PAGCor chalks up disappointing first-quarter financials

The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corporation (PAGCor) has reportedly announced that its aggregated gross gaming revenues for the first three months of the year dropped by 51.4% on a comparative basis to just over $172.37 million.

According to a report from GGRAsia, the state-run operator and regulator is responsible for some 19,900 slots alongside over 2,000 gaming tables offered via its six Casino Filipino-branded venues in addition to a chain of about 30 satellite properties spread across the Philippines. The source explained that the enterprise blamed the recent decline on the ongoing closure of many of its businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Persistent plunge:

This upheaval reportedly saw PAGCor’s first-quarter net income plummet …...

Nevada Sportsbooks Made $153.2M in Super Bowl Betting Revenue, Much Less Than Last Year’s Record

Nevada sportsbooks made $153.2 million in bets on Sunday’s Super Bowl, which was far less than last year’s record.

However, there’s still hope because next year’s NFL championship game will be held in Las Vegas.

Fewer bets compared to last year:

On Monday, the Gaming Control Board said that “wagers placed on the Kansas City Chiefs’ 38-35 win over the Philadelphia Eagles in Super Bowl LVII were the fourth highest of all time, although $26.6 million below the $179.8 million bet a year ago.”

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New Jersey sports betting bill blocked by US judge

iGaming Business – New Jersey has been forced to delay the launch of a new legalised sports betting offering in the US state after a federal judge issued a temporary restraining order.

According to various sources, US District Judge Michael Shipp gave the order in court in response to a motion that was filed by four major North American sports leagues and the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) just over a week ago.

The NFL American football league, NBA basketball, NHL ice hockey and MLB baseball launched a legal challenge against a new bill signed by state Governor Chris Christie to partially repeal the state’s prohibition on sports betting.

The bill, which also received approval by a vote of 27-1 from state lawmakers, will allow New Jersey casinos…...

Pennsylvania sportsbetting industry experiences ‘March Madness’ revival

Online and retail sportsbooks in the eastern American state of Pennsylvania reportedly recorded aggregated March revenues of slightly beyond $30.4 million after chalking up a combined loss of $442,847 for the previous month.

According to a Monday report from the online news domain at PlayPennsylvania.com citing official information from the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (pdf), the significant swell from the 18 operators in ‘The Keystone State’ represented an all-time high and was accompanied by a rise of 19.7% month-on-month in combined handle to $714.9 million.

Remote rule:

PlayPennsylvania.com reported that March’s sportsbetting renaissance in Pennsylvania brought in around $10.3 million in state taxes alon…...

Kalamba to expand BlueOcean’s Gamehub via content integration

Malta and Krakow based games studio, Kalamba Games, has agreed a partnership deal with BlueOcean Gaming that will see it integrate its portfolio into the Slovenian firm’s Gamehub aggregation platform.

Kalamba to expand BlueOcean’s Gamehub via content integration

Kalamba’s growing portfolio boasts 34 exciting iGaming titles and includes player favorites such as Temple of Heroes, Big Bounty Bill, Caribbean Anne, Joker Man, along with the fantasy-themed, Pyro Pixie, and is expected to expand by some 12 new titles each year. Each one of the studio’s g…...

Play‘n GO debuts the cluster-pays Odin- Protector of Realms online video slot

A mere three weeks after launching its Gemix 2 video slot and Swedish online casino games developer Play‘n GO has now returned to publicize the premiere of its cluster-pays Odin: Protector of Realms innovation.

The Vaxjo-headquartered innovator used an official Thursday press release to declare that the new mobile-friendly video slot is it’s latest to be themed around Norse mythology and allows iGaming aficionados to ‘return to Asgard’ in hopes of banking rewards that could be worth up to 5,000 times their triggering stake.

Central character:

Play‘n GO stated that Odin: Protector of Realms ‘revolves around the Norse god Odin’ as he attempts to protect his fortified home from a multitude of attacks. T…...

Playson enhances position in Croatian market via Arena Casino content deal

In its continuing strategic expansion across Europe, leading provider of casino software, Playson, has signed a commercial agreement with Croatian online operator Arena Casino.

The new partnership agreement will see the iGaming website gain access to the developer’s entire portfolio of slots, such as the Norse-themed title, Vikings Fortune: Hold and Win, Rome: Caesar’s Glory, and Solar Queen, along with the recently-launched Funky Fruits series and its Timeless Fruit Slots portfolio.

We’re delighted to have struck this deal with Playson and to integrate its popular slots.”

Access will also be available to a broad range of integration-free engagement tools, including Jackpots, Free …...

Ink and Algorithms- Exploring the World of AI Essay Writing

The progression of material development via artificial intelligence authors indicates an ideal switch in just how our company come close to info publication. While problems exist, the capacity for technology, performance, as well as much deeper ideas is actually indisputable. As sectors conform as well as artistic ventures advance, the joint attempts of people and also AI article writers might redefine the quite significance of information production.

While AI composition article writers deliver performance and also preciseness, they are without the psychological knowledge, sympathy, as well as nuanced understanding that human beings give the creating method. The individual flair stays irreplaceable when it relates to crafting heavily understanding, psychologically powerful, as we…...

Pragmatic Play adds Bingo product to FacilitoBet partnership for Venezuela debut; platinum sponsor at GAT Expo

Continuing its expansion in Latin America, Pragmatic Play has extended its existing partnership with operator FacilitoBet, after agreeing a deal that makes the Venezuelan iGaming and sports betting brand the first in the South American country to go live with the supplier’s popular online bingo product.

The new agreement will see player-favorite bingo titles such as The Jackpot Room, which offers big non-stop progressive jackpots and huge game pots; Bingo Blast, offering on-the-go players a game that is 3-4 times faster than the average 90-ball bingo variant; and Sweet Bonanza Bingo, which combines the beloved video slot and the traditional 90-ball bingo format, made available to Facilitobet …...

Prairie Band Casino & Resort Launches Sports Wagering Still In 2023_1

Following the April 28 resolution of the Kansas Senate and House of Representatives that allowed Prairie Band Casino & Resort to offer sports betting, the Prairie Band Potawatomi Nation recently voted to approve the respective Tribal-State Gaming Compact and establish a sports wagering facility in the resort, according to Indian Gaming.

Prairie Band Casino & Resort:

Fully owned and operated by the Prairie Band of Potawatomi Nation, the Prairie Band Casino & Resort is located in Mayetta, Kansas. Spread over 35,000 square feet, the property includes more than 1,200 slot machines, more than 30 table games, and a 400-seat state-of-the-art bingo hall. After the legislators’ resolution SR 1725 wa…...