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Global Gaming Expo (G2E)

article Aruze Gaming to spotlight latest cabinets and ETG solutions at G2E (9/17/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Two new cabinets – the Muso Triple 27 and Muso Curve – will lead Aruze Gaming America’s presentation at this year’s G2E, while the...
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Oklahoma Gaming

press release Landmark Aristocrat jackpot in Oklahoma (9/16/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Aristocrat’s renowned $uper Hit$ Jackpot$ awarded its landmark 50th jackpot when a player hit it on the 777 Bourbon Street game at Riverstar Casino...
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Kentucky Gaming

article There's a horse racing boom in Kentucky. What's fueling it? Gaming machines (9/13/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Tyler Baze has followed the money for about 2,000 miles. Formerly a fixture on the California circuit, the veteran jockey has relocated to Kentucky in...
article The growth of Kentucky's slot-like racing industry, in five charts (7/17/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Consumers wagered more than $2 billion in Kentucky’s slot-like historical racing machines in the state fiscal year that ended June 30, nearly double...
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Pokagon Band

article Pokagon Band Wants Class III Gaming Compact with Indiana for Expanding South Bend Casino (9/13/2019)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of the Potawatomi Indians broke ground earlier this week on an expansion project for the tribe’s Four Winds Casino South Bend....
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Atlantic City Gaming

article Superman-themed slot machine at Borgata (9/11/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Total Rewards is offering a new player benefit that could potentially reduce customers’ vehicle fuel costs by up to $10 per month. The four...
article Survey sheds light on Stockton students' gambling habits (7/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- If Stockton University students are gambling, you’re likely to find them at the slots. Or at the corner store buying lottery tickets. Or on...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article Next Gaming Brings Atari Favorites To Casino Gaming (9/10/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Next Gaming of Las Vegas is bringing classic video games, like Asteroids and Missile Command to casino floors.
article El Cortez is one of the last Las Vegas casinos to have coin slot machines (7/15/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- There is no sweeter sound than hitting a jackpot on a coin slot machine. El Cortez Hotel and Casino is one of the last places in Las Vegas to still have...
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Rhode Island Gaming

article House speaker says state lottery cost the taxpayers money (9/6/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- Democratic House Speaker Nicholas Mattiello says the state lottery cost taxpayers money by not ordering the removal of 360 underperforming video slots...
article Rhode Island to remove 360 underperforming casino slots (8/28/2019)
(Rhode Island) -- The Rhode Island Lottery has ordered the removal of 360 underperforming video slots machines from the Twin River casinos. The electronic games were...
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Iowa Gaming

article Woman clashes with casino over a jackpot denied (8/30/2019)
(Iowa) -- It’s an exciting moment when the bells go off in a casino because that means a player won a jackpot. But that joy of winning quickly turned to disbelief...
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Illinois Gaming

article Arlington horse track not seeking casino license, owners say (8/29/2019)
(Illinois) -- Arlington Race Course is getting out of the game. The tracks owners announced Wednesday that they aren't going to try for a casino license. "I had...
article Gambling Giant Applies To Bring Horse Racing To Tinley Park (8/9/2019)
(Illinois) -- An owner of one of the largest video gaming operations in Illinois and a partner of a scrapped senior-housing development plan in Tinley Park has applied...
article Fairmount Park: Adding slots, other casino games to spur $50 million in new facilities (7/30/2019)
(Illinois) -- Plans to add slot machines, casino table games and sports betting to the Fairmount Park horse track under a statewide gambling expansion law promoted here...
article Illinois Gov. Pritzker Visits Fairmount Track To Tout Gambling Expansion (7/30/2019)
(Illinois) -- Gov. J.B. Pritzker signed a massive gambling expansion into law in June. On Tuesday he stopped by Fairmount Park Racetrack in Collinsville to talk about...
article Will ‘racino' win change the stakes for Arlington Park's owner? (7/3/2019)
(Illinois) -- For decades, Arlington International Racecourse clamored to add slot machines and other gambling devices to lure back bettors who've abandoned horse...
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Video Gaming

article How Can Slot Game Developers Entice a Greater Number of Console Players? (8/26/2019)
(Internet) -- Slot games are popular games and many games with interesting and unique themes. In the online age with the availability of technology, these games have...
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Missouri Gaming

article Missouri Gaming Commission: illegal slot machines are impacting funding for education (8/23/2019)
(Missouri) -- The Missouri Gaming Commission testified Thursday in Jefferson City that the state needs a coordinated effort to stop illegal slot machines.
article State gambling regulators say slot machines spreading across Missouri are illegal (7/15/2019)
(Missouri) -- In the latest attempt to slow the rapid-fire spread of untaxed and unregulated slot machines in Missouri, state gambling regulators have deemed the...
article Missouri Prosecutor doesn't want you gambling inside a gas station (6/27/2019)
(Missouri) -- They look like slot machines, but they aren’t inside a casino. Video gambling machines have been popping up across Missouri, including in St. Joseph...
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Foxwoods

press release Foxwoods Resort Casino Installs Third Interblock Stadium (8/22/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Luxury gaming manufacturer and electronic table game (ETG) market leader Interblock® announced an expansion of their footprint at Foxwoods Resort...
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Virginia Gaming

article Riggleman visits Albemarle gaming machine manufacturer on business tour (8/21/2019)
(Virginia) -- U.S. Rep. Denver Riggleman visited Castle Hill Gaming in Albemarle County Wednesday as part of a tour of businesses in the 5th District.
article ‘Queen Of Virginia’ slot machines removed as gambling debate draws on (7/10/2019)
(Virginia) -- Convenience stores and gas stations across Charlottesville and beyond are currently counting the cost of removing their ‘Queen of Virginia’...
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Connecticut Gaming

article Connecticut’s casinos post 13th straight month of declining slots revenue (8/18/2019)
(Connecticut) -- At a time when the Mashantucket Pequot and Mohegan tribes were looking to expand operations across the state, their respective casinos each recorded a...
article Connecticut slot revenue down again amid growing competition (7/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Revenue generated by slot machines at Connecticut’s two casinos continued a steady decline in June, down for the 12th consecutive month amid new...
article Quarters aren’t the only thing dropping with Connecticut’s slots (7/17/2019)
(Connecticut) -- Slot machines are often seen as a casino’s “bread and butter,” a guaranteed source of revenue even when card games and roulette wheels...
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Hard Rock

press release Seminole Hard Rock Tampa awards $1.4 million in jackpots (8/13/2019)
(Florida) -- Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino Tampa has had three lucky guests claim Wide Area Progressive jackpots over the last four weeks, totaling more than $1....
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eSports

article BLOG: Why Slot Games Are One of Twitch TV’s Most Viewed Categories (8/8/2019)
(Internet) -- If you were to take a glance at the Twitch homepage right now, you’d be surprised at the insane views of the popular games you know of—...
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Historical Racing Machines

article In a revote, State Racing Commission approves controversial betting machines at horse tracks (7/31/2019)
(Nebraska) -- The Nebraska Racing Commission rejected the position of the state’s attorneys in voting Wednesday to install controversial machines that take wagers...
article Nebraska regulators approve controversial historical horse racing terminals for Grand Island track (7/31/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Nebraska's horse racing regulators approved the addition of wagering on historical horse races at Fonner Park in Grand Island, a move sure to face...
article Panel approves historic horse racing at Fonner Park (7/31/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Fonner Park is first to the finish line, as the state Racing Commission approves a new way to wager, with historic racing terminals. “We're not...
article Historical Horse Racing Machine Legality Heads Back to Kentucky Supreme Court (6/20/2019)
(Kentucky) -- The Kentucky Supreme Court says it is again examining the legality of historical horse racing machines. The move follows an appeal from the Kentucky Family...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

article A closer look at casino slot payouts (7/31/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The flashing lights. The spinning wheels. The sound of coins hitting the tray below. A metal-on-metal clank that makes slot machines so appealing to so...
article Slot machine revenue rises in fiscal year (7/5/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine revenue at the state's 12 casinos increased 1.1% during the 2018-19 fiscal, the Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board reported. The report...
article Slot revenue in Pennsylvania up 1.1 pct (7/4/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board (PGCB) has released the monthly report for total gross revenue and tax revenue generated from slot machines at...
article Slot revenue nudges ahead by just 1.1% in Pennsylvania casinos (7/3/2019)
(Pennsylvania) -- The Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board has reported a small increase in slot machine revenue at the state’s 12 casinos. The monthly review...
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Indiana Gaming

article Crossing the Line — Slot Machines (7/28/2019)
(Indiana) -- Crossing the line separating Indiana and Illinois sometimes means dealing with different laws and customs. Readers are asked to share ideas for this weekly...
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Class II

press release Aristocrat introduces blend of Class II, Class III and system solutions at OIGA (7/23/2019)
(Oklahoma) -- Aristocrat has brought to the Oklahoma Indian gaming association (OIGA) Conference and Trade Show, its deep and broad portfolio of cabinets, games, and...
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Millennials

article Study Finds College Students Have Mixed Views on Gambling and Whether Casinos Are Exciting (7/22/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A new study finds that college students are split as to whether they find casinos exciting, and if gambling is an activity they enjoy. Stockton...
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N.J. Sports Betting

article Sports betting is legal but college kids prefer slots (7/17/2019)
(New Jersey) -- The idea behind a new Stockton University survey was to see how the legalization of sports betting impacted the gambling behavior of college students,...
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Pechanga Casino

article ‘Shark Week’ swims from the TV to slot machines at Pechanga Resort Casino (7/17/2019)
(California) -- Pechanga Resort Casino has a new “Shark Week” slot machine in plenty of time for the annual block of Discovery Channel programming of the...
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Wynn Boston Harbor

article Lawsuit: Encore Boston cheating blackjack players, withholding slot winnings (7/15/2019)
(Massachusetts) -- A class-action complaint filed Monday in Middlesex County Superior Court claims the newly-opened Encore Boston Harbor in Everett is cheating blackjack...
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Nooksack Tribe

article Nooksack Tribe gets back into Class III gaming with updated compact (7/13/2019)
(Washington) -- The Nooksack Tribe is getting back into the Class III gaming industry after a nearly four-year absence. The Nooksack Northwood Casino will begin offering...
article Nooksack Northwood Casino to launch Class III gaming (7/12/2019)
(Washington) -- After almost a four-year wait and northern Washington’s Nooksack Indian Tribe is reportedly once again authorized to offer Las Vegas-style casino...
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Arkansas Gaming

article Police seize 31 slot machines from Arkansas gas stations (7/12/2019)
(Arkansas) -- Authorities are investigating after police seized more than two dozen slot machines from a pair of convenience stores in northwest Arkansas. Thirty-one...
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Nebraska Gaming

article Former senator eyes gambling revenue for property tax relief (7/8/2019)
(Nebraska) -- Former Sen. Loran Schmit of Bellwood is urging state senators to turn to newly authorized mechanical amusement devices, including electronic video games,...
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FOBTs

article COLUMN: Shed no tears for bleating bookmakers (7/7/2019)
(UK) -- Britain’s gambling companies are hardly on their uppers. Last year they pulled in about £14.5bn from the nation’s punters. That’s a full...
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Pamunkey Tribe

article Slots-style gaming gaining ground in Virginia (7/6/2019)
(Virginia) -- While the proposed Bristol Resort and Casino remains on hold pending action next year by the Virginia General Assembly, a series of Rosie’s Gaming...
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Seminole Tribe

article Charges filed after man punches the 'Quick Hit' slot machine (6/18/2019)
(Florida) -- A Fort Myers man was arrested Monday after reportedly damaging a slot machine with his fist. It happened at the Seminole Immokalee Casino on Monday night.
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Other News

article Sweden’s Svenska Spel taps SBTech for sportsbook platform (9/16/2019)
(Sweden) -- Sweden’s former gambling monopoly Svenska Spel has tapped SBTech to provide its new sports betting platform.
article New central office for SIGA unveiled, includes slot machine warehouse (9/14/2019)
(Saskatchewan) -- The Saskatchewan Indian Gaming Authority (SIGA), along with Muskeg Lake Cree Nation, unveiled their new $12 million facility Friday. The centralized...
article Aristocrat receives $3 million from Castle Hill Gaming (9/11/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- On September 10, it was announced that Aristocrat Leisure Limited had reached a settlement with slot machine manufacturer Castle Hill Gaming Inc. over an...
article Aristocrat, Crane drag down August’s AGEM Index (9/6/2019)
(Macau) -- The AGEM Index for August fell to 473.36 points, 4.4 percent down on the prior month, showed a written statement released on Thursday. The Association of...
article TOTTENHAM: Weighing In On The Slots Controversy (8/28/2019)
(USA) -- A recent study of the behaviour of slot players has caused some controversy. Anthony F Lucas, Ph.D., and Katherine A. Spilde, Ph.D, furthered the research into...
article COLUMN: Asian-themed games have been on the rise (8/28/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- Asian-themed games have been rising part of the slot machine mix for a number of years now, and not just because of the rise of gaming in Macau and...
article AGS ships first Orion Upright cabinets to tribal casinos (8/25/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Las Vegas-based AGS has launched a new slot machine cabinet featuring 27-inch and 21.5-inch LED screens and USB charging ports, the company announced...
article BLOG: When to raise bets on a penny slot (8/19/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- A shuffle through the Gaming mailbag: Q. What’s the best time to raise my bet on a penny slot?
article LUCAS/SPILDE: Really! Players cannot detect differences in pars (8/18/2019)
(USA) -- We deeply appreciate the opportunity to engage in this conversation about one of the key questions of our day. Frankly, we came at this project from a position...
article BLOG: It’s Not Only Cherries and Lemons… The History of Slot Symbols (8/13/2019)
(Internet) -- Slots. They’re a game that has been around for centuries and has remained popular over the course of time. But despite this rich history, some of the...
article Everi reports revenue, net income and earnings per share rose in Q2 (8/7/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Executives at gaming equipment company Everi Holdings Inc. believe cash is not leaving the gaming industry anytime soon. While revenues from cash access...
article FRANK: It’s not a myth; players can detect slot machine hold percentage (8/4/2019)
(California) -- I have met and debated Dr. Anthony Lucas several times in the past. I generally applaud his efforts in gaming education at UNLV and his authorship of...
article Study: UNLV professor calls it a ‘myth’ that players can detect an edge on slot machines (8/3/2019)
(Nevada) -- A series of studies led by the University of Nevada, Las Vegas said regular slot players can’t tell the difference between the house edge from one game...
article Juliet Adelstein: Ganapati to release a Manny Pacquiao game (7/23/2019)
(Philippines) -- One of the biggest requests from Filipino casino operators has been to have games aimed at local culture. Not only is Ganapati Europe about to deliver...
article Myth-busting study reveals that gamblers can't detect slot machine payout percentages (7/15/2019)
(Nevada) -- It's a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that's due for the...
article Myth-Busting UNLV Study Reveals that Gamblers Can’t Detect Slot Machine Payout Percentages (7/12/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- It’s a common sight on casino floors: patrons jumping from slot machine to slot machine before eventually hunkering down at a game that’s due...
article BLOG: Slots to watch (7/8/2019)
(Atlantic City) -- From the time it entered the casino market a decade ago, Incredible Technologies has been know for eye-catching slot machines and games with a...
article The Truth Behind the Many Myths Around Slot Machines (7/4/2019)
(USA) -- In all the areas of entertainment, such as gambling, a plethora of myths have sprung over the years. Regardless of why these myths exist, the fact is that there...
article 3 Richmond 'internet cafes' accused of illegal gambling (6/11/2019)
(Kentucky) -- Kentucky State Police have shut down three Richmond businesses accused of illegal gambling.Troopers say the businesses disguised themselves as internet...
article COLUMN: Are slot machine bonus rounds really a bonus? (6/6/2019)
(Indiana) -- When you sit down to play a slot machine, you are really activating a computer program that guarantees a profit for the casino. Players as a collective...

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