SkyCity and Delaware North Finalize Darwin Casino Deal

SkyCity and Delaware North Finalize Darwin Casino Deal

After signing a preliminary agreement with Delaware North in November, 2018, SkyCity Entertainment Group has finally concluded the sale of its Darwin casino for the amount total of AUS$188 million.

As the Best Online Casino noted, the deal received a final nod from the Northern Territory Government and the Attorney General, Natasha Fey, transferring the property to Delaware North.

Macau: The Secrets Of A Flourishing Economy

Despite the fact that the export of textiles, fisheries, banking and other financial services are the integral parts of Macau GDP, gambling industry is the locomotive of economy. The Gambling business makes up about 60% of the GDP of Macao. It brings the government to 70% of its revenues (not to mention the tourism industry, tightly interconnected with games of the chance sector).

Legal War Between Two Betting Giants

Legal War Between Two Betting Giants

BetEasy launched a request to terminate Sportsbet brand name. These two Australia’s sports-betting giants were fighting a legal battle over brand naming.

BetEasy’s counter legal action started after Sportsbet received a temporary ruling stopping CrownBet from renaming as “Sportingbet” after the separation from Crown Resorts. All this is happening just before the Melbourne Cup Carnival which is considered to be the busiest betting period in Australia.

Star Entertainment breaks the record for biggest company profit

The second-biggest casino operator from Australia, The Star Entertainment Group, makes record profits at the end of the 2018 financial year, recording a 50% revenue rise. Asian VIP clients have returned to gamble. These high rollers, who are a significant source of revenue for those running casino games, have been betting large sums of money in its resorts and enjoying periods of repeated success, as the firm discloses.

Which stocks are gambling executives buying?

Gambling executives are not holding back on buying stocks following the recent U.S Supreme Court ruling that lifted the federal ban (Professional Amateur Sports Protection Act) on sports betting in the country. Timothy J. Wilmott, the Penn National Gaming Chief Executive bought shares worth $3.1 million of the company, betting it will continue winning. His was the largest purchase by an insider in over 15 years. This was followed by the Penn National announcing that it would be launching sports betting at the company’s Hollywood Casino based at Charles Town Races in Charles Town, West Virginia, and 5 Mississippi casinos.

The Australian authorities are taking over the gambling industries again

The Australian authorities are taking over the gambling industries again

Since the fuss around gambling started to happen in Australia, authorities became more active when supervising this industry. The Australian authorities started to ban the gambling operators and the websites that seem not to respect the law. The authorities responsible for regulating the gambling industry are represented by ACMA (Australian Communications and Media Authority). Lately, the offshore gambling websites are under the strict observation of ACMA, as many of them are performing outside the regulations of the country.