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IGT Touts Market-Attuned Innovations at G2E Asia 2016

IGT Maintaining Nevada TiesThe team at ITG is poised to showcase a bountiful array of innovations at G2E Asia 2016. That’s what the team at International Game Technology affirmed once again on Tuesday.

ITG is promising to wow event attendees with its portfolio of gaming products and systems solutions at G2E Asia, which spans May 17-19 at The Venetian Macau.

At IGT’s stand (#601) the company will, for instance, feature the award-winning OnPremise mobile betting solution with new baccarat back-betting functionality.

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Currents In-App Service Looks to be a Game Changer

Currents In-App Service Looks to be a Game ChangerThe team behind Currents announced Tuesday that they are aiming to change the way the typical social news app works by moving the social news feed into other apps, “seamlessly integrating various media sources into a single easy-to-navigate, channel-based in-app stream.”

Calling it a groundbreaking and conveniently versatile in-app service, the Currents crew says that the offering allows users to custom select the news, video and other social media channels they want, presenting them all in a single consolidated view.

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Foxwoods Resort Casino Rolls Out Next-Gen Social Gaming System

Foxwoods Resort Casino Taps New VP of Strategic MarketingAhead of the weekend, Foxwoods Resort Casino announced the launch of FoxwoodsONLINE social casino platform at www.online.foxwoods.com.

MGW has learned that the program is powered by Greentube Pro, Greentube’s private-label social casino marketing platform.

According to a provided statement:

Foxwoods looked to Greentube to design and launch a product that engages with players across all platforms and devices. Now, players can enjoy many of their favorite casino games when they are unable to visit the property.

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Choctaw Casino Resort Taps VizExplorer Solution to Drive VIP Revenue Growth

Choctaw Casino Resort Taps VizExplorer Solution to Drive VIP Revenue GrowthOn Monday, the folks at VizExplorer confirmed to MGW that they have inked an agreement with the Choctaw Nation of Oklahoma to install hostViz, the company’s player development solution at Choctaw Casino Resort properties in Oklahoma.

“Along with the VizExplorer Data Integration Hub and vizDashboard, Choctaw Casino Resort’s Player Development department has also selected hostViz— a comprehensive CRM tool that provides real-time player management and development, host task facilitation and reporting capabilities,” a provided statement reads.

If you’re not familiar, hostViz helps casino hosts manage tasks with real-time data about their VIP player activity.
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Scientific Games Celebrates Extensive New Agreement

Scientific Games Touting Portfolio of Online Casino Content at G2E 2015 in Las VegasOn Thursday, Scientific Games Corporation announced that Angel of the Winds Casino & Hotel has tapped Scientific Games to provide what it calls a “broad spectrum of casino-management systems solutions” for its casino resort in Arlington, Washington – replacing a competitor’s systems technology currently installed.

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GAN Wins Big at eGaming Review Magazine’s North American Awards Ceremony

GameAccount Network Bringing Their New Brand to G2EMGW learned this morning that GameAccount Network plc (GAN), a developer and supplier of enterprise-level B2B Internet gaming software, services and online gaming content in the US, won two prestigious Internet gaming Industry awards in the United States.

Casino Platform Supplier of the Year Award for 2015 and Freeplay Gaming Supplier of the Year Award for 2015 recognizes the skills, expertise and commitment to developing the leading Internet casino gaming platform for both real money Regulated Gaming and free-to-play Simulated Gaming in the United States to land-based casino operators, a provided statement explains.
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Caddo Tribe Taps Table Trac’s CasinoTrac Management System

Caddo Tribe Taps Table Trac's CasinoTrac Management SystemTable Trac, Inc. and Hasinai Gaming Enterprise along with The Caddo Nation announced on Wednesday their selection of the CasinoTrac management system for the new Bison Ridge Casino and Caddo Travel Plaza.

Table Trac will provide the Bison Ridge Casino and Caddo Travel Plaza with their casino management system that includes reporting, slot auditing, accounting, patron management, dispatching, along with marketing and promotional solutions, which assist casinos in creating player loyalty and growing revenues, a statement provided to MGW reads.
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Las Vegas Casino Hungary Now in Business with Play’n GO

play-n-goAccording to the scoop shared with MGW on Wednesday, Swedish slot supplier Play’n GO and Las Vegas Casino Diamond Ltd. have signed an agreement to provide Hungary’s Las Vegas Casino with its full suite of mobile and desktop content.

“This is the third partnership that Las Vegas Casino Diamond established this year, as the industry leading operator is striving to launch the first licensed online casino in Hungary in the second half of 2016,” the statement reads.

The Hungarian gambling legislation has been allowing land-based casino license holders to offer online casino games since October 2015.
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Future of Casinos in New Jersey Up for Debate at East Coast Gaming Congress and i-Gaming Institute

New Jersey Officials Considering Regulation of Fantasy SportsA good debate lies ahead for the gaming world in the Garden State, MGW learned Monday in a release from ECGC.

A referendum on the New Jersey ballot that could authorize casinos in northern New Jersey is a focal point at the 20th annual East Coast Gaming Congress and i-Gaming Institute, to be held May 25-26 at the new Waterfront Conference Center at Harrah’s Resort.

The panel, titled “Atlantic City … and North Jersey? What’s Best for New Jersey?,” will be moderated by respected journalist John Brennan of The Record.

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NetEnt Games Goes Live with Tropicana in New Jersey

NetEnt Games Goes Live with Tropicana in New JerseymGamingWatch learned Monday that NetEnt — a leading international provider of digital gaming solutions — recently signed an agreement with Gamesys for the delivery of online casino games to Tropicana Atlantic City Online in New Jersey.

“After a successful integration process, a selection of NetEnt’s games is now live and available on TropicanaCasino.com, Tropicana Atlantic City’s online casino in the state of New Jersey,” an announcement this morning reads.

Gamesys US operates one of New Jersey’s market leading online gaming platforms, which supports the TropicanaCasino.com and VirginCasino.com brands.
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