North American News

  • GameCo VGMs now approved for Nevada

    By Casino International on April 28, 2020
    GameCo, creator of the world’s first Video Game Gambling Machine (VGM), has successfully completed field trials for its Video Game Gambling platform in Nevada. The company is now approved to distribute and install new VGM Games in Nevada, the largest casino market in North America. GameCo’s Nevada Field Trial, which began in October 2019, was conducted at four casino properties […]
  • Synergy Blue wins Nevada approval

    By Casino International on April 28, 2020
    Synergy Blue’s arcade-style, skill-influenced platform and games have been approved for statewide distribution by the Nevada Gaming Commission. After successful field trials at The Linq, Palms, and Redrock casinos in Las Vegas, the company is ready to roll out their library of exciting new takes on traditional casino games, and to bring ‘fun you can bet on’ to gamers and […]
  • Inspired to provide ‘most exciting two minutes in virtual sports’

    By Casino International on April 27, 2020
    ‘The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown’ to be televised as part of Churchill Downs’ nationwide Virtual ‘Kentucky Derby at Home’ Party featured on NBC   Inspired Entertainment has created ‘The Kentucky Derby: Triple Crown Showdown’ for Churchill Downs Racetrack’s nationwide virtual ‘Kentucky Derby at Home’ party to be televised on NBC on May 2 from 3-6:00 pm EDT. During the […]
  • AGA applauds new regulations for gaming company loans

    By Casino International on April 27, 2020
    In the US, the Small Business Administration (SBA) has released revised regulatory guidelines today that permit size-eligible small gaming entities to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program. American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller released the following statement on the updated regulations: “In the nearly one month since the CARES Act was enacted to provide economic relief to blunt the […]
  • Gary Platt Manufacturing uses factory to create masks, donates to Reno medical centre

    By Casino International on April 27, 2020
    Masks also available for sale   Reno-based Gary Platt Manufacturing is using its factory to create face masks and has donated a generous supply to Renown Regional Medical Center. “When Reno Mayor Hillary Schieve sent out a plea for face masks, we heard her loud and clear. We immediately converted part of our operation from manufacturing casino seating to manufacturing […]
  • ICE North America Digital attracts great interest

    By Casino International on April 23, 2020
    Clarion Gaming’s ICE North America Digital is shaping up to be one of the season’s must-attend online events after attracting over a thousand sign-ups since its launch just under a month ago. The week-long, free-to-attend gathering of operators, suppliers and regulators will feature over 40 speakers during five days of high-quality content focused on the land-based, online and tribal betting […]
  • Inspired signs virtual sports contract with DraftKings

    By Casino International on April 17, 2020
    Inspired Entertainment has signed a contract with DraftKings to provide its new V-Play Plug & Play solution, a complete end-to-end online virtual sportsbook product that allows DraftKings to access Inspired’s award-winning Virtual Sports with minimal integration effort and rapid speed-to-market.  With this contract, the U.S.-based digital sports entertainment and gaming company that offers mobile and retail betting for major national […]
  • SG seeks to calm investors with liquidity statement

    By Casino International on April 15, 2020
    Scientific Games has issued a statement regarding the company’s liquidity – possibly as a reaction to claims on at least one stock analysis site which suggested the company may be headed for significant trouble if the gaming shutdown in the US continues. Scientific Games has stated that it has a strong liquidity position and has already cut more than $100 […]
  • AGA statement on revised Paycheck Protection Program guidelines

    By Casino International on April 15, 2020
    American Gaming Association President and CEO Bill Miller has released the following statement on the revised interim regulatory guidelines that the Small Business Administration issued today for the Paycheck Protection Program: “The Small Business Administration (SBA) today released revised regulatory guidelines that will allow additional small businesses that derive revenue from legal gaming to participate in the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP). […]
  • 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 […]