North American News

  • KGM pitches in during PPE crisis

    By Casino International on April 7, 2020
    Philadelphia-based casino supply manufacturer KGM has teamed up with another local manufacturer in Montgomeryville, Pennsylvania in an effort to help with the overwhelming shortage of personal protective equipment available to healthcare workers and essential employees. Together they are manufacturing medical shields for hospital workers from the driveway of KGM Seating Division Vice President, Lance Weiss. In order to comply with […]
  • National Indian Gaming Association officially announces postponement of NIGA 2020

    By Casino International on March 12, 2020
    The National Indian Gaming Association Board of Directors and Chairman Ernie Stevens Jr., have officially announced that the Association will be postponing the 2020 Indian Gaming Tradeshow and Convention in San Diego scheduled for March 24– 27th. At an emergency meeting today of the Board of Directors, the National Indian Gaming Association voted unanimously to postpone the event. The decision […]
  • See how GameCo is redefining the Casino floor at NIGA

    By Casino International on March 6, 2020
    Arguably the biggest innovation to hit casino floors in years, GameCo’s Video Game Gambling Machines, or VGM, combine the fun and interactivity of video games with the thrill and anticipation of gambling. In partnership with data and analytics guru Andrew Cardno of Game Changing Technologies as well as both commercial and tribal casino partners, GameCo has analysed the effectiveness and […]
  • Scientific Games and Vaix.ai Partner to support operators with AI and provide sports bettors with personalised experiences

    By Casino International on March 2, 2020
    Scientific Games Corporation and Vaix.ai have partnered to offer sports bettors personalised recommendations and tailored betting choices through the OpenMarket branch of the OpenSports product suite. Vaix.ai will offer an Artificial Intelligence (AI) model through OpenSports that enhances the sports betting experience. By providing sports, league, team, event, and market recommendations to bettors in real-time, the companies aim to further […]
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on February 1, 2019
    Sharon Harris muses on how larger chains create the impression of a personal touch, and says goodbye to a friend and colleague.
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    By Casino International on January 1, 2019
    Happy New Year. Each December, many media outlets publish a list of famous people who died that year. Renowned singer Aretha Franklin, who passed away last August at 76, was among them in 2018. During a distinguished 57-year career, Aretha earned the “Queen of Soul” title with good reason. One iconic song, “Respect,” describes a strong, confident woman who respects […]
  • Stateside

    By Casino International on November 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris explores the ins and outs of harassment and the conversational trends at trade shows…
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    By Casino International on October 1, 2018
    The AGA’s State of the State report is out, and it makes for happy reading, says Sharon Harris. It’s out and the news is fantastic. Every year, I eagerly anticipate the American Gaming Association’s (AGA) annual ‘State of the State’ analysis for the prior year. The 2017 report examined the 24 US commercial gaming states, which reached a record $40 […]
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    By Casino International on September 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris wonders what Bugsy Siegel might make of the modern, highly-regulated gaming industry. If given the chance once you ‘meet your maker’, would you return to this world to observe how things had gone? I would for sure. It would be fascinating to witness changing public perceptions and modern culture. Since 1931, casino gaming has gone from what was […]
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    By Casino International on August 1, 2018
    Sharon Harris looks back at the horrific events of October 1st 2017 and asks, is enough being done?