Owners of more than 40 gambling facilities in Riga have started legal action against the Riga City Council following the latter’s decision to shut gambling halls in the city’s historical centre.According to media reports, the Council’s representative Aira Smelde have shared the information, saying that operators had turned to court to appeal the Riga City Council’s decision.
During an interview for Bloomberg TV from earlier today, Caesars President of International Development Steve Tight reiterated his company’s commitment to enter the nascent Japanese casino and integrated resort market.MGM Resorts International, another major gaming and hospitality company hailing from Las Vegas, has recently revealed a $9.
The British government completed its triennial review of the country’s gambling industry last October.The highly controversial gambling machines that annually produce gross gambling yield of £1.
A Nevada task force approved Friday a set of recommendations made in a previously compiled report that seek to update an obsolete state law and obligate local casinos to submit regular emergency plans, the Las Vegas Review-Journal reports.The 14-member Nevada Resort Planning Task Force was assembled by the Nevada Division Emergency Management and includes emergency managers and casino security execs.
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Back in February, construction workers brought down Palms’ iconic marquee after a 17-year run as part of the property-wide renovation process to replace it with a modern, digital sign.The renovated Palms will feature art installations with works by widely recognized artists, including Andy Warhol, Damien Hirst, and Dustin Yellin.
The company currently owns and operates Parx Casino in Bensalem.It has emerged as the winning bidder for a satellite casino within a 30-mile diameter spanning namely between Carlisle and Chambersburg.
The Iberian country regulated its online gambling market in 2015 and officially opened it for international operators in the summer of 2016, when the first online gambling license was issued.Among a number of other provisions, the plan also contains proposed amendments to the country’s Online Gambling Law.
However, the new rules might not produce the desired effect of scaring off internationally licensed operators.Commenting on Norwegian lawmakers toughening their grip on unregulated operations, industry stakeholders called the newly introduced measures “pure symbolism”.
Sponsored by Deputy Prime Minister Valery Simeonov, the bill calls for the introduction of stricter controls on the way gambling products and services are advertised across Bulgarian media.If it comes into force, it will close loopholes in the country’s current gambling advertising regulations that make it possible for operators to indirectly advertise their products despite an overall ban on direct advertising.
The Philippines, Australia and Macau Magnates Join Forces in a Casino Deal The Philippines is the country which invented the karaoke and yo-yo.A country with over 7,000 tropical islands, and over a 100 million inhabitants is yet to be fully discovered by the rest of the world.
Hong Kong-based developer Melco International Development announced Wednesday the appointment of casino industry veteran Craig Robertson Ballantyne as President of City of Dreams Mediterranean, the €550-million integrated resort currently under development in the Republic of Cyprus.Ballantyne started his career in the gambling industry in 1972 when he joined UK gambling operator Ladbrokes.
However, according to media reports, the Work and Pensions Secretary McVey has strongly objected to the Government’s plans.McVey has lodged a protest against the move against tighter regulation of the machines which have been considered highly-addictive.
The CEO of Electronic Arts, Andrew Wilson, said in an investor call Tuesday that loot boxes should not be considered gambling.It was actually an Electronic Arts game that stirred the ongoing debate over the nature of loot boxes and whether these constituted a form of gambling.
The New Jersey Casino Control Commission is set to rule later today on whether it would grant a casino license to the new Hard Rock hotel and casino complex, which is slated to open doors late next month.The property received site approval by the New Jersey Casino Reinvestment Development Authority last month.
Industry stakeholders urged Portugal’s government to review its new gambling law and swap the tax regime for a more reasonable one.3 million in tax revenue from the local market’s eleven licensed operators in 2017.
It is understood that two EU companies have been allowed to enter the local gambling market as part of a public-private partnership, greenlighted by lawmakers.The responsibilities for the provision of gambling services will now be split between that state-run entity and two foreign companies.
Launched several year ago, the BGT-themed website features online slots and other casino games that can be played for real money.In the new radio ads promoting the online casino, Mr.
The former Trump Taj Mahal casino resort is currently being redeveloped into what would begin operating as a Hard Rock gaming and entertainment complex in less than two months now.Its former owner Carl Icahn sold it to Florida-based Hard Rock International in the spring of 2017.
Nicolas Dumont, a driving instructor from France, emerged Thursday night as the chip leader in the EPT Monte Carlo Main Event and will thus be leading a pack of eight players into the final day of the prestigious tournament.However, as play extended into the early hours of Friday, there were eight contenders left at a single table.