Archive for May, 2018

Tom King of Readyfire Touts Real Money Smartphone Trivia Apps
May 31st, 2018 By April Bergman

Tom King of Readyfire Touts Real Money Smartphone Trivia Apps

Tom King of Readyfire Inc. is one of several gaming entrepreneurs who believes legal U.S. sports betting will be a boon for his business. Readyfire is a smartphone trivia app which millions of people play twice per day. Readyfire’s twice-daily trivia contests have real money prizes. Players bet on themselves to win the games or, […]

Delaware Racetracks First to Offer Single-Game Sports Bets
May 30th, 2018 By April Bergman

Delaware Racetracks First to Offer Single-Game Sports Bets

While many expected that New Jersey would be the first new US state to legalize single-game sports betting, it is Delaware which will launch full sportsbook service to bettors after the Supreme Court’s decision against the Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act. Next Tuesday, Delaware’s three racetrack-casinos will roll out the first day of single-game sports […]

GVC Holdings Faces Shareholders Revolt Against Top Executives
May 29th, 2018 By April Bergman

GVC Holdings Faces Shareholders Revolt Against Top Executives

GVC Holdings shareholders are revolting over the company’s compensation for top executives, which the shareholder organizations decried as “excessively disproportionate” after it was announced that only two of its bosses would receive $90 million. GVC Holdings bought Ladbrokes in March 2018, causing GVC share prices to increase in the months since. Since 2016, GVC has […]

AIGF Prepares for Annual India Gaming Enclave in New Delhi
May 28th, 2018 By April Bergman

AIGF Prepares for Annual India Gaming Enclave in New Delhi

The All-India Gaming Federation (AIGF) will host its 2nd Annual India Gaming Enclave in the first week of June. The India Gaming Enclave will take place at the Lalit Hotel in New Delhi. Attendees of the conference will see keynote speeches and panel discussions on a variety of gaming issues, including skill-based gaming machine investments, […]

NagaCorp Announces $12 Billion Primorye-Mudanjiang Railway
May 27th, 2018 By April Bergman

NagaCorp Announces $12 Billion Primorye-Mudanjiang Railway

Cambodian casino group NagaCorp announced it would build a $12 billion railway link between Primorye in the Russian Far East and the northeastern Chinese city of Mudanjiang. The idea is to connect northeastern China to the NagaCorp’s upcoming casino, Naga Vladivostok. Vladivostok is the administrative center of Primorye Krai, a federal district of the Russian […]

Chilean Gaming Regulator Evaluating New Casino License Bids
May 26th, 2018 By April Bergman

Chilean Gaming Regulator Evaluating New Casino License Bids

Superintendencia de Casinos de Juego (SJC), the Chilean gaming regulator, announced a meeting to analyze a new contract bid on a land-based casino in the central city of Pucon. In all, 7 casino licenses are receiving new bids by gaming operators and developers, after the Chilean Supreme Court ordered such a process to happen. SJC’s […]

PokerStars Signs Deal with IEC for Asia Poker Events
May 25th, 2018 By April Bergman

PokerStars Signs Deal with IEC for Asia Poker Events

PokerStars signed a deal with the Hong Kong-based International Entertainment Corporation (IEC) to organize live poker events throughout Asia. IEC and Stars Group filed a statement with the Hong Kong Stock Exchange to announce the partnership. International Entertainment Corporation owns a network of hotels and resorts throughout Asia, so it is a natural choice for […]

Strauss Zelnick: Sports Betting to Affect Video Game Sector
May 24th, 2018 By April Bergman

Strauss Zelnick: Sports Betting to Affect Video Game Sector

Take-Two Interactive CEO Strauss Zelnick applauded the US Supreme Court decision which allows states to legalize sports betting. In the same post-earnings investor call, Zelnick predicted that sports betting soon would intersect with the video games industry. Referencing the burgeoning new eSports betting industry, the video game holding company’s chief executive said the gaming industry […]

Bet365 Moves Headquarters from Gibraltar to Malta
May 23rd, 2018 By April Bergman

Bet365 Moves Headquarters from Gibraltar to Malta

Bet365 announced this week it would move operations from Gibraltar to Malta. The announcement sparked fears of a general exodus from Gibraltar, due to fallout from the Brexit issue. The online sportsbook and casino site announced it “confirms plans to expand its presence in Malta.” The full Bet365 statement read, “Due to regulatory developments in […]

Lawrence Ho Explains Summit Ascent Sale, Focus on Japan
May 22nd, 2018 By April Bergman

Lawrence Ho Explains Summit Ascent Sale, Focus on Japan

Lawrence Ho sold his stake in a Russian casino because he wanted to increase his chances of securing a Japanese casino license, the 41-year old CEO of Melco Resorts & Entertainment said in an interview this week. With the sale of Tigre de Cristal out of the way and the Morpheus hotel-casino opened at City […]

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