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
Italy’s Online Gaming Head Confirms Progress on Online Poker Shared Liquidity

Italy’s Online Gaming Head Confirms Progress on Online Poker Shared Liquidity

Europe’s segregated online poker markets are moving steadily closer to merging their player pools, Daria Petralia, Head of Online Gaming at Italy’s gambling regulator – Agenzia delle dogane e dei Monopoli (ADM) – revealed on Tuesday. Speaking at an online gambling conference at the Polytechnic University of Milan and cited […]

by · April 12, 2017 · Events & Reports
PokerStars Returns to Monte Carlo for Next Championship Event

PokerStars Returns to Monte Carlo for Next Championship Event

PokerStars has allowed itself only a two-week hiatus between the PokerStars Championship Macau, which was completed on April 9, and the next Championship event on its schedule. The next festival of the poker operator’s new live tournament era will be held at Monte-Carlo Casino in Monte Carlo between April 25 […]

by · April 11, 2017 · Events & Reports
Tiger’s Poker Night Returns to MGM Grand Las Vegas Casino on May 19

Tiger’s Poker Night Returns to MGM Grand Las Vegas Casino on May 19

MGM Grand Las Vegas Hotel & Casino will play host to Tiger’s Poker Night for another year. The charity poker tournament is set to take place on May 19 and will feature popular poker and non-poker names who will be raising money for underserved students to provide them with the […]

by · April 10, 2017 · Events & Reports
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
MGM National Harbor Becomes Maryland’s Casino Revenue Growth Driver

MGM National Harbor Becomes Maryland’s Casino Revenue Growth Driver

With properties in Las Vegas, New Jersey, and Macau, among several other locations, MGM Resorts International has certainly established itself as one of the leading operators of destination casino resorts. The company has most recently cut the ribbon of the $1.4-billion MGM National Harbor, introducing the state of Maryland to […]

by · April 7, 2017 · Events & Reports
Las Vegas Visitors Set Bigger Gambling Budgets in 2016

Las Vegas Visitors Set Bigger Gambling Budgets in 2016

Patrons spent less time at Las Vegas casinos last year, but set aside more money for gambling, the results from a report commissioned by the Las Vegas Convention and Visitors Authority (LVCVA) show. San Francisco-based research firm GLS Research interviewed 3,600 tourists over the course of 2016 to collect data […]

by · April 6, 2017 · Events & Reports
Conflicting Gambling Bills Reach Florida Legislature

Conflicting Gambling Bills Reach Florida Legislature

The Florida House voted on Wednesday 73-40 in favor of a bill that if adopted with its current provisions will basically shrink the state’s gambling industry to few select options. To be more precise, the Legislature’s lower house aims to keep the existing gambling status quo. The bill has now […]

by · April 6, 2017 · Events & Reports
European Commission Approves Portugal’s Online Gambling Technical Standards Framework

European Commission Approves Portugal’s Online Gambling Technical Standards Framework

The European Commission has approved a technical standards paper submitted by the Portuguese gambling regulator – Serviços de Regulação e Inspeção de Jogos (SRIJ) – that sets a technical standards framework in relation to the provision of iGaming services. Among other important things, the legal document also makes it possible […]

by · April 5, 2017 · Events & Reports
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