17/08/2018 | The president of Goiás Turismo, Leandro Garcia, is the new president of the National Forum of Secretaries and State Directors of Tourism, Fornatur. The leader announced that his first act will be to hand over to the presidential candidates the Tourism Letter, which includes the legalization of the casinos in the country to attract tourists and favor the collection.
17/08/2018 | Intralot, one of the largest players in the global gaming industry and operating in the state of Minas Gerais, has already paid more than 113 million dolars to several lucky players since the beginning of its operation in Brazil. With 7 games available in the Minas Gerais market, the company offers different entertainment options to players and one of the largest payouts in the country, ensuring that at least 60% of the collection with bets is for prizes.
17/08/2018 | The recently released online betting portal of Caixa Econômica Federal, Online Lottery, has already raised more than US$640,000 since August 10, when it was launched by the Brazilian state-owned bank. The minimum bet is US$7.7, but the average spend per user was US$12, with a record of 500 thousand Internet accesses.
17/08/2018 | Tottenham want to win a new market: Africa. For this, the London football club announced an official partnership with the online bookmaker 1xBet. "We are excited to sign with Tottenham Hotspur. They have impressed us with their vision for the future and we are committed to helping each other to grow in Africa," said Eugene Kiryukhin, director of international partnerships at 1xBet.
17/08/2018 | With its latest range of bill validators and cash handling solutions on booth #3635, Innovative Technology Americas will be present again this year at the traditional Global Gaming Expo in Las Vegas. The US team at G2E will demo the NV200 Spectral, the most technically advanced bill validator in its class,” commented group sales director, Mustapha Hadj-Ahmed.
17/08/2018 | With an intimate show by Spanish singer Ana Torroja and an exclusive cocktail, the 5-star hotel will present "in society" to the South African-Chilean company next August 23. Recently, Sun Dreams acquired the shares of Nuevo Plaza Hotel Mendoza S.A (Park Hyatt and Regency Casino) in an operation of US$ 27.8 million.
17/08/2018 | Aristocrat recently held its Insight to Innovation Customer Advisory Forum, a two-day event, in Chicago, drawing slot and systems leaders from across the gaming industry. “With forums like this, customers can share their insights with us and with each other, and that enables us to become an even better business partner,” said firm’s Managing Director of the Americas, Matt Wilson.
17/08/2018 | The Novomatic Group was awarded the contract for the construction of a casino near the Spanish city of Granada, which opening is scheduled for next year. The new casino is being built in the El Capricho Tourist Complex in Monachil, covering a total area of 4,800 m2 and creating around 200 new jobs.
17/08/2018 | Inspired Entertainment has announced the launch of its virtual sports products, which will be deployed at retail locations across the state of Pennsylvania. The novelty comes as part of a technology project between the company, Scientific Games and the Pennsylvania Lottery.
17/08/2018 | Figures released by French gaming regulator Arjel show the nation’s online sports bettors wagered up €1 billion during the three months ending June 30, a figure 61% higher than that recorded in Q2 2017. Driven by the World Cup, football accounted for 59% of all betting stakes in the period.
16/08/2018 | Quixant will once more bring a versatile mix of reliable mainstays, innovative new releases, and groundbreaking concepts to G2E Las Vegas next October 9-11. “One of our main aims for G2E this year is to educate our customers about the versatility and depth of our solutions,” said Global Sales Director for Quixant, John Malin.
16/08/2018 | BetConstruct launches a special project for land-based casino operators to target the highly profitable online gaming sector. Developed in accordance with Bally’s casino in Sri Lanka, the online version is customized in detail meeting the original branding and promoting Bally’s casino to the web players worldwide.
16/08/2018 | After stages in Uruguay, in 2016 and 2017, the Argentine edition of this tournament will take place at the Iguazú Grand, from today until August 21, at an event sponsored by LL Eventos. The festival, which has long been one of the biggest poker circuits in the world, will have a first-ever stage in Argentina.
16/08/2018 | New research conducted by Nielsen Sports on behalf of the American Gaming Association (AGA) suggests that there will be a marked shift towards legal forms of sports betting in the wake of PASPA’s demise earlier this year. The AGA said that expanding access to legal sports betting will bring millennial audiences back to sports broadcasts and stadiums.
16/08/2018 | PokerStars Play has become the first social gaming mobile app to launch live poker and casino with the addition of two adrenaline-fueled live play-money games, War of Bets and Bet on Poker. “We are excited to bring our players a live casino experience that can be enjoyed whether they are on the go, or in their own home,” commented Lloyd Melnick, Director of Social Gaming at PokerStars.
16/08/2018 | According to The Authority of Taxation and Social Control over Gaming (AJ) illegal gaming operators in Bolivia are using WhatsApp in order to avoid detection after the government launched its crackdown on illegal gaming.
16/08/2018 | The chief executive officer of Logitech has predicted that eSports will become the biggest sport in the world. Bracken Darrell, the head of the Swiss peripheral manufacturer, made his forecast during an interview on US TV channel CNBC. He also said that its Olympic inclusion is “inevitable”.
16/08/2018 | New Jersey’s sportsbooks did not disappoint in their first full month of operation, increasing wagers dramatically in June while nearly doubling the number of open sportsbooks to five. According to official reports, state’ sportsbooks generated US$3.8m in gross revenue on US$40.7m in wagers in July.
15/08/2018 | Hard Rock International’s CEO for the Asia-Pacific region, Ed Tracy, outlined the firm’s strategy saying a construction or real estate partner would be ideal, as it seeks to win an IR license in the city of Tomakomai, in Hokkaido island.
15/08/2018 | The online sportsbook has guaranteed the rights to stream live the Serie A matches where the Portuguese star plays. The first will be already next weekend. "It was a league that we already wanted, but now there's the added bonus thar Ronaldo plays there," says Miguel Domingues, communication and brand director at BetClic.
15/08/2018 | The five gaming houses operated by the Jockey Club Carazinhense (JCC) in Porto Alegre, Passo Fundo and Santa Maria have now their own website at www.kenoplay.com.br. The games take place through draws of numbers, in which customers compete for the total money prize announced in the round. In the new site, visitors can find the legal basis of the house to operate in Brazil along with the addresses, instructions on how to play and contact.