In Macau, a government official has reportedly declared that her office has now processed all of the necessary licensing paperwork regarding The 13 luxury hotel and is now waiting on the new scheme’s developer to request a site inspection. Located on a 65,000 sq ft plot near the border between the Cotai and Coloane districts of Macau, The 13 is...
The closure of the Trump Taj Mahal appears to have benefitted Atlantic City‘s seven remaining casinos, as a recent upswing in tourism has been seen within the last six months.  Not only are the remaining casinos taking on the Taj’s former visitors, but new visitors are coming to the region to enjoy gaming and entertainment, as well as hotel stays. According...
Last week saw Spanish gaming firm Codere release its financial results for the six months to the end of June showing that it had experienced a 7.2% increase year-on-year in operating revenues to just over $975.5 million. The Madrid-based firm hailed a “strong performance” in Mexico and Argentina that saw its second-quarter operating revenues improve by 6.6% year-on-year to almost...
If a promise made by the president of Brazil’s Chamber of Deputies comes to fruition, Brazil may be the next nation to introduce a regulatory framework to legalize gambling. Brazilian news magazine Veja reports that Rodrigo Maia (pictured with the President of Brazil, Michel Temer), who since July 2016 has served as President of the Chamber of Deputies of Brazil,...
In Goa, the rules for the regulation of casino operations in the Indian state have been approved by the law department. Once approved by the chief minister, they will be forwarded to the cabinet, The Times of India reports. According to the local news agency, a department official had confirmed that the law department “vetted the draft rules” for casinos....