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Crown Ltd

article Liberals won't deny that Crown deal prevents future gambling reform (10/21/2014)
(Australia) -- Victorian minister in charge of gambling regulation defends $1.1bn deal to extend casino’s licence and add 128 poker machines, despite compensation...
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Amaya Gaming

article Amaya Eyes Cadillac Jack Sale Amid Slots M&A Boom [sub req] (10/20/2014)
(Montreal) -- PokerStars owner Amaya Gaming on Monday said it has begun a strategic review of its Cadillac Jack gaming machine subsidiary, prompting analysts to...
article Amaya Gaming to explore sale of Cadillac Jack subsidiary (10/20/2014)
(Montreal) -- Amaya Gaming Group Inc, which has pivoted to focus on the fast-growing online gambling market, said on Monday it is exploring a sale of its Cadillac Jack...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

press release Ortiz Gaming at the Global Gaming Expo (10/19/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming came to the 2014 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with a new slogan “Raise Your Expectations”, and a plan to just that. Ortiz Gaming...
article SCHWARTZ: Game Changers From the Global Gaming Expo (10/14/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Among the more important topics addressed at the annual Global Gaming Expo, held earlier this month at the Sands Expo Center, focused on an industry in...
article Slot machine makers add skill games to attract younger set (10/7/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- With the gambling industry anxious to attract younger players, some slot machine makers are looking to challenge the generation raised on video games.
press release Ortiz Gaming Thanks G2E Attendees (10/3/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- This year’s Global Gaming Expo (G2E) hosted the largest show floor in more than five years, and Ortiz Gaming stood out amongst the over 450...
article M&A a duty to shareholders: Aristocrat CEO (10/1/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Jamie Odell (pictured), chief executive of Australian slot machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd, on Wednesday said it was “responsible” of...
article Global Games 2014 (9/25/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- As is the case every year at this time, Global Gaming Business has been given a sneak peek by all the major slot manufacturers at what will be unveiled at...
6 Total Articles on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article MD Continues to Pay for Slot Machine Upkeep in MD (10/16/2014)
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Board of Public Works has approved a contract renewal for the state to spend up to $200 million to lease and maintain slot machines over five...
article Maryland Live! to get new multi-state slot machine games (9/23/2014)
(Maryland) -- Maryland has added a new game to its casinos, the MegaHits multi-state, progressive jackpot. Maryland is the fifth state approved by the Multi-State...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Pine Ridge

article Oglala Sioux Tribe to install more slot machines with compact (10/13/2014)
(South Dakota) -- The Oglala Sioux Tribe will be able to offer more slot machines under a new Class III gaming compact with the state of South Dakota. The existing...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article Revenue from Pa. slot machines continues to slide (10/3/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- All that glitters is not gold - and that’s never been truer than with Pennsylvania’s slot machine biz. Continuing a trend, slot machine...
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Michigan Gaming

article Those multiline, multi-coin slot machines are bad news (9/30/2014)
(Michigan) -- QUESTION: What are your thoughts on nickel multiline, multi-coin machines? Do they induce play more than the older machines? Is the return the same as...
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Philippines Casino

article IGT to supply casino systems to City of Dreams Manila (9/25/2014)
(Philippines) -- U.S.-based gaming supplier International Game Technology (IGT) on Thursday announced an agreement to supply several casino system products to casino...
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Illinois Gaming

article Rauner not fan of gambling, airport slots (9/20/2014)
(Illinois) -- Republican candidate for governor Bruce Rauner said Thursday he’s not a fan of gambling or a plan to put slot machines at Chicago’s...
article Fairmount Park leaders say track needs slots to survive (9/14/2014)
(Illinois) -- The president of Fairmount Park wonders how many more seasons the Collinsville horse track can survive without slot machines.
article In an about face, Collinsville City Council supports slot machines at Fairmount Park (9/14/2014)
(Illinois) -- Just more than three years ago, Collinsville City Councilwoman Nancy Moss implored her fellow Council members to vote against a resolution allowing slot...
article Slot Machines in Bars Leave Illinois Casinos Hung Over (8/28/2014)
(Illinois) -- The Sweet Pop Fizz Candy Bar in East Dundee, Illinois, offers gelato, hand-painted chocolates -- and slot machines, two of them, ready to play between sips...
article Syverson: Smaller casino possible despite slot machine boom (8/26/2014)
(Illinois) -- Rockford should still pursue a casino despite the proliferation of slot machines around the city, state Sen. Dave Syverson said. I asked Syverson whether...
article Future slot rules for Rockford may be borrowed from neighbors (8/22/2014)
(Illinois) -- Sen. Dave Syverson wants to curtail the spread of slot machines. The Rockford Republican says Illinois’ video gaming laws strayed from their original...
article Future slot machine parlors must wait for new Rockford rules (8/18/2014)
(Illinois) -- Aldermen may develop new rules to govern slot machines before allowing any new businesses that feature gambling. A pending decision on whether to allow a...
article Rockford aldermen weigh how to handle slot machine boom (8/17/2014)
(Illinois) -- A small building with peeling white paint and large glass windows sits empty at the corner of Charles Street and St. Louis Avenue. From the outside, it may...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Luther Strange discusses electronic bingo, death penalty (9/19/2014)
(Alabama) -- It did not take long for Alabama’s attorney general to receive the “bingo” question during a Thursday visit to the Dothan Eagle for a...
article Poarch Creeks still open to Class III gaming compact discussion (9/15/2014)
(Alabama) -- The Poarch Band of Creek Indians wants to negotiate a Class III gaming compact with the state of Alabama but talks never seem to go very far, if anywhere at...
article VictoryLand appears to win points on trial’s first day (9/10/2014)
(Alabama) -- The first day of a trial that could determine the future of VictoryLand casino in Shorter got off to a quick start Tuesday morning, as the presiding judge...
article Alabama AG vows to drop Indian gaming case if he loses decision (9/10/2014)
(Alabama) -- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange says he will drop his lawsuit against the Poarch Band of Creek Indians if he loses the next round in the case.
article Strange talks gambling, election and state law (9/10/2014)
(Alabama) -- Alabama Attorney General Luther Strange describes his first term in office as “the most active term in history for any Alabama attorney general....
5 Total Articles on this Issue

Victoryland

article No forensic analysis done on casino machines (9/10/2014)
(Alabama) -- A former computer crimes investigator for the state acknowledged in court that he didn't conduct a forensic analysis of gambling machines and computer...
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Mohegan Sun

article Luzerne County slot projects OKd (9/9/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Achieving a hard-sought political consensus, a state authority approved Tuesday the distribution of $12.4 million in slot machine revenue from Mohegan...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Slot machines' decline shows Atlantic City woes (9/7/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- When Trump Plaza closes later this month, Atlantic City casinos will have 17,413 slot machines, fewer than half the total when Atlantic City's...
article Fading slot machines measure Atlantic City's decline (9/2/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- When Trump Plaza closes in two weeks, Atlantic City casinos will have 17,413 slot machines, fewer than half the total when Atlantic City's...
article Jersey slots linked to Nevada for bigger jackpots (8/24/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- More than 100 slot machines in 11 Atlantic City casinos are now linked with more than 600 machines at casinos in Nevada under a new effort to generate...
article Jacking up the pot: Atlantic City and Nevada slot machines linked (8/21/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- The first progressive jackpot system linking slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is live in Atlantic City, state gambling regulators announced...
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Wetumpka Casino

article Man wins $1 million jackpot at Wetumpka casino (9/7/2014)
(Alabama) -- For the fourth time in four months, a player has won a more than $1 million jackpot at Wind Creek Casino & Hotel Wetumpka, according to Wind Creek...
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Kenosha Casino

article Potawatomi Casino at risk to lose thousands of slot machines (8/28/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- The controversy over a proposed Kenosha casino just keeps heating up. The Potawatomi Tribe is withholding $25 million from the state, and could lose...
article Potawatomi could lose slot machines in dispute with state (8/28/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- The Potawatomi tribe could lose nearly 2,000 slot machines if it prevails in its dispute with the state over its annual $25 million payment, Gov. Scott...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Meadowlands

article Meadowlands lawmakers call for action on North Jersey casinos (8/26/2014)
(New Jersey) -- State lawmakers from the Meadowlands region Tuesday renewed calls to legalize casino gaming in North Jersey, but cautioned that it's only the next...
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MGM Resorts

article New Hampshire couple wins long-awaited $2.4M jackpot at Las Vegas 'Lion's Share' machine (8/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The most infamously stingy slot machine in Las Vegas has finally given up its bounty. A lucky New Hampshire couple will return from their Vegas vacation...
article US couple win slot machine's $2.4m jackpot after 20 years of waiting (8/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- An American couple have scooped $2.4m (£1.45m) after winning the most anticipated jackpot in Las Vegas slot machines. Walter and Linda Misco from...
article Famously stubborn Vegas slot machine gives up $2.4 million jackpot (8/23/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- A pair of grandparents from New Hampshire has won $2.4 million at a notoriously stubborn MGM Grand slot machine. Walter Misco played for about five...
article Jackpot ends era of MGM slot machine (8/23/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The legend of the Lion’s Share slot machine at the MGM Grand is at an end. After years of hoarding its progressive jackpot and gaining international...
article Man takes wife’s advice; wins $2.4 million (8/23/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Walter Misco said it pays to listen to your wife. It paid off huge, in fact, about 11 p.m. Friday when he won $2.4 million on the MGM Grand’s Lion...
article New Hampshire couple got lucky in slot machine (8/23/2014)
(New Hampshire) -- MGM Grand slot machine winnerAt a notorious stubborn slot machine of MGM Grand, a couple that happened to be grandparents from New Hampshire won a...
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New Jersey Gaming

article NJ announces interstate slots jackpot agreement for Atlantic City and Nevada (8/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- The Division of Gaming Enforcement announced today that Bally Technologies Cash Connection multi-state “wide area progressive slot system” is...
article Progressive slots link New Jersey, Nevada casinos (8/21/2014)
(New Jersey) -- A long-planned initiative to create bigger jackpots by linking casino slot machines in New Jersey and Nevada is up and running.
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International Game Technology

article IGT, LT Game ink deal to boost each other’s slots and ETG markets (8/15/2014)
(USA) -- Gaming device makers International Game Technology (IGT) and Paradise Entertainment Ltd. subsidiary LT Game have announced a new partnership that will allow...
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Public Smoking

article More casinos hope to add slot machines for smokers (8/13/2014)
(Ohio) -- By the end of the year, smokers who like to play the slots could be able to do both at 9 of the state’s 11 casinos and racinos.
article Ohio casinos want slots in smoking areas; Cincinnati already planning new area for smokers (8/13/2014)
(Ohio) -- Ohio's casinos are planning to ensure gamblers can still feed the slot machines during their smoke breaks. Major casinos in Cincinnati, Columbus and Toledo...
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Ho-Chunk Tribe

article Judge rules against Ho-Chunk Gaming in Madison (8/12/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- In 2011, a legal battle between Wisconsin and Ho-Chunk Gaming Madison broke out regarding the latter’s electronic poker tables. The state says the...
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Other News

article Four Winds casino in Hartford set to open 500-slot gaming facility in August (10/23/2014)
(Michigan) -- Four Winds Casino’s satellite casino in Hartford will open in August, tribe and casino officials announced this morning. The 52,000-square-foot...
article SCHECTMAN: Slot Vendors have Violated the Entertainment Contract with the Casino Patron (10/21/2014)
(New York) -- I recently attended the Global Gaming Conference and found myself wandering through the slot floor of a number of casinos and looking through the slot...
press release Ortiz Gaming Introduced Evolutionary Concepts and Newest High - Tech Cabinets (10/20/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming at G2E Las Vegas 2014 Ortiz Gaming came to the 2014 Global Gaming Expo (G2E) with a new slogan “Raise Your Expectations...
article WHITE PAPER: Increased Slot Floor Revenue From The Ortiz Standard (10/13/2014)
(Florida) -- Ortiz Gaming has created the next evolutionary step in the slot floor with the Ortiz Standard. Using a complex combination of our proprietary...
article ‘The Walking Dead’ pulls in punters for Aristocrat Leisure (10/12/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Aristocrat Leisure chief executive Jamie Odell says the pokie manufacturer’s rising reputation for popular titles based on television shows like The...
article Youthful Gamblers Call For Skill In Online Games But Probably Won’t Get It (10/11/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Whilst the two big names at the G2E Global Gaming Expo this year were Adelson and Wynn, both giving speeches, the rest of the industry got on with the...
article Slot machines with skill may be jackpot to attract young gamblers (10/10/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- With the gambling industry anxious to attract younger players, some slot machine makers are looking to challenge the generation raised on video games.
article Finding a Video Poker Bug Made These Guys Rich—Then Vegas Made Them Pay (10/7/2014)
(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 Pow! Batman 1966 hits town (10/3/2014)
(Florida) -- Forget those dark Batman movies of recent years. The slot recently installed at Seminole Casino Coconut Creek is called Batman 1966. Yep, it's from the...
article Slots still seen as attractive part of casino mix (10/1/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Not surprisingly, the slot machine manufacturing industry believes it is still relevant in a casino world where revenue from nongaming elements has...
press release Ortiz Gaming Launches O-Circle in an “Amazing Unveiling” (10/1/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming launched their newest innovations, including their revolutionary cabinet O-Circle, during their event an “Amazing Unveiling”,...
article Ortiz Gaming launches O-Circle cabinet (9/30/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming, a multinational developer of electronic slot and bingo gaming machines, launched its new O-Circle cabinet on Tuesday, during the opening day...
article October welcomes the fall with free slot play (9/30/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- If you like to earn free slot play as a reward, October seems to be the month for it! Several casinos are offering free slot play as a bonus. Here’s...
article Brockton Fair owner applies to offer horse racing in ‘15 (9/30/2014)
(Massachusetts) -- The owner of a long-closed horse track in Brockton filed an application Tuesday with the state Gaming Commission to bring thoroughbred horse racing...
article Aristocrat completes sale of lottery business to Playtech (9/30/2014)
(Australia) -- Australian slot machine maker Aristocrat Leisure Ltd has completed the sale of its lottery business to online gaming software supplier Playtech Plc. The...
article Mechanical reel slots continue comeback (9/27/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- There was a time when Phil Gelber thought slot machines with mechanical reels were on the fast track for extinction, a beyond-endangered species about to...
article ‘Sons of Anarchy’ slots headed for casino floor (9/25/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Aristocrat Technologies didn’t have to sell the producers of the “Sons of Anarchy” television series on the idea of creating a slot...
article Slot Machine Saves German Gambler As Police Arrive (9/25/2014)
(Germany) -- A gambler in Germany has been saved from prison by a one-armed bandit. Police said Thursday that two officers carrying out routine checks at an arcade in...
article Ainsworth has Aussie advantage, but know the odds (9/24/2014)
(Australia) -- Let's face it, Australia is the world capital of gambling. Whether it is at the casino, racetrack, or pub, Aussies love a punt. In fact, annual...
press release Ortiz Gaming to have an “Amazing Unveiling” at G2E (9/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Ortiz Gaming announced that they will be hosting an “Amazing Unveiling” on Tuesday September 30th at 11:30AM, in their booth opening day of...

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