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Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage is basking in unprecedented honors. By David McKee
Agua caliente” is Spanish for “hot water” and the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians has been playing a hot hand ever since they opened their first casino, in downtown Palm Springs, California, on April 6, 2001. Seven years later, the Tribe doubled down in nearby Rancho Mirage, opening their flagship Agua Caliente Resort Casino Spa Rancho Mirage.
Bill Healey chats to Brian Stanton VP of Table Games, The STRAT Hotel Casino & SkyPod
Standing tall between the Las Vegas Strip and the city’s downtown casinos is The STRAT, an iconic gaming, shopping and dining resort formerly known as the Stratosphere. Casino Life Magazine recently toured the remodeled property with Brian Stanton, the casino’s VP of Table Games.
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Simon Thomas, CEO, Hippodrome Casino
Two years ago, the subject of diversity dominated proceedings at ICE – and not in a way that cast the gambling industry in a particularly positive light. As host (at the Hippodrome Casino) of the Magic Mike Live Show, I accept that my views on what people should be permitted to wear (or not wear) may not be shared by all. However, issues of moral outrage aside, I have always considered diversity to be a key ingredient of the ICE show.
As ICE London prepares to take eSports to the next level with a brand new, state-of-the-art Esports Arena combining live tournaments, demonstrations, workshops and world class eSports players, the event organiser’s Head of eSports, William Harding, reflects on why the ICE brand is primed to deliver the third age for the increasingly popular betting sector. From his early days playing Warcraft 3, and his role in embedding Twitch.tv within Europe, Harding is well versed in the international arena and explores his passion for players, the need for industry-wide eSports education and where
To move with the times, some of the biggest slot machine providers have decided to focus on skill-based products. The idea is not new and industry experts have been aware of the concept for years.
The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) industry expo held in Las Vegas on October 14 shed more light on skill-based products designed to appeal to a younger customer base, but there are still a few wrinkles.
The iGaming industry is very competitive and that’s why casinos always want to be in front of each other. Being innovative and responsive to new developing technologies is very important nowadays, and that’s how new casinos should be if they want to be the first chosen. Of course, one of the innovations was the development of casinos to make them available for mobiles and also the live games, which changed the casinos.
Ahead of his participation in the new Advertising and Marketing Conference stream at this year’s ICE VOX, Marathonbet’s Head of Brand, Dan Towse explores how gambling consumers are 'programmed to be promiscuous', why trust is essential for brands and where Love Island influencers fit into the betting ecosystem
Clarion Gaming, organisers of ICE VOX, the only industry conference to address the strategic issues facing all of gaming’s vertical markets, has confirmed an amended format for the 2020 edition (3-4th February, ExCeL London, UK) which invites delegates to ’Step Into The Future’.