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Focus Gaming News

November 16th

Italy busts illegal online gambling operations

The illegal online gambling systems are suspected to be controlled by mafia clans in Italy.

UK backtracks delay on £2 FOBTs maximum stake

The government revealed that the stake reduction is set to take place six months before the announced date.

Osaka economy to thrive on IR

According to brokerage Nomura, if Osaka hosted the World Expo and an IR it would boost its economy.

BetConstruct to participate at SiGMA

The company is set to be part of the event that takes place in Malta on November 28-30.

Sportingtech expands into African market with 9jawin deal

The gaming platform provider revealed that it has expanded into the African continent as it closed a deal with 9jawin.

NBA partners with Française des Jeux

The partnership marks the first of its kind for the sports league and is set to reach millions in France through FDJ’s channels.

UK gambling shares rise after FOBTs change

Gambling firms saw their shares increase after the Prime Minister announced the delay change.

Greektown Casino to be sold

The casino’s owner revealed that he reached a US$1 billion agreement to sell the facility.

New sportsbook to land in New York

Empire Resorts has partnered with a bet365 Group affiliate to develop a physical and online sportsbook at Resorts World Catskills.

Nevada holds public regulation workshop

The local commission is set to hold a workshop to solicit comments for possible amendments today.

New casino hope rises in Ontario

London expects to land a €94 million casino project in order to increase cash injection from gaming to state coffers.

BCLC approves Gateway casino in Delta

The Delta Cascades Casino project has been approved by British Columbia’s gambling regulator.

French gaming regulator attributes growth to World Cup

The regulator revealed that online gambling revenue increased 21% due to the football tournament.

UK to back down on FOBTs cap delay

The government was trying to push the maximum stake limit to be enforced in October but is soon to back down due to MPs’ pressure.

Macau GGR to post slight growth in November

According to brokerages Sanford C. Bernstein and Nomura Instinet, GGR will grow between 2%-4% year-on-year during this month.

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