GTECH buy IGT for $4.7 billion
Jul26

GTECH buy IGT for $4.7 billion

It has been confirmed that lottery giant GTECH will buy slot machine maker International Game Technology (IGT) for $4.7 billion. The move by GTECH will help propel the company into the global gaming market. The deal will include GTECH assuming the total net debt of IGT also, which stands at $1.7 billion. IGT shareholders will receive a total of $18.25 per share in a combination of $13.69 in cash and 0.1819 ordinary share of the new...

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Harrah’s Casino Tunica closes its doors for good
Jun11

Harrah’s Casino Tunica closes its doors for good

  The dice are no longer rolling and the slots aren’t spinning at Harrah’s Casino in Tunica. The casino lights went out for good a little after midnight recently and 1,300 employees are now looking for work. For many people, the closure marks the end of an era in gaming in Tunica County. The lights at Harrah’s Casino Tunica were still flashing brightly a few minutes before midnight on Sunday, June 1. But there are no winners...

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Mongolia wants to legalise gambling and horse racing
May12

Mongolia wants to legalise gambling and horse racing

The Mongolia government are set to propose new laws which will allow professional horse racing and at the same time legalise betting in an attempt to entice Chinese gamblers when the Hong Kong horse racing season closes. According to a report in Bloomberg the Mongolian government will approach the Hong Kong Jockey Club for their horses and jockeys while they are in the closed season to hold horse race meetings. The Hong Kong season...

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Rio Casino Resort – THE PRIDE OF THE SOUTH
Apr29

Rio Casino Resort – THE PRIDE OF THE SOUTH

The largest casino in the Southern Hemisphere, the Rio Casino Resort is located in Klerksdorp, South Africa and was inspired by the passion, vibe, and color of the Carnival in Brazil’s Rio de Janeiro. The casino is located a few hours by car from Johannesburg and is among the most popular casinos in South Africa. Short history of the place The first magistrate of the small community that settled on the banks of the Schoonspruit...

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Florian Duță: „Poker is constantly changing”
Apr24

Florian Duță: „Poker is constantly changing”

Florian Duță is a name that appears more often on the list of money entries in the national and international tournaments. Ranked the 21st at the EPT Barcelona Main event last year, the Romanian poker player has the ability to “hit” a great outcome, but only time will show proove us right. We invite you to browse this interview with Florian, during which you will learn more about him and his passion for poker.  Please let...

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