Articles by: Robert Johnson

Plainridge Park Casino Generates $14.2 Million in March Slots Revenue

Plainridge Park Casino Generates $14.2 Million in March Slots Revenue

Plainridge Park Casino reported March as its third best month since the venue swung its doors open for patrons in the summer of 2015. Last month, the slots parlor generated overall gross gaming revenue of $14.2 million from its slot machines. July 2015 was its best month with reported slots […]

by · April 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
Eman Pulis about SiGMA’17, iGaming, and Malta’s Allure as Major Gambling Hub

Eman Pulis about SiGMA’17, iGaming, and Malta’s Allure as Major Gambling Hub

Can you please introduce yourself to our readers? A pleasure sitting for this interview, only a week away from my very first event outside of our comfort zone, Malta. I consider myself as a start-up romantic with a passion for connecting people. I’ve been organising events for fifteen years but […]

by · April 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
Cyprus’ First Satellite Casinos to Open Doors This Summer

Cyprus’ First Satellite Casinos to Open Doors This Summer

First casinos will open doors in the Republic of Cyprus this summer, local media has reported. Major gambling operators Hard Rock International and Melco International Development were chosen as the preferred developers of the Mediterranean island country’s first integrated casino resort last fall. The two mega-companies will work together with […]

by · April 23, 2017 · News
Italy Foresees First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Mid-2017

Italy Foresees First Shared Online Poker Liquidity Agreements by Mid-2017

Shared online poker liquidity agreements are taking shape and will likely become reality by mid-2017, Italian media has reported citing the country’s online gambling head Daria Petralia. Media reports from the past few weeks have indicated that several European regulated jurisdictions have entered the final stages of negotiations in a […]

by · April 22, 2017 · Events & Reports
Finland Shows Preference for State-Run Gambling

Finland Shows Preference for State-Run Gambling

It is no news that the Nordic countries and players from the region have become particularly attractive to international gambling companies. And Finland has often been referred to as one of Europe’s biggest gambling markets. However, unlike many European jurisdictions, the country has been holding on tight on its monopoly […]

by · April 16, 2017 · Events & Reports
GPWA Members Report Payment Issues with Gala Casino Affiliate Program

GPWA Members Report Payment Issues with Gala Casino Affiliate Program

Trust and mutual reliance are what relationships between iGaming affiliates and affiliate programs should be based on. However, multiple instances from recent years can be used to support what has become a somewhat general opinion that trust in affiliate programs may not be as high as it should be and […]

by · April 13, 2017 · Events & Reports
South Korea Earns KRW62.5 Trillion from Gambling in 2000-2015

South Korea Earns KRW62.5 Trillion from Gambling in 2000-2015

South Korea earned the amount of KRW62.5 trillion ($54.56 billion) in the period between 2000-2015 from what seems to be a profitable gambling industry, local media reported citing an industry study by the country’s Taxpayers Association. Data shows that gambling operations in the country generated KRW31.55 trillion in taxes over […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Events & Reports
Absolute Poker Players to Be Returned Post-UIGEA Funds

Absolute Poker Players to Be Returned Post-UIGEA Funds

The US Department of Justice announced on Monday that class action settlement company Garden City Group (GCG) will monitor the process for the compensation of Absolute Poker players who were not able to withdraw their funds from the online poker room after it was faced with a civil action for […]

by · April 11, 2017 · News
Bookmakers Scoop Quarter of a Billion in Grand National 2017 Bets

Bookmakers Scoop Quarter of a Billion in Grand National 2017 Bets

We are into the second day of what is considered to be one of the most important weekends for bookmakers, with major sports events taking place over the globe. And when a roster of such major events is held over just two days, this certainly bodes for increased betting activity. […]

by · April 9, 2017 · Events & Reports
Reviving Atlantic City Casino Industry Encourages Investment

Reviving Atlantic City Casino Industry Encourages Investment

New York investor Carl Icahn claimed that Atlantic City has lost its investment allure, when he announced the sale of the Trump Taj Mahal casino resort this February. The businessman blamed the New Jersey Senate and its President Stephen M. Sweeney for the city’s unfortunate fate. However, the shuttered complex […]

by · April 8, 2017 · Events & Reports
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