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California Gaming

article What’s happening at Southern California casinos this week (Oct. 19-25) (10/18/2018)
(California) -- It doesn’t matter what level of wine knowledge you have to enjoy Pala Casino Spa & Resort’s latest wine pairing dinner.
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Illinois Gaming

article Illinois lawmaker works on sports gambling bill (10/18/2018)
(Illinois) -- An Illinois lawmaker says a bill to legalize sports gambling in the state likely won’t be put before the General Assembly until next year. The State...
article Illinois lawmakers told to narrow focus for sports betting success (10/18/2018)
(Illinois) -- Illinois lawmakers have been urged to pursue in-venue sports betting to ensure the state’s millions of residents will be able to wager legally by the...
article Experts cast doubt on Illinois’ potential gambling revenue jackpot (10/17/2018)
(Illinois) -- Illinois officials have their eyes on a potential payday from legalizing new forms of gambling, but state revenue specialists warn that it may not be the...
article Advocates renew push for Walker's Bluff casino (10/17/2018)
(Illinois) -- A group of people supporting an expansion of Walker's Bluff make their case to state lawmakers. The House gaming committee held a hearing today on...
article Illinois lawmakers to consider sports betting during Wednesday hearing (10/15/2018)
(Illinois) -- Whether Illinois should enter the world of sports and fantasy betting will be on the table for a hearing to be held Wednesday in Springfield. It is the...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Macau billionaire revives dormant theme park project, without theme park (10/18/2018)
(Macau) -- The son of billionaire Macau casino magnate Stanley Ho on Thursday announced the revival of an entertainment project left dormant for eight years, as...
article Early look at October Macau casino growth (10/16/2018)
(Macau) -- The first round of analyst estimates on Macau casino gross gaming revenue for October are arriving in. Bernstein expects Macau GGR to to be up between 4% and...
article Macau casino shares down 40 per cent since June as trade war deters Chinese high rollers (10/16/2018)
(Macau) -- China’s crackdown on corruption and investors’ fears over the impact of the trade war on the economy have sent the stock prices of Macau’s...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Caesars

article Casino mogul Fertitta approaches Ceasars about merger - sources (10/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta, the billionaire owner of the Golden Nugget Casinos, has approached U.S. casino operator Caesars Entertainment Corp (CZR.O) about merging...
article Golden Nugget Is Approaching Caesars for Merger (10/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Tilman Fertitta, the owner of the Golden Nugget casinos, has approached Caesars Entertainment Corp. about a possible merger, according to people familiar...
article Tilman Fertitta seeks to merge Golden Nugget with Caesars, sources say (10/17/2018)
(Texas) -- Houston billionaire Tilman Fertitta — owner of a restaurant and hospitality empire, the Houston Rockets and a gleaming new high-rise hotel next to his...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Tribe says 'improper political influence' led Zinke to scuttle casino (10/17/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- An American Indian tribe in Connecticut is asking a federal court to revive its lawsuit against Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke, alleging that he...
article Competitive pressures weighing on Mohegan, Foxwoods' slot revenues (10/15/2018)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's tribal casino operators saw their slot revenues decline for a third consecutive month in September as they face new competitive...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article 300 IU Students Who Paid for Vegas Trip Get Bitter Surprise (10/17/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Police say about 300 Indiana University students who flew to Las Vegas for a pre-paid trip arrived to discover that no arrangements had been made for them.
article Talent Leaving Las Vegas a Sign of Shifting Dynamics in Sports Betting (10/16/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- It was only a matter of time before the infant American sports betting industry would look for people with expertise in that unique field. Nevada was ripe...
article Lady Luck’s Decision Not To Open Its Doors To Outside Gamblers Costs It Big In September (10/16/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Several PA casinos took substantial hits in terms of table game revenue in September, dropping the total take to $72,310,210 – what amounts to a...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Louisiana Gaming

article Constitutional amendments would require unanimous verdicts, prevent raids on highway trust fund (10/17/2018)
(Louisiana) -- Louisiana voters will decide Nov. 6 whether the state should require unanimous jury verdicts in all felony criminal trials. It's one of six proposed...
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Marijuana & Hemp

article SIGA says no to cannabis cigarettes (10/17/2018)
(Saskatchewan) -- With recreational marijuana use now legal in Canada, inquiring minds want to know when and where they can go to light up, but paNOW has learned at...
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Nevada Gaming

article Nevada considers laws for remote sports betting (10/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- Nevada is to consider altering its regulations to allow players outside the state to place sports bets through licensed sportsbooks. The Nevada Gaming...
article Nevada Gaming Regulators Consider Interstate Sports Betting, But Federal Wire Act May Impede Action (10/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- Nevada gaming regulators are wrestling with the idea of allowing casinos to accept sports wagers from customers living in other states where the gambling...
article Gold Strike hotel-casino in Jean to be rebranded as Terrible’s (10/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- The Gold Strike hotel-casino in Jean will be rechristened come Nov. 1. The family that owns the hotel-casino will rebrand it as Terrible’s, a company...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Pinoleville

article Judge denies motion to dismiss investor's suit alleging fraud regarding casino project (10/17/2018)
(California) -- The U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California recently denied motions to dismiss an investment group's lawsuit alleging fraud and...
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Poarch Creek

article Sands Bethlehem’s tepid tables drag down Pennsylvania casinos (10/17/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania’s casino operators reported soft September gaming revenue, due in part to Sands Bethlehem’s ice-cold gaming tables. Figures...
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Sports Betting

article DC Sports Betting Regulators Tell Council They Could Have Product Live In Early 2019 (10/17/2018)
(Washington D.C.) -- If Washington, D.C. residents are hungry for sports betting, district regulators say it can be running four months after a bill is passed. The...
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Sports Betting & Tribes

article New Mexico Becomes Sixth State With Legal Sports Betting (10/17/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The DraftKings Sportsbook is now live in New Jersey. Visit the DraftKings Sportsbook mobile app here for full details. And then there were six. On...
article New Mexico Becomes Sixth U.S. State to Have Operating Sportsbook (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- The Santa Ana Star Casino Hotel in Bernalillo, N.M., officially began accepting sports bets on Tuesday. According to Legal Sports Report, sports betting...
article Sports Betting Heads West As New Mexico Officially Becomes Sixth State To Take Wagers (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Fewer than 10 days ago, New Mexico wasn’t even on the radar of many sports betting expansion analysts. But late Tuesday morning, the Santa Ana Star...
article Sports betting officially begins at Santa Ana Star Casino (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Sports betting official begins Tuesday at the Santa Ana Star Casino. The Pueblo of Santa Ana Gaming Commission approved the sportsbook after the Supreme...
article Welcome State No. 6 With Sports Betting: New Mexico Goes Live At Santa Ana Star (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Sports betting is live in New Mexico. Santa Ana Star, located just outside of Albuquerque, opened its betting windows promptly at noon on Tuesday....
article BARON: It’s upon us — let the sports gambling begin (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Tuesday was a first for the state of New Mexico — and for me. It was the first day that legal sports betting occurred in the state, thanks to Santa...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Tribes give over $1.8M in month to Arkansas committee behind proposed casino amendment (10/16/2018)
(Arkansas) -- The Quapaw Tribe and Cherokee Nation collectively contributed more than $1.8 million in September to the ballot committee behind a proposed constitutional...
article Arkansas court clears way for public casino vote (10/15/2018)
(Arkansas) -- Arkansas voters will mark their ballots on 6 November after the state’s Supreme Court cleared the way for a public vote on whether to allow four...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Early signs point to sports betting being a needed shot in the arm for A.C. (10/16/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- It’s still not a game-changer, but one of the first hints that sports betting was the badly needed shot in the arm that could help revive and...
article Atlantic City Casino Revenue Took An Expected, But Larger Than Usual, Dip (10/15/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- On Friday, the New Jersey Division of Gaming Enforcement (DGE) released the September revenue figures Atlantic City casinos. Currently, Atlantic City...
article Atlantic City market: 'very healthy' or 'cannibalized' after new casino openings? (10/15/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Even before the opening of two casino properties in late-June, industry experts differed on what their overall impact would be on the existing gaming...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Revenue at Plainridge takes a $1M dip (10/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- Revenue at Plainridge Park Casino took a $1 million dip in September, sinking to $14.3 million. Whether the slide is related to additional competition...
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MGM Springfield

article MGM Springfield cashes in (10/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- MGM reported nearly $27 million in revenue during the first full month of operation at its Massachusetts casino. The state Gaming Commission released...
article Revenues Down From Opening, But MGM Springfield Says Casino Is On Track (10/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- The new casino in Springfield, Massachusetts, saw a dip in revenues last month. But an MGM official says it's on track financially. MGM...
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Missouri Gaming

article St. Louis casino operations, real estate change hands (10/16/2018)
(Missouri) -- Recent transactions have put two St. Louis-area casinos in different hands and brought ownership of the real estate underlying all but one of the regional...
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New Jersey Gaming

article Tropicana, Hard Rock AC Submit Petitions To Offer NJ Sports Betting (10/16/2018)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is not done expanding its sports betting industry. As such, the group of Atlantic City sportsbooks could swell to eight within a matter of...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrates contributing $1 billion to NYS Education (10/16/2018)
(New York) -- Saratoga Casino Hotel celebrated contributing $1 billion to New York State Education since expanding their harness track into New York State’s debut...
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Oklahoma Gaming

press release Buffalo Run Casino celebrating their Anniversary (10/16/2018)
(Oklahoma) -- Featuring the area's widest-variety of machine and table games - including blackjack, slots, and tournaments - Buffalo Run Casino & Resort is fun...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Pa. casinos took in $268.5M in September, led by Parx (10/16/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania's casinos reported $268.5 million in revenue in September, a 1 percent decline from the previous year, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control...
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British Columbia Gaming

article How criminals used Canada's casinos to launder millions (10/15/2018)
(British Columbia) -- The briefing took place just a few days after David Eby began his new job as British Columbia’s attorney general – and it began a...
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Foxwoods

article Slot revenue at Foxwoods drops 5.2% (10/15/2018)
(Connecticut) -- Slot revenue at Foxwoods Resort Casino is down more than five percent for the month of September compared to the same month last year, according to a...
1 Article on this Issue

Gun Lake

article Gun Lake Casino announces removal of plastic straws, effective Nov. 1 (10/15/2018)
(Michigan) -- Gun Lake Casino in Wayland, Michigan has taken their stance on a growing debate, announcing Monday that the establishment will be completely free of...
article Gun Lake Casino getting rid of plastic straws by November (10/15/2018)
(Michigan) -- Gun Lake Casino will be the first tribal casino in Michigan to kick plastic straws to the curb. According to a press release, the casino will replace...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Kentucky Sports Betting Hearing Highlights Need For Mobile Wagering, Competitive Tax Rate (10/15/2018)
(Kentucky) -- The discussion on Kentucky sports betting took a leap forward on Friday, as lawmakers heard testimony from several gaming stakeholders on how to...
1 Article on this Issue

Labor & Unions

article Unionized workers, Treasure Island reach tentative contract (10/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Unionized workers have reached a tentative labor agreement with the Treasure Island casino-resort on the Las Vegas Strip. The Culinary Union says the five...
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Other News

article Legal sports betting could be $4.2B windfall for US leagues: report (10/18/2018)
(New York) -- The four major professional sports leagues in the United States could earn as much as $4.2 billion annually as a result of legalized sports gambling,...
article Philly Mobster Joey Merlino Gets Two Years for Illegal Gambling Ops (10/18/2018)
(New York) -- “Skinny” Joey Merlino — reputed by some to be the boss of the Philadelphia Mob — was sentenced to two years in prison by a Manhattan judge on Wednesday for...
article Burlington Police Seize 90 Illegal Gambling Machines From 'Winner's World' (10/18/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Burlington Police seized around 90 illegal gambling machines from Winner's World Wednesday as part of an initiative to crack down on illegal...
article BRENNAN: D.C. Lawmakers Looking To Fast-Track Sports Betting, Illinois Stepping Cautiously (10/17/2018)
(USA) -- Washington, D.C. and Springfield, the state capitol of Illinois, played host to back-to-back hearings on sports betting legalization on Wednesday. What did we...
article CCSD welcomes latest Station Casinos donation for at-risk schools (10/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- Clark County School District Superintendent Jesus Jara praised Station Casinos on Tuesday for its $110,000 donation to the district, which will be divided...
article Police: Man shot in legs while gambling on west side (10/17/2018)
(Michigan) -- A 23-year-old man is in stable condition after being shot in both legs while gambling late Tuesday night on Detroit's west side, police said.
article Casinos Pitch For Fully Remote Registration Of Nevada Sports Betting Mobile App Accounts (10/16/2018)
(Nevada) -- The state’s largest casino companies pushed for fully remote registration of Nevada sports betting mobile wagering accounts at a Tuesday meeting of the...
article DraftKings to Host $1M Sports Betting National Title Event (10/16/2018)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey has unceasingly pushed the envelope in terms of sports betting in 2018, and one of its top sportsbooks is continuing that trend
article In #MeToo era, N.J. considers panic buttons to protect hotel workers (10/16/2018)
(New Jersey) -- New Jersey is considering requiring most hotels to provide employees with panic buttons to summon help if they are threatened or attacked while cleaning...
article Still Time for 76er Fans to Get To NJ and Get Some NBA Betting Action (10/16/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Safe to say that the Philadelphia 76ers won’t be sneaking up on the rest of the NBA this season. After winning a mere 28 games during the 2016-17...
article MGM Springfield Hauls in $27 Million for September: First Full Month of Operation in Massachusetts (10/16/2018)
(Massachusetts) -- In September — its first full month of operation — MGM Springfield in Massachusetts took in nearly $27 million in revenue, according to figures...
article Town hall left in the dark about Fort Erie slots deal (10/16/2018)
(New York) -- The bombshell announcement that slot machines are not coming back to Fort Erie came as a surprise to those at town hall, because they were intentionally...
article 2 killed in plane crash near Route 66 Casino (10/16/2018)
(New Mexico) -- Two people are dead after a small plane crashed near the Route 66 Casino Tuesday afternoon, state police confirmed. Around 4:20 p.m., Albuquerque Fire...
press release Viejas Casino & Resort Grand Opening Celebration (10/16/2018)
(California) -- The Viejas Casino & Resort Grand Opening Celebration is happening October 19th through October 21st. There will be a $250,000 cash giveaway, and one...
article New Jersey’s Growth in Sports Wagering Is Born to Run (10/15/2018)
(New Jersey) -- We’re not sure you can call it chrome wheeled, fuel injected and steppin’ out over the line as described in native son Bruce Springsteen’s iconic song,...
article This is a big week for potential sports betting in Illinois (10/15/2018)
(Illinois) -- This is a big week for potential sports betting in Illinois. Gambling expansion, including sports and fantasy wagering plus the possibility of building...
article Imperial Pacific Lays Off Construction Workers as Concerns Deepen for Controversial Saipan Casino Project (10/15/2018)
(Saipan) -- Imperial Pacific International’s always-controversial Saipan casino project drew fresh exasperation from the long-suffering officials on the Pacific...
article Bellagio on Las Vegas Strip celebrating 20 years (10/15/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Millions of people have stopped to watch the property's famous fountain show. In the early days, the Strip would often be closed in front of the hotel-...
article Retrial of a man accused of murder in illegal gambling joint starts Tuesday (10/15/2018)
(New Jersey) -- The retrial of a 23-year-old Jersey City man accused of murdering a man in an illegal gambling joint in 2015 is scheduled to begin jury selection...
article Northern Quest anticipates adding 150 to 250 hotel rooms in future (10/12/2018)
(Washington) -- Northern Quest Resort & Casino just wrapped up $30 million worth of new construction to expand entertainment options for families. Next on the agenda...

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