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21, Wednesday March 2018

James Packer steps down from Crown Resorts board

Australian billionaire James Packer (pictured) has reportedly resigned as director of Crown Resorts Ltd. (CWN:ASE), the casino company the 50-year-old’s private investment company, Consolidated Press Holdings Pty Ltd, owns about 47% of. A spokesman for the investment company, which is the largest shareholder of Crown Resorts, reportedly said, “Mr Packer is suffering from mental health […]

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21, Wednesday March 2018

Scientific Games Corporation inks German lottery deal

Two weeks after signing a deal to provide administrative systems technology to the Arizona Lottery and American gaming machine and systems innovator Scientific Games Corporation has inked a similar agreement with Germany’s Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH. Las Vegas-headquartered Scientific Games Corporation revealed that the latest five-year arrangement with Lotto Rheinland-Pfalz GmbH will see it supply the […]

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20, Tuesday March 2018

Compromise proposed in long-running Connecticut casino battle

In Connecticut, the tribal joint venture that is hoping to open a small satellite casino in the community of East Windsor reportedly won a victory over giant rival MGM Resorts International late last week after a legislative committee approved a measure that could see the eastern state initiate a competitive bidding process for a fourth […]

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20, Tuesday March 2018

CasinoWishes set to launch this year

A new online casino is set to launch for gamblers in the United Kingdom this year. CasinoWishes is a newly developed brand, and what exactly the online casino will offer still remains a mystery. Players are already getting excited about what CasinoWishes could offer, speculating on what type of games the brand will provide, along […]

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19, Monday March 2018

First of two planned Grand Openings for Tiger Palace Resort draws record crowd

Bollywood star Poonam Pandey and dance troupes from Thailand and the Ukraine were on hand this weekend to help Sydney-listed Silver Heritage Group Limited celebrate the Grand Opening of its Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa venue in Nepal. According to Inside Asian Gaming, revenue records tumbled on day two of the event as huge crowds joined the […]

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19, Monday March 2018

Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited proceeding with Boracay plan

In the Philippines, Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited is reportedly pressing ahead with a plan to build a $500 million integrated casino resort on the small island of Boracay despite over-development and pollution concerns. According to a Friday story from Philippines Lifestyle News citing a report from the Reuters news service, Boracay is widely considered to be […]

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19, Monday March 2018

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City present signage plans as opening draws near

With plans to open this summer, the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City continues its efforts to prepare the Boardwalk property for the public. Hard Rock International is anticipating an early summer opening and to get ready, recently provided plans for 80 signs that will be spread throughout the property. Appearing before the Casino […]

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18, Sunday March 2018

Partypoker LIVE signs four-year deal with Casino Sochi and Resort

Russia’s Casino Sochi and Resort recently signed a four-year deal with partypoker LIVE to see the top poker brand be their primary partner for live poker gaming. The casino has only been open for little over a year, but quickly became a hot spot for poker tournament games in Eastern Europe. Huge events were hosted […]

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18, Sunday March 2018

Atlantic City casinos experienced a disappointing February

It was reportedly a rough February for the seven casinos in Atlantic City as aggregated land-based gross gambling revenues for the 28-day month fell by some 9% year-on-year to $170.1 million. According to a Thursday report from The Press of Atlantic City newspaper, February represented the second consecutive month of declining land-based gambling revenues in […]

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17, Saturday March 2018

Scientific Games scores Kazakhstan lottery contract

Leading provider of games, systems and services for casino, lottery and social gaming, Scientific Games Corporation (NASDAQ: SGMS), recently announced the launch of the National Lottery of Kazakhstan. All games, services and technology will be provided to the Lottery exclusively by Scientific Games, which along with the operator, JSC Satty Zhuldyz, was awarded a 15-year […]

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