New Bay 101 Casino opens in San Jose, CA

In California, after undergoing a $53 million expansion and relocation, the new Bay 101 Casino in San Jose that now calls North First Street home, had its grand opening on Friday, Sept 29, 2017. The 68,000 square foot building is located on a 16-acre site owned by Bumb and Associates, who also operate the card...

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 80.9% of all state revenues. According to a report from GGRAsia citing provisional figures from the former Portuguese enclave’s Financial Services Bureau, the period’s...

Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited to list 250 million new shares

In Macau, electronic gaming machine distributor Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited has reportedly announced that it is hoping to raise approximately $6.4 million by placing some 250 million new shares on the small-cap Growth Enterprise Market of the Hong Kong Stock Exchange. According to a report from GGRAsia, trading of the new shares is expected to...

Atlantic City tourism on an upswing

The closure of the Trump Taj Mahal appears to have benefitted Atlantic City‘s seven remaining casinos, as a recent upswing in tourism has been seen within the last six months.  Not only are the remaining casinos taking on the Taj’s former visitors, but new visitors are coming to the region to enjoy gaming and entertainment,...

Spokane Tribe holding job fair Oct. 26 to fill 300 positions for Airway Hieghts casino

On track to open its Spokane Tribe Casino in western Washington before the end of the year, the Spokane Tribe is reportedly looking to fill 300 positions at the new facility. According to a report from Spokane-based news/talk radio outlet KXLY, before the $400 million casino in Airway Hieghts can open for business, more than...

Betway Group names Werkman as new CEO

In a recent corporate leadership restructure, global provider of sports betting, casino, bingo, eSports and poker, Betway Group, has reportedly promoted Anthony Werkman, the firm’s current Director of Marketing Operations, to that of Chief Executive Officer. Werkman, an experienced industry commercial veteran, replaces Richard Akitt, who has served as the company’s CEO for five years and...

Advertising practices prompt reprimand from Dutch regulator

After last month announcing that it intends to stamp out the potential threats posed by social casino games, The Netherlands Gaming Authority has now reprimanded numerous local operators for advertising their wares on child-orientated websites. Also known as the Kansspelautoriteit, The Netherlands Gaming Authority has officially admonished the nation’s sole casino operator, Holland Casino, along...

Yggdrasil Gaming Limited bringing its games to Pinnacle.com

After last week signing a deal that saw it enter the Danish market, online casino games developer Yggdrasil Gaming Limited has now inked an agreement to supply its promotional tools and content to the online casino and sportsbetting site at Pinnacle.com. Headquartered in Malta and with regional offices in Sweden, Gibraltar and Poland, Yggdrasil Gaming...

PokerStars launches new Winning Moments feature

For every poker player, part of the fun in winning is being able to brag about it. At PokerStars, the brand realized that players might like to brag about their online exploits. The online poker room recently announced they plan on introducing a new concept known as PokerStars Winning Moments. This new video feature...

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...
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