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Finland’s National Health Institute Calls for Gambling Machines Crackdown

Finland’s National Health Institute Calls for Gambling Machines Crackdown

The Finnish National Institute for Health and Welfare (Terveyden ja hyvinvoinnin laitos – THL) recommended that gambling machines at supermarkets across the country be removed in a bid for the country to reduce gambling addiction rates, local news outlet Yle has reported. The research institute referred to neighboring Norway where […]

by · November 9, 2017 · Events & Reports
How Will the New Regulatory Approach to Gambling Affect UK’s iGaming Industry?

How Will the New Regulatory Approach to Gambling Affect UK’s iGaming Industry?

The UK online gambling industry has been expanding quickly over the past decade in a bid to accommodate the explosion in demand. Figures from the UK Gambling Commission showed that online gaming and betting services generated the amount of £4.5 billion in the period between October 2015 and September 2016, […]

by · November 8, 2017 · Events & Reports
Analysts Bullish on Success of Naga 2 Casino Resort Project

Analysts Bullish on Success of Naga 2 Casino Resort Project

Analysts believe that Naga 2, the recently opened extension of the NagaWorld casino complex in the Cambodia’s capital Phnom Penh, has bright future if it succeeds to attract VIP casino players from Mainland China and other countries around the Asia-Pacific region. Naga 2 celebrated its week-long soft opening last week. […]

by · November 7, 2017 · Events & Reports
Gambling Entrepreneur Antanas Guoga Mentioned in Leaked Paradise Papers

Gambling Entrepreneur Antanas Guoga Mentioned in Leaked Paradise Papers

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) released on Sunday the so-called Paradise Papers, a trove of 13.4 million leaked files that expose the offshore interests and activities of some of the world’s richest and most powerful. Members of US President Donald Trump’s administration, including Commerce Secretary Wilbur Ross, Queen […]

by · November 6, 2017 · Events & Reports
Pennsylvania Cities Begin Satellite Casino Discussions after Gov. Tom Wolf’s Gambling Expansion Green Light

Pennsylvania Cities Begin Satellite Casino Discussions after Gov. Tom Wolf’s Gambling Expansion Green Light

Pennsylvania’s sweeping gambling reform has already begun changing the state’s gambling landscape and debates over further alterations have been taking place in different parts of the Keystone State. As reported by local media, multiple Pennsylvania cities have commenced talks on whether they are interested in hosting one of ten satellite […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Events & Reports
Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Fires at Secret Meeting between Casino Boss and Massachusetts Governor

Democratic Gubernatorial Candidate Fires at Secret Meeting between Casino Boss and Massachusetts Governor

A Massachusetts gubernatorial candidate blasted what turned out to have been a clandestine meeting between casino boss Steve Wynn and the state’s current Governor Charlie Baker during the latter’s recent visit to Nevada, local news outlet MassLive reported. Gov. Baker, who many believe will run for a second term in […]

by · November 3, 2017 · Events & Reports
Casino Boss’ Son Develops Multi-Purpose Complex in Thriving Chicago District to Lure Amazon

Casino Boss’ Son Develops Multi-Purpose Complex in Thriving Chicago District to Lure Amazon

The son of US casino mogul Neil Bluhm has announced plans for the development of a multi-purpose complex in a flourishing Chicago district as the city is attempting to catch the attention of online retailer Amazon, which is looking for home of its second headquarters. Andrew Bluhm’s real estate company […]

by · November 2, 2017 · Events & Reports
Bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair Incoming CEO Takes Over from Breon Corcoran in January 2018

Bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair Incoming CEO Takes Over from Breon Corcoran in January 2018

Peter Jackson will assume the role of a CEO of Irish bookmaker Paddy Power Betfair on January 8, the company confirmed today. Mr. Jackson is taking over from Breon Corcoran, who has been part of Paddy Power for the past sixteen years. Mr. Corcoran announced his intentions to leave Paddy […]

by · November 1, 2017 · Events & Reports
Casino Operator MGM Resorts International Eyes Japan and Macau for Asian Expansion

Casino Operator MGM Resorts International Eyes Japan and Macau for Asian Expansion

Las Vegas-headquartered casino operator MGM Resorts International is mainly interested in extending its footprint in two particular Asian jurisdictions – Macau and Japan, despite the fact that a number of other countries in the Asia-Pacific region, including the Philippines and South Korea, are offering expansion opportunities at present. James Murren, […]

by · October 31, 2017 · Events & Reports
Greek Parliament to Vote on Online Gambling Legalization Proposal This Week

Greek Parliament to Vote on Online Gambling Legalization Proposal This Week

The Greek Parliament is set to vote on a draft legislation that includes measures for the legalization and regulation of online betting and gaming activities this week, local media reports. The bill aims to provide much needed revenue to the country’s coffers, to create new jobs, and to prevent illegal […]

by · October 30, 2017 · Events & Reports
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