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Crown Ltd

article Crown Resorts: 'No apologies' for big dividend that hands James Packer $387m (2/23/2017)
(Australia) -- Crown Resorts chairman John Alexander said he will make "no apologies" for a bumper dividend payment that will deliver almost $387 million to...
article John Alexander's elevation at Crown casino shows he has not lost the Packer touch (2/23/2017)
(Australia) -- When it comes to getting money out of the Packer boys, Mariah Carey could learn from the veteran who has served both Kerry and James – John (JA)...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Gaming Expansion in Florida is Opposed by Florida Legislation (2/23/2017)
(Florida) -- Senator Bill Galvano’s gaming reform package was opposed by Florida legislation. The new gaming expansion bill received undivided backing at the first...
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Georgia Gaming

article Casino Companies Seek Foothold in Georgia, the U.S.’s Last Big Untapped Gambling Market (2/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- The world’s largest casino corporations have set their sights on Georgia this year, hoping state legislators will consider opening up one of the...
article Georgia casino bill hits snag in Senate committee; not dead yet (2/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- The legislation that would pave the way for Georgia voters to decide if they want casino gambling in the state was put on life support Thursday morning in...
article Odds Looking Long For Casino Bill in Georgia (2/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- All bets are off on casino gambling in Georgia. A preliminary vote on a bill that would legalize casinos in the state has been scrapped, with at least some...
article Senate casino hearing cancelled; bill’s future in doubt (2/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- Today’s planned Senate committee vote on a bill to allow casino gambling has been cancelled leaving the bill’s future in doubt. Sen. Rick...
article Bill in works to legalize casino gambling (2/21/2017)
(Georgia) -- A locally elected state senator is carrying a bill aimed at legalizing casino gambling in Georgia and bringing two “destination resorts” to the...
article Georgia casinos are under consideration, but new study raises concerns (2/21/2017)
(Georgia) -- For the second year in a row, Georgia legislators are introducing a bill to legalize casino gaming in Georgia, but a recent study raises concerns about its...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Ontario Gaming

article New operator at Sudbury Downs takes over in May (2/23/2017)
(Ontario) -- In May, almost five years to the day after the modernization program was announced, the new operator of Greater Sudbury's gambling facility will take...
article Opinion: City of Peterborough's casino 'payoff' could lead to more of the same (2/23/2017)
(Ontario) -- There has been much chatter about Peterborough city council's decision to make a deal with those objecting to its approval of a casino.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Ottawa Casino

article Province to hand over Sault casino operations in May (2/23/2017)
(Ontario) -- The casino's new owners will take over in May, says OLG. Gateway Casinos, based in Burnaby, B.C., was awarded the contract for the Northern Bundle,...
1 Article on this Issue

Sands Corp.

article Adelson's Sands Missing Stock Rally as Rivals Pull in VIPs (2/23/2017)
(Macau) -- Cashing in on the tourists and recreational bettors who flock to the gambling enclave of Macau had long been Sands China Ltd.’s recipe for success, but...
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South Africa Gaming

article The awesome technology behind the new Time Square casino (2/23/2017)
(South Africa) -- Sun International plans to open its new Time Square casino in Menlyn Maine, Pretoria, on 1 April. The group invited MyBroadband to see the casino...
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United Keetoowah Band

article An Indian tribe’s dream of building a Georgia casino is going nowhere (2/23/2017)
(Georgia) -- An Oklahoma Indian tribe wants to build a casino on its ancestral Georgia land. Gov. Nathan Deal said it’s not going to happen. The long-shot plan was...
article Native Americans talking casino in Ball Ground (2/22/2017)
(Georgia) -- A band of Cherokee Native Americans living in Oklahoma is planning to open a casino in Georgia and eyeing the northern part of Cherokee County as a...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cedar Rapids Casino

article i9 interviews former racing and gaming commissioner chair about Cedar Rapids casino (2/22/2017)
(Iowa) -- Iowa Racing and Gaming commissioner Jeff Lamberti thinks Cedar Rapids has had higher chances in years past of getting a casino than this time around.
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Connecticut Gaming

article A Question For The MGM Board: Why Not Sell The Springfield Development To The Tribal Partnership Fighting It? (2/22/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- On balance MGM Grand Resorts International (NYSE:MGM) has had a good year - not a perfect one - but a markedly improved outlook for its long suffering...
article Casino Foes Frustrated by Forum Freeze Out (2/22/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Opponents of a third casino in Connecticut say they are frustrated that the legislature's public safety committee is blocking them from...
article Casino opponents ‘disappointed’ at being excluded from gaming forum (2/22/2017)
(Connecticut) -- A group opposed to a third Connecticut casino cried foul Wednesday, saying a legislative committee had rejected its request to participate in a forum on...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Dakota Access Pipeline

article Business at North Dakota casino hurt by winter weather and pipeline protests (2/22/2017)
(North Dakota) -- In North Dakota, the Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is reportedly facing a $6 million shortfall in its annual budget due to winter business at its Prairie...
article Revenue declines at Standing Rock Sioux casino (2/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is facing a budget shortfall of nearly $6 million due to declining revenue at its casino. Tribal leaders say a slowing...
article Standing Rock Sioux Tribe hopes to see return of casino business (2/21/2017)
(North Dakota) -- The Standing Rock Sioux Tribe is hoping business recovers at its casino in North Dakota. Thousands of people have flocked to the reservation in hopes...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Eastern Band of Cherokee

article Tribal Council calls chief’s hotel contract into question (2/22/2017)
(North Carolina) -- Opponents of Principal Chief Patrick Lambert are crying foul over a $5.6 million contract between the Tribal Casino Gaming Enterprise and the...
1 Article on this Issue

Foxwoods

article Foxwoods at 25, what a trip it has been (2/22/2017)
(Connecticut) -- The wonder of it all. How implausible is Foxwoods Resort Casino? Born of a tribe that almost had ceased to exist, the largest resort casino in North...
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Hard Rock

article Hard Rock antes up as Melco Crown prepares to outspend Japan casino rivals (2/22/2017)
(Japan) -- The competition to develop the first integrated resort in Japan continues to heat up. Las Vegas Sands Chairman Sheldon Adelson recent announcement that he is...
article Hard Rock looking to take up to a 60 percent stake in Japanese casino (2/22/2017)
(Japan) -- With regulation of what industry analysts say could become the second biggest casino market in the world expected to be ironed out in law by December, Hard...
article Hard Rock seeks up to 60 percent in Japanese casino (2/21/2017)
(Japan) -- Hard Rock Cafe International is looking to buy up to a 60 percent stake in a Japanese casino resort, its chairman said on Tuesday, seeking entry into what...
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Idaho Gaming

article Lawmakers sharply question Leroy at tribal gaming bill hearing (2/22/2017)
(Idaho) -- David Leroy, speaking as the attorney for Coeur d’Alene Racing Inc., told the House State Affairs Committee this morning that he believes HB 127, the...
article Attorney: ‘The legislation is an illegal attempt to unilaterally amend tribal gaming compacts’ (2/21/2017)
(Idaho) -- Scott Crowell, attorney for the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, told lawmakers, “The legislation is an illegal attempt to unilaterally amend tribal gaming...
article House panel hears tribal slots bill (2/21/2017)
(Idaho) -- The first day of hearings on a proposal to ban tribal slot machines ended without action Tuesday because so many people showed up to testify on the bill....
article Official review finds holes in proposed Idaho video gaming machine legislation (2/21/2017)
(Idaho) -- In the western American state of Idaho, an official review of proposed legislation that would ban tribal casinos from operating video gaming machines has...
article Sho-Ban official: ‘It seems like the rug is always jerked out from under us, we don’t want that to happen’ (2/21/2017)
(Idaho) -- Darrell Shay, vice chairman of the Fort Hall Business Council of the Shoshone-Bannock Tribes, told lawmakers, “I’m here to talk to you leader to...
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Indiana Gaming

article Frye Amendment To Casino Tax Bill Will Help Local Governments (2/22/2017)
(Indiana) -- It appears that state legislators representing Lawrenceburg, Rising Sun and other casino host communities across Indiana have succeeded in once again...
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Mashpee Wampanoag

article Next Steps for Wampanoag Casino (2/22/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Could a casino on Wampanoag Tribal lands be part of making America great again? Sue's guest is Wampanoag Tribal Council Chairman Cedric Cromwell.
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MGM Resorts

article MGM Resorts will launch responsible gambling program at all its US casinos (2/22/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- MGM Resorts International by the end of the year will introduce a new program to identify and help compulsive gamblers in the company’s U.S. casinos...
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MGM Springfield

article Seven Years In The Making, MGM Springfield Is On Track To Open In 2018 (2/22/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts authorized casinos back in 2011, but thus far only the state’s lone slots parlor, Plainridge Park Casino, has opened its doors....
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New Jersey Gaming

article Our view: Gural down on his luck, but can’t rule out his hoped-for payoff (2/22/2017)
(New Jersey) -- If Meadowlands Racetrack owner Jeffrey Gural were any more of a risk taker, he’d be a gambler, so there’s a bit of irony that his wager on...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Rivers Casino and Resort Schenectady reports bumper first week (2/22/2017)
(New York) -- After officially opening on February 8, the new Rivers Casino And Resort Schenectady has reportedly posted a $3 million profit for its first week of...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Dauphin County doles out grants, but gaming money in jeopardy (2/22/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Parks, projects and programs across Dauphin County hit the jackpot Wednesday. County commissioners announced which would likely receive grants from...
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Pokagon Band

article Bill would cut off South Bend from riverboat gambling money (2/22/2017)
(Indiana) -- City leaders plan to fight a bill moving through the Indiana House that would cut the city out of riverboat casino revenue sharing because the city also...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Tiverton casino construction on track for July 2018 opening (2/22/2017)
(Rhode Island) -- Twin River Management Group is on track with what executives call an aggressive but doable timeline to open a casino in Tiverton by July 2018. Late...
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San Manuel Tribe

article Two Shot Dead in San Manuel Casino Parking Structure (2/22/2017)
(California) -- A man and woman were found dead inside a vehicle parked inside the San Manuel Casino parking structure Wednesday morning. At around 5:11 a.m. Sheriff...
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Timbisha Shoshone

article Timbisha Shoshone casino: A closer look at the process (2/22/2017)
(California) -- The Timbisha Shoshone tribe is going forward with plans to acquire a parcel of approximately 26.48 acres of Ridgecrest land via a mandatory fee-to-trust...
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Wilton Rancheria

article Activist talks about efforts to halt Elk Grove casino-resort project (2/22/2017)
(California) -- A casino watchdog group’s leader told the Citizen they will continue their effort to stop a proposed casino-resort from being built in Elk Grove....
article Bureau of Indian Affairs confirms Wilton Rancheria casino site in trust (2/22/2017)
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria is moving forward with a long-awaited gaming development in northern California after clearing a big hurdle. The Bureau of Indian...
article Elk Grove Indian casino faces new challenge from gambling watchdog group (2/22/2017)
(California) -- The Wilton Rancheria tribe’s bid to bring a casino to suburban Elk Grove encountered a key roadblock Tuesday, when the project’s foes filed...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City Continues Upswing, Casino Win Up 6 Percent In January (2/21/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- Brick-and-mortar casinos in Atlantic City have recorded a rare year-over-year gain in gaming win, but it may be a sign of things to come.
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Fort Sill Apache

article DC Judge Says NIGC Followed Order In Tribal Gaming Dispute [sub req] (2/21/2017)
(Washington D.C.) -- A D.C. federal judge on Friday declined to find that the National Indian Gaming Commission violated a court order directing the agency to reconsider...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Vegas casinos wrote off fewer bad gambling debts in 2016 (2/21/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos on the Las Vegas Strip had one of their best years in recent memory in terms of writing off uncollectable gambling debts, according to 2016...
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Other News

article Magistrate Vander Mey rules for damages–– Dismisses Meskwaki sovereignty claim (2/22/2017)
(Iowa) -- Tama County Magistrate Richard Vander Mey has again ruled the Meskwaki Settlement is not sovereign when it comes to small claims filed in his court. A $5,000...
article $20 million Northern Quest expansion planned (2/22/2017)
(Washington) -- In an effort to diversify its business operations, the Kalispel Tribal Economic Authority, an entity of the Kalispel Tribe of Indians, says it will break...
article Kalispel Tribe announces new RV resort and Northern Quest Casino expansion (2/22/2017)
(Washington) -- The Kalispel Tribe is planning to build a new RV park and to expand their existing casino. Officials made the announcement at a press conference on...
article For Schools, Gambling Funding Is No Jackpot (2/21/2017)
(USA) -- In 2008, after years of political squabbling over whether Maryland should host casino gambling, the question came up before voters in a referendum. The state...
article Tribe's latest revenue-sharing payments exceed $3 million (2/21/2017)
(Michigan) -- In keeping with its gaming revenue sharing agreements with state and local governments, the Little Traverse Bay Bands of Odawa Indians recently has been...
article Is it ethical for Canadian casinos to so aggressively target Asians? It’s hard to say — they’re not talking (2/21/2017)
(Canada) -- During recent Lunar New Year celebrations, senior managers at the River Rock Casino Resort in Richmond, B.C., gussied up in colourful Qing Dynasty-era...
article Mississippi casinos underperform in January (2/21/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi casinos are off to a slow start in the New Year, winning nearly 7 percent less from gamblers in January. According to figures from the...
article Feeling lucky? Travel to these four casinos closest to Atlanta (2/21/2017)
(Georgia) -- If you’re a gambler living in Georgia, your choices are a few hours on a plane to the gaming meccas in Las Vegas, Biloxi, Atlantic City or Tunica or a few...
article Mississippi casino revenues tumble in January (2/20/2017)
(Mississippi) -- Mississippi casinos stumbled in 2017's first month, winning almost 7 percent less from gamblers. State Revenue Department figures show gamblers...
article Two Suffer Smoke Inhalation at Treasure Island Casino in Las Vegas (2/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Smoke from an overheating elevator motor at Treasure Island prompted firefighters to respond this afternoon, and two employees were treated onsite for...
article Slot machines or phone chargers? Lawsuit could determine future of ‘gasinos’ (2/19/2017)
(Minnesota) -- We’ve all been there. Your phone is running out of juice and you forgot your charging cable. What if you could pay to charge your phone at the gas...
article Harness racing season underway in Saratoga (2/19/2017)
(New York) -- Frank Wilson sat at a table in the mezzanine of the Saratoga Casino and Hotel Sunday afternoon and scanned the odds for the harness racing season's...
article The Most Fashionable Casinos (2/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas may be the gambling center of the world with casinos on every step, but the most fashionable casinos are located in Europe. The lights in Las...
article It will be business as usual for offshore casinos in Goa (2/19/2017)
(India) -- It will be business as usual for the offshore casino vessels in Goa as they are situated beyond the 500 meters criteria decided by the Supreme Court while...
article Casinos have no fix for slot machine cheat (2/19/2017)
(Missouri) -- In early June 2014, accountants at the Lumiere Place Casino in St. Louis noticed that several of their slot machines had—just for a couple of days...
article Four Louisiana State Police officials under investigation for Las Vegas 'side trip,' overtime (2/19/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- A group of Louisiana State Police officials, including the head of the agency's Internal Affairs Division, were paid thousands of dollars in overtime...
article Video gambling cash payouts violate state law [sub req] (2/19/2017)
(Maryland) -- At a gas station on Austell Road, a line of video gambling machines displays a colorful spinning reel. The demonstration video on the machines shows three...
article Attleboro seeks gambling grant for new dispatch center (2/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- The city has applied for $400,000 in gambling mitigation money from the state to help design a $2.3 million public safety dispatch center in the South...
article The luck of the draw (2/18/2017)
(Massachusetts) -- Most people go to Plainridge Park Casino to play the slot machines, but lottery ticket sales at the Route 1 gambling parlor are booming.
article Despite snow, Rivers Casino brought in $3M in first week (2/18/2017)
(New York) -- The newly opened Rivers Casino reported $3.0 million in gross gaming revenues in its first week of operation, according to a weekly report from the New...

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