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Marina Bay Sands Plans $3.3 Billion Expansion
April 4th, 2019 By April Bergman

Marina Bay Sands Plans $3.3 Billion Expansion

Las Vegas Sands (LVS) Corp. announced on Wednesday it is planning a $3.3 billion expansion to Marina Bay Sands. The expansion includes another hotel tower, an entertainment arena, and additional convention space. LVS said it will begin construction on the Marina Bay Sands expansion immediately. It has permission from the government of Singapore to move […]

PariMatch CEO on Esports and Mobile Gaming’s Future
April 3rd, 2019 By April Bergman

PariMatch CEO on Esports and Mobile Gaming’s Future

PariMatch CEO Sergey Portnov is an insightful leader in the esports industry. The London-based graduate of the University of Salford has 22 years of executive experience in the international gambling industry, but the last few years have been about remaking a company from the ground up. In his long and successful career, Portnov’s motto has […]

German State Treaty on Gaming 2019
April 2nd, 2019 By April Bergman

German State Treaty on Gaming 2019

The German federal state of Schleswig-Holstein announced new online sports betting regulations to streamline the licensing process. The Germany State Treaty on Gaming is the third version of the bill since 2012. The latest bill continues the limited test case on sports gambling into 2021. In a corresponding move, officials in Schleswig-Holstein asked the national […]

World Poker Tour and TV Azteca Sign Latin America Deal
April 1st, 2019 By April Bergman

World Poker Tour and TV Azteca Sign Latin America Deal

The World Poker Tour and its sister company, Allied Esports, are moving to a whole new demographic after the WPT signed a five-year deal with Grupo Salinas subsidiary TV Azteca. The deal brings WPT’s poker content to the growing Latin America audience. Beyond the poker events, Allied Esports and Grupo Salinas have plans to develop […]

Hainan’s Deputy Governor Denies Plans for Gambling, Horse Racing
March 31st, 2019 By April Bergman

Hainan’s Deputy Governor Denies Plans for Gambling, Horse Racing

Hainan Island’s deputy governor said his province would neither develop horse racing nor gambling this year. Mao Chaofeng made the remarks before he set off for Beijing, where he is designated to serve as Hainan’s delegate to the annual parlimentary session of the National People’s congress. In his comments, Mao Chaofeng reiterated that Hainan’s proposed […]

Kosovo Bans Betting Shops for 10 Years after 2 Gambling-Related Murders
March 30th, 2019 By April Bergman

Kosovo Bans Betting Shops for 10 Years after 2 Gambling-Related Murders

After two casino staff members were murdered in two separate incidents in the past week, the Republic of Kosovo banned all gambling in the country of the next ten years. Prime Minister Ramush Haradinaj said only a state-controlled lottery would be allowed to operate in the coming years. Kosovo is a tiny nation of 1.8 […]

Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet Approves Japanese Casino Regulations
March 29th, 2019 By April Bergman

Shinzo Abe’s Cabinet Approves Japanese Casino Regulations

The government of Japanese Prime Minister Shinzo Abe’s ratified the Integrated Resort Implementation Bill this week, the final hurdle to Japan developing three commercial casinos for the first time. The Fourth Abe Cabinet, a 24-member group, ratified the casino bill. It is a big step forward and one which took a certain amount of political […]

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Changes Position on Sports Betting
March 28th, 2019 By April Bergman

NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Changes Position on Sports Betting

In the past 7 years, NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman has done a 180-turn on the subject of sports betting. That fact became apparent this week when Bettman attended the American Gaming Association’s sports betting conference at the MGM National Harbor. When asked about his former anti-sports gambling position, Gary Bettman drews laughs when he replied, […]

MGM Resorts Partners with Orix, Focuses on Osaka Casino License
March 27th, 2019 By April Bergman

MGM Resorts Partners with Orix, Focuses on Osaka Casino License

MGM Resorts International plans to pursue an Osaka casino license in this year’s battle for one of three casinos licenses from the Japanese government. Osaka is the largest Japanese prefecture to seek a casino license. Longtime MGM Resorts CEO Jim Murren said during a recent earnings report, “We just recently opened up an office in […]

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Wants to Legalize Sports Betting in Canada
March 26th, 2019 By April Bergman

Ontario Premier Doug Ford Wants to Legalize Sports Betting in Canada

Ontario Premier Doug Ford wants to modernize the gambling laws of his province, especially in the wake of liberalization of sports betting in the United States. Doug Ford (pictured: right) says he wants to make it legal for Canadian gambling sites to take sports bets, much like their American counterparts can. In the opinion of […]

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