Michigan to Get First Taste of Live Dealer Casino Games via Evolution

Michigan to Get First Taste of Live Dealer Casino Games via Evolution

Dealers will live-stream from Southfield The Michigan Gaming Control Board (MGCB) has given Evolution the go-ahead to offer live dealer online casino games in the state. The MGCB announced on July 21 that it had authorized the leading B2B live casino game provider to live-stream, via licensed operators and platform providers, the first such games…

Back in Masks II: Las Vegas Casino Staff Cover Up as COVID-19 Strikes Again

Back in Masks II: Las Vegas Casino Staff Cover Up as COVID-19 Strikes Again

Nevada health body makes recommendation Some Sin City casinos – Las Vegas Sands, Westgate Las Vegas Resort & Casino, and The Venetian – have stipulated that employees must mask up again as Nevada struggles to contain surging COVID-19 cases predominated by the ultra-contagious Delta variant. The move by casinos came after a July 16 mask-up…

Scientific Games Pursues Growth With Proposed SciPlay Merger Deal

Scientific Games Pursues Growth With Proposed SciPlay Merger Deal

Looking to buy the remaining shares Scientific Games (SG) Corporation has revealed its plan to acquire the remaining 19% equity stake in SciPlay Corporation that it does not own, at an implied enterprise valuation of $1.9bn. SciPlay would then be a wholly-owned Scientific Games subsidiary The Las Vegas-based gaming company announced on Thursday that it…

A Good Friday for Canadian Gamblers as Ontario Casinos Get Ready to Reopen

A Good Friday for Canadian Gamblers as Ontario Casinos Get Ready to Reopen

Provincial government lifting restrictions Gamblers in the Canadian province of Ontario can pursue their in-person pastime once again as at least 12 brick-and-mortar casinos will soon reopen. 11 Great Canadian Gaming Corporation (GCGC) properties have announced that they will resume operations on Friday, while Casino Rama Resort in Orillia will follow on July 29. The…

‘Go Ahead and Gamble’ Philippine President Duterte Says in About-Face Amid Pandemic

‘Go Ahead and Gamble’ Philippine President Duterte Says in About-Face Amid Pandemic

Gaming stocks rise after declaration The historically anti-online gambling Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte has done a startling about-face in his stance on the subject, with Bloomberg reporting that gaming stocks have risen following his announcement earlier this week. “Go ahead and gamble” was the proclamation issued from Duterte’s office on July 7. Bloomberg took to…