Caesars Signs up with NFL

The NFL has made history by signing a deal with a casino sponsor for the first time. The agreement with Caesars Entertainment, announced on Thursday, is a multi-year sponsorship deal, which will get underway immediately, with the NFL play-offs.   As part of the deal, Caesars will offer what is described as a ‘unique experience’ for NFL fans …

GMW Global Strikes iGaming Deal

Well-known Asian games producer GMW Global has revealed that they have struck an iGaming deal with European company WeAreCasino.  As part of the agreement, GMW Global, which has been responsible for producing more than 300 slots gaming titles, will distribute WeAreCasino’s full range of slot and video bingo titles throughout the Asian market. The company has also agreed to provide WeAreCasino clients with access to all of its slot machine platforms, along with its Facebook social gaming applications, …

African Launch for STM

STM Gaming, which was announced as the first partner in BtoBet’s ‘White Label Certification Program’ last year, is set to go live with the technology in a number of African markets.   STM has agreed deals with operators in Kenya, Nigeria, Uganda, Sierra Leone and Tanzania to offer what it describes as a ‘light and simplified version’ of the existing BtoBet platform.  That platform includes a range of gaming …

Macau Casinos Thrived in 2018

Gambling is thriving in the Chinese territory of Macau, according to the latest figures, which show a significant rise in revenue in 2018. Revenue grew by 14 percent in 2018, marking a second successive year of growth, as Macau continues to recover from a slump.   Figures released on Tuesday by the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau showed …

Caesars Complete Casino Deal with Vici

Real estate investors Vici Properties have completed their previously announced deal with Caesars Entertainment Corporation. The new agreement has seen Vici acquire and then lease back all of the land and real estate used by the Harrah’s Philadelphia casino for an original amount of $241.5m, subsequently reduced to $82.5m in order to reflect the present net value of the lease modifications.  As part of the deal, Caesars and Vici have also adjusted the terms of …

Melco Consolidates in Cyprus

Casino operator Melco International Development has revealed the next stage of its plan to increase its share of the Cyprus gambling market with the launch of a second satellite casino, located at the International Airport in the city of Larnaca.  Cyprus Casinos Larnaca, which will also be known as C2 Larnaca, includes 42 slots machines spread over two locations. The first, in the departures area, will be open only to air-side passengers, but …

Mississippi Casino Revenue Drops

The arrival of sports betting in the US state of Mississippi may be having a negative impact on the state’s casinos, according to the latest figures.  According to figures produced by the Mississippi Revenue Department, revenue for the casinos dropped in November, marking the first decrease in casino gambling takings since sports betting was legalised in the state. Mississippi was …

Scientific Games Extend Hasbro Deal 

The Scientific Games Corporation (SG) has announced an extension to their long-term license agreement with both Hasbro and Hasbro International.   The deal will enable them to continue to use the MONOPOLY name and a host of other well-known gaming brands until 2025. Under the terms of the extension they will be able to continue to use content drawn from a number of well-known board games, including Battleship, Clue, Ouija and Yahtzee, …

Casinos Fined Over College Sports Betting 

Two New Jersey casinos have been fined for breaches of the state’s rules relating to the accepting of bets for college sports.   The Golden Nugget Atlantic City and Caesars Entertainment Corp have both been found to have violated the gaming regulations in New Jersey by taking wagers on college football games earlier in the year. The state played a pivotal role in the legalization of sports betting in the …

Game Lounge Makes Swedish Media Group Deal 

Gaming affiliate firm Game Lounge has announced a pair of deals with Swedish media company Aftonbladet and the Schibsted media group.   As part of the deal, the subsidiary of Cherry will offer Aftonbladet a new marketing channel to enable it to manage customer contacts with casino sites that hold Swedish licences under the newly re-regulated Swedish gaming market that launches next year.  Under the terms of the agreement Game Lounge will create a comparison site for casino and betting, as well as linked content and …