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Pennsylvania Gaming

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...
article Slot machine revenue slide continues in 2014 (2/1/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has released the 2014 earnings report from casinos in the state on Thursday, reporting revenue of approximately $...
article Local History: Investigation into slot machines brought down top officials (1/4/2015)
(Pennsylvania) -- It started with “rumors fairly definite but not absolutely confirmed by” The Scranton Times in September 1929 — an investigation into...
5 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...
article The Uneasy Business of Selling Slot Machines in Gambling-Free Texas (2/18/2015)
(Texas) -- Unless you are wagering on horses, within the boundaries of the Kickapoo Indian reservation or placing bets directly with the state, gambling is illegal in...
3 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...
article Slot Legislation in Connecticut will not happen in 2015 (2/12/2015)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut state Senate Majority Leader BoB Duff announced on Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside tribal casinos has been denied.
article Bill to expand gambling dead [video] (2/11/2015)
(Connecticut) -- State Sen.Bob Duff says the proposal to legalize slot machines outside of the two Indian casinos is dead for this year.
article State Sen. Bob Duff: No New Slots Without Tribal Cooperation (2/11/2015)
(Connecticut) -- The campaign for expanded slot machine gaming in Connecticut doesn’t appear to be going anywhere -- not this year, at least.
article Conn. Senate Leader: No Slot Legislation In Senate This Year (2/10/2015)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's Senate majority leader says legislation to establish more slot machines will not be submitted in the state Senate this year. Backers...
article Bill to allow slots at state’s OTBs going nowhere in legislature (2/9/2015)
(Connecticut) -- If slot machines in Connecticut — so far confined to the reservations that are home to the state’s Indian-owned casinos — are to...
article Legislative leader: No slot legislation in Senate this year (2/9/2015)
(Connecticut) -- One of the state’s highest ranking lawmakers has killed that proposal to bring video slot machines to the state’s three off-track betting...
article Slots Proposal Declared Dead For The Year (2/9/2015)
(Connecticut) -- In a major blow for an expansion of gambling, the Senate majority leader said Monday that a proposal to legalize slot machines outside two Indian...
8 Total Articles 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....
article IGT’s Jeopardy! Slots Released at Double Down Casino (12/27/2014)
(USA) -- IGT, International Gaming Technology and winner of 2014 Land-Based Industry Supplier of the Year, is definitely the leader of innovative gaming with its release...
2 Total Articles 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

Maryland Gaming

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...
article A closer look at why two casinos want to cut slot machines, add more table games (1/26/2015)
(Maryland) -- The Maryland Lottery and Gaming Control Commission will vote this week whether to allow two local casinos to add more table games in place of slot machines...
article Md. Casinos Want To Swap Slots For Table Games (1/25/2015)
(Maryland) -- The state’s two largest casinos say they have a plan to make more money: switch out some slots for table games. But Gigi Barnett reports, the move...
article Decision on casino slot machine reduction postponed (1/22/2015)
(Maryland) -- State casino regulators postponed a decision on whether Maryland Live Casino and Horseshoe Baltimore Casino can eliminate some slot machines and add more...
article Horseshoe, Maryland Live casinos want to reduce slot machines and add table games (1/20/2015)
(Maryland) -- The state's two largest casinos — Maryland Live and Horseshoe Baltimore — each proposed eliminating 300 slot machines and adding additional...
8 Total Articles on this Issue

Vancouver Casino

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....
1 Article on this Issue

Class II

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...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

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...
article Video gambling has big payoff for area suburbs (2/8/2015)
(Illinois) -- Video gambling could some day give Little League baseball players in Calumet Park a real field of their own. Kids now have to travel to ball fields in...
article Coffee shop-looking cafe casinos taking hold in suburbs (2/8/2015)
(Illinois) -- It's the lunch-hour rush, and the food counter at one of Oakbrook Terrace's newest businesses offers deviled eggs, mini bratwursts and white...
article Video gambling totals more than double in 2014 (2/1/2015)
(Illinois) -- Gamblers wagered nearly $100 million in video machines between Streator, Ottawa and Marseilles in 2014 — more than double the amount in 2013,...
4 Total Articles 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...
article State gambling board allows more machines at tribal casinos (2/14/2015)
(Washington) -- The state gambling board has approved a plan to allow more slot-like machines at tribal casinos. The Olympian reports the agreement approved Friday would...
article Gambling board approves deal for more machines at tribal casinos (2/13/2015)
(Washington) -- The state board that regulates gambling in Washington cleared the way Friday for more slot-style machines at tribal casinos. The tribal compacts approved...
article Deal would allow more gambling machines at Washington state tribal casinos (1/25/2015)
(Washington) -- A tentative deal between Washington state and Indian tribes would allow more gambling machines at tribal casinos. The News Tribune reports that over the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Instant Horse Racing Terminals

article Bill puts instant racing on the line in Idaho (2/7/2015)
(Idaho) -- Less than a year out of the starting gate, lawmakers already are considering legislation to rein in a form of gambling on historical horse races.
1 Article on this Issue

Ohio Gaming

article De Pere company, owner convicted in Ohio gambling case (2/7/2015)
(Ohio) -- De Pere company 8 Line Supply is facing criminal charges after selling illegally distributed video slot machines and components in Ohio.
article Arguments on legal standing set June 23 in anti-gambling group's challenge to Ohio slots (1/27/2015)
(Ohio) -- Oral arguments have been set in a lawsuit alleging that Gov. John Kasich acted unconstitutionally when he decided to legalize video lottery terminals at Ohio...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Hawaii Gaming

article Slot machines proposed at Honolulu International Airport (1/23/2015)
(Hawaii) -- A new bill would allow slot machine gambling at international airports in Hawaii, but only for passengers flying to other countries. Even gambling lobbyists...
1 Article on this Issue

Massachusetts Gaming

article Slots 'lock-up' law could cost millions (1/23/2015)
(Massachusetts) -- With the state's first slot parlor due to open in five months, Massachusetts regulators are calling on legislators to make adjustments to the 2011...
1 Article on this Issue

Delaware Gaming

article Officials could consider additional slot locations (1/22/2015)
(Delaware) -- More locations to play slots? It could happen. Some Delaware lawmakers are again looking at a plan to allow casinos to open satellite casino locations that...
1 Article on this Issue

New York Gaming

article New York Governor Calls For Skill-Based Slots [sub req] (1/22/2015)
(New York) -- Following the lead of policymakers in Nevada and New Jersey, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo has proposed authorizing skill-based video lottery games at the...
1 Article on this Issue

Russia Gaming

article Summit Ascent buying EGMs for Russian casino (1/20/2015)
(Russia) -- A subsidiary of Summit Ascent Holdings Ltd, a firm controlled by Macau casino investor Lawrence Ho Yau Lung (pictured), has entered into an agreement to...
1 Article on this Issue

Poarch Creek

article Alabama challenges tribe on electronic bingo (1/19/2015)
(Alabama) -- There is a battle going on in Alabama that revolves around a state’s ability to control gambling on tribal land and the legal determination of whether...
1 Article on this Issue

MGM Resorts

article Slot Games Will Drive MGM's Domestic Casino Operations In The Coming Years (12/31/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- The Las Vegas Strip continued to see a drop in gaming revenues for the third consecutive month in October. Statewide, revenues fell a little over 4% to $...
article Slot Games Will Drive MGM’s Domestic Casino Operations In The Coming Years (12/24/2014)
(New York) -- The Las Vegas Strip continued to see a drop in gaming revenues for the third consecutive month in October. Statewide, revenues fell a little over 4% to $...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Casinos bet big on Colossal Diamond slot machine (12/26/2014)
(Florida) -- Some people frequent casinos to live large, and casino gaming doesn't get much larger than the Colossal Diamonds slot machine. At 8 feet wide and 8 feet...
1 Article on this Issue

Michigan Gaming

article Michigan doesn't gamble on slot machine standards (12/22/2014)
(Michigan) -- Chris Adams and his colleagues don't have a typical state of Michigan office job. They get paid to play slot machines. While slot players at Detroit...
1 Article on this Issue

Other News

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...
article Lottery director: Tribal gaming machines are clearly legal (2/17/2015)
(Idaho) -- In response to a letter from Sen. Bob Nonini, R-Coeur d’Alene, and signed by three other North Idaho state representatives, questioning the legality of...
article Vegas’s new bet on grabbing millennials: Turning slots into video games (2/11/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Millennials love Las Vegas, but they're far less enamored with the casino world's hyper-profitable lifeblood, slot machines. So to hook young...
article Video Games Could Be Coming to Vegas Casinos (2/9/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- I’m a little too young to remember video arcades, but when older folks tell tales of these places and the times that were had there, their voices...
article Alfastreet enters the slots market (2/9/2015)
(Slovenia) -- The Slovenian company, known for its multiplayer casino games, presented its new range of slots at ICE Totally Gaming last week.
article INSIDE GAMING: With latest deals, Scientific Games Corp. is new IGT minus the baggage (2/8/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- Scientific Games Corp. is Nevada’s new International Game Technology — without the baggage. Over the past 18 months, the lottery provider...
article His Own Casino (2/8/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- There are man caves, and then there’s Michael Levy’s man cave. Housed on the second floor of a two-story penthouse in Turnberry Place, the...
article Las Vegas Prepares to Welcome Mad Men Slots (2/8/2015)
(Las Vegas) -- As Soon as it began Mad Men became an incredibly popular and successful television series and now the show is coming to Las Vegas in the form of an...
article Horse race machines near the finish line (2/8/2015)
(Idaho) -- A group of horse racing supporters from Southeast Idaho will travel to Boise on Monday in an effort to save the nascent historical horse racing industry. If...
article Justice Secretary Michael Matheson vows to stop the spread of bookies' casino gambling machines (2/8/2015)
(UK) -- SCOTLAND'S new Justice Secretary has promised to block the spread of casino-type gambling machines in Scotland.
article Don't waste your time on big-jackpot slot machines (2/3/2015)
(Detroit) -- QUESTION: A slots employee told me that some of the bigger jackpot machines where he works have not been hit in years. Does this surprise you? — Alice...
article 25 New Slots by GameART Debut for ICE (2/1/2015)
(UK) -- Online and land-based gaming operators are about to receive an all-new package with 25 slot games by GameART. The premier gaming developer recently released the...
article GTECH to issue bonds in euro and dollars for total of $5 bln (1/31/2015)
(Italy) -- GTECH plans to issue senior bonds for a total of $5 billion as part of its financing for the acquisition of U.S. slot machine maker International Game...
article Betting shop machines ruin lives, says boss of Britain's biggest casino (1/31/2015)
(UK) -- The owner of Britain’s largest casino has hit out at betting shops for ‘destroying the high street’ and said he is lobbying politicians to...
article Revealed: Betting terminals have become bookies' biggest earner raking in £1.5billion (1/31/2015)
(UK) -- BOOKIES are making more money from casino–type gambling machines than over the counter bets, the Sunday Mail reveals today.

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