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First Evolution Dual Play Roulette Streaming From The USA, Live From Resorts Casino Hotel, Atlantic City

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June, 2018 – Evolution Gaming, leading provider of Live Casino solutions, announced that it has signed an historic agreement with Resorts Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey to install a one-of-a-kind multi-camera Dual Play Roulette table, which will allow on-premise customers to play alongside online players.

The Dual Play installation will be Evolution’s first outside of Europe, its first installation in the United States, and also the first Evolution Dual Play table to feature American (double-zero) Roulette.

Resorts Casino Hotel, a Mohegan Sun Property, is a luxury ocean view gaming destination offering the best in casino games, online gaming and entertainment on the Atlantic City Boardwalk. Resorts Casino Hotel made history as the first American casino outside of Nevada and celebrated a major milestone this May – their 40th anniversary.

Resorts’ new Evolution Dual Play table will be a five-camera installation with a customised rig and large screens designed to create a buzz around what will be a unique on-the-gaming-floor attraction. The rig-mounted screens will feature the live-streamed game feed from the table and promotional messaging designed to engage with visiting patrons.

The Dual Play table is scheduled to go live in Q3 and will be made available as a B2B service to Evolution’s network of European licensees. Players of participating Evolution licensees will be able to play at the Resorts Casino’s Dual Play American Roulette table from virtually anywhere in the world on desktop, tablet or smartphone — playing alongside on-premise players in the same games at the same Resorts table.

James Stern, Director of Business Development & Land-based Sales at Evolution, said: “This is a landmark installation for Evolution, which gives online players across Europe the chance to experience the thrill of playing live at a pioneering Atlantic City casino.

Mark Giannantonio, President and CEO of Resorts Casino Hotel commented: “I am delighted that Resorts will be working with the market leader in Dual Play tables. Evolution Gaming has a reputation for providing the very best Live Casino and Dual Play solutions which is second to none. I believe that Dual Play will be a key attraction on our casino floor and a great way to expand our gaming product. Evolution also has an enviable track record in attracting and retaining Europe’s leading operators, which will allow players to enjoy the experience of playing online at a real live American Roulette table here at Resorts.

George Miller started his career in content marketing and has started working as an Editor/Content Manager for our company in 2016. George has acquired many experiences when it comes to interviews and newsworthy content becoming Head of Content in 2017. He is responsible for the news being shared on multiple websites that are part of the European Gaming Media Network.

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Sports Betting Bill of Michigan Moves Forward

Niji Narayan

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A sports betting bill would allow organised sports betting in Michigan casinos and online was passed out of a state house committee. State Representative Brandt Iden of Kalamazoo is sponsoring the legislation.

“Because this is already going on in the market place so we can protect those people who want to play and want to play legally, and we can, you know, make the state a little bit of money, which I think is also a positive,” Iden said.

Iden hopes the bill continues to make its way through the legislature and onto Governor Gretchen Whitmer’s desk before Superbowl season.

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Gaming Innovation Group extends Hard Rock’s sportsbook in Iowa

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We found in a new press release that

Gaming Innovation Group Inc. (GiG) has reached an agreement with its partner, Hard Rock International (Hard Rock), to support its market entry with sports betting in the US state of Iowa. The sportsbook will initially launch with an over-the-counter solution on the casino floor at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City in Iowa. This will be followed by the launch of online and mobile sports betting in Iowa, expected in Q4 2019.

In Iowa, Hard Rock will offer a similar seamless and engaging betting experience for its consumers as it has already delivered in New Jersey, with an omni-channel sportsbook solution based on GiG’s modern and flexible technology.

For GiG, this means the Company will be able to leverage its platform in the US adding more scale to its network and revenues to the business. GiG already has the groundwork done in New Jersey after a successful proof of concept suitable and relevant to the American audience.

Iowa is one of the 12 states in the US legalising sports wagering since the US Supreme Court overturned the federal sports wagering ban in 2018. In August this year, the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission (IRGC) authorised the 19 casinos in the state to offer statewide retail, online and mobile sports betting to consumers aged 21 or over. Iowa has approximately 3.2 million inhabitants and should also benefit with visitors from neighboring states such as Nebraska and Minnesota. It has an estimated mature sports betting market valued at revenues of around $160 million based on the total amount of money wagered by consumers. The tax rate on the sports betting revenue is 7.5%.

GiG expects this agreement to have limited impact on its revenues in 2019, with an increasing contribution from the launch of online and mobile betting in 2020 onwards.

Kresimir Spajic, Senior Vice President of Online Gaming at Hard Rock International says, “We’re excited to extend our partnership with GiG to support sports betting in Iowa, and further grow our sportsbook portfolio.”  

“Offering sports betting through GiG provides our players and guests a new level of engagement – we couldn’t be more thrilled to be launching in Iowa,” Jim Franke, General Manager of Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City.

Richard Brown, acting Chief Executive Officer of GiG says, “After a successful launch in New Jersey, I am delighted to further deepen the relationship with Hard Rock, delivering on our strategy to grow with our partner by entering a new state in the US with our sportsbook. The agreement is both a testament to our know-how and prowess to lead a land-based casino into the digital world of betting, and a strong validation of GiG’s commercial and product delivery capabilities. We are looking forward to growing with our partner long term. We have mutual ambitions to entertain consumers with a safe and exciting first-class sports betting experience.”

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Vegas Golden Knights home opener viewing party at the Plaza Hotel & Casino

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The Plaza Hotel & Casino will host a free viewing party for the Vegas Golden Knights home opener against the San Jose Sharks on Wednesday, Oct. 2.

The free viewing party, open to all ages, will be held in the Plaza Events Center, which has 18 large screen high definition televisions, two projectors and a state-of-the-art sound system, making it one of the best sports viewing experiences in downtown Las Vegas.

Guests can toast the Knights with an exclusive $4 12 oz. Training Day draft beer from 7Five Brewing, Ryan Reeves’ Official Vegas Born Beer (while supplies last). A special $2 Irish Whiskey Shot will also be available with any draft beer purchase. The party will also offer pizza and wing specials from Pop Up Pizza and beer buckets: Domestic (5 bottles for $25) or Imported (5 bottles for $30).

Throughout the game, the Plaza will giveaway official VGK licensed Items, such as lanyards, car gear, hats, bags, VGK wine, and select inaugural season Items. One lucky guest will also have a chance to win a 2-night complimentary stay in one of the Plaza’s newly renovated premium Luxe rooms (restrictions may apply). Each guest will receive one complimentary drawing ticket upon entry for a chance to win prizes (21 years of age or older for certain items).

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