When FanDuel and its major rival DraftKings called off their proposed merger in July after the US Federal Trade Commission (FTC) signalled it was ready to block the merger on competition grounds, it had an immediate effect for FanDuel’s shareholders.
Scientific Games’ president and chief executive officer Kevin Sheehan says that his firm’s acquisition of NYX Gaming Group for US$631m ‘creates a global gaming and lottery powerhouse’.
NYX Gaming Group is looking to build upon the momentum seen in the second quarter by focusing on technological innovations for its customers, according to CEO Matt Davey.
Harrah’s Cherokee Casino Resort in North Carolina has become the first casino in the US to specify Apex Gaming’s iDROPe for its live table games.
Visitors to McCarran International Airport hit a new record in July, underlining Las Vegas’ ongoing resurgence as one of the world’s leading gaming and entertainment destinations.
Two of the global casino industry’s biggest suppliers, IGT and Scientific Games, have signed a landmark patent cross-licensing agreement, providing the companies with access to each other’s slot features.
Elo’s new 5502L touchscreen packs commercial-grade durability in its thinnest, lightest and most energy-efficient 55-inch design ever.
While property renovation costs continue to eat into the company’s bottom line, US casino operator Full House Resorts has reported a 16.1% increase in revenues for the second quarter of the year.
The private equity interests behind the last two major fundraisings at FanDuel have seen their shareholdings bolstered in the wake of the merger failure with DraftKings.
Video Gaming Technologies (VGT), the US-based developer of Class II slot machines for the North American casino market, has announced the promotion of Jerry Hale to vice president of Midwest operations.