U.S. State Governments Finding New Ways to Obstruct Legal Casinos

The voters of states like Virginia and Massachusetts are ready to move forward with the decriminalization and legalization of gambling in America.   Unfortunately, their local and state governments have found a new way to obstruct and postpone development of legal casinos in either commonwealth.   What is the bureaucrats tactic? Red tape.   In Massachusetts, a state …

Twin Announces CRM Deal

Online gambling company Twin has announced another stage of its attempt to provide what it describes as an ‘unmatched casino experience’.  The company has revealed that it will be utilising the CRM solution provided by gaming technology company Fast Track, which offers managed technology services to companies operating in the online gambling sector. Fast Track has recently taken the step of providing …

Scientific Games Links up with Oneida

Sports betting technology company Scientific Games (SG) has agreed to make its OpenBet platform available to the Oneida Indian Nation to power three new sportsbooks.   The SG technology will feature in the three Oneida casinos in upstate New York: Turning Stone Resort, Yellow Brick Road Casino and Point Place Casino, when sports betting is officially regulated in the state. The OpenBet platform, …

Casino Profits Boost Maryland Revenue

Revenue generated by casinos made a major contribution to the state finances of Maryland in December, according to figures released yesterday.   On Tuesday, the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Commission published its figures for gaming revenues from the state’s six casinos, which showed that during the month of December, they took a total of $148,381,413, representing a 5.2 percent increase on the December 2017 take.    As …

CasinoDesignPro Adds to BetConstruct Portfolio

CasinoDesignPro has become the latest gambling industry company to take advantage of the SlotBuilder technology offered by BetConstruct.   Last month, Vegas Kings announced that they had used the SlotBuilder service to create and launch two new games: Bling Spins and Soccer Shootout, and now CasinoDesignPro, a Lithuania-based design studio, has produced Mystical Amber and Midsummer Magical Night  SlotBuilder was designed to offer …

Virginia Considers Casino Gambling

Virginian lawmakers are considering the introduction of casino gambling in the state, and the small city of Danville is leading the way.   At a meeting of the Danville City Council on Thursday, members voted unanimously to support a Bill in the Virginia General Assembly that would give residents the right to vote in November on allowing a casino in the cities of Bristol, Danville and Portsmouth.   The state has not …

Apollo Games Announces Softgamings Deal

Casino gaming developer Apollo Games has signed a deal with Softgamings, under which the casino platform provider will offer the Apollo titles to its operators.  Softgamings provides products and services for both land-based and online operators in a number of European betting markets, including comprehensive hardware and software solutions that extend to video lottery terminals, jackpot systems and a wide range of slots games.   Speaking about the partnership with Softgamings, the Chief Executive Officer of …

Red Tiger Announces EveryMatrix Agreement

Gaming company Red Tiger has gained new access to a range of regulated markets including the UK and Denmark thanks to a new content distribution deal with EveryMatrix.   The EveryMatrix CasinoEngine platform, to which Red Tiger will now have access, includes 8,000 online casino games, including titles from well-known developers such as Evolution Games, Microgaming and NetEnt, and was created to suit gambling operators who want …

Slots Revenue Increase in Keystone State

Revenue accrued from slot machines in the twelve casinos of Pennsylvania’s 12 rose by eight percent last month, compared to a rise of 1.4 percent in the year as a whole.   The figures released by the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board show that total slot machine revenue in the state during 2018 was $2,369,885,203, making it the eighth calendar year in a row in which slots which revenue …

MGM Outlines Growth Plan

MGM Resorts International has released details of its future plans in a new program, entitled MGM 2020, which it hopes will position it for greater growth.   The plan, which is focused on boosting efficiency and cutting costs, will involve a series of organisational changes, mainly related to job losses, and an increasing level of investment in digital infrastructure, with …