Saturday, April 21, 2018

AGEM Index reveals positive September results

The latest monthly investigation from the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) into the stock performance of major listed casino equipment suppliers has reportedly revealed that the overall sector chalked up...

Singapore continues to attract mainland Chinese tourists

Tourists from mainland China reportedly accounted for some 18% of the international visitors that entered Singapore during the first half of 2017 with their 1.55 million individual arrivals representing an increase...

Macau profits from gaming taxes to the tune of $8.54 billion

In Macau, the government has reportedly revealed that direct taxes from gaming for the first nine months of 2017 rose by 17.5% year-on-year to hit $8.54 billion and account for some...

Yggdrasil €500,000 Christmas Calendar campaign to launch on December 1st

The Christmas holiday is a time when online casino operators offer something new and exciting for their players. Operators who use Yggdrasil Gaming software will now be able to provide their members...

PokerStars advertising for artificial intelligence expertise

Canadian online gambling operator The Stars Group has announced that its Stars Interactive subsidiary is seeking to hire a number of new personnel to help its PokerStars brand create a ‘fully-flexible...

Pennsylvania expanded gambling legislation may face legal challenge

In Pennsylvania, the expanded gambling legislation signed into law by Governor Tom Wolf last month could soon reportedly be subjected to a legal challenge after it emerged that the measure contains...

Genting Hong Kong Limited to de-list from Singapore’s stock exchange

Casino and cruise operator Genting Hong Kong Limited has reportedly announced that it has received permission to voluntarily de-list its shares from Singapore’s stock exchange after going some six years without...

Gambling Commission introduces new five-point strategy

In the United Kingdom, the Gambling Commission regulator has unveiled a new five-point strategy it intends to roll out over the next three years that has been designed to ‘help shape...

Mixed third-quarter results for Sands China Limited

American casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corporation has released its third-quarter financial results showing that its Macau-facing Sands China Limited subsidiary saw total net revenues for the period increase by 12.2%...

Calendar blamed for 1.7 percent revenue dip at Northwest Indiana casinos

In Northwest Indiana, an unfavorable calendar is being blamed for a drop in year over year revenues at the state’s five casinos for October. For the month of October, the five casinos...

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Commission votes no on Linn County gambling license, again

For the second time in three years, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission has voted no on a Linn County, Iowa gambling license, citing...

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