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Sacramento Kings and Swish Analytics to test innovative predictive gaming lounge

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Sacramento Kings and Swish Analytics have joined hands to launch the first of its kind gaming lounge, named ‘Sacramento Kings Skyloft’. It presents a new entertainment experience to the club’s fans Both the companies will demo the NBA’s first dedicated space for the free-to-play, in-arena predictive gaming experience.

“Basketball fans across the country are clamoring for gaming options, and we’re thrilled to be the first NBA team to bring this unique experience to Sacramento,” said Vivek Ranadivé, Owner and Chairman of the Sacramento Kings. “Predictive gaming is incredibly disruptive and will only continue to gain popularity in the NBA and beyond. Working with industry leaders like Swish Analytics allows us to test and perfect this technology to give fans the best experience in future seasons.”

“We’re proud to bring this gaming technology to the NBA with a forward-thinking and creative organization like the Sacramento Kings,” said Bobby Skoff, Co-Founder of Swish Analytics.  “Nobody is better than the Sacramento Kings at building best-in-class fan experiences utilizing technology. The popularity of predictive gaming shows no signs of slowing down and we look forward to continuing to build and iterate the BetRush platform in Sacramento.”

 

About Swish Analytics:
Swish Analytics is the leading platform for powering U.S. sports betting products. We deliver odds origination, risk management and trading software for the core four U.S. sports, with specializations in player propositions, in-play and Bet Request odds making solutions.

About BetRush:
BetRush is a Live Bet Stimulation engine: a real-time streaming feed of betting-focused analysis, content, statistics, odds and visualizations to help viewers engage with live games and to stimulate betting activity. All content is derived from Swish’s proprietary in-house sports analytics and odds making platform. BetRush helps league gaming partners, streaming providers, media partners, affiliates and sportsbook operators to attract more betting interest, increased turnover and higher revenues around NBA, NFL, MLB and NHL betting. BetRush is available via API, white-label iOS application, iframe, SDK or HTML feed.

Niji Narayan has been in the writing industry for well over a decade or so. He prides himself as one of the few survivors left in the world who have actually mastered the impossible art of copy editing. Niji graduated in Physics and obtained his Master’s degree in Communication and Journalism. He has always interested in sports writing and travel writing. He has written for numerous websites and his in-depth analytical articles top sports magazines like Cricket Today and Sports Today. He reports gaming industry headlines from all around the globe.

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Eldorado Resorts and Caesars mull over merger

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US casino operators Eldorado Resorts Inc. and Caesars Entertainment Corp are in the early stages of discussion on a possible merger, according to sources familiar with the matter.

Caesars has recently agreed to allocate billionaire investor Carl Icahn, who has been pushing the company to sell itself, three board seats to his representatives, and a say on the selection of its next chief executive officer.

Caesars is providing some limited confidential financial information to Eldorado, which is carrying out due diligence on the potential combination of the two companies, the sources said.

Eldorado has yet to make a binding offer for Caesars, and there is no certainty any bid will materialise or that a deal will be successfully negotiated, the sources added, asking not to be identified because the matter is confidential.

Caesars and Eldorado have market capitalizations of $5.4 billion and $3.6 billion, respectively. They also had debt piles of $9.1 billion and $3.3 billion, respectively, as of the end of December.

Caesars declined to comment, while Eldorado did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

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OPGR launches revamped website to help Oregonians with gambling problem

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The Oregon Problem Gambling Resource (OPGR) has revamped its website to help people with gambling problems. The website provides services and resources to help problem gamblers through a clean and uncluttered interface that incorporates improved functionality and enhanced content.

It acts as a platform to highlight resources available for the problem gamblers. The website provides multiple tools for visitors to access resources in their communities, as well as text or chat online with someone regarding help.

The OPGR.org website remodel was a collaboration between the Oregon Health Authority, local community problem gambling treatment and prevention providers, the Oregon Council on Problem Gambling, Voices of Problem Gambling, and the Oregon Lottery.

“The goal of the OPGR.org website is to educate the public about the risks associated with gambling behaviors,” said Oregon Lottery Associate Programme Manager Krystal Smith. “Additionally, the website helps improve the awareness of free treatment and recovery services available around the state of Oregon.”

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Gaming Arts to Showcase End-to-end Product Suite at NIGA’s 2019 Indian Gaming Trade Show and Convention

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Gaming Arts, LLC today announced that it will showcase its end-to-end suite of gaming products, including electronic gaming machines (“EGM”), bingo, keno, and promotional systems at NIGA’s Indian Gaming Trade Show & Convention (“NIGA”) in Booth No. 2531 at the San Diego Convention Center.

“Gaming Arts is thrilled to support tribal gaming through its participation in the annual NIGA trade show,” said Gaming Arts President Mike Dreitzer. “We look forward to highlighting our exciting product lineup and demonstrating ways in which our products can add value to tribal gaming casino operations.”

Gaming Arts will display its inaugural collection of Class III video reels including Pop’N Pays™, Da Fa Ba™, Dice Seeker™, and Casino Wizard™. This innovative library is bolstered by the new Rocket Rollup™ mystery progressive that delivers an interactive celebration when the progressive is won. These games’ extraordinary art and play mechanics offer the most innovative content to emerge in years.

The SuperGames® library of games, including Bingo Millions®, will also be on display. These unique “Life-changing” jackpot games offer an endless number of customizable bingo games tailored to the operator’s room and player demographics. Bingo Millions, known as the world’s first and only $1 million linked bingo progressive and $1 million bingo game, allows operators to focus on the player experience as all awards are fully funded by Gaming Arts.

Additionally, Gaming Arts will demonstrate its SuperPROMO™ mobile promotional game system. This unique platform creates floor-wide excitement for virtually any type of casino promotion through a mobile tablet hand delivered to players by casino personnel and through the casino’s digital displays.

The EZ Kiosk™ will demonstrate its new form-factor, which includes a 43″ LED digital display, its ability to accept TITO tickets, and a cutting-edge body wrap designed to attract players. EZ Kiosk significantly reduces expenses associated with keno and/or bingo programs and allows for extended operational hours with no staffing required.

SuperBingo™ and UltimateBingo™ slots will showcase their extraordinary game-play experience that delivers entertaining game mechanics and player-favorite features, including: frequent bonuses and wins, multipliers, free games with retriggers, floor-wide, near-area, and wide-area progressives, and much more.

Finally, the Company will also highlight its full array of products designed for bingo and keno operations, including the Optima® Keno Game Management System, the Optima® System, Keno Millions®, and Super Win Bingo™.

 

About Gaming Arts:

Gaming Arts, LLC, a privately owned and operated business headquartered in Las Vegas, Nevada, is the world leader in bingo and keno games and technology and is now entering the electronic gaming machine market with some of the world’s most innovative slot games along with the world’s first casino-wide interactive promotional system. Gaming Arts holds gaming licenses in approximately 80 jurisdictions including North America, Latin America, the Pacific Rim, and South Africa. To learn more, visit http://www.gamingarts.com or call 702.818.8943.

 

SOURCE Gaming Arts, LLC

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