Casino

4th June 2019

US antitrust laws force Penn National chair to step down

Peter Carlino, the long-serving chairman and former chief executive of Penn National Gaming (PNG), is to step down from his role to comply with federal…

4th June 2019

New Hampshire prevails in Wire Act challenge

A New Hampshire District Court Judge has ruled in favour of the state in its legal challenge against the US Department of Justice’s (DoJ) revised…

30th May 2019

Nevada monthly revenue falls below $1bn for first time in 2019

Nevada’s gaming revenue for April came in at $936.5m, the first month that the state’s total has failed to hit the $1bn mark in 2019. …

29th May 2019

PA regulator launches online self-exclusion program

The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has launched its online self-exclusion program ahead of the roll-out of online sports betting and gaming in the state. …

29th May 2019

Scientific Games hands advisory role to former Aristocrat CEO

Scientific Games has appointed Jamie Odell, formerly CEO of Aristocrat Leisure, as special advisor to both its chairman and CEO. Odell will advise chairman Ronald…

24th May 2019

Digital growth drives up revenue and profit at Aristocrat in H1

Gambling machines and digital games provider Aristocrat Technologies has cited growth across its digital businesses as one of the main reasons behind a year-on-year increase…

22nd May 2019

MGM terminates talks with Wynn over Encore Boston Harbor deal

MGM Resorts has ended talks over a potential acquisition of the Encore Boston Harbor, Wynn Resorts’ soon-to-open venue in Massachusetts.  Talks of a potential deal…

22nd May 2019

Scientific Games gains rights to BTG’s Megaways mechanic

Scientific Games has expanded its existing partnership with Big Time Gaming (BTG) to license the Australian games developer’s Megaways mechanic for use in its online…

20th May 2019

Talent market update: US betting and gaming

Pentasia’s Brady Eagle provides an insight into hiring trends in the US betting and gaming sector in the second quarter of 2019.  Since the Supreme…

17th May 2019

New Jersey igaming dashboard – May 2019

iGaming Business and Ficom Leisure are pleased to present the New Jersey iGaming Dashboard, providing revenue and product metrics on the state’s regulated market. The…

16th May 2019

Delaware sports betting and igaming revenue down in April

Delaware has revealed a month-on-month decline in sports betting revenue for April, while online gaming revenue also fell to a yearly low during the month.…

15th May 2019

Sky Bet and BetEasy push revenue up at Stars Group in Q1

The Stars Group (TSG) has put a 47.7% year-on-year increase in revenue during the first quarter primarily down to the continuing impact of acquired assets…

15th May 2019

Totally Gaming Academy: 2019 training calendar for professionals

Totally Gaming Academy course topics for 2019 to 2020 include casino, land-based & online gaming, AML & CFT, lottery, slots, affiliate or sportsbook management, responsible…

15th May 2019

William Hill hit by online and retail struggles

William Hill has reported a 2% increase in revenue for the first 17 weeks of the year, despite suffering a like-for-like drop in revenue for…