8 12, 2019

Russia finally authorises the creation of a gaming zone in Crimea

By |2019-12-08T10:46:35+00:00December 8th, 2019|Casino|0 Comments

First announced 5 years ago, the plan to build casinos on the Crimean peninsula now seems to be more concrete. At least this is what can be taken from the recent passing of a law that officially approves the creation of a new gaming zone in this area of southern Crimea that was annexed by [...]

17 06, 2019

Campione d’Italia Casino closes : sad ending for a legendary casino

By |2019-06-17T05:44:35+00:00June 17th, 2019|Casino|0 Comments

A sad ending for the Campione d'Italia Casino which has just closed and which was the main source of income for the commune's 2000 inhabitants. On the shores of the Swiss Lake Lugano, the Campione d'Italia Casino looks sad with its union that is on site and trying to attract the attention of politicians. Banners [...]

16 04, 2019

Facial Recognition to help some casino players

By |2019-04-15T10:14:29+00:00April 16th, 2019|Casino|0 Comments

Facial recognition is popular particularly in Asia. In fact in China, surveillance cameras running  SenseTime facial recognition software transmit in real time onto huge screens, the names of those who crash red lights. Their names remain there until they've paid their fine. Facial recognition is also used in airports, to turn on smartphones, to enter [...]

16 01, 2019

Casino Fun Heats Up in Nassau at Atlantis and Baha Mar

By |2019-01-16T08:06:26+00:00January 16th, 2019|Casino|0 Comments

Pristine blue-green waves lazily lap against your feet with a reassuring rhythm. You pace along the soft white sand barefoot with a tropical drink in hand. The occasional palm tree provides welcome shade from the hot afternoon Caribbean sun. Life here is Instagram ready. No filter required save for a pair of Ray-Bans. This is what [...]

16 11, 2018

Singer Drake sent away from Parq Casino Vancouver

By |2018-11-16T13:47:52+00:00November 16th, 2018|Casino, Casino Canada, Drake|0 Comments

Refusing a global star entry can have a devastating effect on a business' reputation, which is what happened to the Canadian hotel complex, the Parq Vancouver. The hotel which also has a casino has come in for strong criticism on social media. The Parq Vancouver refused entry to its casino to the singer Drake, who [...]

15 09, 2018

Taiwanese casino player’s winnings confiscated by customs

By |2018-09-15T07:44:20+00:00September 15th, 2018|Casino, High rollers players|0 Comments

Taiwanese customs law concerning financial declarations is particularly strict. Recently, a Taiwanese professional gambler, who is quite popular on line, learned this the hard way. Since he didn't declare his winnings from foreign casinos at the airport customs, he had several hundred thousand dollars seized. An incorrect interpretation of the law? According to Taiwanese law, [...]

9 09, 2018

Argentine casinos launder Hezbollah money

By |2018-09-09T06:07:26+00:00September 9th, 2018|Casino, Money laundering|0 Comments

Money laundering is one of the main problems undermining casino activity around the world. Links  between casinos and illegal organisations are often very complex and excesses are never far away although they can be avoided or even prevented by the actions of different agents. This was the case recently in Argentina where the actions of [...]

11 08, 2017

Europe’s largest casino will be in Cyprus

By |2019-07-05T08:06:45+00:00August 11th, 2017|Casino, Cyprus casinos|0 Comments

Watch out Macau, Las Vegas and Singapore, Cyprus is on the way! On the 26th of June the Republic of Cyprus signed an agreement with a consortium made up of Macau's Melco International and the American Hard Rock. This agreement concerns the opening of Europe's largest casino and baccarat, roulette, slot machine and blackjack [...]

6 03, 2017

Are the Casinos in Singapore Productive Enough?

By |2017-03-06T16:07:30+00:00March 6th, 2017|Casino, Singapore casinos|0 Comments

Recently, Singapore released the figures from its tourism receipts. The release didn’t bring the great news that some had expected. Even though tourism is on the rise, the influx doesn’t look to be translating into gaming revenue. Are Expectations Being Met? In Singapore, there are two “integrated resorts”. These are properties that have a casino, [...]

4 09, 2016

Curtain falls on Riviera Casino in Las Vegas

By |2016-09-04T15:15:26+00:00September 4th, 2016|Casino, Las Vegas Casinos|0 Comments

Las Vegas: Riviera Casino reduced to rubble Closed to the public since May 2015, the mythical Riviera hotel casino is now part of the past with the demolition of its last tower on the 16th of August. With many celebrities passing through its doors over the past 60 years including those from Las Vegas’ hey-day, [...]