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Twitter Removes William Hill Emoji from #ItsComingHome Hashtag ahead of England vs Croatia Semi-Final

Twitter Removes William Hill Emoji from #ItsComingHome Hashtag ahead of England vs Croatia Semi-Final

Twitter has decoupled British bookmaker William Hill’s branding from the increasingly popular #ItsComingHome hashtag over the weekend as the social network drew criticism for its participation in the promotion of gambling services to underage users, The Drum reports. Fans of England have been using the “It’s coming home” phrase over […]

by · July 9, 2018 · News
Cyprus’ First Casino Sees 7,000 Unique Visitors in First Days of Operation

Cyprus’ First Casino Sees 7,000 Unique Visitors in First Days of Operation

More than 7,000 people have visited the Republic of Cyprus’ first legal casino since it opened doors on June 28, Cyprus Mail reports. Owners have told the local news outlet that they were aware of the challenges that might arise in future but that they believed the operation would be […]

by · July 9, 2018 · News
Casino Mogul Sheldon Adelson Wants to Open Up Business in North Korea

Casino Mogul Sheldon Adelson Wants to Open Up Business in North Korea

Sheldon Adelson is looking to expand his business to North Korea, the casino mogul himself said during a recent event in Jerusalem. Mr. Adelson, whose net worth is believed to total $43.4 billion as of June 2018, is the founder, Chairman, and CEO of Las Vegas-based gaming and hospitality giant […]

by · July 8, 2018 · News
Japan’s IR/Casino Bill Now Debated in Diet’s Upper House

Japan’s IR/Casino Bill Now Debated in Diet’s Upper House

The upper house of Japan’s National Diet began Friday discussions on the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill that, if approved, will authorize the construction of up to three casino resorts across the nation. The consideration and the anticipated approval of the piece represent the second of a two-stage process for the […]

by · July 7, 2018 · News
Former Ocean Resort Casino Owner Will Still Profit from the Property

Former Ocean Resort Casino Owner Will Still Profit from the Property

Florida businessman Glenn Straub might have sold the former Revel, but he will still generate a profit from the Boardwalk property that underwent renovation over the spring and now operates as Ocean Resort Casino, following its June 28 opening, news outlet The Press of Atlantic City writes. Mr. Straub purchased […]

by · July 6, 2018 · News
Italian Football Feels Extremely Worried about New Gambling Ads Ban

Italian Football Feels Extremely Worried about New Gambling Ads Ban

Italy’s Serie A has voiced “extreme worry” over the recently approved absolute ban on any form of gambling advertising by the country’s government. The prohibition would have direct impact on the professional football league, as most of the teams playing in it are sponsored namely by gambling companies. Italy’s Council […]

by · July 6, 2018 · News
Crown Sets Sights on Asia to Seek Buyers for Apartments at Sydney Casino/Residential Tower

Crown Sets Sights on Asia to Seek Buyers for Apartments at Sydney Casino/Residential Tower

Australian gaming and hospitality operator Crown Resorts is extending its search for buyers of apartments at Crown Sydney, currently under development on Sydney’s waterfront, as just a quarter of the apartments at the tower have been sold so far, Bloomberg reports. Crown first presented its plan for the construction of […]

by · July 5, 2018 · News
Philippine President Reiterates Promise to Keep Boracay Gambling-Free

Philippine President Reiterates Promise to Keep Boracay Gambling-Free

Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte said today that a special government committee will be assembled to determine the true owners of land on Boracay. The Philippines top executive also reiterated his determination to block any attempts for the construction of a gambling resort on the island. Back in February, President Duterte […]

by · July 4, 2018 · News
Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Partners bet365 to Offer Sports Betting

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City Partners bet365 to Offer Sports Betting

Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Atlantic City and British bookmaker bet365 have quietly inked a partnership agreement for the provision of sports betting services, a letter issued by the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) reveals. The letter, which PlayNJ first reported about, reads that the gambling regulator has […]

by · July 4, 2018 · News
Slovak Authorities Raid Gambling Facilities, Seize Machines in Massive Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation

Slovak Authorities Raid Gambling Facilities, Seize Machines in Massive Anti-Illegal Gambling Operation

Slovakia’s Financial Administration has seized a number of quiz and gambling machines in what turned out to be the biggest illegal gambling operation to have been carried out in the country in recent years. Local news outlet The Slovak Spectator reported earlier today that after multiple raids across the country, […]

by · July 3, 2018 · News
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