Events & Reports

Gauselmann Group’s Cashpoint Expands Further Into Denmark’s Gambling Market

Gauselmann Group’s Cashpoint Expands Further Into Denmark’s Gambling Market

Gauselmann Group’s Cashpoint sports betting brand has acquired Tipico’s brick-and-mortar betting operations in Denmark. Under the recently sealed deal, Cashpoint has assumed ownership over three betting outlets in the country’s capital city, Copenhagen, and one betting shop in Odense, located on the Fünen Island. The acquisition has thus secured Cashpoint […]

by · August 31, 2017 · Events & Reports
Former US Rep. Ron Paul Criticizes Federal Online Gambling Ban Proposal in New Opinion Piece

Former US Rep. Ron Paul Criticizes Federal Online Gambling Ban Proposal in New Opinion Piece

Former US politician Ron Paul has recently written an opinion piece for Pennsylvania news outlet PennLive, claiming that a federal ban on online gambling would violate “the principles of federalism” and would threaten “the constitutional rights of all Americans”. Mr. Paul is a former US Representative and a 2008 and […]

by · August 30, 2017 · Events & Reports
Tourism Growth Encourages Multi-Million Renovation Projects at Las Vegas Casinos

Tourism Growth Encourages Multi-Million Renovation Projects at Las Vegas Casinos

Before the Great Recession, Las Vegas was the world’s most profitable gambling hub, a dream destination for high rollers, mass market players, and non-gambling tourists from all around the world. In 2007, the city reached its gambling revenue peak of $10.9 billion and visitor volumes were so high that they […]

by · August 29, 2017 · Events & Reports
Approximately 900,000 Japanese Residents Could Be Addicted to Pachinko, Study Shows

Approximately 900,000 Japanese Residents Could Be Addicted to Pachinko, Study Shows

Up to 900,000 Japanese residents may be affected by pachinko addiction, a recent study by non-governmental organizations dealing with problem gambling behavior showed. Here it is also important to note that the country has population of around 127 million people (World Bank:2016), which means that around 0.07% of the country’s […]

by · August 29, 2017 · Events & Reports
Michigan Gears Up for Online Gambling Legalization Push

Michigan Gears Up for Online Gambling Legalization Push

Although the huge potential the US online gaming market has turned into a some sort of a mantra in the iGaming space, the idea of more states legalizing their online gaming markets seems to have failed to gain much legislative support over the past several years and get to any […]

by · August 28, 2017 · Events & Reports
Pennsylvania House Not Likely to Vote on Budget Deficit Plan and Gambling Expansion before September 11

Pennsylvania House Not Likely to Vote on Budget Deficit Plan and Gambling Expansion before September 11

Last year, a gambling expansion package that included the legalization of online gambling, among other things, made a significant progress in Pennsylvania’s Legislature. The package was approved in the House and required a Senate vote. The Senate did not act on the effort in November, as expected and hoped, but […]

by · August 26, 2017 · Events & Reports
Uruguay Plans to Ban Online Gambling

Uruguay Plans to Ban Online Gambling

Uruguay has commenced the legislative process that would see the implementation of a ban on the provision of online gambling services by international operators, local media reported. This announcement comes a month after reports emerged that an iGaming crackdown was considered by lawmakers. The country’s Chamber of Deputies has recently […]

by · August 25, 2017 · Events & Reports
Latest Casino Revenue Figures Show Brighter Signals for Atlantic City’s Future Revival

Latest Casino Revenue Figures Show Brighter Signals for Atlantic City’s Future Revival

It was in the late 1970s when Resorts Casino Hotel opened doors as the first land-based casino in Atlantic City, in New Jersey, and on the East Coast as a whole. The city remained the sole casino destination in the region for over three decades, thriving and luring gambling customers […]

by · August 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
Approximately 0.8% of UK’s Residents Classified as Problem Gambling Customers

Approximately 0.8% of UK’s Residents Classified as Problem Gambling Customers

Approximately 1.4% of all UK residents who have gambled over the course of 2015 could be classified as problem gamblers, a report by the UK Gambling Commission shows. The regulator used its latest publication to call for the implementation of more effective measures for the protection of vulnerable people from […]

by · August 24, 2017 · Events & Reports
GVC’s Failed Courtship with Ladbrokes Coral Signals for New Wave of Gambling Merger and Acquisition Activity

GVC’s Failed Courtship with Ladbrokes Coral Signals for New Wave of Gambling Merger and Acquisition Activity

This morning, the global gambling community woke up to the news that GVC Holdings has renewed its appetite to consolidate its business with that of Ladbrokes Coral. The Isle of Man-based online gambling operator has reportedly approached its counterpart with an initial £2.2-billion offer that could have swelled up to […]

by · August 23, 2017 · Events & Reports
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