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...

Choctaw Nation completes $50 million casino expansion project in Grant, OK

A ribbon-cutting ceremony held recently by the Choctaw Nation celebrated the completion of a $50 million expansion project at the tribe’s Choctaw Casino and Resort in Grant. One of eight primary locations in Southeastern Oklahoma,...

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...

UK super casino opens new VIP area and launches Yorkshire’s largest poker room

Victoria Gate Casino, owned and operated by Global Gaming Ventures (GGV), has expanded its poker offering significantly with the recent launch of one of the biggest operating poker rooms outside of London. In addition to...

Konami’s Beat Square earns Best Slot Product in 17th Annual GGB Gaming & Technology...

The winners have been announced for the 17th Annual Global Gaming Business (GGB) Gaming & Technology Awards, with Konami Gaming, Inc.’s skill-based music game, Beat Square, winning the Gold Medal for Best Slot Product....

Ourgame to build 10 eSports arenas in US & China; eye on Japan for...

Ourgame International Holdings Limited, the Chinese online card game developers and owners of the WPT (World Poker Tour), have recently revealed in a public statement that they are planning to launch around 10 new...

Construction on Live! Hotel and Casino expected to start next year

In Pennsylvania, the joint venture behind the proposed Live! Hotel and Casino has reportedly announced that it intends to start construction on the Philadelphia facility next year before opening the new $600 million property...

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...

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...

Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited to list 250 million new shares

In Macau, electronic gaming machine distributor Asia Pioneer Entertainment Limited has reportedly announced that it is hoping to raise approximately $6.4 million by placing some 250 million new shares on the small-cap Growth Enterprise...

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