Cullen Commission Enters Inquiry’s 2nd Phase

Ben Hamill - May 28, 2020

Tensions escalated this week as the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into in the Canadian province of British Columbia announced its readiness to resume its inquiry and move head into the second phase of the proceedings. The hope and expecta...Read More

Aristocrat Finally Settles Big Fish Lawsuits

Ben Hamill - May 26, 2020

Australian slot machine manufacturer Leisure knows all about falling victim to terrible timing. The company has agreed to part with a settlement in the amount of $31 million in order to at long last put a class action lawsuit instituted ...Read More

Seneca Gaming Corp. Appoints Interim CEO

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2020

Native American-controlled Seneca Gaming Corporation (SGC) is looking for new ways in which to boost its stay-at-home-affected casinos and part of the change is not renewing current CEO Holly Gagnon’s contract, which is set to expir...Read More

Gold Rush Files Countersuit In Gaming Saga

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2020

Gaming terminal operator Gold Rush Gaming, Inc., appears to be calling shenanigans by way of a countersuit filed in an Illinois case involving a lawsuit filed Illinois gaming cafés chain Stella’s and Shelby’s. Gold Rush...Read More

Evolution Gaming Signs Deal With Golden Nugget

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Specialist live casino and live dealer games supplier has confirmed having concluded a new partnership deal with the U.S. division of the Golden Nugget Casino group. What the deal effectively means is that Evolution Gaming will make avai...Read More

Safety 1st As Casino Rama Prepares To Reopen

Ben Hamill - May 21, 2020

Gateway’s Resort is in the process of preparing to reopen its doors to its players, the operator’s Rob Mitchell has said. Mitchell is the Director of Communications and Public Affairs for Gateway Casinos and Entertainment. An...Read More

Sheraton May Join Cascades Casino North Bay

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2020

If all were to go according to plan, the community of North Bay will eventually become the new home of not only the under-construction  North Bay, but also of a 120-room Four Points by Sheraton hotel right next door. Plans surroundin...Read More

Cascades Casino Langley Remains Closed

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2020

Gateway’s Cascades Casino Langley may have to remain closed for a little while longer. No possible re-opening date has been announced by the operator as of yet, but the expectation is that casinos may be permitted to open somewhere ...Read More

BCLC GameSense Advisors Now On The Phone

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2020

Just because we’ve been ordered to stay at home unless it’s to leave the house for essential items like food or medicine, doesn’t mean we’re now at the mercy of our own devices when having to keep a healthy balance...Read More

Las Vegas Sands Pulls The Plug On Japan IR

Ben Hamill - May 14, 2020

Not only has Japan; albeit by no fault of its own; lost out on hosting the and Paralympic Games, but according to several market commentators, may lose out on the business of numerous potential gambling industry investors too – thi...Read More

AGS Cites Strong Approach To Rest Of 2020

Ben Hamill - May 13, 2020

Las Vegas-headquartered casino group has apparently discovered the secret to beating all odds. The firm recently documented the impact the current global economic crisis has had on its Q1 performance and has assured its investors that de...Read More

Peterborough Losing Out On Casino Income

Ben Hamill - May 12, 2020

The value of municipal casino allocations is often grossly underestimated. And now that casinos all over , and certainly all over the country, have been forced to closed down indefinitely in an attempt to protect not only their employees ...Read More

Yggdrasil Welcomes True Lab To YG Masters

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2020

Leading casino games developer Gaming’s YG Masters program appears to be growing exponentially, with the latest partner to have been added to the esteemed initiative this week confirmed by the developer as independent games develop...Read More

Police Confirm Major Hong Kong Gambling Bust

Ben Hamill - May 08, 2020

Police have confirmed having busted wide open a massive illegal gambling ring operated by a Hong Kong syndicate. The illegal organisation had allegedly prompted players to play everything from online Blackjack to and dice games on its ro...Read More

Leaked Lenovo Legion Footage Causes A Stir

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

Computer systems manufacturer Lenovo has been dabbling in mobile technology for quite some time now and has even released a couple of pretty swanky smart devices – including note pads, idea pads and of course full-on laptop systems....Read More

GCGC Working On A Re-Opening Strategy

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2020

The tenacity and determination shown by casino operators across the country has yet again borne witness to the industry’s commitment to the safety of its employees and of its players. No man; or for that matter, industry; is an isla...Read More

Starlight Casino London Construction On Hold

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2020

What was supposed to have been a new development right and ready to welcome its first customers by no later than the warmer months of 2021, will now in all likelihood have to bump up its opening-party plans by literally months into the fu...Read More

Las Vegas Casinos Look Into Protective Screens

Ben Hamill - May 05, 2020

When the going gets tough, the tough get down to formulating a new normal. casinos may not yet know the when of a possible post-ghost-town reopening, but they’ll be damned if they’re going to be caught without a how. Since co...Read More

OLG Municipal Allocations Are Pure Lifelines

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2020

Casinos across Canada’s provinces have shown support and heart to local communities during a time of unprecedented crises. Some have displayed massive hearts of light across hotel towers whilst others have opened their kitchens to s...Read More

Cascades Casino North Bay On Further Hold

Ben Hamill - April 29, 2020

Since the construction of a new casino complex isn’t considered a service humanity can’t do without (although die-hard gaming enthusiasts would disagree!), operator & Entertainment will have to wait a while longer yet bef...Read More

The Stars Group Rebrands BetStars

Ben Hamill - April 28, 2020

The Stars Group is slowly but surely building its brand into a name to be reckoned with. And since knowability is the name of the Fortune-500 game, the group’s recent rebrand applied to its online sports book BetStars – which...Read More

North Bay Accepting Road Reconstruction Bids

Ben Hamill - April 24, 2020

Not only will the community of North Bay benefit from regular cash allocations once Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new has been completed, but a project involving a major upgrade to the roads in the immediate vicinity of whe...Read More

Rob Gronkowski To Trade Fox For Tom Brady

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

The show isn’t over for retired NFL footballer Rob Gronkowski. The 30-year-old former Patriots tight-end caused quite the stir when on Tuesday afternoon he made the shock announcement that he is officially coming out of retirement. ...Read More

Special Tribute Celebrates The Life Of Prince

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

Tuesday night on CBS would have been an emotional affair for fans of the legendary Prince and his . And to say that former Saturday Night Live comedian Rudolph, whose Prince cover-band Princess performed the tribute to the magnificent art...Read More

Penn National Announces Tropicana Sale Deal

Ben Hamill - April 23, 2020

Casinos all over the world are trying their best not to buckle under the financial pressure of extended closures. No income for extended periods of time means that many have had to furlough workers without pay. And those operators owning ...Read More

Casino Montreal Opens Kitchens For Charity

Ben Hamill - April 21, 2020

Quebec’s Casino Montreal, overseen by regulating authority and Crown corporation Loto-Quebec, may not be able to offer the usual in terms of high-quality and entertainment value to its surrounding communities, but that doesn’...Read More

Adelson Still World’s Richest Casino Tycoon

Ben Hamill - April 16, 2020

Even despite financial markets being at an all-time low right now, Las Vegas Sands founder and chairman Sheldon Adelson remains one of the richest men on earth. This is according to the latest version of ’s annual World Billionaires...Read More

Rivers Casino Staff Enter Into Furlough

Ben Hamill - April 15, 2020

Many U.S. have no more than a question of weeks’ worth of financial reserves remaining in their operational kitties due to ongoing lockdowns. New York’s Schenectady-based Rivers Casino & Resort recently became the latest ...Read More

Cosmopolitan Drops $500k Suit Against Kane

Ben Hamill - April 14, 2020

The ’s Evander Kane is no goodie shoes. In fact, he’s exactly the opposite. And so, when in November last year the Cosmopolitan Hotel & Casino in Last Vegas instituted a lawsuit against the left winger for some $500,000 in...Read More

Casino Operators On The Brink Of Bankruptcy

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2020

US casino operators are on their last reserves, reveals a recent report compiled by Macquarie Research. Most companies have, at best, 14.3 months remaining before running completely out of cash and available credit resources. Some have as...Read More

OLG Says Cash Allocations Will Continue

Ben Hamill - April 08, 2020

Regular casino cash allocations will continue to be paid by venues under the control of the , the Crown corporation this week said. This means that the municipalities of Ajax and Scugog will continue to benefit from cash payments payable ...Read More

Gateway Extends Layoff Benefits To June 30

Ben Hamill - April 07, 2020

What with all casinos across the country having temporarily shut down their operations in a joint effort to help fight the spread of the deadly coronavirus, it stands to good reason that temporary layoffs are now part of everyday life for...Read More

MGM Gives Jim Murren a $32M Handshake

Ben Hamill - April 06, 2020

CEO Jim Murren has officially resigned from his position at the head of the table at casino giant Resorts, thereby effectively prematurely ending his tenure by months. Murren’s $32 million-dollar handshake awarded by MGM Resorts In...Read More

Bruno Mars Pledges $1M To MGM Fund

Ben Hamill - March 31, 2020

Pop star Bruno Mars has donated $1 million to be divided between the Employee Emergency Grant Fund and the Children’s Medical Support Fund. The money was pledged to the MGM Resorts Foundation, which foundation is in charge of the t...Read More

Hotels & Casinos Lighting Up Hearts In Dark Times

Ben Hamill - March 30, 2020

There are now more than 1,500 confirmed cases of in Ontario alone. Industries all over the province are suffering severe economic consequences because of the Coronavirus-induced lockdown. And while some are able to continue to function a...Read More

Union Outraged By OLG Layoffs

Ben Hamill - March 28, 2020

Labour unions are calling on Canadian business owners and administrators to draw on any possible means available to them for the purpose of saving jobs and avoiding lay-offs as far as possible. The Ontario Public Service Employees Union h...Read More

Las Vegas Reels As Shutdown Continues

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2020

There are currently 219 casinos trading in Las Vegas. Hundreds of thousands of people are wholly dependent on the casino industry for daily survival. And now that the entire hatch has been closed following a shut-down order issued last w...Read More

ICE North America Postponed Due To Covid-19

Ben Hamill - March 27, 2020

It’s becoming more obvious now than ever, or at least since last year’s Coronavirus outbreak, that is in all likelihood going to be around for some months yet. The ongoing global pandemic has led to various events being postp...Read More

KED Project Now Plagued By The Coronavirus

Ben Hamill - March 26, 2020

Gateway’s controversial (KED) may see even more delays now that the global Coronavirus pandemic has caused a nation-wide commercial stand-still. Matters that were supposed to have been resolved during a meeting on May 5 were earlie...Read More

Online Casinos Booming During Covid-19 Lockdown

Ben Hamill - March 25, 2020

Staying home and national lockdowns are threatening to cripple various industries in many countries all over the world, with the sports betting industry not being the least of these in terms of the severity of the situation that is now un...Read More

Amazon’s Interest In Gambling Is Evident

Ben Hamill - March 23, 2020

Amazon’s recent talks with the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) over a possible bid for the UK National Lottery is possibly the clearest indication yet of the tech-giant’s interest in entering the global gambling industry. Local ...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Venues Close Over Covid-19 Fears

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2020

Ontario’s has joined the nation-wide gaming Covid-19 facilities lockdown, and on Monday confirmed that it would be temporarily shutting down all gaming facilities under the corporation’s control. These include facilities in O...Read More

Loto-Quebec Closes Casinos Amid Health Panic

Ben Hamill - March 16, 2020

Crown Corporation Loto-Quebec has, amid the panic caused by the , officially closed all four of the casinos and both of the gaming halls under its control in the province of Quebec.  The announcement was made by Loto-Quebec spokesper...Read More

MGM Suspends Buffets Amid Covid-19 Outbreak

Ben Hamill - March 13, 2020

A global coronavirus panic is in full swing. Markets are struggling to keep head above water and German Chancellor Angela Merkel is preparing for a worst-case scenario, firm in the belief that what with there being no therapy nor immunity...Read More

Aria Sued By Former Employee Over Tip-Pool

Ben Hamill - March 10, 2020

March 2018 saw the Fair Labour Standards Act (FLSA) amended to the extent that casino operators were no longer permitted to pool the tips earned by general employees with tips earned by senior staff, i.e. managers and supervisors. This wa...Read More

Casino Rama Wants Smoking-Friendly Gambling

Ben Hamill - March 10, 2020

It’s a fact that many gamblers are also smokers. Regardless of how any outside party may view the act of either gambling or smoking, or both, that smokers will smoke (whether they’re gamblers or no) remains a given. Smokers ar...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Posts Stellar Report

Ben Hamill - March 09, 2020

has released details about its financial performance for the 12-month period leading up to December 31st, 2019. It’s good news all round for the operator thanks to a 15% revenue spike. Quarterly improvement proved a char...Read More

Casino Rama Implements Covid-19 Safety Measures

Ben Hamill - March 08, 2020

The new novel (Covid-19) is running circles around containment attempts. But the fact that attempts to stop the spread of the virus have without a doubt put a bit of a lid on the capacity of the virus to spread necessitates intense conta...Read More

Nova Scotia To Take Anti-Harm Steps Over VLTs

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2020

, or VLTs, are once again firmly and controversially under the regulatory looking glass. And in an effort to divorce itself from any future ramifications or negative consequences Nova Scotia is stepping up to the plate by way of a propose...Read More

KISS-Themed Casino Headed For Mississippi

Ben Hamill - March 05, 2020

1970s American rock band KISS wants to develop a themed around the group’s rock ‘n roll antics, and they want to do it in Mississippi. If the band’s negotiations with a local casino development company do pan out, fans ...Read More

3 Cops Injured At Encore Boston Harbor

Ben Hamill - March 04, 2020

It’s only fun and games until it’s not. Which appears to have been what had gone down this past weekend at ’s Encore Boston Harbor. The fun and games managed to get out of hand to the extent of law enforcement having had...Read More

Caesars Casinoless Resort Coming To Arizona

Ben Hamill - March 03, 2020

The Caesars Entertainment Corp. group is looking to expand its brand by venturing anew into the world of hotels and hospitality. The group recently announced the upcoming development of its first US-based non-gaming . Caesars Republic is ...Read More

Chances Kelowna’s Expansion Plans are Approved

Ben Hamill - February 28, 2020

The City Council in Kelowna, British Columbia, has just voted to approve the expansion to the metropole’s popular Chances Kelowna casino. While its owners welcome the decision, main rival Playtime Casino has expressed its discontent...Read More

Oklahoma Player Refused Winnings By Casino

Ben Hamill - February 27, 2020

Most of us have dreamt about winning big on the and finally being able to do all the things we would otherwise never have been able to do. A gambler from Oklahoma now claims that exactly that had happened to her at the local Newcastle Ca...Read More

Loto-Quebec Wants To Streamline Reporting

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

Crown Corporation is on a mission to streamline its financial reporting model. And even though it does seemingly make sense to want to simplify systems in order to make revenue reports more abridged and to the point, there is a negative ...Read More

Cullen Comm Shocked By 20 Years of BC Crimes

Ben Hamill - February 26, 2020

When former Mountie Peter German first caused the money laundering confetti to rain down all over British Columbia some 3 years ago, it could be argued that even he would not have foreseen the exact nature and scope of the mess that would...Read More

Loto-Quebec Introduce New Video Slots To 2 Casinos

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

Video slots have made for a phenomenal addition to a contemporary bustling modern-day casino industry. Interactive features, high payouts and super-fast action have all combined to turn video slots into firm gaming entertainment favourite...Read More

All Eyes On Cullen Commission Of Inquiry

Ben Hamill - February 25, 2020

What with the Cullen Commission of Inquiry into having officially regained traction this February 24th, BC locals are wide-eyed with interest regarding what is expected to become a “big reveal” once the second phas...Read More

Pragmatic Play Spooks With New Mysterious Slot

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

It’s not even Halloween and is treating players to a spooky slots adventure. The award-winning developer has just released its new Mysterious slot, and it’s a Victorian haunted house adventure to die for. Set against a shadow...Read More

Woodbine’s Mohawk Million Race Fully Booked

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

 is headed into a year for the books. Not only will Woodbine this year be hosting the 161st edition of the Queen’s Plate, but event organisers have also just confirmed that all -9 of the available spots in this year&...Read More

MGM Ramps Up Security Following Massive Hack

Ben Hamill - February 24, 2020

The personal data of more than 10.6 million people to have stayed at resorts during the period leading up to the summer of 2019, is confirmed as having been breached. Even though no credit card information was successfully accessed by th...Read More

Eddie DeBartolo Presidentially Pardoned

Ben Hamill - February 23, 2020

It’s seemingly unachievable to even begin to imagine what $400,000 would look like when laid out on a table in $100 bills. That’s four thousand $100 bills, to be exact. It also happens to be how former San Francisco 49ers owne...Read More

Macau Casinos To Re-Open Subject To New Rules

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

Some may argue that its way too soon, but Macau casinos are expected to reopen for business within the next couple of days following a 15-day period of no trade for fear of the possibility of further spreading the deadly . But the propose...Read More

New Yorkers Boosting New Jersey Betting Revenue

Ben Hamill - February 21, 2020

New Yorkers are as it turns out, full-on into online and mobile sports bets. No surprises there. The latest market statistics show that New York-based sports bettors spend between US$203 million and US$286 million betting on New Jersey mo...Read More

Vancouver Model At Work In The US Too

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

There’s no place like home. Except maybe Vancouver. It’s just a pity that the cost of living in one of the greatest of Canadian cities, and certainly even in the world, has become so exorbitant that its now incredibly pricy to...Read More

Chances Kelowna Ready For Massive Expand

Ben Hamill - February 20, 2020

Chances Kelowna is ready to take on the future of pure entertainment in gaming head-on. The BCLC-operated casino is now pushing hard to have card table games incorporated as part of its entertainment portfolio. Now that City Council&rsquo...Read More

BCLC Conference To Focus On No-Harm Future

Ben Hamill - February 18, 2020

The BCLC fully committed to a future that is complete free from gambling harm. And future-proofing the gambling industry against the dangers posed by problem gambling will to this end be the main focus of the upcoming New Horizons in Resp...Read More

Caesars Windsor A Boost To Mental Health

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

The promotion of mental health in Windsor is about to receive a massive financial boost thanks to a new Social Prescription Program offered by the Hospice of Windsor-Essex County being made possible by an investment by none other than Cae...Read More

Awkwafina To Star In New Baccarat Film

Ben Hamill - February 17, 2020

Phil Ivey plays cards. Poker cards. And sometimes even  cards. But the true brains behind the operation that would ultimately become one of the most notorious edge-sorting schemes in the history of the US casino industry is somebody ...Read More

Canadian Court Rules On Taxable Tips

Ben Hamill - February 14, 2020

Canada may not impose taxes on winnings generated by gambling activities but according to recent court ruling, the same doesn’t apply when it comes to tips earned by local casino workers. The reason for winnings not being taxed is t...Read More

Nevada Gaming Report Full Of Surprises

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Nevada’s casinos appear to have for the most part recovered from 2018’s collective dismal financial situation caused at the time by s forced reorganisation, pending bankruptcy. This certainly appears to be the case considering...Read More

Traffic Prompts Hard Rock Ottawa Change

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Expected to attract players from as far east as Hawkesbury and as far north as the Ottawa River, the soon to be expanded Hard Rock Casino Ottawa is perfectly primed to become a true landmark. The original plans for expansion involved exte...Read More

QTech Announces Epic Media Merger

Ben Hamill - February 13, 2020

Major mergers have been known to be the stuff that landmark expansion deals are made of. The latest news populating casino news headlines is a confirmed merger of exactly such a nature and significance, being the merger between leading re...Read More

Woodbine Mohawk Park Ready For Million Race

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

Woodbine Mohawk Park is amped and ready to turn 2020 into a simply fantastic harness racing year. And to get things going, is this year hosting a brand-new harness racing event expected to shadow all others. Those interested in making ha...Read More

Cascades Casino Construction Nearly Complete

Ben Hamill - February 12, 2020

The word is out and everyone’s excited. ’s Cascades Casino North Bay is at long last ready for a grand opening this summer. This is a venue that has been a very long time coming, with first ground broken as far back as May las...Read More

Rapper Nelly Involved in Mohegan Sun Casino Brawl

Ben Hamill - February 11, 2020

Rapper Nelly is no stranger to making news headlines for all the wrong reasons. The latest grubby news on the airwaves involves an incident involving the famous “Hot in Herre” rapper getting involved in a heated confrontation ...Read More

Celeb Gambler Gorodetsky Guilty Of Fraud

Ben Hamill - February 10, 2020

When big-time celebrity sports better and gambler Robert Gorodetsky appeared before Chicago Federal Court Judge Elaine Bucklo on February 5, his was a silhouette far removed from the grandiose persona portrayed by the one and same up to n...Read More

Coronavirus Causes Macau Casino Shutdown

Ben Hamill - February 07, 2020

In an attempt to stop the deadly Coronavirus; now declared an international crisis; from spreading from spreading to the point of international disaster, gambling authorities have now ordered a complete closure of all Macau-based casinos...Read More

Pickering Casino Set For April Launch

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Leading local operator Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is the winning entertainment team behind the new scheduled to open as early as April this year. The operator has now confirmed that construction is on track and that the residents ...Read More

Dealer Schools Currently Thriving In Japan

Ben Hamill - February 06, 2020

Japan’s emerging industry may not be all smooth sailing or budding roses, but this hasn’t stopped a handful of dealer schools from popping up like mushrooms all over the country. Despite the various scandalous stories involvi...Read More

Vegas Casino’s Poised To Go Cashless

Ben Hamill - February 05, 2020

The benefits of cashless gaming are too many to mention and casinos appear to be catching on in a big way. The Palms Casino Resort, along with Red Rock Casino & Resort, were the first to gambling venues to have given Automatic Cashle...Read More

NY Governor Suggests VLT Allocation Cuts

Ben Hamill - February 04, 2020

New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has announced by way of the release of a proposed executive NYC budget for 2020 that some significant changes may very well have to be implemented to the current revenue allocations generated by Video Lotter...Read More

Synergy Blue to Launch Arcade-Style Games

Ben Hamill - February 03, 2020

is gearing up to improve Canada’s gaming offerings even further thanks to its recently signed content deal with Bet Rite. Players across the nation will soon be able to enjoy all-new, premium gaming opportunities because of the exc...Read More

Taxpayers Have Been Footing NY Casino Bills

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

The taxes and allocations payable by land-based operators are largely defined by tax and gambling legislation implemented by each individual US state. The main element taken into account by each state is that taxes and specifically alloc...Read More

Aspire Global Partners With Authentic Gaming

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

Authentic Gaming is a leading games and Live Roulette specialist developer and has just confirmed having entered into a world-wide partnership service agreement with none other than esteemed casino games platform provider, Aspire Global....Read More

Elk Gaming Releases Hit It Hard 90’s Slot

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

The 90’s was an era among eras, and many think back fondly of how they used to “hit it hard” on the dance floor. The good news is that thanks to the creative genius at Elk Gaming, 90’s fans can now relive exactly t...Read More

Yggdrasil Teases Splitz-Mech Temple Stacks Slot

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

It’s an exciting time indeed for the team at . The leading developer is getting ready to launch for the very first time its new Publishing division of business at this year’s ICE London, and has just unveiled its very first sl...Read More

Yggdrasil Gaming To Launch Publishing Division

Ben Hamill - February 02, 2020

It’s almost time for ICE London and is ready to launch right off the mark with a promise to customers of their being able to grab hold of the “keys to its kingdom”. What Yggdrasil is bringing to the table this year is a...Read More

Akwesasne Mohawk’s Sportsbook Now Open

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

New York-based tribal gaming operator Akwesasne Mohawk Casino launched its much-anticipated sportsbook on January 17th and it’s an operation rolled out in partnership with none other than Canadian gaming giant, the Stars ...Read More

Federal Prison Time For Baccarat Cheats

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

There’s been a duo of working the Maryland block and its not Ivey and edge-sorting partner in crime Yin Sun. The FBI recently confirmed certain details of how Chenguang Ni and dealer Ming Zhang in 2017 conned a Maryland casino out ...Read More

Genting Hands Out Donations To NY Lawmakers

Ben Hamill - February 01, 2020

Asia-based casino giant is as it turns out so eager to this year witness a massive expansion on especially the New York casino and betting front, that its willing to put its money where its mouth is as far as contributions go. The group ...Read More

Wazdan Announces 9 New Slots

Ben Hamill - January 29, 2020

is preparing to hit a new-games homerun in celebration of the start of a new year. The developer/supplier will not only be showcasing three new slot titles at the upcoming ICE London gaming expo but has also announced that it will soon b...Read More

Quickspin Launches Its First Slot For 2020

Ben Hamill - January 28, 2020

It’s a spine-tingling combination of tropical island adventure meets the grim face of the reaper, its developed specifically for viewing and playing in portrait first mode, and its without a doubt what we would classify as being &ld...Read More

Gateway’s Sarnia Casino To Reopen Jan 30th

Ben Hamill - January 27, 2020

Some exciting news was announced earlier on last week and that’s that the official re-opening date of , which is situated at Ontario’s Hiawatha Horse Park, a premium horse racing and entertainment center preferred by people fa...Read More

Harrah’s Reno To Halt Casino Operations

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The merger of is in all likelihood the biggest reason behind the legendary Harrah’s Reno preparing to cease all casino and gaming operations later this year. The iconic casino has been around for some 82 years and is currently oper...Read More

IIGET Dead And Buried Due To B.C. Fail

Ben Hamill - January 24, 2020

The fact that industry watchdog Integrated Illegal Gambling Enforcement Team (IIGET) was declared dead and buried in 2009 is now being blamed on B.C.’s budding money-laundering industry, and also indirectly, on the . The manner in w...Read More

NetEnt Connect Enjoys International Support

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

NetEnt’s new content aggregation platform Connect may be new to the online games aggregation network scene, but that doesn’t mean that numerous top international operators have let the news slip through the cracks. The top ca...Read More

SkillOnNet Now Offers Relax Gaming Titles

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

That SkillOnNet is fast clawing its way up the popularity ladder is no secret. The casino software provider’s tireless expansion efforts are beginning to pay off in a big way and its quickly becoming a one-stop-shop for everything f...Read More

Vegas Teachers Call For Casino Tax Hike

Ben Hamill - January 23, 2020

  Las Vegas may be best known for its and legendary Strip, but it’s easy to forget that the region is also home to a fully functioning community. A community focused on the quality of the local...Read More

MGM’s Flagship Grand Casino Is Sold

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

When first announced its intentions of including the real estate on which its flagship Grand Casino proudly stands tall on the Las Vegas Strip in a slew of sales aimed at lightening fixed assets load, it all seemed almost too drastic a m...Read More

Quickspin Ready To Shine At 2020 ICE London

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

It’s the start of a new year and this means one thing and one thing only. It’s time again for the internationally acclaimed gaming and innovation expo of the year, 2020 ICE London. This year’s expo show promises to be bi...Read More

Genting Staff Accused Of Discrimination

Ben Hamill - January 22, 2020

Rupaul Race finalist Leo Loren, better known by stage-name Baga Chipz, may wear make-up, but that doesn’t mean that the entertainer appreciates being referred to as a “fella in make-up” by casino door staff, let alone be...Read More

Encore Boston Accused of Replacing Staff With Robots

Ben Hamill - January 21, 2020

When Boston’s Harbour Casino first opened its doors in the Greater Boston area in June last year, much excitement prevailed. Excitement mainly due to the promise of the many new job opportunities that the newest business in the reg...Read More

Court May Have Been Misled in Kingsway Saga

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

The name Tom Fortin is one that has become synonymous with the controversial Greater Sudbury’s Entertainment District (KED) topic of conversation, and not exactly in the most honourable of ways either, especially not following rece...Read More

Starlight Casino London To Break Ground Soon

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

Its all systems go now for new Starlight Casino London. Following months of elaborate planning, the official ground breaking ceremony is at long last set to take place by no later than the end of the month. The $75 million Wonderland Sou...Read More

NetEnt Announces Live Roulette Upgrades

Ben Hamill - January 20, 2020

Creating an already-fantastic product isn’t enough; at least not when you’re a major global casino games giant like AB. The developer/supplier recently announced a massive and exciting new update to its existing live dealer po...Read More

Casino Charlevoix To Celebrate 25yr Anniversary

Ben Hamill - January 14, 2020

Canada’s Casino Charlevoix opened its doors to the public an impressive 25 years ago. To mark the fact that it is this year a quarter of a century in operation, the casino will be celebrating having served its players for so long by...Read More

Casino Mogul Donates Millions To Australian Wildfire Relief

Ben Hamill - January 11, 2020

Aussie billionaire, Crown Resorts casino mogul and well-known businessman James Packer and his family have donated some $2.75 million in the hopes of supporting fire fighters currently attempting to stop the monstrous ...Read More

Gordon Ramsay To Launch Branded Casino Games

Ben Hamill - January 10, 2020

Hell’s Kitchen Group owner and potty-mouthed celebrity chef Gordon Ramsay is supposedly planning on launching a series of casino games and online casino offerings based on and themed around his Hell’s Kitchen restaurant and ce...Read More

Vegas Strip Operators Boosting Society

Ben Hamill - January 09, 2020

Las Vegas today isn’t the same Las Vegas of the 1950s. In fact, it’s a much more mindful and responsible Strip shining brightly against the night sky than what was the case some 50 or 60 years ago and according to Nevada&rsquo...Read More

New CEO At NY Resorts World Venues

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

It’s no secret that New York’s gambling playing field is just about as unforgiving as it. What with 4 commercial casinos and no fewer than 7 tribal ones each desperately trying not to succumb to the ongoing canniba...Read More

Massive Illegal Betting Ring Bust By OPP

Ben Hamill - January 08, 2020

The value of the global sports betting market is expected to reach an incredible $8 billion by the time 2025 comes around. This according to the general consensus among panellists at last year’s New York City Sports ...Read More

Woodbine Announces 2023 Jimmy Freight Stakes

Ben Hamill - January 04, 2020

Jimmy Freight is the only millionaire son of champion racehorse Sportswriter, and was retired in late 2019 after a very illustrious career with total earnings of CA$1,457,405.00. Now the bay’s progeny will compete in...Read More

BC Opens Independent Gambling Control Office

Ben Hamill - January 03, 2020

The Gaming Policy and Enforcement Branch of British Columbia is about to become the autonomous Independent Gambling Control Office, thanks to an amendment to Canada’s existing Gaming Control Act. The change comes as a direct resu...Read More

Online Casino Predictions for 2020

Ben Hamill - December 26, 2019

Technology is developing at an incredible rate, and this growth is affecting almost every industry. Online casinos are no exception, and as the decade draws to a close many insiders are looking ahead to what next year ...Read More

2019’s Biggest Slots Payouts

Ben Hamill - December 25, 2019

2019 is drawing to an end, and it has certainly been a busy year for online casinos and their players. Some truly remarkable jackpots have been won so far this year – and there are still a few weeks left, so more cou...Read More

Cheating Baccarat Dealer Heads To Jail

Ben Hamill - December 23, 2019

Former Maryland Baccarat dealer Ming Zhang had supposedly bitten off more than what he was able to chew when he first decided it a good idea to supplement his income by conspiring to transport stolen funds. The 32-year...Read More

Google To Allow Online Gambling Ads In US

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

Google has announced that recent updates to its gaming advertising policies in the US includes an update that will allow the 4 US states to advertise online casino games and offerings. The states included in Google’s...Read More

Mohegan Gaming Celebrates Niagara Success

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

The “plan” truly has come together for Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment. The tribal operator has released its financials for 2019’s Q4 and it’s definitely a very far cry from the type of revenue that was prev...Read More

Mobile Tech Making a Major Impact on Gambling

Ben Hamill - December 22, 2019

Managing weight and health, dealing with work documents, and sharing news on social media sites are now all daily activities that are possible in mobile browsers and on apps. As well as these and services for almost ev...Read More

Why Live Dealer Casinos Are Becoming So Popular

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

The continued growth in popularity of live dealer casinos has been one of the biggest gaming trends in 2019. Just one example was Evolution Gaming’s reporting that its annual revenue rose by 38% to €245.4m in 2018,...Read More

Cascades Casino Chatham Boosts Business

Ben Hamill - December 21, 2019

Stories about how gaming operators and casinos have literally changed the financial fates of entire communities for the better are often found to be doing the rounds. The good news is however mostly delivered in drips ...Read More

BCLC’s GameSense Now In Two More Languages

Ben Hamill - December 20, 2019

The BCLC has announced that going forward, its proprietary GameSense program will be available not only in English, but also in Cantonese as well as Mandarin, at pre-selected casinos. GameSense is available across the ...Read More

Study Reveals Gambling Habits Set By Age 20

Ben Hamill - December 19, 2019

A UK-based study commissioned by GambleAware tapping into long-term health research data accumulated by the University of Bristol indicates that by the time the majority of young people have reached the age of 20, they...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Slots Throughout December

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

Microgaming is officially in a festive mood and to anyone whose idea of a perfect Christmas is gaming content, this holiday season is going to be nothing short of spectacular. Boredom is indeed nowhere to be found this...Read More

Blackstone Sews Up Bellagio Deal

Ben Hamill - December 17, 2019

It’s by now no secret that MGM Resorts International has sold its famous Bellagio Casino property to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal was announced as recently as October 25 and is offi...Read More

New Las Vegas – From Surprising To Shocking

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

What happens in Vegas stays in Vegas. Or so the old saying goes. But something rotten has blown our way and its obvious that whatever was supposed to “stay” in Vegas, hasn’t. Bad news spreads faster than a runawa...Read More

Play’n GO’s Hottest Online Slots Of 2019

Ben Hamill - December 15, 2019

2019 has been another year in which Play’n GO never ceased to surprise players in Canada. Every month brought another exciting online slot from the provider, so finding the best releases of the year has not been easy...Read More

2019’s Biggest Microgaming Progressive Jackpot Wins

Ben Hamill - December 14, 2019

Having paid out more than €1 billion by February this year, Microgaming’s progressive jackpot network is arguably one of the biggest and most generous in the world. The best part about it is that its reputation is ...Read More

Microgaming Increases Table Games Offering

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

Microgaming has had a fantastic 2019 in online slots, thanks to a host of new titles from its elite indie studio club. Now, just in time for Christmas, the award-winning provider is in the throes of expanding its table...Read More

North Bay To Implement Lower Speed Limit

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

The North Bay area will soon become home to the new Cascades Casino North Bay, with construction already well underway in the vicinity of Pinewood Park Drive. Not only will the venue be providing employment to many, bu...Read More

Apple Reveals Its Best Of 2019 List Of Apps

Ben Hamill - December 13, 2019

Each year, tech giants Google and Apple reveal to the world their lists of top games and apps for that particular year. And this year, Apple decided to make an event out of the announcement. The tech and smart phone gi...Read More

The Best Christmas-Themed Slots

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2019

‘Tis the season to be jolly, and as you probably know, that is not always the easiest thing to do. Sooner or later, we all need a little help to get into the holiday spirit, and that is where playing the best Christm...Read More

Hard Rock Intl To Roll Out PlayersEdge

Ben Hamill - December 12, 2019

The casino industry has come a long way as far as a focus on player education is concerned. The proverbial penny has dropped for operators all over the world and most have by now made the connection between long-term s...Read More

The Best Microgaming Slots Of 2019

Ben Hamill - December 10, 2019

Veteran software provider Microgaming and its elite creative partners launched a truly exciting selection of online slots in 2019. The best of them are a visual feast, complete with bonus features and special effects t...Read More

Gateway & OLG Confirmed As Awards Sponsors

Ben Hamill - December 08, 2019

Gateway and the OLG are in it for much more than just the profit and monetary gain. The operators have both been confirmed as main sponsors of the next instalment of the Outstanding Business Achievement Awards in Sault...Read More

Trustly’s Pay n Play May Be The Future of Gaming

Ben Hamill - December 07, 2019

Trustly’s Pay n Play concept may be described as somewhat of a two-edged sword, despite its immense popularity among players in regions like Denmark and Norway; Germany even. The system basically allows a player to s...Read More

Top Canadian Online Casinos In 2019

Ben Hamill - December 05, 2019

The launch of new Canadian online casinos is among the massive changes seen in the gaming industry every year, and 2019 has been no exception. There are a staggering number of options, and so we have rounded up the bes...Read More

2019’s Top Canadian Land-Based Casinos

Ben Hamill - December 04, 2019

With gambling being legal throughout Canada, it is not surprising that more than 100 land-based casinos vie for players’ attention. Like all types of venue, they go through phases – some years they are hot, and oth...Read More

Chances Mission To Become Playtime Casino

Ben Hamill - December 03, 2019

Gateway’s Chances Mission is being treated to a complete makeover. The leading casino operator has confirmed that the existing Chances Mission will not only undergo a complete facelift, but that it will also be treat...Read More

GAME BRAiN Teaches Valuable Lessons To Kids

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Learning about the dangers inherent to problem gambling is important and in order for this to be truly effective, it should commence at a very young age. By adopting this approach, conversations about problem gambling ...Read More

NGCB Responds To Steve Wynn’s Exempt Claims

Ben Hamill - December 02, 2019

Nevada’s Gaming Control Board and local casino regulator is sticking to its guns and intention of making disgraced Wynn Resorts founder and former-CEO Steve Wynn pay up for all of his wrongdoings. The shamed Wynn-man...Read More

Former Tribal Chief Acquitted Of All Gambling Charges

Ben Hamill - November 29, 2019

Former Sheshatsiu Innu First Nations Chief Andrew Penashue has been exonerated of all charges previously instituted against him by a local court in Happy-Valley Goose Bay. The charges, totalling at least 9 in total and...Read More

Red Tiger Unveils New Dynamite Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Renowned online slots developer Red Tiger Gaming has been at it again, and has just released an exciting new gold-mine-themed game for the win. Dynamite Riches is a right gold and riches digging adventure and features ...Read More

Woodbine Rolls Out Dilawri Valet Service

Ben Hamill - November 28, 2019

Toronto’s Woodbine Entertainment is out on the trot at making the venue not only more attractive to new visitors, but also more comfortable to existing customers. It’s well accepted that folks tend to stick around ...Read More

PlayOn System Cause For Safety Concerns

Ben Hamill - November 27, 2019

Is there anything more annoying than having to get up mid-play because you’ve run out of chips and need to go get more? PlayOn thinks not, which is why the system involves a device that will now enable players to rem...Read More

Gateway To Host Job Fair For Casino Sarnia

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Exciting times are headed towards patrons of Gateway Casinos and Entertainment’s newly revived Gateway Casino Sarnia at Hiawatha Horse Park once the slots entertainment venue reopens its doors to the general public c...Read More

Yggdrasil Launches New Aldo’s Journey Slot

Ben Hamill - November 26, 2019

Aldo is a world traveller and a merchant in search of the beauty of riches, as well as being the star of a brand-new adventure-style treasure hunt slots game launched by award-winning casino software developer Yggdrasi...Read More

Play’n GO Ramps It Up With 4 New Bingo Games

Ben Hamill - November 25, 2019

The $4.3 billion dollar development that is to become Resorts World Las Vegas will, according to its developer, focus on catering for A-listers. The resort is scheduled for completion in 2021 and will according to thos...Read More

Man Charged With Stealing $200k From Casino

Ben Hamill - November 23, 2019

Crime never pays. Just ask the man convicted of having attempted to steal nearly $200,000 from tribal casino and former employer Wind Creek Montgomery Casino in Alabama. The incident took place in 2018 but had quite th...Read More

Caesars Windsor Goes Green With Bullfrog

Ben Hamill - November 22, 2019

Caesars Windsor is doing its bit for the environment. And whether or not its decision to partner up with Bullfrog Power in an attempt to be greener and environmentally friendlier originates from a place of cunning PR o...Read More

Steve Wynn Responds To NGCB Application

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder and former Chief Executive Steve Wynn has apparently filed a 25-page counter-application to the October complaint and motion filed against him by the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). The NGCB ap...Read More

Caesars-Eldorado Merger Gets The Nod

Ben Hamill - November 21, 2019

What started out as a mere rumour earlier on in March; albeit one of the rocking-the-boat variety; has now come full circle. The latest news on the casino commercial front is that shareholders owning stocks and financi...Read More

Unlikely Vandal Arrested At MGM Springfield

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

When reports of a vandal having caused what appeared to be malicious damage to MGM Springfield’s restaurant were telephoned through to the offices of local state troopers, the last person law enforcement officials wo...Read More

Carry On Camping Slot Released By Blueprint Gaming

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Who would have thought that the cast and storyline of the 1969 classic British comedy Carry on Camping would eventually make it all the way into the plot of a slot machine? Blueprint Gaming obviously did, as the leadin...Read More

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January

Ben Hamill - November 19, 2019

Casinos Sarnia Expected To Open In January Truly exciting times are headed in the direction of the residents of Ontario, and more specifically, for the quaint pleasure of horseracing enthusiasts who re...Read More

Floyd Mayweather Eyes Japanese Casino Market

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

Controversial boxing legend Floyd Mayweather is reaching for more than fame or the stars. Mayweather wants to build his own casino empire in Japan. And now that the country has begun moving forward with its plans to au...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Rising Royals Slot

Ben Hamill - November 18, 2019

With the launch of their latest slot Rising Royals, Microgaming is going all out, and it’s all thanks to the creative prowess of independent studio partner Just For The Win (JFTW). This is of course the same creative...Read More

First-Phase Launch for Taza Exchange

Ben Hamill - November 17, 2019

The CA$4.5 billion Taza Experience, situated in the Grey Eagle Resort & Casino area, has started preparations for an official first-phase launch, named the Taza Exchange. Initial projections stated that it would be...Read More

Woodbine CEO Pledges to Retired Racehorses

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

LongRun Thoroughbred Retirement Society (LRTRS) is set to see contributions pouring in from across Ontario thanks to CEO of Woodbine Entertainment Jim Lawson. The chief executive recently expressed his support for the ...Read More

Conor McGregor’s Joker Gambling Ad Bombs

Ben Hamill - November 16, 2019

There is finally something everyone agrees on regarding MMA superstar Conor McGregor. His Joker-themed gambling ad for Parimatch, the sports betting site from Russia, leaves a lot to be desired and fans and critics ali...Read More

Archaeologists Uncover Centuries-Old Casino

Ben Hamill - November 15, 2019

Archaeologists in the city of Pskov, located in north-western Russia, have discovered the remains of what appears to be an underground casino. The team, based at Pskov’s Archaeological Centre, believes the establishm...Read More

BCLC Declares GameSense Roll-Out A Success

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

The Seneca First Nation of Indians has been ordered to part with the some $255 million+ that it has been holding on to in its refusal to settle its dues. So determined a recent US District Court ruling. The tribe has b...Read More

New Volatile Slot Released By Microgaming

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Judging by the looks of it, November and volatility get along like a house on fire at Microgaming. The leading online casino games software developer has just released its latest slot; developed exclusively by independ...Read More

Bragg Gaming Enjoys Q3 Revenue Surge

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Toronto based iGaming group Bragg Gaming have finally made public their third quarter report for 2019, covering the three-month period ending on the 30th of September. A quick look reveals that the period sa...Read More

Cascades Casino Delta Aims for 2020 Opening Date

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment is currently busy with the construction of its latest project, the building set to become the Cascades Casino Delta. Initially, it was projected that the complex’s launch ceremony ...Read More

Wynn Resorts Blames Elaine for Smearing Steve

Ben Hamill - November 14, 2019

Wynn Resorts Ltd., the American publicly traded casino hotel company corporation headquartered in Paradise, Nevada, is accusing Elaine Wynn of a smear campaign against Steve Wynn. The latter is the company’s founder ...Read More

Play’n GO Unleashes Doom Of Egypt Slot

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

It’s been quite some time since we’ve seen an Ancient Egypt-inspired slot hit the market.
This is a theme named by millions of players as being their ultimate favourite of all, and thanks to Play’n GO, the ga...Read More

BCLC Declares GameSense Roll-Out A Success

Ben Hamill - November 13, 2019

The BCLC has completed the rollout of its GameSense Advisor (GSA) program. What this means is that ever casino in BC is now kitted out with a contact station that will be providing guidance and general counsel to playe...Read More

NetEnt’s CEO Comments On Q3

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

That NetEnt’s Therese Hillman has one hand firmly on the pulse of the industry and the other expertly directing everyday operations is no secret. This is evident right down to the fact that not even the company’s Q...Read More

IGT Brings Dynasty Live To Niagara Falls

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

Last weel IGT brought its own signature brand of gaming and entertainment in a bigger-than-big way to the community of Niagara Falls. The gaming machine and tech giant rolled out is proprietary Dynasty Electronic Table...Read More

O.J. Simpson Wants To See Cosmopolitan Casino Pay

Ben Hamill - November 12, 2019

The legendary Cosmopolitan Casino Las Vegas just cannot seem to steer clear of high-profile legal disputes. The latest in a colourful line of lawsuits instituted against the famous casino has none other than former foo...Read More

Casino Rama’s 2019 Career Expo A Big Hit

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

Recent lay-offs at casino venues all across the country have put a particularly negative spin on the casino employment industry. At least 150 workers lost their jobs over the course of the summer and mainly due to oper...Read More

SG Corp Drives A Hard Q3 Bargain

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

During a time renowned to have posed new and particularly daunting challenges to many, big-time entertainment player and industry force Scientific Games Corporation has lifted the veil from its financial books for Q3 a...Read More

NY’s Catskills Racks Up Losses For Empire

Ben Hamill - November 11, 2019

The financial non-performance on the part of New York’s Resorts World Catskills; a situation that some month ago already was regarded as having turned officially critical; has now cost operator Empire Resorts a massi...Read More

Cascades Casino Sparks Traffic Conversation

Ben Hamill - November 09, 2019

The proposed development and eventual grand opening of the Cascades Casino North Bay; which incidentally is expected to happen as soon as May next year; has been a long and winding and at times exhilarating road and ri...Read More

Slot Machine Revenue Breaks Nevada Records

Ben Hamill - November 08, 2019

It’s true that sports betting has done wonders for Nevada revenue; but four consecutive months of increased house winnings is thought to be the work of mostly slot machines. The Strip and the region in the vicinity o...Read More

Wazdan Has Big Slot Plans For SIGMA 2019

Ben Hamill - November 07, 2019

It’s almost time again for SIGMA. The annual Malta convention attracts thousands of top casino officials and gambling industry role-players, each more eager to network and connect than the next. This year’s event p...Read More

Bobby Baldwin To Chair And Manage The Drew

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

Exciting news on the casino and Poker fronts is that Poker legend and former world champion player Bobby Baldwin has been appointed to the position of Chief Executive Officer and Chairman of the to-be-completed Drew La...Read More

Great Canadian Gaming Celebrates Top Q3

Ben Hamill - November 06, 2019

It’s all milk and honey and money in the land of Great Canadian Gaming. The operator recently revealed its Q3 performance the public and what was shown was none other than a study in management-driven success. The fi...Read More

Manitoba Chiefs To Form Gaming Authority

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

The members of the indigenous First Nations leadership group Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs (AMC) are outraged about what they refer to as “no involvement” in discussions and decisions about gambling in the province, ...Read More

Ex BIA Chair Claims Threats By Sudbury CAO

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

If one a single “certainty” has come from Greater Sudbury’s Kingsway Entertainment District (KED) conversation, then it is that it’s a theme that will prevail for quite some time yet. As if local businessman To...Read More

Meet Play’n GO’s Nostalgic New Big Win 777 Slot

Ben Hamill - November 05, 2019

There’s a lot to be said for the glamour and allure of classic Vegas. These are the games that we think back on fondly when we think back on when we first discovered the magic of gaming. Thanks to top casino software...Read More

Evolution Gaming’s Monopoly Wins EGR Game of the Year

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

The undisputed leader in live casino games and technology has done it again. Evolution Gaming has for the second year in a row been crowned creator of the Game of the Year at the 2019 EGR Operator Awards. What nudged t...Read More

MGM To Sell Off Flagship Grand Property

Ben Hamill - November 04, 2019

MGM is fully committed to the cause of becoming a whole lot less real estate and a great deal more casino operations. CEO Jim Murren some days ago confirmed that the casino and entertainment giant is now officially act...Read More

KED Absorbing CA$500k In Legal Costs

Ben Hamill - November 03, 2019

What was once the making of a dream come true for many living in the Greater Sudbury area is threatening to turn into a financial nightmare. Kingsway Entertainment District (KED) is both proof of what is possible when ...Read More

NetEnt Gets Ready To Unleash Reel Rush 2 Online Slot

Ben Hamill - November 01, 2019

November 7 is a save-the-date as it’s the release date for NetEnt’s new Reel Rush 2 slot. And yes, NetEnt may not have the most successful of track records when it comes to releasing sequels, but their latest attem...Read More

Elements Casino Chilliwack To Re-Open Soon

Ben Hamill - October 31, 2019

1 November will see Elements Casino Chilliwack display to locals the fruits of many months of hard work and a complete do-over when it reopens is newly revamped doors to the general public. A change is as good as a hol...Read More

Ex-Casino Staff Embarrassed By Dirty Money

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

History is our most valuable teacher. And if any one lesson had to be singled out as being effective right down to its very core, then its that in order for any problem to be solved in a meaningful manner, then a commu...Read More

Hard Rock’s 1st Guitar Shaped Hotel A Smash Hit

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The world’s very first guitar-shaped hotel has been unveiled in Hollywood, and quite befittingly, it belongs to none other than the Hard Rock International Casino & Hotel group. The enormous and certainly very im...Read More

Moulin Rouge Casino To Remain No-Man’s Land

Ben Hamill - October 30, 2019

The latest news on the casino nostalgia development front is that we won’t be witnessing the return of the iconic Moulin Rouge after all; not soon in any event.  Redevelopment plans of the epic Las Vegas site have o...Read More

Revenue Slump Reported At Kawartha Downs

Ben Hamill - October 29, 2019

Communities all over the country as well as the world rely on the contributions received from casino operators. Funds received by way of Municipal Contribution Agreements are put to good use in various projects ranging...Read More

PGA Set To Join 2020 Sports Betting Market

Ben Hamill - October 28, 2019

Not unlike the position held by NASCAR and many other sports disciplines, PGA Tour big-boss Jay Monahan believes in the power of sports betting when it comes to gambling attracting more fans to venues and events. To th...Read More

Stakelogic Signs Up With Big Time Gaming

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

We’re officially in the run-up leading to the end of the year and some pretty big partnership deals are setting the tone for 2020. The latest news is that Stakelogic has inked a deal with Big Time Gaming that will au...Read More

Hard Rock Sets Sights On Vegas Return

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

It seems as if UFC MMA fighter Connor McGregor isn’t the only one planning a return trip to Las Vegas; so is the iconic Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. Those who have been following new casino developments may at this ...Read More

Cuomo Calls Time On Niagara Falls Debate

Ben Hamill - October 25, 2019

It was all fun and games while it lasted, but the pay-debate between the Seneca Nation of Indians and the state of New York is officially over, according to New York Governor Andrew Cuomo. Cuomo was obviously referring...Read More

Cascades Casino North Bay Braces For Winter

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

If Cascades Casino North Bay seems to be enjoying a great deal of valuable casino news airtime, then it’s for good reason. Once complete and open to the public; which will according to current projections be somewher...Read More

Casino Contributions Support Municipalities

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Many people don’t realise that much of what they see in terms of improved road infrastructure, general repairs to roads, the beatification of cities even, are funded by casinos and other gambling organisations such a...Read More

Konami Gaming To Roll Out Facial Recognition Tech

Ben Hamill - October 24, 2019

Casinos face a daily battle trying to suss out and keep tabs on folks either trying to cheat the system or violating exclusion or self-exclusion rules. In order to embrace a system way more effective than a typical loy...Read More

Wynn Resorts Accused Of Spy Tactics

Ben Hamill - October 23, 2019

Wynn Resorts has faced its fair share of troubles. And judging by the latest wave of litigative complaints, it will be a while yet before the casino group is free from all of the controversy cleaving to its name and br...Read More

Wynn Encore Boston Casino President Resigns

Ben Hamill - October 22, 2019

Encore Boston Harbor Casino President Robert DeSalvio has resigned. This a mere four months after the Wynn Resort-owned venue opened its doors to the public for the very first time. Neither DeSalvio nor Wynn Resorts ha...Read More

Gateway Rethinks North Bay Traffic Circle

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

The community of North Bay is set to benefit from Gateway’s new Cascades Casino North Bay in more ways than one. The new casino is scheduled to open its doors to the public halfway into 2020 and the operator is now r...Read More

Google Set To Lift Online Casino Ad Ban

Ben Hamill - October 21, 2019

Google keeps the gate to the world of online advertising. This is no secret. And soon, as early as 2020, online casinos will be able to advertise their games and brands on the search engine in the US following a long-t...Read More

MGM Finds A Successful Bellagio Buyer In Blackstone

Ben Hamill - October 18, 2019

MGM Resorts International has officially off-loaded its flagship Bellagio casino to Blackstone Real Estate Investment Trust. The $4.25 billion deal will establish a joint operation and property venture between MGM and ...Read More

Novomatic Puts On Impressive Show At G2E

Ben Hamill - October 17, 2019

Austria’s leading iGaming giant and tech-provider Novomatic has made its third platinum appearance at the annual G2E gaming expo event in Las Vegas. The industry giant showed off the full scope of its product and ser...Read More

Positive Attitude To Betting On the Rise In The USA

Ben Hamill - October 15, 2019

The 2018 repeal of PASPA and the nation-wide ban on sports betting by the US Supreme Court is most likely the reason behind more Americans now than ever before having done a complete one-eighty regarding their feelings...Read More

River Rock Casino Rolls Out Safety System

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

In a show of commendable commitment towards the safety of its workers Richmond River Rock Casino & Resort has launched a new initiative aimed at creating a safe and positive work-environment for all of its employee...Read More

NetEnt Live Partners With Anti-Fraud Specialists

Ben Hamill - October 14, 2019

Let it not be said that NetEnt isn’t going all out on the anti-fraud front. The casino games development giant has enlisted the services of an anti-fraud expert called Live Fraud Solutions in order to protect its new...Read More

Tribes May Soon Benefit From BCLC Income

Ben Hamill - October 12, 2019

As matters stand at the moment, there are a total of 203 indigenous communities spread out all over the Canadian province of British Columbia. First Nations communities are significantly dependent on aid from various p...Read More

Grand Blue Heron To Open Hotel In 2020

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Port Perry’s Great Blue Heron Casino will be hosting the ribbon-cutting ceremony in commemoration of the opening of a brand new hotel in July 2020. The casino is constantly looking for new ways to expand on its curre...Read More

IGT Invited To Join Esteemed Steering Group

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

The global discussion around diversity in the workplace is one that has gained unprecedented momentum. And with more and more companies declaring a commitment to the cause, the conversation is bound to be levied by eve...Read More

Larry Flynt Gets Green Light To Fight Casino Ruling

Ben Hamill - October 11, 2019

Hustler magazine founder Larry Flynt has finally succeeded in convincing a panel of California Court of Appeal judges that he should be permitted to challenge a severely out dated 1986 state law preventing those who ow...Read More

Woodbine To Host 2nd Stronger Together Event

Ben Hamill - October 10, 2019

Woodbine Racetrack will be hosting a second Stronger Together discussion event come October 18th. The discussion will again focus on sustainable thoroughbred horseracing as well as the various issues facing ...Read More

Players Still Sceptic About Skill-Based Slots

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2019

Opinions are very much divided over whether or not skill-based slot games will actually enable players to beat the house. A new wave of interest in the capacity of skill-based slots to attract the interest of millennia...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Launches Hourly Jackpots

Ben Hamill - October 07, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has definitely done a one-up on its already impressive online casino network with the recent introduction of hourly jackpots. The developer’s proprietary network, despite only having been launched as...Read More

Microgaming Unveils New Boom Pirates Slot

Ben Hamill - October 06, 2019

Microgaming has officially launched its new Boom Pirates slot, created exclusively for the casino games giant by independent games developer Foxium. The game tells the story of Captain Mary and the Jolly Roger, with he...Read More

BCLC Goes All In On Trump Novelty Bet

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

An unholy alliance between two presidents has now turned into the makings of a rather superb novelty bet. The BCLC is taking full advantage of the big whistleblower reveal involving US President Donald Trump and his Uk...Read More

Court Awards GGAM The Win In Bloomberry Spat

Ben Hamill - October 05, 2019

A 2011 service delivery deal gone sour has only just now reached some form of absolution following a judicial ruling in favour of a Las Vegas company. A 5-year deal was in 2011 signed between Las Vegas-based GGAM Phili...Read More

Evoplay Announces New VR Sprinkle Slot

Ben Hamill - October 04, 2019

Developers are constantly trying to decipher a different type of code; that of coming up with fresh new ideas that will keep players entertained. Evoplay Entertainment really is onto something with their brand new Sprinkle slot as the ga...Read More

NetEnt Launches Live Perfect Blackjack

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

NetEnt has done it again on the industry pioneer front, and this time round it will be Blackjack fans enjoying the fruits of the award-winning developer’s labour. Over the course of some recent months the iGaming bra...Read More

Stars Group & Flutter Announce Merger Talks

Ben Hamill - October 03, 2019

There is more than one way to skin a cat, or so the old (if nasty) saying goes. And The Stars Group (TSG) appears to have latched on to this particular truth, as is clear from the recent announcement that it has offici...Read More

Wynn Resorts Slapped With Class Action Suit

Ben Hamill - October 02, 2019

Wynn Resorts Limited just cannot seem to shake the dust of disgraced founding father Steve Wynn from its feet. And if the latest class action lawsuit instituted against the company is anything to go by, it has no parti...Read More

Skywind’s New Breed Of Retention Tools

Ben Hamill - October 01, 2019

Skywind Group, in an attempt to strengthen its existing partnerships as well as make its overall offering more alluring to potential new operator partnerships, has created and launched two brand new player engagement t...Read More

Player Wins $1 Million In Catskills Promo

Ben Hamill - September 30, 2019

A player from Ulster Park in New York recently walked away with a cool $1 million in prize money from NY’s Resorts World Catskills Casino. The $1 million in jackpot prize money was presented in the form of a special ...Read More

Yggdrasil Unveils New Sahara Nights Slot

Ben Hamill - September 29, 2019

If being whisked away on a magic carpet to a land where the days are warm and the nights are cool and long, where sultans are handsome and the beauty of princesses trumped only by the splendour of a mighty desert nigh ...Read More

Sleight Of Hand Casino Cheat Caught In The Act

Ben Hamill - September 27, 2019

Whilst it may be true that Poker is first of all a game of skill, it certainly doesn’t mean that all odds are instantly out the window. The same goes for dealer-derivatives like High Card Flush. This may be regarded ...Read More

BC Attorney General Fights Dirty Money War

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

There’s nothing quite like actual camera footage for driving a message home; proof that a picture or image really is worth a thousand words. British Columbia Attorney General David Eby applied this logic in an attemp...Read More

GiG Calls It A Day On In-House Development

Ben Hamill - September 26, 2019

Gaming Innovation Group, or GiG, has decided to pull the plug on its in-house games development studio, with the official reason provided by the service provider being that of freeing up resources; human as well as fin...Read More

Standardbred Horse Expo Returns To London

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

Standard horse breeding enthusiasts are yet again invited to join in on the information sessions and networking opportunities on offer at the upcoming mid-October annual London Selected Yearling Sale. The sale is expec...Read More

Cosmo Drawn Into Kevin Hart Sex Tape Affair

Ben Hamill - September 25, 2019

If it’s true that there is no such thing as bad publicity, then model Montia Sabbag has just done the Cosmopolitan in Las Vegas a big old favour. An outraged Sabbag has added the famous Vegas hotel and casino to her ...Read More

Fox Bet Is Off To A Platinum Start

Ben Hamill - September 23, 2019

Fox Bet is basking in the glory of the US sports betting sun. The Stars Group / Fox Sports partnership is alive and kicking and recently launched a sportsbook in partnership with Mount Arie Casino Resort in Poconos. Bu...Read More

Mohegan Sun Sues Eugene Melnyk For CA$900k

Ben Hamill - September 21, 2019

Casino group Mohegan Sun wants billionaire businessman and NHL Ottawa Senators owner Eugene Melnyk to pay his dues. The Canadian billionaire had allegedly issued drafts to the Connecticut casino but when the time came ...Read More

New Details Emerge About Bellagio And Grand Sale

Ben Hamill - September 20, 2019

Speculations have been rife following the industry’s first whiff of MGM’s plans involving the selling off of its flagship Bellagio and MGM Grand casino and entertainment venues some months ago. A recent Bloomberg r...Read More

Caesars Entertainment Donates $1M To NCRG

Ben Hamill - September 19, 2019

Casino and entertainment group Caesars Entertainment is celebrating 30 years of unwavering commitment to responsible gambling and the protection of the under-aged. As part of the special milestone celebration, Caesars ...Read More

Aristocrat Nabs $3M Castle Hill Settlement

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

Aristocrat Leisure Limited has proved victorious in its legal dispute with Castle Hill Gaming Inc. and has been awarded a $3 million settlement in compensation. The US-based Aristocrat subsidiary Video Gaming Technolog...Read More

Microgaming Launches Aurora Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - September 13, 2019

This week, we don’t only get to thank our lucky stars but also to follow them all the way to the glorious majesty of the Northern Lights. Microgaming has just released the very first title developed by its newest ind...Read More

Wynn Wants To Build World’s Biggest Casino

Ben Hamill - September 12, 2019

When talking the future of casino gaming, there’s no place quite like Japan. So says Wynn Resorts Developments Japan President Chris Gordon. And this is precisely why the operator is really ramping up its efforts to ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Granted Pennsylvanian Licence

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

Live casino specialist Evolution Gaming has been granted a conditional licence to operate in the US state of Pennsylvania. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has granted a conditional Interactive Gaming Manuf...Read More

Virgin Reveals Hard Rock Design Partners

Ben Hamill - September 11, 2019

The Virgin Hotel Group has announced the names of the design companies that it plans on using for the complete overhaul of its acquired Las Vegas-based Hard Rock Casino & Hotel. In February 2020 Virgin will tempora...Read More

NetEnt Impresses With Imperial Riches Slot

Ben Hamill - September 07, 2019

NetEnt demands to be heard, and its platform are its games. Best of all is that the studio has just released the latest addition its jackpot series of slots, and if first impressions are anything to go by, then the new...Read More

Fox Bet Launches In New Jersey

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

Popular online platform Betstars New Jersey will soon be no more. But it’s to be replaced by something bigger and much better: Fox Bet. If the name rings a strangely familiar bell than its because Fox Bet is the resu...Read More

Woodbine Prepares To Celebrate Melmich

Ben Hamill - September 06, 2019

Elgin Stakes racehorse champion Melmich is officially retiring on September 14th. The thoroughbred, now 8 years of age, is ready to embrace the joys of the retiring after a very successful professional caree...Read More

New Pixies vs. Pirates Slot By Nolimit City

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Casino software developer Nolimit City is renowned for its high-quality slot games. The developer has just released a new slot titled Pixies vs. Pirates and its every bit as impressive as all of the other stunning game...Read More

Hard Rock Criticized Over Summer Promo

Ben Hamill - September 05, 2019

Atlantic City’s Hard Rock Casino recently made a Brooklyn player’s year when she won a stunning $1 million in cash as part of the casino’s millionaire promotion. The promotion ran through August 31st a...Read More

All-In Diversity Project Launches 2nd Survey

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

The All-In Diversity Project has called on iGaming and casino businesses all over the world to participate in its second annual survey. The survey’s results will be used by the project to create its All-Index report....Read More

SAHARA Las Vegas Returns

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

Not only has SLS Las Vegas undergone a complete transformation ever since the venue was sold to investor Alex Meruelo in April 2018, but the iconic casino has also been given its equally legendary name back. Thanks to ...Read More

Seneca Dead-Set On Non-Payment Of Its Dues

Ben Hamill - September 04, 2019

The friction between New York state officials and members of the Seneca First Nation of Indians continues because of the absolute refusal on the part of the latter to do good by surrounding communities. Seneca tribe ha...Read More

Gateway Announces Edmonton Job Cuts

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

One would assume that after the recent staff cuts at Gateway’s Casino Rama in Ontario, and especially after the absolute pandemonium that ensued afterwards as unhappy workers and unions made it their business to take to the streets...Read More

New Jersey Leads The Sports Betting Race

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

The old adage rings true: the more things change, the more they stay the same. New Jersey is fast establishing itself as the overall winner in the US sports betting race after having yet again out-performed close rival...Read More

Yggdrasil Impresses With Yokozuna Clash Slot

Ben Hamill - September 03, 2019

Sumo wrestling is very much a classic cultured sport in that it is very much intertwined with and part of Japanese tradition and culture. Yggdrasil Gaming has based its recently–released Yokozuna Clash slot on th...Read More

US Sports Betting Market A Revenue Machine

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

Sports betting is now legal and sportsbooks officially open in a total of 13 US states. And needless to say, the US sports betting industry is experiencing its heyday and generating literally billions in revenue income...Read More

Playtech Celebrates Record Jackpot Payout

Ben Hamill - August 30, 2019

Playtech has just paid out its biggest online jackpot awarded to date to a local player. The London-listed developer’s Gladiator: Road to Rome slot was the title responsible for the landslide win, and the lucky playe...Read More

British Columbia The Home of Big Winners

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

There’s no shortage of jackpot money flying about British Columbia. August 20 marked a very special day in the life of Prince George resident Brittany Hammell. And really, any day capable of adding a superb CA$1,060,...Read More

Why Great Canadian Wants To Keep It Local

Ben Hamill - August 29, 2019

The Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) is fully committed towards “keeping it local” and it hopes to ramp up the initiatives connected to this level of commitment by continuing to focus on hiring local talent...Read More

Hastings Group Now Headed Back To Mexico

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

The group of at least 25 workers recently arrested and questioned by immigration police at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse will in all likelihood be ordered to return to the country of their origin, being Mexico. The...Read More

Playtech Unveils Its New Blue Wizard Slot

Ben Hamill - August 28, 2019

Playtech is all about creating epic storylines and a high-quality gaming experience. This we know. Which is why we’re excited about the fact that the studio has just launched another instalment in its famous Fire Bla...Read More

Hastings Plot Thickens – BCLC In Hot Water

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

The plot has thickened and considerably so for the BCLC after the recent questionings and arrests that took place trackside at the operator’s Vancouver-based Hastings Racecourse. Attendees were shocked when members o...Read More

Baton Rouge Seniors Enjoy Bingo With PD

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

Many have sung the praises of Bingo, and as it turns out, there’s even more reasons to celebrate the game than its social and charitable attributes. Bingo is able to bridge any divide and is the perfect catalyst for ...Read More

Synergy Blue Brings Skills Games To Vegas

Ben Hamill - August 25, 2019

There are few things in life quite as exhilarating as a good old lucky strike. The big win that comes your way when you least expect it to. And that’s part of the thrill really, luck. But it’s also true that some p...Read More

Immigration Act Arrests Made At Hastings

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

Visitors at Vancouver’s Hastings Racecourse recently witnessed more excitement that what they would have bargained on. And, the action did not have much to do with what was unfolding on the track, but instead, had ev...Read More

Genting Malaysia Saves The Day For Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 24, 2019

New York’s Resorts World Catskills will live to see another day thanks to owner Empire Resorts having accepted an offer to purchase from Genting Malaysia and Kien Huat Realty. It was recently revealed that Empire had...Read More

Kalamba Unveils New Caribbean Anne Slot

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Fancy yourself a lover of maritime adventure and a believer in the hidden treasures of the deep? Then look no further because Kalamba Games has just released a fresh new take on the old pirate treasure hunt. Caribbean ...Read More

Hard Rock Las Vegas To Undergo Virgin Makeover

Ben Hamill - August 23, 2019

Regulars frequenting the Las Vegas-based Hard Rock Casino & Hotel will have to get their entertainment fix elsewhere come February 2020 because the legendary venue will shut down operations for a short time so that...Read More

POWERFEST X By partypoker A Super Success

Ben Hamill - August 21, 2019

Online Poker at its very best went down in during the recent POWERFEST X by partypoker. Online players showed their prowess over the course of 15 days of pure Poker glory during which a total of 275 events were played....Read More

Great Canadian Looks Forward to H2 2019

Ben Hamill - August 20, 2019

Canada’s Great Canadian Gaming Corporation is poised to strive for further success after numerous reports showed revenue increases during Q2 of 2019. The company, who recently revealed its new Pickering Casino Resort...Read More

Bookie Spot-On About Area 51 Event Cancellation

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

The possibility of meeting one’s maker in an untimely manner appears to be more than enough motivation to dissuade most people from executing a plan. And so, what with the proposed September 20 invasion of Nevada’s...Read More

Genting May Bail Out Resorts World Catskills

Ben Hamill - August 19, 2019

International involvement may be the only real remedy that will prove effective at alleviating the critical situation that has unfolded at New York’s Resorts World Catskills. New York is currently home to 4 commercia...Read More

Pickering Casino Resort On Track for 2020 Opening

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming is creating employment opportunities in a time that is regarded as particularly volatile from a labour-union point of view. The operator is one of Canada’s largest casino games operators and now officially done...Read More

No End In Sight To Evolution Gaming’s Strike

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Worker dissatisfaction is every bit as contagious as a sticky bout of the influenza. Or at least, so the old saying doesn’t go. Only barely did the raging Unifor-fires at Gateway die down (somewhat, at least) or the relay-team at Ev...Read More

Gateway Concludes Significant NFL Deal

Ben Hamill - August 15, 2019

Gateway is kicking it up a notch on the entertainment front and has entered into partnership with the NFL. According to the terms of the deal, Gateway will leverage its own appeal as well as that of Canada’s National Football League...Read More

Cascades Casino Chatham Grand Opening Day

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

If ever there was a royal casino cash fest on the go then that festival went down on August 8th, the day that marked the official ribbon cutting and opening of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new Cascades Casino Cha...Read More

Top Capital Venture Invests $16.5M In Singularity 6

Ben Hamill - August 14, 2019

Forget jabbing away feverishly at a keyboard trying to get on-screen characters to respond to your beck and call, because the future of video gaming is very different to the games we once played. Not that we were in any way stuck in any s...Read More

Sky Betting & Gaming Now Drives The Stars Group

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

When The Stars Group first stated its intention to acquire gaming and betting giant Sky, the deal was cited as being the makings of the largest new player in the games and entertainment field. And it turned out to be worth the effort and ...Read More

Red Tiger Gaming Unveils New Phoenix Fire Slot

Ben Hamill - August 13, 2019

Red Tiger Gaming has just released its new Phoenix Fire slot and it offers to players an exciting new opportunity to enjoy the very best in Power Reels entertainment. Power Reels is a popular series of slots described by players from all ...Read More

Research Shows Responsible Gambling Ads Fall Short

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2019

Advertisement slogans warning against the dangers of gambling addictions, new research now indicates, aren’t all that effective after all. What’s more, the warnings don’t appear to have any effect on the size of the bets...Read More

partypoker’s POWERFEST X Pays Out Big

Ben Hamill - August 10, 2019

The 10th edition of partypoker’s flagship POWERFEST is currently underway. Since it kicked off on July 28th, POWERFEST X has awarded more than $9.5 million prize money across 91 events. Missed out on the action...Read More

Dispensary To Host Medicated Bingo Night

Ben Hamill - August 09, 2019

Don’t ever claim to have “seen it all” because there’s always more where “that” came from. A medical cannabis dispensary based in Perryville, Carroll County is launching the first ever “medicated&...Read More

Area 51 Event Attracts Bettors Interest

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Members of a Facebook group supposedly intent on actually raiding Area 51 have caught the attention of an unlikely party in its house of nonsense and theatre of comedy. Online bookmaker Bovada is intent on playing ball and making a buck o...Read More

Unifor Steps It Up With #NoJobsNoDice Rally

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

CA labour union Unifor is holding on to its guns in true lockjaw style. If the workforce top-dog has any intentions of letting go of the rope, then it’s putting up a winning performance at hiding the fact. The latest development in ...Read More

Yggdrasil Celebrates Nature In Untamed Wilds Slot

Ben Hamill - August 08, 2019

Yggdrasil Gaming is back with a brand new slot. Untamed Wilds is exactly as the name suggests and the game offers to players the chance to get up off their laurels and go on a superb outdoor adventure. The game is a celebration of seasons...Read More

Welcome To New York’s Largest Poker Room

Ben Hamill - August 07, 2019

Poker is coming to New York and it’s nothing short of Vegas-style. As the city looks ahead to an exciting time of change and transformation in the sports betting arena, casino offerings are yet again under the limelight too. It&rsqu...Read More

Gateway’s Casino Rama Job-Cuts Revisited

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment isn’t exactly topping the popularity charts following the announcement re numerous lay-offs; as many as 70 in total; at its Casino Rama Resort. The Innisfil-based casino and entertainment resort v...Read More

Blueprint Launches New Genie Jackpots Slot

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

Classic fruit-style slots will never go out of fashion. Nothing says classic casino fun quite like the old bell and 7. Blueprint Gaming clearly intends to make the most of the real fruit casino fun thanks to the developer’s latest s...Read More

NJ Sportsbooks Having A Google Heyday

Ben Hamill - August 06, 2019

It’s true that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as its language. But it’s perhaps even more appropriate to say that; especially in an age driven by science and technology; that nothing defines a culture as distinctly as...Read More

Nevada Beats NJ Sports Betting Revenue

Ben Hamill - August 05, 2019

Nevada has emerged the latest victor in the battle of sports betting revenue income against the state of New Jersey. The garden state used to lead by a mile and then some but it now appears as if the tables really are starting to turn. Re...Read More

Playtech Launches Live Casino Stud Poker

Ben Hamill - August 03, 2019

We are about to discover what bet365 players have been enjoying for an exclusive time: Playtech’s newly launched live Casino Stud Poker. The iGaming specialist and top-class provider of gaming entertainment has declared the exclusiv...Read More

GameCo Has A Special Vegas Event Planned

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

Whilst the Star Trek vs. Star Wars score will never be settled, Star Trek continues to enjoy the unwavering patronage of the some of the world’s most passionate sci-fi fans. And those fans had best listen up because they’d be ...Read More

Iconic Moulin Rouge Casino May Soon Re-Open

Ben Hamill - August 02, 2019

If everything proceeds according to plan, the iconic Moulin Rouge in Las Vegas will soon be reopening its doors to the members of the public. Not much of the actual casino remains standing on the former site, but that hasn’t deterre...Read More

Starlight To Get Its London Home After All

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

Gateway’s new London, Ontario-based Starlight Casino finally has a home. Ever since plans for the new London casino venue were first announced, uncertainty appeared to plague every step of the future way. Disparity and indecision ro...Read More

Green Jade Games Seals Gamification Deal

Ben Hamill - August 01, 2019

Thanks to a new partnership agreement having been entered into with CompetitionLabs, Green Jade Games will for the first time be including specialised gamification tools into the make-up of its slots and casino games. Green Jade Games is ...Read More

NetEnt Releases New Grand Spinn Slot

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

Leading slots developer NetEnt has really been getting its groove on, what with it releasing the one award-winning slots game after the next. The latest release by the industry leader is called Grand Spinn, and best of all is that it feat...Read More

Turf Trinity And Turf Tiara – Second Leg

Ben Hamill - July 31, 2019

The coming weekend is shaping up to be a special and quite exciting one indeed as the Saratoga Race Course gets ready to host the second round in the inaugural Turf Trinity event for 3-year-old live turf racing. August...Read More

Government Steps In To Save Niagara Falls

Ben Hamill - July 30, 2019

The community of Niagara Falls, New York, has eventually caught a bit of a breather thanks to a US$5 million community relief payment received from local government. Government, thanks to tireless efforts on the part of New York Governor ...Read More

Evolution Gaming Eyes Global Expansion

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Growing and posting favourable results are great, but its not enough. This is according to live casino developer Evolution Gaming. The brand recently made known its Q2 performance and no surprises there, the games giant is doing nothing s...Read More

Inspired Elated About Expanded SBTech Deal

Ben Hamill - July 27, 2019

Inspired Entertainment is aiming for bigger things to come and part of the journey involves their having signed a promising 5-year agreement with SBTech that will see Inspired’s portfolio of RGS casino titles migrated to SBTech&rsqu...Read More

Universal Punts Multi-Currency Game Machine

Ben Hamill - July 26, 2019

Universal Entertainment has confirmed its having lodged a special kind of filing with the JASDAQ Stock Exchange and one that if approved, will see the gaming hardware supplier authorised to distribute its newly-developed multi-currency ga...Read More

Bellagio And Grand May Fetch A Fortune

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

The real estate that is home to MGM’s Grand and Bellagio casinos may fetch between $6 billion and $8 billion if sold on the open market. This is according to Macquarie financial analyst Chad Beynon. Beynon has added his voice to a g...Read More

Wynn’s Encore Cleared Of Irregularity Claims

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Wynn Resorts’ Encore Boston Harbor Casino has been cleared of all allegations of wrongdoing brought against the casino by a recent class action lawsuit, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission’s Investigations and Enforcement Bure...Read More

GTA V’s In-Game Online Casino Goes Live

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto is a hot-commodity video game. In fact, GTA V, its current release, is the third best selling video game of all time, beat to it by only Minecraft and Tetris. The current version of the game hit the $1 bi...Read More

Canada Aiming to Beat Own 2015 Pan Am Performance

Ben Hamill - July 25, 2019

Any athlete will readily admit that the most daunting and difficult of records to beat are one’s own. Canada will have to really take the bull by the horns at the upcoming Pan American Games in Lima, Peru, if it has ...Read More

Bookies Reveal Emmy Awards Odds

Ben Hamill - July 24, 2019

Betting is so much fun that it would be absolute folly to stick to horses only. And so of course, we don’t. We bet on everything from newborn royal baby names to when next Trump will come up with a brand new word on Twitter. And of ...Read More

US Comedian Calls Sour Grapes On Caesars Ban

Ben Hamill - July 23, 2019

US comedian Doug Stanhope has by his own submission been banned from entering any of Caesars Entertainment’s properties worldwide. Stanhope recently took to social media to rant about the fact that the entertainment giant had addres...Read More

Evolution Gaming Reports A Record Revenue Milestone

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2019

It’s one thing to be considered the ultimate rulers of live casino games, but a special event indeed when the proof can be found in the revenue. And when that revenue marks a 45% year-on-year improvement, its even better. Live deale...Read More

MGM To Sell Off Bellagio And MGM Grand

Ben Hamill - July 22, 2019

In an unexpected twist of events, MGM has decided to sell off the properties on which its flagship Bellagio and MGM Grand casinos and hotels are erected. The building structures will supposedly also form part of the deals. The casino gian...Read More

Cascades Chatham Soft Opening A Big Success

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

The Cascades Casino Chatham is the latest of Gateway Entertainment’s pride and joy to have opened its doors, if only for a soft opening. The July 16th introductory event attracted around 150 people from the Chatham and Ke...Read More

Wynn’s New Encore Sued Over Irregularities

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

One would automatically suppose that controversial casino operator and entertainment giant Wynn Resorts will tread lightly following the recent scare that very nearly incited the Massachusetts Gaming Authority to renege on a decision to g...Read More

Microgaming Unveils Magic Of Sahara Slot

Ben Hamill - July 19, 2019

Dreaming of a visit to the celebration of space and raw desert heat and natural beauty that is the mighty Sahara? Then look no further, because Microgaming’s new All 41 Studio-developed Magic of Sahara slot is about to blow your Nor...Read More

Microgaming Jackpots Hit €89M+ in 2019

Ben Hamill - July 18, 2019

We’re only but a little more than halfway into the year and already 2019 is hailed as a super success in Microgaming circles. The games giant has over the course of the past 6 months awarded more than a million wins via its Microgam...Read More

BCLC Not Yet Ready To Roll Out AI Tech

Ben Hamill - July 17, 2019

Artificial Intelligence is a many-faceted thing; some would even go as far as calling it a many-headed monster. But whether you are impressed by the technology for its many uses in terms of safety and security features made easier and mor...Read More

Kawartha Downs Celebrates Its 47th Birthday

Ben Hamill - July 15, 2019

Kawartha Downs is the undisputed home of live racing Peterborough. And this year, the Fraserville racetrack has much more to celebrate; even more than usually.  The racetrack this year turned 47 and to celebrate, the operator staged ...Read More

The Stars Group Inks New Deal with Akwesasne Mohawk

Ben Hamill - July 13, 2019

According to recent press reports, Canadian online gambling giant The Stars Group and the Akwesasne Mohawk Casino Resort have entered a lucrative new partnership deal. Under the terms of the agreement, TSG will gain access to the latter&r...Read More

Aristocrat To Challenge Ainsworth In Court

Ben Hamill - July 12, 2019

Major casino tech and games giant Aristocrat Technologies is more than just calling the bluff or blowing the whistle on industry rival Ainsworth Game Technology for what Aristocrat has described as “more than just copyright infringe...Read More

5% Purse Increase To Up The Race Numbers

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

A 5% increase in the prize money on offer at the Fort Erie Racetrack, and most notably the upcoming $400,000 Prince Wales Stake, may very well be just what the doctor had ordered to draw more participants to the races in general. Event o...Read More

La La Anthony Wins $68,000 Playing Slots

Ben Hamill - July 11, 2019

You just gotta love slots! And it can be safely assumed that TV star La La Anthony is a fan of spinning the reels, following her fantastic $68,000 win during a recent visit to New Orleans. And truth be told, the 36 year old Power-actress ...Read More

GCGC Announces 10% Share Re-Purchase Process

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Stock buybacks are a popular vehicle often employed by big corporations in order to increase shareholder wealth. It generally indicates sound financial health. Which is why the recent announcement by the Great Canadian Gaming Corporation ...Read More

Yggdrasil Releases The One Armed Bandit Slot

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Yggdrasil has just released its brand new The One Armed Bandit slot, and if you’re expecting cascading lemons and lucky 7’s then maybe move along swiftly instead. The rumblings and tumblings of the Wild West is what the award-...Read More

War Vets Unhappy About Instant Bingo Threat

Ben Hamill - July 05, 2019

Instant Bingo machines installed at the North Fort Myers VFW (Veterans of Foreign Wars) are causing quite the stir. The Florida Department of Business and Professional Regulation has warned that if the machines aren’t removed from t...Read More

SLS Reverts To Sahara Las Vegas

Ben Hamill - July 04, 2019

Investor Alex Meruelo was obviously interested in more than merely trying to save a sinking ship when he put down the cash to buy the SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino for an undisclosed sum of money back in April. With the deal now offici...Read More

Behind The Wheel of a Tesla Model S

Ben Hamill - July 02, 2019

When delivery starts to exceed production, it can either be very good or extremely bad. When talking Tesla it’s a little bit of both. According to sales figures, the company delivered a total of 33,000 Model 3s to the US and Canadia...Read More

Gateway Unveils Plans For London Silverlight Casino

Ben Hamill - June 28, 2019

Gateway Casinos & Entertainment has unveiled its plans for the development of a brand new casino on the Southwest side of London, Ontario. Gateway’s Starlight Casino development is expected to set the operator back a cool $75 mi...Read More

Niagara Falls Struggles Amidst Casino Non-Payment

Ben Hamill - June 25, 2019

The community of Niagara Falls, New York, is one that has come to rely heavily on the financial aid provided by local casinos operated by the Seneca Nation Indian tribe. The tribe is, according to federal laws, expected to make regular fi...Read More

Global Gambling Sector Worth $565bn By 2022

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

The worldwide gambling industry is bigger than big and according to a recent report that was issued following a market survey; it’s expected to burst from its seams by 2022. The “Gambling: Global Market Opportunities & Str...Read More

GTA May Soon Include An Online Casino

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Grand Theft Auto (GTA) is a name that is familiar to most people; so much so that even people who have little to no contact with the world of video games know that the description refers to a game. The brand is an established one. In fact...Read More

The Mouth Makes His Way Back To Poker

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

Mike “The Mouth” Matusow reckons he owns Poker media. The blabbermouth is quite able to draw a lot of attention thanks to his words and deeds and the most recent news in Mike-land is the fact that the Poker-style celeb has now...Read More

Icahn Disagrees With Caesars About Shares

Ben Hamill - June 24, 2019

When New York billionaire and entertainment business tycoon Carl Icahn, who also happens to be the single biggest shareholder in Caesars Entertainment Corp., first put Caesars before the ultimatum of “merge or sell”, he must h...Read More

MGE Makes Historic Move in Niagara

Ben Hamill - June 17, 2019

Mohegan Gaming & Entertainment, as MGE is officially known, is about to assume control of Casino Niagara, Fallsview Casino Resort and the soon-to-open Niagara Falls Entertainment Centre. The deal will officially be closed on Tuesday 1...Read More

Femi Fashakin Wins BIG 50 Poker Event

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

Overwhelmed, humbled, excited and grateful. Those are the words that Femi Fashakin used to describe how he was feeling after winning the largest-ever live Poker tournament on 8 June 2019. The Big 50 event was played at this year’s W...Read More

Canada Used As An Example In Healthy Gambling

Ben Hamill - June 16, 2019

So renowned has Canada become in terms of being a country considered to have set an exemplary standard when it comes to healthy gambling practices, that Japan is now looking to emulate what Japanese officials describe as a “golden s...Read More

BC Lottery Retailers In Hot Water Over ID Checks

Ben Hamill - June 15, 2019

British Columbia has strict age-related lottery and gambling restrictions in place, but retailers are coming under fire for not enforcing them. Since 2016, the British Columbia Lottery Corporation or BCLB has issued warnings to several of...Read More

888 Holdings Reports 6% Increase In Revenue

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Casino group 888 Holdings has just released its latest financials, and things definitely appear to be looking up for the operator. The group has reported a 6% increase in revenue for the period January 1st to May 18 when compar...Read More

MLS Gets Approval For NS Rocket-Launch Site

Ben Hamill - June 14, 2019

Nova Scotia may be Canada’s second-smallest province, but it’s also the planned location for the construction of a new rocket-launching facility near Canso. Now that Maritime Launch Services (MLS) has obtained the ...Read More

Bank Of Canada To Terminate Older Bank Notes

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Canada is giving some of its older bank notes the boot. As from January 1st, 2021, the $1, $2, $25, $500 and $1,000 bills will no longer be accepted as legal tender. The phasing out of the current more rarely used bank notes fo...Read More

The Story Of The Powerball Scam Now A Book

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Anyone who has wondered whether a national Lottery has ever been scammed out of millions will enjoy a new book that has just hit the shelves. The book details how famous fraudster Eddie Tipton had very almost managed to defraud America&rs...Read More

Microgaming Launches Le Kaffee Bar Slot

Ben Hamill - June 13, 2019

Microgaming has just released a brand new slot, and this time round, it’s a game that will leave coffee lovers asking for more. The development giant describes its new Le Kaffee Bar as having been “brewed exclusively by All41 ...Read More

New Microgaming Bingo MD

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

Casino industry giant Microgaming has made known the identity of its latest appointee. The man of the hour is former Instant Win Gaming (IWG) Chief Commercial Officer Leon Thomas. Thomas will step into the position of Managing Director of...Read More

Alias Name Changes Implemented By partypoker

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

Major online Poker operator partypoker, a division of GVC Holdings, has declared war on players making use of HUDs in an attempt to gain an unfair advantage over other, and often-times less experienced, players. The result is that newer p...Read More

North Bay Turtle-Controversy Far From Over

Ben Hamill - June 12, 2019

The soil at the site of Gateway Casinos & Entertainment’s new North Bay Cascades Casino has officially been broken, following all of the necessary environmental and construction permissions now having been obtained. But what is ...Read More

GVC CEO Agrees To Pay Cut To Save Brand

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

GVC’s Kenneth Alexander has an old habit of infuriating the operator group’s investors. In March, when Alexander and former chairman Lee Feldman jointly off-loaded $25.2 million in shares on the stock market, causing the value...Read More

Jeopardy! Champ Says Gambling Schooled Him

Ben Hamill - June 11, 2019

According to James Holzhauer, the man who made history following his 31-game winning streak on the popular television gameshow Jeopardy!, its his history as a gambler and sports betting fanatic, more than anything else, that prepared him ...Read More

Canada Files Official North Pole Claim

Ben Hamill - June 07, 2019

When former Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper had 5 years ago given the order for a report detailing what Arctic scientists had at the time considered to be true in terms of which portion of the continental shelf ...Read More

Salon De Jeux Relocate To Cripple Charlevoix

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2019

Plans by the Coalition Avenir Quebec (CAQ) to move the Salon de Jeux casino in Quebec City to a new location could very well bring about dire consequences, especially if the venue is moved to Charlevoix, which happens to be the home of th...Read More

Meek Mill Says Vegas Resort is “Racist”

Ben Hamill - June 05, 2019

Prominent rapper Meek Mill, real name Robert Rameek Williams, has branded the Cosmopolitan Hotel in Las Vegas as racist. The Philadelphia-born star made the accusation after being refused entry to the Hotel on 26 May 2019. Williams was c...Read More

World-First Holographic Casino Games at The Linq

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

The interactive lounge in The Linq, a premier hotel and casino on the Las Vegas Strip, may soon feature an experiential gaming space. Caesars Entertainment Corporation, which owns the property, has announced that it hopes to use holograms...Read More

iSoftBet Launches Vegas High Roller Slot

Ben Hamill - June 03, 2019

World-renowned casino software developer iSoftBet has just released an exciting new video slot called Vegas High Roller. The market-leading brand, which was established in 2010, pays homage to the Las Vegas Strip in this latest offering. ...Read More

Disbanded BIA May Benefit Kingsway District

Ben Hamill - June 02, 2019

Administrative processes associated with the City of Sudbury’s BIA processes are slowing down the development of Kingsway Entertainment District. Residents have high hopes with regards to the Kingsway development, and there is much ...Read More

Deal Or No Deal Live Casino Game Launched

Ben Hamill - May 25, 2019

When live casino specialists Evolution Gaming first announced that it had developed a blueprint concept for a live casino game version of the popular television game show Deal or No Deal the industry readied itself for something fantastic...Read More

WSOP Celebrates 50 Years With Special Event

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s difficult to believe that the World Series of Poker has been doing its thing for going on half of a century! As part of its 50-year anniversary celebrations, the WSOP will be hosting a special First Fifty Honours and Dinner. Th...Read More

Pro-Turtle Group To Inform In Peace

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

It’s all-systems-go for the community of North Bay to benefit from the presence of its very first casino ever. The entertainment and gaming venue will be developed and operated by Gateway Casinos & Entertainment, and what with t...Read More

Casino’s Microgrid Offers New Hope

Ben Hamill - May 24, 2019

Northern California’s Blue Lake Rancheria Hotel & Casino has come up with a green-energy system so ingenious that it’s hard to believe that the venue has its prime focus on gambling and entertainment and not on the impleme...Read More

Parq Vancouver Welcomes Reprieve

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

Canada’s Parq Vancouver casino has had to face its fair share of problems since opening its doors in September of 2017. It’s been a case of disastrous timing for the casino, as its launch coincided almost perfectly with Britis...Read More

Trump-Tweet Leads To Tribal Casino Delay

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

The casino industry has an enemy in Trump, it seems. Not that Trump is in need of any more enemies, what with his already being at odds with just about every non-republican living being, including China. Trump’s latest social media ...Read More

The Stars Group Celebrates Its SBG Success

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

When The Stars Group first announced its interest in acquiring Sky Betting and Gaming (SBG), the entire industry braced itself for what it considered to be one of the most significant acquisitions of our time. The group last year official...Read More

Two New Table Games Hit Microgaming Casinos

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

iGaming software developer Microgaming has once again set about redefining the online casino experience it offers its players. This time, two brand new table game releases are on the cards for the supplier, both of which are now available...Read More

Dispute Threatens To Taint Bongo’s Bingo

Ben Hamill - May 23, 2019

A bitter ownership dispute is threatening the future existence of the popular Bongo’s Bingo brand. Bongo’s Bingo is a true Liverpool-based success story, and over the course of the last 4+ years, the brand has grown into one o...Read More

North Bay Turtles Face Unknown Future

Ben Hamill - May 22, 2019

The casino industry, just like any other industry, has its supporters and its antagonists. But the development of a new casino in North Bay has attracted more than just the usual array of opinions. North Bay also happens to be home to an ...Read More

MGM Announces New Gender Equality Foundation

Ben Hamill - May 18, 2019

Casino entertainment giant MGM Resorts International, in a show of commitment towards gender equality, has announced a new venture with it as founding sponsor. The newly formed non-profit foundation will endeavour to advance gender equali...Read More

NY’s Underground Poker Secrets Revealed

Ben Hamill - May 16, 2019

New York. The Big Apple. Also, not surprisingly, home to a recently exposed thriving underground illegal Poker network. A network that has, since having had its dodgy ins and outs revealed by an unnamed dealer and inside source on Reddit,...Read More

SciPlay Corporation Officially Goes Public

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Scientific Games subsidiary SciPlay Corporation is putting itself out there and going public. SciPlay Corp. recently announced the pricing structure for their IPO offering, as well as some details about the number of shares on offer, etc....Read More

Japan Looks To Canada For Healthy Gambling Info

Ben Hamill - May 15, 2019

Japan acted in the best interests of its citizens when it approved the long-awaited IR Resorts Bill that could see the first of the country’s land-based casino resorts open their doors by as early as 2020. Now, its once again lookin...Read More

Relax Gaming Launches Caveman Bob Slot

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

If the title “Caveman Bob” sounds like a Flintstone-style blast from the past, then that’s because its exactly what it is. It’s the title of a brand new slot developed and released by Relax Gaming; a studio famous ...Read More

Wynn Resorts To Retain Massachusetts Licence

Ben Hamill - May 10, 2019

Wynn Resorts founder and former CEO Steve Wynn’s sexual misconduct shenanigans continue to haunt the company, despite the fact that the casino and entertainment group has publically denounced its founding father to the point of bann...Read More

Lucy Hammett’s Latest – National Parks Bingo

Ben Hamill - May 09, 2019

Lucy Hammett’s latest Bingo game pays homage to the Animal Kingdom. National Parks Bingo is already a flying success, in part says Lucy, because animals are out true treasures and wildlife is a best seller, irrespective of the outle...Read More

Mystery Bingo Singer Ruins Players Games

Ben Hamill - May 07, 2019

A mystery male singer – and apparently one not very good at singing – is ruining Bingo nights at Darfield Community Centre. Senior citizens at the centre in the UK are complaining about what they refer to as a “terrible ...Read More

Great Canadian Sells Shares To Maverick

Ben Hamill - May 06, 2019

Great Canadian Gaming (GCG) has been looking to sell some the shares owned in Great American Gaming for a while now. The company appeared to be going this way and that on the issue of who to be offloading to, and one can only assume that ...Read More

Gateway Casino Comes To North Bay

Ben Hamill - May 03, 2019

It’s official: a brand-new Gateway casino development is coming to North Bay. And according to North Bay Mayor Al McDonald, the region is more than ready for a development that will ensure a steady stream of income for its residents...Read More

Caesars Entertainment Ready For Sale

Ben Hamill - April 19, 2019

Controversial Wall Street investor Carl Icahn has not even held his current 28% piece of the Caesars Entertainment pie in his sticky little mitts long enough for anyone to say “hostile investment” and already he’s feveri...Read More

Money Laundering Alive And Well In Richmond

Ben Hamill - April 10, 2019

A single rotten apple is all it takes to spoil a hundred more. There seems to be no end to British Columbia’s money laundering problems, despite law enforcement’s most valiant efforts aimed at eradicating the problem for good....Read More

Japan To Use Facial Recognition Tech To Fight Problem Gambling

Ben Hamill - March 17, 2019

When the announcement finally came that Japanese lawmakers had given the green light for the development of not one, but three Integrated Resorts, each including a fully functioning casino, many were surprised. But we knew that, consideri...Read More

MGM Looks To Tech To Cut Staff Costs

Ben Hamill - March 15, 2019

Somewhere, way deep down inside, we always knew that smart machines would someday come back to bite us. When rumours about job losses due to certain tasks now being performed by machines start doing the rounds, we can’t help but fee...Read More

BOSS Gaming Secures Microgaming Content Deal

Ben Hamill - March 06, 2019

BOSS Gaming enjoys the support of gaming industry experts that have more than 80 years worth of experience in the entertainment industry. Its founders ensured that only the best possible foundation would prevail, and it shows when conside...Read More

What is Regulation of Online Casinos?

Ben Hamill - December 31, 2016

The term "regulation" as it applies to online casinos has two distinct meanings. First, any casino that wishes to be considered in the top echelon of online casinos, willingly submits to the regulatory requirements of several locations, t...Read More

The Era of Japanese Integrated Resorts Has Begun

Ben Hamill - December 29, 2016

The Japanese gambling law that finally permitted casino gambling after so many years of controversy, discussions in Parliament, forward steps, backward steps, and no steps at all has passed the Diet. It now needs to be implemented. This b...Read More