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In the Spotlight, June 2014

By Staff Reports

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Drexel University students interested in casino operations management now have an opportunity for hands-on learning in a new, on-campus training lab, thanks to Bally Technologies’ donation of gaming machines. “We’re proud to partner with Drexel University to donate our gaming machines to their...

Latin America News Roundup

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

A study carried out by this research group Quali on behalf of the Colombian Gaming Control Board (Coljuegos) has revealed that in 40 percent of households someone has gambled at least once within the last three months. The study, which was carried out in the cities of Bogotá, Cali, Medellín...

Las Vegas Sands Announces New Global Corporate Citizenship Program

By Marian Green

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Kicking off its new global corporate citizenship program called Sands Cares in April, Las Vegas Sands Corp. announced major commitments to the William F. Harrah College of Hotel Administration at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas, and the international nonprofit organization Clean the World...

European News Roundup

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

Latin America News Roundup

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

According to reports surfacing in local media, the government could soon green-light online betting on local soccer matches, but offshore operators will not be invited to bid for a license. Under current rules, only a very small number of local interactive betting sites are permitted to offer their services...

What's Shakin', April 2014

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In this month's What's Shakin', Suquamish Clearwater Casino Resort selects CDI’s GlobalSuite™, Silver Legacy Resort Casino chooses Rainmaker’s GuestREV®, IGT provides Oregon Video Lottery fans with more ways to play, IGT also earns 50 percent floor share at SLS Las Vegas and much more...

European News Roundup

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

Plans to build a EuroVegas in Spain have finally been abandoned by casino and resort operator Las Vegas Sands. Rumors had been circulating that the project had run into difficulty and that Spain might lose out on the €18 billion EuroVegas project after growing speculation that the project would be better located outside of Spain. This came after financial information services Fitch Ratings advised...

What's Shakin', Mar. 2014

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In this month's What's Shakin', Aristocrat announces leadership structure changes, AGEM announces seven new members, Hoosier Park Racing & Casino shows continued focus on customer service with Kai™ from Acres 4.0, Bally Technologies announces exclusive enterprise-wide systems agreement and more...

European News Roundup

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In a major decision that has been widely hailed by the online gaming industry, the European Commission (EC) has filed formal charges against six member states for their failure to adhere to European law when it comes to gaming. The governments of Belgium, Cyprus, the Czech Republic, Lithuania, Poland and Romania have all received letters from the EC demanding that they change gambling legislation so that they...

The New $100 Bill

By Don Logay

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Don Logay

The Federal Reserve has announced that a redesigned $100 bill will make its official debut Oct. 8, 2013. This is the fourth time the $100 bill has been redesigned. The new look was originally scheduled for 2010, but various printing problems delayed production and ultimately its planned release. The originally planned design did, however, also trigger new looks for...