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In the Spotlight, June 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

This month's headlines, JCM Global acquires 49 percent of Nanoptix Inc. common stock, AGS receives its manufacturers' license in three states, and Aristocrat launches a play-for-fun site for Maryland Live! Casino. 

TransAct’s Epicentral® Print System a Hit at Nisqually Red Wind Casino

By Jenessa McAllister

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Jenessa McAllister

When the team at Nisqually Red Wind Casino first heard about TransAct Technologies’ new Epicentral® Print System, they were instantly intrigued. The system, which includes several impressive features, was installed in early February on each of the Olympia, Wash., property’s 975 slot machines, and was the first property to launch the system for TransAct. Epicentral was an immediate success, and continues to impress both patrons and employees at Red Wind.

What's Shakin', June 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In this month's headlines, Aristocrat receives its license in South Dakota and announces a new appointment, Konami Gaming Inc. partners with IGT to provide a solution based on GSA standards for windowing technology, Bally Technologies implements system and games at Valley Forge Casino Resort, Roger Maloch is appointed the new CFO of Cadillac Jack, WMS licenses content from Konami Gaming and acquires Jadestone Group, and much more.

Latin American News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month's top Latin American news, the government continues cracking down on gaming in Venezuela, casinos are now among the most profitable companies in Chile, the Buenos Aires lottery is critical of online gaming in Argentina, and according to Codere, the Colombian market remains “attractive.”

What's Shakin', May 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In this month's headlines, AGEM announces two new members, IGT and Lottomatica announce a strategic partnership, SPIELO International expands its sales team in Asia, Eclipse Compliance Testing receives license from Ohio Lottery, Gasser Chair Co. is awarded a contract for Ohio's first casino, BMM is recognized by NYCE, JCJ announces the completion of phase one of Resorts World Casino New York City, and much more.

European News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month's top European news, Portugal's government looks into legalizing online gambling, Paddy Power announced plans to launch in Italy, game shows are proclaimed gambling in the U.K., and Barcelona and Madrid compete for Euro Vegas.  

What's Shakin', April 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In this month's headlines, Bally acquires Chiligaming, Konami Gaming, Tropicana Entertainment and Grand Casinos announce promotions, JCM Global wins its second Maryland LIVE! contract whie Aristocrat announces its first Oasis 360™ installation , Bally and Aristocrat announce a strategic alliance, BMM Compliance reports significant growth in 2011, GSA elects a new board of directors, and much more. 

New York Commercial Gaming is Finally in Gestation ... Maybe

By Daniel Schiffman

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Daniel Schiffman

The month or so that will pass between the writing of this report and its publication is more than likely, or perhaps destined, to see changes in status, positions and arguments concerning the licensing of commercial gaming in New York. The history of modern gaming in the state can be written about definitively, and only broad strokes are of current interest. The present is transitory, and the only certainty about the immediate future is controversy.

European News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s top European news, Sheldon Adelson announced plans to build a Euro Vegas in Spain, Bwin.Party announced that it has launched online poker in Denmark, a Portuguese court has ruled against the sponsorship of online gambling companies, and the Italian government continues to open up the market to offshore betting companies.

Latin American News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s Latin American News, police are targeting gangs in Brazil who are part of the “Animal Game,” visitor numbers continue to increase at a fast pace in Chile, tax revenue could double by the end of 2013 in Peru and a new gaming law goes into effect in Nicaragua.