Amelco exclusive: Expansion in the land of opportunity

Amelco head of business development Brandon Walker speaks to Iqbal Johal about the supplier’s expansion into the US, and why it’s the market everyone in the industry wants to be in.

Increased restrictions for LA County

Safer at home order closes cardrooms, threatens Las Vegas traffic.

LV tributes organized for Tony Hsieh

Las Vegas businessman, philanthropist honored on Fremont Street.

Caesars Windsor becomes latest Canadian casino to temporarily close

Caesars Windsor located on the Ontario Michigan border is the latest Canadian casino to temporarily shut its doors amid a rise in Covid-19 cases.

Genting Malaysia mitigates losses in Q3

Gains are made but opinions vary regarding results.

Canadian government introduces sports wagering bill

Provinces and territories would have option to offer single-event betting products

Atlantic City casino workers face double digit unemployment amid new restrictions

Employment at Atlantic City casinos is down 17% in October from the year prior with more layoffs coming in the past weeks.

Jason Ader: SPAC mergers accelerated due to pandemic

The COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated Special Purpose Acquisition Company (SPAC) mergers in the gaming industry, according to Jason Ader.

Synergy Blue CEO: Innovate not terminate

Gaming America speaks with Georg Washington, CEO of Synergy Blue, about the gaming supplier’s development over the past decade and why the COVID-19 pandemic has sparked even greater innovation. This interview appeared in Gaming America's recent CEO Special magazine.

Nevada Gaming Control Board to consider appeal of Steve Wynn ruling to state Supreme Court

A week after the Nevada Gaming Commission lost a court battle to hand down a lifetime ban to former casino mogul Steve Wynn, the state’s Gaming Control Board is considering appealing the ruling to the state Supreme Court.

DraftKings to sponsor upcoming Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. boxing match

DraftKings has been named the Official Sports Betting Partner of the upcoming Mike Tyson vs. Roy Jones Jr. boxing match set to take place 28 Nov.

New Jersey regulators approve Golden Nugget Online merger with Fertitta-backed SPAC

The New Jersey Casino Control Commission approved a casino license for Golden Nugget Online Gaming as an internet gaming affiliate of Golden Nugget Atlantic City.

Elys Game Technology names new CEO

Tech industry veteran Matteo Monteverdi eyes sports betting opportunities in US.

Detroit could lose $50m from extended casino closures

The city of Detroit is set to lose around $50m if current casino closures continue into Spring, according to the city’s chief financial officer Dave Massaron.

Great Canadian Gaming Corp. shareholder rejects Apollo takeover offer

Apollo Global Management’s Inc’s $2.5bn takeover offer for Great Canadian Gaming Corp faces a large hurdle as one of GCGC’s top shareholders opposes the deal.

Penn National adds marketing exec Marla Kaplowitz to Board of Directors

Penn National Gaming has named marketing veteran Marla Kaplowitz to its Board of Directors, a move that expands the Board size to eight members.

Nevada casinos win $823m in October; sports betting handle sets new record

Nevada casino earned $823m of revenue in October, a slight improvement from the prior month but still down 20% year-on-year.

BetMGM is first gaming partner for Pittsburgh Steelers

Company expects to go live with online casino gaming in Pennsylvania within weeks.

Unibet to bring live online dealer tables to Pennsylvania

Company is expanding its partnership with Evolution to second US state.

Bally’s seals Iowa market access deal for mobile sportsbook

Bally’s Corporation has secured a new partnership with Elite Casino Resorts, which will see the operator launch its mobile sportsbook in the state of Iowa.