12th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands founder Adelson dies aged 87

Las Vegas Sands founder, chairman and chief executive Sheldon Adelson has died at the age of 87 from complications related to non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, the operator…

11th January 2021

NCPG appoints Willard to lead policy and advocacy

The National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the US has named Patrick Willard as its new director of policy and advocacy. In his new…

11th January 2021

Game Wager targets US expansion through SCCG partnership

British peer-to-peer esports betting platform Game Wager has partnered Las Vegas-based gaming consultancy SCCG Management to support its growth plans in the US. The joint…

8th January 2021

MGM shareholder IAC outlines support for Entain deal

InterActive Corp (IAC), MGM Resorts International’s largest shareholder, has pledged to contribute up to $1bn towards the land-based giant’s bid to acquire its BetMGM joint venture…

7th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands’ Adelson takes medical leave of absence

Las Vegas Sands chairman and chief executive Sheldon Adelson will take a medical leave of absence after resuming undergoing treatment for non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma, with  president…

7th January 2021

MGM Resorts names Halkyard as new finance chief

Casino giant MGM Resorts International has appointed Jonathan Halkyard as its new chief financial officer. Halkyard will succeed Corey Sanders, who returns to the role…

7th January 2021

State of the Union: MGM-Entain, Michigan, Adelson and more

The first State of the Union of 2021, in partnership with Segev LLP, is headlined by MGM Resorts’ proposal to acquire igaming giant Entain, formerly…

6th January 2021

Cordish to open new Pennsylvania casino on January 19

Real estate and entertainment business Cordish Companies has announced that it is to open its new Live! Casino & Hotel Philadelphia venue in Pennsylvania on…

ICE North America Webinar Series – The Road Back

With American casinos beginning to reopen, questions still remain about the roadmap to long-term recovery. The Road Back four-part webinar series will examine measures and best practices to guide land-based operators and suppliers, as you work with your customers, your teams and your partners to provide a safe betting and gaming experience in the 'new normal' environment.

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6th January 2021

IGT cashless Resort Wallet solution approved for Nevada roll-out

iGaming solutions giant International Game Technology (IGT) has successfully completed the final stage of Nevada regulatory approval for its Resort Wallet carded cashless module, a…

6th January 2021

Las Vegas Sands hits two of three sustainability targets in first ESG report

Las Vegas Sands has hit two of its three environmental sustainability goals and is on course for a third, according to its first ever Environmental,…

5th January 2021

Elys joins National Council on Problem Gambling

Elys Game Technology, the online gambling operator and supplier previously known as Newgioco Group, has joined the National Council on Problem Gambling (NCPG) in the…

5th January 2021

Bally’s to construct new Category 4 PA venue through Lubert deal

US casino operator Bally’s Corporation has revealed plans to expand operations into Pennsylvania after setting out proposals to open a new land-based venue and launch…

4th January 2021

MGM confirms Entain merger proposal but “no certainty” of firm offer

Land-based giant MGM Resorts International has confirmed that it has put forward an offer to acquire igaming operator Entain, formerly known as GVC Holdings, but…

4th January 2021

Felicia Hendrix to step into Penn National CFO role

Casino operator Penn National Gaming announced that executive vice president and chief financial officer David Williams stepped down from his role as of December 31,…

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