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Connecticut tribes joining race for Japanese casino licenses

The federally-recognized Mohegan Tribe and its Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation counterpart are reportedly set to join the race for the right to operate one of a trio of integrated casino resorts that could open in Japan as soon as 2021. According to a Tuesday report from The Day newspaper, the Mohegan Tribe already operates southeastern […]

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Pair of Wynn Resorts Limited directors to leave their posts

Ahead of its next annual general meeting scheduled for later today, American casino operator Wynn Resorts Limited has reportedly announced that two of its directors have decided to resign following concerted pressure from its largest individual shareholder, Elaine Wynn (pictured). According to a Monday report from the Bloomberg news service, Las Vegas-based Wynn Resorts Limited […]

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Poker expected to be allowed at casinos in Japan

In Japan, casinos located within integrated resorts (IRs) are reportedly likely to offer poker, according to Asia Gaming Brief citing a report in the Mainichi Shinbun newspaper. Japanese authorities reportedly believe that the games that should be allowed in the coming casinos should consist of games of chance, such as slots, blackjack and roulette; games where the odds of […]

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888 rolls out interstate poker network in three U.S. states

Leading online gaming operator and platform provider, 888 Holdings PLC (888) (888:London) has confirmed the May 1 launch of its interstate poker network that will see poker players throughout three regulated U.S. states, including Nevada, New Jersey and Delaware, compete together in the tournaments and poker formats of their choice via the one-of-a-kind proprietary platform. […]

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iGaming Super Show and Amsterdam Affiliate Conference 2017 Kick-off

One of the most important events in the affiliate industry, the Amsterdam Affiliate Conference (AAC) has kicked off as a part of the iGaming Super Show. We are happy to announce that the Online Casino Reports team is on the spot in the Netherlands capital, reporting live on all important developments and creating valuable connections […]

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UK expansion continues as Betsson acquires NetPlay TV

Stockholm-listed European sports betting operator Betsson AB has confirmed the acquisition of London AIM-listed interactive gaming operator NetPlay TV, continuing its 2017 M&A growth strategy and plans to increase its presence within the saturated UK online gambling market. After both companies reached an agreement on Thursday, Betsson governance detailed that it had acquired all-equity in […]

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