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Leeds Super Casino

Leeds Super Casino Another Super casino opens to make it 3 out of a potential 8 large licence casinos granted in the 2005 gaming act. The super casino based in Leeds owned and operated by Global Gaming Ventures. The process started back in January 2012 and originally 5 operators placed bids to open the new casino. The final decision to give the large casino licence was in May 2013 so after what se... »

Grosvenor Casino Southend To Open Its Doors

Grosvenor Casino Southend To Open Its Doors

Grosvenor Casino Southend Finally after technical problems Grosvenor Casino Southend will finally open its doors, according to the twitter feed, and twitter is usually the most up to date news feed in the world. So meet the new crew of the Grosvenor Casino Southend. This now takes Grosvenor to 57 operational casinos making them by far the largest operator in the UK since the purchase of the ex Gal... »

Casino Licensing in The UK

Casino Licensing in The UK

 Casino licensing in the UK Article by Stephen McGowan, director and Head of Licensing (Scotland) at TLT Scotland Ltd The operation of casinos in England, Scotland and Wales is governed by the Gambling Act 2005, which came into force on 1 September 2007. While this is an act of the UK Parliament certain aspects of gambling laws are dealt with differently in Scotland because of a separate legal sys... »

New Player In The UK Casino Service World Gamestec

New Player In The UK Casino Service World Gamestec

UK Casino Service Now I think I can safely say that there has only been one major player in the UK Casino service for nearly 3 decades and that was TCSJohnHuxley (formerly TCS). Practically unchallenged in their outstanding service for all those years is quite an achievement. The Casino operators who chose to service their own equipment did so by employing Ex TCS employees to get themselves starte... »

Preston Casino Green Light Given By Councillors

Preston Casino Green Light Given By Councillors

Preston Casino Green Light A bid to bring a casino to Preston has cleared its first hurdle after councillors gave plans the green light. Members of Preston Council’s planning committee approved an application to turn the former Fives building in Guildhall Street into a high class gambling venue. And councillors said they thought a casino would bring a more “cosmopolitan” atmosphere to the city. Co... »

Rank A Change Of Direction On The Cards ? Or More Of The Same

Rank A Change Of Direction On The Cards ? Or More Of The Same

Henry Birch to succeed Ian Burke as Chief Executive The Rank Group Plc The Rank Group Plc (“Rank” or “the Company”) announces the appointment of Henry Birch, who will succeed Ian Burke as chief executive of Rank with effect from 6 May 2014. Ian Burke, who is currently also executive chairman of Rank, will become non-executive chairman with effect from 6 May 2014. The Rank b... »

Confessions Of A Trainee Croupier Sicily To Cardiff Bound

Confessions Of A Trainee Croupier Sicily To Cardiff Bound

Confessions Of A Trainee Croupier A new Croupier Training school has opened in Cardiff under the watch full eyes of Michael Dornan, Craig Whitwell and Nichola Montgomery called The Cardiff Gaming Academy. I have been looking for a while for a new trainee to record his thoughts whilst being trained to be a croupier and lucky the Cardiff Gaming Academy persuaded one of their very first candidates to... »

Hippodrome Casino

Digital Art In Casinos The Hippodrome And Thomas D Gray

Digital Art In Casinos A non-gambler might imagine the casino to be a dingy, smoke-filled basement where booze is trafficked and the sun never shines. That’s how it was. But it might be time to revise your preconception as London’s biggest and newest casino has the gambling joint of old graduated to a centre of entertainment, and this one has turned to art to make its atmosphere new an... »

Large Cash Sum Could Win The Southampton Large Licence

Large Cash Sum Could Win The Southampton Large Licence

Large Cash Sum Southampton Large Licence Over the last week I have seen many a story stating that Aspers are interested in the Large Licence in Southampton, (UK Poker News, Bluff Europe, Guide to UK Casinos)  well no surprise or real revelations as they already operate the only 2 large licences in the UK already. I am sure that Genting and Grosvenor (Rank) will also be very interested in obtaining... »

From Concept To Market The Company And The Product Central Gaming

From Concept To Market The Company And The Product Central Gaming

From Concept To Market Continuing on from How To Launch A New Product In A Casino I did ask Central Gaming if they had anything to share to the process of products to market. The below is what they sent, I don’t think that anything can be added so take a look at their persona and values From Concept To Market Central Gaming was founded upon bringing a very small number of experienced industr... »

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