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15, Thursday April 2021

Nevada Lawmakers Seek Ban on High-Capacity Magazines, As Used in Las Vegas Rampage

Two congressional members from Nevada filed legislation this week to ban high-capacity ammunition magazines like those used in the 2017 mass shooting on the Las Vegas Strip. US Rep. Dina Titus (D) gestures while speaking at a gun violence roundtable at UNLV in 2018. She is seeking a ban on high-capacity magazines. (Image: Las Vegas […]

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15, Thursday April 2021

Microgaming agrees exclusive deal with GONG Gaming Technologies

After recently introducing its April line-up of new titles, Isle of Man-based gambling software company Microgaming has enhanced its crew of talented studio partners, having penned an “exclusive” content supply deal with GONG Gaming Technologies. The innovative startup was established in 2020 by “super-experienced and passionate industry veterans,” who, according to a recent press release, […]

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15, Thursday April 2021

Poll Finds New Yorkers Want Gov. Andrew Cuomo to Resign, Bettors Say No Chance

Embattled New York Governor Andrew Cuomo (D) has been facing calls for his resignation since the first of what became many allegations of sexual misconduct levied against him came to light in December. New York Governor Andrew Cuomo is pictured during a 2020 press conference. The third-term governor is not adhering to calls for his […]

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14, Wednesday April 2021

Score Media and Gaming Incorporated posts frustrating second-quarter financials

Canadian digital media innovator Score Media and Gaming Incorporated has reportedly released its unaudited second-quarter financial results showing a net loss of some $13.62 million. According to a Tuesday report from Yahoo Finance, this tally is about 68% higher when compared with the same three-month period last year and came even as the Toronto-headquartered firm’s […]

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14, Wednesday April 2021

New Senate Subcommittee Hears How COVID Travel Stoppage Hurt Vegas, Gaming Industry

Las Vegas and the gaming community had the ear of US senators on Tuesday as the Senate Commerce Subcommittee on Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion met for the first time ever. US Sen. Jacky Rosen presides over the first hearing of the Senate Commerce Tourism, Trade, and Export Promotion Tuesday in Washington. Officials from Las […]

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13, Tuesday April 2021

Bally’s to acquire Tropicana Las Vegas from GLPI in deal valued at approx. $308 million

Rhode Island-based gaming company, Bally’s Corporation (BALY:NYSE) has announced it will acquire the Tropicana Las Vegas from Gaming and Leisure Properties Incorporated (GLPI) in a deal valued at around $308 million. The acquisition comes within a week of Bally’s closing on its $155 million purchase of MontBleu Resort Casino & Spa in Northern Nevada from […]

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13, Tuesday April 2021

Western Australia probe into Crown Resorts Limited commences

In Western Australia and the royal commission investigating whether casino operator Crown Resorts Limited is suitability to hold a gambling license for its Crown Perth venue has reportedly begun hearing introductory evidence. According to a report from the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, the official examination being chaired by former Western Australia Supreme Court Judge Neville Owen […]

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13, Tuesday April 2021

Abilify Drug Company Can’t be Sued in BC for Late Investor’s $9 Million Gambling Losses

The family of late Canadian investor and entrepreneur Sameh Magid cannot hold the makers of the antipsychotic drug Abilify responsible for his gambling debts — at least, not in a courtroom in British Columbia, a judge in the province has ruled. The Sameh Magid lawsuit is not the only one in North America that claims […]

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12, Monday April 2021

North Carolina Lawmakers Say Expanded Sports Betting Can Generate $50M for State

Less than three weeks after the first retail sportsbooks opened in the state, two North Carolina lawmakers filed a bill this past week to expand the opportunity statewide for a very noble reason. North Carolina state Sen. Jim Perry visits a school in November 2019. This past week, he and state Sen. Paul Lowe Jr., […]

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11, Sunday April 2021

Pariplay’s new action-packed video slot Titan’s Riches to appeal to “treasure-seekers everywhere”

On the heels of its latest distribution deal, Gibraltar-based aggregator and content provider Pariplay Ltd has launched a new online slot, Titan’s Riches, which challenges players to join an epic adventure. The backdrop for the Greek mythology-inspired title is Mount Othrys, the sacred grounds where the elder gods once dwelled and ruled the world before […]

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