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New York Gaming

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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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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...
article Slot-Machine Fight to Determine Which Companies Hit the Jackpot (12/3/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Slot machine makers have kept gamblers hooked with new innovations ever since the days of the “one-armed bandits” that required a lever be...
3 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,...
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Pennsylvania Gaming

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...
article Slot machine players taking more gambles, state says (12/4/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Slot machine revenue at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos was 1 percent higher last month compared to November 2017, the state’s Gaming Control...
article Slots revenue dips slightly at Meadows, across state (11/2/2018)
(Pennsylvania) -- Gross revenue from slot machine play at Pennsylvania’s 12 casinos last month declined 1.73 percent from October 2017, Pennsylvania Gaming Control Board...
4 Total Articles on this Issue

Macau Gaming

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’...
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 –...
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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...
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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...
article Jacksonville-Based Gator Coin Wants Fla. Supreme Court To Hear Its Case (10/31/2018)
(Florida) -- A dispute about the legality of certain electronic games played in bars and other establishments is headed to the Florida Supreme Court. The 1st District...
article Slot machine dispute heads to Florida Supreme Court (10/29/2018)
(Florida) -- A dispute about the legality of certain electronic games played in bars and other establishments is headed to the Florida Supreme Court. The 1st District...
article Scratched: State says track can stop racing horses, keep slots (10/25/2018)
(Florida) -- It’s big news in Florida’s gambling world: The pari-mutuel formerly known as Calder Race Course has gotten the OK from state gambling regulators...
4 Total Articles 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...
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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...
article Mendoza floats idea of slot machines at O’Hare and Midway (12/21/2018)
(Illinois) -- Mayoral candidate Susana Mendoza on Friday floated the idea of installing slot machines at O’Hare and Midway airports to generate a jackpot of new...
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Louisiana Gaming

article Louisiana's four Las Vegas-style casinos will soon be eligible to add more gambling devices (12/20/2018)
(Louisiana) -- The four casinos that account for about half of Louisiana’s take can soon add more gambling machines under rules approved by a state board Thursday.
article L’Auberge to add outdoor smoking area with 100 slot machines (12/5/2018)
(Louisiana) -- L’Auberge Casino and Hotel is currently constructing a $3.6 million outdoor smoking area that will feature 100 slot machines, according to the Baton...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Virginia Gaming

article As Virginia gears up for gambling debate, thousands of slot-like games have already slipped in the back door (12/20/2018)
(Virginia) -- They look like slot machines. Symbols spin around the screen like slot machines. And when everything lines up just right, they pay out $1,000-plus jackpots...
article Historical Horse Racing Expands Across Virginia, Colonial Downs Renovation Underway, Betting Parlors Announced (11/18/2018)
(Virginia) -- Casinos are banned in Virginia, but gaming venues featuring historical horse racing terminals are coming to towns across the state.
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Tuscarora Nation

article Officers: About 40 video gaming machines seized in NC raid (12/15/2018)
(North Carolina) -- Law enforcement officers have raided a property that the Tuscarora Indian Nation of North Carolina claims as sovereign territory in eastern North...
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Pokagon Band

press release Several jackpot wins at Four Winds Casinos (12/13/2018)
(Indiana) -- The Pokagon Band of Potawatomi Indians’ Four Winds Casinos are pleased to announce two jackpots totaling over $795,000. One lucky guest from Syracuse...
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Churchill Downs

article As fines mount, Churchill Downs working to fix 'instant racing' games (12/12/2018)
(Kentucky) -- Churchill Downs is working to correct a flaw in all 900 gaming machines at its new $65 million Derby City facility in Louisville after state regulators...
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Atlantic City Gaming

article These 2 casinos have the best slot payout rates in AC (11/29/2018)
(Atlantic City) -- Everyone knows that slot play gives you pretty lousy odds at the casinos. But if you do choose to play slots, you’ll be interested in this data.
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Salt-River Pima Maricopa

article Scottsdale man's win a lesson in who oversees tribal casinos (11/24/2018)
(Arizona) -- A Scottsdale man jumped in excitement when a slot machine at a tribal casino flashed three red double-sevens in a row for what he thought was a $50,000...
article Man claims he hit $50G on slot machine and was only given $4G, casino blames faulty bulb (11/23/2018)
(Arizona) -- An Arizona casino has been locked in a battle with a patron who says he won $50,000 on a slot machine earlier this year but was only paid $4,000, reports...
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Kickapoo Tribe

article Crystal City woman wins $1M on slot machines off of $3 bet (11/21/2018)
(Texas) -- For the second time in a month, a Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino patron won $1 million off of a slot machine. San Juana won $1,025,936.12 off of a $3 bet on a...
article San Antonio-area resident wins nearly $1.5 million jackpot at an Eagle Pass casino (11/3/2018)
(Texas) -- A San Antonio-area resident is likely "thrilled" after having become an instant millionaire this weekend. The Kickapoo Lucky Eagle Casino Hotel in...
2 Total Articles on this Issue

Arizona Gaming

article Scottsdale man thought he hit a $50,000 jackpot on Talking Stick slots. The tribe said no (11/19/2018)
(Arizona) -- When the slot machine stopped spinning, the screen displayed three red double-sevens in a row. As music blared from the slot machine, Ryan Sherry, 47,...
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Las Vegas Gaming

article How to Find Slot Machines That Are Most Likely to Hit (11/17/2018)
(Nevada) -- Slot machines are big business in the gambling industry. You can win big money from a small bet – and they’re easy to play. The question we all...
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Idaho Gaming

article Idaho voters turn down historical horse racing terminals (11/7/2018)
(Idaho) -- Idahoans voted down Proposition 1 Tuesday, a ballot measure that would have reauthorized the use of historical horse racing terminals in a bid to save Idaho...
article Idaho Voters: Historical Horse Racing A No-Go (11/7/2018)
(Idaho) -- Voters in Idaho Tuesday turned back a measure that would've allowed historical horse racing machines in the state. The state's racing industry pushed...
article Appearances Matter For Idaho Historic Horse Racing Initiative (11/5/2018)
(Idaho) -- The grandstand at Les Bois Park in Garden City has been mostly empty for the past three years, ever since state lawmakers pulled the plug on historic horse...
3 Total Articles on this Issue

Nebraska Gaming

article Racing commission OKs historical racing machines (10/30/2018)
(Nebraska) -- Fonner Park CEO Bruce Swihart traveled to Lincoln Monday for the October meeting of the Nebraska State Racing Commission. Swihart was there on behalf of...
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Kentucky Gaming

article Judge rules instant racing machines don't violate Kentucky state constitution (10/25/2018)
(Kentucky) -- A Kentucky circuit court judge has ruled that gambling devices in operation at four facilities in the state comply with the state’s definition of...
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Mohegan Sun

article Fort Erie Race Track took cash offer to keep horse racing running (10/23/2018)
(Ontario) -- In the aftermath of the announcement from the province that slot machines would not be returning to the Fort Erie Race Track, more details have begun to...
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Other News

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.
article Blake Shelton surprises fan playing his slot machine in Las Vegas (1/1/2019)
(Las Vegas) -- Country music star and Oklahoma native Blake Shelton surprised a woman who was playing his slot machine at a casino in Las Vegas. Shelton's girlfriend...
article Gwen Stefani Gushes Over Blake Shelton While Playing Slots In Vegas (12/30/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Gwen Stefani and Blake Shelton have had years of relationship history but the former No Doubt singer recently proved just how deeply her love runs for her...
article BLOG: The Universe of Slot Music You Have Never Thought Of (12/27/2018)
(Internet) -- Very few of us realize the level of focus and dedication that is put into the creation of the background music and sound effects we take for granted....
article SG takes Monopoly through 2025 (12/22/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- The long-term licence agreement that Scientific Games has with toy maker Hasbro for the use of the Monopoly brand and other games, has been extended until...
article Greentube delivers slots to Stoiximan in Greece (12/21/2018)
(Greece) -- Greentube, the Novomatic Interactive division, has announced a new partnership with game-tech company Stoiximan in Greece.
article Law enforcement awaits official ruling on gambling machine legality (12/18/2018)
(Wyoming) -- A Wyoming attorney inquired into the legality of a certain brand of gambling machines in Wyoming, and both sides of the issue presented opinions on the...
article Tara Reid to sue ‘Sharknado’ producers (12/9/2018)
(Hollywood) -- Actress Tara Reid is taking the ‘Sharknado’ producers to court. Reid has accused them of misappropriating her likeness and image “for a...
article Tara Reid Files $100 Million 'Sharknado' Lawsuit (12/7/2018)
(Las Vegas) -- Sharknado star Tara Reid has reportedly filed a $100 Million lawsuit against the producers of the film over some slot machines. According to The Blast,...

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