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.

Macau trial hears more Suncity Group ‘side betting’ allegations

In Macau and the trial of the 21 individuals being charged with various illegal gaming, fraud, money laundering and criminal association infractions has reportedly again heard testimony relating to the alleged ...

Wednesday ground-breaking for coming Hard Rock Casino Rockford venture

In the American state of Illinois and casino operator Hard Rock International has reportedly announced that it will be holding a special ceremony on Wednesday afternoon to mark the start to construction of its ...

Station Casinos obtains North Las Vegas Planning Commission green light

In Nevada and the Station Casinos brand of prominent land-based casino operator Red Rock Resorts Incorporated has reportedly cleared a major hurdle in its plan to bring a new gambling-friendly development to th...

Nevada Gaming Commission to consider $100,000 William Hill penalty

The Nevada Gaming Commission is reportedly set to consider whether to green light a $100,000 fine against the William Hill-branded sportsbetting service following the August filing of a four-count complaint by ...

IMG Arena agrees deal for global BBL data and streaming rights

British online sportsbetting technologies provider IMG Arena has announced the signing of an agreement to secure the exclusive worldwide betting data and streaming rights for the British Basketball League (BBL)...

Blue Lake Casino and Hotel workers to unionize under the aegis of Unite Here

In northern California and the Blue Lake Rancheria has reportedly inked a deal that is to see workers at its Blue Lake Casino and Hotel venue unionize under the protection of the Local 49 chapter of the Unite H...

California sportsbetting referendums racking up record-breaking amounts of cash

In the American state of California and parties advocating for and against a pair of local ballot initiatives that are looking to formally legalize retail and online sportsbetting have reportedly heretofore spe...

Former Suncity Group boss tells of Macau’s rife ‘side betting’ culture

In Macau and the former boss of local junket operator Suncity Group has reportedly asserted that every one of the enclave’s licensed VIP gambling lounges had offered some form of illicit ‘side betting’. Acco...

Pragmatic Play launches new classic fruit machine-inspired Crown of Fire online slot; to supply kwiff with Slots and Live Casino content

Following the release of its new land-based casino-inspired slot Crown of Fire, Pragmatic Play has agreed a content partnership with UK-based sports betting service, kwiff, a subsidiary of Eaton Gate Gaming...

LeoVegas AB inks Inter Milan partnership arrangement

Prominent online casino and sportsbetting operator LeoVegas AB has announced the signing of a deal to become an official betting partner across Europe and the Americas for top-flight Italian soccer side Inter M...