It’s Not About Sports Betting, it’s All About iCasino

For several years, the conversations surrounding the U.S. market have been dominated by the emergence of sports betting. However, Bruce Merati argues that at the end of the day, much of this is just an expensive quest to get to iGaming, which is the more desirable prize to be won.

Will IPI Finally Unload Saipan Casino?

Embattled Saipan casino operator Imperial Pacific International may at last be ready to put its Garapan casino resort (l.) on the block. IPI has informed the U.S. District Court it could have a divestiture plan sometime this month.

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Work Starts on New Hampshire Casino

Construction has begun on a new casino in Rochester, N.H., to feature a 32,000-square-foot gaming and hospitality space in a parking lot at the Lilac Mall.

Kentucky Judge Upholds Skill-Game Ban

A Kentucky judge has rejected a claim that a 2023 law banning so-called “skill games” violated the state’s constitution, upholding the ban of the unregulated machines.

Singapore to Enact Stricter AML Measures

In light of fresh concerns about money laundering, Singapore casinos will soon begin conducting financial due diligence on all cash deposits exceeding SG$4,000. The current threshold is SG$5,000.

Delaware Lawmakers End Without Sports Betting Expansion

The Washington, D.C. City Council approved an expansion of its market that will increase the number of sportsbook operators. Delaware lawmakers failed in their effort to take a similar approach as the session ended. There’s always next year.

Philippine Senator Presses for iGaming Ban

Philippine Senator Joel Villanueva (l.) has again called for the abolition of the country’s online gaming industry. Reports have linked so-called POGOs to human trafficking, kidnapping and murder.



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