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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...
article Dynam and Weike pachinko theme slot certified for Macau (3/31/2019)
(Macau) -- A casino slot game product containing “pachinko elements” and using software from Dynam Japan Holdings Co Ltd, with hardware from Singapore-based...
article Aruze Gaming launches new slot games in Macau (1/30/2019)
(Macau) -- Maker of electronic gaming machines Aruze Gaming says casinos in Macau are now offering its ‘Fu Lai Cai Lai’ and ‘Supreme Dragon’...
3 Total Articles 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...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

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...
article Pennsylvania Bill Calls For Slots Parlors In Major Airports (4/10/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- New legislation on the table in Pennsylvania calls for the existing Las Vegas-style casinos to operate traditional slot machines in state airports. The...
article A casino in Amish country? A potential onslaught of slots divides a rural Pennsylvania community (4/8/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Few people here grasped the monumental implications of Pennsylvania’s expanded gaming law until Penn National Gaming Inc. announced plans...
article Pennsylvania slots continue to improve despite cold weather (2/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Pennsylvania slot machines are continuing to show year over year growth. The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has published January figures for...
article Why Harrah’s casino in Chester is replacing 187 slot machines with Topgolf’s Swing Suites (1/22/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Harrah’s Philadelphia Casino and Racetrack is taking a big swing — make that a golf swing — to reverse the long-term leakage of...
6 Total Articles 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...
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New York Gaming

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...
article Del Lago Requests Reduction of Slot Machines at Upstate New York Casino, Rivers Petitions for Tax Break (3/29/2019)
(New York) -- Del Lago Casino in upstate New York is joining two of its competitors in asking state gaming regulators to allow the resort to reduce the number of slot...
article Del Lago Casino in the Finger Lakes also wants to reduce its number of slot machines (3/28/2019)
(New York) -- Two upstate casinos on Monday got state approval to lower their number of slot machines. Del Lago in the Finger Lakes also wants to do the same. The Tyre,...
article Del Lago casino, with eye toward sports betting, wants to cut back on slot machines (3/28/2019)
(New York) -- Del Lago Resort & Casino wants to reduce the number of slot machines at the Seneca County gaming facility as it plans to offer sports betting once...
article Resorts World Catskills cuts 25 percent of slots (3/27/2019)
(New York) -- State regulators on Monday granted the Resorts World Catskills casino permission to eliminate 25 percent of its slot machines. Resorts World Catskills said...
article New casino in Sullivan County eliminating more than 400 slot machines (3/27/2019)
(New York) -- The Resorts World Catskills casino in Sullivan County, whose parent company has been beset by financial losses, is eliminating about 22 percent of its slot...
article Struggling Upstate NY casinos cut back on slots (3/26/2019)
(New York) -- Two of Upstate New York’s underperforming casinos have won state permission to reduce the minimum number of slot machines they are required to...
article Resorts World Catskills, Tioga Downs to lower number of slot machines (3/25/2019)
(New York) -- Resorts World Catskills will be able to have 550 fewer slot machines and Tioga Downs in the Southern Tier can eliminate 50 slot machines under an agreement...
article New Cuomo Budget Proposal Could Allow OTBs To Drop Horse Racing (1/27/2019)
(New York) -- While specifics are not yet clear, New York Governor Andrew Cuomo's 2019-2020 budget could give the state's off-track betting agencies the ability...
article Empire Resorts to close slots at Monticello Raceway (1/22/2019)
(New York) -- Empire Resorts, which owns the horse racing and slots operation at Monticello Casino and Raceway as well as the new Resorts World Catskills, has revealed...
article Monticello Raceway casino closing; harness track remains open (1/22/2019)
(New York) -- The casino operation at the Monticello Casino and Raceway will soon close, but the harness racing track will stay open for now. Empire Resorts, the...
13 Total Articles on this Issue

Atlantic City Gaming

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...
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Pamunkey Tribe

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...
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Virginia Gaming

article Colonial Downs set to open Virginia's first casino-style gambling parlor on April 23 (4/16/2019)
(Virginia) -- The casino-style facility being built at Colonial Downs will open its doors to the public next week, about one year after Virginia lawmakers passed a bill...
1 Article on this Issue

Mohegan Sun

article Mohegan Sun slot-machine winnings down 6.7 percent in March (4/13/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun reported Friday that its slot-machine “win” was down 6.7 percent in March, the seventh full month in which southeastern...
press release Mohegan Sun First In U.S. To Have GameCo’s Riches of the Golden Dragon Video Game Gambling™ Machines! (4/1/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Mohegan Sun is excited to announce a big addition to thegaming floor in Casino of the Earth. The newest Video Game Gambling™ title, Riches of the...
article Mohegan Sun Unveils New Video Game Gambling Machines (3/27/2019)
(Connecticut) -- From Mohegan Sun: Mohegan Sun is excited to announce a big addition to the gaming floor in Casino of the Earth. The newest Video Game Gambling™...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Skill-Based Gaming

article STUTZ: Skill-based gaming push a reminder of past slot machine efforts (4/13/2019)
(California) -- In the late 1990s, the Palo Alto, California-based slot machine manufacturer created a series of games operated on a system called Odyssey that featured...
1 Article on this Issue

Las Vegas Gaming

article Casinos want to add skill to slot machines (4/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- One-arm bandits make a killing for gambling dens. In America and Europe slot machines usually account for two-thirds of the house’s takings. Their...
1 Article on this Issue

Scientific Games

article Sci Games, Solaire launch nearly US$1mln jackpot (4/4/2019)
(Philippines) -- Casino equipment supplier and lottery services provider Scientific Games Corp and Solaire Resort and Casino in Manila have cooperated to launch a new...
1 Article on this Issue

Nevada Gaming

article Debate over hold percentages between slot makers and casinos not going away (3/30/2019)
(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...
1 Article on this Issue

Connecticut Gaming

article Casinos report eighth straight month of year-over-year decreases in slot-machine revenue (3/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Slot machine revenue at both Foxwoods and Mohegan Sun tipped upward slightly in February, a positive note for the casinos. Still, numbers are down...
article CT casinos record eighth straight month of declining slot revenues (3/15/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Connecticut's two tribal casinos on Friday each reported a decrease in February slot revenues, marking their eighth consecutive month in decline....
article Could southeastern Connecticut have the country’s loosest slots? (1/26/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Welcome to Round 1,001 of Connecticut's endless game of charting its public policy toward gambling. One big difference, as the legislature opens yet...
article State increases estimates for casino slot machine revenue (1/22/2019)
(Connecticut) -- State officials say they are raising their estimates for slot machine revenue from Connecticut’s two casinos. In a report issued last week, the...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Kahnawake Tribe

article Kahnawake's new slot machines skirt Loto-Québec, divide Mohawk community (2/24/2019)
(Montreal) -- It has poker tables, slot machines, valet parking and a restaurant. A hotel is in the works. But don't call it a casino. "I think a lot of it just...
1 Article on this Issue

PokerStars

press release PokerStars Casino introduces Victory Tribes slot (2/14/2019)
(Ontario) -- PokerStars Casino has launched its latest in-house developed slot game innovation, Victory Tribes, in an industry first which introduces multiple community...
1 Article on this Issue

Seminole Tribe

press release Discovery Shark Week™ Slot Machines Make Debut at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa (2/13/2019)
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa is the first casino in the country to offer Everi Holdings Inc. newly licensed Discovery Shark Week™ theme...
1 Article on this Issue

Millennials

article 5 ways casinos can attract younger generations of slots players (2/11/2019)
(California) -- Millennials and Generation Xers may already go to concerts, dine and shop when they visit a casino, but how do you get them on the gaming floor? They...
1 Article on this Issue

International Game Technology

article IGT confident its Macau slots trials will lead to greater market share (2/8/2019)
(Macau) -- IGT’s Managing Director Asia-Pacific, Andrew Hely, says he is confident the company can earn the trust of Macau’s operators during a current trial...
article Jurors Award $16.2M To Slot Game Maker In Copyright Row (sub req) (2/6/2019)
(Illinois) -- An Illinois federal jury has awarded slot game maker GC2 Inc. $16.2 million over its claims that International Game Technology PLC and several others...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Lytton Band

article Bay Area resident wins $923,165 jackpot at San Pablo Lytton Casino (2/8/2019)
(California) -- A San Francisco Bay Area resident won nearly $1 million on a slot machine at San Pablo Lytton Casino the game’s manufacturer, Everi Holdings,...
1 Article on this Issue

Chickasaw Nation

article Analyst ‘confident’ AGS will renew its contract with Oklahoma’s Chickasaw tribe (1/27/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- One of the few questions overhanging gaming equipment provider AGS is the status of the company’s long-standing – but soon-to-expire –...
1 Article on this Issue

Catskills Casino

article Upstate gaming woes? Catskills racino shuts slots, keeps track open (1/23/2019)
(New York) -- In what may be the latest sign of trouble in the Upstate New York casino industry, the Monticello Casino and Raceway in the Catskills is closing down its...
1 Article on this Issue

Florida Gaming

article Justices reject appeal in slot machine dispute (1/23/2019)
(Florida) -- The Florida Supreme Court has declined to take up a dispute about the legality of certain electronic games played in bars and other establishments. Justices...
1 Article on this Issue

Maryland Gaming

article Woman wins thousands at slot machine, but can’t claim it after casino writes down wrong Social Security number (1/12/2019)
(Maryland) -- Americans pour millions of dollars each year into slot machines in the hopes of hitting the big jackpot. So you’d think that if a jackpot winner...
1 Article on this Issue

Illinois Gaming

article Chicago Mayoral Candidate Open to Slots at O’Hare and Midway (12/22/2018)
(Illinois) -- Chicago mayoral candidate Susana Mendoza said on Friday that she is open to the installation of slot machines at O’Hare and Midway airports as a...
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Other News

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...
article Tara Reid Warned to Hurry Up in $100 Million ‘Sharknado’ Lawsuit or Case Will Be Tossed (3/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Tara Reid can’t figure out how to follow through with her $100 million lawsuit and now the actress is being warned by the court to hurry up or risk...
article Timeline of a British Cultural Icon: the Evolution of Slot Machines (3/11/2019)
(London) -- Slots are the most popular casino game in the world and, over the years, slot machines have improved vastly, both in design and performance. If a 19th-...
article Konami out of luck at Fed Circuit in slot machine patent fight (3/11/2019)
(USA) -- A federal appeals court on Monday invalidated patents on computerized slot machine features that Konami Gaming Inc had accused rival High 5 Games LLC of...
article Game over: Czechia no longer the ‘casino of Europe’, slot machine bars disappearing (2/8/2019)
(Czech Republic) -- A decade ago, the Czech Republic had more gaming machines per capita than any other country in the European Union. But “one-armed bandits...
article Slot designer Kaminkow is the first inductee to the EKG Slot Award Hall of Fame (2/8/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Slot machine game designer Joe Kaminkow will be the first inductee to the EKG Slot Awards Hall of Fame on Feb. 28. The induction will take place at the...
article Ainsworth-Novomatic partnership showing benefits in Asia: Ainsworth CEO (2/8/2019)
(Australia) -- The partnership between Australian slot machine manufacturer Ainsworth Game Technology and European gaming powerhouse Novomatic is continuing to pick up...
article BLOG: How Slot Gaming Technology Has Evolved (2/4/2019)
(Internet) -- Slot games are by far and away the most loved and most popular type of games enjoyed by players at land based, online and mobile casinos today. However,...
article Konami slot division quarterly revenue, income up (1/31/2019)
(Japan) -- Konami Holdings Corp’s gaming and systems division reported revenue of approximately JPY21.95 billion (US$201.8 million) for the nine months ended...
article Woman loses slot machine jackpot win after casino got Social Security number wrong by 1 digit (1/10/2019)
(Maryland) -- A Maryland woman who thought she hit the jackpot Friday night ended up going home with jack squat -- all because of a typo.
press release Zitro’s Link King enters Argentina (1/8/2019)
(Argentina) -- Link King, Zitro’s flagship product in the Bryke video slots range, is now installed in the prestigious Bingo Golden Jack hall in Quilmes, Argentina.

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