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  • Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency at Caesars Palace, Cites COVID Interruptions in Emotional Announcement
    by Devin O'Connor on January 21, 2022 at 12:57 am

    Adele shocked her fans and all of Las Vegas this evening by announcing the postponement of her Las Vegas residency at Caesars Palace on the Strip. A little more than 24 hours before the British superstar was set to take The Colosseum stage, Adele informed her fans that the show is simply not ready. The The post Adele Postpones Las Vegas Residency at Caesars Palace, Cites COVID Interruptions in Emotional Announcement appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Political Betting Markets ‘Extraordinarily Pessimistic’ About President Biden 2024 Odds
    by Devin O'Connor on January 21, 2022 at 12:31 am

    Political betting markets aren’t exactly bullish on President Joe Biden winning a second term in 2024. Today marks the one-year anniversary of Biden’s inauguration. But the American people are not overly pleased with Biden’s first year as Commander-in-Chief. Real Clear Politics says Biden’s consensus approval rating is just 40.9 percent. With the public becoming increasingly The post Political Betting Markets ‘Extraordinarily Pessimistic’ About President Biden 2024 Odds appeared first on Casino.org.

  • DiamondJacks Casino Decision Time Nearing, Louisiana Gaming License at Stake
    by Devin O'Connor on January 20, 2022 at 8:06 pm

    The Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB) met today at the State Capitol in Baton Rouge to discuss a smattering of topics. One was the uncertainty regarding the future of the shuttered DiamondJacks Casino in Bossier City. Peninsula Pacific Entertainment (P2E) was faced with a February 9 deadline to reopen DiamondJacks or risk losing its commercial The post DiamondJacks Casino Decision Time Nearing, Louisiana Gaming License at Stake appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Two UK Gaming Companies Hit with Fines Over Regulatory Failings
    by Erik Gibbs on January 20, 2022 at 7:14 pm

    The UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has added two more gaming operators to its naughty list. Rank Digital Gaming (Alderney) Limited and Annexio (Jersey) will pay settlements for not following the rules. The UKGC continues to hold gaming companies accountable when they don’t adhere to regulations. Typically, though, it doesn’t uncover issues until years after the The post Two UK Gaming Companies Hit with Fines Over Regulatory Failings appeared first on Casino.org.

  • International Game Technology Elevates Sadusky to CEO
    by Todd Shriber on January 20, 2022 at 6:45 pm

    International Game Technology (NYSE:IGT) is reshuffling the top executive spot at the company, saying today Vincent Sadusky will become chief executive officer on Jan. 24. Sadusky replaces Marco Sala, who is becoming chairman of the board, and likely CEO as well, at De Agostini — IGT’s majority shareholder. Sala took the top spot at IGT The post International Game Technology Elevates Sadusky to CEO appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Las Vegas Golf Course Once Owned by Billy Walters Targeted for Home Construction
    by Devin O'Connor on January 20, 2022 at 6:14 pm

    Royal Links Golf Club has likely seen its last round played. The Las Vegas course was once owned by famed sports bettor Billy Walters. The Royal Links Golf Club is located a little more than six air miles east of the Las Vegas Strip. Walters, considered one of the most successful professional sports bettors in The post Las Vegas Golf Course Once Owned by Billy Walters Targeted for Home Construction appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Galaxy Entertainment Confirms No More Junket Ties in Macau
    by Erik Gibbs on January 20, 2022 at 5:53 pm

    Junkets continue to see their share of the Macau casino scene shrink. Galaxy Entertainment is the latest to confirm it is no longer dealing with the junket segment. Long before Suncity Group fell out of favor in the Asian gaming community, junkets were already running into trouble. When Suncity, once the largest junket operator in The post Galaxy Entertainment Confirms No More Junket Ties in Macau appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Macau Gaming Law Alterations Credit Positive for Concessionaires, Says Moody’s
    by Todd Shriber on January 20, 2022 at 5:30 pm

    Macau’s recently revealed proposals to alter the special administrative region’s (SAR) gaming laws are “credit positive” for the six concessionaires operating there, according to Moody’s Investors Service. Last week, authorities in the world’s largest casino center unveiled proposals to gaming law, including reducing license terms to 10 years from 20 years (there’s an option for The post Macau Gaming Law Alterations Credit Positive for Concessionaires, Says Moody’s appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Parx Casino Shippensburg Receives Category 4 Gaming License in Pennsylvania
    by Devin O'Connor on January 20, 2022 at 4:47 pm

    Parx Casino Shippensburg officially has a gaming license. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) voted unanimously yesterday to award Parx Casino a Category 4 gaming license for its reimagining of a former Lowe’s home improvement store into a casino. Greenwood Gaming & Entertainment, the parent company of Parx Casino in Bensalem, just north of Philadelphia, The post Parx Casino Shippensburg Receives Category 4 Gaming License in Pennsylvania appeared first on Casino.org.

  • Japan’s Casino Regulator Bringing New Rules to the IR Space
    by Erik Gibbs on January 20, 2022 at 4:45 pm

    Local governments in Japan and their integrated resort (IR) partners will soon submit their final proposals to the National Diet. Ahead of the deadline, the country’s Casino Regulatory Commission (CRC) has published several regulatory updates. The regulatory agency first gave an idea of what would be coming in April of last year. At that time, The post Japan’s Casino Regulator Bringing New Rules to the IR Space appeared first on Casino.org.

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  • Habanero content live with iGaming operator Snaitech in Italy
    by K Morrison on January 20, 2022 at 11:55 pm

    After an amazing send-off to 2021, online casino games developer Habanero has gained further traction in the European market having partnered with Italy‘s leading operator, Snaitech, for its Snai.it digital interest. Players who frequent the online site, which is run by one of the “most important concessionaries” in Italy, will now be able to experience

  • American sportsbetting market experiencing ‘gold rush’ growth
    by Adam Morgan on January 20, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    In the United States and sportsbetting has quickly grown since the 2018 revocation of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act (PASPA) to now sit as an activity that regularly books aggregated monthly handle of over $7.1 billion. According to a December 16 report from the Bloomberg news service, legal sportsbetting was once confined to

  • Push Gaming stampedes into the New Year with new video slot: Bison Battle
    by K Morrison on January 20, 2022 at 5:24 pm

    Inspired by a long-standing land-based player favorite, Bison Battle is the latest slot title from online and mobile games supplier Push Gaming. The Great Plains of North America set the stage for this high volatility, feature-rich game, where the once nearly extinct beast is well represented, appearing as wilds and on special feature symbols. Launched

  • Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited becomes latest to abandon junket firms
    by Adam Morgan on January 20, 2022 at 5:23 pm

    Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited has reportedly followed fellow Macau casino operators Melco Resorts and Entertainment Limited and Wynn Macau Limited in publicly announcing that it is no longer working with junket firms. According to a report from GGRAsia, the Hong Kong-listed firm used an official filing to declare that ‘there are no gaming promoters currently

  • Kindred Group voices opposition to fresh Swedish iGaming proposals
    by Adam Morgan on January 20, 2022 at 3:26 pm

    Prominent iGaming operator Kindred Group has signalled its displeasure with a proposal from the Swedish government that would reintroduce a series of temporary online gaming restrictions including an about $437 weekly video slot deposit limit. The Stockholm-headquartered firm used an official Wednesday press release to detail that the previous set of similar restrictions were instituted

  • Pennsylvania regulator awards Cumberland County ‘miniature casino’ license
    by Adam Morgan on January 20, 2022 at 3:24 pm

    In the eastern American state of Pennsylvania and Greenwood Gaming and Entertainment Incorporated has reportedly been awarded with a license to bring a 73,000 sq ft ‘satellite casino’ to the community of Shippensburg. According to a report from the Bucks County Courier Times newspaper, the unanimous decision from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board comes almost four years

  • Greece Gambling Conference set to hit Athens on March 1
    by Adam Morgan on January 20, 2022 at 11:36 am

    International trade show organizer Smile-Expo sro has announced that anyone with even a small interest in the Greek gambling scene will want to attend its Greece Gambling Conference event on March 1. The firm used an official press release to detail that the extravaganza is set to take place inside the 196-room Novotel Athens hotel

  • Pragmatic Play signs new three vertical iGaming deal with Tower Star in Paraguay
    by K Morrison on January 19, 2022 at 9:20 pm

    In a move that further bolsters its presence in Latin America, Pragmatic Play has reached a three-vertical deal with Paraguayan operator Tower Star that will see the online domain’s customers gain access to the provider’s slots and live casino portfolios alongside a lineup of virtual sports products. Courtesy of the multi-product content deal, the Latin

  • New York records a positive start to its online sportsbetting market
    by Adam Morgan on January 19, 2022 at 6:36 pm

    Fraud prevention and cybersecurity specialist GeoComply Solutions Incorporated has heralded the successful launch earlier this month of online sportsbetting in the eastern American state of New York. The Vancouver-headquartered firm used an official Tuesday press release to declare that its own data suggests that in the region of 1.2 million accounts have so far been

  • Greentube increases audience in Greece courtesy of Fonbet partnership
    by K Morrison on January 19, 2022 at 4:31 pm

    Austrian game developer Greentube is set to significantly increase its audience in Greece, where it is already popular, after taking a selection of its best performing titles live with online sports betting and casino platform Fonbet.gr. The content deal that further expands its regulated market reach has initially seen six popular slot titles made available