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Allwyn Entertainment Announces Withdrawal by Camelot Entities of Legal Challenge to Allwyn’s Selection as Preferred Applicant for UK National Lottery License

LUCERNE, Switzerland , Sept. 6, 2022 /PRNewswire/ -- As previously announced, in March 2022 the UK Gambling Commission selected Allwyn Entertainment Ltd, a subsidiary of Allwyn Entertainment AG ("Allwyn"), as its preferred applicant for the fourth license to operate the UK National Lottery.  The award of the license has been contested in a legal challenge. On June 29, 2022, the court ruled to lift the automatic suspension preventing the UK Gambling Commission from entering into agreements with Allwyn Entertainment Ltd to commence the transition process.  That ruling was appealed by Camelot UK Lotteries Limited (the incumbent operator of the UK National Lottery) and Camelot Global Lottery Solutions Limited (together, the "Camelot Entities" and the "Camelot Appeal") and International Gam...
Caesars Entertainment Opens Two State-of-the-Art Caesars Sportsbook Locations and a Brand-New World Series of Poker Room in Louisiana
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Caesars Entertainment Opens Two State-of-the-Art Caesars Sportsbook Locations and a Brand-New World Series of Poker Room in Louisiana

To commemorate these openings, Caesars held two ceremonial events inside Harrah's and Horseshoe this week, each featuring a ribbon-cutting and ceremonial first bet. In New Orleans, Archie and Cooper Manning joined Pro Football Hall of Famer and former New Orleans Saint Rickey Jackson, local dignitaries, and Saints Superfan Leroy Mitchell Jr., better known as "Whistle Monsta," to open the new sportsbook and poker room. Jackson placed the ceremonial first bet with his $1,000 wager on the Saints to win the Super Bowl at 40/1 odds and any possible winnings benefitting the United Negro College Fund (UNCF). In Bossier City, Caesars Sportsbook opened in grand fashion with Mayor Tommy Chandler cutting the ribbon ahead of a massive ceremonial first bet of $200,000, placed by a VIP and well-know...