Pennsylvania banks first $1M courtesy of new gambling law

Just two days after Pennsylvania Gov. Tom Wolf approved legislation authorizing a major expansion of gambling, coffers in the nation’s second-largest commercial casino state are already cashing a $1 million check. The Associated Press reports...

Betway Group names Werkman as new CEO

In a recent corporate leadership restructure, global provider of sports betting, casino, bingo, eSports and poker, Betway Group, has reportedly promoted Anthony Werkman, the firm’s current Director of Marketing Operations, to that of Chief Executive...

American Gaming Association study highlights the importance of tribal sector

A new investigation from the American Gaming Association trade group has discovered that the casino industry supports some 635,000 tribal jobs while having an economic impact worth almost $97 billion. Established in 1994, the American...

Mixed third-quarter results for Sands China Limited

American casino giant Las Vegas Sands Corporation has released its third-quarter financial results showing that its Macau-facing Sands China Limited subsidiary saw total net revenues for the period increase by 12.2% year-on-year to hit...

Cherry AB gains approval for Nasdaq Stockholm listing

Swedish online casino operator Cherry AB (publ) has been approved by Nasdaq Stockholm’s listing committee for class B shares for listing on the Nasdaq Stockholm Stock Exchange. Approval of the listing is subject to customary...

World Poker Tour heads to Uruguay this October

The World Poker Tour will be visiting Uruguay for the first time ever this October with the Enjoy Punta del Este hosting the WPT Uruguay festival. This will mark the first time a WPT...

Ho-Chunk Nation holds ribbon cutting for casino expansion

After winning a major victory in federal court on October 25, the Ho-Chunk Nation held a ribbon-cutting ceremony at its Ho-Chunk Gaming Wittenberg casino on Wednesday, Nov. 1. The Ho-Chunk Nation broke ground on a...

PokerStars advertising for artificial intelligence expertise

Canadian online gambling operator The Stars Group has announced that its Stars Interactive subsidiary is seeking to hire a number of new personnel to help its PokerStars brand create a ‘fully-flexible artificial intelligence agent’. The...

Macau profits from gaming taxes to the tune of $8.54 billion

In Macau, the government has reportedly revealed that direct taxes from gaming for the first nine months of 2017 rose by 17.5% year-on-year to hit $8.54 billion and account for some 80.9% of all...

Maryland Live! closer to completing new hotel complex

To provide additional space for overnight guests, Maryland Live! has been working on a new hotel complex that comes complete with a $200 million price tag. The hotel tower will include 310 guest rooms...

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