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Hainan Island Officials Approve 5 Cashless Casinos
June 21st, 2018 By April Bergman

Hainan Island Officials Approve 5 Cashless Casinos

On Hainan Island in the South China Sea, five Chinese-owned hotel-resorts are being prepared to become “entertainment bars“, also known as “cashless casinos”. Gambling is illegal on Hainan Island, but entertainment bars are as close as one can get to casino betting without gambling taking place. Hainan Island lies 1,700 miles away from Beijing. Located […]

Vietnamese National Assembly Provisionally Legalizes Sports Betting
June 20th, 2018 By April Bergman

Vietnamese National Assembly Provisionally Legalizes Sports Betting

The Vietnamese National Assembly passed a bill which will legalize some sports betting on a provisional basis. The new law goes into effect in the Southeast Asian nation on January 1, 2019. The amendment allows a certain amount of sports betting and racebook betting by Vietnamese residents, by on a test basis. The law is […]

Morpheus Receives 40 Live Gaming Tables in $1.1 Billion Resort
June 19th, 2018 By April Bergman

Morpheus Receives 40 Live Gaming Tables in $1.1 Billion Resort

Macau’s Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau has rejected Melco Resorts’ request to install new live gaming tables at its $1.1 billion Morpheus expansion at the City of Dreams Macau. The Gaming Bureau agreed to allow 40 gaming tables to be moved from other Melco resorts in Macau. The Chinese gaming destination’s top regulators said they […]

Geoff Freeman to Resign from American Gaming Association
June 18th, 2018 By April Bergman

Geoff Freeman to Resign from American Gaming Association

Geoff Freeman, who has been president of the American Gaming Association (AGA) for the past 5 years, recently announced that he will be leaving the organization in August. During this term, Geoff Freeman improved relations between commercial and tribal casinos, while championing the legalization of sports betting. Under Freeman, the AGA championed informational campaigns to […]

Imperial Pacific Casino on Saipan Sues Chinese High Roller
June 17th, 2018 By April Bergman

Imperial Pacific Casino on Saipan Sues Chinese High Roller

Imperial Pacific International, a Hong Kong company which owns the Imperial Pacific (Best Sunshine Live) Casino in the Northern Marianas Islands, is suing a Chinese high roller for $5 million in unpaid casino credit. The high stakes gambler being sued by Imperial Pacific is Yonglun Bao. The Imperial Pacific Casino is based on the US […]

Crownbet Bookmaker Site Changes Its Name to Sportingbet Pty Ltd
June 16th, 2018 By April Bergman

Crownbet Bookmaker Site Changes Its Name to Sportingbet Pty Ltd

CrownBet, a top Australian betting site, plans to change its name to the Sportingbet Pty Ltd, according to the Australian Financial Review. The company chose to rebrand itself “Sportingbet” after Crown Resorts sold majority ownership of the company to the Stars Group in March. Stars Group, the parent company of PokerStars, now owns 80% of […]

Betfair US Signs Deal with Meadowlands and Tioga Downs
June 15th, 2018 By April Bergman

Betfair US Signs Deal with Meadowlands and Tioga Downs

Betfair US signed a partnership deal with a pair of racetracks in New Jersey and New Jersey for sportsbook operations. The New Jersey racetrack is Meadowlands in East Rutherford, while the New York racetrack is Tioga Downs. Both gaming venues are owned by Jeff Gural, a 75-year old New York real estate developer who once […]

World Cup 2018 Sports Bets: Russia/Saudis and Spain/Portugal
June 14th, 2018 By April Bergman

World Cup 2018 Sports Bets: Russia/Saudis and Spain/Portugal

The 2018 World Cup opens today with a match between the host country, Russia, and another Group A national team, Saudi Arabia. The first match of the world’s biggest football event will take place at Moscow’s Luzhniki Stadium (pictured right) at 11am EST. Though the opening match might not feature the world’s powerhouse teams, fans […]

City of Dreams Mediterranean’s Temporary Casino Opens June 28
June 13th, 2018 By April Bergman

City of Dreams Mediterranean’s Temporary Casino Opens June 28

The City of Dreams Mediterranean plans to open a temporary casino in June 28 in anticipation of the permanent $648 million casino set to open in 2021. Melco International Development, a subsidiary of Melco Resorts & Entertainment, is developing the City of Dreams Mediterranean. Melco Resorts & Entertainment is a Macau gaming operator listed on […]

Netherlands Gaming Authority Tackles Underage World Cup Bets
June 12th, 2018 By April Bergman

Netherlands Gaming Authority Tackles Underage World Cup Bets

The Netherlands Gaming Authority (Kansspelautoriteit or KSA) said it will focus on underage football betting during the month-long 2018 World Cup, which begins on June 14 in Russia. Dutch gaming regulators say they will not find bettors under the age of 18, but instead plan to crack down on offshore gambling sites which encourage Dutch […]

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