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Virginia Gaming

article Riggleman visits Albemarle gaming machine manufacturer on business tour (8/21/2019)
(Virginia) -- U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman visited Castle Hill Gaming in Albemarle County Wednesday as part of a tour of businesses in the 5th District.
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Chinook Tribe

article Sports wagering comes to Chinook Winds Casino (8/20/2019)
(Oregon) -- Chinook Winds Casino Resort is excited to announce the addition of Sports Wagering to their gaming offerings. Las Vegas Dissemination Company was chosen as...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield Didn’t Anticipate Customer Loyalty to Connecticut Tribal Casinos (8/20/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Among other first year snafus, officials at MGM Springfield didn’t expect Connecticut gamblers to remain so loyal to the two casinos in their home...
article MGM Springfield has a free, 3,400-space parking garage; what has that meant for the city’s parking revenues? (7/26/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The MGM Springfield casino project, coupled with increased activity in the city’s downtown, have helped to boost parking revenues for the...
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Navajo Nation

article Cup 'O Joe: Warrior Coffee now serving at Diné College (8/20/2019)
(Arizona) -- Artie Shade knew there was something other than a classroom or lecture hall coming to the ground floor of the Ned Hatathli Cultural Center (NHC). But what...
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South Dakota Gaming

article Sioux Falls will allow co-mingling beer coolers to make running casinos easier (8/20/2019)
(South Dakota) -- Councilors Tuesday evening loosened city alcohol rules to allow separate video lottery casinos operating under one roof to share cooler space and...
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Sports Betting

article Former MLB Pitcher Backs Betting Software With $10K Refund (8/20/2019)
(New York) -- Michael Schwimer knows what most people think of tout services, sellers of sports-gambling picks. And even though he’s getting into the business...
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Illinois Gaming

article Businesses object to extra video gambling machines at Bloomington truck stops (8/19/2019)
(Illinois) -- Several bar owners and vendors of gambling machines told the City Council Monday proposed restrictions would give large truck stops an unfair advantage...
article Gorman: Downtown Rockford casino proposal in the works (7/29/2019)
(Illinois) -- Wisconsin-based Gorman & Company Inc. is in talks with several potential partners to submit a bid to develop a riverfront casino on 13 acres south of...
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Labor & Unions

article Nevada casino workers fight an uphill battle to get – and keep – their unions (8/19/2019)
(Nevada) -- Michael Wagner has worked as a bartender at the Green Valley Ranch Casino Resort in Henderson, Nevada since it first opened in December 2001. Wagner and...
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Wynn Resorts

article D.C. law firm hired to monitor Wynn Resorts for the next five years (8/19/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts Gaming Commission on Thursday unanimously approved the firm in charge with evaluating the changes Wynn says it has made over failures...
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West Virginia Gaming

article West Virginia Lawmaker Thinks Legislature Should Review Sports Betting Issues Plaguing the State (8/18/2019)
(West Virginia) -- One of sports betting’s most vocal proponents in the West Virginia Legislature spoke with Casino.org Friday, saying it may be time for him and...
article Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack named 28th best in the country (7/30/2019)
(West Virginia) -- Wheeling Island Hotel-Casino-Racetrack has been ranked as the 28th-best casino in the country by Business Insider Magazine. The rankings are based off...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article How does Encore Boston Harbor keep its flowers so fresh? Meet the shrub whisperer (8/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The broad leaves of the ficus trees that tower over the casino lobby with its flower-covered carousel; the yellow carpetroses that sway in the breeze...
article Boston restaurants feel pinch from Encore Boston Harbor casino’s hiring (8/11/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor’s huge hiring spree is squeezing an already tight restaurant labor market, yanking workers from Boston bars and restaurants...
article Medford city officials, Police Chief Jack Buckley say ‘planning paid off’ for Encore casino (8/5/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Medford city officials and residents were nervous about how the new Encore Boston Harbor casino would affect the traffic in the city once it opened at...
article An Ultra-Luxe Dunkin’, a $68 Lobster Roll, and a $28 Million Popeye Statue: This Is Wynn Resorts’ New Boston Casino (8/3/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- I moved from Boston to New York City about six months ago. When I returned home recently for the first time, I found it mostly the same — except...
article OTR: Encore president says initial reaction to casino 'extremely positive' (7/28/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Robert DeSalvio believes Encore Boston Harbor casino will outperform MGM Springfield and Plainridge Park.
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Deff-initely Milwaukee: Rodney Ferguson (8/12/2019)
(Wisconsin) -- In this episode of Deff-initely Milwaukee, Carl Deffenbaugh sits down with CEO and GM of Potawatomi Hotel and Casino, Rodney Ferguson. Ferguson has...
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California Gaming

article San Diego Casino Guide 2019 (8/10/2019)
(California) -- The southwest's casinos have more than their share of slot machines, gaming tables, amenity-packed hotels—and yes, buffets. Are you feeling...
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William Hill

article William Hill’s profit plummets by 47% for H1 due to FOBT restrictions (8/10/2019)
(UK) -- William Hill has reported an adjusted loss of £45.5m ($55.1m) before tax for H1 2019, a 47% drop year-on-year. This comes despite revenue increasing 1% to...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Remembering Treasure Island’s pirate show on Las Vegas Strip (8/9/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s been more than 16 years since the last pirate-themed show outside of TI, then Treasure Island, on the Las Vegas Strip. The original, family-...
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Fond du Lac Band

article Carter Hotel Officially Replaced With Casino Parking Lot (8/7/2019)
(Minnesota) -- Duluth’s condemned Carter Hotel is officially a parking lot — at least for now. The lot is behind the Fond-du-Luth Casino in Downtown Duluth...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article The Ladder: Las Vegas Hard Rock Hotel gets new managing director (8/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Virgin Hotels, the lifestyle hotel brand by Sir Richard Branson, announced Mary Giuliano as the managing director at the Hard Rock Las Vegas, which soon...
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Shinnecock Tribe

article National Support For Shinnecock Billboards (8/6/2019)
(New York) -- The Shinnecock Indian Nation may be in court to argue its right to construct two 61-foot-tall revenue-generating electronic billboards along Sunrise...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article Hemp planting on the rise on Pine Ridge reservation (8/4/2019)
(South Dakota) -- He calls himself a warrior in the garden. And after two decades fighting on his own, he's no longer alone. Alex White Plume, South Dakota's...
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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee artist inspired by ‘Agitsi’ to fulfill dream (8/3/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- From an artistic family, Brandi Hines carries on the tradition by combining her Cherokee heritage with creativity to craft colorful stained-glass pieces...
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Penn National

article Penn National CEO Tim Wilmott to retire at the end of the year; Jay Snowden to take over Jan. 1 (8/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Penn National Gaming overshadowed its second quarter earnings Thursday when it announced that CEO Tim Wilmott will retire at the end of the year....
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Rivers Casino hitting a peak as it turns 10 (8/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- When the Rivers Casino opened 10 years ago, the goal was to attract people like John and Mary Kaye Baccelli, a retired husband and wife waiting in line...
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MMIW

article Work on MMIWG inquiry a difficult journey for Yukon man (8/2/2019)
(North Canada) -- A​ ​Yukon sound and video company owner says recording and archiving the National Inquiry into Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls was...
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Muscogee Creek

article Longtime River Spirit Casino Resort employee looks back (7/31/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- After a temporary closure this Spring, things are back to normal at Tulsa's River Spirit Casino Resort. Longtime employee Betty Watson has worked there...
article After historic floodwaters forced its closure, River Spirit Casino Resort pool reopens (7/26/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- More than two months after closing due to historic floods, the River Spirit Casino Resort pool is ready for action. The outdoor pool and the swim-up bar,...
article River Spirit Casino pool reopens after flood (7/26/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- River Spirit Casino Resort has reopened its pool area that was submerged during historic floods this spring. The casino was also closed during the flooding...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Deal with R.I. gives IGT an edge on competitors for future business opportunities (7/31/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The state gave IGT — then known as GTECH — the “right of first refusal” for any new Rhode Island Lottery purchases in the 2003...
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American Gaming Association

article AGA: Introducing State of Play from AGA (7/30/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Dear Gaming Colleague, I’m excited to share with you a new tool that enables AGA members, the gaming industry and the public to quickly access...
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DraftKings

article Exclusive: DraftKings launches own-brand live casino studio (7/30/2019)
(New Jersey) -- DraftKings has launched its own branded live-casino studio in New Jersey as the operator continues to build out its casino product, EGR can reveal. The...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock's Sportsbook opening delayed (7/30/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission held a meeting on Tuesday approving the rules to allow sports gambling in Iowa. The Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux...
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International Game Technology

article Former Hasbro chief offers to sponsor independent study of IGT contract extension (7/30/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- On a day when IGT was touting the results of a study it commissioned on the economic benefits it produces for Rhode Island, businessman and...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Pope County sees rise in residents who support a casino (7/29/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Nearly 9 months after Arkansas voted to allow gambling, the debate about casinos gets louder and louder in Pope County. That’s one of the 4 approved...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods names new CEO (7/29/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino has named a new chief executive following the unexpected death of its former CEO. John J. James, CEO of Morongo Casino Report...
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Washington, D.C. Gaming

article DC Bars Prepping To Gain Sports Betting Licensing Approval (7/29/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- With the approval of the sports betting contract in the District of Columbia, the next steps are being taken to have the industry live this fall....
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Indiana Gaming

article Crossing the Line — Slot Machines (7/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly...
article New on-land Gary casino targeted for opening at end of 2020 (7/25/2019)
(Indiana) -- The owner of a northwestern Indiana casino is targeting the end of next year to complete its move from Lake Michigan to an on-land location in Gary....
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Tribe welcomes Miss America 2020 Competition to gaming facility (7/28/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The Miss America pageant will be held in Indian Country for the first time this year. The Mohegan Tribe will host the 2020 Miss America competition at...
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SLS Las Vegas

article SLS to rebrand back to Sahara Las Vegas (7/28/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- After much speculation, it’s now official that SLS Las Vegas Hotel & ­Casino will be rebranded by returning to a version of the property...
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Soboba Band

article Soboba's Joseph Burton shares his culture with fans (7/26/2019)
(California) -- From the Soboba Band of Luiseño Indian Reservation to France with a few stops in between, basketball player Joseph Burton said he is eager to share his...
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New York Gaming

article Del Lago named top regional casino for third straight year (7/25/2019)
(New York) -- For the third year in a row, del Lago Resort & Casino has been named tops in the region by the Rochester Business Journal and The Daily Record Reader...
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Colville Tribe

article Colville Business Council establishes new ‘Fisheries Committee’ (7/22/2019)
(Washington) -- The Colville Business Council, under its Constitutional authority to establish committees as necessary to handle CBC business, has created a new “...
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Little River Band

article Making a milestone: Little River Casino Resort celebrates 20th anniversary (7/22/2019)
(Michigan) -- It was a herculean effort opening up a casino in Manistee two decades ago on July 21, 1999 — a success story that started with a vision. The Little...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Duck! Holly Holms celebrates sport betting at inn of the Mountain Gods (7/22/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Mixed martial arts fighter Holly Holm will help members of the Mescalero Apache Tribe celebrate the grand opening of the sports book betting operation at...
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Other News

article The battle for gambling’s soul (8/10/2019)
(UK) -- It’s been a busy summer at Colossus HQ, which hasn’t left much time for writing. Keeping up with gambling headlines has not made for pleasant reading...
article Global Gaming Women names GLI’s Christie Eickelman as new President (8/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Global Gaming Women (GGW) has named Christie Eickelman as the new President of its Board of Directors. Eickelman is Vice President of Global Marketing at...
press release Global Gaming Women Names GLI’s Christie Eickelman its New President (8/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Global Gaming Women (GGW) has named Christie Eickelman its new President of its Board of Directors. Eickelman is Vice President of Global Marketing at...
article Kindred Puts Its Weight Behind Online Gambling Trade Group iDEA Growth (8/5/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- European gaming giant Kindred has joined iDEA Growth as its newest member and its 25th overall. The online gambling trade group was founded by...
article SCHUETZ: Why It Matters (8/5/2019)
(USA) -- Diversity isn’t just a platitude to be trotted out at employees rallies or shareholder meetings, says casino veteran Richard Schuetz. He points to the...
press release The National Center Announces 2019 Native American 40 under 40 Award Recipients (8/5/2019)
(Arizona) -- Today, the National Center for American Indian Enterprise Development (the National Center) announced its 2019 Native American 40 under 40 award recipients...
article The 50 best casinos in America, according to TripAdvisor reviews (7/25/2019)
(USA) -- Casinos want gamblers to have a five-star good time. An abundance of slot machines, free drinks, luxury suites, clubs, pools, concerts, and golf courses aim to...
article Ainsworth Game Technology appoints Novomatic executive as new CEO (7/20/2019)
(Australia) -- Australian slot machine developer Ainsworth Game Technology named Lawrence Levy as chief executive officer earlier this month, replacing Danny Gladstone,...
article Clarion Gaming joins leading industry association (7/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Clarion Gaming, parent company of iGaming Business, has been approved as an associate member of the Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM).
article SCHUETZ: The Weather (7/8/2019)
(USA) -- It was recently announced that IGT “Wins Diverse and Inclusive Team of the Year” award at the 2019 Women in Gaming Diversity Awards held in London....
article After Hawthorne Deal in Illinois, PointsBet Still Looking to Grow in Expanding US Sports Betting Market (7/7/2019)
(USA) -- The ink Illinois Gov. J.B. Pritzker used to sign the bill legalizing sports betting in his state had barely dried by the time PointsBet and Hawthorne Race...
article T’Sou-ke First Nation open Sooke’s first Tim Hortons (7/4/2019)
(British Columbia) -- Chief Gordon Planes was on hand Thursday morning to perform the official ribbon cutting for Sooke’s first Tim Hortons restaurant. Planes was...
article Creating a mood to gamble at the heart of casino floor design (7/4/2019)
(Indiana) -- Have you ever noticed the abundance of sensory stimulation on a casino floor that’s purposely created to get you in the mood to gamble? Think about it...
article Lawrence Levy takes over as CEO at Ainsworth (7/2/2019)
(Australia) -- Former Novomatic executive Lawrence Levy officially became the new CEO of Ainsworth Game Technology (AGT) on July 1, taking over for Danny Gladstone, who...
article Burger Box buoys lunchtime fare in East Glacier (6/30/2019)
(Montana) -- It’s hard to miss the Burger Box when driving through East Glacier Park. The restaurant, although modest in size, packs a colorful punch with an...
article No escaping the past: New escape room teaches Connecticut’s native history (6/30/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Griffin Kalin has a very particular set of skills. They were passed on in childhood from his parents, who own a business recreating the material culture...
press release Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) James Maida Wins EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 New Jersey Award (6/26/2019)
(New Jersey) -- Gaming Laboratories International’s (GLI®) President/CEO James Maida won the EY Entrepreneur of The Year® 2019 New Jersey Award, which was...
article Casino magnate’s Lake Tahoe midcentury asks $25.75M (6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Christened Villa Harrah, named after Bill Harrah, founder of the eponymous network of hotels and casinos, this mammoth midcentury mansion in Lake Tahoe used...
article Step inside the ‘best view’ of Lake Tahoe, casino king’s estate (6/24/2019)
(Nevada) -- Villa Harrah boasts unparalleled views of the water and Sierra Nevada mountains. The legendary 20,000-square-foot estate built by the founder of Harrah...
article Hard Rock Hotel in Dominican Republic to remove liquor dispensers from minibars after tourist deaths (6/23/2019)
(Dominican Republic) -- The Hard Rock Hotel and Casino is removing liquor dispensers from guest room minibars at its resort in Punta Cana, the Dominican Republic, the...

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