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Indiana Casino Regulator Approves Relocation of Caesars’ Horseshoe Southern Indiana onto Land

Indiana Casino Regulator Approves Relocation of Caesars’ Horseshoe Southern Indiana onto Land

The $85-million project for the relocation of the Horseshoe Southern Indiana riverboat casino onto nearby land received the necessary green light from the Indiana Gaming Commission on Tuesday. Construction on the land-based facility is expected to begin in June. During a Tuesday meeting, Las Vegas gaming and hospitality company Caesars […]

by · April 25, 2018 · News
Belle Corp. Announces Expansion Plans at City of Dreams Manila Casino Resort

Belle Corp. Announces Expansion Plans at City of Dreams Manila Casino Resort

Philippine real estate developer Belle Corp. has once again presented its partner Melco Resorts & Entertainment with a plan for the expansion of City of Dreams Manila. The two companies operate jointly the integrated resort located in the Philippine capital’s Entertainment City. Local news outlet The Philippine Daily Inquirer reports […]

by · April 24, 2018 · News
Emmy-Winning TV Presenter Discusses Problem Gambling in Ireland in New Documentary

Emmy-Winning TV Presenter Discusses Problem Gambling in Ireland in New Documentary

Irish TV presenter Baz Ashmawy is dwelling on problem gambling and the lack of information about the growing issue in Ireland in his new documentary All Bets Are Off, which premieres Monday at 9:35 pm local time on Irish channel RTÉ One. The popular presenter won an Emmy Award in […]

by · April 23, 2018 · News
PokerStars Owner Snaps Up SkyBet, Creates Largest Listed Gambling Company

PokerStars Owner Snaps Up SkyBet, Creates Largest Listed Gambling Company

Canadian online gambling giant The Stars Group announced Saturday that it would buy UK counterpart Sky Betting & Gaming in a move that would create the largest publicly listed online gambling company, boost The Stars Group’s sports betting product, and secure the combined entity with better positions in key online […]

by · April 22, 2018 · News
Arkansas AG Asks Court to Side with Her in Ongoing Dispute with Casino Group

Arkansas AG Asks Court to Side with Her in Ongoing Dispute with Casino Group

Arkansas Attorney General Leslie Rutledge asked the state’s Supreme Court to reject a request to force her to give the nod to the wording of a ballot measure that, if approved, would allow for the establishment of up to four casinos across the state. The Driving Arkansas Forward group filed […]

by · April 21, 2018 · News
Kenya Could Scrap 35% Gambling Tax and Introduce Tax on Winnings

Kenya Could Scrap 35% Gambling Tax and Introduce Tax on Winnings

Kenya’s current 35% tax on betting and gaming services could be scrapped by the government in favor of a 15% one under growing pressure from the country’s gambling industry. Local media reports that National Assembly Majority Leader Aden Duale submitted earlier this week the Tax Laws (Amendment) Bill 2018, which […]

by · April 20, 2018 · News
Canberra Casino Owners Claim ACT Government Kept Quiet about Pokies Legislation Changes

Canberra Casino Owners Claim ACT Government Kept Quiet about Pokies Legislation Changes

Aquis Entertainment Group, which currently owns Canberra Casino, made claims that the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government kept the company uninformed for almost a year and a half about the details of its legislation set to greenlight poker machines at the Canberra Casino. Jessica Mellor, who is the Chief Executive […]

by · April 19, 2018 · News
Groups Stage Vehicle Caravan to Protest against Boracay Closure

Groups Stage Vehicle Caravan to Protest against Boracay Closure

Opponents of the planned closure of the Philippine island of Boracay staged a vehicle caravan on Thursday to protest the move, local news outlet Inquirer reports. Around 50 vehicles covered the 71-kilometer distance between Kalibo, the capital of the Aklan province, and Barangay Caticlan in the Malay town to express […]

by · April 19, 2018 · News
Leisure & Resorts World Corp. Still Wants Boracay Casino, Contrary to DOT Claim

Leisure & Resorts World Corp. Still Wants Boracay Casino, Contrary to DOT Claim

Philippine gaming company Leisure & Resorts World Corporation (LRWC) denied reports that plans for the construction of a $500-million integrated resort on the Boracay island have been dropped. The company has partnered Macau-based casino giant Galaxy Entertainment Group to build a mixed-use complex in the popular tourism hub that annually […]

by · April 18, 2018 · News
Galaxy Scraps Boracay Casino Plan, Seeks Alternative Site

Galaxy Scraps Boracay Casino Plan, Seeks Alternative Site

Macau casino operator Galaxy Entertainment Group has scrapped plans to build a $500-million gaming resort on Boracay and will seek an alternative site for a project of similar scale, an official from the Philippine Department of Tourism told media today. It became known earlier this year that Galaxy has partnered […]

by · April 17, 2018 · News
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