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News Archive For CY2017
November 9, 2017 Gaming Commission Destroys 350 Confiscated Slot Machines
November 9, 2017 Crown Resorts Agrees to Reinstate Poker Machine Technicians
November 9, 2017 NT Poker Machine Expenditure Surge to $92 Million in Past Year
November 9, 2017 Poland Reopens Slot Machines Probe
November 8, 2017 Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Release October 2017 Index
November 8, 2017 Call for Gambling Machines to be Banned from Finland's Supermarkets
November 2, 2017 Fears Over Betting Lobby’s Influence on MPs In Fixed-Odds Terminal Debate
November 2, 2017 Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Down 1.2% in October
November 2, 2017 Notice From the PA Gaming Control Board: County Option To Prohibit Placement of Truck Stop Video Gaming Terminals
October 30, 2017 Government to Take Action on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
October 30, 2017 Council Wants to Cap Central Business District Poker Machine Numbers
October 30, 2017 Oregon Lottery Agrees to Final Reconsideration of Portland Meadows’ VLT Contract
October 21, 2017 Poker Machine Operator Sues Government Over Zoning Law
October 21, 2017 Aristocrat Enters Video Lottery Market in New York
October 21, 2017 Slot Revenue Declines at New Mexico Horse-Racing Tracks
October 18, 2017 Anti-Poker Machine Campaigner Tables Former Crown Casino Staff’s Allegations That Casino 'Tampered'
October 17, 2017 State's Video Gambling Revenues Outpace Casinos for First Time; But Lottery Revenues Remain the Driver of the State's Gambling Receipts
October 17, 2017 Racino Slot Revenue Nosedives as Gaming Industry Outlook Dims
October 17, 2017 State Government Will Allow Number of Gaming Machines to Almost Double in Whittlesea Local Government Area
October 12, 2017 Under Proposed Changes to the Betting, Lotteries and Gaming Act Slot Machine Owners Face Tough New Rules
October 5, 2017 Changes to Gaming Machine Entitlements
September 30, 2017 Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Up 1.7% in September
September 30, 2017 Gambling Opponents Disappointed Tasmanian Parliamentary Report Doesn't Call for Poker Machine Ban
September 28, 2017 Major Bookmaking Firm Comes Out in Support of a Significant Reduction in Gaming Machine Stakes
September 26, 2017 Nova Scotia in Tax Fight with Ottawa Over VLTs on Reserves
September 18, 2017 Self-Service Note-Readers Reject New Monetary Bill
September 18, 2017 Councillors Ignore Advice from Council Staff and Reject Proposal for Gaming Venue
September 16, 2017 Clubs Say They Would Need Compensation to Surrender Poker Machine Rights
September 16, 2017 Hospitality Association at Odds with Labour Party Over Poker Machine Policy
September 16, 2017 Illinois Collects $300-Million in Tax Revenue from Nearly 26,900 Machines in Past Year
September 14, 2017 Aristocrat Defends Poker Machine at the Heart of Federal Court Trial
September 10, 2017 New Curbs Planned for high- Stakes Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
September 10, 2017 Bill to Extend OPAP’s License Offsets Reduction of Video Lottery Machines
September 10, 2017 Keeping Tabs on the State’s Regional Gaming Venues
September 10, 2017 Landmark Legal Test Case Puts Poker Machines on Trial; Could Have Far Reaching Ramifications
September 5, 2017 Court Allows Novomatic to Operate Gaming Machines in Lower Austria
September 3, 2017 Landesdirektion Sachsen Licence 170 Gambling Venues
September 3, 2017 The Reduction of the Italian Gaming AWPs is Now Approved
September 3, 2017 Government Prepares Clampdown on Fixed-Odds Betting Machines
August 28, 2017 Government to Curb Pachinko Rewards, Introduce Reforms
August 28, 2017 Illinois Gaming Board Video Gaming Terminals Meeting: Report
August 24, 2017 Government’s Poker Machine Deal Heralds the Start of a New Era for Gaming in the ACT
August 24, 2017 Nearly a Million People in Japan May Have Excessive Pachinko Playing Disorder: Survey
August 24, 2017 New Generation of Video Lottery Terminals (VLTs) Out-Perform Older Machines
August 24, 2017 Government Deal Allows Casino 60 Fully-Automated Games as Well as 200 Poker Machines
August 17, 2017 ACT Government Looks at Phased Handback of Poker Machines Over Three Years
August 17, 2017 State Government Denies Any Poker Machine Deal with Federal and Tasmanian Hospitality Association
August 14, 2017 Labour Pledges to Back Clampdown on Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
August 14, 2017 Washington Declares 2-Month Moratorium on Video Gambling Licenses
August 14, 2017 Puerto Rico Senate Approves Bill that Amends Internal Revenue Code to Impose Tax on Slot Machines
August 14, 2017 Senate Panel Plans Hearing on Video Gaming Terminals
August 7, 2017 Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Releases July 2017 Index
August 4, 2017 Greece Submits Bill Cutting OPAP's Video Lottery Machine Plans
August 4, 2017 Limited Video Lottery Machine Bids Under Review Following Opening
August 1, 2017 Woolworths in Legal Fight to Expand Poker Machine Business in Victoria
July 26, 2017 Under New Law, WV Bars Adding Video Lottery Machines
July 25, 2017 'Skill-Based' Slot Machine Maker GameCo Has Eyes on Australian Gamblers
July 25, 2017 Entertainment Spending by Leading Bookmakers Jumps after Government Comes Under Pressure to Act Against FOBTs
July 26, 2017 West Virginia Legislature Moves for Law Change to Limited Video Lottery Machines
July 15, 2017 Political Pressure Increases to Cut FOBT Stake
July 15, 2017 Next-Generation Poker Machines Target Millennials with Skill-Based Machines
July 7, 2017 Anti-Poker Machine Push Gathers Pace
July 7, 2017 State Government Freezes Poker Machine Numbers for 25 Years
July 6, 2017 PA Gaming Control Board Reports Decline of 2% in Slot Machine Revenue During 2016/2017 Fiscal Year
July 6, 2017 Former State Premier to Head Company Contracted to Maintain Crown Casino’s Gaming Machines
July 1, 2017 Treasurer Rules Out Poker Machine Being Included in GST Assessment
June 26, 2017 Gaming Laboratories International (GLI®) to Offer 25+ Years of Expert Advice to Attendees at iGaming Super Show 2017
June 26, 2017 Canberra Pubs Request for Poker Machines is Set to Spark New Debate in a Highly Charged Sector
June 19, 2017 Churchill Downs to Add Slots-Like Historical Wagering
June 14, 2017 Poker Machines Being Targeted in the Lead Up To Next Year’s State Election
June 12, 2017 UK Election Result Could Spell Bad News for British Bookmakers
June 5, 2017 Minister Resists New Crown Push for Poker Machines
June 5, 2017 Casino Launches $1 Million Anti-VGT Campaign in Pennsylvania
June 2, 2017 Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Down 2.7% in May
May 22, 2017 Skilled' Gambling Machines Debut at Foxwoods
May 22, 2017 Florida Supreme Court Bars Slot Machine Expansion in Lee, 7 Other Counties
May 22, 2017 The Number of Gambling Machines in Austria Fell by 4.8 Per Cent to Almost 7,200
May 10, 2017 NY Video Lottery Revenue Sets Record $2 Billion in Net Win
April 27, 2017 The West Virginia Lottery Commission Announced Plans to Bid Out an Additional 750 Limited Video Lottery Permits
April 24, 2017 New SW Washington Casino Could Cost the Oregon Lottery $100 Million a Year in Lost VLT Revenue
April 23, 2017 Government's Review on Gaming Machines to be Delayed Due Surprise Election
April 20, 2017 Local Government Association Pushes for Community Interest Test to be Applied to New Poker Machine Applications
April 16, 2017 Ladbrokes and William Hill Could Be Hit Hardest by Crackdown on Lucrative Gambling Machines
April 8, 2017 Bookmakers Wait for Outcome on Fixed-Odds Stakes Review
April 4, 2017 Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Down Less Than 1% In March
April 3, 2017 Slot Machine Maker Says Japan Casinos Need Vegas-Style Oversight
March 30, 2017 OPAP to Conclude Video Lotto Roll-Out Next Year, Says CEO
March 28, 2017 Ladbrokes Coral Defends Betting Terminals Ahead of Government Review
March 21, 2017 Parliamentary Committee Investigating Gaming Reform Hears Government Only Intends to Reduce the Number of Gambling Machines by 150
March 21, 2017 Bill to Increase Slot Machines at Some Locations Passes House Committee
March 21, 2017 New Italian AWP Gaming Market is at a Turning Point?
March 16, 2017 Greens Question the Transparency of the Process for Social Impact Statements for Poker Machines
March 13, 2017 UK Gamblers Are Now Losing £1.8 Billion a Year on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals
March 4, 2017 With Slot Machine Revenues on the Decline, Casinos are Looking for New Ways to Attract Millennials to Help Reverse That Trend
March 3, 2017 Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue Down 4% In February
February 27, 2017 British Bookmakers Claim New Rules for Fixed Odds Betting Terminals Will Cost 20,000 Jobs
February 12, 2017 Club Introduces Rewards Scheme for Pokers Machine Players
February 3, 2017 Slot Machine Revenue Down 2.4% in January According to Report from PA Gaming Control Board
January 31, 2017 MPs Launch Parliamentary Report into Fixed Odds Betting Terminals
January 31, 2017 Bookmakers Association Reject MPs Report on Fixed-Odd Betting Terminals
January 24, 2017 Labour Powers Push on Fixed-Odds Betting Terminals Fails
January 24, 2017 Profits from Fixed Odds Betting Terminals Surge 14% in Four Years
January 24, 2017 Poker Machine Takings Continuing to Increase
January 12, 2017 Israel’s Slot Machines Are Turned Off Yet Again by Court Order
January 9, 2016 New Lower Maximum Bet on Poker Machines in SA Now Law
January 9, 2017 High Court of Justice Orders Mifal Hapayis to Reactivate Slot Machines
January 5, 2016 Little Change in Pennsylvania Slot Machine Revenue In 2016
January 4, 2016 Illegal VLT Gambling Market Costs State Hundreds of Millions in Missed Tax Revenue
January 3, 2016 Class Action Lawsuit Claiming Atlantic Lottery VLTs ‘Deceptive and Illegal’ Certified by N.L. Judge
January 3, 2017 Quebec to Slash Number of Video Lottery Terminals in Low-Income Areas
January 2, 2017 Several Motions Filed to Block the Granting of VLT Licences
January 1, 2017 Israel Shuts Down State-Sponsored Slot Machines

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