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article In Oklahoma, Class II Games Strain Tribal-State Relations [sub req] (12/17/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Gambling “exclusivity” payments from Oklahoma’s Indian casinos declined 4 percent in the last fiscal year as tribes increase their...
article LETTER: Class II gaming hurts low-income tribal members (11/25/2014)
(Montana) -- I intended to write this some years ago when the CSKT tribe decided to remodel KwaTaqNuk and Gray Wolf Peak casinos, but I decided it was futile. The...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Hollywood Casino Perryville to eliminate more than 300 slots (12/16/2014)
(Maryland) -- Hollywood Casino Perryville won approval Tuesday to eliminate 308 of its 1,158 slot machines. The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission voted 4-2...
article Perryville casino asks state to take away about 300 slot machines (12/15/2014)
(Maryland) -- The operators of Hollywood Casino Perryville have asked Maryland gaming regulators to take away about 300 slot machines, the second time they have done so...
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...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Philippines Casino

article Bishop seeks cancellation of permits of slot machines (12/8/2014)
(Philippines) -- Bishop Carlito Cenzon has asked the Philippine Amusement and Gaming Corp. to invalidate all the permits it issued allowing the operation of 290 “...
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...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Alabama Gaming

article Seized games are legal, attorney says (12/3/2014)
(Alabama) -- Gaming machines seized two months ago by local law enforcers in Alexandria are legal, according to court documents filed Wednesday by an attorney for the...
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Foxwoods

article Foxwoods to cut slots, tables; Maryland Live! says it can take Horseshoe Baltimore (11/30/2014)
(Connecticut) -- The Foxwoods Resorts Casino in Connecticut plans to reduce its gaming options and boost non-gaming amenities in a bid to lure patrons through its doors...
article Foxwoods Reports October Slot Revenue (11/16/2014)
(Connecticut) -- Foxwoods® Resort Casino today reported slot revenue of $39.7 million for the month of October 2014. This figure is down 5.6 percent compared to $42....
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Pechanga Casino

article Woman hits $1 million jackpot at Pechanga (11/28/2014)
(California) -- A Rancho Cucamonga woman won $1,039,984 on Thursday morning at the Pechanga Resort & Casino after hitting the progressive jackpot on a $1 Gold Double...
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Connecticut Gaming

article More slots won’t heal CT’s ailing gaming industry (11/17/2014)
(Connecticut) -- As the gaming industry faces an intense wave of new competition, Connecticut casinos and state lawmakers are talking about the need to add new gambling...
article A gamble for slots in Fairfield County (11/16/2014)
(Connecticut) -- To Jim Amann, the recent talk of expanding gaming in Connecticut beyond the walls of the southeastern casinos is like the celebratory sound of winning...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Marengo considering video gaming expansion (11/15/2014)
(Illinois) -- Businesses that sell packaged liquors in Marengo would be allowed to have video gaming machines, under a City Council proposal that has some aldermen...
article Does Quinn's loss help Arlington slots odds? (11/5/2014)
(Illinois) -- A past roadblock in Louisville-based Churchill Downs Inc.'s efforts to get slot machines at its Chicago-area Arlington International Racecourse lost an...
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...
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Oneida Nation

article Canastota gas station unveils slot machines (11/10/2014)
(New York) -- Pumping gas isn't the only thing you can do when you stop at the SavOn gas station in Canastota. Not only can you fill up your tank but, starting today...
article Oneida Indian Nation opens slot machines at Canastota SavOn (11/10/2014)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation opened a new gaming floor today at its SavOn location in Canastota. The convenience store, located on North Peterboro Street near...
article Oneida Indian Nation Putting Slots at SavOn (11/7/2014)
(New York) -- The Oneida Indian Nation is about to unveil slot machines at its SavOn gas station and convenience store in Canastota, N.Y., reported The Observer-Dispatch.
article Oneidas expand gambling operations (11/7/2014)
(New York) -- On Monday, the Oneida Indian Nation will unveil slot machines at its Canastota SavOn gas station. The machines already are at the gas station but are...
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International Game Technology

article 2nd Wheel of Fortune slot debuts in IGT social casino (11/4/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Another variation of the Wheel of Fortune slot machine is now offered in a free-to-play digital casino. International Game Technology announced today that...
press release IGT’s DoubleDown Casino Extends its Winning Streak with Wheel of Fortune® Triple Extreme Spin (11/4/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Legendary slot machine Wheel of Fortune has left the same indelible mark on International Game Technology’s (NYSE: IGT) DoubleDown Casino that it...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Trump

article Closed Trump Plaza selling off its slot machines (10/27/2014)
(Atlantic City) -- The parent company of the former Trump Plaza casino is selling off its slot machines. Trump Entertainment Resorts is asking a bankruptcy court in...
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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...
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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...
1 Article 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....
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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...
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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...
1 Article on this Issue

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...
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Other News

article Video Slot Machines Provide Higher Payouts — For The Business Owners (12/16/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- I will always remember the time my husband and I visited Las Vegas years ago and began gambling at a couple of very lucky slot machines at the Luxor Hotel...
article Fight Over Gaming Terminals Goes to 9th Cir. (12/15/2014)
(Washington) -- The Tulalip Tribes tried to persuade the 9th Circuit last week that Washington State is violating a gaming compact by providing more favorable terms to...
press release Ortiz Gaming Sets High Expectations for 2015 (12/15/2014)
(Florida) -- Ortiz Gaming Raised Expectations in 2014. The multinational gaming manufacture started the year with expansions into new countries and aimingto maintain...
article Player wins $1 million on Wheel of Fortune slots at the Cosmopolitan (12/13/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- One person who visited the Cosmopolitan last night had a really, really good night. A player won $1,304,148.60 on a Wheel of Fortune slot machine at...
article Recall of German Shiva gambling slots gains Christian-Buddhist-Jewish support (12/11/2014)
(Ghana) -- In a remarkable interfaith gesture, Christian-Buddhist-Jewish leaders have come out to the support of Hindus who were upset at Germany developed Hindu god...
press release "We can say with certainty that we achieved our goals in 2014" (12/11/2014)
(Florida) -- Maurilio Silva, Ortiz Gaming President, granted an interview with Yogonet.com in which he discussed his firm’s performance in 2014 and its objectives...
article Eilers: slot sales are down (12/8/2014)
(USA) -- According to Eilers Research, North American slot machine sales fell 40 per cent year-over-year in the third quarter. Sales of US replacements have been lower...
article Hindus upset at usage of Lord Shiva on slot gambling game (12/6/2014)
(Germany) -- Hindus are upset at Hindu god Shiva themed slot gambling game titled “Shiva”, calling it highly inappropriate. Developed by Merkur Division of...
article Gamblers place 1bn bets per month on addictive fixed-odds gambling machines (12/1/2014)
(UK) -- Almost one billion bets are placed every month using the controversial fixed-odds gambling machines which have been dubbed the “crack cocaine” of...
article English councils call for FOBT stakes reduction (11/28/2014)
(UK) -- A group of 93 local councils in England has petitioned the UK Government to cut the maximum stakes on fixed-odds betting terminals (FOBTs) from £100 (...
article Government gambling policy must target fixed-odds betting terminals (11/28/2014)
(UK) -- Last year, for the first time, the US Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders recognised gambling as an addiction, putting it on a par with drugs...
article Cashing in slots? They keep the change (11/25/2014)
(Florida) -- Ask any casino executive why gamblers choose their place rather than a competitor's, and they'll tell you the same thing: customer service. But slot...
article The Next Generation of Slot Machines Will Be Way More Immersive (11/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The old lever and single bar slot machine just won't do anymore. Now, slot machines are counting on technology and graphics that rival video game...
article Limit 'crack cocaine' gambling machine bets to £2, say councils (11/22/2014)
(UK) -- Betting shops could be forced to radically cut the amount of money that can be gambled on controversial Fixed Odds Betting Machines (FOBTs), according to...
article A Decade of Class III Gaming in Okla. Pumped Billions Into Economy, Boosted Education (11/19/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- This week the 33 gaming tribes of Oklahoma are celebrating the 10th anniversary of the passage of State Question 712, a referendum allowing Class III...
article Slot machine software glitch leads to $100,000 payout (11/18/2014)
(British Columbia) -- The B.C. Lottery Corp. quietly repaired dozens of slot machines around the province earlier this year after a malfunctioning machine in Penticton...
article A Quick Stop loses slot machine license over stolen cigarettes (11/18/2014)
(Nevada) -- A food mart in Las Vegas, caught selling stolen cigarettes to customers, has agreed to have its state gaming license revoked. The Nevada Gaming Control Board...
article Pilarski: Where did those big slot jackpots go? (11/18/2014)
(Detroit) -- QUESTION: Can you explain to me why I no longer get anywhere near the number of top slot jackpots that I got in the past? — Sandra R.
press release Increased Slot Floor Revenue from the Ortiz Standard (11/18/2014)
(Florida) -- Ortiz Gaming created the next evolutionary step in the slot floor with the Ortiz Standard. Using a complex combination of unbendable math and hold models,...
press release ORTIZ GAMING: G2E 2014 an Overwhelming Success (11/10/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Gary Green, Senior Consultant to the CEO: “We revealed the new O-Circle cabinet at G2E this year. The world is not flat – the world is a...

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