Danger that Madrid could lose out on EuroVegas

Danger that Madrid could lose out on EuroVegas

After very stiff competition for Sheldon Adelson’s EuroVegas between the two Spanish cities of Madrid and Barcelona, Madrid managed to win the lucrative agreement that Eurovegas would be built in its area. The proposed casino resort is to be built over about ten years from the start of construction due begin at the end of

Greek Casinos continue to suffer

Greek Casinos continue to suffer

As one of several European countries which have had to be bailed out due to the recession, Greece continues to suffer economically and as a result the country’s casinos are facing into their fifth year of a reduction in revenue. As well as a drop in revenue, there has also been a reduction in the

Hong Kong’s Casino boats : competition for Macau’s Casinos ?

Hong Kong’s Casino boats : competition for Macau’s Casinos 

Every night eight casino boats leave the port of Hong Kong to head into international waters where their casinos open and players can gamble all night until the early hours. These casino boats are becoming more and more popular with gamblers who would have previously headed to Macau to visit its casino resorts but who

Rumours that Google may bid for Bwin

Rumours that Google may bid for Bwin

Rumours have been flying that Google may be thinking of making a bid for Bwin.Party Digital Entertainment. Both companies are among the largest in their own domains. However recently Bwin Party has been in some difficulty after a run of low revenue reports and the value of its shares has dropped. Bwin party is one

Moratorium on Casinos in Italy is passed

Moratorium on Casinos in Italy is passed

The motion by Italy’s Northern League political party to place a moratorium on any new online or land based gambling businesses in Italy was supported by the country’s Senate. The government was defeated by quite a large majority since there is widespread concern in the country at the extremely rapid expansion in gambling and the

888Casino to partner with Caesars Interactive entertainment in New Jersey

888 to partner with Caesars Interactive entertainment in New Jersey

Since some American states are in the process of overturning the ban on online gambling within the borders of certain states, European online casino operators are showing interest in this market. Many of these European internet gambling companies used to operate in the United States but since the United States Congress banned online casinos in

Greek Online Gambling Monopoly Saga Continues

Greek Online Gambling Monopoly

The situation regarding the Greek government’s attitude to its own state gambling monopoly and its alleged lack of observance of European Union gambling laws has caused friction in the online gambling industry in Europe for some time now. Since the Greek Gambling Act of 2011 was passed there have been no full online gambling licences