Sunday, August 19, 2018

2017 WSOPE increases Main Event guarantee; top prize now €1,000,000

Poker players are already looking forward to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe for a number of reasons. First, the event is taking place at King’s Casino of Rozvadov, a...

Las Vegas may struggle to break 2016 visitor record

After posting record visitor numbers for each of the previous three years, Las Vegas now reportedly looks unlikely to continue this trend into a fourth consecutive year with guest figures to...

American Gaming Association study highlights the importance of tribal sector

A new investigation from the American Gaming Association trade group has discovered that the casino industry supports some 635,000 tribal jobs while having an economic impact worth almost $97 billion. Established in...

Login Casino to offer online FIFA World Cup conference Nov 30

The online magazine, Login Casino will conduct a streaming conference on November 30, 2017, for bookmakers and other industry professionals interested in the FIFA World Cup 2018. Some estimates indicate that...

Catena Media purchases PokerScout.com for $350,000

Online performance marketing firm Catena Media has announced that it has spent $350,000 in order to acquire PokerScout.com along with all of the online poker traffic comparison website’s related assets. Catena Media...

Pair hit with substantial Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board fines

Last week reportedly saw the operator of The Meadows Racetrack and Casino near Pittsburgh and the former boss of Luzerne County’s Mohegan Sun Pocono hit with fines from the Pennsylvania Gaming...

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...

Construction on Live! Hotel and Casino expected to start next year

In Pennsylvania, the joint venture behind the proposed Live! Hotel and Casino has reportedly announced that it intends to start construction on the Philadelphia facility next year before opening the new...

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...

Loto-Québec enjoys enormous growth in online gaming

Driven by online growth, along with revenue hikes at its four land-based casinos, provincial operator of games of chance, Montreal headquartered Loto-Québec, has maintained its momentum with semester revenue at C$1.814bn,...

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Three PA casinos fined a total of $77,500 by Gaming Control...

Fines totaling $77,500 against three Pennsylvania casinos for various infractions were reportedly approved by the state’s Gaming Control Board recently. The operator of the Rivers...

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