Clark County approves Dream Las Vegas Casino near McCarran Airport

Clark County approves Dream Las Vegas Casino near McCarran Airport

Despite concerns from a number of major airline operators, the Clark County Commission has given green signal to a massive gaming project that will result in development of 20-storey Dream Las Vegas casino resort near McCarran Airport.

Earlier this week, members of the Clark County Commission voted 6-1 to approve proposed Dream Las Vegas casino resort. To be located at a distance of just around five acres from the McCarran Airport, the massive gaming property will be separated from the airport by a chain-link fence.

Brazil President Jair Bolsonaro intends to ‘veto’ proposed casino legislation

Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro intends to ‘veto’ proposed casino legislation

Lawmakers in Brazil continue to debate over plans to legalize casino gambling, but President Jair Bolsonaro has already declared that he will ‘veto’ any such legislation. Casting dark clouds over lawmakers’ gaming-related efforts, President Bolsonaro said that lawmakers debating over casino gambling legalization plans are just wasting their time as he will not support any such legislation if it arrives to his desk. Thus, any gambling legislation passed by the South American country’s National Congress should be assumed dead on its arrival to the governor’s desk.

Novomatic installs new gaming machines and titles in Club Hotel Casino Loutraki

Novomatic installs new gaming machines and titles in Club Hotel Casino Loutraki

International gambling giant Novomatic has announced that the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki, one of the largest five-star hotel casino resorts in Europe, is new home to its latest gaming machines.

The slot floor of the Club Hotel Casino Loutraki is known for offering the most up-to-date gaming machines and games; and the latest installation Novomatic machines, cabinets and games has set another example of how the casino’s management is committed to offering the best as well as latest games to gaming enthusiasts.

Blackstone enjoys lucrative asset trade by offloading Cosmopolitan to MGM Resorts

Blackstone enjoys lucrative asset trade by offloading Cosmopolitan to MGM Resorts

American investment management giant Blackstone Incorporated has reportedly signed a deal with MGM Resorts International to offload the Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas. Some reports pegged the value of the deal at a whopping $5.65 billion. The reported valuation of the deal is quite encouraging as it has nearly tripled the NYSE-listed investment management giant’s investment on the Las Vegas Strip venue in just around seven years.

Casino games developer Stakelogic signs “key partnership” deal with Dutch operator BetEnt

Casino games developer Stakelogic signs “key partnership” deal with Dutch operator BetEnt

Stakelogic, a young and innovative developer of state-of-the-art online casino games, has confirmed that it has signed a commercial partnership content deal with Dutch operator BetEnt BV to launch of its online sportsbook, called BetCity.nl, in the newly-regulated Netherlands gaming market.

DraftKings, FanDuel officially kick off in-person sports betting in Connecticut

DraftKings, FanDuel officially kicks off in-person sports betting in Connecticut

DraftKings and FanDuel have officially started in-person sports betting services through their respective temporary retail sportsbooks at Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun casino resorts in Connecticut. The two sports betting operators started taking wagers at Foxwoods Casino and Mohegan Sun casino resorts on 30th of September, merely four months after Governor Ned Lamont (D) signed new tribal gaming compacts with the federally recognized Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes.

Mohegan, Mashantucket tribes all set to offer iGaming & Sports Betting in Connecticut

Mohegan, Mashantucket tribes all set to offer iGaming & Sports Betting in Connecticut

The new Class III gaming compacts for two Connecticut tribes, the Mohegan Indians and Mashantucket Pequot, have been approved and published by the federal authorities. Earlier this year, both gaming compacts between the two federally recognized tribes and the state were revised and submitted to the federal government for review. Federal authorities have finally signed off on the new gaming compacts and published them in the Federal Register.

National Bank of Ukraine unveils illegal betting payments processed by Leo payment system

National Bank of Ukraine unveils illegal betting payments processed by Leo payment system

The National Bank of Ukraine conducted an audit of the financial company FC Leogaming Pay LLC for 2019 and 2020, which owns the brand of the international payment system Leo, a non-bank financial institution licensed by the National Bank of Ukraine to transfer funds in national currency without opening accounts. According to the regulator, the company does not provide the NBU with reliable information on all financial transactions.

Phoenix woman arrested in connection with Desert Diamond Casino kidnapping case

Phoenix woman arrested in connection with Desert Diamond Casino kidnapping case

A young woman from Phoenix has been taken into custody in connection with her alleged role in helping a gang of criminals who kidnapped and robbed two female gamblers outside the Glendale area-based Desert Diamond Casino on 13th of January, police confirmed.

Massachusetts casinos all set to reopen this Monday, albeit under operating restrictions

Massachusetts casinos all set to reopen this Monday, albeit under operating restrictions

Casinos across Massachusetts are all set to reopen starting this Monday, 6th of July; thanks to the state’s gaming regulator’s recent vote in favor of the reopening of the gaming facilities to the general public.