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INTRALOT Exits The Victorian Gambling Market INTRALOT, the leading Greek gaming operator, have suddenly decided to stop providing its keno and scratchcard services in Victoria, Australia.The event, organized in Casino Gran Via, gathered funds for Forever Dream – a non-profit campaign of the Nacex Foundation.

The government of the tiny nation squeezed between Spain and France is expected to announce the winning bidder for the construction of its first casino resort within the next several weeks.As many as nine developers have submitted 13 bids for the sole casino gaming license.

It is also important to note that CrownBet and Sportsbet were actually the two finalists in the highly competitive bidding process for William Hill Australia.Reports emerged last month that CrownBet was considering to rebrand as Sportingbet following the William Hill Australia acquisition.

The Philippines’ Department of Justice has said that in order to enforce his “no casino” policy on Boracay Island, president Rodrigo Duterte should issue an executive order.Being a vocal opponent of gambling, President Duterte also said that the island should be “free of casinos” when it opens.

Following a fierce bidding process, CrownBet was announced as the buyer of the struggling betting operation in February.Reports emerged this spring following the above acquisition deals that CrownBet was planning to rebrand as part of its combination with William Hill Australia.

There was plenty of poker action and drama at the penultimate day of the EPT Barcelona Main Event.There were 13 players at the start of that day and just six of them made it through the end.

A fresh round of reports about Caesars’ intention to sell the off-Strip Vegas casino emerged earlier this month.Previously shared Rio sale rumor looks like the real deal.

The new contract also includes language that protects Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals beneficiaries as well as immigrants that live and work in the United States temporarily under a special protective status.Reactions to the New Contract Terms Unionized workers at Caesars’ properties negotiated the new agreement for months.

The British Bases in the Republic of Cyprus have denied reports that they have raised objections to the €550-million Limassol casino plan over environmental or any other concerns, local news outlet Cyprus Mail reports.Back in the fall of 2016, Hong Kong-based gaming and hospitality company Melco Resorts & Entertainment was selected by the Cypriot government as the winning bidder for the nation’s first casino resort.

People familiar with the ongoing discussions have also revealed that any gambling expansion on the island could eventually pave the way for the legalization of casinos.Macau is currently the only place where casino gambling is legal in China.

Global gaming advisory firm Union Gaming has remained bullish on the casino REIT sector as a wave of consolidation is under way on the regional level and is creating potential for more high-value real estate deals in Las Vegas.The analyst went on that this can represent a growth pipeline for the next five-plus years based on the current casino REITs mergers and acquisitions pace.

Pearl River Resort in Choctaw, Mississippi has become the Magnolia State’s latest casino resort to launch a sportsbook following the mid-May annulment of the federal ban on sports betting and the recent legalization of the activity in Mississippi.The launch of the sportsbook comes shortly after the Choctaw Gaming Commission approved new sports betting regulations to give Pearl River Resort the green light to operate a wagering facility.

A full ban on gambling advertising is set to take effect in Italy from January 1, 2019, it was confirmed last night after the Italian Council of Ministers approved the so-called Dignity Decree authored by Deputy Prime Minister Luigi Di Maio.The measure has been promoted by Minister Di Maio and his office as one that would help Italy reduce problem gambling rates in the country.

More than 200 people have been injured in the city, while in Guandong, China’s most populous province of 100 million people, another four victims have been reported.Last year, Typhoon Hato killed 10 people when it hit Macau, so with Mangkhut, local authorities and casinos decided to take precautions.

Macau junket operator Suncity Group Holdings Limited has completed the purchase of Vietnam-based integrated resort developer Star Admiral Limited after the finalization of the deal had been delayed several times.It is important to note that the acquisition deal secures Suncity’s participation in an ambitious integrated resort project currently in the works in Hoi An South, Quang Nam Province.

Glassdoor’s list shows that the Sky Bet executive has nipped past Microsoft boss Satya Nadella and Capital One’s Richard D.Generally speaking, the Top CEOs list, presented by job search and reviews website Glassdoor, is based on reviews and feedback from current and former employees of one company or another.

The new contract covers 24,000 unionized workers employed across MGM’s casino resorts around the city.While more thorough details about the deal between the casino operator and its employees were not disclosed, the new contract was described as the best one ever reached.

Gaming and hospitality company Hard Rock International has reportedly set sights on Australia’s Gold Coast as the next destination it wants to expand its integrated resort business into, local news outlets report.In a letter to Queensland officials obtained by local news outlet 9 News Gold Coast, Hard Rock has said that they are intrigued by the “holistic model” presented by the government, referring to the Global Tourism Hubs program.

Bulgaria-facing gambling operators generated the total amount of BGN3 billion (approximately $1.The local gambling market more than doubled from a decade ago, following the introduction of revised gambling regulations in 2013.

Following an unidentified slot player’s lawsuit against Novomatic, the Austrian gambling company was ordered to pay the plaintiff €2.All these gaming machines, slots and dice games, were operated by Novomatic, a manufacturer and distributor of gaming cabinets, electronic casino games, and various gaming platforms.
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