MGM Resorts International potentially pondering new Las Vegas Strip property

A senior executive with American casino operator MGM Resorts International has reportedly hinted that the firm may soon embark on a plan to bring a new gambling-friendly development to the south end of the Las Vegas Strip. According to a Wednesday report from a source, the revelation came from the Las Vegas-headquartered company’s Chief Financial Officer, Jonathan […]

Macau regulator confirms shuttering of all Suncity Group gaming lounges

In Macau and the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau regulator has reportedly confirmed the temporary closure of all local VIP gaming lounges operated by junket firm Suncity Group. According to a report from GGRAsia, the shutterings come after the boss for the Hong Kong-headquartered junket giant, Alvin Chau Cheok Wa (pictured), was arrested by officials […]

Rush Street Interactive reaffirms commitment in Colombia iGaming space via Pariplay deal

Building on their established business relationship in the U.S., Chicago-based online casino and sports betting company Rush Street Interactive, Inc. (NYSE: RSI) and Aspire Global subsidiary Pariplay Ltd have agreed a deal that has seen the Gibraltar-headquartered aggregator and content provider’s expansive content portfolio go live in Colombia where RSI already has a solid player […]

DraftKings Incorporated being sued by ColossusBets Limited

American online sportsbetting and daily fantasy sports operator DraftKings Incorporated has reportedly been hit with a federal lawsuit filed by British counterpart ColossusBets Limited concerning patent infringement allegations. According to a report from the news domain at FloridaNewsTimes.com, the Boston-headquartered firm is being sued in the United States District Court for the District of Delaware […]

The Blackstone Group Incorporated takeover offer rebuffed by Crown Resorts Limited

In Australia and casino operator Crown Resorts Limited has reportedly rejected an improved takeover proposal from American private equity management firm The Blackstone Group Incorporated. According to a report from Inside Asian Gaming, the Melbourne-headquartered company used an official filing (pdf) to declare that the envisioned $6.2 billion tie-up currently did not ‘represent compelling value’ for […]

New study highlights match-fixing dangers in non-competitive football

In southern Europe and a fresh investigation has found that a lack of effective governance concerning non-competitive games of football is leaving such ‘friendly’ contests vulnerable to instances of match-fixing. According to the Combating Match Fixing in Club Football Non-Competitive Matches probe published by European Gaming Media and Events, over 250 non-competitive soccer games involving […]

Nevada aggregated gaming revenues surpass $1 billion for October

In the western American state of Nevada and aggregated gaming revenues for October reportedly surpassed the $1 billion mark for the eight consecutive month as the state’s vital tourism, events and travel markets all saw business return to pre-pandemic levels. According to a Tuesday report from the Associated Press news service published by the Las […]

Pragmatic Play continues LatAm expansion via new multi-vertical deal with Brazilian operator MarjoSports; scoops Game of the Year at 2021 EGR Operator Awards

Hot on the heels of the launch of its new Christmas-themed slot and Pragmatic Play has landed yet another major deal in Brazil after signing a multi-vertical content agreement with sports betting operator MarjoSports. The new collaboration will see the Curaçao-licensed online site’s customers throughout Brazil gain access to the supplier’s Slots portfolio, including one […]