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”.
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.
Major casino operator Las Vegas Sands has been lobbying for the legalization of gambling in Brazil in a manner similar to other jurisdictions the company has been operating in, including Las Vegas, Macau, and Singapore.And it can be said that it was namely Las Vegas Sands that introduced and popularized the integrated resort model and that it has proved particularly profitable for the company over the years.
The UK Gambling Commission could boycott ICE Totally Gaming as well as any gambling industry event that uses “scantily clad” women to attract greater attendance and interest among delegates, The Guardian reports.In her speech, the UK Gambling Commission’s chief will also explain that diversity in the industry is a must not because of political correctness concerns, but because its customers deserve to have their needs responded to in a proper manner.
A year of big changes may be coming for Atlantic City and New Jersey’s gambling industry.In the second place, New Jersey might emerge the winner from a legal battle against major US sports leagues over the legality of sports betting in the state and the nation.
The next Australian state which is to implement the new 15% tax in January 2018 is Western Australia.Queensland is also to become part of the states which are to add the point-of-consumption tax to their gambling landscape.
Antagonism towards Carl Icahn Threatens Atlantic City’s Future Investment Opportunities, Casino Industry Insiders Fear
People with experience in the field believe that the move might be quite an unpopular one, but equally necessary for future development on Atlantic City’s Boardwalk.A second Trump casino – Trump Taj Mahal – closed doors in 2016.
Better use of the Atlantic City International Airport, the addition of more non-gambling entertainment services, and expansion of existing convention space are among the options that are believed to hold potential to help Atlantic City revitalize its casino industry, city casino executives said on Wednesday., and Hard Rock Atlantic City participated in an industry panel organized by the Greater Atlantic City Chamber of Commerce.