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MGM’s Murren to be replaced by Bill Hornbuckle, Paul Salem

MGM Resorts International has announced the appointment Bill Hornbuckle, previously COO and president, as acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) and President, replacing outgoing Chairman...

Euro 2020 postponed by twelve months

The Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) has announced the postponement of EUFA EURO 2020, which was due to be played in June and...

Genting injects $40 million into Empire Resorts

Genting Malaysia said it’s injecting $40 million of capital into its loss-making U.S. unit, Empire Resorts, through the issue of series G preferred stock.

Can technology promote responsible gambling?

The gambling sector, the online element in particular, has always been fond of making big claims about how new technologies can be harnessed to...

Spinola Gaming says Covid-19 represents time for digitization of lotteries

Malta-based Spinola Gaming asserts that the Covid-19 crisis represents an ideal time for governments and businesses to move toward digitization, especially for the kinds...

Casino stocks jump on hopes for stimulus

Casino shares in the U.S. surged on Thursday on the expectation the U.S. government will provide assistance to the sector as part of its economic stimulus efforts.

Moody’s sees downgrade risk for LVS

Moody’s has placed the ratings of Las Vegas Sands on review for a downgrade given the steep drop in gaming revenue at its Macau and Singapore operations as a result of the coronavirus.

Melco shutters Cyprus casinos

Melco Resorts & Entertainment-backed Cyprus Casinos is closing down its five properties on the Mediterranean island for a month to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus.

Betconstruct offers help with live streaming

Betconstruct has urged land-based casinos to consider live dealer solutions to offset the damage caused to Covid-19 mandated closures.

TVBET reports 19 percent bets increase since sporting events cancellations

TVBET, a provider of live games based in Cyprus, has reported growing traffic on its live games after some European countries began cancelling public...

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