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Australian Tourism Minister Wants to Build Gold Coast Casino Hub
March 7th, 2019 By April Bergman

Australian Tourism Minister Wants to Build Gold Coast Casino Hub

Despite years of controversy, the Queensland government has been asking casino companies to discuss their interest in building a second Gold Coast casino. Now it appears that the state government is getting more directly involved in the Gold Coast casino proposition. Kate Jones, Queensland’s Minister of Innovation and Tourism, said her ministry is now conducting […]

Phil Ivey Has 50% to 60% Chance of Winning Borgata Case on Appeal
March 6th, 2019 By April Bergman

Phil Ivey Has 50% to 60% Chance of Winning Borgata Case on Appeal

If Raffi Melkonian, a lawyer in the Houston-based law firm Wright, Close & Barger LLP, poker Hall of Famer Phil Ivey has a 50% to 60% chance of winning a $10.1 million court case on appeal. Melkonian was speaking about the legal battle between Atlantic City’s Borgata and Phil Ivey, who in 2012 won $9.6 […]

Winner of Record Mega Millions Drawing Comes Forth to Claim Prize
March 4th, 2019 By April Bergman

Winner of Record Mega Millions Drawing Comes Forth to Claim Prize

The winner of the $1.5 billion Mega Millions jackpot came forward on Monday after nearly 5 months of mystery about their identity. The winning numbers for the biggest single-person jackpot in lottery history were drawn on October 23 in South Carolina. The time for the winner to claim the ticket had almost elapsed, because winners […]

Ten Percent of Irish Children Gamble in a Year’s Time
March 3rd, 2019 By April Bergman

Ten Percent of Irish Children Gamble in a Year’s Time

The Irish Department of Health published a report that stated 10% of all children age 15 to 17 in the Republic of Ireland gamble at least once in a year’s time. The study led the National Lottery to change the way it handles age verification processes. The most popular forms of gambling for underage Irish […]

Armenia Tightens Gaming Regulations to Stop Gambling Addiction
March 2nd, 2019 By April Bergman

Armenia Tightens Gaming Regulations to Stop Gambling Addiction

Armenia plans to implement policies to combat gambling addiction. The administration approved a bill which will tighten regulations on gambling in the country, confining it to 4 regulated sectors and banning gambling throughout the rest of the country. Vice Speaker of Parliament Alen Simonyan introduced the bill to the parliament, though both houses of the […]

Marina Bay Sands is the World’s Most Profitable Casino
March 1st, 2019 By April Bergman

Marina Bay Sands is the World’s Most Profitable Casino

Singapore’s Marina Bay Sands was named the world’s most profitable casino recently, but Motley Fool’s Travis Hoium predicted the Las Vegas Sands casino’s best days might be behind it. Hoium claimed business is starting to slow down at Marina Bay, which opened in 2010 and cost $8 billion to develop. Las Vegas Sands derives a […]

Wynn Resorts Receives Record $20 Million Fine in Nevada Gaming Probe
February 28th, 2019 By April Bergman

Wynn Resorts Receives Record $20 Million Fine in Nevada Gaming Probe

The Nevada Gaming Commission fined Wynn Resorts $20 million for failing to investigate claims against its former chief executive, Steve Wynn. It is the largest fine ever assessed by Nevada gaming regulators. Wynn Resorts will keep its license to operate casinos in Nevada, which is the key takeaway for Wynn shareholders. The company, which owns […]

Republic of Latvia Adds 20 Illegal Gaming Sites to Its Blacklist
February 26th, 2019 By April Bergman

Republic of Latvia Adds 20 Illegal Gaming Sites to Its Blacklist

The Lotteries and Gambling Supervisory Inspection of the Republic of Latvia (IAUI) added 20 more gaming sites to its blacklist. The IAUI blocked access to all twenty illegal gambling sites. The IAUI updated the list of banned sites on its official website, bringing the total number of blacklisted sites to 1548. The twenty banned sites, […]

Bangladeshi Regulators Call for ISPs to Block Online Casinos
February 25th, 2019 By April Bergman

Bangladeshi Regulators Call for ISPs to Block Online Casinos

The Bangladesh Telecommunication Regulatory Commission (BTRC) asked all the Internet service providers (ISPs) and telecommunications departments in the country to block online gambling websites in the country. The head of the BTRC is thought to have received instructions from the Bengladeshi government to block online gambling. An official with the BTRC said their agency has […]

Hellenic Gaming Commission Solicits Hellinikon Project Applicants
February 24th, 2019 By April Bergman

Hellenic Gaming Commission Solicits Hellinikon Project Applicants

The Hellenic Gaming Commission called for casino companies to submit tenders for a 30-year license to operate the €8 billion Hellinikon mega-resort. The call by the HGC was published in the Official Journal of the European Union on Friday. The deadline to submit licenses to the Hellenic Gaming Commission is until 11 am GMT+2 on […]

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