The Louisiana Gaming Control Board (LGCB) has finally given its approval for the sale of the Harrah’s Louisiana Downs property to Rubico Acquisition Corporation. According to emerging media reports, the $22 million sale of the 280-acre gaming property has been approved by the gaming regulator of Louisiana.
With a groundbreaking ceremony earlier this week, the Gila River Indian Community (GRIC) officially embarked on the construction of its fourth casino resort in the southern part of Arizona.
Gila River Santan Mountain Casino Resort, the upcoming tribal gaming property, is being constructed on the southeast corner of Gilbert Road and Hunt Highway in the Chandler area of Arizona. The site in question is nearly five miles south of Loop 202.
Stakelogic, a Malta-headquartered young & innovative developer of online casino games, recently announced two major developments—the opening of a new vertical live dealer studio in Malta and the launch of a corporate website.The opening of the new vertical live dealer studio in Malta and the launch of the corporate website Stakelogiclive.com are part of the gaming company’s effort to accelerate the pace of its transition from a business-to-business (B2B) slot studio to a casino content provider for all stakeholders, including operators, affiliates, and players.
Only two bidders are left in the race for the lone Chicago casino license earmarked for the South Suburbs as the Illinois Gaming Board (IGB) has rejected the other two proposals. Following the rejection of casino pitches targeting Calumet City and Lynwood by the IGB, Homewood and Matteson remained the only two finalist towns in the bidding process for the South Suburbs casino license.
Florida’s two pari-mutuel operators, Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, suffered a big legal blow earlier this week when a federal judge dismissed their lawsuit against Governor Ron DeSantis. The Magic City Casino and Bonita Springs Poker Room, both owned by the same company, had filed the lawsuit against the governor in July this year.
Committed to ensure smooth functioning of the gaming industry and managing the integrity of sports betting services, the proactive Malta Gaming Authority (MGA) has updated and implemented some security measures.
More than a dozen casinos across Louisiana, a state in the Deep South and South Central regions of the United States, has applied for sports-betting licenses to allow betting enthusiasts to place wagers on live athletic events in person at casino sportsbooks.
Major League Soccer (MLS) has confirmed that one of its players from Sporting Kansas City has been placed under suspension for at least the rest of the season after he broke rules by betting on two league matches. Felipe Hernandez, a midfielder with Sporting Kansas City who scored his first MLS goal in a June 23rd match against the Colorado Rapids, was suspended by the league after he admitted that he placed bets on league matches. However, the 23-year-old soccer player stressed that none of the two league matches involved his own team.
In the United Kingdom (UK), the Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has advised the government that the recommended introduction of a ‘single customer view’ as a solution to help prevent problem gambling would be lawful.
Macau’s ‘Golden Week’ holiday period is usually known for attracting a large number of casino visitors, but this time the tally dropped by more than 93% year-on-year as the ‘delta variant’ of Covid-19 kept marauding the former Portuguese enclave.
As per stats released by the Public Security Police Force of Macau, only 1,166 people visited the former Portuguese enclave daily during the recently concluded ‘Golden Week’ holiday period. The figure represents a decline of 93.7 per cent from the corresponding one-week period of 2020.