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European News Round-up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month's European news, the U.K. government will take no action to restrict the number of high-stakes betting terminals, in Germany, Schleswig-Holstein will join the Interstate Treaty on Gambling, a match fixing scandal in Europe could lead to changes in betting legislation, and in Gibralta, operators prepare for a legal battle.

Fahrenkopf to Step Down from AGA

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After 17 and a half years as the first and only chief executive officer of the American Gaming Association (AGA), Frank Fahrenkopf recently announced he will be stepping down, effective June 30.

What's Shakin'

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

This month's headlines include news and announcements from the American Gaming Association, Konami Gaming Inc., Bally Technologies, the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers, SHFL entertainment Inc., Multimedia Games and more.

European News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s European news, EuroVegas should take 10 years to complete in Spain, the Dutch government has plans to legalize online gambling, illegal gambling is on the rise in Serbia and operators look set to enter the newly opened online slot market in Italy.

In the Spotlight, December 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In the Spotlight, November 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

Even in the shuffle of October’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E), attendees were certain to notice a buzz around one company’s booth. Shuffle Master Inc. formally debuted their new company name—SHFL entertainment Inc.—at the heavily attended Las Vegas trade show. According to Julia Boguslawski, G2E was the perfect time and place to debut the brand update.

Latin American News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s Latin American news, illegal gambling is on the rise in Puerto Rico, there are talks of soon-to-be-casinos inArgentina, gaming seems set to expand in Mexico, and the Chilean State Lottery is requesting licenses to run an online casino.

Political Chatter, November 2012

By Antinea Ascione

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Antinea Ascione

In this section, read highlights and updates on gaming and political news and what’s going on in Massachusetts, Illinois, Maryland and Nevada.

Political Chatter

By Antinea Ascione

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Antinea Ascione

We are proud to debut a brand-new section of the magazine in this issue. Here, we’ll take a quick look at what’s happening in the gaming and political world and present you with need-to-know highlights from the past month. No one can escape politics, especially not those in gaming. In this section debut, read for highlights and updates on what’s going on in Nevada, New York, New Jersey, California and Illinois.

In the Spotlight, October 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In recent years, gaming manufacturers have honed in on the power of licensed entertainment brands to attract new and non-traditional players—think King Kong Cash™, STARGATE SG-1™ and DEAL OR NO DEAL™. Film and television titles have provided rich soil for cross-pollinating gaming with media properties to bring bigger and newer audiences to the slot floor.