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Macau records 14th straight rise in monthly gross gaming revenues

Despite still recovering from the impact of the previous month’s Typhoon Hato and the comparably weaker tropical storm Pakhar, the over 30 casinos in Macau reportedly saw their aggregated gross gaming revenues for September rise by some 16.1% year-on-year to reach approximately $2.65 billion. According to a report from GGRAsia citing official figures from the...

Macau Billionaire Poker to host new event Oct 25 & 26

This month, the Babylon Casino located at Macau Fisherman’s Wharf will play host to a new tournament ahead of the 2017 Boyaa Poker Tour Macau Finals. The finals begin on October 28th, but before the five-day event starts, Macau Billionaire Poker will be offering a new event titled the MBP 50K Fall Classic. This...

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 $600 million property in 2020. According to a report from The Philadelphia Inquirer newspaper, the revelation from Stadium Casino LLP came after lawyers for...

WSOPC Horseshoe Southern Indiana Main Event win goes to Justin Boggs

The Horseshoe Southern Indiana Casino recently played host to the World Series of Poker Circuit, offering poker players the opportunity to enjoy quality tournament gaming. The most anticipated event on the schedule had to be the Main Event with a buy-in of $1,675. The event had 424 players competing, creating a total prize pool...

Nektan premieres German-language front-end at Vegas Baby

In response to client demand, mobile real-money gaming solutions and services provider Nektan has announced that the online casino at Vegas Baby has become the first to launch its front-end entirely in German. Last month saw Gibraltar-headquartered Nektan agree a deal to integrate its Evolve Lite aggregation innovation onto the HTML5 platform from Tyche Digital...

WeChat Pay payments to be accepted at three Galaxy Entertainment properties

Three properties of Galaxy Entertainment Group Ltd in Macau will now offer a new payment method, thanks to a new partnership with Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) Ltd. Visitors to the Macau properties will now be able to use a mobile payment method known as WeChat Pay to enjoy the facility’s offerings. According...

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 has offices in the United Kingdom, Malta and Serbia and declared that the purchase is part of its ‘growth strategy’ and will ‘strengthen...

888poker’s XL Eclipse series begins this Sunday

On September 10th, 888poker will kick off the XL Eclipse, a much-anticipated online poker series set to offer a ton of poker gaming action. On the 10th, the series will begin with 16 events running in one day, including the Opening Event which has a buy-in of $160 and a guaranteed prize pool of...

Juergen Trager wins Delaware Poker Championship main event

The seventh annual Delaware Poker Championship was held at the Dover Downs Hotel and Casino over the weekend and saw more than 1,500 players compete in nine major poker tournaments for cash prizes totaling $160,000. Owned by Dover Downs Gaming and Entertainment Incorporated, the Delaware casino revealed that Juergen Trager (Pictured Top row 4th from...

Michigan tribe set to fight federal land-into-trust denial

In Michigan, the Sault Ste Marie Tribe of Chippewa Indians is reportedly due to initiate actions against a July decision by federal officials that prevented it from moving forward with a plan to build a casino in the city of Lansing. According to a report from the Lansing State Journal newspaper, the tribe had earlier...
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