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First of two planned Grand Openings for Tiger Palace Resort draws record crowd

Published by Casino | 19-03-2018

Bollywood star Poonam Pandey and dance troupes from Thailand and the Ukraine were on hand this weekend to help Sydney-listed Silver Heritage Group Limited celebrate the Grand Opening of its Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa venue in Nepal. According to Inside Asian Gaming, revenue records tumbled on day two of the event as huge crowds joined the […]

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Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited proceeding with Boracay plan

Published by Casino | 19-03-2018

In the Philippines, Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited is reportedly pressing ahead with a plan to build a $500 million integrated casino resort on the small island of Boracay despite over-development and pollution concerns. According to a Friday story from Philippines Lifestyle News citing a report from the Reuters news service, Boracay is widely considered to be […]

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Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City present signage plans as opening draws near

Published by Casino | 19-03-2018

With plans to open this summer, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City continues its efforts to prepare the Boardwalk property for the public. Hard Rock International is anticipating an early summer opening and to get ready, recently provided plans for 80 signs that will be spread throughout the property. Appearing before the Casino […]

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AGS Hong Kong coming in May

Published by Casino | 19-03-2018

After earlier organizing similar events in Bucharest and Tallinn, the firm behind the annual Summit of iGaming Malta (SiGMA) has announced that it will be holding its inaugural Affiliate Grand Slam (AGS) Hong Kong extravaganza on May 18. Designed as a networking event for the local iGaming sector, AGS Hong Kong will be held at […]

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Partypoker LIVE signs four-year deal with Casino Sochi and Resort

Published by Casino | 18-03-2018

Russia’s Casino Sochi and Resort recently signed a four-year deal with partypoker LIVE to see the top poker brand be their primary partner for live poker gaming. The casino has only been open for little over a year, but quickly became a hot spot for poker tournament games in Eastern Europe. Huge events were hosted […]

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Atlantic City casinos experienced a disappointing February

Published by Casino | 18-03-2018

It was reportedly a rough February for the seven casinos in Atlantic City as aggregated land-based gross gambling revenues for the 28-day month fell by some 9% year-on-year to $170.1 million. According to a Thursday report from The Press of Atlantic City newspaper, February represented the second consecutive month of declining land-based gambling revenues in […]

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Scientific Games scores Kazakhstan lottery contract

Published by Casino | 17-03-2018

Leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming, Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), recently announced the launch of the National Lottery of Kazakhstan. All games, services and technology will be provided to the Lottery exclusively by Scientific Games, which along with the operator, JSC Satty Zhuldyz, was awarded a 15-year […]

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Digitain agrees EGT Interactive Limited tie-up

Published by Casino | 17-03-2018

A little over three weeks after inking a deal to integrate the complete portfolio of British online casino games developer Genii and Armenian multi-channel sportsbetting and casino platform provider Digitain has now agreed a similar arrangement with EGT Interactive Limited. Yerevan-headquartered Digitain explained via an official press release that this latest agreement will see it […]

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Ban on betting ads during live sports broadcasts to take effect March 30 in AUS

Published by Casino | 17-03-2018

The Australian Subscription Television and Radio Association (ASTRA) on Friday released the new industry code of practice, which effective March 30, prohibits gambling advertisements during all live sports broadcasts between the hours of 5am and 8.30pm on most television channels in the Land Down Under. The Sydney Morning Herald newspaper reports that the siren-to-siren ban on […]

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SkyCity Entertainment Group loses wrongful dismissal case

Published by Casino | 16-03-2018

In New Zealand, local casino operator SkyCity Entertainment Group has reportedly been ordered to reinstate a former employee at its SkyCity Auckland venue and compensate him to the tune of NZ$25 000 ($18,000) after losing a wrongful dismissal case. According to a report from Asia Gaming Brief, the Employment Court of New Zealand found in […]

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