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Genting Group moves forward with Las Vegas project

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RESORTS WORLD LAS VEGAS SELECTS CONSTRUCTION MANAGER AND AWARDS MORE THAN $400 MILLION IN CONTRACTS

W.A. Richardson Builders to Manage Construction of Genting Group’s Multi-Billion Dollar Las Vegas Resort

 

Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV)  announced the selection of W.A. Richardson Builders, LLC (WARB) as Construction Manager for the first, ground-up, integrated resort development on the Las Vegas Strip in a decade. WARB will manage all aspects of construction on the 87-acre site, previously the location of the former Boyd Gaming “Echelon” site and Stardust. Las Vegas, NV – Resorts World Las Vegas (RWLV) today announced the selection of W.A. Richardson Builders, LLC (WARB) as Construction Manager for the first, ground-up, integrated resort development on the Las Vegas Strip in a decade. WARB will manage all aspects of construction on the 87-acre site, previously the location of the former Boyd Gaming “Echelon” site and Stardust.

Additionally, RWLV announced that it has, up to Monday, awarded more than $400 million in contracts ranging from bulk orders for concrete and steel to tower crane equipment and operators.

Bill Richardson has tackled complex, multi-billion-dollar projects in Las Vegas on time and on budget. We are confident that he and his team have the know-how to ensure that Resorts World Las Vegas will be constructed to the highest standards with maximum flexibility for future growth,” said Edward Farrell, President of RWLV. “In light of the recent tragedy in Las Vegas, we are proud to be able to commence significant construction on our site as well as recommit ourselves to our local community.

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WARB, headquartered in Las Vegas, has been providing RWLV with pre-construction services, including infrastructure and utility work, the completion of the main parking structure, preliminary steel and foundation work, and permitting and remediation across the site to prepare it for the commencement of construction. WARB’s contract as construction manager is being finalized over the next month.

We thank the Genting Group for the opportunity to assist them in building this next generation resort on the Las Vegas Strip,” said Bill Richardson, Principal of WARB.  “We are proud to bring our years of experience in building mega-resorts on time and on budget to Las Vegas’s newest casino operator.

Bill Richardson and partner Yvette Landau have more than 30 years of experience in constructing large scale projects in Las Vegas.  Richardson was general contractor for Mandalay Bay, Monte Carlo, The Linq and The Cromwell and has completed major renovations and expansions to Luxor, Circus Circus and numerous Caesars properties. Richardson is a certified women’s business enterprise with Landau leading efforts to ensure Resorts World maximizes its use of local, diverse labor.  Resorts World is committed to using union labor throughout construction.

Today also marks another important milestone in fully mobilizing this amazing project as over $400 million worth of contracts have now been awarded to date,” added Farrell. “Through competitive Request for Proposal processes, we have selected leaders in their respective fields to provide that critical materials and services required to quickly mobilize the project.

RWLV will offer guests, locals and visitors to Las Vegas a unique Asian flavored gaming and resort experience. From the architecture inspired by modern Shanghai and Hong Kong to authentic Asian cuisines from Bangkok to Beijing, RWLV is committed to bring the sights and sounds of modern Asia.

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RWLV is expected to open in 2020. Details of the various amenities being offered at RWLV will be announced throughout construction.…

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Digicode Appoints Itai Zak as Executive Director for iGaming Division

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Digicode, a leading provider of innovative software solutions, has appointed Itai Zak as Executive Director for the iGaming division. In this role, Itai will drive the growth and strategic direction.

With over 15 years of experience in the iGaming industry, Zak brings a wealth of knowledge and expertise to Digicode. He has a proven track record of successfully leading and scaling businesses in the online gaming sector, gaining experience as the CEO of SBTech, GoWild Gaming, and Spiral Solutions.

Under Itai’s visionary leadership, GoWild Casino not only seamlessly transitioned to a state-of-the-art iGaming platform but also achieved an astounding 450% increase in profitability, driven by Itai’s strategic expansion into new markets and his ability to build and lead a formidable team of over 300 professionals.

At SBTech, Itai was instrumental in redefining the company’s sales, marketing, and business development approach, transforming SBTech into a leading provider of turnkey sports betting and iGaming solutions. His efforts have helped grow the company from 60 to over 600 employees across multiple global locations, with significant year-on-year growth in net profit.

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Itai’s appointment is a testament to the company’s commitment to innovation, excellence, and strategic growth within the iGaming sector. His proven track record in navigating complex regulatory environments, coupled with his forward-thinking approach to product and market strategy, positions Digicode for exciting advancements in its iGaming offerings.

“We are thrilled to have Itai Zak join our team. His deep understanding of the iGaming landscape and leadership skills will be invaluable as we continue to innovate and expand our foothold in this dynamic industry. Also, Itai’s proven track record in navigating complex regulatory environments, coupled with his forward-thinking approach to product and market strategy, positions Digicode for exciting advancements in its iGaming offerings,” Max Maslii, President and global CEO at Digicode, said.

In his new role, Zak will develop and execute Digicode’s iGaming strategy, focusing on driving revenue and growth. He will work closely with the product development and sales teams to deliver cutting-edge solutions tailored to the unique needs of iGaming operators.

“I am excited to join Digicode and lead their iGaming division. Digicode has a proven track record of delivering innovative software solutions, and I am eager to contribute to their continued success in the iGaming market,” Itai Zak said.

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Pragmatic Play Goes Live with City Center Online in Argentina

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Pragmatic Play, a leading content provider to the iGaming industry, is enhancing its standing in Argentina and is now live with City Center Online.

Taking its leading Slots portfolio to the online casino, City Center Online’s players are now set to benefit from leading titles, including award-winning hits like Sugar Rush and Gates of Olympus as well as more recent releases from Pragmatic Play’s ever-expanding portfolio such as Pub Kings and Mustang Trail.

This latest agreement follows a series of partnerships that Pragmatic Play has struck across the regulated LatAm markets, combined with several regional industry awards, further cements its position as the leading supplier in Latin America.

Victor Arias, VP of Latin American Operations at ARRISE powering Pragmatic Play, said: “We are delighted to announce Pragmatic Play’s agreement with City Center Online as the brand continues its upward trajectory and supply even more LatAm operators with its acclaimed, industry-leading titles.

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“With Pragmatic Play’s renowned slot library now live on the platform, we are confident they will be a hit with City Center Online’s players, and we look forward to see its content provision expanding even more in the near future.”

Samanta Zio, Online Gaming Manager at City Center Online, said: “The quality and brand recognition that is brought on by Pragmatic Play games cannot be understated and we are delighted to now offer its portfolio to our players.

“Underpinning our commitment to providing premium gaming experiences to audiences in Argentina, we are confident this partnership is a momentous win for City Center Online.”

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Pragmatic Play Adds TriunfoBet to Growing List of Latin American Partners

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Pragmatic Play, a leading content supplier to the iGaming industry, will soon bring its dynamic multi-product portfolio to more customers with Venezuelan operator TriunfoBet, encompassing its Slots, Live Casino, and Virtual Sports offering as part of the deal.

The supplier has continued to build on its impressive Live Casino offering with the launch of Treasure Island. The action-packed gameshow follows in the footsteps of similar hit titles such as Sweet Bonanza Candyland and Snakes & Ladders Live which are also fan favorites across LatAm.

In addition, casino classics such as Roulette and Blackjack will be brought to an even wider audience in the region thanks to this latest tie-up.

Pragmatic Play’s renowned Slot portfolio will promptly be available for TriunfoBet players to enjoy including new titles such as Gates of Olympus 1000 in addition to Christmas-themed versions of its player-favourite franchises including Big Bass Christmas Bash and Sugar Rush Xmas.

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Rounding off the collection is Pragmatic Play’s Virtual Sports which delivers cutting-edge 3D renderings of popular sports betting markets that match real-life equivalents across horse and greyhound racing, football, and motorsport.

The new agreement with TriunfoBet further boosts Pragmatic Play’s profile across the LatAm market as it cements itself as the industry-leading supplier in the region.

Victor Arias, VP of LatAm Operations at ARRISE powering Pragmatic Play, said: “Pragmatic Play’s content has become a household name in LatAm, and we are confident that TriunfoBet will achieve similar levels of success as other partners. The LatAm market continues to be a key area of expansion for Pragmatic Play, as evidenced by the consistent stream of new partnerships launched each month. TriunfoBet is the perfect addition to Pragmatic Play’s growing portfolio of partners in this region.”

Luis Lizarazo, CEO of TriunfoBet, said: “We strive to provide our players with an exceptional experience on our platform, and our latest partnership with Pragmatic Play allows us to significantly enhance our offering with their extensive range of products. Pragmatic Play’s remarkable growth in Latin America has been truly impressive, and we are thrilled to be among their latest partners. We are confident that their Slots, Live Casino, and Virtual Sports will be met with the same resounding success they have garnered worldwide.”

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