Oklahoma Casino Golden Mesa to Celebrate Expansion on September 22

The Golden Mesa is among Oklahoma’s most iconic casinos, and it is going to undergo a $70 million expansion. The occasion will be celebrated on the casino’s premises on Friday, September 22. Owned by the Shawnee Tribe and managed by Global Gaming Solutions, the casino’s location makes it popular among gaming enthusiasts in both Oklahoma […]

Sweden Government Plans 4% Gambling Tax Rate Increase Starting July 2024

An increase of the current gambling tax rate from 18% to 22% of gross gaming revenue (GGR) is envisaged by the Sweden government. That would generate an extra SEK540.0 million ($48.4 million) of tax revenue per year. Provided that the government sanctions the proposed tax raise, it is expected to enter into force as of […]

Professional CS:GO Player Faces Suspension for Placing Bets on His Own Team’s Matches

Professional eSports player Joel Holmlund, also known as “joel,” faces suspension on grounds of placing bets on matches his former Counter-Strike: Global Offensive (CS:GO) team, GODSENT, played in. The main allegations against joel concern bets that were placed from March 27 through May 1, during the BetBoom Playlist Urbanistic event. According to the Esports Integrity […]

Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling Predicts Growing Demand for More Gambling Therapists

The online sports betting industry has seen a significant expansion over the last couple of years across the majority of US states, including Kentucky. In parallel with the growth of the regulated sector, the Kentucky Council on Problem Gambling (KYCPG) puts great effort into ensuring sufficient resources are available to residents of the state. Legal […]

North Carolina Senate to Pass Budget Bill Without Expansion of Legal Gambling

North Carolina officials announced during a news conference on Tuesday that they have rejected a bill that would have expanded gambling in the territory of the state. An agreement has been reached to pass the state budget, which will also cover Medicaid. The state budget bill had been set to pass as of July 1, […]

PAGCOR to Put Its Sole Focus on Regulating the Philippines’ Gambling Industry

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCOR) will part with its function as an operator of casino businesses within the Philippines. As announced by Alejandro H. Tengco, Chairman of PAGCOR, the company will instead put its entire focus on its role as a regulatory body. The transition is said to be completed by the year […]

Lisbon to Become New Host of Upcoming SBC Summit 2024

Sports betting and iGaming professionals should mark a must-attend upcoming event in their calendars, spanning from September 24 to 26, when the SBC Summit 2024 will take place. The much-anticipated conference will change its current location in Barcelona with a new one, in Lisbon. Furthermore, the name of the event will also alter from SBC […]

Vegas Strip Awaits Brand-New Fontainebleau Launch in December 2023

The legendary Las Vegas Strip will see the much-awaited grand opening of Fontainebleau Las Vegas in December this year following regulatory approvals. The 737-foot-high, 67-story resort will be a valuable complement to Sin City’s skyline and the second-tallest building in Nevada after Strat Observation Tower. The 25-acre site was the former location of the El […]