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Donaco International settles Star Vegas Casino Dispute

Donaco International settles Star Vegas Casino Dispute

Australian casino operator Donaco International has confirmed the conclusion of its dispute with Cambodia’s Star Vegas Casino. Yahoo Finance reports the dispute, originally announced on March 3, 2020, has concluded. The accounts for the six months ending December 31, 2020, will fully reflect the positive outcome in accordance with the...

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Sands Corp CEO Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Sands Corp CEO Takes Medical Leave of Absence

Photo by Marcelo Leal A casino mogul has taken a medical leave of absence from his company to undergo cancer treatment. Cards Chat reports Sands Corp’s Sheldon Adelson is battling cancer after being diagnosed with non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma in 2020 but remained in his role as the chief executive officer of...

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Queensland woman claims to be winner of $2m lottery jackpot

Queensland woman claims to be winner of $2m lottery jackpot

Photo by Dylan Nolte A Queensland woman is suing a lottery operator claiming she won a $2 million draw seven years ago. The Courier Mail reports Kathy Jasmine Rado, 59, has filed a claim in the Supreme Court alleging that she picked the seven winning numbers and paid cash for...

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ABA Consultation Report to Influence Credit Card Gambling

ABA Consultation Report to Influence Credit Card Gambling

The Australian Banking Association has been at the center of a debate for several years. Should banks ban the use of credit cards for online gambling? Or should the ABA at least strongly recommend the ban? While the ABA has tried to stay out of it and still makes no...

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ANU CGR Study Says Aussies Gambled Less in Pandemic

ANU CGR Study Says Aussies Gambled Less in Pandemic

The 2020 coronavirus pandemic spurred studies to examine gambling effects on people in a variety of situations. The impact of the shutdowns and the lifestyle changes, the isolation and the risks were topics that researchers will be analyzing for years to come. The Australian National University Centre for Gambling Research,...

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Golden Horns Highlights New Betsoft Games in January

Golden Horns Highlights New Betsoft Games in January

A new year means new online casino games from Betsoft Gaming. Developers have been anxiously awaiting the releases of some of their favorite projects to date: Golden Horns, Take Olympus, Stacked, and Max Quest Dragon Stone. Golden Horns: 14 January The timing is perfect, according to the Chinese calendar, as...

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Crown Casino Dismisses Las Vegas Sands Sale Rumors

Crown Casino Dismisses Las Vegas Sands Sale Rumors

Crown Casinos’ share price rose on the back of rumours that the casino operator’s majority shareholder James Packer was engaged in talks with Las Vegas Sands’ Sheldon Adelson. Calvin Ayre reports that Crown’s shares rose nearly three per cent on Monday to close at A$9.90, a peak the operator hasn’t...

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Global Casino Market Report Sheds light on Industry’s Future

Global Casino Market Report Sheds light on Industry’s Future

Photo by Brett Zeck A report on the global casino hotel market has revealed the regional growth traits, technological disruptions and threats to the industry. Factory Gate reports a research report conducted by Orbis includes a holistic overview of prime growth touchpoints, region-specific developments and local and country specific growth...

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Aristocrat Gaming Rolls Out Future Leaders Program

Aristocrat Gaming Rolls Out Future Leaders Program

ASX-listed Aristocrat Gaming has rolled out its Aristocrat Future Leaders program. Casino Beats reports the program is a comprehensive educational track that creates an opportunity for recent graduate students in the United States to learn the land-based gaming industry from the pokies manufacturer. The Aristocrat Future Leaders rotational program offers...

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Rumours of the Sale of Crown Casino Intensify

Rumours of the Sale of Crown Casino Intensify

Photo: (Melbourne, Victoria, Australia) Speculation has grown that Australian casino mogul James Packer is looking to offload his 36 per cent share in the casino. Gambling News reports that Packer celebrated New Year’s Eve on board his $200 million super boat IJE, but right next to his boat in the...

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