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.

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Toto Online to Pay Fine of 400,000 Euros for Targeting Young Adults

Toto Online, a famous Netherlands brand owned by the Nederlandse Loterij, must pay a fine of 400,000 euros due to targeting in their marketing campaigns.    Taking prohibited actions:   The Gaming Authori...

Lucksome adds naughty new Christmas-themed online slot Saint Nicked to portfolio

If you like a little naughty with your nice you're going to love the latest online slot from Malta-based software development studio, Lucksome.  The new addition to its growing games portfolio, Saint Nicked, is...

Wynn Macau leads increase in Macau casino stocks following new licenses announcement

Wynn Macau led an improvement of Macau gaming stocks on Monday, November 28th in Hong Kong, following the city's government announcement over the weekend that its six current casino operators will acquire new l...
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Hip-hop Fans Are Excited – New Online Slot Game by AvatarUX Is Here

Turn the volume up and join AvatarUX in its latest hip-hop adventure HipHopPop! Listen to that beat:  This slot game combines the inovative PopWins mechanic with creative content, which makes it exciting ...

Everygame Poker releases Golden Dragon Inferno with special spin bonus rounds

November 25, 2022  – A leading Chinese provider of popular poker and casino games, Everygame Poker, has released the new Golden Dragon Inferno slot game this week. The players can enjoy the luxury of the slot s...

Pragmatic Play awards holiday multipliers in new Christmas-themed slot: Santa’s Great Gifts

With Christmas just around the corner, Pragmatic Play, a leading Malta-based iGaming supplier, wants to help dear old Santa deliver the gifts in its latest slot release, Santa’s Great GiftsTM. A Spectacular ...

Genius and NFL licence Bet365, Bet99, and Rivalry to operate ‘Watch&Bet’ live stream in Canada

Earlier today, the National Football League (NFL) and the media data provider Genius Sports Limited announced the closure of new licensing agreements with three approved sportsbooks to distribute live video str...

Indian casino and Hard Rock resort in Mettler win federal approval

The Tejon Indian Tribe has received final approval to proceed with its Mettler casino project. The casino project is expected to be the backbone of the associated $600 million hotel project of the tribe's p...

Belgian National Lottery stops sports betting advertising throughout World Cup

To protect players from gambling-related harm, the Belgian National Lottery has officially halted all forms of sports betting advertising throughout the occurring 2022 FIFA World Cup. A policy to halt sports...

Australian regulator shuts down additional unlicensed offshore gambling websites

Following the shutdown of Cloudbet and Las Atlantis, better known as two offshore gambling websites, Australian Communications and Media (ACMA) is taking the fight against illegal gaming in Australia a step fur...
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The NICC Fails to Support The Star Sydney’s Independent Monitor

New South Wales Independent Casino Commission (NICC) didn't approve the hiring of an independent monitor for The Star Entertainment Group's Star Sydney Casino property.    The loss of the license:   An ap...

Pragmatic Play grows global presence with new Peruvian and Dutch partnerships

Leading content provider to the iGaming industry, Pragmatic Play, has entered a partnership with Peruvian operator Tinbet for a great collection of selected products of the provider's leading slots, live ca...

Swedish regulator issues warning and fine to Kindred; Spooniker manifest Improvement

Kindred Group, an innovative, globally recognized online gambling provider, has officially received a warning and a fine of $998k, which is approximately SEK 10.9 million, for failing to improve its work in the...