Tag: casino

DraftKings heads down under with Australian expansion

American daily fantasy sports company DraftKings has announced that it will begin offering daily fantasy sports (DFS) contests to Australian punters in Q2 2018. The company confirmed that it has been granted a government licence by the Northern Territory Racing Commission, under which it is permitted to offer DFS contests in Australia. Announcing the licence…

Tycoon Stanley Ho retires: Macau’s ‘King of Gambling’

Macau gambling king Stanley Ho’s swashbuckling corporate deal-making style transformed Macau from a sleepy peninsula dotted with seedy, windowless gambling dens into the world’s biggest casino centre. One of Asia’s richest men, the flamboyant tycoon made his riches by smuggling luxury goods into China from Macau during World War II, before he secured the only…

Spanish online gambling and betting market poised to hit $1.22B by 2023

Online gambling and betting businesses in Spain are on track to becoming a billion-dollar industry, according to forecasts. An AFP report quoted consultancy firm Ficom Leisure, which said that Spain is now “on the radar of the international market” as it predicts the market’s annual online gambling and betting revenue to hit €1 billion (US$1.22…

Meruelo Group receives approval for SLS acquisition – Gambling Insider

A multi-million dollar acquisition of the ailing SLS Las Vegas Hotel & Casino by gaming and media company The Meruelo Group has been approved by the Nevada Gaming Commission. During hearings late on Thursday, Meruelo Group Principal Alex Meruelo unveiled his plans to revitalise and promote the SLS hotel as a must stay destination on…

Atlantic City Casino To Launch An Online Gambling Service Via GAN

International online casino supplier GAN is going to increase its footprint in the US. Already involved in New Jersey online casinos, GAN announced this week it would be powering the online gambling arm of the planned Ocean Resort Casino, formerly the Revel in Atlantic City. The UK-based company offers turnkey software solutions for both social…

Who will inherit Stephen Paddock’s $5 million real estate?

Stephen Paddock, the gunman behind the deadliest mass shooting in modern U.S. history didn’t leave behind a will before killing innocent concertgoers in Las Vegas and then turning a handgun on himself—so what happens to his fortune? Stephen was an avid gambler and left behind an estate worth an estimated $5 million, but didn’t leave…