Slot manufacturers seem to agree that although it remains a demand, the progressive slot market is pretty mature. But in this day and age, “mature” does not mean progressive slots are forever unchanging and staid.
There is a term that you should get quite familiar with in the gaming and entertainment spaces: omni-commerce. It’s a buzzword that has taken the payments world by storm and is inevitably starting to make its round in every corner of business.
In tribal gaming, I have seen native governments leverage their sovereign status to have indoor, non-smoking exemptions, develop and sell their own tobacco products, approve gaming machines more quickly and have less tax on certain products and services, among other things
March has been a very busy month for me, starting with a trip to Phoenix, Ariz., to attend the annual NIGA conference and trade show and capped a couple of weeks later with a visit to Las Vegas to participate in Empower, the Scientific Games user conference.
The United States Congress is about 70 points underwater in the latest approval rating polls, but it did get at least one big thing right back in the day when it passed the Indian Gaming Regulatory Act (IGRA).
Despite over two decades of tribal governments operating successful gaming organizations and other enterprises, contributing to Native and non-Native economies, anti-Indian gaming sentiment still finds a way into public and private conversation.
The Mohegan Tribal Gaming Authority (MTGA) operator of Mohegan Sun properties throughout the United States, along withpartners KCC Corporation and Incheon International Airport Corp (IIAC) have been awarded a license from the Korean Government to develop and build a first of its kind integrated resort at Incheon International Airport in Korea.
Southern Gaming Summit, the casino industry’s leading regional trade show and conference which will take place at Mississippi Coast Coliseum & Convention Center in Biloxi, Miss., May 3-5, announced that Wind Creek Hospitality, the gaming and hospitality arm of the Poarch Band of Creek Indians in Alabama and the Florida panhandle, as a signature sponsor of this year’s event.
Everi Holdings Inc. announced that as the first company in the casino industry to offer an EMV-chip signature option for ATM devices, it is now fully end-to-end EMV-compliant with all its financial transaction devices, platforms, and systems used at hundreds of casino properties across the U.S.
The conference, now it its thirteenth year, will offer attendees two tracks of sessions; marketing and technology, the technology sessions focusing on key solutions that are designed to help casinos achieve marketing goals.