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Arena Racing Company Limited acquires majority stake in virtual games firm

Published by Casino | 23-03-2018

British horseracing track operator Arena Racing Company Limited has announced the signing of a deal that has seen it spend an undisclosed amount of money to acquire a controlling stake in Greek virtual games developer Vermantia Media Group Limited. Arena Racing Company Limited is responsible for 16 United Kingdom horseracing tracks including Royal Windsor Racecourse […]

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New company Dilanti Media launched by former LeoVegas CEO Johan Styren

Published by Casino | 23-03-2018

Former Chief Executive Officer for LeoVegas‘s Malta-based subsidiary, Johan Styren (pictured), and former head of SEO at Catena Media, Valentin Alsen, have reportedly joined forces to create Dilanti Media Ltd., a new Malta-based firm within the affiliate marketing genre. Founded in January this year, the new pay for performance marketing company operates in the online […]

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Fugaso content coming to CasinoEngine

Published by Casino | 23-03-2018

Online casino software solutions innovator EveryMatrix Holding Limited has signed a deal that will see it integrate a range of games from developer Fugaso into its CasinoEngine content aggregator. EveryMatrix Holding Limited declared that Fugaso is responsible for a large range of HTML5-friendly table games and video slots such as its Jewel Sea, Trump It, Book […]

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Riverboat casino may be on the cards for Monroe

Published by Casino | 22-03-2018

Riverboat gambling could soon be coming to Louisiana’s eighth largest city after a state politician reportedly revealed that he intends to propose legislation that would reclassify a section of the Ouachita River in order to make it more attractive to casino operators. According to a Tuesday report from The News-Star newspaper, Marcus Hunter from the […]

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Harrah’s Casino and Hotel New Orleans legislation to be considered

Published by Casino | 22-03-2018

In Louisiana, a senior local lawmaker has reportedly introduced legislation that would extend the casino license for the downtown Harrah’s Casino and Hotel New Orleans by another 30 years until 2053. According to a report from local radio broadcaster WRKF, the current license for the New Orleans casino operated by Caesars Entertainment Corporation is due […]

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Empire City Casino visitor hits record-breaking jackpot

Published by Casino | 22-03-2018

Most every casino goer dreams of hitting a major jackpot. While chances may be slim, players still play their favorite games in the hopes of earning a million-dollar win. In New York State, this dream recently came true when a lucky slot player managed to hit a record-breaking jackpot while visiting the Empire City Casino […]

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Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited reiterates Japan interest

Published by Casino | 22-03-2018

After recently receiving a provisional license for its planned $500 million integrated casino resort in the Philippines, Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited has now reportedly reiterated its interest in bringing a similar development to Japan. According to a report from The Japan Times newspaper, the Hong Kong-listed firm established a Tokyo office in January of 2015 […]

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GVC Holdings okayed to proceed with Ladbrokes Coral Group purchase

Published by Casino | 21-03-2018

In the United Kingdom, the Competition and Markets Authority watchdog has reportedly approved the £4 billion ($5.6 billion) purchase of local sportsbetting giant Ladbrokes Coral Group by GVC Holdings after determining that the tie-up ‘does not give rise to competition concerns’. According to a report from The Independent newspaper, the Competition and Markets Authority launched […]

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James Packer steps down from Crown Resorts board

Published by Casino | 21-03-2018

Australian billionaire James Packer (pictured) has reportedly resigned as director of Crown Resorts Ltd. (CWN:ASE), the casino company the 50-year-old’s private investment company, Consolidated Press Holdings Pty Ltd, owns about 47% of. A spokesman for the investment company, which is the largest shareholder of Crown Resorts, reportedly said, “Mr Packer is suffering from mental health […]

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Boracay development receives provisional license

Published by Casino | 21-03-2018

In the Philippines, Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly been granted provisional approval by the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation regulator for its plan to build a $500 million integrated casino resort on the small island of Boracay. According to a report from GGRAsia, Hong Kong-listed Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited is partnering with local firm […]

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