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California’s Sycuan Casino celebrates major expansion milestone

Published by Casino | 27-05-2018

In southern California, Tuesday saw the federally-recognized Sycuan Band of the Kumeyaay Nation hold a ‘topping-off ceremony’ as the final beam was lifted into position as part of the $226 million expansion of its Sycuan Casino. Began in March 2017, the redevelopment is set to see the San Diego County facility add a twelve-story hotel […]

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William Hill US to operate sports book at Ocean Resort Casino

Published by Casino | 26-05-2018

The largest sports book in Nevada, William Hill US will reportedly run the sports book at the Ocean Resort Casino slated to open at June’s end this year. The partnership between the London-based sports book and the resort casino at 500 Boardwalk was confirmed on Thursday by Jordan Deifik, principal of Ocean Resort Casino, who […]

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Chilean gaming regulator analyzes bids for planned Pucon casino

Published by Casino | 26-05-2018

In Chile, the Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SJC) gaming regulator was reportedly due to hold a meeting on Friday to analyze bids from those interested in operating a new casino due to be licensed for the central city of Pucon. According to a report from G3Newswire, the SJC has also been tasked with picking […]

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PokerStars.pt joins three-nation shared liquidity scheme

Published by Casino | 25-05-2018

Canadian iGaming operator The Stars Group Incorporated has announced that its envisioned online poker shared liquidity scheme involving players in France, Spain and Portugal is now a reality after its PokerStars.pt domain was accepted into the tri-nation club. Toronto-listed The Stars Group Incorporated, which is also responsible for the FullTilt online casino brand, stated that […]

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All India Gaming Federation prepares for India Gaming Conclave

Published by Casino | 25-05-2018

The All India Gaming Federation (AIGF) will be hosting the 2nd edition of their yearly IP event next week featuring several topics including online poker, rummy and fantasy gaming. The Lalit Hotel of New Delhi, India will be hosting the India Gaming Conclave event, with attendees set to take part in discussions involving key issues […]

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Laguna Lang Co development receives Vietnamese casino license

Published by Casino | 25-05-2018

In Vietnam, the Laguna Lang Co beach resort near the historic city of Hue was reportedly awarded a casino license late last month and could now begin welcoming both foreign and domestic players as soon as 2022. According to a Friday report from GGRAsia citing an earlier story from TTG Asia, the seaside property owned […]

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Betsoft to release new Ogre Empire this month

Published by Casino | 25-05-2018

May 28th marks the day Betsoft will be releasing a new slot game based on a fun fantasy theme. Ogre Empire is the latest creation by the software developer, providing online slot fans with an experience featuring an Ogre with a unique Day/Night cycle, which allows gameplay to be switched up in two different modes. […]

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Developments in US sports betting

Published by Casino | 24-05-2018

While the race has been on for awhile to regulate sports betting at the state level, the pack broke into a sprint on May 14 when the US Supreme Court declared the federal law banning the practice unconstitutional when they ruled on Murphy v. NCAA. With the demise of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection […]

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Atlantic City casinos post disappointing first-quarter results

Published by Casino | 24-05-2018

After experiencing a lucrative 2017 thanks to a 22.5% increase year-on-year in aggregated annual gross operating profit to over $723.2 million, the next twelve months could prove disappointing for the seven large casinos in Atlantic City. According to a Wednesday report from The Press of Atlantic City newspaper citing official New Jersey Division of Gaming […]

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Yggdrasil Gaming launches new Vikings go to Hell slot game

Published by Casino | 24-05-2018

The Vikings are back in action via Yggdrasil Gaming, thanks to a new video slot release. The online software developer has announced the release of Vikings go to Hell, a new title that will follow the success of Vikings go Berzerk and Vikings go Wild. In this version, the Vikings are taking on the underworld, […]

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