25, Apr, 2015

Elaine Wynn, the second-biggest shareholder in Wynn Resorts, has lost her battle for a seat on the board after failing to win over a sufficient number of shareholders to back her re-election at an annual general meeting.

Wynn has been in a war of words with the board of the casino operator, which was co-founded by her former husband Steve Wynn.

24, Apr, 2015

EveryMatrix has appointed Doina Stefanescu as new COO, replacing Jan Ridenfeldt who takes on the role of managing director of the Swedish branch of gaming software provider NYX Gaming Group.

Doina will assume responsibility for the entire operations side of EveryMatrix, including Account Management, Support, Payments and Fraud, OddsMatrix Sportsbook Trading and Jetbull.com.

24, Apr, 2015

MGM National Harbor, a subsidiary of MGM Resorts International, has released its first quarterly report on its Maryland resort to the oversight committee monitoring the company’s efforts...

23, Apr, 2015

Las Vegas Sands reported weaker-than-expected Q1 profit and revenue, pulled down by a slump in its Macau gaming operations. Group net revenue for the first quarter of 2015 decreased 24.9 percent to $3.01 billion...

22, Apr, 2015

XIN Gaming, a slot game provider focused on the Asian market, said it has signed a distribution agreement with Game Server Integrations (GSI) which will distribute XIN games to its operators.

21, Apr, 2015

Sportech PLC announced that its subsidiary Sportech Racing has been issued a full license from the New Jersey gaming regulator to offer its wagering services in the U.S. state.

21, Apr, 2015

Wynn Resorts and board member Elaine Wynn have stepped up their battle of words ahead of a vote on April 24th that will decide whether the former wife of chairman Steve Wynn retains her seat at the top table.

On Monday, the company sent a letter to shareholders urging them not to vote to return Elaine Wynn, saying her current litigation with Steve Wynn creates a conflict of interest in the board room.

21, Apr, 2015

MGM Resorts has hit back at an investment fund that is pushing for board and structural changes at the casino operator and said it has appointed Evercore Group as an independent advisor to help explore strategic alternatives.

20, Apr, 2015

Industry expo SIGMA will return this year with four conferences and 3,000 participants, focusing on the big issues affecting gaming including world regulations and financial technology.

Taking place between November 4 to 7 in Malta, SiGMA15 will feature 60 speakers, 100 exhibitors and 3,000 participants, and aims to bring together the different sectors of the gaming industry.

20, Apr, 2015

 

A federal judge ruled last Friday that the FBI violated the rights of Malaysian businessman Paul Phua when agents posed as Internet repairmen to gain access to his Las Vegas hotel suite to search for evidence of illegal gambling during the World Cup last year.

“The government violated the defendant’s Fourth Amendment rights” against unreasonable searches and seizures, said U.S. District Judge Andrew Gordon.

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