The six casinos in Maryland saw their aggregated gross gaming revenues for August increase by 37.1% year-on-year to reach just over $37.1 million although the tally dropped by some 15.7% when figures from the recently-opened MGM National Harbor development were excluded. According to official figures from the Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission, the 31-day month saw the five older...
The National Indian Gaming Association‘s Mid-Year Conference & Expo is scheduled for September 19-21, 2017 at the Phoenix Renaissance in downtown Phoenix, Arizona. The mid-year conference is billed as a meeting place for tribal gaming leaders to get together and share ideas on gaming topics, learn from their peers, and meet new people through networking opportunities in an intimate...
Data recently released by the Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) indicates that August revenues from Detroit’s trio of operating casinos dropped by nearly 4 percent from the same time last year. The report shows the three casinos earned $111.5 in revenues for the month of August this year, marking a 3.8 percent decline year-on-year. The only Detroit casino to record...
Poker players are already looking forward to the 2017 World Series of Poker Europe for a number of reasons. First, the event is taking place at King’s Casino of Rozvadov, a hot property in the Czech Republic that has hosted several events over the past few months. The schedule for the series is also chock-full of gaming action. With...
The Rivers Casino in Schenectady, New York recently played host to a Poker Night in America competition known as King of the Hill. Top poker pros were on hand to compete in the event, which was streamed on Twitch for fans and fellow players to enjoy from home. Included in the mix was Phil Hellmuth, Doug Polk, Daniel Cates...
From September 3rd to the 24th, online poker room partypoker will be offering members the chance to compete in the popular series known as Powerfest. This year’s event will include 330 tournaments with a total of $35 million in guaranteed prize money up for grabs. Powerfest is the online poker tournament series created by partypoker that was first known as...
The first ever Asia Gaming Summit will be held at the W Taipei in Taiwan, on 8-10 November 2017. The new summit promises a unique opportunity to explore challenges and opportunities in the iGaming sphere in a friendly and aesthetic environment the likes of which can only be found in Taipei. Operators, affiliates, regulators, licensing authorities, gaming suppliers, payment solution companies,...
Asian casino operator Summit Ascent Holdings Limited has reportedly announced that Craig Ballantyne will be stepping down as its Chief Operating Officer “in the next few weeks” so as to join sister firm Melco International Development Limited. According to a report from GGRAsia, Summit Ascent Holdings Limited made the revelation via a note to the Hong Kong Stock Exchange on...
July was a milestone month for the state of New Jersey when it comes to online gaming. Since legalizing and regulating online casino and poker gaming in November 2013, online casinos in the state have been able to continue to reach milestones, surpassing the $600m mark in combined gross revenues. With the earnings from July, iGaming in the state...
The Bellevue Park Hotel Riga will be the site of Latvia’s first international gaming congress when Smile-Expo opens the doors to Riga Gaming Congress 2017 on October 12. Those looking to implement the latest marketing strategies for the region, stay abreast of legal develops, and network with others in the sector are encouraged to attend. In attendance at the event...