Saturday, December 16, 2017

Slot referendum approved by Jacksonville City Council

In Florida, Jacksonville City Council has overwhelmingly authorized a referendum for the coming November ballot that could see the BestBet Poker Jacksonville facility permitted to offer up to 2,000 slots. The inclusion...

Three casinos in Argentine province to close; government control over gaming continues to tighten

An impact study has led to a decision by the government of Mendoza, in Argentina’s Cuyo region, not to renew the licenses of three casinos in the province because of their...

Massachusetts court approves slot referendum for November ballot

The highest court in Massachusetts has approved a proposal that will see voters asked via the November presidential election ballot whether the eastern state should authorize a second slots parlor. According to...

Pennsylvania online gambling legislation passes House vote

Yesterday saw the Pennsylvania House of Representatives pass a piece of proposed legislation that would legalize online gambling and daily fantasy sports in hopes of raising up to $250 million a...

Pagcor temporarily halts online gaming licenses; trading suspension requested by PhilWeb

Following newly elected President Rodrigo Duterte’s vow last week to stop the proliferation of online gambling in the Philippines, the country’s gaming regulator, Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. (PAGCOR), said that...

Connecticut’s Schaghticoke Tribal Nation continues to fight for status and equal rights among the...

The struggle is real for the Schaghticoke Tribal Nation (STN), who since 1981 has petitioned for federal recognition and most recently the right to compete for Connecticut’s third casino along with...

Area counties benefit from Upstate New York casino fees

According to a recent news release by Governor Andrew Cuomo’s office, 22 counties, and municipalities throughout upstate New York will benefit from $30 million in casino license fees paid by the...

Goa’s Chief Minster continues to face pressure to move offshore casinos from the Mandovi...

The BJP ruling government in the state of Goa continues to be pressured to ban the casino industry in the state and to immediately re-locate all offshore casinos on the Mandovi...

PhilWeb granted interim one month online license; Stocks continue to fall

Philippines state gambling regulator PAGCOR, has allowed a month to month license renewal for online gaming operator PhilWeb. Share prices for the Realtime Gaming Asia (RTG) e-gaming station provider were down...

Reports: No table applications yet from Wynn Palace, Parisian Macao

Various local media reports indicate that neither Sands China Ltd nor Wynn Macau Ltd have made application with the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) for new to market gaming tables...

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Ministry Of Finance proposes new tax on Russian bookmakers

In Russia, the Ministry Of Finance has published proposed amendments for the nation’s gambling laws that could see bookmakers and tote operators required to...

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