Archive for September, 2016

Kahnawake Gaming Commission No Longer Will Allow License Holders to Operate in US Market
September 26th, 2016 By April Bergman

Kahnawake Gaming Commission No Longer Will Allow License Holders to Operate in US Market

Sites licensed by the Kahnawake Gaming Commission no longer will be allowed to serve customers in the United States. The Kahnawake Gaming Commission made that decision after a data center specialist, Continent 8, was caught violating its New Jersey license. In 2014, Continent 8 Technologies was issued a transactional waiver by the Department of Gaming […]

Single-Event Sports Betting Lost a Vote in the Canadian House of Commons
September 21st, 2016 By April Bergman

Single-Event Sports Betting Lost a Vote in the Canadian House of Commons

Single-event sports betting was defeated in the House of Commons in Canada this week. The bill (C-221) went down to defeat with a 133-156 votes. Known as the Safe and Regulated Sports Betting Act, Bill C-221 would have removed a line in the Canadian Criminal Code which restrict gambling monopolies in the provinces from offering […]

Galaxy Entertainment Sues Iao Kun Group over Junket Operator’s Alleged Breach of Contract
September 19th, 2016 By April Bergman

Galaxy Entertainment Sues Iao Kun Group over Junket Operator’s Alleged Breach of Contract

Galaxy Entertainment Group Limited claims it is filing a lawsuit against the Iao Kun Group Holding Company Limited, a VIP junket operator which has hosted a game in Galaxy Macau Casino on the Cotai Strip. The Iao Kun Group closed its high roller rooms at the Galaxy Macau Casino on the Cotai Strip and the […]

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Said His DFS Company Has Discussed Merger with FanDuel
September 15th, 2016 By April Bergman

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins Said His DFS Company Has Discussed Merger with FanDuel

DraftKings CEO Jason Robins revealed in an onstage interview at the TechCrunch Disrupt technology conference that his company and its main rival, FanDuel had discussed a merger several times in the past 18 months. Mr. Robins added that no deal was imminent, according to Bloomberg News. Robins said that a merger would reduce legal and […]

Las Vegas Sands Still Wants to Build a $10 Billion Casino Resort in Busan, South Korea
September 12th, 2016 By April Bergman

Las Vegas Sands Still Wants to Build a $10 Billion Casino Resort in Busan, South Korea

The Las Vegas Sands Corporation is still interested in building a $10 billion integrated resort on South Korea’s port city of Busan, according to the Korea Economic Daily. George Tanasijevich, the LVS Managing Director of Global Development, told the Times as much in a recent interview. Tanasijevich told the South Korean newspaper that “key members” […]

Studio City Macau Announces It Will Have VIP Tables by End of September
September 8th, 2016 By April Bergman

Studio City Macau Announces It Will Have VIP Tables by End of September

Studio City Macau might have VIP gaming tables by the end of September. Studio City’s owner, Melco Crown, announced in July that it was attempting to bring VIP gaming tables to its property. When the Studio City Macau opened in October 2015, it made the decision not to install VIP gaming facilities. Lawrence Ho, the […]

Gaming Spokesperson Announces Plans for a Sochi Casino, Set to Open in 2017
September 5th, 2016 By April Bergman

Gaming Spokesperson Announces Plans for a Sochi Casino, Set to Open in 2017

Vladimir Putin’s long-whispered desire to open a casino in Sochi appears ready to become a reality. Russian media reports on Yuga.ru suggest that a resort-casino named Gorky Gorod will be opened sometime in 2016-2017. Those reports are a bit vague on the ownership or location details, but they also dovetail with a variety of other […]

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