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LeoVegas Gears Up for Sports Betting, Casino Expansion in Spain

LeoVegas Gears Up for Sports Betting, Casino Expansion in Spain

LeoVegas eyes Spanish-speaking online gambling markets, makes first foray into those with license application in Spain Online gambling operator LeoVegas announced earlier this week that it has applied for a license for the provision of casino games and sports betting in Spain. The company anticipates to enter the new market […]

by · December 14, 2018 · Events & Reports
Brazil’s President Signs Landmark Sports Betting Bill

Brazil’s President Signs Landmark Sports Betting Bill

Brazil finally legalizes sports betting after years of failed attempts for expansion of the nation’s gambling industry Sports betting is now officially legal in Brazil after the country’s outgoing President Michel Temer put his signature on a swiftly passed piece of legislation concerned with the legalization of the practice during […]

by · December 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Chicago Mayor Wants a Casino that Will Rival Indiana’s Horseshoe Hammond

Chicago Mayor Wants a Casino that Will Rival Indiana’s Horseshoe Hammond

Chicago’s outgoing Mayor believes that a downtown casino would hurt the city’s convention business Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel presented his vision for a long-sought casino in Chicago during a Wednesday meeting with the Chicago Tribune Editorial Board, floating a portion of port district land on the city’s Far Southeast Side […]

by · December 13, 2018 · Events & Reports
Sands President Meets with Osaka Leaders as Company Pursues Casino License

Sands President Meets with Osaka Leaders as Company Pursues Casino License

Las Vegas Sands President courts Osaka officials, pitches multi-billion-dollar integrated resort plan Las Vegas Sands President Robert Goldstein met today with Osaka Governor Ichiro Matsui and Osaka Mayor Hirofumi Yoshimura to present the two officials with his company’s plans to build a casino in the western Japanese metropolis, local news […]

by · December 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Chicago Mayor to Push for Casino, Legalized Marijuana

Chicago Mayor to Push for Casino, Legalized Marijuana

Rahm Emanuel is making what could be his last push as a mayor to bring a casino to the Windy City and secure new tax revenue Chicago’s outgoing mayor Rahm Emanuel will reportedly make a push for the legalization of recreational marijuana and the opening of a casino in Chicago […]

by · December 12, 2018 · Events & Reports
Caesars in Good Position to Enter Japan’s Casino Market, Company Exec Believes

Caesars in Good Position to Enter Japan’s Casino Market, Company Exec Believes

Japan is set to open three integrated resorts in the next decade and some of the world’s gambling giants are eyeing expansion into that lucrative market Caesars Entertainment Corp. is positioned to enter the lucrative Japanese gaming market, the company’s Executive VP of Government Relations and Corporate Responsibility, Jan Jones […]

by · December 11, 2018 · Events & Reports
This Week’s Major Poker Tournaments: December 10-16

This Week’s Major Poker Tournaments: December 10-16

Another busy week for poker is just about to begin with major festivals taking place all over the globe. South Korea’s Paradise City will welcome the latest AJPC leg, while the Czech Republic will host not one but two major poker events – the EPT Prague and the partypoker Grand […]

by · December 10, 2018 · Events & Reports
D.C. Sports Betting One Step Closer to Becoming Reality

D.C. Sports Betting One Step Closer to Becoming Reality

D.C. could become the next US jurisdiction with legal sports betting, if a bill on the activity’s legalization completes successfully all legislative steps Sports betting could soon arrive to the District of Columbia with overwhelming support from city councilors and a rather unique distribution system. Following a prolonged debate on […]

by · December 7, 2018 · Events & Reports
Gambling Giant GVC Slammed by Investors over CEO’s Fat-Cat Pay

Gambling Giant GVC Slammed by Investors over CEO’s Fat-Cat Pay

The gambling powerhouse has suffered two shareholder revolts over “excessively disproportionate” pay award Gambling giant GVC Holdings has been among 15 companies to receive a scolding letter by the UK Investment Association for their failure to address shareholder concerns over bosses’ fat-cat pay, business news outlet This Is Money reports. […]

by · December 5, 2018 · Events & Reports
Cayman Islands Gambling Law to Undergo Comprehensive Review

Cayman Islands Gambling Law to Undergo Comprehensive Review

Cayman Islands lawmakers move to review the nation’s gambling law more than 50 years after it was last amended The proposed review of the Cayman Islands’ existing gambling law has been stalled as lawmakers are looking to inspect additional aspects of that law and propose further changes, local news outlet […]

by · December 4, 2018 · Events & Reports
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