NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUES FOR FEBRUARY RELEASED
28th March, 2017 at 19:47:54
Not the best February - 4.5 percent down year-on-year.
The Nevada regulator has released revenue numbers for February 2017 which, at $945.5 million are down 4.5 percent on the $989.9 million achieved in corresponding period in 2016.
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JAPANESE GOVERNMENT GEARING UP FOR GAMBLING
22nd March, 2017 at 07:30:45
Cabinet office branch opens.
Last year's surprise approval by Japanese lawmakers of legislation permitting the introduction of land casino gambling across the nation (see previous reports) has been followed by the launch of a Cabinet office branch tasked with the implementation of the decision by the Diet (parliament).
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ADELSON AMONG THE WORLD'S WEALTHIEST
22nd March, 2017 at 07:30:45
Anti-online gambling owner of Las Vegas Sands is #20 on world list, but top of the gambling industry moguls.
The Forbes annual list of the world's wealthiest people released this week shows that arch-online gambling foe Sheldon Adelson remains in the top twenty, positioned at number 20 with a fortune of $30.4 billion.
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SCIENTIFIC GAMES SHAKEN NOT STIRRED
08th March, 2017 at 19:35:04
Nabs exclusive licensing deal for iconic James Bond franchise.
Scientific Games Corporation (SGC) has clinched an exclusive licensing deal with EON Productions Limited, Danjaq, LLC and MGM Interactive Inc. for the development of James Bond branded casino products across land-based, lottery and social slots gaming.
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LAS VEGAS SANDS PENALISED AGAIN
20th January, 2017 at 09:00:27
Sheldon Adelson's company settles for a $6.96 penalty on foreign bribery allegations.
Las Vegas Sands, the land casino company owned by multi-billionaire US mogul Sheldon Adelson, has again had to cough up a stiff penalty for non-compliance with the law.
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WALL STREET JOURNAL AND ADELSON CALL IT A DRAW IN LIBEL LAWSUIT
13th January, 2017 at 08:31:28
Publication reports that the issue has been settled.
A libel suit launched in 2013 by Las Vegas land casino mogul Sheldon Adelson against a Wall Street Journal writer has been dismissed by mutual consent, with each side agreeing to bear their own legal costs, no monetary award and the article in question untouched...in short pretty much a draw.
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ATLANTIC CITY - 2016 A GOOD YEAR FOR INTERNET GAMBLING
12th January, 2017 at 21:53:36
New Jersey regulator releases FY 2016 results, showing that online gambling revenue grew 32 percent year-on-year.
The New Jersey regulator released the 2016 final performance figures for Atlantic City gambling Thursday, showing that online gambling operations assisted the land casinos to post their first revenue increase since 2006.
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U.S. TAXMAN RELENTS ON EXPENSIVE GAMBLING TAX PROPOSALS
31st December, 2016 at 05:32:17
American Gaming Association says IRS row-back is "a big win" for everyone.
Changes to tax laws on casino winnings proposed by the IRS in the United States would have been complicated and expensive to implement, and have been withdrawn, reports the Las Vegas Sun newspaper.
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NEVADA GAMBLING REVENUE DOWN 1.5 PERCENT IN NOVEMBER
29th December, 2016 at 16:24:09
Las Vegas land casinos suffer business declines.
The Nevada Gaming Control Board said Thursday that the state's land casino revenues were down 1.5 percent year-on-year in November, reaching $930 million.
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REPORT OF MACAU A.T.M. CLAMPDOWN HAS LAND CASINO STOCKS REELING
09th December, 2016 at 09:46:31
Reports are that UnionPay ATM daily withdrawal limits are to be slashed in half.
The newspaper South China Morning Post precipitated a wide decline in land casino stock prices Thursday when it reported that China is imposing a drastic cut in UnionPay ATM daily withdrawal limits in Macau.
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MGM WIDENS THE AVAILABILITY OF ITS ON-PREMISES MOBILE CASINO SERVICE
02nd December, 2016 at 07:47:42
Land casino's online casino tournaments now available throughout Nevada.
Las Vegas land casino giant MGM Resorts is more effectively leveraging its on-premises mobile gaming services by expanding the availability of its easyPLAY online casino tournaments throughout the state of Nevada.
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MACAU REVENUES RISE FOR THE FOURTH CONSECUTIVE MONTH
01st December, 2016 at 08:14:45
GGR up 14.4 percent year-on-year in November.
Hopes that Macau has turned the corner after years of losses rose again Thursday when the local regulator Macau Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau revealed that for the fourth consecutive month gambling revenues are up compared to the corresponding period last year.
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SOUTH AFRICAN GAME DESIGN STUDIO CONTRIBUTES TO LAND CASINO GAMES
29th November, 2016 at 21:13:17
Bla Blas Bla's innovative games are finding favour in the land casino environment following deal with Slot Game Lab.
A young South African game design studio is making innovative inroads into land casino gaming following a content agreement with Las Vegas-based land casino games supplier Slot Game Lab.
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NYX GAMING GROUP FLIES HIGH
15th November, 2016 at 19:16:58
Strong organic growth and M&A strategy delivers.
Las Vegas-headquartered NYX Gaming Group (NYX) delivered impressive third quarter results driven by organic growth across all verticals and the firm enjoying the fruits of its M&A strategy.
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EXCLUSIVE MR GREEN DEBUT FOR LIGHTNING BOX'S LATEST SLOT
19th October, 2016 at 09:19:50
Astro Cat touches down in Europe.
Astro Cat, the latest slot title release from developer Lightning Box Games, has touched down in Europe for the first time after going exclusively live with online casino operator Mr Green.
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