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article Robert Anthony Lay Sues Caesars for Ban from Global Casino Championship for Illegal Sports Betting Arrest (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Robert Anthony Lay, aka “Tony,” accumulated enough points during the 2016/2017 WSOP Circuit season to earn a spot in the season-ending Global Casino...
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California Gaming

article For Inland tribes, expanding their casinos seems like a sure bet (12/17/2017)
(California) -- Inland tribes are doubling down on their casino resorts with new buildings in Temecula, northern San Diego County and San Jacinto — and even more...
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Connecticut Gaming

article ADAMS: Bridgeport Is Lost and Then Found Again (12/17/2017)
(Connecticut) -- In November, during MGM’s third quarter earnings call, CEO James Murren announced a change in strategy for the corporation. Murren said that after...
article Casinos' slot-machine winnings were up in November (12/15/2017)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods Resort Casino reported today that it kept $38.3 million in slot-machine wagers after paying out prizes last month, an 8.3 percent increase over...
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Hard Rock Las Vegas

article Casino, Union To Settle Unfair Labor Practice Charges (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based Hard Rock Hotel & Casino has agreed not to interfere with its workers’ rights to join or assist a union as part of a deal with a...
article “The Big Bang Theory” Star Kaley Cuoco Visits “Magic Mike Live” at the Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Las Vegas (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Last night (Dec. 16, 2017), “The Big Bang Theory” star, Kaley Cuoco, visited Las Vegas’ hottest production, Magic Mike Live at the Hard...
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International Game Technology

article IGT Awarded $800,000 from Paradise Entertainment Following IP Quarrel (12/17/2017)
(Hong Kong) -- Paradise Entertainment Ltd will pay the world’s largest casino equipment provider, International Gaming Technology (IGT), $800,000 to settle an...
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Japan Gaming

article Japan Gaming Congress returning ahead of IR bid (12/17/2017)
(Japan) -- The Japan Gaming Congress will return in 2018 with a conference at the Conrad Tokyo from May 10 to 11. Returning for its third year, the Congress is the...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Las Vegas Monorail Co. wants to take $100M gamble to expand (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Less than a decade after low ticket sales forced the Las Vegas Monorail Co. into bankruptcy, the private nonprofit wants to make its next big gamble on...
article In four years, ‘Mondays Dark’ has lit up Las Vegas (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- I well remember meeting Mark Shunock in December 2012, after the first preview performance of “Rock of Ages” at The Venetian. The man who...
article Jazz singer Keely Smith, a 1950s Las Vegas star, dies (12/17/2017)
(California) -- Keely Smith, the pop and jazz singer who was part of a prominent 1950s Las Vegas act with musical partner and first husband Louis Prima, has died of...
article Lucky Dragon appears to be struggling in Las Vegas (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Thousands of firecrackers exploded in rapid succession outside the newly built Lucky Dragon in December 2016 as Asian performers dressed in purple, red,...
article Stratosphere owner says casino is on Las Vegas Strip (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- When Las Vegas-based Golden Entertainment closed on its $850 million deal to acquire American Casino and Entertainment Properties, whose four casinos...
article Room rates, table game prices on the Strip fluctuate widely during holidays (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Prices for hotel rooms and at casino tables in Las Vegas traditionally surge and recede during the holidays, but at least one pricing expert says...
article Demolition of downtown Las Vegas Club continues — PHOTOS (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- The demolition of the Las Vegas Club continues in downtown Las Vegas on Friday. The property was purchased by Derek and Greg Stevens in 2015. An entire...
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Mashantucket Pequot

article Pequot Tribe Members Hit the Genetic Jackpot (12/17/2017)
(Connecticut) -- If Vincent A. Sebastian Jr. didn't tell you he was Native American, you wouldn't know. He looks African American. In fact, for most of Sebastian...
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Michigan Gaming

article Casinos stepping up to challenges to lure in new players (12/17/2017)
(Indiana) -- Northwest Indiana's casinos spent their first decade consistently growing their gaming operations as they became a billion-dollar industry along the...
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Nambe Pueblo

article Game over: Shrinking slot revenue sinks Nambe casino (12/17/2017)
(New Mexico) -- Nambe Pueblo, in a bid to join other tribes cashing in on the legalization of Indian gaming in New Mexico, planned a 50,000-square-foot Star Trek-themed...
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Online Gaming

article Analysts: 2018 will be a “year of change” in the New Jersey’s online gaming sector (12/17/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Analysts at New Jersey-based PlayNJ.com are heralding 2018 as a ‘year of change’ for the online gambling industry, after figures for 2017...
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Pechanga Casino

article Gaming, golf, grapes, groups, dining, diversions and culture @ Pechanga (12/17/2017)
(California) -- The Pechanga Band of Luiseno Indians has inhabited the Temecula Valley, CA since the beginning of time. Even though they were “here first,”...
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Poker

article Nevada Gaming Board Could Overturn Station Casino’s Decision To Not Pay $120k Bad-Beat Poker Jackpot (12/17/2017)
(Nevada) -- If you are familiar with gambling in any form, then you have probably heard the phrase ‘the house always wins’ on multiple occasions. In July...
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Revel Casino

article Wellington investor expected to sell Atlantic City casino for $200 million (12/17/2017)
(New Jersey) -- Wellington-based Glenn Straub is expected to sell the former Revel Casino Hotel in Atlantic City, New Jersey, for $200 million. The Press of Atlantic...
article Atlantic City’s Revel expected to reopen in May under new ownership (12/16/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- A Colorado-based group is expected to invest more than $375 million to buy and reopen the former Revel Casino Hotel, according to a report from Moody...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article Rhode Island May Consider Online Gambling (12/17/2017)
(Rhode Island) -- United States online gambling analysts may have to change their predictions for states likely to consider new legislation in 2018. Rhode Island...
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Sands Corp.

article Las Vegas Sands Corp. (LVS) Holdings Reduced by Riverpark Capital Management LLC (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Riverpark Capital Management LLC lowered its holdings in shares of Las Vegas Sands Corp. (NYSE:LVS) by 14.9% during the third quarter, according to its...
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Seminole Tribe

article Seminole Brighton Casino set for blackjack and more (12/17/2017)
(Florida) -- Seminole Brighton Casino will preview blackjack and other table games to its guests starting Monday, according to a news release Friday. The casino, located...
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Seneca Nation

article GLYNN: Upstate casino revenues questioned (12/17/2017)
(New York) -- While the specific date hasn’t been decided, the sticky issue of sharing slot machine revenues from the Seneca Nation casino operations is headed to...
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Soboba Band

article Soboba Casino replacement project reaches new heights (12/17/2017)
(California) -- With the final “bones” being put in place, construction on the Soboba Casino replacement project is moving inward. Along with the final...
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Sports Betting

article Why the General Assembly might gamble on legalized sports betting (sub req) (12/17/2017)
(Maryland) -- Some Maryland lawmakers as well as officials in the gaming industry are wagering on the General Assembly legalizing sports betting in the state.
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Wynn Resorts

article Wynn Resorts to purchase site of former New Frontier casino (12/17/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Wynn Resorts is buying the site once occupied by the New Frontier casino-hotel on the Las Vegas Strip. The company this week announced it will pay $336...
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Forest County Potawatomi

article Potawatomi Hotel & Casino raises $1,157,669 for local kids (12/16/2017)
(Wisconsin) -- Once again, Potawatomi Hotel & Casino's "Heart of Canal Street" program raised more than $1 million for local children's...
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Mandalay Bay Shooting

article The Las Vegas Resort Using Microwaves to Keep Guns Out of its Casino (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Activate satellite view in Google Maps and head to the Las Vegas strip, and you'll see it: a strange smattering of Y-shaped buildings. Mandalay Bay....
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Maryland Gaming

article A year after opening, MGM casino resort mostly lives up to expectations (12/16/2017)
(Maryland) -- MGM National Harbor opened a year ago to an eager Prince George’s County, marking what officials said was a new era of economic growth and prosperity...
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Millennials

article Las Vegas looks outside casinos to draw in millennials (12/16/2017)
(Las Vegas) -- Casinos in Las Vegas are upping the ante in their pursuit of coveted millennial visitors with new attractions designed to wow them, provide them Instagram...
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New York Gaming

article North Jersey Casino Would Bankrupt Upstate New York Resorts, Analyst Opines (12/16/2017)
(New Jersey) -- The North Jersey casino ballot referendum to end Atlantic City’s gambling monopoly in the state was strongly defeated by voters during the November...
article State, local promises before casino vote a bust (12/16/2017)
(New York) -- In 2014, when the city of Schenectady voted to support a proposed casino, the City Council passed a resolution that came with a very attractive component....
article What’s future for new casino — and the neighboring racino? (12/16/2017)
(New York) -- Seneca County officials are basking in benefits from the county’s new cash cow, del Lago Resort & Casino. The $440 million casino with hotel, spa...
article County’s gambling revenue trails 2016’s jackpot (12/16/2017)
(New York) -- Gambling revenue flowing into Oneida County’s treasury trails behind 2016, and it is by no means certain that the budgeted amount of $15.5 million...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Holiday joy comes early for casinos (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Holiday joy has come early for the state’s 12 casinos. Recently, with the General Assembly concurring, Gov. Tom Wolfe signed into law a massive...
article Philadelphia City Council Votes 17-0 Against Satellite Casino (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Philadelphia City Council unanimously voted 17-0 against allowing a Category 4 gambling venue, the so-called “mini-casinos,” from being...
article Hollidaysburg keeps taxes level, opts out of casino (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Borough Council members voted unanimously Thursday evening to approve a final 2018 budget with no tax increase. Borough Manager James Gehret said real...
article Local municipalities act to prohibit casinos (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- New legislation in Pennsylvania encourages the expansion of the gambling industry by allowing up to 10 new casinos, but some municipalities in Centre...
article Pennsylvania communities weigh money, morality in looming mini-casino decisions (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- For Pennsylvania townships, cities and boroughs, the deadline to decide to either put their chips in or fold on whether they want the chance to have a...
article Shillington approves resolution against mini-casino in borough (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- Council also passed a $9 million budget for 2018 with no tax increase. Shillington Borough Council has unanimously approved a resolution prohibiting...
article Would you bet on a casino coming to Nittany Mall? (12/16/2017)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Nittany Mall is open for business, but it wouldn’t seem that way given how some people talk about it. News regarding the mall is often met...
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Ponca Tribe

article Ponca Tribe faces roadblock with lawsuit challenging restoration of homelands (12/16/2017)
(Iowa) -- The descendants of Ponca Chief Standing Bear are once again facing opposition to plans for a casino on their restored homelands. The city of Council Bluffs,...
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Florida Gaming

article Seminole Tribe Of Florida Sues Electronic Parlor Operators (sub req) (12/15/2017)
(Florida) -- The Seminole Tribe of Florida have turned their attention from daily fantasy sports (DFS) to electronic gambling parlors (EGPs), filing a lawsuit against...
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Gambling Expansion

article Game on: New Hampshire businesses welcome ‘Keno 603’ (12/15/2017)
(New Hampshire) -- At 11:05 a.m. Friday, the owner of an empty Franklin pizza place, still prepping for the upcoming lunch crowd, looked up at a wide-screen TV and...
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Hard Rock

article 15 young residents to begin 12-week program with Atlantic City Hard Rock (12/15/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- In Atlantic City, 15 young city residents are set to begin a 12-week program that aimed at teaching them construction skills, and then connect them...
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Keweenaw Bay Tribe

article Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shares more than $1.4 million in casino revenue (12/15/2017)
(Michigan) -- The Keweenaw Bay Indian Community shared more than $1.4 million in gaming revenues with local and state governments in Michigan. Twice a year, the tribe...
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Other News

article Lawrence Ho to sell off stake in casino op Summit Ascent (12/17/2017)
(Hong Kong) -- Asian casino investor Lawrence Ho Yau Lung (pictured) is selling off his stake in Summit Ascent Holdings Ltd, the lead developer of the Tigre de Cristal...
article Florida woman accused of trying to pass counterfeit bills at casino (12/17/2017)
(Florida) -- A Florida woman was arrested by Biloxi Police Department early Sunday morning after trying to pass counterfeit bills at a casino. A release from Biloxi...
article Penn National Gaming (PENN) Upgraded to “Strong-Buy” by BidaskClub (12/17/2017)
(New York) -- BidaskClub upgraded shares of Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) from a buy rating to a strong-buy rating in a research note released on Saturday.
article Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) Stake Boosted by Eagle Asset Management Inc. (12/17/2017)
(New York) -- Eagle Asset Management Inc. grew its holdings in Red Rock Resorts Inc (NASDAQ:RRR) by 19.3% in the third quarter, according to the company in its most...
article 'There will never be anything like the Mapes' (12/15/2017)
(Nevada) -- Dec. 17, 2017 is the 70th anniversary of the Mapes Hotel-Casino's opening in 1947, and is the 35th anniversary of the Mapes' final day of operation...
article Falls council reinstates two police posts (12/15/2017)
(New York) -- Niagara Falls lawmakers agreed on Thursday to reinstate two of the four police officer positions that were in line to be cut under the 2018 city budget....
article Resorts World Catskills begins hiring (12/15/2017)
(New York) -- Resorts World Catskills held their first job fair in Rock Hill on Thursday. Hundreds of hopeful job seekers came out to apply for a myriad of positions....
article Point Place Casino to hold job fair Tuesday (12/15/2017)
(New York) -- Point Place Casino, the Oneida Indian Nation’s new gambling venue, will host its first job fair Tuesday, according to an announcement by the Oneida...
article Casino for Rats Sheds Light on Slot Machine Design (12/15/2017)
(Internet) -- Science news is full of ‘no duh’ announcements, often confirming what seems like common sense. But since furthering our understanding in any...
article Brazil Casino Bill Hits the Wall Once Again - Third Time in Three Weeks (12/15/2017)
(Brazil) -- Once again, the long-anticipated vote on casino bill has been postponed in Brazil. On Wednesday, members of the country's Senate’s Constitution and...
article Penn National Gaming (PENN) Rating Increased to Strong-Buy at BidaskClub (12/15/2017)
(New York) -- Penn National Gaming (NASDAQ:PENN) was upgraded by stock analysts at BidaskClub from a “buy” rating to a “strong-buy” rating in a research report issued to...
article Casinos launch all-you-can-compete lobster wars (12/15/2017)
(California) -- The claws are coming out. Lobster claws, that is. The latest battleground in the San Diego area’s cutthroat casino industry is the buffet, where...
article New Year’s Eve celebrations and parties to ring in 2018 at Southern California casinos (12/15/2017)
(California) -- If you’re the type of person who likes to go out on the town as opposed to staying in on New Year’s Eve, several Southern California casinos...
press release Mobile Gambling Market| CAGR of 18.84 % | Supply-Demand Analysis (12/15/2017)
(Internet) -- Mobile Gambling market market research delivers practical and actionable intelligence of market to support your idea with research based facts. It provides...
article Larry Ellison is ready to proceed with purchase of Cal-Neva casino (12/14/2017)
(Nevada) -- After threatening to back out of his purchase of Frank Sinatra’s former Lake Tahoe casino, the Cal-Neva, because of delays, Larry Ellison is ready to...
article Sports betting ban under review by Supreme Court (12/14/2017)
(New York) -- The U.S. Supreme Court heard arguments Dec. 4 in a case that could determine the future of gambling nationwide. The case, Christie v. NCAA, seeks to...
article Skywalk between Tropicana and former Chelsea hotel set to open in spring (12/14/2017)
(Atlantic City) -- The skywalk connecting the former Chelsea hotel and Tropicana Atlantic City is expected to open in the spring. The City Council approved an ordinance...
article Casino says it's main reason for Seneca County's lower unemployment rate (12/14/2017)
(New York) -- The opening of the del Lago Resort & Casino in February and its 205-room hotel in July has made that facility Seneca County’s largest employer. It also...
article Senate Passes Casino Gaming Amendment (12/14/2017)
(Bermuda) -- The Casino Gaming Amendment Bill 2017 was passed in the Senate yesterday, with the Bill “intended to give the Minister responsible for the Bermuda...
article Packer is doubling down on his Barangaroo casino bet (12/14/2017)
(Australia) -- Casino giant Crown Resorts will sell two floors of its new luxury Sydney complex for $60 million to its largest shareholder, billionaire James Packer, as...

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