Gaming Americas Weekly Roundup – December 12-18

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Welcome to our weekly roundup of American gambling news again! Here, we are going through the weekly highlights of the American gambling industry which include the latest news and new partnerships. Read on and get updated.

Latest News

Foxwoods Resort Casino has upgraded and migrated its retail and food and beverage (F&B) operations technology to Agilysys’ award-winning point-of-sale (POS) software solutions, which is part of the Agilysys Hospitality Cloud. The upgraded POS will empower Foxwoods Resort Casino to optimise Return on Experience (ROE) for guests and staff so they can achieve High Return Hospitality.

Konami Gaming Inc has been named a Gold Winner for outstanding digital media in this year’s MarCom Awards for its Konetic employee mobile app. Konetic was selected by a panel of creative industry professionals as a mobile app for business that exceeds a high standard of excellence and serves as an industry benchmark, from among a pool of 6000 entries across 43 countries.

Passport Technology, a global leader in innovative payment technology and customer engagement for the gaming industry, announced the selection of Passport’s Lush loyalty and rewards platform and Mira player enrollment kiosks by The Point Casino & Hotel (The Point Casino). This is Passport’s first expansion of loyalty solutions in the Pacific Northwest.

Sycuan Casino Resort has donated a total of $187,000 to 28 different charities during its 2022 Annual Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony. Each December, members of the Sycuan Tribal Council and leadership team individually select a charity to support on behalf of Sycuan. This year’s celebration marks Sycuan’s 16th Holiday Gift Giving Ceremony.

RCI Hospitality Holdings Inc announced closing on the acquisition of a four-story, 30,000 square-foot building in the heart of the downtown gaming district in historic Central City, CO, one of only three cities in the state where casino gambling is legal. The 130 Main Street location was acquired from the city for $2.4 million in cash.

The Massachusetts Gaming Commission has voted to award WynnBet’s Encore Boston Harbor with a Wagering Operator License. Following a presentation by representatives of Encore Boston Harbor (EBH) and a review of the application submitted by Wynn MA, the Massachusetts Gaming Commission voted unanimously to approve the first Category 1 sports wagering operator license in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

The Cordish Companies unveiled details for a $1.4 billion transformative mixed-use development in Petersburg, VA. Live! Gaming & Entertainment District will set a new standard for development in the Commonwealth, creating a world-class entertainment destination and mixed-use project with gaming that will generate billions of dollars in economic benefits and spinoff development, create thousands of new jobs and benefits to the local community and become a major new tourist destination for the City.


The Esports Awards presented by Lexus, the most prestigious night in the esports calendar, has announced that Coca-Cola is returning as its Official Beverage Partner. As part of the partnership, Coca-Cola will be teaming up with Top Golf to provide an exclusive VIP activation.


Bally’s Corporation announced that Kim Barker Lee has joined the company as Executive Vice President, Chief Legal Officer. In that capacity, Ms. Lee will oversee Bally’s legal and public affairs teams, supporting the Company’s global strategic initiatives. She brings more than 25 years of legal and business expertise to Bally’s.

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