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30, Wednesday September 2020

Indiana casino executive indicted on federal campaign fraud charges

In Indiana and a senior executive with the firm behind the under-construction Hard Rock Casino Northern Indiana has reportedly been indicted on federal charges that he helped illegally funnel campaign contributions to a state lawmaker’s unsuccessful congressional run. According to a Tuesday report from the Chicago Tribune newspaper, John Keeler (pictured) is alleged to have […]

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30, Wednesday September 2020

ATG boss lambastes Swedish authorities for lack of financial support

In Sweden and the boss for the nation’s newly-privatized AB Trav och Galopp (ATG) horseracing operator has reportedly criticized the government for failing to make locally-licensed sportsbetting firms financially contribute to its sport. According to a report from the news domain at iGamingBusiness.com, Hasse Lord Skarploth serves as Chief Executive Officer for the former state-run […]

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28, Monday September 2020

First-ever Midland Poker Tour coming to Illinois next month

Due to the coronavirus outbreak, live poker options have been few and far between. However, a new poker tour is hitting the circuit next month, offering players plenty of poker action along with a way to give back to charity. From October 2-4, the Sheraton Suites Chicago Elk Grove will host the first-ever Midway Poker […]

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27, Sunday September 2020

Yggdrasil releases highly anticipated sequel Valley of the Gods 2

Gibraltar and Malta-based online gaming solutions provider Yggdrasil Gaming Ltd has released its latest title Valley of the Gods 2, the highly-anticipated sequel to its 2017 smash hit, Valley of the Gods. An “instant classic,” the original version of the ancient Egyptian-themed game proved so popular with players that building the sequel was a no-brainer. […]

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26, Saturday September 2020

Red Rake Gaming premieres new Lorelei’s Pearls video slot

Almost a month after launching its Wild Animals video slot,  Spanish online casino games developer Red Rake Gaming has now returned to announce the debut of its new five-reel and 25-payline Lorelei’s Pearls innovation. The Valencia-headquartered firm used an official Thursday press release to declare that its latest three-row video slot is a mermaid-themed advance […]

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25, Friday September 2020

Survey finds support for the legalization of casinos in Northern Ireland

In Northern Ireland and a local government poll has reportedly found ‘strong support’ for the establishment of an independent gambling regulator in addition to considerable backing for a proposal that would see land-based casinos legalized. According to a Thursday report from the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC), the survey carried out by the devolved Department for […]

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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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