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Attention Casino Marketers: Casino Marketing & Technology Conference Set for July


Attention Casino Marketers Casino Marketing Technology Conference Set for July 300x220 Attention Casino Marketers: Casino Marketing & Technology Conference Set for JulyCasino marketers everywhere will soon descend upon the Rio All-Suite Hotel & Casino is in Las Vegas, Nevada, as this will be the site of a critically important casino marketing and technology conference this summer.

Spanning July 14-16, the conference will include the first-ever technology program designed specifically for casino marketers.

Casino Marketing & Technology 2015 has been known as Casino Marketing since 2005. It will again follow Raving Consulting’s Host Development Conference, (July 13-14). Casino Marketing & Technology and will feature the same robust traditional marketing conference content that Casino Marketing attendees have come to expect over the years, as well as a dedicated track of technology sessions that are geared toward marketers.
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American Gaming Association Says it Continues to ‘Unite Casino Industry’


American Gaming Association Says it Continues to Unite Casino Industry 300x300 American Gaming Association Says it Continues to Unite Casino IndustryThe American Gaming Association just wants to bring like-minded people — and organizations — together for the purpose of advancing the gaming industry to new heights.

Following what the AGA calls a significant shift in its membership and governance structure, the organization is now welcoming five new board members this week: The Cordish Company, The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas, Global Cash Access, Novomatic and Vantiv Gaming Solutions.

The AGA, we’re told, also added six general members: Casino City Press, Fantini Research, FPL Advisory Group, Ho-Chunk Gaming, Ortiz Gaming and YWS Design & Architecture.
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New Mobile Casino App from Ladbrokes Draws Praise


New Mobile Casino App from Ladbrokes Draws Praise 300x180 New Mobile Casino App from Ladbrokes Draws PraiseThe team at Ladbrokes is showing the mobile casino industry how to make an app that’s both popular and practical.

This week, Ladbrokes rolled out a new mobile casino app for iOS. The app in question not only serves up a familiar array of visually aesthetic features, but more mobile-centric notification features and resources.

“The new app also offers push notifications and promotions that are segmented according to a certain customer’s gaming preferences and behavior,” iGamingBusiness reports after their first look at the app.
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Mobile Mover and Shaker SALTO is Prepared to Pepper Hospitality, Gaming Industries with Innovation


Mover and Shaker SALTO is Prepared to Pepper Hospitality Gaming Industries with Innovation 300x225 Mobile Mover and Shaker SALTO is Prepared to Pepper Hospitality, Gaming Industries with InnovationMobile technology and hotels are the peanut butter and jelly of the modern digital age of hospitality.

To that end, hotels and casinos are rapidly embracing new technologies to attract and retail patron loyalty.

While no shortage of mobile hotel convenience solutions have been duds, this certainly isn’t one of them. Everyone is talking about SALTO’s recent unveiling of JustIN.
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Bally in Business with Spirit Mountain Casino


Bally in Business with Spirit Mountain Casino 300x194 Bally in Business with Spirit Mountain CasinoScientific Games Corporation confirmed to mGamingWatch on Monday that Spirit Mountain Casino has selected the Company’s Bally systems solutions for its property in Mohave Valley, Arizona.

“Spirit Mountain will replace a competitor’s systems with the Bally SDS slot management system, which will be deployed across 250 slot machines to manage casino, slot, and hospitality data,” reads a provided statement.

SDS provides what the statement calls crucial game-monitoring data in real-time and fully integrates with other systems including the Bally CMP player-tracking system, which the casino also will utilize.
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mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top Stories


mGamingWatch The Week’s Top Stories7 300x225 mGamingWatch: The Week’s Top StoriesHere are some of the top stories in mobile and online gaming that we’ve been monitoring in recent days.

Social Mobile Gaming Giant Rakes in Big Cash from In-Game Ads
Whether you have a casino mobile game or a social gaming experiment, Zynga is proving once and for all that in-game ads can be very, very profitable for game makers.

Global Email Marketers Descend on Las Vegas
There’s a party in Las Vegas and email marketers everywhere are invited. International email marketers and industry leaders united in Vegas yesterday as the 10th annual MarketingSherpa Email Summit 2015 kicked off.
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What Do You Want to Bet That Casino Projections Now Routinely Miss Revenue Forecasts?


What Do You Want to Bet That Casino Projections Now Routinely Miss Revenue Forecasts What Do You Want to Bet That Casino Projections Now Routinely Miss Revenue Forecasts?Only a decade ago, casinos were viewed as the one-size-fits-all guaranteed antidote to declining state revenues. One by one, many states dismantled laws on the books that prohibited casinos altogether, or just land-based casinos, or some variation of the above.

The push to say yes to casinos was financial. Gambling — whether casinos or lottery ticket operations — have loomed large on the list of ways states have tried to grease the money machine.

But it’s not working. Or at least, not as well as most projections and advance business plans posit.

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The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament


The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament 300x225 The Stars Come Out for Social Casino Tournament This week, Plaor, Inc., a social casino operator owned by CrowdGather, announced the sequel to its popular and successful social casino tournament series, Party With the Stars.

If you’re not familiar, the tournament includes an array of innovative features in honor of Presidents Day (e.g., themed virtual table gifts which will be given out by the event’s many celebrity participants).

Offered to players of Mega Fame Casino & Slots, Party With the Stars: Presidents Day Edition is basically a social poker tournament series running between February 16-19 in Mega Fame Casino & Slots from 5PM-8PM PST.

According to a statement provided to mGamingWatch, celebrities will be playing high stakes poker tables and poker shootouts with special challenges active each day of the event for players to participate in.

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Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOS


Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOS 300x237 Odobo Play App is Latest New Casino Game Discovery Venue for iOSOdobo, which maintains a Developer Program and Marketplace for regulated gaming, has just launched the Odobo Play app.

According to the company, it’s “an innovative new games discovery application available for consumers globally via the iTunes App Store.”

The app is designed to be a showcase of games created by dozens of leading studios participating in the firm’s Developer Program.

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3 or More States to Introduce Online Gambling in 2015


3 or More States to Introduce Online Gambling In 2015 300x170 3 or More States to Introduce Online Gambling in 2015While a handful of states rushed to launch online gambling as soon as it was legal to do so in the United States, several more states have taken their time to weigh the pros and cons. As an added benefit of this protracted period of contemplation, states have had the time to learn from the areas of opportunity of the first few states to legalize online gambling (Nevada, Delaware, and New Jersey) and search for proposed solutions.

More than a handful of states have been talking about introducing an online gambling bill, but at least three are actively taking the bold plunge in 2015—California, Mississippi, and Washington State. While lawmakers in these 3 states have now introduced online gambling-related bills, it is expected that New York State will soon do the same (reports Bluff), with Pennsylvania, Massachusetts, West Virginia and Illinois likely to follow suit shortly thereafter.

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