Sands Reveals Plans for Macau Parisian Themed Casino Resort

Adelson wants his Eiffel Tower in Macau

Sheldon Adelson is in the news again, this time with the announcement of plans to construct a very large casino resort on the Cotai strip in Macau. Adelson is a major developer of the Cotai strip which was reclaimed from the sea to become an area of luxurious casino resorts based on the famous Las

EuroVegas to be built in Madrid

EuroVegas to be build in Madrid

After many months of tension and fierce competition between the Spanish cities of Madrid and Barcelona to attract American billionaire Sheldon Adelson’s proposed mega casino resort, EuroVegas, Madrid is the chosen city. (See article: Las Vegas Style Casino Complex for Spain). Sheldon Adelson, chairman and chief executive officer of the Las Vegas Sands Corporation, made

British Gambling Laws out of date according to MPs

The Present Situation and the Future of Online Gambling in the United Kingdom

At a meeting of the Commons Culture Committee Members of Parliament claimed that current gambling laws in the United Kingdom are out of date in particular when viewed in the context of online gambling and changes in society. Members of Parliament criticised the 2005 Gambling Act  which was to have liberalised the British gambling industry.

Inquiry into movements of money in Sands Casino

Las Vegas Sands Corporation

The leading casino group Las Vegas Sands Corporation is facing two investigations at the moment. One concerns the movement of large amounts of money over time into Sands casino accounts and the second is an investigation into possible breaches of American anti-bribery laws in its casino operations in Macau. It is the activities of some

Bid by Rank to Acquire Gala Coral’s UK Casinos sent to Competition Commission

Bid by Rank to Acquire Gala Coral’s UK Casinos sent to Competition Commission

The British Office of Fair Trading has referred the bid by the Rank Casino group to acquire 26 casinos from Gala Coral to the Competition Commission. The Rank Group in which the Malaysian billionaire Quek Leng Chan has a majority shareholding has 34 casinos in the United Kingdom operating as Grosvenor and GCasino casinos. If

MGM Resorts International Applies for Licence to Build Massachusetts Casino Resort

MGM Resorts International

MGM Resorts International is among three or four companies interested in developing a casino resort in Massachussets since the state’s new gaming laws allow for up to three casinos to be built. The MGM proposed casino resort would be built in western Massachusetts which is attracting more interest among potential casino developers than the eastern

BwinParty and Mybet to Sue Schleswig Holstein Government over Online Gaming

Bwin Party and Mybet to Sue Schleswig Holstein Government over Online Gaming

In 2011 the 16 German states decided to change their existing state monopoly on gambling to comply more with the European Union laws by amending the existing Gaming Treaty. According to the European Court of Justice Guidelines the Gaming Treaty did not conform to European Union law. However 15 of the states preferred to retain

United States Department of Justice Seeking Claims Administrator for Full Tilt Poker

United States Department of Justice Seeking Claims Administrator for Full Tilt Poker

In a further development in the Full Tilt Poker story, the United States Department of Justice has advertised the position of “Independent Claims Administrator” to organise the process of refunding players owed money by Full Tilt Poker. The ad appeared on the Southern District of New York US Attorney’s Office website. The person appointed will