ThePOGG becomes approved ADR entity by the UK Gambling Commission

ThePOGG becomes approved ADR entity by the UK Gambling Commission

The list of approved Alternative Dispute Resolution (ADR) services by the UK Gambling Commission received another entity – ThePOGG.com. The reputable affiliate portal that has been online for several years now has become one of the few ADRs to handle...
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New casino legislation passed in Moldova

New casino legislation passed in Moldova

The government for Moldova has passed new legislation setting out the criteria for those hoping to operate a casino in the small eastern European nation and that stipulates prospective licensees must hold capital of at least $247,600 with a minimum...
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Melco Crown Chairman Lawrence Ho to take on more responsibility after COO resigns

Melco Crown Chairman Lawrence Ho to take on more responsibility after COO resigns

Hong Kong casino tycoon Lawrence Ho gained control over Melco Crown Entertainment Ltd earlier this year after James Packer’s Crown Resorts decided to reduce its stake in the company. Melco Crown is one of the six major gambling operators in...
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The 2015 KPMG Isle of Man eGaming Summit surveys the future of the industry

The 2015 KPMG Isle of Man eGaming Summit surveys the future of the industry

The Isle of Man (IoM) is recognized as one of the most reputable eGaming jurisdictions in the world, and KPMG’s eGaming Summits have established themselves as the eGaming industry’s premiere events for stimulating discussions, industry presentations, ...
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October 8 opening announced for Lawrence Ho’s Tigre De Cristal

October 8 opening announced for Lawrence Ho’s Tigre De Cristal

Summit Ascent Holding Ltd., a company controlled by gaming entrepreneur Lawrence Ho, announced last week that its Tigre De Cristal integrated resort located in Russia’s Primorsky Krai, will have its soft opening on October 8. In a late filing last...
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New resort near Vladivostok on Russky Island?

New resort near Vladivostok on Russky Island?

On June 3rd 2015, it was reported that the Iida Group Holdings, which is one of the biggest residential development companies in Japan, may be looking to build a resort on Russky Island, which is located near the city of Vladivostok.  Vladivostok is...
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Resorts World Birmingham leisure complex opens

Resorts World Birmingham leisure complex opens

Europe’s first ever integrated casino, hotel, shopping, conference, cinema, and entertainment complex opens today with a “coming to life” daytime-only shopping experience. The entertainment and event center stands at twelve stories and covers over 540,00...
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Resorts World Birmingham announces phased opening beginning October 21

Resorts World Birmingham announces phased opening beginning October 21

Resorts World Birmingham has announced a phased roll out launch beginning with retail store grand openings on October 21, and casino gaming beginning on Monday the 26th. Doors will open at 10am and patrons will be welcomed to enjoy shopping at the...
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Croupier steals thousands in poker chips via sock and secret pocket

Croupier steals thousands in poker chips via sock and secret pocket

A Cromwell Mint Casino croupier has been arrested for theft after he was caught stealing thousands of pounds’ worth of gaming chips after several months. The croupier used a secret tube in his pocket in order to drop chips into...
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No jail time for card swapping poker players at London casino

No jail time for card swapping poker players at London casino

Rather than jail time, suspended sentences were given to three men who were part of a gang that cheated the Grosvenor Victoria Casino out of thousands of pounds. The Evening Standard reported that the gang netted £33,600 playing three-card poker...
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Merkur’s Avantgarde machines with excellent results at Tigre de Cristal resort

Merkur’s Avantgarde machines with excellent results at Tigre de Cristal resort

Russia’s largest casino resort Tigre de Cristal features 600 gaming machines and more than 60 casino tables. Among the other products, the Merkur Gaming has supplied the casino with its popular Avantgarde Slant Top machines that showed excellent results afte...
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