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Sheldon Adelson Loses Appeal in Defamation Suit over Prostitution Practices in Macau

Las Vegas Sands billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s reputation was not harmed by a Democratic Jewish group’s claims in 2012 that the casino magnate allowed prostitution to take place inside his Macau resorts. That’s according to the US 2nd Circuit Court of Appeals in Manhattan, which on Tuesday upheld earlier court rulings. Sheldon Adelson may have been unfairly labeled as a sponsor of prostitution, but that didn’t make him look bad, a US federal appeals court affirmed. (Image: Chip Somodevilla/Getty) During the 2012 presidential election, the...

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Nevada casinos set sportsbook record, seek marijuana clarity

Nevada casinos set sportsbook record, seek marijuana clarity

Nevada casinos posted flat gaming revenue in October, thanks in part to the fallout from that month’s mass shooting at the Mandalay Bay resort. Figures released Thursday by the Nevada Gaming Control Board show statewide casino gaming revenue of $988.7m in October, up 0.3% from the same month last year. The sum was also only moderately higher than September 2017’s $980m. Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip played spoiler in October, as gaming revenue declined 6% to $528.7m. Numerous Strip casino operators had commented on temporary dips in...

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Big boost for Tatts Group Limited merger with Tabcorp Holdings Limited

Big boost for Tatts Group Limited merger with Tabcorp Holdings Limited

In Australia, the proposed $8.3 billion mega-merger of bookmaker Tatts Group Limited (TTS.AX) with Horse-race betting giant Tabcorp Holdings Limited (TAH.AX) could now reportedly be completed before Christmas after local rival CrownBet dropped its long-running opposition to the deal. According to a report from The Australian Financial Review newspaper, the union was first announced in October of last year and is set to create a new entity offering a wide range of sportsbetting, lottery, keno and gaming services. Despite several...

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As New Jersey Waits Out SCOTUS PASPA Decision, State Gives Virtual Sports Green Light

New Jersey will have to wait until next year for the Supreme Court’s ultimate decision when it comes to the state’s right to offer legalized sportsbetting in its casinos. Meanwhile, gamblers in the Garden State still can bet on games, but only on competitions that are virtual. Inspired Gaming’s virtual sports games almost look real, and are now live in the New Jersey online casino market. (Image: Inspired Entertainment) The New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) gave final approval for its licensees to allow betting on Inspired...

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Kambi inks Sportsbook deal with Sun International

Kambi inks Sportsbook deal with Sun International

In what represents its eighth successive quarter deal, Kambi Group plc (KAMBI:FN Stockholm), subsidiary of the Kindred Group, has reportedly signed a multi-year deal to provide its premium Sportsbook and technology services to South African-based Sun International (SUI:Johannesburg). With casinos, resorts and luxury hotel products across more than 25 destinations in 8 countries including South Africa, Zambia, Nigeria, Botswana, Namibia, Lesotho, Chile and Swaziland, Sun International is one of the Southern Hemisphere’s largest...

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Yggdrasil Gaming’s Empire Fortune pays out big again

Yggdrasil Gaming’s Empire Fortune pays out big again

While Yggdrasil Gaming is preparing for the upcoming Christmas Calendar campaign, the company has found time to announce that, yet another player has managed to hit the progressive jackpot of their Empire Fortune game. During this past week, a lucky player managed to earn a €1.12 million while playing the game. The big winner was playing the Empire Fortune game on November 29th via Betsson’s mobile site when the win occurred. The 32-year old Norwegian player is the latest to win the progressive jackpot of the game. The jackpot...

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Real Time Gaming launches Norse mythology themed slot game at Springbok

Real Time Gaming launches Norse mythology themed slot game at Springbok

Springbok Casino is a favorite online gaming destination for players located in South Africa. The online casino will soon offer gamers a new slot game based on Norse mythology courtesy of Real Time Gaming (RTG) Titled Asgard, players will need to be ready for an experience with the Gods as Thor, Loki and Odin can all be found on the reels. The new RTG title will be released at Springbok Casino on December 13th, according to a company press release.  Fans of the Thor: Ragnarok movie are sure to enjoy the new title as the slot game...

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Silver Heritage still waiting for license to open Tiger Palace casino

Silver Heritage still waiting for license to open Tiger Palace casino

Australia-listed casino operator and developer Silver Heritage Group Ltd. is a step closer towards its goal of operating a casino in its new Nepal property. On Wednesday, Nepal’s Ministry of Culture, Tourism, and Civil Aviation (MOCTCA) awarded a five-star rating to the hotel at Tiger Palace Resort Bhairahawa, Silver Heritage said in a filing. The five-star award, according to the company, will pave the way for the regulatory approval that Silver Heritage needs to finally open the casino at the Tiger Palace. “The company now has the...

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France, Portugal, Spain Eyeing Early 2018 for Shared Liquidity, Italy Trails Behind

In July, France, Italy, Portugal, and Spain agreed to merge their online poker player liquidity finally doing something positive for poker players after years of each country being ring-fenced from the world. It now appears that Italy may be lagging in its ramp up toward shared player pools and the other countries may start without it. We don’t know why the four countries decided to separate their players from each other and the rest of world, though one might guess it was something to do with lawmakers thinking their regulations are superior...

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Lightning Box and High 5 Games enter partnership

Slot design specialist Lightning Box recently announced it has secured a new agreement with High 5 Games, one of the pioneers of social casino gaming.

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