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Resorts World Catskills opened to the public – an array of innovative table games waiting to be explored

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Resorts World Catskills, Catskills highly anticipated Las Vegan-style casino resort, which offers unmatched experience in excitement, entertainment, and luxury has come up with a massive array of live table games, on the blissful occasion of its opening to the public on February 8th.These games were introduced intending the players in Las Vegas. The live gaming expanse makes playing at the brand-new luxury resort casino property a world-class experience.

Upon completion, Resorts World Catskills will feature more than 150 live table gaming options, including blackjack, craps, baccarat, roulette and Pai Gow Tiles, bringing energy, excitement and high stakes to its casino floor.

Taking full advantage of the approximately 100,000 square feet of Las Vegas-style gaming, the casino resort also offers areas for both domestic and Asian slot machines. A poker room and luxurious private gaming salons are expected to open in March and will enable Resorts World Catskills to offer the very best in resort gaming.

Jack Kennedy, the Executive Director of Table Games for Resorts World Catskills, said: “With more than 150 table games, we are thrilled to offer our guests the region’s most extensive luxury gaming experiences. Providing innovative live table games and high limit opportunities that are unique to the region, coupled with our impeccable level of service and amenities to players of various cultural backgrounds and skills, allows us to offer an unmatched gaming experience for our guests.”

Kennedy joins an executive team with a wealth of experience leading casinos throughout the country. A 20-year veteran of gaming operations, Kennedy provides unique insight into table game operations that enhance the guest experience. Kennedy began his career in Las Vegas as a valet and quickly moved up through the ranks to become a table games Shift Manager at The Venetian/The Palazzo in 1998. He was Table Games Director at Sands Bethlehem in 2010, where he stayed until joining Resorts World Catskills.

Kevin Kline, the Chief Operating Officer and General Manager at Resorts World Catskills added: “With his extensive background at some of the top casinos around the country, Jack brings invaluable knowledge and insight to the team. Jack is an integral part of our team, and we are confident that his knowledge and skills will help make Resorts World Catskills the ultimate gaming destination.”

The luxury gaming options offered at Resorts World Catskills appeal to the most discerning, competitive and upscale of casino guests looking for the ultimate in thrill and adventure at the tables. The high limit room is available for VIP players who wish to stay off the main casino floor and includes an array of table games and slot machines. The exclusive third floor VIP lounge, scheduled to open in March, is designed for top-tier players, and will offer a private restaurant and gaming area to include six luxurious gaming salons with private decks adjacent to the lush pool area with elegant palace suites and villas.


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DAO.Casino is launching Sandbox for game developers

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Game developers will be able to become pioneers in the development of decentralized games for the gambling industry using DAO.Casino protocol.

 

On September 17, 2018, DAO.Casino is opening Sandbox for developers, independent teams and game development studios that choose to harness the power of the rapidly developing DApp industry.

Since Monday everyone may submit their application for Sandbox on the official Sandbox page.

The Sandbox project is designed by DAO.Casino developers. Participants of Sandbox will learn the basics of decentralized applications development on DAO.Casino protocol. Developers participating in Sandbox will learn to create, design and deploy decentralized games and applications on Ethereum blockchain.

DAO.Casino is planning to reward most active developers for their constructive feedback on the improvement and optimization of the SDK and related documentation. The company will separately announce the details of the rewards program later this fall.

“We are confident that the Sandbox project will play an important role in our collaboration with studios and independent game developers. We cannot wait to see our product helping developers unleash their creative and entrepreneurial talents and apply those to one of the most groundbreaking technologies of the XXI century. — states Ilya Tarutov, CEO, DAO.Casino. – I am sure that the products we’re developing will transform the online gambling into a fair and transparent industry for all of the involved parties: casino operators, developers, and affiliate marketers. “

“We are launching the Sandbox with the goal of enabling as many developers as possible to learn to create decentralized games. We have achieved an important milestone by starting to accept applications from developers all around the world who share our idea to make online gambling fair and transparent. With our technology, developers can take the whole gambling industry to the next level” – says Alexandra Fetisova from DAO.Casino.

DAO.Casino disrupted the online gambling industry in 2017 by starting the development of the protocol based on Ethereum blockchain technology. DAO.Casino protocol ensures the automation of transactions and facilitates interactions between all the industry participants: casino operators, game developers, and affiliate marketers. DAO.Casino team is fully dedicated to developing the best products and making the gambling industry a better place.

 


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Big Time Gaming licences patented mechanic to Storm Gaming

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BTG licences its patented and trademarked MegaWays™ mechanic to UK-based developer Storm Gaming Technology Ltd

 

Pioneering online slot developer, Big Time Gaming, has struck yet another deal to licence its patented and trademarked MegaWays™ mechanic to Storm Gaming. Storm Gaming will be combining this with some of its brand licenses including I’m A Celebrity Get Me Out of Here, The Chase and Tipping Point to take its slots to the next level and deliver a superior player experience. The partnership will allow Storm Gaming to design and develop its own games using MegaWays™, which debuted in Big Time Gaming’s Dragon Born over three years ago.

Blueprint, another licensee of MegaWays™ has had great success leveraging BTG’s ground breaking IP, and Storm are sure to follow suit with a range of interesting products penned for land-based and online deployment Q1 2019.

MegaWays™ is a random reel modifier system that allows any given spin to produce a different number of symbols across the reels, allowing players to experience a totally different game with every spin. Big Time Gaming has cornered the market with this innovation with games like Bonanza, White Rabbit and Extra Chilli, and will be launching Who Wants to be a Millionaire in November – the most anticipated branded slot launch in history.

Nik Robinson, Big Time Gaming CEO, said: “We’re looking forward to seeing how Storm use the MegaWays™ mechanic. Storm has some highly entertaining IP licenses that will work seamlessly with MegaWays™.”

Steve Murray from Storm Gaming, said: “The MegaWays™ concept is remarkable; it provides for and delivers exciting game play on a whole new level. “We shall be using MegaWays™ on new Storm concepts and licensed IP with a number of launches set for the coming months.”


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AGA Releases New Research On Economic Impact Of Gaming Industry

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Report shows 9.5 percent increase in economic output; industry now supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide

 

the American Gaming Association (AGA) released a new study examining the striking impact the gaming industry has on the U.S. economy – providing stable jobs to nearly two million Americans and generating billions of dollars in tax revenue. This is the first comprehensive report on the gaming industry’s national economic impact since 2014.

Oxford Economics’ 2018 study found that the U.S. gaming industry:

  • Contributes $261 billion to the U.S. economy, a 9.5 percent increase since 2014;
  • Supports nearly 1.8 million jobs, up from 1.7 million jobs in 2014; and
  • Generates $40.8 billion in tax revenues to federal, state and local governments.

“Gaming companies across the country are enabling long-lasting careers for their employees and making a huge impact on their communities through innovative partnerships with local nonprofits, volunteerism and the generation of revenue that supports critical services. The industry’s tax revenue alone provides enough funding to hire 692,000 new teachers,” said Sara Slane, senior vice president of public affairs for the American Gaming Association. “Since our last study in 2014, casino gaming has expanded into new markets, offered innovative new entertainment options and enhanced its position as a key contributor to local, state and federal economies.”

The research was commissioned by AGA and conducted by Oxford Economics. More information about the study can be viewed here.

About AGA: 

The American Gaming Association is the premier national trade group representing the $261 billion U.S. casino industry, which supports 1.8 million jobs nationwide. AGA members include commercial and tribal casino operators, gaming suppliers and other entities affiliated with the gaming industry. It is the mission of the AGA to achieve sound policies and regulations consistent with casino gaming’s modern appeal and vast economic contributions.


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