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Atlantic City Gaming

article Scarfo left mark on Atlantic City casino foundations (1/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia boss Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo was able to insert himself into the building of the resort's...
article Atlantic City casinos post 1st revenue hike in 10 years (1/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Internet gambling helped Atlantic City’s casinos post their first revenue increase in a decade. Figures released Thursday by New Jersey gambling...
article Struggling Atlantic City finally increases revenues thanks to online gambling (1/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City has suffered so much financial loss over the last decade that five of its casinos have closed since 2013, leaving only seven left in...
article Casinos see first revenue rebound in decade (1/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The city’s casino industry is showing signs of rebounding from a decadelong slide. Despite the closing of Trump Taj Mahal Casino Resort, the...
article Internet gambling helps AC's casinos post 1st revenue win in a decade (1/13/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- According to figures released by New Jersey gambling regulators, the casinos won USD 2.6B from gamblers in 2016, an increase of 1.5% from a year...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

California Gaming

article Thunder Valley’s Dawn Clayton leads $35 million expansion (1/15/2017)
(California) -- In a pinch, Dawn Clayton, 53, the top executive at Thunder Valley Casino and Resort in Lincoln, could go out on the casino floor and deal poker,...
1 Article on this Issue

Cowlitz Tribe

article Thousands apply for Ilani casino jobs, 800 plus attend career fair (1/15/2017)
(Washington) -- The roads were covered in ice, but that didn’t cool people’s interest in finding work at Cowlitz Tribe’s Ilani Casino. By noon, about...
1 Article on this Issue

Crown Ltd

article Crown's Robert Rankin played hardball in privatisation talks: sources (1/15/2017)
(Australia) -- So farewell then Robert Rankin, whose shortlived stint as chairman of James Packer's listed Crown Resorts gambling company and chief executive of...
article Crown staff facing another year in Chinese jail (1/15/2017)
(China) -- Hopes of a speedy trial for the 17 Crown Resorts staff who are being detained in China, including head of Crown's international VIP program Jason O'...
article The Bank of Montreal Can Has $3,409,000 Position in Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (MPEL) (1/14/2017)
(Quebec) -- Bank of Montreal Can boosted its position in Melco Crown Entertainment Limited (NASDAQ:MPEL) by 25.4% during the third quarter, Holdings Channel reports. The...
article James Packer's Crown Resorts: the clock is ticking on the empire and the legacy (1/13/2017)
(Australia) -- The ambition of billionaire gaming magnate James Packer to build a global casino empire is in tatters. It was always a high-stakes game.
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Gambling Expansion

article Council to hear casino update Wednesday (1/15/2017)
(California) -- After a break of several weeks, the Ridgecrest City Council will once again be discussing the Timbisha Shoshone casino project, slated to be put in near...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Tampa christens new poker room (1/15/2017)
(Florida) -- On Thursday, the Seminole Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Tampa staked its claim as a premier poker destination as it officially opened its new, state-of-the-art...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Beijing Imperial Palace returns hotel license (1/15/2017)
(Macau) -- The Beijing Imperial Palace Hotel (formerly known as New Century Hotel) may be permanently closed following the property owners’ admission of their...
article New survey sheds light on Macau gambling market (1/14/2017)
(Macau) -- A new survey has indicated that gambling remains the main reason most mainland Chinese tourists visit Macau although non-gaming activities are increasingly...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Millennials

article Inventor suggests embedding slots with player-friendly images (1/15/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- As gaming companies attempt to unlock the secrets of how to persuade millennials to gamble in casinos, mom-and-pop inventor Darryl Rosenblatt thinks he...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

press release Eldorado Resorts, Inc. launches ONE Club guest loyalty program at six properties (1/15/2017)
(Nevada) -- Eldorado’s new distinctive loyalty program ONE Club will reward guests with exclusive benefits nationwide. With ONE Club, guests can receive comps at...
article Nevada casinos turn profit in fiscal 2016; first since 2008 (1/14/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Nevada’s biggest casinos combined to turn a profit in fiscal 2016 for the first time in eight years, but it wasn’t due to gambling winnings,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

article Lebanon’s only casino seeking help in launching iGambling site (1/15/2017)
(Lebanon) -- In Lebanon, there is only one casino in operation, the Casino du Liban. The venue is quite ambitious and wants to provide not only land based gaming but...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

article Pala Spa named third best in N. America, first in California (1/15/2017)
(California) -- The Spa at Pala Casino Spa & Resort has been named the third best spa in North America and the number one spa in the State of California and the...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Lobby group goes 'all in' to legalize video poker in Pa. (1/15/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- If one group gets its way, it soon might be legal to collect video poker payouts at bars, clubs or even truck stops. The Pennsylvania Video Gaming...
article Gettysburg-area casino plan gets new life (1/14/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- A Pennsylvania businessman wants to build a harness racing track and casino near Gettysburg, the site of the 1863 battle that turned the tide of the...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

PokerStars

article Pokerstars casino player hits the mega jackpot, not once, but twice (1/15/2017)
(Bermuda) -- A lucky man from Bermuda has banished his January blues by hitting the jackpot on slot game Winstar for a major PokerStars Casino winning moment, pocketing...
1 Article on this Issue

Public Smoking

article Public hearing slated for proposed amendments to indoor air ordinance (1/15/2017)
(New Jersey) -- A public hearing has been scheduled concerning proposed amendments to Mercer County’s Clean Indoor Air Ordinance that would prohibit smoking in...
1 Article on this Issue

Revel Casino

article Palm Beach County developer plans to reopen Atlantic City casino hotel Feb. 20 (1/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Glenn Straub, a real estate developer based in Palm Beach County, said next month he will reopen a casino hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, that...
1 Article on this Issue

Suicide

article Man jumps to his death at South Point in Las Vegas (1/15/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The South Point was closed for several hours Sunday morning after a man jumped to his death from the parking garage. Las Vegas police responded to the...
1 Article on this Issue

Cedar Rapids Casino

article Cedar Rapids casino case goes to Iowa Supreme Court (1/14/2017)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Supreme Court is to hear oral arguments next month in a 2015 case about whether the Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission erred in denying a gambling...
article Old Cedar Rapids block 'under the gun' with casino, real estate shake-up (1/14/2017)
(Michigan) -- A chain reaction of real estate transactions and a proposed casino on a downtown Cedar Rapids block intertwined with the early evolution of the city,...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Fla. Gaming Bill Eyes Seminole Deal, Slots, Fantasy Sports (1/14/2017)
(Florida) -- A comprehensive gaming bill filed Thursday in the Florida state Senate specifies a path to ending litigation and approving a new compact with the Seminole...
1 Article on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article Casinos are no surefire jackpot in Georgia, study says (1/14/2017)
(Georgia) -- While some Georgia officials are hoping to hit the jackpot with a new stream of revenue, a recent study cites some of the problems that could arise with...
article Regional Gaming Cannibalization Concerns Grow as More States Legalize Gambling (1/13/2017)
(Georgia) -- As Georgia considers legalizing Las Vegas-style casinos in the state, the threat that new casinos will steal gamblers from already established regional...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ilani Casino

article Potential dealers hope to hit jackpot with careers at Ilani Casino (1/14/2017)
(Washington) -- Part of a casino’s allure is that, with a little luck, we can change our fortunes. That feeling isn’t exclusive to people who want to play a...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun planning $80 million conference center (1/14/2017)
(New York) -- Long before they christened their second hotel tower a couple of months ago, Mohegan Sun officials were engaged in planning another relatively modest...
1 Article on this Issue

Nebraska Gaming

article Horseshoe Casino to bring off-track betting back to Council Bluffs (1/14/2017)
(Nebraska) -- Off-track betting will return to Council Bluffs in time for the Kentucky Derby. Horseshoe Casino has plans for a 3,000-square-foot room with 100 seats...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article New Jersey casinos win $2.6B from gamblers in 2016 (1/14/2017)
(New Jersey) -- In New Jersey, figures released Thursday by New Jersey gambling regulators show the casinos won $2.6 billion from gamblers in 2016, an increase of 1.5...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Rivers Casino and Resort adds table games (1/14/2017)
(New York) -- The progress of the Rivers Casino and Resort of Schenectady, New York is doing quite well with the venue set to open this February. Preparations continue...
article First upstate casino took in $5.1 million in first month (1/13/2017)
(New York) -- While comparisons with other facilities would be difficult at this point, the state’s first non-Indian upstate casino to open after voters approved...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oklahoma Gaming

article Rockers KISS come to Kay County for groundbreaking on Rock & Brews Casino Resort (1/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Gene Simmons and Paul Stanley of the rock band KISS are teaming up with partners, including the Kaw Nation, to bring a shiny new casino resort to a tiny...
article Kaw Nation rocks into the future with hotel project (1/14/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Kaw Nation of Oklahoma, an American Indian tribe with about 3,300 members, has made an audacious move the tribe says will change its future, building a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Paskenta Tribe

article Tribe Says Leaders' Indictment Boosts Suit Against Bank (1/14/2017)
(California) -- The Paskenta Band of Nomlaki Indians told a California federal judge Thursday that the recent indictment of three former tribal officials on embezzlement...
1 Article on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Duterte’s next target: Illegal gambling (1/14/2017)
(Philippines) -- President Rodrigo Duterte’s Task Force on Illegal Gambling is taking center stage in his war on crime this month, with sweeping changes in the...
1 Article on this Issue

Tule River

article Eagle Mountain casino wants to move off the mountain to greener pastures (1/14/2017)
(California) -- The Tule River Indian tribe plans to relocate Eagle Mountain casino to an off-reservation site in Porterville that is easier to get to. The Bureau of...
1 Article on this Issue

Vancouver Gaming

article Casino by Vanshaw gets temporarily closed down due to landlord dispute (1/14/2017)
(Alberta) -- A long standing dispute between the operator of Casino By Vanshaw and their landlord has taken a turn for the worse as customers will be met with locked...
1 Article on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

article Culver: People, not politics, need to decide gambling issue (1/13/2017)
(Alabama) -- The chairman of the Houston County Commission told a committee Thursday people, not politics, need to decide the state’s gambling controversy. Mark...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Reports December 2016 Slot Revenue (1/13/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino has reported slot revenue of $35.3 million for the month of December 2016. This figure is down 6.4 percent compared to $37.7...
1 Article on this Issue

Glendale Casino

article LETTER: Why does state keep fighting WV casino? (1/13/2017)
(Arizona) -- I have been reading and listening to all the news regarding the Westside casino (Desert Diamond Casino-West Valley) and the opposition to it from our...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Casino revenue skids on snowy weather (1/13/2017)
(Illinois) -- Revenues skidded 11.6 percent in December at the region's five casinos, due in large part to snowy weather, but the yearly picture was not as gloomy.
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Mayor Bennett Optimistic About Proposed Terre Haute Casino (1/13/2017)
(Indiana) -- Terre Haute Mayor Duke Bennett says he’s optimistic about the possible revenue and employment a proposed casino could bring to the city.
1 Article on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Japan Casinos A Big Deal But Still Not A Done Deal (1/13/2017)
(Japan) -- When Japanese lawmakers passed the Integrated Resort Promotions Bill in December, they answered decades of prayers from casino operators around the world.
1 Article on this Issue

Miccosukee Tribe

article Murder case at Miccosukee casino a test for tribal police, state prosecutors (1/13/2017)
(Florida) -- From suicides to overdoses to accidental drownings, the Miccosukee Police Department has investigated more than two dozen deaths over the decades.
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Scarfo left mark on A.C. casino foundations (1/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Philadelphia and Atlantic City Mafia boss Nicodemo “Little Nicky” Scarfo was able to insert himself into construction of the resort’s casinos right...
article Tyrannical Mafia boss Nicodemo 'Little Nicky' Scarfo, 87, dies in prison hospital (1/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Nicodemo "Little Nicky" Scarfo, the tyrannical mob boss who ruled the Philadelphia underworld in the 1980s, has died while serving out a life sentence...
article Evacuation at Georgian Downs (1/15/2017)
(Ontario) -- Gamblers were completely out of luck for about an hour Saturday night at OLG Slots at Georgian Downs. The gaming floor at the Innisfil casino had to be...
article Exclusive look inside new £19m casino development in Sawclose, Bath (1/15/2017)
(UK) -- The Bath Chronicle has had an exclusive sneak preview inside the site of the new casino, hotel and restaurants in Sawclose Bath. Building is progressing well at...
article DFI expects casino, financial, automation products to drive growth in 2017 revenue (1/15/2017)
(Taipei) -- Motherboard and computing device maker DFI expects products used in casino machines, financial services and industrial automation to be the main sources of...
article Borgata Chip Counterfeiter Christian Lusardi Released from Prison (1/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Based on a recent thread on Poker Fraud Alert, PokerNews has learned that Christian Lusardi, the then 42-year-old responsible for introducing...
article Gambler Phil Ivey Can’t Get His Millions Because Casinos Are Too Big To Fail (1/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Phil Ivey, a professional poker player who has won several major tournaments, has in the last few years turned his attention to baccarat. He has been...
article Rules a factor in 2017 St. Louis casino market (1/14/2017)
(Missouri) -- A move by new Missouri Gov. Eric Greitens and the issue of gaming expansion in Illinois are factors in what happens this year in the St. Louis casino...
article 175-foot-tall hotel allowed in tribe's downtown Palm Springs plan (1/13/2017)
(California) -- The long-awaited master plan to guide the development of a large swath of downtown Palm Springs has been released, showing the location for a new hotel...
article Will Agua Caliente casino expansion harm the environment? Read impact report and find out (1/13/2017)
(California) -- A report released Thursday by the Agua Caliente Band of Cahuilla Indians found that potential environmental impacts from its planned casino expansion and...
article Howl at the Moon dueling pianos coming to Valley Forge Casino (1/13/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Saturday nights at the Valley Forge Casino Resort are about to get more high-energy and song-filled. A licensing agreement is bringing the popular Howl...
article Billy Brill Brings the Changing Demographics of Casinos to Pollstar Live (1/13/2017)
(California) -- This isn’t your father’s casino panel. At this year’s Pollstar Live, (Jan. 31- Feb. 2), industry veteran Billy Brill is shaking up the...
article $115K awarded to nonprofits by Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation (1/13/2017)
(Oregon) -- More than half a million dollars went to dozens of nonprofits Thursday morning thanks to the Cow Creek Umpqua Indian Foundation.
article Chehalis Tribe Buoys Plans for Fort Borst Pond Dock Project (1/13/2017)
(Washington) -- A plan floated last year by the Centralia Lions Club to build a wheelchair accessible dock at Fort Borst Park Pond gained traction this week thanks to a...
article Repeat Drug Offender Arrested in Casino Parking Lot (1/13/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- A repeat drug offender, who served three concurrent prison terms for methamphetamine possession, was arraigned Wednesday from the Payne County Jail on a...
article Casino winnings stolen; 1 arrested (1/13/2017)
(Arkansas) -- A man accused of following a 71-year-old from a casino and robbing him of his winnings at gunpoint was arrested Wednesday by Fort Smith police officers.
article Police: Arkansas man, 71, robbed of casino winnings after being followed to restaurant (1/13/2017)
(Arkansas) -- A 71-year-old man was robbed at gunpoint of cash winnings by someone who had followed him from an Oklahoma casino to a Fort Smith restaurant, police say.
article FinCEN Guidance Permits Casinos to Share SARs With US Parents and Affiliates (1/13/2017)
(USA) -- In a move long requested by the industry, on January 4, 2017, the US Financial Crimes Enforcement Network (“FinCEN”) released guidance (the “...
article Man arrested after alleged robbery at casino Wednesday (1/13/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Catoosa police responded after a man allegedly stole a purse and bolted from the Hard Rock Casino on Wednesday evening.
article Casinos and their influence on the movies (1/13/2017)
(Hollywood) -- Cinema is now over a hundred years old, the very first movie cameras being invented all of the way back in the 1890s. With the invention of this new tool...

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