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03, Wednesday March 2021

Ratcliff Deal with Indiana Gaming Commission Allows Hard Rock Casino to Proceed

Rod Ratcliff, a longtime Indiana gaming executive who has been under investigation by state regulators, has reached a settlement to sell his shares of Spectacle Entertainment. That’s according to orders posted by the Indiana Gaming Commission on Tuesday. Rod Ratcliff speaks during his induction into the Indiana Horse Racing Association Hall of Fame in November […]

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03, Wednesday March 2021

Sportradar Nearing Deal with Horizon Acquisition II, SPAC Advised by DraftKings CEO Robbins

Sports betting data provider Sportradar is reportedly in discussions to go public through a transaction with special purpose acquisition company (SPAC) Horizon Acquisition Corp. II (NYSE: HZON). Horizon Acquisition founder Todd Boehly. His SPAC could take Sportradar public. (Image: The Sun) Bloomberg initially reported the news earlier this evening, citing unidentified sources familiar with the […]

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02, Tuesday March 2021

Vietnam casino operators seeking help in the time of coronavirus

In Vietnam and a group of casino operators has reportedly petitioned the central government to allow the local citizenry to play within their establishments so as to make up for a recent coronavirus-related dearth in foreign business. According to a Monday report from the news domain at VnExpress.net, the move from the unnamed collection of […]

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02, Tuesday March 2021

MegaRush to enhance games lobby via new content partnership agreement with Red Rake Gaming

After recently launching its latest title, Red Rake Gaming has partnered with MegaRush Casino in a deal that will see its feature-rich games go live with the Malta-based online casino brand. Via the new content agreement, the player-focused casino games developer’s market-leading games will be made available to MegaRush Casino, adding to its already extensive […]

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02, Tuesday March 2021

Betfair Ditches Champion Racing Trainer Gordon Elliott Over Shocking Dead Horse Image

Betting exchange Betfair has parted ways with a three-time Grand National-winning brand ambassador who was recently pictured sitting on a dead horse. Gordon Elliott was pictured apparently posing atop the horse flashing a “V for victory” sign. (Image: Niall Carson/PA/Getty) The Flutter Entertainment-owned brand dropped Irish racehorse trainer Gordon Elliott like a ton of bricks […]

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02, Tuesday March 2021

Texas Woman Hits $302K Jackpot at McCarran International Airport

A Texas woman leaving Las Vegas via McCarran International Airport hit a huge jackpot prior to takeoff last week. A woman identified as Megan from Texas stands beside a Wheel of Fortune slot at McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas. She won a jackpot valued at more than $300,000 while playing the slot last week. […]

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02, Tuesday March 2021

Coronavirus consequences impact Veikkaus Oy’s bottom line

In Finland and land-based and online gaming operator Veikkaus Oy has announced that the dire impacts of the ongoing coronavirus pandemic helped to push its most recent annual profit down by some 36.2% year-on-year to approximately €680.2 million ($819.8 million). The state-run firm used an official press release to detail that its aggregated gross gaming […]

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01, Monday March 2021

Macau records extraordinary swell in February gross gaming revenues

The casino hotspot of Macau is reportedly continuing to recover from the devastating impacts of the coronavirus pandemic and last month saw its aggregated gross gaming revenues rise by an impressive 135.6% year-on-year to reach in excess of $915.21 million. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming citing official figures from the enclave’s Gaming […]

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01, Monday March 2021

Titus to Lead Gaming Caucus Again, Gets Tourism Relief in American Rescue Plan

US Rep. Dina Titus, D-Nevada, will once again serve as the co-chair of the Congressional Gaming Caucus. US Rep. Dina Titus speaks at a Vegas Chamber event in March 2019. Titus was recently reappointed to serve as the co-chair for the Congressional Gaming Caucus. (Image: Vegas Chamber) In a press release sent out Wednesday, Titus […]

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01, Monday March 2021

Caesars Rumored to Be in Talks for Another Sports Betting Market Access Deal with Betway

As it closes in on its $3.69 billion takeover of William Hill, Caesars Entertainment (NASDAQ:CZR) is reportedly looking to further leverage its fast-growing sports wagering business. Caesars Palace Las Vegas. The company is rumored to be close to a market access deal with Betway. (Image: Associated Press) Fresh off a deal with Sportsbetting.com announced last […]

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