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Atlantic City Gaming

article Atlantic City casino earnings way down amid more competition (5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- More casinos have meant less profit in Atlantic City since two gambling halls reopened last summer. Figures released Wednesday by the New Jersey...
article Borgata casino unveils $12M sports bet, nightspot project (5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Atlantic City's Borgata casino is investing $12 million in a new sports betting and entertainment project. Casino officials tell The Associated...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Catawba Nation

article N.C. Senate opposes Catawba casino (5/22/2019)
(North Carolina) -- A bipartisan majority of senators in the N.C. General Assembly have signed a letter opposing a Congressional bill that would pave the way for a new...
article Proposed tribal casino pits Cherokee versus Catawba (5/22/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The South Carolina-based Catawba Indian Nation wants to build a $340 million casino in Kings Mountain. The Eastern Band of Cherokee Indians opposes...
article Bid for casino near Charlotte splits tribes, NC officials (5/21/2019)
(North Carolina) -- The Catawba Indian Nation wants to build a casino west of Charlotte, creating a rift with the Eastern Band of the Cherokees and among North Carolina...
article Proposed Kings Mountain casino continues to gain opponents (5/21/2019)
(North Carolina) -- People have been waiting years to hear if a casino is coming to Kings Mountain, but not everyone wants it. Alton Beal, a local pastor, is a member of...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Slot Revenue Decreases in Connecticut Tribal Casinos (5/22/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The slot revenue of two Connecticut tribal casinos has decreased by 12% in April 2019. Both Mohegan and Foxwoods have posted year-over-year decrease in...
article Shelton mayor: It’s time for a casino in Bridgeport. (5/22/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Longevity provides perspective, and I’ve been in Connecticut long enough to recognize when the status quo will no longer serve us well.
article Connecticut casinos post decrease in slot revenue (5/21/2019)
(Connecticut) -- The two tribal casinos in Connecticut have experienced underwhelming financial results in April. The casinos reported on Wednesday that their slot...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Detroit Gaming

article State gaming board OKs $1 billion sale of Greektown Casino-Hotel (5/22/2019)
(Michigan) -- The Michigan Gaming Control Board gave the green light Tuesday to the sale of the Dan Gilbert-owned Greektown Casino-Hotel to its soon-to-be operator.
article Greektown Casino sale to Penn National approved, will happen Thursday (5/21/2019)
(Michigan) -- Michigan regulators gave final approval Tuesday for the $1 billion sale of Dan Gilbert's Greektown Casino-Hotel, set to happen later this week.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article G2E Asia: Synergy Blue, blockchain developer to explore ways to utilize the technology for gaming products (5/22/2019)
(Macau) -- Skill-based slot machine developer Synergy Blue announced an agreement Wednesday with Hong Kong-based blockchain developer Alphaslot to explore how to merge...
article G2E Asia 2019 to welcome 18,000 visitors: organisers (5/21/2019)
(Macau) -- The Global Gaming Expo (G2E) Asia 2019 conference and trade exhibition for the casino gaming industry is likely to welcome an aggregate of 18,000 local and...
article G2E Asia kicked off today (5/21/2019)
(Macau) -- The gaming industry continues to grow in Asia and what better place to discuss it than G2E Asia. The major event kicked off today and will gather the industry...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Springfield casino resolution sent back to committee (5/22/2019)
(Illinois) -- After a brief discussion, a resolution asking the Illinois General Assembly to include a casino license for Springfield in a potential gaming expansion...
1 Article on this Issue

Iowa Gaming

article Opinion: Time to end the fight against Prairie Flower Casino (5/22/2019)
(Iowa) -- In Carter Lake, Ia., a town of less than 4,000 citizens on the Nebraska side of the Missouri River, the Ponca Tribe of Nebraska has been working to develop...
1 Article on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article Billy Reed: A case for casino gambling in Kentucky (5/22/2019)
(Kentucky) -- We all know that our city and commonwealth are hurting for revenue. Well, I have an idea that could help us get out of the trap, provided we can get the...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Holograms, virtual reality coming to Las Vegas Strip casino (5/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Caesars Entertainment Inc. debuted its new tech-heavy bar, Re:Match, at The Linq Hotel, earlier this month. The bar features 27 touch screens that...
article Is the Las Vegas Strip finally showing cracks in their pricing policy? (5/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- The cost of a trip to Las Vegas has been increasing almost exponentially for many years, with both highly visible changes (new resort fees, new parking...
article Harrah's adds patrol dog to its security staff (5/22/2019)
(Nevada) -- Harrah’s and Harveys Lake Tahoe have beefed up – or rather pooched up – its security when it added 1.5-year-old Belgian Malinois named...
article Arcade City attraction opens at mall on Las Vegas Strip (5/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Looking for a way to pass the time while your partner shops? The Fashion Show mall on the Las Vegas Strip has a new tenant that can help you do just that...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article What’s behind lobbyist attempts to block casinos on Native land? (5/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- President Donald Trump threw his weight against a bipartisan House bill last week that would affirm the Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe’s right to 321...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Waterbury man headed to trial in casino counterfeit case (5/22/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Jury selection is scheduled to begin Thursday in Superior Court in Norwich in the case of a Waterbury man accused of passing 19 counterfeit $100 bills...
1 Article on this Issue

New Jersey Gaming

article Sports Betting Driving Online Gaming in New Jersey Casinos (5/22/2019)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey casinos can thank the legalization of sports wagering for the massive growth in online gaming that they are experiencing.
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Opinion | Forget a paper lottery, the Poarch Creeks have a much bigger proposal for gambling in Alabama (5/22/2019)
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians has an idea for gambling in Alabama. A big idea. One much bigger than a simple paper lottery. One bigger than a handful of...
article Poarch Creek Tribe only want paper games in Alabama (5/22/2019)
(Alabama) -- The future of an Alabama lottery is uncertain. The Alabama house didn’t vote on a lottery bill on Tuesday, failing on a procedural motion 53 to 36.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Quinault Indian Nation

article A small matter of Indian trust - Issues are resolved regarding a .79 acre of trust land (5/22/2019)
(Washington) -- A Native American family long hampered in their efforts to develop their patch of Indian trust land in the city of Bremerton, Washington, is getting some...
1 Article on this Issue

Redding Rancheria

article Redding council rundown: Casinos, cannabis, construction and snow-mageddon (5/22/2019)
(California) -- The Redding City Council cast a 5-0 vote authorizing Mayor Julie Winter to submit formal comments to the U.S. government about a proposal by the Redding...
1 Article on this Issue

Texas Gaming

article Trendy Ideas that Slowly Transform Texas Gambling, Liquor, and Beer Laws (5/22/2019)
(Texas) -- There is a new trend that is finding its way in Texas entertainment and liquor markets. Texas adults are now able to purchase beer to go from craft breweries.
1 Article on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article MGM ends talks to buy Wynn's Everett casino (5/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International is backing out of talks with Wynn Resorts over possibly purchasing the new Encore Boston Harbor casino in Everett.
article Springfield's mayor reacts to MGM ending talks with Wynn over Boston-area casino (5/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM Resorts International will continue to operate their casino in Springfield for the forseeable future. That's what officials with the casino...
article Encore casino to open June 23 (5/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- The state Gaming Commission on Wednesday pivoted from talk of the possible sale of the Encore Boston Harbor casino before it even opens and toward the...
article Everett casino last call 4 a.m. for ‘active’ gamblers (5/22/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor can serve drinks until 4 a.m. to patrons who are still gambling. The state Gaming Commission voted 4-1 today to allow for the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Alabama-Coushatta Tribe

article Texas Says 5th Circ. Shouldn't Revisit Tribal Gambling Ruling (sub req) (5/21/2019)
(Texas) -- The state of Texas has urged the Fifth Circuit not to reconsider a ruling that the Alabama-Coushatta Tribe of Texas can't offer bingo under state law,...
1 Article on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Application submitted for casino license in Pope County (5/21/2019)
(Arkansas) -- A Mississippi company has applied for a casino license in Arkansas, but the proposal lacks the backing of current local leaders. Department of Finance and...
1 Article on this Issue

Australia Gaming

article The Election Upset Caused Gambling Chaos On Both Ends Of The Spectrum (5/21/2019)
(Australia) -- Depending on where you sit on matters of politics and economics, you could argue that Australia either won big or lost big as a whole.
1 Article on this Issue

Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla

article CTUIR approves purchase of PCC (5/21/2019)
(Oregon) -- The Confederated Tribes of the Umatilla Indian Reservation Board of Trustees has approved the purchase of the Pendleton Country Club. The transaction was...
1 Article on this Issue

Delaware Gaming

article Sports betting in Delaware goes down in April (5/21/2019)
(Delaware) -- The sports betting segment continues to thrive in the US ever since the Supreme Court struck PASPA down. However, Delaware posted a revenue drop in April...
1 Article on this Issue

Enterprise Rancheria

article Hard Rock construction on schedule for fall opening (5/21/2019)
(California) -- The outer shell of what will be the future home of Hard Rock Hotel and Casino Sacramento at Fire Mountain has taken shape. Now, crews are in the midst of...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article No Casinos all in on lottery ticket warning labels (5/21/2019)
(Florida) -- No Casinos went all-in for legislation requiring warning labels on Florida Lottery tickets. The organization, a long-time opponent of gambling expansion in...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Vigo County casino vote likely this fall (5/21/2019)
(Indiana) -- Vigo County voters likely will vote on a casino referendum in the fall. Members of the Vigo County Election Board on Friday discussed how that can happen...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT touts lottery business, but earnings per share, revenue miss Street forecasts (5/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology said it shipped more games globally, increased lottery performance in several markets and posted first quarter net income,...
1 Article on this Issue

Japan Gaming

article Japan low jobless rate concern for casino ops: MS (5/21/2019)
(Japan) -- Japan’s “very low unemployment” could be a major problem for international casino firms hoping to hire thousands of locals, should such...
article Japanese IR’s 2025 target may get complicated (5/21/2019)
(Japan) -- The Osaka government announced it wants to open a casino resort before 2025. However, the Japanese IR plan may get complicated as regulations and restrictions...
article Japan’s 5-year IR license term looms as biggest financing concern for IR operators (5/21/2019)
(Japan) -- The potential difficulty IR operators may face in securing debt for development of IRs in Japan as a result of legislated five-year license terms has emerged...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Baton Rouge casino winnings down, with big drop at Belle in April (5/21/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Despite an uptick in business at two of the city’s three riverboat casinos, Baton Rouge continued to report year-to-year declines in overall...
article New Orleans casinos, state gambling halls see winnings plunge in April (5/21/2019)
(Louisiana) -- Winnings by gambling operations in New Orleans were down 5.2% in April from $51.1 million to $48.4 million, as all of the state’s casino markets...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau Legend eyes SE Asia expansion (5/21/2019)
(Macau) -- Macau-based casino operator Macau Legend is eyeing further expansion in Laos and is interested in projects in Cambodia and Vietnam as tourism traffic to...
article SJM’s Cotai project to be delayed and to face slow ramp-up – Brokerage (5/21/2019)
(Macau) -- Brokerage Sanford C. Bernstein estimated in a note on Thursday that SJM Holdings’ Cotai project the Grand Lisboa Palace will not open in late 2019,...
article US$65bln pipeline to lead to Asian casino glut: Union Gaming (5/21/2019)
(Macau) -- The rate of economic growth in Asia fails to justify a proposed US$65-billion development pipeline for new casinos, according to Union Gaming Securities Asia...
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Other News

article Detroit Union Claims Activist Hedge Fund Investors Pose Risk to Casino Workers, Revenue (5/22/2019)
(Detroit) -- A Detroit local of Unite Here is the latest labor union to warn regulators about risks from activist hedge funds and private equity firms which invest in...
article Troubles on land: the case of UK casinos (5/22/2019)
(UK) -- All is not well in the land-based casino industry in the UK. Whilst the casino industries in other European countries have enjoyed some growth, albeit modest, UK...
article Dutch Government Cancels Holland Casino Privatisation Plans (5/22/2019)
(Netherlands) -- The Dutch government has revoked its plans to privatise the Holland Casino. The casino is now owned and operated by the state. The Senate has voted...
article Billings police arrest suspect following casino robbery (5/22/2019)
(Montana) -- Officers investigating a casino robbery arrested a suspect Tuesday evening. According to a post on Twitter by Sgt. Clyde Reid, officers responded to Sam...
article Tribal gaming: Hitting “a general level of maturity” (5/21/2019)
(USA) -- Casino Review caught up with Steve Gallaway, managing partner at Global Market Advisors, to discuss the opportunities and challenges facing US tribal gaming...
article Successful event hosted by Merkur Gaming and Grand Casino Baden (5/21/2019)
(Germany) -- On Friday, May 10, the Grand Casino Baden in cooperation with Merkur Gaming hosted an evening event entitled “From idea to gaming fun: how is a gaming...
article Bill to privatise Holland Casino withdrawn (5/21/2019)
(Netherlands) -- Dutch Justice Minister Sander Dekker has officially withdrawn the bill for modernization of the gaming casino regime in the Netherlands. He addressed...
article Dutch Government Junks Holland Casino Privatization Plans (5/21/2019)
(Netherlands) -- The Dutch government has withdrawn a bill that would have broken up the country’s sole casino chain, the state-owned Holland Casino, and sold its...
article Women in Gaming (5/21/2019)
(USA) -- In a time where social norms are constantly being questioned one particular industry that seems to push all boundaries is gaming. The Industry has evolved both...
article Bus driver pleads not guilty in Vegas pedestrian death case (5/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A 67-year-old Las Vegas tour bus driver has pleaded not guilty to a reduced vehicular manslaughter charge in a crash that killed a casino worker in a...
article IGA seeks applications for scholarships (5/21/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Applications are being accepted for the 2019 John Marley Scholarships, offered by Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association through its John Marley Scholarship...
article JCM Global appoints new executive (5/21/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- JCM Global has promoted Dana Talich to Vice President of Finance and Legal. She is based in the company’s Americas headquarters in Las Vegas.
article Disney Now Part Owner of DraftKings After 20th Century Fox Acquisition (5/20/2019)
(California) -- The Walt Disney Company is now a part owner of DraftKings. When the global media giant announced its $71 billion acquisition of 21st Century Fox two...
article BLOG: Casino fashion: the accessories and clothing you need to succeed (5/20/2019)
(Internet) -- Knowing what to wear to a poker tournament really does make a big difference. Whether you’re an experienced professional or new on the casino scene,...
article JCM Global promotes Dana Talich to VP of finance, legal (5/20/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Casino printer and bill acceptor specialist JCM Global has promoted Dana Talich (pictured) to vice president of finance and legal. Ms Talich will be based...
article Entertainment on any given night at Seven Feathers Casino Resort (5/19/2019)
(Oregon) -- The primary goal of Seven Feathers Casino Resort is to entertain people no matter what day they decide to come, according to Harold Phillips, entertainment...
article Nevada, Illinois representatives want jackpot reporting threshold raised to $5,000 (5/18/2019)
(Washington D.C.) -- Two members of Congress from large gaming states asked the Treasury Department Monday to increase the reporting threshold for slot machine jackpots...
article SIGA looks to extend casino hours (5/17/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA) is planning a to move to 24-hour operations on weekends starting this summer. All seven of SIGA’s...
article Billings casino robber sentenced to 10 years in prison (5/17/2019)
(Montana) -- A Billings man has been sentenced to 10 years in federal prison after being convicted in a 2018 casino robbery. Antonio Francisco Gutierrez, 36, was...
article Elks Tower owner sues gambling commission over denied license (5/17/2019)
(California) -- The owner of the Elks Tower in downtown Sacramento is suing the state’s gambling regulator, after it repeatedly refused to grant him permission to...

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