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Osaka Bids to Host Casino Resort and 2025 World Expo

Osaka Bids to Host Casino Resort and 2025 World Expo

Osaka officials are planning to ramp up efforts for the implementation of their plan to win one of the casino resort licenses, set to be issued by the Japanese government, and the competition for the host of the 2025 World Expo. It became known earlier this year that Osaka’s authorities […]

by · July 28, 2017 · News
PokerStars Tests New ‘Time to Act’ Settings from July 31

PokerStars Tests New ‘Time to Act’ Settings from July 31

Online poker room PokerStars is set to introduce new Time to Act settings for ring games in a response to complaints about the unnecessarily long time some players are taking before acting. The changes will be introduced on July 31. The operator explained in a post on its official blog […]

by · July 27, 2017 · News
Shareholders Approve Proposed Caesars Merger

Shareholders Approve Proposed Caesars Merger

Major casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp. and leisure company Caesars Acquisition Company announced that shareholders have approved their proposed merger that will help Caesars’ main operating unit to eventually exit bankruptcy. The two companies need to receive the green light from several regulatory bodies and once this happens they will […]

by · July 26, 2017 · News
Argentina’s Lottery Association Responds to Reports about New Federal Online Gambling Body

Argentina’s Lottery Association Responds to Reports about New Federal Online Gambling Body

Latin America has been among the regions considered to be holding huge potential in terms of online gambling, and multiple international gambling companies have spotted that potential and have directed their investment interest to that part of the world. This justifies the growing debates in a number of South American […]

by · July 26, 2017 · News
Armenia Applies New Casino License Rules

Armenia Applies New Casino License Rules

The Armenian government approved last week proposed changes to the country’s casino regulations and the way casino investors are licensed, Russian gambling news outlet News of Gambling has reported citing local media. Under the new rules an investor or a group of investors will receive a license for the construction […]

by · July 25, 2017 · News
Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Applies for Bermuda Casino License

Hamilton Princess & Beach Club Applies for Bermuda Casino License

A first casino license may be issued by the Bermuda Casino Gaming Commission (BCGC), as the regulatory body has received a “substantially completed” application for licensure. Hamilton Princess & Beach Club, a hotel resort located in the heart of the Bermuda capital, has been announced as the applicant. The BCGC […]

by · July 25, 2017 · News
SportPesa Contests Kenya’s New Gambling Tax in Court

SportPesa Contests Kenya’s New Gambling Tax in Court

Online sportsbook operator SportPesa has reportedly filed a lawsuit, contesting the Kenyan government’s decision to raise annual gambling taxes to 35% on net revenue. Here it is important to note that gambling operator originates from the East African country. It can also be said that Kenya is one of SportPesa’s […]

by · July 24, 2017 · News
Department of Interior Clears Way for Tohono O’odham Nation’s Full-Scale Casino Plan

Department of Interior Clears Way for Tohono O’odham Nation’s Full-Scale Casino Plan

Arizona’s Tohono O’odham Nation will finally be able to add Las Vegas-style gambling in its casino property in the area near the city of Glendale, Capitol Media Services has reported for The Daily Courier. It has become known that the US Department of the Interior gave last week the nod […]

by · July 24, 2017 · News
Kazuo Okada’s Slot Machine Manufacturing Business Loses Appeal Case Against Reuters

Kazuo Okada’s Slot Machine Manufacturing Business Loses Appeal Case Against Reuters

The Japanese Supreme Court denied an appeal filed by local pachinko and slot machine manufacturer Universal Entertainment Corp. in relation to its defamation case against news agency Reuters. Two lower courts had previously ruled that the case lacked merit. Japan’s highest court ruled earlier this month that the major company […]

by · July 23, 2017 · News
New Jersey Governor Signs Pro-Online Gambling Bill

New Jersey Governor Signs Pro-Online Gambling Bill

New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie has put his signature on a pro-online gambling bill that urges US President Donald Trump and the Congress not to implement a federal ban on this type of activity. Internet gambling is only legal in three states – New Jersey, Nevada, and Delaware. It can […]

by · July 22, 2017 · News
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