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Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino App


Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino App Pala Teams Up with JOINGO in Launch of San Diego Casino AppThe Mission Indians are moving to “corner the casino” with a new mobile app.

According to Gaming Intelligence, the Pala Band of Mission Indians has teamed up with mobile technology firm JOINGO to launch a dedicated mobile app for the San Diego-based Pala Casino Spa & Resort.

“Featuring loyalty account integration, interactive property details, and a slot machine finder, the Android and iOS app is integrated with the operator’s existing Casino Management System,” notes Gaming Intelligence. “This allows players to access the casino’s Privileges Club, providing real-time account balances, tier-point summaries, and other account information.”

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The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8th


The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8th 300x149 The International Gaming App Awards to Take Place on December 8thOne of the biggest venues for app developers and their creations, the International Gaming App Awards, has long been a platform to celebrate the best and most lucrative gaming apps. This year’s awards presentation will also highlight developers and games that feature some of the best technological innovations over the last year.

This will also be the first year that online casinos will be featured in the awards. 888, the brand that builds and hosts countless online gambling websites, has been nominated for multiple awards.

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The Heyday of Atlantic City Marketing Alliance May Be Over


The Heyday of Atlantic City Marketing Alliance May Be Over 300x300 The Heyday of Atlantic City Marketing Alliance May Be OverAccording to Press of Atlantic City, casino executives who sit on the board of the casino-funded marketing group Atlantic City Alliance have asked the state legislature to abolish the organization to save $30 million annually and trim costs during the ongoing economic struggles facing the New Jersey gaming market.

Formed three years ago as part of an alliance between government and the casino industry to help revitalize the economy, currently 8 casinos contribute to the ACA’s $30 million annual budget (based on a percentage of their gross gaming revenue). However, at the start of the year there were 12 casinos sharing the funding. Borgata, the city’s top-grossing property, pays $7.5 million annually while Golden Nugget pays $2 million, which may increase as casinos struggle to stay open.

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Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos?


Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos Will Online and Mobile Casinos Take Away Jobs from Physical Casinos?There are many concerns that arise when it comes to legalized online gambling — most are blown out of proportion, but some are, indeed, legitimate.

One such legitimate concern is that legalized online gambling may take away jobs in live casinos. Of course, this isn’t just a consideration here in the United States. It’s also a global concern.

As the Netherlands solidifies their plan to legalize online gambling, many are concerned that casinos will remove their live slot machines due to the drastically lower gambling tax for online slots.

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Abracadabra! Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile Devices


Abracadabra Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile Devices 300x168 Abracadabra! Magician Casino Appears on Android Mobile DevicesRuby Seven Studios has achieved such overwhelming success with their social casino app and mobile slot game Magician Casino that they have now launched it on Android as well.

While there is certainly no shortage of online and mobile slots games, it is the innovation behind Magician Casino that has allowed these gaming entrepreneurs to achieve such great success.

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Hey, NJ Online Gambling! How You Doin’?


How You Doin 300x178 Hey, NJ Online Gambling! How You Doin? Rutgers University recently set out to discover how online gambling in New Jersey is going. And they have been given more than a million dollars by the State of New Jersey to conduct the study, according to the AP.

Online betting has been legal in New Jersey for about a year and is one of three states in the US where it is legal.

According to the professor who is spearheading the survey, Dr. Lai Nower, “…iGaming is a new frontier and no one knows quite what to expect. It’s a real testament to the governor and the division that they’re taking such a responsible approach to evaluating potential negative impacts, and we are really honored to be a part of it.”

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Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump Bankruptcy


Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump Bankruptcy 300x168 Controversy Swirls Around Latest Trump BankruptcyMany casinos in Atlantic City have been forced to close their doors in recent years, so it did not come as a huge surprise when Trump entertainment filed for bankruptcy for their Atlantic City casino.

While the drastic decline in revenue is all too common across the Atlantic City gaming landscape, the casino’s unsecured creditors are calling their bankruptcy a charade.

The unsecured creditors claim that the only vote Trump Entertainment is looking to achieve in their Chapter 11 bankruptcy plan is that of investor Carl Icahn.

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Social Media Marketing Success Comes to Hard Rock Hotel and Casino


The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe 300x300 Social Media Marketing Success Comes to Hard Rock Hotel and CasinoAccording to the Reno Gazette-Journal, in less than three months after launching its page, The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Lake Tahoe has reported surpassing 12,000 Facebook fans. They launched the page on the same day they announced that they “would join with the Tahoe skyline in the ski season.”

The property attributes its social media growth to a marketing strategy that uses relevant content, promotional messaging and paid advertising, and the personality of a Tahoe local, referred to as “Callie,” who provides regular posts and tweets with updates about the opening of the hotel casino.

“The property is undergoing a $60 million complete transformation from the former Horizon and it plans to offer 539 rooms steeped in rock ‘n’ roll art and memorabilia, featuring views from tower rooms of Lake Tahoe or Heavenly Valley, several new restaurants and bars, and a 25,000-square-foot casino,” the report reads.

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Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming


Here’s What Happened This Week in mGaming14 Here’s What Happened This Week in mGamingHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

On Tuesday, Atari rolled out Atari Jackpots, a new social casino game. As eagerly anticipated for months, Atari is slowly but steadily delving deeper into the potentially lucrative waters of social casino gaming.

PokerStars — the world’s largest poker site (together with its “European Poker Tour”) — is one of the world’s most lucrative and popular destinations for poker aficionados.

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Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls Again


Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls Again 300x169 Nevada’s Casino Revenue Falls AgainIt was another bad month for Nevada.

According to the Gaming Control Board, Nevada’s casino industry sustained further revenue declines in September, the second straight month of dwindling revenue.

The Las Vegas Review-Journal, which obtained and dissected the data in full, says that statewide gaming revenue tumbled nearly 6 percent last month.
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