Gaming Industry News

The World Casino Directory's Gaming Industry News covers land-based and online happenings in the industry. Our coverage here will inform readers about everything from employment and job fairs to major moves being anticipated by the big industry players. Reporting on sweeping regulatory changes as well as the oft-times more nuanced fluidity of case law and legal interpretations of existing laws are some of the items we cover in this section.

Industry participants will find pre-show and post-show coverage of some of the most important conferences and tradeshows in the gambling world, whether land-based or iGaming in nature or both. Thought leaders and those looking to increase their knowledge of current trends in the global gaming industry may wish to visit our Calendars of Gaming and iGaming Conferences and Seminars for important details on summits ranging from G2E (Global Gaming Expo) and ICE to roundtables focused on sportsbetting.

We cover important industry events and changes from American tribal gaming and the Caribbean to India and Macau. If it affects the industry, for professionals or players, you'll find the story here. New licenses, casino sales, M&A, and labor relations are just a few of the story leads we chase for you and report on in this section.

Crown Resorts Limited shareholders rebel over remuneration revelations

For the second consecutive year and a large number of shareholders in Crown Resorts Limited have reportedly rebelled against the firm currently under investigation by casino regulators for the states of Western...

Irish government due to consider comprehensive gambling legislation

In Ireland and the government of Prime Minister Micheal Martin is reportedly preparing to propose wide-ranging legislation that would largely ban complimentary bets and establish a new regulator to oversee the ...

Yggdrasil releases new online slot Savana Roar; first title from YG Master partner, Jelly

Big cats are once again in the spotlight in the latest Yggdrasil powered release, Savanna Roar, an African themed title, with a max win of up to 10,459 times the initial stake, by budding mobile-first game deve...

Pragmatic Play partners with LuckSports in Brazil; agrees multi-product content deal

Hot on the heels of the launch of its latest online casino title and leading content provider Pragmatic Play has announced that it has agreed a multi-vertical deal with LuckSports in Brazil, further advanci...

Penn National completes $2 billion acquisition of Canadian digital media company “theScore”

Land-based casino and racetrack operator Penn National Gaming Inc. (PENN:NASDAQ) has completed the purchase of Toronto-based digital media company Score Media and Gaming Inc. (theScore) in a $2 billion cash and...

South Korean politician suggests implementing ‘proxy gambling’ at casinos

In South Korea and a prominent federal politician has reportedly suggested that the nation’s collection of 17 foreigner-only casinos be allowed to start offering mobile wagering so as to more quickly recover fr...

New Jersey sportsbooks surpass $1 billion handle mark for September

The numerous online and land-based sportsbooks serving the American state of New Jersey reportedly set a nationwide record in September after becoming the first to collectively process over $1 billion in monthl...

Pragmatic Play adds “lucrative” title to growing games portfolio via new online slot Cash Bonanza

Pragmatic Play has released the latest title in its vault-inspired slot collection, Cash Bonanza, which combines a classic fruit theme with piles of banknotes and gold coins, along with an Increasing Ways W...

Arizona’s Gila River Indian Community breaks ground on a fourth casino

In the western American state of Arizona and the federally-recognized Gila River Indian Community reportedly held a special ceremony yesterday in order to break ground on a coming $150 million tribal casino. ...