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New iSoftBet Releases Include Megaways and Roulette

New iSoftBet Releases Include Megaways and Roulette

As 2021 got underway, iSoftBet was one of the online casino slot game developers with numerous new titles on the table. The company released Mighty Stallion Hold & Win, Neptune’s Fortune Megaways, and Book of Cai Shen. Those games covered a range of themes and features. Just a few months...

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World Class of Poker Brings New Poker to Asian Market

World Class of Poker Brings New Poker to Asian Market

The live poker tournament scene is a market that requires tenacity for success, not just for players but for organizers. Taking a poker tour to various countries in the Asia-Pacific market requires compliance with each country’s gambling laws, some of which can be unclear or even changed with little notice....

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The Lott Reveals Most Frequent Lotto Winners in 2020

The Lott Reveals Most Frequent Lotto Winners in 2020

The Lott keeps data. It makes sense for a company based on numbers. When the public is lucky, the Lott puts that data together and reveals information and trends. For most, this is nothing more than interesting and fun, but could it be useful? This month, the Lott revealed statistics...

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Scientific Games mulls ASX launch

Scientific Games mulls ASX launch

An American poker machine company is considering a launch onto the Australian Stock Exchange. The Australian Financial Review reports that Las Vegas gaming giant Scientific Games is considering an Australian public offering, which would help it raise fresh capital and pay down debt. The Nasdaq-listed Scientific Games has engaged Sydney-based...

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Steve McCann becomes new Crown CEO

Steve McCann becomes new Crown CEO

Embattled casino operator Crown Resorts has named a new chief executive. The Age reports that outgoing Lendlease boss Steve McCann has been named as Crown’s new CEO, in the midst of an ongoing regulatory crisis that threatens its gambling licences in three states. Crown’s previous CEO, Ken Barton, resigned in...

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Star bids to takeover Crown Resorts

Star bids to takeover Crown Resorts

Australia’s second largest casino operator has submitted a proposal to merge with the nation’s largest and most iconic casino operator, Crown Resorts. The ABC reports that Star Entertainment Group has submitted a merger proposal to its main rival, Crown Resorts. The non-binding proposal offers 2.68 The Star shares per Crown...

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Apollo Matches Entain’s Bid for Tabcorp

Apollo Matches Entain’s Bid for Tabcorp

Bidding has heated up for a major Australian wagering and media business. The Sydney Morning Herald reports that private equity outfit Apollo Global Management has matched UK outfit’s Entain’s $3.5 billion bid for the business. Confirming Apollo as a suitor for the first time, Tabcorp said on Thursday afternoon that...

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Blackstone Revises its Crown Takeover Proposal

Blackstone Revises its Crown Takeover Proposal

A private equity group interested in acquiring Crown Resorts has made a fresh bid for the embattled casino operator. The Australian Financial Review reports that Blackstone has returned to Crown with a revised proposal, following its $11.85 a share indicative offer, which was made six weeks ago. The new proposal,...

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Crown Perth Opens and Shuts Again Due to COVID-19 Cases

Crown Perth Opens and Shuts Again Due to COVID-19 Cases

While Australia has done well to curtail the COVID-19 virus, the detection of three new cases linked to Perth’s hotel quarantine system has seen Crown Resorts shut its casino operations in the city, just two days after reopening. Inside Asian Gaming reports that the Australian casino giant issued an announcement...

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Former SkyCity CEO Takes Underpayment Claims to Federal Court

Former SkyCity CEO Takes Underpayment Claims to Federal Court

A former SkyCity casino boss is claiming the casino group fired him from his high-paying role to avoid paying hundreds of thousands of dollars worth of bonuses. Adelaide Now reports that Luke Walker, who was general manager of the casino from February 2017 to April 2019 is suing his former...

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