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Metric Gaming secures investment from ATP Las Vegas

In-play betting specialist Metric Gaming has confirmed that it has secured an undisclosed funding round from Las Vegas based venture financier Alternative Trading Partners (ATP) Las Vegas. The new investment will help the ‘SuperLive’ betting provider advance its mobile platform development, as it seeks further top tier partnerships within the industry. Metric Gaming governance chose not to disclose any information …

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Scott Longley – Heavy Duty – Debtors come to bury Caesars

As the European gambling industry consolidates creating sector giants. Scott Longley takes a look at the debt crisis that has engulfed Caesars Entertainment.   If anyone doubts that we are still living with the after effects of the 2008 financial crisis, they need look no further than the travails of one of the more high-profile corporate victims of the appropriately-termed …

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Icahn eyes sale of Fontainebleau Las Vegas

US billionaire Carl Icahn is reported to be selling the Fontainebleau Resort, an unfinished casino development on the Las Vegas Strip. Finance magnet and renowned ‘corporate raider’ Icahn is reported to have contracted property broker CBRE Group to conduct the sale of the $3 billion unfinished development. US business sources have speculated that Icahn is seeking a sale price of …

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Gameloft launches first slot-based social game

Social game developer Gameloft, in partnership with CBS Interactive, has launched CSI: Slots on iPhone, iPad, iPod touch, Android and Windows Phone.It is the first time that the social game firm has developed a slot-based freemium style game as the company targets the more casual gamer. CSI: Slots releases featuring ‘cases steeped in mystery’, and is written in collaboration with …

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IGT rolls out new system applications throughout Wynn Resorts

IGT has announced that it has signed an agreement with Wynn Resorts for the provisions of a comprehensive suite of IGT system applications. The agreement will see IGT technology roll-out its application suite at Wynn Las Vegas and Wynn Palace Macau. The agreement will further expand to the new Wynn Everett resort in Massachusetts upon completion of its construction. The …

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Game Account Network re-brands to GAN

Digital gaming systems and content provider Game Account Network has announced the it has re-branded its corporate assets to GAN, effective as of 9 September. The Company commences trading as ‘GAN’ immediately and will launch its new-look logo and design schema at today’s eGaming Review North America’s “Power50” Internet gaming conference at Pelican Hill hotel, Newport Beach, California. Giving further …

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Game Account opens new US office in Las Vegas

Focusing of further expansion for the North American igaming and gambling markets, industry developer and software supplier Game Account Network, has announced the opening of its Las Vegas Nevada office. Dedicated to expanding US commercial opportunities, the new Game Account space is over three times larger than the former campus, and is scalable to support the expanding game publishing and …

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Ken Bossingham joins IGT as casino core product lead

Gambling technology provider IGT has announced the appointment of Ken Bossingham as Senior Vice President of Casino Core Products. Bossingham joins IGT (2013-2014) having served as Chief Operating Officer of American Gaming Systems, where he led the acquisitions of Apollo Global Management, Colossal Gaming and Cadillac Jack. Bossingham has prior experience with IGT Group, having served as VP of North …

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Warren Lush: Why Devilfish is a lock for Poker Hall of Fame

There seems to be popular acclaim for Dave Ulliott – the Devilfish – to get into the Poker Hall of Fame, and consultant Warren Lush believes that this year it will happen. Early this year legendary UK poker player Dave ‘Devilfish’ Ulliott passed away and there was much talk about whether he will be inducted into the Poker Hall of …

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Deutsche Bank Las Vegas casino investment challenged over LIBOR charges

Deutsche Bank AB’s 25% stake in Station Casinos a Las Vegas gambling operator, has been asked to be reviewed by Nevada’s gambling authorities, following the bank’s involvement in the London Interbank Offered Rate (LIBOR) scandal. The review has been put forward by Las Vegas labour unions’ Culinary Workers Union Local 226 and Bartenders Union Local 165, who have questioned the …

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