]

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Expanded gambling ballot initiative may be put before Florida voters

Published by Casino | 19-01-2018

In Florida, a group opposed to the expansion of gambling has reportedly announced that it has collected enough signatures to have a special ballot initiative placed before voters at the southern state’s next midterm elections in the autumn. According to a Wednesday report from the local Sun-Sentinel newspaper, the Voters In Charge organization revealed […]

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Optimistic prediction sends Macau share prices soaring

Published by Casino | 18-01-2018

Share prices for some of the biggest casino operators in Macau have reportedly climbed considerably this week following the publication of a report from brokerage firm Sanford C Bernstein Limited that claimed the city could post up to a 24% increase year-on-year in aggregated gross gaming revenues for January. According to a report from […]

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The “temporarily closed” Lucky Dragon casino in Las Vegas now facing foreclosure

Published by Casino | 18-01-2018

After what was thought to be a temporary closure of its casino and restaurants on Jan. 4, the Lucky Dragon Hotel and Casino, which opened on Nov. 9, 2016, just west of Las Vegas Boulevard, is now reportedly facing foreclosure. In order to cut operating costs, just a few months after opening Lucky Dragon […]

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Controversial change of senior leadership at Codere

Published by Casino | 18-01-2018

Spanish gaming firm Codere has reportedly started 2018 with a change at the top as Vicente Di Loreto has been appointed to replace Jose Antonio Martinez Sampedro as its Chief Executive Officer. According to a report from SBCNews, Di Loreto served as the Madrid-based firm’s Latin America Chief Operating Officer for five years from […]

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