The Ocean Resort Casino has teamed up with concert promoter The Bowery Presents/AEG to become more competitive in Atlantic City. The operator will host performances from Brooks & Dunn, Kenny Loggins and comedian Frank Caliendo.
UK high street bank Barclays has rolled out a service that can block transactions with gaming companies. The Barclays Mobile Banking app allows customers to control spending on gaming sites, casinos, racetracks, retail betting shops, lottery tickets and scratch cards.
Strictly Slots magazine's Best of Slots Awards recognized Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in 13 categories. The operator received first place in Iowa for Best $5+ Slots, Best Reel Slots, Best Progressive Slots, Best Comps, Best Slot Club and Best Players Club Lounge.
The NBA has signed a partnership deal with Uruguayan operator Supermatch. "Supermatch is the exclusive authorized gaming operator in Uruguay, and our new partnership will offer more ways for our passionate fans to connect and experience the excitement of our game," the NBA's Arnon de Mello says.
A legal battle between Wynn Las Vegas and its dealers is headed back to a Las Vegas courtroom in the latest development in the 12-year struggle. About 800 dealers have joined the lawsuit in an attempt to gain compensation for tip money shared with other employees.
Singapore's gross gaming revenue is expected to fall 2.4% in 2018 compared with last year, brokerage firm Sanford C. Bernstein says. Mass-market table GGR likely will drop 3.8%, while slot revenue should increase by 8.9%.
Tom Horn is entering Serbia, thanks to an agreement with Balkan Bet. The latter will gain access to titles such as "243 Crystal Fruits," "Book of Spells," "Wild Weather" and "Frozen Queen."
Marriott, Hyatt and other hotel companies are seeing new revenue streams from adding activities to lodging bookings. "These tours, activities and attractions, which have always been there, have suddenly got a little bit of a rebrand because it is kind of the last area of travel that has yet to be fully digitized," said Caroline Bremner of Euromonitor International.
The NFL's Seattle Seahawks have signed a partnership deal with tribal Snoqualmie Casino in Washington. The casino has been a team sponsor since 2008 and is celebrating its 10th anniversary.
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