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Illinois Gaming

article Arlington Park wants table games in addition to slot machines (5/22/2015)
(Illinois) -- Arlington Park officials want to add table games to the gambling options at the track in addition to the slot machines they've sought for years, a...
article Push for Chicago casino could mean more slots for suburbs (5/6/2015)
(Illinois) -- If the latest push for a Chicago casino works, the suburbs are likely to end up with more slot machines, too. State Sen. Terry Link, a Waukegan Democrat...
article Slots at Fairmount? State lawmaker will try again for gaming expansion (2/24/2015)
(Illinois) -- An Illinois lawmaker is taking another run at gambling-expansion legislation that could bring slot machines to the Fairmount Park horse-racing track. A...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Rhode Island Gaming

article Twin River slots not expected to rise in move to Tiverton (5/22/2015)
(Rhode Island) -- The head of Twin River says a proposed casino in Tiverton would include about 1,100 slot machines, about the same number as at Newport Grand. Twin...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Maryland Live bets on new jackpots to promote slots (5/20/2015)
(Maryland) -- Despite promises of six-figure jackpots made in bright flashing colors, gamblers have a better chance of winning at table games than slot machines. "...
article State ready to expand $21M slots monitoring system (5/5/2015)
(Maryland) -- Sliding dollar bill after dollar bill into a slot machine often seems futile. The machine is always hungry; its bright lights and warm colors fail to line...
article Proposal to Bring Slot Machines to BWI Airport Gaining Momentum? (3/5/2015)
(Maryland) -- Air travelers who frequent Baltimore-Washington International Airport may soon be able to gamble while they await their flight. According to Erin Cox of...
article Casino At BWI Marshall Airport Looking More Like A Possibility (3/3/2015)
(Maryland) -- A casino could be heading to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. Tracey Leong explains why it’s looking more like a possibility. For the first time in six...
article Slots at BWI? Idea moves from impossible to merely a long shot (3/3/2015)
(Maryland) -- A proposal to put slot machines at Baltimore-Washington International Thurgood Marshall Airport has moved from just plain impossible to a nearly impossible...
article Should there be slot machines at BWI? (3/2/2015)
(Maryland) -- A group of Maryland lawmakers are again pushing to add as many as 2,500 slot machines to BWI Thurgood Marshall Airport. A House committee will hear a bill...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Slot machines could be heading to Pennsylvania international airports (5/20/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- If a state legislator gets his way, travelers at Pittsburgh International Airport could have another diversion to pass the time while waiting to board...
article Slot revenues mean tax cuts for Pennsylvania homeowners (4/19/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania residents will benefit from the more than $780 million in slot machine revenue that is available to finance tax cuts, according to a press...
article Gaming board approves fewer slots, table games for Erie casino (3/31/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board today granted a request from Presque Isle Downs & Casino to prepare for about $5 million in renovations by...
article Presque Isle Downs & Casino Seeks Approval to Introduce Amenities (3/30/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Officials of Presque Isle Downs & Casino submitted a request for reducing the number of slot machines and table games they currently have.
article Erie casino seeks fewer slot machines, table games (3/29/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Presque Isle Downs & Casino wants to reduce the number of slot machines and table games as part of its plan to make $5 million in improvements and...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Mashpee Wampanoag

article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe says Plainridge Park slots are illegal (5/19/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- On May 15th 2015, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe has expressed an objection to the number and also the type of slot machines that are to be used by...
article Tribe objects to casino operation (5/16/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- Nearly a month from Plainridge Park Casino’s targeted opening, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is claiming the type of machines and number of...
article Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe Objects to Plainridge Park Casino Slot Positions (5/15/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag tribe expressed objections to the number and type of slot machines that are to be featured by Plainridge Park Casino in...
article Tribe asks AG to investigate slot parlor regulations (5/15/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- As Massachusetts’ first gambling facility prepares to open near the end of June, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is asking Attorney General Maura...
article Tribe questions multi-user games at Plainridge Park Casino (5/15/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- Massachusetts’ attorney general will be investigating whether any of the electronic games at Plainridge Park Casino violate the state’s...
article Tribe challenges Plainridge slots plan (5/14/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- Nearly a month away from Plainridge Park Casino’s targeted opening, the Mashpee Wampanoag tribe is claiming the type of machines and number of...
article Tribe raises objection to gambling machines at state’s first casino (5/14/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- The Mashpee Wampanoag Indian tribe has raised objections about the number and type of gambling machines allowed at the Plainridge Park Casino and has...
7 Total Articles on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article Konami is now allowed to make skill-based gambling machines (5/18/2015)
(Nevada) -- Gambling! It’s not just a way of life, it’s a f***ing adventure! Into bankruptcy, not knowing when to quit when you’re ahead and instant...
article Nevada approves skill-based slot games bill (5/18/2015)
(Nevada) -- Nevada has approved a bill to allow gaming equipment manufacturers to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to slot machines in the US state. Proposed by...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Cherokee Nation

article Cherokee casino with 850 slots to open near Fort Smith (5/17/2015)
(Oklahoma) -- When a visitor steps into the new Cherokee Casino & Hotel here, they're greeted by dealers at table games, flashing and buzzing electronic slot...
1 Article on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Axiomtek to Showcase Gaming Its Cost-Effective Gaming Applications (5/17/2015)
(Macau) -- Axiomtek Gaming is to be part of the 9th edition of the G2E Asia 2015 exhibition at the Venetian Macau Exhibition Center in Macau, China, from May 19 to May...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Nevada approves skill-based slot games bill (5/15/2015)
(Nevada) -- Nevada has approved a bill to allow gaming equipment manufacturers to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to slot machines in the US state.
article Nevada Skill Gaming Bill Hailed As “Monumental Moment” For Gambling Industry (5/15/2015)
(Nevada) -- A new bill that could revolutionize the Nevada gambling industry by adding skill-gaming elements to slot machines has sailed through the State Assembly and...
article STUTZ: Bill approving slots with skill factor heads to governor (5/15/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- A bill backed by Nevada’s gambling equipment manufacturers that would allow slot machines to add a skill-based, arcade-style element to the game has...
press release Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) Hails Passage of Senate Bill 9 in Nevada That Ushers in New Era of Gaming Entertainment (5/15/2015)
(Nevada) -- The Association of Gaming Equipment Manufacturers (AGEM) announced today the passage by the Nevada Legislature of Senate Bill 9 that allows for variable-...
article Gambling is losing its appeal in Las Vegas (4/24/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling, once the mainstay of Las Vegas, is slowly taking a back seat to other entertainment in Sin City. The latest survey of Las Vegas visitors found...
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article 1st District Court of Appeal to hear oral arguments in Gretna pari-mutuels case (5/13/2015)
(Florida) -- The Tallahassee-based 1st District Court of Appeals will hear arguments Wednesday afternoon regarding whether or not the Gadsden County pari-mutuel facility...
article Appeals court weighs allowing slot machines (5/13/2015)
(Florida) -- In a case that could have far-reaching implications, a lawyer argued before an appeals court Wednesday that the state erred in denying a slot-machine...
article Slots in Palm Beach County? Slot machines could be coming to Lee and Palm Beach counties (4/8/2015)
(Florida) -- Slot machines could be coming to two Florida counties under a bill now moving in the state Senate. A Senate panel on Wednesday took up a measure (SB 7088)...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Class II

article Wisconsin Video Poker Court Decision May Complicate California Debate (5/10/2015)
(Wisconsin) -- A recent reversal in an ongoing legal battle over a Wisconsin tribe’s efforts to offer video poker may have legal and political implications...
article Bing, Bang, Boom / Why Class II games and VLTs depend upon a reliable system (2/28/2015)
(USA) -- How major companies shake out from prominent 2014 deals determines one of 2015’s top stories. Lottery organizations looking to mirror gaming’s flash...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Tulalip Tribe

article Tulalip Tribes lose litigation over additional Class III machines (4/28/2015)
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes can't force the state of Washington to amend the Class III gaming compact, the 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled on April 17. The...
article Tulalip Tribes lose bid for more video gambling terminals (4/27/2015)
(Washington) -- The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit has ruled that the Tulalip Tribes are not entitled to additional video-gambling terminals under terms of...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Vancouver Casino

article Do you support slot machines in the City of North Vancouver? (4/24/2015)
(Vancouver) -- The City of North Vancouver is considering an end to its 20-year gambling prohibition. This week the city heard from the public, a local health officer...
article North Van eyes slot machines (3/2/2015)
(Vancouver) -- While the City of North Vancouver council considers lifting a ban on gambling to cash out on slot machines, a local petition has popped up in opposition....
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Oneida Nation

article Oneida Nation opens new slot parlor at Patrick Road SavOn (4/15/2015)
(New York) -- On Monday, The Oneida Indian Nation will open a gaming floor with 21 slot machines at the Patrick Road SavOn beside Turning Stone Resort Casino. This will...
article Oneida Indian Nation convenience store to have slot machines (4/13/2015)
(New York) -- Another convenience store with slot machines is set to open in central New York. The Oneida Indian Nation says a Sav-on location near its Turning Stone...
article Oneida Nation opening another SavOn slot parlor Monday (4/12/2015)
(New York) -- On Monday, The Oneida Indian Nation will open a gaming floor with 21 slot machines at the Patrick Road SavOn beside Turning Stone Resort Casino. This will...
article Oneida Nation to offer slot machines at second CNY gas station (4/12/2015)
(New York) -- People buying gas and other products can now play the slots at a second SavOn convenience store/gas station, Oneida Nation officials have announced. The...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Texas Gaming

article Bingo halls struggle to compete with illegal eight-liners (3/31/2015)
(Texas) -- Rosie Paredes dabbed colorful ink on numbers one after another at bingo, but she hit it big by playing the pull-tab bingo or binguitos.
article Texas slot machines ring up big business in a legal gray area (3/31/2015)
(Texas) -- Casino gambling with cash payoffs is illegal in Texas. But on a drizzly Tuesday afternoon in February, you could not tell it by the scene inside a former tire...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article MGM Casino Official Blasts Connecticut's Plan For 'Box Of Slots' (3/24/2015)
(Connecticut) -- MGM Resorts International Chairman and CEO Jim Murren on Tuesday blasted a plan by Connecticut's tribes to build a casino along I-91 to compete with...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT Delivers Two MegaJackpots to European Market (3/22/2015)
(Europe) -- International Game Technology (IGT) has released two of its popular slots, MegaJackpots Siberian Storm and MegaJackpots Cleopatra to its European players....
1 Article on this Issue

Turning Stone

press release Turning Stone Guest Wins $633,400, the Largest Slot Jackpot in the Casino's History (3/8/2015)
(New York) -- The luck of St. Patrick’s Day came early for one Turning Stone Resort Casino guest this weekend. With a $4 bet, a slot player won $633,400 last night...
1 Article on this Issue

Washington Gaming

article Tribal Deal Would Set Number of Gambling Machines in Wash. State (2/20/2015)
(Washington) -- The number of gambling machines in Washington state tribal casinos is set to increase by several thousand and rise automatically in the future under a...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article EGT announces Tanzania installation (5/21/2015)
(Tanzania) -- Manufacturer Euro Games Technology (EGT) has announced a large-scale installation at the Premier Casino in Dar es Salaam. The casino now boasts 140 EGT...
article The fascinating maths and economics of slot machines (5/20/2015)
(USA) -- Traditional slot machines used to pay out on 3% of spins, but those manufactured today return at a rate of 45%, according to an article by Andrew Thompson in...
article Why it's easier than ever to win at slot machines – and why you're still not rich (5/20/2015)
(USA) -- Time was, slot machines paid out on only 3 percent of all plays. But that was before instant gratification became a catch phrase. So now the bells go off about...
article Advantage-play pinball aims to change casino gambling (5/17/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- Aaron Hightower envisions a new frontier for casino gambling. He aims to provide a dramatically different machine game that appeals not only to casual...
article Clarion Gaming – Industry leaders set to speak at the Slot Summit Bucharest 9-11 June (5/15/2015)
(Romania) -- Ash Gaming Managing Director Andrew Porter and Gaming Standards Association Protocol Director Ethan Tower have been confirmed as high-profile speakers at...
article Applying The Addictive Psychology Of Slot Machines To App Design (5/12/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Slot machines were once an afterthought on casino floors, where table games were the real action, but as Andrew Thompson details in a piece on the Verge,...
article Casinos Bet On Change After Younger Players Ignore 'Boring' Slot Machines (5/8/2015)
(USA) -- When young people go to casinos, they aren't playing slot machines. Our Planet Money team talks to a man who thinks he can make slot machines that younger...
article Engineers of addiction / Slot machines perfected addictive gaming. Now, tech wants their tricks (5/6/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- You can play a slot machine in Las Vegas before you’ve even reached baggage claim: there are tiny slots parlors in every terminal of McCarren...
article Pokies ‘horror’ hits home (4/26/2015)
(Australia) -- PUNTERS pumped more than $62 million into poker machines in Frankston in 2012-13. The jackpot for pokies venues was revealed in a council officers’...
article Court: Iowa casino doesn't have to pay $41.8 million jackpot error (4/25/2015)
(Iowa) -- When an 87-year-old Illinois grandmother bet a quarter in an Iowa slot machine in 2011, she thought she'd hit it big. The screen said: "The reels have...
article City of North Vancouver considering slot machines (but not at the Shipyards) (4/22/2015)
(British Columbia) -- One-armed bandits may yet be riding into the City of North Vancouver. Council listened at length to arguments for and against rescinding a 20-year-...
article City of North Vancouver mulls slot machines for Shipyards District (4/21/2015)
(British Columbia) -- Slot machines are getting a second chance on the North Shore as the City of North Vancouver reviews its 20-year ban on gambling facilities tonight.
article 52 guests won March jackpots at local casino (4/11/2015)
(California) -- It was as if Eagle Mountain Casino was at the end of a rainbow during the month of March, as 52 jackpots were awarded to Casino guests.
article Gamblers in Havering lose £10.5m on ‘crack cocaine’ machines (4/1/2015)
(UK) -- In 2014, £55.5m was wagered on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) in Havering by an estimated 6,902 people. They lost £10.5m.
article New 'Ellen’ slot machines drawing crowds to area casinos (3/25/2015)
(California) -- Fans of Ellen DeGeneres might notice a familiar smile peering back at them from slot floors of a handful of Northern California casinos these days: Ellen...
article UKGC issues gaming machines reminder for fairground operators (3/22/2015)
(UK) -- With the approach of Easter next month signalling the start of the traditional summer season for fairground operators, the UK Gambling Commission (UKGC) has...
article The machine zone and the future of gambling (3/17/2015)
(Australia) -- The gambling industry is hoping to use advances in gaming technology and the widespread use of mobile phones to capture huge new markets. Problem gambling...
article Scots blow staggering £158m on controversial slot machines dubbed crack cocaine of gambling (3/8/2015)
(UK) -- SCOTS last year lost a staggering £158million on controversial high stakes slot machines. According to new figures, the total amount staked on the casino-...
article New slots station unveiled at The Meadows (2/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Meadows Casino, known for its bells and whistles, raised the ante on both Friday. Officials there unveiled the Titan360, a massive station that...
article The Meadows Unveils New Mega Slot Machine (2/21/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Meadows Casino in Washington County owns 3,284 slot machines. They keep evolving into bigger and brighter playthings. And now, this: the three-ton...

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