World Gaming Expo

Latest News


Margaritaville-Casino-Entrace-1-of-3.jpg

The new Margaritaville Casino represents one of the largest casino build-outs completed under the Margaritaville brand to date. The unique design allows natural light into the casino and offers a view of the Arkansas River.  Highlights of the casino interior design include white-washed millwork and orange palm leaf wall covering, as well as sections of LED backlit panels separated by mullions to suggest a tropical environment outdoors. The LED panels feature palm tree graphics designed by The McBride Company as part of the extensive signage and graphics program.

READ MORE


Casino-Resort-World-Sentosa.jpg

The Gibraltar Betting and Gaming Association (GBGA) has received another heavy blow in its more than two-year-long Point of Consumption tax dispute with UK’s HM Revenue and Customs. An Advocate General at the Court of Justice of the European Union said on Thursday that Gibraltar and the UK should be considered a single EU member state; an opinion that will likely affect negatively GBGA’s claim that the PoC tax violated Article.

READ MORE


B4-1024x813.jpg

Pressured by the European Commission, a number of member states have introduced new iGaming regulatory frameworks over the past decade or so. In most cases, the new regimes have relaxed certain limitations and have opened the countries’ markets to international online gambling operators. There are two main types of gambling services offered within Sweden’s borders – regulated and unregulated ones. Here it is important to note that unregulated services are not strictly prohibited under the country’s existing laws, but are not very welcome by regulators and authorities.

READ MORE


the_slots_area-casino-du-liban.jpg

Casino du Liban, a gaming and entertainment establishment, aims to launch an online gaming platform. The venture will be in partnership with an international company. A tender has been launched with a deadline of January 19 to submit the proposals. The terms of reference states that bidders “should be already generating their own revenues of not less than $650 million, of which 75 percent should be from gaming and gambling activities.” It also states that the winning bidder “should be committed to investing a minimum of $15 million.”

READ MORE


PHO-10Jul14-238123.jpg

Several US states are having difficulties concerning burdensome process of legalizing online gambling within their borders, Virginia is trying to establish clearer definitions on what is legal in terms of gambling and what is not. Virginia Sen. Louise Lucas introduced last week a new gambling bill – S 1400, that, among other things, is aimed at regulating poker as a game of skill. Being classified as a game whose outcome is not based on chance, poker would no longer be illegal in the Commonwealth.

READ MORE


hawaii-casino.jpg

Hawaii has joined the myriad of US states to be considering the legalization of online poker and other Internet gambling options. A 29-page bill (SB 677) has been introduced by Sen. Will Espero earlier this month that if signed into law will strip Hawaii of its status as one of the few states without any legalized gambling options within its borders.

READ MORE


IGT-750x400.jpg

Recent U.S. lottery ticket suppliers IGT Global Solutions and Global slot machine, reported that they will invest $15 million in an expansion project for their ticket press facility in Florida .The expansion project is to create room for a new ultramodern servo-controlled TRESU ticket press that will hopefully increase the company’s pressing capacity by up to 30%, according to the announcement, and will help them with their 13 year supply deal they’ve recently signed with the Florida lottery.

READ MORE