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Registration Opens, Agenda Posts for Winter Meeting of Gaming Legislators, January 10-12 in San Diego

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Building off the record total and legislative attendance at its previous Winter Meeting, the National Council of Legislators from Gaming States posted its agenda and opened registration for the 2020 Winter Meeting, which takes place January 10-12 at the Marriott Marquis San Diego Marina.

To view the agenda, register, and book rooms at the host hotel at special attendee rates, visit http://www.nclgs.org/meetings.html.

The robust agenda for three-day NCLGS Winter Meeting includes six legislative committee hearings that will focus on legal, regulatory, operational aspects related to sports betting, lottery and casino (commercial and tribal). Keynote speakers will be announced in October.

“We have developed a cutting-edge Winter Meeting agenda based on the feedback of dozens of legislators from across the country. From start to finish, it addresses vital issues that legislatures – as well as other stakeholders – need to consider as they seek to understand the many facets of gaming,” said NCLGS President William P. Coley II, a senator from Ohio. “We invite anyone with an interest in the policy, regulation and outlook of legalized gaming to attend this important event.”

The NCLGS Winter Meeting agenda includes:

  • Six legislative committee sessions: Casinos, Emerging Forms of Gaming, Indian Gaming, Lotteries, Responsible Gaming, and Pari-Mutuel
  • Keynote Luncheon Address
  • Two IMGL Masterclass panels conducted by the International Masters of Gaming Law focusing on sports betting and the state-tribal compacting process
  • Special general session panel focusing on how gaming can attract capital investment and generate employment
  • Thursday evening cocktail reception
  • Friday evening welcome reception
  • Saturday afternoon offsite tour

For sponsorship information, contact events@nclgs.org. Legislators and others seeking NCLGS membership information should contact Wayne Marlin at wayne.marlin@nclgs.org.

NCLGS is the only organization of state lawmakers that meets on a regular basis to discuss issues relating to gaming. Members of NCLGS serve as chairpersons or members of state legislative committees responsible for the regulation of gaming in their state legislative houses. NCLGS does not promote or oppose gaming but is primarily concerned with the regulation and economic and social impacts of the industry. The NCLGS Foundation is the educational and research arm of NCLGS. The 501(c)(3) non-profit is a source of non-partisan data on issues of gaming legislation and regulation.

Spectrum Gaming Group, which has performed advisory and consulting work for gaming operators, regulators and legislatures in 40 US states and territories and in 48 countries on six continents, serves as the Executive Director of NCLGS.

 

Source: National Council of Legislators from Gaming States

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Zitro’s Illusion And Allure Arrives At Caliente Casino

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Casino Caliente have installed the two new Zitro cabinets. “Thanks to operators like Caliente. We are grateful to them to have given us the opportunity to demonstrate the brilliance of our products, so we are eager to celebrate with them and our friends the success that will be the new cabinets and games in their rooms ”comments Johnny Viveiros Ortiz, Founder of Zitro.

ILLUSION and ALLURE are the new Zitro cabinets that standout for occupying less space in the room. While ILLUSION presents the world novelty ‘Bashiba Link’, ALLURE is loaded with two spectacular games ’88 Link Lucky Charms ’and ’88 Link Wild Duels’. As for its aesthetics, ILLUSION is a pure spectacle, with an impressive 43” full HD curved monitor, a 21.5” LCD topper and the ‘SmartDeck’ digital keypad. For its part, ALLURE is elegance and fun in equal parts with its three 27” Full HD screens and a multimedia system integrated in the upper screens that act as a sign of the next generation.

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Local Authorities in Bratislava Introduce New Restrictions on Gambling

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Local authorities in Bratislava have introduced new restrictions on gambling in the Slovak capital. Changes to the National Gambling Act which came into force earlier this year have allowed municipalities to take action against the dangerous vice.

As per the latest restrictions, gambling halls can no longer operate within 200 meters of schools or other educational facilities, institutions servicing children and youth and treatment centres for non-substance addictions.

Bingo, board games, gambling machines, video game terminals, technical equipment operated directly by players, or other technical equipment used for gambling will be completely banned from use on certain dates – most notably during national holidays.

Currently, a petition for a complete ban on gambling in Bratislava is underway and it has already gathered over 100,000 signatures. In September, Matúš Vallo, mayor of the Slovak capital announced the creation of a new working group that will be communicating with citizens and civil association and trying to answer their concerns.

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BTG Launches its Millionaire Mystery Box Slot

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Big Time Gaming has launched its Millionaire Mystery Box slot exclusively with the Gaming Innovation Group’s Rizk.com online casino.

This 5-reel game has 243 different ways to win with mystery boxes thrown in. Inside the mystery boxes, you’ll discover any possible symbol, including special symbols such as the wild and scatter. Hitting the scatters will transport you into the hot seat, where you can win up to 24 free spins and a multiplier of up to 50× for the chance to win big money.

“Who Wants to Be Millionaire the TV show lends itself well to slot adaption because it already contains gambling elements coupled with the chance to win dizzying amounts of money. We retained the core elements that made Millionaire Megaways a hit, but we’ve added rich new features and a fun element of surprise. We know Rizk players are already loving it, but what would you expect from the thought leaders of modern slot development,” Nick Robinson, BTG’s CEO said.

“I’m delighted by the launch of Big Time Gaming’s newest blockbuster, Millionaire Mystery Box, exclusively on Rizk. The game has been a big hit with our players and, because it’s a household name and has excellent artwork and mechanics, it has provided some excellent marketing content. We want to extend a big thank you to Nik and all the team at BTG for coming up with another smash hit,” Ross Parkhill, Managing Director at GiG said.

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