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Joining Forces with William Hill William Hill has already entered the US betting market and currently manages 115 of Nevada’s 183 operational sports books.Joining forces with Ocean Resort Casino’s owners, the British bookmaker will operate a 7,500-square-foot facility at the heart of the resort’s gaming floor.

The Government of Catalonia has given the nod to the €2-billion project for the construction of an integrated resort with a gaming floor in Tarragona.The plan has been proposed by Florida-based gaming and hospitality company Hard Rock International as part of its strategy for global expansion.

The Borgata already features a facility for betting on horse racing and casino officials revealed plans to rename it as The Race & Sports Book once sports betting becomes legal in New Jersey.The venue will also open a separate sports betting facility, the plans for which are being finalized by owners.

Las Vegas gaming and hospitality giant MGM Resorts International will hold this week nine public meetings in Massachusetts where it is looking for staff for its $960-million MGM Springfield casino resort.The property is set to open doors on August 24 and its owner is looking to fill crucial job positions ahead of its grand opening.

Last week, casino industry experts refuted rumors that the island of Hainan, also known as “China’s Hawaii”, is set to become the next casino hub in the country.In February 2018 it became clear that the Chinese Government has been mulling the legalization of some gaming options on Hainan Island – a step that could end the gambling monopoly of Macau.

According to unnamed sources, Andorra’s government will announce the winning bidder for the new property within weeks.Multi-Million Investment Proposals Both Genting and Cirsa pitched €140-million plans for the construction of a casino resort in Andorra.

The Louisiana House of Representatives rejected the latest Senate amendments to a casino bill that would extend the no-bid lease on Harrah’s New Orleans.In a unanimous vote Thursday evening, House members approved House Speaker Taylor Barras’ proposal to reject senators’ version of a major gambling legislation, House Bill 533.

The Louisiana Senate approved legislation on Wednesday that extends Caesars Entertainment’s contract for operating Harrah’s Casino in New Orleans.John Bel Edwards’ approval, the casino would have to pay the State of Louisiana at least $83.

Construction work on Europe’s first integrated casino resort in Cyprus will commence next month with a groundbreaking ceremony scheduled for June 8, Melco Resorts and Entertainment CEO Lawrence Ho announced Tuesday.In two and a half years, Cyprus will be home to its first casino resort and the largest resort of its kind in Europe.

(Image: Julie Jacobson/Chicago Tribune/AP)When the Japanese government first passed legislation that would allow two new casino complexes to be built, poker wasn’t going to be one of the permitted games.In changing the law and permitting casino resorts to be built in select locations, the government only sanctioned games with a high degree of chance.

The company planning to make Canberra Casino redevelopment – Aquis Entertainment – has received an extension to finalize its proposal about the project.Last month, the Australian Capital Territory (ACT) Government provided the operator with one month to move on with its investment’s unsolicited bid.

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.

Copy and paste the code below to embed this infographic on your website China’s middle class is bigger, richer, and more consumption-oriented than ever.How much has the Chinese middle class grown in recent years and what are analysts’ forecasts for that particular group of China’s population?

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.

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.

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.

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.

It will primarily target premium mass market customers.It has been a popular practice for Macau’s casino resort operators to partner with junket companies that would refer players to their gaming floors.
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