Japan Casino License Renewal Process Pesky For Operators, But GGR Could Be Higher Than Expected, Says Fitch
Japanese authorities have not even awarded gaming licenses yet, but some market observers are already fretting about the renewal process for those yet-to-be-assigned permits. Regulators there could force operators to renew their licenses every 10 years, which could present hurdles in procuring financing, according to Fitch Ratings. Gaming companies wanting a Japan license may have […]
Federal authorities and local law enforcement on Monday busted an illegal gambling operation spanning two residences on the island of Oahu, Hawaii, resulting in federal charges for 15 suspects. The operation, which resulted in the seizure of 60 non-permitted gaming machines and $150,000 in cash, was announced on Tuesday. US Attorney Kenji Price is cracking […]
Scientific Games Corporation recently announced that its joint venture has successfully launched the exclusive national sports betting program in Turkey.
Novomatic Americas recently added Money Party Link – Fruity Fruity to its Class III gaming portfolio.
Maximum Security, slated to run in Saturday’s Grade I Pennsylvania Derby, will now miss that race at Parx Racing as a veterinarian diagnosed the two-time Grade I stakes winner with a bout of colic, his connections announced Tuesday. Maximum Security (second to right) bumps into War of Will (second to left) during the Kentucky Derby […]
International Game Technology PLC announced that it debuted Chill Gaming’s innovative Bloomtopia and Fortunes of the Brave games at Station Casinos’ Graton Resort and Casino in Rohnert Park, Calif.
Walk through the average casino floor, and it’s hard not to notice the various forms of media and screens that are now used to touch the customer. Make your way to the casino back office, and you’re quickly assailed by a growing mix of user interfaces that help with our daily marketing tasks.
Skill-based games are still in their infancy and just as with any new concept, it will take some time to see their true impact on the industry. Yet our own internal research suggests that casinos strongly believe these games could solve their relevance issues with emerging generations.
Slot vendors aim for the stars when it comes to new game and systems technology, as this year’s World of Slots shows. Has the golden age of casino-based slot machine gaming come and gone?
Discussion will focus on responsible gaming efforts in a changing landscape and the event will be livestreamed via Periscope.