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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.

What’s Shakin’, September 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

This month's top headlines include a partnership between Bally and H5G, news hires at Reel games, AGS, IT and Gary and Platt, a successful iGaming Workshop by BMM, promotions within Konami, Tropicana Las Vegas and Empire Resorts, the creation of an Interblock Organic Island in the Hippodrome, as well as headlines from other companies in the industry.

In the Spotlight, September 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

Continuing its familiar trend of successful headlines, Bally Technologies has set a number of company records for revenues and profitability. They announced a quarterly non-GAAP EPS of 78 cents on record revenue of $246 million for the three months that ended on June 30, 2012. In other news, Incredible Technologies is celebrating recent success, from new installations, to expanding offices and new hires, IT has been nothing short of impressive.

Latin American Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s Latin American news, the Paraguayan Senate has approved a bill that seeks to put an end to illegal gambling, a second attack occurred on a casino in Monterrey, Mexico, the governor of Buenos Aires extended 14 bingo licenses, and the Chilean and Peruvian governments have signed an agreement of cooperation.

European News Round-Up

By James Marrison

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James Marrison

In this month’s European news, a backlash over advertising during the European Soccer Championship takes place in the U.K., Schleswig-Holstein could revoke licenses in Germany, e-gaming companies are granted licenses in Spain, and a match-fixing scandal hits Italian soccer.

In the Spotlight, August 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

On June 21, Bally Technologies Inc. became the first company to receive an interactive gaming supplier license from the Nevada Gaming Control Board (NGCB). “This was a historic day in time for Bally Technologies, Nevada, and for the gaming industry,” said John Connelly, Bally’s vice president of business development.

What's Shakin', July 2012

By CEM Staff

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CEM Staff

In this month's headlines, Bally Technologies receives the first recommendation for an online gaming license, Aristocrat, Shuffle Master and Ongame Network enter into a strategic relationship, GCA appoints a new president, IGT receives recommendation for online gaming license by the NGCB, WMS acquires Phantom EFX and extends its global technology agreement with FutureLogic and much more.