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Clairvest agrees to South American casino merger

The Clairvest Group of Canada, which has been exploring IR opportunities in Japan, has signed an MoU that would merge its South American casinos...

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MGM walks away from Everett casino discussions

MGM Resorts has abandoned talks with Wynn Resorts over the sale of its $2.6 billion Encore Boston Harbor casino, according to an announcement on...

Wynn negotiating possible sale of new Boston property

Wynn Resorts is negotiating the possible sale of the $2.6 Billion Encore Boston Harbor to MGM Resorts, according to media reports.

IGT posts Q1 profit, revenue declines

International Game Technology said Q1 revenue declined as higher machine sales and stable  lottery failed to offset the impact of higher taxes in Italy and lower machine system sales.

What’s in a name?: Effective branding of casino properties

The role of branding in the marketing of casino properties has somewhat lessened in significance over the last two decades. One major reason for this decline in significance are the mergers and acquisitions which have gathered steam during this period. Yet, from the vantage point of the customer, branding remains as important as ever. I would go so far as to argue that despite the consolidation and the consequent rebranding of properties, it behooves casino operators to use the power of individual brands as a key ingredient in their marketing strategy.

First Light Resort & Casino might have second chance

The United States House of Representatives has passed a bill that recognizes the Mashpee Wampanoag (MW) tribe’s sovereignty over 321 acres of land, including...

Offering table games and more

Table game technology has come a very long way from the days of the “dumb table”. As operators and their customers become more demanding,...

Wynn Resorts still looking for casino acquisitions

Wynn Resorts said it is still open to acquiring “tier-one first class” casino operators, despite walking away from a Crown Resorts acquisition deal last...

Senator declares war on loot boxes and pay-to-win microtransactions

A U.S. Senator is campaigning to ban all forms of “loot boxes” from video games in a bid to protect children from what he...

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