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24, Thursday September 2020

United Kingdom to debut coronavirus-induced Job Support Scheme

In the United Kingdom and the Chancellor of the Exchequer, Rishi Sunak (pictured), has unveiled a new program that is aiming to prevent any large-scale job losses in the wake of the nation’s recent partial return to coronavirus-related lockdown. According to a report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the Job Support Scheme was announced […]

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23, Wednesday September 2020

Betting and Gaming Council criticizes 10pm casino closing decision

In the United Kingdom and yesterday’s decision by Prime Minister Boris Johnson to include casinos on the list of venues that must now shut by 10pm owing to the ongoing coronavirus pandemic has prompted a dire warning from the Betting and Gaming Council. Representing approximately 90% of the United Kingdom’s gaming, sportsbetting, casino and bingo […]

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22, Tuesday September 2020

Enlabs AB lodges bid to fully acquire Global Gaming 555 AB rival

Baltic-facing online casino operator Enlabs AB has announced the filing of an official tender that would see it hand over approximately $16.82 million in cash and stocks so as to fully acquire fellow Swedish iGaming firm Global Gaming 555 AB. The Stockholm-headquartered enterprise used an official Monday press release (pdf) to detail that the mandatory […]

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21, Monday September 2020

Gaming Industry Recovery Act consideration for New Mexico legislators

In the western American state of New Mexico and legislators are reportedly set to be presented with a proposal next month that is seeking to put the jurisdiction’s five racinos on virtually the same footing as its many tribal casinos. According to a Friday report from local television broadcaster KRQE-TV, the new proposition has been […]

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21, Monday September 2020

NetEnt releases new pirate-themed slot Rage of the Seas; partners with BetMGM for newly-regulated WV market

In addition to partnering with BetMGM for the newly-regulated online market in West Virginia, NetEnt has also released its latest title, Rage of the Seas, a pirate-themed adventure filled with plenty of buccaneers and a treasure chest of exciting features. The 5-reel, 4-row, medium volatility video slot is set on the back end of a […]

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19, Saturday September 2020

Las Vegas Raiders become latest NFL side to agree BetMGM partnership

American casino operator MGM Resorts International has announced that the Las Vegas Raiders franchise of the National Football League (NFL) has followed the Detroit Lions and Denver Broncos in partnering with its BetMGM mobile-friendly sportsbetting service. The Las Vegas-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to detail that the new alliance is an extension […]

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19, Saturday September 2020

British iGaming revenues hit by re-opening of land-based retail betting shops

In the United Kingdom and the Gambling Commission regulator has announced that the amount of money spent by domestic online gamblers in July fell by 4% when compared with the previous month to slightly above £459.1 million ($593.7 million). The body used an official Thursday press release to explain that the decline came in the […]

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17, Thursday September 2020

Albania set to inaugurate bespoke casino zone for Tirana

The Prime Minister for the small eastern European nation of Albania has reportedly reversed his long-held aversion to gambling by approving a plan that is to see the capital city of Tirana play host to a bespoke casino zone. According to a Tuesday report from G3Newswire, the move from Edi Rama (pictured) means that the […]

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16, Wednesday September 2020

Macau hotels expecting positive ‘Golden Week’ performance

In Macau and the beginnings of a post-coronavirus recovery for the local casino industry could reportedly soon be on the cards following news that the city’s combined five-star hotel bookings for the first week of October are already hovering near the 80% mark. According to a Tuesday report from Inside Asian Gaming, the former Portuguese […]

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15, Tuesday September 2020

Czech Republic Ministry of Finance sets up new gambling exclusion service

The Ministry of Finance in the Czech Republic announced this week the launch of a new exclusion register. The new register will allow players to block themselves from gambling services if they are located in the country and wish to do so. The pilot scheme of the register will start today, and players will be […]

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