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Atlantic City Gaming

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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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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Illinois Gaming

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...
article Video gambling machines remain constant in Shiloh (7/28/2014)
(Illinois) -- Since video gambling machines have made a presence in the Village of Shiloh in March 2012, the overall municipality share revenue has grown from less than...
article Penny slots dominate Illinois casino landscape (7/23/2014)
(Illinois) -- The Illinois Gaming Board’s latest monthly report, covering May 2014 financial statistics at the state’s 10 riverboat locations, reveals penny...
article Future for Fairmount Park, Slot Machines Unsure (6/3/2014)
(Illinois) -- The question of whether Fairmount Park gets slot machines won’t be answered—at least for a while. Illinois State Representative Bob Rita tells...
article Fight Continues for Slot Machines at Fairmount Park (5/19/2014)
(Illinois) -- Fairmount Park in Collinsville supports 1,400 local jobs. That’s a figure tossed out at a recent town hall meeting hosted by State Representative...
article City officials working for ‘Fairness for Fairmount’ (5/17/2014)
(Illinois) -- Many in the Collinsville area understand the impact Senate Bill 1739, a gaming expansion bill, would have on Fairmount Park if the track were excluded from...
article Fairmount Park still fighting to get slot machines (5/17/2014)
(Illinois) -- Horse-racing fans who file into Fairmount Park Saturday will learn more about a grassroots effort to ensure that the 89-year-old horse track remains open...
article Fairmount Park opens for new season, hopes for slot machines (4/29/2014)
(Illinois) -- Fairmount Park opens for its 88th season of horse racing, but the track aims to become more of a year-round facility. The track has been trying to bring...
9 Total Articles on this Issue

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...
article IGT sees increase in interest for Asian games: executive (7/10/2014)
(Macau) -- International Game Technology (IGT) is reporting growing interest in its portfolio of slot machine games with Asian themes, says Sabby Gill, the company...
press release IGT’s James Cameron’s Avatar™ Treasures of Pandora Soars Into Casinos (7/7/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- That’s right….it’s time for slot players to take flight for Pandora in a whole new way. Following the success of IGT’s James...
article IGT 2Q profit falls 67 percent as slot sales slow (4/24/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Gambling equipment manufacturer International Game Technology said its net income fell 67 percent as sales of slot machines declined and the company faced...
press release IGT Taps Wildly Popular tokidoki Lifestyle Brand for Slot Creation (4/17/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Gaming entertainment leader IGT (IGT), today announced that it has licensed the popular tokidoki brand to develop compelling, casino slot machine content...
press release IGT's Powerbucks Links New Jersey and South Dakota with First-Ever Commercial Multi-State Wide Area Progressive (4/17/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- Today global gaming entertainment leader, IGT (IGT) continued its legacy of ''industry-firsts", after successfully connecting casino...
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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...
article Ho-Chunk Nation must remove video poker at Madison casino, judge rules (6/25/2014)
(Wisconsin) -- A federal judge recently ruled that the Ho-Chunk Nation must stop offering a video poker game at its casino in Madison because it violates the terms of...
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Maryland Gaming

article Maryland Live! casino unveils $1 million slot machine (8/9/2014)
(Maryland) -- Maryland's most popular casino will unveil a $1 million slot machine. Maryland Live is poised to present a slot machine that invites gamblers to bet $...
article New slot machine offers $1 million jackpot – for $500 a bet (8/8/2014)
(Maryland) -- Joan Mainhart had wrapped up a moderately successful day playing the slots at Maryland Live — walking in with $100, stepping out with $150 —...
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Indian Gaming Revenue

article Tribal Casinos Add to Dominance of U.S. Gaming Machines (8/8/2014)
(USA) -- American Indian casinos increased their dominance of all U.S. gaming machines and in particular the video gaming machine market in 2012, a just-released gaming...
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Florida Gaming

article County says no to new referendum (8/5/2014)
(Florida) -- Pinellas County Commissioners said no Aug. 5 to a request to put a referendum question on the November ballot to get voters’ opinion on legalizing...
article Pari-mutuels out of luck on ballot request (8/5/2014)
(Florida) -- November’s general-election ballot will not include a referendum on legalizing slot machines at dog and race tracks.
article Dog track owners want vote on slots (8/4/2014)
(Florida) -- The owners of Derby Lane want Pinellas voters to weigh in on legalizing slot machines. Derby Lane Vice President Richard Winning has asked Pinellas County...
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Delaware Gaming

article Horse racing takes a hit in Delaware (8/1/2014)
(Delaware) -- For the first time since slot machines were introduced in Delaware in 1995, Delaware Park, near Wilmington, has cut horse-racing purses in the middle of a...
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Class II

article State Demands, Federal Policy Fuel Tribal Class II Surge [sub req'd] (7/28/2014)
(USA) -- A flattening of American Indian gambling growth, states’ demands for casino revenue and tribal-friendly federal regulators are prompting a surge in Class...
article Heart of Indian Country (4/30/2014)
(USA) -- Call them indigenous machines. After all, Class II gaming machines are what gave Indian gaming a jump-start after the 1988 Indian Gaming Regulatory Act cleared...
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Indiana Gaming

article Quarter slots stand the test of time (7/17/2014)
(Indiana) -- Before the penny slot revolution captured the imagination (not to mention bankrolls) of average recreational gaming enthusiasts, quarter slots were the...
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Macau Gaming

article Macau casinos withhold 133 slot machine payouts claiming wins were due to 'mechanical errors' (7/15/2014)
(Macau) -- The Macau government has brushed off calls for tighter casino controls, amid accusations that operators in the world's gaming capital are unfairly...
article Macau Gambler's Double 'Jackpot' Crash Triggered Aristocrat Shutdown [sub req'd] (6/16/2014)
(Macau) -- The recent shutdown of more than 1,000 Aristocrat slot machines in Macau casinos was triggered by a local resident who said he suffered multi-million dollar...
article Dynam plans pachinko machines for Macau (6/3/2014)
(Macau) -- Japanese pachinko hall operator Dynam Japan Holdings Co Ltd is still waiting for the government here to approve an application to operate ‘next...
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Seminole Tribe

article Naples woman wins over $926K on casino slot machine (7/15/2014)
(Florida) -- Naples resident Kristine F. won more than $926,000 after a lucky spin on a video slot machine at Seminole Casino Immokalee on Monday.
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Ohio Gaming

article Which local gambling hall has the loosest slots? (7/10/2014)
(Ohio) -- Gamblers have the best odds of winning at Greater Cincinnati slot machines if they play at Miami Valley Gaming. The Turtlecreek Township racino paid 92 percent...
article State proposes fine against Toledo casino over procedural violation involving slot machines (6/17/2014)
(Ohio) -- Ohio's casino commission says operators of the Hollywood Casino Toledo are facing a $4,000 fine over a procedural violation involving four slot machines.
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Alabama Gaming

article Case involving Choctaw gaming moved to state court (7/9/2014)
(Alabama) -- A federal judge has moved a gambling case involving the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians back to Mobile County Circuit Court. The case involves the 2013 seizure...
article Fate of MOWA Choctaw gaming machines pushed back into state court (7/8/2014)
(Alabama) -- A federal judge pushed the court case involving the seizure of gambling machines owned by the MOWA Band of Choctaw Indians back into Mobile County Circuit...
article Ruling on 2011 gambling raid could have far reaching effect (4/16/2014)
(Alabama) -- A ruling today on a 2011 raid in Brighton where investigators seized 500 illegal slot machines could have implications for the entire state.
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Pechanga Casino

article Holy jackpot! Adam West shows off new Batman slots at Pechanga (6/25/2014)
(California) -- Batman swung by Temecula on Wednesday to show off his new wheels. They won’t replace the Batmobile, but they have the ability to take people to a...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article May slots revenue slightly less than a year ago in Pa. (6/3/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported today that the difference in slot machine revenue generated at casinos during May of this year was less...
article Player wins $183K jackpot at Rivers Casino (4/26/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- A lucky Rivers Casino guest hit it big Thursday night while playing one of the casino's slot machines, taking home nearly $183,000 in cash.
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Bitcoin

article Bitcoin slot machine from BetCoin could shake up gambling industry (5/24/2014)
(USA) -- Online gambling website BetCoin has unveiled the BetCoin Reels online slot machine, a "provably fair" 5-line slot machine. Much to the dismay of...
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Kentucky Gaming

article OP/ED: Casino-style machines at Red Mile site would addict students (5/12/2014)
(Kentucky) -- The Red Mile is set to start construction on what amounts to a casino with 500 slot machines smack in the middle of the University of Kentucky's...
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National Indian Gaming Association

article Dungeons & Dragons Themed Slot Machines to Be Unveiled by Konami (5/9/2014)
(USA) -- Konami will unveil Dungeons & Dragons themed slot machines at this year's Southern Gaming Summit and National Indian Gaming Association Gaming Show.
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Mohegan Sun

article Slot machines malfunction at Mohegan Sun (5/7/2014)
(Connecticut) -- A technical malfunction affecting hundreds of slot machines at Mohegan Sun complicated matters for patrons seeking to cash out late Wednesday afternoon...
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Turning Stone

article Turning Stone casino gamblers: How much do they lose on slots? (5/7/2014)
(New York) -- Turning Stone casino's slot machines generate more than $200 million a year for the Oneida Indian Nation, based on the nation's first revenue-...
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New Mexico Gaming

article Slot gaming down slightly at casinos (4/26/2014)
(New Mexico) -- Slot-machine players at the state’s 24 tribal casinos put slightly less money into the one-armed bandits in 2013 than they did in 2012, based on...
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Other News

press release Woman Wins Biggest Bingo Jackpot in Lucky Eagle History (8/14/2014)
(Washington) -- When Dorothy Black of Olympia, Wash., went to Lucky Eagle Casino & Hotel in Rochester, Wash. on July 29 to play Bingo, she was hoping to win big, but...
article Are 'crack cocaine' betting machines set for service stations? (8/8/2014)
(UK) -- Betting machines dubbed the ‘crack cocaine of gambling’ could spread to arcades and service stations as part of proposals from the amusement industry.
article Gambling with lives: Fury as amusement arcades demand fixed odds terminals (8/8/2014)
(UK) -- Highly-addictive gambling machines that allow bets of £100 every 20 seconds could spread to motorway services and amusement arcades. That is the warning...
press release Ortiz Gaming Prepares for the Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association Conference and Tradeshow (8/7/2014)
(Oklahoma) -- Ortiz Gaming prepares for the 2014 Oklahoma Indian Gaming Association (OIGA) Conference and Tradeshow. The show held by OIGA is known as the Biggest Little...
article INSIDE GAMING: Aussie outfit makes U.S. inroads (8/3/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- While a photographer adjusted lighting equipment, Aristocrat Leisure Ltd. CEO Jamie Odell relaxed in the Australian gaming equipment manufacturer’s...
article Twenty years of poker machines in South Australia, but supporters and opponents remain at odds (7/24/2014)
(Australia) -- Hotels say their survival hinges on poker machine operations in South Australia, as opponents keep up their fight against issues such as problem gambling.
article GRUETZE: Lesson of the nonexistent 'hot machine' still rings true (7/20/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- The young woman working the entrance of the Downtown Las Vegas slots parlor beckoned earnestly. My wife and I, on one of our early trips to Sin City,...
article Lumière Place reopens but testing continues on slot machines (7/18/2014)
(Missouri) -- Lumière Place technology officials worked Thursday to determine what caused a slot machine failure that forced a temporary casino shutdown.
article Lumiere's slot machines shut down, cause problems (7/17/2014)
(Missouri) -- A number of Lumiere Casino patrons left frustrated early Thursday morning when the casino's slot machines shut down. According to Lumiere spokesperson...
article Gladiator Slot Jackpot Of $630,260 Won (7/13/2014)
(UK) -- Last week one lucky player managed to win a massive $630,260 jackpot payout when playing the Gladiator Jackpot slot game. This Playtech developed slot has been a...
article New Slot Titles Comes to New Jersey, Nevada’s Proposed Poker Plan (7/11/2014)
(New Jersey) -- Through TropicanaCasino.com and VirginCasino.com, High5 Games, one of the premier game creators of the casino industry, successfully launched some of its...
article Column: Sex and the City and the slot machines from Tatooine (7/10/2014)
(New York) -- I hate slot machines. Rather, I guess I should say I don’t really understand slot machines. Whenever I go to the local casino, I see those droves of...
article A Franklin Man Just Hit The Jackpot On Indian Casino Slot Machines — And It Wasn’t By Playing Them (7/7/2014)
(Tennessee) -- A Franklin businessman stands to make more than a billion dollars by selling his company that designs and builds slot machines. Video Gaming Technologies...
article Players take a spin on not-yet-released slot machines (7/6/2014)
(Pennsylvania) -- Joyce Phillis of Cranberry knows what she wants in a slot machine. “I like interaction, where you have to pick something to get extra money,...
article New Smoke Signals Progressive Jackpot unveiled at Living Sky Casino (7/5/2014)
(Saskatchewan) -- A simultaneous ceremony to launch the new Smoke Signals progressive jackpot was hosted on Thursday afternoon at all six Saskatchewan Indian Gaming...
article It's Your Business: Immokalee casino adds new slot games (7/4/2014)
(Florida) -- Seminole Casino Immokalee has added two new slot games to its mix. The Immokalee casino will be the first in the country to feature IGT’s Avatar slot...
article Northern Lights Casino Smoke Signals machines receive upgrade (7/4/2014)
(Saskatchewan) -- Those wanting a chance to be the Smoke Signals newest winner may be pleased with the new machines.
article Calder Casino patrons compete in national slot tournament (6/27/2014)
(Florida) -- For most of the year, the spacious floor that houses more than 1,200 slot machines at the Calder Casino & Race Course is a battlefield reserved for the...
article Slot machine maker International Game Technology eyes sale (6/22/2014)
(Las Vegas) -- International Game Technology, the Las Vegas-based slot machine maker, has hired Morgan Stanley to explore a sale as the gaming industry pursues...
article Moving on up (6/22/2014)
(USA) -- There always have been challenges in creating successful Class II gaming devices for Native American casinos.The base game has to be bingo, with a draw of...

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