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Aristotle Integrity Age and Identity Solution Approved for Interim Supplier License in West Virginia

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Miomni Licenses Aristotle’s Integrity IDV solution for launch in WV Sportsbook

 

Aristotle International’s Integrity division, a pioneer in identity and age verification solutions has added West Virginia to its previous supplier license approvals by New Jersey Department of Gaming Enforcement and Nevada Gaming Commission.

Utilizing Integrity’s unparalleled age and identity verification solution, online sportsbooks, casinos and poker sites can ensure that minors do not have access to this adult content.

“Integrity’s sophisticated technology, combined with a proven track record, ensures the highest quality of identity verification,” said Aristotle CEO John Aristotle Phillips. “This is demonstrated by a position with leading iGaming operators in the U.S. and in Europe, where we support eight of the top ten European iGaming companies for identity verification.”

Zach Stanley, COO of Mioni shared, “We evaluated a number of solutions and having been familiar with Aristotle’s performance previously we thought they were a perfect partner for our West Virginia sportsbook management activities.”

Phillips added, “We are very happy to work with early movers in the U.S. sportsbook industry like Miomni and are excited to receive the interim supplier license from the WV Lottery pursuant to the WV Lottery Sport Wagering Act OF 2018.”

West Virginia is the third state for Aristotle to be approved as a supplier and one of West Virginia’s first interim supplier licensee to be approved for identity and age verification. Aristotle provides this service without a lookup mark on a user’s credit report from the casino or sportsbook. Aristotle also provides a check on financial sanctions (“OFAC”) and politically exposed persons (“PEPs”) as part of their Integrity IDV service to help sportsbooks and online casinos and poker rooms combat money laundering.

Aristotle will be at the Global Gaming Expo #G2E in Las Vegas and can be reached at integritysales@aristotle.com.

 

About Aristotle Integrity:
Integrity is a suite of widely accepted identity and age verification solutions. Providing tailored solutions for both commercial and government sectors, Integrity is the most comprehensive and cost-effective approach for age and identity verification available across multiple platforms.

 

Source: Aristotle Integrity

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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UNITE HERE Warns About Potential Gaming Tax Revenue Declines, Job Cuts, and Other Problems of Proposed Merger of Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment

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Eldorado Resorts and Caesars Entertainment jointly announced a proposed transaction to combine the two corporations, pending shareholder and regulatory approvals. The deal is to be based on $7.2 billion of new debt financing and $500 million of cuts and other “synergies.” UNITE HERE, the hospitality workers union, represents approximately 25,000 workers at Caesars and Eldorado properties.

UNITE HERE-represented union casinos accounted for approximately 68% of the pro forma $30 billion combined Caesars-Eldorado EBITDAR in 2018. These 22 UNITE HERE union casinos altogether include over 50% of the combined company’s total hotel rooms, over 30% of its total slots, and nearly 40% of its total table games. UNITE HERE locals are currently in contract negotiations with Eldorado at Circus Circus Reno and Isle Pompano Beach. Contracts at six additional UNITE HERE union casinos in the combined Caesars and Eldorado portfolio will expire in 2020, including four properties in Atlantic City.

UNITE HERE issued the following statement from President D. Taylor:

“UNITE HERE has had a positive relationship with Caesars Entertainment over the years, and 25,000 union members have been excited to help the company reinvest and rebuild as it recovers from the disastrous leveraged buyout led by Apollo and TPG. It is in this context that we approach the proposed sale of the company with great concern.

Yesterday, Eldorado announced cost-savings of $500 million in the first year of the combined company. Where are they going to cut? We will not stand by idly if the proposed Caesars-Eldorado transaction will lead to significant job losses, worse wages and benefits for our members, and lower state gaming tax receipts in the many communities where members we represent work and live. Casinos operating under privileged licenses are meant to create significant benefits for host communities, including family-sustaining jobs and local government funding based on gaming taxes.

We will support changes at Caesars that preserve the company’s long-term financial health and provide a sustainable path to good jobs in vibrant gaming markets across the country.”

2018, 7,700 UNITE HERE members went on a multi-city strike at Marriott hotels across the United States and won historic settlements in Boston, Detroit, San Francisco, San Jose, Oakland, San Diego, and Hawaii.

UNITE HERE represents over 300,000 hospitality workers in gaming, hotel, and food service industries in North America and provides analysis from the perspective of those who work in these industries.

 

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Mobile Betting Bill Fails to Progress Through New York Assembly

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Senator Joseph Addabbo’s mobile betting bill has failed to progress through the New York Assembly. The legislative session saw S17 fail to progress beyond the Assembly Standing Committee on Codes.

Addabbo tweeted that he saw no clear reason why the state could not implement mobile sports betting in 2019. Failure to do so would see the state miss out on around $75m in revenue, funding for education, and both job creation and retention.

“NY will be stuck like a disabled car on the shoulder, while we allow an illegal sports betting business in our state thrive and idly watch other neighboring states pass us up with enormous revenue gains from mobile sports betting,” Addabbo said.

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Eldorado Resorts to Buy Caesars Entertainment Corp

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Eldorado Resorts Inc., the US based casino operator, has agreed to merge with Caesars Entertainment Corp through a $17.3 billion cash and stock deal.

The deal, which is expected to be announced soon, values Caesars at close to $13 a share. The combined company’s ownership would be split roughly between Eldorado and Caesars shareholders.

An Eldorado spokesman said the company did not comment on rumours or speculation. Caesars did not immediately respond to requests for comment.

The combination of the two companies would create a serious competitor to larger casino industry players, such as Las Vegas Sands Corp, Wynn Resorts Ltd and MGM Resorts International.

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