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Connecticut Gaming

article Mixed reaction in Fairfield County to MGM Bridgeport casino project (9/21/2017)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts International wants to bring the first casino to Fairfield County and the first nontribal gaming venue to Connecticut with a $675 million...
article East Windsor voters reject plan to hold back casino payments from town budget (9/20/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Citing the desire to control how funds are spent and to reduce taxes, voters in a contentious town meeting Tuesday handily defeated a proposal to...
article Letter From Indian Gaming Regulators Clouds Future Of East Windsor Casino (9/20/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Federal Bureau of Indian Affairs regulators have thrown a potential roadblock in front of opening the state’s first casino off tribal lands, and...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Mardi Gras Casino closed indefinitely following Hurricane Irma (9/21/2017)
(Florida) -- Less than two weeks after Hurricane Irma hit South Florida, local casinos are back to normal operations. Mardi Gras Casino, however, remains closed. “...
article Florida’s Mardi Gras Casino Accuses Rival Gulfstream of Looting Players After Hurricane Irma (9/20/2017)
(Florida) -- As Floridians pull together in a spirit of communal recovery after Hurricane Irma, clean-up efforts have one casino in the state contending its chief...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Further construction planned for Gun Lake Casino (9/21/2017)
(Michigan) -- The second phase of a $76 million expansion at Gun Lake Casino, which includes a slots and table games high-limit room and bar, has been completed. Casino...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Two State House Democrats endorse gambling plan in Kentucky (9/21/2017)
(Kentucky) -- Despite well-known opposition to expanded gambling in the state by Kentucky legislative leaders and the governor, two State House Democrats are endorsing a...
article Kentucky Lawmakers Propose Casino Expansion Option (9/20/2017)
(Kentucky) -- Outside of the state lottery and parimutuel betting at racetracks, all other forms of gambling are banned in Kentucky. However, faced with a budget...
article Pension crisis fuels new momentum for casino gambling in Kentucky (9/20/2017)
(Kentucky) -- The pension crisis has renewed the push for expanded gambling in Kentucky as lawmakers look to fill a $30 billion to $60 billion hole without raising taxes...
article N. Ky. Lawmaker Wants To Legalize Casinos In The Commonwealth (9/20/2017)
(Kentucky) -- A northern Kentucky lawmaker suggests that casino gaming could help Kentucky solve its deepening pension fund problem. State representatives Dennis Keene (...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Maine Gaming

article Maine gubernatorial candidates on York County casino: Vote it down (9/21/2017)
(Maine) -- They may not agree on much, but the pantheon of candidates now hoping to replace Gov. Paul LePage in 2018 seem to agree that a ballot question that would give...
article Casino’s Potential For Success In Maine Is Fairly Limited, Analysts Say (sub req) (9/20/2017)
(Maine) -- The campaign behind the York County casino referendum has released a study that finds the project would create thousands of jobs, increase tax revenues and...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Marijuana & Hemp

article Can Nevada casinos cash in on cannabis industry without breaking federal law? (9/21/2017)
(Nevada) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval on Wednesday ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on the interactions between the state’s long-established...
article Nevada casinos may cash in on marijuana, if allowed (9/20/2017)
(Nevada) -- Nevada's gaming industry might be cashing in on marijuana despite the industry's concerns. Governor Brian Sandoval announced Wednesday morning that...
article Nevada Governor Wants Gaming Committee To Address Recreational Marijuana Concerns (9/20/2017)
(Nevada) -- Nevada legalized the use of recreational marijuana in the state from July 1, 2017 and since then the marijuana industry has flourished in Nevada and the...
article Panel To Address Gambling And Pot Industry Interactions In Nevada (9/20/2017)
(Nevada) -- Nevada Gov. Brian Sandoval has ordered a committee to make policy recommendations on the interactions between the state’s gambling and recreational...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Online Gaming

press release Isle of Man continues to be a “Safe Bet” for eGaming Sector (9/21/2017)
(Isle of Man) -- Opening its doors to almost 300 delegates from around the world, the Villa Marina played host on Thursday 7 September to KPMG’s annual Isle of Man...
1 Article on this Issue

Genting

article Genting Singapore opens Tokyo branch office (9/20/2017)
(Japan) -- Casino operator Genting Singapore Plc has established a branch office in Tokyo, Japan. The announcement was made by the company on Wednesday. The firm said in...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article A new eatery is coming to Hard Rock Casino Biloxi (9/20/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Guests asked for it, and Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Biloxi will deliver a new Dunkin’ Donuts before the holidays. Oct. 1 is the last day for...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

press release Bally Slots Owner Drops $628M On Gambling Software Co. (sub req) (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- Gambling product provider Scientific Games Corp., which owns slot machine maker Bally Technologies Inc., has struck a deal to scoop up digital gambling...
press release IGT Signs Cross-Licensing Agreement With AGS (9/20/2017)
(London) -- International Game Technology PLC ("IGT") (IGT), holder of the largest slot game feature patent portfolio in North America, announced that it has...
press release IGT, AGS sign cross-licensing agreement (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino and lottery equipment maker International Game Technology Plc (IGT) announced on Wednesday that it has signed a patent cross-licensing agreement...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Sheldon Adelson and Steve Wynn Among Forbes’ ‘Greatest Living Business Minds’ (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino billionaires Sheldon Adelson (84) and Steve Wynn (75) have been two of the most powerful figures in Las Vegas and the worldwide casino and...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Chinese high rollers drive Macau’s casino rebound (9/20/2017)
(Macau) -- Conventional wisdom in Macau says authorities favor mass market gambling by tourists over VIP play from high rollers using junket promoters to circumvent...
article Kevin Klayton: Make your property the preferred play destination (9/20/2017)
(Macau) -- In this interview with CalvinAyre.com’s Becky Liggero, Kevin Klayton of Galaxy Entertainment gives his insights on how casino operators may be able to...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Asked about Bridgeport casino proposal, Gov. Charlie Baker says he still feels good about MGM Springfield project (9/20/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Whether or not MGM succeeds in opening a casino in Bridgeport, Connecticut, Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker says the Bay State will hold the company...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Ganim welcomes MGM but says city has options (9/20/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Not too long ago returned Mayor Joe Ganim was wary of embroiling himself and this city in another casino war. “The city’s been through...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Driver of Charter Bus in Fatal Queens Crash Was Fired by M.T.A. (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- A charter bus driven by a man who had been fired two years ago by the Metropolitan Transportation Authority barreled through an intersection in Queens...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Association

article American Gaming Association To Make Its Sports Betting Pitch To Tribes At Conference (9/20/2017)
(Phoenix) -- A rollout of legal sports betting in many states will take the cooperation of gaming tribes. The American Gaming Association will hope to bring more of them...
1 Article on this Issue

National Indian Gaming Commission

press release NIGC Takes Strides to Increase Training Opportunities for a Stronger Workforce (9/20/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- The National Indian Gaming Commission (NIGC) will deliver their first virtual training sessions during the D.C. Regional Training Course, September...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article New York casino revenues falling short of projections (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- Gamblers were supposed to flock to Schenectady and place their bets on a new casino. The operation was expected to roll in big bucks. They are bringing in...
1 Article on this Issue

Nottawaseppi Huron

article Nottawaseppi Huron Band arrests casino patron who left son at home to gamble (9/20/2017)
(Michigan) -- A Michigan woman who was arrested at the casino owned by the Nottawaseppi Huron Band of the Potawatomi is facing child endangerment charges, The Battle...
1 Article on this Issue

Pala Tribe

press release Pala Casino donates to hurricane relief efforts (9/20/2017)
(California) -- Pala Casino Spa and Resort's Getting Involved in Volunteer Events and Services (G.I.V.E.S) program, together with the Pala Band of Mission Indians,...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pennsylvania casinos have good August as budget talks drag on (9/20/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania casinos posted a modest revenue gain in August as state legislators continue to dither over potential gambling expansion. Figures released...
article Pennsylvania Casinos Win 11 Percent More From Table Games In August (9/20/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos won a combined $74.2 million from their table games last month, a significant increase over the same month last year....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Gaming

article Aussie-Backed Casablanca Casino in the Philippines Close to Reopening Following Spat with Operator (9/20/2017)
(Philippines) -- A Philippines casino that was shut down by local regulators when its Australian owners failed to stump up the requisite cash to maintain its license...
article Gaming Industry in the Philippines Part I – Casinos (9/20/2017)
(Philippines) -- In the first part of this two-part article on the Philippine Gaming Industry, I will focus on the country’s casino industry. Together with the...
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Pokagon Band

article Letters: Let's make new casino non-smoking (9/20/2017)
(Indiana) -- Months ago when South Bend officials and the Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians were negotiating the terms to open the new casino, I don’t recall...
1 Article on this Issue

Prairie Band Potawatomi

press release Potawatomi Casino names CEO and general manager (9/20/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Potawatomi Hotel & Casino has named Rodney Ferguson as Chief Executive Officer and General Manager. In his new role, he will be responsible for the...
1 Article on this Issue

Scientific Games

article Acquisition of NYX creates 'a global gaming and lottery powerhouse' (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- Scientific Games’ president and chief executive officer Kevin Sheehan says that his firm’s acquisition of NYX Gaming Group for US$631m ‘...
article Scientific Games to buy NYX Gaming in C$775 million deal (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- Bally slot machines owner Scientific Games Corp (SGMS.O) said it would buy Canada’s NYX Gaming Group Ltd (NYX.V) for about C$775 million ($632...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Seneca Niagara

article Audit: Falls will run out of cash reserves by year's end due to casino dispute (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- Niagara Falls would be close to completely running out of casino funds by the end of 2018 if the city continues to plug its annual budget gap at its recent...
article Tribal Casino Revenue Dispute Could Hit Niagara Falls Financial Stability (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- The New York State Comptroller’s Office has warned that the city of Niagara Falls could see a serious shortage of finances as a result from a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Sports Betting

article Senate Gaming Chair: Legal sports book would be good for New York (9/20/2017)
(New York) -- The chair of the Senate’s Racing, Gaming and Wagering Committee is urging for the repeal of the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act as a...
article Sportsbooks To Stop Taking WWE Bets? (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Sportsbooks are on the verge of stopping their betting markets being offered for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE) matches after it was revealed that...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump Taj Mahal

article Taj Mahal casino closed, but strip club wants to return (9/20/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The Trump Taj Mahal casino has been shuttered for a year, but a strip club that used to be inside of it says it has the right to re-open when the...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City Tourism Report Provides Plenty of Optimism for Casinos (9/19/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s a new day in Atlantic City and the sun is shining bright. New tourism statistics hint that there’s plenty of reason to justify Hard...
article NJ Casino Property Owner Sues To Block Strip Club (sub req) (9/19/2017)
(New York) -- The owner of a planned Hard Rock Hotel & Casino filed a lawsuit on Monday in New Jersey federal court, seeking to stop a strip club from reopening its...
article Potential TEN Buyer Decides To Sweeten The Pot (9/19/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Back in July, rumors swirled that there was a $200 million offer to buy TEN Resort in Atlantic City. The property’s current owner, Glenn Straub...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Broken Arrow

article Alleged casino owner arraigned (9/19/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Muscogee (Creek) citizen Stephen ‘Bim’ Bruner appeared in the Muscogee (Creek) Nation District Court Sept. 18, for arraignment of charges...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Jim Dey: Video gambling putting heat on casinos (9/21/2017)
(Illinois) -- Video gambling in Illinois continues to grow at a rapid pace, while casino gambling is enduring a slow decline. That's according to the 2016 annual...
article Gateway Casino announces new casino development and renovations (9/21/2017)
(Ontario) -- Gateway Casinos have been very busy celebrating their 25th anniversary having announced two casino renovation projects and the approval of a new $70m casino...
article Massive $10M Slots Jackpot Hit at Fiesta Henderson Casino (9/21/2017)
(Nevada) -- One lucky Nevada resident is celebrating his new-found status as a multi-millionaire after hitting a huge Megabucks progressive slots jackpot worth over $10...
article Man accused of gambling while leaving kids in hot truck (9/21/2017)
(Illinois) -- A McClure man is accused of leaving his two children in the back of his pickup truck on a hot day to gamble at a Cape Girardeau casino. 33-year-old Joshua...
article GameCo to exhibit five new VGM titles at G2E (9/21/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- GameCo Inc, a company involved in creating Video Game Gambling Machines (“VGM”) as they attempt to revolutionise and spice up the casino floor will...
article Puerto Rico Casinos Brace for Another Hit, as Cat 4 Hurricane Maria Follows Irma (9/20/2017)
(Puerto Rico) -- Hurricane Maria made a direct hit on Puerto Rico early Wednesday morning and the island’s 21 casinos were affected, but the extent of their damage...
article New Athens firefighter shot in casino robbery has ‘painful road to recovery,’ friends say (9/20/2017)
(Illinois) -- Friends have created a GoFundMe page for a New Athens firefighter who was shot and critically injured during an armed robbery at Casino Queens early Sunday...
article Ask the Slot Expert: Using earplugs while playing video poker (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Question: I was playing in the high limit area in Caesars AC a couple of years ago and someone hit something like two cherries and a Double Diamond on one...
article Forest County Potawatomi Community names chief executive officer for casino (9/20/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- The Forest County Potawatomi Community announced Rodney Ferguson as the chief operating officer and general manager of its casino in Milwaukee, Wisconsin...
press release Trends in the Casino Management Systems Market 2017 – 2025 (9/20/2017)
(Internet) -- Casino management systems include hardware and software that aims at tracking players, security and surveillance, cash and accounting, analyzing behavior...
press release Casino Cash Trac is Proud to Announce its Brand New Office in South Tulsa (9/20/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- Casino Cash Trac (CCT) today announced the relocation to South Tulsa with a new office space to accommodate the rapid growth and future expansion plans for...
press release Distinguished ARIA Resort & Casino Boosts Operational Efficiencies by Upgrading their InvoTech Uniform Management System (9/20/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- InvoTech Systems, Inc., the leading provider of linen, laundry and uniform inventory management solutions for hotels, casinos, resorts, and theme parks...
article If a storm knocks down a rival casino, are customers in play? (9/19/2017)
(Florida) -- Natural disaster recovery brings out the best in people, we like to think. Neighbors work together to clear fallen trees. Rival companies team up to help...
article Bingo Is Bigger and Better Than Ever at The Plaza Hotel & Casino; Super Bingo Increases to $200,000 (9/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Home to the only bingo room in downtown Las Vegas, the Plaza Hotel & Casino will debut a renovated bingo hall on Sept. 27 to give guests an even...
article Greektown Casino sign coming down to make room for new 'Jack' brand (9/19/2017)
(Michigan) -- The rebranding of one of Detroit's three casinos will come to reality this week with the dismantling of the large Greektown sign that has stood atop...
article College Update: Success for Colville Graduates in UW Tribal Gaming Program (9/19/2017)
(Washington) -- Congratulations to Colville Tribal members: James James, Jared McClung, and Laura Myrick! All three are recent graduates of the University of Washington...
article Northland communities continue cashing in on casino revenue (9/19/2017)
(Missouri) -- If you don’t think about gaming when you visit city hall or the splash park, when you hear a fire truck’s siren wail past or when parking at...
article Mystic Lake lands high-end music venue for Super Bowl (9/19/2017)
(Minnesota) -- The company that brought Bruno Mars and Taylor Swift to the Houston Super Bowl has landed a deal with Mystic Lake Casino for four nights of entertainment...
article OP/ED: Forefather of Slots (9/19/2017)
(Internet) -- If you are a fan of this particular type of gaming, you most likely have at least one memory reminiscent of the name or logo of Sizzling Hot. It is a title...
article River Rock Casino celebrates 15th anniversary with giveaways (9/19/2017)
(California) -- Geyserville’s River Rock Casino is celebrating its 15th anniversary this month with cash giveaways up to $15,000 on Saturday, Sept. 23. Members of...

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