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Atlantic City Gaming

article Plan to Turn Shuttered Atlantic City Casino Into Water Park Falls Through (4/28/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- For the second time in as many years, a deal to convert a shuttered Atlantic City casino into a water park has dried up. Florida-based TJM Properties...
article NJ potential governors support casinos (4/27/2017)
(New Jersey) -- As New Jersey is close to its elections, candidates are discussing several points that are relevant to the city’s revenue. Both Jack Ciattarelli...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article Consortium pulls Australian gambling giant offer: report (4/28/2017)
(Australia) -- A consortium led by US private equity firm KKR pulled its takeover bid for Australian gaming and lottery giant Tatts, reports said, after the firm...
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California Gaming

article New Hope For California Online Poker? Tribal Group Ends PokerStars Partnership (4/28/2017)
(California) -- The San Manuel Band of Mission Indians said Wednesday that it is no longer a member of the coalition that includes PokerStars, Commerce Casino, Hawaiian...
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Connecticut Gaming

article East Windsor residents shoot down casino-blocking ordinance (4/28/2017)
(Connecticut) -- East Windsor residents showed they support the casino planned for their town, voting late Thursday night to reject a proposed ordinance that was...
article East Windsor residents vote against referendum; CT lawmakers to decide on casino in town (4/28/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The people of East Windsor, Connecticut have spoken, and they want a casino in town. “It’s on the shoulders of state legislature to do what...
article East Windsor Casino Opponents Push For Ordinance (4/27/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Casino opponents in East Windsor are pushing to gain some traction in their fight, even though the town already has signed a development agreement for a...
article East Windsor to discuss casino proposal (4/27/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A meeting will be held today in East Windsor in order to discuss a proposal that would allow a joint venture to build a US$300 million casino to compete...
article Residents won’t get to vote on East Windsor casino (4/27/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The town of East Windsor held a public town meeting Thursday night and members of the community voted against an ordinance which would have lead to a...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Florida Legislature Edges Towards Deal on Gambling Reform (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- The Florida House and Senate appeared to be a step closer to a deal to reform Florida’s gambling landscape, as the second day of negotiations closed...
article Jai-alai and poker could be coming to downtown Miami (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- The owners of Magic City Casino and Flagler Dog Track want to bring pelotas and poker chips to downtown Miami. But slot machines are off the table —...
article Magic City Casino Owners Want to Build New Casino in Edgewater (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- In September 2015, the company that owns Miami's Magic City Casino — West Flagler Associates — tried to apply for a license to open up a new...
article Florida legislators break gambling plan stalemate (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- Florida has moved closer to a gambling deal after members of the House backed off its long-time stance of blocking gambling expansion in the Sunshine State.
article Gambling deal inches closer in Legislature (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- The state House and Senate are close to passing the first major gambling legislation since the 2010 agreement with the Seminole tribe, but a few serious...
article NEW: Florida lawmakers move closer to gambling deal (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- After years of stalemate, House and Senate leaders appear to be closing in on a deal to revamp Florida’s gambling industry and strike an agreement...
article Florida lawmakers inch closer to gambling deal (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe would not be required to guarantee $3 billion in payments to the state in exchange for adding craps and roulette to the tribe's...
article Editorial: Lawmakers’ rushed deal to expand casinos in Miami is a reckless gamble (4/27/2017)
(Florida) -- After years of an impasse between the House and Senate on expanding casino in Florida, comes a sudden and unseemly rush to get the job done.
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Tribe prepares for grand opening of $76M casino expansion (4/28/2017)
(Michigan) -- With a long-running lawsuit nearly behind them, the leaders of the Match-E-Be-Nash-She-Wish Band of Pottawatomi Indians are preparing for the next chapter...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Seminole Hard Rock Casino shows off expansion (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Hard Rock Casino cut the ribbon on its new mezzanine-level casino and Orient Road garage Friday. The new level is more than 26,000 square feet...
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Kickapoo Tribe

article Supreme Court ruling seen as benefit to casino bus crash lawsuit (4/28/2017)
(Texas) -- The ink is barely dry on a new sovereignty decision from the nation's highest court but some are already singing its praises. Attorney John David Franz...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Investments in Tropicana Las Vegas seen continuing (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Penn National Gaming will continue to leverage its investment in its Tropicana Las Vegas property and add to its holdings in Mississippi to expand and...
article New York Man Wins $160.5M in Lawsuit Against Vegas Casino (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A former New York hedge fund manager has won $160.5 million in his lawsuit against the Las Vegas Cosmopolitan Hotel and Casino. The Las Vegas Review-...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Labor organizations seek more representation in gaming (4/28/2017)
(Macau) -- Just ahead of the Labour Day holiday, the Conselho Permanente de Concertação Social (Permanent Council for Social Dialogue), or CPCS, is facing criticism for...
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Maine Gaming

article Casino ballot question backer says they didn’t understand campaign finance disclosure law (4/28/2017)
(Maine) -- A Miami woman who has pumped millions of dollars into a ballot question campaign that will ask voters in November to approve another casino for southern Maine...
article Filings link offshore, Las Vegas firms to casino campaign (4/28/2017)
(Maine) -- New state filings show that offshore investment companies and a Las Vegas firm are bank-rolling a campaign to build a casino in southern Maine. A campaign to...
article Lawmakers seek probe of York County casino ballot committee (4/28/2017)
(Maine) -- Two lawmakers want the state’s campaign finance watchdog agency to investigate whether backers of a proposal to build a casino in southern Maine failed...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Feds drop appeal in Taunton casino case, may still take land in trust on other grounds (4/28/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Department of Justice dropped its appeal in the Taunton tribal casino case on Thursday. But that doesn’t mean the federal government is...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Work Towards Decision on Land Status (4/28/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe announced today that it hopes to fully remobilize construction crews in Taunton, Massachusetts this summer for its $1...
article Massachusetts tribe hopes to resume building casino (4/28/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- A Massachusetts tribe says it hopes to resume construction on a $1 billion casino in Taunton this summer. The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe said Friday it...
article Tribe Requests Stay Of Litigation (4/27/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Mashpee Wamponoag tribal attorneys applied to an appellate court judge on Monday, April 24, to delay ongoing litigation surrounding the tribe’s...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article MGM Cotai to open in fourth quarter 2017: Murren (4/28/2017)
(Macau) -- MGM Cotai (pictured), the new Macau casino property from MGM China Holdings Ltd, is likely to open in the fourth quarter of 2017, said James Murren, the...
1 Article on this Issue

Mississippi Gaming

article Gambling in Mississippi: State in Top 5 for Addiction, First for Related Arrests (4/28/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi sees the most gambling-related arrests and is in the top five states in the country for gambling addiction, a recent study from WalletHub...
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Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun names two new directors (4/28/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun has promoted Don Sikorski to director of shops and hired Lynn Agnello as director of sponsorships. Sikorski oversees the 225,000-square-foot...
article Robert Randolph and the Family Band to play Mohegan Sun in Uncasville, CT (4/28/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Robert Randolph and The Family Band will headline the Wolf Den at Mohegan Sun. The group is schedule to play the casino on May 6 at 8 p.m. Wolf Den...
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Muscogee Creek

article River Spirit Casino Unveils New Resort Features (4/28/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The River Spirit Casino Resort has unveiled some new features, including the resort's new pool - which faces the Arkansas river - and two bars. A...
article Facts about Mvskoke Media funding (4/27/2017)
(Oklahoma) -- The Muscogee (Creek) Nation government serves and is guided by Muscogee (Creek) citizens. The legislators and executives of the tribe are elected by the...
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New York Gaming

article Del Lago Resort & Casino records best week in two months (4/28/2017)
(New York) -- Del Lago Resort & Casino reported its best week in two months and the second-best weekly financial performance since the facility opened Feb. 1. The...
article How much is del Lago Casino making? (4/27/2017)
(New York) -- Del Lago Casino, just off the Waterloo Thruway exit, averages about $3 million each week in gross gaming revenue. The casino is required to regularly...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Scientific Games

article Scientific Games reports first-quarter revenue up 6 percent (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games, the maker of popular slot machines and table games, said first-quarter revenue rose 6 percent as it sold more products and a greater...
1 Article on this Issue

Supreme Court

article OP/ED: Supreme Court on Tribal Sovereign Immunity: a Smelly Pot of Fish Head Stew (4/28/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- So, the Supreme Court has spoken; An employee of a Tribal Governmental Entity or Arm of the Tribe (Mohegan Gaming Authority) who is sued in State...
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Resorts

article $1.6 Billion Disneyland-Like Project For Wynn Las Vegas Receives Green Light (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- About a year after Las Vegas casino mogul Steve Wynn announced plans for a $1.5 billion project called Paradise Park, the casino operator’s board...
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International Game Technology

article IGT to Sell Double Down (4/27/2017)
(Nevada) -- International Game Technology Plc. announced that it has signed a definitive agreement to sell its successful social gaming subsidiary, Double Down...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Maryland comptroller: Casino money for schools was a 'lie' (4/27/2017)
(Maryland) -- Maryland Casinos are on pace to have a record year in 2017, generating nearly $2 billion in revenue. Maryland voters approved casinos thinking much of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan names GLI as official lab (4/27/2017)
(Michigan) -- The State of Michigan will be operating its gaming technology under the approval and control of popular Gaming Laboratories International (GLI), due to a...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article March Madness helps Nevada gambling revenue edge closer to the billion dollar mark in March (4/27/2017)
(Nevada) -- According to the Nevada Gaming Control Board’s monthly revenue report released Wednesday, casinos in the state hauled in upwards of $991 million in...
article Casino hopping in Reno (4/27/2017)
(Reno) -- Headed from the Bay Area to Lake Tahoe for a long weekend, I decided to postpone that destination and wander about Reno first. From the skyline, the city...
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Philippines Gaming

article Belle Corp confirms Manila expansion plans (4/27/2017)
(Philippines) -- Belle Corp confirmed vice chairman Willy Ocier’s comments on its expansion plans for its project in City of Dreams Manila. During a PSE filing...
article Pagcor increases net incomes during Q1 (4/27/2017)
(Philippines) -- The Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp (Pagcor) announced that during the first three months of the year they perceived net incomes of US$26.5 million...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pojoaque Pueblo

article Court rules that tribe must come to agreement on new gaming compact with state (4/27/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Three federal judges in the Tenth Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver ruled late last week that the Pueblo of Pojoaque Native American tribe must come to...
1 Article on this Issue

Poker

article Las Vegas keeps losing poker rooms (4/27/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- As Monte Carlo Casino officially closed its doors, the number of poker tables in Las Vegas decreased once again in 2017: the state has been gradually...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Monte Carlo slot machine pays out 6-figure jackpot for 2nd straight month (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- For the second month in a row, a six-figure progressive slot machine jackpot hit inside the Monte Carlo hotel-casino on the Las Vegas Strip. Slot-maker...
article Attack at Las Vegas Strip nightclub leads to $160M verdict (4/28/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A New York City hedge fund manager who sued the Marquee nightclub after he was attacked by a manager and security officers won a $160.5 million jury...
article Casino Del Sol retains CEO for three more years (4/28/2017)
(Arizona) -- Casino Del Sol, an enterprise of the Pascua Yaqui Tribe, has renewed Kimberly Van Amburg’s contract as chief executive officer for three more years,...
article Twenty-cent bet pays $100,000 at Isle Casino (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- On Tuesday at Isle Casino Racing (777 Isle of Capri Circle, Pompano Beach, 954-972-2000, TheIslePompanoPark.com) someone bet 20 cents on a harness race and...
article Goa casinos refuse to hike entry fees despite jacked up licensing costs (4/28/2017)
(India) -- Casinos in Goa will not raise their entry fees despite the government’s decision to jack up the costs of operating gambling establishments—both...
article Mason remanded for $9M casino robbery (4/28/2017)
(Guyana) -- Jamil Charles, 29, of Cummings Lodge, East Coast Demerara, the brother of now dead notorious criminal Jermaine ‘Skinny’ Charles, was yesterday...
article Ex-West Ham youth player, 22, conned an elderly man out of £17,000 by using his credit card at a Playboy Casino (4/28/2017)
(UK) -- A former premiership footballer conned almost £17,000 from an elderly man by using his stolen card at Playboy Casino, a court heard today.
article Laguna Hills man robbed of casino winnings (4/28/2017)
(California) -- Luck ran out Friday morning for a 59-year-old Laguna Hills man who, authorities said, was robbed of his casino winnings. Around 1:40 a.m., a robber...
article Sparks Police release photos of man who stole TV from casino (4/28/2017)
(Nevada) -- The Sparks Police Department has released security camera photographs of a man believed to have stolen a 48-inch LED television from the Nugget Casino Resort...
article Suspect wanted for exposing self at Jack Casino (4/28/2017)
(Ohio) -- A man decided to go all in at Jack Casino Wednesday night, and it’s earned him a spot on Cincinnati’s wanted list. According to police, a suspect...
article Troubled Broncos star Joe Ofahengaue embroiled in casino cheating controversy (4/28/2017)
(Australia) -- Broncos player Joe Ofahengaue was caught cheating after casino security reviewed footage of him winning a hand of poker and noticed him slip a $100 chip...
article Witness Says He Lied About Casino Gang Killing (4/28/2017)
(Nevada) -- The star witness who helped convict the man who shot and killed a Hells Angels' boss at a Nevada casino in 2011 has recanted his testimony. Documents...
article Woman Sought in Casino & Hotel Robberies (4/28/2017)
(Montana) -- Billings Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a woman involved in a robbery at the Western Executive Inn on King Avenue West early...
article Who is mightier, the one-armed bandits or the cellphone bandits? (4/28/2017)
(Florida) -- If you see a guy wandering the aisles of South Florida’s casinos, pointing his cellphone at the slot machines, don’t bother offering to help him...
article Analysts See $0.77 EPS for Boyd Gaming (BYD) (4/28/2017)
(New York) -- Analysts expect Boyd Gaming Corporation (NYSE:BYD) to report $0.77 EPS on May, 12.They anticipate $0.06 EPS change or 8.45% from last quarter’s $0.71...
article Groupe Barrière to open its Ivory Coast casino next week (4/27/2017)
(Ivory Coast) -- French operator Groupe Barrière will open its first Ivorian venue next week with the Golden Elephant casino’s inauguration in Abidjan.
article Opinion: Gambling problems outweigh benefits (4/27/2017)
(Guam) -- I support Bill No. 50-34 to remove exemptions for casino gambling during the Liberation Day Carnival and village fiestas, primarily for political and religious...
article APNewsBreak: Witness says he lied about casino gang killing (4/27/2017)
(Reno) -- The star witness who helped convict the man who shot and killed a Hells Angels' boss at a Nevada casino in 2011 has recanted his testimony.
article Report Ranks the Most Gambling-Friendly US States (4/26/2017)
(USA) -- Nevada is the most gambling-friendly US state, according to a report by analysts from personal finance website WalletHub. South Dakota, Montana, West Virginia,...
article Gambling ship's Facebook post draws harsh language, threats (4/26/2017)
(Texas) -- What was apparently intended as a harmless Facebook post by the management of a gambling ship unleashed a storm of negative comments, foul language and...

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