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Cherokee Nation

article Cherokees seek dismissal of suit; filing disputes Pope County casino foes’ assertion regarding ordinance (8/25/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Cherokee Nation Businesses intervened in a lawsuit filed by an anti-casino group seeking to invalidate an endorsement issued last week by the Pope County...
article Pope County Casino Application Process Re-opened Amid Lawsuits (8/24/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Earlier this week, the Arkansas Racing Commission reopened the application process for casino operators to develop a full-service casino in Pope County. A...
article Legends Casino turns in application to state for proposed Pope County facility (8/23/2019)
(Arkansas) -- A casino that’s hoping to open up shop in Pope County is moving forward with its plans. Legends Casino posted the following on its Facebook page on...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article As two new casinos sharpen competition in New England’s crowded gambling market, more revenue is hard to reach (8/25/2019)
(New England) -- As two new casinos are shoe-horned into New England’s increasingly crowded gambling market, ever higher levels of revenue are hard to come by....
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Las Vegas Gaming

article From The Meadows to the Money: The Story of Las Vegas (Part #1) (8/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas: the name is synonymous with fun. Known as Sin City, sometimes as ‘The Lady’, and occasionally as ‘Disneyland for Adults...
article Las Vegas’ rise from regional vice destination to glittering hotspot detailed in new book (8/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas historian is telling the behind-the-scenes story of the city’s meteoric rise into becoming the multi-billion-dollar tourist industry it...
article Oyo Said to Rebrand Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas (8/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- SoftBank Group backed Indian hotel aggregator Oyo will rebrand a Hooters Casino Hotel in Las Vegas, a deal that a source with knowledge of the matter said...
article 15 U.S. reps cited in alleged ‘quid pro quo’ offer to Las Vegas casino executive (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- U.S. Rep. Darren Soto, D-Orlando, is among 14 House Democrats and one Republican named in an ethics complaint filed Thursday with the Office of...
article Hooters sold, will become OYO hotel by 2020 under rebranding effort (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A Las Vegas Strip casino that has seen better days has been sold and will undergo a rebranding. Hooters Hotel and Casino Las Vegas will become OYO Hotel...
article Excalibur Lands a Rustic Sports Bar and Restaurant This Fall (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Excalibur ups its dining game this fall when a new restaurant with American food opens. Think of Vagabond as a stop for pre-gaming a Vegas Golden Knights...
article From Meditating to Scheduling Self-Care on Her Calendar, Here's How Paula Abdul Gets Performance-Ready (8/23/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Paula Abdul kicked off her new Las Vegas residency “Paula Abdul: Forever Your Girl” at the Flamingo Hotel and Casino on August 13 and she...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Absentee Shawnee

article Absentee Shawnee Tribe showcases Native history at casino (8/24/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- The Absentee Shawnee Tribe is paying tribute to prominent Native Americans at one of its casinos in Oklahoma. The mural at the Thunderbird Casino was...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Gaming profits for Atlantic City casinos slow in 2nd quarter (8/24/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Profits at New Jersey’s nine casinos dropped across the board this year, signaling a potential slowdown of the state’s booming gaming...
article Atlantic City casino market records mixed second-quarter results (8/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- The nine-casino market in Atlantic City reportedly had a mixed second quarter after its aggregated gross operating profit fell by 6.8% year-on-year to...
article Atlantic City casino profits down 6.8% in second quarter (8/23/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More competition continues to mean smaller profits for Atlantic City’s casinos. The nine casinos saw their gross operating profit decline by...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Colorado Gaming

article Will more hotels, sports wagering take Cripple Creek to the next level? (8/24/2019)
(Colorado) -- Cripple Creek casino owners are hoping more hotels and possible sports wagering will help the city's gaming industry overcome its struggles of the past...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Rivers Casino owners show their hand in bid for Waukegan gambling den (8/24/2019)
(Illinois) -- The owners of Illinois’ highest-grossing casino are going all-in with a proposal to operate the newly authorized casino in Waukegan. Churchill Downs...
article Casinos: Potawatomi Bids For Waukegan Location, Ho-Chunk Waits For Beloit Decision (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- You may see more casinos popping up in Illinois in the next year or two. Gov. J.B. Pritzker recently signed legislation allowing a massive expansion of...
article Crestwood casino opponents say their voices are being ignored (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- It was the early 1980s, Jerry Prosapio said, when he “bottomed out.” He said he was gambling away money he didn’t have and, to feed his...
article Waukegan releases names of all six would-be casino developers, including a second tied to Tap Room Gaming (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- Another of the would-be developers of a Waukegan casino is tied to Tap Room Gaming, the video gambling company owned by former state Sen. Michael Bond that...
article Three casino proposals being reviewed (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- Extending the deadline for casino proposals resulted in one more proposal, and selection of the casino operating partner is expected to be announced at the...
article Winnebago County Board supports casino along I-90 (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- The Winnebago County Board voted to support a casino along the I-90 corridor at Thursday night’s meeting. The vote passed 13-5. Machesney Park’...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Blue Chip Casino To Take Sports Wagers On NFL Opening Day (8/24/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Blue Chip Casino in Michigan City, Indiana will be opening their sports betting lounge doors at 10:00 am the morning of September 5. The NFL season...
article Indiana prepares for the legalization of sports betting (8/24/2019)
(Indiana) -- In a little over a week, sports betting will be legal in Indiana. Eleven casinos in the state are preparing to open sportsbooks. Opening a sportsbook isn...
article Blue Chip to offer sports betting beginning Sept. 5 (8/23/2019)
(Michigan) -- Blue Chip Casino will open its new sports betting facility at 10 a.m. Sept. 5, before that evening's kickoff of the 2019 National Football League...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Grand Falls preparing for sports betting (8/24/2019)
(Iowa) -- The wait is almost over to start sports betting at the Grand Falls Casino & Golf Resort near Larchwood. General manager Sharon Haselhoff said betting...
article 'The Book' at Horseshoe Casino opens (8/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- With the first game of the college football season Saturday, another Council Bluffs casino is going all in. "The Book" at the Horseshoe casino opened...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield Celebrates Birthday After Mixed First Year (8/24/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Aerosmith, New England Patriots cheerleaders and a five-tier birthday cake: Massachusetts’ first Las Vegas-style casino is throwing itself an...
article Looking ahead at future entertainment at MGM Springfield (8/23/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Some of the biggest announcements to come out of MGM Springfield over the last year have been the concerts. Who's performing where? Is it at the...
article MGM discusses gaming revenue, changes one year since opening (8/23/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Saturday marks the one year anniversary of MGM Springfield. It's sparking a lot of conversation about how the casino's gaming revenue is...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Mobile Gaming

article Hard Rock to begin sports betting operations in mid-September, mobile betting coming later (8/24/2019)
(Iowa) -- State regulators on Thursday approved the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino's new sportsbook, but the Sioux City casino won't start taking its first bets on...
1 Article on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article Could New Jersey over take Nevada as sports betting king? (8/24/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The start of professional football season is less than two weeks away, but some experts are already predicting a huge upset in the battle for gridiron...
1 Article on this Issue

New Mexico Gaming

article CLARK: U.S. attorney needs to shut down sports betting (8/24/2019)
(New Mexico) -- Geoff Grammer recently wrote a (column) in the (Aug. 18) Albuquerque Journal extolling the benefits of the Isleta Casino accepting bets on Lobo and Aggie...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Donovan McNabb places first bet as del Lago Casino opens DraftKings Sportsbook (8/24/2019)
(New York) -- Syracuse football legend and former NFL quarterback Donovan McNabb pulled a $100 bill from his pocket. He followed through on a pledge he made moments...
article Why a $1.2 billion gambling mecca has fallen on hard times (8/24/2019)
(New York) -- It was once thought to be a sure thing, a $1.2 billion gambling mecca that carried long-held hopes of revitalizing the Catskills, and more recent...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oregon Gaming

article Lincoln City casino to start sports betting Tuesday (8/24/2019)
(Oregon) -- The sports betting era in Oregon will begin Tuesday, when the Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City starts up its games. “We’re expecting it to be...
1 Article on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Hollywood Casino York gets local approval to build at the York Galleria (8/24/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- One of several approvals needed before Penn National Gaming can host its grand opening of Hollywood Casino York in the York Galleria was granted by...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Wind Creek revenues hold about steady for 1st 2 months, compared to Sands days (8/24/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Wind Creek Hospitality got state regulators’ approval May 29 to purchase the casino in property in Bethlehem, and closed two days later on the $1...
1 Article on this Issue

Salt-River Pima Maricopa

article Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community shares less with citizens (8/24/2019)
(Arizona) -- Some citizens of the Salt River Pima-Maricopa Indian Community are upset that their gaming per capita payments haven't kept up with the times. Tribal...
1 Article on this Issue

Seneca Nation

article ICYMI: Cuomo: State won't fix Thruway because of Seneca casino cash holdout (8/24/2019)
(New York) -- A 3-mile stretch of the New York Thruway is crumbling so badly the state has cautioned people to drive 45 mph in some spots and put up signs warning of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Chicago Casino

article Even With Sports Betting, Proposed Chicago Casino Sites Would Make Negative Dollars (8/23/2019)
(Illinois) -- Maybe Illinois shouldn’t have rushed into expanded gambling, including sports betting, so quickly? Chicago’s long-awaited casino is still in...
1 Article on this Issue

Chinook Tribe

article Oregon casino plans sports betting launch (8/23/2019)
(Oregon) -- Oregon wants to be part of the list of states in the US to launch sports betting operations. The Chinook Winds Casino in Lincoln City has revealed that its...
1 Article on this Issue

Enterprise Rancheria

article Enterprise Rancheria getting closer to debut of long-awaited casino (8/23/2019)
(California) -- The Estom Yumeka Maidu Tribe of the Enterprise Rancheria is getting ready to welcome guests to its long-awaited gaming development in California. The...
1 Article on this Issue

Georgia Gaming

article A new front in Georgia’s fight over gambling: Sports betting (8/23/2019)
(Georgia) -- The fight over gambling that’s about to begin in the state Capitol may look like the same tired confrontation that we’ve seen year after year...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Hard Rock Approved For Sports Betting, September Start Expected (8/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- It will be at least few more weeks before Sioux City’s Hard Rock casino begins sports betting. The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved an agreement with...
article Hard Rock Sioux City and a three-casino group deals green-lighted for sports betting (8/23/2019)
(Iowa) -- The Iowa Racing and Gaming Commission approved Thursday more sports betting agreements for casinos, including the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Sioux City's...
article Hard Rock International Drums up $1.1 Billion Offer For Greece Casino Project as Bidding Heats Up (8/23/2019)
(Greece) -- Hard Rock International, one of three remaining contenders to put a casino at the old Hellenikon International Airport near Athens, is willing to pony up $1....
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Resorts With Macau Casino Exposure Face Sharp Q3 2019 Decline (8/23/2019)
(Macau) -- Resorts with significant exposure to Macau casinos face a sudden disruption of normal tourist trends during 3Q 2019. Expansive growth in Macau gaming is...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Horseshoe Casino Celebrates Fifth Anniversary (8/23/2019)
(Maryland) -- It was a special day for Horseshoe Casino as it celebrated its fifth birthday. Since its opening, the casino has welcomed more than 20 million visitors...
article Horseshoe taps new GM as casino marks 5th anniversary, battles for market share (8/23/2019)
(Maryland) -- Baltimore's Horseshoe Casino has a new top executive as the attraction fights to regain market share amid months of year-over-year revenue declines....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Other News

article Henderson councilman may still owe millions to IRS (8/23/2019)
(Nevada) -- Henderson Councilman Dan Shaw owed the federal government millions of dollars from a failed business venture. And he still might.Tax records show that in...
article Sheriff: Woman arrested for child endangerment at Grand Falls Casino (8/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- A Sioux City, Iowa woman was arrested Wednesday after authorities say she drunkenly crashed a golf cart and assaulted staff at Grand Falls Casino while having...
article VIDEO: How Casinos Use Smell To Hack Your Brain (8/21/2019)
(USA) -- Everything in a casino is designed to get you to spend more – including how they smell. Learn about how they use finely tunes scents to evoke memory and...
article Officers identified in deadly shooting at Laughlin casino (8/21/2019)
(Nevada) -- Two Las Vegas officers who shot and killed an armed robbery suspect in Laughlin early Monday have been identified by the Metropolitan Police Department. They...
article 77-year-old ‘world’s greatest counterfeiter’ is heading back to prison (8/21/2019)
(Illinois) -- Louis “The Coin” Colavecchio loves to spin a story, and on Wednesday he spun himself right into 15 months in federal prison. The 77-year-old,...
press release 300 Industry Leaders To Speak At Betting On Sports 2019 (8/20/2019)
(London) -- Two Sports Betting Hall of Famers are among the key speakers lined up for SBC Event's mammoth Betting On Sports 2019 summit in London next month.
article Inside The Kitchen At Sage Inside The Odawa Casino (8/20/2019)
(Michigan) -- The stomach growling stops here at Sage right inside the Odawa Casino in Petoskey. Chef Michael Bodjiak is at the helm of the kitchen building the most...
article Q&A: PointsBet Sportsbook’s Seth Young On US Growth, What’s Unique And What’s Better (8/20/2019)
(USA) -- If you didn’t know about PointsBet Sportsbook last year, you probably do now. Headquartered in Australia, the sportsbook launched only seven months ago in...
article Clinton man sentenced for following woman who won jackpot home from casino, robbing her at ATM (8/20/2019)
(Mississippi) -- Thomas Ball, Jr. was given 25 years for armed robbery of a Canton woman.
article Casino Industry Consolidation Likely Spurs More Sale-Leaseback Deals, Say Real Estate Experts (8/20/2019)
(New York) -- As consolidation picks up in the casino gaming industry, commercial real estate analysts believe so will the level of sale-leaseback transactions. Sale-...
article Charlie Daniels to perform at del Lago Resort and Casino this fall (8/20/2019)
(New York) -- The legendary Charlie Daniels Band with special guest The Allman Betts Band will perform at del Lago Resort & Casino’s The Vine at 8 p.m....
article Halting heists: IST senior protects casino information through summer internship (8/19/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The movie "Ocean’s 11" tells the story of an elaborate casino heist run by con-man Danny Ocean and his friends, who manage to steal...
article Genting, Hard Rock, Mohegan Gaming Emerge as Final Competitors Casino at Abandoned Greece Airport (8/19/2019)
(Greece) -- Plans to turn the former site of the Hellenikon International Airport near the Greek capital of Athens into a casino are crystallizing. Three contenders are...
article BLOG: When to raise bets on a penny slot (8/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. What’s the best time to raise my bet on a penny slot?
article Couple charged with leaving kids in car while they visited Del Lago casino (8/19/2019)
(New York) -- A couple has been accused of leaving their three children in a car while they went to Del Lago casino, according the Seneca County Sheriff’s Office.
press release Gaming Standards Association (GSA) Announces its 2019 Technology Summit: "Focus on Artificial Intelligence" (8/19/2019)
(California) -- The exciting world of Artificial Intelligence (AI) will be the subject of the Gaming Standards Association's (GSA) latest Technology Summit (GSATS...
article Nevada regulators may need to revisit sportsbook registration rules (8/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- When Eilers & Krejcik Gaming analyst Chris Grove set up a sports betting account in New Jersey, the process took a few minutes. It was as easy as pulling...
article Vital Vegas Shuts Down 8 Months After Super Bowl, Renovates (8/18/2019)
(Nevada) -- Hard Rock Hotel has decided to remain shut down for the renovation of the Virgin Hotels Las Vegas next year. The decision follows a previous consideration to...
article Expensive Wynn monitor oversees problems already solved (8/18/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Bless the Massachusetts Gaming Commission for trying to do the right thing, but it seems the hiring of an independent monitor to watch the Wynn...
article Rush Street Interactive Partners With Michigan's Gun Lake Casino (8/18/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Gun Lake Casino4Fun site, which is powered by a proprietary Internet gaming platform owned by RSI, allows visitors to the website to play a wide range...

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