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Albanian Government Orders Casinos, Betting Shops Out of Cities

Albanian Government Orders Casinos, Betting Shops Out of Cities

Government moves to curb gambling in one of Europe’s poorest countries The government of Albania has ordered the relocation of all casinos and sports betting shops out of residential areas and to city outskirts in an effort to stop the proliferation of gambling in one of Europe’s poorest countries, the […]

by · October 9, 2018 · News
Bicol, Philippines Police Detain More Than 2,700 Individuals in Illegal Gambling Crackdown

Bicol, Philippines Police Detain More Than 2,700 Individuals in Illegal Gambling Crackdown

Bicol police nab thousands in fight against illegal gambling in the region, vows to intensify crackdown The Philippine National Police in the Bicol (PNP Bicol) region nabbed as many as 2,701 individuals on illegal gambling charges during the first three quarters of the year, the Police Regional Office 5 (PRO5) […]

by · October 8, 2018 · News
Southland Racetrack Backs Arkansas Casino, Betting Expansion Effort

Southland Racetrack Backs Arkansas Casino, Betting Expansion Effort

Proposed casino expansion expected to save the racetrack $86 million in taxes during first three years Owners of the Southland Park Gaming & Racing greyhound racetrack in West Memphis have poured $50,000 into the ongoing campaign for casino expansion in Arkansas, local news outlet the Arkansas Times reports. The campaign […]

by · October 7, 2018 · News
Virginia Family Organization Condemns Bristol Casino Proposal

Virginia Family Organization Condemns Bristol Casino Proposal

Casino plan promises $1.5 billion in contributions for Southwest Virginia A prominent Virginia family foundation formally opposed the proposed construction of a $150-million casino resort in the city of Bristol. Casino-style gambling is currently prohibited in the state, and the group has historically opposed any attempts for gambling expansion over […]

by · October 6, 2018 · News
Czech Gambling Group SAZKA Shelves London IPO Plans in Nightmare Week for LSE

Czech Gambling Group SAZKA Shelves London IPO Plans in Nightmare Week for LSE

A nightmare week for the London Stock Exchange continues as SAZKA Group puts listing on ice due to market volatility Czech lottery and betting operator SAZKA Group has iced plans to float on the London Stock Exchange, citing market’s volatility as the reason behind its decision. The announcement arrived as […]

by · October 5, 2018 · News
West Virginia’s Wheeling Island Casino Targets Fall Opening of Sportsbook

West Virginia’s Wheeling Island Casino Targets Fall Opening of Sportsbook

Wheeling Island Casino targets fall launch of sports betting, football season on property’s radar Legal sports betting is almost ready to arrive at Wheeling Island Hotel Casino Racetrack in Wheeling, West Virginia, although an official date for the launch of the property’s sportsbook is yet to be announced. The gambling […]

by · October 5, 2018 · News
MGM Bid to Centralize Lawsuits against October 1 Shooting Victims Fails

MGM Bid to Centralize Lawsuits against October 1 Shooting Victims Fails

Company rejects claims that it should be held liable for “deaths, injuries, and emotional distress” resulting from the deadliest mass shooting in modern US history A federal judges panel denied on Wednesday a request by MGM Resorts International to centralize a number of lawsuits filed by the Las Vegas casino […]

by · October 4, 2018 · News
MGA Spills Details on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Sandbox Framework during Inaugural Delta Summit

MGA Spills Details on Cryptocurrency and Blockchain Sandbox Framework during Inaugural Delta Summit

“The MGA’s strategic mission is to be at the forefront of gaming regulation whilst embracing innovation”, says newly appointed MGA Chief Executive Officer Heathcliff Farrugia The Malta Gaming Authority released today information about its recently introduced Sandbox Framework for the acceptance and broader adoption of Virtual Financial Assets and Virtual […]

by · October 4, 2018 · News
FTC Approves Penn National Gaming’s $2.8-Billion Acquisition of Fellow Casino Company

FTC Approves Penn National Gaming’s $2.8-Billion Acquisition of Fellow Casino Company

Companies should divest casino assets in three Midwestern cities over competition concerns The US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) approved earlier this week Penn National Gaming’s previously announced purchase of fellow casino operator Pinnacle Entertainment in a deal valued at $2.8 billion. However, the two companies are now required by the […]

by · October 3, 2018 · News
Failed Lucky Dragon Casino Resort Closes Hotel Tower

Failed Lucky Dragon Casino Resort Closes Hotel Tower

Failed casino resort scheduled to be sold at foreclosure auction on October 30 The nine-story hotel tower of the failed Lucky Dragon Las Vegas boutique casino resort closed doors Tuesday, October 2. The hotel’s closure came after the casino and food and beverage facilities at the north Strip property were […]

by · October 3, 2018 · News
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