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Connecticut Gaming

article Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition (7/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Revenue generated by slot machines at Connecticut’s two casinos continued a steady decline in June, down for the 12th consecutive month amid new...
article Quarters aren’t the only thing dropping with Connecticut’s slots (7/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Slot machines are often seen as a casino’s “bread and butter,” a guaranteed source of revenue even when card games and roulette wheels...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Kentucky Gaming

article The growth of Kentucky's slot-like racing industry, in five charts (7/17/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Consumers wagered more than $2 billion in Kentucky’s slot-like historical racing machines in the state fiscal year that ended June 30, nearly double...
article Is Kentucky being ‘shortchanged’ on its ‘slots’? (6/2/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Sitting at one of the hundreds of betting machines at Derby City Gaming in Louisville – with names like Electric Nights and Vegas Fortune -- it...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

N.J. Sports Betting

article Sports betting is legal but college kids prefer slots (7/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The idea behind a new Stockton University survey was to see how the legalization of sports betting impacted the gambling behavior of college students,...
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Pechanga Casino

article ‘Shark Week’ swims from the TV to slot machines at Pechanga Resort Casino (7/17/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino has a new “Shark Week” slot machine in plenty of time for the annual block of Discovery Channel programming of the...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article El Cortez is one of the last Las Vegas casinos to have coin slot machines (7/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- There is no sweeter sound than hitting a jackpot on a coin slot machine. El Cortez Hotel and Casino is one of the last places in Las Vegas to still have...
1 Article on this Issue

Missouri Gaming

article State gambling regulators say slot machines spreading across Missouri are illegal (7/15/2019)
(Missouri) -- In the latest attempt to slow the rapid-fire spread of untaxed and unregulated slot machines in Missouri, state gambling regulators have deemed the...
article Missouri Prosecutor doesn't want you gambling inside a gas station (6/27/2019)
(Missouri) -- They look like slot machines, but they aren’t inside a casino. Video gambling machines have been popping up across Missouri, including in St. Joseph...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Wynn Boston Harbor

article Lawsuit: Encore Boston cheating blackjack players, withholding slot winnings (7/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A class-action complaint filed Monday in Middlesex County Superior Court claims the newly-opened Encore Boston Harbor in Everett is cheating blackjack...
article Encore Boston Harbor finishes installing and inspecting 3,000 slot machines (6/11/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- Encore Boston Harbor is one step closer to opening. The soon-to-be-open casino resort in Everett finished installing and inspecting 3,158 electronic...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nooksack Tribe

article Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (7/13/2019)
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence. The Nooksack Northwood Casino will begin offering...
article Nooksack Northwood Casino to launch Class III gaming (7/12/2019)
(Washington) -- After almost a four-year wait and northern Washington’s Nooksack Indian Tribe is reportedly once again authorized to offer Las Vegas-style casino...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Arkansas Gaming

article Police seize 31 slot machines from Arkansas gas stations (7/12/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Authorities are investigating after police seized more than two dozen slot machines from a pair of convenience stores in northwest Arkansas. Thirty-one...
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Virginia Gaming

article ‘Queen Of Virginia’ slot machines removed as gambling debate draws on (7/10/2019)
(Virginia) -- Convenience stores and gas stations across Charlottesville and beyond are currently counting the cost of removing their ‘Queen of Virginia’...
article Cville Gaming Firm Expands with Historic Horse Racing in Virginia (6/10/2019)
(Virginia) -- There are no native American casinos here in Virginia, but a Charlottesville company is playing a key role in the operation of 75 casinos out west –...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Nebraska Gaming

article Former senator eyes gambling revenue for property tax relief (7/8/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Former Sen. Loran Schmit of Bellwood is urging state senators to turn to newly authorized mechanical amusement devices, including electronic video games,...
1 Article on this Issue

FOBTs

article COLUMN: Shed no tears for bleating bookmakers (7/7/2019)
(UK) -- Britain’s gambling companies are hardly on their uppers. Last year they pulled in about £14.5bn from the nation’s punters. That’s a full...
1 Article on this Issue

Pamunkey Tribe

article Slots-style gaming gaining ground in Virginia (7/6/2019)
(Virginia) -- While the proposed Bristol Resort and Casino remains on hold pending action next year by the Virginia General Assembly, a series of Rosie’s Gaming...
article Virginia gaming study bill becomes law as new betting machines arrive (4/16/2019)
(Virginia) -- A bill that paves the way for the Pamunkey Tribe to open a casino has become law in Virginia. Gov. Ralph Northam (D) signed Senate Bill 1126 on Friday. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pennsylvania Gaming

article Slot machine revenue rises in fiscal year (7/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine revenue at the state's 12 casinos increased 1.1% during the 2018-19 fiscal, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported. The report...
article Slot revenue in Pennsylvania up 1.1 pct (7/4/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released the monthly report for total gross revenue and tax revenue generated from slot machines at...
article Slot revenue nudges ahead by just 1.1% in Pennsylvania casinos (7/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reported a small increase in slot machine revenue at the state’s 12 casinos. The monthly review...
article Rutter’s: State grants 1st gambling license for a convenience store (6/15/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has granted a license to the owner of the Rutter’s convenience store chain to install video gambling at a...
article Rutter’s gets its video gambling games... at one store so far (6/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board on Wednesday granted a license to the owner of the Rutter’s convenience store chain to install video...
article Truck stop gambling rolling towards a summer start in Pennsylvania (6/12/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania has passed another key milestone in the launch of truck stop gambling, but an exact launch date for this chapter of the 2017 gambling...
article Slots revenue declines statewide, and at Meadows, Lady Luck (5/6/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- One month after Pennsylvania casinos experienced one of their most prosperous months of slot machine play, gross revenue dipped at 10 of 12 gaming...
article PA casino slot machine revenue decreased in April (5/2/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board posted on its web site today the monthly report for total revenue generated from the play of slot machines at...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Will ‘racino' win change the stakes for Arlington Park's owner? (7/3/2019)
(Illinois) -- For decades, Arlington International Racecourse clamored to add slot machines and other gambling devices to lure back bettors who've abandoned horse...
article Gaming expansion bill to raise slot machine fees (6/4/2019)
(Illinois) -- The city of Rockford played its cards rights and could bring in more revenue because of the Illinois gaming expansion bill. "Obviously the state needs...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Historical Racing Machines

article Historical Horse Racing Machine Legality Heads Back to Kentucky Supreme Court (6/20/2019)
(Kentucky) -- The Kentucky Supreme Court says it is again examining the legality of historical horse racing machines. The move follows an appeal from the Kentucky Family...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

article Charges filed after man punches the 'Quick Hit' slot machine (6/18/2019)
(Florida) -- A Fort Myers man was arrested Monday after reportedly damaging a slot machine with his fist. It happened at the Seminole Immokalee Casino on Monday night.
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New York Gaming

article Pols make last-minute push to triple video slots at LI casino (6/17/2019)
(New York) -- Two state legislators are making a last-minute effort to triple the number of video slot machines in Suffolk County to 3,000. Sen. Jim Gaughran (D-...
article Gaming Commission approves fewer slot machines at del Lago casino (5/2/2019)
(New York) -- The state Gaming Commission voted 5-0 at its last meeting to allow del Lago Resort & Casino to reduce the number of its slot machines and table games...
article Del Lago joins other Upstate casinos in cutting back on slot machines (4/30/2019)
(New York) -- One month after two of Upstate New York’s struggling full-service casinos won state approval to eliminate some of their slot machines, del Lago...
article Del Lago Casino reveals how many fewer slot machines it will have (4/29/2019)
(New York) -- There's a sure bet among New York's upstate casinos: cut their number of slot machines. Del Lago Resort & Casino is expected Monday to become...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Washington Gaming

press release Washington Tribes Celebrate 20 Years of Machine Style Gaming in Pacific NW (6/17/2019)
(Washington) -- Twenty years ago, Appendix X brought the Tribal Lottery System and machine-style gaming to Washington. Tribes will celebrate the positive community,...
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Seneca Niagara

article Patron reports being robbed while sleeping at casino slot machine (6/5/2019)
(New York) -- A senior citizen from the City of Tonawanda who dozed off in the early morning at a slot machine in the Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino was the victim of...
1 Article on this Issue

Indiana Gaming

article Hoosier Park fined over access to slots (6/1/2019)
(Indiana) -- Harrah's Hoosier Park has been fined $10,000 by the state after acknowledging one of its slot machines was opened by an access card that had dozens of...
1 Article on this Issue

San Manuel Tribe

article San Manuel Casino has a new steampunk-themed high limit room, and here are the details (5/30/2019)
(California) -- Tucked away from the main floor of table games and chiming slot machines at San Manuel Casino in Highland is a new high limit gaming space aiming to take...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Administrative Judge Says Track Should Lose Slots License (5/28/2019)
(Florida) -- In a turnabout from a similar case last year, an administrative law judge decided that state gambling regulators erred when they allowed South Florida’s...
article Judge says track should lose slots license (5/27/2019)
(Florida) -- In a turnabout from a similar case last year, an administrative law judge Friday decided that state gambling regulators erred when they allowed South...
article Judge says Calder Race Course should lose slot-machine license (5/24/2019)
(Florida) -- In a turnabout from a similar case last year, an administrative law judge Friday decided that state gambling regulators erred when they allowed South...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

New Hampshire Gaming

article Charities want 'historic horse racing' machines at NH casinos (5/25/2019)
(New Hampshire) -- Another ill-fated casino bill and the governor’s call for legal sports betting have occupied most of the State House spotlight on gambling this...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article R.I. State Police uncover slot machine scam at Tiverton Casino (5/24/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- A Massachusetts man with a long criminal record faces charges in Newport Superior Court as the mastermind of a scheme to pass counterfeit Plainridge...
1 Article on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

article Payback percentage on slot floors can change dramatically (5/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Changing the expected payback percentage on any one slot machine remains a time-consuming process for the most part. Yet overall payback percentages...
article BLOG: Loose slots — myth or reality? (4/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Players now can try their luck at a slot machine based on the hit HBO show “Westworld.” In Atlantic City, they’ll find it...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

article Paradise Ent says DICJ approval for its own slot link games (5/20/2019)
(Macau) -- Hong Kong-listed Paradise Entertainment Ltd, which makes casino game equipment under the brand LT Game, says it has been granted approval by the Macau gaming...
1 Article on this Issue

California Gaming

article Man wins more than $1.6 million from penny slot at California casino (5/15/2019)
(California) -- A man won more than $1.6 million after playing a penny slot at Valley View Casino & Hotel in California. The man, identified as Robert S, was playing...
1 Article on this Issue

Hard Rock

article Man who punched casino slot machine gets 6 days in jail (5/2/2019)
(Iowa) -- A man who punched a casino slot machine in Sioux City has been told to pay a $625 fine and to cover the damage he caused. The Sioux City Journal reports that...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

article Myth-busting study reveals that gamblers can't detect slot machine payout percentages (7/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- It's a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that's due for the...
article Myth-Busting UNLV Study Reveals that Gamblers Can’t Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages (7/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that’s due...
article BLOG: Slots to watch (7/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- From the time it entered the casino market a decade ago, Incredible Technologies has been know for eye-catching slot machines and games with a...
article The Truth Behind the Many Myths Around Slot Machines (7/4/2019)
(USA) -- In all the areas of entertainment, such as gambling, a plethora of myths have sprung over the years. Regardless of why these myths exist, the fact is that there...
article 3 Richmond 'internet cafes' accused of illegal gambling (6/11/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Kentucky State Police have shut down three Richmond businesses accused of illegal gambling.Troopers say the businesses disguised themselves as internet...
article COLUMN: Are slot machine bonus rounds really a bonus? (6/6/2019)
(Indiana) -- When you sit down to play a slot machine, you are really activating a computer program that guarantees a profit for the casino. Players as a collective...
article BACK IN THE DAY: Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay (6/6/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- John Kane was on a hell of a winning streak. On July 3, 2009, he walked alone into the high-limit room at the Silverton Casino in Las Vegas and sat down...
article BLOG: All About Slots: Interesting Facts About the Slot Machine (6/5/2019)
(Internet) -- The slot machine is one of the easiest casino games that even a newbie can play and enjoy. It’s simple, really. You just sit in front of the machine...
article Slot machines looking for attention with advanced technology (5/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- At Palace Station, Phillip Zamarron sits in front of the Feathered Friends slot machine, transfixed as cartoon images of birds, acorns and eggs spin...
article LT Game’s self-developed slot machines approved by DICJ (5/22/2019)
(Macau) -- Paradise Entertainment Limited, through its LT Game subsidiary has gained approval from the Gaming Inspection and Coordination Bureau (DICJ) for their first...
article Player collects $1.8M slots jackpot at Las Vegas Strip casino (5/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- A slots player at The Venetian has 1.8 million reasons to love Las Vegas. The player, who chose to r emain anonymous, hit the progressive $1 Wheel of...
article Local Man Wins $1.6M Playing Penny Slot at Valley View Casino & Hotel (5/15/2019)
(California) -- It’s hard to make a penny stretch in 2019 but a San Diego man did just that: he won more than $1.6 million playing a penny slot machine at a casino...
article How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction (5/7/2019)
(Italy) -- At the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggling with gambling addiction...
article More Than $20,000, Six Illegal Slot Machines Seized From Forsyth County Convenience Store (5/6/2019)
(North Carolina) -- Alcohol Law Enforcement (ALE) special agents raided a Triad convenience store on Friday, taking more than $20,000 and several illegal gaming machines.
article The WAGER, Vol. 24(5) – Gambling risk and losses disguised as wins (4/27/2019)
(Canada) -- Did you know that slot machines are the most popular type of gambling game in the United States and Canada? Often when playing on a multi-line slot machine,...
article Tara Reid Drops $100 Million Lawsuit Against ‘Sharknado’ Producers (4/22/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tara Reid has dropped her $100 million lawsuit against the producers of Sharknado, in which the actress accused Asylum Entertainment and SYFY Media...
article Mars pulls M&M’s slot-machine game after MPs’ concerns (4/12/2019)
(London) -- The confectionery giant Mars has bowed to pressure to remove a product that dispenses M&M’s in the style of a slot-machine game, after MPs and an...
article COLUMN: Keeping slot players playing (4/8/2019)
(California) -- Slot players want a game that offers a reasonable return, but is predictable and understandable, according to Mike Meczka, owner of Meczka Marketing...
article Debate over hold percentages between slot makers and casinos not going away (3/24/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It doesn’t sound like the tension between slot machine manufacturers and casinos over hold percentages is ending soon. That was a takeaway from an...
article Tara Reid May Have Her ‘Sharknado’ Lawsuit Dismissed (3/14/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Actress Tara Reid is at risk if having her $100 million ‘Sharknado’ lawsuit dismissed if she doesn’t take action. The 43-year-old...

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